Science, Technology and Innovation for Socioeconomic Development: Towards Vision 1441 (2005)

Proceedings of the Fourteenth International Conference, Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia) (2005) – Published by the Islamic World Academy of Sciences.

Editors: M Ergin (Turkey), Moneef R. Zou’bi (Jordan)
(ISBN 9957-412-11-6)

CONTENTS:

  • IAS Declaration;
  • Opening Statements;
  • Contemporary Issues In Energy Development;
  • Contemporary Issues In Science and Technology Development;
  • Science for Humanity;
  • Science and Technology and Industrialization in Muslim Countries: Globalization – Survival and Destiny;
  • OIC Sets the Year 1441 Hijri (2020) as Target Year: Vision 1441: Why? ;
  • Energy Policy Implications: The Turkish Experience;
  • Science and Technology Institution Building, Technology Development and Commercialization;
  • Science-based Decision Making for Natural Disaster Management/ Earthquake Mitigation;
  • Monitoring, Mitigation and Forecasting of Earthquakes in the Islamic World: The Asian Tsunami Revisited;
  • Seismotectonic Map of the Islamic World and Adjacent Regions;
  • Mineral Resources for Sustainable Development in Turkey: Case Study of Rare Earth Elements and Thorium Complex Ore;
  • Animal Diversity: A Natural Resource and a Precious Heritage;
  • Beyond X-Rays – A Century of Creativity in Physics, Chemistry and Medicine;
  • Forging Creativity, Innovation and Technopreneurship Agenda for OIC Countries;

Energy for Sustainable Development and Science for the Future of the Islamic World and Humanity

Proceedings of the Thirteenth International Conference, Kuching/ Sarawak (Malaysia) (2003) – Published by the Islamic World Academy of Sciences.
Editors: M Ergin (Turkey), Moneef R. Zou’bi (Jordan)
(ISBN 9957-412-08-6)

BC 2003/1/125;Hardcover 467 pages,
17*25 cm, English, Illustrated,2002.
US $ 30.00

CONTENTS:

  • IAS Declaration;
  • Opening Statements;
  • Contemporary Issues In Energy Development;
  • Signal Transduction with Nitric Oxide, Guanylyl Cyclase and Cyclic Guanosine Monophosphate;
  • Science and the Future of Humanity;
  • Wind Energy for the Future;
  • Energy Strategies for the Muslim Ummah;
  • Energy Policy Implications: The Turkish Experience;
  • Natural Gas: A Commodity That Is Changing The Face Of Qatar;
  • Energy Research for Development: Petroleum Exploration in the Senegal Basin;
  • Nuclear Energy for the Future;
  • Nuclear Power and the Environment: Prospects and Challenges;
  • Small and Medium Sized Reactors in Developing Countries;
  • Towards New Energy for Sustainability: The Strategy in Iceland;
  • Sustainable Use of Biomass Energy in Turkey;
  • Contemporary Problems and Achievements in Desulphurisation of Oil, Gas, Petroleum Products and Waste Waters;
  • Ecology, Sustainability, and Stewardship;
  • Sustainable Forest Management: An Update;
  • Medicine and the Future of Mankind;
  • A Proposal on the Establishment of an International Islamic Centre for Life Sciences and Biotechnology in Malaysia;
  • Harnessing Science and Technology for Development in the K-Economy; A Sketch;
  • Capacity Building in Science and Technology in the Arab Region; A Sketch;
  • Science Education to Bridge Cultures;
  • Science, Technology and Mathematics Education for Sustainable Human Development;
  • Science for the Future of the Islamic World and Humanity;
  • Ground rules for Gainful Interaction between Science and (Revealed) Religion for the Future of Humanity;
  • Future Science Needs: A More Comprehensive Framework;
  • Science and Technology Scene in the State of Sarawak, Malaysia;
  • Nobel Laureates’Interaction with the Young Hopefuls: A Unique Annual Event in Lindau;
  • Nematodes as Limiting Factors in Agricultural Productivity;