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International Day of Light on 16th May 2020

In connection with the Celebration of International Day of Light on 16th May 2020, OSA, SPIE and IEEE Photonics Society have created a public awareness video couple with the campaign slogan “See the Light.” The video highlights the importance of light science and technology in an accessible way to help grab attention,

These Optical societies would like to supplement the video with written content focused on the science of light in the medical, communications+ education, energy and sustainability arenas. Communications technology is crucial for the developing world.

Dr.Imrana Ashraf, Associate Professor Department of Physics at QAU has been invited to write an article on High speed connectivity and education, with her perspective about distance education/ virtual education and challenges associated with it during in present situation of Pandemic. This article is for the general public.

The article is available here: