Scientific Advisory Committee (SAC)

The Scientific Advisory Committee (SAC) is responsible for providing the SESAME Council with recommendations on all scientific, technical and policy issues that bear on the full and effective utilization of SESAME as a state-of-the-art synchrotron light facility, and on developments required to maintain the scientific and technical productivity of the Facility at the highest possible level and ensure its relevance to the requirements of the scientific community in the SESAME Members. It is also to foster the scientific mission of SESAME.

The Terms of Reference of the SAC are laid down by the SESAME Council.

The SAC meets as often as needed, but not less than once a year.

Committee Membership:

Committee Member

Home Institution

Zehra SAYERS (Chair) Faculty of Engineering and Natural Sciences Orhanli, Sabanci University, Orhanli, Tuzla-Istanbul, Turkey
Noam Simcha ADIR Schulich Faculty of Chemistry, Technion, Israel
Esen Ercan ALP Advanced Photon Source, Argonne National Laboratory, Argonne, IL, USA
Paul DUMAS SOLEIL Synchrotron, Gif-sur-Yvette, France
Graham Neil GEORGE Department of Geological Sciences, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, Canada
Mukhles SOWWAN Materials Engineering Nanotechnology Research Laboratory, Al-Quds University, Abu Deis, Jerusalem, Palestinian Authority; and Okinawa University, Okinawa Prefecture, Japan
Marco STAMPANONI Institute for Biomedical Engineering, University and ETH Zürich ETZ F 85, Zurich, Switzerland
Mahmoud TABRIZCHI Department of Chemistry, Isfahan University of Technology, Isfahan, Iran 
Herman WINICK SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory, Menlo Park, CA, USA
Mohammad S. YOUSEF Department of Physics, College of Arts & Sciences, Southern Illinois University, USA

Ex officio Member

Scientific Director of SESAME (Secretary of the SAC)

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