Dr. Ibrahim B. Syed
BIOGRAPHICAL SKETCH OF DR. IBRAHIM B. SYED
Dr. Ibrahim B. Syed was born in Bellary, India to Mumtaz Begum and B. Syed Ahmed. He received his B.S. in Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics from the University of Mysore. He received his M.Sc. degree in Nuclear Physics in Bangalore form the University of Mysore. He earned the Doctor of Science degree in Nuclear Medicine Sciences in 1972 from the world renowned the Johns Hopkins University located in Baltimore, Maryland. He was awarded an honorary Ph.D. from the International University in Malta in 1984. He is a Fellow of the American College of Radiology, a Fellow of the British Institute of Physics, a Fellow of the American Institute of Chemists, a Fellow of the Royal Society of Health. He is a Diplomate of the American Board of Radiology and a Diplomate of the American Board of Health Physics and serving as an Examiner for both the Boards. He served as a Technical Expert in Nuclear Medicine for the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) located in Vienna, Austria with field missions to the Islamic Republic of Bangladesh and the Republic of Guatemala in Central America. He served as an expert in Radiological Physics under the United Nations Development Program and visited premiere postgraduate Medical Institutions in India for a period of two months.
He is listed in WHO'S WHO IN AMERICA(54th Ed., 2000), WHO’S WHO IN THE WORLD, AMERICAN MEN AND WOMEN OF SCIENCE, WHO’S WHO IN THE FRONTIERS OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY, WHO’S WHO IN MEDICINE AND HEALTH, WHO'S WHO IN AMERICAN EDUCATION, WHO'S WHO IN RELIGION, and in more than a dozen national and international Biographical Works of Reference. Dr. Syed is an educator and currently he is a Clinical Professor of Medicine (Medical Physics and Nuclear Cardiology) at the University of Louisville School of Medicine, Louisville, Kentucky.
He is a founding member and member of many Islamic Organizations in North America. He served many Muslim communities as a Secretary, Treasurer, Vice President and President including the Association of Muslim Scientists and Engineers of North America. He is a Founder and currently President of the Islamic Research Foundation International Inc., located in Louisville, Kentucky.
He is a prolific writer and has published over 100 articles chapters, books on topics related to his profession. He has also written about 300 articles on a multitude of Islamic subjects particularly on “Qur’an and Science” that are available to read at http://www.irfi.org . His book "Intellectual Achievements of the Muslims", was published in 2002. The other books titled “Qur’anic Inspirations”(Quran and Science) Part I and II will be published in the future. He is the World’s Foremost Exponent for the interpretation of Qur’an Majid in the light of modern knowledge. He regularly gives color slide presentation lectures on various Islamic subjects in Islamic Centers in the USA and abroad. His outstanding contribution to diversity in education while providing a positive role model for students conferred him a Diversity Award 2002 . Occasionally he serves as an Imam and Khatib for Jumuah prayers in local Masajid and outside Louisville. He is a volunteer Muslim Chaplain (Imam) at the Veterans Administration Medical Center and at most of the Correctional Institutions (Prisons) throughout the State of Kentucky. He is a licensed Qadi to perform Islamic marriages in Kentucky and Indiana states. He is a Notary Public in Kentucky State at Large.
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