02 April 2016

Dr. Mohamed Cherif Amor Recognized at ARC’16

Dr. Mohamed Cherif Amor, Chair of the Interior Design department at VCUQatar was recognized at ARC'16 for a project entitled, ‘Neuroscience and Interior Architecture: Impact on Autistic Population’.

Dr. Mohamed Cherif Amor, Chair of the Interior Design department at VCUQatar and his collaborator Dr. Ahmad Elsotouhy, a neuroscientist at Hamad Medical Corporation, were selected as being amongst the best 50 research presentations from the more than 1,300 research applications submitted to the recent Qatar Foundation Annual Research Conference 2016 (ARC’16), for their project entitled, ‘Neuroscience and Interior Architecture: Impact on Autistic Population’.

The conference was held on March 22-23 at Qatar National Convention Centre. Five hundred of the research applications were short-listed for presentation at the conference under the four categories of: Energy and Environment; IT and Computing; Health and Biomedical; and Arts and Humanities, with 12 winners in each category.

Dr. Amor and Dr. Elsotouhy were the recipients of 12 best research papers in the Arts and Humanities category.

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