Dr Mohammed Basil Altaie is a professor of Quantum Cosmology at Yarmouk University, Jordan. He has obtained his Ph.D. from Manchester University (UK) in 1978. Since then he worked on research problems in Quantum Cosmology and published about two dozens of papers in peer reviewed journals like Physical Review and the Institute of Physics journals. Over the last 40 years he has taught many courses on physics at the undergraduate and postgraduate levels, these include: Quantum Field Theory, Quantum Mechanics, Classical Mechanics, Statistical Mechanics, Astronomy and Astrophysics, Classical Electrodynamics, Quantum Electrodynamics, Scientific Thinking, Mathematical Physics. History and Philosophy of Science. He has published 10 books in Arabic mostly in science and some in science and religion. Recently he published his novel work Daqiq al-Kalām: the Islamic Philosophy of Nature in Arabic which will be published in English also soon. Some chapters from the book are being taught in Turkish and Algerian universities. Professor Altaie is a member of the British Science and Religion Forum and has contributed several papers to conferences held by the Forum. Some of his papers on topics in the philosophy of science have been translated into Turkish and published in Turkish journals.
Prof. Altaie will be a keynote speaker at the Third Kuala Lumpur International Kalam Symposium (KLIKS 3) on 19-22 March 2018. The topic of his talk will be about the Challenges of Modern Science to Religious Belief.