Dr. Farid Salama is elected Vice President of IAU Commission 14 (Atomic & Molecular Data)

Farid Salama (SSA) was elected Vice President of IAU Commission 14 (Atomic & Molecular Data) at the last IAU General Assembly (GA) that was held in Beijing, China in late August. Commission 14 is a commission of the IAU Executive Committee whose interdisciplinary role is to inform the astronomical community of new developments in the fields related to the needs for, and availability of, atomic and molecular data through specific involvement and support of IAU Symposia and Joint Discussions, and by Reports of the Working Groups.

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