Sarwar Ahmed

Philosophy of Science / Physics

Project: Observation Contextualized: An Inferential-Information Transmission Perspective

Supervisors: Radin Dardashti / Dania Achermann


Kasinostraße 19-21
42103 Wuppertal
6th Floor, Room 23


  • Hossieni, H., Fatah, J.M., Mohammad, S., & Naby, M. (2018). From Hyperion to photon, a brief survey in the timeline of photon. Physics Essays.


  • “Transforming Standards: Observation Contextualised” (2024), What Do We Talk About When We Talk About (Scientific) Practices?, Heinrich Heine University Düsseldorf, Germany  [workshop talk]
  • “Best explanation as the source of information: The role of IBE in modern observations.” (2023), Establishing the Nordic Network for Philosophy of Physics, Stockholm University, Sweden. [workshop talk]
  • “What is scientific observation? Is there a general distinction between direct and indirect observation?” (2023), 9th biennial meeting of the European Philosophy of Science Association, Belgrade, Serbia. [poster presentation]
  • “An inferential-information transmission account of observation” (2023), British Society for the Philosophy of Science Annual Conference, University of Bristol, United Kingdom. [conference talk]
  • “An inferential-information transmission account of observation” (2023), 4th Lisbon International Conference on Philosophy of Science, University of Lisbon, Portugal. [conference talk]
  • “Modal aspects of observability” (2022), Mini-Workshop “Philosophy of Science”, University of Wuppertal, Germany. [workshop talk]
  • “Scientific Realism, Underdetermination, and The Role of Meta-empirical Assessments in Theory Choice” (2022), Philosophy of Science Network Meeting: Hannover-Munich-Wuppertal, University of Wuppertal, Germany [workshop talk].

Short Biography/CV

  • Since 2022: Ph.D. candidate in Philosophy of Science/Physics at Bergische Universität Wuppertal
  • 2019-2022: MA in Philosophy of science at Leibniz Universität Hannover
  • 2010-2015: B.Sc. in Physics at University of Sulaimani, Kurdistan.

I am interested in the general philosophy of science, philosophy of physics, epistemology metaphysics and the interrelated topics between philosophy and physics.