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Iranian to receive prestigiousnanotech award

August 7, 2014

Iranian to receive prestigiousnanotech award

 Science & Technology Desk

Ali Khademhosseini will receive the Young Investigator Award of 2014 from the American Institute of Chemical Engineers' (AIChE) Nanoscale Science and Engineering Forum (NSEF).

The award will be presented at the annual AIChe Meeting held in Atlanta, Georgia, during November 16-21.

Khademhosseini will present an NSEF plenary award lecture during the meeting.

The award consists of a plaque and a $3,000 cash prize.

Each year, NSEF acknowledges the contributions of engineers and scientists to the field of nanoscience and engineering with two awards, the Forum Award and the Young Investigator Award.

The Forum Award recognizes outstanding contributions in the advancement of nanoscale science and engineering in the field of chemical engineering through scholarship, education or service.

The Young Investigator Award recognizes outstanding interdisciplinary research in nanoscience and nanotechnology by engineers or scientists in the early stages of their professional careers (within 10 years of completion of highest degree).

Khademhosseini, born in 1975 in Tehran, is an associate professor at Harvard Medical School, Harvard-MIT Division of Health Sciences and Technology.

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Source: Iran Daily

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