Source: Press TV
The Iranian-Canadian scientist Professor Ali Khademhosseini has won the 2014 award of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE). Khademhosseini was named to receive Nanoscale Science and Engineering Forum (NSEF) Young Investigator Award.
Professor Ali Khademhosseini
This award is bestowed annually and recognizes outstanding interdisciplinary research in Nanoscale science and engineering by a scientist or engineer in the early stages of their professional career (within 10 years of completion of highest degree).
Born in 1975 in Iran, Professor Khademhosseini has spent his academical education in Canada and the United States.
He is an Associate Professor at Harvard Medical School, Harvard-MIT Division of Health Sciences and Technology as well as Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering.
Khademhosseini's interdisciplinary research has been recognized by over 30 major national and international awards.
He is also one of the recipients of the 2011 Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE) by President Barack Obama.
He has also received career awards from three major engineering discipline societies including electrical IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology award as well as IEEE Nanotechnology award.
Thomson Reuters has been recognized Professor Khademhosseini as one of the most Highly Cited Researchers in their updated list that was published in June 2014.
Established in 1908, AIChE has over 45,000 members including members from over 100 countries worldwide.
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