Khwarizmi International Award 29th Session - 2016

29th KIA Laureate- Iranian Residing Abroad Section

  Name of the KIA Laureate Country of Residency Scientific Affiliation Category Research Work Title
Prof. Alireza Khademhosseini USA Harvard University Fundamental Research Nano-and microfabricated hydrogeles for regenerative engineering
Prof. Mohammad Taherzadeh Sweden University of Borås Fundamental Research Resource recovery: conversion of agricultural wastes and residuals to bibfuls and biomaterials
Prof. Behrokh Khoshnevis USA Fellow of National Academy of Inventors, Fellow of the Society for Computer Simulation, Fellow of the Industrial Engineering Society Applied Research Inventive, technology-based systems engineering with focus on fabrication

29th KIA Laureates- Foreign Section

  Name of the KIA Laureate Country Scientific Affiliation Category Research Work Title
Prof. Guochun Zhao China The University of Hong Kong Fundamental Research A Paleo-Mesoproterozoic supercontinent and its record in north China
Prof. Hiroyuki Ohshima Japan Tokyo University of Science Fundamental Research Theory of interfacial electric phenomena of soft particles
Prof. Paul Weiss USA California NanoSystems Institute, University of California Fundamental Research The ultimate limits of miniaturization of motors
Prof. Bernhard Breit Germany Institut für Organische Chemie, Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg Fundamental Research Development and exploration of new methods and concepts in organic synthesis and homogeneous catalysis
Prof. Yi-Fang Tsay Academia Sinica Institute of Molecular Biology, Academia Sinica Fundamental Research The roles of NRT1 transporters in nitrate transport and signaling
Prof. Alan Cowman Australia The Walter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research Applied Research Moving in and renovating: invasion and remodeling of the human erythrocyte by the malaria parasite
Prof. Christoph Klein Germany Ludwig Maximilians University Munich Applied Research Children with rare diseases – from therapeutic orphans to pioneers of personalized medicine
Prof. Jorge Ancheyta Mexico The Mexican Institute of Petroleum Applied Research Upgrading of heavy petroleum
Prof. Suresh Bhargava Australia RMIT University, Melbourne Applied Research Development of smart materials and technology for sensing mercury from industrial effluents