Shirazi scientist wins USERN Award in Physics

IRNA- Associate Professor of Shiraz University of Technology Dr. Jamshid Aghaei won Universal Scientific Education and Research Network, known as (USERN) Award, as one of the top five young scientists under 40 on physics.

According to the university’s Public Relations Department, the other four scientists were from Belgium, Holland, the US and an Iranian-origin from Harvard University in the fields of medical sciences, social sciences, formal and biological sciences.

The USERN is a global scientific, educational and research network, comprising Nobel laureates, and the top 1% scientists around the world who are announced by the Institute for Scientific Information (ISI) each year. Currently, the institute has over 2,200 members from 60 countries.

Aghaei obtained his BSc degree in Electrical Engineering from Power and Water University of Technology, Iran, in 2003 and MSc and PhD degrees in Electrical and Power Engineering from Iran University of Science and Technology in 2005 and 2009, respectively. Following his graduation he joined the Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Shiraz University of Technology (SUTech) as an Assistant Prof. in 2010. He has lectured major subjects in the field of Electrical and Power Engineering, and worked on several research projects.

The USERN, known as youth Nobel in the international scientific circles, had started operating in Iran in early 2016. The First International Congress on USERN was hosted by the Tehran University of Medical Sciences from November 8-10.

The Congress will be held in Kharkiv National Medical University (KNMU), Ukraine, in 2017 and in Vienna, Austria, in 2018. France has applied for hosting the event in 2019.