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International Award

 

Dr Raj Senani was recently honoured as the Second KIA Laureate of the 25th Khwarizmi International Award for his outstanding Fundamental Research on `Synthesis and Design of Analog Filters, Oscillators and Simulated impedances using Modern Electronic Circuit Building Blocksí.

In the presence of the Ambassadors of the KIA Laureatesí countries, eminent scientists, the Jury, international organization representatives, etc., Prof Senani received personally the award from Iranís President Dr. Mahmoud Ahmadinejad on Feb 5th, 2012 in Tehran.

Named after the 9th Century Persian mathematician, astronomer and geographer
Khwarizmi, the annual KIA recognizes dedication, excellence and outstanding efforts in improving the effectiveness of Science and Technology. The selection criteria for the KIA are scientific significance, technical innovation and economic and social impact of the research. The prize is sponsored by 15 international organizations including UNESCO, UNDP, WIPO, TWAS, UNIDO, WAITRO, etc. and is organized by the Iranian Research Organization for Science and Technology (IROST), under Iranís Ministry of Science and Technology.

There were 162 candidates from 46 foreign countries running for the 25th KIA out of which 08 international winners were selected for the honour from various areas of Science and Technology. Professor Senani is amongst the 03 Foreign Laureates (out of the 08 international winners) who were honoured for
Fundamental Research in their respective disciplines.

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Vedio clip of the 25th Khwarizmi International Award Ceremony