Tunisian Presidential Prize
Assistant Professor Abderazek Ben Abdallah of the Adaptive Systems Laboratory, the University of Aizu, was awarded the Presidential Prize from the Republic of Tunisia.
In Tunisia, the day when the school year ends is designated as the "Knowledge Day" and the Tunisian Government honors educators and researchers who accomplish great achievements in their areas of specialization on this day.
On Thursday, July 15, the Knowledge Day of this year, Assistant Professor Ben Abdallah was awarded the Presidential Prize of Scientific Research and Technology to honor outstanding achievements in creation and innovation of technology. He was awarded the prize for his outstanding research and development of information systems and applications in biomedical fields.
The ceremony was held in Tunis, the capital of Tunisia, to honor the laureates, and a testimonial was presented to Assistant Professor Ben Abdallah by Prime Minister Mohamed Ghannouchi on behalf of President Zine el Abidine Ben Ali.
"It is a great honor for me to receive the prize" said Prof. Ben Abdallah. He also said that winning the prize has made him decide to be more responsible for his work as a researcher representing both of his country and our University.
* A photo at the top of this page is from the ceremony. (C)Infosunisie
Assistant Professor Ben Abdallah with the testimonial (when our editorial staff visited him at his office for an interview)
[Last Update] 2010-08-11