Khwarizmi Youth Award announces winners 

December 17, 2018

TEHRAN — The 20th Khwarizmi Youth Award ceremony which was held on Monday announced winners for scientific achievements, IRNA news agency reported. 

The ceremony took place with Science Minister Mansour Gholami in attendance. 

Khwarizmi Youth Award is a national version of Khwarizmi International Award which only Iranians who are less than 35 years old can participate. The national award started in 1999 to honor young scientists and embolden them to keep taking even bigger steps in their research career.

On the other hand the Khwarizmi International Award, which  was named in memory of Abu Ja’far Mohammad Ibn Mousa Khwarizmi, the great Iranian mathematician and astronomer (770-840 C.E), is given annually by the Iranian Research Organization for Science and Technology (IROST) to individuals who have made outstanding achievements in research, innovation and invention, in fields related to science and technology.                                

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