TEHRAN, 5 Feb – Professor Ir. Dr. Mohd Sapuan Salit is the latest winner of the Khwarizmi International Award (International category) for his overall achievements in research projects.
He who is also the Professor in the Department of Mechanical and Manufacturing, Faculty of Engineering, Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM) is the seventh Malaysian researcher to have won this award.
His success gained him a prize of USD 2,000 RM6000) a trophy and a certificate.
Among his research projects assessed by the award secretariat was ‘Preparation and Characterization Of Kenaf Reinforced Thermoplastic Composites’.
The award was presented by the Vice President One of Iran, Dr Mohammad-Reza Rahimi in conjunction with the 26th Khwarizmi International Award (KIA) here which was organized by the Iranian Research Organization for Science and Technology (IROST), Ministry of Science, Research and Technology.
Other international winners of this award, who were present , were from Jordan, Pakistan, India and Belarus while the winners from the United Kingdom and Germany were absent.
News prepared by Khairul Anuar Muhamad Noh, 03-89467469
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