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23Feb, 2024

Nader Engheta Wins Newton Medal and Prize

Feb 23, 2024 |

The Winner Is Nader Engheta! From the time of the Golden age of the Persian empire ancient polymaths, most notably Abu Rayhan al-Biruni, were lifelong scholars influential in laying the groundwork for the future of discoveries n the field of physics. On November 2, 2020, in recognition of global [...]

23Feb, 2024

Nossrat Yassini Poetry Fund

Feb 23, 2024 |

The YAS Foundation, a long time friend and supporter of the University of New Hampshire, has donated $2 million to The UNH College of Liberal Arts and the English Department to establish the Nossrat Yassini Poetry Fund in honor of Rouzbeh and Pamela Yassini’s dauntless and devoted mother, Nossrat [...]

23Feb, 2024

Maryam Mirzakhani

Feb 23, 2024 |

Maryam Mirzakhani, following in the footsteps of the Ancient Persian Scholar, Khwarizmi, known as the “Father of Algebra”, this young Iranian woman carried on the Persian legacy of the rigorous pursuit of knowledge. Through her diligence, determination, and relentless questioning, she exceeded the old boundaries for women mathematicians winning [...]

23Feb, 2024

Mirzakhani Fellowships Awarded

Feb 23, 2024 |

Stanford | Mathematics: School of Humanities & Sciences "Hannah Larson and Isabel Vogt Awarded Mirzakhani Fellowships" The Stanford Mathematics Department is pleased to announce that Hannah Larson is awarded the Maryam Mirzakhani Graduate Fellowship, and Isabel Vogt is awarded the Maryam Mirzakhani Postdoctoral Fellowship. Mirzakhani Fellowships Awarded were established [...]

22Dec, 2020

Celebrating Historic COVID-19 Year Of Achievement

Dec 22, 2020 |

The Miracles of 2020 As the year comes to a close, many people around the world will choose to bid an impassioned goodbye to 2020, a year seemingly defined by global turbulence, uncertainty, polarization, isolation, and deep personal loss. We mourn the loss of life in our families and [...]

2Jun, 2020

Global collaboration for global innovation

Jun 2, 2020 |

Over the last 10,000 years, innovation has always been the driving force in advancing civilization. Today we face a challenge that calls upon our best global innovators business leaders, educators, and every human being to collaborate in the development of solutions that enable us to simultaneously live, work, run [...]

22May, 2020

West Virginia University Alumnus Message to Statler College Grads

May 22, 2020 |

West Virginia University Statler College Alumnus, Rouzbeh Yassini, Ph.D. sent a message of opportunity and call to action to 2020 graduates as they attended their virtual graduation ceremony. As graduation season unfolds, for the class of 2020 there is a perceptible sentiment of uncertainty and disappointment. Perhaps you feel [...]

22Feb, 2013

West Virginia University Academy of Distinguished Alumni

Feb 22, 2013 |

“During his senior year at WVU, Yassini became fascinated by the burgeoning satellite communications industry. Upon graduation, he was recruited by GE, where he went to work building television receivers.” Dr. Rouzbeh Yassini-Fard is founder and CEO of YAS Capital Partners LLC. He has gained an international reputation as [...]