Dr. Taha Rouabah was awarded an ARISE fellowship
Forty four African researchers from thirty eight countries have been awarded fellowships through the African Research Initiative for Scientific Excellence (ARISE) program. The funds for the fellowships are provided by the European Union (EU). The ARISE program is implemented by the African Academy of Sciences (AAS), and overseen by two commissions from the EU and the African Union (AU).
Dr. Taha Rouabah, Associate Professor of physics at the University of Constantine 1, Algeria, was awarded an ARISE fellowship to build a research team and lab working on light scattering, quantum information & quantum simulation using cold atoms. Dr. Rouabah’s cold atoms project was among the 44 accepted projects for the ARISE program, which were chosen from nearly a thousand submissions.
The ARISE fellowships were officially announced in an event held from June 15th to June 17, in Nairobi, Kenya.