Moroccan Engineer Awarded Prestigious 2014 Charles Stark Draper Prize in Washington – MAP

Maghreb Arab Press (Washington, DC, February 19, 2014) — Eminent Moroccan researcher Rachid Yazami was awarded the prestigious 2014 Charles Stark Draper US prize in Washington on Tuesday, presented by the National Academy of Engineering (NAE) in recognition for his work in developing rechargeable lithium batteries 30 years ago. Prof. Yazami is sharing the USD $500,000 worth prize with American John B. Goodenough, and Japan’s Yoshio Nishi and Akira Yoshino, ...