Interviews

ByOussama Metatla

Interview | Dr Yasmine Amhis laureate of the Grand Prix Jacques Herbrand in Physics

Inspire Magazine speaks to Dr Yasmine Amhis, researcher at the Linear Accelerator Laboratory (LAL) in Orsay, a joint unit of the National Institute of Nuclear Physics and Particle Physics (IN2P3) and the Centre national de la recherche scientifique (CNRS) and the University of Paris-Sud. In November 2016, Dr Amhis received the  Grand Prix Jacques Herbrand in Physics awarded by the French Academy of Science for her contribution to the LHCb experiment at CERN with respect to the physics of heavy quarks. This area is promising for the study of deviations from the standard model and also for understanding the mechanism responsible for the violation of matter-antimatter symmetry. Read More

ByOussama Metatla

Interview | Winners of the 2016 Algerian Paper of the Year Awards in Computer Science & Engineering

Inspire Magazine speaks with Dr Omar Rafik Merad Boudia, Assistant Professor at the University of Oran 1 Ahmed Ben Bella, and Affiliated Researcher at the Systems & Technologies of Information and Communication Laboratory, University of Tlemcen. Dr Merad Boudia is co-author on the paper entitled “A novel secure aggregation scheme for wireless sensor networks using stateful public key cryptography”, which won the 2016 Algerian Paper of the Year Award in Computer Science & Engineering.
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ByOussama Metatla

Interview | Winners of the 2016 Algerian Paper of the Year Awards in Physical Sciences & Mathematics

Inspire Magazine speaks with Prof Larbi Bouamama Professor of Optics at the Applied Optics Laboratory, Institute of Optics and Precision Mechanics, Ferhat Abbas University of Setif. Prof Bouamama is co-author on the paper entitled “Two beams two orthogonal views particle detection”, which won the 2016 Algerian Paper of the Year Award in Physical Sciences & Mathematics.  Read More

ByRiyadh Baghdadi

Interview | (Video) Prof Kamal Youcef-Toumi

Prof Kamel Youcef-Toumi is a professor of mechanical engineering at Massachusetts Institute of Technology leading research in automation and robotics with diverse application areas including high-speed atomic force microscopy, smart-grids, and mechatronic design for precision machines. He holds a number of patents and awards, including the 2014 National Instrument Engineering Impact Award in Advanced Research for building the world’s largest range, high-speed atomic force microscope. He was also awarded as the Algerian Scholar of the Year in 2013. Read More

ByRiyadh Baghdadi

Interview | (Video) Prof Belgacem Haba, Algerian Scholar of the Year 2015

Prof Belgacom Haba is one of the most successful Algerian researchers in field of electronics around the globe. He is a graduate of the University of Science and Technology Houari Boumediene (USTHB) in Algiers and obtained his PhD from the University of Stanford. He holds more than 1100 patents and he is classified as one of the top 100 researchers in terms of the number of patents. He was also selected as the Algerian Scholar of the Year 2015. Dr Riyadh Baghdadi met with Prof Belgacem Haba at Stanford University for a discussion about his professional journey, the Algerian Inventors Repository project, and general advise for students and young researchers. Read More

ByRomaissa Asme Boussahel

Interview | Winners of the 2015 Algerian Paper of the Year Award in Medicine, Pharmacy & Veterinary Sciences

Inspire Magazine speaks with Dr Mourad Belkhelfa, a Lecturer in Biotechnology and Health in the Department of Cellular and Molecular Biology at the University of Sciences and Technology Houari Boumediene, Algiers. Dr Belkhelfa is the lead author of the paper entitled “IFN-γ and TNF-α Are Involved During Alzheimer Disease Progression and Correlate with Nitric Oxide Production: A Study in Algerian Patients”, which won the 2015 Algerian Paper of the Year Award in Medicine, Pharmacy & Veterinary Sciences. Read More

ByAbderrezzaq Soltani

Interview | Winners of the 2015 Algerian Paper of the Year in Chemical Sciences

Inspire Magazine speaks with Dr Tahar Abbaz Senior Lecturer and Head of the Organic Chemistry and Bio-Organics research groups in the “Aquatic and Terrestrial Ecosystems”, and also member of the laboratory of organic materials and heterochemistry at the University of Tebessa. Dr Abbaz is the lead author of the paper entitled: “Synthesis, Characterization and Antibacterial Activity of Cyclic Sulfamide Linked to Tetrathiafulvalene (TTF)”, which won the 2015 Algerian Paper of the Year Awards in Chemistry. Read More

ByOussama Metatla

Interview | Winners of the 2015 Algerian Paper of the Year in Computer Science & Engineering

Inspire Magazine speaks to Dr Sid Ahmed Fezza, a lecturer at the University of Oran 2, Algeria. Dr Fezza is the first author of the paper entitled “Feature-Based Colour Correction of Multiview Video for Coding and Rendering Enhancement”, published in the Journal of IEEE Transactions On Circuits and Systems for Video Technology, and which won the 2015 Algerian Paper of the Year Award in Computer Science & Engineering. His research interests include image and video coding, visual quality assessment, and immersive multimedia technologies. Read More

BySumaia Mashal

Interview | Winners of the 2015 Algerian Paper of the Year in Biological Sciences

Inspire Magazine speaks with Dr Sofian Sedira from the Ceramic Laboratory at the University of Constantine 1 and lead author of the paper entitled: “Silver nanoparticles in combination with acetic acid and zinc oxide quantum dots for antibacterial activities improvement—A comparative study”, and which won the 2015 Algerian Paper of the Year Award in Biological Science. Read More

ByOussama Metatla

Interview | Winners of the 2015 Algerian Paper of the Year Award in Physical Science & Mathematics

Inspire Magazine speaks to Prof Abderrezak Djerrab, a professor at the University of Guelma and part of a multidisciplinary research team working in the areas including geophysics, palaeontology, typology and mineralogy. Prof Djerrab is the lead author of the paper “The Middle Palaeolithic site of Birzgane (Tebessa, Algeria): Rock magnetic property characterisation and past rainfall reconstruction”, which won the 2015 Algerian Paper of the Year Award in Physical Sciences & Mathematics. Read More