Moroccan researcher wins 2014 International Nobel Prize in Engineering

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A Moroccan researcher has been awarded with a Nobel Award because of its excellenceMoroccan Researcher Rachid Yzamiin the field of Engineering.
Rachid Yazami received the 2014 Charles Stark Draper prize by the National Academy of Engineering (NAE) of Washington DC in recognition of his work in relation with the development of rechargeable lithium batteries 30 years ago.
Recognized as one of the world’s preeminent awards for engineering achievement, the Charles Stark Draper Prize for Engineering honors an engineer whose accomplishment has significantly impacted society by improving the quality of life, providing the ability to live freely and comfortably, and/or permitting the access to information.
The Draper prize is named for Charles Stark Draper, the “father of inertial navigation”, an MIT professor and founder of Draper Laboratory.
The National Academy of Engineering annually awards the Charles Stark Draper Prize, which is given for the advancement of engineering and the education of the public about engineering.
Aside from the esteemed prize, Yzami will also received $500,000 cash to all awarded on February 18 at the US capital during a ceremony which will mark this year the 25th anniversary of the Draper Prize.