Oct 21, 2018, 11:23 AM
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Iranian student snatches Austrian award

Tehran, Oct 21, IRNA – Iranian student Navid Mostofi from Amir Kabir University received the Borealis Student Innovation Award in Olefin and Polyolefin processes field.

The Borealis Student Innovation Award is an international competition for students from all over the world.

This year's competition marks the tenth anniversary of the award.

Following Borealis' trailblazing mission of value creation through innovation, our award aims to recognize your innovative thinking and pioneering solutions, said Borealis Group website.

It was the first time for an Iranian student and the second time for an Asian to receive the award.

The 2018 winners were from Austria Johannes Kepler University Linz (PhD), Finland Aalto University (Master's degree) and Iran Amirkabir University of Technology (Bachelor's degree).

According to Borealis Group website, The Bachelor Thesis Award was presented to Mostofi for his thesis titled 'Investigating surface adhesion attributed characteristics of XLPE blends used in low voltage cables insulations during the cross-linking process.'

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