Fez: Reda Hamdallah
Yesterday, the Moroccan physicist Rachid El Yazmi, inventor of lithium batteries, from the village of Oulad Azem in the Bouadil commune in Taounate, received the international award “Fin Future” for the current year in recognition of his scientific achievements and encouragement from the institution bearing the same name to innovate for the sake of humanity, in a special ceremony organized in the state of Vietnam. To be added to the list of international awards he has won.
Al-Yazmi outperformed a group of international researchers, to be crowned with this award, which was in addition to winning other awards, including the Arab Investor Award in the “Green Application” category, which he won 4 years ago in Paris, and the Draper Prize, which is awarded by the American Academy of Engineering in Washington, which he won in 2014 with all of the researchers, John Cudnaff. Yoshio Nishi and Akira Yoshino.
This award was given to Shehta and his colleagues in recognition of their work and their significant role in developing the lithium-ion battery, which is widely used across the world in millions of electronic devices such as phones, laptops, imaging devices, and hearing aids. In 2018, he also won the “Scientific and Technological Innovation Award” as part of the “Takreem 2018” initiative, which Awarded to him in Kuwait.
Rachid Al-Yazmi, who established the “CFX Battary” company in California to work specialized in developing and marketing his patents, especially those related to the field of “fluorine-ion” batteries, received from His Majesty the King in 2014 the Medal of Intellectual Efficiency, and has many imprints in the fields of… His specialty, including his contribution to the invention of a robot for the NASA shuttle.
Bassem Al-Yazmi, who currently holds the position of Professor of Energy Science at Nanyang Technological University in Singapore, has recorded dozens of inventions and hundreds of scientific researches. He has also lectured at many international universities, and enjoys special appreciation at the international level, especially since he holds many patents, hundreds of scientific publications, and several awards.