Atif Memon receives Fraunhofer-Bessel Research Award
April 21, 2016
Professor Atif Memon has received a Fraunhofer-Bessel Research Award from the Humboldt Foundation and the Fraunhofer Society for the Advancement of Applied Research.
Up to three scientists from non-European countries are awarded this honor each year. In order to receive the award, one must have completed a doctorate less than 18 years ago, be internationally recognized for acheivments in applied research, and likely to continue producing cutting-edge work which will have an influence on a given discipline for years to come.
According to Professor Adam Porter, Scientific Director and Executive Director of Fraunhoffer USA, Memon "plans to use his award to collaborate with the UMD-affiliated Fraunhofer Center for Experimental Software Engineering and with Germany’s Fraunhofer Institute for Experimental Software Engineering on a long-term research project in Model-based Software Testing."