The Mustafa Prize, one the Islamic world's most prestigious science and engineering awards, awarded biennially, is a top science and technology award. It is being presented on Sunday 3 December 2017 in the field of Information Sciences and Technology to Professor Erol Gelenbe, from Imperial College London.
Professor Erol Gelenbe will receive at Tehran $US 500,000 and a special medal and certificate in Vahdat Hall, the Opera House in Tehran, in front of some 1000 guests from all over the world.
Professor Gelenbe has been a prolific researcher, publishing in excess of 360 papers through his storied career in Belgium, France, the USA and the UK. He is a member of the National Academy of technologies of France.