Best PhD Dissertation of All Turkish Universities is for IUG Graduate

24 - Feb - 2019

Dr. Mohammed Hasan Al-Ser, a graduate from IUG computer engineering gets the prize of the best PhD dissertation of all Turkish universities in 2017-2018. According to a considerable EU scientific institution, Dr. Al-Ser won the prize as he fulfilled the best PhD thesis which is classified among best (14) doctoral and post-doctoral thesis worldwide.

Dr. Al- Sir confirmed that his awareness of the ethics and the scientific research rules paved the way for him to work as a lecturer and a researcher at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Zurich, Switzerland, which is one of the world's most prestigious universities.

Dr. Al- Ser pointed out that in his dissertation, he has provided novel solutions for accelerating the DNA analysis in minutes instead of days. These solutions are reckoned the quickest so far. Dr. Al-Sir did clarify that the process of acceleration has been conducted using sophisticated new computer algorithms with several high-performance electronic chip designs. He has clarified that this step is very significant to figure out disease causes, pointing out that the greatest challenge he faced is that his scientific research is connected with three fields: computer engineering, electrical engineering, and biological information.

It is worth mentioning that Dr. Al-Ser has got his BA degree in computer engineering in 2010 from IUG where he worked as a lecturer for 9 months. This was before he gets MA scholarship in electrical and electronic department in Malaysia. Then he worked as a consultant of accurate systems in Petronas company till he gets a PhD-Turkish scholarship in computer engineering.

Dr. Al-Ser has published (14) scientific research in international conferences and scholarly journals. Moreover, he is the only Arab Palestinian participant in a scientific program at American university during 2016/2017. He was among a number of worldwide selected academics who chose to discuss the most updated science and industry in the field of genetics.