Khwarizmi International Award Laureates Cited in Asian Scientist Magazine as the 100 Top Asian Researchers


Prof. Guochun Zhao (University of Hong Kong), Prof. Yi-Fang Tsay (Academia Sinica) and Prof. Hiroyuki Ohshima (Tokyo University of Science), all of who are recipients of the 29th Khwarizmi International Award, were cited in the Asian Scientist 100-2017 as top 100 Asian scientists, published on Asian Scientist Magazine in June 2017 (

The Asian Scientist Magazine presented the Asian Scientist 100 compiles the region’s best in science and technology.  In the 2017 edition of the Asian Scientist 100 list, they introduced 100 scientists, innovators, and leaders who have contributed in significant ways to Asia’s science and technology landscape. Their dedication, commitment, and drive have served to mold the worlds of environmental sciences, astronomy, mathematics, physics, chemistry and more.

To be acknowledged on this list, the honoree must have received a national or international prize in 2015 or 2016 for his or her scientific research. This prize must involve a competitive selection procedure. Alternatively, in the same period, the honoree could have made a significant contribution to scientific discovery or leadership that has benefitted either academia or industry.