Nobel laureate Dan Shechtman visited Institute of material science of the Academy of sciences of the Republic of Uzbekistan

On November 7 2019, Professor Dan Shechtman, awarded the 2011 Nobel Prize in Chemistry “for the discovery of Quasicrystals” visited Institute of materials science of the Academy of sciences of the Republic of Uzbekistan.

During the visit, Professor Dan Shechtman became acquainted with the unique scientific object “Big Solar Furnace” and met with the scientific team of the Institute of material science and the Physical-technical institute.

During the meeting, Professor Dan Shechtman said – “The Big Solar Furnace, the created technologies and the new materials created with its use have made a great impression on me. I watched with envy the scientists, especially the young scientists who are doing their research. I am very glad that you are working on solving many scientific problems and developments that give impetus to the further development of humankind”.