Dr. Yarjan Abdul Samad
Dr. Yarjan Abdul Samad, PhD is a Research Associate at Cambridge Graphene Centre, The Department of Engineering at The University of Cambridge. His research work is based on 2d & layered materials Space based technologies. He was among the team of scientists on European Space Agency (ESA)’s Zero Gravity flight who were the first to test Graphene, a modern day marvel material, in Zero Gravity. Besides doing scientific experiments in Zero Gravity flights he also performs experiments in Sounding Rockets. His invention on cooling devices in Space has been covered by international media including but not limited to Reuters, Techradar, CNET, InnovaSpace etc. He has won several awards for his research work such as The Innovator Of The Year by the technology development company, The Outstanding Research Reviewer of the year 2017 by the Royal Society of Chemistry UK, Nano Today Best Scientific Presentation and many other Best Scientific Talks awards at international scientific conferences.