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Kashmiri youth to develop sensor technology for CERN in London

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Bandipora : A youth from north Kashmir’s Bandipora district has been awarded a fellowship to develop sensor technology for CERN, the European Organization for Nuclear Research.

Hailing from Papachan Bandipora, Dr Ashaq will join University of London, University of Cambridge and Rutherford laboratory for testing and validating the sensors which are made of silicon technology.

Earlier, he was selected by US based Fermilab for a fellowship in the year 2018.

Dr Ashaq has qualified national level exams including GATE, CSIR-NET. He has also worked as a Nuclear Scientist at Bhabha Atomic Research Center (BARC), Mumbai.

Apart from DRP fellowship in medical and radiation physics, he was also offered Department of Atomic Energy (DAE) Fellowship in 2012.

Aashaq Shah did his masters in physics from University of Kashmir and M.Phil from Pondicherry University before joining University of Delhi. He then moved to CERN and completed his PhD while working with the Compact Muon Solenoid (CMS) experiment. At CERN, he worked on the standard model Higgs boson (God Particle).

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