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Ougazzaden awarded medal of Metz

Oct 10, 2014

College of Engineering professor Abdallah Ougazzaden was recently awarded the medal of the city of Metz.

The presentation of the medal was preceded by a speech that highlighted Ougazzaden’s main contributions to the city over the past 10 years. These contributions included leadership in the creation of L’Institut Lafayette in Metz and 17 years of industrial experience, which prompted city growth. Ougazzaden was also part of creating the international lab UMI GT-CNRS in Metz, which allows researchers to collaborate with the best teams in other countries.

The event in honor of Ougazzaden was attended by many of his academic and industrial partners, local authorities, Georgia Tech-Lorraine colleagues and family members.

Ougazzaden joined the School of Electrical and Computing Engineering faculty in 2005 and was appointed director of Georgia Tech-Lorraine in 2010.