Dr. Abolmaesumi's student, Dr. Shekoofeh Azizi has received UBC’s Governor General’s Gold Medal for 2018. The medal is awarded to the student who has achieved the most outstanding academic record as a doctoral student.
"Being the recipient of Governor General's Gold Medal is all about finding the harmony and mastering the chaos inside and around me,” says Azizi. “This humbling experience is a reminder that there are no limits to dreams and what you can accomplish.”
Azizi will be presented with the medal during the 2019 Spring Convocation.