Graduate Student Abubakar Adamu, a researcher from National Nanotechnology Research Center (UNAM) won the 1st position in the 17th annual Photonics conference, held in Ankara University, Turkey. The workshop, which is one of its kind in Turkey, aimed at advancing technologies in Optics, Electro-Optics and Photonics in the country.

This year’s event featured over 400 guests from all across the country.

The award winning poster titled Binary coded identification of industrial chemical vapors with an optofluidic nose was authored by Abubakar Isa Adamu, Fahri Emre Ozturk and Mehmet Bayindir. They developed an artificial nose system that detects industrial toxic gases with potential applications in ozone monitoring, disease diagnosis and other medical applications.