Computer Engineer dr.ir. Zaid Al-Ars has won the first DIG-it Award during the TU Delft Research Exhibition. Al-Ars wins 10.000 euro for his innovative quick DNA analysis in cancer research.
DNA analysis is a complex proces that takes a lot of time and is mainly carried out by computers. Zaid Al-Ars designed new hardware and algorithms to speed up this process in order for research and dagnosis in cancer to be much quicker.