Dr. Abdessattar Abdelkefi organized a US-Africa Forum on Nanotechnology during the Summer in South Africa. This conference was funded by NSF and about 20 US delegates were in attendance. Dr. Abdelkefi received around $100,000 from NSF as a PI for organizing this conference in collaboration with Dr. Mamadou Diallo (Co-PI) of The California Institute of Technology and the University of South Africa. More information about the conference is available here. Some of the pictures and the videos are available here. Samantha Ceballes, a PhD student advised by Dr. Abdelkefi, won the second poster award and the third presentation award at this conference. Congratulations, Dr. Abdelkefi and Samantha!