Jahan Rabii

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Alexander Amir-Jahan Rabii

Jahan Rabii, (Alexander Amir-Jahan Rabii) is an American inventor,[1] and Internationally recognized researcher. His most notable achievement has been placing 1st at the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair,[2] (ISEF), for his research in the field of Algae based Life-support for use on the International Space Station.

Personal life[edit]

Jahan grew up in the suburbs of Austin, Texas and attended Anderson High School. He graduated from Anderson with the class of 2014 and is now attending The University of Texas at Dallas. His commitment to science and engineering can be tied to his close relationship with the National Aeronautics and Space Administration. He was presented with a unique opportunity due to his aunt, Janet Kavandi, being a veteran astronaut and scientist and introducing him to the field of space flight and aerospace engineering. He is often quoted saying that his "most inspirational moment yet was witnessing the Launch of STS-91" where his aunt among other astronauts launched to the Russian Space Station, Mir.


  1. ^ "Here's the genius of well-funded schools". statesman.com. Retrieved 26 December 2013. 
  2. ^ "Press Release - Intel ISEF 2013 SAO Winners". Retrieved 26 December 2013.