Cookie Consent by Privacy Policies Generator website 140 Students Participate in Abu Dhabi University's 1st Annual College of Engineering Hackathon : GoDubai.com
GoDubai
Zamzam.com OTA approved by Ministry of Hajj and Umrah Saudi Arabia. #UmrahSimplified
  
  
  
  
Citylife > Press Release
  Home Contact us Add to Favourites
Most Recent Postings
More Press Releses
Featured Sections

Latest Dubai Press Releases >>

    Share
• In its 1st edition, the Competition was launched under the theme of “Lead your team in a race against time to engineer innovative solutions to today's problems”
• The Hackathon witnessed the participation of more than 140 students grouped into 20 teams that represented ten leading schools in the UAE
 
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, 15 June 2022: As part of Abu Dhabi University (ADU) continuous efforts to elevate its student experience, ADU's College of Engineering (CoE) hosted the 1st Annual College of Engineering Hackathon under the theme of “Lead your team in a race against time to engineer innovative solutions to today's problems”. Sponsored by Raytheon Emirates, a Raytheon Technologies subsidiary headquartered in Abu Dhabi, the Hackathon provided students with valuable experiential learning opportunities. 
 
The Hackathon witnessed the participation of more than 140 students grouped into 20 teams which represented ten leading schools in the UAE. During the event, ADU undergraduate students led school students in a race against time to innovate solutions to real-world challenges. The students pitched their ideas to a multidisciplinary judging team. Dr. Hamdi Sheibani, CoE Dean at ADU and Dr. Fatma Bazargan, Director, Cyber and Defense Business, Raytheon Emirates, recognized five winning teams from Brighton College Abu Dhabi, Al-Bashair Private School, Horizon Private School, Emirates National Schools and Khanoor School, with monetary prizes and trophies.
 
Dr. Hamdi Sheibani, Dean of the College of Engineering (CoE), at Abu Dhabi University (ADU), said: “We are proud of all the students who participated in our annual competition. They demonstrated great problem-solving, teamwork, communication and leadership skills while designing their projects and innovative solutions. We thank Raytheon Emirates for their support and are looking forward to the next iteration of the competition.”
 
Dr. Fatma Bazargan, Director, Cyber and Defense Business, Raytheon Emirates, said: “We are honored to have been part of this exciting competition that grows passion for science and technology in our youth through innovative educational techniques. Raytheon Emirates is committed to supporting local educational initiatives in shaping the next generation of purpose-driven innovators and contribute to a knowledge-based economy through developing local talent.”
CoE offers an engaging curriculum complemented by co-curricular and extra-curricular activities. The College continuously partners with leading companies in an effort to introduce students to prospect workplaces as well as internship opportunities. Some of the College's most prominent partners include the Institute of Electrical & Electronics Engineers (IEEE), the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) and the American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE).



Posted by : GoDubai Editorial Team
Viewed 5998 times
Posted on : Wednesday, June 15, 2022  
Replication or redistribution in whole or in part is expressly prohibited without the prior written consent of GoDubai.com.
Previous Story : Manchester City FC Star Phil Foden Speaks About the Importance of Youth in the Sport
Next Story : GEMS Education's STREAMability puts new Focus on Solving UN SDGs with Innovative Prototypes
Email this article Print this article

Share this article with your friends and followers
NewsVine

Comments

Back to Top  
Most Viewed Press Release posted in the last 7 days