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QU engineering students display innovative projects at Senior Design Contest

June 25, 2014 8:26 am

Senior students from undergraduate programs at Qatar University’s College of Engineering presented their projects in the Senior Design Contest on June 18 in front of a panel of judges from top companies in Qatar.

Student teams from Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Industrial Engineering and Systems, Chemical Engineering, Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Civil Engineering, and Architecture and Urban Planning displayed innovative projects on topics ranging from road safety to sleep disorders, m-learning, power systems stability, and many others.

The event which was sponsored by QAPCO, Dolphin Energy, QChem and OXY Qatar, was attended by CENG Dean Dr Rashid Alammari, Associate Dean for Research and Post-graduate Programs Prof Abdelmagid Hammuda, QAPCO Senior Development Officer Mr Abdulrahman Sultan Al Darwish, Qchem Training and Development Superintendent Mr Robin Ullrich, department heads, faculty, and family members.

Musab Almozieon, Mohammad Ebrahem, and Yousif Walid Elhdari won in the mechanical engineering category with Ahmed Rafiq Sammour and Mahmoud Jama Mahmoud placing second, followed by Abdullah Mohd Alnouss, Ahmed Rabie Sakr, and Ahmed Emad Abdelmaged in third place. First-place winners in the chemical engineering category were Alreem Algaal, Noura Dowass, and Fatemeh Khodadady, followed by Kousar Bastin Takhti, Elham Salih, and Maryam Al Abdulla in second place and Ruba Ali, Waad Derar, Nur Elmasri, and Samah Mohamed in third place.

Winning first place in the industrial engineering category were Fatma Ahmad Fakhroo, Rawda Majid Al-Ali, and Alanood Hussain Al-Obaidly; 2nd place — Sara Abdulrahman Abdulla, Zaenab Mohamad Oumer, and Sara Shaukri Elthlatiny and 3rd place — Hanaa Dawoud Dawoud, Mona Qablawi, and Fae Sabeeh Alowas. The electrical engineering category produced winners Ayat Al-aswad and Nada Hussein with Ihab Jehad Aljayyousi, Ebrahim Saleh Alagi and Saad Abdeati Elasad in second place and Ali Thaer Abed, Emad Zeyad Abou-Deiah, and Ahmad Mahmoud Alshiekh in third place.

Winners in architecture and urban planning were Hanida Janahi (1st), Sara Al Ansari (2nd), and Basma Abou Kalloub (3rd). Civil engineering winners were Abdulaziz Al-Qahoumi and Rashid Al-Zeyarra, followed by Ahmed Ibrahim Khodier, Hassan Ahmed Hamad, and Md. Hasibur Rahman (2nd), and Firas Ahmed Al-Tweel, Mohammed Salah Salem, and Anas Nasir Fahmi (3rd).

In computer science, the winning teams were Nour Abdelmajid Musa, and Waed Adel Hakouz (1st); Amena Abulqashem Jabalhoque, Rana Noureddin Daas, and Salwa Mohammed Talebi (2nd) and Asma Amin Alkakouri, Asma Fuad Al-Dahshan, and Hajer Almouldi Mzoughi (3rd), while in computer engineering, Amna Khalid Al-Kaabi, Latefa Talal Al-Naimi, and Mariam Ali Ba Hameish placed first, followed by Abdelrahman Mossad Shouman, Mohamed Ahmed El Khamisy, and Nazar Salim Salim (2nd) and Abdulrahman Zayed Al Khayarin, Mohammed Jamal, and Peter Ezzat Azer (3rd).

Dr Alammari congratulated the winners and praised the creativity and innovative spirit reflected in the projects, saying, “This is a clear demonstration of the quality of the academic and research environment at the College.” In thanking the sponsors, he said, “We are proud to see how relations between CENG and industry continue to develop day by day, and are reaching new areas of communication, cooperation, and partnership.”

The Contest judges were representatives of Qatar Gas, QVC, Shell, QAFAC, QChem, Al Jaber and Partners, CEG International, Amana Qatar Contracting, Qatari Diar, Lusail Real Estate Development Company, FAIA NCARB MRIAI LEED, Qatar Atkins, Al-Baker Architects, Qatar Nation Control Center (NCC), Kahramaa, RasGas Company Limited, Qatalum, Ooredoo, Consolidated Contractors International Company S.A.L., Milaha Maritime & Logistics, Qatalum, Oryx Engineering Solutions, Ras Laffan, and Qatar Petroleum.

For more info please contact:
Judith Bennett Henry
Tel: +97444033063
Email: jbennetthenry@qu.edu.qa