Qatar University comes first in project competition| MENAFN.COM

Tuesday, 06 December 2022 10:46 GMT

Qatar University comes first in project competition


(MENAFN- Gulf Times) Qatar University has won the first place in "Envision the Future, an annual graduation project competition for Turkey, Middle East and Africa region for its project on new technologies to further improve healthcare in the region.

The competition, sponsored by Dell EMC Centre of Excellence, received over 214 project submissions, an increase of 350% over last year. The competition in its second year witnessed participation by more than 883 senior undergraduate students and over 214 project submissions.
Qatar University was awarded the winner amongst a group of 27 finalists from five countries, with the vision of improving the quality of health care through the use of new technologies. The team addressed the imminent issue of late and inaccurate diagnosis of cerebral aneurysms by facilitating intensive research on the subject through the use of advanced technologies.
Projects received from over 20 universities in 11 countries were assessed by a select panel of judges from around the globe while finalists were judged by two globally distinguished Dell EMC technical experts.
The unique platform provides an ideal opportunity for students to showcase the knowledge acquired through the Dell EMC program to solve the technology challenges of the present and the future. It exposes the next generation of IT leaders to the possibilities offered by a range of diverse new technologies including mobile applications, the Internet of Things, security, big data, cloud computing, virtualisation, robotics and high performance computing applications.
Dr Khalifa Nasser al-Khalifa, dean, College of Engineering, Qatar University said 'Dell EMC's Envision the Future competition stands to shape the next generation of ICT leaders. This resonates with the vision of Qatar University, which is to advance knowledge through innovation and nurture future leaders par excellence. We have always believed in collaborative learning to equip our students with the necessary skills required to build a sustainable future for the country.
Habib Mahakian, vice president, Gulf, Dell EMC noted, 'Envision the Future competition is a step towards equipping youth with the knowledge of digital skills for their future and providing them with the opportunity to take ambitious theory to practice. Our vision is to bridge the gap between the technical community and external academia and ultimately create a broad ecosystem of innovators to solve the problems of tomorrow.

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