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Tuesday, August 29, 2023
AAUP’S Hassib Sabbagh IT Center of Excellence Holds the First Challenge of Its Kind in Palestine, entitled "Women in Engineering"

The Hassib Sabbagh IT Center of Excellence at the Arab American University held the event and challenge, the first of its kind in Palestine entitled “Women in Engineering”.

Dr. Mays Awwad, the director of the Hassib Sabbagh IT Center of Excellence at the University, said: “The idea of the challenge is to be an opportunity to present innovative and pioneering ideas and solutions to the problems that will be presented on the day of the competition. The challenge will be launched for all teams to find the most appropriate and applicable solutions in a creative, pioneering manner and the Center will offer financial rewards to the first three teams after going through the experience of presenting ideas and being judged by jury committees.

Thursday, February 2, 2023

A student team from the Faculty of Engineering and Information Technology at the Arab American University, called ShatlhAR, won the second place in the IEEE Pioneers 2.0 competition in its second version. The team included the students Abdulrahman Barham, Christine Abu Zalof, and Abdullah Odeh. The team also qualified to participate in the competition at the Middle East level. 18 teams representing several Palestinian universities from the West Bank and Gaza competed. The competition was held in the Palestinian-Indian Technology Park.

It is noteworthy that IEEE Pioneers is a competition within Entrepreneurship Week launched by the International Society of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE). It aims to raise the local community’s awareness of the importance of entrepreneurship. It also aims to support pioneering and creative projects, in addition to qualifying and developing the participants’ skills and technological capabilities that are necessary for preparing projects to suit the requirements of the labour market in light of the global changes in the field of technology and artificial intelligence.

Sunday, January 23, 2022
AAUP Wins the First Three Places in IEEE Pioneers Region 8

After participating in “Pioneersregion 8” contest, Arab American University won the first three places. This contest was organized by IEEE – AAUP branch under collaboration with An Najah National University branch and Birzeit University branch in the Palestinian-Indian Technology Park in Birzeit University which was organized under sponsorship of Jawwal and the Ministry of Telecommunication and Information Technology.

Dr. Ishaq Seder- the Minister of Telecommunication and Information Technology, Eng. Adnan Samarah- the Chairman of the Supreme Council for Creativity and Excellence and Dr. Muath Sabha from Arab American University attended the final ceremony.

This competition is specialized in Business pioneer and startups and participants must prepare and provide startup ideas that revolve around solving an environmental, social, educational or health problem with the usage of technology and pioneering.


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