QU President honors winners of the International Research an… – MENAFN.COM

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  • Date: 15-Sep-2021
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QU President honors winners of the International Research an… – MENAFN.COM

(MENAFN - Gulf Times) Distinguished students from the Qatar University Young Scientists Center (QUYSC) were honored in a ceremony held at Qatar University (QU). The students were honored by QU President Dr. Hassan Al-Derham for winning a number of international competitions in research and innovation. Dr. Hassan Al-Derham presented the winning students with medals and certificates in the presence of Prof. Mariam Al-Maadeed, QU Vice President for Research and Graduate Studies, and Prof. Noora Al-Thani, Director of the QUYSC. This ceremony is distinguished by students who are affiliated with the center's various programs, and trained under the supervision of researchers and scientists at QU and who then went on to participate in international competitions. Sarah Al-Obaidly, a student in the College of Engineering, and Maryam Al-Kuwari, a student in the College of Arts and Sciences, were honored for winning a gold medal and a special award in the Top Three Excellence category at the International Invention, Innovation and Technology Exhibition in Malaysia (ITEX 2020), for their innovative polymer membrane invention for water treatment. The exhibition was organized in cooperation with the International Federation of Inventors Associations and the Institute of Engineering and Technology. Jibril Al-Mutairi, an engineering student and Hamad