ACT Engineering Students win at Al Roya Youth Initiative Awards 2017

Another proud moment for ACT!

ACT Engineering students have won the first and third prizes in different categories of the Al Roya Youth Initiatives Awards 2017 (5th Edition) competition.

The prize distribution ceremony for the competition was held under the auspices of Her Excellency, Mrs. Dr. Muna bint Fahad bin Mahmmod Al Saeed, Counselor, Sultan Qaboos University, at the Grand Millennium Hotel, Muscat on Wednesday, 6th December 2017 and was sponsored by Occidental Oman.

The Al Roya Youth Initiatives Award stems from its deep belief in the importance of encouraging youths to innovate and excel in various fields.

The Al Roya Youth Initiatives Award 2017 is a part of Al Roya newspaper’s strategy to adopt an approach to interact with the community on issues and priorities.

The award aims to motivate and inspire young people to showcase their creativity, skills and innovative abilities.

The award also aims to attract outstanding young people in various fields including scientific, voluntary, informational, social, artistic, cultural and technical areas, as well as reviving the spirit of creativity and innovation in order to contribute effectively to the march of comprehensive development.

Among the objectives of the award are the promoting of the concept of entrepreneurship and social leadership and encouraging of young people to excel and innovate in various fields.

 The following ACT students won the First Prize in the Al Roya Youth Initiative Awards 2017.  (Renewable Energy Category; No. of projects competed: 102)

  1. 52S1264 ALI KHAMIS ALI AL KHARUSI
  2. 52S12329      AMMAR YOUSIF MOHAMMED AL FARSI

Project Title: ‘An Eco-Friendly Thermo-electric Power Generator (AEFTEG)’

Faculty Mentor: Naga Venkata Rama Krishna 

The following ACT students won the Third Prize in the Al Roya Youth Initiative Awards 2017. (Food and Safety Category; No. of projects Competed: 28)

  1. 52J13289 AZZA HAMD SULAIMAN AL MAMARI
  2. 52J13159 ZAINAB ABDULLAH SALIM AL SALMANI
  3. 52J1312 KHADEGAH YOUSEF SAIF AL HARRASI

Project Title: ‘Solar-Powered Particle Photon-based Freshwater Recirculating Aquaculture System to Promote Sustainable Fishery in Oman’

Faculty Mentor: Analene Montesines Nagayo

 Prize Money Details:

1st Prize: 1500 Omani Riyals, Memento and Certificate

2nd Prize: 1000 Omani Riyals, Memento and Certificate

3rd Prize: 500 Omani Riyals, Memento and Certificate

 ACT congratulates all the winners and conveys its best wishes for continued success.