Author: Mrs. Analene Montesines Nagayo
ACT Engineering Department’s Smart and Energy-Efficient Aquaponics Greenhouse for Sustainable Agriculture in Oman (SEAGSAO) won the 2016 TRC-FURAP Best Project Award under Energy and Industry Sector. This project, SEAGSAO was selected as the best research project out of 99 FURAP funded projects by the TRC for 2015. This multi-disciplinary research project was designed and implemented to primarily promote sustainable agriculture using modern farming practices and engineering methods that are profitable, environmentally sound and beneficial for communities in Oman.
The best FURAP project award was won by SEAGSAO student researchers, Rashid Saif Al Yahmadi, Maher Khalifa Al Busaidi, Mohammed Rashid Al Maqbali, Gharib Jamil Al Mahrazi, Raad Khalifa Al Izki, Amal Saud Al Hadhrami, Hiba Bader Al Rujaibi with their main faculty mentor, Mrs. Analene Montesines Nagayo. The awarding ceremony was held during the TRC Annual Research Forum at Grand Millennium Hotel, Muscat on October 5, 2016.
ACT congratulates the SEAGSAO team and other Engineering staff who assisted in the project for their achievement and wishes them to reach greater heights in their future endeavors!