PSUT wins 5 out of 10 top places in the JCPC with 4 teams qualifying to participate in the regional competition in Sharm El Sheikh

Monday, October 16, 2017 - 11:15


Princess Sumaya University for Technology took first place in ACM’s Jordanian Collegiate Programming Contest 2017, the country’s most important national programming competition.  The competition, organized by the National Committee for Programming Competitions and the Jordan Programmers Association, held its seventh annual event at the University of Jordan, and saw the participation of 89 teams from all Jordanian universities. The aim of these competitions is to develop students' programming skills and transform their ideas into integrated journeys of success by promoting a spirit of competition and teaching the use of teamwork to reach technological solutions to problems.

The University also filled five of the top ten positions, namely 1st, 3rd, 6th, 7th and 9th. Four PSUT teams qualified for the Arab Collegiate Programming Contest (ACPC) to be held in Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt, in November.

The President of the University, Prof. Mashhoor Al-Refai, congratulated the winning teams and their supervisors on this new achievement. He expressed his pleasure and pride in this victory which makes PSUT a forerunner among Jordanian universities, praising the efforts of the students and their supervisors. He thanked them for their continuous efforts to participate in national and international competitions that support their academic careers and sharpen their practical skills, and provide the opportunity for students to display their abilities and excellence, as well as stimulating the spirit of cooperation, participation and fair competition with their colleagues.

1st place: ‘Aurora’ (PSUT) - students Hamza Zagha, Motasem Al-Kayed, Muhammad Abu Abboud.

3rd place: ‘JOI’, an unofficial team that trains at PSUT.

6th place: ‘Lab104’ (PSUT) - students Reem Obaid, Ahmed Jaber, Shahed Mashani.

7th place: ‘Bazinga’ (PSUT) - students Eyad Al-Abadala, Haneen Salih, Mohammed Al-Salti.

9th place: ‘Sanguine’ (PSUT) - students Joud Hajeer, Eissa Al-Hindi, Hamza Ziadeh.