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PSUT students take top positions in the “Seeds for the Future” competition

Saturday, September 18, 2021 - 12:00

 

PSUT students take top positions in the “Seeds for the Future” competition

 

The students of Princess Sumaya University for Technology achieved 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 9th, and 10th places in “Seeds for the Future, 2021”. The competition was organized by the global “Huawei” company in cooperation with the Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research. Fifty students from eight Jordanian universities participated, under the supervision of Dr. Ammar Odeh.

The competition, which was conducted remotely, aims to enhance and develop the participants’ skills in ICT, artificial intelligence and cloud computing, and open doors for them to work with the company after their graduation.

The standings of the PSUT competitors were as follows:

2nd place: Karim Al-Nabulsi (Computer Science, King Hussein School of Computing Sciences)

3rd place: Hana Al-Kildani (Network Security Engineering, King Abdullah II School of Engineering)

4th place: Renata Bakir (Computer Science, King Hussein School of Computing Sciences)

9th place: Dania Jumaa (Network Security Engineering, King Abdullah II School of Engineering)

10th place: Hazar Ayman (Software Engineering, King Hussein School of Computing Sciences)

The President of PSUT, Prof. Mashhoor Al-Refai, congratulated the winners and their supervisor for this achievement, praising their efforts and enthusiasm to hone and develop their skills, and their endeavors to enrich and engage their knowledge.

Al-Refai added that the University, under the directives of HRH Princess Sumaya bint El Hassan, Chair of its Board of Trustees, spares no effort to provide students with every opportunity to engage and participate in local and international competitions, as this has a significant impact in preparing them for modern labor markets.

The Dean of King Hussein School of Computing Sciences, Dr. Ashraf Al-Ahmad, stated that the competition program included several activities, the most important of which are training on 5G technology, artificial intelligence, and cloud computing.

Al-Ahmad added that PSUT always strives to have its students take part in programming events that help create an environment for teamwork and encourage creativity and innovation.

The competition aims at allowing young Jordanian talents to exchange knowledge and promote their entry into the ICT sector, and contribute to the advancement and development of workforce skills through cooperation with international institutions and companies.