Students from Heriot-Watt University’s Dubai Campus have been chosen as finalists in the prestigious IET Innovation Awards.
A project by forth year Electrical and Electronic BEng honours students Aiman Arshad and Salman Badshah has been shortlisted from more than 500 entries from 28 countries, and is the only one from the UAE to have been shortlisted in the Start-Up category.
Dr Peter Kew, Associate Head of School of Engineering and Physical Sciences at the Dubai Campus, said, “The IET Innovation Awards are one of the most highly sought after awards from a globally recognised accreditation body in the engineering and technology field. I am very proud that project of our students has been shortlisted among the finalists for this prestigious award.”
The Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) is one of the world’s largest engineering institutions with over 160,000 members in 127 countries. It is also the most multidisciplinary, reflecting the increasingly diverse nature of engineering in the 21st century.
Celebrating the very best innovations in science, engineering and technology, the 15 categories of the IET Awards span science, engineering and technology and are judged by panels of experts in their field.