Judith Abolle a PhD researcher with the IMPEE was one of the two recipients of a grant to represent her home country (Nigeria) at this year’s world science forum for young researchers where she presented her PhD research Acoustic emission monitoring of pipelines using finite element analysis to selected research ambassadors, Nobel laureates and other prominent scientists from various parts of the world.

The selection process for the grant which was very tight with over 1000 PhD applicants, had new challenges in the world science: joint approaches of young scientists as its main topic. The Baku World Sciences Forum 2014 for young researchers was held in Baku Azerbaijan from the 28th -31st of May 2014 and was sponsored by the Azerbaijan government in conjunction with the European Council of doctoral candidates and junior researchers (EURODOC) and the European Society for Engineering Education (SEFI ).

In Baku, Judith was also invited for various press interviews where she not only discussed her PhD research work but also provided solutions to the different ways of advancing on scientific challenges after the conference within participants’ home country and their academic institution.

The BWSF is an annual event and is open to PhD researchers below the age of 35.The main purpose of the forum is to bring together young researchers and scientists concerned in the constant search of solutions to world’s problem including adequate and professional dialogue as well as new experience and new ideas.