26 May 2017

FE STUDENTS AT NDU SHINE AT "INNOVATE 4 LEBANON" COMPETITION

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FE STUDENTS AT NDU SHINE AT "INNOVATE 4 LEBANON" COMPETITION

The Faculty of Engineering (FE) at Notre Dame University-Louaize (NDU) participated in the first-ever national competition titled, “Innovate 4 Lebanon,” which took place on May 26, 2017, in the Islamic University of Lebanon, Wardanieh Campus.

This competition paves the way for teams comprising of students and academics to collaborate with civic leaders, municipalities, NGOs, and enterprises, among others, to try to solve pressing national issues as well as to encourage and celebrate creativity and innovation among Lebanese youth.

 

NDU students won the following:

 

Built Environment Track: First  Prize (US$ 3,000)
Project Title
Competitors Mentor
3D Printing in Construction – Using Sustainable Concrete Mix
Dilor Yeretzian
Dr. Talal Salem (NDU)
3D Printing in Construction – Using Sustainable Concrete Mix
Perla Bou Yazbeck
Dr. Talal Salem (NDU)
3D Printing in Construction – Using Sustainable Concrete Mix
Tarek Moussally
Dr. Talal Salem (NDU)
Solid Waste Water Track/Project 4: Second Prize (US$2,000)
Project Title
Competitors Mentor
XLPE-Concrete: An Innovative and Environmentally Friendly Construction Material
Johnny Youssef

Dr. Gérard-Philippe Zéhil (Civil end Env. Eng. NDU)
XLPE-Concrete: An Innovative and Environmentally Friendly Construction Material
Joseph Khairallah Dr. Gérard-Philippe Zéhil (Civil end Env. Eng. NDU)
XLPE-Concrete: An Innovative and Environmentally Friendly Construction Material
Camille Noujaim
Dr. Gérard-Philippe Zéhil (Civil end Env. Eng. NDU)
XLPE-Concrete: An Innovative and Environmentally Friendly Construction Material
Georges Selwan Dr. Gérard-Philippe Zéhil (Civil end Env. Eng. NDU)
Renewable Energy Track: Third Prize (US$1,000)
Project Title
Competitors Mentors
Electricity Generation from Olive Oil Wastewater and Food Waste Using Microbial Fuel Cells
Serena BouNassar
Aline Siranossian, Dr. Sophia Ghanimeh
Electricity Generation from Olive Oil Wastewater and Food Waste Using Microbial Fuel Cells
Jack Khalil
Aline Siranossian, Dr. Sophia Ghanimeh
Electricity Generation from Olive Oil Wastewater and Food Waste Using Microbial Fuel Cells
Julie Kfoury
Aline Siranossian, Dr. Sophia Ghanimeh
Electricity Generation from Olive Oil Wastewater and Food Waste Using Microbial Fuel Cells Jessica el-Haddad Aline Siranossian, Dr. Sophia Ghanimeh
X-Open Track: Third Prize (US$1,000)
Project Title
Competitors Mentor
Automated Graphic Measurement Robot
Hani Kassar
Semaan Georges (NDU)
Automated Graphic Measurement Robot
Michella Rustom
Semaan Georges (NDU)
Automated Graphic Measurement Robot
Samer Bejjani
Semaan Georges (NDU)

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