Students from Qatar shine at global contest
August 14 2020 11:43 PM
Global Youth Science and Technology Bowl

QNA/Doha

Students from the Qatar School of Science and Technology have won the second and third positions in the Global Youth Science and Technology Bowl (GYSTB2020) which was held online in Hong Kong on August 1.
This was announced by the Ministry of Education and Higher Education yesterday. Three of the participating Qatari projects also received certificates of appreciation for their ideas and designs, after five projects from the Qatar Science and Technology Secondary School for Boys qualified for the final rounds.
The competition is a global event in which achievements of young people in the field of science and innovation are showcased. It aims at enhancing science and technology learning, providing a platform for the world's youth to develop their creativity and scientific orientations, and facilitating the exchange of scientific ideas, interests and capabilities among young scientists around the world.
Some 93 research projects were submitted for the competition from across the world. The competition is divided into two categories: the physics and engineering category in which 46 projects participated, and the biology and chemistry category, in which 47 projects participated.
The Medicine Tracker Device for Improving Medication Adherence project, developed by students Ghanem Abdullah al-Marri and Yousef Moaz Ibrahim under the supervision of Professor Derar Mallah, won second place among the participating teams in the field of physics and engineering.
The Smart School Bus project, developed by students Hamad Abdulaziz al-Hur, Mohamed Abdulrahman al-Seqatri and Abdullah Abdulrahman Mahmoud under the supervision of Professor Issa Sweidan, won the third place among the participating teams in the field of physics and engineering.
The following three projects received a certificate of appreciation for efforts exerted in designing and presenting projects at the prestigious scientific level, in accordance with the terms of the international competition:

1. The Application of Thermoelectric Generators Using "Sandwich" Method project that was developed by students Fahd Ali al-Hajri and Ahmed Khalid al-Zaman, under the supervision of Professor Zokir Abdurakhmanov.
2.- The Using Hydrogels for Agriculture and Flood Defence project that was implemented by Jassim Sultan and Jassim Mohamed Abdullah under the supervision of Professor Suleiman Mia.
3- The Portable Fridge project by students Saud Abdulrahman Al Malik and Abdulaziz Ali al-Tamimi under the supervision of Professor Nabil Salah al-Din Ayoub.



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