ACK Students Win IEEE 2nd Students and Young Professional GCC Competitions

ACK Students Win IEEE 2nd Students and Young Professional GCC Competitions

ACK took part in the Second Students and Young Professional (SYP) competitions held by the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineering (IEEE) and won in two competitions.

The IEEE 2nd SYPC GCC competition was held in Kuwait and brought together students from around the Arabian Gulf to compete against each other in various competitions. Two groups of students from ACK took part in the competitions which were held on the 19th and 20th of April 2019. The groups competed in and were selected amongst the winners for the Robotics competition and the Projects competition.

During the Robotics competition, the ACK team competed against 14 other teams. The competition involved designing robots to go through five arenas that the students prepared for along with a surprise 6th arena for which the students had to design a robot to work through on the spot. The Robotics team consisted of Othman AlMatrouk, Alaa Bouomar and Afsah Abdullah. The team was supervised by Mr. Mohammed Zaki, Senior Instructor of Industrial Practice.

As for the Projects competition, the ACK team competed against 80 other teams. The group worked to design a medical device that would detect the vital signs of the wearer to catch any abnormalities such as heart attacks and diabetes strokes. The Projects team members were Anoud AlShammari, Azari AlYasin, Maha Fatehallah, and Shurooq AlKandari. This team was also supervised by Mr. Mohammed Zaki.

Posted on April. 29, 2019