ACK Wins 2nd and 3rd place in KOC’s Science Innovation Competition

ACK Wins 2nd and 3rd place in KOC’s Science Innovation Competition

Two teams of engineering students from ACK succeeded in securing the second and third place in the 2nd Kuwait Oil Company (KOC) Science Innovation Competition.

The competition was held on the 27th and 28th of January 2020 at Ahmad al Jaber Oil and Gas Exhibition Center, while bringing together groups of students from different universities around Kuwait to create projects which promote innovation in design and engineering.

The competition witnessed the participation of 14 team projects in total, five of which were from ACK. The second place was won by a project from the Electrical Engineering Department, while the third place was won by a project from the Petroleum Engineering Department. An awarding ceremony was held by KOC to announce the competition winners on Thursday, January 30th 2020 at Ahmad Al Jaber Oil and Gas Exhibition Center.

Second-place winning project was titled “Autonomous Garbage Collector Robot”, supervised by Dr. Alireza Gheitasi, Assistant Professor of Electrical Engineering, and the students responsible for the project were Fatemah Al Ajmi, Hana Al Mutairi, Maryam Al Qallaf, and Shouq Al Enezy. The project which received third place was titled “Development of an Automated Drilling Fluid Mixer for Laboratory Applications”, supervised by Dr. Mortadha Al Saba, Assistant Professor of Petroleum Engineering, and the students who worked on it were Ali Al Amir, Hasan Al Matrouk, Nour Boshehri, Shahad Al Marhoun, and Shahad Al Saffar.

Commenting on this accomplishment, Dr. Al Saba said: “We are very proud of this achievement which shows clearly the quality and dedication of our students as well as the continuous efforts and commitments made by our faculty.”

ACK would like to thank the Kuwait Oil Company for organizing the competition and for giving its students a priceless opportunity to show their talents.

Posted on Feb. 10, 2020