GUST Wins 3rd Place in Microsoft Imagine Cup Competition

Date: 
Apr 20, 2017

GUST students won third place at the Microsoft Image Cup 2017, a high profile technology competition that offers students a platform to showcase their skills, talents, and innovative ideas in developing original software applications.  The event witnessed an intensive competition between participating university students from GUST, AUM, AUK, and AOU. Team ‘Beyond Sight’, from GUST, won for their project ‘E-Accessibilty System’, which created a system for students with special needs to help them better understand and participate throughout learning process. Team members, Ahmad Al-Bahar and Nazeema Al-Derbas, who are also honor students, were mentored by Dr. Israa Omran.  They showed dedication and enthusiasm throughout the competition, and it is worthy to note that they were the only non-Computer Science or Engineering team.