Dubai PR Network, Online Press Release from Dubai and Middle East
 
Competition(Entertainment)
Filter PR by
  
9th Annual Wooden Bridge Competition
 

Organized by the American University in Dubai in its Second Regional Year

Dubai, March 29, 2017:  The Department of Civil Engineering at the School of Engineering at the American University in Dubai (AUD) in partnership with AUD’s ASCE Student Chapter held the 9th Annual Wooden Bridge Competition, which saw Sultan Qaboos University’s team take home the first and second place prizes for their outstanding work on building the most Load Efficient Bridges, as well as winning the Target Load Capacity Award. 

For the second year in a row, the competition was expanded to include universities from across the Region and GCC who competed in the event to encourage interaction between students and professors. The event, sponsored by the Society of Engineers-UAE and Bentley Software Solutions, saw over 100 students representing 18 teams from 8 different universities competing to create the best wooden bridge design capable of carrying the heaviest load. 

'We are very proud to host a regional competition of this magnitude,' commented Dr. Songsu Son, Assistant Professor of Civil Engineering at AUD. “AUD’s ASCE Student Club members worked very hard to ensure a successful competition and welcomed their colleagues from other universities while fostering a true sense of community. Through the design and construction of model bridges, students adopted a great sense of teamwork, gained valuable learning experiences, and were enabled to develop an understanding of non-technical constraints in design and construction,” explained Dr. Son.

“At Society of Engineers-UAE, we strive to promote best engineering practices across the UAE, and one of our key objectives is to support the next generation of engineers. It is our pleasure to sponsor the Wooden Bridge Competition, which encourages students to apply the knowledge gained to a real and entertaining, situation,” stated Eng. Tariq Deemas, General Manager.

The Wooden Bridge competition is an annual opportunity providing students with a valuable learning experience, which serves as means of translating theoretical knowledge into practical knowledge and an opportunity for students to shine outside the confines of the classroom. Participants included students, staff and faculty from Abu Dhabi University, American University in Dubai, American University of Sharjah, Khalifa University, Manipal University, Sultan Qaboos University in Oman, United Arab Emirates University and University of Nizaw in Oman. 

The Society of Engineers-UAE presented the winners of this year's 9th Annual Wooden Bridge Competition Load Efficiency Award cheques for their accomplishments as part of their long-standing partnership and sponsorship of the event. Furthermore, Bentley Software Solutions presented the cheque for the Target Load Capacity Award.

Posted by : Dubai PR Network Editorial Team
Viewed 4752 times
PR Category : Entertainment
Posted on : Wednesday, March 29, 2017  1:58:00 PM UAE local time (GMT+4)
Replication or redistribution in whole or in part is expressly prohibited without the prior written consent of DubaiPRNetwork.com.
Previous Story : Wacom to launch regional competition for creative profession...
Next Story : Region's first-ever ‘Signage Design' competition for creativ...
Email this article Print this article

Share this article with your friends and followers
NewsVine
Back to Section Home

Related Stories



 
 
Most Viewed Press Release posted in the last 7 days
LG Q6 Brings Fullvision Display To New Smartphone Lineup [80062-Views]
Chaumet est une fête - Chaumet is a feast : High Jewellery Collection HJ 2017 [13200-Views]
LG's Latest Tech Supports Stress-Free Connectivity For Ultimate Relaxation During Any Work... [11273-Views]
TSUGI BLAZE EvoKNIT [11120-Views]
DEFY The Odds This Summer [10199-Views]
Fa Kids Shower Gel Range [10120-Views]
Elemis new products review [9260-Views]
BOVET - Secret Beauty - for ONLY WATCH 2017 [9242-Views]
New Collections at Grand Optics for Summer 2017 [8845-Views]
GUESS Launches Summer 17 Apparel And Accessory Collections [8479-Views]
Step into the sun in style with our top selection from Giorgio Armani, Prada and Dolce&Gab... [8040-Views]
LG's Connected Technology Puts the World at Your Fingertips During Your Holiday Vacation [7686-Views]
ICONIC Renews Association with Varun Dhawan and Amy Jackson [7485-Views]
PUMA Football Launch 23 New Club Kits [7253-Views]
Ulysse Nardin Jade “Lionfish” [6869-Views]
Joyalukkas presents ¼ Kilo Gold to the Winner of the ongoing ‘Joyalukkas Shop & Win Upto 6... [6301-Views]
ACT TOO opens enrollment for Summer Acting Programme 2017 [6265-Views]
Top Ten in GC for UAE Team Emirates' Meintjes After Stage 12 of Le Tour [5966-Views]
SAINT HONORE Charisma Twist is Ideal for the Stylish Lady [5026-Views]
Abu Dhabi University Allocates AED136 Million in Scholarships and Financial Aid [4734-Views]
NRI Teenager awarded India's Most Distinctive Global Indians Award [4703-Views]
Louis Moinet: Jurassic Watch - A 150-million year heritage on your wrist [4666-Views]
Ras Al Khaimah Tourism Development Authority Reports Double-Digit Year-on-Year Visitor Gro... [4502-Views]
Dubai expects to welcome record high passenger numbers at airports this summer [4484-Views]
UOWD is Named Occupational English Test (OET) Venue for Healthcare Professionals [4477-Views]
 
RSS Facebook Twitter LinkedDin
 
Top Sections
 
Top Stories