For the 23rd consecutive year, the Advanced Electronics Company (AEC), a Saudi Arabian Military Industries (SAMI) company, sponsored the Best Graduation Project Award ceremony at King Saud University - College of Computer and Information Sciences and College of Engineering. The Award aims to highlight the best graduation projects through which the students at both colleges provide practical solutions or technical innovations that can contribute to innovation, design, research, finding feasible and practical solutions, and building outstanding applied projects in technical fields that benefit the society and the Kingdom.
Eng. Ziad Al-Musallam, CEO of the Advanced Electronics Company, expressed his pride in supporting these prestigious awards for the 23rd consecutive year, which enhance the company's strategic endeavors to localize and develop technology, and embody the wise leadership's vision in achieving the interest of the Kingdom and its citizens. Especially in terms of supporting young minds and benefiting from their abilities and potential.
One hundred fifteen distinguished projects from students at the College of Computer and Information Sciences and the Department of Electrical Engineering competed and were reviewed and evaluated by a joint jury between King Saud University and the Advanced Electronics Company.
The results came as such: The design of an electroencephalography-based motor imagery classification won first place, and in the second place came the smartphone application using eye-tracking technology for people with motor impairments, and the smart waste management project using the Internet of Things came in the third place.
In addition, Abdulrahman Al-Mutlaq, Faisal Al-Duwaihi, and Lamia Al-Thunayan won the Best Student Award. While students Noura Al-Muhaisen, Rima Al-Owaimer, Sarah Al-Abdul Salam, and Sheikha Al-Najim won the Best Smartphone Application Idea Award that contributes to preserving the history of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
"The company's support for the Best Graduation Project Award at the College of Computer and Information Sciences and the Department of Electrical Engineering at King Saud University stems from AEC's belief in the importance of motivation and encouragement, and that it is one of the most important factors in raising the level of individual and institutional performance. Thus, government and institutions realized its positive impact at a Pan-Arab and global level on the quality of work, building competencies, and supporting talents", said Eng. Al-Musallam.
"Sponsoring the awards comes as a continuation of the company's contribution to its role in serving the local community, in a way that serves the goals of community development, and the preparation of national talents specialized in computer and information technology," added Eng. Al-Musallam.
The advanced Electronics Company has supported the annual Best Graduation Project Award at the College of Computer and Information Sciences and the Department of Electrical Engineering for 23 years. This support resulted in several pioneering projects that enriched the local content and advanced the Kingdom' technology section through its continued support of the local, national talents
AEC Established in 1988 and headquartered in Riyadh, AEC, is a leader in the field of the electronics, technology, and manufacturing industries. The company designs, develops, manufactures, maintains, and repairs advanced systems and products in the defense and aerospace, information and communications technology, security, and energy sectors. It employs more than 2,200 employees, 85 percent of whom are Saudis, who include over 800 highly skilled and certified male and female engineers working in various fields.