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LIRA Fund Awards Ceremony

UOB actively participated in the LIRA Fund Awards Ceremony 2016. Lira supports Academic-Industrial applied Research Project intended to build a solid, long-term and fruitful cooperation between Academia & Industry with the Government support. Three projects out of a total of 28 were from the Faculty of Engineering at UOB.

The projects are the following: 
Project 1: Assessment of the structural behavior of cold bent steel girders. Department: Civil Eng. Students: Najah Al-Wooly, Toufic El-Chami. Supervisor: Antoine N. Gergess. Industry Partners: ECM sal (Entretien Const. Mechanique), YL Engineering sarl 

Project 2: Hypothermia Cap. Department: Electrical Eng. Students: Patrick Khoury, Wassim Njeim. Supervisor: Elie Karam, Fadi Roufael. Industry Partners: CHN (Centre Hospitalier du Nord)​

Project 3: Effect of Nano-pores length on stability of nickel based catalysts in reforming of methane. Department: Chemical Eng. Student: Marie-Nour Kaydouh. Supervisor: Nissrine El Hassan. Industry Partners: Phoenix Machinery, Indevco Group. 

The results from these research projects will be presented at the LIRA 12 Exhibition in October 2016. 

All the luck to the participants!

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