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AUS professors to advise the Emirates Mars Mission

Posted by AUS blog on Nov 30, 2016 9:00:00 AM

By Tayiba Ahmed

Last year, the UAE Government unveiled its plan to send an unmanned probe to Mars to study the atmosphere of the Red Planet, in celebration of the UAE’s 50th national day. It plans to launch the space probe in 2020, so that it arrives to Mars in 2021, just in time for the anniversary. The space probe will be the first Arab probe, and has been named Al Amal or “Hope.” Three American University of Sharjah faculty members, namely Dr. Tariq Majeed, Associate Professor of Physics, Randa As’ad, Assistant Professor of Physics and Dr. Nidhal Guessoum, Professor of Physics and Astronomy, all from the Department of Physics of the AUS College of Arts and Sciences, are part of the science team involved in the project.

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Topics: American University of Sharjah, AUS, American University, Physics, College of Arts and Sciences, Engineering, College of Engineering, American, UAE Mars Mission, Mohammed Bin Rashid Space Centre, Bachelor of Science in Computer Engineering, Emirates Mars Mission, MBRSC, Bachelor of Science, Master of Science in Computer Engineering

American University of Sharjah leads the way in innovation

Posted by AUS blog on Nov 23, 2016 9:00:00 AM

By Gureni Lukwaro

American University of Sharjah (AUS) has been at the forefront of innovation, with many of the university’s faculty and students developing innovative solutions to human problems and challenges. The efforts of the university to invest and allocate the required resources to innovation are in line with the vision of His Highness Sheikh Dr. Sultan bin Muhammad Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member, Ruler of Sharjah, and President of AUS, who envisioned the university as a hub for research, development and innovation on the local, regional and international levels.

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Topics: American University of Sharjah, AUS, American University, Physics, Mechanical Engineering, Engineering, Civil Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Computer Science, College of Engineering, Computer Engineering, American, Chemical Engineering, Lung Diesease, Innovation, Programming, UAE Innovation Week, Lasser

Helping to Transform Ideas Into Realities: An AUS Student Experience

Posted by AUS blog on Oct 26, 2016 9:00:00 AM

By Tayiba Ahmed

While at American University of Sharjah (AUS), students constantly come across various opportunities beyond the classroom. Whether they choose to seize these opportunities and make them count towards their future, or whether they choose to let them go, is up to the students. Sheraa is one of these unique opportunities that can pave a way for students’ futures, and it is literally within reach of AUS students. Located in the library building, Sheraa, the Sharjah Entrepreneurship Center, has recently expanded its space and operations on the campus of American University of Sharjah. The initiative is designed to transform and develop people's ideas into businesses and help Sharjah and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) become a leading hub of international entrepreneurship.

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Topics: AUS, MENA, MENA Region, American University, American Univesrity of Sharjah, United Nations, Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Syria, American, Sheraa, Al Za'atari Refugee Camp, United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, MIT Media Labs, Massachussets Institute of Technology, MIT, MIT Labs, UNHCR

AUS engineering alumnus awarded prestigious UK Government Chevening Scholarship

Posted by AUS blog on Oct 19, 2016 9:00:00 AM

By Tayiba Ahmed

Waleed Hijazi, an American University of Sharjah (AUS) alumnus, was awarded the United Kingdom (UK) Government’s Global Scholarship, called the Chevening Scholarship. Hijazi, who graduated from the American University of Sharjah College of Engineering with a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering in Fall 2013, will receive full tuition and living expenses coverage to attend to Imperial College London to pursue a Master of Science in Transport and Business Management. The program is run jointly by Imperial College London and the University College London.

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Topics: AUS, UK, England, Engineering, Civil Engineering, College of Engineering

AUS promotes STEM education alongside liberal arts education

Posted by AUS blog on Jun 12, 2016 9:00:00 AM

By Gureni Lukwaro

If you are in your last years of high school and thinking about college, a choice as to which university to go to is a big question. But perhaps a bigger than that, is the question of what major will you want to do. To get the right answers to those questions, you have to put a lot of things into consideration, things like what would you like to do? What are your interests? What things interests you? What areas of study you are strong in? What career paths do various majors offer? What are job prospects for these career paths? These and other questions, may help you narrow down both the major you may want to pursue, as well as the university you want to pursue it in.

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Topics: American University of Sharjah, AUS, American University, Science, Physics, Mechanical Engineering, Technology, Engineering, Civil Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Computer Science, Mathematics, STEM, Chemistry, Design Management, Biology, Computer Engineering, Mechatronics Engineering, Visual Communication, Multimedia Design, Chemical Engineering

AUS Professor Examines Radar Technology in Hong Kong

Posted by AUS blog on Feb 27, 2014 11:00:00 AM

By Teresa Crompton

Hasan Mir, Associate Professor in the Department of Electrical Engineering, CEN, was awarded a Faculty Research Travel Grant in 2012.

How did you use the grant?

The funds were used for a collaborative visit with Dr. Kainam Wong at the Hong Kong Polytechnic University (HKPU). Dr. Wong is a recognized authority in many areas related to ISR (Information, Surveillance and Reconnaissance) technology. Prior to joining AUS, I was with MIT Lincoln Laboratory, where I researched a variety of aspects related to radar technology.

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Topics: American University of Sharjah, American University of Sharjah (AUS), AUS, American University, Research, Sharjah, Engineering, Grant, Radar, Hong Kong, College of Engineering

How to Get on the AUS Chancellor List

Posted by AUS blog on Nov 24, 2013 11:00:00 AM

By Nour Al-Ali

SHARJAH – Maintaining academic excellence necessary for the Chancellor's List requires substantial effort, said Kevin Mitchell, AUS vice provost for undergraduate affairs and instruction, in an interview.

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Topics: American University of Sharjah, American University of Sharjah (AUS), American University, Best Universities, Top Ranked Universities, best university, College of Arts and Sciences, Mechanical Engineering, Gulf Countries, Scholarship, Accreditation, Engineering, Civil Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Computer Science, Communication, Honors Convocation, Dean's List, Chancellor's List

AUS stresses communication skills for all students

Posted by AUS blog on May 2, 2013 7:00:00 PM

By Gureni Lukwaro

Some argue that education does not end at technical expertise. The argument highlights the fact that some highly trained professionals do struggle to share their expertise due to lack of communication skills. Hence the argument that education actually extends to the ability to communicate and successfully convey and present information.

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Topics: American University of Sharjah, American University of Sharjah (AUS), AUS, American University, American Univesrity of Sharjah, Mechanical Engineering, Engineering, Civil Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Computer Science, Communication, America

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