The 2017 GEDC Airbus Diversity Award recipient, BIRDS Satellite Project, trains graduate students from developing countries in using cost-effective innovative systems engineering to execute a comprehensive two-year satellite project, with the long-term goal of equipping them to commence a sustainable space programme in their respective home countries.
Taiwo Tejumola from the Kyushu Institute of Technology, presented the project to a Jury of industry experts and distinguished guests, as well as 200 international engineering education leaders gathered for the 2017 GEDC Conference in Niagara Falls, Canada.
Airbus and the Global Engineering Deans Council, or GEDC, announced Marita Cheng as the recipient of the 2014 GEDC Airbus Diversity Award at the World Engineering Education Forum in Dubai.
"All three of our finalists are to be congratulated for the real difference that they have made," said John Beynon, chairman of the GEDC. "Their achievements are testimony to their hard work and commitment.
Dr Leland Blank, Interim Dean of the College of Engineering and the university's representative to GEDC
, said that since its inception, the College of Engineering has placed great emphasis on its programmes receiving international accreditation and competing with the best programmes from around the world.
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Consumers could see products capable of ultra-fast short-range data transfer within two or three years," said Joy Laskar, a member of the Ecma 60 GHz standards committee and director of the Georgia Electronic Design Center (GEDC
) at Georgia Tech.
Stuart Miller, chief executive of GEDC
, believes that in the fight against poverty, income generation and profit making is a healthy pursuit.
Entries will close on 10th July with the winning project to be announced at the GEDC
Annual Conference in Niagara Falls, Canada in October 2017.
Airbus Group and the GEDC
are united in their belief that both industry and academia need to actively encourage more diverse students to study and pursue a career in engineering.