Tishk International University held the 5th National Innovations Competition in Engineering (NICE2019) on May 05, 2019, under the theme of “Targeting Smart Sustainable Innovations.” Dr. Idris Hadi Salih, Head of Board of Trustees and President of Tishk International University, Deans, and Heads of Departments of the universities that participated honored the Hosts with their presence.
NICE (National Innovations Competition in Engineering) is a groundbreaking Engineering competition open to higher education students in Kurdistan Region. Project competition was held in seven different categories: Computer Science and Engineering, Civil Engineering, Surveying and Geomatics, Interior Design Engineering, Architecture Engineering, Petroleum and Mining Engineering, and Mechatronic Engineering.
The competition aims to explore the ability of the students and provide a platform for the students to present their projects to the markets and exchange ideas on the developments in the field of engineering.
More than 140 projects were presented by 400 students. More than 70 precious jury members evaluated these projects and selected the winners. The organization provided students with a chance to establish communication with each other to discuss their current work as well as to be encouraged in future projects. The competition was held among thirteen different institutes and universities of Kurdistan and Iraq.
As Petroleum & Mining Engineering category, 6 projects were presented from different academic establishments such as Tishk International University, Soran University, Duhok Polytechnic University, and Erbil Polytechnic University. At the end of the event supporting gifts, medals and certificates were awarded to the winners and participants.