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Microsoft Imagine Cup 2015 Meets with AUK Students

Imagine CupThe Center for Research in Informatics, Sciences and Engineering (RISE) at the American University of Kuwait (AUK) held an event about Microsoft Imagine Cup 2015, an international initiative by Microsoft to encourage young people to apply their imagination and creativity to technology innovations that address pressing world issues. The event included presentations about the rules and regulations of the prestigious contest. The main goal of the event was to attract AUK young innovators to participate in the contest.

Dr. Zeid was pleased with the audience engagement during the Microsoft information session, expressing that RISE events are meant to cover a wide range of multidisciplinary topics in order to encourage research and development across different departments at AUK.

Imagine CupMicrosoft Imagine Cup 2015 contest has three categories: game design, innovation and word citizenship. The winner of the first round in Kuwait will qualify to PAN Arab round in Bahrain next June. The winners in Bahrain will qualify to the world finals to be held in Seattle, July 2015. Under the mentorship of Dr. Amir Zeid, Director of RISE, AUK won Microsoft Imagine Cup (Kuwait and GCC competitions) 4 times in previous years. Many AUK students showed interest to join this year's contest.

For more information on the Microsoft Imagine Cup 2015 contest registration, please follow this link https://www.imaginecup.com/country/details/kw.

The AUK Center for Research in Informatics, Sciences, and Engineering (RISE) serves as AUK's primary source for research and development activities, a bridge to industry, and an important venue for community outreach. RISE adapts an integrative model by forging connections between academic disciplines, local & international innovators, academia & industry, as well as technology & society.

 
 

 
 
 
 
 
 
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