“Towards a Sustainable Tomorrow” competition

“Towards a Sustainable Tomorrow” annual competition was held at PUA’s Faculty of Engineering, under the auspices and support of Birla Carbon.

The competition was opened at 9:30 am with a speech from Prof. Dr. Muhammad Gaber Abu Ali, Dean of the Faculty of Engineering. After that, the senior students presented their competing projects Four academic departments participated in the competition, namely:

  • Petrochemical Engineering Department (two projects)
  • Mechanical Engineering Department (four projects)
  • Electrical Engineering Department (two projects)
  • Construction Engineering and Management Department (two projects)

Together, the competing projects reached 10 projects and were evaluated by a jury comprising of:


  • Dr. Mona Gamal El-Din, Dean of the Faculty of Energy, Environmental and Petrochemical Engineering, Egyptian Japanese University
  • Dr. Boshra Salem, Dean of Graduate Studies and Research Affairs
  • Dr. Mohamed Naim Anwar, Vice Dean of the Faculty of Engineering for Education and Student Affairs
  • Dr. Wael El-Maghlany, Head of the Mechanical Engineering Department, Faculty of Engineering, Alexandria University.


Further, the faculty members who supervised the graduation projects along with the competing students were honored and awarded certificates of appreciation.

At 2 pm, the results were declared and in the first place came the Petrochemical Engineering Department with a project entitled “Improving the Performances of Cellulose Acetate membrane for Water Desalination by doping Nano-graphene Oxide”. This project was supervised by Dr. Aya Suleiman and Dr. Ashraf Morsi, and was awarded a prize money of EGP 17,000.