Thursday, April 28, 2005

American University of Sharjah supports research projects with over AED 1 million in grants
Winners of the Sharjah Islamic Bank Awards [for student research] are:
• 1st Place (AED 5,000): Ella van Wyk, for the project entitled “The Guardians in Dante’s Inferno: Illustrated and Critiqued.” – College of Arts and Science, faculty advisor: Dr. Judith Caesar.
• 2nd Place (AED 3,000): Yahia Al Tawil, for the project entitled “Automatic Face Recognition System.” – School of Engineering, faculty advisor: Dr. Khaled Assaleh.
• 3rd Place (AED 2,000): Abeer Abdel Raouf Fahim, for the project entitled “The Supernatural as Wuthering Heights: Challenging the Critics.” – College of Arts and Science, faculty advisor: Dr. Judith Caesar.

2 Comments:

Anonymous Acad Ronin said...

Curious projects. Very Euro-centric rather than reflecting the local context. Is that a function of the students, the faculty, or the judges? Is it safer to talk about Western lit than local literature? Also, where are the economists?

4:29 AM  
Blogger John B. Chilton said...

You've read my mind.

11:22 AM  

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