On Tuesday, the 29th of November 2022, in the presence of the University Rector Prof. Dr. Edrees Muhamed Tahir Harki, the Rector Assistant for Scientific Affairs Dr. Nageb Toma Bato, and the Dean of Erbil Technology College Asst. Prof. Dr. Botan Majid Ahmed, the Erbil Engineering Technical College Dean, Dr. Iyad Zaki, the General Director of the Scientific Research Center of our university Asst. Prof. Dr. Hemen Kakakhan and Dr. Jamal, the Head of Communications of Huawei Company in Iraq, awarded 9 students in the departments of Information Technology and Communication Engineering and Information Systems Engineering.
In the ceremony, the Head of both Departments of Information Systems Engineering and Information and Communication Technology Engineering, the Head of Huawei Academy Center (ICT) in our university, Ms. Shirin, the Head of the Students Union of Kurdistan in the Erbil Polytechnic University were present. Nine successful students were awarded in the annual Huawei 2022 competition.
At the beginning of the ceremony, Mr. Salar Ahmed Rasul, the Head of the Information and Communication Technology Engineering Department, presented a brief presentation on the history and activities of the department. Then in a speech, his Excellency our University Rector congratulated the successful students and the students of our university in general and thanked the Heads and staff of the departments. Later In a congratulatory message, Asst. Prof. Dr. Botan Majid Ahmed spoke about the achievements and progress of the Erbil Technology College and congratulated the successful students.
Afterward, Mr. Hussein Tovi presented the message of the Students Union of Kurdistan and congratulated the winners. Finally, the successful students expressed their gratitude and appreciation toward the Rector, Dean, Heads of departments, and lecturers of their colleges for their continuous support and encouragement to further improve their scientific level.
It is worth mentioning that 60 students were selected on the Iraq level, fortunately, 8 students were from the Department of Technology and Communication Engineering and one student was from the Department of Information Systems Engineering at Erbil Technical College of Engineering.
Two students from the Department of Information and Communication Technology Engineering won the second round of the competition and together with four other students from Iraqi universities were appointed to travel to the Sultanate of Oman to participate in the third round of the competition 2022, where several other students will be chosen to participate in the global finals.