Innovation has been recognized as rocket fuel for economic growth, renewal and prosperity. Keeping this in mind, the UAE leadership has made significant investments in support programs for young innovators. This competition is an opportunity for universities and students to practice creativity and innovation, which are the critical 21st century skills for young graduates.

Participation in the research competition will give an excellent opportunity to interact with some of the country’s best new minds, as the leading student researchers from universities around the UAE will attend and participate in the competition.

This competition aims at encouraging universities in the UAE to promote scientific research among masters and undergraduate students. It also aims to instill life-long learning and to enhance career opportunities for young people, as well as foster entrepreneurial mindsets and attitudes in education, research, and innovation.

Important Dates

Submission Deadline: 20-Feb-2021
Finalists Announcement: 06-Mar-2021
Event Day: 14-Mar-2021

Venue / Location

Dubai Technology Entrepreneur Campus – Dtec,
Dubai Silicon Oasis.

Event Theme

Basic and applied research projects of high quality in the following mentioned fields are solicited particularly in new and emerging technologies. The competition emphasizes original research projects in:

  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Computer Vision
  • Image Processing & Image Analysis
  • Medical Science & Life Science
  • Biomedical Engineering
  • Public Health Sciences
  • Pharmaceutical & Clinical Sciences
Awards & Recognition

Finalist papers will be published on the Springer in form of the Proceedings.
All selected participants will receive a certificate.
3 Winning teams will receive Award, Certificate and AED 5,000, AED 3,000 & AED 1,000 respectively

Requirements
  • Originality: Each paper must be an original analysis and must be the author’s own work. Papers already published are not eligible.
  • Authors: Undergraduate and graduate students, and fresh graduates, are eligible.
  • Coauthors: Papers written solo or co-authored are permitted. Papers coauthored with faculty are also eligible.
  • One Submission: Participants can submit only one paper, whether as sole author or coauthor.
Terms & Conditions

The Competition is open to any innovative ideas related to the outlined disciplines. A maximum of four participants can make up each team. Only a limited number of papers will be selected to compete at the final level of the competition.
No competition entry fees or any registration fees.

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Incomplete application forms will be ineligible for entry into the competition.

Thank you and good luck!

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Dr. Ashish Kothari

Dr. Chittaranjan Pradhan
Obtained his Doctorate, Masters and Bachelor degrees in Computer Science & Engineering discipline. Currently, he is working as Associate Professor at School of Computer Engineering, Kalinga Institute of Industrial Technology (KIIT) Deemed to be University, Bhubaneswar, Odisha, India. Dr. Pradhan has got a total of 14 years of Academic Teaching experience with more than 60 publications in reputed & peer reviewed Journals, Edited Books and Conferences of National and International repute. His research area includes Information Security, Image Processing, Data Analytics, Multimedia Systems etc. He also contributed as the Conference organizing committees, Journal/Conference Technical reviewer committee of many conferences and Journals. Dr. Pradhan has published few books published by publishers like LAP Lambert, IGI Global, Elsevier etc. He is also a member of various National and International Professional Societies in the field of Engineering & Research such as: IET, IACSIT, CSI, ISCA, IAENG, ISTE.

Dr. Falgun Thakkar

Dr. Hasan Al-Marzouqi
Dr. Al-Marzouqi received his Bachelor’s degree (with honors) and his M.Sc. degree, both in Electrical and Computer Engineering from Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee, in 2004 and 2006, respectively. He received his Ph.D. degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering from Georgia Institute of Technology in 2014. He is a Senior Member of IEEE and a member of the IEEE Signal Processing Society. His current research interests include deep learning, artificial intelligence, digital rock physics, and bioinformatics.

Dr. Mehul Barot

Dr. Mehul S Raval
A Professor at School of Engineering and Applied Science, Ahmedabad University. Earlier he served Pandit Deendayal Petroleum University (PDPU), Ahmedabad University, Dhirubhai Ambani-Institute of Information and Communication Technology (DA-IICT), and Sarvajanik College of Engineering and Technology (SCET) Surat, India. He was visiting faculty to Sardar Vallabhbhai National Institute of Technology Surat (2005 – 2007) and Veer Narmad South Gujarat University (2004 – 2008), Surat, India. Mehul visited Graduate School of Natural Science and Technology, Okayama University, Japan under Sakura science exchange program. He was an Argosy visiting Associate Professor at Olin College of Engineering, MA, US during Fall 2016.

Dr. Mu-Yen Chen
Editor-in-Chief, International Journal of Big Data and Analytics in Healthcare – Associate Editor, IEEE Access – Associate Editor, Journal of Granular Computing – Associate Editor, Journal of Medical and Biological Engineering – Associate Editor, Human-centric Computing and Information Sciences – Associate Editor, Journal of Information Science and Engineering – Department of Engineering Science – National Cheng Kung University, Tainan, 701, Taiwan

Dr. Rahul Kher
Dr. Rahul Kher received B. E. (Electronics) from Sardar Patel University in 1997, M. Tech (Electrical Engineering) from Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee in 2006 and Ph. D (Electronics & Communication Engineering) from Sardar Patel University in 2014. He has a teaching and research experience of over 22 years. His research interests include Biomedical Signal and Image Processing, Medical image analysis and Healthcare monitoring systems. He has published four books and around 75 research articles in various international/ national journals and conferences. He is a Senior Member of IEEE and was the founder Secretary of Signal Processing Society (SPS) Chapter of IEEE Gujarat Section during 2013-2015. He is a Life Member of Indian Society for Technical Education (ISTE), Member of Institute of Engineers (India) and Senior Member of IETI- Hong Kong. He has visited Japan, USA and UK for various academic purposes

Dr. Sevim Cengiz
A researcher at Bogazici University, Turkey. Initial domain of research is medical image processing (more than 7 years of experience). It was then followed by improving the resolution of medical images using AI. She is the creator of ORYX MRSI, an analysis software of multivoxel Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopic Images (MRSI) which enables the development of new methods and the clinic application to investigate the brain.

Dr. Surekha Borra
She obtained Ph.D from Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University, Hyderabad, India. Dr. Surekha Borra is presently working as a Professor, Dept. of Electronics and Communication Engineering, Kammavari Sangha Institute of Technology, Bangalore, India.

Dr. Vedvyas Dwivedi
Vice-Chancellor @ Provost, Gokul Global University Siddhpur-Patan, Gujarat, INDIA. Former Vice-Provost @ Vice-Chancellor (I/C)
C.U.Shah University, Wadhwan City, Surendranagar, Gujarat INDIA

Dr. Weizhi Meng
Currently an Associate Professor in the Department of Applied Mathematics and Computer Science, Technical University of Denmark (DTU), Kongens Lyngby, Denmark. His primary research interests are cyber security and intelligent technology in security including intrusion detection, smartphone security, biometric authentication, HCI security, cloud security, trust management, malware detection, blockchain in security, cyber-physical system security and IoT security. He serves an editor role for IEEE Access, Journal of Information Security and Applications, and International Journal of Information Security, etc., and was a PC chair for many conferences such as IEEE Blockchain 2018, IEEE ATC 2019, IFIPTM 2019, SocialSec 2019, ICICS 2020, Globecom (CISS) 2020, IEEE DSC 2021. He is the Chair of IEEE Young Professionals Affinity Group – Denmark Section

To Be Announced.