Nigerian Woman Scoops Prestigious Engineering Award in Scotland

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Nigerian PhD student Zahrah Ibrahim has landed a prestigious engineering award in Scotland.

Nigerian Woman Scoops Prestigious Engineering Award in Scotland

Zahrah’s impeccable engineering efforts were recognized by the University of Aberdeen School of Engineering.

In a post on Facebook, the university said, “The School of Engineering would like to congratulate Ph.D. student Zahrah Ibrahim, who was selected as winner of the inaugural European Drilling Engineering Association Drilling Engineering Innovation award, which comes with €5,000 cash prize and attendance at 2 DEA(e) meetings with paid travel and accommodation expenses.

“All applications were reviewed based on their innovation, relevance to the DEA(e) and impact to the industry and the steering committee agreed that Zahrah’s presentation scored high in all three categories.”

The interesting part of her story is that the prize is accompanied by €5,000, including paid travel and accommodation.



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