BUiD students participate in the Solar Decathlon Middle East competition

BUID’s team Harmony was shortlisted in the Solar Decathlon Middle East competition organised by Dubai Electricity and Water Authority. The team was formed by students from different disciplines at BUiD including sustainable design, engineering management, architecture, smart buildings, structural engineering, information technology and project management under the guidance of prof. Bassam Abu Hijleh , Dean of the Faculty of Engineering And IT.

Solar Decathlon Middle East is a collegiate competition of 10 contests that challenge students to design and build solar-powered houses. The projects are developed by multidisciplinary teams, giving the students the opportunity to learn about technical issues, teamwork, communication skills, and sustainable lifestyle and socio-economic issues in order to ensure the viability of their project. This year’s edition will be held in conjunction with the World Expo 2020 Dubai.


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