During the Middle East Electricity, GineersNow TV spoke to Noora Mukhtar, an engineering master’s degree student at American University of Sharjah.
About the Student
Noora Hussein Adam Mukhtar was born in 1990, in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. She received her primary education in Abu Dhabi, UAE, and her secondary education in Khartoum, Sudan. She received her Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering from Khartoum University in 2013.
In 2014, she joined training programs at the Supply Chain Department of Pasgianos Food and Beverage Company, Sudan, and at the Quality Assurance and Production Departments of DAL Food Industries, Sudan. From 2014 to 2015, she worked as part of the engineering team at the Ministry of Petroleum, General Directorate of Energy Affairs (Khartoum Refinery energy audit project).
In September 2015, she joined the Master of Science in Chemical Engineering program at American University of Sharjah as a graduate teaching assistant. During her master’s study, she participated in the Graduate Students Research Conference 2017 and the Future Generation Competition-Smart Energy 2018, where she won the Judges’ Choice runner-up award. Her research interests are in water treatment and renewable energy.
About American University of Sharjah
American University of Sharjah (AUS) was founded in 1997 by His Highness Sheikh Dr. Sultan Bin Muhammad Al Qasimi, Member of the Supreme Council of the United Arab Emirates and Ruler of Sharjah. Sheikh Sultan articulated his vision of a distinctive institution against the backdrop of Islamic history and in the context of the aspirations and needs of contemporary society in the UAE and the Gulf region.
Firmly grounded in principals of meritocracy and with a strong reputation for academic excellence, AUS has come to represent the very best in teaching and research, accredited internationally and recognized by employers the world over for creating graduates equipped with the knowledge, skills and drive to lead in the 21st century.
AUS values learners not driven only by academic success, but by those that embrace our dynamic campus life and embody our ideals of openness, tolerance and respect. This combination of academic excellence and community spirit ensures AUS is filled with world-class faculty and students, poised to become the innovators, thinkers, contributors and leaders of tomorrow.
AUS offers internationally respected and recognized undergraduate and graduate degrees through the College of Architecture, Art and Design; College of Arts and Sciences; College of Engineering and School of Business Administration. AUS also recently launched the Center for Executive and Professional Education (CEPE). CEPE offers customized solutions for organizations, as well as a schedule of open enrollment courses. All CEPE programs and courses are designed for regional relevance, while informed by a strong global experience.
To find out more how your ambition can be realized at AUS, visit our website at www.aus.edu.