An innovative project titled Project Devum, conducted by Bryce D. O. Diaz and Adel F. Deen, two Year 3 students in B.Eng. (Hons) in Aviation Engineering, won the Second Runner Up (Undergraduate Section) and My Favourite Pitching Award at the Young Professionals Exhibition & Competition (YPEC) held on 1 August 2021.
Organized by The Institution of Engineering and Technology Hong Kong, the YPEC aims to provide a dynamic platform for prospective or young engineers from five different sections (Secondary School, Sub-Degree, Undergraduate, Postgraduate and Open) to exhibit their engineering projects in presentations and booths. This year the theme of YPEC was “Transformer”, envisioning our young professionals not only to convert their pioneer ideas into realities, but also transform the world into a better place. The awarded project, Project Devum, provides a solution to cellular inadequacy in remote locations through distribution of gas balloons in the troposphere, in order to reduce the connectivity disadvantage of remote locations and the cost-related concerns.
The Department of Aeronautical and Aviation Engineering would like to extend our congratulations to Bryce and Adel on their achievements.