Top Award for Rising Star in Engineering

Top Award for Rising Star in Engineering

A PhD student from the School of Engineering has won a prize at a prestigious academic conference.

Beenish Ayaz, who is supervised by Dr. Alastair Allen and Prof. Marian Wiercigroch won the "Best Student Presentation" award at the 8th International Conference on Sensing Technology.

Beenish who is in her final year of PhD study, presented research on her project entitled   "Dynamically Reconfigurable Underwater Wireless Sensor Networking" at the Engineering conference held at Liverpool John Moores University in September.

Beenish was delighted to be awarded "The Best Presentation" student award, judged by the technical committee of the conference.

Beenish said:

“I’m very proud to have been awarded the prize for best presentation.  It is a privilege for my research to be recognised by such well-respected experts in my field. “

Dr Alastair Allen, Senior Lecturer and Beenish’s First Supervisor said:

“This is a tremendous achievement and I am delighted that Beenish has been recognised for her excellent academic skills and her ability to communicate engineering concepts.”