AIRBUS, the worldwide leader in aeronautics, space and related services and the Global Engineering Deans Council (GEDC), the leading global organization for engineering education, have announced the recipient of the 2017 GEDC Airbus Diversity Award. Japan’s Kyushu Institute of Technology’s BIRDS Satellite Project was selected as the recipient of the 2017 GEDC Airbus Diversity Award. BRAC Onnesha is built under BIRDS Project. For this year, 45 entries from 18 countries were received. From these, a short list of three finalists was created, and the BIRDS Project was on this short list and declared to be the first place winner.
Following the involvement of BRAC University team in the 2017 Award and selection as the winning project, they provided the BIRDS project team members with an online badge which they can use as their email signature to highlight the success.
This honor will open new research opportunity for BRAC University in the near future.
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