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Making Headlines For More Than 160 Years

Date of Publication: 
02/25/2014

UDC Student wins First Place in Oral Presentations at the Emerging Researchers National Conference

Abdelhakim AhmimAbdelhakim Ahmim, a junior student in Electrical Engineering, has won first place in oral presentations (area of Technology and Engineering) at the Emerging Researchers National Conference, held in Washington DC from Feb. 20 - 22, 2014.  The paper he presented was titled "A New Wearable Wireless Device for Improved Gait Rehabilitation of Elderly Patients." Most of the competing students came from institutions such as Cornell University, Florida State University, Arizona State University and Howard University. The project was supervised by Dr. Sasan Haghani, Assistant Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering in the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences.