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NUST students secured first position in Stanford Longevity Design Challenge

Amna Ansar Apr 02, 2017
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Students of National University of Science and Technology (NUST) Islamabad bag the first place in the Stanford Center of Longevity Design Challenge 2017. The challenge was held in California.

The team of NUST comprises of Hooriya Anum, Awais Shafique and Arsalan Javed. With their anti-tremor prototype project TAME, the defeated the different teams from all over the world.

TAME is the project in which participants have to develop wearable technology for suppressing pathological tremors. The project seeks to develop the technology which does not hinder the voluntary movement of the patient.

The theme of this year’s competition was focused on design projects and products. Project seeks such designs which aid to optimize the lives of human beings.

The team from Pakistan competed against several famous universities from all over the world.

The competition was held among groups of different countries including Pakistan, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Cornell University, Virginia Tech, University of Sao Paolo, Beijing University and Stanford University.

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