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Conducted “remotely”, PSUT wins most of the top places in the Karameh Programming Competition

Thursday, June 18, 2020 - 14:45

Princess Sumaya University for Technology took 1 st , 3 rd , joint 4 th and 10 th positions in the first ever season of the Competitive Programming Contest, organized by the Jordan University of Science and Technology, held on the anniversary of the Battle of Karameh. 400 students from Jordanian public and private universities and thirty high school students took part in the competition, which was conducted "remotely" because of the prevailing conditions being witnessed by the country and the world.

From a team supervised by Dr. Firas Al-Ghanem, Mu'tasem Al-Kayed won first place, Mohammad Al-Kilani ranked third, and Mohammad Abu Abboud finished fourth, while Ahmad Jaber and Shahd Al-Mashni took joint position, and Abdullah Al-Mansour ranked tenth.

HRH Princess Sumaya bint El Hassan, Chair of PSUT’s Board of Trustees, congratulated the winners, expressing her pride in an achievement that consolidates the University’s status as a top institution at the local and international levels. Her Highness went on to praise the efforts of the students and their supervisors, and their persistent pursuit of active participation in competitions that support their careers, hone their academic and practical skills, and provide an opportunity to showcase their excellence, while promoting a great competitive spirit.

PSUT’s President, Prof. Mashhoor Al-Refai, expressed his happiness at this victory, and his pride in the University’s students and their distinguished achievements in various forums, all of which contribute to realizing the aspirations of HRH Princess Sumaya bint El Hassan of elevating PSUT to a high status among the most prestigious universities of the world.

Al-Refai pointed out that, in order to ensure the continuity of the educational process, the University has adopted distance learning in response to the current circumstances. He highlighted the fact that distance learning was not limited to academic matters, but was also a beneficial medium for preparing students to participate in such competitions.