Dr. Abdul Aziz Konswa, Dean of the Faculty of Engineering congratulated and honored the student Saber Fekry Sakhr from the Department of Production Engineering for achieving the first place in the international contest for youth and sustainable development ZERO HACKATHON 2016 which was held in Rome – Italy.
The competition was held in the period from 29 November to 2 December 2016 under auspices of Food and Agriculture
Organization (FAO), the International Youth Foundation and the International Organization for Society Development in Italy.
The student Saber Sakhr invented a new technique for water purification named TWOPRO and designed to be one of the effective solutions for the problem of water pollution suffered by the international community in genera and Egypt in particular. According to the World Health Organization estimates, more than 768 million people depend on the supply of non-improved water containing high levels of pollutants.