The Falling Walls Lab Oman set the stage for inspiring ideas

The Research Council of the Sultanate Oman hosted its first Falling Walls Lab and brought together 17 talented academics which showcased their innovative research projects in 3 minutes each in front of a high-calibre audience and interdisciplinary jury.

The jury selected the most impressive and innovative project. The winner will travel to Berlin and participate in the Falling Walls Lab Finale on 8 November 2016 and receives a ticket for the Falling Walls Conference which brings together world-class scientists and institution leaders from academia and industry on 9 November 2016.


Meet the winner:

Ms. Hafsa Omer Mohammed Al Ansari     Oman     College of Applied Sciences Sohar     Breaking the Wall of Communication Barriers

Hafsa project will provide systematic interactions between passenger and the cabin crew using onboard entertain panels. The idea is that the passenger will tap on the icons of a new application to register requests, which can be viewed by the cabin crew so that they can assist passengers with their requests. Hafsa intends to enhance travel experiences with the improvement of communication between passengers and cabin crew. 


Meet the jury:

Prof. Ahmed bin Mohammed Al-Naamany, Dean, Modern College of Business and Science

Dr. Ahmed Al Ghasani, Dean, College of Banking and Financial Services

Dr. Lorna Cork, Innovation Consultant, Industrial Innovation, Public Establishment for Industrial Estate

Dr. Michel R. G. Claereboudt, Assistant Dean of Research-Agriculture and Marine Science, Sultan Qaboos University

Dr. Jumana Saleh, Associate Professor of the College of Medicine and Health Sciences, Sultan Qaboos University

Nasser Mohammed Al Hajri, Director, National Bank of Oman


Hafsa Omer Mohammed Al Ansari receives her award at the Falling Walls Lab Oman 2016.

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