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NASA honoured student studying in North Cyprus

30 May 2017

North Cyprus News -Yasmine Yehia Moustafa

Egyptian award winner from 2015’s Intel International Science & Engineering Fair (Intel ISEF 2015) Yasmine Yehia Moustafa, has chosen to study Petroleum and Natural Gas Engineering at the Middle East Technical University (METU) North Cyprus Campus.

Yasmine, who was also honoured by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), was visited by Al Jazeera TV at the Middle East Technical University.

The Intel International Science and Engineering Fair (Intel ISEF) is the world’s largest international pre-college science competition organised every year in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA.

Every year, over 1,700 high school students from more than 70 countries, regions, and territories compete at Intel ISEF. Yasmine Yehia Moustafa, won the first place award for Earth and Environmental Sciences category with her project “Rice Straw Power” at the Intel ISEF 2015 competition, which took place in Pittsburgh.

Her project focused firstly on improving cleaning & clearing water sources, then shifting it in order to solve issues relating to electricity production and reducing air pollution.

National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) has honoured Yasmine Yehia Moustafa, naming a newly discovered main belt asteroid as ‘31910 Moustafa’.

TRNC Public Information Office

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