Winning team - ReNYU, comprised of Abdul Kareem Karman, Ayaan Ali Shah, Madeline Howarth, and Shantung Jain taking on toxic agricultural emissions by harnessing the energy of crop residues in the form of bio fuel.

Winning team - ReNYU, comprised of Abdul Kareem Karman, Ayaan Ali Shah, Madeline Howarth, and Shantung Jain taking on toxic agricultural emissions by harnessing the energy of crop residues in the form of bio fuel.
Oleksandra Plyska

Message from Campus Director


"It's not everyday that you have an opportunity to change the world. The Hult Prize Foundation is a start-up accelerator for budding young social entrepreneurs emerging from universities around the world. A team of you will be representing all of us at the upcoming Hult Prize Regional Finals happening in Dubai in March, 2018. This is our chance to show the world that NYUAD is dedicated to social impact and development."


Oleksandra Plyska
ovp203@nyu.edu

Win $1,000,000 in start-up funding



The 2018 Challenge

Harnessing the power of energy to transform the lives of 10 million people

HOW WILL YOU CHANGE THE WORLD WITH US $1 MILLION?

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EVENT DETAIL

Hult Prize Quarterfinals

Time: 5:00 PM
Date: Sunday, December 3, 2017
Venue: StartAD
Location: New York University Abu Dhabi
Abu Dhabi, UAE, 129188

HULT PRIZE AT BILLBOARD

1

Helwan University

319 teams registered

2

Minya University

282 teams registered

3

American International University-Bangladesh(AIUB)

239 teams registered

4

National University of Sciences and Technology

184 teams registered

5

Sukkur IBA University

181 teams registered

Judges

Steven Griffiths
Steven Griffiths
Interim Executive Vice President for Research at the KUST
Dr. Steven Griffiths is currently the Interim Executive Vice President for Research at the Khalifa University of Science and Technology (KUST), which is the recently established university in the United Arab Emirates that resulted from the 2017 merger of the Masdar Institute of Science and Technology, the Petroleum Institute and the Khalifa University of Science, Technology and Research. At KUST, Dr. Griffiths advances the work he did in his prior role as Vice President for Research at the Masdar Institute of Science and Technology, which includes establishing and developing large-scale, collaborative research partnerships, programs and centers, research grants and contracts, technology management and transfer, and research laboratories. __________________________________________________________________________ Dr. Griffiths holds a PhD in Chemical Engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and an MBA from the MIT Sloan School of Management.
Morgan Eldred
Morgan Eldred
Managing Partner of Digital Energy
Morgan Eldred is the managing partner of Digital Energy, a firm specializing on digital for the Energy industry. He advises clients on delivering digital strategies, along with delivering high impact innovation programs. Prior to founding Digital Energy he worked as research director- Energy & Utilities, in digital strategy development, and in transformational program delivery for major oil and gas companies. __________________________________________________________________________ Eldred holds an Executive MBA (IE Business School), Legal Law Masters – IT (University of Edinburgh), MSc/PhD Computing (University of Portsmouth), Advanced Project Management Certificate (Stanford University)
Abdulrahman Abdi
Abdulrahman Abdi
Senior Manager at TURN8 Fund, Founder of Hildeed Global
Abdulrahman is the Senior Manager of the TURN8’s incubator/accelerator - The Cribb. He has worked extensively with startups and has had direct influence in nurturing the next generation of tech talent for the past 5 years. He has successfully managed the growth of The Cribb that houses various cohorts of startups selected for funding. His programs always ensure that promising startup companies benefit from assistance, mentoring, software, resources and office space. Abdulrahman has also taken different active roles in growing startups himself, such as at InspireTBB, Benefit Wellness and AirGo Design. Abdulrahman is also the founder of Hildeed Global, a firm that specialises in developing youth tech-entrepreneur platforms in Africa.

Organizing Committee

In a few short years, the Hult Prize has become one of the most prestigious student competitions in existence today, offering teams unparalleled opportunities and resources. With the goal of educating and engaging students at its core, this truly international prize has created a platform to support the launch of social enterprises that are tackling seemingly intractable global challenges.

Oleksandra Rovinska

Oleksandra Rovinska

Co-Director

Tiril Høye Rahn

Tiril Høye Rahn

Public Relations Manager

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NEW YORK UNIVERSITY ABU DHABI REGISTRATION FORM

Hult Prize is the world’s largest student movement and crowdsourcing platform dedicated to solving the most pressing social challenges on the planet, created by the Hult Prize Foundation in partnership with the United Nations. This year’s topic is “Harnessing the Power of Energy to Transform the Lives of 10 Million People," and you have the chance to win the $1,000,000 prize.

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* Your team requires at least 3 members and no more than 4, and must be compromised of current students. Alumni and faculty are not allowed to be official team members.