GradSlam 2023

Meet the Winnners

Grand Prize

Kamil Elkhoury
Postdoctoral Associate in  Engineering

Lab-grown Organs: Engineering Life and Hope

Runner Up

Yousra Ajouaou
Postdoctoral Associate in Biology

Unraveling the Secrets of Healthy Aging

People's Choice Award

Devjoy Dev
PhD Candidate in Biomedical Engineering

A Gut Feeling: Improving Astronaut Sleep With an Electric Pill


Wegood Awad, PhD Candidate in Chemistry | Crystals, ones that ACTUALLY heal

Fayrouz Abou Ibrahim, PhD Candidate in Chemistry | Why temperature and humidity sensing really matters?

Yousra Ajouaou, Postdoc in Biology | Unraveling the secrets of healthy aging

Konpal Ali, Postdoc in Electrical and Computer Engineering | Meowing our way into 6G

Devjoy Dev, PhD Candidate in Biomedical Engineering | A gut feeling: Improving astronaut sleep with an electric pill

Kamil Elkhoury, Postdoc in Engineering | Lab-grown organs: Engineering life and hope

Mai El Sawy, Postdoc in Physics | Particle physics searches to unveil the secrets of the early universe

Nadine Hosny El Said, Postdoc in Biology | Switching our bad genes off

Shaza Karaman, PhD Candidate in Biomedical Engineering | The dark knight within you: Lymph node on chip

Wael Said Abdrabou, Postdoc in Biology | The curious life of malaria parasite: All want to age gracefully!

Mohammed Tahri-Sqalli, Postdoc in Electrical and Computer Engineering | From pixels to pulses: The answer is in the doctor’s eyes

Meet the Judges

Aisha Al Naqbi, PhD

Senior Advisor and Assistant Dean of Student Affairs, Student Persistence and Accessibility; 
Liaison for The Moses Center for Student 
Accessibility in Abu Dhabi

Gregory Pardlo

Visiting Associate Professor of Practice in Literature and Creative Writing, NYUAD