Winners of inaugural AUS New Venture Challenge announced

As part of an MS/MBA dual degree program, LGO students are fully integrated into both MIT Sloan School of Management and the School of Engineering and have a wide range of extracurricular options and avenues. Many take part in conferences and competitions across campus and beyond, drawing on both their business and technical skills to build their experience and network.

Danielle Castley, Dartmouth PhD Candidate, Jordan Landis, LGO ’20, and Ian McDonald, PhD, of Neutroelectric LLC won the inaugural American University of Sharjah New Ventures Challenge, winning the Chancellor’s Prize of $50,000 with radiation shielding materials ┬ádeveloped to improve safety margins and reduce costs for both nuclear power plant operations and transport and storage of spent nuclear waste.

 

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