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Arab girl with NASA lessons

Abu Dhabi: Abu Dhabi-hailed Emirati student Ghena Al Hanae is now a more wiser women on space and science. She had experienced all drama behind the NASA lab's new space craft Curiosity Rover, which was build for exploring Mars to find out if life could have existed in this red planet. During the making of Curiosity Rover, a 2.5 billion US dollar project, she was undergoing her internship in NASA. This is one of the specially chosen moments experienced by an Arab student.

Ghena Al Hanae from Abu Dhabi, has recently completed a 16-week placement at the Nasa Lunar Science Institute, hosted by the Ames Research Centre.Nasa Lunar Science institute contributed to the software design, sensor integration and wind-tunnel testing that went into building the Mars exploration satellite rover. Ames Research Centre plays a critical role in virtually all NASA missions in support of America's space and aeronautics programs.

Her next step will be for a eHmaster's in energy-resources eng…

Kerala CM opens Ahalia College of Engineering

Chief Minister Oomen Chandy has inaugurated Ahalia School of Engineering and Technology at Walayar near here in the month of July. Ahalia School of Engineering is one of the educational ventures from the multi-faceted conglomerate Ahalia International Foundation which holds business from Money Exchange to Health Services to Education.

Dubai-based Ahalia International foundation is now a name to be reckoned with in the Education and Health sector of Kerala. Ahalia International Foundation launched its academic, medical, social and industrial initiatives during 2003 in Kerala. This is another engineering college in the self-financing sector of Kerala. Now Kerala has around 120 self-financing engineering colleges.

Ahalia Colllege of Engineering lies in the same campus where Ahalia Health Heritage and Knowledge Village functions which are located at Kanal Pirivu, a non-descript village in Palakkad District bordering Coimbatore. It is in the sprawling campus of 2000 acres which is a mega he…