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Staff and students of Salalah College of Technology brought a remarkable honour to the College for bagging major awards in the recently concluded IoT Olympics held at the Higher College of Technology last May 10th, 2018.

The first-ever Internet of Things (IoT) Olympics is a student’s project-based competition which was open to all prestigious institutions across the Sultanate of Oman to join and participate. A total of twenty six (26) teams participated from the different Colleges and Universities across the country with some of the most reputable private IT organizations as judges.

Higher College of Technology has actively launched this national competition as Internet of Things (IoT) is such a scorching topic today that allows virtually endless opportunities and connections to take place not only in a private sector but also in various institutions. It also opens a door to a lot of prospects and challenges specifically to the students that makes them figure out the gigantic amounts of data to be generated in the devices that they are going to produce. (excerpted from HCT website)

The following students, with the guidance of their trainers both from the I.T. and Engineering Departments, represented Salalah College of Technology and won several major awards in different categories:

Team 1:

Coach: Engr. Leah Belaya


  1. Marwa Said Abdullah Al Shanfari
  2. Fatma Mohammed Amer Al Mashani


  1. Gold Prize for the Environment Domain
  2. Silver Prize for the Smart City Category

Team 2:

Coach: Dr. Nitesh Nandakumar


  1. Ghada Mohsin Ahmed Al-Haddad
  2. Shauq Ali Ahmed Al Mashikhi


  • Bronze Prize for the Smart Home Category

Over-All IoT Trainer: Jonathan Peter Glycer Tambaoan

Congratulations to all the winners and your SCT family is proud of all of you.

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