An engineering firm, Blueapple, has concluded all arrangement to hold maiden edition of National Engineering Science and Tech Essay Competition (NESTEC) scheduled to hold in November 14th in Lagos.
According to the firms Chief Executive Officer, Michael Akan, the competition is aimed at unlocking the untapped potential of Nigerian youths in the field of engineering science, and to promote research culture among engineering students.
Akan added that the competition will also develop their capacity for technical paper and essay writing.
He also stated that the competition would open participants to global opportunities.
Call for paper for NESTEC 2019 is on-going and it is open to students in institution of higher learning. “The topic of the paper must be on any engineering field relevant to our need as a nation.”
He added that interested students should visit the official website at www.engineersforum.com.ng/nestec-2019-instruction for detailed information, and prizes will be given to the three best paper presenters.
The company is partnering with key professional engineering bodies and student associations in the country.
These partners are the Nigerian Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (NIEEE), the Nigerian Society of Engineers (NSE) Ikeja branch, and the Nigerian Institution of Mechanical Engineers (NIMechE).NESTEC 2019 also partners at the national level with the student bodies, such as the Nigerian Universities Engineering Students Association (NUESA), and National Association of Polytechnic Students (NAPS).