FST Alumni Recognized At The Science,Technology and Innovation Awards 2018
The Faculty of Science and Technology congratulates all recipients of the Science, Technology and Innovation Awards 2018. The ceremony was hosted on Wednesday, November 21 at the Jamaica Pegasus Hotel as a collaboration between the National Commission on Science and Technology and the Scientific Research Council (SRC), which fall under the Ministry of Science and Technology and the Office of the Prime Minister. Our faculty is proud to give special mention to all awardees, consisting largely of past and current students of the faculty, including the winner of the Youth category, Mr. Jordon Freeman and current members of staff, Dr. Lindon Falconer and Mr. Yekini Wallen-Bryan. Dr. Falconer placed first in the category of Engineering and Manufacturing for his concept "The Falcon v4" which is a remote monitoring and control device for any number of applications including for example security systems and fire alarms and offers control ability (to turn on and off system) using GSM. Yekini Wallen-Bryan was nominated for the National Innovation Awards for his concept "WatchDawg" - a device to help farmers combat praedial larceny whilst also providing an affordable security alternative to the everyday consumer. We celebrate with these scientists!