SMARTNET alumni success stories

  • 1st intake – 2018-2020

Sarah Masaad embarked on an international journey from a very early age as a Jordanian who spent her childhood in 5 different countries. In 2018, she graduated from the University of Bahrain with a bachelor’s degree in Electronics Engineering. Sarah then joined SMARTNET’s first cohort, completing her first year at Aston University in the UK and her second year at the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens in Greece. She graduated in September 2020 and joined imec/Gent University for a researcher/PhD position in Belgium. The position is part of the Marie Curie POSTDIGITAL project, in which a network of European institutions researches various topics in neuromorphic computing. Sarah’s research topic is photonic reservoir computing for telecommunication applications.

Hang Ha had her Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering at Bucknell University, United States. She completed her SMARTNET Degree in September 2020 with the first year in Telecom SudParis, France, and second year in Aston University, UK (Mobility 3). Hang Ha’s current working place is at FPT Software, Vietnam, and her position is Embedded IoT Engineer. She is working with an FPT’s customer, which is a renowned company famous for its IoT products, to developing Zigbee solutions using their product line.