NMIMS: MPSTME students win multiple awards at Harvard World MUN 2023

Students won two Harvard diplomacy awards, four social ventura challenge awards and attain second position in SAS curiosity cup.

NMIMS: MPSTME students win multiple awards at Harvard World MUN 2023 (Image Source: Official Website)NMIMS: MPSTME students win multiple awards at Harvard World MUN 2023 (Image Source: Official Website)

Careers360 Connect | May 9, 2023 | 08:53 PM IST

NEW DELHI: Students from Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies (NMIMS) Mukesh Patel School of Technology, Management and Engineering (MPSTME) of Shri Vile Parle Kelavani Mandal (SVKM) won two Harvard Diplomacy Awards and four Social Venture Challenge (SVC) awards at Harvard World Model United Nations (MUN) 2023. This MUN was held in Paris, France. Apart from this, the students also won second position in the SAS Curiosity Cup, which is a competition in global data analytics.

1500 individuals participated in the Harvard World MUN, which is called the Olympics of MUNs. As per the official notice, MPSTME delegation was the only Indian delegation that won awards at the event.

Jash Damani and Anuradha Bansal won the Harvard diplomacy award, while MPSTME projects ReFlex, Project Techtile, Stride, and ASAP India were awarded the four SVCs. On the other hand, Team Marcos, which included four MPSTME MTech data science students won the second position in SAS curiosity cup for their research project called: “Country-wise Analysis of Ssocio-economic indicators and its Impact on Olympic Game’s performance” As per the official statement this included: “their expertise in data collection, cleaning, normalisation, and analysis using SAS software and highlighted the correlation between a country’s HDI and Olympic medal performance.” The statement further claims that “their findings can guide policymakers in developing evidence-based strategies to improve their countries’ sports performance.”

On the occasion, Alka Mahajan, dean of MPSTME said: “MPSTME has always been at the forefront of innovation, ensuring that our students have a holistic exposure and are nurtured as socially sensitive individuals. These achievements in two different competitions showcase our students’ diverse talents, skills, and knowledge, and their dedication to excellence. We congratulate them and their mentors and look forward to seeing their future accomplishments”

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