Vice President, IBM Global University Programs

By Naguib Attia on July 12, 2019

Higher Education in the Digital Age

Technology evolution and market transformation The accelerated evolution of technology has contributed to establish a new digital Era which has shaped the habits and behaviors of the society. Digital Reports (2019)* shows that there are 4.39 billion internet users in 2019, 9% more than 2018. More connected people generate opportunities to build new disruptive business […]

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By Naguib Attia on June 20, 2019

Open Source Technologies : Join us Today

Open source software has been the backbone of the technology industry for over 30 years. IBM supports countless open source projects and sponsors its employees to contribute through a variety of motivational programs. IBM also encourages faculty and students to utilize, participate, and create open source technologies – as well as adopting an open source […]

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By Naguib Attia on April 2, 2019

2019 IBM PhD Fellowship Award Winners to Research AI, Blockchain, Cloud, Data Science, Internet of Things, Quantum, Security

For many years, as it was created to recognize and support outstanding graduate students; the IBM PhD Fellowship Award has been an intensely competitive worldwide program. The program honors exceptional PhD students who have an interest in solving problems that are important to IBM. Many of the problems are fundamental to innovation in many academic […]

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By Naguib Attia on December 27, 2018

IBM Collaborates with 48 Universities in Italy to Train Future Professionals

IBM Italy University Relations and more than 200 IBM Academic Ambassadors worked with students and faculty at 48 Italian universities, dedicating over 600 hours to seminars focused on Artificial Intelligence, Cloud Computing, Big Data, Cybersecurity, Blockchain, Internet of Things(IoT) and Quantum Computing. IBM Academic Ambassadors are present almost daily, at Italian universities, to help faculty […]

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By Naguib Attia on October 8, 2018

IBM and Hofstra University Form Alliance To Enhance Technology Curriculum

The Frank G. Zarb School of Business, Hofstra University and IBM Global University Programs have formed an alliance that will enhance Hofstra’s technology curriculum and provide training and certification in high-demand digital skills to students and the surrounding community. A new program, to be developed in the coming months, will be offered through the IBM […]

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By Naguib Attia on September 24, 2018

IBM Innovation Hub at Vanderbilt University

Vanderbilt University (VU) and IBM (NYSE: IBM) announced the IBM Watson Innovation Hub at the Wond’ry. Through this collaboration; Vanderbilt University students, faculty and the community will have immersive learning opportunities in IBM and IBM Watson technologies to learn and develop skills in emerging technologies. The opening reception, featured a welcome by Senior Associate Dean […]

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By Naguib Attia on September 24, 2018

IBM PhD Fellowship Award Accepting Nominations

IBM is pleased to announce the 2018 IBM Two-Year Worldwide PhD Fellowship for the academic years of 2018-2019 and 2019-2020. Strong collaboration with faculty, students and universities is vital to IBM. The PhD Fellowship Program advances this collaboration by recognizing and supporting exceptional PhD students who want to make their mark in promising and disruptive […]

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By Naguib Attia on July 25, 2018

IBM Call for Code Virtual Hackathon

Call for Code Virtual Hackathon – July 27-29 Have you heard about the Call for Code? Call for Code is a global challenge for developers around the world to help with disaster preparedness. The goal is to develop a solution to help communities deal with and prepare for natural disasters. The prize is $200,000 USD […]

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By Naguib Attia on May 16, 2018

IBM Blockchain–Global Citizen Challenge Accepted

IBM Blockchain–Global Citizen Challenge Accepted, a blockchain for good developer challenge There are 14 job openings for every 1 developer in blockchain. But how to you gain the credibility needed to get noticed? IBM Blockchain and IBM Global Citizen are empowering developers to construct a first of its kind donation tracking application through our developer […]

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