2022 Winners RE-NEW Challenge

Senior Category (15+ years old)

1st Place Winner – UAE representative to the Stockholm Junior Water Prize:

Mishal Faraz – The Winchester School, Jebel Ali

Water issue – Single-use plastic pollution

Innovative Solution – A gamified school program promoting the use of reusable water bottles

2nd Place Winner:

Aliyah Fazal – American Community School of Abu Dhabi

Water issue – Marine pollution from synthetic micro-fibers

Innovative Solution – A reusable washing machine filter made out of 100% bamboo

My Water Bottle Project by Mishal Faraz, Senior Category 1st Place Winner

Middle Category (12 – 14 years old)

1st Place Winner:

Abhishri Dwivedi – GEMS Modern Academy, Dubai

Water issue – Water pollution

Innovative Solution – A pollution detection system using satellite images and AI driven color change analysis to trigger an alert and immediate response

2nd Place Winner:

Shaurya Chakravarty – Dubai International Academy

Water issue – Water scarcity, overconsumption and desertification

Innovative Solution – A website and app that helps UAE residents choose plants wisely, and makes it easier to procure such water-saving, native plants

AI Driven Water Quality Monitoring by Abhishri Dwivedi, Middle Category 1st Place Winner

Junior Category (8 – 11 years old)

1st Place Winner:

Tejom Patel – JSS Private School, Dubai

Water issue – Water wastage from Air Conditioning Units

Innovative Solution – Water condensate collection systems for large buildings, smaller buildings, single houses or shops and for vehicles

2nd Place Winner:

Nileena M. Jonesh – GEMS Millennium School, Sharjah

Water issue – Water pollution

Innovative Solution – MBot, a marine robot cleaner made with recycled materials and powered with renewable energy

Catch the Drop by Tejom Patel, Junior Category 1st Place Winner