ABB and Solar Impulse, celebrates round-the-world flight by solar-powered aeroplane
His Excellency, Mr. Aldo De Luca, ABB CEO Mr. Paul Dennis and Solar Impulse the Engineer Mr. Eoin Caldwell who has been responsible for the control system of the mobile hangar during the 2nd part of the around-the-world mission in 2016.
They welcomed professionals in the field from local universities and businesses.
ABB is a global leader in power and automation technologies that support its vision of "power and productivity for a better world". Its track record of technological innovation stretches back 125 years in Switzerland and it has pioneered some of the key technologies of the modern world, from high-voltage direct current power transmission, to the world's first industrial electric robot, to fast chargers for electric vehicles. ABB is driving the 4th Industrial Revolution by being a global leader for solutions to enable energy efficiency, sustainable transportation and renewable energy; solar is a key driver and contributor to the future energy system.
ABB and Solar Impulse share a common vision of a better world through decoupling environmental impact from economic growth. They are passionate pioneers of leadingedge technology for a better world. Both being Swissbased pioneers of cutting-edge clean energy technologies, they entered an innovation and technology alliance in 2014 in which ABB committed resources including the expertise of its engineers to help accomplish the first-ever circumnavigation of the planet without fossil fuel.
Ahmed Hassanein, Program Coordinator of RISE; Dr. Amir Zeid, Director of RISE; and Yassmin Abdel-Magied, RISE guest speaker.