My University Journey

Gleaner: KB Foundation 100% Renewable Community Center

IT'S A lesson in humanitarian existence. With a degree in engineering from the University of Technology (UTech), Kimroy Bailey has unselfishly set his early sights not on personal gains, but on helping others through community building. Volunteers from the Kimroy Bailey Foundation during Tag Drive 2013. Background: 100% RE Community Center in Trelawny   Bailey, from the hilly terrains of Litchfield in a deep rural section of south Trelawny, has established the Kimroy Bailey Foundation and has taken on as his first...

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Recipient: Prime Minister Award for International Achievement

Kimroy Bailey being awarded by the Most Hon. Portia Simpson-Miller for International Achievement at the 2013 staging of the Prime Minister Youth Award Sunday March 24, 2013 marked the pinnacle of my personal achievements when I shared the stage with the seventh Prime Minister of Jamaica, the Most Honorable Portia Simpson-Miller, ON, MP. My walk to the platform as one of the recipients of the Prime Minister Youth Award in the category of International Achievement was welcomed by applause from...

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UTech Robotics Team on TVJ

The University of Technology, Jamaica exhibited an exceptional level of engineering in the robotics competition at IEEE SoutheastCon 2011. Fourteen students from the faculty of Engineering and Computing represented the university and country in annual competition held in Nashville Tennessee, USA. The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineer (IEEE) is the world's largest professional engineering body, featured 50 universities from Region 3 which comprised of Southeastern United States institutions. UTech Jamaica was the only non-American institutions at the competition....

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NCU and UTech Robotic Collaboration

Yesterday I presented at the Northern Caribbean University on Robotics Technology in Jamaica at a Forum organized by the CHIPS academic club, (Computer Hardware Information Processing Specialist). While trying to put the event in words I received a message from the organizer Mr. Oshando Johnson expressing his gratitude for sharing with the group. Kimroy Bailey at the 'Info Corner' with articles on all that UTech Robotics have been through over the past two years I personally think his message did a profound job...

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Smile Jamaica feature UTech’s Tropical Storm Wind Turbine

On Monday November 19, 2012 I was featured on TVJ's morning time program: Smile Jamaica.  The interview was conducted by Nevelle Bell and Simone Clarke-Cooper. We briefly discussed the operations of the Tropical Storm Wind Turbine Model  that was placed 2nd in the recent Global Humanitarian Competition in Seattle Washington, USA. Conquer the World: UTech, Jamaica placed 2nd in Global Research Competition We also discussed a $3 million project The Kimroy Bailey Foundation along with wind energy company ConserveIT are trying to raise...

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My Graduation Story

My Family: Keith Bailey, Dorcas Bailey, Kimroy Bailey and Lakeith Bailey On November 3, 2012 I received my Bachelors in Engineering from the University of Technology, Jamaica. It was a blessed opportunity to grace the podium and collected my Degree with Honorary Mention for Co-curricular Involvement and International University Representation. I am not sure which felt better, whether it was collecting my first degree or hearing my mom, above the thunderous applause shouting "That's my Boy! That's my Boy! That's...

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Tropical Storm Wind Turbine Among Top 5 Int’l Research

The organizers of the IEEE Global Humanitarian Conference 2012 opened application for students to submit their humanitarian based research a few months ago. After reviewing various research from across the globe the top 5 projects have been to be presented at the conference which will be held in Seattle Washington, USA from October 21st -24th, 2012. Applicants participated from countries such as: India, The United States of America, Australia, Pakistan, United Kingdom and Jamaica, selected will compete in the form of...

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Engineering Award Ceremony, Thanks on behalf of the Awardees

The 2012 Faculty of Engineering and Computing Award ceremony honored over 70 individuals, among which I was received the Dean's Exemplary Student Award and was also asked to prepare the vote of thanks on behalf of the awardees. The ceremony acknowledged  both students and graduates from categories such as: the Dean’s list, outstanding major projects and co-curricular involvements.   Acknowledging distinguished guests prior to the vote of thanks “It’s not the speech, it’s the delivery.”  Author Unknown I would like to think...

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Dean of Engineering: Exemplary Student Award

The recently concluded award ceremony for the Faculty of Engineering and Computing held at the Alfred Sangster Auditorium turned out to be a great proceeding for the grand occasion. Over 72 awardees were acknowledged from various categories and I was honored to be selected as the first time recipient for the Dean of the Faculty, Exemplary Student Award. I  also collected the Professional Student Body Award on behalf of the IEEE Student Group for our accomplishments through out...

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