UoS organises 4th International Exchange Students’ Research Forum

  • Monday 25, November 2019 10:30 AM
  • UoS organises 4th International Exchange Students’ Research Forum
Sharjah24: The Research Institute for Sciences and Engineering in the Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research and Graduate Studies at the University of Sharjah organised the 4th International Exchange Students’ Research Forum. This in the attendance Prof. Abdallah Shanableh, Director of RISE; Prof. Nouar Tabet, Dean of the College of Sciences; Dr. Imad Alsyouf, Director of the Sustainability Office; and members of research centers and groups supervising student research.
In his opening speech, Prof. Abdallah Shanableh welcomed the visiting students and expressed his happiness to organize the Forum for the fourth consecutive year at the University of Sharjah. He also conveyed to the visiting students the greetings of the Chancellor of the University of Sharjah and the Vice Chancellor for Research and Graduate Studies, and then stressed the importance of cooperation in the field of scientific research.

He added that the exchange program between the University of Sharjah and several international universities and their involvement in research projects is the best form of meaningful research cooperation between universities. Prof. Shanableh then gave a brief about RISE, which promotes and supports serious research and innovation in priority areas of science and engineering that serve the sustainable development needs of the Emirate of Sharjah and the United Arab Emirates. He followed that with a brief explanation of the institute and its research centers, as well as research groups working on many topics covering a large part of life related to science and engineering.

The International Student Exchange program is organised by the University of Sharjah in cooperation with the International Association for the Exchange of Students for Technical Experience (IAESTE). During the Forum, which included students from 8 different countries around the world, the students presented a range of scientific research in various fields, including: research on the production of renewable and alternative fuels from local plants, research on sustainability in human resource management in industry, environment and economy, and research in the field of encrypted and stored big data.