AAU hosts the UAE Engineering Deans Council Meeting
Al Ain University of Science and Technology hosted the First UAE Engineering Deans Council Meeting for the academic year 2017-2018, at Al Ain Campus, under the supervision of Dr. Nazih Khaddaj Mallat, Dean of the College of Engineering.
The meeting aims to promote the advancement of engineering education and research in the UAE, and to serve the UAE community in the areas of engineering and technology.
Prof. Ghaleb El Refae met the council members at the beginning of the meeting, welcomed them and wished them a productive meeting full of positive ideas which contribute in developing the engineering colleges.
The meeting included a number of important topics such as; Composition of committees of the Council, internal laws and regulations of the Council, as well as discussing all the upcoming events organized by the council until the next meeting.
Dr. Khaddaj Mallat expressed his wide satisfaction to host the UAE-EDC at AAU, as this helps in the continuous improvement process of the college programs by keeping an efficient and direct connection with the Engineering Deans from other universities in order to explore the opportunities for joint collaboration, exchange information and benefit from each other’s experience.
It is worth to mention that, the UAE-EDC, founded in 2011 and is operating under the legal umbrella of the Society of Engineers.