AMMAN- Deputizing for HRH Princess Sumaya bint El-Hassan, the Director General of the National Information Technology Center, Dr. Baha Khasawneh, has inaugurated the proceeding of the International Conference on Future Networks and Distributed Systems (ICFNDS) that hosted by MEU in collaboration with Manchester Metropolitan University, UK.
Dr. Khasawneh delivered a speech in the opening of the conference on behalf of HRH Princess Sumaya in which he stressed the importance of the conference and the researches presented on it in addition to the impact of developing network technologies in order to create a prosperous partnership between public and private sectors, academic institutions and business community.
The conference was attended by Chairman of the Board of Trustees, Dr. Yacoub Nasereddin, MEU President Prof. Mohamed Al-Heila, Chairman of the Preparatory Committee and Representative of the Manchester Metropolitan University Prof. Bamidele Adebisi and a number of Arab and foreign academics and researchers specializing in the information technology sector.
The Middle East University was founded in 2005 as a Graduate Studies University with twelve specializations. Towards the beginning of the academic year 2008-2009 the university opened twenty specializations for both Graduate and Undergraduate students with the ongoing growth in staff and students.