AMMAN – Eng. Samer Al Zawaydeh, the President-Elect of the Association of Energy Engineers (AEE), visited the Department of Renewable Energy Engineering at Middle East University’s Faculty of Engineering to discuss the establishment of a cooperative relationship between the two parties.
During the meeting, Dr. Samer As’aad, the Head of the Department of Renewable Energy Engineering, reviewed the latest local and international developments made in the field of renewable energy regarding its management and efficient use. He also touched on the importance of encouraging initiatives and programmes that aim to utilise renewable energy.. The meeting was attended by a number of students, faculty members, and administrative staff.
Eng. Samer Al Zawaydeh emphasised, “Both parties are excited about establishing a chapter of the AEE at Middle East University. The chapter will bring students and faculty members together and allow them to learn about the latest developments in the field of renewable energy. It will also allow chapter members to cooperatively design comprehensive programmes that aim to teach their communities about the many ways that we can all benefit from renewable energy sources. We plan for the initiative to kick-off at the University’s own labs, and we hope to extend the initiative’s scale to a larger target audience in the near future.”
MEU looks to establish cooperative relationships such as this one in order to achieve its mission of preparing leaders and professionals who will excel in their respective fields. MEU’s Department of Renewable Energy Engineering focuses on developing the policies and legislation necessary to achieve sustainable energy production.
MEU’s Faculty of Law Organises a Lecture on the American and European Experience in Governance and Mediation
AMMAN – The Faculty of Law at Middle East University organised a lecture titled, “The American and European Experience in Governance and Mediation”, given by Professor Charles Francis from Vytaus Magnus University as part of MEU’s participation in the Erasmus+ programme for the international exchange of educators.
During this lecture, intended for an audience of MA students of the Law programme, Dr. Francis discussed alternative conflict resolution techniques, the development of mediation methods throughout U.S. history, and society’s role in resolving conflict and achieving justice.
Dr. Hesham Abusaimeh, the Dean of International Programmes, emphasised, “These activities, which are supervised by the Department of Student and Academic Exchange, are designed to enable the exchange of academic expertise with major international universities and is part of the European-funded Erasmus+ programme.”
AMMAN – Middle East University is participating in the Global Entrepreneurship Week (GEW) for the fifth year in a row. The University believes in endorsing the spirit of entrepreneurship in the nation’s youth as it will have a positive social and economic effect on their lives and on their communities.
The Global Entrepreneurship Week, organised annually by the Queen Rania Center for Entrepreneurship, aims to promote the spirit of entrepreneurship within our community, heighten general awareness of the positive effects that entrepreneurship has on the economy, and discuss industry issues that have been observed in the experience of entrepreneurs. The event is taking place from the 18th till the 24th of November.
Prof. Aladdin Al Halhouli, the Vice President for Scientific Faculties, said, “By participating in GEW and through our partnership with QRCE, we look to increase our students’ awareness of the importance of entrepreneurship and teach them about its significance in advancing the field of modern economics.” He also added, “Institutions in both the public and private sector have a responsibility towards our society and must support events such as GEW, as they will provide the next generation with the skills they need to bring about the sustainable development of our society.”
Dr. Saleem Sharif, the Assistant to the President for Community Service, remarked, “The importance of this event lies in its ability to provide participants with vital knowledge and experience in the field of entrepreneurship that will allow them to build a stronger economy in the future. I believe that this event will give them the tools to turn their business ideas into successful projects.” He also mentioned how events like this one allow participants to exchange expertise with one another and meet potential sponsors.
MEU is holding a number of events and workshops on its campus during the week, including workshops titled, “Entrepreneurial Thinking Skills”, “Creative Pharmaceutical Marketing”, “Discussing Modern Promotional Issues and Linking them to the World of Entrepreneurship”, and “MEU’s Success Story with International Programmes (the University of Bedfordshire and the University of Strathclyde)”.
AMMAN – The Information Technology Department at Middle East University (MEU) won the Best Research Paper Award at the 2019 INTHITEN conference. The theme of this year’s INTHITEN conference was “On the Internet of Things and its Enablers, Artificial Intelligence in 5G/IMT2020 Networks”.
The award-winning research paper discusses a newly-proven algorithm for categorising and retrieving 3D objects through deep learning methods, as based on artificial neural networks. Dr. Ahmad Al Zoubi, the Head of the Department of Computer Science, conducted this research and authored the paper in cooperation with Dr. Abdulrahman Arqoub, the Faculty Dean, and Dr. Ahmad Al Hmouz, the Head of the Department of Computer Information Systems.
Dr. Al Zoubi stated, “These small networks provide enhanced efficiency in retrieval and categorisation systems, specifically in the realms of accuracy, processing, and the amount of memory used to store 3D objects.” He also added, “The algorithm can be used in various applications, and would be most useful in artificial and augmented intelligence, medical image processing, and 3D printing software.”
ICUMT2019’s 11th session was held in Dublin, Ireland, and brought together researchers in the fields of control and information systems and modern communications.
MEU is an ardent supporter of all types of research. It fosters a suitable environment that supports faculty members and administrative staff as they use their creativity and love of innovation to undertake groundbreaking research.
AMMAN – Middle East University welcomed the international programmes’ incoming freshmen of the 2019/2020 academic year during a reception ceremony organised by the Deanship of International Programmes. Dr. Ahmad Nasereddin, Member of the Board of Trustees, was in attendance and welcomed students, wishing them luck and success.
Incoming freshmen listened to a briefing about MEU’s accomplishments over the past decade, especially in the area of achieving international recognition through joint programmes. Two International partnerships and agreements with the universities of Bedfordshire and Strathclyde in the UK have given Jordanian students the unprecedented opportunity to enrol in a British graduate programme in pharmacy (MPharm), along with a selection of other jointly-run programmes hosted on MEU’s campus that award students prestigious British degrees.
In his address to students during the meeting, the Vice President for Scientific Faculties, Alaa’ Al Halhouli, emphasised that, “MEU aims to graduate well-rounded students with top employability skills” adding that, “MEU’s unique blend of teaching methods and extracurricular activities is guaranteed to offer students one of the best learning experiences in Jordan.”
Ms. Tricia Smart, Senior Lecturer at the University of Bedfordshire, attended the meeting, remarking that the joint partnership between the two universities was a source of pride for BEDS. “Education is the most promising window for establishing a cooperative relationship between the United Kingdom and the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan. The quality of a British education is recognised and respected globally, as four British universities currently hold positions in the international list of top ten universities. The UK also values innovation, which is what led a number of British universities to establish multiple partnerships with international institutions, allowing them to contribute to advanced research and participate in novel experiences. Currently, there are thousands of brilliant Jordanian youths who recognise the significance of education to their future and to the future of Jordan. The partnership between BEDS and MEU will help transform the future of the two countries and pave the way for the success of future generations.”
The University of Bedfordshire owes its stellar reputation to strong research coupled with an excellent teaching environment. Its curricula is specifically designed to provide students with advanced skills, allowing them to make the most of their university experience and giving them a high competitive edge upon entering the workforce.
The university is dedicated to developing its programmes and aims to increase its focus on research projects. It looks to foster a productive environment for the many students enrolled in the BA and MA programmes it currently offers and aid them in starting their careers, expanding their professional networks, and contributing positively to their respective fields
Amman – The Assistant President of the Middle East University Dr. Salim Sharif today honored Engineer Iyad Dhiab, one of the first graduates of the Department of Architecture, for donating a large number of books and pamphlets that his fellow students can benefit from. Students.
Dr. Sharif said that this decent behavior reflects the spirit of belonging to the university graduates towards their university and colleagues on the seats.
MEU is always keen to follow up its graduates in the labor market and communicate with them and offer them free courses important and specialized in several fields.
MEU Attends a Conference on Development and Education Strategies of the Mediterranean Basin Countries
AMMAN – Middle East University participated in the “Modern Propensities of Architecture, Arts, Heritage, Literature, and Strategies of Development and Education in the Countries of the Mediterranean Basin – New Horizons in Creativity, Innovation, and Technology” conference, which was held in Alexandria, Egypt.
At the conference’s opening session, Dr. Tamara Yacoub Nasereddin, the Assistant to the President, spoke about MEU’s philosophy of social responsibility and its support of the arts, especially smaller artistic projects. She also emphasised the University’s enthusiasm towards partnering with the public sector and international universities.
Dr. Nasereddin spoke about the range of programmes hosted on MEU’s campus in cooperation with the University of Bedfordshire. The Assistant to the President also touched on MEU’s current partnerships with Arab and international universities, with the latest being the joint programme in pharmaceutical sciences run in cooperation with the University of Strathclyde. She added, “MEU’s efforts in establishing international partnerships serve our society by providing future Arab leaders with a strong educational background.”
Dr. Nasereddin praised the positive effect that the Capitals of Arab Culture programme has had on Jordan, which led to the establishment of the Cultural Cities project, saying that, “the project aims to shed light on the different traditions practiced in Jordanian cities and emphasise the role of culture and the arts in combating negative social habits.”
MEU’s participating delegation included Dr. Saeda Afaneh, the Head of the Department of Tourism Management at the Faculty of Business, and Dr. Nahla Al Nather, faculty member at the Department of Business Administration.
Amman – The media attaché at the US Embassy in Amman and its spokesperson, Dan Mangs, praised the strong and stable historical and strategic relations between the United States and the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan, which last for nearly seventy years.
He said during his hosting, on Tuesday, in a dialogue platform downtown, which is broadcast from the Middle East University and presented by the media faculty member of the Faculty of Information, Dr. Hani Al-Badri, in the presence of His Excellency Chairman of the Board of Trustees, Dr. Yaqoub Nasser al-Din, and the President of the University Prof. Dr. Mohammed Al-Hila and a number of professors The students of the university, that these relations are objective, lasting and mutual respect.
He also touched on many aspects of US foreign policy, his country’s assistance to Jordan, and US positions on many issues in the region.
The American media attaché expressed his delight at visiting the Middle East University and the interaction of students and their culture and follow-up to various issues and local and foreign affairs.
For his part, Chairman of the Board of Trustees, Dr. Yaqoub Nasser Al-Din, said that we have a great desire to have close cooperation between the Middle East University and the American Embassy, within the framework of the University’s keenness to open up and share knowledge and open wide horizons for its students, outlining the highlights of the international programs hosted at the University.
He added that the Faculty of Media at the Middle East University is very distinct, and its founding “to contribute to the institutionalization of the media, and to have controls, ethics and accuracy of information.”
On the other hand, during a meeting between the American media attaché and the accompanying delegation, which included his assistant Jerome Sherman and media specialist Lina Salah, with the President of the Middle East University, Prof. Dr. Mohamed Al-Hila, Dean of the Faculty of Information, Dr. Ezzat Hijab, Dr. Kamel Khurshid, Head of the Press Department, and Dr. Hani Al-Badri – Discussing the possibility of cooperation between the two sides in several fields, establishing projects that contribute to supporting university students, holding joint courses and seminars, strengthening the English language among students, and opening the door for them to participate in events and activities organized by the Embassy.
AMMAN – The President of Middle East University (MEU), Prof. Mohammad Al Hileh, met with the Omani Embassy’s Cultural Attaché H.E. Ismael Al Bloushi and the accompanying delegation.
Welcoming the delegation, Prof. Al Hileh reiterated the University’s commitment to that the needs of all Arab students are met to ensure they progress and thrive. Professor Hileh also presented a brief overview of the University’s hosted and joint international programmes.
The Omani Cultural Attaché expressed his delight at the visit which comes as part of the embassy’s continued efforts to support Omani students studying in Jordan.
The Omani cultural attaché met with Omani students at MEU to discuss their experiences. He emphasised the importance of complying with rules and regulations, studying hard, choosing specialisations that respond to Omani market needs and represent their country in the best way possible.
Amman – The Deanship of Student Affairs at the Middle East University on Tuesday, under the patronage of the University President Prof. Dr. Mohammad Mahmoud Al-Hailah, held a ceremony to mark the anniversary of the birth of the Prophet.
The head of the Student Activities Department at the Deanship of Student Affairs, Noureddine Amawi, said in his speech during the ceremony, which was attended by a representative of the patron of the ceremony, Vice-President of the University, Prof. Dr. Mahmoud Al-Wadi, and deans of faculties, faculty members, administrative staff and students, He pointed out that his message, peace be upon him, is the message of Islam and peace tolerant good, and its approach to moderation contrary to extremism.
During the ceremony, the speeches of the owners talked about the morals and virtues of the Prophet peace be upon him, in addition to poems and songs and links, and religious prayers sung by the love of the Prophet and great morals, performed by Tunisian vocalist Mohamed Ayad accompanied by the “Coral” university.