Qatar University’s College of Engineering (QU-CENG) yesterday signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Etihad Steel Factory to establish collaboration in the field of research, consultancy and knowledge transfer.
The MoU was signed by QU CENG Dean Dr Khalid Kamal Naji, and Etihad Steel Factory President Jamal al-Nuaimi, in the presence of officials from both institutions.
It aims to establish collaboration between QU and Etihad in the academic, research and student training and support field, as well as the exchange of information and consultancy.
In the terms of the MoU, CENG will provide Eithad with consultancy and workshops covering different areas. CENG faculty will also support Eithad projects by ensuring knowledge transfer and progressive development of existing projects.
Commenting on the MoU, CENG Dean Dr Khalid said “The MoU highlights QU-CENG continuous efforts to provide solutions to local challenges, in line with national priorities towards a knowledge-based economy. It will also serve to facilitate knowledge and technology transfer and provide consultancy and research services, which will contribute to driving socio-economic development and sustainability in the State of Qatar.”
Jamal al-Nuaimi, President of Etihad Steel Factory said: “We are proud to sign a memorandum of understanding with the College of Engineering at Qatar University in order to complement the efforts made by the education and industry sectors to support Qatar National Vision 2030, and prepare future engineers, which comes as a part of the integration between the academic and industrial sectors.”
"Our long-term partnership will be reflected on both parties through joint activities and programs, support for students and graduates, and we will endeavor to support education and capacity building through social responsibility programs," he added.
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