Qatar University’s College of Engineering (QU-CENG) on Tuesday signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Engineers and Engineering Offices Accrediting & Classifying Committee to establish collaboration in the field of research, consultancy and knowledge transfer.
QU-CENG dean Dr Khalid Kamal Naji and Committee chair engineer Khaled Juma al-Marzooqi signed the MoU in the presence of officials from both parties.
It aims to establish collaboration between QU and the Committee in the academic, research and student training and support field, as well as the exchange of information and consultancy.
Under the MoU, QU-CENG will provide the Committee with consultancy and workshops covering different areas. QU-CENG faculty will also support committee projects by ensuring knowledge transfer and progressive development of existing projects.
Commenting on the MoU, Dr Naji said, "This partnership supports the expansion of communication channels and partnership with the committee in the matter of co-operation in the field of training and management of engineers classification exam in Qatar, as well as expanding partnerships with specialised faculty members, holding events and launching various initiatives that serve all parties".
"This MoU contributes to activating community partnership and facilitating the transfer of knowledge and technology, and deepening the relationship with the committee towards more cooperation and joint interaction in a way that supports the educational process and students," he added.
Committee chair engineer al-Marzouqi said, "This MoU supports the establishment of new relations towards fruitful cooperation between the committee and QU-CENG in the field of academic and research excellence, as well as the fields of exchange of experiences and scientific research. Hope that this MoU will be a base for further co-operation and integration with QU-CENG, in addition to developing the skills of students who are the main element for the success of long-term development plans in support of the achievement of Qatar National Vision 2030.