Category: Events

IEEE Oman Announces Winners of Best Paper Award During the 2020 Annual Gathering

IEEE Oman has conducted its 2nd annual gathering on 15 December 2020. The gathering consisted of several activities including a report by the Chair of the Section: Prof. Abdullah Al Badi. Additionally, the sponsor of the event (Petroleum Development Oman) has delivered a technical talk.

Engr. Saif Al Shukri, Ooredoo, delivered a talk on the Role of Voluntary Work for a Better Community.

Afterwards, the Section announced the winners of Best Paper Awards. The criteria for selecting the best paper included the quality of the publishing journal and the relevance of the work to Oman.

The event resumed with a session to recognize the sponsor of the event and the volunteers of IEEE Oman.

Finally, the event was concluded with a discussion and brief concluding remarks.

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Oman Section Celebrated IEEE Day 2020

IEEE Oman Section has celebrated on 6th October the IEEE Day 2020. This is an annual event that is celebrated globally to recognize the role of the Institute of Electrical & Electronics Engineers (IEEE) as the largest international professional organization with over 400 thousand members worldwide.

The event, which was conducted virtually, has included several activities. The event was inaugurated with a welcoming speech by Prof. Abdullah Al Badi, Chair of the Section. This was followed by a report on IEEE Students’ activities in Oman, which was presented by Engr. Yahya Al Balushi.

The event resumed with a talk by Engr. Abdullah Al-Saidi, CEO of Nafath Company, the event’s sponsor. This was followed by a talk on the “Sahim” initiative by Engr. Hilal Al-Gaithi from Authority for Public Utilities Regulation. A technical talk on the evaluation of Mobile data networks was presented by Dr. Ahmed Al Maashri, Sultan Qaboos University.

The talks were followed by an open discussion, where participants discussed the role of IEEE Oman in serving the community. Suggestions were made to expand the role of the Section and to improve its impact on society.

A short competition for students was assumed afterward, which was followed by a few concluding remarks made by the organizers.

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