16 January 2018
Prof. Hamid M.K. Al Naimiy, Chancellor of the University of Sharjah (UoS), received a delegation from the University of Science and Technology, Meghalaya (USTM). The delegation visited UoS to establish mutual cooperation in the academic, scientific, research and training fields, student and expertise exchange, and to encourage students and teaching staff to engage in scientific research. USTM delegation will also discuss the possibility of organizing mutual research programs and projects in the field of human and social sciences.
Prof. Hamid M.K. Al Naimiy welcomed the visitors and gave an overview of UoS colleges, utilities and research institutions. The delegation looked into UoS programs covering several disciplines and examined how UoS research groups and projects engage into community service, supported by top in-house and external experts. The parties discussed the possibility of further cooperation in organizing a conference on research ideas and projects of interest to both parties.
The delegation included, Prof. Alaka Sarma, Dean of the School of Social Sciences and Humanities; Prof. Mehjabeen Rahman, Director General of Human Resources; Ms. Rashmi R Baruah, Head of Department of Business Administration; and Prof. Papya Dota, Head of Department of Rural Development. The delegation was received by, Prof. Elsiddig Ahmed ElMustafa El Sheikh, Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs; Dr. Salah Taher, Vice Chancellor for Community Affairs; Prof. Mohammed Affan Badar and Prof. Mohamed Maalej from the College of Engineering. The meeting was concluded with a tour on UoS colleges, institutes and laboratories.