NARSSand Ain Shams university produce the second batch of professional diploma specialized in remote sensing and geographic information systems.
Dr. Mohammed Zahran, president of the National Authority for Remote Sensing and Space Sciences, Dr. Mahmoud Al-matini, president of Ain Shams university, and Dr. Ayman Saleh, vice president of the university for graduate affairs and research, witnessed the graduation of the second batch of professional diploma specializing in remote sensing and geographic information systems.
the graduation and discussion of projects was attended by Dr. Mohammed Farid Abu Hadid, former minister of agriculture, Dr. Islam Abu Al-magd, vice president of the sensing authority, Dr. Rasha Hamed, diploma coordinator from the university, and Dr. Ghada Atta Yusuf, diploma coordinator of the authority, as well as faculty from the NARSS and Ain Shams university. representatives of the ministries of antiquities and environment, the new Cairo city council and information systems companies.
it is worth mentioning that the jury was formed on the graduation projects of: Dr. Abdullah Gad, full-time professor of the National Authority for Remote Sensing and Space Sciences, Nohi Dunya, dean of the faculty of environmental studies, Ain Shams university, Dr. Hani Farouk Abdul Hay, visiting professor - Ain Shams university
Dr. Mohammed Zahran, chairman of the national remote sensing authority, explained that this cooperation is a successful model of cooperation between the academic side represented by Ain Shams university and the research side represented by the national remote sensing authority with the aim of producing a graduate specializing in remote sensing and geographic information systems, which is not available in colleges. this is aimed at achieving the sustainable development goals of the Egyptian state.
his excellency pointed out that the diploma aims to graduate a professional in remote sensing and information systems, whether he is a graduate of the university or research centers, explaining that the professional diploma in remote sensing is unique in containing a comprehensive scientific study curriculum in the theoretical aspects and geographic information systems so that it provides training in scientific and applied skills to graduates of different universities and colleges in the subjects of study related to the field of these techniques or who have nothing to do with them, which enhances the employment opportunities available to them in this field, especially in this field. with increased demand for specialists and professionals around the world.
Dr. Mahmoud Al-matini, president of Ain Shams university, also pointed out that the diploma represents an interest aspect of several colleges at the university such as: medicine, agriculture, computers, information and engineering, education and Arts, pointing out that the professional diploma offers a number of solutions to very important problems such as the cultivation of arid areas and combating desertification, as well as a number of societal problems and many areas that are aimed at sustainable development goals, pointing out that linking the strategy of scientific research at the university to the objectives of Egypt's strategy 2030 to achieve them.
Dr. Ayman Saleh, vice president of the university for graduate affairs and research, also expressed his happiness in cooperation with the National Authority for Remote Sensing and Space Sciences as an example of institutional cooperation, noting that future cooperation will be made in the fields of. virtual factories as well as the establishment of new diplomas unique in their specialization.
also today saw the discussion of three research projects on "selecting the best sites for the cultivation of the most important Egyptian medicinal plants, bio fuel plants using remote sensing and advanced GIS tools", "flood hazards in the area of the center of the new city of Cairo in the fifth assembly (the area between the north and south streets of 90th). the project is "strategic environmental assessment of some world heritage areas in Egypt (applied to the whale valley and al-Rayyan valley)."