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Boeing and Ain Shams University meet to explore opportunities for collaboration

A high-level delegation from Boeing International meets with leaders of the Faculty of Engineering at Ain Shams University to explore opportunities for joint cooperation.

Ahram Online , Thursday 6 Sep 2018
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Boeing International delegation during the visit to Ain Shams University (Photo: Ahram)
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A high-level delegation from Boeing International met with the leaders of the Faculty of Engineering at Ain Shams University to explore opportunities for joint cooperation in the fields of innovation, creativity, research projects and entrepreneurship, as well as developing scientific and applied skills of university students.

The delegation of Boeing International visited the Faculty of Engineering at Ain Shams and met with Dr. Ayman Ashour, Dean of the University, Dr. Omar El Hosseiny Vice-Dean for Community and Environmental Affairs and Dr. Magued Ghoneimah, Director of the Innovation Center, as well as the heads of the various departments at the university, during which he reviewed the training, innovation, research and environmental service activities carried out by the university in general, in line with Boeing's expertise. 

Boeing's global delegation included Roula Droubi, Regional Head of Government, Industry and Social Relations in the Middle East and North Africa, Juan Carlos Campbell, Boeing Middle East Research and Technology Director, and Abigail Dunberg, International Relations Officer.

During the meeting, Dr. Ayman Ashour, Dean of Ain Shams University, emphasized the University’s vision for 2030, which includes the merger initiative launched by the Faculty of Engineering last May under the patronage of the Prime Minister, with the aim of linking higher education and scientific research with the engineering industry.

During the meeting, Dr. Omar El Hosseiny also presented the themes of the FUSION initiative to be carried out by the Faculty of Engineering, in order to link education and scientific research in the industry. The initiative is in line with the State's plan to improve the quality of university education, its positive impact on the advancement of national industries and ability to foster generations invested in furthering innovation and development. 

Dr. Ayman Ashour pointed out that the visit of Boeing delegation as one of the world's leading aviation and aerospace companies to the Faculty of Engineering confirms the leadership and prestige of the faculty across engineering fields.

Roula Droubi, Regional Head of Corporate, Industrial and Social Relations in the Middle East and North Africa, presented Boeing's key business activities and interests in the Middle East and its plans to support innovation and equip students for the job market, entrepreneurship and research in all areas of technology. 

During the visit, the Boeing delegation expressed its admiration for the various activities of the university, which proved its ability to produce generations that meet the requirements of the aviation industry inside and outside Egypt. They also praised the role of the university in supporting the innovations of young people. 

At the end of the meeting, Dr. Ayman Ashour presented the Boeing International delegation with the university shield in recognition for their efforts and their visit to the Ain Shams University. 


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