Al-Ahram Electronic Website
July 25th, 2019
International Conference Coordinates Closing for E-JUST Engineering Studies
Egypt-Japan University of Science and Technology (E-JUST) Engineering departments of Energy Resources, Environment, Chemicals and Petrochemicals closes today its second International Conference. The three-day conference was held at E-JUST headquarters located in Borg Al-Arab in Chemicals, Energy Resources and Environmental Engineering fields.
The conference was held under the auspices of the Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research (MHESR), Ministry of Environment (MoE), Ministry of Electricity and Renewable Energy as well as the Ministry of Commerce and Industry. The conference witnessed possible future cooperation ties with Tokyo Institute of Technology in Japan, several universities and research institutes in addition to some industrial companies.
Dr. AbdElaziz Qonswa, Governor of Alexandria, supported the conference axis and its objectives linking scientific research to industry. He also stressed that Egypt prioritizes the advancement of human beings welfare through health and education.
The outcomes of the conference laid out a work map to benefit from the Egyptian scientific and technological results in different Egyptian industries. Besides, the effect of Japanese experience in how to develop and update various scientific and technological results in order to serve industrial and environmental sectors.
Moreover, the conference presented the most recent innovations as an attempt to meet scientific challenges related to advance engineering technologies in various fields.
Furthermore, E-JUST Faculty of Engineering Dean and Conference Keynote Speaker Prof. Mona Gamal El Din stated that the conference focused on three axis; Energy Resources, Environmental and Chemical Engineering. The conference addresses the best ways to overcome the current scientific challenges facing most developing countries. Thus, targeting both Egyptian and Japanese sides discussing the most important current problems. The discussions included how to find solutions to water scarcity issue, exploitation of new and renewable energy sources as alternatives to energy and how to properly manage natural resources.
To conclude, on the sidelines of the conference, two workshops were held. The first one presented uses of solar energy in coordination with the African Network of Solar Energy. As for the second workshop, it tackled desalination technology in cooperation with Cranfield University.