The Egypt-Japan University of Science and Technology Announces the establishment of a satellite laboratory in order to prepare qualified scientific cadres in the field of space
Prof. Ahmed El-Gohary, President of the Egypt-Japan University of Science and Technology (EJUST), announced the university’s launch of a new research project that includes the establishment of a laboratory for educational satellites at the university. This project aims to prepare scientific cadres in the field of space science and technology, possess this technology, and develop the university’s scientific, technological, research, industrial and human capacities in the field.
El-Gohary added that the project comes within the framework of implementing the cooperation protocol with the Egyptian Space Agency, which includes the exchange of scientific expertise, scientific research and cooperation in the use of nanotechnology and artificial intelligence techniques.
For his part, Prof. Ayman Mahrous said that the project aims to invest in individuals by spreading and deepening the learning of satellite technology at the university, deepening the space knowledge system, and preparing human cadres qualified to work in the fields of space science and technology who possess high skills and are able to contribute to achieving the sustainable development goals of Egypt. The project also offers unique opportunities for students to understand and explore the design and operation of satellites and the associated advanced technologies in the space industry.
It was also pointed out that the educational satellite lab consists of four main units, which are an educational satellite model for applications (communications – remote sensing – space environment), satellite operation and testing simulation devices, equipment for running scientific experiments on the educational satellite and a simulation unit of the ground station with the educational satellite operating software and its various applications.