PSUT and the Kuwaiti Embassy discuss cooperation frameworks

Thursday, November 4, 2021 - 10:30


The President of Princess Sumaya University for Technology, Prof. Mashhoor Al-Refai, and the Head of the Cultural Office at the Embassy of the State of Kuwait in Amman, Prof. Homoud Fahd Al-Qashan, discussed frameworks for cooperation between PSUT and Kuwaiti universities and educational and research institutions.

The two parties also discussed the Kuwaiti side's desire to send their students to study at PSUT in its unique specializations, such as Cybersecurity, Data Science, Artificial Intelligence and the Internet of Things, and Health Information Technology. Also under discussion were work on joint research projects, and participation in conferences held by the two sides.

During his meeting with Prof. Al-Qashan, Prof. Al-Refai praised the depth of Jordanian-Kuwaiti relations, emphasizing that PSUT, under the directives of HRH Princess Sumaya bint El Hassan, Chair of its Board of Trustees, is actively seeking more bonds of cooperation with Kuwaiti universities and educational institutions. PSUT’s Vice President for Academic Affairs, Prof. Wejdan Abu-Elhaija, and the Embassy’s Academic Affairs Officer in the Cultural Office, Khaled Hamdan, were also in attendance.

Prof. Al-Refai gave a detailed presentation on the establishment of the University, its programs, international accreditations and rankings, international and local competitions won by its students, and its future aspirations.

Prof. Al-Qashan expressed his pleasure at visiting PSUT, recognizing the high status it has achieved and the remarkable distinction it has reached at the local and international levels. He highlighted his support for establishing further relations in research fields and the possibility of sending instructors from the University to spend their sabbatical period in Kuwaiti universities.

The meeting was attended by the Dean of PSUT’s King Abdullah I School of Graduate Studies and Scientific Research, Prof. Khaldoun Abugharbieh, Vice Dean of the King Abdullah II School of Engineering, Dr. Osama Abu-Sharkh, and the Vice Dean of the King Hussein School of Computing Sciences, Dr. Firas Ghanem.