Using visual communications technology, the President of Princess Sumaya University for Technology, Prof. Mashhoor Al-Refai, held a meeting with Dr. Edward Coyle, the Vertically Integrated Project (VIP) team leader at Georgia Institute of Technology, to discuss the possibility of PSUT students of all disciplines joining the team.
Al-Refai said that PSUT monitors and investigates distinguished technical institutes and universities around the world, gaining inspiration in its work, and, wherever possible, establishing ties of cooperation with them. He pointed out that PSUT, under the directives of HRH Princess Sumaya bint El Hassan, Chair of its Board of Trustees, seeks constructive networking with reputable educational and technical institutions, in order to develop its outputs.
Also, the Vice President for Academic Affairs, Prof. Wejdan Abu Elhaija, indicated that PSUT provides its students with every appropriate climate, and works to get them involved with innovative pioneering global projects, to form an educated view of the latest global technological achievements.
Dr. Coyle praised PSUT's status and its enthusiasm to make qualitative shifts in its work. He extended a warm welcome to the possibility of PSUT students joining the team, and looked forward to further cooperation in the coming days.
The Virtually Integrated Project (VIP) is a research project, under the leadership of an academic supervisor, and consists of students of all levels of study and from different fields, with diverse backgrounds and skills, in both arts and sciences disciplines. PSUT will join a network of approximately 290 teams from different universities around the world.
Georgia Tech is a research university based in Atlanta, founded in 1885. It consists of six colleges and offers degrees in engineering, computing, business administration, science, design, and liberal arts, and is ranked seventh among public universities in the USA.