Wednesday 19/5/2021
With wide international participation, the “Innovation and Modern Trends in Engineering Education, Technology and Science 2021” conference at Princess Sumaya University for Technology in cooperation with Al-Ahliyya Amman University.

The work of the first international conference “Innovation and Modern Trends in Engineering Education, Technology and Science 2021” was concluded, organized by King Abdullah II College of Engineering at Princess Sumaya University for Technology in cooperation with the faculty of Engineering at Al-Ahliyya Amman University and with the support of IEEE Jordan Branch, through visual communication technology and with wide international participation. The two-day conference focused on 15 papers that will be published in the IEEE Xplore in the field of engineering and technical education and its global transformations, and seeks to exchange ideas and efforts in developing learning and education in these areas. The conference president, Dr. Bilal Sabbeha, Dean of King Abdullah II College of Engineering, said that the conference came in recognition of the great transformations taking place in the fields of engineering and technical education, keeping pace with future work and its changes, and what the labor markets require of graduates in line with the reports of the World Economic Forum, and the need to acquire them Skills and competencies capable of keeping pace with the fourth industrial revolution and the consequences of the pandemic. Sbabha praised the international participation, its accuracy and comprehensiveness, indicating that the percentage of accepted research in the conference amounted to approximately 42%, stressing the importance of reflecting the outcomes and recommendations of the conference on the practical and teaching aspects. In turn, Prof. Bassam Al Mahasneh, Dean of the Faculty of Engineering at Al-Ahliyya Amman University, demonstrated the important role played by the scientific research centers at Al- Ahliyya Amman University in promoting and revitalizing the scientific research movement, stressing its quest to establish events that bring together human minds in various Jordanian, Arab and international scientific disciplines. Mahasneh stressed that holding this event means presenting new research and studies published in the name of the university, which raises its international ranking and position, achieves development in relations between students from different universities, and enriches experiences with researchers from outside the university and international experts from outside the Kingdom. The conference was attended by researchers from Jordan, China, the United Arab Emirates, the United States of America, Qatar, Portugal, Pakistan, Greece and Saudi Arabia.