The Advisory Board of the Electrical & Electronic Engineering Program and Mechanical Engineering Program held its periodic meeting. Prof. ISA Qamber chaired the meeting with Dr. Walid Elfezzani, the coordinator of the Advisory Board Council, and Dr. Oula Fatla, HOD of the Mechanical Department.

The primary purpose of the meeting is to discuss issues related to our new Northampton programs to suggest and find ways to better align our academic goals and research activities with industry needs while also expanding the research and influence of the university.

The members discussed many topics such as student internships, Students’ activities, outside-class students’ projects, the marketing of the UON new programs as well as the research collaboration with the industry, etc.

We believe that the insights and perspectives of our industrial partners are critical to ensure that our efforts in this area are effective and impactful. We would greatly thank all members for participating in this meeting, your support and feedback is highly appreciated for helping us to find ways to improve our engagement with the local and wider industry.