The University of Jordan News
Fourth Conference on Applied Electrical Engineering and Computing Technologies Opens
The Fourth Conference on Applied Electrical Engineering and Computing Technologies (AEECT) opened at the University of Jordan yesterday under the theme "Technology for Solving National Problems".
The 3-day conference is organized by the Faculty of Engineering in cooperation with the Jordanian Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) and Al-Zaytoonah University.
The conference, which was patronized by Dr. Ghazi Jbour, CEO of the Telecommunications Regulatory Commission Dr. Ghazi Al Jbour, on behalf Minister of ICT and Public Sector Development Majd Shweikeh, aims to serve as a platform to discuss the latest technologies in the fields of electrical and computer engineering.
It also provides a unique forum to discuss practical approaches and state of the arts findings in using these technologies to solve national problems related to energy, communication, computing, management, health, business, and other areas.
A total of 47 papers will be presented in nine sessions in the fields of Biomedical Engineering, Communications, Computer Engineering and Networks, Mechatronics, IT Systems and Applications, and Power and Energy Systems.
Furthermore, the conference will feature a panel discussion on the opportunities and challenges of innovation, entrepreneurship, and research synergy in Jordan.  
In addition to the contributed papers, the technical program includes four keynote speeches by Prof. Rolf Biesenbach (Bochum University of Applied Science), Prof. Hasan Al Nashash (American University of Sharjah), Prof. Raj Jain (Washington University in St. Louis), and Prof. Ghanim Putrus (Northumbria University Newcastle).