Thursday, 14 Nov 2019 | 17 Rabi Al Awwal 1441
OmaniExpo at GUtech showcases innovative student research projects

OmaniExpo at GUtech showcases revolutionary student analysis projects

All analysis projects have been performed by Omani students studying abroad. The a single-day exhibition incorporated a big quantity of analysis posters and a competitors for the greatest 3 analysis projects. The student initiative was organised by the Computer Science Club of GUtech and the Blockchain Club in Oman. The exhibition was held at Sultan Qaboos University in 2016.

Al Munther al Musalhi is a single of the founding members of the exhibition and a committee member of the OmaniExpo 2018. Musalhi studied Mechanical Engineering at Oregon State University. He stated, “Through this event, we wish to promote the Omani youth, while connecting the students and their innovative ideas with the Omani community. The exhibition showcased 12 engineering projects, seven projects on health and environment, seven projects on Maths and Sciences and two projects on economics. Our criteria for the competition are the benefits of the research for the community in Oman and the novelty of the student research project.” His fellow committee members of the OmaniExpo 2018 are Mazin al Fanna, Ahmed al Manji, Hassan al Balushi, Said al Jabri, Yusra al Sawaii and Al Khatab al Busaidi.

“I am really delighted to speak to many Omani students studying abroad who are showcasing their research during this special exhibition. I think the event will encourage students at school to excel in their studies and to register at a university of their choice in order to pursue their dreams. The group of alumni from Oregon State University has worked more than one year on organizing this event. We are very grateful for GUtech’s support in hosting this exhibition,” stated Dr Talal Mohammed al Balushi, cultural attaché at the Embassy of the sultanate in Washington (US) throughout the exhibition.

Zumurda Ahmed al Rawahi studied Material Science and Engineering at the University of Washington (US). She presented her BSc analysis on a new material utilized in the production of biomedical implants. She hopes to market the manufacturing of these implants right here in Oman. She is at present functioning on publishing her findings along with her professors in an American biomedical journal.

Zalikha al Marzouqi is a PhD student at the University of Manchester (UK). In her analysis in well being sciences, she focuses on the perception of Omani females on breastfeeding and the assistance they get from the society at big.

She stated, “The aim was to gain an in-depth understanding of exclusive breastfeeding of Omani women and to enhance our understanding of the reality of breastfeeding from the perspective of their family members and health care professionals in Oman.” For her analysis, she performed 61 interviews and 15 clinical observations in the previous years.

According to the World Health Organization breastfeeding ought to be carried out for about two years. “Most women adapt themselves to the society. According to my study, the majority of the Omani women stopped breastfeeding their babies after four months,” she stated.

Information Source: Muscat Daily

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