MTC 1st Science Week was launched on Monday, June 24th, 2019, under the patronage of Major General Matar bin Salim Al Baloushi, Commander of the Royal Army of Oman, in the presence of Major General Matar bin Ali Al Obaidani, Commander of the Royal Air Force of Oman, the Chairman of MTC.
The Opening Ceremony included the speech of Prof. Eugene Coyle, the Dean of MTC, who stressed the significance of organizing such event and the important role of Science Week in discovering the talents and scientific expertise of MTC students. The VDAA also gave a brief about the scientific research, activities, events which were held in the College and the various activities that will be covered during MTC 1st Science Week.
On this occasion, the Patron of the Ceremony honored a number of distinguished members in the scientific and research activities of the Military Technological College. The Patron and the other attendees were taken into a tour around the exhibition accompanying MTC 1st Science Week. The Patron expressed his pleasure and satisfaction with the scientific capabilities demonstrated by the members of the Military Technological College, urging them to continue the effort in this area and to employ the innovations in different industries.
The event was attended by a number of Senior Officers of the Sultan’s Armed Forces, a number of specialists who were invited from different local educational institutions and a number of Officers and Non-commissioned Officers and personnel from the College.
“The First Science Week at the Military Technological College aims to promote and instill the principles of scientific research among students and to train them to be innovative in finding solutions for different engineering problems” said Aqeed (Engineer) Mohammed bin Aziz Al Sayabi, Vice Dean for Academic Affairs. “Such event also enhances the spirit of competition between faculty and students in the field of scientific research and innovation. This event is also an opportunity to honor the distinguished researchers of academics and students, and to encourage scientific creativity of students by allowing them to present their research projects and achieve the vision of the College”, he added.