Thu, 07 Apr 2022 - 10:12 GMT
Thu, 07 Apr 2022 - 10:12 GMT
CAIRO – 7 April 2022: Minister of State for Immigration and Egyptians Abroad Affairs Nabila Makram Abdel Shaheed received Thursday Dr. Hani Mostafa, Director of the Coalition of Canadian Universities for the Fifth Industrial Revolution, and an expert on global aviation.
The meeting dealt with the exchange of international expertise in digital technology in the fields of energy, air and land transport.
At the beginning of the meeting, Minister Makram praised the keenness of Egyptian scholars and experts abroad to exchange experiences with Egyptian scholars and experts at home.
For his part, Dr. Hani Mostafa thanked the Minister of Immigration for inviting him to participate in the Egypt Can Industry Conference, noting that he would not hesitate to return the favor to his mother country and was ready to transfer the experiences he gained over the years of his work and residency abroad.
He further pointed out that he is preparing a presentation to present during Egypt’s sessions about establishing an Egyptian Alliance to Connect the Academic Side with Industry.
The Egyptian expert added that he supports digital transformation in Egypt through academic, industrial and advisory axes in cooperation with the ministries of higher education, civil aviation and the Arab Organization for Industrialization.
An Egyptian alliance was established for private universities for the Fourth and Fifth Industrial Revolution, as part of digital transformation plans, and a number of cooperation protocols were signed, including one between the University of Quebec in Montreal and the University of Galala, and another protocol with the University of Birmingham, England, to establish a program specialized in railway engineering for the first time in Egypt.
The Egyptian international expert also participated in attending and preparing for a forum at the Galala University on the transformation of a green digital society.
“ We were keen on the participation of experts from international companies, as well as the Arab Organization for Industrialization in Egypt, the Academy of Scientific Research in Egypt, and the Alliance of Private Universities: "Al Alamein, New Mansoura, King Salman, and Galala University," Mostafa said.
He added that the forum discussed the most prominent research developments in a number of fields, including: transportation technology, digitization of the health sector, green energy, and other fields, in addition to supporting entrepreneurship projects in the fields of technology, and transferring the Canadian experience over decades.
Mostafa also praised the industrial capabilities of the Arab Organization for Industrialization, sending a message of appreciation to team Abdel Moneim Al-Terras for the important steps of the transformation of digital industries, and the training of 1,200 engineers and technicians in the "SEMAF" factory affiliated with the Authority.
"We are cooperating with the Academy of Scientific Research to prepare specialized generations on the latest engineering technologies in the fields of solar energy, water desalination and railways, and to fund research in parallel in private universities within the framework of Egypt's preparation to host the World Climate Conference Cop 27," he continued.
In this regard, the Minister of Immigration praised the efforts of Egypt’s scholars and experts, to make Egypt a regional center for green industries, pioneering technology, and technological business incubators.
Dr. Hani Mostafa is one of the most prominent experts at the “Egypt Can Industry” conference, where he works as a professor at the University of Quebec in Montreal, Canada, a professor at Siemens for Fifth Industrial Revolution Technologies, and as a professor and chief expert at Pratt & Whitney, the global company for aircraft engine technologies, in addition to being a representative of the Canadian government in aeronautical technology at NATO, in addition to 40 years of experience as head of aircraft engine research.
He is also one of the most prominent academic scholars, as he published more than 90 research papers on aircraft engines, and received more than 30 local and international awards and honors, in addition to his pioneering role in supporting cooperation between industry and universities and transferring Canadian experiences in technological alliances, and in the applications of the technologies of the Fifth Industrial Revolution in the fields of energy Air and land transportation.