Princess Sumaya University for Technology Offers Communications Engineering in the Undergraduate Pro
Added: (Wed Aug 24 2005)
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Amman, Jordan (August 2005)—The Princess Sumaya University for Technology (PSUT) attained the approval of the Higher Education Counsel to begin offering the Communications Engineering as a major in the undergraduate program, at the beginning of the academic year 2005-2006.
Professor Hisham Ghassib, president of PSUT, stated that the new major stems from the university’s core interest, since the PSUT is a non-governmental specialized university in the field of Information and Communications Technology.
Professor Ghassib pointed out, “The Communications Engineering is a significant major that supports other PSUT’s majors, which are: Computer Sciences, Electronic Engineering and Computer Engineering. In view of the growing pace of IT sector in Jordan, the significance of a unique major like the Communications Engineering will be enhanced in the long run.”
Furthermore, Professor Ahmad Hyasat, Dean of the King Abdullah II School for Electronic and Telecommunication Engineering, emphasized, “We believe the new program will provide the Jordanian and Arab markets with their needs of highly qualified university graduates specialized in the field, in view of the region’s rapid propinquity to the advanced Information Technology and Communications. And it will equip the local and regional markets with the required human resources to meet the mounting future demand on such technologies.”
Note to Editors:
About Princess Sumaya University for Technology: Princess Sumaya University for Technology (PSUT), established in 1991, is a specialized, nongovernmental, nonprofit, Jordanian university, owned by the leading applied research centre in Jordan, the Royal Scientific Society (RSS). PSUT’s area of specialization is IT, Communications and Electronics. As a nonprofit institution, PSUT embraces both the public and private sectors, but while akin to public universities in its mission, it is more aligned to the private sector in drive and spirit. From the day of its inauguration, PSUT has committed itself equally to both local development and modernization plans and to global development.