The United Arab Emirates University recently issued the following announcement.
The Board of Trustees of the National Center for Space Science and Technology at the University of the United Arab Emirates held its second meeting for the first half of 2018 to review the results of the work after the signing of memorandums of understanding, the scientific research group, the educational programs, and the awareness and community activities that took place during this period. Strategists from the industrial sector inside and outside the country.
"The efforts of the center will be focused next year on encouraging the scientific community to provide more research projects that are consistent with the wise directions of our government to explore space and develop national capabilities and support current scientific research to ensure that its objectives are achieved," said Dr. Eng. Mohammed Nasser Al Ahbabi, He also stressed that the Center has the capabilities and the unique elements that provide the scientific and research community with advanced technology through the utilization of the high-level scientific facilities provided by the laboratories of the University of the UAE and human cadres research, scientific and student Specialized embraced by the center so that it could provide the necessary scientific advice for space science research.
HE Dr. Mohammed Al Baili, Director of the UAE University, said that the UAE University is always keen to support the efforts of innovation and the development of projects in the space sector, in line with what our wise leadership attaches to the continuous attention, support and follow up of the development of the space sector in the country according to scientific principles and strategic policies set out in This framework, through cooperation with the leading institutions concerned in the State and work to strengthen scientific and research capabilities, and to create a promising generation capable of leading the future space.
The Board of Trustees reviewed the results of the graduation projects funded by the Center relating to the "Emirates Exploration Project 2020", scientific and awareness activities, workshops, events and lectures in space technology sciences, the 2018 strategic plan and discussion of future projects.
The National Center for Space Science and Technology was established by the Emirates Space Agency, the United Arab Emirates University and the Telecommunications Regulatory Authority (TRA) in November 2016. It is the first of its kind in the Middle East and serves as an incubator for research, development and innovation. Space science and technology by providing multidisciplinary research areas focusing on satellite communications, remote sensing, atmosphere and related technology to enhance the UAE's capabilities in these areas. To play a key role in establishing a new international space for the UAE.
The meeting was attended by HE Eng. Mohammed Nasser Al Ahbabi, Director General of Emirates Space Agency, HE Dr. Mohammed Al Baili, Director of the UAE University, Engineer Omar Mohammed Al Mahmoud, CEO of the ICT Sector Development Fund, and Ismail Abdulla, CEO of Strata Manufacturing. , Mr. Ali Al Hashimi - General Manager - Yah Services, Al Yah Satellite Communications Company (Yahasat).
Original source: https://www.uaeu.ac.ae/ar/news/2018/may/space-science.shtml