The Mechanical & Industrial Engineering section of the Department of Engineering organized a seminar for students titled ‘Renewable Energy – Focus on Solar Energy Potential Applications in Oman’ on Tuesday, 22 May 2018 by Dr. M. Ramaswamy, Technical Expert of the Royal Estates, Royal Court Affairs, Muscat. Dr. Ramaswamy is an alumnus of the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Delhi, India with several years of experience in the field of engineering. He is the author of several books on engineering and management. He has also published more than 60 research papers in international journals and conference proceedings.
The presentation covered different topics of relevance, especially the necessity for renewable energy, sustainable design/building in Oman and the feasibility of exploring solar energy in the Sultanate.
Students raised several interesting questions during the interactive session. The guest was formally welcomed by Mr. Naser Hamood Hamed Al Haddabi and at the end, the Head of the Department of Engineering, Mr. Abdulhamid Hamdan Humaid Al Hinai thanked the speaker and honored him with a certificate and a memento of appreciation.