Salalah College of Technology, Engineering Department held ‘SCIENCE DAY 2016” event on March 8, 2016 in the college campus. The program aimed at motivating the Omani students of Diploma I Year to develop their knowledge in the basic sciences of engineering. About 150 female and male students from the diploma I year section of Engineering Department participated in the event.
Dr. R. Rajasekaran, Diploma I Year Coordinator welcomed the participants and guests of honor. Dr. Said Omar Al Mashikhi Head of the Engineering Department delivered the inauguration address.
The program consisted of various competitions like Article writing, Poster presentation, Scientific modeling and Quiz Bee. Science models and posters were also exhibited at the venue. A motivational talk on the topic, The Need of Science for Socio-Economic Development was delivered by Dr. Khalid Al Mashikhi , chair- Department of Education, CAAS Dhofar University.
Salalah Methanol Company, sponsored the event. Mr. Ahmed Kashoub, External Affairs Manager gave an overview of the company, its programs, services and job opportunities for students.
Dr. Ahmed Al Shahri, Assistant Dean for Student affairs awarded the prizes to the winners of various competitions.
The program ended with words of thanks from Mr. Andrew Appaji, lecturer in Diploma I Year.