The Engineering Department is conducting various industrial projects in collaboration with National Feed Mill Co. SAOC, Oman Pharmaceutical Products Co LLC. and Carmeuse Majan LLC. These collaborative projects are perceived to bring positive results in strengthening industry-academia relationship to develop multidisciplinary strategies for sustainable projects. These collaborations greatly help to address today’s challenges in the Engineering field.
The students with their academic supervisors are working closely with industry representatives to identify and provide sustainable solutions. To ensure the quality of projects, experts in the industries are involved as external assessors along with internal assessors from the Engineering Department during the final presentation of projects.
The following are the list of project titles, company collaboration and external supervisors:
Feed composition analysis and production process study of cattle and poultry feed in Oman National Livestock Development Company.
Company: National Feed Co. SAOC
Dr. Yasir A. D, Nutritionist
Dr. Habib Ur Rehman, Quality Controller
Plant design and economics for pharmaceutical manufacturing process design of dryer and economics for tablet (Clarithromycin) production in pharmaceutical industry
Company: Oman Pharmaceutical Products Co LLC
Mr. Badal Kumar Sasmal – R & D Head
Studies on pre-treatment of different waste water using coagulant and design of coagulator, enhancement of soil fertility by blending rejected lime for agriculture
The Civil Engineering Section of the Engineering Department conducted an industry consultation with Salalah Sanitary Drainage Services Company (SSDSC). The purpose of the meeting was to come up with a scheme, that will make the program offering of the section relevant to the ever-changing industry manpower and skills demand. A round table discussion with the Civil and Architectural Engineering Section staff and SSDSC engineers led by Engr. Abdullah Al-Awaid, Head of Project and Contracts Section of SSDSC, tackled issues that the industry expects from Civil Engineering graduates who will be employed with SSDS Company. Several suggestions served as input for possible reorientation of the program. The meeting resulted to be cordial and fruitful, with the specific purpose achieved.
The said activity was being conducted as part of the section’s initiative to collect feedback from different stakeholders like the industry.