Egypt’s Ministry of Communications and Information Technology and the University of Ottawa have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to supply a Master’s diploma programme in electrical and pc engineering.
The MoU’s signing was witnessed by Minister of Communications and Information Technology Amr Talaat. The programme will give attention to synthetic intelligence (AI) and information science, the Internet of Things (IoT), and robotics.
The Egyptian-Canadian collaboration comes as a part of the “Digital Egypt Builders” initiative, which goals to develop the capabilities of excellent graduates from Egypt’s Faculties of Engineering, Computers, and Information.
It will serve to refine their expertise with science and sensible expertise, by way of an built-in academic and coaching programme that qualifies them to implement initiatives beneath the “Digital Egypt” initiative. The diploma programme may even work to reinforce their competitiveness within the native and international labour markets.
In a press assertion on Saturday, Talaat mentioned that the University of Ottawa is among the world’s foremost universities within the discipline of communications and knowledge expertise (CIT).
The minister added that Egypt is a promising nation with greater than 20% of its inhabitants within the 18 to 29 age group. It produces about 500,000 graduates in fields associated to info expertise (IT) yearly.
For his half, Canada’s nominated Ambassador to Egypt, Louis Damas, highlighted the significance of the partnership between Egypt’s Ministry of Communications and Information Technology and the University of Ottawa.
He mentioned that Canada is a distinguished associate in analysis and growth, in addition to a supply of information, innovation and creativity that construct data and innovation.
The University of Ottawa is one among Canada’s main analysis universities, notably in analysis associated to utilized AI, machine studying, information science, the IoT, and robotics.
The college is at present ranked 145th on this planet in line with the Times Higher Education (THE) classification.