Entries by Manuela Gutberlet

Open Day at GUtech

HALBAN On Saturday afternoon GUtech opened its doors to the community. GUtech staff members and students showcased the university’s Bachelor programmes as well as sports, theatre and fun activities for the whole family. One of the GUtech lecture halls accommodated the Computer Science department and their smart solutions. Ali Al Humairi is a Lecturer for […]

Prestigious International Carbonate Course held at GUtech

HALBAN Carbonate rocks are widely distributed on Earth and are a fantastic window into Earth history and climate evolution. “They host huge reserves on oil, gas, and water, and were formed by organisms living millions of years ago. Therefore, they represent excellent archives for reconstructing the evolution of the Earth’s biosphere. Moreover even today’s climate […]

Geological field-workshop on Jabel Akdhdar

Together with colleagues from Oman and Germany, the Department of Applied Geosciences of GUtech conducted a field workshop on Jabal Akhdar’s Saiq Plateau last weekend. The group of geoscientists were from FAU Germany, FU Berlin, GUtech, SQU and PDO. Several German geoscientists are currently conducting seminars and lectures at GUtech. Pictured are (from left to […]

“I always wanted to know more about university life” – school students at GUtech

A group of seven students are currently conducting their work and study experience days at GUtech. During four days the students are familiarized with life on campus. They visit various academic departments such as the Departments of Maths and Sciences, Engineering, Computer Sciences and Applied Geosciences. The students have the opportunity to meet with professors […]

Students participated in the prestigious Geosciences “Flügel Course”

BARKA Six students of the Department of Applied Geosciences (AGEO) at GUtech participated in the International Course on Carbonate Microfacies 2017 at the Geocenter of the University of Erlangen-Nürnberg (Germany) recently. Four students who are all in their final year in Applied Geosciences: Amal Al Shahaibi, Amani Qasim, Ibtisam Al Kharusi and Wafa Al Ismaili […]

Save Water – The World Water Day celebrated at GUtech

HALBAN According to the motto “Save Water for Future Generations” the World Water Day was celebrated at GUtech under the auspices of H.E. Ali bin Mohammed Al Abri, Undersecretary at the Ministry of Regional Municipalities and Water Resources. Dr. Hussain Al Salmi, Deputy-Rector for Administration and Finances at GUtech addressed the audience in his welcome […]

Megalodon team prepares for Shell eco-marathon

SINGAPORE The Megalodon team from GUtech is preparing their car named ‘Diesel Meister’ for the Shell eco-marathon Asia 2017 at the Changi Exhibition Center in Singapore. A seven-member student team participates in the diesel category. GUtech participates for the third time in the Eco-marathon. For the first time Al Shifa Al Hadi, an Omani female […]

Smart Cities: Facing Future Challenges

BARKA More and more people live in cities worldwide. However, geographical space, food and energy are limited. According to latest research, by 2050 around 9 billion people will live on our planet. Researchers suggest that we would need 6 more planets if we continue with the current lifestyle. How will future cities look like? What […]