Entries by Manuela Gutberlet

Geologists call for the protection of new caves

A group of geologists who are based in Oman and Germany, have recently discovered two new caves in Jebel Al Akdhar mountains (Oman), with the help of villagers. The caves are around 40 meters below the ground. The German geoscientist and lecturer at the Department of Applied Geosciences at GUtech, Matthias López Correa, was part […]

Geosciences students excel during GEO2016 in Bahrain

A group of ambitious students from the Department of Applied Geosciences at GUtech along with their professors, recently excelled other teams winning three different prizes in international competitions held in Manama, Bahrain. GUtech participated for the first time in the prestigious Imperial Barrel Award (IBA), and the 5-member strong student team secured a 3rd prize. […]

AGEO students successful in competitions at the GEO 2016 in Bahrain

The 12th Middle East Geoscience Conference (GEO 2016) is held every two years in Bahrain’s International Exhibition and Convention Centre. It is an event that attracts participants from industry and academia. It has a strong focus on hydrocarbon geology, geophysics and regional geology of the Arabian Peninsula.   The GUtech conference presentation “Designing and Implementing […]

GUtech AGEO students attended International Course on Limestone in Germany

The course was held at the FAU University in Erlangen, Germany and covered all classic and modern aspects of carbonate sedimentology. Lectures on different topics of carbonates, given by professors from several German Universities were intensified by microscopy exercises. The main focus of the course is on recent developments in carbonate sedimentology with applications. The […]

Students will conduct their Bachelor thesis at RWTH Aachen University

A group of fourth year students have been awarded with study scholarships in order to conduct their Bachelor thesis in Engineering, Geosciences and Urban Planning and Architecture at RWTH Aachen University (Germany). All students have already visited RWTH Aachen University during study-excursions in the past years and they have studied German for three semesters at […]

UNICODE workshop to be held at GUtech in February

BARKA The German University of Technology in Oman (GUtech), located in Halban, will hold a special Unicode Workshop focusing on the Middle East, Africa, Central and South Asia between 14-16 February 2016. The Workshop is organized by GUtech and sponsored by The Research Council (TRC). A group of top-level computer scientists from Silicon Valley (US) […]