MS@CPS paper at ICPET 2019

On 23 of October 2019 Eng. Asmaa Shaheen and Dr. Ezzaldeen Edwan presented the MS@CPS paper entitled “Work in Progress – Establishing a Master Program in Cyber Physical Systems: Basic Findings and Future Perspectives” at the international conference on promising electronic technologies ICPET 2019 in the first session which is entitled Capacity Building.
The presentation is followed by open panel from the audience.
Questions showed great interest from academia and industry in the project.
It should be noted that the presented paper will be published with the conference proceedings at IEEE Xplore digital library.

Presenting MS@CPS at Erasmus+ Info Day 2019 – Ramallah, Palestine

Dr. Isam Ishaq from Al-Quds university participated and presented the MS@CPS in the Erasmus Plus information day, which took place at Grand Park Hotel in Ramallah on Wednesday 16th of October 2019. This is an annual event, which is devoted to increasing awareness of the Erasmus+ calls that are available for academic community. MS@CPS has an information desk at the event venue with brochures and a poster of the project.
The event was launched under the patronage of H.E. the Palestinian prime minister Dr. Mohammad Shtayyeh. It was attended by the minster of higher education and scientific research Dr. Mahmoud Abu Mowais, director of the National Erasmus+ Office Dr. Nedal Jayousi. In addition, the conference was attended by European and Palestinian officials, Presidents, Deans, and Professors from different Palestinian universities and higher education institutions, and representatives from private sector and NGOs.

Continue online workshop of curriculum development at WP2

On the 30th of September 2019, the project leader University of Siegen organized a second online workshop over video conference among all partners of the project to proceed in the tasks of curriculum development at work package 2. The meeting started with a presentation given by Christian Weber  from the University of Siegen that discussed concepts of “Projects in Practice” and “Design and Development Case Studies”. He presented as well another short presentation about “Futures” of learning, along technology. The aim of this workshop was to discuss the current state of teaching and find the best approach to realize the project. The workshop comes as work is being progressed on the accreditation applications at each partner country.
The participants also discussed topics to be worked on in face to face meeting at Sfax next month.