Erbil Polytechnic University Held Its Third Student Scientific Conference

On Sunday, May 14, 2023, in the presence of the Rector of the University, Prof. Edrees MuhamadTahir Harki, a number of party and government officials of Mergasor region and Soran autonomous administration and members of the council of the Erbil Polytechnic University, the third scientific conference of students of Erbil Polytechnic University was held in Mergasor Technical Institute.

The conference began with listening to several verses from the Holy Quran and the national anthem Ay Raqib. Asst. Prof. Dr. Yousif Mustafa Rasul delivered a speech on behalf of the conference committee and welcomed the participants and spoke about the importance of the conference for the students and said: The conference is to present the products of the students’ efforts and skills in carrying out graduation projects with the help and supervision of teachers.”

Then the Rector of the University, Prof. Dr. Edrees Muhamad Tahir Harki welcomed the participating party and government officials, teachers and students and said: “On behalf of myself and the council of Erbil Polytechnic University, we welcome the guests and congratulate the students who successfully passed these stages In the 3rd Student Scientific Conference.

Ladies and Gentlemen, the Conference preparations are generally carried out in all academic institutions and centers around the world. Each conference does not exceed several days, but preparations may take several months or more than a year , our question here is that while a conference takes all the time, effort, expense and preparation, is it worth all the effort? Or is a conference necessary?

“Yes, scientific conferences are necessary for researchers, students and teachers in all academic and university centers. We all know what an important role scientific research plays in human life and the development of society Electronics, agriculture, etc. and any aspect of science is necessary for human life and the progress of society.

Scientific research itself has a significant role in human life and is a door to the progress of society. If scientific research is a door to the progress of society, the key is to publish the research Our importance in holding a scientific conference is that you can publish the results of the research at the conference, read and evaluate them. On the other hand, several scientists or groups of similar expertise come closer to each other Researchers who meet and sit together at conferences may exchange ideas, solve each other’s problems, and become familiar with the laboratories and equipment available in scientific centers that can benefit each other.

In addition to the benefits I mentioned, holding scientific conferences has another importance, which is that when a scientific conference is held in one country is held again in another country, in this regard, we can benefit from each other’s culture.

We want to hold it in a different place every year, this day in Mergasor and one day in Shaqlawa, Koya, Soran, Khabat and Erbil Or why is it useful to hold scientific conferences?

Therefore, we felt it necessary to pay attention to this issue. This is another lesson for students to know how conferences are held in academic centers and universities.

Finally, I would like to congratulate the conference organizing committee and the deanship of Mergasur Technical Institute for hosting the conference.

During the opening ceremony, the Rector of the University honored Dr. Talib Mohammed Sharif, the Dean of Mergasur Technical Institute; Sarwar Hussein, Dean of Choman Technical Institute; Hazhar Mohammed Hussein on the occasion of his scientific degree.

Afterwards, students’ seminars were held according to the specialized sectors of administration, engineering and technology, medicine, agriculture, which were divided into four seminar halls. The evaluators of different sectors evaluated the students’ projects.

67 papers in the fields of management, engineering, technology, medicine and agriculture participated in the conference.

At the end of the conference, the university Rector presented awards to the conference organizing committees, evaluators and sub-committees.

Erbil Polytechnic University held the official opening ceremony of Mergasor Technical Institute

On Tuesday, the 9th of May, 2023, in the presence of His Excellency Mullah Mustafa Massoud Barzani, the Representative of the President of the Kurdistan Region, the Deputy Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research, the Rector of the University Prof. Dr. Edrees Muhamad Tahir Harki, Director of Soran Independent Administration, Mergasur District Governor, members of the university council, a number of personalities and elders of the region, party and government officials, teachers, and students the official introduction ceremony was held.

The ceremony began with a moment of silence for the souls of the martyrs and listening to the national anthem Ay Raqib. Later, the Dean of the Mergasor Technical University Dr.Talib Mohammed Sharif delivered a speech in which he welcomed and thanked Mulla Mustafa Barzani for his assistance and support to the institute from the establishment of the institute until now.

Then the Deputy Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research delivered a speech in which he congratulated the Erbil Polytechnic University and officials cooperating in the establishment of the first academic institution in the region and described this step as important for the youth of Mergasor district and Barzan region. What we have performed in the Mergasor Technical Institute is the tiniest gift we could offer to this revolutionary and struggling region and I hope they will accept it from us.

Then in a video, the Rector of the university, Prof. Dr. Edrees Muhamad Tahir Harki said: “The opening of this institute has an effective impact for the region. We are happy to serve this region and as a university we try to adapt the specialties taught in this institute to the nature of the region and the labor market. For this academic year, another scientific department will be opened in Mergasor Technical Institute, which is the nursing department, which will fill the needs of Mergasor district and surrounding areas with medical staff and assistants from the youth of the region. This will affect the development of the health sector in the region.”

Afterwards, a short video on the establishment procedures and the stages of building the institute, as well as the future strategy and program of the institute was explained.

Before the end of the ceremony, Mullah Mustafa Barzani presented awards to  those who have been an important helper and supporter in the past in the establishment, opening and development of Mergasor Technical Institute.