The Dean of Mergasor Technical Institute Participated in a meeting on 22 Feb 2024, with the presence of Mr. Mark Stroh, Consul General of the USA in Erbil, and Ms. Ildiko Hrubos from the U.S. Consulate, alongside sister-college partners Dr. Thad and Dr. Elisa Queenon. In the meeting, they highlighted the three-year sister-college partnership between Erbil Polytechnic University/Mergasor Technical Institute and Porterville College and discussed opportunities to further strengthen the relationship moving forward.
The Dean of Mergasor Technical Institute held several important meetings in the United Arab Emirates
Last week, Dr. Talib Mohammed Sharif Omer, Dean of Mergasor Technical Institute/Erbil Polytechnic University, arrived in Dubai, UAE on an official visit, held several important scientific meetings in the fields of developing academic collaborations to build academic cooperation between Mergasor Technical Institute/Erbil Polytechnic University and the United Arab Emirates universities.
On Wednesday, 17th Jan, 2024, Dr Omer visited Wollongong University in Dubai. He was warmly welcomed by Tatyana Yekimova, business developer and head of Communications Affairs of Wollongong University. In a meeting, discussions were held on the development of academic relations in the common areas of interest between Erbil Polytechnic University and Wollongong University so that they can benefit from each other in the future Working on joint workshop. The scientific joint research project was another topic of the meeting.
On Thursday, Jan 18, 2024, the Dean of the Institute visited Dubai University and was officially welcomed by Professor Dr. Hussein Al-Ahmad, Vice Rector for Scientific Affairs and Academic Relations, and Professor Dr. Wathiq Mansour, Dean of the College of Engineering and Information Technology.
In the meeting, after a brief discussion about the development situation in Kurdistan as a beautiful example of coexistence, they discussed the strategy of Erbil Polytechnic University and Mergasor Technical Institute in the field of internationalization. Also, they put emphasis on establishing academic relations and developing the common scientific fields between Mergasor Technical Institute / Erbil Polytechnic University, and Dubai University.
These areas include academic capacity development, student exchange, staff and teacher training, and conducting joint scientific activities and research. Another topic of the meeting was related to renewable energy, especially that the engineers of the university took the initiative to establish a renewable energy project that provides electricity to the university and sell part of it The university’s strategy is to work in the field of renewable energy. For this purpose, coordination between the two universities is key to develop projects, laboratories and scientific departments in the future, especially with the University of Dubai, one of the most advanced public universities.
During the visit, the Dean of the Institute toured the laboratories of the university in the field of engineering, technology and electronics.
It is worth mentioning that the Dean of the Institute after meeting with the officials of the University of Wollongong and Dubai, presented them with the logo of the institute and our university with a painting of the beautiful nature of Kurdistan.
Consul General of India visits Mergasor Technical Institute
On Saturday, December 16, 2023, Mr. Madan Gopal, Consul General of India in Erbil and his accompanying delegation visited Mergasor Technical Institute and were warmly welcomed by Dr. Talib Mohammed Sharif, Dean of Mergasor Technical Institute and the Protocol Committee.
Throughout the visit of the Consul General of India and in the presence of Mr. Ghafoor Ahmad, Mayor of Mergasor District, a number of activities were held in Mergasor Technical Institute.
An Indian corner was opened in the library of Mergasor Technical institute by the Consul General of India where a number of books such as Science, Literature, Culture, Medicine, Culture, History, etc. allocated.
Then the Dean of the Institute delivered a speech in the conference hall of the institute. At the same time, the Consul of India discussed the scholarships offered to the people of Kurdistan, Erbil Polytechnic University and Mergasor Technical Institute which is fully funded by the country.
Additionally, a seminar was presented by Dr. Dilij entitled (Yoga an overview) about the sport of yoga, which dates back to five thousand years ago. He mentioned the importance of Yoga activity as its date back to a thousand years, and it has undergone many developments and changes since the beginning.
Dean of Mergaor Technical Institute visits the Indian Consulate in Erbil
On Monday, December 4, 2023, Dr. Talib Mohammed Sharif Omer, Dean of Mergasur Technical Institute visited the Indian Consulate in Erbil and was received by Mr. Madan Gopal, Consul General of India.
In the meeting, they discussed the relations between Mergasor Technical Institute and universities and colleges of India that Mr. Omer had visited.
Another topic of the meeting addressed is the opening an Indian corner in the institute library called India Library Corner which contains a significant number of important resources in the fields of medicine, nursing, agriculture, herbal medicine, beekeeping, administration, technolgy and English.
From their side, the new Indian Consul General in Erbil promised to continue their relations with the institute and further develop it and are ready for any assistance in the academic and scientific fields.