Written by/ Hind Magdy
• Increase the efficiency of students through high-level technical and applied training to satisfy their knowledge needs
• Providing an educational environment to help students work as specialists in the computer, software development and general business sectors
• Dr. Ashraf Haider, Acting President of the University: Application of the latest technological methods in the educational process
• Dr. Rania El Gohary, Dean of the College: Transparency is a feature of the evaluation of graduation projects
The Faculty of “Information Technology” at the Misr University of Science and Technology is one of the most important colleges of technology, as it mainly aims to meet the needs of the local and regional labor market in the sectors related to artificial intelligence, computer science and programming, in addition to providing scientific research that serves the community and keeps pace with the requirements of the present and the future according to international standards. Quality, with the direct support of Khaled El-Toukhy, Chairman of the Board of Trustees of Misr University for Science and Technology, who is eager to promote academic excellence and continuously develop the educational process.
The faculty was established in 2001 as one of the faculties of the Misr University of Science and Technology (MUST), specializing in two main areas: computer science and information systems Effective in the promising development of information as this technological field has a real impact in the development of personal abilities, broadening mental horizons, increasing the human capacity to think, discuss and argue, and in response to the high demand for information technology (IT) professionals around the world, the Faculty of Information Technology at MUST offers the educational environment to help students develop the theoretical foundation and applied skills needed to pursue careers as information technology specialists in computing, software development, manufacturing, services, general commercial sectors, etc. to develop. It is the college’s general philosophy to offer a curriculum that focuses not only on theoretical work, but also on practical aspects of technology itself.
Dr. Ashraf Haidar, acting president of Misr University of Science and Technology, said that the university aims to achieve global leadership by applying the latest technological methods in the educational process, noting that the university provides an appropriate educational environment for innovation and creativity to hone students’ skills, support and develop scientific and information research, and provide programs that are locally and globally accredited, and foster innovation.
The acting president of Misr University of Science and Technology emphasized that there is an ambitious plan aimed at expanding the scope of the application of “distance education” to become on a broader, more comprehensive and more effective scale in collaboration with international universities, as well as supporting students with appropriate training courses to increase productivity, in addition to creating competitive opportunities to test Students’ abilities in practice and increase their ability to face challenges and new and innovative solutions to find the most prominent problems of the time, while striving to prepare. a generation of brilliant researchers to serve society.
Within the framework of the acumen of the “Faculty of Information Technology” at the Misr University of Science and Technology to meet the needs of the local and regional labor market in the sectors of artificial intelligence, computer science and programming, and to benefit from graduation projects for students of the final year of the faculty through thorough scientific planning, and the preparation of a mechanism for choosing the type of projects that serve The state’s approach to digital transformation, the college discussed student graduation projects with the participation of digital transformation makers , under the supervision of Dr.
Dr. Rania El Gohary, Dean of the Faculty of Information Technology at the Misr University of Science and Technology, said that the college is interested in recruiting distinguished faculty members who have strong knowledge along with theoretical and applied experience, and that they are able to use the available resources to maintain educational skills, and assess the level of students, Preparation and development of courses and the management of the educational process to achieve the goals in the best way.
El-Gohary emphasized that a mechanism has been developed to evaluate the outputs of these projects through the establishment of four court-appointed seminars with justice and equity, as transparency is the hallmark of this assessment, as students are informed in advance of the assessment criteria. , and the diversity of solutions provided by these projects appeared effective to maximize the role of technologies. Modern technologies such as artificial intelligence, informatics and robotics, in addition to a number of smartphone applications connected to big data and the Internet of Things, where the main axis of graduation projects benefit society and link industry to academia in various areas, for example areas such as tourism , education, health, environment and cyber security.
El-Gohary indicated that a number of specialized professors from the departments of computer science, information systems and artificial intelligence in the college supervised the graduation projects for the spring of 2022, and produced a total of 59 projects. Through these projects, students trained in various skills, for example working as a team and finding innovative solutions to various problems, as well as applied scientific research, documentation and analysis of outputs, explaining that the college was keen to improve the effectiveness of raise its students through high-level technical and applied training to satisfy their knowledge needs with the goal of practical application in graduation projects, and train college students to use software project management tools and how to prepare a schedule that is consistent with the size of the tasks for each of the stages through the graduation project, explaining that from the beginning the college adopted a participatory approach with industry and success partners, and a number of digital transformation leaders and leaders of software companies in Egypt were invited as external arbitrators and discussants for various graduation pro projects for students of the Faculty of Information Technology at the University of Egypt for Science and Technology.