Geographic Information Systems

Wednesday, November 20, 2019
The opening of the conference

Under the auspices of Professor Ali Zeidan Abu Zuhri- the University president, Arab American University organized a scientific day about Geographic Information System (GIS) under the name: “Smart Solutions Using Geographic Information System”. Activities of this scientific day included a conference, a fair for the students’ projects and finally presentations for some research papers of this field’s experts.

The opening ceremony

Saturday, January 5, 2019
Part of the Seminar

The Geographical Information Systems Department GIS at the Faculty of Engineering and Information Technology at the University held a specialized seminar about geographical names in Palestine, presented by members of the National Committee for Geographical Names the Professor of Social and Historical Geography from Al-Quds University Dr. Fayez Freihat, and acting director of the Palestinian Geographical Center from the Ministry of Transportation and Communication Mr.

The seminar was opened by Dr. Faisal Sabah Head of the GIS Department at the University. The seminar emphasized the importance of this seminar in enhancing the students' knowledge of the importance of geographical names in Palestine and linking them to GIS systems and their future role in harnessing what they learned in the service of this important sector in Palestine. Which expresses the identity and belonging since the adherence of the names is part of the adherence of the land and history.

Sunday, December 9, 2018
President of the University Speech

Geographic Information Systems Day 2018 was launched at Arab American University, organized by the Faculty of Engineering and Information Technology, under the patronage of the Minister of Local Government Dr. Hussein Al-A'araj, entitled "The role of geospatial information in sustainable development".

In the presence of the President of the University Prof. Ali Zidan Abu Zuhri, along with the Governor of Jenin, Major General Akram Rajoub, the Dean of the Faculty of Engineering and Information Technology at the University, Dr. Mohammad Hamarsheh, the Head of GIS Department in Faculty of Engineering and Information Technology at the University Dr. Faisal Sabah, In various governorates of the country, representatives of governmental and private institutions and private sectors, and a number of members of the academic and administrative bodies and university students.


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