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Monday, November 22, 2021
AAUP Participates in the Activities of the International Day of GIS in Hebron University

Under collaboration with the Palestinian universities in the West Bank and Gaza, activities of the International Day of Geographic Information System were organized in Hebron University and the Faculty of Engineering and Information Technology took part in these activities.

A delegation of Dr. Faisal Sabbah- the Head of the GIS Department in AAUP, Dr. Jacqueleen Joubran, Ms. Aseel Kmail, and some students and graduates of the GIS Department in AAUP represented the university in the planned activities.

Dr. Joubran in her speech in the last session of the activities presented a presentation that discussed the role of GIS in the real estate appraisal inside the green line, and said that AAUP students have participated in the activities in three projects.

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.


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