Media Department – Karim Al-Hajj

The Yemeni Organization for Research, Science and Technology (Yemeni Research) launched the activities of the Third International Conference on Modern Intelligent Technologies and Applications, in partnership with Taiz University and with technical sponsorship from the IEEE Yemen Chapter.

The conference is held under the slogan “Towards Smart Developments to Update Future Technology”, with the participation of leading researchers, scientists, and engineers from all over the world.

Dr. Riyad Al-Aqab, Vice President of the University for Student Affairs and Vice President of the Conference, stressed the importance of holding the Third International Conference on Modern Intelligent Technologies and Applications, organized by Taiz University, to keep pace with scientific developments in the fields of engineering and technology.

Dr. Radwan Shaddad, Head of the Yemeni Organization for Research, Science and Technology, spoke, pointing out that the conference is being held in light of the escalating pace of the fourth industrial revolution and its applications, which will be one of the pillars of our lives and future. This revolution will be imposed on us whether we like it or not, so this conference comes with a group of speakers and researchers in the field to inform the local and international research, academic, industrial, and applied community with the essence of their valuable research carefully selected by expert arbitration and technical committees from Yemen and abroad.

Dr. Fathi, the head of the conference, praised the importance of holding this qualitative conference on the ground and via the Internet and pointed to the conference tracks specialized in smart technology and its applications. He informed the attendees that the conference received 171 scientific papers from 35 countries around the world, and 93 papers were accepted, which will be presented during two days of the conference.

The opening session of the conference included four scientific lectures.

Professor Ahmed Al-Dabei, Professor at Edinburgh Napier University in Scotland, spoke about “Internet of Things and Edge Computing: From Computing to Automation”.
This was followed by a talk by Professor Muhammad Tariq Al-Islam, a Professor at the National University of Malaysia (UKM) on “Performance of Flat Patch Antennas Used in Communication Systems”.
Professor Jamila Mustafa, Professor at Kazan University, Tatarstan, Russia, also spoke about “Defining the Future: University 4.0”.
Finally, Professor Norliza Katuk, a Professor at Universiti Utara Malaysia (UUM) spoke about “The Emerging Landscape of Intelligent Technologies and Applications”.
The participants then moved to the halls to discuss scientific papers and research in several sessions distributed over ten different axes in the fields of engineering and technology. The conference will continue its activities tomorrow, Wednesday, to present the rest of the keynote speakers and participating researchers.