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A team from the Department of Computer and Information Sciences at the College of Science in Zulfi participates in the innovation exhibition of the Fourth Forum of Youth Committees in Riyadh Region. 9
University President: The International Conference on Education is an opportunity to exchange expertise and experiences that reflect the desire for global development and competitiveness, and to enhance opportunities for local and international participation in providing education and investing in it. 11
Riyadh Governor Prince Faisal Al Saud, awarded the winners of MU's 4th edition of Community Service Award. MU rector, Prof. Saleh Al-Mizil, who was welcomed by Prince Faisal along with the award sponsors and winners, highlighted the achievements and qualitative services provided by MU to individuals and local community institutions in the areas located within the university's geographical area.
A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was then signed between MU's Community Service Award and King Faisal Prize. Dr. Saleh Al-Mizil, MU rector, and Dr. Abdulaziz Al-Sabal, signed the MoU.
Prof. Musallam Al-Dosari, highlighted the updates of the award and the aspirations of its board, led by MU rector.
The Executive Director of the award, Dr. Adel Al-Turki, pointed out the goals and aspirations of MU's partnership with an international award such as King Faisal Prize.
Dr. Al-Turki also reviewed the award's categories and the winners in the 4th edition who are 22 in four categories.
Dr. Al-Turki said that Prince Faisal's awarding of winners over the past four years has had a significant impact in increasing participation and the growth of community initiatives provided to individuals and institutions. He presented some indicators showing the initiative growth since the launch of the award as well as the community services provided by the university.
A commemorative shield of the award was presented to Riyadh Governor who handed the prizes to winners in all categories.
Riyadh Governor also sponsored the signing of the partnership agreement between King Faisal Prize and MU for Community Service.
In a new achievement within the achievements of the university and its employees, the university won first place in the Health Innovation Hackathon competition held at King Saud bin Abdulaziz Al Saud University for Health Sciences in the National Guard in Riyadh, in which more than 13 Saudi universities participated, and with more than 60 participations, where the university participated with a device for drying and fixing medical tissues, which works with the ideal heating system and mechanism on laboratory medical strips installed on waxy paraffin tissues, which require heat A standardized minute for the purpose of stabilizing tissues during laboratory experiments on the slides, including the work of dyes after the installation process on them.
The team participating in the competition included student Ahmed Al-Darwish, student Ayyad Al-Shammari, student Jasser bin Baijan, student Muhammad Al-Muhareb from the university students, and student Ghala bint Abdulaziz bin Rashoud from King Saud University, under the supervision of Prof. Dr. Raed bin Salim Al-Baradei.
The research team presented preliminary experiments on testing the device and its efficiency in installing on the slides, and the results were confirmed by conducting experiments on tissues from dyes on the efficiency of the drying and installation process, and in practice, the device can adjust the digital temperature of slide heating devices with a digital screen from room temperature to 75 ° C (167 ° F), and the internal surface of the device is designed from thermoplastic ionized aluminum size 25 × 9 inches To transfer heat steadily and dry the slices uniformly, this unit also has an additional adjustment button that allows switching between seeing the set temperature and the actual temperatures at the same time, the device has been equipped with a steel fan based on comprehensive heat distribution on all installed slides, and it was provided with a thermostat to stop the process of increasing heat that may cause damage to genes and tissues installed on the tissue slides, and the device was also supported by a timer to ensure a time The experiment is not more than the required rate, and the device is designed with a light structure made of fiber material integrated with aluminum to ensure the work of balanced thermal heating and heat transfer quickly and at a rate consistent with the quality of the tissues to be installed and controllable in the form of a heating lube with a power of 200 watts, and this device is characterized by a heat tolerance of up to 70 degrees, a heat sensor and the presence of a filter to output excess water after drying the slides.
The device was manufactured at an economic cost that allows it to enter into competition for industrial markets that specialize in the field of medical devices, as its cost does not exceed 340 riyals only, as the other devices that are used in the implementation of the current drying and installation process reach approximately 6000 thousand riyals.
The research team, which obtained a document granting a patent for the industrial model from the Saudi Authority for Intellectual Property, included Saudi cadres from the sons and daughters of the country, from King Khalid Hospital, Mr. Saud Abdul Aziz Al-Ateeq, Mr. Issa Abdullah Abdul Mohsen Al-Issa, and from the university students, the student Ahmed Essam Ahmed Al-Dariwish, Ayad Muqhem Al-Shammari, Fahd Al-Enezi, the student Samar Muhammad Al-Omar, Obaid Suwaid Al-Sahli, Muhammad Muhareb Al-Muhareb, and the specialist, Ms. Nada Muhammad Al-Thumairy. , Jasser Mohammed Al-Baijan, Ghala Abdulaziz bin Rashoud from the students of King Saud Medical University of the National Guard, Abdullah Abdul Mohsen Al-Shaya, and Specialist Fahd Nasser Mohammed Al-Suwaid from the Ministry of Health, under the coordination and supervision of the Dean of the College of Applied Medical Sciences, Dr. Musaed bin Ali Al-Zahrani, and in coordination and follow-up of Prof. Dr. Raed bin Salim Al-Baradei from the Department of Medical Laboratories at the College of Applied Medical Sciences.
This achievement comes within a series of achievements and works of the Sheikh Abdullah bin Abdul Mohsen Al-Tuwaijri Chair for Strokes at the university, and the innovative team raised its thanks and appreciation to the President of the University, Prof.Saleh bin Abdullah Al-Mizil for his follow-up and support, which had a great impact on the achievements achieved, and to the Vice President of the University, Prof. Muslim Al-Dosari, the Vice President for Graduate Studies and Scientific Research, Prof. Ahmed Al-Rumaih, the Dean of the College of Applied Medical Sciences, Dr. Musaed Al-Zahrani, the Dean of Student Affairs, Dr. Saleh Al-Rashidi, and the Head of the Medical Laboratories Department, Dr. Sahar Al-Dosari, for their support for the march of inventions and innovations at the university and for male and female students.
The Cefal Center at the university, represented by the Director of the Center, Dr. Ayman Al-Barakati, participated in the nineteenth annual meeting of the World Cefal Centers, which is hosted this year by the Seafal Honolu Center at Shamned Hawaii University in Honolulu, USA, in the presence of the directors of 25 centers working to contribute to achieving the United Nations goals and sustainable development by building competencies and raising their readiness, and the centers discussed the activities that were held in the current year, and to learn about the agenda for the coming year, and ways of work To enhance cooperation and integration between CEFAL centers in the world, and maximize their impact by raising the use of their available resources.
Sultan bin Ayada Al-Enezi, a scholarship student for a doctoral study from the Department of Physical Therapy at the College of Applied Medical Sciences and a doctoral candidate at the University of Queensland in Australia, participated in presenting a specialized scientific paper on the effect of ankle joint roughness at the Australian International Conference on Sports Medicine 2022, and the results of the study were well received by the attendees and those interested in the quality and method of scientific research, as this study is the first of its kind for patients with ankle osteoarthritis.
The Australian International Conference of Sports Medicine is one of the largest and most important scientific gatherings specialized in physical therapy and sports medicine around the world, and it is under the umbrella of the Australian Society of Physical Therapy.
During the doctoral stage, the scholarship published a number of scientifically refereed papers in international journals specialized in physical therapy and medical rehabilitation, and participated in a number of international conferences specialized in the problems and treatment of ankle joint roughness, and the scholarship Al-Anzi is one of the members of the International Society for Research specialized in the treatment of ankle and foot roughness around the world International Foot and Ankle Osteoarthritis Consortium.
For his part, Al-Enezi expressed his sincere thanks and appreciation to His Excellency the President of the University, Prof. Dr. Saleh bin Abdullah Al-Mizil, for his continuous support for the university's scholarship students to serve the practical process and scientific research, and he also thanked the University Agency for Graduate Studies and Scientific Research represented by the Training and Scholarship Department for their unlimited support for the university's scholarships, and to the Dean of the College of Applied Medical Sciences, Dr. Musaed Al-Zahrani, and the Head of the Physiotherapy Department, Dr. Ahmed Al-Enezi, for their keenness and unlimited support.
With the support of the President of the University, Prof. Saleh bin Abdullah Al-Mizil, and the follow-up of the Vice President for Female Student Affairs, Dr. Jawaher bint Abdulrahman Al-Omar, two teams from the university participated in the Leadership in Industrial Innovation Hackathon, which was organized by the Ministry of Education in cooperation with NEOM Industrial City (Oxagion) in Riyadh, with the participation of more than 30 Saudi universities, and a number of entities from the public and private sectors.
The projects submitted by the university included finding innovative solutions to energy and water challenges, where the first project presented an innovative model for the energy storage system for the optimal operation of renewable energy networks in the field of energy, and Dr. Abdulaziz bin Dakhil Al-Mutairi, Dr. Abdullah bin Saleh Al-Tamimi, and Dr. Nayef bin Fayez Al-Buqami from the College of Engineering worked on this project, and the second project was presented by students from the College of Engineering, namely: Muayad Al-Sweikat, Nasser Al-Dalbahi, Nawaf Al-Medlej and Othman Al-Mazrou, under the supervision of Dr. Tariq Muhammad Ahmed, where they presented an industrial innovation for the pipe pressure test tool.
The hackathon achieved remarkable success, as more than 60 teams participated, presenting promising innovations, as the participating teams' competitions were in the fields of (technology in the service of humans, water sustainability, electric fuel, and green hydrogen).
It is worth mentioning that the hackathon is a rich experience for exchanging experiences and building effective relationships, as it included various workshops and meetings with mentors with distinguished competencies to guide and support the participating teams and develop their ideas.
The university won the gold medal and the Distinguished Innovation Award at the International Innovation Exhibition held in London 2022, where a team from the College of Applied Medical Sciences participated in the exhibition led by Prof. Dr. Raed bin Salim Al-Baradei, and the two students Ahmed bin Essam Al-Dariwish and Muhammad bin Muhareb Al-Muhareb, and the innovation of the university team (the medical device for fixing and drying tissues on the medical laboratory slides) won the admiration of the exhibition visitors and the organizing committee.
For his part, the Dean of the College, Dr. Musaed bin Muhammad Al-Zahrani, expressed his thanks and appreciation to His Excellency the President of the University, Prof. Dr. Saleh bin Abdullah Al-Mizil, for the facilities and support provided by the university in all fields, especially the field of research and innovations, and praised the participating team after receiving the gold medal and the Distinguished Innovation Award, appreciating the efforts made to obtain this award and raise the name of the university in this global forum.
The head of the participating team, Prof. Dr. Raed bin Salim ElBaradei, also thanked His Excellency the President of the University and His Excellency the Dean of the College for the unlimited support, which had an impact after God's success in winning the award.
Two teams from the university qualified in the Leadership in Industrial Innovation Hackathon, which is organized by the Ministry of Education and Oxagon in NEOM, and will be held in Riyadh from 6-8/10/2022, and the hackathon aims to engage the best talents from Saudi university employees, create opportunities for strategic and technical partnerships in the private sector, in addition to transforming ideas and research into institutional projects and startups, developing the innovative and entrepreneurial skills of entrepreneurs in universities, and seeking to develop the best solutions Research and innovation for future industrial cities.
The projects submitted by the university seek to find innovative solutions to energy and water challenges, the first project came in the field of energy, where the team leader, His Excellency Dr. Abdulaziz bin Dakhil Al-Mutairi - Assistant Professor of Renewable Energy from the College of Engineering - presented an innovative model for the energy storage system for the optimal operation of renewable energy networks, and the second project came in the field of water, an industrial innovation for a pipe pressure test instrument, presented by students from the College of Engineering, namely: Muayad Al-Sweikat, Nasser Al-Dalbahi, Nawaf Al-Medlej and Othman Al-Mazrou.
Based on the directives of His Excellency Prof. Dr. Saleh bin Abdullah Al-Mizil, and the follow-up of Her Excellency the Vice President for Female Student Affairs, Dr. Jawaher bint Abdulrahman Al-Omar, the Innovation and Entrepreneurship Center supervised the projects and followed up on their development during the previous period, and organized a number of meetings and meetings, in order to ensure the completion of the projects and their suitability to participate in the hackathon.
Majmaah University, through the Innovation and Entrepreneurship Center and in cooperation with the university's faculties, seeks to support and encourage male and female students to participate in various entrepreneurial and innovative competitions, challenges and camps. In cooperation with the Innovation and Entrepreneurship Center with the College of Science in Zulfi, a team from the Department of Computer and Information Sciences participates in the Tri-Out project in the innovation exhibition of the Fourth Forum of Youth Committees in Riyadh, which is held by the emirate represented by the Riyadh Youth Council, which targets youth committees in the governorates of Riyadh under the patronage of His Highness Royal Prince Faisal bin Bandar, Governor of Riyadh Region, in cooperation with the Women's Committee for Community Development in the Riyadh Region Council, headed by Her Highness Princess Noura bint Mohammed Al Saud, with the Youth Council of the region in managing the file of organizing the fourth forum, which aims to advance youth in the region at all levels to contribute to achieving the requirements of development through the follow-up of the reports and recommendations of the Riyadh Youth Council and the Council of the region. The participating team from Majmaah University is represented by students from the Department of Computer and Information Sciences, College of Science. In Zulfi, student Noura Abdullah Al-Tariqi, student Noura Manea Al-Manea, and graduate Hessa Jasser Al-Shaalani, under the supervision of Dr. Ayman Al-Barakati. This participation comes under the follow-up of the Dean of the College of Science in Zulfi, Dr. Hani Al-Qahiz, the Head of the Computer and Information Department, Dr. Abdullah Al-Oraini, and the Head of the Innovation and Entrepreneurship Center, Dr. Abdullah bin Saeed Bajahzar. The Innovation and Entrepreneurship Center continuously monitors, supports and encourages the participation of students in their Tri-Out project, which is an application that provides exercise and therapy and ensures the accuracy and correctness of the user's performance through artificial intelligence techniques and real-time human movement analysis to perform the exercise to be safer and more effective. Majmaah University, represented by the Innovation and Entrepreneurship Center, is keen to encourage and support male and female students to participate in various challenges, competitions, camps and hackathons in accordance with the directives of His Excellency the President of the University, Prof. Saleh bin Abdullah Al-Mizil, and Her Excellency the Vice President for Student Affairs, Dr. Jawaher bint Abdulrahman Al-Omar.
As an extension of the achievements made by the employees of Majmaah University in many fields and in various forums, and winning international awards, the team of students of the Department of Law at the College of Business Administration in the International Student Commercial Arbitration Competition (SCCA Arabic Moot) ranked eighth for the defendant's memorandum worldwide among 85 teams from different universities around the world, consisting of 586 participating students from 64 universities representing 14 countries. This competition was held from September 15, 2021 to May 15, 2022, and is organized annually by the Saudi Arbitration Center and the United Nations Commission on International Trade Law (UNCITRAL).
This competition is considered one of the highest competitions in the world, through which each competing team performs a real simulation of the role of the plaintiff and the defendant, by submitting written memoranda, and oral pleadings, in a hypothetical arbitration case, in front of a group of international arbitrators, which will enhance the scientific dimension of the academic knowledge that the student receives during his university journey.
It is worth noting that a team of students from the Department of Law at the College of Business Administration has already achieved an advanced position among the first places for last year in the second international edition of the commercial arbitration competition at the Gulf level (Gulf version).
The university team participating in the current version of the competition included students of the Department of Law at the College of Business Administration, namely: Student team: Yasser Al-Saab - Samer Al-Harbi - Hamdan Al-Shammari - Abdulaziz Al-Rashidi - Khaled Al-Shehri - Mishari Al-Shammari, and the female team: Najd Al-Suwaih - Lama Al-Ali - Nujood Al-Rahimi - Sheikha Al-Rusa - Rimaz Al-Abdullatif - Waad Al-Mubarak
The international arbitrators praised the oral pleadings of Majmaah University students before the teams of other universities,
and the scientific enrichment included in these pleadings that reflects the extent of their readiness and training. At a high level, the organizers of the competition appreciated the participation of Majmaah University, represented by the Department of Law at the College of Business Administration, and the distinguished capabilities and performance shown by its students, which reflects the college's interest in developing legal research skills, especially in the field of alternative means, especially arbitration, which contributes to enhancing their experiences and knowledge, refining their skills and qualifying them for the labor market.
In this regard, the Dean of the College, Dr. Naqian bin Naqaa Al-Saadouni, congratulated and thanked His Excellency the President of the University, Prof. Dr. Saleh bin Abdullah Al-Mizil, for his follow-up and constant support, which had a great impact on achieving this achievement at the international level, and raising the morale of the student teams participating in the competition, and His Excellency also thanked the participating students, and Dr. Faris bin Saleh Al-Faris, Head of the Law Department and General Supervisor of the participating teams, for his support for the teams, and Dr. Mashael Al-Ahmadi, supervisor of the The students for their fruitful efforts, and Dr. Yasser Badr, the team's coach, for his great efforts throughout this year and the previous two years, which culminated this year in achieving this distinction and achievement, and urged everyone to continue the effort and do more in order to develop their abilities and skills, and to make what has been achieved a way for more successes in their scientific and practical career in the service of their religion and their dear country.
University President: The International Conference on Education is an opportunity to exchange expertise and experiences that reflect the desire for global development and competitiveness, and to enhance opportunities for local and international participation in providing education and investing in it
His Excellency the President of the University, Dr. Saleh bin Abdullah Al-Mizil, stated that the university was keen to participate in the International Conference and Exhibition for Education, which is organized by the Ministry of Education, and the good preparation by the university for this participation, because of this event of great importance and great positive return on the university, as the objectives and axes of the conference are focused on important strategic goals adopted by the Ministry through it, especially with regard to facing the challenges of the current Corona pandemic, epidemics that may spread in the future, and how to Dealing with these epidemics to ensure the sustainability of the educational process, the conference also discusses the requirements for developing the infrastructure of distance education, whether via the Internet or through educational channels, in addition to coordination and activation of cooperation between the concerned authorities that include the Ministry of Education and its sectors, educational software companies, computer technology companies, in addition to telecommunications companies, and the conference deals with ways to develop the educational capabilities of the educational staff remotely, and the need to adapt and adapt to emerging conditions and crises Contributing to the promotion of the Kingdom's Vision 2030, emphasizing its role as an effective force in civilization, science and human progress, reviewing opportunities for the development of education in the Kingdom and investing in its potential, exchanging expertise and experiences that reflect the desire for development and global competitiveness, enhancing opportunities for local and international participation in providing and investing in education, introducing incentives for investment in education and attracting its local and global opportunities, in addition to overcoming the challenges facing education in the Kingdom, and providing solutions that Contribute to raising the level of its outputs and the efficiency of its institutions in accordance with international standards and indicators for measurement and evaluation.
Based on the Kingdom's Vision 2030 in developing the innovation system, and in continuation of its efforts to spread the culture of invention to discover inventors and innovators with the aim of supporting them and developing their entrepreneurial products, the university, represented by the Innovation and Entrepreneurship Center, participated in the second phase of the University Innovation Challenge Program for Sustainable Development, within 15 universities across the Kingdom in this program, which is organized by the Ministry of Education in partnership with Prince Mohammed bin Salman College of Business and Entrepreneurship, and Babson College for Entrepreneurship Education, and the United Nations Development Programme.
The University Innovation Challenge for Sustainable Development program aims to develop entrepreneurial and innovative capabilities and employ them in finding solutions to the challenges faced by sustainable development, activating strategic partnerships with local and international bodies, while involving innovative students and faculty members in a global quality educational experience that will contribute to building emerging university projects.
A team from the College of Engineering participated to represent the university in the second phase of the challenge through the S-T-S Learning System project in the presence of His Excellency the President of the Innovation and Entrepreneurship Center, Dr. Abdullah bin Saeed Bajahzar, and under the supervision of His Excellency Dr. Abdulaziz bin Dakhil Al-Mutairi, and with the participation of students Saud Al-Obaid, Iyad Al-Falih, and Muhammad Al-Mutairi, and the project consists of a learning system that allows knowledge sharing among students, and the possibility of the student helping his colleague in different topics according to specialization, which provides Time and money, also allows discussions and conversations among themselves and the transfer of experiences and knowledge.
The program included a number of educational experiences that dealt with various topics, presented successful experiences in innovation and entrepreneurship, as well as discussing the difficulties and challenges facing leaders and officials in spreading the culture of innovation and entrepreneurship.
Her Excellency the Vice President for Female Student Affairs, Dr. Jawaher bint Abdulrahman Al-Omar, stated that the university continues to emphasize continuous development by developing and preparing the skills of innovative students, providing them with the necessary support, seeking to create an innovative and sustainable educational environment that stimulates production, and benefiting from strategic partnerships to serve the community.
Her Excellency also thanked His Excellency the President of the University for his unlimited support to the Innovation Center and the university's creative and innovative students, and thanks to His Excellency the President of the Center, Dr. Abdullah Bajahzar, for his fruitful efforts, and to the participating team, wishing God continued success and payment to them.
The participating student team from the College of Applied Medical Sciences achieved second place at the level of Saudi universities in the innovation exhibition accompanying the Scientific Olympiad and the Health Hackathon, which was held at King Saud bin Abdulaziz University for Health Sciences, and the students' victory came from participating in the project of the stabilization and drying device for laboratory slides, after the nomination of arbitration committees that included many international and Saudi arbitrators, and the number of participating universities reached 19 Saudi universities, and more than 202 innovative ideas.
On this occasion, His Excellency the Dean of the College of Applied Medical Sciences, Dr. Musaed bin Muhammad Al-Zahrani, congratulated the winning students, and urged them to continue more effort to crown these creative ideas and turn them into commercial products, and also thanked the Innovation and Entrepreneurship Center, which was represented during the participation by the President of the Center, Dr. Abdullah bin Saeed Bajahzar, and also thanked His Excellency the President of the University, Prof. Dr. Saleh bin Abdullah Al-Mizil, for his support to the students of the college and the university to develop thinking and creativity skills and participate in Such national competitions, and to His Excellency the Vice President for Graduate Studies and Scientific Research for his support to involve students in research projects to develop their capabilities and translate these researches into innovative and pioneering projects.
The team of participating students included: Jasser Mohammed Al-Baijan, Ahmed Essam Al-Dariwish, Ayad Muqham Al-Shammari, Fahd Muhammad Al-Anzi, Obaid Suwaid Al-Sahli, Muhammad Muhareb Al-Muhareb, Abdullah Abdul Mohsen Al-Shaya, and Samar Muhammad Al-Omar, and the team was supervised by Prof. Dr. Raed bin Salim Al-Bardai, a faculty member in the medical laboratories.
The research team at the College of Applied Medical Sciences, Department of Medical Laboratories at the university, in partnership with King Khalid Hospital in Majmaah Governorate (Department of Medical Devices) and a number of researchers at Princess Nourah University, King Saud University for Health Sciences and Sheikh Abdullah bin Abdul Mohsen Al-Tuwaijri Chair for strokes had previously been able to obtain a patent document for an industrial model from the Saudi Authority for Intellectual Property No. SA9702, for this device (drying and fixing laboratory medical slides), which works With the ideal heating system and mechanism on the medical laboratory slides installed on the waxy paraffin tissues, which require uniform fine heat for the purpose of stabilizing the tissues during the work of laboratory experiments on the slides, including the work of dyes after the installation process on them, where the research team made preliminary experiments on testing the device and its efficiency, and the device enables to adjust the digital temperature of slide heating devices equipped with a digital screen from room temperature to 75 ° C (167 ° F), and The internal surface of the device is designed in thermoplastic ionized aluminum size 25 × 9 inches to transfer heat steadily and dry the slices uniformly, and this unit also has an additional adjustment button that allows switching between seeing the set temperature and the actual temperatures at the same time, and the device is equipped with a steel fan that comprehensively distributes heat to all the rolling slides, in addition to a thermostat to stop the process of increasing heat that may cause damage to genes and antigens with stabilized tissues On textile slides, the device was also supported by a timer that ensures the experiment time so that it does not exceed the required rate, thus avoiding fabric damage, and the device is designed with a light structure made of fiber and aluminum to ensure the work of balanced thermal heating and heat transfer quickly and at a rate consistent with the quality of the tissues to be installed, and it is controllable in the form of a heating loop with a power of 200 watts that gives the ability to heat from room temperature to 75 ° C (167 ° ) Fahrenheit approximately) so that it enables heat transfer to dry and stabilize tissues and cells perfectly for use in all competent experiments on cells and tissues, and on all medical histological diseases for diagnosis, it should also be noted that the device was manufactured at an economical cost that allows it to enter the competition for the competent industrial markets in the field of medical devices.