The Department of Communications Engineering at the University of Technology inaugurated the optical fiber laboratory on Sunday Apr. 11 - 2021, with direct support from ASWAR company, and the opening was attended by representatives of the Ministry of Higher Education as well as a representative of Aswar Technical Company that installed the laboratory equipments and trained a Staff of teachers and technicians of the department. The inauguration took place in the presence of the department staff represented by the department head, the assistants and the heads of the scientific branches.
Dr. Qussay Salim who is the in charge of the laboratory staff, he presented a summary of what had been trained on and the benefits of the laboratory for undergraduate and postgraduate students in terms of practical training on the equipments currently used in This domain that increases job opportunities in the field of optical communications.
Furthermore, the head of the department Assist. Prof. Dr. Afaneen Anwer indicated about the department's future plans and the updates taking place in it in order to keep abreast of the scientific developments in the fields of communication engineering. Promoting the department's laboratories in general and the need to provide all supports from the competent authorities.
Everyone praised the role of Aswar Company for its cooperation with the Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research to launch several free training programs to raise the level of graduates to keep pace with the requirements of the modern labor market, and it also initiated the establishment of a number of scientific laboratories in public universities.