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"The Role of 5G in IOT" webinar
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The webinar “The Role of 5G in IOT” will be held on 1st of March from 12 pm to 1pm Bahrain time. The speaker will be Dr Bilel Jamoussi- Chief of the Study Groups Department at the International Telecommunication Union Standardization Bureau in Geneva Switzerland. The webinar will explain how the ITU is bringing together governments, industry, international organizations and academia to develop consensus based international standards for 5G and IoT, and in particular, how this work is shaping smart cities. The webinar will also explore how 5G will support IoT applications across various industry sectors.

The webinar “The Role of 5G in IOT” will be held on 1st of March from 12 pm to 1pm Bahrain time. The speaker will be Dr Bilel Jamoussi- Chief of the Study Groups Department at the International Telecommunication Union Standardization Bureau in Geneva Switzerland. The webinar will explain how the ITU is bringing together governments, industry, international organizations and academia to develop consensus based international standards for 5G and IoT, and in particular, how this work is shaping smart cities. The webinar will also explore how 5G will support IoT applications across various industry sectors.

Students will learn about the latest trends of 5G in IoT. Students will also have an opportunity for Q&A at the end of the webinar.

Registration is open for all.

 

BSc IT Student Faisal Al Touri participated at The First National Research Competition
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The Scientific Research Department of the Secretariat General of the Higher Education Council, in cooperation with the British Council and the UK Science and Innovation Network, organized a virtual ceremony to honor the winners of the "“The First National Research Competition for Undergraduate Students in institutions of higher education in the Kingdom of Bahrain ".UCB’s BSc IT student- Faisal Abdulrahman Al-Touri, participated in the competition for his project “Smart Magic Mirror”. 

 

The Scientific Research Department of the Secretariat General of the Higher Education Council, in cooperation with the British Council and the UK Science and Innovation Network, organized a virtual ceremony to honor the winners of the "“The First National Research Competition for Undergraduate Students in institutions of higher education in the Kingdom of Bahrain ".UCB’s BSc IT student- Faisal Abdulrahman Al-Touri, participated in the competition for his project “Smart Magic Mirror”. 

 

MBA Orientation
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The MBA Department organised an orientation session for its new students on the 18th of January, 2021 through Microsoft Teams. The students were welcomed by the Head of Business Administration Department and Director of the MBA program Dr. Abdullah Hadrami, introducing the faculty and administrative staff of the MBA department and discussing the program study plan, followed by the Registrar, Dr. Rana Sawaya explaining the policies and procedures, and culture at UCB. Brief presentations were made by Assistant Professors, Dr. Manal Taqata and Dr. Muhammad Rizky to introduce programs like Microsoft Teams and Turnitin used for online classes and assignment submissions. The event concluded with a question and answer session between students and faculty members.  

The MBA Department organised an orientation session for its new students on the 18th of January, 2021 through Microsoft Teams. The students were welcomed by the Head of Business Administration Department and Director of the MBA program Dr. Abdullah Hadrami, introducing the faculty and administrative staff of the MBA department and discussing the program study plan, followed by the Registrar, Dr. Rana Sawaya explaining the policies and procedures, and culture at UCB. Brief presentations were made by Assistant Professors, Dr. Manal Taqata and Dr. Muhammad Rizky to introduce programs like Microsoft Teams and Turnitin used for online classes and assignment submissions. The event concluded with a question and answer session between students and faculty members.  

Guest Lecture: Data Integration – Concepts on Analytics, Data Science and Big Data
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The Department of Information Technology  organized a webinar with Mr. Rajib Bhattacharya, Global Leader -Data Integration-Analytics, Data Science & Big Data Cargill, India on Dec 20, 2020 through Microsoft Teams. Mr. Rajib is a seasoned analytics professional, with skills in the areas of Analytics, Data Science, Big Data, Data Warehousing, Cognitive Computing and Blockchain.  

The Department of Information Technology  organized a webinar with Mr. Rajib Bhattacharya, Global Leader -Data Integration-Analytics, Data Science & Big Data Cargill, India on Dec 20, 2020 through Microsoft Teams. Mr. Rajib is a seasoned analytics professional, with skills in the areas of Analytics, Data Science, Big Data, Data Warehousing, Cognitive Computing and Blockchain.  

In the session Mr. Rajib explained Data Integration and how it is being used in different industries, elaborating detailed concepts of analytics, data science, management of big data, methodology of using data science and big data in industry. He also described how machine learning algorithms are applied to various kinds of data (i.e., text, numbers, audio, video) to retrieve data insight, generate Artificial Intelligence System, so business users can utilize such systems in their business for analysis.  He explained how data science integrates statistical, analytical, programing skills to collect, analyze and interpret meaningful information from large data sets. 

The webinar included a detailed discussion on data driven solution for major business challenges and how big data is used in various fields of industry, like finance, communication and retail industry and how data analytics are used in sectors like healthcare, travel and gaming. Students and faculty members greatly benefitted from the lecture which concluded with an interactive question and answer with Mr. Rajib.  

Guest Lecture- COVID-19 and Its Impact on Economy, SMEs, and Education
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The Department of Business Administration hosted a webinar titled ‘COVID-19 and Its Impact on Economy, SMEs, and Education’ through MS Teams on Dec 20, 2020. The session hosted three guest speakers from Indonesia and Bahrain discussing the consequences of COVID-19.

The Department of Business Administration hosted a webinar titled ‘COVID-19 and Its Impact on Economy, SMEs, and Education’ through MS Teams on Dec 20, 2020. The session hosted three guest speakers from Indonesia and Bahrain discussing the consequences of COVID-19.

Dr. Sutan Emir Hidayat- Director of Islamic Economy Supporting Ecosystem at the National Committee for Islamic Economy and Finance (KNEKS) in Indonesia explained the impact of the pandemic on the international economy, followed by Dr. Ahmad Rafiki- Head of Research, and the Head of Islamic Management and Halal Industry Center at Universitas Medan Area, Indonesia presenting the influence of the world health crisis on SMEs globally. Lastly, Dr. Adel Sarea- Associate Professor of Accounting and Economics at Ahlia University from Kingdom of Bahrain discussed the changes in the educational system as a result of this pandemic. The webinar was highly informative and interactive, concluding with a question-and-answer session between student, faculty members and the guest speakers.