ICT-IEEE Student Branch Attends Technical Seminars on NDT and ISMS
Posted: 17/10/2012 Contributor: Engr. Arnold N. Santos
A group of twenty-two ICT-IEEE student members, Engineering and ETC staffs attended two technical seminars focusing on the evolving technologies, developments and challenges in the areas of Non-Destructive Testing (NDT) and Information Security Management System (ISMS) in industrial environments.
The seminars took place at the renowned PDO Oil and Gas Exhibition Center in Al Qurum, Muscat on 9th of October 2012. The seminars were organized by the IEEE-Oman section in cooperation with the Oman Society of Engineers (OSE) and in partnership with TUV Rheinland, one of the leading global providers of technical, safety and certification services.
Mr. Anil Kumar, in-charge for TUV Rheinland business stream industrial services for West and North India regions, presented some of the pre-service and in-service plant inspection methods using the most advanced non-destructive testing techniques.
Dr. Ing. Oliver Weissmann, Vice President for Information Security of the TÜV Rheinland AG, tackled a very interesting topic that outlined all the mechanics of an information security management system directly applicable in industrial environments.
Mr. Arnold N. Santos, head of Electrical & Electronics Engineering and ICT-IEEE branch counselor, was one of the active organizers of this event which culminated with the awarding of the token of appreciation to the two invited expert speakers by Dr. Muhammad Bin Aref Abu-Zaki, one of the board members of OSE representing the transportation and communications sector and Dr. Ahmed Al-Naamany, IEEE Oman section Chairman.
The event was well received and attended by IEEE professionals and student members from various companies, colleges and universities all over the Sultanate of Oman.
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