By: Department of Information Technology Posted: 21/03/2017

ICT Students Participated in Symposium on Information Technology and Applied Mathematics (SITAM 2017)

Shinas College of Technology hosted SITAM 2017(Symposium on Information Technology and Applied Mathematics) at Shinas. Mr. Ibrahim Al Balushi, VALE, Oman was the chief guest and he delivered the inaugural address.

It was followed by a Plenary Talk by Mr. Francis, SQU, Oman and Concurrent Technical Sessions by guest speakers and presenters from distinguished colleges and industry. Ms. Faiza Rashid Al-Harthy, HOD/IT directed the R&D team of IT Department to prepare and guide students for SITAM 2017. Dr. S.V.S. Ramaraju (Lecturer-R&D coordinator / IT Dept) and Dr. V. Mathivanan (Lecturer- Member - R&D / IT Dept) identified fifteen students from IT Department and encouraged them to participate in SITAM 2017.

The paper “Pros and Cons of Information Technology Outsourcing” presented by the student Ms. Hanan Saleh Al-Alawi (ID NO: 36J121533) received the BEST PAPER AWARD.

Nine papers sent by IT students are accepted for presentation in concurrent technical sessions. Dr. V.Mathivanan, Dr. S.V.S.Ramaraju, Ms. Amabelle Oliva, Mr. Chandrasekhar Gangipelli, Lecturers in IT Dept., participated in SITAM 2017.

IT students who presented their paper:

Name Title
Amira Hamed Rashid Al Hajri & Hanaa Salim Ali Al Rawahi Impact of Social Networking in Educational System
Buthaina Khalfan Al-Mughairi Importance of Cloud Computing
Hanan Saleh Al Alawi & Moza Saif Al Habsi Pros and Cons of Open Sours Software
Sheikha Said Al Habsi & Ebtisam Saleh Al Shyheim Open Educational Resources (OER)
Al-Zahraa Said Al-Naabi & Amani Issa Al Habsi Smart Classroom for best Education in Oman
Amani Rabee Hamad Al ALawi & Huda Khamis Rashid Al Musharrafi Open Source Software: Libraries
Hanan Saleh Al Alawi Pros & Cons of Information Technology Outsourcing
Huda Salim Fayle Al Muhiri & Shaima Khamis Ahmed Al Sadi Challenges of E-government in Oman
Asma Hamad Al Masroori & Noora Khalifa Al Falahi Issuses of cloud computing

Dr. S.V.S.Ramaraju was requested to be the Reviewer & Scientific Panel moderator and Dr. V.Mathivanan as Scientific Panel moderator in SITAM 2017.

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