Latest News of University of Baghdad
September, 2012

Digital Photos and Rare Movies Gallery of Baghdad University

  After the website found a set of rare and old photographs of Baghdad University, it announces for each dear browsers to participate to create a digital gallery of rare and ancient photos and movies , within the orientations of the University in maintaining scientific and cultural heritage, so the website team calls all browsers of our students, faculty members , unaffiliated and those who are interested in the scientific affair, to furnish our gallery with rare or old photographs and movies, and the website will publish the photos and the names of the participants with a brief and some information about the content of the photos, so we call upon all browsers to send theses photographs to the website mail and the Internet as in :

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  The website is also pleased to display photographs and movies of all types, after treating them of digital technologies with the latest international programmes as “converter” or “Digital images”, where the website welcomes all movies and formulas of “Digital” or the “Analogue” or the domestic “VHS” or the “Umatic” or the “Betacam” or movies type “mm35” or of a type “16 mm “or ” 8 mm “, and all types of systems the” Pal, Secam, NTSC “, and the website will convert signals and material systems to a formula” AVI – Digital “, to maintain the purity, after movie removals and maintenance on affected movies.

  The website will dedicate an improved version and processing Digital movie to the participant with format high purity “DVD” and “High definition”, where it will re-display all archival photos and old material film of scientific applications in order to preserve the scientific heritage of Iraq, through a special window on the website which will review all the ancient photos and old and rare movies , noting that the website cares a lot of photographic works to display all images, as well as with rare material films of Baghdad University and its colleges .The website also confirms that it can send a delegate or a representative to any route that wants to provide old and rare material films that do not have access to the headquarters website in Al-Jadrriyyah, and the website will return the movies to its original owner after treating and purifying them with digital technologies.

The Parliamentary Education Committee Congratulates Baghdad University for Entering International Classifications

  The Education Committee in the Iraqi Parliament congratulated Baghdad University on the occasion of its entering in the international rankings of the best and oldest universities in the world. The letter of appreciation made by the Commission to Mr. President Prof. Dr. Musa Jawadal-Moussawi included :

  “Valuing the extraordinary efforts of you that lead to the success of the educational process in the new Iraq and thanks to your sincere efforts combined to serve the educational institutions and the building this country, which extends to a depth of history and that taught the world the writing and was pad for heavenly messages , your precious breath accustomed us on giving in particular what came into the entering of your university in the international rankings for the best and oldest (700) universities in the world and with the rank (+601) in 2011, for this we can only thank you and pray to Almighty God to bless your efforts. ”

Establishing an International-class Training Center

  According to the educational strategy of Baghdad University in the development of scientific studies and researches, and in line with the adopted approach in the provision of scientific atmosphere and academic environment for the students and professors at the university, the university steps to non-traditional and unique path to catch up the scientific advance that evolves hour after hour. The university should take renewed steps with the time and the last thing the university did in this regard, the signing of a strategic agreement of the establishment of a developed and modern training center in the college of Engineering at the University of Baghdad. This laboratory is considered one of the latest international laboratories, and with standard specifications to train students and develop their mental and intellectual ability in the advanced academic fields , and within the multiple and diverse competence in Engineering, where a contract has been signed to establish a training center in the field of communication between the College of Engineering – University of Baghdad and international Huawei Telecommunication , with the presence of a large number of teachers, students and the media.

  Prof. Dr. Musa al-Musawi President of the University of Baghdad has signed the contract and the manager of Huawei Telecommunications in the Middle East representing the Chinese side. Deanship of the college of Engineering organized a ceremony hosted by Prof. Dr. Qasim Dos Dean of the college who had a major role in the preparation and establishment of this center and the signing of the agreement in the training and development of the potential of students, and also attended the ceremonial a group of distinctive talented scientific personalities like Dr. Abbas Salimon head of department of Energy and Professor Dr. Saba Jabbar Ni’ma head of Architecture engineering , with a group of best scientists and academics to bless this successful step ,God willing, because of the goodness and support of educational and scientific reality at the University of Baghdad and Iraq as a whole, the fact that this agreement will the positive through graduating students who are able to provide the best services to the homeland.

  The Heads of scientific Departments also attended the ceremony and a number of faculty members and manager of Huawei in Iraq and a number of employees in the company, and because of the importance of this agreement and its vital role several satellite channels and the media of the college of Engineering attended the ceremony in order to cover this important event in the the educational process, because this center is considered the largest training center in Iraq and the Middle East for this company, and represents a quantum leap for students and teachers in the direct contact with the international advanced technology.

  In a statement to Mr. “Philip Zhong” Training Manager at Huawei ,Iraq,Branch explained that the agreement includes all Engineering disciplines of Communications, and Institute of Huawei will bring another advanced technology in the world, and adopted within the curriculum to train and develop the potentials of students, noting his happiness with his colleagues in the Institute of Haowi to provide scientific services to students at Baghdad University. Prof. Dr. Mohammad Qasim Dos Dean of the college of Engineering described the establishment of the Scientific Center as filling the scientific gap to keep up the international advanced technology, where in his a speech during the celebration he explained that the college was and still is seeking to open developed scientific laboratories and create meaningful scientific horizons that contribute to fulfill huge leap forward to follow the advanced world. So our college collaborated with International Huawei of Communications, to create this vital advanced training center, which is supervised by the college and is run by the unit of continuing education. The company will equip the center with the latest equipments and machines and train the specialized faculty members in China, to manage the center as well as it is considered a national achievement for it serves college students, researchers, and graduate students, in addition to that it will open new doors for the training of government institutions staff in the field of communications, In an interview with the Manager of Huawei in Iraq , he said that many of the communications companies such as Asia-Cell , Zain and Cork in Iraq were held based on foreign experiences. When asked about the reason of choosing the University of Baghdad ,College of Engineering to establish this center, he answered that The University of Baghdad is considered the first university in Iraq and has long history, and also the presence of 50% of the workers in Huawei in Iraq are graduates of college of Engineering, University of Baghdad.

  Dr. Firas Mohammed manager of continuing education unit, said ,” we started building the first building block of the center ten months ago and committees have been formed in the college to study this national project and Mr. Dean has submitted full support of this project and opened all the doors since the beginning and he facilitated a lot of things and overcome all obstacles faced the project. A number of lecturers have been selected of Ph.D. degree to be trained in China to deliver lectures in this centre after they will be interviewed an in Huawei .Dr. Firas added that this center will serve all sectors of telecommunications in various ministries, including the Ministry of Communications , defense, interior and will add practical experience for trainees in the field of communications .It will grant the trainees international certificate in communications from Huawei It is worth mentioning that this company is the only supplier of each telecommunications companies in Iraq and it will grant scholarships of masters and doctorate at the University of Huawei in telecommunications.

  Dr. Musa Al-Musawi congratulated students and faculty members for this advanced achievement in the development and training, stressing that the educational process at the University of Baghdad will be full of scientific renewable pillars of modern scientific laboratories, God willing, and trainin centers, cooperation agreements , memorandums of understanding with major universities and educational institutions and training in the world. The website team accompanied this important step towards the development of the reality of training, and documented the occasion with a set of photographs.

Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research Congratulates University of Baghdad

  Within great care and growing interest paid by the Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research for the universities and scientific institutions of Iraq, the ministry is concerned and confirmed its commitment to assess the scientific institutions and universities on both local and international levels , it follows up the work of all universities and institutions in order to develop educational reality and to improve the higher education in Iraq. With what the University of Baghdad gained of advanced positions with its counterpart well-known scientific universities, the ministry was keen to confirm and reflect the interest and follow-up the ongoing activities and events of the university, so the Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research Professor Ali Al-Adeeb has congratulated University of Baghdad of its entry in the international rankings as one of the best 700 universities in the world, and according to a text of congratulations:

  (The international ranking that the University of Baghdad has gained for the best and ancient “700” University and with the rank +601, is an evidence of pride and privilege to have one of our universities in this category .On this occasion we can only record our appreciation of this achievement and in turn encouraging you to enroll the best images to represent the higher education in Iraq, undoubtedly this gives a stimulus for other Iraqi universities to enter into a map of the International Classification to match the advanced universities, and we must stand for this historic event to have the Iraqi universities occupied the position they deserve among international counterparts to achieve what we seek of progress in the areas of all knoweledge in order to reach a prominent place in various sciences)

  And to have more gains and progress….

  The University of Baghdad have received a tremendous amount of congratulatory telegrams and letters of appreciation of this great achievement, and also received more blessings and praises via comments on its website pages, particularly since the University of Baghdad has proven recently in sequencing the World with its international universities counterparts, in the assessments international webometrix in July, where the University of Baghdad proceeded more than 16000 sixteen thousand world class, during a year and a half only after it was outside this category. This progress came after the university has made a number of upgrades , improvements and follow-up, and lift infrastructure of education and educational realities with the support of the Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research.

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