23 Aug 2019

The 3rd Conference on Engineering, Science, and Technology (CEST2019)

More than 200 participants from different community areas, mostly from local academia, researchers and practitioners attended the two-day-long Conference on Engineering, Science, and Technology (CEST2019), which took place from 21 to 22 August 2019 in Mogadishu, Somalia. This third Conference on Engineering, Science, and Technology has been jointly organized by SIMAD University and Jamhuriya University of Science and Technology.

Under the theme “Innovative Solutions for Social Development”, the event demonstrated the importance of implementing innovative solutions utilizing engineering, science, and technology for social advancement.
Two panel sessions have been held. Thirty-five articles and five keynote speeches have been presented.

The two institutions determined to inculcate confidence on young scholars and demonstrated their ability to have a positive impact on our community by solving real-world problems through research and to urge the local community to have confidence in their scholars.

Two Best Paper Awards have been conferred to Abdifitah Farah Ali (Lecturer Researcher) and Mohamed Muhumud Mohamed (Student Researcher). Best Paper Awards are categorized into lecturer researcher award and student researcher award.

CEST2019 has been triumphantly concluded by the Conference Chair, Eng. Mohamed M. Mohamed, the president of Jamhuriya University of Science and Technology, Eng. Mohamed A. Mohamud and the rector of SIMAD University, Ustad Dahir Hassan Abdi.

The conference was sponsored by Hormuud Telecom, the leading Telecommunication provider in Somalia. The outcome of this conference has turned out to be the best compared to the previous because of the unification and collaboration of the two institutions, SIMAD University and Jamhuriya University of Science and Technology.