Speak­ers from 27 na­tions at­tend nu­mer­i­cal anal­y­sis fo­rum

Muscat Daily - - NATION -

Muscat - The fifth In­ter­na­tional Con­fer­ence on Nu­mer­i­cal Anal­y­sis and Op­ti­miza­tion (NAOV 2020) was opened at Sul­tan Qa­boos Univer­sity (SQU) un­der the pa­tron­age of Dr Ali bin Saud al Bi­mani, vice chan­cel­lor, SQU on Mon­day.

The con­fer­ence, or­gan­ised by the Depart­ment of Math­e­mat­ics at the Col­lege of Science, SQU will con­clude on Jan­uary 9.

In his ad­dress, Prof Me­hid­din al Baali, chair­man of the NAOV con­fer­ence said that this is the fifth con­fer­ence in a se­ries or­gan­ised ev­ery three years since 2008.

“The pur­pose of the con­fer­ence is to bring to­gether world­wide ex­perts to give pre­sen­ta­tions on novel and ad­vanced ap­pli­ca­tions in their lat­est work in en­gi­neer­ing, science and medicine to fa­cil­i­tate cross­fer­til­i­sa­tion among var­i­ous key sec­tors of pure sci­en­tific and ap­plied knowl­edge.”

He hoped that the con­fer­ence would be a plat­form where prom­i­nent sci­en­tists world­wide ex­perts and ac­tive re­searchers gather and meet to stim­u­late the com­mu­ni­ca­tion of new in­no­va­tive ideas and knowl­edge on new sci­en­tific method­olo­gies, pro­mote sci­en­tific ex­change and dis­cuss pos­si­bil­i­ties of fur­ther co­op­er­a­tion, net­work­ing and pro­mo­tion of mo­bil­ity of se­nior and young re­searchers and re­search stu­dents.

Prof Ahmed al Rawas, dean of the Col­lege of Science, said that the col­lege en­cour­ages this con­fer­ence as it brings to­gether ex­perts in nu­mer­i­cal anal­y­sis and op­ti­mi­sa­tion from dif­fer­ent parts of the world. The con­fer­ence fea­tures 24 in­vited speak­ers and 43 con­trib­uted speak­ers from 27 coun­tries across the world. Eigh­teen pre­sen­ta­tions are from dif­fer­ent higher ed­u­ca­tional in­sti­tu­tions in Oman.

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