Amman- 1 September 2020

On Wednesday, 26.08.2020, the MS@CPS project partners held an online open info day about the Cyber Physical System (CPS) master program. The MS program is funded by the Erasmus+. The event was moderated by Palestine Technical College – Deir El-Balah with the presence of all partners.

The German Jordanian University (GJU) represented by Dr. Ala’ Khalifeh and Dr. Dhiah el Diehn I. Abou-Tair from the school of Electrical Eng. and Information Technology (SEEIT), attended the event and gave a presentation about GJU in general, and the newly established master program, which will be  taught as a track under the computer engineering main master degree program.

The online meeting included several keynote speeches, delivered by the project European Partners from Germany and the United Kingdom, which covered several topics related to the program such as embedded systems, robotics, Internet of Things (IoT), artificial intelligence, entrepreneurship and innovation, etc.

In particular, the event included three consecutive sessions: the first session is “CPS in Academia” and it started with a talk given by Prof. Dr. Roman Obermaisser from Siegen University about Dependable Embedded Real-Time Systems based on Time-Triggered Control.

The second keynote speaker Prof. Raimund Kirner from University of Hertfordshire talked about Using SIL Arithmetic to Design Safe and Secure Cyber-physical Systems.

The second session “CPS in Industry”, started by Dr. Iyad AbuHadrous from Palestine Technical College Deir El-Balah about turning an IoT idea into a proof of concept. Dr. Marwan Radi from TE connectivity Inc.  talked about the Industrial application of robotics and automation.

In the last session, all consortium partners presented details about the master’s program at partner universities including a timeline of admission, admission criteria, features for study, teaching staff, study plan, and available scholarship and student support chances. During the event, the attendees raised a set of questions that was answered by the presenters.

More information about the event and talks can be found on the event link