Urban Infrastructure Systems
In line with the educational objectives of the ALHOSN University Civil Engineering Department, several field trips have been organized to bring the students in contact with civil engineering field activities and professionals. On November 24, 2011, Dr. Rafik Al Sakkaf organized a field trip under the theme “Urban Infrastructure Systems” to Bawabat Al Sharq Project in coordination with The Project Manager Eng. Khalid Mahmoud of Abu Dhabi Municipality. Upon departure the group was seen off by Prof. Mohammed Sobaih, Dean of the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Sciences. At their arrival to the site, the group was greeted by the project manager, AECOM engineers, the project consultant, and Al Jaber engineers, the project contractor. Baniyas Investment Company is the owner of the project. This field trip, which focused on the infrastructure parts, gave students the opportunity to see the field activities of constructing water supply networks, sewerage networks, stormwater networks and service roads. Students were accompanied by faculty and staff members of the Civil Engineering Department, including Dr. Rafik Al Sakkaf, Dr. George Markou, Eng. Ahmed Mousa, and Eng. Ahmed Al Ghazali.