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BBF holds its May Members Meeting

posted 7 Sept 2015, 02:51 by Sheeba Pius

The British Business Forum (BBF), a non-profit association of British business people in Kuwait during its monthly meeting in downtown Kuwait City hosted Dr. Mohammed Gaith, Head of Engineering at the Australian College of Kuwait(ACK).

Dr. Gaith built upon previous meeting topics by presenting the practical implementation of the ‘Faculty for Factory’  experiences, whereby education professionals are placed into industrial environments to support Business Process Re-Engineering initiatives.

Dr. Gaith, whose specialization is Applied Mechanics and Design, Structural Analysis, Vibration Analysis & Control, Stress Analysis, Fiber Reinforced Composite Material Structures and Solar and Wind Energy, said “Faculty for Factory’ is considered one of the new channels aimed at creating a genuine partnership between industrial sectors and academic institutions.

Working on developing the relationship, he said, both sides of the equation into account the compatability between the expectations on one hand, and the application dimension of developing and implementing projects – in line with the actual needs for industry – and without failure in achieving the academic goals on the other.

The program main objectives are to benefit from the wealther of knowledge and expertise and untapped potential for academic excellence; breaking and removing the barriers between academic institutions and industrial sector; development of long-term sustainable projects that benefit the national economy.

Dr. Gaith who received his PhD in engineering in October, 2005 from Northeastern University, Boston, MA, has worked as a lecturer in Mechanical Engineering Technology at NU for three years has conducted several training courses in workplace success communication skills including leadership, teamwork, positive attitude, time management, job interviews, writing CV and interpersonal skills.