Emirates Global Aluminum, the UAE’s largest industrial company outside oil and gas, has launched its sixth round of research partnership with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, bringing nine doctoral and master’s degree student engineers to EGA I plan to work with my team leader to pick it up. .
Since the beginning of the partnership in 2015, EGA has trained more than 45 students from MIT’s David H. Koch School of Chemical Engineering Practice in programs designed to combine the latest academic thinking with EGA’s innovative industrial experience. , Jebel Ali and Al Taweelah facilities. .
For more than 100 years, MIT’s David H. Koch School of Chemical Engineering Practice has empowered industry-leading companies around the world to apply their academic knowledge and expertise to developing innovative solutions to industrial challenges. I have sent students. EGA is the first company in the Middle East to participate in this program.
This year, over 30 EGA employees are participating in the eight-week program from October through December. Nine PhD and MSc student engineers at the MIT station, along with his Director Brian Stutts, Ph.D., and his EGA team, collaborate with his leader to develop new solutions to industrial challenges across a variety of operational disciplines. To do. One of them, this year, involves alumina refining.
EGA Chief Executive Officer Abdulnasser Bin Kalban said: These graduate students will have the opportunity to apply their academic knowledge and expertise by proposing ‘out-of-the-box’ solutions to industrial problems. One of EGA’s values is to continuously improve our business, operations and ourselves through innovation. We look forward to witnessing the innovative achievements of this year’s program. ”
Abdalla Al Zarooni, Vice President of Technology Development and Transfer at EGA, said: We look forward to the findings of this year’s cohort continuing to support us in innovating the future of aluminum production. ”
MIT is a leading research university in the United States with a history of advancing knowledge in science, technology, and other disciplines for more than 150 years.
EGA has been developing technology in the UAE for over 25 years and is focused on improving the efficiency of aluminum smelting processes. EGA’s latest self-developed technology makes him one of the most efficient and competitive in the global aluminum industry.
EGA’s R&D team works on research projects in collaboration with domestic and international universities. EGA’s affiliated institutions in the UAE include Khalifa University, University of Sharjah, USA, Rochester Institute of Technology, Higher Institute of Technology, while EGA’s international academic partners include University of Auckland, New Zealand and New South, Australia. Includes University of Wales.