A Delegation of the Petrochemical Engineering Department Paid a Visit to the Plastic Technology Centre

A delegation of the Petrochemical Engineering Department paid a visit to the Plastic Technology Centre which is affiliated with the Ministry of Trade and Industry (MTI) on Tuesday 27/11/2018. The delegation was comprised of academic staff members, along with some senior students. This visit came in the light of the endeavours exerted by the Petrochemical Engineering Department to promote cooperation between academia and industry as well as the great interest paid to the polymers industry. During the visit, the senior students made presentations of their graduation projects and researches in the field of polymer industry. The researches tackled the following topics:

  • Plastic Recycling; this research was submitted under the supervision of Prof. Ehssan Nassef, the Petrochemical Engineering Department and the Director of the PUA Training Centre.
  • Improving the Properties of Polystyrene; this research was conducted under the supervision of Prof. Riham Hazaa, the Petrochemical Engineering Department and Ms. Sameh Hawash, an Assistant Lecturer at the Petrochemical Engineering Department.
  • Improving the Properties of Polypropylene; this research was done under the supervision of Prof. Noha Saeed, the Petrochemical Engineering Department.

During the visit, the two parties had a fruitful discussion about promoting means of mutual cooperation between Pharos University and the Plastic Technology Centre; a proposal that was met with interest from the two sides. The Plastic Technology Centre was represented in this visit by Eng. Wael Radwan, the Executive Director; Eng. Nagwa Almaanawy, an expert in the centre and the Chemist. Riham Mohamedeen, the Technical Support Manager.