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Khalifa University Holds Conference on Modern Laboratories

September 7, 2018

Conference explored advances in technology and safety aspects of modern laboratories

Khalifa University held an conference on “New Dimensions for Modern Laboratories” in collaboration with Cytomed Middle East LLC on November 25th 2013 at the Jumeriah Hotel in Etihad Towers.

The conference looked at many aspects of the management of modern day laboratories including safety aspects in laboratory design the safety characteristics of laboratory furniture advances in optical and digital microscopy for industry applications exploring the latest tools for sophisticated analysis radioactive testing for industry applications quality assurance and quality control in radioactive testing laboratories the latest advances in radioactive testing technologies and the impact of real time monitoring on laboratory performance.

The conferences speakers came from a variety of international companies associated with the creation and maintenance of laboratories including Dr. A. Paul Ioannidis Vice President International Business for RJ Lee Group International who spoke on “Laboratory Accreditation Types and Requirements ” Mr. Lars Hauch Director of International Markets for Koettermann GmbH & Co KG Germany who gave insight into safety aspects in laboratory design and Mr. Michael Doppler Business Development Manager Industry DSA for Leica Microsystems Switzerland who looked at advances in digital micro imaging.

“We are very pleased to have held this interesting and informative event ” said Dr. Bayan Sharif Dean of Khalifa University’s College of Engineering. “As a leading technology and research driven educational institution Khalifa University possesses many state of the art labs that are dedicated to exploring everything from robotics to nuclear energy and safety and proper maintenance of these labs are among our highest priorities. We also continue to regularly update our labs with the latest technological advances to ensure that we provide world-class facilities for our students and faculty to pursue their research and obtain the highest quality of education possible.”

“It’s an exciting time for us as we continue to grow to become a hub of knowledge and innovation to the UAE industrial Market ” said Mr Heballah Habib – Director of Cytomed. “We must remain adaptable to new ideas and motivated and responsive to the constant changing world of modern science and technology. Our industrial market is confronting a time of many changes and we’re meeting them by continuously increasing our quality standards. The world of laboratories is an exciting area where scientific challenges demand us bring together inspired people in forums like this conference. Conferences like this one help to ensure our solutions remain at the cutting edge of todays and tomorrows technologies.”