In the framework of the keenness of Al Ain University of Science and Technology (AAU) on the students and their interests in the latest technologies, the College of Engineering and IT (CEIT) at AAU, has organized, in conjunction with the IEEE UAE MTT & IM joint chapter and the IEEE AAU Student Branch, a technical workshop about LabVIEW – Software developed by National Instruments, NI.
The speaker and Attendees
The speaker was Eng. Leen Adnan – Field Engineer at NI. It was attended by guests from Dubai Electricity and Water Authority – DEWA and faculty and students of the college.
The LabVIEW Workshop
Eng. Leen started by an introduction of LabVIEW. It is an advanced program used by engineering students, especially Networks and Communications Engineering Department.
She also talked about the challenges in the field of software, and stages of technology advances that have been access to such technologies. She explained also the LabVIEW fundamentals, implementation of Virtual Instrument (VI), Loop Structures, Data Access, etc.
The participants were able to directly access the LabVIEW software in the computers lab and apply the applications explained by the speaker.
Dr. Nazih Khaddaj Mallat – Dean of College of Engineering and IT – said that LabVIEW will definitely help our students in their courses and particularly in their Capstone Project.
He also added that the college, in collaboration with IEEE UAE units, will continue to organize such great technical events and provide an excellent opportunity to students, instructors and different UAE communities to learn about new technologies and advanced tools used.
The end of the workshop was open for the students and the audience to ask questions and discussion, and honored Eng. Leen Adnan in recognition of presenting the workshop and her efforts.