Muscat Daily

MUSCAT - After taking part in the activities of the Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting for 2019, Dr Sausan al Riyami, renewable energy researcher, at the Institute of Advanced Technology Integration (IATI) and EJAAD, joined the Baden-Wurttemberg Post Conference Program for Young Scientists in Germany.

Out of the 200 young scientists who applied for this programme, Dr Sausan was among the 16 shortlisted to participate in this conference, which took place from July 5 to 11. “I am proud to have the chance to represent Oman as a scientist and reflect our experience at an international level. I learned a lot from this programme,” Dr Sausan said.

Participants visited the University of Konstanz, University of Freiburg, University of Tübingen, Ulm University, Institute for Quantum Optics, Center for Solar Energy and Hydrogen Research, Karlsruhe Institute Technology, Heidelberg University, Max Plank Institute for Nuclear Physics and University Stuttgart.

The southwestern German city of Baden-Württemberg has the highest share of employees in research and development (R&D) intensive branches of industry (17per cent). A share of 4.9 per cent of the GDP is invested in R&D.