Islamabad, The International Islamic University (IIU) has taken a significant step forward in its technological and scientific capabilities with the inauguration of a new Smart Weather Station at its Faculty of Engineering. The ceremony was led by H.E. Professor Dr. Ahmad Salem Muhammad Al-Ameri, Pro-Chancellor of IIU and President of Imam Muhammad Ibn Saud University.
According to International Islamic University, Islamabad, the Smart Weather Station is located in the Department of Civil Engineering and is equipped with eight sensors. These sensors are capable of measuring various hydrological parameters, including rainfall and vapour pressure. The data collected by this station will be instrumental for both undergraduate and graduate students in their research, especially for making accurate weather predictions based on historical data.
During his visit, the Pro-Chancellor, accompanied by IIUI President Dr. Hathal Homoud Alotaibi and other university officials, commended Dr. Hathal’s vision and the faculty’s dedication to advancements and research. Dr. Al-Ameri showed a keen interest in the project, inquiring about its potential applications at both micro and macro levels.
The Smart Weather Station is expected to be a vital resource for students and faculty, providing deep insights into weather patterns and environmental conditions, thereby enhancing the university’s research capabilities in the field of meteorology.