The Electrical and Electronics Engineering (EEE) Section of the Engineering Department had a 2-day Industrial Visit to Oman Fiber Optic Company (OFO) located at Rusayl Industrial Estate on February 20 and 21, 2019. The visit was organized by technical laboratory instructors, Mr. Sabri Al Adawi and Mr. Dexter Castillo and joined by the lecturer, Mr. Albert Prasana Kumar with the prior permission and guidance from Ms. Samira Al Esry, the Head of the EEE Section.
Students taking-up Cable & Fiber Splicing and Laser & Fiber Optics joined the said industrial visit. They were welcomed by Mr. Taj Al Zadjali, a personnel in the Cable Division of the Company.
During the visit, the students discovered how fiber optic cables are manufactured and how the different machineries operate. The industrial visit has provided exposure to the students with actual industrial life. The students benefitted in terms of the technical details provided by the company especially in the manufacture and assembly of fiber optic cables.