Mr. Tariq Umar, Programme Leader and Lecturer in Civil Engineering at A'Sharqiyah University, was the featured speaker at the recent Learned Event in May.
Mr. Tariq Umar started his professional career in 2004 after completing a higher Diploma in Civil Engineering as Assistant Engineer in a Municipal organization. Meanwhile he completed a Bachelor Degree (Civil Engineering) in 2008 and later in 2010 he completed a Master degree in Civil Engineering from the University of East London (UK).
Currently working as Programme Leader and Lecturer in Civil Engineering at A'Sharqiyah University. Tariq is currently enrolled as PhD student at School of Architecture and Built Environment, London South Bank University (UK). He is a graduate member of ICE (UK) since 2010. Mr. Tariq has presented several research papers in local and international conferences.
The presentation focused on the conventional and renewable energy resources in Oman with a specific reference to climate change. The conventional energy resources which Oman currently use are oil and gas. These resources also contribute towards Oman's economy.
Conventional energy resources are considered as one of the efficient economical sources of energy; however these cannot be used forever. These resources further effect environment and are the main cause for global warming and climate change. Different countries in the world are trying to adopt the renewable sources for energy which are sustainable and environmental friendly. These resources include solar, wind, bio gas, wave, geothermal and atomic.
In this presentation an overview of energy content in different renewable resources available in Oman was given. Oman can adopt these resources and can develop the relevant technologies and manpower. This will further help Oman in achieving the UN sustainable goals for 2030.
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