ADM signs new engineering training agreement with University of Washington

WAM Abu Dhabi, Jan 29th, 2013 (WAM) — The Municipality of Abu Dhabi City has signed a contract with the University of Washington to provide a new training program tailored to municipal infrastructure engineers.

The courses will span nearly two years and include 15 engineering courses, leading to three certificates in Traffic Operations and Engineering, Roadway Design, and Bridges and Structures.

The first course is projected to begin in May, 2013. Training will be provided onsite in Abu Dhabi City.

“This agreement aligns with the vision of the Municipality of Abu Dhabi City to leverage the competencies, technical skills and potential of Emirati employees. The courses will provide cutting edge knowledge and expertise in civil engineering applications under the scope of the Municipality, targeting the management of roads and traffic infrastructure,” said engineer Abdullah Saeed Al Shamsi, Acting Executive Director of Municipal Infrastructure ‘&’ Assets Sector, Municipality of Abu Dhabi City.

“The University is pleased to provide training in these vital municipal functions for Abu Dhabi City,” said David Szatmary, vice provost for Educational Outreach at the University of Washington.

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