Technical Co-sponsors (For DeSE2013)



The Institue of Electrical and Electronics Engineers

The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers is a professional association headquartered in New York City that is dedicated to advancing technological innovation and excellence. Established in 1963,


The British Computer Society

The British Computer Society is a professional body and a learned society that represents those working in Information Technology both in the United Kingdom and internationally. Established in 1957, in 2009 it rebranded as BCS — The Chartered Institute for IT


National Research Foundation-NRF

The National Research Foundation (NRF) is a professional body aims to support world-class research activities, and create an internationally competitive research environment and innovation system in the United Arab Emirates”



Liverpool John Moores University

Liverpool John Moores University (informally LJMU) is a British new university located in the city of Liverpool, England. The university is named after John Moores and was previously called Liverpool Mechanics’ School of Arts and later Liverpool Polytechnic before gaining university status in 1992, thus becoming Liverpool John Moores University.


Al Khawarizmi International College

Al Khawarizmi International College, Abu Dhabi, was founded in 1985 to provide quality diploma programmes at higher educational level in Information Technology. They also provide short courses for End-Users and IT Professionals.


Liverpool Hope University

Liverpool Hope University is a university in Liverpool, England. Two of its three founding colleges were established in 1844 and 1856, the third opening in the 1960s. It is the only ecumenical university in Europe. Based on two campuses, the main campus, Hope Park, is located in Childwall and the second campus, The Creative Campus, is located in Everton. The university attracts students from some 65 countries worldwide.



The British University in Dubai

The British University in Dubai (BUiD) was established in 2004, and is the Middle East region’s first, research based, postgraduate university. The university has partnerships with the University of Edinburgh, the University of Manchester, the University of Birmingham, Cardiff University and the King’s College London.


National Institute for Research and Development in Optoelectronics

INOE-CERTO carries out researches on advanced techniques for artwork restoration & conservation. Research activities are generated by the new demands from restorers and conservators practice. A significant experience was accumulated in multidisciplinary research projects, and a very special part of the experience and of the gained reputation raised up from variouse on site collaborations. Important results were accumulated in laser cleaning, environment control and microclimate monitoring, non-contact, non and micro-invasive investigation methods, remote fast responce techniques for cultural heritage investigation, diagnosys, intervention.

 Computer College

Dubai Computer College

Computer College, located in the Emirate of Dubai was founded in 1993 as a private institution of higher education. In 2009 Computer College was officially licensed by the Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research of the UAE and authorized to award degrees and qualifications. In 2001, the Diploma of Computer Studies was granted initial accreditation by the CAA. Subsequently, in 2003, the Diploma in Business Administration was accredited by the CAA. In 2010, the Associate degree in Finance received initial accreditation and in 2011, the Associate Degree in Business Administration was granted full accreditation. In 2011, the Associate Degree in Computer also received initial accreditation.

Educational Partners


City University, London

City University London (informally City University or City) is a public research university located in London, United Kingdom. It was founded in 1894 as the Northampton Institute and became a university in 1966, when it adopted its present name. The Inns of Court School of Law, which merged with City University in 2001, was established in 1852, making it the university’s oldest constituent part.



 Applied Computing Research Group

The Applied Computing Research Group is based at the School of Computing, Liverpool John Moores University.



The Technical University of Sofia

The Technical University of Sofia is the largest technical university in Bulgaria.

Founded on 15 October 1945 as part of the Higher Technical School (later renamed to State Polytechnic), it is an independent institution since 1953, when the Polytechnic was divided into four separate technical institutes. It has had its present name and university status since 21 July 1995 and has 14 main faculties based in Sofia, Plovdiv and Sliven, as well as 3 additional ones with education only in foreign languages — German, English and French.



University of Anbar

University of Anbar is one of the Iraqi universities with the mission to be distinction in academic sciences and research to achieve ISO requirements in an open environment on creation and sustainable improvement and to set bridges of communication with universities, institutions and research centers in order to realize the sustainable development.



Kazan Federal University

Founded in 1804 as Kazan Imperial University it is the second oldest among Russian universities. Famous mathematician Nikolai Ivanovich Lobachevsky served there as the rector from 1827 until 1846. In 1925, the university was renamed in honour of its most famous student Vladimir Ilyich Ulyanov (Lenin). The university is known as the birthplace of organic chemistry due to works by Aleksandr Butlerov, Vladimir Markovnikov, Aleksandr Arbuzov, and the birthplace of electron spin resonance discovered by Evgeny Zavoisky.

In 2010, Kazan University received the federal status. It is also one of 15 Russian universities that were selected to participate in 5-100 Russian Academic Excellence Project coordinated by the Government of the Russian Federation and aimed to improve their international competitiveness among the world’s leading research and educational centers.



Al-Buraimi University College

CAl Buraimi University College is the first university college in the Al Burami Province and Al Dhahri region. Its establishment was an immediate interpretation act and a true response to the supreme call of His Majesty, Sultan Qaboos Bin Saeed, God Save Him, to the private sector to start investing in higher education through establishing new private academic institutions committed to sustaining greater educational opportunities in diverse academic fields for the Omani prospective students with the aim of meeting the needs of local labor market with skilled local potentials to cope with the global economic.


Ministry of Health (UAE)

Ministry of The government adopted the United Arab Emirates and the Ministry of Health policy “to provide comprehensive health care for all citizens and residents.” This can be achieved through its preventive and curative health services through a network at all levels, which includes primary health care, secondary health care and clinical care.



Liverpool Community Health

Liverpool Community Health NHS Trust deliver community health services to people in their own homes, in over 100 locations including health centres and clinics, 5 Walk-in Centres, Broad Green Wards 9 to 11 – Intermediate Care Centre and 10 GP practices. We also deliver specialist Offender Health Care, Medicines Management and Nutrition and Dietetic Service


Alder Hey Children’s NHS Foundation Trust

Alder Hey is one of Europe’s biggest and busiest children’s hospitals, providing care for over 200,000 children each year. In addition to the hospital site, we are present at more than 40 community outreach sites and programmes and our consultants hold 800 clinic sessions each year from Cumbria to Shropshire, helping deliver care closer to home.