Under the sponsorship of the President of the University of Technology, Prof. Dr. (Ahmed Muhammad Hassan Al-Ghabban) and in the presence of the Prof. Dr. (Jasim Kadhim Hamood), Head of the Laser and Optoelectronics Engineering Department, a scientific symposium titled (Optical Sensors Technology and its Applications) was held by the Optoelectronics Engineering Branch virtually on Thursday 8th April 2021, in the presence of a number of teachers and employees of the University of Technology and other universities. The seminar’s curriculum included reading verses from the Holy Quran and then the speech of the head of the department. The session was chaired by Assistant Prof. Dr. (Makram Abdul-Muttalib Fakhri) and Assistant Lec. (Zahraa Sabeeh Qasim), as the session included three lectures:
- (Genetic sensors as a base for biosensors to detect disease infection in the medical application) was given by Assistant Professor Dr. (Nur Aziza Parmin) - University of Perlis, Malaysia.
- (Gas Sensors) was given by Prof. Dr. (Abdul Amir Hassan Kazem) - University of Al Ameed in Karbala.
- (Trends in temperature-sensing optical crystal fibers) was given by Dr. (Ali Hamid) from the University of Technology.