HAIFA (Aug. 29)
A Department of Mineral Engineering to teach oil-field technology, mining and mineral engineering has been set up at the Technion, Israel Institute of Technology, here. The basic syllabus for the course, which will open in November, has been drawn up by Professor G. Dessau, a United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization technical assistance expert.
A two-year graduate course will be open to qualified engineers and studies in engineering, mining and oil geology to holders of baccalaureate degrees in geology. In addition, the department will carry out applied research for the Israel Government and for industry.