News Archive

Year 2017

Rector Jehangir Bashar and Prof. Khasan Karimov awarded title of “Visiting Professor” by Nanjing Tech University, Nanjing, China


The Rector, GIK Institute, Jehangir Bashar and Prof. Dr. Khasan Karimov visited the Nanjing Tech University (NanjingTech) in Nanjing, China on the invitation of its President, Prof. Dr. Huang Wei. GIK and NanjingTech have already started a joint research project: Graphene Composite Solid State Electrolyte for Lithium Battery, which is funded by the National Natural Science Foundation of China and the Pakistan Science Foundation. The GIK team was extremely impressed by the excellent research facilities and activities at NanjingTech. The Rector, GIK and the President, NanjingTech had very useful discussions and agreed to collaborate in other areas also in the future. The Rector invited Pres. Huang Wei to visit the GIK Institute as soon as possible, which he very kindly accepted. Pres. Huang Wei awarded the title of ‘Visiting Professor’ to Rector Jehangir Bashar and Prof. Khasan Karimov. The Rector thanked the President for this honour.   ...
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27th April, 2017

PhD defense of Mr. Shahab U. Ansari


This is to announce that Mr. Shahab U. Ansari is defending his PhD thesis, supervised by Dr. Masroor Hussain, on May 5, 2017 at 3:00 PM in LH3 of the Faculty of Computer Science and Engineering. The title of his PhD is "Modeling and Simulation of Transient Darcy Flow using Stabilized Mixed Galerkin Method". In this PhD work, Mr. Ansari has proposed a novel numerical solution for three dimensional transient Darcy flow using stabilized mixed Galerkin method. In addition, a parallel solution for the same problem is also investigated using mesh reordering techniques. ...
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25th April, 2017

Turkish Professor Dr. Tuncay Bayram visits FES, GIK Institute on Project Based Mevlana Exchange Program.


Prof. Dr. Tuncay Bayram from Sinop University, Head, Department of Nuclear Energy Engineering, Sinop, Turkey visited Faculty of Engineering Sciences, GIKI from 8th  – 22nd April 2017 for two weeks on Project Based Mevlana Exchange Program. The research proposal was jointly submitted by Prof. Dr. Jameel-Un Nabi, Dean FES and Dr. Tuncay Bayram and was approved for a duration of 18 months.   Activities of Dr. Tuncay Bayram during his stay  Met with the President SOPREST/Board of Governors Engr. Shams Ul Mulk and Executive Director SOPREST Mr. Shakil Durrani. Submission of one research paper and work on two additional papers. Discussion with graduate students of Computational Physics, Modeling and Simulation Group (CPMS) at FES on research projects. Presented a special seminar for GIKI students entitled “Mevlana Exchange Program Funded by Turkish Higher Education Council”. Visited the campus of (GIKI) with the students of Computational Physics Modeling & Simulation (CPMS) group.   Fruitfull discussions with Prof. Dr. Jameel-Un Nabi and graduate students on research work at CPMS Lab, FES, GIKI Tea party in the presence of Mr. Ahsan Basir Sheikh, Pro-Rector (A&F), Prof Dr. Jameel-Un Nabi, Dean FES, Prof. Dr. Irbaziev  Bakhadir at CPMS Lab FES, GIKI. At CPMS Lab during tea party. Visiting GIKI Campus with the students of CPMS group Presenting a special seminar to the students of GIKI on “Mevlana Exchange Program Funded by Turkish Higher Education Council” Prof. Dr. Tuncay Bayram and Prof. Jameel-Un Nabi answering the questions after Seminar  At “River View Restaurant, Nowshera” for lunch with Prof. Jameel-Un Nabi and students of CPMS group Group photo with students of CPMS group ...
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24th April, 2017

GIK students win RB League of Game Changers


A group of 3rd year students from the Faculty of Mechanical Engineering at the Ghulam Ishaq Khan Institute of Engineering Sciences recently won the  competition of the esteemed Reckitt Benckiser (RB) multinational company titled “League of Game Changers”. Over 200 teams from across Pakistan’s top universities (including LUMS, NUST, IBA etc) participated in this competition and the team hailing from GIK Institute, named “Tabdeeli kay Razakaar”, won it convincingly at the end. The winning team recieved a cash prize of 0.5million PKR. This victory is a firm testament to the unwavering ideology of GIK Institute with regards to instilling all the necessary entrepreneurial and managerial skills in their graduates required to make it big in the global world, alongwith the technical prowess needed to ensure they play their role in advancing modern technology to new bounds. The team consisted of: Muhammad Zainullah Khan Muhammad Shahrukh Osama Bin Haroon ...
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17th April, 2017

Team Toyota HammerHead secures 6th position in Shell Eco Marathon Asia 2017


Team Toyota Hammerhead ARC from Ghulam Ishaq Khan Institute, Pakistan, participated in a global competition Shell Eco Marathon Asia 2017 and secured 6th position in the Prototype category. For the last seven years, Ghulam Ishaq Khan Institute (GIKI) has made the country proud in Shell Eco-marathon by gaining recognition in different domains pertaining to design, manufacturing, and communication. This year, team Toyota Hammerhead was able to uphold the legacy of the predecessors. Team Toyota Hammerhead Arc secured 6th position in Prototype Category at an international competition, Shell Eco Marathon Asia 2017. The team surpassed many countries like Japan, India, Malaysia, Singapore, and Korea. The hard work of our engineers was rewarded when a mileage of 311.2 (km/kWh) was recorded. The team captain and the team manager were interviewed by many news channels at SEM’17, and their interviews were selected to be broadcasted on national television.    From all the teams in Pakistan, Team Toyota Hammerhead was the only team to clear the Technical and safety inspection at first attempt. The Shell supervisors appreciated the design and safety measures.  Of all the teams, Team Toyota Hammerhead was selected to represent Pakistan at the Flag-off ceremony that took place. It was a proud moment for the team to hold the flag of Pakistan amongst the top countries in Asia. Team Hammerhead circuit was given appreciation by the technical inspectors at SEM, 2017. Our engineers designed the controller and hard work paid off. Our design was remarked as ‘sleek and streamlined’ by one of the professors in Singapore at SEM’17. Team Toyota HammerHead making GIK and Pakistan proud! ...
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16th April, 2017

Industrial Open House and Career Fair'17


Over 50 companies participated in GIKI ‘Industrial Open House and Career Fair' Speakers in inaugural ceremony of two-day ‘Industrial Open House and Career Fair’ of Ghulam Ishaq Khan Institute of Engineering Sciences and Technology said that continued result-oriented research is a prerequisite for achieving technological breakthrough in the field of science and technology. Irfan Wahab Khan Chief Executive Officer Telenor Pakistan was chief guest on the occasion. Jehangir Bashar, Rector of GIK Institute, Prof, Dr Javed A. Chattha, Pro-Rector (Academic), Ahsan Basir Sheikh Pro-Rector (administration and finance), faculty members and students belong to different disciplines of engineering graced the gathering. Over 50 multinational and national companies are participating in the Industrial Open House and the final year students have displayed 100 research projects on the occasion. Participants said that universities should focus on promoting the culture of boosting the prospect of promoting indigenous technology. Mr Irfan said that our country needs higher levels of innovation and creativity while producing well-trained youngsters, scientists, engineers and technologists who will play their role to make Pakistan economically prosperous. “The world around us is rapidly changing. Technology has changed the entire landscape of life,” he said.  Public understanding of science, engineering and technology is a powerful vehicle through which social and economic progress can be achieved, he said He said that inviting experts from industry to universities can help us in solving many technological issues of our industry. Pakistan needs a very large number of competent engineers in almost all disciplines, he said. The students should stride beyond their text books and must be brave enough to try to remain creative and innovative. He said: “I assure you (students), your failed experiments will lead you to the new horizons of innovation. You should be ambitious, nothing is impossible.” It is high time for the educational institutions and the industries to collaborate with each other, he said, adding that it will help in finding a viable solution to the problems of our industry and in return the educational institutions will get benefited from the experience of industry. “We should explore the areas of collaboration. The GIK Institute and Telenor Pakistan could enter in collaboration,” he said. Engr. Shamsul Mulk, president of Society for the Promotion of Engineering Sciences and Technology in Pakistan (SOPREST) said that the students have received quality education GIK Institute have capability to face the new emerging challenges and play their due role with complete concentration and devotion in the economic progress and political stability of the country. Jehangir Bashar, Rector of GIK Institute said that there are strong bonds between the GIK Institute and Industry of the country and the institute academia is worked to further strengthen these linkages. “We are ready to incorporate indusial experts’ ideas and suggestions to improve the education quality of our graduates,” he said. “GIK and Telenor can also collaborate in research and innovation field.” Prof, Dr Javed A. Chattha, Pro-Rector (Academic) said that one of our objectives is to serve as a Research and Development facility for the national industry and to provide these industries with knowledge input to resolve their issues. “Our track record on delivering solution to various industries and government organizations is well known. We are well equipped to undertake challenging projects,” he said. ...
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14th April, 2017

GIK Professor successfully registers 50th Patent


In collaboration with Jeddah University, KSA, Professor Khasan S. Karimov registered his 50th patent, on Strain Sensor based on Nano-materials. This sensor will help researchers discover new horizons and can be used for accurate measurement of heart pulse rate. Dr. Karimov has a total of around 50 patents including those registered in Soviet Union, Russia, Tajikistan. This being the first one registered by USA. According to the Professor, it is one of his greatest accomplishments as the demand to intellectual research and potential application of this patent is very high. He thanked Jeddah University, KSA for their contribution and financial support of around $10,000. He was grateful for GIK for allowing him to provide the platform that gave birth to this patent crediting the Idea, fabrication, realization and experimentation to GIK. Professor Dr. Karimov also hinted towards another patent that he is currently working on and he is hopeful that it pulls through. ...
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29th March, 2017

One day hands-on workshop for Engineering Faculty on DESIGN COURSE teaching Engineering Students


We have the pleasure of inviting you to participate in a one day hands-on workshop for Engineering Faculty on DESIGN COURSE Teaching Engineering Students to be held on 6th April, 2017 at Ghulam Ishaq Khan Institute of Engineering Sciences & Technology (GIKI), Topi, KPK. This workshop is jointly hosted by Faculty of Mechanical Engineering King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals (KFPUM) and Ghulam Ishaq Khan Institute of Engineering Sciences & Technology (GIKI) for engineering faculty members from all engineering disciplines all over Pakistan who are interested in teaching design and or related courses to engineering students. It will also be helpful for faculty members that regularly supervise senior year design projects and are involved with entrepreneurial initiatives at their institutes. Participants will design, build, and test an interesting artifact during the workshop. The detailed information regarding the schedule of workshop is available at (Website link to flyer). You are kindly requested to register online on or before 4th April, 2017. You can access the online registration form at link given below: Please note that we have limited seats for the said workshop and the available slots will be filled on first come first serve basis. Attached please find the flyer with relevant details. Pick/Drop and, accommodation assistance are available. The charges of accommodation will be paid by the participant on checkout. For any further queries please feel free to contact:   Dr. Khalid Rahman Email: khalid.rehman@giki.edu.pk Phone: 0938-281026 (Ext. 2351) Mobile: 0300-2115979   We look forward for your participation in Design Workshop. ...
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29th March, 2017

Dr. Zahid Ayub appointed as Adjunct Professor in the Faculty of Mechanical Engineering


GIK Institute has appointed Dr. Zahid Ayub as an Adjunct Professor in the Faculty of Mechanical Engineering of the Institute. Dr. Ayub is the President of Isotherm, Inc., a manufacturer of heat transfer equipment in Arlington, Texas, USA. He is recognized as one of the pioneers in the field of enhanced heat transfer for ammonia applications and is actively involved in “Green Refrigeration”. Dr. Ayub is the author of more than 130 international journal and conference papers. He has served as the technology editor for the International Journal of Enhanced Heat Transfer and is currently executive editor of the Journal of Heat Transfer Engineering and American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) and Journal of Thermal Science and Engineering Applications. Among the honors Dr. Ayub has received are the Michigan New Product Award, American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE) Distinguished Service Award, ASHRAE Research Service Award and ASHRAE Exceptional Service Award. He is the founder and director of Natural Fluids Refrigeration Center (NFRC), GIK Institute and Green Technologies Centre (GTC) at Petroleum Institute, Abu Dhabi. He is also a member of the International Advisory Board (IAB) of the Faculty of Mechanical Engineering of the GIK Institute.  ...
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29th March, 2017

Punjab University students visit FES Labs for M.Phil research


Mr. Qamar Farooq & Mr. Noman Zakaria, M.Phil students from Department of Physics, University of the Punjab, Lahore visited the Computational Physics Modeling & Simulation (CPMS) Lab GIKI from 16th March – 16th April 2017 for their research work under co- supervision of Dean FES, Prof. Dr. Jameel-Un Nabi. The two graduate students are visiting as part of MoU signed recently between FES and Department of Physics, University of the Punjab.                                                                                                                  ...
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22nd March, 2017

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