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Year 2013

GIKI Alumni Reunion (USA) & OPEN FORUM 2013


GIKI Alumni Association is collaborating with Organization of Pakistani Entrepreneurs and Professionals (OPEN) to hold the first ever Alumni Reunion in USA to coincide with OPEN FORUM event.  This gives the alumni members a unique opportunity to network not only with fellow GIKIANs but also with broader Pakistani professional community. Events GIKI Alumni Family Dinner Date: Friday June 7, 2013 Time: 7:00pm until 10:00pm (Pacific Daylight Time) Venue: Chandni Restaurant 5748 Mowry School Rd, Newark, CA 94560 Cost: $25 per person (children under 5 are free) Open Forum 2013 Date: Saturday June 8, 2013 Time: 9:00am to 5:30pm (Pacific Daylight Time) Venue: Santa Clara, California (Exact Location to be finalized) URL: http://opensvforum.org Discounts: Participating GIKI Alumni will get free OPEN membership valued at $50 and you can purchase OPEN FORUM tickets at member’s price. How to Register? Please fill out this form to sign up. Why should you Attend? Reconnect with old friends, old nemeses or catch up with folks Meet more than 50 of your GIKI Alumni from various companies in US.  Grow your professional network and explore opportunities of mutual professional interest Network with successful Technologists and Entrepreneurs not only from GIKI but also from other Pakistani Universities Enjoy special discount (No cost OPEN membership) available only to GIKI Alumni attending OPEN Forum 2013 Get OPEN forum Tickets at member price Something for everyone If you are thinking about starting your own business then this is must-attend opportunity You can meet old friends and make some new ones Bring your family and kids and get introduced to other GIKIAN families ...
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7th May, 2013

GIKI's first TEDx event to take place in AHA Auditorium on May 4th


About TEDx In the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TEDx is a program of local, self-organized events that bring people together to share in a TED-like experience. At TEDxGIKI and other TEDx events, TEDTalks video and live speakers combine to spark deep discussion and connection in a small group. These local, self-organized events are branded TEDx, where x=independently organized TED event. The TED conference provides general guidance for the TEDx program, but individual TEDx events are self-organized. About TEDxGIKI Diversity is the basic element that gives color to this world of ours. If you inspect anything closely, every element of its creation would be different from one another; yet, they would be bound intricately, combining the diversity into one shape, creating a marvel. TEDxGIKI is also working on the same line; mapping down the diversity that is spread around us and bringing it together on one platform; hence, diversity unified. We aim to bring together the scientists and engineers; the artists and performers; the professors and the experts; and most importantly the ordinary citizen, to create a platform; which ideas and inspirations are displayed and shared. What we hope to achieve through TEDx GIKI is that anyone, anywhere is capable of the most spectacular feats. We hope to provide these feats with a stage so that everyone is aware of them. We hope to that at the end of the day, we conclude that even the ordinary are capable of the extraordinary, and that too on our homeland, Pakistan. So, let us join hand together and step forward to celebrate and cherish what we can achieve by unifying the diversity that makes us all unique, yet one! Join us at TEDxGIKI and help ignite the fire, whose light makes this world a better place for all of us! Registrations for Attendee Open! Register Now. Date:       May 4th, 2013 Venue:     AHA Auditorium More details: www.facebook.com/tedxgiki www.tedxgiki.com       ...
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30th April, 2013

Faculty of Electronic Engineering and PEC organized Workshop on FPGA based Digital Design


Field Programmable Gate Arrays (FPGA) is an integrated circuit used to implement any logical function that an ASIC could perform. Due to market demand of FPGA, two days workshop titled “FPGA based Digital Design using SPARTAN-3 Kit” was jointly organized by Faculty of Electronic Engineering (FEE) GIK Institute and Pakistan Engineering Council (PEC) on 20th- 21th April 2013. Mr. Nayyer Abbas Zaidi (Research Associate, FEE) coordinated the workshop, while the workshop was conducted by GIK Institute’s postgraduate alumni of FEE. Faculty members, undergraduate and postgraduate students attended the workshop. The participants also got hands on experience of using an FPGA kit in the workshop. At the end of the workshop, certificates were awarded to only those participants who completed the assignment, given by the instructor.    - Posted by The IT Department. ...
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23rd April, 2013

Pakistan Council for Science and Technology awarded Research Productivity Award to Professors at GIK Institute


Research Productivity Award: The Pakistan Council for Science and Technology has awarded Research Productivity Award to following Professors at the GIK Institute: Professor Dr. Fazal A. Khalid Professor Dr. Jameel Un Nabi Professor Dr. Muhammad Abid Professor Dr. Ghulam Shabbir Dr. Siraj ul Haq   ...
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16th April, 2013

GIKI won the National Finals of Microsoft's Imagine Cup Competition


A team of 3rd year students from GIKI, won the National Finals and Pakistan Crown of Microsoft's Imagine Cup  Competition, with their project, Epi-C. The names of the students are: 1. Sherjeel Sikander (FCSE) 2. Sadia Yousafzai (FCSE) 3. Ihtisham-ul-Haq (FCSW) 4. Suleman Belal Kazi (FEE) They worked under the BISMIL Lab, supervised by Dr. Suleman Mazhar (Faculty Of Computer Science). Imagine Cup is an annual competition sponsored and hosted by Microsoft . which brings together young technologists worldwide to help resolve some of the world's toughest challenges. The Imagine Cup comprises technology competitions, including Software Design. All Imagine Cup competitors create projects that address the Imagine Cup theme: "Imagine a world where technology helps solve the toughest problems". Started in 2003, it has steadily grown in size, with more than 358,000 competitors representing 183 countries and regions in 2011. This year over 70 teams from Pakistan participated in the regional finals, with 7 being selected for the national finals after evaluation of their projects by Microsoft technology specialists, Team Epi-C from GIKI was declared the national winner. Now the team will represent Pakistan in the worldwide finals. Epi-C was the only team from GIKI participating.  It is worth mentioning that all the students on Team Epi-C belong to their 6th Semester ...
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16th April, 2013

GIKI Won Innovation Award in The Innovation Summit 2013 (organized by Institute of Research Promotion)


Final semester students of Faculty of Electronic Engineering (EE) represented Ghulam Ishaq Khan Institute of Engineering Sciences & Technology (GIKI) in the Innovation Summit (9 - 10 April 2013), organized by Institute of Research Promotion (IRP) in Punjab University Lahore. Five final year projects of EE were displayed and demonstrated in the event. The audience and the judges appreciated the hard work done by the students and also encouraged the novelty of work. One of GIKI’s projects, titled “Wireless Real-Time environmental monitoring of Photo-voltaic System” won Innovation Award in the INNOVATION SUMMIT. This project is rated among Top 10 out of 200 presented technologies/projects. IRP is in contact with GIKI for commercialization of this project.   The winning project’s group members include Muhammad Adnan Qaiser (2009152, EE final semester student), Muhammad Zohaib Hasan (2009206, EE final semester student), Salman Hafeez (2009243, EE final semester student) and Mahmood Sarwar (2009128, EE final semester student). The project was supervised by Prof. Dr. Khasan Karimov (Professor EE), Dr. Muhammad Faisal Khan (Assistant Professor EE) and Mr. Mahmood Khan (Research Associate EE). This project also got 2nd prize in GIKI INDUSTRIAL OPEN HOUSE and CAREERS FAIR 2013 among Faculty of Electronic Engineering’s projects. This project has been funded by National ICT R & D Fund.                               - Posted by The GIKI Webteam. ...
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16th April, 2013

Industrial Open House and Careers Fair


GIK Institute of Engineering Sciences and Technology is organizing its annual event of ‘Industrial Open House and Careers Fair’ on April 11 – 12, 2013. You are cordially invited to participate in the upcoming event. The two-day event will provide the following opportunities to industry representatives to: Witness ‘Final Year Projects’ exhibition Interview/evaluate our graduating students for possible employment or internship Meet faculty members of various disciplines to explore possibilities of mutual collaboration for research, training, potential projects and current industrial problems Visit our state-of-the-art labs and academic facilities The final year projects exhibition is the main event which is going to be held on April 11th. Major activities are going to be held on the same day. April 12th has been reserved for the interviews of the graduating students. For further information click here. ...
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5th April, 2013

R & D Effort Award


The Directorate of Science & Technology, Government of Khyber Pakhtunkhuwa, has awarded “R & D Effort Award” to  Dr. Javed Ahmed Chattha, Professor - Faculty of Mechanical Engineering - GIK Institute, in recognition of his remarkable contributions in research and development of his field.   - Posted by the IT Department. ...
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6th March, 2013

ASME GIKI Won The Best Student Chapter of Pakistan Award


The members of ASME GIK Chapter were overwhelmed with happiness and pride when their chapter was declared the "Best Student Chapter in Pakistan" at the Student Professional Development Conference held in UET Peshawar on 22-24th February 2013. This award was in recognition of the achievements and efforts of ASME GIK Chapter during the year 2011-2012. The aspects that set ASME GIK Chapter apart were the conduction of International Mechanical Engineering Convention 2012 successfully which included Human Powered Vehicle Challenge ( first time held in Pakistan). The selection of Mr. Atta Ullah Sanai, member of ASME GIK Chapter, as the Chair of Student District Operating Board ASME Asia/Pacific, certainly reflected the promise and potential of this chapter. Fahmid Farooq, Chair ASME GIK Chapter, presented the report, which highlighted the core recent achievements as well as the role played by the GIKI Chapter in fostering the growth of mechanical engineers in Pakistan. Representatives from engineering universities across Pakistan had gathered at this three day prestigious event which featured many contests including Student Design Competition and Technical Paper Presentation. Moreover, ASME GIKI Chapter has made monumental accomplishment this month after signing a memorandum of understanding with ASME International for hosting the official Human Powered Vehicle Challenge Asia 2013 at the International Mechanical Engineering Convention to be held in April this year. Winning the best student chapter accolade is just another addition to ASME GIKI Chapter’s revered hall of fame. ...
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4th March, 2013

HPVC goes International


ASME GIKI chapter is proud to announce its official collaboration with ASME International to bring you Human Powered Vehicle Challenge (HPVC Asia) at the 2nd International Mechanical engineering Convention. Competing against ASME Chapters from all over ASIA for the past three years, ASME GIKI Chapter earned itself the honor to organize this mega event on the lines of those organized in Latin America and America. A formal MoU was signed between the two parties wherein ASME Int’l will be closely monitoring the module as well as giving out prize money to the winners. All HPVC rules will be as per ASME Int’l Human Power Vehicle Challenge. So gear up and register to become part of this super event! ...
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22nd February, 2013

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