Arrival of first foreign student to conduct PhD work at GIK Institute
For the first time in the history of GIKI, a foreign student has opted to do her doctoral work at FES, GIK Institute of Engineering Sciences & Technology. Ms. Sadiye CAKMAK, from Turkey, arrived GIKI on 14th February, 2013. She would be doing her research under the supervision of Prof. Dr. Jameel-Un Nabi at the Computational Physics Laboratory, FES, GIKI.
Ms. Sadiye CAKMAK arrived GIKI as part of the student exchange program between GIKI and Celal Bayar University (CBU), Turkey. Details of the program were finalized earlier when Prof. Dr. Jameel-Un Nabi, Dean, Faculty of Engineering Sciences, GIKI, visited Celal Bayar University (CBU), Turkey from 24th-28th September, 2012. Research collaboration between GIK Institute and CBU was discussed during his visit. It was also agreed to promote faculty and student exchange between the two institutions for teaching and research purposes. A formal MoU, to be signed by the two universities, is currently under process.
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20th February, 2013
Foreign students lauded GIK Institute's educational environment
Students belonging to three different foreign countries lauded the education imparting environment of Ghulam Ishaq Khan Institute of Engineering Sciences and Technology. The students included: Ma Cheng, Yang Yu and Xingtong from China, Giani Levina from Indonesia and JiaJun Tung from Taiwan. They were invited by Association Internationale des Etudiants en Sciences Economiques et Commerciales (AIESEC), students society, GIK Institute chapter.
They said that before their landing on Pakistan's soil they were hesitating to visit Islamabad but they enjoyed the hospitality and positive approach of the good looking and loving people of Pakistan. It was remarkable sojourn, enjoying their stay in GIK Institute for six days. Lauding the education imparting environment they said that the students here are brilliant and they could steer their country out of crisis. They interacted with the students and exchanged views on culture and education.
One of the Chinese students remarked: "Pakistan is their second home and we are happy that the two countries have been enjoying good brotherly relations. They benefited from each other in numerous sectors. Several Pakistanis have been receiving quality education in different Chinese universities."
They called for further improving interaction and exchanging of both academia and students, saying it would be beneficial for the two countries, enabling them to learn more from each other and boost up quality of education. All of them stressed the need for scientific and technological education. They predicted it would herald a new era of economic prosperity and brotherhood among the developing countries who were exploited by the developed world in various fields, leading to their lagging in economic sector.
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14th February, 2013
IEEE GIKI Chapter Won the IEEE Islamabad Section Best Student Branch Award
IEEE GIKI Chapter was awarded the best student branch award by the executive committee of the Islamabad Section. In the meeting held on 8th February, 2012 at Muhammad Ali Jinnah University, The awards committee presented the executives, the proposal, where IEEE GIKI was competing with 16 other chapters of the Islamabad Section. The IEEE GIKI Chapter was given the first prize based on its activities throughout the year. Some of the 2012 activities are as follows:
2 national level events organized
Pakistan Student/GOLD/WIE congress 2012
4th IEEE National ElectroniX Olympiad 2012
3 regional grants won (STEP, S-PAC and IEEE GINI)
1 Section position won (Muhammad Ahsan Farooqui as the Student Representative of Islamabad Section)
More than 10 different workshops, seminars competitions to promote the technical knowledge, especially in the field of robotics in the students of GIK Institute.
The branch councilor, Dr. Nisar Ahmed’s long lasting affiliation with IEEE GIKI Chapter was also appreciated by the executive committee.
-The Scanned copy of the announcement is attached. ...
11th February, 2013
GIK Institute launches its new official website
It is the moment of pride for The GIKI Webteam to launch the new Official Website of GIK Institute, replacing the website that had been in effect since 2008. Although the website was adequate, it was due for a revamp keeping in view with the rapidly changing trends of the internet. Hence, after a break of four years, the Webteam started working again. The goal was to create a dynamic, aesthetic website that lives up to the grandeur of the great institute it represents. The task wasn’t easy. It was a laborious, tiresome and demanding job that needed masters of technical domains and graphic designing. The project to accomplish this, which was dubbed as PROJECT REVAMP 3.0, and was launched under the supervision of Director IT Dr. Ghulam Abbas. The foundation was laid in the spring 2012, when the new team was given the task to overhaul the previous website. Everything had to be worked on, from the pictures on every page to the content to the layout and the interface. This only represents the thing that are visible to the person who visits the page. Monumental changes were made to the way the site is designed and developed, bringing up to date techniques of Web designing and combining them with aesthetically pleasing visuals.
Summer of 2012 saw the Webteam relentlessly working to achieve the near impossible task of getting the website ready till the start of Fall semester. But the team was motivated and when the university opened, it was just about ready for beta launch. After appropriate approvals from competent authority, the beta launch took place in October. After three months of testing phase, and gathering the inputs from students and faculty, the website is now fully launched, this is a landmark moment for the Webteam.
What sets GIKI Webteam apart from other webteams around the world’s educational centres is that it is solely run by students. No help whatsoever is undertaken from external sources. No outside resources are employed. It’s a bunch of undergraduate students who are responsible for the upkeep of the institute website, this in addition to their studies and other workload. This makes this achievement all the more laudable. Indeed, GIKI is proud of its Webteam.
21st January, 2013
Shortlisted Teams For DBFC-8 Competition
The names of shortlisted teams for DBFC-8 can be found in the attachment below.
Note: The date for submission of Design Reports is 24 Feb, 2013. ...
14th January, 2013
GIK Institute Announces New Undergraduate Degree Programs
The GIK Institute is pleased to announce that the Pakistan Engineering Council has approved its proposal to commence undergraduate degree programs in Chemical Engineering and Electrical Engineering (Power) in the Institute. These programs were selected and developed by GIK based on the demand for such expertise across the country, and their considerable importance to the economy. ...
10th January, 2013
MoU Signed Between GIK Institute And City University Peshawar
Recognizing the GIK's excellence in engineering science and technology, the City University of Science and Information Technology - CUSIT desired to promote co-operation between GIK Institute and CUSIT. Both the higher education institutions agreed to encourage interaction between their faculty, students, administrative staff, departments, and research laboratories, particularly in the field of Electrical / Electronic Engineering, Computer Science / Software Engineering and other distance learning programs. The activities under this Memorandum of Understanding are:
Exchange visits of faculty and students for research, teaching, training, and short courses
Exchange of scientific and technological information
CUSIT will seek help from GIK in their faculty development; also will send some of its faculty members to GIK for postgraduate studies
10th January, 2013
MOU Signed Between GIK Institute Pakistan And Northwestern Polytechnical University China
GIK Institute recently signed a memorandum of understanding with Northwestern Polytechnical University, China. Collaboration includes students exchange, faculty exchange, collaborative research and service for the academic exchange in general. This MOU is signed with the efforts of Prof. M. Abid from GIKI and Dr. Qingfeng Zeng from NPU.
Northwestern Polytechnical University (NWPU),is a public University located in Xi'an, Shaanxi, People's Republic of China. It emphasizes in the education and research in aeronautical, astronautically and marine engineering, and is directed by the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology of the People's Republic of China. This university holds about 25,000 students and is among the Top 10 Engineering Schools in China.
Its research funding reached as high as RMB 1.67 billion in 2010 (0.26 billion USD), ranking 5th among all universities in China; funding per faculty member ranked 1st. As per QS Ranking in Asia it is at 191-200 position. ...
27th December, 2012
DBFC 8 Rules and Guidelines
The Rules, Guidelines and Registration forms for DBFC 8 are uploaded on the website, participants can download them through the attachment links below. For further information visit AIAA GIKI Chapter website at http://www.aiaagiki.com/
21st December, 2012
GIK Institute receives Rs. 10 Million in donation for its infrastructure developments
The Founder Chairman of Bestway Group, Sir, M. Anwar Pervez, OBE, H.PK., has graciously donated Rs. 10.0 Millions from the Bestway Foundation to GIK Institute for Infrastructure Development and upgrading & augmenting of academic blocks, students' hostels etc.
In token of acknowledging the valuable contribution, GIK Institute has named its one of the Main Lecture Halls as BESTWAY FOUNDATION HALL. ...
7th November, 2012