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Year 2013

Dean FME, Dr. Muhammad Abid, receives Best University Teacher Award


Professor Dr. Muhammad Abid, Dean of the Faculty of Mechanical Engineering at GIK Institute received the "Best Teacher Award" from the Higher Education Commission on 21st August 2013. The award is given each year on the basis of an all-round performance review which includes contirbutions to Research, Peer Review, Academic and Administrative Achievement, Professional Development as well as Community and Outreach activities. The award was conferred at a ceremony held at the Higher Education Commission in Islamabad and attended by Minister of State for Education, Training and Standards in Higher Education as well as the Chairman of the Higher Education Commission. Minister of State for Education, Training and Standards in Higher Education - See more at: http://www.pakistantoday.com.pk/2013/08/21/city/islamabad/hec-confers-best-university-teacher-awards-on-63-teachers/#IDComment704532331 Minister of State for Education, Training and Standards in Higher Education - See more at: http://www.pakistantoday.com.pk/2013/08/21/city/islamabad/hec-confers-best-university-teacher-awards-on-63-teachers/#IDComment704532331 Minister of State for Education, Training and Standards in Higher Education - See more at: http://www.pakistantoday.com.pk/2013/08/21/city/islamabad/hec-confers-best-university-teacher-awards-on-63-teachers/#IDComment704532331 Minister of State for Education, Training and Standards in Higher Education - See more at: http://www.pakistantoday.com.pk/2013/08/21/city/islamabad/hec-confers-best-university-teacher-awards-on-63-teachers/#IDComment704532331 Minister of State for Education, Training and Standards in Higher Education - See more at: http://www.pakistantoday.com.pk/2013/08/21/city/islamabad/hec-confers-best-university-teacher-awards-on-63-teachers/#IDComment704532331                     ...
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30th August, 2013

GIKI Students Win Gold Medal in PTCL Experia Program 2013


A team including two undergraduate students of the Faculty of Electronic Engineering at GIKI, Haad Khan, and Junaid Bin Masood  won the gold medal in the PTCL Experia Summer Program 2013. Pakistan Telecommunications Company Limited (PTCL)  launched  the ‘Experia Summer Program 2013’ in June as an extensive learning and development platform for the students of top Pakistani universities. The six-week long rigorous internship program hosted a good mix of fifty technical and business students from prestigious universities including GIKI, IBA, LUMS, and NUST .The program revolved around comprehensive orientation sessions aimed at educating the students about the vision, values, business operations and strategic programs of the company. The summer internship program featured comprehensive Orientation Sessions, Guest Lecture Series by seasoned PTCL officials, coaching sessions and Project-based competitions. The students were placed in the various departments of the company including Commercial, Finance, HR and Technical functions. In regard to student placements in various compaines of repute, the efforts of Mr. Mohsin H. Akhtar (Deputy Director / Manager, University Industry Linkages & Technology Transfer) and Dr. Husnul Maab (EE internship co-ordinator, Assistant Professor EE) are also commendable. ...
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29th August, 2013

GIKI Represents Pakistan at Microsoft Imagine Cup – Saint Petersburg, Russia


Team EpiC (Suleman Kazi - EE, Ihtisham ul Haq - CSW, Sherjeel Sikander - CSE Sadia Yousafzai-CSE ) made their way this summer to the tourist hub of Russia to represent Pakistan at one of the biggest student development contest. The Imagine Cup is conducted each year by Microsoft with around 70 countries being represented in this iteration. Team EpiC were declared as the Pakistan National Winners among 150+ software projects submitted from all across the country. Their project focused on “development of a human fall detection algorithm & collection of raw EEG data & its analysis”. The team were a group of 3rd year students working under the supervision of Dr. Suleman Mazhar & BISMIL Lab. Imagine Cup 2014 will be held at Microsoft Headquarters - Seattle, USA. Registrations will open around Oct/Nov later this year.                                                            ...
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28th August, 2013

GIKI Faculty Of Engineering Sciences Team Enters Semi-Finals of Siemens Contest


A team from the GIK Institute's Facult of Engineering Sciences has reached the semifinals of the Siemens Student Award Middle East contest 2013 .Team mentor Prof. Dr. Muhammad Hassan Sayyad  and team leader Sana Khan submitted their idea entitled “Self-Sustainable Opto-Organo-Chemical Sensors” which was shortlisted for the final competition. It may be noted that the contest was open to all BS, MS and PhD students currently studying in a College or University in the Middle East including United Arab Emirates, Egypt, Iran, Kuwait, Pakistan, Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, Iraq, Jordan, Lebanon, Libya, Yemen, Oman, Qatar, Syria and Afghanistan. The winners of the Siemens Student Award Middle East 2013 will receive $25000 ...
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21st August, 2013

Results for the Summer 2013 Semester Announced


Results for the Summer 2013 Semester have been announced. To save bandwidth, only the Lite results system has been employed.   See the results here. ...
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16th August, 2013

Joining instructions for freshmen


Joining instructions for the new batch (2013) have been uploaded. Please click here to view them.
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12th August, 2013

GIKI Loan / Financial Assistance results announced


Results for the GIKI Loan/ Financial Assistance have been announced, click here to view them
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24th July, 2013

Admission Test Results Announced - BS Management Science


Admission Test results for BS Management Science have been announced. Click here to check your result.
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18th July, 2013

PhD Scholarships available in Applied Physics at the Faculty of Engineering Sciences


The Faculty of Engineering Sciences (FES), GIK Institute has proven itself as one of the leading departments in the domain of multidisciplinary research both in undergraduate and graduate levels.  More than 20 PhD degrees in the Faculty have already been awarded till date.  At the FES, GIK Institute, Prof. Dr. Muhammad Hassan Sayyad has supervised nine M.S. and six Ph.D. students in the areas of (i) charge transport studies in organic semiconducting materials, (ii) spectroscopic characterization of organic composites for solar cell applications, (iii) characterization of organic semiconductors for organic electric, electronic and photonic devices, and (iv) spectroscopic studies of laser produced plasmas.   Under the supervision of Prof. Muhammad Hassan Sayyad, PhD scholarships are available at the Faculty of Engineering Sciences in the Project entitled “New Approaches for Lower Cost, Longer Stability, and Higher Efficiency of Dye-Sensitized Solar Cells” approved under the PAK-US Science & Technology Cooperation Program, Phase-V.    These scholarships will include the following: Stipend Rs. 20,000/- p.m. plus fee etc. Four weeks training in USA Recipients of the scholarships will be involved in the (1) computational design calculations, synthesis and optoelectronic characterization of broad spectrum absorbing dyes, (2) development of novel carbon nanofibers as an inexpensive alternative to Pt counter electrodes for DSSC applications, (3) use of solid-state hole transport materials to replace liquid electrolytes in DSSCs, (4) fabrication, optimization and testing of DSSCs, and (5) commercialization of DSSC technology, etc.. The area is multi-disciplinary and the students having MS/M.Phil degree in Physics, Applied Physics, Materials Sciences and Electronics Engineering may apply for these scholarships.     For detailed information please contact:   Prof. Dr. Muhammad Hassan Sayyad, Faculty of Engineering Sciences (FES), Ghulam Ishaq Khan Institute of Engineering Sciences and Technology, Topi 23640, District Swabi, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan. Mobile: +92-300-4800595 E-mails:  sayyad@giki.edu.pk; hsayyad62@gmail.com Website: http://www.giki.edu.pk/Faculty/Prof-Dr-M-Hassan-Sayyad       ...
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16th July, 2013

GIKI Alumni Association elects new Executive Council


Following the successful completion of the tenure of the last Executive Council, GIKI Alumni Association has elected the new Executive Council for next two years term starting July, 2013. To see details of the newly elected council, please visit this page.   ...
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14th July, 2013

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