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Year 2016

Twentieth Convocation - Live Webcast


The Twentieth Convocation - Live Webcast can be viewed here. The live webcast of the Twentieth Convocation will be available here on June 02, 2016 from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm (Pakistan Standard Time).              This live webcast is brought to you by NETRONiX, in association with THE GIK WebTeam.        ...
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30th May, 2016

FEE student represent GIK at an International Conference


Final year students from the Faculty of Electrical Engineering, GIK Institute Ms. Mahnoor Zafar and Ms. Maryam Khan presented their research articles on the 1st International Conference on Indigenous Resource Management Challenges & Opportunities 2016 held in University of Management Sciences and Information Technology Kotli, Azad Jammu & Kashmir on 14-15th April, 2016 . The motive of this conference was to explore opportunities to produce and use renewable energy efficiently. These two were the only Undergradate Students to represent an Institute at this level among other Ph.D. and Post Graduates. These research articles were assigned by Mr. M. Mehran Bashir (RA, FEE) to the students as a course project in Renewable Electrical Energy Systems (PE-444) Some of the selected abstracts published in conference proceedings are attached below. ...
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5th May, 2016

Business Start-Up Fair 2016


GIK Institute of Engineering Sciences and Technology invites students (final year BS and recent graduates) from Universities all across the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa to join us at the Business Start-Up Fair 2016. The purpose of this business launch competition is to give every student(s) from Khyber Pakhutnkhwa, with innovative business idea, a proper platform to showcase their idea and get a chance to utilize our resources to set sail on their entrepreneurial journey. The Incubator provides various valuable services to the participants, such as, rigorous entrepreneurial training and development, office space, computer and internet services, phone and fax facilities, a stipend of Rs. 25000/month, and guidance in locating venture capitalists. Final Year students of GIK Institute are also eligible to apply for this competition. Selection of participants is on absolute merit, i.e., feasibility of their business idea. Selected participants will be offered a place in GIK Institute’s The Incubator Program.   Dates to remember Proposal Submission: 13th May 2016. Event: 17th May 2016. For registration, visit: https://gikiincubator.typeform.com/to/TvKAiU ...
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5th May, 2016

Director International Affairs, Izmir University of Economics, Mr. Ertan Koyuncu visits GIK Institute


GIK Institute recently signed an Erasmus+ inter-institutional agreement with the Izmir University of Economics (IUE). GIK Institute is one of the four universities in Pakistan with which IUE has signed the agreement. IUE is amongst the six HEC recognized higher education institutions from Turkey. IEU has an enrollment of 7000+ students with 400+ academic staff. IEU has achieved the “ECTS Label” and “Diploma Supplement Label” awards by the European Commission. IEU has 8 faculties, 8 schools and 9 research centers including Faculty of Engineering and Computer Sciences, Faculty of Arts and Sciences and Faculty of Business. For further details please visit http://www.ieu.edu.tr/international/en The Director of International Affairs, IUE, Mr. Ertan Koyuncu visited GIK Institute on 14th April 2016. Rector GIK Institute, Mr. Jehangir Bashar hosted a dinner to welcome the honorable guest. Rector expressed his keen interest to establish academic and research linkages with leading Turkish universities. Mr. Ertan delivered a seminar on 15th April to the students, faculty and staff of the GIK Institute. In his seminar, Mr. Koyuncu mentioned that they have placed GIK Institute as a priority university for student and faculty exchange within Pakistan and hoped that IUE would get the desired funding from the European Union towards the end of this year. Mr. Ertan thanked Prof. Dr. Jameel-Un Nabi, Dean FES, who played the pivotal role in signing of this agreement. It is pertinent to mention that Prof. Dr. Jameel-Un Nabi played a key-role in signing of faculty and student exchange programs with five (05) leading institutions of Turkey.  Faculty and student mobility started last year. Mr. Ertan thanked the Rector Mr. Jehangir Bashar and the Pro-Rectors for the kind hospitality provided to him during his stay at GIK Institute.                                                                                                                                                                                             ...
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18th April, 2016

GIK Goes Green


The GIK Institute, keeping in mind the menace caused across the country by the ubiquitous plastic shopping bag, has decided to ban its use on campus. The ban took effect from 15 April, 2016. All the retail outlets on campus, including private, have been instructed to comply. Happily, the outlets have complied, by arranging bags made of biodegradable material, for which the Institute would like to express its appreciation. The Rector thanked the student community and all the employees for their cooperation with GIK in this small step taken by the Institute to contribute to the preservation of the environment. ...
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15th April, 2016

College Teachers of KPK Visit Ghulam Ishaq Khan Institute


A group of 75 college teachers and 15 staff members from Higher Education Teachers’ Training Academy (HETTA), Hayatabad, Peshawar visited GIK as part of their training. The delegation visited various faculties and inquired about teaching and research activities going on in the faculties. At the end of their tour, they met the Rector, Eng. Jehangir Bashar, and appreciated his efforts in running the prestigious institution. They also thanked him for facilitating their visit and sent a letter of appreciation that is appended below. ...
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12th April, 2016

GIK-SDSU International Conference on Next Generation Energy Technologies (ICONGET2016)


A three day GIK-SDSU International Conference on Next Generation Energy Technologies (ICONGET2016) and a workshop on Solar Cell Characterization Technology was held at Ghulam Ishaq Khan Institute of Engineering Sciences and Technology on from 1-3 April. The conference was held under the Pak-US project entitled "New Approaches for Lower Cost, Longer stability, and Higher Efficiency of Dye-Sensitized Solar Cells (DSSCs)" and was awarded to Prof Dr. Muhammad Hassan Sayyad, GIK Institute and Prof Dr. Qiquan Qiao, South Dakota State University. Over 200 partakers were there at the conference which includes 50 PhDs from all over the country, around 120 MS/M.Phil scholars including male and female both and some undergraduate students as well. Dr. Fakhra Aziz of University of Malaya also took part in the conference. The participants said that the conference had a very productive influence in terms of shaping new ideas of both researchers and academia. Foreign scholars who joined the conference online through Skype were: Prof. Dr. Qiquan Qiao, Dr. Ashim Gurung and Nirmal Adhikari of South Dakota State Unversity (SDSU), and Talib Hussain of University of Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China. For further information, please visit: https://www.facebook.com/iconget2016/                 ...
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8th April, 2016

Faculty of Electrical Engineering members represent GIK


Faculty of Electrical Engineering members namely, Dr. Farrah Fayyaz, Mr. Attique Ur Rehman and Mr. M. Mehran Bashir attended a two day international conference held in Lahore on March 14-15, 2016. During the conference a research paper was presented by Mr. Attique Ur Rehman. The details of the research paper and conference along with the presentation link is given below,   Fayyaz, F., Rehman, A., Bashir, M., “E-Learning Trends in Engineering Education Research: An Analysis of Articles in Last Five Years in Two Leading Journals of Engineering Education,” 3rd E-Learning and Distance Education Conference, Lahore, 14-15 March 2016.   The link of conference proceedings is, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DOOiZjkbiiY ...
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6th April, 2016

FEE arranged a workshop on LaTex


Faculty of Electrical Engineering (FEE), arranged a Workshop on LaTeX having 01 CPD point. Graduate and Undergraduate students from Institute showed interest by their presence. The workshop was presented by Mr. Muhammad Mehran Bashir and Mr. Attique-ur-Rehman (RAs, FEE) on March 30, 2016. Tasks were assigned at the end of the workshop for the certificates to be awarded. In this workshop, recourse person instructed various aspects of LaTeX document: 1-   Introduction to LaTeX 2-   Why LaTeX 3-   Installation 4-   LaTeX commands & environments 5-   Preamble and document body 6-   Inserting Figures, Tables, Equations and other sections 7-   Structuring a document, Thesis and Presentation 8-   Some Example Documents  ...
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5th April, 2016

Seminar conducted on pursuing higher education in Germany


Faculty of Engineering Sciences (FES) successfully conducted a career counseling seminar titled “Pursuing Higher Education in Germany” on 30th March, 2016.  The resource person was Prof. Dr. Khalid Rashid (Visiting Professor, University of Kassel, Germany). The objective of this seminar was to educate the students regarding general overview of university structure in Germany, required level of pre requisites and how to apply for a scholarship.  The seminar was much appreciated by the audience. The seminar proved highly informative and beneficial to undergraduate and graduate students, Many junior and senior faculty members from the Institute also attended the seminar. The attendance was around 150.   ...
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4th April, 2016

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