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Year 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

Prof. Dr. Jameel-Un Nabi elected as the Advisory Board Member of NUBA, Turkey


Turkish authorities have recently approved the Advisory Board Members of NUBA. Leading academicians from the world have been elected as board members. Out of nine elected members two are Turkish, two Germans, one from USA, one from Netherland, one from Italy and two from Pakistan. The two Pakistanis include Prof. Dr. Jameel-Un Nabi and former chairman Pakistan Atomic Energy Commission. NUBA is the Nuclear Research and Application Center in Akdeniz University, Antalya Turkey. It is one of the most prestigious research centers in Turkey. NUBA excels in nuclear science, engineering and nuclear medicine. For further details kindly visit (www. http://nukleer.akdeniz.edu.tr/en). This indeed is an honor for the country and GIK Institute. ...
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28th March, 2016

Shield and Appreciation Letter Award for PhD Student


Ms. Mavra Ishfaq was awarded the Best Oral Presentation in International Scientific Spring – 2016 held at National Centre for Physics (NCP), Islamabad, Pakistan from 7 – 11 March, 2016. Ms. Mavra Ishfaq is a PhD student working at Computational Physics Laboratory (FES) and supervised by Prof. Dr. Jameel-Un Nabi. ...
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16th March, 2016

GIK-SDSU International Conference on Next Generation Energy Technologies April 01-03, 2016


The ever-increasing energy demand and growing concern about climate change has ignited a massive effort to develop new energy technologies which are  environmental friendly and affordable. Unlimited forms of clean and renewable energy sources, such as solar energy, are abundantly available. Cost effective energy generation, conversion, harvesting and storage can endlessly fuel our civilization. The aim of this conference is to bring together scientists, engineers, and technologists to share, discuss and review the state-of-the-art in research and application of novel concepts to next generation energy technologies, industrial opportunities, energy generation/conversion/harvesting storage devices/systems, materials, their characterization and modeling & simulation.   We will be happy to invite as keynote speakers the leading scientists, researchers, engineers, and technologists that are working in the energy related technologies. The last date for the submission of abstract for the oral and poster presentations is March 20, 2016. From outside Pakistan, papers may also be presented on Skype.   Registration fee is Pak Rs. 2,000/- per participant for students and Pak Rs. 3,000/- per participant for professionals. The interested participants are requested to fill the participation form. The link is: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/19cxfP8L6NbaYDcDgEpubI5f8nc8TaGNTcl9RIdd5jjY/edit   The abstracts should be submitted to: Prof. Dr. Muhammad Hassan Sayyad E-mails: sayyad@giki.edu.pk; hsayyad62@gmail.com   The mode of presentation Oral/Poster/Skype should be mentioned.   Conference Organizers: Prof. Dr. Muhammad Hassan Sayyad Advanced Photovoltaic Research Laboratories, Faculty of Engineering Sciences,  GIK Institute of Engineering Sciences and Technology Topi, District Swabi, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, 23640, Pakistan.Telephone: +92 - 938-271858 Ext: 2550 Cell #: +92-3004800595 E-mails: sayyad@giki.edu.pk; hsayyad62@gmail.com Website: http://www.giki.edu.pk/Faculty/Prof-Dr-M-Hassan-Sayyad   Prof. Dr. Qiquan Qiao Center for Advanced Photovoltaics, Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, SECS 219, BOX 2222 South Dakota State University Brookings, SD 57007, USA Telephone: 1-605-688-6965 E-mail: Qiquan.Qiao@sdstate.edu   The Ghulam Ishaq Khan Institute of Engineering Sciences and Technology (GIK) is one of the most prestigious engineering institutes of Pakistan. It is not only known for setting a standard of excellence in the field of engineering but also, for its versatility and extracurricular activities.  Away from the congestion, noise and pollution of big cities, the Ghulam Ishaq Khan Institute is located in the midst of the nature-rich countryside of Pakistan. Lying at the foot of the beautiful lake of Tarbela Dam, the largest earth-filled dam of the world, it is set against the picturesque backdrop of rolling hills, vast grassy fields and a clear blue sky with the mighty Indus meandering across a lush green belt.        Participants at the 2013 GIK-SDSU International Symposium on the Design of DSSCs       Lunch & networking at the “2015 GIK-SDSU INTERNATIONAL SEMINAR ON ALTERNATIVE ENERGY SOLUTIONS FOR PAKISTAN” ...
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8th March, 2016

Ghulam Ishaq Khan Institute placed in the topmost ‘W’ category by QAA, HEC for 2014-15


The Quality Assurance Agency (QAA) of Higher Education Commission (HEC) has placed Quality Enhancement Cell (QEC) of Ghulam Ishaq Khan Institute (GIK) in the topmost “W” category with 94% score. “W” is the topmost category in the QEC rating criteria with a score falling in the range of 85% to 100%.  ...
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25th February, 2016

GIK Institute - Incubation Cycle 2016


Launch Pad GIK Institute for inductions in Incubation Cycle 2016 is scheduled to be taking place on March 30, 2016 at GIK. Names of successful candidates taking part in the competition include: Sr. No. Team name Leader Name University 1 Prepaid Digital Cards Atif Khan Abdul Wali Khan University Mardan 2 Online Karigar Muhammad Asim University of Engineering and Technology, Peshawar 3 School of Visuals & Practical Waqas Ahmed Sukkur Institute of Business Administration, Sindh 4 Mp3 Car security Arsalan Namal College, Mianwali 5 PaniWala Inaam Ullah Pakistan Institute of Engineering and Applied Sciences (PIEAS), Islamabad 6 Biopredators Sania National University of Science and Technology (NUST) 7 Shaiza Sheikh Shazia Sheikh The University of Agriculture, Peshawar 8 Kareeb Hadi Saeed Government College University, Faisalabad 9 Ghar Ka Khana Nida ICT, PTCL Academy, Islamabad 10 Dastaweezat Wajahat Imam NUST College of EME, Rwp 11 Defense Roboz Muhammad Awais Namal College, Mianwali 12 Reetha Sponge Syed Aqib Hussain University of Haripur 13 ITArtTech Umair Qudus FAST Islamabad 14 Share Via SMS Junaid Ahmed Punjab University of Computer and Information Technology 15 Plan My event Zubaria Namal College Mianwali 16 Healthy Mushroom Munir Ahmed University Of Haripur 17 Energy Harvesting Through Magneto Motor Inam ul Haq Sarhad University of Science and Information Technology 18 Multi-Functional Furniture for Orphan Child Care Center Hassan Sameer University of Gujrat 19 Luggage Unit Hira Shahid University of Gujrat 20 Unmanned Aerial Vehicles for Good Aftab-ullah GIK Institute, Topi. 21 Pak Economy Bilal Jaffer UET Lahore 22 Mobile Multifunctional Unit Rafia University of Gujrat 23 Star Mart Ahmad Wahad GIK Institute, Topi. Deadline to submit an e-copy of their final / complete business plan report (pdf /word format) & presentation (ppt format) is by Sunday, March 20, 2016. ...
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22nd February, 2016

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