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Year 2013

Prof. Wu Ning Theme Leader of Ecosystems, ICIMOD visits GIK Institute


Prof. Wu Ning, former director Chinese Academy of Sciences & theme leader ”Ecosystems”, ICIMOD (International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development ) visited GIK Institute on 17th Dec. 2013. Professor delivered a talk on”ICIMOD's role in Climate Change & Ecosystem” at Faculty of Computer Science and Engineering. Ideas were exchanged with FCSE faculty members for future collaboration between GIK Institute and ICIMOD. ICIMOD is currently funding a project at BiSMiL Lab (Headed by Dr. Suleman Mazhar), on ”Understanding temporal patterns of transhumance grazing in the upper Indus basin through geo-spatial tools”. ...
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21st December, 2013

Educational visit of Electronic Engineering students to Tarbela Dam


An Educational trip to Tarbela Dam was arranged on 12th December 2013 for final year undergraduate and postgraduate students of the Faculty of Electronic Engineering (FEE), GIK Institute. The students were guided through the power generation system of Tarbela Dam. The guests also viewed the generators, inlet valves, transformers, air compressors and control room. In the end, the guests thanked Tarbela Dam management for the guided tour of power house. This trip was arranged by Mr. Ahmad Kamal Hassan (Research Associate FEE) and Dr. Muhammad Faisal Khan (Assistant Professor FEE). ...
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19th December, 2013

Shortlisted Teams for 9th Design Build And Fly Competition Announced


The list of teams shortlisted for the 9th Design Build And Fly Competition has been announced. Please download the list below.
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13th December, 2013

GIKI-SDSU International Symposium on Dye-Sensitized Solar Cells to be held at GIKI


The GIKI-SDSU International Symposium on Dye-Sensitized Solar Cells commencing on 13 December, 2013 is a 2 day symposium aimed at harvesting low cost solar energy. The event wil also commemorate the start of collaboration between GIKI and South Dakota University for Student Internships. Professor Dr. Qiquan Qiao from South Dakota State University (SDSU), USA will be speaking about the "Graduate program at South Dakota State University and Internship Opportunities for Undergraduates in Renewable Energy in Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering". A training session on the fabrication/characterization of organic electronic and photonic devices will also be held which may help the participants to start research in organic electronics, optoelectronics, phonics, etc., and establish organic electronic device fabrication and characterization research facilities at a very low cost. This symposium will focus on recent progress, current challenges and future directions for dye sensitized solar-cell technologies. It is recognized that dye promising technologies to be competitive to traditional energy sources and other energy conversion devices in the future. However, the relatively low efficiency of energy conversion, inadequate understanding of long-term stability as well as corrosive nature of iodide-based redox couple, prevent the mass production of DSSCs in the marketplace. Recently, significant breakthroughs in energy-conversion efficiencies up to 12.3% for liquid electrolyte-based DSCs and about 12-14% for perovskite-based solid-state DSCs have led this technology to a new paradigm with commercialization not far away. The symposium aims for discussions on advanced organic and inorganic materials that have the potential to address aforementioned challenges. This symposium will provide an opportunity for participants from industry and academia to interact with some of the leading foreign and national scientists actively involved in the DSSC research. It would also provide an opportunity to young researchers, especially students, to interact with the leading scientific community, explore opportunities for higher studies in the multi-disciplinary fields of organic optoelectronics and photovoltaic research. To get more information about the schedule, and registration procedure, please  click here to  download the brochure and forms   ...
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4th December, 2013

GIK Institute Signs MoU with Karabuk university, Turkey


The GIK Institute signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Karabük University Turkey on 21st November 2013 to promote student and faculty exchange between the partner institutions. In addition, The Mevlana Exchange Programme Protocol was also signed between the two universities. Student exchange ranging from 3 – 36 months and faculty exchange ranging from 2 weeks to three months are possible under the signed agreement. The MoU and Mevlana Exchange Programme Protocol was the result of a recent visit of Dean FES, Prof. Dr. Jameel-Un Nabi to Karabük University in order to foster international research linkages between the two universities. The highly competitive Mevlana Exchange Programme Protocol was awarded to GIK Institute as a result of meeting of Prof. Dr. Jameel-Un Nabi with the Governor Karab?k, Mr. Izzettin Kucuck, Rector Karabük University, Prof. Dr. Burhanettin UYSAL and Dean Faculty of Sciences, Prof. Dr. Ihsan Uluer, which paved path to establishing research linkages between the two universities. Karabük University has a student enrollment of more than 30 thousands and offers around 300 programs at undergraduate and post graduate level. Karabük University was awarded the “Best University” status by the Europe Business Assembly Socrates Committee on 2nd July, 2013 in Montreux and was also awarded “International Recognition of Business Excellence” by World Confederation of Business 29th October, 2013 in Dubai. ...
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25th November, 2013

DBFC-9 Registration Deadline Extended to 30th November 2013


The registration deadline for the 9th National Design Build And Fly Competition has been extended to 30th November 2013. For more details and registration forms please see this page. ...
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22nd November, 2013

Graduate Admission Applications for 2014 Now Open


Applications for Graduate  admission for 2014 are now open, in order to see details or view important dates please visit the  graduate admissions page or see the advertisement for admissions. ...
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20th November, 2013

FEE Graduate Students Visit SRIMMS Research Center at NUST


Postgraduate students of the Faculty of Electronic Engineering (EE) at Ghulam Ishaq Khan Institute of Engineering Sciences & Technology visited the Samar Mubarakmand Research Institute of Microwave and Millimeterwave Studies (SMRIMMS) at National University of Sciences & Technology Islamabad on 7th November 2013 under the supervision of Mr. Salman Khan (Research Associate EE). The students were welcomed by SMRIMMS officials who guided the guests about usage of different microwave related equipments. The students also visited the anechoic chamber where antenna measurements are performed. On their return to GIK Institute, the students thanked SMRIMMS officials, especially Dr. Munir Ahmad Tarar (Head of Department SMRIMMS) for their cooperation and support. This trip was arranged by Mr. Ahmad Kamal Hassan (Research Associate EE) and Dr. M. Faisal Khan (Assistant Professor EE).            ...
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8th November, 2013

GIKI Graduate Student wins best poster presentation at 13th International Symposium on Advanced Materials


The 13th International Symposium on Advanced Material (ISAM-2013) was held on 23-27 September 2013 at Institute of Space Technology (IST) Islamabad. Mr. Taimoor Ali (Faculty of Electronic Engineering, Ghulam Ishaq Khan Institute of Engineering Sciences & Technology’s MS student), working under the supervision of Prof. Dr. Khasan S. Karimov, participated and won 1st prize in the poster presentations at ISAM 2013. He also received a cash prize of Rs. 10,000. Title of his research work was “Resistance Temperature Sensitivity Zn/orange dye aqueous solution/carbon cell”, which is a temperature sensor using organic semiconductor material. ...
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25th October, 2013

Alumni Homecoming: Registrations Are Now Open


Registrations are now open for the Alumni Homecoming. Please visit this page to register. Message to the Alumni: Greetings from GIK Institute… We are proud to announce that your alma mater, GIK Institute of Engineering Science and Technology; in collaboration with GIKIAA – GIKI Alumni Association, SOPHEP and all other societies at the institute, is celebrating its 20th Foundation Anniversary and Alumni Homecoming on January 3-5, 2014. GIK Institute is happy to invite you for all the events and activities that are being organized for 2014 alumni homecoming. Our theme “celebrating 20 years of excellence”, speaks of your excitement in returning to your institute which has nurtured you and paved your way to achieve whatever you have reached as individual alumni. We are sure that you will cherish the good old memories from your alma mater and enjoy bonding with your fellow alumni, faculty, staff and current students of GIK Institute. We are keen to interact with all of you during the homecoming activities. We welcome you to join us on our facebook and event pages as well. ...
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21st October, 2013

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