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Year 2013

Pakistan Council for Science and Technology awarded Research Productivity Award to Professors at GIK Institute


Research Productivity Award: The Pakistan Council for Science and Technology has awarded Research Productivity Award to following Professors at the GIK Institute: Professor Dr. Fazal A. Khalid Professor Dr. Jameel Un Nabi Professor Dr. Muhammad Abid Professor Dr. Ghulam Shabbir Dr. Siraj ul Haq   ...
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16th April, 2013

GIKI won the National Finals of Microsoft's Imagine Cup Competition


A team of 3rd year students from GIKI, won the National Finals and Pakistan Crown of Microsoft's Imagine Cup  Competition, with their project, Epi-C. The names of the students are: 1. Sherjeel Sikander (FCSE) 2. Sadia Yousafzai (FCSE) 3. Ihtisham-ul-Haq (FCSW) 4. Suleman Belal Kazi (FEE) They worked under the BISMIL Lab, supervised by Dr. Suleman Mazhar (Faculty Of Computer Science). Imagine Cup is an annual competition sponsored and hosted by Microsoft . which brings together young technologists worldwide to help resolve some of the world's toughest challenges. The Imagine Cup comprises technology competitions, including Software Design. All Imagine Cup competitors create projects that address the Imagine Cup theme: "Imagine a world where technology helps solve the toughest problems". Started in 2003, it has steadily grown in size, with more than 358,000 competitors representing 183 countries and regions in 2011. This year over 70 teams from Pakistan participated in the regional finals, with 7 being selected for the national finals after evaluation of their projects by Microsoft technology specialists, Team Epi-C from GIKI was declared the national winner. Now the team will represent Pakistan in the worldwide finals. Epi-C was the only team from GIKI participating.  It is worth mentioning that all the students on Team Epi-C belong to their 6th Semester ...
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16th April, 2013

GIKI Won Innovation Award in The Innovation Summit 2013 (organized by Institute of Research Promotion)


Final semester students of Faculty of Electronic Engineering (EE) represented Ghulam Ishaq Khan Institute of Engineering Sciences & Technology (GIKI) in the Innovation Summit (9 - 10 April 2013), organized by Institute of Research Promotion (IRP) in Punjab University Lahore. Five final year projects of EE were displayed and demonstrated in the event. The audience and the judges appreciated the hard work done by the students and also encouraged the novelty of work. One of GIKI’s projects, titled “Wireless Real-Time environmental monitoring of Photo-voltaic System” won Innovation Award in the INNOVATION SUMMIT. This project is rated among Top 10 out of 200 presented technologies/projects. IRP is in contact with GIKI for commercialization of this project.   The winning project’s group members include Muhammad Adnan Qaiser (2009152, EE final semester student), Muhammad Zohaib Hasan (2009206, EE final semester student), Salman Hafeez (2009243, EE final semester student) and Mahmood Sarwar (2009128, EE final semester student). The project was supervised by Prof. Dr. Khasan Karimov (Professor EE), Dr. Muhammad Faisal Khan (Assistant Professor EE) and Mr. Mahmood Khan (Research Associate EE). This project also got 2nd prize in GIKI INDUSTRIAL OPEN HOUSE and CAREERS FAIR 2013 among Faculty of Electronic Engineering’s projects. This project has been funded by National ICT R & D Fund.                               - Posted by The GIKI Webteam. ...
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16th April, 2013

Industrial Open House and Careers Fair


GIK Institute of Engineering Sciences and Technology is organizing its annual event of ‘Industrial Open House and Careers Fair’ on April 11 – 12, 2013. You are cordially invited to participate in the upcoming event. The two-day event will provide the following opportunities to industry representatives to: Witness ‘Final Year Projects’ exhibition Interview/evaluate our graduating students for possible employment or internship Meet faculty members of various disciplines to explore possibilities of mutual collaboration for research, training, potential projects and current industrial problems Visit our state-of-the-art labs and academic facilities The final year projects exhibition is the main event which is going to be held on April 11th. Major activities are going to be held on the same day. April 12th has been reserved for the interviews of the graduating students. For further information click here. ...
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6th April, 2013

R & D Effort Award


The Directorate of Science & Technology, Government of Khyber Pakhtunkhuwa, has awarded “R & D Effort Award” to  Dr. Javed Ahmed Chattha, Professor - Faculty of Mechanical Engineering - GIK Institute, in recognition of his remarkable contributions in research and development of his field.   - Posted by the IT Department. ...
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7th March, 2013

ASME GIKI Won The Best Student Chapter of Pakistan Award


The members of ASME GIK Chapter were overwhelmed with happiness and pride when their chapter was declared the "Best Student Chapter in Pakistan" at the Student Professional Development Conference held in UET Peshawar on 22-24th February 2013. This award was in recognition of the achievements and efforts of ASME GIK Chapter during the year 2011-2012. The aspects that set ASME GIK Chapter apart were the conduction of International Mechanical Engineering Convention 2012 successfully which included Human Powered Vehicle Challenge ( first time held in Pakistan). The selection of Mr. Atta Ullah Sanai, member of ASME GIK Chapter, as the Chair of Student District Operating Board ASME Asia/Pacific, certainly reflected the promise and potential of this chapter. Fahmid Farooq, Chair ASME GIK Chapter, presented the report, which highlighted the core recent achievements as well as the role played by the GIKI Chapter in fostering the growth of mechanical engineers in Pakistan. Representatives from engineering universities across Pakistan had gathered at this three day prestigious event which featured many contests including Student Design Competition and Technical Paper Presentation. Moreover, ASME GIKI Chapter has made monumental accomplishment this month after signing a memorandum of understanding with ASME International for hosting the official Human Powered Vehicle Challenge Asia 2013 at the International Mechanical Engineering Convention to be held in April this year. Winning the best student chapter accolade is just another addition to ASME GIKI Chapter’s revered hall of fame. ...
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4th March, 2013

HPVC goes International


ASME GIKI chapter is proud to announce its official collaboration with ASME International to bring you Human Powered Vehicle Challenge (HPVC Asia) at the 2nd International Mechanical engineering Convention. Competing against ASME Chapters from all over ASIA for the past three years, ASME GIKI Chapter earned itself the honor to organize this mega event on the lines of those organized in Latin America and America. A formal MoU was signed between the two parties wherein ASME Int’l will be closely monitoring the module as well as giving out prize money to the winners. All HPVC rules will be as per ASME Int’l Human Power Vehicle Challenge. So gear up and register to become part of this super event! ...
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22nd February, 2013

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.   - Posted by Faculty of Engineering Sciences, GIK Institute. ...
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21st 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.   - Posted by the IT Department. ...
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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. ...
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12th February, 2013

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