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  • Northwestern Polytechnical University, China

GIK Institute signed a memorandum of understanding with Northwestern Polytechnical University, China. Collaboration includes students exchange, faculty exchange, collaborative research and service for the academic exchange in general. This MOU is signed with the efforts of Prof. M. Abid from GIKI and Dr. Qingfeng Zeng from NPU. Northwestern Polytechnical University (NPU), is a public University located in Xi'an, Shaanxi, People's Republic of China. It emphasizes in the education and research in aeronautical, astronautically and marine engineering, and is directed by the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology of the People's Republic of China. This university holds about 25,000 students and is among the Top 10 Engineering Schools in China. Its research funding reached as high as RMB 1.67 billion in 2010 (0.26 billion USD), ranking 5th among all universities in China; funding per faculty member ranked 1st. As per QS Ranking in Asia it is at 191-200 position.

Funded projects

  • Funded Projects (Currently in-Progress)

Sponsored by;

  1. Pakistan Science Foundation

  2. DoST (KPK)

  3. HEC - SRGP (Pakistan)

  4. HEC - NRPU (Pakistan)

  5. ASHRAE (GIK Institute and Auburn University joint project)


  • International Projects (Completed)

Sponsored by;

  1. Islamic Development Bank

  2. Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA)


  4. EUROPEAN UNION (Asia-Link)

  5. ASHRAE Technical Committee



  • National Projects (Completed)

  Sponsored by;

  1. Pakistan Science Foundation

  2. Pakistan Atomic Energy Commission

  3. DoST, KPK

  4. Higher Education Commission (HEC)

Research Areas

The aim of the Institute is to pursue excellence in education and research by developing appropriate curricula and teaching practices, acquiring talented faculty and providing an environment conducive to teaching and learning. It graduates are expected to possess high professional competence combined with the humanistic and moral values envisaged in its profile of the Graduates. The thrust areas are;

i.             Design and Manufacturing

ii.            Thermo-Fluids

iii.           System Dynamics & Control Systems

iv.           Computational Mechanics