International Islamic University Islamabad holds Open House for Engineering Students

Islamabad, May 09, 2018 (PPI-OT): Students of International Islamic University Islamabad (IIUI) on Wednesday showcased their talent by displaying around 100 innovative projects in 9th “Open House and career fair” organized by the Faculty of Engineering and Technology (FET) of the varsity. The event was inaugurated at new campus by Rector IIUI, Dr Masoom Yasinzai and Muhammad Naeem, Chairman, Pakistan Atomic Energy Commission (PAEC) at both male and female campuses of the university.

The PAEC Chairman and IIUI Rector were accompanied by Dean Muhammad Amir Khan, heads of the departments and other faculty members.Mr. Muhammad Naeem appreciated the projects and hailed the talent of the students. He called upon the universities to conduct activities of interaction between the technology and engineering students and industry. He said linkage of academia and industry can solve the issues.

The students apprised the visitors about their projects to the invigilators, representatives of industry and chief guests. The projects included solar and formula cars; advanced application based operatable wheel chair, eye tech, health care monitoring system, electric wheel, power generation projects etc.
The projects were also analyzed and visited by the industrialists, engineering experts who also chose students for career building.

The IIUI Rector on the occasion lauded the projects and urged students to create prototypes which could be formed into practical projects easily. The IIUI Rector said that country, through its talented engineers can solve the issue of power shortfall through innovative power generation projects. He said both male and female students have showcased best of their talent which was an impressive effort. Dr Amir Khan, speaking on the occasion said that the event was 9th annual activity by the faculty which was established in 2007.

He said that faculty of engineering and technology is envisaged to grow as a major center of excellence for engineering education and research. He continued that the faculty was proved as one of the fastest growing faculties in the country. The concluding ceremony was attended by Chairman Pakistan Engineering Council, Javed Saleem Qureshi who visited the stalls and hailed the efforts of the students.

For more information, contact:
Public Relations,
International Islamic University Islamabad (IIUI)
Room No.118, Admin Block, New Campus,
H-10 Sector, Islamabad, Pakistan
Tel: +92-51-9019249
Fax: +92-51-9257909


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