Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, December 02, 2018 (PPI-OT): Two representatives of Shenyang Aerospace University, China and academia of Ghulam Ishaq Khan Institute of Engineering Sciences and Technology have discussed mutual collaboration, and scholarship to GIK Institute students. The two visiting Chinese professors, Mr. Richard Chen, secretary-general of Liaoning Provincial Education Association for International Exchange and Mr. Pan Qibo and Mr. Kang Tong Tao visited GIK Institute.
They held talks with Engr. Jehangir Bashar, Rector GIK Institute, Prof. Dr. Jameel-Un Nabi, Pro-Rector (Academics) and Mr. Ahsan Basir Sheikh, Pro-Rector (Administration and Finance), Deans and Heads of Departments in the Faculty of Materials Science and Chemical Engineering and Faculty of Mechanical Engineering.
The Rector said that he, along with the Executive Director, SOPREST, had visited Shenyang Aerospace University last August where the Rector and the President, Shenyang Aerospace signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for collaboration in joint research, exchange of students and faculty and other academic activities.
The visitors have offered 10 scholarships to GIK Institute students in Shenyang Aerospace University from the next academic year. Mr. Richard Chen explained that the scholarship would cover the students admission and tuition fee, traveling charges and accommodation.
In the Faculty of Materials Science and Chemical Engineering, Dean of the Faculty, Prof. Dr. Ashraf Ali and Prof. Dr. Javid Rabbani Khan, Head of Department of Chemical Engineering briefed the visitors in separate presentations about recent research projects, laboratories, faculty members, courses offered to the students, research achievements, future plans and various other academic activities. Similarly, in the Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, Dean of the Faculty, Prof. Dr. S. M. Ahmad also gave a detailed presentation and spoke about numerous curricular and co- curricular activities.
The Chinese delegation in a brief presentation showed that how Shenyang Aerospace University plays a role in manufacturing fighter aircraft. They appreciated the role of the world-class faculty of GIK Institute who impart contemporary education to the students and agreed to continue talks with GIK Institute for mutual collaboration.
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Ghulam Ishaq Khan Institute of Engineering Sciences and Technology (GIKI)
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