Tag: 2016

CSP Organized Gaming Week 2016 at SEECS

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article image STAFF REPORT IBD: CSP organized the Gaming Week 2016 from 30th November to 5th December, 2016. Participants had the option to participate individually in Tekken or as a team in Call of Duty (COD). The first round took place on Day 1 and teams were pitted against each other randomly. The matches took place in several labs in SEECS and were witnessed by several spectators who had gathered there to support their friends. After the exciting results from Day 1, the playing field had been halved.…Read More

KOICA Pakistan held a national workshop, annual alumni reception 2016

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: Korea International Coop- eration Agency (KOICA) of the Republic of Korea held a one-day national work- shop and Annual Alumni reception in Islamabad. On the occasion the Country Director KOICA Pakistan Mr. Sung Choon- ki in his welcoming ad- dress said that KOICA is actively participating in socio-economic develop- ment of Pakistan through its seven ongoing grant aid projects focused on Health, water and sanitation, edu- cation, capacity building and rural development.…Read More

KOICA Pakistan held a national workshop, annual alumni reception 2016

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article image ISLAMABAD: Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA) of the Republic of Korea held a one-day national workshop and Annual Alumni reception in Islamabad. On the occasion the Country Director KOICA Pakistan Mr. Sung Choon-ki in his welcoming address said that KOICA is actively participating in socio-economic development of Pakistan through its seven ongoing grant aid projects focused on Health, water andamp; sanitation, education, capacity…Read More

Intel CEO Introduces vision for Merged Reality at 2016 Intel Developer Forum

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article image ISLAMABAD: Intel CEO Brian Krzanich welcomes thousands of developers to the 2016 Intel Developer Forum in San Francisco, with an opening keynote presentation. His presentation offered perspective on the unique role Intel will play as the boundaries of computing continue to expand. The 2016 Intel Developer Forum (IDF) kicked off today in San Francisco with an opening keynote by Intel CEO Brian Krzanich. Krzanich articulated the company’s vision…Read More

Startup Weekend Lahore Ed-Innovation 2016 attracts over 130 education innovators

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article image LAHORE: LUMS Center for Entrepreneurship, in collaboration with Ilm Ideas 2 and Techstars, organized a themed Startup Weekend event at LUMS to scout and support innovators looking to address the enrollment, retention and learning outcome challenges in the education sector of Pakistan. The event started with Dr. Zartash Afzal Uzmi, LUMS faculty member and facilitator for Startup Weekend Lahore, commencing the proceedings and opening remarks…Read More

Student Poster Competition 2016 in IEEE RAS

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article image The IEEE Robotics and Automation Society (IEEE RAS), MUET students branch chapter was established in MUET on 2014. Since then, the Chapter has organized several events for the benefit of students of MUET under the banner of IEEE. The IEEE RAS organized Student Poster Competition (SPoC’16) on 20th April in the Department of Mechanical Engineering. This was made possible due to the efforts of IEEE RAS student chapter’s team led by Advisor Dr. Jawaid Daudpoto and Chair, Owais Rasool…Read More

2016 to be hottest year in world history: Scientists

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article image STAFF REPORT LHR: Artificial global warming and a strong El Nino, world weather is bursting the annual heat record in this year, reveals a report by the World Meteorological Organization. It said that global temperatures are continuing to climb to fresh records, adding to the urgency of curbing greenhouse gas emissions that are the primary cause. Preliminary agency figures show that for the first 10 months of 2015, average sea and land surface temperatures were 0.73 degrees above…Read More

Pakistan wins Global Innovation Competition 2016

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: Pakistan has been declared winner at the Global Innovation Competition 2016 held in Accra, Ghana. According to the details, Making All Voices Count (MAVC) launched third Global Innovation Competition to find the best ideas emerging across Africa and Asia. MAVC got 420 proposals from techies, civil society groups, businessmen and ordinary people - and more than 30,000 public votes and a panel of expert jury, helped in deciding who went through to the finals. …Read More

Student Project Exhibition on Engineering Design 2016 held at MUET

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article image By Engr. Ali Akbar Shah A one day Mega Event "Student Project Exhibition on Engineering Design 2016 (SPPED’16)" was organized by Department of computer system engineering in Mehran UET, Jamshoro, on 19th January 2016 at MUET’s Main Auditorium from 09:00am to 02:00pm in collaboration with ACM MUET chapter. In which participants from the different university such as QUEST and PAF KIET participated in project competition. Many of the projects were appreciated by…Read More