May 30, 2014
The IEEE HIET Student Branch has recently organized the inaugural ceremony of IEEE HIET Student Branch Session 2014 for the formal transition of new organizing committee from the previous year. The ceremony was arranged to do the honours and branch members interaction. The welcome speech was delivered by newly elected Chairman of IEEE HIET Student Branch, Waleed Bin Sohail. He welcomed all new IEEE members and the worthy guests. After that Sohail Sarang, former Chairman, reviewed the branch activities performed in year – 2013.
The chief guest was Engr. Dr. Vali Uddin, Dean FEST, Hamdard University Karachi. He congratulated the newly elected executive body and wished the best for future. On the occasion, Dr. Vali Uddin assured his full support and cooperation to the branch. At this occasion, Dr. Ch. Fahad Azim, Director; Hamdard Institute of Engineering and Technology, appreciated the IEEE HIET Students Branch 2013 activities and encouraged the new team. Dr. Samreen Amir (New Counselor IEEE HIET Student Branch) also enlightened the students with her beautiful thoughts. She discussed future plans and especially focused on WIE Chapter. Chairman Department of Computing, Dr. Aqeel-ur-Rehman, the Head of Industrial Relations, Engr. Asim Hussain and other faculty members were also the part of ceremony.
Around 60 new and 20 previous IEEE members joined this gathering in the FEST auditorium where the event took place. After the distribution of shields and certificates among the members of previous executive body, General Secretary Utam Prem proposed vote of thanks speech. He thanked the chief guest, faculty members and the IEEE fellows for their support and cooperation in making this event successful. In the end of the ceremony, a hi-tea was also arranged for all the audience.
June 10, 2014
WIE Anniversary Celebrations at HIET, Hamdard University, Karachi.
IEEE WIE HIET Chapter celebrated the 20th anniversary of WIE at HIET, Hamdard University, Karachi. Ayesha Alam cut the cake. The chief guest at this event was Engr. Dr. Vali Uddin, Dean FEST. Engr. Dr. Ch. Fahad Azim, Director HIET, Dr. Shahab Siddiqui, Vice Chairman IEEE Karachi Section, Chairmen and HoDs of various departments, and WIE members joined the celebrations.
June 11, 2014
Big Data Day 2014 at Hamdard University Main Campus, Karachi
Department of Computing, HIET, Hamdard University, also organized a conference on big data in collaboration with the IEEE HIET Student Branch, which was named as “Big Data Day 2014” at the FEST auditorium, Hamdard University, Karachi. Students of BS-Computer Science final semester presented their papers related to the big data. Event organizers were Dr. Aqeel ur Rehman (Chairman Department of Computing) and Dr. Muhammad Shahab Siddiqui. In the end of the conference Engr. Dr. Vali Uddin, (Dean FEST), Dr. Ch. Fahad Azim, (Director HIET), and Dr. Abdul Hameed Memon, (Chairman Department of Energy Engineering), distributed certificates among the paper presenters and volunteers of the event.