STAFF REPORT ISB: The conferences on different SandT fields within academia bridge the barriters of confinement and open up collaborative atmosphere of learning, interacting and educating in a much interesting manner than the classrooms. Institute of Space Technology (IST) recently organized fourth International conference on Aerospace Science and Engineering.
Vice Chancellor IST, Imran Rahman chaired the plenary session. He said while speaking on the occasion, “The motive of the annual conference is to introduce new trends in the aerospace sector and identify various research opportunities and involve foreign counterparts for exchange of expertise, knowledge and information in this field”.
The plenary session was addressed by national and international maestros of aerospace engineering including Dr Shaukat Hameed Khan, Coordinator General COMSTECH, Dr Syed Ismail Shah, Chairman Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA), and Syed Muhammad Asif Rumi, CEO National ICT RandD Fund addressed the first plenary session followed by technical sessions.
The major themes covered during the conference included aerospace and avionics, mechanical engineering for aerospace applications, aerospace materials design and engineering, satellite design development and security satellite communication and image processing, global navigation satellite systems, remote sensing and GIS, astronomy and astrophysics, information technology, space technology and cyber security,
The event spanned for 3-days and engaged scientists, engineers, researchers, professionals and students from all over the world.