STAFF REPORT ISB: The CECOS University in collaboration with National ICT and RandD Fund, has recently conducted an international workshop on Research Avenues ICT Potential Applications for the country. The workshop was sponsored by National ICT and RandD Fund as a part of the efforts to support research and Development projects proposed by industry and academia.
Basic purpose of the workshop was to promote the Research Avenues in ICT based technologies and bring awareness among the academia and professional organisations about the potentials of ICT in fields including power system, cyber-security, nanotechnology, computational biology, internet of things and fuel cells.
During the inaugural session, Dr Azzamul Asar, Dean Faculty of Engineering of CECOS, briefed the audience about the research activities at CECOS and the purpose of the workshop to identify research areas where potentials of ICT technology could be applied for the benefit of the society and the country.
Vice Chancellor CECOS Dr. Riaz A Khattak appreciated the efforts of ICT RandD Fund for improvement of research culture in academia and stressed the need to encourage faculty and students to write funding proposals and develop a research culture.
The workshop mainly targeted the undergraduate and postgraduate students, researchers, industry players and entrepreneurs seeking opportunities for research and innovation.