13th Annual COMPPEC: A Technological Event in the Right Direction
Jul05

13th Annual COMPPEC: A Technological Event in the Right Direction

RAWALPINDI, June 25, 2014 –After the resounding success of yesteryear’s COMPPEC, the 13th annual Computer Project Exhibition and Competition was concluded today at the closing ceremony presided over by Lt. General (Rtd.) Talat Masood, with huge participation from various areas of Pakistan. Dr. Shoab Ahmad Khan, HoD Computer Department, was the Chief Organizer of this event while Razi Waqar and Saud Mughal were the President and the Vice President respectively of the Student Organizing body. Other organizers included esteemed faculty members like Brig. Farooq Azam, Dr. Usman Akram, Dr. Ali Hassan, Dr. Saad Rehman and Mr. Wasi Haider. COMPPEC is a prestigious technological event which is held every year at College of E&ME, NUST with the vision of creating national harmony among fellow participants and to inculcate sense of competition amongst the participants. This event provides a platform to the undergraduate students from different universities of Pakistan to flaunt their brilliant and innovative ideas. This year UET, COMSATS, UMT, Bahira and several other universities took part in the competition. COMPPEC 2014, a two-day event, started on June 24 and concluded on June 25, 2014. A myriad of participants from different universities displayed their extraordinary projects which spanned over the following 5 categories: Electromechanical Systems Information Systems Communication Systems Digital Systems Mobile Apps and Games These projects were evaluated by distinguished judges from different universities like COMSATS, SMME NUST, IIU, PIEAS and UET and renowned companies mainly We R Play. Renowned veterans like Dr. Sheraz Anjum, Dr. Moshin Jamil, Dr. M. Sher, Dr. Hamid Turrab, Dr. Sharif and Mr. Furqan Qureshi Dr. Fasih Ud Din Butt, Dr. Ghalib, Dr. Abdul Jalil, Dr. Khawar Khursheed, Dr. Ehsan Ullah Munir et cetera evaluated the projects.The overall best prize went to the project Smart Stealth by College of Electrical and Mechanical Engineering, with prize money of Rs. 50,000. Alongside the project exhibition the 3rd C&IT Symposium was also held. Some of the best minds of Pakistan IT sector were invited to this event and they shared their insight and knowledge with the attendees. This year’s symposium was an outstanding success. The college received proposals for 48 research papers, from which 40 were presented. Distinguished speakers included Dr. Akram Sheikh (DG PASTIC) and Dr. Sajjad Sarwar shared their insight and views on the current condition of the IT sector.. “We need to bridge the gap between university and industry. After a student gets out of university there is a whole new learning cycle that he has to go through. That needs to be changed.” Commented Dr. Sajjad Sarwar on the fact that Pakistan’s IT sector isn’t viewed as very robust/advanced by the Western world....

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Campus Activity – Photo Messages Campaign
Apr27

Campus Activity – Photo Messages Campaign

Heal Pakistan, once again living up to its name and reputation, conducted a Photo Messages Campaign to ignite patriotism amongst the students of NUST H-12, Islamabad. This campaign was held on 14th April, 2014 at the strategically located Concordia-1. It was a collaborative effort of Heal Pakistan and TABA Youth Chapter while NUST Environment Club (NEC) played a vital role in making it a success. With all the negativity that surrounds us, every now and then we need a boost to revive the feeling of patriotism. During this photo messages campaign, individuals were given separate charts and markers and they were requested to jot down their messages for Pakistan and show their patriotism by displaying every little thing they loved about their country. Each participant was photographed along with his/her message. The second phase of this campaign comprises of making a short yet gripping video with the photos of all the participants along with their messages. King Abz Productions, Heal Pakistan’s official creativity partner, will work on the video. From the pool of many participants, top ten participants, who wrote the most powerful messages, will be awarded with prizes.  The photo message campaign was a massive success. Students from all over NUST poured in to pour their hearts out on a piece of paper and to get themselves photographed along with their lovely messages. Heal Pakistan and TABA Youth Chapter aim to bring similar fun activities among the students of NUST.                         View the entire photo album here View the Dedication Video here Written by : Hamna Amir (Editor NUST H12 Chapter Blogging...

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