Online webinar attended by QEC, Peshawar Campus on “Global Higher Educa...
Online webinar attended by QEC, Peshawar Campus on “Global Higher Education Post Covid-19: Shared Experiences, Shared Future”
Microsoft Student Partners Society of Peshawar Campus organized Pakista...
Microsoft Student Partners Society of Peshawar Campus organized Pakistan’s first ever Virtual Hackathon – Local Hack Day
Director ORIC , Dr. Muhammad Zohaib expressing his views on PTV
Director ORIC , Dr. Muhammad Zohaib expressing his views on PTV regarding the challenges in growth of IT industry in Pakistan and their solutions. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7cUOyIdAuFg&feature=youtu.be&fbclid=IwAR0714nYj85x5tIZ9e6zFOVYfVTRaDs1hGv0Zf4guIE3aPtgPqNR-5aWVv8
1st FBRC at Lahore Campus
FAST Business Research Conference (FBRC) was hosted by FAST School of Management on November 14, 2019 at Lahore campus. The research conference themed “Contemporary Challenges in Business Environment of Emerging Economies”. The Punjab Minister for Higher Education and Information Technology, Mr. Raja Yasir Humayun graced the occasion as the Chief Guest. Dr. Hamid Hassan, Director Campus and Dr. Zafar Iqbal, HoD FSM delivered keynote speeches on ‘Dimensions of Faculty Scholarship’. The organizing committee comprised of Dr. Ahmed Arif, Dr. Mian Muhammad Atif and Ms. Fatima Habib. 68 submissions for the conference were subjected to double blind peer review. On the conference day, 35 successful papers were presented in eight parallel sessions. A panel discussion was also organized on the selected theme. The conference secured a collaboration with ‘South Asian Journal of Business Studies’ and ‘Journal of Business and Economic Analysis’.
IEEE ICET Conference at Peshawar Campus
15th International Conference on Emerging Technologies 2019 (ICET’19) was held on December 2-3, 2019 at Peshawar Campus under the technical umbrella of IEEE. Mr. Kamran Khan Bangash, Special Assistant to Chief Minister and Mr. Duminda Wijesekera of George Mason University, USA were the keynote speakers. Several government officials, representatives from NUST, CUST, COMSATS, KPITB, NRTC, KPEZMC, KPCERC, NUCES-FAST, PIEAS, AIT Austria and Michigan Tech University of USA attended the conference. A large number of submissions were received with an acceptance rate of 20.7%.
IEEE INMIC 2019 Conference at Islamabad Campus
The 22nd IEEE International Multi-Topic Conference 2019 (IEEE INMIC 2019) was held at National University of Computer & Emerging Sciences from November 29 - 30, 2019 at Islamabad campus. A large number of submissions were received with an acceptance rate of 23%. The conference program included 63 accepted papers along with invited talks from 18 eminent professionals on contemporary research on the conference topics. Professor Zhi Jin from Peking University, China and Professor Nasir Rajpoot from University of Warwick, UK were the keynote speakers at the event. While speaking at the opening ceremony, Dr. Sajid Baloch, Guest of Honour of the conference emphasized the need of industry-driven research in Pakistan. Group photo of the participants and organizers of INMIC 2019 Dr. Zohaib Iqbal, conference chair and Director ORIC, presented the conference statistics. He also highlighted the various initiatives of ORIC at NUCES for making it the hub of research and innovation activities in Pakistan. In his welcome note, Dr. Waseem Ikram, Director Islamabad campus welcomed the participants and highlighted the role of the university in achieving academic and research excellence. The Rector NUCES emphasized the need for quality research in academia that is linked to solving local industrial problems. He also appreciated the excellent efforts of the conference organizers and thanked the participants.
BAM 2019: Presentation of Papers by Dr. Sadia Nadeem
Dr. Sadia Nadeem (Associate Professor and Director Management Advancement Research Centre (MARC) ) at FAST School of Management, Islamabad Campus) attended the British Academy of Management (BAM) Conference 2019 held from 3 – 5th September 2019 at Aston University, Birmingham, United Kingdom. She presented three papers at the conference.
Congratulations to Dr. Muhammad Atif Tahir on winning HEC grant of Rs. ...
Congratulations to Dr. Muhammad Atif Tahir on winning HEC grant of Rs. 3.426 million Congratulations to Dr. Muhammad Atif Tahir Professor Computer Science Department of NUCES (Karachi Campus) on Winning HEC grant of Rs. 3.426 million for the research project titled “Finding Abnormalities in the Gastro-Intestinal Tract Using Deep Learning and Capsule Endoscopy” The grant has been approved by HEC (NRPU - National Research Program for Universities).
HEC Travel Grant Program has been Stoped
It is, hereby, notified that Travel Grant program of Higher Education Commission has been stopped with immediate effect. The revised policy of the said program to shift to the universities is under process. Therefore no new application will be entertained in this connection until further orders. http://hec.gov.pk/…/HE…/Pages/HEC-Research-Travel-Grant.aspx
HONET-ICT Conference (International Conference on High-capacity Optical Networks and Enabling/Emerging Technologies (HONET-ICT http://honet-ict.org) conference is being held at NUST-SEECS from 8th October 2018 to 10th October 2018. Link : http://seecs.nust.edu.pk/Honet-2018/
Establishment of Smart Video Surveillance Lab
NUCES Karachi campus has been awarded 39.1 million rupees to establish a “Smart Video Surveillance Lab” under "National Center for Big Data and Cloud Computing (NCBC)”. Prof. Dr. Muhammad Atif Tahir, and Dr. Nouman Durrani are PI and Co-PI in this project. This center is the first of its kind in Pakistan. This centre is worth of 1.5 billion and will be hosted by LUMS and will comprise of 12 ‘Affiliated’ Labs at 11 Universities around the country including LUMS, EME College, PNEC, UETL, UETP, ITU, SZABIST, NUCES, CECOS, Ziauddin University, and UAF. Pakistan’s many leading Analytics and Cloud researchers will be working on various key problems related to data analysis in the country.
Dr. Sadia Nadeem presents her Research Project at HR Forum Islamabad
Dr. Sadia Nadeem presented the key findings of her recently completed research project, MAPS 2017: A Study of HR Practices in Pakistan, at the HR Forum Islamabad on 27th September 2018 at NIBAF. The full report of the MAPS 2017 study can be downloaded from http://isb.nu.edu.pk/MAPS.pdf
PROPOSALS INVITED (Phase-II) Establishment of Technology and Innovatio...
PROPOSALS INVITED (Phase-II) Establishment of Technology and Innovation Support Centres Application form is available at: http://www.hec.gov.pk/site/oric Last Date: October 15, 2018
IEARN YES Youth Exchange and Study Program 2019-20 [Fully Funded] to Un...
Good news!! The date of YES 2019-20 Preliminary Application is extended. Now the last date for submission of YES 2019-20 Preliminary Application is October 8th, 2018. https://opportunitiescorners.info/iearn-yes-youth-exchange…/
Students Pre-university students ages 13 to 17 are invited to take part in Google Code-in: Our global, online contest introducing teenagers to the world of open source development. With a wide variety of bite-sized tasks, it’s easy for beginners to jump in and get started no matter what skills they have. Mentors from our participating organizations lend a helping hand as participants learn what it’s like to work on an open source project. Participants get to work on real software and win prizes from t-shirts to a trip to Google HQ! The contest begins for students on October 23, 2018 at 21:00 (Pakistan Standard Time)
Congratulations to Dr. Muhammad Gufran Khan on winning HEC grant of 2....
Congratulations to Dr. Muhammad Gufran Khan Assistant Professor, Electrical Engineering Department of NUCES (Chiniot-Faisalabad Campus) on Winning HEC grant of 2.498 million to develop” Automatic Weapon Detection in Real-time Videos for Identification of Potential Terrorists and Robbers”. The grant has been approved by HEC's Technology Development Fund.
PERIDOT Franco-Pakistani Hubert Curien Partnership (PHC) Program
Dear all, Faculty Members, apply for joint Projects with French Universities for joint Research activities HEC will pay for mobilities of researchers only PERIDOT Franco-Pakistani Hubert Curien Partnership (PHC) Program Projects are invited in the following priority fields only Health, Energy, Climate Change, Human & Social Sciences, Water Deadline date for submission of research proposals is 16th November, 2018 http://www.hec.gov.pk/…/…/faculty/peridot/Pages/default.aspx
Karachi campus has been awarded 39.1 million rupees to establish a “Sma...
Karachi campus has been awarded 39.1 million rupees to establish a “Smart Video Surveillance Lab” under "National Center for Big Data and Cloud Computing (NCBC)”
National Incubation Center Peshawar will visit NUCES on September 19th,...
National Incubation Center Peshawar will visit FAST-NUCES on September 19th, 2018 (Wednesday) to have an orientation session with students of CS Department. The purpose of this session is to give guidance to the students about Entrepreneurship, Innovation and the Role of NIC Peshawar. Venue: HALL A Date Time Program 19-9-2019 11.00 A.M C.S
PROBLEM BASED APPLIED INTERDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH PROGRAMME (PBAIRP)
Call For Proposals 2018 A joint Initiative of Higher Education Commission & Punjab Environment Protection Department Theme : Solution for Winter SMOG 1. Application form may be downloaded from HEC website: http://hec.gov.pk/…/ser…/faculty/PBAIRP/Pages/Downloads.aspx 2. Deadline : 15 January 2018
Awareness Seminar on Technology Development Fund at HEC Islamabad on 7 ...
In order to raise the awareness about Technology Development Fund, the TDF team of R&D HEC is going to arrange seminar in different cities.
HEC NRPU RESEARCH PROPOSALS (Reminder) 📣📣📣📣📣
HEC NRPU RESEARCH PROPOSALS (Reminder) 📣📣📣📣📣 1. Kindly submit your research proposals online through HEC web portal http://eportal.hec.gov.pk on or before October 20, 2017. 2. Please submit your proposals online before deadline and also send hard-copy to the Director ORIC , Prof Dr. Ataul Aziz Ikram, EPIC LAB 213 (EE) , FAST NU Islamabad Brohi Road, Sector H-11/4, Islamabad (44000) Pakistan. 3. Please visit HEC & ORIC webpage regularly for the latest updates or contact ORIC team http://www.nu.edu.pk/Oric/Annoucements http://hec.gov.pk/…/universiti…/nrpu/Pages/Introduction.aspx
SCO Member States Youth Innovation & Entrepreneurship Contest - 2018
Ministry of Science and Technology of China and Chinese Scientific & Technological Enterprises is organizing a contest for SCO countries (including Pakistan) which will be held in 2018. FAST NU is amongst those Pakistani universities that have been invited to submit proposals under following themes:- Themes: 1) Information Technology 2) Cyber Security 3) Smart Monitoring 4) Cross border e-commerce 5) Satellite Application The selected teams will be contesting in Beijing in 2018. 2. The TORs with template of Business Proposal, Registration Page and Registration Form are attached for your guidance. All campuses are requested to widely circulate. 3. Important Web Links For Information http://www.pcst.org.pk/yiec.php For Registration http://en.volinplatform.com/ 4. To ensure timely submittal to the concerned stakeholders at Pakistan Science Foundation, You are requested to submit Proposals of your Faculty members / Students (in HARD & SOFT forms) as per given requirements / pre-requisites latest by November 13, 2017 please. 5. Schedule of the Contest(Important Dates): Registration, Proposal Submission: Dec 1st, 2017 Submittal of Supporting/Additional documents and Q&A: Dec 31st, 2017 Online Preliminary Contest: 1st Quarter of 2018 BEIJING FINAL CONTEST: 2nd Quarter of 2018
P@SHA ICT Awards 2017: Now Accepting Applications for Fintech Innovatio...
P@SHA ICT Awards 2017: Now Accepting Applications for Fintech Innovation: http://pashaictawards.com/special-award-category-fintech-i…/
RFP - Provision of Services of Testing Agency
Ignite – National Technology Fund (Formerly National ICT R&D Fund) Company, focused on fourth industrial wave tech and on ecosystem development initiatives to fulfill its mission of creating a knowledge economy in Pakistan. Ignite invites proposals from qualified licensed/registered legal entities to provide services of testing agency. Interested entities should be on Active Taxpayers List (ATL) of Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) with professional management team and prior relevant experience as mentioned in the RFP document. RFP document containing details can also be downloaded from www.ppra.org.pk Proposal in sealed envelope, clearly mentioning the name of RFP on top must reach at the address given below by 1500 hrs on 16 October 2017. Proposals will be opened on the same day in the presence of bidders/authorized representatives at the same address.
TALENT YOUNG SCIENTIST PROGRAM (TYSP), CHINA
The Talented Young Scientist Program (TYSP hereinafter) supports talented young scientists, scholars and researchers from Afro-Asian countries to work in Chinese research institutes, universities or enterprises. TYSP aims to promote communication among Afro-Asian science and technology talents, nurture young science and technology leaders, and foster long-term international cooperation among research institutes, universities and enterprises in Afro-Asian countries.
P@SHA ICT Awards 2017: Now Accepting Applications for Fintech Innovation:
UBL is partnering with P@SHA ICT Awards 2017 to add a Special Award Category of ‘Fintech Innovation”. The winner of this category will get a cash prize of PKR 500,000/- and a chance to work with UBL to strengthen their solution. This category seeks applicants who are working on innovative solutions that enhance the experience of banking customers, grow access of banking products or improve internal processes of financial institutions for better serving their customer demands. http://pashaictawards.com/special-award-category-fintech-innovation/
Call for Proposals under HEC TDF Program
HEC has invited joint proposals from academia and industry under "Technology Development Fund". As per HEC's instruction, all proposals should go through ORIC office only. It's therefore requested to submit your research proposals on prescribed forms (available at HEC website) to Riphah's ORIC latest by November 05, 2017. For details, please visit http://hec.gov.pk/site/tdf HEC Deadline: November 15, 2017
ORIC with Faculty member of FSM attended Entrepreneurial workshop on 15...
Director Oric Dr. Ataul Aziz Ikram & Manager ORIC Mr. M. Aatif Saif With Faculty Member Of FSM Attended Entrepreneurial Meeting Workshop By Dr. Terence at WCCI , Islamabad on 15 May 2017. Terence D. Jackson is a highly accomplished senior executive with 25+ years of progressive leadership experience in sales, marketing, operations management, and business consulting with startups and fortune 500 companies.
Workshop on Structural Equation Modeling Using AMOS, At COMSATS Islamabad
ORIC-Professional Development, COMSATS, is organizing a one day workshop on Structural Equation Modeling Using AMOS, on 11th May, 2017, at CIIT Islamabad Campus.
The entrepreneurship Connection
The faculty includes: Mr. Imran Hameed - Entrepreneurship faculty at Air University, Mr. Muhammad Sheraz - Entrepreneur & visiting faculty member Ms. Madiha Parvez - Entrepreneurship Faculty & Head of Incubation at NUST Business School Mr. Kashif Khan - President Global Entrepreneurship Network (Pakistan Chapter) Dr. Abdul Wahab, Entrepreneurship & Management Faculty at FAST Dr. Ataul Aziz - Director ORIC at FAST Dr. Ansar Ali Rajput, Dean & Head of Entrepreneurship at CUST Mr. Sarfraz Ali Kiyani Entrepreneur & Faculty at FAST Ms. Fizzah Butt, Deputy Director ORIC & Entrepreneurship Faculty at PIDE Ms. Amina, Manager Placement at FAST Ms. Sameen Arshad, Entrepreneurship Faculty at Bahria