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  • Friday, May 31, 2019

  • CUI

  • Department of Chemistry

The main objective of this symposium is to provide a collaborative platform for the people from academia and industry to establish a link between them. The lectures of our respected speakers would provide an insight of challenges involved and expectations from forging these links. They would highlight our current prevalent problems of society such as Water purification and Energy conservation and would suggest a solution through combined efforts of academia and industry.

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  • Thursday, December 1, 2016

  • CUI

  • Muhammad Waqas Altaf

The Peking University, Beijing, China, is hosting Yenching Academy?s flagship event, the Yenching Global Symposium from March 23-26, 2016, one of the most selective conferences held in China, quickly becoming one of the world?s most competitive and highly anticipated conferences.

The symposium with the theme ?Xinnovation: Identity of Innovation in China? will be a four-day event consisting of multidisciplinary lectures, panel discussions, site visits, and interactive sessions on Chinese innovation. It will feature prominent Chinese and international scholars as well as leading professionals who will challenge and expand previously held conceptions about innovation in China. The Symposium will select and invite approximately 75 students and young professionals to participate in the event as delegates. It will cover all fees associated with the trip?including flights, ground transportation, meals, and accommodation.


We offer ambitious students and young professionals from around the world the opportunity to come to China and be inspired by:

 - a diverse body of global scholars from leading universities,
 - innovation leaders, sharing their passion for social entrepreneurship,
 - speakers from renowned universities, enterprises, and international

Who is YGS looking for:

 - China Scholars: Graduate or postgraduate students (Master?s level or higher)
   in any field of study at a Chinese university. Students should be fluent in
   English, and have a demonstrated interest in the role of innovation in China.

 - Global Scholars: Graduate or postgraduate students (Master?s level or higher)
   in any field of study at a university. Students must have a strong
   demonstrated interest in the role of innovation in China.

 - Innovation Leaders: Young professionals with a strong demonstrated interest
   in China, demonstrated leadership skills, and a commitment to the goals of

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  • Wednesday, June 15, 2016

  • Business

  • Masood

Three faculty members (Mathematics Department) and Master of Science students (Mathematics Department) attended a Symposium on “Computational Complexities, Innovations and Solutions (CCIS),” on 9th – 10th May, 2016 at COMSATS Institute of Information Technology, Abbottabad Campus. Mr. Zia Ullah Khan, Lecturer (Mathematics Department) delivered a short speech on the Topic “Everest Galois and his theory”, for which he was awarded with shield by honorable Professor Dr. Mohammad Afzal Rana (COMSATS Institute of Information Technology, Abbottabad Campus).

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Symposium on Computational Complexities, Innovations and Solutions (CCIS)

  • Thursday, April 14, 2016

  • CUI

  • AbdulRehman Yasir

Medical Imaging Symposium was held on Tuesday 27th October 2015 at Department of Electrical Engineering, CIIT Islamabad. The Symposium was organized by Medical Image Processing Research Group (MIPRG), Department of Electrical Engineering, COMSATS Institute of Information Technology, Islamabad. The main objective of this symposium was to share the latest cutting edge research in Medical Imaging (particularly MRI) performed by our students. Major General Shamrez Khan (Commandant Armed Forces Institute of Radiology and Imaging) was the chief guest at the symposium. He also delivered a talk on "Cardiac MRI" at this symposium which was found highly useful by the guests including MIPRG researchers. 

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  • Thursday, October 15, 2015

  • CUI

  • Faisal H. Roshan

ISLAMABAD: The Minister for Science and Technology, and Defense Production, H.E. Mr. Rana Tanveer Hussain, inaugurated the three-day International Symposium on Light and Life, being held at COMSATS Institute of Information Technology (CIIT), Islamabad from 14-16 October 2015.

A part of UN’s year-long celebration of the International Year of Light and Light-based Technologies, the event will highlight the latest research at various universities across the country, including COMSATS Institute of Information Technology (CIIT). Some of these activities include R&D programmes in Lasers and Photonics, along with latest developments taking place in the field across the globe.

The Symposium kicked off with the remarks by the Rector CIIT, Dr. S.M. Junaid Zaidi, who welcomed the speakers and participants, and wished them a good learning experience.

The symposium’s overview was given by Prof. Dr. Aslam Khan, Chairman of the event’s Organizing Committee, informing that the event is intended to provide a platform for discussing advancements in light, its sources, properties and interactions, and its role in sustaining and enhancing the quality of life and would comprise 16 parallel technical sessions, 10 plenary talks, 13 invited talks, 25 contributed talks and 25 poster presentations.

The speakers, apart from Pakistan, hail from Bangladesh, China, Egypt, Germany, Iran, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Sudan, Turkey, UK, and USA and over 175 participants, including researchers, faculty members, engineers, graduate and senior undergraduate students have registered for the event.

“The key is in developing well-coordinated programmes in collaborations with national and possibly regional, as well as international groups and centres of excellence,” stated the Minister. He noted that there are wide-spread uses and applications of light and light-based technologies in the fields of defense, energy, communication, environmental monitoring, remote sensing, medicine, industrial research and information technology (IT).

Dr. Imtinan Elahi Qureshi, Executive Director COMSATS, highlighted a nexus between economic growth, technological advances, and political and social patronage, for the benefits of S&T to reach the society. Underscoring the importance of the theme of the event, Dr. Qureshi noted its applications, inter alia, in defense. He further added that the technologies that seemed impossible a few years back are turning into reality due to advances in light-based technologies.

Speaking on the occasion, Prof. Dr. Aslam Baig (UNESCO’s designated Focal Point for activities urged the Minister to pursue with the relevant quarters of the Government the matter of allocating 4% of the national GDP for education, and enhanced investments in Science and Technology.

The organizers of the event include Abdus Salam-International Centre for Theoretical Physics (ICTP), Italy; CIIT; and the Commission on Science and Technology for Sustainable Development in the South (COMSATS). The local sponsors of the events were the Ministry of Science and Technology, Government of Pakistan; the Higher Education Commission (HEC) of Pakistan; Pakistan Academy of Sciences; and National Testing Services.

The subsequent sessions of the event, spread over the next two days, would touch upon a number of themes including: Light Detection & Harvesting; Light Emitting Devices; Light-Matter Interactions; Light-Based Technologies; Photochemistry & Photobiology; Optoelectronics & Photonics; Imaging Science; and Quantum Informatics. 

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