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  • Thursday, September 10, 2020

  • CUI

  • Webteam

Call on Visit of Coordinator General COMSTECH to COMSATS University Islamabad (August 21, 2020)

The Coordinator General of COMSTECH Dr. Muhammad Iqbal Choudhary visited COMSATS University Islamabad (CUI) on August 21, 2020 to call on the Rector for discussing possibilities of cooperation between COMSTECH and CUI. Prof. Choudhary was warmly welcomed by Head IO and his team. Afterwards, Prof. Iqbal Choudhry had a formal meeting with Rector CUI Prof. Dr. Muhammad Tabassam Afzal. Registrar CUI, Eminent Professors/Researchers, Director P, D & HRD/ Executive Director Inter Islamic Network on Information Technology (INIT) and Head International Office & Incharge China Study Center were also present in the meeting.

Prof. Choudhary briefed about recent initiatives of COMSTECH for enhancing Scientific and Technological cooperation between the OIC member states. He formally invited CUI to work together on new initiatives of COMSTECH. Rector CUI, Prof. Dr. Tabassam gave an overview of CUI to Prof. Iqbal Choudhary. Prof. Choudhry appreciated the phenomenal growth, expansion and development of CUI. Various options of cooperation between the two organizations were also discussed.

Rector CUI Prof. Afzal welcomed the suggestions of cooperation proposed by the Coordinator General and agreed to work together with COMSTECH. He assured the Coordinator General of university’s full cooperation and support. The meeting ended on an affirmative note.

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  • Wednesday, August 26, 2020

  • CUI

  • International Office

Call on Visit of Coordinator General COMSTECH to COMSATS University Islamabad (August 21, 2020)

The Coordinator General of COMSTECH Dr. Muhammad Iqbal Choudhary visited COMSATS University Islamabad (CUI) on August 21, 2020 to call on the Rector for discussing possibilities of cooperation between COMSTECH and CUI. Prof. Choudhary was warmly welcomed by Head IO and his team. Afterwards, Prof. Iqbal Choudhry had a formal meeting with Rector CUI Prof. Dr. Muhammad Tabassam Afzal. Registrar CUI, Eminent Professors/Researchers, Director P, D & HRD/ Executive Director Inter Islamic Network on Information Technology (INIT) and Head International Office & Incharge China Study Center were also present in the meeting.

Prof. Choudhary briefed about recent initiatives of COMSTECH for enhancing Scientific and Technological cooperation between the OIC member states. He formally invited CUI to work together on new initiatives of COMSTECH. Rector CUI, Prof. Dr. Tabassam gave an overview of CUI to Prof. Iqbal Choudhary. Prof. Choudhry appreciated the phenomenal growth, expansion and development of CUI. Various options of cooperation between the two organizations were also discussed.

Rector CUI Prof. Afzal welcomed the suggestions of cooperation proposed by the Coordinator General and agreed to work together with COMSTECH. He assured the Coordinator General of university’s full cooperation and support. The meeting ended on an affirmative note.

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  • Tuesday, July 28, 2020

  • CUI

  • Shama Munir

The Rector, COMSATS University Islamabad (CUI), Prof. Dr. Muhammad T. Afzal visited CUI Wah Campus on July 28, 2020. The Director Campus, Prof. Dr. Sajjad A. Madani and Head of the Departments welcomed the worthy Rector. The Director campus gave detailed presentation to the worthy Rector. The Rector visited Campus facilities and New City Phase-II campus site.

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  • Tuesday, July 21, 2020

  • CUI

  • International Office

The Coordinator General of Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) Ministerial Standing Committee on Scientific and Technological Cooperation (COMSTECH) Prof. Dr. Muhammad Iqbal Choudhary visited COMSATS University Islamabad (CUI) on July 16, 2020. Prof. Choudhary was warmly welcomed by Rector CUI Prof. Dr. Raheel Qamar. The formal meeting was attended by the senior management of CUI including the Rector, Registrar, Dean Sciences, Eminent Professors, Director CUI Lahore Campus/ Executive Director Inter Islamic Network on Information Technology (INIT) who joined meeting through video link and the Head International Office. Program Officer COMSTECH also attended the meeting.

The Rector gave details of different CUI activities, its engagements with OIC member countries, scholarships and research fellowships given to OIC member countries and long list of activities of INIT. In addition, he gave different research initiatives which CUI took for Covid testing and supply of ventilators during the pandemic. Prof. Dr. Arshad Bhatti gave details of his research work especially with Philips. The Registrar gave details of different research activities, patents filled/ awarded and their commercialization. The Executive Director INIT/ Director CUI Lahore campus gave details of different activities of INIT.

The Coordinator General COMSTECH appreciated CUI efforts for offering different scholarships/ fellowships, research & development activities for combatting Covid-19; and activities of INIT. He briefed about the future areas and priorities of COMSTECH to work jointly with CUI. Various possibilities to enhance Science and Technology cooperation were mutually discussed. Prof. Choudhary proposed further cooperation with CUI with a focus on African countries, women in science and Muslim minorities in non-Muslim countries.

The Coordinator General COMSTECH further suggested to establish a COMSTECH funded consortium of excellence which will offer Research Fellowships of 6-12-month duration, opportunities of mobilities for distinguish scholars to travel among OIC world for structured research & development activities and to offer technical trainings on scientific equipment(s) among the member countries.

Coordinator General COMSTECH informed that INIT is one of the most active networks of COMSTECH. It was agreed to further mobilize INIT to initiate work on Artificial Intelligence and Big Data. It was discussed that INIT should hold multiple events in year 2021, at least one each in the geographical areas of African, Arabian, and Central Asian countries.

It was also agreed to sign collaboration between the two entities to further strengthen collaborative activities as well as work jointly for the betterment of Muslim ummah.

At the end, a CUI memento was presented to the honorable guest by Rector CUI and a group photo was snapped.




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  • Tuesday, February 18, 2020

  • CUI

  • Muhammad Waqas Altaf

Visit to Pakistan Meteorological Department

A visit to Pakistan Meteorological Department was arranged by Centre for Climate Research and Development (CCRD), on Monday 17 February 2020. Faculty members from CCRD were briefed about the facilities available at PMD with regard to Climate science, Radar and Computer labs.

Mr. Burhan Ahmad, Meteorologist (R&D) at PMD apprised CCRD faculty about the Radar section and Numerical Weather Prediction Center. In radar section, Mr. Waqas gave a comprehensive presentation about Radar, its calibration process and functions. In Numerical Weather Prediction section, Mr. Burhan Ahmad briefed about short, medium and long-term forecasting. He discussed about Global Circulation Model (GCMs) for climate change impact assessment. Further, he explained about Representative Concentration Pathways (RCPs), data collection and statistical downscaling.

During the visit it was discussed how CCRD and PMD can collaborate in future in terms of seminars and trainings. 

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