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COMSATS BS Electronics Students Final Year Project Appreciated at “Automotive Event” organized by DICE(USA)-SMME(NUST)
Rafay Ahmed   Thursday, August 20, 2015

On the 16th December 2014, the School of Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering (SMME- NUST) in collaboration with the DICE foundation (USA) held its first ever DICE Automotive 2014 event. 

DICE Automotive 2014 formally started with the recitation from the Holy Quran and was followed by a welcome address by the principal SMME-NUST, Dr. Abdul Ghafoor who highlighted the importance of technological advancement and industrial growth in today’s day and age. 

The event continued its course with interesting talks by the Chairman of DICE Foundation Dr. Khurshid and the Chief Guest Mr Zibber Moinuddin. The inauguration was followed by the evaluation of all 34 projects from different Universities and Institutes and that were all innovative and ground-breaking. The event had a vast turn out with students from all over NUST attending in large numbers and taking an enthusiastic interest in the various projects being presented. Said students then actively participated in the panel discussion that focused on universities involvement in the development of our auto Industry. 

After a short break, the results were announced and the prizes were distributed though the judges disclosed that the decision was indeed a tough one. The project from COMSATS Islamabad Final Year Project students “FPGA Based Adaptive Cruise Car Control System” was very much appreciated by the judges as well as Automotive Industrial persons and the certificates of participation were provided. The chief guest for the closing ceremony Mr Imtiaz Rastgar expressed his views in the expansion of the automotive industry in Pakistan which was followed by a closing address by rector NUST, Engr. Mohammad Asghar, bringing the event to its end. 

Names & details of Guest Speakers 

1. Mr Imtiaz Rastgar 
Chief Executive Rastgar Indutries 
Title of Talk: Local Automotive Industry of Pakistan 

2. Mr Iftikhar Ahmad 
Vice Chairman PAAPAM 
Title of Talk: Role of PAAPAM in support of indigenous Automotive Part Development 

3. Dr Riaz Ahmad Mufti 
Director Research SMME-NUST 
Title of Talk: Role of The Academia in supporting Local Automotive Industry

Participating Industries

2. PAAPAM                 
4. ZIC OIL              
7. SPEL               
9. SUBWAY                              
10. IT & Software (iFahja)  

Please go to the link below for Abstract of the Project “FPGA Based Adaptive Cruise Car Control System”

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Keywords: DICE, NUST, Automotive, Projects