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  • Thursday, February 18, 2021

  • CUI

  • CCRD

Visit of Faculty and Research Students to KTML 

Dr. Toqeer Ahmed, Assistant Professor, CCRD organized the visit of research students along with their supervisor, Dr. Safia Zahid, Assistant Professor, Department of Chemistry to Kohinoor Textile Mills Limited (KTML), Rawalpindi under the Industry Academia Linkage program on 16 February 2021. 

HR department of KTML provided information regarding facilities established like recycling and treatment of wastewater, self-generation electricity, blood donor society, school for the employee’s children and resident facilities at KTML, Rawalpindi. Wastewater treatment plant was visited by the faculty and students of CUI. Research students gained the excellent information provided during the visit.  Such kind of visits can enhance the industry academia linkages in future.


  • Tuesday, February 9, 2021

  • CUI

  • ITC

COMSATS University Islamabad eager to enhance

Industry-Academia linkages

Visit of The Dasu (4,320MW) hydropower plant project on the Indus River near Dasu town in Kohistan District of KPK (3-4, February 2021)

 

The collaboration of academia and industry is very crucial carrying multiple benefits especially in the developing countries. These linkages help adoption of knowledge and promotion of entrepreneurship. It also aids in the strengthening R&D investment via exploiting the synergies and complementarities present in scientific and technological capabilities. COMSATS University Islamabad (CUI), considering the importance of these linkages visited the Dasu (4,320MW) hydropower plant project on the Indus River near Dasu town in Kohistan District of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Province on 3rd and 4th February 2021. 

The CUI delegation led by the Rector, Prof. Dr. Muhammad Tabassum Afzal, included senior management officials including Dr. Tahir Naeem, Director P&D and HRD, Prof. Dr. Junaid Mughal, Chairman of Electrical and Computer Engineering & Incharge Academics, and Dr. Tahir Mumtaz Awan, Assistant Professor, Department of Management Sciences. The delegation visited various construction facilities of the power plant project and the Dasu dam. The delegation was briefed by the project contractor, China Gezhouba Group Company (CGGC) Limited, a Chinese construction and engineering company headquartered in Wuhan, Hubei province of Peoples Republic of China. CGGC is a state-owned firm, 33rd largest contractor by revenue in the world.

The visit was followed by meeting with the senior management of project headed by General Project Manager, Mr. Tan Bixuan. His team included Deputy Project Manager (Civil Works) Mr. Cui Jian, Deputy Project Manager (Admin) Mr. Ha Li, Deputy Project Manager (Procurement) Mr. Yang Shenghua, Project Manager (MW-01) Mr. Qin Jinzhong, Project Manager (MW-02) Mr. Cao Xigao, and Director Technical Mr. Li Yuyong. The consultant for the project Ms. Wang Chun-Ping, Chairperson of Heroboss Technology was also present during the meeting.

Mr. Tan briefed about the company’s other projects including the 1000MW Neelum Jehlum Project, Sukikinari Hydropower Project Kaghan, and Mohmand Dam. He said that CUI is the first higher educational institution visiting their project and approaching them for collaboration. While appreciating the efforts of university he announced internships of 30 students every year with possible placement in the project permanently. He also invited the delegation to visit their parent company in China and extended hand of possible future collaboration. Mr. Tan appreciated that CUI is moving towards product-oriented research in which Chinese technology transfer can play an important role. He assured that a joint research center will be established at the premises of CUI also in near future and students will get a chance to learn from the expertise of Chinese engineers as well. The Rector, CUI announced that university will encourage enrollment of project staff in Project Management and other graduate programs of the university. The meeting ended with vote of thanks and exchange of soveniers.

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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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