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  • Friday, November 9, 2018

  • CIIT

  • Meteorology

Department of Meteorology organized an International Training Workshop on Mesoscale Modeling using Weather Research and Forecasting (WRF) Model. The resource persons for the workshop were Prof. Dr. Lingkun Ran from Institute of Atmospheric Physics and Dr. Zhe Zhang from Institute of Geographical Sciences and Natural Resources Research of Chinese Academy of Sciences.
The workshop was held from 5 – 7 November 2018 in Seminar Room, Student Startup Business Centre, COMSATS University Islamabad (CUI).

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  • Thursday, November 1, 2018

  • CIIT

  • PD HR

A Two-Day workshop on “International English Language Testing System” (IELTS) was held at COMSATS University Islamabad (CUI), Islamabad Campus on 30-31 October, 2018. The workshop is part of activities, organized under the program “Information Seminars for Higher Studies Abroad” with the objective to educate and orient CUI prospective candidates with respect to selecting, preparing, financing and applying for higher studies abroad.

The purpose of the workshop was to guide young faculty/staff members and students for preparing the IELTS (Academic). Dr. Samina Nadeem and Ms. Saba Bahareen Mansur from the English Language Center-Department of Humanities, Islamabad Campus conducted this workshop and shared tips on how to attempt the different sections of the test.

Dr. Samina Nadeem was Advisor to the Department of Humanities, CUI. She did her PhD from Quaid-e-Azam University (QAU) in the field of Languages and Linguistics. Ms. Saba Bahareen Mansur is Assistant Professor with the Department of Humanities, CUI, Islamabad Campus.  She is a recipient of the Hornby Scholarship for Master’s Program in TESOL from Leeds University, UK. 

The focus of the workshop was to familiarize the participants on the format of IELTS test and to provide sample tasks/activities. The Two-Day workshop was divided into four (04) sessions. The workshop started with the recitation of the Glorious Quran followed by an introduction to IELTS. For day one sections on Listening and Speaking were covered and for day two sections on Writing and Reading were covered. A copy of the presentation and the supporting material is uploaded at the CUI blogs.
All four sessions were interactive and a good number of faculty/staff members and students attended the workshop. The participants acknowledged the usefulness of the information provided by the learned trainers.

The workshop was organized by Directorate of Planning, Development and Human Resource Development.

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  • Wednesday, October 31, 2018

  • CIIT

  • INIT

The Inter Islamic Network on Information Technology (INIT) in collaboration with ISESCO and COMSATS is organizing 8th 5 – day International Training Workshop on “Internet Security: Enhancing Information Exchange Safeguards” at Doha – State of Qatar on December 9 – 13, 2018. The INIT has already organized seven events of this very successful workshop series viz. 1st in Syria in 2011, 2nd in Jordan 2012, 3rd in Tunisia 2013, 4th in Tanzania in 2014, 5th in Turkey in 2015, 6th in Morocco in 2016 and 7th in Kazakhstan in 2017. It will be 8th event of this series and will provide a forum to the participating researchers and professionals to learn about the latest advancements in the field of Internet Security; the use of state-of-the-art technologies for protection of network and network accessible resources from different types of software attacks; and working out effective Internet/Information Security solutions for the general public, governmental organizations and commercial enterprises through rigorous risk analyses and security management approaches. Nominations for participation in the Workshop on prescribed Registration Form are welcome before November 15, 2018. 

Applications and Nominations from interested participants are welcome.

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  • Tuesday, October 2, 2018

  • CIIT

  • International Office

To further strengthen mutual research activities between Department of Mathematics, CUI, and Interdisciplinary Centre for Scientific Computing (IWR), University of Heidelberg, Germany, in the emerging field of computational mathematics and scientific computing, the second joint workshop on Numerical Solutions of Partial Differential Equations (DUNE/PDE Lab) has commenced today, 1st October 2018, at CUI Islamabad with the holding of the opening session.

The German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) Director, Ms. Inge Iqbal, was the chief guest on the occasion.  In her remarks she appreciated the happening of this event, where a leading German University is key partner, and simultaneous shared light on the role and functions of DAAD.   

Prof. Dr. Shamsul Qamar, HoD Math, in his address welcomed the participants and highlighted the significance of the event by stressing that this joint workshop is being organized for the second time and will surely open up and strengthen mutual research activities between CUI and IWR. 

Prof. Peter Bastian, Dean Math & Computer Sciences, University of Heidelberg, appreciated the happening of this event and informed about the contents and objectives of the workshop.

The workshop which aims to introduce the most important DUNE modules and especially the DUNE-PDE Lab is planned to go on till 5th of October 2018 in which around 50 academics are participating from all campuses of CUI, Pakistani universities, R&D organizations, and foreign scholars from Germany, Nepal, Sri Lanka and China.

  • Thursday, August 16, 2018

  • CIIT

  • CPS

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Centre for Policy Studies (CPS), COMSATS University Islamabad in collaboration with Faculty Development Academy (FDA) organized a workshop on“Uncommon Qualitative Research Methods: Phenomenology and Conversation Analysis” at COMSATS Headquarters, G 5/2, Islamabad on August 09, 2018 from 9:00 am to 4:30 pm.

Dr. Rao Nadeem, Assistant Professor, Anthropology Department, Quaid-i-Azam University Islamabad; Dr. Aneela Sultana, Assistant Professor, Anthropology Department, Quaid-i-Azam University Islamabad; Dr. Imran Syed, Head, CPS; Dr. Aurangzeb Zulfiqar Khan, Principal Research Officer, Management Sciences Department, COMSATS University, conducted sessions during the workshop. Around 30 faculty members and officials from different CUI campuses and other universities attended the Workshop.