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Exhibitions & Competitions

Department of Electrical Engineering organizes exhibitions and seminars on regular basis especially during the summer-break. Our students also actively participate in competitions and exhibitions organized by other universities and institutes.

Events hosted at EE, CUI Islamabad in 2009-2010 are:

  • CEPEX 2010
  • Electronics Projects Exhibition
  • Computer Gaming Competition

Our students also participated in following events:

  • FIT 2010
  • 2nd IEEE All Pakistan ElectroniX Olympiad 2010
  • 3rd IEEE All Pakistan ElectroniX Olympiad 2011
  • NUTEC 2010
  • EMCOT 2009
  • NUTEC 2009
  • Inter-University Quiz Competition
  • FIT 2008

FIT 2010

FIT 2010 (2nd Position)

Students of Department of Electrical Engineering COMSATS University, Islamabad have won 2nd position in International Conference on Frontiers of Information Technology (FIT) held on December 21-23, 2010, at Serena Hotel, Islamabad, Pakistan.

Project Titled: Multiband Novel Antenna for Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, WiMAX, Zig-bee, Public Security/Satellite Systems, Radio Navigations, Traffic Light Crossing & Amateur Radio Operations

Group Members: Ilyas Saleem, Hamza Nawaz

Supervised By: Syed Muzahir Abbas

3rd IEEE All Pakistan ElectroniX Olympiad 2011

Students of Department of Electrical Engineering COMSATS University, Islamabad have won 6 positions amongst the 15 reputed universities from all over Pakistan in 3rd IEEE All Pakistan ElectroniX Olympiad 2011 held from 4th to 6th February 2011 at GIKI Topi, Swabi, Pakistan

1st Positions (Antenna Design Competition)

Project Titled: Compact Corner Truncated Microstrip Patch Antenna for UWB Applications

Group Members: Arslan Kiyani, Istaqlal Ahmed

Supervised By: Syed Muzahir Abbas

2nd Positions (Antenna Design Competition)

Project Titled: Multiband Antenna with Imitated Transmission Line in Ground Plane

Group Members: Hamza Nawaz, Ilyas Saleem

Supervised By: Syed Muzahir Abbas

3rd Positions (Antenna Design Competition)

Project Titled: Compact Broadband Microstrip Patch Antenna for LTE Applications

Group Members: Muhammad Ali Babar, Ambreen Javed, Muhammad Ali Rehman

Supervised By: Syed Muzahir Abbas

3rd Positions (Antenna Design Competition)

Project Titled: UMTS Mobile Handset Antenna

Group Members: Sabaina Rafique, Rashid Yasin, Saleem Shahid

Supervised By: Syed Muzahir Abbas

1st Position (Explore A Vision)

Project: Portable Energy Solution Efficient Wireless Power Transmission

Group Members: Noman Raza, Syed Qasim Javed Bokhari, Muhammad Arsalan

1st Position (Explore A Vision)

Project: New Ways of Energy Generation Wind Mills Across Motorway in Pakistan (M2 Calculated)

Group Members: Ali Babar, Muhammad Hassan Shabbir, Muhammad Haroon Tariq

2nd IEEE All Pakistan ElectroniX Olympiad 2010

Students of Department of Electrical Engineering COMSATS University, Islamabad have won 1st Position amongst the 9 reputed universities from all over Pakistan in EXPLORE-A-VISION (a competition category) of 2nd IEEE All Pakistan ElectroniX olympiad 2010 held on 5th to 7th February 2010 at GIKI Topi, Swabi, Pakistan

Project Titled: Stair Case Microstrip Patch Antenna design for Ultra Wide Band

Group Members: Zeeshan Qamar, Muhammad Jahanzeb, Ibrar Tariq

Supervised By: Syed Muzahir Abbas

CEPEX 2010

COMSATS Engineering Project Exhibition

COMSATS Engineering Project Exhibition (CEPEX) is a national level 2-day mega-event organized by Electrical Engineering Department, CUI Islamabad. The debut event was held on 2nd & 3rd April 2010. CEPEX was started with the aim to create a platform where students, faculty, experts and industry will exchange knowledge and expertise culminating in their self development and a chance to bolster national progress in the field of Engineering and Technology.

CEPEX official website:

Details of Events:

Project Exhibition

Main areas of focus of the Project Exhibition at CEPEX were:

  • Embedded Systems and Microcontrollers
  • Control, Automation and Robotics
  • Signal Processing and Biometrics
  • Communication and Networking
  • Mobile Applications
  • Power and Energy

Total number of Projects displayed at CEPEX-2010: 65

1st Prize: Auto Helm control of a sailing boat using fuzzy logic control
By Sajid Mehmood, Zohaib Jamil
Sir Syed university, Karachi
2nd Prize: Prosthetic limb
By Muhammad Zubair Iqbal
EME College, NUST Rawalpindi
3rd Prize: Robust Incubation System
By Salman Rashid, Muhammad Osaid
International Islamic University, Islamabad
Consolation Prize 1 Unmanned Ground Vehicle
By Syed Ali Hassan, Rafaqat Ali
International Islamic University, Islamabad
Consolation Prize 2 Designing and Hardware Development of Wireless Sensor Networks Using Zigbee Technology
Ammar Javed Malik, M. Usman Sarwar, M. Usman Ghani
CUI, Islamabad

CEPEX Seminars

SEMINAR 1: Control Systems & Its Industrial Applications: A Local R&D Perspective
By Dr. Aamer Iqbal Bhatti
Professor Electrical Engineering
Department Muhammad Ali Jinnah University, Islamabad
SEMINAR 2: Teletaleem
By Ms. Tayyaba Imram,
Software Engineer, Comcept Private Limited, Islamabad
SEMINAR 3: Academia and Industry - The Vital Link
By Engr. Khawar Nawaz
M.D. TF Pipes, Islamabad
SEMINAR 4: Ultra Wide Band (UWB)
By Dr. Raja Ali Riaz
Assistant Professor
Electrical Engineering Department
COMSATS University, Islamabad

CEPEX industrial Exhibition

In CEEPX’2010, following industries participated in the Industrial Exhibition:

  • Comcept (Pvt) Ltd
  • NayaTel
  • Paramount Pharmaceuticals
  • PCI Communication Industries
  • Polypipe Pakistan (Pvt) Ltd.
  • TF pipes Ltd.

Closing Ceremony

Chief Guest and Distinguished Members for Closing Ceremony from Islamabad Chamber of commerce and Industry:

  • Mr.Zahid Maqbool, President ICCI
  • Mr. Fazal Kareem, Vice President ICCI

The chief guest distributed shields and certificates to the winning teams as well as the organizers. in his address to the gathering, the chief guest announced

  • Scholarship for three students of Electrical Engineering Department
  • Funding for student projects.
  • Internships from various industries.

Also a MoU is signed between Chamber of Commerce and CUI Islamabad which will give benefit in bridging the gaps between CUI Islamabad and various industries.

Electronics Projects Exhibition

An Electronics Projects Exhibition was organized in the department of EE on May 26, 2009 under the supervision of Mr. Rana Liaqat Ali, Assistant Professor, who was recently declared as the “Best Employee of The Year 2008” by the EE Dept. of COMSATS.

Professor Dr. Shahid A Khan (Dean faculty of Engineering) and Dr. Shahzad A Malik (Head of the Electrical Engineering) visited each project of the exhibition with keen interest and encourage the students upon successful completion of their projects. They also focused on the continuation of such kind of application oriented implementations that would lead to the professional products with the diminutive efforts of the mentor.

The total number of participants was 109 with 25 projects from BET and BCE, forth semester. These projects were divided into following five categories:

  • TTL Based Optical Fiber Communication System.
  • Full Range Audio Amplifier.
  • Street Light Solution with auto light control.
  • DC Motor Controller for the customized requirements.
  • Water Level Controller, with indigenous “Level Sensors” based solution.

The exhibition was opened at 10:30 AM for all the visitors. Students and faculty members visited the venue and showed keen interest in the projects.
Each group was required to accomplish their task using techniques and methods unique from other competitors. The design problems and other issues during these projects helped students to learn. A design of Fiber optic based transceiver was a good achievement. It was made on a cost four times less than the market product.

Computer Gaming Competition

Game-mania is a gaming club started by the students of EE-department which include Juniad tariq, Haroon Ijaz, Aqil Mehmood, Muhammad Faizan Fazal, Muhammad Raza Sargana, Muhammad Usman, Muhammad Farhan and Muhammad Omer.
Recently the club organized its first event on the occasion of Jasn-e-Baharan at CUI Islamabad Campus, Chak-Shazad Campus on 29th March, 2009.

Students competed in games like MoHAA- 4x4, DoTA 3x3, Need for speed – most wanted with much much enthusiasm. On the basis of overall win points, EE-Student Hamid Zaib won the competition and EE-student Muhammad Salman was the runner-up.

This event was the first of its kind which was organized at EE-dept. The Game-mania club members expressed their thanks ad gratitude for the faculty members: Mr. Bilal Qasim (Lecturer-EE), Mr. Shoieb Arshad (Lecturer-EE), Mr. Saud Naqvi (Lecturer-EE), ant the lab staff of computer lab-3 for cooperation and help.

Participation in NUTEC 2010

Students of Department of Electrical Engineering, CUI, Islamabad Campus, participated in the national level events of NUTEC-2010 held at FAST Peshawar on 1st & 2nd May 2010 and showed marvelous performance.

Details are as under:

Antenna Designing competition
Secured 1st Position (Defended their NUTEC2009, 2nd Position)

Team Members:
  • Waqas Tahir
  • Luqman Abbas
  • Zeeshan Qamar
  • Asim Ejaz
  • Rizwan Afzal

E-Gaming competition
Secured 2nd Position

Team Members:
  • Ahmer Tanveer
  • SyedAhsan Ahmed

Quiz competition
Secured 3rd Position

Team Members:
  • Rizwan Ali
  • Laqman Abbas
  • Shehzad Ahmed

Participation in EMCOT 2009

Recently EMCOT 2009 was held on 11th & 12th MAY 2009 at COMSATS University, Abbottabad, Pakistan. Five projects were presented by the students of Electrical Engineering Department, Islamabad.

In this event, there were no less than 100 projects in competition from 22 reputed universities from all over Pakistan. We are glad to inform that a project of students of Electrical Engineering Department of Islamabad Campus, won 2nd Position. The project was on
“Improved Security Network Authentication Protocol (ISNAP)”

Group Members were:
  1. Raheel Maqsood Hashmi (FA05-BET-054)
  2. Memoona Jabeen (FA05-BET-040)
  3. Arooj Mubashara Siddiqui (FA05-BET-012)

The Project was supervised by Mr. Khurram Saleem Alimgeer, EE, CUI Islamabad.

Participation in NUTEC 2009

Among the three students who won second position in EMCOT, Raheel Maqsood Hashmi had also recently won another competition few days back, on entirely different field. This was the “Wi-Fi Antenna Design Competition” at the National University Technology Contest NUTEC 2009 held on 1st & 2nd MAY 2009 at FAST-NU, Peshawar, Pakistan. Electrical Engineering students Faizan Rasool and Khurram Shahzad also accompanied him in this event. Together they were able to secure 2nd position among the 7 participating universities of Pakistan.

Participation in Inter-University Quiz Competition

Bahria University Islamabad recently established an IEEE student branch at its campus. It organized an Inter-University Quiz Competition in which universities from Islamabad and Rawalpindi competed for the winner's trophy and a cash prize of Rs. 25000. The quiz was held on 18th May 2009.

Students of Electrical Engineering Department of Islamabad Campus Won 1st Position. The team included Ali Anwaar (BCE), Fouwad Jamil Mir (BCE), Shahzad Ahmed (BCE) Muhammad Saad (BCE), M. Tayyab Manzoor (BCE). Team was led by Mr. Khurram Saleem Alimgeer, Assistant Professor, EE.

The quiz comprised of questions from Power electronics, Signals and systems, Calculus, Communications, and current events. Participating Universities were COMSATS University, National University of Science and Technology, Bahria University, International Islamic University, Riffah International University, Air University and Military College of Signals.

Participation in FIT 2008

The 6th workshop on FRONTIERS OF INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY held on 18-19 December 2008 at PC Hotels Bhurban Pakistan. In the sixth workshop, the FIT secretariat received 97 research papers and sixteen papers were selected for presentation. Besides, fifteen invited talks and one tutorial were delivered by the professors and senior IT professionals from USA, UK, Austria, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Kuwait.

The FIT also encouraged students to present their graduate project work. A total of 29 projects were displayed from the computer science and electrical engineering disciplines. Six students were awarded with prizes. The department encouraged its students to participate in the event.

Following Projects were presented by the students:

  • Integrated GSM-Based Fingerprint Authorization System (IGFAS)
    By Hiba-tun-Naseer, Ubaid Afzal. Waqas Ahmed
    Supervisor: Mr. M Aurangzeb Khan
  • Real Time Data Acqusition For Industrial Applications Using EIA-232 Standard
    By Abdussalam Shahid, Fasih JAvaidm Mir Abdulmumnem
    Supervisor: Mr. Rana Liaqat Ali
  • Server Side Programming For WAP & SMS-Push
    By Ali Awais, Intezar Hassan, Abdullah Mansoor
    Supervisor: Mr. Riaz Hussain
    Dept. of EE, CUI, Islamabad
  • Sun Tracking System
    Muhammad Shahzad, Abdul Haseeb, Muhammad Adnan Shah
    Supervisor: Mr. Khaurram Saleem Alimgeer
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