QUARTERLY NEWSLETTER

Apr-June 2016

Finding Innovative & Creative Solutions for Society (FICS) 2016

This year, FICS was taken beyond the bounds of NUST and the varsity partnered with the National Textile University (NTU), Faisalabad to introduce a new domain to its existing list of categories, a discipline that is very important for Pakistan’s economy - the Textile Sector. The programs offered at NTU are similar to the programs run by the NUST School of Chemical and Materials Engineering (SCME). Just as in FICS 2015, students formed multidisciplinary teams from across NUST constituent Schools & Colleges, this year too, the students from various disciplines of Textiles formed teams with NUST students thereby creating meaningful projects combining Textiles (NTU’s strengths) with Mechanical Engineering, Electrical/Electronic Engineering, Chemical Engineering, and so on.

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Celebrating 25 Years of National University of Sciences & Technology (NUST)

The year 2016 marks an important milestone for NUST as the university completes 25 years since its establishment in 1991. In order to commemorate this important landmark, a special event was organized on Saturday, 16th April 2016, at NUST Jinnah Auditorium. CAC Dte played an...

NUST Organizes Beijing Forum-2016

Beijing Forum – Islamabad, the first overseas chapter of the prestigious Beijing Forum, was held at NUST from 24th- 26th May, 2016. Beijing Forum, is an elite forum which is being held every year in China since 2004, and aims to work for the promotion of “academic developmen...

CodeAcross Event at NUST

Code for Pakistan (CfP) is a non-for-profit organization based in Pakistan aiming to support and promote innovation with a civic and social impact. It works as the official partner of Code for All and Code for America (CfA). CfP organizes a yearly competition known as the Civic H...

Visit of Senior Officials from Ministry of Information Technology & Telecommunication (MoIT&T) to NUST – 2nd June 2016

A delegation comprising senior officials from MoIT&T visited SEECS NUST on 2nd June, 2016. The purpose of the visit was to gain understanding of the steps NUST is taking to engage with the Industry, especially in the ICT sector and also to assess how the ICT curriculum is be...

Completion of 1st Phase of the Rashidabad Case Study Project- A CAC Social Sector Committee Initiative

NUST CAC in collaboration with NUST School of Social Sciences & Humanities (S3H), NUST Business School (NBS) and NUST Community Services Club (NCSC) initiated a Case Study last year on a small model city named Rashidabad located in Tando Allah Yar District in Sindh, Pakistan. The purpose of the Study was to conduct an in-depth analysis of the Rashidabad Project which has been developed as a Community Development Park to assist the rural underprivileged population residing in Tando Allah...

CAC-Expanding Strategic Partnerships

During the current year, CAC has been able to develop some important linkages with entities of strategic importance. A brief synopsis of these linkages is elucidated below:

1. CAC-EIAS-MBH Collaboration
The European Institute for Asian Studies (EIAS) and Making Business Happen (MBH), an International network of professionals and highly qualified companies supporting innovative ventures across various territories, has ag...

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