Visit of Prof. Dr. Tariq Samad
Dr. Tariq Samad is a Corporate Fellow with Honeywell Automation and Control solutions, based in Minneapolis, Minnesota USA. Dr. Samad is General Chair for the 2012 American Control Conference (Montréal). Dr. Samad is a Fellow of the IEEE and the recipient of several awards including a Distinguished Member Award from IEEE Control Systems Society, an IEEE CSS Control Systems Technology Award, and an IEEE Third Millennium Medal. He was the President of IEEE Control Systems Society in 2009 and previously held positions of Vice President for Publication and Technical Activities.
SEECS arranged his seminar on 3rd Nov. 2015 which was attended by Principal SEECS Dr. S.M. Hassan Zaidi along with other faculty members and students in SEECS seminar hall. The seminar was on “Smart Buildings, Smart Grids, Smart Cities: Opportunities for Control Technology”.
Principal SEECS-NUST, Dr. S. M. Hassan Zaidi welcomed the distinguished guests and briefed him about the functioning of SEECS, sharing the details of its remarkable growth in a relatively shorter span of time. After the seminar Dr Tariq Samad had an exclusive meeting with Dr. S. M. Hassan Zaidi in order to explore short-term and long-term joint research activities in the form of joint research proposals, and holding some workshop on same subject of the seminar. The honorable guest was also invited to attend the forthcoming conference HONET to be held at SEECS in Dec. 2015.
The guest also paid a visit to few Labs at SEECS. He appreciated the high profile projects done by SEECS and its outstanding contribution in educational research in Pakistan. He assured of his full support for a meaningful partnership and collaboration with SEECS in future.