M. Abdullah student of BEE-6 worked as an associate and member of the core communication engineering team of CERN
4th September, 2017
Every year, about 30-35 students are chosen from all around the world to work on a cutting edge research project at CERN as part of the "CERN Openlab Summer Student Programme". This year, Muhammad Abdullah a BEE-6 Student of SEECS got selected and represented NUST & Pakistan at CERN where students from universities like MIT, CMU, UPENN also participated.
Mr. Abdullah worked as an associate and member of the core communication engineering team of CERN, despite being just an undergrad.
CERN has a very complex and huge network comprising of millions of devices. He worked with two senior CERN engineers to develop a platform for automating CERN's network infrastructure. The platform that he created is now been practically implemented at CERN.
During this visit, Abdullah was also invited by Google as a guest in their Zurich office to be "googler" for a day and share work experience.
He was also invited by "ETH, Zurich" to attend their lecture series about ongoing research. ETH is the alma mater of Albert Einstein and it's where he taught as well. The university sits in the top 10 of QS world universities rankings.