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Fast Excellence Award

26th Mar, 2021

Fast Cables Limited has introduced the Fast Excellence Award in leading Pakistani universities to support education and social welfare in Pakistan. As part of this initiative, Fast Cables is offering merit based excellence awards to the talented students of various universities to recognize the achievements of the brightest students who demonstrate academic excellence and a zeal for serving our nation. In this regard, they have approached NUST SEECS and offered a cash award of Rs. 100,000/- to one of the final year students of Bachelor’s of Electrical Engineering program having the highest CGPA. Ms. Rama Ali from BEE-2K16 has maintained a CGPA of 4.00 out of 4.00 and has received the subject award.
OpenCV AI Competition

5th Mar, 2021

NUST SEECS students from MS Data-Science Ms. Alishba Tahir, Ms. Hamna Kaleem, Mr. Muhammad Hassan Maqsood and Ahsan Ijaz, supervised by Dr Muhammad Moazam Fraz participated in the competition and won the first round. Their project is titled as The NUST Griffin Case and it is about the development of AI enabled framework for assisted living for patients and elderly people. The first round winners are awarded with 05 OpenCV OAK-D devices, access to 500 hours of processing time on Azure and Access to Intel’s Dev Cloud. There were 1400+ teams world-wide participated in different categories and 210 are the first round winners.
Huawei ICT Competition Global Final 2019-20

16th Nov, 2020

Huawei, a leading global provider of information and communications technology (ICT) infrastructure and smart devices, has announced the winners of the Huawei ICT Competition Global Final 2019-20 in the closing ceremony held online in China. The practical session was concluded last week from November 5th to 8th, 2020.
In the fifth Huawei ICT competition 2019-2020, more than 150,000 students have signed up, and 327 of them in 109 teams enter the global final. There were two teams from Pakistan participating in the global final and each team had 3 participants from different universities. Alhamdulillah, our students achieved the milestone by securing 1st and 3rd positions among 150,000+ international participants.
  • Mr. Haseeb Mehdi(MSIT) – 1st Position
  • Mr. Syed Muhammad Kazmain(MSIT) – 3rd Position
Special Prize Winners SDG-9 in FICS 2020

20th Oct, 2020

Zeerak Naveed and Mustafa Umar from SEECS won the special prize in SDG-9 in FICS 2020. Under the guidance of their advisor Dr. Ali Tahir, they worked on an application targeting pedestrian safety.

The project utilises convolutional neural networks to detect and warn users of hazardous sounds in urban demographics. In acknowledgments of their efforts, NSTP has offered incubation space for further research and development.

Adeel Samar (BEE-8B – 2K16) Represent Pakistan at 3rd Global Ministerial Conference

23rd February 2020

Muhammad Adeel Samar (BEE-8B 2K16), a final year student at SEECS, has got the honor to represent Pakistan at 3rd Global Ministerial Conference and World Assembly being held at Stockholm, Sweden from 17-23 February 2020. The conference’s theme was Achieving Global Goals 2030. Minister lead delegations from more than 80 countries participated and Adeel Samar was among the top few young dignitaries across the globe who were selected and invited to attend the conference to present solutions to the global minsters regarding global goals 2030. Ministers from across the world including Iceland, Finland, France, Germany, Sweden, Netherlands, Belgium, South Africa, Zimbabwe, UK, US and many more participated.

This conference is held after every 13 years tenure and global leaders across whole world who are thriving for global goals in their communities are invited to submit their nominations based upon their work on sustainable development goals.Adeel became Pakistan’s flag bearer and secured his spot among the top young dignitaries for the conference due to his work on social, cultural and technological issues which got published in various prominent National and International news platforms including Daily Times, IBC English, and many more.

Technolvers Data Explainability Challenge

28th May, 2020

Technolvers launched the Data Explainability Challenge (DEC) to emphasise the importance of Data Science and Data Analytics for tackling real-world problems like the current COVID-19 pandemic. Participants were required to rank the top five regions of Pakistan from the Most Successful to the Most Struggling on the basis of the provided COVID-19 dataset.Our team consisting of three members (Farhana Shafi, Rahat Ul Ain, Bia Chaudhry (Team Lead)), performed data analysis in four major steps. First, we implemented a time-series analysis to examine the region-wise trends of several factors. Then, we compared all the regions considering parameter ratios. Third, we drew insights from previous comparisons. And finally, we rated the top five regions. Special thanks to Dr. Seemab Latif for mentoring us.

The details of our analysis can be found here:Team Members:

  • Farhana Shafi
  • Rahat Ul Ain
  • Bia Chaudhry (Team Lead)

 

Adeel Samar (BEE-8B – 2K16) Represent Pakistan at 3rd Global Ministerial Conference

23rd February, 2020

Muhammad Adeel Samar (BEE-8B 2K16), a final year student at SEECS, has got the honor to represent Pakistan at 3rd Global Ministerial Conference and World Assembly being held at Stockholm, Sweden from 17-23 February 2020. The conference’s theme was Achieving Global Goals 2030. Minister lead delegations from more than 80 countries participated and Adeel Samar was among the top few young dignitaries across the globe who were selected and invited to attend the conference to present solutions to the global minsters regarding global goals 2030. Ministers from across the world including Iceland, Finland, France, Germany, Sweden, Netherlands, Belgium, South Africa, Zimbabwe, UK, US and many more participated.

This conference is held after every 13 years tenure and global leaders across whole world who are thriving for global goals in their communities are invited to submit their nominations based upon their work on sustainable development goals.Adeel became Pakistan’s flag bearer and secured his spot among the top young dignitaries for the conference due to his work on social, cultural and technological issues which got published in various prominent National and International news platforms including Daily Times, IBC English, and many more.

Microsoft Imagine Cup 2020

18th February, 2020

Microsoft Imagine Cup was held at Pak-China Centre, Islamabad, in the presence of eminent guests including Education Minister Shafqat Mahmood, Digital Pakistan’s Incharge Tania Aidrus and Chairman HEC Dr. Tariq Banuri. Microsoft Imagine Cup is a premier international event about product ideas and software development. Being described as the “Olympics” for Software Engineering students, it invites students from around the world to come up with innovative technical ideas and their implementation. The participants get exposure to industry leaders and a chance to showcase their brilliance.This year, around 600 teams from all over Pakistan applied for this competition. The regional finals were held at Quetta, Karachi, Lahore and Islamabad to select regional winners. Out of which, 60 teams were invited to Pakistan Final Round in Islamabad on 18th February to exhibit their projects to a wide national audience comprising students, industry professionals and university faculty. Team “Flowlines” from National University of Sciences and Technology (NUST) School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science (SEECS), was declared National Winner. The winning project is a collaborative mobile app, where users can draw images and write text in the air, which can be seen by anyone, through augmented reality technology. The team members; Mahad Masood Bajwa, Momin Muazzam and Noor binte Amir conceived the idea and worked under the supervision of their faculty advisor, Dr. M. Ali Tahir. The winning team is scheduled to travel to the next round of Microsoft Imagine Cup in Amsterdam, Netherlands to compete against the teams from Europe-Middle-east-Africa region. The final teams from that round will proceed to the final competition at Seattle, USA. Another project from NUST, “Canvas insight” was declared the runner up at regional level. Anas Abdul Majid, Amna Tariq and Madiha Urooj along with their faculty advisor, Dr. Pakeeza Akram conceived the idea and worked together. The project aims at the detection of negative emotions through daily activities such as writing and drawing are useful for promoting wellbeing. The project is one of its kind artificial agent and drawing tool, which relates the emotional state, depression, to drawings in making accurate assessments that allow for screening and early identification of depression in minors.

Pakistan Science Fair Award 2020

28th January, 2020

Students from NUST School of Electrical Engineering & Computer Science (SEECS) have won the Pakistan Science Fair Award 2020 organised by Ulster University, United Kingdom. The award ceremony took place at Shamadan Hall, Serena Hotel, Islamabad, on January 28, 2020.Noor Binte Amir, student of Bachelors of Engineering in Software Engineering (BESE), secured first position, whereas Muhammad Kamran Janjua, student of Bachelors of Science in Computer Science (BSCS), secured third position in the Individual Poster Competition. The title of the winning poster by Noor was “FLOWLINES: Tackling Body Image Issues using AI-Based Autodraw Art in AR”, and the title of Kamran’s poster was “Plant Health Monitoring via Motion Induced Priors.”

The Pakistan Science Fair Award 2020 is a collaborative project between Ulster University, UK and Pakistan’s leading universities; NUST, Air University, Bahria University, and FAST NUCES. This competition provided an opportunity for students to showcase their talent, as well as continue their studies with Ulster University. Students participated in Pakistan Science Fair Awards 2020, and designed posters that proposed innovative uses of Data Science or Artificial Intelligence.