MUET Organizes TECH-COMBAT 2012
30/04/2012 - 2:05pm
On the completion of a decade since its establishment, the department of Telecommunication Engineering, Mehran University of Engineering and Technology (MUET), Jamshoro in collaboration with IEEE COMSOC Chapter organized a national level event “TechCombat-Technology Battle 2012, on 7th April 2012. Through this event the unchartered talent and skills of the engineering students were explored. Main highlights of the single day event were:
- Networking Competition (NetCom)
- Matlab Code Competition (Matcod)
- Innovative Idea Competition
- Industry Junction
- Telecom Alumni reunion
- Inauguration of Telecom department Logo
Around fifty teams of students from various universities of Pakistan, participated in the competitions whereas professionals from leading organizations such as PTCL, SUPARCO, Shaan Foods, Combit, UFONE, Wateen, Al-Futaim, Mobilink, & Telenor also participated in the event called “Industry Junction”. The delegates from industry spoke on various topics such as: manufacturing processes, space technology, career planning, taping scholarships, and cloud computing. The invited speakers from NUST Islamabad spoke about embedded systems and shared the experiences while being a Fulbright scholar at USA.
The Chief Guest of the event, Engr. Abdul Rahim Shaikh, Regional General Manager, PTCL appreciated the efforts of Telecom department for organizing such an event that would help reduce the industry-academia gap. He announced discounted rates on EVO connections for MUET, Jamshoro. Prof. Dr. A.Q.K. Rajput, Vice Chancellor, MUET, Jamshoro highlighted the achievements, the qualified faculty and the quality laboratories of Telecommunication department. Prof. Dr. Aslam Uqaili, Pro-Vice Chancellor, MUET, Jamshoro welcomed the delegates of the industry and emphasized the importance of industry academia collaboration. Prof. Dr. Bhawani Shankar Chowdhry, Dean, FEECE and Chief organizer of the event lauded the efforts of faculty members of Telecom department for making this program successful. Prof. Dr. Aftab A. Memon, Chairman department of Telecom Engineering, and main organizer thanked the chief guest, industry professionals, the faculty members and the participants for making this event memorable. He also thanked Pakistan science Foundation and Shaan Foods for sponsoring the event.
A winner Shield, certificates and a cash prize of Rs. 8000/= were given to the winner teams of each competition, whereas Rs. 4000/= cash, runner up shield and certificates were given to runner up team of each competition. The event was largely attended by students, telecom professionals, Industry people and faculty members.