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RECTOR’S NOTE By the grace of Almighty Allah, NUST has continued its journey of growth and diversification in the year 2011 as well. While we focused on consolidation in most of our disciplines, we introduced one BS, four MS and five new PhD programmes in the engineering, medicine and computer science. This year, our student population almost peaked as all undergraduate programmes started in 2008 in our Islamabad campus got their fourth induction and thus became fully loaded. For the first time, the student population in Islamabad Campus touched five and a half thousand mark and thus nearly equaled the population of students on the six old colleges. NUST is no more a purely engineering university. It is rapidly acquiring the status of a comprehensive university with expansion on life sciences, natural sciences, social sciences and arts, while retaining its lead in engineering and IT. It is absolutely in line with its vision, mission and growth strategy. It is heartening to note that NUST has become a choice of every aspiring student. Consequently, in 2011 we had more than 52000 applicants for less than 2000 seats in our undergraduate programmes. An even more encouraging trend is the aspiration of our younger generation to acquire a postgraduate degree. Hence, in 2011 we enrolled more than 1200 students in our MS/M Phil programmes. The population of our PhD students likewise touched the all time high mark of 350. This is likely to continue as NUST provides quality education and very conducive research environment. Despite the environment of fiscal austerity, NUST continues to invest in value addition to its academic programs by upgrading its labs and libraries as well as promoting research and development. Its manifestation is the continuous growth not only in the number of research publications, but also in their

impact factor. In 2011, the number of our publications reached 386 and their impact factor touched the record level of 336; which is almost four times the impact factor four years back (i.e. 2007). NUST continues to be an international star as it retains its ranking in the Top 500 universities of the world and it is ranked 84th in Asia with its rank in engineering and IT being 58th in Asia and 250th in the world. NUST continues to align it strategic thrusts with those of HEC that has asked universities to focus on contributing to the economic and social development of Pakistan and produce the future leaders for the nation. NUST prides in serving the middle and lower classes of the society and values merit and fairness in all its endeavours starting from the selection and recruitment of its faculty members and staff to the admission of students purely on merit, thus ensuring their quality. I commend my faculty, staff and students for transforming NUST into a true centre of excellence. I acknowledge the wholehearted support of Ministry of Science and Technology and HEC. I also thank the chairman BOG and all other members of the Board for posing trust in me and my entire team to transform NUST into a true world class university. We bow our heads before God Almighty for giving his infinite blessings and bounties in all the spheres of our life, thus enabling us to deliver on our commitments to the Nation. Engr Muhammad Asghar


Foreword Against the backdrop of rapid technological advancements, universities have assumed the role of drivers of development and economic stability. Now a visible urge can be seen among top-notch universities of the world to foster a research culture compatible with growing human needs. The traces of such an environment are conspicuous at NUST, a centre of excellence having won international acclaim in a very short time span. The University targets getting education internationalized and in so doing its erudite faculty not only transfer latest knowledge among students but also serve as mentors to transform them into thorough professionals. NUST alumni’s enviable employability ratio in itself is an instance highlighting meritorious academic values maintained at the University. Being cognizant of unprecedented economic challenges facing Pakistan and to address the grave issue of unemployment, NUST also works to evoke the spirit of enterprise among its students. In 2011, Nustians’ accomplishments at some global entrepreneurial challenges including second Global Entrepreneurship Challenge in Istanbul (Turkey), the conduct of DISCOVER and other such initiatives, locally promoting interest in innovation, are the milestone achievements underlining the University’s resolve and ability to banish financial imbalance from the country. NUST progressively incorporates the best practices to its academic and research endeavours. Being a front-runner in pursuing HEC’s vision of transforming varsities into engines of economic revival, NUST has been aggressively adding value towards the fast-paced development of a knowledge-based economy. After having received guidelines from HEC regarding the establishment of Offices of Research Innovation and Commercialization (ORIC), NUST had no difficulty in the implementation of the same given the presence of essential ingredients of ORIC in the existing setup. The University has also developed NUSTinnopedia that aims at addressing information flow and information processing needs of R&D, its financial support and commercialization. The software has been designed to store comprehensive information about latest research. In the year 2011 only, five NUST patents were approved, which indeed is a remarkable achievement. NUST always remains focused on strengthening bilateral ties with the industry. Industry Liaison Office (ILO) extensively networks with the corporate sector in terms of students’ job placement and internships, and most importantly bridging the gulf between academia and industry towards addressing contemporary needs. During 2011, several activities such as recruitment drives, employer sessions and branding events, etc helped students get themselves well-acquainted with the current market trends. Owing to exponential infrastructural expansion, NUST has been able to introduce more programmes of studies in a wide range of disciplines. In the year 2011, NUST introduced a fresh undergraduate course in Computer Science while the University also offered new postgraduate programmes in Economics, Molecular Medicine, Community Medicine Mechanical Engineering and Robotics and Intelligent Machine Engineering. Compassion is intrinsic to human beings. What one needs is to identify areas for its true embodiment. Whenever there has been a national/social calling, NUST has shown its dutiful presence. The active participation of a major chunk of the University’s faculty, staff and students in various community service initiatives has yielded many a fruitful result. In 2011, NUST Community Service Club remained effervescent in extending support to the downtrodden through several measures viz. distribution of relief goods among flood affectees, blood donation drive, sports gala for nearly 3000 orphans, etc. NUST’s coveted ascension among the conglomerate of world’s elite academic institutions indeed is an inestimable gift of Allah, the Almighty. Needless to mention, the concerted efforts of all the University stakeholders that helped materialize the dream of having such a centre of excellence in Pakistan. NUST experienced phenomenal growth in the year 2011 and is fully poised for an even brighter future.


About the University National University of Sciences and Technology (NUST) is a premier national institution that has won global acclaim within a short span of time. Various constituent schools and colleges functioning under the umbrella of NUST are imparting high quality education at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels in the disciplines of Engineering, Management and Social Sciences, Information Technology, Medicine and Basic Sciences. In order to address higher education needs of the country, NUST has made monumental strides thus drawing appreciation from across the world. Needless to say, it is because of the high teaching and research standards maintained at NUST that numerous reputed foreign universities are working in collaboration with the University on various projects of mutual benefit. Moreover, the expansion of facilities at NUST new campus, located in the tranquil setting of the federal capital, helps ensure conducive environment to cater for the educational needs of a large number of talented students.

Constituent Institutions NUST is a comprehensive university offering degrees in 27 undergraduate and 34 postgraduate programmes at its various Schools/ Colleges. With the shifting of NUST to our new campus, the constituent institutions were re-organised so as to make the best use of resources and to administer the campus in a more efficient manner. In 2011, NUST comprised the following 16 Schools/Colleges and 3 organisations:

01

Military College of Engineering (MCE), Risalpur

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09

13

17

10

14

18

08

NUST Business School (NBS), Islamabad

School of Civil & Environmental Engineering (SCEE) , Islamabad

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Centre for Advanced Mathematics and Physics (CAMP), Rawalpindi

Research Centre for Modelling & Simulation (RCMS), Islamabad

School of Art, Design & Architecture (SADA), Islamabad

Professional Development Centre (PDC), Islamabad

Army Medical College (AM College), Rawalpindi

College of Aeronautical Engineering (CAE), Risalpur

School of Mechanical & Manufacturing Engineering (SMME) , Islamabad

Atta-ur-Rahman School of Applied Biosciences (ASAB), Islamabad

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04

School of Electrical Engineering & Computer Science (SEECS), Islamabad

School of Chemical & Materials Engineering (SCME) , Islamabad

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Military College of Signals (MCS), Rawalpindi

College of Electrical and Mechanical Engineering (C of E&ME), Rawalpindi

Pakistan Navy Engineering College (PNEC), Karachi

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02

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NUST Institute of Peace & Conflict Studies (NIPCONS), Rawalpindi

Technology Incubation Centre (TIC), Islamabad

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Science & Technology Ventures Ltd (ST Ventures), Islamabad


Vision

Mission

National University of Sciences and Technology (NUST) aims to emerge as a comprehensive residential institution responsive to technological change, dedicated to excellence and committed to educational and research needs of the country. NUST will continue to champion the tradition of distinguished teaching, research and service through evolving undergraduate, postgraduate and doctoral level programmes in various disciplines in collaboration with renowned universities inside the country and abroad. Besides traditional fields in Engineering, IT, Medicine, Management and Basic sciences, NUST envisages exploring and initiating higher education in the emerging science and technology disciplines.

To develop NUST as a comprehensive, research-led university with a focus on Technology, Innovation and Entrepreneurship.

In recognition of its place in the human society, the University celebrates a faculty, staff, and student body reflecting diversity of the nation. The University is entrusted with the responsibility of producing culturally enlightened, technologically knowledgeable, academically competent and research-oriented graduates who are prepared to lead, inspire and preserve our great traditions. The University commits itself and all its resources to this trust and responsibility.

Strategic Thrusts Excellence in Teaching & Education

Provide high quality education in science and technology, while remaining accessible to all sections of society.

Focus on Research

Undertake high quality, yet relevant research to support the emerging knowledge-based economy and society.

Spirit of Enterprise

Develop instruments and mechanism for promotion of enterprising spirit and entrepreneurial culture among NUST graduates and create strong linkages with industry.

Internationalisation and Global Vision

Develop strong international linkages to ensure inflow of new knowledge and state-of-the-art technologies, while building a positive international image of the University and the country.

Positive Social Impact

Structure curriculum and programmes to influence a wider cross-section of the population in terms of education and absorption of new technologies.


C O N T E N T S 01

Academic Activities 08

UG and PG Programmes...................................08 Academic Achievements...................................09 Foreign Academic/Institutional Linkages..........13 Honours and Awards........................................15

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Research and Development

R&D and Overview...........................................17 Completed Projects..........................................17 Projects in Progress..........................................19 Paper Presentations.........................................24 Publications......................................................24 Conferences, Seminars and Workshops...........26 Research Collaboration....................................27 Foreign Collaboration.......................................28 Project Proposals Submitted for Funding.........31

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Quality Assurance 33

Quality Enhancement Cell................................33 QA Awareness and Capacity Building...............34 Internal Quality Audit.......................................35 Impact of Quality Assurance.............................36 International/National Affiliations....................36 Accreditation of Programmes ..........................36 Faculty-Student Ratio.......................................

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Faculty Development 37

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Access 40

Faculty Profile...................................................37 Faculty Development Programmes..................38

Basic Enrolment................................................40 Annual Student Intake......................................41 Equity................................................................41 Gender-wise Distribution..................................42 Employability.....................................................43

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University-Industry Linkages 44

University-Industry Linkages.............................44 Industry Liaison Office......................................44 Science and Technology Ventures....................46 New Initiatives..................................................47 Technology Incubation Centre..........................47 Patents..............................................................48 Internship and Placement.................................49 Student Counselling and Career Guidance.......50

07 Strengthening of Physical Infrastructure 51 Development Projects..................................51 Details of Major Laboratory Equipment Procured during 2011..................................52 Libraries.......................................................58 Construction Projects..................................59

08 Strengthening of Technological Infrastructure 60 High Speed Pakistan Education and Research Network (PERN) Bandwidth........................63 Security of NUST Constituents Campuses...63 Virtual Private Network...............................63 Software......................................................63 Video Conferencing Facility.........................64 Learning Management System...................64 Digital Library..............................................65 Online Admission System............................65 Web Portal..................................................65

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Serving the Community 66

NUST Community Services Club.................69 Alumni Affairs.............................................72

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University Building Leadership 73

Student Leadership.....................................73 Faculty and Administrative Staff Leadership ..........................................73

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University Governance 91

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Office of Resource Generation/ Development 92

Initiative and Implementation....................92 Future Plans................................................92

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Healthcare/Medical Facilities 96

Medical Facilities.........................................96 Counselling for Stress Reduction.................97

Annexure A 100 Papers Presented by NUST Faculty and Students....................................................100

Annexure B 123 Papers Published in Journals.....................123


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NUST ANNUAL REPORT 2011

CHAPTER 01

Academic Activities

Undergraduate and Postgraduate Programmes NUST offered the following undergraduate and postgraduate programmes in 2011:

S/No Undergraduate Programmes

Postgraduate Programmes

1

BE Aerospace (Aviation Mechanical)

MS and PhD in Electrical (Telecom) Engineering

2

BE Aerospace (Aviation Electronics)

MS and PhD in Information Security

3

BE Civil

MS and PhD in Electrical Engineering

4

BE Computer

MS and PhD in Computer Engineering

5

BE Software

MS and PhD in Computer Software Engineering

6

BE Electrical

MS and PhD in Mechatronics Engineering

7

BE Electronics

MS and PhD in Engineering Management

8

BE Information & Communication Systems

MS in Manufacturing Systems Engineering & Management

9

BE Mechanical

MS and PhD in Environmental Engineering

10

BE Mechatronics

MS and PhD in Geotechnical Engineering

11

BE Telecommunication

MS and PhD in Structural Engineering

12

BE Industrial & Manufacturing

MS and PhD in Transportation Engineering

13

BE Environmental

MS and PhD in Environmental Science

14

BE Chemical

MS Construction Engineering and Management

15

BE Materials

MS Water Resource Engineering

16

BE Geo-informatics

MS Geographical Information Systems and Remote Sensing

17

Bachelor of Information Technology

MS and PhD in Information Technology

18

Bachelor of Medicine Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS)

MS in Computer and Communication Security

19

Bachelor of Dental Surgery (BDS)

MS and PhD in Energetic Materials Engineering

20

Bachelor of Science in Virology & Immunology

MS and PhD in Materials and Surface Engineering

21

Bachelor of Business Administration

MS Computational Science and Engineering

22

Bachelor of Science in Economics

MPhil and PhD in Business Administration

23

Bachelor of Science in Public Administration

Executive MBA

24

Bachelor of Science in Mass Communication

MPhil and PhD in Mathematics

25

Bachelor of Science in Mathematics

MPhil and PhD in Physics

26

Bachelor of Architecture

MPhil and PhD in Virology & Immunology

27

Bachelor of Computer Science INTRODUCED IN 2011

MPhil and PhD in Medical Sciences (Anatomy, Physiology, Chemical Pathology, Biochemistry, Science of Dental Materials, Histopathology, Microbiology, Haematology, Pharmacology and Therapeutics)

28

MS and PhD in Industrial & Manufacturing Engineering

29

MS Economics

30

PhD in Economics

31

MS and PhD in Molecular Medicine

32

MS and PhD in Community Medicine

33

MS and PhD in Mechanical Engineering

34

MS and PhD in Robotics and Intelligent Machine Engineering

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Academic Achievements During the year 2011, as many as 1,549 students completed their degrees in various undergraduate and postgraduate programmes offered by NUST. Details are as under: Qualification UG MS/MPhil PhD Total

Graduating Students (2011) 1,311 230 8 1,549

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1. Undergraduate Output A total of 1,311 students earned their Bachelors degrees in 2011. Their discipline-wise distribution is mentioned below: S/No Discipline

Strength

1.

Civil Engineering

88

2.

Telecommunication Engineering

91

3.

Computer Software Engineering

32

4.

Electrical Engineering

180

5.

Mechanical Engineering

128

6.

Computer Engineering

61

7.

Mechatronics Engineering

63

8.

Aerospace Engineering

58

9.

Avionics Engineering

60

10.

Electronics Engineering

78

11.

Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery

12.

Bachelor of Dental Science

47

13.

Bachelor of Business Administration

86

14.

Bachelor of Information Technology (BIT)

15.

Bachelor of Information and Communication System Engineering (BICSE) Total

149

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2. Postgraduate Output i. MS/MPhil In various MS/MPhil programmes, offered by NUST during the period under review, 230 students graduate in their respective domains. Their discipline-wise distribution is given as follows: S/No Discipline

MS/Mphil

1.

Computer Software Engineering

17

2.

Telecommunication Engineering

4

3.

Cryptography

1

4.

Information Security

9

5.

Electrical Engineering

15

6.

Mechanical Engineering

5

7.

Computer Engineering

2

8.

Mechatronics Engineering

6 18

9.

Engineering Management

10.

Structural Engineering

4

11.

Geotechnical Engineering

1

12.

Transportation Engineering

2

13.

Environmental Engineering

4

14.

Environmental Science

1

15.

Geographical Information System and Remote Sensing

7

16.

Construction Engineering & Management

8

17.

Medical Science

14

18.

Information Technology

21

19.

Communication Systems Engineering

20.

Masters in Business Administration

21.

Management Sciences

5

22.

Executive Masters in Business Administration

1

25.

Mathematics

2

26.

Physics

2

6 40

27.

Energetic Materials Engineering

10

28.

Materials and Surface Engineering

14

29.

Virology and Immunology

6

30.

Computational Science & Engineering

4

31.

Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering

1

Total:

230


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ii. PhD NUST launched its PhD programmes in the year 1998, and its first PhD graduated in 2004. During 2011, the University had 320 registered scholars enrolled in PhD programmes. Out of these scholars eight completed their PhDs as per the following disciplines:

S/No

Discipline

PhD

1.

Information Security

1

2.

Electrical Engineering

1

3.

Management Sciences

1

4.

Mathematics

4

5.

Energetic Materials Engineering

1

Total

8


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Foreign Academic / Institutional Linkages NUST garners expertise from a wide variety of sources from within/outside the country in order to boost its academic and research activities. This in turn helps create deeper impact on the world of science and technology. For the purpose, the University collaborates with leading international universities, professional/research organizations, commercial ventures, talented professionals and scholars to pursue its academic and research goals. Our faculty, researchers and students are constantly adding value to NUST by remaining actively engaged with professional groups and individuals in research, review of academic papers, organization of conferences and seminars. These collaborations help ensure a two-way flow of knowledge. NUST has so far developed linkages with as many as 63 international universities and organizations of 22 different countries.

70 60 50 40 30 20 10 0 2001

2002

2003

2004

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

Universities/Organisations

6

8

16

22

27

28

29

37

40

52

63

Countries

4

5

9

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11

12

13

16

16

19

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International MoUs NUST inked MoUs with the following international universities/organizations during 2011: S/No Country

Name

Signed

1

Afghanistan

Consortium of Universities (Kabul, Nangarhar, Shaikh Zayed, Herat)

Jan 26, 2011

2

China

Tsinghua University

Dec 13, 2011

3

Ghana

University of Cape Coast

Aug 03, 2011

4

Japan

Research Institute for Mathematical Sciences (RIMS), Kyoto University

Nov 17, 2011

5

Korea

Sookmyung Women’s University

Nov 30, 2011

6

Korea

Sungkyunkwan University

Dec 22, 2011

7

Kazakhstan

Karaganda State Technical University

Jan 13, 2011

8

USA

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock

Sep 25, 2011

9

China

Linuo Group Co Ltd

Oct 29, 2011

10

China

Huawei Technologies

Nov 03, 2011

11

Canada

NRG Biofuels Inc

Mar 02, 2011


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International Inbound and Outbound Visits International Collaboration Section of the University conducted the following visits of foreign delegation to its main campus: i. Sri Lanka Command & Staff Delegation ii. Defence AttachĂŠ Tajikistan iii. Afghan Chancellors, Vice Chancellors & Professors iv. Chief of Defence Staff Sri Lanka Apart from above mentioned visits as many as 43 scholars from different international institutions visited NUST and its constituent institutions. Whereas, 64 outbound visits of scholars from different NUST institutions were processed.

Fully-funded Scholarships NUST secured following fully-funded scholarships for its faculty members: S/No Name of scholarship holder 1

Mr Nouman Mubarak

Scholarship Title/ Sponsorship

Program

Date of Departure

Tempere University of Tech, Finland (tuition fee exempted only)

PhD

Jan-11

2

Mr Wasif Farooq

KAIST, Korea

PhD

Feb-11

3

Mr Salman Raza Naqvi

KAIST, Korea

PhD

Feb-11

4

Mr Wajahat Ali Khan

Korean Govt Scholarship, Kyung Hee University, Korea

PhD

Mar-11

5

Ms Rukhsana Kausar

Korean Govt Scholarship, Ajou University, Korea

PhD

Mar-11

6

Mr Muhammad Irfan

Cardiff University, UK

PhD

Jul-11

7

Mr Shahzad Salam

Tsinghua University, China

PhD

Aug-11

8

Mr Fawad Ahmad Najam

Asian Institute of Technology, Thailand

PhD

Aug-11

9

Mr Owais Ahmad Malik

University of Brunei Darussalam, Brunei Darussalam

PhD

Aug-11

10

Mr Akif Zia Khan

Chinese Scholarship (NCEPU), China - MS Programme

MS

Aug-11

11

Syed Tassawar Hussain Kazmi Chinese Scholarship (NCEPU), China - MS Programme

MS

Aug-11

12

Mr Ahsan Ashfaq

Chinese Scholarship (NCEPU), China - MS Programme

MS

Aug-11

13

Mr Shumail Mehmood

Chinese Scholarship (NCEPU), China - MS Programme

MS

Aug-11

14

Ms Faiza Nawaz

Chinese Scholarship (NCEPU), China - MS Programme

MS

Aug-11

15

Mr Muhammad Adeel

University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong

PhD

Sep-11

16

Mr Mir Yasir Umair

Chinese Govt Scholarship, Beihang University China

PhD

Sep-11

17

Dr Saima Ajaz

King's Overseas Research studentship (KORS), UK PhD

Sep-11

18

Mr Muhammad Faheem

Catholic University Brasilia, Brazil

PhD

Nov-11

19

Mr Waqas Anjum

Katholieke Unversitiet Leuven, Belgium

PhD

Nov-11

20

Mr Faheem Iqbal

King Abdul Aziz University, Saudi Arabia

PhD

Nov-11


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Honours & Awards NUST has not only set new norms of excellence in teaching, research and innovation but has also developed a culture conducive to creative activities that promote talent in all forms. A list of honours and awards received by NUST faculty and students at national and international fora during the year 2011 is presented below:

Faculty Name of Awardee(s)

Institution

Name of Award

Date

Dr Osman Hassan

SEECS

Best University Teacher Award for the year 2010 (by HEC)

July 12, 2011

Dr Shamshad Ahmed

SCME

Pride of Performance

Aug 14, 2011

Dr Mubasher Jamil

CAMP

Dr Raziuddin Siddiqi Prize in Mathematics for the Year 2011 (by Pakistan Academy of Sciences)

Sep 30, 2011

Dr. Asif Masood

MCS

Best Researcher Award 2011 (by HEC)

Jun 30, 2011

Research Productivity Award 2010-2011 (by PCST)

Mar 8-10, 2011

Chief of the Air Staff Commendation Certificate -do-

Mar 23, 2011

Institution

Name of Award

Date

Hassan Naveed

Honourable Mention NUMUN

Jan 2011

M. Umar Mukhtar

“Hope of the Future” Pakistan Young Leaders Conference

Mar 2011

Muhammad Ali Ramay, Muzammil Mukhtar, Rabbia Asghar, Neelma Mumtaz, Sundas Khalid, Komal Sajid UAV Group

2nd Position Electro-Mechanical Systems Category – COMMPEC 2011

June 2011

Engineering Excellence Award NERC 2011

July 2011

Ameer Hamza

Overall best project

Sep 2011

Amna Jamal

Prime Miniters’s Gold Medal (Best student in academics)

Sep 2011

Sajid Mushtaq, Aamir Sohail, Talha Wahab, Ehtisham Yahya

First Position in IIT Qualifiers- Techfest 2011 (Organized by IIT Bombay)

Oct 2011

Zain Qamar, Momoon Noman, Adnan Zafar, Ali bin Wahid

3rd position in IIT Qualifiers – Techfest 2011 (Organized by IIT Bombay)

Oct 2011

Omar Rahman

“Hope of the Future” Award, Islamabad Conven- February 25 to tion Center 27, 2011

Hamda Ajmal Samia Ahmed

Software programming 2nd Prize, Fatima Jinnah Women University

8-10 Mar 2011

Manahil Zahid

Photography Competition 2nd Price, Fatima Jinnah Women University

8-10 Mar 2011

Zahra Nadeem

Inter-university Declamation Competition English 20 March 2011 (Serious), PIEAS, Islamabad

Sohail Ahmed Muhammad Ajmal

CAE

Aug 14, 2011

Students Name of the Awardee(s)

Talal Khan, M. Awab Zia Sial, M. Fahd Adeel, M. Fawaz Mirza, M. Hasan Ramzan, M. Sami Siddiqie

Maria Abdullah

College of E&ME

MCS

Inter-university Declamation Competition Urdu (Serious), PIEAS, Islamabad

20 March 2011

Saad Bin Shafqat

2nd All Pakistan Literary Marathon - 7th Position

17 Jun 2011

Atif Khan Jadoon Shorahbeel Anam Saud

Best Deligation Award

23 June 2011 (NBS, NUST)

Samabia Tehsin

International Research Competition (ICDAR-11) First Position

18-21 Sep 2011 (ICDAR, Beijing)


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Students Name of the Awardee(s)

Institution

Name of Award

Date

Sword of Honour for Best Overall Performance 21 April, 2011 70 Engg Course Muhammad Adnan Khan

Chief of the Air Staff Trophy for Best in Engg Discipline 70 Engg Course

21 April, 2011

President Gold Medal for 1st Position in BE (Aerospace) 70 Engg Course

21 April, 2011

Muhammad Muneeb Safdar

Rector NUST Gold Medal

Amir Abdullah

Best Final Project BE, (Aerospace) 70 Engg Course

21 April, 2011

Muhammad Salman Akhtar

Merit Certificate for Best Aerospace Vehicle, 70 Engg Course

21 April, 2011

Soaib Imran Abbasi

President Gold Medal for 1st Position in BE (Avionics) 70 Engg Course

21 April, 2011

Kamran Zia

Rector NUST Gold Medal

M Ali Raza Ghamman

Best Final Project BE, (Avionics) 70 Engg Course

21 April, 2011

Merit Certificate for Best Avionics Vehicle, Engg Course

21 April, 2011

Ayman Saleem

Deputy Chief of the Air Staff (Engg) Best Performance Trophy for obtaining 1st position in Primary Professional Training Course.

16 Jun, 2011

Aun Muhammad

President Gold Medal for 1st Position in BE (Aerospace) 71st Engg Course

12 Oct, 2011

President Gold Medal for 1st Position in BE (Avionics) 71st Engg Course

12 Oct, 2011

Rector NUST Gold Medal Best Final Project in (Avionics) 71st Engg Course

12 Oct, 2011

Merit Certificate for Best Avionics System Design, 71st Engg Course

12 Oct, 2011

Chief of the Air Staff Trophy for Best in Engineering Discipline 71st Engg Course

12 Oct, 2011

CAE

Shah Nawaz Abbasi

Sword of Honour for Best Overall Performance 12 Oct, 2011 71st Engg Course


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CHAPTER 02

Research Development and Collaboration

R&D – An Overview

Being one of the world’s leading research-intensive universities, NUST fosters an environment conducive to specialized teaching and targeted research. Now postgraduate students of almost all disciplines at NUST can pursue PhD studies within the university itself. The formation of NUST – Industry linkage has been formally institutionalized in the form of Technology Incubation Centre (TIC) and Science and Technology Ventures (STV) to support the University’s need – based research policy. In these institutions researchers are provided with support in developing and marketing their prototype to interested entrepreneurs. Additionally, a watchdog called Corporate Advisory Council (CAC) has been established by bringing together experts from the academia and commercial organizations to monitor market trends and to recommend current research needs of Pakistan.

Completed Projects Following is the list of sponsored R&D projects completed during the year 2011: S/No

Project Title

College / Institute

Principal Investigator

Sponsored By

Date of Completion

Total Cost (Rs. in M)

1

Design and Development of Electric Motorcycle and 3-Wheeler Electric Mini Car

SMME

Dr. Riaz Ahmad Mufti/ Mr. Azhar Ayub- Energen Pakistan

HEC

28-Feb-11

7.172

2

Establishment of Core Communication and Networks Research

SEECS

Dr. Saad Qaisar

NUST

21-Mar-11

1.647

3

Inflammatory and Anti-Inflammatory Cytokine Mediators Imbalance in Pathogenesis of Premature Coronary Artery Disease

AM College

Dr. Dilshad Ahmad Khan

NUST

4-April-11

0.472

Role of Ascorbic Acid Supplement in reducing the Oxidative Stress, Anemia and Hepatotoxicity in Lead Intoxicated Rats

AM College

Dr. M. Mazhar Hussain

HEC

14-April-11

0.537

Effect of Ascorbic Acid and Alpha Tocopherol on Immune Status of Rats in Chronic Stress

AM College

Dr. M. Mazhar Hussain

HEC

18-April-11

1.006

Design and Implementation of a Hardware Platform for Wireless Sensor Network

MCS

Dr. Adnan Ahmad Khan

NUST

9-May-11

0.258

7

Design and Prototyping of Polygraph System

CE&ME

Dr. M. Almas Anjum

NUST

23-May-11

0.895

8

Estrogen Receptor, Progesterone Receptor, C-erb B-2, Ki-67 and P-53 Status of Male Breast Carcinoma in our Setup

AM College

Dr. Shahid Jamal

HEC

25-May-11

0.361

Vision-based Quality Control Solution for Football Shape Analysis

SMME

Mr. Emmaduddin

Anwar Khawaja Industries

31-May-11

1.000

Dr. Umar Hasan Khan Niazi

The Academy of Sciences for the Developing World (TWAS)

31-May-11

1.275

4

5

6

9

10

Computational Biology, Bioinformatics, Protein Modeling RCMS

17


18 NUST ANNUAL REPORT 2011

S/No

Project Title

College / Institute

Sponsored By

Date of Completion

Total Cost (Rs. in M)

11

Seroconversion after Hepatitis B Vaccination in EPI Program

AM College

Dr. Muhammad Afzal

NUST

31-May-11

0.150

12

Formal Verification and System Diagnosis

SEECS

Dr. Osman Hassan

NUST

30-June-11

0.500

13

Establishment of Research, Development and Support Facility in the Field of Image Processing

MCS

Dr. Naveed Iqbal

MoST

30-June-11

17.855

Capacity Building of Lady Health Workers in Rural Mardan, NWFP through Use of ICT-based Telehealthcare

SEECS

Dr. Arshad Ali

PAKUS

30-June-11

13.978

15

Design and Control of Auto-Loader Control Unit of T-80 UD Tank

CE&ME

Dr. Akhtar Nawaz Malik

NUST

30-June-11

0.250

16

Intelligent Single Axis Solar Tracker

CE&ME

Dr. Javaid Iqbal

NUST

30-June-11

0.200

17

Bio-monitoring of Chromium Exposure in Leather Industrial Workers at Sialkot

AM College

Dr. Dilshad Ahmad Khan

HEC

5-July-11

0.658

18

Population Density Estimation from Satellite Images

SEECS

Dr. Muhammad Murtaza Khan

HEC

31-July-11

0.500

19

Design, Development and Prototyping of Go-Karts

CE&ME

Raja Amer Azim

NUST

31-July-11

0.990

20

Evaluation of Liquefaction Potential of Kamra Sand

MCE

Abdul Waheed

NUST

15-Aug-11

0.200

21

Development of Rapid and Robust Analytical Methodologies for Detection of Elemental Containments in Environmental Samples using Laser Induced Breakdown Spectroscopy (LIBS)

SCEE (IESE)

Dr. Muhammad Ali Awan

PSF

7-Sep-11

0.386

22

Driver's Drowsiness Detection System

MCS

Dr. Adnan Ahmad Khan

NUST

20-Sep-11

0.251

23

Switched Mode Transmitter Architecture

SEECS

Lec Abdullah Mansoor

NUST

30-Sep-11

0.725

24

Exploring Molecular Mechanism of T-cell Activation

ASAB

Dr. Ishtiaq Qadri

NUST

30-Sep-11

1.000

25

Comparison of Effect of Stress on Hypothalamo-pituitary-adrenal Axis in Male/Female Sprague Dawley Rats

AM College

Dr. M. Mazhar Hussain

HEC

28-Oct-11

0.738

Composition of User Application on Ad hoc Basis in Ubiquitous Environments

SEECS

Dr. Hamid Mukhtar

HEC

15-Nov-11

0.500

A Comparison between Titanium and Resorbable Plates for fixation of Mandibular Fractures

AM College

Dr. Waseem Ahmed

HEC

15-Nov-11

0.714

28

Urdu Closed Caption Detection in Video Images

MCS

Dr. Imran Ahmed Siddiqi

HEC

20-Nov-11

0.337

29

External Flow Analysis of Trucks being Used in Pakistan for Redesigning Externally for Drag Reduction with the Aim of Achieving Substantial Fuel Savings

RCMS

Khalid Pervez

HEC

25-Nov-11

0.482

14

26

27

Principal Investigator


www.nust.edu.pk

S/No

Project Title

College / Institute

30

Information Flow and Knowledge Management

SEECS

31

Design and Verification of LowPower, High speed IP Suite for Universal Serial Bus (USB 3.0)

32 33

34

35

Sponsored By

Date of Completion

Total Cost (Rs. in M)

Dr. Khalid Latif

NUST

30-Nov-11

2.961

SEECS

Dr. Arshad Ali

MoIT

30-Nov-11

35.489

Estimation of 3D Tool Wear Based on FEM

PNEC

Dr. Usama Umer

HEC

15-Dec-11

0.800

Design and Development of High-Speed Reconfigurable Architecture for Secure Data Transmission on FPGAs

SEECS

Dr. Muhammad Shahzad Younis

NUST

31-Dec-11

1.274

Design,Fabrication of Force/ Torque Sensor Using Stewarts Platform

CE&ME

Dr. Mahmood Anwar Khan

NUST

31-Dec-11

0.227

Dr. M. Muddassir Malik

HEC

31-Dec-11

0.500

Exploratory Techniques for Nondestructive Testing of Industrial CT Data

SEECS

Principal Investigator

Summary Total Projects

Total Funding

35

96.288 M

Projects in Progress Several sponsored research and development projects Rs. 614 million are in progress at NUST. Funding for the projects is provided by different agencies including Ministry of Science and Technology (MoST), Higher Education Commission (HEC), the British Council and some others. Below is the list of projects that were in progress during 2011: S/No Title of Project

Institution

Total Cost Sponsored (Rs. in M) by

1

Correlation between Antioxidant Status, Arterial Stiffness and Blood Pressure in Adults

AM College

1.829

HEC

2

Off-the-Grid Application of Doubly-Fed Induction Generators in Autonomous Wind Power Systems for Voltage and Frequency Stability

PNEC

3.850

HEC

3

Development of a Point of Use Arsenic Removal Two-stage filter Using Titanium Oxide Particles

SCEE (IESE)

11.696

MoST

4

Characterization and Treatment of High Turbidity Surface Water

SCEE (IESE)

2.160

HEC

5

Design and Development of Water Purification Technologies Using Nanotechnology-I

ASAB

7.294

MoST

6

Experiments and Dissemination on Grid Standard: Proactive GCM

SEECS

7.500

Regional Program ICT-Asia France

7

PERN Network Performance Monitoring and Event Diagnosis

SEECS

36.853

HEC

8

Study for Combined Effluent Treatment Plant for Textile Industry in Faisalabad

SCEE (IESE)

2.382

HEC

9

Massive Parallel Fingerprint Recognition System Architecture for Performing Multi-million Matches per Second

CE&ME

14.940

MoIT

10

Pilot Level Production of Ground Surveillance Radar

CE&ME

10.000

NUST

11

Establishment of a Molecular Nanotechnology Laboratory

SCME

1.000

HEC

19


20 NUST ANNUAL REPORT 2011 S/No Title of Project

Institution

Total Cost Sponsored (Rs. in M) by

12

Retrofitting of Existing Bridge and Building Columns by Steel Jacketting

MCE

0.798

HEC

13

A Readiness Model for Software Development Outsourcing Vendors

CE&ME

0.800

HEC

14

Brain Signals Analysis

MCS

0.800

HEC

15

Hepatitis C Virus Management in Pakistan

ASAB

23.197

MoST/ HEC/ US AID

16

Design and Development of an Open Source Enterprise Network Security Solution

SEECS

6.148

MoIT

17

Using Tampered Glass as Wearing Course Material to Replace Asphalt Concrete Base & Wearing Course

MCE

0.799

HEC

18

Safety Management and Safety Culture in the Construction Industry of Pakistan

NIT

0.800

HEC

19

Software Defined Radio Development Using a Networks-on-Chip based Rapid Prototyping Platform

SEECS

26.000

MoIT

20

Estimation of 3D Tool Wear Based on FEM

PNEC

0.800

HEC

21

Pharmacokinetics and Bioequivalence of Flubiprofen

AM College

0.400

AmsonPharma

22

Feasibility of Production / Manufacturing System set up in Industry

PNEC

0.800

HEC

23

Establishment of Supercomputing Research and Education Centre

RCMS

33.390

MoST

24

Efficient Recycling of Machine Waste by Laser Deposition

CE&ME

5.241

British Council

25

Network Embedded Security Using in-Network Packet Marking

SEECS

7.881

MoIT

26

Design and Fabrication of Low Cost High Efficiency Hybrid Sustainable and Renewable Energy System based on Solar and Wind Power Generation

PNEC

0.800

HEC

27

Health Life Horizon (HLH): Design and Implementation of Health Level 7 (HL7) Open Source Application for E-Health Services

SEECS

14.124

MoIT

28

Membrane Bioreactor MBR Technology for Wastewater Treatment and Reuse

SCEE (IESE)

3.995

HEC

29

Design and Verification of Low-Power, High speed IP Suite for Universal Serial Bus (USB 3.0)

SEECS

35.489

MoIT

30

Secure Pakistan Wheat Production through Controlling Rust

ASAB

14.755

MoST/ HEC/ US AID (PAKUS)

31

Measurement of Dielectric Properties of Ceramics (NanoFerrites,R2,S12,O7 ,R=ER,HO

SCME

2.169

PSF

32

Production of Biodiesel from JatrophaCurcas

SCME

0.862

NUST

33

Advance Earthquake Engineering Research & Education through an Instructional Shake Table Using Multi-hazards Design Approaches

NIT

4.778

HEC

34

Development of an Autopilot System for UAVs

CE&ME

1.450

NUST

35

Development of a Vertical Take-off and Landing (VTOL) Capable UAVs

CE&ME

2.044

NUST

36

In Vitro Study -effect of Montelukast on Bradykinin induced Bronchoconstriction

AM College

0.25

HEC

37

A Comparative Study of Some ACE Inhibitors Regarding their Effect on Bradykinin in Tracheral Smooth Muscle of Guinea Pig

AM College

0.25

HEC

38

Effect of Green Tea (Camellia sinensis) on Liver Histology of Mice on High Fat Diet

AM College

0.204

NUST

39

Detection of Escherichia Coli by Multiplex PCR and Determination of Genetic Diversity Using Pulsed Field Gel Electrophoresis in Drinking Water

SCEE (IESE)

4.591

HEC

40

Synthesis and Characterization of Spinel Ferrite Nanoparticles

SCME

7.555

HEC

41

Cloning and Characterization of Full Length Dengue Virus Genome of Pakistani Origin

ASAB

2.044

PSF


www.nust.edu.pk S/No Title of Project

Institution

Total Cost Sponsored (Rs. in M) by

42

Designing and Development of Cost Effective Water Surface Turbine/ Wheel for Electric Power Generator

CE&ME

9.75

British Council

43

Indigenous Development of Formulation of Radiation Resistant Polypropylene for Industrial Manufacture of Medical Disposable Syringes

SCME

2.087

PSF

1.176

The Academy of Sciences for the Developing World (TWAS)

1.162

The Academy of Sciences for the Developing World (TWAS)

44

Comparative Study of Co-ferrite Nanoparticles Synthesized by Co-precipitation and Sol-gel Techniques

SCME

45

Computer Simulation of Structure and Interactions of MAL Protein

46

Identification of Genes Involved in Congenital Alopecias in Pakistani Popu- AM lation College

1.606

HEC

47

In Silico Characterization of MAL/TIRAP Structure and Regulation with Potential for Discovering New Compounds for Management of Inflammatory Responses in Malaria

RCMS

2.542

HEC

48

A Real Time Fingerprint Matching System

CE&ME

3.428

HEC

49

Digitally Assisted Analog Circuits

SEECS

2.647

HEC

50

Effect of Fructose and Galactose on Blood Sugar, Insulin, Lipids and HbA1c in Rats

AM College

0.284

NUST

51

Light Power Management System

STV

5.180

CDA

52

Immunization with Peptides against Hepatitis C Virus

ASAB

8.405

HEC

53

Development of a Tele-Surgical Training Robot and Simulator

SEECS

39.779

MoIT

54

Capacity Building for Enhancing R&D in Manufacturing, Testing and Certification of Composite Materials

CE&ME

2.500

British Council

55

Establishing a Lab for Multi Agent Intelligent Electro Mechanical Systems (MIEMS) and participation in Robocup Small Size league

CE&ME

2.972

HEC

56

Synthesis of Nano Hydroxyapatite and Its Product Development for Biomedical Applications

SCME

5.690

HEC

57

The Effect of Alpha Tocopherol Supplementation on Histomorphology of Kidney in Experimentally Induced Diabetes in Mice

AM College

0.525

HEC

58

Designing and Fabrication of a 2 Kilowatt Solar Parabolic through Thermal Power Plant

PNEC

1.755

HEC

59

Information Flow and Knowledge Management

SEECS

2.961

NUST

60

Detection and Molecular Characterization of Polio Virus from Water Bodies

ASAB

0.500

HEC

61

Formal System Analysis and Verification

SEECS

3.844

HEC

62

Identification and Characterization of Genes Involved in Rheumatoid Arthritis in Pakistani Population

ASAB

3.888

HEC

63

Fabrication, Characterization and Testing of Copper-indium-galiumarsenide (CIGS)-based Thin Film Solar Cells of Power Generation

SCME

5.796

HEC

9.205

MoST/ HEC/ US State Department/ US AID (PAKUSA)

64

Establishment of a Center of Excellence to Conduct and Promote Construction Safety Research Education and Training in Pakistan

ASAB

NIT

21


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S/No Title of Project

Institution

Total Cost Sponsored (Rs. in M) by

65

Capacity Building in Disaster Risk Assessment and Management through Training and Research in Geo-informatics and Hydro Meteorological hazard Risk Reduction Strategies

IGIS

10.902

MoST/ HEC/ US State Department/ US AID

66

Design and Fabrication of Remotely Driven Convoy Lead Vehicle Controls

CE&ME

1.319

HEC

67

Designing of an Uncooled IR Field Plane Array IRFPA Sensor to Facilitate Microelectronic Industry

CE&ME

4.696

HEC

68

Comet Assay Setup for Environmental Toxicity Studies

SCEE (IESE)

0.500

HEC

69

Exploratory Techniques for Non Destructive Testing of Industrial CT Data

SEECS

0.500

HEC

70

Development of New Multi-target Inhibitors against Hepatitis C Infection Based on Barbituric Acid Derivatives

ASAB

0.500

HEC

71

Bacteriophage Therapy against Biofilm Forming Bacteria

ASAB

0.500

HEC

72

Association of Obesity and Hyperlipidemia with Markers of Platelet Reactivity and Endothelial Function

AM College

1.078

HEC

73

Hepatitis B Virus-associated Hepatocellular Carcinoma in Pakistan

ASAB

30.866

PAKUS

74

Effect of Longitudinal Tensile Reinforcement Ratio on Minimum Shear Reinforcement in Reinforced Concrete Beams

NIT

0.200

NUST

75

Setting up of Biodiesel labs

SCME

3.654

NRG Biofuels Canada

76

Potential of Algae as a Biofuel / Fabrication of Bioreactors

SCME

1.044

NRG Biofuels Canada

77

Engineering Design and Fabrication SCF Research Pilot Plant

SCME

21.750

NRG Biofuels Canada

78

Indentification / Cultivation of Biomass feed stock for Biodiesel 3 acres land

SCME

8.700

NRG Biofuels Canada

79

Engine Blow-by Monitoring System

SMME

0.500

Millat Tractors

80

Ultra High Definition (UHD) Panorama Stitching and Rendering

SEECS

13.050

Electronics & Telecommunications Research Institute (ETRI) Korea

81

The DNA Induced Protection against Chicken Coccidiosis in Pakistan

ASAB

0.500

HEC

82

Development of Anti-thrombin-activating Anti-clotting Drug

ASAB

8.000

HEC

83

To Study the Immunomodulatory Effect of Calcitriol (1.25-dihydroxyvitamin D3, 1.25(OH)(2)(3) on Pro-inflammatory Status of Activated Immune Cells in Pakistan Type 1 Diabetic Population

ASAB

0.500

HEC

84

Drilling of Hard Rocks

SMME

0.500

HEC

85

Deep Packet Inspection Lab

SEECS

7.499

University Research CentreTel Lab, USA

86

Designing and Fabrication of Self Navigating Intelligent Vehicle Systems (SNIVS)

CE&ME

0.075

PSF

87

Designing and Fabrication of a Three-wheeled Car, Pure Battery-Powered Electric Prototype Vehicle for Shell ECO Marathon Asia in 2011

CE&ME

0.100

PSF

88

Designing and Fabrication of an Urban Concept Car for Shell ECO Marathon Asia in 2011

CE&ME

0.100

PSF


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S/No Title of Project

Institution

23

Total Cost Sponsored (Rs. in M) by

89

Wastewater Reclamation and Reuse at Bench Scale using Advanced Biological Treatment Technologies

SCEE (IESE)

4.097

British Council

90

Lipid Profile High Sensitivity C-Reactive Protein and Plasma Insulin Levels in Obese and Non Obese Patients with Polycystic Ovary Syndrome

AM College

0.173

HEC

91

Investigating the Oil Film Strength in a Dynamically Loaded Bearing using Localized Capacitance Technique

SMME

0.500

HEC

92

Network for All A Programmable Testbed for Networking Research

SEECS

3.243

HEC

93

OM646 Mercedez Benz Engine Power Train

SMME

2.000

Lubrizol USA

94

Semantics-based Web Application Security Concept, Design and Implementation

SEECS

11.028

MoIT

95

Bacteriological and Chemical Quality Determination of Drinking Water within the Distribution Network of Rawalpindi and Islamabad

SCEE (IESE)

0.880

The Academy of Sciences for the Developing World (TWAS)

96

Efficient Routing of Multimedia Data in Multi Radio Dynamic Spectrum Access Wireless Mesh Networks

SEECS

3.055

HEC

97

Tribological Performance of Cam/Tappet Interaction in a Direct Acting Overhead Valve Train Engine

SMME

2.145

PSF

98

A Multi View Imaging (MVI) Processing Platform: Real Time Panoramic Mosaic Generation

SEECS

14.895

MoIT

99

Study of Genetic and Pharmacokinetic Issues related to Efficacy and Toxicity of Warfarin in Pakistani Subjects

AM College

2.522

HEC

100

Development and Validation of Transgenic Virus Resistance in Nicotiana Benthamiana by Expression of Artificial Micro RNA (amiRNA) Carrying Begomovirus (Tomato Leaf Curl New Delhi Virus) Derived Sequences

ASAB

6.227

HEC

101

Effect of Pomegranate Extract on Plasma Glucose, Lipid Profile and Oxidative Stress in Type 2 Diabetic Rats

AM College

0.390

HEC

102

Slope Instabilities of Defence Housing Scheme, Islamabad

MCE

0.045

NUST

103

Dose Response Effect of tocotrieonols on Hitomorphologic Changes in Aorta of Diabetic Mice

AM College

0.498

HEC

104

Ontology-based Protocol Validation for Increased Web Application Security

SEECS

0.540

HEC

105

Analysis of Novel Electromagnetic Mata Materials

CAMP

0.450

HEC

106

Development & Appraisal of Self-Healing Polymer Anti Corrosion Coatings

SCME

0.875

British Petroleum

107

Wireless Neonatal Care

SEECS

2.733

HEC

108

Development of Low Frequency VHF Jammer

PNEC

0.490

NUST

109

Safety Assurance in High Stress Environments

SEECS

14.600

MoIT

110

Development of Solar Lights

PNEC

0.099

NUST

111

Tracing the Origins and Evolution of different HCV Variants in Pakistani Population

ASAB

0.500

HEC

112

Association of C174G Promoter Polymorphism of Interleukin-6 Gene and G308A Promoter Polymorphism of Tissue Necrosis Factor-alpha with Type-2 Diabetes Mellitus in Pakistani Subjects

AM College

2.675

HEC

113

Action Learning in Environmental Engineering to Develop Employability Skills and Experience – the Use of UK Employer Sponsored Virtual Summer Placement via Brunel University for Undergraduate and Postgraduate Students in Pakistan

SCEE (IESE)

2.1000

British Council

614.193


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Paper Presentations In 2011, a total of 326 papers were presented by NUST faculty and students in different national and international conferences. The details of papers presented during this period have been appended as Annexure ‘A’. The yearly data of paper presentations by NUST faculty and students during the last ten years is shown as follows: 337 326 315

311 228 200

193 127 76 44

2002

2003

2004

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

Year

2002

2003

2004

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

Total

Number of Presentations

44

76

127

193

200

228

311

337

315

326

2157

Publications a. Papers Published Our researchers published 386 papers in various national and international high impact journals during the year 2011. Detail of these publications have been appended as Annexure ‘B’. A comparison with previous years is shown as follows: Year

2001

2002

2003

2004

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

Number of Publications

58

27

50

50

54

61

131

224

251

278

386

Impact Factor

5

7

5

15

9

17

85

137

192

242

336

386 336 278 251 224

Number of Publications Impact Factor

137

131 58 50 27

15

5

7

5

2001

2002

2003

2004

9

2005

85

61

54

50

242 192

17

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011


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b. Research Journals Following is the list of research journals published by NUST in 2011: S/No

Title of Journal

Published By

1

NUST Journal of Engineering Sciences, ISSN: 2070-9900

School of Chemical and Materials Engineering (SCME)

2

NUST Journal of Business and Economics, ISSN;2073-994X NUST Business School (NBS)

3

NUST Journal of Natural Sciences, ISSN:2072-4659

Atta-ur-Rahman School of Applied Biosciences (ASAB)

4

Pakistan Armed Forces Medical Journal, ISSN 0030-9648

Army Medical College (AMC)

5

TECHNOCRAT - Journal of Science and Technology, ISSN:1728-5690

Pakistan Navy Engineering College (PNEC)

Conferences, Seminars and Workshops NUST has a strong focus on developing personal skills, knowledge and abilities that enable faculty, staff and students to perform their duties efficiently and remain abreast with the advancements in their relevant disciplines. The objective is achieved through trainings, seminars, workshops, conferences and other developmental activities. NUST institutions keep on conducting various conferences, seminars and workshops. During the year 2011, NUST institutions conducted 449 national and international conferences, seminars and workshops, which were attended by 2445 faculty members, 861 staff members, 11862 students and 3519 participants from institutions / organizations other than NUST. The detail of international conferences, seminars and workshops are appended below:S/No Event

Organized by

1.

International Symposium on “First Annual HCV Management”, 10-11 Feb,2011

ASAB

2.

International Conference on “Floods 2010: A Dialogue to Transform Devastation to Opportunity”, 23-24 Feb, 2011

SCEE

3.

International Conference on "Earthquake Engineering & Seismology - ICEES", 25-26 April, 2011

NICE

4.

3rd Italian-Pakistan Workshop on "Relativistic Astrophysics", 20-22 June, 2011

CAMP (in Italy)

5.

International Workshop on “Safety Management and OSHA Standards”, 26th July, 2011

SCEE

6.

International Conference on “7th ICET-2011”, 5-6 Sep, 2011

SEECS

7.

International Conference on “Application and Methods of Physics Conference (CAMP 2011)” 15-16 Nov, 2011

CAMP

8.

International Conference on “Advanced Modeling and Simulations (ICAMS 2011)” 28-30 Nov, 2011

College of E&ME

9.

International Workshop on "Emerging Technologies and Challenges in Water Reclamation and Reuse", 08-09 Dec, 2011

SCEE

10.

International Conference on "Advances in Space Technology (ICAST 2011)", Dec, 2011

SCEE


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Research Collaborations

27

NUST progressively pursues expansion of its ties with national as well as international universities / institutions for academic and research collaborations. Following are the lists of universities/organisations NUST established prospective partnerships with in the year 2011.

Indigenous Collaborations National MoUs signed during 2011 S/No Name

Signed

1

Oil & Gas Regulatory Authority (OGRA)

Mar 03, 2011

2

Pakistan State Oil (PSO)

Mar 11, 2011

3

Pakistan Space & Upper Atmosphere Research Commission (SUPARCO)

Oct 06, 2011

4

Sardar Bahadur Khan Women’s University, Quetta

Nov 01, 2011

5

Small & Medium Enterprises Development Authority (SMEDA)

Nov 24, 2011

6

National Radio Telecommunication Corporation (NRTC)

Nov 25, 2011

NUST National MoUs upto 2011 20 18

Number of MoUs

16 14 12 10 8 6 4 2 0

Universities

Organizations

Total

7

12

19


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Foreign Collaborations Research Collaborations of NUST with international institutions/organizations are as follows: NUST Collaboration with International Organizations

Foreign Institution / Faculty / Organization

Pl / Co - Pl

Pl / Co - Pl

Dr. Arshad Ali

Dr. Rizwan Naeem & Mr. Atif Mumtaz, Association of Pakistani Physicians of North America, Westmont, IL, USA

Dr. Sobia Manzoor

Dr. Charless Rice, The Rockefeller University, USA

Dr. Syed Waheed Ul Haq

Dr. Muhammad Ashraf

Dr. Andrew Pinkerton, School of Mechanical, Aerospace & Civil Engineering, The University of Manchester, UK Dr. Xianming Chen, Wheat Genetic, Quality, Physiology & Disease Research Unit, USA

Status

Dr. Iftikhar Hussain Gul

R. Murenzi, Executive Director, The Academy of Sciences for the Developing World (TWAS), Italy

Purpose of Linkage

Funding

Source

completed

Capacity Building of Lady Health Workers in Rural Mardan, NWFP through Use of ICT Based Tele-Healthcare

Capacity Building for medical workers.

In progress

Hepatitis C Virus Management in Pakistan

Medical Sciences

In progress

Efficient Recycling of Machine Waste by Laser Deposition

Waste Treatment

In progress

Secure Pakistan Wheat Production through Controlling Rust

MoST / HEC / USAID

In progress

Designing and Development of Cost Effective Water Power GeneraSurface Turbine/ tion Wheel for Electric Power Generator

British Council

In progress

Comparative Study of Co-ferrite Nanoparticles Synthesized by Coprecipitation and Sol-gel Techniques

Nano Technology

University of Southampton, UK Dr. Syed Waheedul-Haq

Title of Project

Amount (Rs in m)

HEC / USAID 13.978 MoST / HEC / USAID

23.197

British Council Food Protection

5.241

14.755

9.750

Dr. Umar Hasan Khan Niazi

R. Murenzi, Executive Director, The Academy of Sciences for the In progress Developing World (TWAS), Italy

Computer Simulation of Structure and Interactions of MAL Protein

Computer Sciences / Information Technology

The Academy of Sciences for the Developing World (TWAS)

1.176

Dr. Umar Hasan Khan Niazi

R. Murenzi, Executive Director, The Academy of Sciences for the Completed Developing World (TWAS), Italy

Computer Computational BiolSciences / ogy, Bioinformatics, Information Protein Modeling Technology

The Academy of Sciences for the Developing World (TWAS)

1.162

Dr.Rizwan Saeed Chaudhry

Dr.Rafiq Muhammad Chaudhary

Dr. Paul Hogg, Head of School of Material, National Composites Certification and Evaluation Facility (NCCEF) and the North In progress West Composites Centre (NECC), The University of Manchester, UK Dr. Jimmie Hinze, M.E. Rinker, Sr. School Building Construction, University of Florida, Gainesville, USA

In progress

Capacity Building for Enhancing R&D in Manufacturing, Capacity BuildTesting and Certifi- ing cation of Composite Materials Establishment of a Center of Excellence to Conduct and Promote Construction Safety Research Education and Training in Pakistan

The Academy of Sciences for the Developing World (TWAS)

1.275

British Council Capacity Building in Civil Engineering

2.500


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NUST Collaboration with International Organizations

Foreign Institution / Faculty / Organization

Status

Dr. Hajra Sadia

Dr. Muhammad Bilal Khan

Dr. Aleem Siddiqui, Department of Medicine, The Regents of the University of California, USA

In progress

In progress

Setting up of Biodiesel labs

Renewable Energy

In progress

Potential of Algae as a Biofuel / Fabrication of Bioreactors

Renewable Energy

In progress

Engineering Design and Fabrication SCF research pilot plant

Renewable Energy

In progress

Indentification / Cultivation of Renewable Biomass feed stock Energy for Biodiesel 3 acres land

In progress

Ultra High Definition (UHD) Panorama Stitching and Rendering

In progress

Computer Deep Packet Inspec- Sciences / Information tion Lab Technology

Electronics & Telecommunications Research Institute (ETRI) Korea

In progress

Wastewater Reclamation and Reuse at Bench Scale using Advanced Biological Treatment Technologies

Waster water Treatment

University Research CentreTel Lab, USA

In progress

OM646 Mercedez Benz Engine Power Train

Automobile

In progress

Bacteriological and Chemical Quality Determination of Drinking Water within the Distribution Network of Rawalpindi and Islamabad

In progress

Development & Appraisal of Self-Healing Polymer Anti Corrosion Coatings

NRG Biofuels Canada

NRG Biofuels Canada Dr. Muhammad Bilal Khan

Dr. Rehan Hafiz

Dr. UsmanYounis

Dr. Sher Jamal Khan

Dr. Youngju Cho Electronics & Telecommunications Research Institute (ETRI) South Korea University Research CentreTel Lab, USA

Dr. Nick Hankins, Department of Engineering Science, University of Oxford

Lubrizol USA Dr. Riaz Ahmad Mufti R. Murenzi, Executive Director, The Academy of Sciences for the Developing World (TWAS), Italy Dr. Imran Hashmi

Dr. Nasir M. Ahmad

Dr. A.N.K. Jadoon, British Petroleum (BP), Global Operations Function, Production Division - Technology, Chertsey Road, Sunbury, UK

MoST / HEC / US State Department / USAID

Hepatitis B Virus-associated Hepatocel- Medical Sciences lular Carcinoma in Pakistan

NRG Biofuels Canada

Dr. Muhammad Bilal Khan

Funding

In progress

NRG Biofuels Canada

Dr. Muhammad Bilal Khan

Purpose of Linkage

Capacity Building in Disaster Risk Assessment and Management Through Training and Research in Geo-informatics and Hydro Meteorological hazard Risk Reduction Strategies

Dr. Yang Hong, School of Civil Engineering and Environmental Sciences, University of Oklahoma, Norman, USA Dr. Umar Khattak

Title of Project

29

Capacity Building in Civil Engineering

Computer Sciences / Information Technology

9.205

MoST / HEC / US State Department / USAID MoST / HEC / US State Department / USAID NRG Biofuels Canada

NRG Biofuels Canada

10.902

30.866

3.654

1.044

NRG Biofuels Canada 21.750

NRG Biofuels Canada

8.700

13.050

7.499

British Council 4.097 Lubrizol USA Water Treatment

Industrial Research

2.000

The Academy of Sciences for the Developing World (TWAS)

0.880


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NUST Collaboration with International Organizations

Foreign Institution / Faculty / Organization

Status

Dr. Parneet Paul, Brunel University, UK

Dr. Sher Jamal Khan

Dr. Saad Bin Qaiser

Dr. Saad Bin Qaiser

Dr. Emad. Abdul Razaq Felemban, Umm Al-Qura university, KSA

Dr. Emad. Abdul Razaq Felemban, Umm Al-Qura university, KSA

Title of Project

Purpose of Linkage

Funding British Petroleum

In progress

Action Learning in Environmental Engineering to Develop Employability Skills and Experience – the Use of UK Capacity BuildEmployer Sponing sored Virtual Summer Placement via Brunel University for Undergraduate and Postgraduate Students in Pakistan

British Council

In progress

CoralSense: An Underwater Wireless Sensor Network for Monitoring Coral Reef Environment

In progress

Reliable Monitoring of Oil and Gas Pipelines using Wireless Sensor Network

0.875

Wireless Sensor Network

2.1000

Umm Al-Qura Wireless Sensor University Saudi Network Arabia TOTAL

95.202 284.858


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Project Proposals Submitted for Funding The researchers at NUST possess admirable hunger for invention and innovation and the University always is keen to expand its capacity to launch new research projects. Both institutions and its cherished researchers constantly look around for innovative research ideas. NUST has submitted several research proposals to sponsoring agencies for financial support such as Ministry of Information Technology (MoIT), Pakistan Science Foundation (PSF), The British Council and Higher Education Commission (HEC), etc. The proposed projects are listed below: S/No Project Title 1

Prototype Development of a Multipurpose 1Mbps ISM-band Wireless Communication Transceiver

2

Association of C174G Promoter Polymorphism of Interleukin-6 Gene and G308A Promoter Polymorphism of Tissue Necrosis Factor-alpha with Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus in Pakistani Subject

3

Indoleamine 2,3-dioxygenase, a Novel Therapeutic Target for Hepatitis C Virus (HCV)

4

Characterization of Untypable Hepatitis C Virus from Pakistan

5

To Study the Immunomodulatory Effect of Calcitriol (1.25-dihydroxyvitamin D3, 1.25 (OH)(2)D(3) on Pro-inflammatory Status of Activated Immune Cells in Pakistani Type 1 Diabetic Population

6

Role of Hepatitis C Virus (HCV) Structural Proteins in Immune Evasion by Regulatory T Cell

7

Targeting HSP90 Inhibiting Anticancer Drug Candidates and Leads through Combinatorial Organic Chemistry and Cancer Biology

8

Analysis of Novel Electromagnetic Metamaterials

9

Targeting NS3-4A Protease: A Rational Approach for Developing New Antivirals against Hepatitis C Infection Based on Medidinally Privileged Heterocyclic Scaffolds

10

Exploring the Genetic Barriers for Controlling Barley Yellow Dwarf Virus (BYDV) in Wheat

11

Cloning and Expression of Hepatitis C Virus NS3-4A Protease and Helicase from Pakistani Strain 3a Genotype

12

Synthesis, Characterization and Application of Highly Selective Molecularly Imprinted Composite Polymer in Drug Delivery

13

Preparation and Application of Multi-epitopes DNA Vaccines against Newcastle Disease

14

Indigenous Development of 5 KW Wind Turbine with the aim of Developing Cheapest Source of Electric Energy

15

Potential Usefulness of Bacteriophages against Post Wound Bacterial Infection Induced in Mice and Monkey Models

16

Design and Development of Telecardiac System for Remote System Monitoring of Cardiac Patients

17

Hospital Assets, Personnel and Vehicle Management System

18

Remote Energy Monitoring and Profiling using Geographical Information System and Wireless Technologies

19

Microbiology and Phage Therapy of Diabetic Foot Ulcer

20

Design and Development of Digital Processing Module for Software Defined Radios

21

Delineating Protein Interactions and Defining Targets for Molecular Therapy of Hepatitis C Virus Infection

22

Fuel Saving Kit for Motorcycles in Pakistan

23

On Metric Dimension (Location Number) of Connected Graphs

24

Design and Development of a Robotic/Active Wheelchair

25

Molecular Epidemiology of Infectious Bronchitis in Commercial Poultry and Construction of Vectored and DNA Vaccines against Infectious Bronchitis

26

Dark Energy and Cosmic Accelerated Expansion

27

Tracing the Origins and Evolution of Different HCV Variants in Pakistani Population

28

Detecting Covert Links in Instant Messaging Networks Using Flow level Log Data

29

Production and Characterization of Cell Culture Derived Virus Like Particle-based Influenza Virus Vaccine

30

National Trans-boundary Animal Disease (TAD) Laboratory Information Management System

31

Molecular Screening for Genetic Susceptibility of Type 2 Diabetic in Pakistani Population

32

Characterization of Cysteine Protease from Polio Virus for its Potential Use as Anti-polio Viral Drug

33

Generic and Specific Skills Development in Software Engineering Education

34

Role of Interferon Alpha Receptor in Resistance to Interferon Treatment in HCV Infected Pakistani Subjects


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S/No Project Title 35

Assessment of Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV) Genotypes in Children on Assisted Ventilation

36

Fractional Integral Transforms on the Spaces of Generalized Functions

37

Fixed Point Theorems for Multi-valued Maps

38

Development of a Decision Support System for Lung Cancer and Tuberculosis Nodule Detection in CT Scan Data

39

Solar Space Heating of the SMME Building

40

Prostate Cancer Signaling Pathways: Biological Developmental Evidence

41

Interactive Human Anatomy Visualization on Smart Devices

42

Capacity Building for PERN Network Performance Monitoring

43

Dynamic Model of Chlorine Decay against Controlled Microbial Intrusion in a Lab Scale Drinking Water Distribution Network

44

Water Quality Assessment and Management for Safe Water Supplies from Rawal Dam Reservoir Islamabad

45

Improving Nutritional Value and Combating Emerging Diseases of Wheat for Ensuring Food Security in the Region

46

Comparative Study of Cyclooxygenase Enzyme Inhibitors on Memory Consolidation in Alzheimer's Disease

47

Extensible Access Control Framework for Cloud-based Applications

48

Designing and Fabrication of 1 KW Power Generation System from the Kinetic/Potential Energy of Road Vehicles

49

Exploitation of Synthetic of Hexaploid Wheat Improvement in Rain-fed Areas of Pakistan

50

Molecular and Biocular and Biochemical Characterization of A-genome Synthetic Hexaploids for their Glu-I Allelic Variation

51

Action Learning in Environmental Engineering to Develop Employability Skills and Experience – the Use of UK Employer Sponsored Virtual Summer Placement via Brunel University for Undergraduate and Postgraduate Students in Pakistan

52

Designing and Development of Software Defined Radio

53

Development of Anticancer Drug Candidates and Establishment of Pharmaceutical Chemistry Laboratory Summary

Total Projects

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Quality Assurance

Quality Enhancement Cell It has been a common realization that the quality of education in most of the institutions of higher education in Pakistan requires immense improvement. In order to cater for this very important issue, the Higher Education Commission (HEC) of Pakistan embarked upon a much needed programme of Quality Assurance / Enhancement of Higher Education in the country with a view to bringing the same at par with the international standards. HEC set up Quality Assurance Agency (QAA) for Higher Education in 2002 and during FY 2006 facilitated establishment of Quality Enhancement Cells (QECs) at 10 public sector universities, including NUST. Up till now a total of 69 and 15 such cells have been established at public and private sector universities, respectively. A complete roadmap for stage-wise implementation of Quality Assurance Mechanism, formulated by QAA is described below: a. Each department will prepare Self Assessment Report (SAR) for each of its programmes b. This Self-assessment will be followed by the University’s Internal Audit to assess the effectiveness of the Department’s Self-assessment Process c. The Internal Audit will be followed by the External Review of the University, which will be conducted by the HEC QAA Since NUST was already following a system of academic and R&D audits, it had no difficulty in quickly aligning its evaluation system as per HEC guidelines. Directorate of Quality Assurance established at NUST in year 2005, QEC being its part, has undertaken various activities for Quality Assurance / Enhancement of academic and research activities. As NUST is a multi-campus university, it was deemed appropriate to establish QEC detachments at its constituent institutions. Hence Local Quality Enhancement Cells (LQECs) have been established at all the NUST constituent institutions as field setups. The LQECs undertake the QA activities at their respective institutions in liaison with QA Dte.

NUST QEC Rating In 2011, Quality Assurance Agency (QAA) of HEC announced the rating of Quality Enhancement Cells (QECs) established at eighty four Pakistani Universities. NUST QEC attained score of 96% and was included in category ‘W’ of the Quality Enhancement Cells (QECs).

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QA Awareness and Capacity Building NUST has been fully engaged in efforts related to QA awareness and capacity building at national level. Director Quality Assurance NUST conducted following activities at NUST, HEC Centres and various universities as Recourse Person: Event

Title

Date

Venue

Seminar

Awareness of Quality Assurance in Higher Education (Video Conference)

13 Jan 11

Sardar Bahadur Khan Women University, Quetta

Workshop

Two-day workshop for the newly established Quality Enhancement Cells at 24 public sector universities (Phase-IV)

27-28 Jan 11

HEC Regional Centre, Lahore

Seminar

Quality Assurance and Self Assessment Procedure

07 Mar 11

NUST Main Campus, Islamabad

Forum

Higher Education Quality Assessment

21-22 Mar 11

Fatima Jinnah Women University & NUST, Islamabad

Meeting

Orientation/Discussion on QS Ranking Proforma

21 Jun 11

HEC, Islamabad

Video Conference

Guidelines on filling of QS Ranking Proforma (For Universities of Punjab, KPK and Balochistan)

27 Jun 11

HEC, Islamabad

Video Conference

Guidelines on filling of QS Ranking Proforma (For Universities of Federal Capital, Sindh and AJK)

28 Jun 11

HEC, Islamabad

Meeting

Discussion on the ranking process of universities

25 Jun 11

HEC, Islamabad

Conference

1st PEC Accreditation Status Tracking

28 Sep 11

NUST Main Campus, Islamabad

03 Oct 11

NUST Main Campus, Islamabad

27 Oct 11

Sardar Bahadur Khan Women University, Quetta

Workshop

Role of Assessment Team

Seminar

Awareness of Quality Assurance for the Program Team through video conferencing

Seminar

Role of QEC Program Team and Assessment Team in Self 12 Dec 11 Assessment Process

Quaid-e-Azam University, Islamabad


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Director Quality Assurance NUST also participated in the following international conferences / workshops during year 2011. He gave three presentations during different events as detailed below: Participation / Contribution

Event

Title of the Event

Date

Venue

Conference

Regional Policy Dialogue on Quality Assurance in Higher Education

19 Jan 11

Singapore

Presentation on Quality Assurance in Higher Education

Conference

1st QS MAPPLE on Self Assessment of Programs for Quality Assurance

1-2 May 11

Dubai

Presentation on Self Assessment of Programs for Quality Assurance

Workshop

5th QS University Rankings and Evaluation

3 May 11

Dubai

Participated

Conference & Exhibition

7th QS Asia Pacific Professional Leaders in Education (QS APPLE)

16-18 Nov 11

Manila

Presentation on “Essential Requirements to Build a World Class University

7th QS APPLE Exhibition – (16-18 Nov 11)

Internal Quality Audit

Quality Assurance Dte organized the Internal Quality Audit of the following NUST Institutions during 2011: Institutions

Date

College of Electrical & Mechanical Engineering (CE&ME), Rawalpindi

28 Feb-01 March, 2011

Pakistan Navy Engineering College (PNEC), Karachi

21-22 September, 2011

Military College of Signals (MCS), Rawalpindi

14-15 December, 2011

Atta-ur-Rahman School of Applied Biosciences (ASAB), Islamabad

21 December, 2011

The internal audit team comprised Registrar, Director HR, Director Academics, Director Research and Director QA.

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Impact of Quality Assurance (QA) • • • • • • • •

Curricula were reviewed and necessary changes adopted in the light of goals and objectives of programs Lab Equipment has improved by incorporating latest technologies Teaching methods have been improved by using multimedia, smart podium and video conferencing facilities Students’ feedback is being given due importance Course folders are more organized More precise goals and objectives are set at departmental level More laboratories and classrooms have been established Libraries of different institutions have been upgraded by providing more funding for purchase of books

International/National Affiliation NUST obtained the membership of Council of Social Sciences (COSS), Pakistan in the year 2011.

Accreditation of Programmes Quality Assurance Durectorate also facilitated / coordinated visits of PEC, PCATP, NBEAC and NCEAC Teams with regard to the accreditation process of the following Programs: Visit Date

Program

Council

Type of Visit

Institution

11 March 2011

BE Computer Software Engineering

PEC

Confirmatory

MCS

03 May 2011

BE Electrical Engineering

PEC

Confirmatory

College of E&ME

14 May 2011

BBA and MBA

NBEAC

Initial Screening

NBS

13-14 June 2011

BE Industrial & Manufacturing Engineering

PEC

Accreditation

PNEC

14 June 2011

BE Materials Engineering

PEC

Interim

SCME

15 June 2011

BE Chemical Engineering

PEC

26 June 2011

BS Architecture

PCATP

Zero Visit

SADA

15 August 2011

BE Electrical Engineering

PEC

Accreditation

16-17 August 2011

Bachelor of Information and CommunicaPEC tion Systems Engineering (BICSE)

Confirmatory

16-17 August 2011

BE Electronics Engineering

PEC

26 August 2011

BBA and MBA

NBEAC

Self-Assessment Process

NBS

18-19 October 2011

BE Environmental Engineering

PEC

Accreditation

SCEE(IESE)

25-26 November 2011 BE Electrical Engineering

PEC

Accreditation

SEECS

22 December

Bachelors in Information Technology

NCEAC

Re-Accreditation

SEECS

26 December 2011

BE Mechatronics Engineering

PEC

27 December 2011

BE Mechanical Engineering

PEC

Confirmatory

College of E&ME

Faculty-Student Ratio

SEECS

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Faculty Development

Faculty Profile What makes NUST stand out among its peers is the induction of highly qualified faculty against the backdrop of surging student strength. The University always remains embarked on its mission to attract distinguished academics to join the folds of highly qualified and experienced faculty at NUST. It is for this reason that an impressive number of faculty holds PhD degrees from top-notch universities of the world. Following is the graphical representation of NUST faculty strength:

Faculty Profile PhD/Equiv. Non PhD

761

464

Qualification

2011

PhD/Equiv.

464

Non PhD

761

Total

1225

2011

Discipline-wise distribution of faculty Humanitites 5%

Natural Sciences 10%

Health Sciences 24%

Engineering 52 %

Social and Management Sciences 9%

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Faculty Development Programmes In line with its vision, NUST plans to have 600 PhDs among its faculty by the year 2020. To achieve this goal, NUST management started an aggressive faculty development programme in 2000. Under this Programme, a total of 285 PhD scholars were sent abroad, out of which 163 have joined NUST after completing their respective programmes. At present, a total of 122 PhD scholars are studying abroad and are expected to return in another two to three years time.

Pre-service and in-service professional development programmes National University of Sciences and Technology (NUST) has always been on the forefront in responding to the latest market needs. In line with this approach, NUST has established a Professional Development Centre. PDC launches pre-service and in-service training programmes that help working professionals remain abreast with the latest developments in their respective fields. The Centre meets the following objectives: • To conduct high quality professional development courses meeting requirements of the local industry. • To conduct professional development courses for NUST faculty and staff in line with HRD needs. • To provide a platform for development of universityindustry linkages.


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The list of events organized by PDC-NUST during 2011 is as follows: S/No Course/Seminar/Workshop (External)

Speaker

Date

1

Entrepreneurship for Scientists and Engineers

Dr. Naeem Zafar

Jan 13, 2011

2

Writing a Business Plan

Dr. Naeem Zafar

Jan 14. 2011

3

Research Methodology

Ms. Noreen Akhtar

Feb 27 – 28, 2011

4

Auto CAD with PPAF

Mr. Salman Pervaiz

Feb 27 – 28, 2011

5

Statistical Packages for the Social Sciences Data Analysis

Mr. Dilshad

Feb 21 – 22, 2011

6

Energy efficient Building

Dr. Syed Touseef Ahmed & Team

March 9 – 11, 2011

7

Effective Communication Skills

Mr. Asim Ali Chishti

March 17 – 18, 2011

8

Leading your Team with IFC

Mr. Imtiaz Ahmed

April 14, 2011

9

Solving Problems with IFC

Mr. Kamran Khalid

April 26, 2011

10

Patent Drafting, Patent Prosecution & IP Commercialization

Mr. Shabbir Khan

April 28, 2011

11

Become a more Effective Manager with IFC

Mr. Imtiaz Ahmed

April 29, 2011

12

Anger Management

Ms. Naila Sadiq Mir

May 4, 2011

13

Research Proposal & Technical Report Writing

Ms. Noreen Akhtar

May 24, 2011

14

Reliability Engineering & its Application in Industry

Mr.Gulraiz Aftab

July 20 – 22, 2011

15

Microsoft (MS) Project 2007/2010

Mr. Imtiaz Ahmed

Sep 21 – 22, 2011

16

Food as a Resource of Preventive Medicine Healthy Eating & Lifestyle

Mr. Abrar M Butt

Sep 28, 2011

17

Earthquake Engineering & Engineering Seismology

Mr. Zahid Rafi & Mr. Abdul Qadir Bhatti

Dec 26 – 27, 2011

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Orientation for New NG Staff

Engr. Arif Mehmood & Team

March 31, 2011

S/No Course/Seminar/Workshop (Internal)

Speaker

Date

1.

Orientation for New NG Staff

Engr. Arif Mehmood & Team

April 01, 2011

2.

Four-day training of NG Staff

AD Salman Rasheed& Team of

April 04, 2011

3.

Orientation for New Faculty

Rector NUST & Team

July 25 – 29, 2011

4.

Orientation for New NG Staff

AD Salman Rasheed & Team

August18, 2011

5.

Orientation for New NG Staff

AD Salman Rasheed & Team

Sep 20, 2011

6.

Orientation for New NG Staff

AD Adnan Ahmed & Team of NUST

Oct 04, 2011

7.

Training of Superintendents & Assistants

Engr Zuhr Khan & Team

Oct 10 – 12, 2011

8.

Training of Accounts Officers

Mr. Nasir Amin & Team

Nov 01 – 02, 2011

9.

Project Management for Army Officers

Mr. Imtiaz Ahmed & Mr. Kamran Khalid

Nov 21 – 23, 2011

10.

Good Governance & Strategic Planning

Ms. Mary Linda Armacost

Dec 09 – 10, 2011

11.

Orientation for New Faculty

Rector NUST & Team

Dec 14 – 15, 2011

12.

Orientation for New NG Staff

Mr. Kashif Jan & Team

Dec 28, 2011


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CHAPTER 05

Access

Basic Enrolment With its galaxy of 18 constituent institutions, NUST provides quality education to a large number of students from all strata of society. The number of fresh applicants every year exceeds the one registering in the preceding year. That is why the University’s student strength has progressively increased during the past few years. The popularity of our programmes is evident from the fact that more than 52,000 students applied for the undergraduate programmes in the year 2011 against the allocated seats of about 2,100.

Category-wise Student Strength The student strength for the year 2011 is given below: Category

2011-12

UG

8,832

MS/MPhil

1,951

PhD

350

Total

11133

UG PG PhD Total

11133 8,832

1,951 350 2011-12


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Annual Student Intake Detail of the annual student intake at NUST during the last seven years is given in the following table:

Year/Category 2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

UG

1,166

1,426

1,495

2,210

2,184

2,556

2,141

MS/MPhil

324

321

398

540

676

1,080

1,310

PhD

10

18

28

39

100

72

97

Total

1,500

1,765

1,921

2,789

2,960

3,708

3,548

The figures given in the table show that NUST’s annual student intake has increased substantially during the past few years. This increase is largely attributed to establishment of NUST central campus H-12 in the federal capital. Similarly, faculty strength is anticipated to grow at a much faster pace commensurate with the rapid increase in the student ratio. In line with NUST Vision 2020, we aim to induct about 18,000 students, including a major number of those pursuing MS/MPhil and PhD programmes.

Equity NUST admissions are purely based on merit without any discrimination of gender, race or creed. Thus, the University inducts students from across Pakistan and from all strata of society. Afterwards, NUST ensures that no one is constrained to quit studies for want of resources due to financial hardships. At present, it provides financial support to 33% of its student population.

Financial Assistance NUST students can receive financial assistance through different sources, the details of which are given below:

Undergraduate Students Need-based Scholarship/Fee Waiver NUST has launched a need-based scholarship scheme to enable under-privileged but talented students financially to acquire higher education. Salient features of the scheme are: »» Scholarships will be awarded to needy students of the new batch every year. »» The scholarship will be for full duration of the programme in which the student is enrolled.

Deferred Payments »»

Financially under-privileged students, who cannot pay their fees and also do not qualify for merit-based scholarship are allowed deferred payment, on case-to case basis on completion of 1st semester of their studies.

Other Opportunities for Financial Assistance »» Some philanthropic organizations provide scholarships to the orphans and disabled studying at NUST. Such students will be informed on “How to Apply?” once they are selected. »» Students may also apply on their own for other scholarships such as those offered by: > Higher Education Commission (HEC) > Shell Pakistan, etc. » Further details are available with the respective institutions.

Merit-based Financial Assistance NUST gives financial assistance to students on performance basis as mentioned below: »» Top 15% merit position holders in NUST Entrance test with respect to total seats in engineering programmes will be awarded full waiver of tuition fee for the 1st semester »» For continuation of the financial assistance in the range of 15 to 75% of the tuition fee, the student has to maintain CGPA of 3.5 or more in subsequent semester exam.

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Postgraduate Students HEC and Other Sponsorships HEC will bear the cost of HEC scholarship awardees, as per their scholarship award details. For other sponsored students, all charges as per the details provided above, will be borne by their sponsoring agency. Students will be responsible for timely deposit of dues by their sponsoring agency. Scholarship provisions for postgraduate studies for candidates from FATA and Baluchistan are also available through HEC for which they may apply directly to HEC.

Merit-Based Scholarship/Tuition Fee Waiver

MS Programmes

» Selected students are awarded monthly stipend/tuition fee waiver subject to availability of funds.

PhD Programmes

»» »» »» »»

NUST sponsored PhD students will be paid monthly stipend in addition to supervisor remuneration. There are numerous opportunities for additional academic pursuits, e.g. students will be provided financial support for attending seminars, conferences and making presentations/publication of research papers within Pakistan and abroad. During research phase of PhD studies at NUST, students can also get an opportunity for collaborative/joint research training programmes with other well-reputed foreign universities. Self sponsored PhD students can also be exempted from payment of tuition fee, if they are willing to do Teaching Assistant (TA)/Research Assistant (RA) duties as and when required.

Gender-wise Detail Ratio of gender-wise distribution of students is shown in the graph given below: Gender Wise Distribution

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Employability Because of sound education and trusted skill levels, NUST graduates stay in demand for jobs, both in public and private sectors. Furthermore, several NUST graduates have launched their own business ventures. To help students enhance probability ratio of getting employed, NUST facilitates synchronization between employer and employee. Likewise, personality and soft skills development remain at the heart of career development activities. Students are encouraged to study market trends, industry demands and get themselves acquainted proportionately with relevant skills and knowledge to start their professional career. At present, employability of NUST students is about 85%. The remaining students either opt for higher studies or resort to self-employment.


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CHAPTER 06

Universities-Industry Linkages

Industrial Liaison Office The main aim of the Industrial Liaison Office (ILO) is to network with industry so as to introduce industry to NUST institutions aiming at solving industrial problems and adding value to industrial products. The Office also endeavours to make NUST graduates the most desirable choice for all employers and to increase employability rate significantly.

Objectives To fulfil its goals, the ILO has the following objectives: • Develop and maintain industry linkages and identify specific industry partners for the ongoing research at NUST. • Gauge industry needs and process matchmaking with NUST Schools/Colleges/Institutes/Centres to solve industrial problems. • Acquisition of job opportunities/placement from industry and handling all activities to facilitate identification and coordination for placement of NUST graduates. • Facilitation of internships including acquisition of internship slots and coordinating with industry as well as NUST institutions on the subject. • Conduct of employer sessions. • Take feedback of student capabilities from industry and apprise/advise NUST management accordingly. • Coordinate and promote alumni activities by acting as NUST Alumni Secretariat. • Industrial Exhibitions in coordination with Marketing and Commercialization Office. In order to achieve its objectives ILO is divided into two main areas. These are:

• Industrial Relations (IR) The role of IR is to build and maintain strong academia-industry linkage with the focus on promoting and making NUST graduates the premium choice for the employers. IR is already fostering professional networks; therefore it also supports Technology Transfer Office to leverage these contacts in finding the potential industrial partners for the research/ technologies being developed at NUST for commercialization purposes.

Objectives To fulfil its goals, the ILO has the following objectives: • Build strong industry academia ties • Increase internship and job placement rate • Monitor industry trends • Build a “Career portal” which will benefit students and employers alike • Facilitate, plan and organize Recruitment drives • Plan and develop Student development workshops/seminars/forums

• Alumni Affairs The role of this department is to build and maintain lifelong relations with the NUST alumni through a common platform in order to stimulate interest, build loyalty, increase involvement and generate support for the University.


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Progress in 2011 In times of high unemployment and intense competition, the Industry Liaison Office (ILO) along with constituent colleges/schools has been working very hard in order to develop and maintain NUST job market. The ILO has worked extensively with the corporate sector and Schools seeking internships, jobs and cementing the long-term mutually beneficial industrial linkages. At the start of the year, the ILO devised a policy the aim of which was to assist in successfully accomplishing the goals of the departments. Since then the ILO has reached out to over 100 companies, significantly increasing its lists of active contacts. This extensive reach out has resulted in an increased number of jobs and internships, employer sessions, networking nights, industrial tours etc. The following activities were undertaken during 2011:-

a. Recruitment Drives: ILO adopted a proactive

approach in inviting renowned employers to enable them to pick the best and brightest students to work in their organizations. Some of these include:

(i)

AB Design

(ii).

Netsol

(iii)

Coca Cola

(iv).

NetSolace

(v)

Engro

(vi).

NRTC

(vii)

Fatima Fertilizers

(viii).

Proctor & Gamble

(ix)

Gameview Studios (x).

Engro

(xi)

IBM

(xii).

SPS

(xiii)

ICI

(xiv).

Techlogics

(xv)

JABS Solutions

(xvi).

Tetra Pack

(xvii)

LMKR

(xviii). TRG

(xix)

Micro Tech

(xx).

Unilever

(xxi)

Minblaze

(xxii).

Wichrous

(xxiii)

Mobi Serve

(xxiv). Wi tribe

(xxv)

Nayatel

b. Employer Sessions: The ILO arranged

numerous employer sessions through out the year. Representatives from various companies visited all constituent schools and colleges of NUST and briefed students on their recruitment procedures. In order to prepare students for the rigorous recruitment season, companies conducted customized employment sessions which focused on improving interviewing skills, resume writing skills etc. The following companies conducted their sessions at NUST in 2011: i. ii. iii. iv. v. vi. vii.

Mobilink Engro Corp IBM SNL Teradata Jabs Solutions Oracle

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viii. ICI Pakistan ix. General Electrics x. Rhodes and Schwartz xi. British Council xii. Coca Cola

c. Branding Events: During the year 2011,

NUST gave various opportunities to companies to market their brands and products. Branding events are encouraged as they entail a learning environment and give students an opportunity to network with the industry and its members. This year the ILO facilitated the following companies in branding event at NUST: i. Samsung ii. Dell iii. Gillette iv. Red Bull v. Unilever (Lipton Talent Hunt) vi. Proctor & Gamble

d. Collaborations: In 2011, the ILO worked

together with various organizations in an effort to accomplish goals that would benefit the University, students and the industry. Companies that the ILO collaborated with are listed below: i. Gameview Studios (set up a lab at NUST) ii. Jabs Solutions (Industrial Projects) iii. Oracle (Academic Initiative) iv. Huawei (Set up the Huawei Academy at NUST) v. Teradata (Projects & Summer Internship Programme at NUST) vi. Telenor vii. British Council (Career Guidance Qualification Programme) viii. IBM (Internship programme for IT students in the field of Cloud Computing)

e. Other Events Conducted by the ILO in 2011 i. NUST Talent Expo: In an effort to strengthen

industry-academia ties, NUST held its annual Talent Expo on 14th June 2011 which not only provided a unique platform for the University and industry to meet the most talented human resource but also brought together engineers and business graduates from the schools of NUST on the same platform for the first time. NUST Business School (NBS) and NUST School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science (SEECS) in collaboration with the ILO organized the Talent Expo to demonstrate how the faculty prepared and groomed their students to meet the ever increasing demands of the job market.

ii. 2nd Annual HR Forum: After the success of

the last year’s HR Conference, the ILO decided to do things a little differently and this year arranged an HR Forum instead. The Forum was attended by final-year students from NBS, SCEE, EME, SCME and MCS forming an audience of approximately 800 students. This in


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itself made the forum one of its kind, as never before had so many students been gathered at one place for an event at the same time. The theme of the Forum was “exceeding employability potential” and the aim was to educate students and help them attain skills that will enable them to exceed in all fields. Highly qualified and experienced HR gurus from some of the top most companies such as Unilever, ICI Pakistan, Engro Corp, Google and Telenor, graced this occasion as speakers. The Forum was highly appreciated by students, speakers and faculty members alike.

iii. Lipton Talent Hunt Every year Unilever holds a Talent Hunt offering students the opportunity to test the business skills they have learnt and get hands-on experience as well as to provide them with internship opportunities at Unilever Pakistan amongst other rewards. The ILO helped conduct the Lipton Talent Hunt activities in H-12 Campus. The Talent Hunt was open for final-year students from business and engineering schools alike.

iv. Networking Events With a view to giving

students a chance to network with industry members, the ILO organized various events. These events included a Futsal Tournament in which 12 teams from companies like IBM, Mobilink and Telenor participated. Another event that the ILO arranged was a cricket match between current students and NUST Alumni. The match was thoroughly enjoyed by all participants and served as a good networking opportunity for students. The ILO also invited Alumni from various companies such as Engro, IBM, and Teradata to conduct interactive sessions with students and gave them advice/guidance regarding career planning, career growth and skills required to excel in the job market.

v. Industrial Visits Industrial visits are an important part of all engineering courses, during which students get the opportunity to visit companies/plants and get an insight on the internal working environment of a company. This year the ILO arranged numerous industrial visits, including visits to: i. ICI Pakistan ii. Telenor iii. Microtech Lahore iv. Alcatel Lucnet

Science & Technology Ventures Science and Technology Ventures also known as ST Ventures is a registered holding company of National University of Sciences and Technology (NUST), the first holding company established in academia. Conceptually, ST Ventures is an important instrument in the creation of new enterprises and careers by accelerating commercialization of R&D outputs to carry on businesses based on technology, research work, technical expertise and innovative products acquired from universities, educational institutions, and R&D organizations. Furthermore, it may provide at later stage the financial and technical assistance

to such institutions to conduct extensive R&D on joint venture basis enabling the company to acquire the benefit of R & D on mutually agreed elements.

Objectives of STV

a. S T Ventures is formed to be the enabler in creating new enterprises and jobs by accelerating commercialization of R&D outputs. The core activity is to start businesses based on technology, research work, technical knowledge and innovative products acquired from universities, educational institutions and R&D organizations. b. Promote R&D and technological innovations through marketable products and systems. c. Form spin-off companies pertaining to development of Science & Technology into profitable business and to invest into technology-based projects.

STV Projects Jatropha Biodiesel

The beneficial aspects of Jatropha Curcas as non-edible crop, grown ability on marginal lands, resistance to drought, requires minimal rainfall and lifespan of almost 40 years accomplish it as suitable biodiesel feedstock for the climatic region like Pakistan. S T Ventures, in collaboration with Agribusiness Support Fund (ASF), worked on three R & D Jatropha projects to assess the status and analyze the socio-economic, technical and environmental benefits of Jatropha Curcas cultivation on the marginal lands of Pakistan and small scale biodiesel production in order to cope with energy crisis, promoting rural development and mitigating environmental pollution at both local and global levels. 1. Simple and Cost Effective Jatropha Cultivation Techniques 2. Lab-Scale Biodiesel Production from Jatropha Curcas 3. Fabricating 100L Prototype Biodiesel Pilot plant using both Indigenous NaOH Technology and Nanotechnology S T Ventures (STV) cultivated Jatropha Curcas to establish simple, cost effective and workable Jatropha cultivation techniques keeping in view the climatic conditions of the country. Draft of a booklet titled “Simple, Cost Effective and Workable Jatropha Plantation Techniques” covering the guidelines for the farmers and other individuals/ agencies interested in planting Jatropha in Pakistan has been completed and presently going through the process of vetting. In another R & D project, STV-NUST conducted a research on efficient and economic extraction of Jatropha Oil and also focused on optimizing operational parameters by studying the impacts of use of different catalysts at lab scale. Based on these established operational parameters, fabrication of 150L prototype biodiesel pilot plant, in collaboration with School of Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering (SMME), is underway as a third project. The prototype technology established by ST VenturesSMME under Jatropha biodiesel initiative will be available


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for small/ medium enterprises/investors to replicate it in joint ventures to support local individual producers, community-based activists and investors of the private sectors.

New Initiatives a. Establishment of Offices of Research, Innovation and Commercialization (ORIC)

Being a comprehensive research-led university with the focus on technology, innovation and entrepreneurship, NUST has devoted significant attention to R&D and its commercialization. The University established a Directorate of R&D with an aim to foster a research culture at NUST which caters to the national needs. Over the recent past, the Higher Education Commission (HEC) has been urging universities to play their imperative role towards the economic development of the country. In this context in January 2011, NUST received guidelines from HEC for forming Offices of Research, Innovation and Commercialization (ORIC). While some of the essential components for the establishment of ORIC were already functional at NUST, a need was felt to reorganize the existing setup exactly in line with HEC requirements. To start with, the R&D Directorate was renamed Research Directorate and subsequently another Directorate of Innovation and Commercialization (I&C) was created. By combining these two directorates, ORIC at NUST was established so that an ecosystem for innovation centric R&D and its commercialization could be nurtured at the University. The setup is housed under one roof in NUST Centre for Innovation and Entrepreneurship (CIE). In 2011, the Technology Transfer Office successfully drafted a comprehensive Research Innovation and Commercialization Policy in which the existing Research Policy was updated and seamlessly integrated with our Commercialization and Innovation Policy. The Policy includes work flow, forms, processes and procedures for RIC. It has been reviewed by experts and was approved in the 35th Academic Council Meeting held in March 2012. NUST organized an ORIC Training Course in collaboration with HEC and the British Council in December 2011. Representatives of 14 Pakistani Universities took part in the training course intended for the Directors and Managers of the participant universities. I&C Directorate NUST played the lead role in content development, delivery and event planning and management.

b. NUSTinnopedia

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commercialization. A demonstration of NUSTinnopedia was given during the 12th Executive Committee Meeting (ECM) of NUST held on 29th November, 2011. The system will have up-to-date, comprehensive and consistent information regarding all R&D, innovation and commercialization related activities and resources at NUST. This includes resumes of all faculty members, published research, R&D projects, and physical infrastructure including laboratories for R&D etc. Information related to industrial problems and funding opportunities will also be made available to all stakeholders. Using state-of-the-art search engines, matching between industrial problems, researchers and developers and funding opportunities will be performed. Results of this search will be forwarded to relevant stakeholders automatically. The web portal is almost complete and has entered into final phase of data compilation.

Technology Incubation Centre Located in Centre for innovation Entrepreneurship (CIE) building, Technology Incubation Centre (TIC) is an integral part of NUST R&D ecosystem. It ensures continuity of innovation in the University. The Centre provides a supportive and nurturing environment to start-up companies especially those established by NUST faculty and students and help them transform into commercially viable enterprises. These facilities are also open to the general public provided they can either leverage NUST knowledge base or contribute to it.

Objectives

»»

»» »»

To foster an entrepreneurial culture by providing students and faculty of NUST opportunities to transform their technology-based business ideas into reality To facilitate the availability of NUST resources to the incubatees in a mutually beneficial way To liaise with private / public sector funding sources, government agencies, industrial associations, chambers of commerce and industries to provide facilitation and networking for incubatee companies

Incubation Services

Services for incubate companies can be classified in the following areas:

»» Admin / Infrastructure Support • • • • • • • •

Furnished office space with plug-in internet and phone Access to fax, photocopy, central mailing via courier Conference room facilities equipped with multimedia Display of company’s profile on TIC’s main website email address on TIC’s domain Real-estate property services (security, maintenance, etc) Support staff assistance at reception and events Canteen services


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Patents

»» Business Support • • •

Facilitate the availability of NUST resources to add value to all stakeholders Networking opportunities Support in marketing through website and use of NUST TIC name

In the increasingly knowledge-driven economy, Intellectual Property (IP) is a key consideration in day-to-day business decisions. New products, brands and creative designs appear almost daily in the market and are the result of continuous human innovation and creativity. Taking full advantage of the IP system enables companies / entrepreneurs to profit from their innovation and creativity, which encourages and helps fund further innovations. Keeping in view the importance of Intellectual Property, NUST has established an Office of Intellectual Property Management. Its achievements during 2011 are given as follows:

»» Introduction of Catalyst for Incubatees Technology Incubation Centre, in order to further facilitate the incubatees for business success, has started working on a new concept namely “Catalyst” wherein the incubatee companies will be mentored, guided and supported by highly competent staff/faculty from NUST. The basic purpose of the Catalyst is to provide advice / guidance to the incubatee companies for the following: • • •

a. Patents Filed / Approved: The IP Office has

Business sustainability that includes (but not limited to) strategic direction, business plan, financial planning, marketing and business development Business growth To graduate from TIC into the industry

filed a total of 54 patent applications (domestic and international) out of which 17 were filed in 2011. Till date, 10 NUST patents have been granted out of which 05 were approved in 2011. The patents filed and those approved in 2011 are listed below:-

Patents Filed S/No Patent Title

PI

School

Application no

(i)

Design of High Performance Hybird Solid-state Disk

Saba Zia, Abdullah SEECS Mansoor,Hafiz Farooq Ahmad, and (DTS) Muhammad Bilal Saqib, Arshad Japan Ali, and Hirano Takashi

24/2011

(ii)

Over Expression of Biopharmaceuticals by using Bioinformatician Technique called as Relevant Synonymous Codon Usage (RSCU)

Dr. Ishtiaq Qadri and Mr. Hashaam Akhtar

ASAB

79/2011

(iii)

Human Activity Monitoring and Fall Detection Device

Dr. Usman Hasan and Nabeel Afzal

SEECS

192/2011

(iv)

Bio Production for the use as a Therapy (antibac- Dr. Ishtiaq Qadri and Waqas terial) for the Eradication of Citrobacter Freunidii Nasir

ASAB

368/2011

(v)

A High Throughput, Low Interrupt Generic Micro-coded Architecture for Ultra High Speed Communication Protocols

Dr. Nazar Abbas, Muhammad Umar, Muhammad Afzal Khan, Dr. Rehan Hafiz, and Dr. Arshad Ali

SEECS

550/2011

(vi)

Development of an ELISA based in Vitro Infectivity Assay for Serum Derived HCV Genotype 3a of Pakistani Isolates

Dr. Ishtiaq Qadri Dr. Sobia and Ms. Huma Tariq

ASAB

474/2011

(vii)

Water Disinfection Using Solar Thermal and Pho- Dr. Ishtiaq Qazi, Dr. Anwar Baig tovoltaic Technologies and Dr. Muhammad Ali Awan

(viii)

Construction and Purification of HCV NS3 Recombinant Single Chain Serine Protease with NS4 Peptide of Genotype 3a from Pakistan Population”

Dr. Ishtiaq Qadri and Dr. Kaneez ASAB Fatima

582/2011

(ix)

A Process for Making Low Cost Wind Turbine Electric Generators

Dr. Sohail Zaki Farooqi

PNEC

246/2011

(x)

A Mould Free Process for Making Ultra Light Weight Wind Turbine Blades

Dr. Sohail Zaki Farooqi

PNEC

472/2011

(xi)

A Self Starting High Speed Vertical Axis Wind Turbine with Distributed Blade Sections

Dr. Sohail Zaki Farooqi

PNEC

515/2011

IESE (SCEE) 396/2011


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S/No Patent Title (xii)

A Gravity Driven Sun Tracking System for Solar Cookers

PI

School

Application no

Dr. Sohail Zaki Farooqi

PNEC

538/2011

(xiii)

The Juggler’s Drum Knee Separator

Dr. Sohail Zaki Farooqi

PNEC

589/2011

(xiv)

A Fridge without Power

Dr. Sohail Zaki Farooqi

PNEC

620/2011

(xv)

A Direct Drive Electric Generator for Vertical Axis Wind Turbines

Dr. Sohail Zaki Farooqi

567/2011

(xvi)

Development of Robust in Vitro FRET Based Assay for Recombinant Pakistan HCV NS3 4A Protease.

Dr. Ishtiaq Qadri and Dr. Kaneez ASAB Fatima

583/2011

(xvii) Development of Engine Blow By Meter by Instru- Dr. Riaz Mufti and Mian Ashfaq menting J-16 Axel Flow Meter

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Patents Awarded in 2011 S/No

Patent Title

PI

School

Application no

(i)

Interfacial Coupling Induced Mechanical Property Enhancement in Aramid Fiber-Epoxy Composites

Dr. Muhammad Bilal Khan

SCME

Awarded SL. No. 140915

(ii)

Viscoelastic Nanopolymer for Antiterrorist Applications

Dr. Muhammad Bilal Khan

SCME

Awarded SL.No.140916

(iii)

Improvement in Mechanical Properties of Highly Loaded Particle Doped Thermoset Composites

Dr. Muhammad Bilal Khan

SCME

Awarded SL. No. 140917

(iv)

A Single Vacuum Tube-based Solar Cooker

Dr. Sohail Zaki Farooqi PNEC

Awarded SL. No. 154053

(v)

Novel Method of Tracking Erosive Dr. Muhammad Bilal Burning in High L/D Solid Rocket Motor Khan

b. IP Policy IP Policy was drafted in consultation /

assistance with WIPO and World Bank. The draft IP Policy was presented in Academic Council Meeting (ACM) in February 2011 and Executive Council Meeting (ECM) in November 2011 where the policy was approved.

• • •

c. IP Awareness Workshop To create awareness

and disseminate IP information, two workshops titled “Legal Studies for Scientists and Engineers” and “Patent Drafting, Patent Prosecution and IP Commercialization” were conducted during the year 2011.

Services Offered by Intellectual Property Office NUST Following services are being offered by IP Office NUST: • Assistance in drafting, filing and prosecution for patents and design rights. • Minor scale prior search for patent and design rights.

SCME

Awarded SL. No. 139821

Filing for copyrights and trademarks for different projects. Preparation of all IP legal documents (e.g. patent specification, filling of TM application, NDA etc.) Providing support to NUST researchers for patenting of their research and development work by proactively coordinating and communicating with NUST colleges / institutes / centers. Close liaison with IPO-Pakistan and other related agencies.

Internship and Placement National Internship Programme: The Career Development Centre facilitated 21 internees through National Internship programme which has been developed for the benefit of young unemployed students all over the country. 328 walk-in sessions along with online assistance were provided to the internees all year round.


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Student Counselling and Career Guidance Office of Soft Skills Development Workshops: The Career Development Centre (CDC)

offers programmes and services to students and alumni in exploring and making effective career choices. These programmes and services provide opportunities to NUST students and alumni to foster professional networks with employers and also assist employers in meeting their recruitment needs. The office opens various avenues that encourage personal and professional development as well as provide support in achieving career and lifelong goals. In 2011, the CDC conducted 42 workshops on soft skills development for 600 final-year students. Of these workshops 16 focused on “Interviewing Skills” and “Resume Writing” and the remaining 26 focused on “Career Management”. The workshops were very well received and feedback from students indicated that they found these workshops very useful.


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CHAPTER 07

Strengthening Physical Infrastructure

Development Projects Procurement of Laboratory Equipment During the year 2011, a total of Rs. 87.810 M were spent on the procurement of laboratory equipment through the NUST budget. During the last four years (2007-2011) NUST spent Rs. 336.570 M on laboratory equipment as shown in the bar chart below:-

 

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

The following labs were established in the year 2011: S/No. Description

Institutions

Amount (Rs in M)

1

Skill Lab

AM College

4.000

2

Language Lab

SEECS

8.898

3

NUST TV & Radio Station

NBS

12.908

4

UG Core Lab

ASAB

9.140

5

UG Chemical & Materials Engg Lab

SCME

50.308

Total

85.254

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Detail of major laboratory equipment procured during 2011

Anechoic Chamber for Antenna Measurement at SM RIMMS

Computer Integrated Manufacturing System at SMME

is an elaborate antenna test and measurement facility which supports research related to RF/Microwave area. It is used for research related to antenna theory, design, and development.

is an industrial prototype for milling and turning used for training of students. Also used for the quality assurance of a part after milling and turning processes.


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Power Control Trainer at SEECS

Micro CIM at SMME

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is a module based training device for power/control program. Electric Power/Controls program is oriented towards providing understanding and knowledge of the machines, circuits and systems used to produce, distribute and control electric power in today’s domestic, commercial and industrial settings.

has all the features as of CIM as above, except that it is much smaller in size and used for processing and sampling at micro level.


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Fluid Friction Measurement Unit at SMME

CNC LATHE Machine at SMME

to determine the head loss associated with flow of water through standard fittings used in plumbing installations. It is also used to determine the relationship between friction coefficient and Reynolds’ number for flow of water through a pipe having a roughened bore and the water velocity by using flow measurement devices.

is capable of performing various machining operations on different work pieces. The process is fully automated and computer controlled.


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Hardness Tester at SCME

is used to determine the hardness value of various materials including metals, alloys, small precision parts, wire, and plastics ranging from the softest bearing materials to the hardest steels.

Vacuum Chamber at SCME

Bomb Calorimeter at SCME

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Heat of combustion is determined by burning a weighted sample in an oxygen bomb calorimeter under controlled conditions. The heat of combustion is computed from temperature observations before, during and after combustion with proper allowances for thermo-chemical and heat transfer corrections.

is a rigid enclosure from which air and other gases are removed by vacuum pump. A vacuum environment allows researchers to conduct physical experiments on materials and devices.


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Partical Size Analyzer at SCME features dynamic image analysis to provide rapid and precise particle size and particle shape distributions for materials, in the size ranging from 30Âľm to 30mm

Centrifuge at AM College

is used for centrifugation of Genomic samples at variable speeds under controlled temperature.


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Matellergical Microscopes at SCME

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uses a different lighting method than a conventional microscope and can illuminate solid specimens to identify, inspect, and measure them. The Microscope has the magnification of 5X, 10X, 20X and 50X to maximum. The dedicated camera mounted on the top of this microscope can be used to take photographs of the sample and can be seen on PC in Real Time.

Supercomputer at RCMS Lab is equipped with state of the art and hi-tech super computers with a processing speed of 132 Tera Flops. It is used for modeling and simulation of engineering designs for research purpose.


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Libraries NUST has a central library in its main campus along with fifteen (15) libraries in all of its institutions. Library acquisition amounts up to 367,358 items including books, e-books, journals, magazines and CD/DVDs. Out of these 12,225 books were purchased only in year 2011. The breakdown of library acquisitions is as follows:

S/No

Library Acquisitions

Total Number

1.

Books

329,817

2.

e-Books

24,113 + e-books provided by HEC

3.

Journals & Magazines (hard copy)

903

4.

Soft Copies of Journals

Access provided by HEC

5.

CD/DVDs

310

Construction Projects a) Projects Completed in 2011: Construction Project Razi-I Hostels (Capacity : 216 Beds) CIE Building Faculty Cafeteria Academic Block at College of E&ME, Rawalpindi Sports Centre at College of E&ME, Rawalpindi University Main Office Attar-I Hostels (Capacity : 216 Beds) Attar-II Hostels (Capacity : 216 Beds) Razi-II Hostels (Capacity : 216 Beds) Ayesha Hostels (Capacity : 216 Beds) Animal Lab Admin Block (2nd & 3rd Floor)

b) Projects in Progress: Construction Project Construction of Auditorium Building at Main Campus Construction of Gymnasium Construction of SMME Building (East Wing) Construction of Boys Hostel at MCE, Risalpur Construction of Examination Centre


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CHAPTER 08

Strengthening Technological Infrastructure

Technology Smart Campus Provision of state-of-the-art ICT facilities to its faculty, students & administrative staff is the cornerstone for development of NUST Technology Smart Campus (TSC) at Sector H-12 Islamabad. The campus incorporates cutting-edge ICT technologies to provide triple play services (data, voice and video) to the whole campus. This includes Main Data Center (MDC), Campus-wide Fiber Optical Network and Wi-Fi mesh for high-speed data connectivity, video conferencing, IP-telephony with GSM Gateway & IP Fax facility, Smart White Boards, Smart Podiums, Digital Bulletin Board System and various other interactive features for entire campus. Considerable progress has been made in this regard during 2011 in comparison to 2010. Brief account of projects is as under:

a. Main Data Centre (MDC): MDC is developed

in line with Telecommunication Industry Association TIA-942 tier-2 international standards including raised flooring, redundant HVAC precision units, fire detection, alarm & suppression system, precision UPS & power system, CCTV and access control system for remote monitoring. MDC is acting as hub for dissemination of LAN, Internet, IP-telephony, IP-Fax and Web Services, Server Farm (including Domain Controllers, Backup, Proxy, Email, Web, Network Management, Electronic Bulletin Board, NUST ERP and many more), Video Conferencing and other related services to the entire H-12 Sector users. Compared to 2010, more hardware has been added in MDC in 2011 including additional racks housing additional hardware and servers for provisioning of Wireless LAN Controller, Fax Server, Multi-Conferencing Unit (MCU), and large LCD for network monitoring.

b. Campus Network Infrastructure: Network

 

Campus network in is based on n-tier architecture which includes security, core, distribution and access layers. The backbone comprises three upper layers i.e. security, core and distribution as well as primary & backup fiber optic links to server rooms of schools/ institutes. This is a hub-and-spoke architecture using routing and switching. Chassis-based core and distribution switches, firewalls and routers with high transmission rate ranging from 01 to 10 Gbps are commissioned. It is pertinent to mention here that device and link redundancy has been maintained at every level to ensure un-interrupted ICT services to users. Gigabit Access Network has also been commissioned to ensure high-speed computing at user level. Access switches of high switching capacity are installed to handle data and multimedia traffic, efficiently. Redundant fiber optic links from each access switch to primary & secondary distribution switches are available for reliable layer-3 connectivity to each LAN user. Switch to user connectivity is provided through top-of-the-line Gigabit Screen Shielded Twisted Pair (S/STP) copper cabling. In order to monitor and manage the whole network, proprietary Network Management Systems (NMS) are being used. Key features of these NMS include but not limited to configuration, fault, accounting, performance and security management of the whole network. During year 2011 up-time of network remained 99.99% as shown in snapshot taken from NMS. In 2011 substantial expansion in campus network was carried out in comparison to 2010 by extending Optical Fiber Connectivity to Main Data Centre and installation of Local Area Network for NUST Main Office, Faculty Cafeteria, Ayesha Hostel, Concordia-II, Attar Hostel B-1, Razi Hostel B-2, CAMP and NICE.


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Expansion in LAN nodes with addition of above-mentioned buildings is depicted in the given figure:

 

c. Wifi Mesh Network: Taking advantage of technological advancements, University has implemented Wi-Fi

mesh network throughout the campus. Wireless indoor and outdoor Access Points (APs) have been installed to give internet/network access to students, faculty and staff. Internet access has also been provided at all hostels through this network. It employs latest wireless protocol 802.11n with each AP providing a bandwidth up to 300 Mbps to the users. The wireless network installed is the largest in Pakistan.

d. IP Telephony: An integrated, modular, state-of-the-art

communication server that supports advanced IP businessclass Telephony System are operational that is first of its kind in any local university. Voice over IP (VoIP) system is based on latest Alcatel-Lucent Omni PCX 4400 Enterprise solution providing voice and data over a single network. The system is highly reliable having features such as redundancy in CPUs and power supplies, CLI features, voice mail, Supports IP and PC soft phones, automatic call distribution, call-routing software, call-forwarding, automatic transfer of incoming calls, automated attendant, voice activated management of incoming calls, voice to email conversion, voice conferencing calling, voice guides for external callers etc. System is integrated with Omni Vista Voice Network Management Software. It gives a unified view of the network as well as the necessary functions and features for centralized management, bulk operations, simplicity, and scalability. System also has disaster recovery site in case main IP PABX goes down. A total of 860 users were provided telephone facility in 2011. Graphical depiction of progress over the last 04 years is shown in the following graph:

   

 

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e. GSM Gateway: Initially GSM Gateway with

projector, computer applications such as PowerPoint slide shows, Word documents, Excel spreadsheets and other software can directly be controlled from the whiteboard. It is perfect for presentations, training / instructional sessions and enables students to be more interactive and   engaged.

capacity of 16 SIMs has been installed and integrated with Alcatel Omni PCX telephone exchange. This has reduced telephone bills for the entire campus appreciably. The core idea behind cost saving with VoIP GSM Gateway is Least Cost Routing (LCR). Through LCR the GSM gateway select the most cost-effective mobile service operator and check the number which is dialed as well as rate information which is stored in an internal routing table. Because several SIM cards and GSM modules are integrated within the GSM Gateway it is able to make relatively cheaper GSM to GSM/ landline calls instead of expensive IP to GSM/landline calls. The following graph illustrate saving in PKR since Feb 2011 after enhancement from 16 to 32 SIMs of GSM Gateway vis-à-vis number of VoIP users, expected bill without GSM Gateway and Actual Bill paid:

 

ii. Smart Podium: The smart podium provides lecturer/presenter one touch control over IT/ multimedia facilities (multi-media projector, projection screen, computer, LAN/Internet, audio equipment etc) available in classrooms, lecture halls, seminar halls, conference rooms etc.

1,500,000 1,300,000 1,100,000 900,000 700,000 500,000 300,000

 

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100,000

Expected Bill without GSM Gw Actual Bill

 

f. IP Fax: Recently, NUST has again taken a lead in

implementing cutting-edge technology by providing IP Fax facility to all users of Islamabad campus. Internet Explorer is used for composing and viewing fax messages which travel on LAN and are sent and received through IP Fax Server installed in the Telephone Exchange. In 2010 total IP Fax users were 38, in 2011 one more user was provided IP Fax facility for CFO. Deployment trend over the last three years is shown in the graph:

 

h. Digital Bulletin Board System (BBS): Bulletin

Boards have been installed for the dissemination of information to students, staff, faculty and general public. This system has replaced the conventional notice boards. BBS/Content web server has been installed in the Main Data Centre (MDC) and user rights have been provided to schools / institutes for uploading of information to their Bulletin Boards.

 

g. Smart Devices: Smart devices have been installed to equip our classrooms, seminar halls and conference rooms with most modern technology for effective teaching. These devices are electronic whiteboards and smart lecture podiums. In 2010, installation of smart devices was carried out for SADA, CAMP, RCMS, NICE, ASAB and CIE. Features of these devices are as under: i. Smart Whiteboards: Mimio Interactive + Capture have been installed in classrooms having feature to turn ordinary whiteboard into an interactive whiteboard. When used with a multimedia


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High Speed Pakistan Education and Research Network (PERN) Bandwidth Internet bandwidth of 494 Mbps, collectively, has been made available to NUST students and faculty so that they are able to pursue their research collaborations with foreign counterparts effectively and can use HEC digital library resources with other online services / facilities. The line graph shows bandwidth enhancement of NUST over the years.

 

Security of NUST Campuses All NUST constituents / campuses in Rawalpindi, Risalpur and Karachi have been equipped with latest IT security control devices. The capabilities include spam control, bandwidth shaping, anti-virus, web content filtering, load-balancing multiple service providers and intrusion detection / prevention system etc.

Virtual Private Network Internal networks of NUST constituents / campuses are able to communicate securely over the Internet using Virtual Private Networks (VPNs). Digital library services are provided to all constituents from the main campus, Islamabad. Electronic Inter Office Communication system is being accessed similarly using VPNs, which is transparent to the user.

Software ICT directorate has its own development wing comprising the following areas for development and enhancement of customized software applications: • Web Services • Database Services Following are the projects which are either completed or in completion stages:a. Web Services i. NUST Web Portal Project ii. NUST Computer-based Entrance Test (CBNET) iii. Email server iv. Online Admission v. Helpdesk Support System vi. File Tracking System b. Database Services i. Electronic Dossier Management System ii. Development of Exam Module for SADA


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Video Conferencing Facility Video Conferencing (VC) facility is available at 13 places to facilitate all NUST constituents for online Lecturing and Net-meeting using IP-based Video Conferencing System. This facility enables students to receive online lectures from any part of the world through Internet. A primary objective of this facility is to enhance student teacher interaction through distance learning and bridge the gap between NUST faculty/students and researchers at reputed international institutions through NUST international academic linkages. Apart from lectures, this facility is also being used for online interviews, conferences, meetings, PhD thesis defence and online courses/trainings arranged by HEC or any other educational institution.

Learning Management Solution During the past decade, we have seen the world progressively shrinking into a global community. The planet is becoming smaller day by day as internet has become the medium for staying connected. It has turned out to be a huge source of information and education where technology is the chief driver that is creating a new educational platform and is reconfiguring the way a student learns. Education through the use of information & communication technology is paving the way for a new era of learning all over the world. Intrigued by these breathtaking developments, NUST has taken a step forward to promote learning through the use of information technology. Learning Management System is a software application engineered to enhance classroom learning environment. It optimally balances short-term needs versus long-term requirements within an educational institution by automating administration of planning, delivering, documenting, managing, tracking and reporting all learning events. This is an easy to use application, specifically customized keeping in view the exposure of our teachers and students to computerized educational means. Since the majority of teachers in Pakistan are long accustomed to conventional methods of imparting education, NUST LMS has made it convenient for teachers to create and manage training courses for students in a significantly user-friendly manner. NUST planned and implemented LMS initially at one of its schools i.e. SEECS (School of Electrical Engineering & Computer Science). Soon after its first deployment, Students and teachers both felt that the system had actually made life easier as things began to improve with learner-centric, easily accessible and lightweight interface of LMS. Being impressed by the   from the successful experience, NUST management decided to expand the scope of LMS project to more benefits achieved schools. Two years down the road, NUST LMS has reached the milestone of 5131 students and 466 faculty members as the active users of the system.

Number of Users on LMS Faculty Students Total Users Resources

Figure 1. Increase in LMS Usage with each semester, 2010 – 2011 At present, LMS is deployed at six institutions of NUST viz. NBS, SCEE, SCME, SMME, SEECS & RCMS, all located at its H-12 campus. The next phase envisages bringing the remaining schools of H-12 campus onboard and then extending its services to other NUST schools located in different cities of Pakistan. Through LMS, NUST has been able to achieve uniformity and institutionalization of its educational policies, and this will go a long way in raising the standards of education at NUST.


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The dawn of digital age has taken the publishing industry to an advanced level. The concept of huge physical libraries is fading away to give rise to the libraries for the digital age, which enable the user to access anything, anytime, anywhere through one’s computer and Internet. In this context NUST faculty, students and staff had access to the following digital resources:

1. HEC Digital Library: The National Digital

Library (NDL) programme provides students, faculty and researchers with access to international scholarly literature based on electronic (online) delivery. This facility addresses the information needs of researchers/ students. It provides access to high class peer-reviewed journals, databases, books and articles in a variety of disciplines. Around 75,000 number of electronic content has been made available through this programme.

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procures its own digital resources concerning their ongoing programmes on regular basis.

6. Open Access Web Resources: Open-

access digital literature, free of charge, and free of most copyright and licensing restrictions is made available to students, faculty members and researchers.

Online Admission System •

NUST has adopted online registration system for UG admissions since 2010. With the passage of time the system has matured and the candidates can easily complete all the admission formalities including payment of admission processing, fee through credit card and issuance of admit card while sitting at home. The candidate is tracked through CNIC or Form B to avoid multiple registrations. Keeping in view the computer-based format of the test being conducted on different days in multiple sessions, a candidate has been afforded a choice to select the day and session of admission test.

authoritative databases, which include several thousand books, magazines, journals, research papers, citations, documentaries, and a lot more. Through this programme one can access content in databases like Gale, Ebsco, Encyclopedia Britannica, ebrary, and other diverse topics including science and technology, environment, Web portal’s purpose is to reflect NUST’s international health, social sciences, literature, economics, business standing with respect to academics, research and administration, English learning, and history . University-Industry relationships by improving web Interface. Centralization of all NUST cells, schools, institutes MIT Open Course Ware: MIT Open Course and centers. Enhance uniformity, standardization and Ware is a revolutionary approach to sharing educational interactivity. resources. The site presents the core academic content, NUST web portal consist of 40 websites including 23 including lecture notes, syllabi, assignments and exams institute websites and 16 directorate websites and the main NUST website. NUST web portal will be connected to from substantially all of MIT’s undergraduate and existing applications to facilitate the faculty, technical staff, graduate curricula freely and openly to support formal student and researchers. They will have their respective and informal learning around the world. Many of the dashboards, where they can update their profile and check site’s more than 1,900 courses also include rich media there ledgers. resources such as video lectures, simulations and animations. Open Course Ware has inspired a worldwide following features will be provided: movement that now includes hundreds of universities sharing materials from more than ten thousand courses. • Website will be very interactive, blogs, discussion forums and live chat functionality will also be provided. • Community services will also be provided and link with social media be made. HEDBIB: HEDBIB, an International Bibliographic • Live radio will be linked to it. Database on Higher Education being compiled and • All club and societies will be on same panel. maintained by the IAU (the UNESCO-based worldwide • All research publications, tenders and records will be association of higher education institutions). HEDBIB archived. holds over 35,000 records of monographs, books, • NUST new, announcements and events will be reports, periodical articles and other documents on highlighted with respect to institutions. higher education and accessible online. It provides direct • Photo galleries will be managed with respect to access to key, primary documents in higher education institutions. throughout the world. Detailed bibliographies on specific • A well-developed admin panel will be provided with subjects are added regularly. Data can be extracted, different user rights and proper moderation capability. saved and printed. Electronic versions of documents and • Aesthetics of the website will be on international URL addresses, where available, are added to HEDBIB. standards.

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CHAPTER 09

Serving the Community

National University of Sciences and Technology has always taken concrete initiatives in transfusing noblest virtues of compassion and philanthropy among its students. The multi-faceted scope of NUST community service gives a tinge of diversity to its globalized vision. The curricula is carefully designed on ethics and morality so that scholars transcend themselves as humans and think of collective moral good to help address national needs. NUST’s compassionate faculty leads from the front in rendering community services to the downtrodden, thus setting precedents for students to volunteer themselves for the common well being. The University urges its students to see philanthropy with a different perspective considering it as an act of mutual evolution. With a view to making consolidated and well-orchestrated efforts towards helping the needy, NUST has also established a community service club, which extends membership to students, faculty and staff. All the profit generated through events organized under NCSC is used for conducting welfare activities. NUST undertook a series of community service projects/activities in the year 2011; only some more significant ones are highlighted:

1. Conferences and Workshops: a. International Workshop on Technological Advances and Challenges in Water Reclamation & Reuse

In the wake of rapid urbanization and industrialization, pollution and scarcity of water resources are now becoming more serious concerns than ever. To increase sustainability, water must be used efficiently and at multiple times by cascading from higher to lower quality needs. This emerging paradigm requires establishing autonomous and decentralized water recycling systems in which diverse water resources are created, conserved and utilized effectively. This was the crux of a two-day International Workshop on Technological Advances & Challenges in Water Reclamation & Reuse concluded here at School of Civil and Environmental Engineering (SCEE NUST) on Dec 9, 2011. Eminent scholars from within and outside the country attended the event. Dr Samar Mubarakmand graced the occasion as the chief guest at the inaugural session of the workshop. The speakers stressed the need for reusing water multiple times to address water woes of the country.

b. Strategic Strengthening of Flood Warning and Management Capacity of Pakistan

As a key component of the UNESCO Project: Strategic Strengthening of Flood Warning and Management Capacity of Pakistan, the first international training workshop for Stakeholders Capacity Building in Flood Warning and Management was held at NUST on Dec 20. The University held the four-day event in collaboration with United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO); National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA); Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD); Pakistan Space & Upper Atmosphere Research Commission (SUPARCO) and other partner organizations. The training workshop was a follow-up of the two previously held international workshops on flood management at NUST. One of the key objectives of the workshop was to compile all the available Standard Operating Procedures (SoPs) of various organizations, in the form of workshop workbook, for dissemination of warnings as well as for the management of floods.


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c. International Workshop on Safety Management and OSHA Standards

School of Civil and Environmental Engineering-NUST, under a joint Pak-US research programme, organized International Workshop on Safety Management and OSHA Standards in collaboration with Higher Education Commission (HEC). Eminent scholars participated in the workshop held on July 27 at the main campus of the University. Speaking at the occasion, Dr. Javaid Laghari said that due to lack of safety measures in place, workers at construction sites were often exposed to health hazards and injuries. He warned that the scenario was even worse when it came to safety management at work places in Pakistan. Every day, he maintained, hundreds of labourers fall prey to mismanagement in the implementation of safety laws. The workshop aimed at providing construction managers, professional engineers and practitioners understanding of theory pertaining to safety management and OSHA standards representing best practices to make construction sites safer.

d. Policy Dialogue: Pakistan-from Food Bowl to Dust Bowl

Against the backdrop of population explosion, deforestation and industrial mobilisation, Pakistan is experiencing an acute water stress. Consequent upon it, lest we fail to adopt requisite remedies, the delayed efforts may hit a snag in confronting an anticipated challenge in the form of unprecedented water scarcity. Rector NUST Engr Muhammad Asghar said so during the inaugural session of a policy dialogue on Pakistan from Food Bowl to Dust Bowl. He made a strong case for raising awareness among media and policy stakeholders regarding two silent tsunamis of water shortage and food shortage that can potentially harm the future of the country. Organised by NUST School of Civil & Environmental Engineering (SCEE) in collaboration with UNESCO on June 20, the policy briefing was a follow-up of the three-day international workshop on Education for Managing Hydrological Extremes and Related Geohazards held at NUST from January 24 to 26. The speakers termed the event a great success as it held promise in finding means to address looming water scarcity issue. The daylong policy dialogue was also attended by representatives from different government departments including Planning Commission and Higher Education Commission of Pakistan.

e. Workshop on Emerging Trends and the Role of Standards in Future Healthcare Systems

‘Information and Communication Technology (ICT) has the potential to improve quality and efficiency of healthcare in Pakistan. Health Level Seven International (HL7) is playing a key role in promoting the use of ICT as a global authority on standards of inter operability in health systems.’ This was observed in a one-day workshop on Emerging Trends and the Role of Standards in Future Healthcare Systems held at NUST on June 21. NUST School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science (SEECS) organised the event. The focus of the workshop was on practical needs of the healthcare industry and to create awareness on healthcare standards through open participation in global HL7 community.

f. International Conference on Earthquake Engineering and Seismology

“Pakistan is located on a seismically active zone and high earthquake risk is evident from the fact that a large proportion of its land is susceptible to moderate to high intensity tremors. Preventing earthquakes from occurrence surely is a false conception but impact of such natural calamities can be reduced to minimal in case certain preemptive measures are adopted following the international standards.” This was the crux of presentations given during the International Conference on Earthquake Engineering and Seismology organised by the NUST Institute of


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Civil Engineering (NICE), in collaboration with the Higher Education Commission (HEC) and Pakistan Science Foundation from April 25 to 26. The conference intended to bridge the gap between the developed and the developing countries towards addressing issues related to earthquakes. The earthquake of October 2005 had brought unprecedented destruction to Kashmir and neighbouring regions. In order to prevent any possible secondary hazards derived from earthquake as well as to propose structural retrofitting and rebuilding methods, NUST invited experts from across the world.

g. International Conference on Flood Management

The natural calamity of biblical proportions that hit the country in the shape of flood during the year 2010 broke all the previous records as a vast area across the country was inundated with a major loss both in terms of life and property. NUST, in collaboration with HEC, organised a two-day international conference titled “Floods 2010: A Dialogue to Transform Devastation to Opportunity”. By holding this conference, NUST took an initiative towards providing a platform whereby the government and other stakeholders utilise collective wisdom in devising strategies to minimise the damages in the wake of future recurrent floods. Rector NUST, in his address during the conference, said that the unprecedented flood of 2010 had afflicted major population of the country, adding that the large-scale devastation should serve as a stimulus for us and be treated as an opportunity by gearing up efforts to confront any such disaster in the future.

2. Construction Projects a. Construction of Girls School for Flood-affected Villages in Darya Khan (Bhakkar)

NUST has the tradition of utilising resources for the establishment of schools and colleges in the neglected areas. In this connection, a school for girls has been constructed in Darya Khan, Bhakkar. The lack of learning facilities for girls in Basti Awan was conspicuous by the absence of any educational institution for them in the area. A survey carried out in this connection revealed that most among the women folk did not know anything beyond 1st Kalma. The local population is very eager to educate the girls and deserve care and attention. With the provision of four kanal land by the locals, NUST constructed a school in Basti Awan. Initially, the school has two classrooms for girls and a room for ladies vocational centre and a staffroom with the capacity to expand subsequently. At this stage, three teachers and a caretaker are employed along with the provision of necessary books and stationery. One teacher is assigned to look after the vocational centre in the evening. An amount of Rs 2.15 million had been allocated for the project. A Board of Directors comprising notables from the area with Director Admin NUST as its chairman looks after the administrative affairs of the school.

b. Renovation of School in Rawalpindi

Development of schools in urban areas has become a gigantic task; let alone education-related issues in villages. It is a great pity that even in big cities the condition of schools is deplorable. Construction of new schools and rehabilitation of old ones remain at the core of NUST community service projects. In a recently completed project, Government Pehlvi High School, Rawalpindi was renovated and upgraded by NUST authorities. A survey had brought to light the school’s dilapidated condition speaking volumes of apathy on part of its management. When NUST team visited the school for the first time, it was giving a look of a dumping yard as every inch of the floor was littered with waste. The walls had many crevices in them while the broken windows made the building look like an archaeological site. Needless to say, the furniture was mostly broken; stationary and other basic facilities were insufficient. The need to rehabilitate the school was felt at NUST whereby it was decided to renovate the building. In the first phase, heaps of garbage were removed and then the necessary construction work was started. Subsequently, the furniture was repaired, water coolers were installed and the rooms were furnished with electric appliances like ceiling fans and


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tubelights. The residents of the locality are pleased with the work NUST has done and have expressed their gratitude for providing their children a more congenial school environment. They were hopeful that their children would enjoy learning in the renovated school and work hard to become useful citizens.

3. NUST Initiatives for Clean Water in Pakistan NUST has undertaken many initiatives for ensuring supply of clean water in Pakistan. These include site survey of 544 sub districts of Pakistan for installing water filtration plants throughout the country, low cost on-site treatment of wastewater of Nullah Leh in Rawalpindi, monitoring of microbial contaminants and residual chlorine in water distribution network of Rawalpindi and Islamabad for optimization of chlorination dosage, study for building Combined Effluent Treatment Plant for textile industry in Faisalabad to treat the wastewater laden with pathogenic micro-organisms and toxic chemicals, characterization and treatment of high turbidity surface water in Chakwal, developing Membrane Bioreactor Technology to resolve water scarcity problem through reclamation and reuse of wastewater from a Sewage Treatment Plant and developing an Arsenic Removal Two-Stage Filter using titanium oxide nano-particles. NUST Pakistan and Solar Energy International (SEI) USA have also jointly worked on providing solar pumping systems for drinking water supply in six villages of the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) as a pilot project. Water pumping systems of different configurations were installed in these villages, either on spring water sources or on the dug wells and were operated using solar power systems. The pumped water is stored in a cemented storage tank in each village.

NUST Community Service Club (NCSC) Philanthropic consciousness among Nustians has been the guiding force in the creation of NUST Community Service Club. In fact, the initiation is a manifestation of humanitarian spirit much needed for addressing various core issues of national or social importance. The society extends membership to students, faculty, staff and other members of NUST community. The active participation of all segments within NUST has yielded good result in various community service initiatives. The Society enjoys full support of the administration that facilitates it in many ways.


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NCSC activities in a snapshot

Flood relief campaign at Risalpur: Collected Rs 107, 800. (Oct 2011)

Flood relief campaigns at Islamabad: Collected Rs 145,500 in first campaign and Rs 36,500 in second campaign. (Oct 2011)

Movie Night Fund Raiser: Collected Rs 50,000. Event was held at NUST, H-12 campus. (Oct 2011)

BBQ Night Fund Raiser: Collected Rs 85,005. Event was held at NUST H-12 campus. (Oct 2011)

Arranged New Year’s Evening with BarBQ and Movie night for SOS Children in H-11 SOS Village, Islamabad. (Dec 2011)

Arranged New Year’s Evening with BarBQ and Movie night for SOS Children in H-11 SOS Village, Islamabad. (Dec 2011)


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For flood-affected children at Kunri Camp, Umer Kot, arranged Diwali Function , Movie Night , Chooriyaan Distribution Camp, Fireworks and Eid gifts. (Nov 2011)

Participation in Eco-guards campaign for cleaning hiking trails in Islamabad, in conjunction with students from NDU and AMC.

Participated in organizing Angels’ sport gala for 2800 orphans from all over Pakistan, on 23rd March for three days at Islamabad Sport Complex.

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Alumni Affairs The Office of Alumni Affairs (OAA) was set up at NUST in June, 2011, with the objective of reconnecting NUST with its alumni. The Office of Alumni Affairs is working on the formulation of NUST Alumni Association (NAA) which will serve as a link between the Alumni and their alma mater. NUST has a large alumni body well placed in various sectors ranging from banking, telecom, pharmaceutical, automobile, Fast Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG), chemical, construction, development and the like. NAA is going to be a network of these professional and will be a platform for a number of activities including; Alumni Homecoming, Alumni Mentorship Programme, Alumni Talk Series and Alumni ‘Giving’ Programme.

a. Objectives of Office of Alumni Affairs The OAA was established to accomplish the following objectives; 1. Promoting a strong relationship between alumni and NUST. 2. Encourage the growth of NUST in terms of its academic, administrative, cultural and extra-curricular activities through appropriate programs which will be run by NAA. 3. Maintain an effective Alumni database, keep its records up-to-date and provide its access to all university users. 4. Develop and maintain a marketing plan for a strong NAA membership programme and other such income oriented programmes. 5. Plan, arrange and execute events initiated by NAA for the alumni body 6. Nurturing mutually beneficial relationship between NUST and its alumni and provide the Alumni body with ample opportunities to serve the university, its faculty and students. 7. Provide financial support to NUST and its programmes through a fund. 8. Highlight the achievements of prominent NUST alumni. 9. Inform alumni and friends about the achievements and development plans of the University as well as the association through a comprehensive communications and marketing program.

b. Progress The OAA has already worked on the initial development and formulation plan of NAA and the Policy Document and Constitution of NAA has already been drafted. The current presidents of all the alumni associations were taken on board, and their feedback and suggestions were incorporated in the Policy Document. Additionally, a detailed plan for the registration of the NUST alumni has been prepared and it will be rolled out with the formal launch of NAA. There are various programs and offerings which will be launched with the formal liftoff of NAA. Through these programmes, NUST will become more closely associated with its alumni and also give them a chance to contribute towards the development of their alma mater. In addition to that, a full-fledged social media marketing campaign for NAA has already begun with more than 1000 members already registered with NAA social media pages on Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter.


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Universities Building Leadership

Student Leadership In his book ‘The Art of the Leader’, W Cohan defines leadership as “an art of influencing others to their maximum performance to accomplish any task, objective or project.” Leadership basically is an amalgam of certain traits which helps a person influence a group of individuals to achieve a common objective. These can be summed up as ambition, confidence, charisma, empathy, creativity, valour, good attitude, cooperation, vision, and self-discipline. Seeking self-improvement means continually strengthening one’s own attributes. For a student, this can be achieved through self-study, formal classes, interaction with others and participation in extra-/co-curricular activities. It is heartening to note that universities now have their primary focus on producing ethical leaders towards national development. A university graduate takes pains in acquiring knowledge of his respective discipline/area of study through hard labour and thus turns out to be a potential expert/consultant to promote the cause of the organization he works for. He can be an invaluable asset for his employer/enterprise provided his academic excellence is supplemented with other activities that complement education. At NUST, the conduct of extra-/co-curricular activities, observed in tandem with the Institute’s curriculum and have a yearly schedule, gives impetus to shaping a wholesome educational environment for students. Working under the auspices of Student Affairs Directorate, NUST’s various clubs and societies engage students in such endeavours that permeate leadership attributes among them. These activities create a profound impact on students’ personalities by invoking their primal instinct to take on challenges at will and allowing them opportunities to handle situations. Furthermore, accolades received by students encourage them to aspire for even better performances. Following are the lists of various competitions and events, held within or outside NUST, in which Nustians showed their active participation:

Competitions held 01

College of Electrical and Mechanical Engineering

Title

Date(s)

Car Sketch Design

3 Jan, 2011

Hot Air Balloon Competition

1 April, 2011

Bridge Building Competition

10 May, 2011

EME Olympiad

6-9 Oct, 2011

Speed Design Competition

19 Dec , 2011

Egg Drop Competition

23 Dec , 2011

10th All Pakistan Inter College/ University Computer Projects Exhibition and Competition (ICT-COMPPEC)

24-25 June, 2011

National Engineering Robotics Contest (NERC)

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Military College of Signals

Title

Date(s)

Participated in Intercity Bilingual Declamation Competition at AM College

9-10 February, 2011

12th All Pakistan Parliamentary and Bilingual Déclamation Contest

20-23 July, 2011

English Debates

23 July, 2011

1st Intra NUST Short Story Compétition

August 2011

13th all Pakistan Declamation Contest Abbottabad (Army Burn Hall College)

14 October, 2011

Invitation for 1st Intra NUST Bilingual Elocution (qualified for 2nd round)

20 October, 2011

All Pakistan Bilingual Declamation Contest, 2011

23 Nov ,2011

Intra-NUST Table Tennis Championship

24 Dec, 2011

Intra-NUST Basketball Championship

25 Nov, 2011

Inter-university Football Competition (NUST,MAJU , Bahria University, COMSATS and Islamic University)

29 Nov, 2011

Inter NUST Squash Championship

9 Dec, 2011

Muqabla-e-Husne Qirat and Naat

20 Dec , 2011

e-Gaming

23-24 Dec, 2011

Quiz compétition

23 Dec, 2011

Speed Wiring Competition

23 Dec, 2011

Circuit Designing Competition

23 Dec, 2011

Speed Programming Competition

23 Dec, 2011

Sketching and Calligraphy Competition

23 Dec, 2011

Photography Competition and Exhibition

23 Dec, 2011

Cooking Competition (women)

23 Dec, 2011

Board Games

23 Dec, 2011

Chess

24 Dec, 2011

Junk yard

24 Dec, 2011

The Amazing Race MCS

24 Dec, 2011

Dumb Charades

24 Dec, 2011

Bait Bazi

24 Dec, 2011

Entertainment Quiz

24 Dec, 2011

Live Singing/movie

24 Dec, 2011

Sports events

24 Dec, 2011

Intra NUST Athletics Competition – 2011

28 Dec, 2011

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NUST Business School

Title

Date

All Pakistan Inter-University Debate Contest for the award of Allama Iqbal Shield

04

21-27 October, 2011

SMME

Title

Date(s)

Intra NUST Table Tennis Tournament

1-2 October, 2011

Intra SMME Futsal Tournament

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CAE

Title

Date

All Pakistan Bilingual Declamation Contest

06

22-25 November, 2011

MCE

Title

Date(s)

Badminton Tournament

11 -15 April, 2011

MCE Declamation Contest

10 May, 2011

MCE Debating Competition – 2011

11 October, 2011

NUST Hockey Championship – 2011

14-16 October, 2011

MCE Hockey Championship-2011

12-16 December, 2011

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NICE (SCEE)

Title

Date(s)

NICE Inter class Table Tennis Championship

1-4 March, 2011

NICE Inter Class Volleyball Championship

11-30 April, 2011

Intra NICE Football Championship

3-5 October, 2011

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SCME

Title

Date(s)

2nd Intra NUST Science Olympiad –Sytek ‘11

6-9 May, 2011

Ist Intra NUST Short Story

5 August 2011

Ist Intra NUST Bilingual Elocution

20 October, 2011

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PNEC

Title

Date(s)

ISO Internal Audit Training Workshop

11-12 January, 2011

The 26th All Pakistan Student Project Papers Seminar

3 March, 2011

COMKAR Command Hifz-o- Qiraat Competition – 2011

18 March, 2011

TECHFEST- 2011 Quiz Competition (IEEE-WIE-PNEC)

20 December, 2011


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Participation in Competition: 01

College of E&ME

Title

Venue

Award Won

1st Intra NUST Bilingual Elocution held on 20 October.

NBS, H-12 Sector

Won 3rd Prize

Intra NUST Debate Contest 2011-2012 held on 27 October.

HQ NUST

Won 2nd and 3rd prizes

All Pakistan Bilingual Declamation Contest held on 22-25 November.

PAF Academy, Risalpur

All Pakistan Declamation Contest from 22-23 November

GCU, Lahore

Lipton Talent Hunt (Uniliver)

National Competition

Shell ECO Marathon 2011

Sepang, Malaysia

APDC

GCU, Lahore

DBFC

GIK Institute

2nd

LUMS Psifi 2011

LUMS

1st

Shell Eco Marathon 2011

Malaysia

8th

SYTECH

SCME, NUST

4th

National Level IIT Bombay Techfest 2011 Qualifier Competition

Lahore University of Management Sciences, Lahore

1st and 3rd position

Title

Venue

Award Won

1st Intra NUST Bilingual Elocution held on 20 October.

NBS, H-12 Sector

Won 3rd Prize

Intra NUST Debate Contest 2011-2012 held on 27 October.

HQ NUST

Won 2nd and 3rd prizes

All Pakistan Bilingual Declamation Contest held on 22-25 November.

PAF Academy, Risalpur

All Pakistan Declamation Contest from 22-23 November

GCU, Lahore

Lipton Talent Hunt (Uniliver)

National Competition

Shell ECO Marathon 2011

Sepang, Malaysia

APDC

GCU, Lahore

DBFC

GIK Institute

2nd

LUMS Psifi 2011

LUMS

1st

Shell Eco Marathon 2011

Malaysia

8th

SYTECH

SCME, NUST

4th

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NBS

Title

Venue

Award Won

RCCI Business Plan Competition

RCCI

Ist Prize

Title

Venue

Award Won

Intra NUST Squash Tournament

College of EME

1st Prize

Intra NUST Football Tournament

H-12, Islamabad

Runners-up

Intra NUST Wall Climbing Competition

H-12, Islamabad

1st Prize

04

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CAE

Title

Venue

Design, Build & Fly Competition (DBFC), GIKI Topi, held from 08-10 April.

Topi

Microcontroller Programming Competition, April 2011

FAST NU Lahore

Microcontroller Programming Competition April 2011 Future Flight Design Competition (FFD-2011), Istanbul, Turkey 11-14 May. Prime Minister’s Entrepreneurial Challenge, Feb - Oct 2011

Essay Competition October 2010 to December 2011

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(a) First Position in Electric Driven Aircraft (b) Third Position in Engine Driven Aircraft Team:Waqas Akram, Amir Abdullah, Aoun Muhammad Usman Umer Second Prize Atif Mehmood Sohaib Jaffar M Umar Qureshi

First Prize CEPEX COMSAT M Umar Qureshi Islamabad Syed Arsalan Ali Istanbul, Turkey

Fifth Position among 58 teams from eight different countries. Team:Waqas Akram, Amir Abdullah, Syed Aoun Muhammad, Officer Usman Umer 4th Position

Islamabad

AirEx ‘ 11 Innovation Challenge 02 - 04 December

GISTech-1 Competition 30 September to 05 December

Award Won

Topi

(a) 2nd position Aman Sharif, Usman Ashraf, Ehraz Ali , Aniq and Hassan Raza in “HIGH IN THE SKY”. (b) 1st position Ahsan Abdul Sattar and 2nd Position Abdul Basit in “CONQUER THE SKY” (c) 3rd position Fahad Muhammad Hamza Kayani in “BEAT GRAVITY THE WRIGHT WAY”. (d) 1st position Atif and 2nd position G/C Babar Ali in “KALEIDOSCOPE”

Istanbul, Turkey

A business plan competition in which around 150 teams from Muslim world submitted their business plans. As many as 25 teams were short listed to attend the final round in Turkey from 3-5 December, 2011. From these 25 teams final 11 were short listed. CAE Team represented by Mr Rizwan Yousaf secured 9th position.

Islamabad

1st Position: Arsalan Ali, student of Aerospace Department 2nd Position Muhammad Amir

NICE (SCEE)

Title

Venue

Discover Award by Prime Minister of Pakistan on 17th October 2011 on “Artificial Brain Controller Prosthetic Limb”

Attended the International GISTech’11 Competition (2nd Global Entrepreneurial Summit) held in Istanbul, Turkey during 03 – 06 December

Award Won

SCEE Seminar Hall, NUST HQ

Cheque of Rs 250,000.00 awarded by Prime Minister of Pakistan to following UG Students:a. Fahad Islam Tiwana, b. Syed Muhammad Bilal Khalid, c. Muhammad Nouman

Istanbul, Turkey

Runners-up, awarded US$ 5000.00 to the following students:a. Fahad Islam Tiwana, b. Syed Muhammad Bilal Khalid


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MCE

Title

Venue

Award Won

Intervarsity Hockey (Zone-C) Championship

Rawalpindi

MCE Runners-up

NUST Hockey Championship 2011

MCE Risalpur

MCE Winner

Intra NUST Volleyball Competition

EME College Rawalpindi

MCE Winner

Title

Venue

Award Won

Poster Presentation on Summer Undergraduate Industrial Training (SUIT), 1st All Pakistan Explore Engineering and Technology, 2011

University of Engineering & Technology, Lahore

First Position by Osama Hasan

All Pakistan Science-Fiction Essay Competition

National Academy of Young Scientists (NAYS)

Second Position by Nadia Naseer

1st Intra NUST Short Story Competition

NUST HQ

First Position by Taibah Jaffery

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PNEC

Title

Venue

Award Won

Debating Championship 2011

Ziauddin University

All Karachi Debate Competition, 2011

Mohammad Ali Jinnah University

Students’ Week 2011

Abdullah Govt College for Women

2nd prize in Qirat Competition

All Karachi Bilingual Declamation Contest

Bahria University

All Pakistan Mechanical Engineering Conference GIKI

1st Position in team activity, 3rd position in Technical Paper and 3rd position in Quiz

Intra PN Nautical Competition

PNA

PNEC Secured runners-up position

Flying Competition AIR ‘EX’

GIKI

3rd position

The 26th Multi-topic International Symposium-2011 dated 16-17 March

PNEC

3rd position (awarded merit certificates, Gold Medals individually and Rs 12000/-cash prize and a shield awarded)

International Youth Model United Nations Turkey-held from 7-11 March 2011

Antalya, Turkey

--ronet competition held on 30 April to 1 May

National University of Computer a. won 2nd position in Quiz Com& Emerging Sciences, (FAST), petition Karachi b. won 2nd position in I-Quest c. won 3rd position in Circuit Design Competition d. Team reached the final in innovative category e. Team reached the final in Programming Competition f. Team reached the final in EZenith competition

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Venue

Award Won

3rd National Conference on Information & Communication Technologies and Career Fair (CONNECT-2011) held on 23 April

Usman Institute of Technology, Hamdard University Karachi

The American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air conditioning Engineers organized project exhibition and quiz competition held in May 2011

NED University

Won 2nd position in Quiz competition

National Engineering Robotics Contest (NERC) held from 28 June to 2 July

EME College, Rawalpindi

IEEE Conference held June-July 2011 at New Zealand

New Zealand University and IEEE Office

All Pakistan IT Competition & Project Exhibition TECHELITE-2011 held on 21 July

NED University

SENTEC-2011 PROJECT EXHIBITION held on 25 Juy 2011

NED University

ITEC-2011”Project Competition held on 30 July

NED University

Session on Customer Experience Management using Information Technology held on 7 Sep

Usman Institute of Technology, Hamdard University

E-INDUS 2011 Competition held on 15 Oct, 2011

Institute Industrial Electronics Engineering, Karachi

Won Ist Prize in logic quiz competition

EME OLYMPIAD-2011 held on 9 Oct 2011

EME College Rawalpindi

Won Ist Prize in Chess competition

Launching ceremony IEEE WIE at UIT held Oct, 2011

Usman Institute of Technology, Hamdard University

World Space Week organized by SUPARCO on Golden Jubilee on Oct 4-10, 2011

Pakistan Space & Upper Atmosphere Research Commission (SUPARCO) HQ, Karachi


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College of E&ME

Event Title

Date Held

Description of Event

Goonj Musical Night

Jan 2011

The Society of Arts and Languages EME organized a fund-raiser musical night for victims of the flood. Several in-house bands participated in the event to make it a success.

EME Arts Gala 2011

Jan 2011

The Society of Arts and Languages EME organized an arts gala with events ranging from junk art contest to wall graffiti and sand castles making.

Open House

June 2011

Display of final year projects, tests & interviews are arranged for organizations

10th All Pakistan Inter College/ June 2011 University Computer Projects Exhibition and Competition (ICT-COMPPEC (2011)

The 10th all Pakistan Inter-College/University Computer Projects Exhibition and Competition (ICT-COMPPEC 2011) was inaugurated on 24th June 2011 by Mr Saeed Ahmed Khan, Secretary, Ministry of IT and Telecom. The closing ceremony of the competition was held on 25th June 2011. For the first time College of E&ME co-hosted this mega event with National ICT-R&D Fund and it turned out to be a great success. Major General Muhammad Shahid, Hilal-i-Imtiaz Military, Commandant College of E&ME was the Guest of Honour. Chief Executive National ICT R&D Fund, Mr Fawad Younus, was also present at the occasion. Dr Shoaib Ahmed Khan, Head of Computer Department of Computer Engineering. College of E&ME was the chief organizer of this event. In total, over 75 projects from different universities, colleges and renowned organizations from all over Pakistan, were displayed during the exhibition, which was visited by a large number of people.

Olympiad 2011

Oct 2011

NUST EME Olympiad 2011 was organized as a mega fund raiser that would focus upon relief and aid of the flood victims in Pakistan. It provided a healthy inter-university competitive platform for students to participate in.

Event Title

Date Held

Description of Event

Open House

6 July

Project Presentation and Job fair

Event Title

Date Held

Description of Event

NUST Talent Expo 2011

14 Jun

Jointly organized by NBS and SEECS. Mr. Mohammad Ghalib Nishtar, President, Khushhali Bank was the chief guest.

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SMME

Event Title

Date Held

Description of Event

Short course on Pro/Engineer Wildfire 5 and CNC Machining

13 June to 1 July

Short course on Pro/Engineer Wildfire 5 and CNC Machining with collaboration of M/s Trojans, Islamabad for NESCOM, PMO, Engineers and Students was conducted by SMME.

Concluding Ceremony of Innovation 2011: Robotics Workshop

19 February to 6 March

Workshop on Relative Grading System by HoD Dr Riaz Ahmad (SMME)

26 July

Embedded System Workshop was conducted in SMME CAD/ CAM Lab

8 August to 25 August

Inauguration ceremony for 23 November Establishment of National Instruments (NI USA) Academy at SCEE Auditorium.

Inaugural Ceremony of IMechE 14 December NUST Student Chapter by SMME at SCME Seminar Hall

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CAE

Event Title

Date Held

Description of Event

Certificates Award Ceremony of Flight Line Management Course for Senior Engineering Officers

12 January

Commandant CAE, Air Cdre Muhammad Sohail, SI (M) was the chief guest at the occasion.

Certificates Award Ceremony 28 January of JCOs Maintenance Management Course

Commandant CAE, Air Cdre Muhammad Sohail, SI(M) was the chief guest on the occasion

Certificates Award Ceremony of Aircraft Inspection Services / Quality Control Course

18 Februay

Air Officer Commanding PAF Academy, Risalpur Air Vice Marshal Syed Hassan Raza, SI(M), S Bt was the chief guest.

Curriculum Review

21 February (33rd ACM)

Revised B.E Aerospace/Avionics Curriculum was approved in 33rd ACM, to meet future academic and technological advancements.

Certificates Award Ceremony of Senior Engineering Officers (Elect Officers) course

11 March

Commandant CAE, Air Cdre Muhammad Sohail, SI (M) was the chief guest.

Certificates Award Ceremony 20 April of JCOs Maintenance Management Course

Commandant CAE, Air Cdre Muhammad Sohail, SI (M) was the chief guest on the occasion.

ISO Re-certification Visit

External ISO Auditor visited the college for ISO Certification. The audit did not find any (Minor / Major) None conformance Report (NCR)

09 June

Certificates Award Ceremony 10 June of Senior Engineering Management Course

Deputy Chief of the Air Staff, Air Vice Marshal Qasim Masood Khan, HI(M) was the chief guest on the occasion.

Certificates Award Ceremony of Primary Professional Training Course

Dean CAE, Air Cdre Ahmed Ejaz Nadeem, SI(M) was chief guest on the occasion.

16 June


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Certificates Award Ceremony of Flight Line Management Course

27 July

Dean CAE, Air Cdre Abdul Munem Khan was chief guest on the occasion.

Certificates Award Ceremony 29 July of Aircraft Inspection Services/ Quality Control Course

Commandant CAE Air Cdre Ahmed Ejaz Nadeem SI (M) was the chief guest on the occasion.

Certificates Award Ceremony 05 October of JCOs Maintenance Management Course

Dean CAE, Air Cdre Abdul Munem Khan was chief guest on the occasion.

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30 Dec, 2011. Aircraft Inspection Services / Quality Control Course in progress. Certificates Award Ceremony of Aircraft Inspection Services/ Quality Control Course Open House Best Project Presentation & Open House Ceremony

29 March

Air Vice Marshal Qasim Masood HI (M), DCAS (Engg) was the chief guest at the ceremony. Students of 70 Engineering Course presented their final semester projects and best project award ceremony was held.

Best Project Presentation & Open House Ceremony

21 September

Air Vice Marshal Arshad Khan TI (M), SI (M), MD APF was chief guest on Open House Ceremony. Students of 71 Engineering Course presented their final semester projects and best project award ceremony was held.

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IESE

Event Title

Date Held

Description of Event

Spring Festival

7April

Participation of UG students by establishing different stall for refreshment of visitors

Nesvita Woman of Strength

7 April

Speech Competition (Female Students only)

Rift 2011

13-15 May

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Visit of Students of Sibi College June 2

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Visit of Students of University of Engineering and Technology, Taxila

1st June to 6 July

Facilitation and conduct of Experiments Microbiology

MS Thesis defended by Mr. M Sajid Riaz

09 September

Student informed about Research

MS Thesis defended by Mr. Zohaib Ur Rehman

16 September

Student informed about Research

Visit of MoST Team

14 September

The team was apprised of IESE R&D activities

MS Thesis defended by Syeda Sumaira Fatima

14 October

Student informed about Research

Visit of PEC Team

18-19 October

Accreditation of BE Env. Engg at IESE


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IGIS

Event Title

Date Held

Description of Event

Thesis Defence

11 February

Study of Recharge of Aquifer by Kurram River and its Tributaries and suitable site Selection for Artificail Recharge using GIS/RS Technique by Ajmal Hussain

Thesis Defence

25 February

GIS Optimization of River Water Harvesting in Ghazi Dist. Haripur by Dawood Khan

Thesis Defence

25 February

Volumetric Decrease in Baltoro Biafo and Batura Glaciers of Pakistan by Syed Naseem Abbas

Thesis Defence

25 February

Ecological Suitability and Temporal Analysis of Uchalli Lake For White Headed Duck by Asma Zafar

Thesis Defence

14 March

Modeling Flood Inundation of River Kabul using HEC-GeoRAS model by Muhammad Qasim Jan

Presentation to Chairman EA&QEC and Addl Registrar PEC

22 March

Introduction of BE Geoinformatics programme at IGIS (NUST) by Engr Muhammad Sarwar Jamal at SCEE

Thesis Defence

15 April

Wheat yield estimation using satellite remote sensing by Uzma Rubab

Thesis Defence

28 April

Identification and Mapping of Potential sites for Bio Gas Production using GITs by Hafiza Imra Shaheen

Presentation to Chairman EA&QEC (PEC)

4 May

Introduction of BE Geoinformatics programme at IGIS (NUST) by Engr Muhammad Sarwar Jamal at NTU Faisalabad

Presentation to Specialist in GIS at PEC

20 May

A national seminar on Introduction of BE Geoinformatics programme at IGIS (NUST) was presented by Engr Muhammad Sarwar Jamal to the leading specialist of the country

Thesis Defence

5 October

Soil Texture Classification and Soil Fertility Assessment Using Remote Sensing and GIS by Zaheer Ahmed

Thesis Defence

5 October

Customer and Network Care Solutions for Telecommunications Using Geoinformatics by Usman Jamil

Thesis Defence

6 October

Change Detection and Mapping of Malaria Risk Zones in Rawalpindi using Remote Sensing and GIS Techniques by Haris Mazhar

Thesis Defence

6 Oct 2011

Delineation of Crop management Zones Using Multiyear Crop Yield Monitor Data by Naeem Abbas Malik

Thesis Defence

6 October

Spatial Informatics and Geographical Information Systems Development of Power Theft Monitoring System by Gul Raiz Khan

2ndAeromodeling Training Course

15-30 October

NUST Aeromodeling Club organized 2nd flying training course from 1530 October 2011. Six students were selected in two groups each from SEECS and SMME. These groups were selected because of their intention to participate in Design, Build and Fly Competition (DBFC) that is going to be held in GIKI in April 2012.

Thesis Defence

17 October

Forest Management: A Case Study of Kohistan Forest Resource Assessment with GIS and Remote Sensing by Muhammad Afrasiyab

Thesis Defence

21 October

Geo-Spatial Analysis of Hepatitis C in District Hafizabad, Punjab by Shahid Imran

Training Session

18 November

Orientation on GIS Tool (OASIS) for GIS Students by iMMAP team at IGIS

Welcome Party for BE 2011

18 November

Welcome Party organized by BE Geoinformatics 2010 students for the newly inducted BE Geoinformatics 2011 students

Short Course

12 Dec 2011 to 23 Dec 2011

Short Courses on Advanced RS & GIS held at IGIS for Army Officers from GHQ

Short Course

26 Dec 2011 to 6 Jan 2012

Short Courses on Advanced RS & GIS held at IGIS for Army Officers from GHQ


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MCE

Event Title

Date Held

Description of Event

Open House/Convocation 2011

15 September

Presented certificates to OD-66/CED-67 and 68/CED-69

Event Title

Date Held

Description of Event

Pakistan Day

25 March

Bzam-i- Pakistan Society

09

OD-

NICE

Welcome Party to PG Students 29 September

Welcome Party to students of PG-2011 by senior PG Students of NICE.

Welcome Dinner to UG Students

Welcome dinner was given by the students of NICE UG CE 2009 & 2010 to new entrants of session 2011. A comedy show was also organized by students.

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NIT

Event Title

Date Held

Description of Event

NUST Book Fair at NIT (SCEE), NUST Islamabad

19-20 April

Mega NUST Book Fair organized by National Institute of Transportation, at NIT (SCEE) library. The purpose of the event was to facilitate faculty, students and staff of the NUST by providing access to books at their door step for acquainting with recent publications and purchase at discounted rates. Seven booksellers displayed books on Civil Engineering, Transportation Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Construction Engineering & Management, Structural Engineering, Water Resource Engineering & Management, Geotechnical Engineering, Geographical Information System, Computer & Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Robotics, Manufacturing Engineering, Chemical & Material’s Engineering, Math & Physics, Architecture, Business Management, Economics, Islam, History, Fiction, Drama, Biographies and Literature

Visit of Foreign student Ms. Szilvia Hinkel of Budapest University of Technology & Economic, Hungry, sponsoring International Students under IAESTE program

2 August 2011 to 14 August 2011

Ms. Szilvia Hinkel of Budapest University of Technology & Economic, Hungry, sponsoring International Students under IAESTE Program was attached with NIT (SCEE) from NUST from 2 August 2011 to 14 August 2011. The student was briefed about NIT (SCEE) and visited NIT Library, Transportation Laboratory, Computer Laboratory and also briefed about PG Courses, Curriculum and Research/Exam Procedures during her stay. On 4 August 2011, the student, Lec Rabia Haroon and one MS student of NIT were visited CENTAURUS building.

15 November Visit of 115 member delega2011 tion of MCE faculty members and students at NIT (SCEE) H-12 NUST Campus, Islamabad

A 115 member delegation of MCE faculty members and students visited NIT (SCEE). The faculty and students were briefed about NIT (SCEE) and also visited NIT Library, Transportation Laboratory, Computer Laboratory and also briefed about PG Courses, Curriculum and Research/Exam Procedures.


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SCME

Event Title

Date Held

Description of Event

Astronomy Night

Jan 2011

A telescope observation session in collaboration with Pakistan Astronomers’ Society. More than 500 students participated in the brief and visualized Jupiter and its moons.

Tech Talk

Mar 2011

A guest speaker lecture on Unmanned Aerial Vehicles by Engineers from SATUMA.

All Pakistan Mazahiya Mushaira

28 March

Humorous poetry reading by renowned poets including Anwar Masood, Sarfaraz Shahid, Dr. Inam-ul-Haq Javed and many others.

Meet the Scientist

18 April

A motivational talk by renowned scientist and mentor of NUST Science Society, Dr. Samar MubarakmandNI inspiring students to work in the areas of coal technology and mineral processing .

Breast Cancer Awareness Session

18 October

The session was held only for ladies in collaboration with Shaukat Khanam Memorial Hospital and Research Centre.

One-day Workshop on Young Researchers’ Skill Development

26 November

Workshop on developing skills of students in diverse areas of proposal writing, grants, publications, methodology, resume, scholarships and science networking. More than 300 students participated from 40 different universities. In collaboration with NAYS and Pakistan Science Foundation.

Tech Talk (Energy Crisis and NUST Solution

Nov 2011

Guest speaker session on the energy scenario of Pakistan and NUST initiatives in the domain.

Meet the Scientist

29 December

An inspirational talk by Dr. Ishfaq Ahmad NI guiding students on upcoming trends and areas of progressive research and studies.

Event Title

Date Held

Description of Event

Adjudication Board ME S-VIII

31 December

Project presentation of students S-VIII ME

11th Open House Job Fair

13 January

PNEC final year project exhibition. Participation of six representatives of various organizations viz. SSGC, UIT, ABB, Wave-Tech, Engage-Consultant and WinPro Inc..

IEEE PNEC chapter New appointment holders ceremony

14 February

Handing over-taking over of new appoint holders of IEEEPNEC officials.

Event Title

Date Held

Description of Event

3rd Italian Pakistan Workshop on Relativistic Astrophysics Lecce, Italy

20-22 June

The workshop was arranged by Department of Physics, University of salento Lecce, Italy, National Institute of Nuclear Physics (INFN), Centre of Advanced Mathematics and Physics, Islamabad, Pakistan & Abdus Salam International Centre for Theoretical Physics Trieste, Italy for collaboration in the area of relativistic astrophysics.

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Faculty and Administrative Staff Leadership NUST faculty and staff have the memberships of following government policymaking committees/councils: S/No Name

Faculty & Administrative staff leadership

1.

Brig Dr. Muhammad Younus Javed

Member of governing body Pakistan Engineering Council (PEC)

2.

Dr. Khalid Pervez

Convener of EPE Curriculum Sub-Committee on Aerospace Engineering of PEC Convener of National Curriculum Revision Committee (NCRC Aerospace Engg) of HEC Member of Pakistan Engineering Council (PEC) Member of American Institute of Aeronautical and Astronautics (AIAA)

3.

Dr. Muhammad Nasrullah Khan, Principal SCEE

Member - American Society of Civil Engineers Member - Pakistan Engineering Council Member - Associate Member of Institution of Engineers

4.

Dr. Ishtiaq A. Qazi, Professor & Associate Dean IESE- Member – Pakistan National Accreditation Council (PNAC), SCEE MoST, Islamabad. Head of Expert Panel on Technology Foresight in Environment – Pakistan Council for Science and Technology (PPCST), Islamabad.

5.

Dr. Liaqat Ali, Associate Dean NICE-SCEE

Member of Pakistan Engineering Council

6.

Dr. Muhammad Anwar Baig, Prof & HoD Env. Sci

Member – Pakistan National Accreditation Council (PNAC), MoST, Islamabad.

7.

Dr. Zahiruddin Khan, Assoc Prof & HoD Env. Engg

Member – HEC National Curriculum Revision Committee in Environmental Engineering

8.

PA-34037 Lt Col Dr. Muhammad Irfan, NIT –SCEE

Award – International Road Federation Executive Leadership Award. Member of Steering Committee NHA, Pavement Research Study, (Improvement of Asphalt Mix Design Technology for Pakistan). Member of Pakistan Engineering Council. Member of Institute of Engineers Pakistan Member of American Society of Civil Engineers, ASCE.

9.

Dr. Muhammad Khaliq Ur Rashid Kayani

Member of Pakistan Engineering Council

10.

Dr. Syed Muhammad Jamil

Member of Pakistan Engineering Council

11.

Engr. Mansoor Azam

Member of Pakistan Engineering Council

12.

Dr. Syed Ali Rizwan

Member Executive Committee PEC Vice-President, Pakistan Engg Congress Member ACI Committee 237,234,232 Expert Member Federal Public Service Commission (FPSC)

13.

Dr. Sajjad Haider

Member of Pakistan Engineering Council

14.

Dr. Hamza Farooq Gabriel

Member of Pakistan Engineering Council

15.

Engr. Amir FaizUllah

Member of Pakistan Engineering Council

16.

Engr. Athar Saeed

Member of Pakistan Engineering Council

17.

Engr. Nasrul Haq

Member of Pakistan Engineering Council

18.

Engr. Ansar Iqbal

Member of Pakistan Engineering Council

19.

Engr. Muhammad Naseem Khan

Member of Pakistan Engineering Council

20.

Engr. Mansoor Khalid

Member of Pakistan Engineering Council Expert Member Federal Public Service Commission (FPSC)

21.

Dr. Kamran Akhtar

Member of Pakistan Engineering Council


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Dr. Abdul QadirBhatti

Member Pakistan Engg Council and Pakistan Engg Congress ASCE – American Society of Civil Engg JSCE – Japan Society of Civil Engg Member Academic Committees, NTS Convener subject committee “Civil Engineering” NTS Member ACI Committees, 369,349,370 Member Editorial Board “Journal of Earthquake Engg & Science” Member Editorial Board “Journal of Construction Engg & Research”

23.

Dr. Shaukat Ali Khan

Member of Pakistan Engineering Council

24.

Dr. Syed Yasir Alam

Member of Pakistan Engineering Council

25.

Engr. Ammara Mubeen

Member of Pakistan Engineering Council

26.

Engr. Muhammad Umar Khan Niazi

Member of Pakistan Engineering Council

27.

Engr. Muhammad Ammar

Member of Pakistan Engineering Council

28.

Engr. Sana Khan

Member of Pakistan Engineering Council

29.

Engr. Muhammad Jahanzeb

Member of Pakistan Engineering Council

30.

Engr. Irfan Ahmed Abbasi

Member of Pakistan Engineering Council

31.

Dr. Abdul Munem Khan

Member HEC National Curriculum Review Committee for Aerospace Engineering Member Syllabus Committee for Engineering Practice Exam for Aerospace Engineering

32.

Dr. Abid Ali Khan

Member HEC National Curriculum Review Committee for Aerospace Engineering

33.

Dr. Jahangir Khan Kayani

Convener & Member HEC National Curriculum Review Committee for Aerospace Engineering

34.

Dr. Ajmal Khan

Member HEC National Curriculum Review Committee for Aerospace Engineering

35.

Dr. Abdul Ghafoor

Member ASME Member PEC

36.

Dr. Riaz Ahmed Mufti

IMechE UK/Professional Engr PEC

37.

Dr. Khurshid Alam

I (VOIS)

38.

Dr. Muhammad Nabeel Anwar

Italian Society of Biomedical Engg

39.

Dr. Yasar Ayaz

1st Pakistan Scholar included in the Editorial Board of International Journal of Advanced Robotics System

40.

Dr. Adeel Waqas

ASHRAE

41.

Dr. Mohsin Jamil

IEEE

42.

Lec Mian Ashfaq Ali

Korean Society Automation Engg

43.

Dr. Muhammad Nabeel Younis

AM IMechE


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University Governance

National University of Sciences and Technology was established in March 1991 for the promotion of higher scientific education in the country through Prime Minister’s Directive issued on 4th of March 1991. The University was granted its charter in 1993 through a Presidential Order No 1 of 1993. It was set up through an Act of the Parliament, and was named as National University of Sciences and Technology Act 1997. The President of Pakistan is the Patron-in-Chief of the University and following are the senior office bearers officers of the University, namely: 1. The Chancellor 2. The Pro-Chancellor 3. The Rector 4. Pro-Rector (Planning and Resources) 5. Pro-Rector (Academics) 6. The Registrar and various Directors to assist their respective Pro-Rectors 7. Heads of Colleges and Schools Authorities The following are authorities of the University, namely; 1. The Board of Governors; 2. The Executive Committee; 3. The Academic Council; 4. The Faculty Board of Studies; 5. Such other authorities as may be constituted by the Board. The Board of Governor (BoG) is the highest forum which has the control of the affairs and the power to lay down the policies of the university. Issues are deliberated and evaluated by ECM and those requiring approval and decision of BOG are recommended accordingly by ECM to BoG. Meetings Detail regarding frequency of meetings of above bodies which are arranged by Headquarters of the University indicating date of last meetings held thereof, is given below:-

S/No Detail

Frequency of Meetings

Date of Last Meeting Held Tentative Schedule for Next Meetings

a.

The Board of Governors Meeting (BOG Meeting)

Twice a Year (or at any other 15th BOG – 30 July, 2010 time as called by the Chairman)

16th BOG – 03 Feb, 2012

b.

The Executive Committee Meeting (ECM)

Twice a year (or on required basis)

29 Nov 2011

Jul 2012

c.

Academic Council Meeting Quarterly basis (ACM)

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Office of Resource Generation/Development

Initiatives and Implementation Implementation during the FY 201011: During the Financial Year 2010-11 three projects were nearing completion. The first two projects i.e. Establishment of Information Technology & Management Sciences, & Telecommunication Institutes at Islamabad – Phase-I and Establishment of Headquarters NUST and Hi-Tech Postgraduate Science and Technology Institutes at Islamabad – Phase-I have been delayed due to non-release of funds. However, major work including Civil Works of both the projects which is almost 50% of total cost of the projects, have been completed. These projects were expected to be completed in September 2011 but will now be completed in June 2013. The third project “PERN Network Performance Monitoring and Event Diagnosis (NUST)” is at final stage and will be completed by December 2012.

Future Plans Future Plan for Resource Generation a. Efforts were made for approval of number of projects from HEC, however, during year 2011 following projects were approved:1. Establishment of Grid Station at Sector H-12, Islamabad for NUST – Rs. 408.970 M 2. Establishment of NUST Teaching Hospital and School of Health Sciences at Sector H-12, Islamabad – Rs. 6703.712 M b. Keeping in view the financial crunch prevailing in the country, NUST is developing projects which will be jointly funded through Public Private Partnership (PPP). These include:1. Residential accommodation for faculty and staff 2. Establishment of a Smart School at NUST

Future Plans of Development NUST new Camps is being developed in a phased manner. Following are the phases of development of NUST new campus:

a. Development of NUST New Campus Sector H-12, Islamabad (Phase-I) As per our Charter, the Principal seat of the university was required to be established in Islamabad. In order to meet

legal and functional requirements of the university, a new, modern and technology smart campus of NUST has been established at Islamabad. The establishment of NUST new campus was approved in 2002 with implementation period spread over 9 years; we are currently in the 10th year of our implementation plan. The project will now be completed in 2013 essentially due to slow release of funds by the Government. We shifted here in Nov 2008 while the campus development work was still in progress. Five major schools and four centres/institutes are fully functional at this campus. As per the NUST Master Plan, following facilities have been completed and institutes are functional:• School of Electrical Engineering & Computer Sciences (SEECS) • NUST Business School (NBS) • School of Chemical & Materials Engineering (SCME) • School of Civil & Environmental Engineering (SCEE) • School of Mechanical & Manufacturing Engineering (SMME) • Atta-ur-Rahman School of Applied Biosciences (ASAB) • Centre for Advanced Mathematics and Physics (CAMP) • Research Centre for Modeling & Simulation (RCMS) • School of Art Design and Architecture (SADA) • NUST Institute of Peace and Conflict Studies (NIPCONS) • Centre for Energy Systems (CES) • NUST Institute of Leadership in Education (NILE)

b. Phase-II of NUST Development

Govt of Pakistan has approved the establishment of Grid Station to meet the power requirements of the University. Additionally, establishment of NUST Teaching Hospital at NUST Campus has also been approved. It will be a 500 bed teaching hospital with a medical college, school of nursing, school of paramedics and school of pharmacy. It is planned to provide quality education and healthcare to the people of Pakistan. The project is expected to start in year 2013 and will take four years to be completed by 2017.

c. Phase-III of NUST Development It includes NUST Science and Technology Park (NSTP), additional schools, consolidation, upgradation of Academic & Research Institutes and simultaneous activities for HR Development. The NSTP will promote interaction between institutions i.e. Universities, research parks, large companies, venture funds etc and non institutional elements i.e. talent, bodies of knowledge and virtual communities to create job opportunities for the youth and link local assets to global and domestic markets generating value. NUST envisions providing stimulus to catalyze economic activity in the


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country and developing a unique Knowledge Based MultiIndustry Cluster including segments of the IT& Telecom, Engineering, Biotech/Bio.Pharm, Banking/Financial Services, Defense Technologies, Power and Automotive Industries. The expected output of the collaboration and synergies within the NSTP should provide:• Technology enhancement nationally. • Development of efficient systems in both Public and Private Sector. • Resolve (or assist in solution i.e. diagnosis) the issues of the Industry via R & D. • Production of goods and services (creating value addition) that compete at global level beneficial to the national economy. • The University’s underlying purpose for NSTP goes a significant step beyond the fairly usual concept of developing an elite business complex. Instead, the need for providing a commerce and research driven exchange between academia and industry is stressed. The means to achieve this given the above goals can be visualized through the following objectives: • Commercialization of research, both in terms of focusing the University’s endeavors towards commercially feasible areas of study as well as minimizing the transition period between technological innovation and its commercial deployment. • Presenting the University and Pakistani Industry to the

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international community as a significant player in highend research and innovation. Providing a strong point of presence for major international companies and enterprises thereby channeling world-class technology and practice into local and regional businesses. Providing incubator programmes to promote emerging small-businesses and enterprises with the required technical, financial and administrative support. Utilizing industrial presence for the benefit of students and faculty members, thereby providing significant real-world exposure that will enhance their academic performance. Generating employment opportunities for students during their course of study and upon graduation.

d.

NUST is also endeavouring to obtain approval of following development projects from HEC that are planned to be executed from FY 2012-13 to 2014-15 (if approved):• • • •

Establishment of Manufacturing Resource Center at NUST Internal Development of Land in Sector H-12 for NUST – Phase-V Establishment of Sports Facilities at NUST Strengthening of Schools/Colleges of NUST


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CHAPTER 13

Health Centre/Medical Facilities

Medical Facilities Healthcare Services NUST Medical Centre at H-12 Campus is functioning since July 30, 2010, under supervision of Medical Directorate, with the aim of providing primary healthcare to the employees, families and students. Based the working of NUST Medical Centre, the objectives and analysis envisaged by Medical Directorate are as follows: a. Deliver positive health and freedom from sickness. b. Describe distribution and magnitude of health and disease problems in NUST community at H-12 Campus. c. Identify health risk factors and suggest timely remedial measures. d. Planning, implementation and evaluation of medical services and setting up of priorities among health services. e. Prevention, control and treatment of diseases. At present Medical Centre is providing round-the-clock emergency treatment, OPD facility, detention in wards, dressing facilities, first aid and ambulance services and medical covers during campus events including VVIP visits and medical examinations of all new recruitments. After completion of planned 500 bed hospital at H-12 campus, the centre will remain functional as filter clinic for NUST students, employees and their families.

Dengue Prevention Campaign Against the backdrop of prevailing Dengue Fever epidemic in the country, a comprehensive Dengue Prevention Campaign was launched by Medical Directorate. It started with a talk by Director Medical Sciences. Later handouts and posters were widely distributed and banners were displayed at focal points.

Health Policy - 2011 Health Policy 2011 has been implemented from 15 August 2011. The policy has been customized according to changed healthcare and socioeconomic dynamics, clearly delineating the provisions and restrictions for all categories of employees, which is a mandatory for every present day organization with a positive growth potential.

Health Insurance Policy Health Insurance for faculty members and contract officers was finalized with Adam Jee Insurance company and started from 1 September 2011. The firm is providing wider coverage according to present days healthcare delivery trends. Till date 234 members and 704 lives have been insured with the firm.

Dengue awareness centre was established at Medical Centre and Centre was upgraded for receiving and managing cases. Advice was rendered for procurement of fumigators and periodic fumigation with concomitent anti mosquito spray was carried out in hostels, offices and residential area inside H-12 Campus under supervision of Director Medical Sciences.


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Counselling for stress reduction NUST has surpassed other national academic institutions by providing basic mental health facility to its community through establishing an independent unit; which commenced functioning in mid October 2008. Qualified and experienced psychologists and counselors are part of a team, eager to provide basic level support. C3A is integral part of NUST educational and health services program that is supportive of the academic mission of NUST. The service is provided free to students, faculty, staff and their immediate families. The Centre provides counseling and psychometric testing facility and also conducts research projects. The objective is to offer the best emotional and psychological support to help the community reach personal and professional potential to the optimum.

Counseling Services Through counseling, a trained and a skilled counselor facilitates clients to resolve their issues. The Centre offers individual and group counseling sessions. Through group counseling 4-10 participants can work on similar issues with the help of facilitators. Currently C3A is offering Group Sessions on confidence building, presentation skills, social skills, anger management and time management with many in the pipe line in accordance with growing demands. The success ratio of all the sessions has been high with extremely encouraging feedback from the participants.

Assessment Services C3A provides internationally procured tests and assessment facilities with standardized interpretation and scoring procedures. The testing facilities available at C3A include: • Intelligence Quotient (I.Q) • Emotional Quotient (E. Q) • Personality • Career Interest • Aptitude • Anxiety • Depression • Stress • Anger • Leadership styles, Psychological Well Being and Social Skills.

PROGRESS DURING 2011 Students Counseled The counseling facility has focused on multidimensional aspects of students’ lives to help them gain insight, realize their full potential and assist them in occupational exploration and effective planning. The Centre has successfully counseled more than five hundred and sixty students belonging to different schools as depicted by the following pie chart. School  Wise  Distribution   SEECS   4%  

5%  

5%  

5%  

0%   2%   2%   2%  1%  0%  

6%  

13%  

SCEE   NCVI   NBS  

26%  

SMME   MCS  

18%   11%  

PNEC  

SCME  

E&ME   AMC  

SADA  

RCMS  

CAMP   CAE  

A Group Session in progress

Counseling Cases in Progress

MCE  

C3A remains committed to offering a discreet and confidential service with awareness of the vulnerabilities and sensibilities of all the clients. Appointments are with priority to clients’ availability which results in successful conclusion. The following depicts the number of cases that have been completed or are continuing to seek help.

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Issues/Concerns Presented At The Centre The Centre provides a high quality professional counseling service to students who experience educational, social, emotional, personal, psychological and adjustment problems which inhibit academic performance and personal development. The percentage vis-Ă -vis issues are given below:

Research Projects The Centre has successfully completed data compilation of a research project on personality traits on a sample of approximately 500 students from different schools of NUST. The report formulation is in progress. An extensive four year project for developing standardized cultural norms of Differential Aptitude Tests (DAT) is in progress. The test is conducted on all engineering schools of NUST on a regular basis. Since the year 2009, the data of over thousand students has been collected. Detail of the data collected during 2011 is as under: S/No INSTITUTES

No. of Students DATE

1.

School of Civil and Environmental Engineering (SCEE), Islamabad

77

Jan 3rd, 2011

2.

Pakistan Navy Engineering College (PNEC), Karachi

136

April 20th-22nd, 2011


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Lectures and Publications 1. On the 8th of February 2011, C3A invited an eminent psychiatrist Dr. Shakil J Malik, Clinical Director and Consultant Psychiatrist Sussex Partnership, UK who gave an engaging lecture on “Psychological Consequences of Trauma, the need for Social Engineering”. The lecture was chaired by the Rector and was attended by students, faculty members and officers of different departments. 2. An informative booklet “The Perils of Growing Up” was published by the Centre and was distributed to all the undergraduate students. The purpose was to raise awareness o4 the negative consequences and misuse of technological gadgets and other social issues related to mental health. 3. The Centre maintains liaison with all the institutes of NUST in order to foster awareness among members of its community and society in general. On special request of National University of Computer and Emerging Sciences (NU-FAST), Islamabad, a lecture was delivered on May 5th, 2011. The purpose was to build goodwill and establish association with other universities as well as talk on pertinent issues related to the youth of today. “The Perils of Growing Up” was the basic theme of the presentation.

Lecture by Dr. Shakil J Malik

Sr/N Attendees

Date

1.

NG Staff

20-05-2011

2.

NG Staff

27-05-2011

3.

NG Staff

10-06-2011

4.

NG Staff

17-06-2011

5.

Faculty

28-07-2011

6.

NG Staff

20-09-2011

7.

NG Staff

04-10-2011

8.

Superintendents and Assistants

14-10-2011

9.

Faculty

15-12-2011

10.

NG Staff

28-12-2011

5. The Centre organized an hour long interactive session with the faculty of all NUST schools at H-12 Campus. The purpose was to introduce them to the services, liaise as well as indicate the importance of their role in the academic environment. The details are given below: Sr/N

INSTITUTES

DATE

1

School of Electrical Engineering & Computer Sciences (SEECS), Islamabad

08-03-2011

2

School of Civil and Environmental Engineering (SCEE), Islamabad

28-03-2011

3

School of Chemical and Materials Engineering (SCME), Islamabad

18-07-2011

4

School of Mechanical & Manufacturing Engineering (SMME), Islamabad

20-07-2011

5

Research Centre for Modeling and Simulation (RCMS), Islamabad

08-09-2011

6

School of Art, Design and Architec- 08-09-2011 ture (SADA), Islamabad

7

Atta-ur-Rahman School of Applied Biosciences, Islamabad

08-09-2011

8

Centre for Advanced Mathematics and Physics (CAMP), Islamabad

08-09-2011

9

NUST Business School (NBS), Islamabad

05-10-2011

Lecture at FAST University 4. In accordance with the NUST policy of familiarizing the new appointees at NUST, C3A in collaboration with Professional Development Centre (PDC) organized Orientation Lectures as per following schedule:

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6. The Centre also arranged “Orientation Lectures” for freshly inducted students of all NUST schools. The schedule is set according to each school’s convenience. The program followed is as under: S/N0 INSTITUTES

DATE

5

Atta-ur-Rahman School of Applied Biosciences, Islamabad

07-042011

6

School of Civil and Environmental Engineering (SCEE), Islamabad

11-042011

7

Military College of Engineering (MCE), Risalpur

15-042011

1

School of Art, Design and Architec- 14-10-2011 ture (SADA), Islamabad

8

2

School of Chemical and Materials Engineering (SCME), Islamabad

19-10-2011

Army Medical College (AMC), Rawalpindi

22-042011

9

3

Atta-ur-Rahman School of Applied Biosciences, Islamabad

21-10-2011

College of Electrical & Mechanical Engineering (E & ME), Rawalpindi

29-042011

10

4

Research Centre for Modeling and Simulation (RCMS), Islamabad

31-10-2011

School of Electrical Engineering & Computer Sciences (SEECS), Islamabad.

19-052011

5

School of Civil and Environmental Engineering (SCEE), Islamabad

31-10-2011

11

College of Aeronautical Engineering (CAE), Risalpur

20-052011

6

School of Mechanical & Manufacturing Engineering (SMME), Islamabad

14-11-2011

7

School of Electrical Engineering & Computer Sciences (SEECS), Islamabad.

28-11-2011

8

School of Electrical Engineering & Computer Sciences (SEECS), Islamabad.

30-11-2011

9

NUST Business School (NBS), Islamabad

30-11-2011

10

NUST Business School (NBS), Islamabad

01-12-2011

11

School of Electrical Engineering & Computer Sciences (SEECS), Islamabad.

01-12-2011

12

Centre for Advanced Mathematics and Physics (CAMP), Islamabad

02-12-2011

Workshops/Seminar

Time Management Workshop at SMME 2. A one and a half hour workshop on “Stress Management” was organized for members of HQ NUST conducted on July 8th, 2011 focusing on better understanding of Stress and emphasizing on coping strategies to become more productive in daily life.

1. A two hour work shop on “Time Management” was organized for students of all NUST schools emphasizing the significance of time, prioritizing goals and making the most of this invaluable resource. The detail of the scheduling is as under: S/N0 SCHOOL

DATE

1

Research Centre for Modeling and Simulation (RCMS), Islamabad

22-032011

2

School of Art, Design and Architecture (SADA), Islamabad

28-032011

3

Military College of Signals (MCS), Rawalpindi

29-032011

4

School of Mechanical & Manufactur- 05-04ing Engineering (SMME), Islamabad 2011

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3. A two-day interactive session on ‘Anger Management’ was organized by C3A, NUST at the Attock Refinery Limited (ARL), Rawalpindi, tailored for the management level employees of the organization. The workshop focused on issues related to unhealthy expression of anger and introducing assertive and practical resolution.

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Faculty Development In accordance with the University program of training and development of staff members, the officers of C3A have recently attended a three day training on “Neuro-Linguistic Programming” in Islamabad from July 21st till July 23rd, 2011.

Conclusion The Centre for Counseling and Career Advisory (C3A) seeks to strengthen individual learning by minimizing interruption to the learning process, caused by mental health concerns. We offer service that is welcoming, confidential, non-judgmental and unbiased. With the mission to maintain high standards of performance and service, the Centre possesses the competence to ace in future.

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ANNEXURE

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List of Papers Presented by NUST Faculty and Students in Conferences during 2011 S.No

Paper Title

Name of Author(s)

Institution Conference/Workshop

1

Elsto-Plastic Impact Response Analysis Method for RC Beams Mixed with PVA Short-Fibre

Abdul Qadir Bhatti, Norimitsu Kishi

NICE

International Symposium on Plasticity 2011 and its Current Application held from 3-8 Jan 2011 in Puerto Vallarta Mexico

2

A Reduced-Order Model for Unsteady Flow over a Circular Cylinder

M. Ghommem, Imran Akhtar, A. Mehmood, and M. R. Hajj

EME

49th AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting and Exhibition held from 4-7 Jan 2011 in Orlando, USA

3

Three-dimensional Effects on the Frequency Response Curve for the In-Line Vibrating Cylinder

A. Mehmood, Imran Akhtar, M. Ghommem, M. R. Hajj, and A. H. Nayfeh

EME

49th AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting and Exhibition held from 4-7 Jan 2011 in Orlando, USA

4

Parametric Study of Tip Injection on Stability of Transonic Axial Flow Compress

Ammar Mushtaq, Khalid Parvez, Sijal Ahmad, Junaid Ahmad Khan

RCMS

49th AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting Including the New Horizons Forum and Aerospace Exposition held from 04-07 Jan 2011 in Florida, USA

5

Effect of Circumferential Grooves and Tip Recess on Stall Characteristics of Transonic Axial Compressor Rotor

Junaid Ahmad Khan, Khalid Parvez, Sijal Ahmad, Ammar Mushtaq

RCMS

49th AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting Including the New Horizons Forum and Aerospace Exposition held from 04-07 Jan 2011 in Florida, USA

6

A Survey of Enterprise Architecture Analysis Using MultiCriteria Decision-making Models (MCDM)

Mahmooda Jabeen Zia, Farooque Azam, Maria Allauddin

EME

International Conference on Intelligent Computing and Information Sciences held from 08-09 Jan 2011 in China

7

On Control Strategies for Fluid Flows using Model Reduction

Imran Akhtar, Jeff Borggaard, and John A. Burns

EME

International Bhurban Conference on Applied Sciences and Technology IBCAST-2011 held from 10-13 Jan 2011 in Islamabad, Pakistan

8

A Novel Approach to Harness Ocean Energy

Syed Noman Danish

PNEC

8th International Conference on Applied Sciences and Technology held from 10-13 Jan 2011 in Bhurban, Pakistan

9

OSP – Optimized Security Protocol for Wireless Sensor Networks

Hassan Tahir, Ruhma Tahir, Muhammad Younus Javed

EME

International Conference on Security Science and Technology held from 2123 Jan 2011 in China

10

An Advance Two-phase Commit Transaction Model for Mobile Database

Ayesha Nayyar, Ubaidur-Rehman

MCS

3rd International Conference on Computer and Automation Engineering held from 21-23 Jan 2011 in China

11

Quantifying the Consequences of Muhammad Bilal Hastened or Deferred IntervenKhurshid, Muhammad tions Irfran, Anwaar Ahmed, Samuel Labi

MCE

90th Annual Meeting of the Transportation Research Board held from 23-27 Jan 2011 in Washington DC, USA

12

Application of Cyber Security in Emerging C4ISR System

Ashfaq Ahmad Malik, Athar Mahboob, Adil Khan

PNEC

Network Enable Operation Summit Conference held from 24-27 Jan 2011 in Virginia, USA

13

Customer and Network Care Solutions for Telecommunications Using Geo-Informatics

Usman Jamil, Muhammad Irfan, Javed Iqbal

IGIS

International Conference on Information and System Engineering held from 25-27 Jan 2011 in Dubai


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Paper Title

Name of Author(s)

103

Institution Conference/Workshop

14

Effect of Radiation on Mixed Con- Waqar Ahmad Khan, vection along Vertical Cylinder Malik M. Imran, Qaisar with Uniform Surface Heat Flux Ali in a Porous Medium

PNEC

International Conference on Fluid Mechanics, Head Transfer and thermodynamics held from 25-27 Jan 2011 in Dubai

15

Feature Relevance Analysis for Writer Identification

MCS

18th Document Recognition and Retrieval Conference held from 26-27 Jan 2011 in California, USA

16

A Novel Mutual Authentication Arshad R, Ikram N Scheme for Session Initiation Protocol based on Elliptic Curve

PNEC

13th International Conference on Advanced Communication Technology (ICACT) held from 13-16 Feb 2011 in Korea

17

A Reliable Storage Management Sanam Shahla Rizvi, Framework for Flash based EmTae-Sun Chung bedded and Multimedia Systems experiencing Diverse Data Nature

MCS

5th International Conference on Ubiquitous Information Management and Communication held from 21-23 Feb 2011 in Korea

18

Achieving the Optimal Capital Structure and its Impact on Pakistani Banking Performance

Raheel Gohar, Adnan Shoaib

NBS

Asia-Pacific Business Research Conference held from 21-22 Feb 2011 in Malaysia

19

Modeling Flood Inundation of River Kabul Using HEC-GeoRAS

Qasim Jan and Javed Iqbal

IGIS

International Conference on Flood 2010: A Dialogue to Transform Devastation to Opportunity held from 23-24 Feb 2011 in Islamabad, Pakistan

20

Adaptable Best Practices in Technology Foreisight Process, Lessons for Nigeria from other nations

Shamshad Ahmad

SCME

Regional Workshop on Technology Foresight held from 23-25 Feb 2011 in Nigeria

21

Technology Foresight: Factors for Promotion of Industrialization in Developing Countries in General and Nigeria in Particular

Shamshad Ahmad

SCME

Regional Workshop on Technology Foresight held from 23-25 Feb 2011 in Nigeria

22

Innovative Radiation Technology at the Service of Humanity

Shamshad Ahmad

SCME

Regional Workshop on Technology Foresight held from 23-25 Feb 2011 in Nigeria

23

Application of GIS/RS for Management Zoning of Margalla Hill National Park, Islamabad

Syeda Maria Zafar, Muhammad Anwar Baig, Muhammad Irfan

IGIS

2nd International Conference on Environmental Science and Technology held from 26-28 Feb 2011 in Singapore

24

Designing Interactive Digital Mapper Software (IDMS) for Office Automation

Fahim Arif, Sadaf Khalid MCS

25

Verification and Validation of an Fahim Arif, Jehanzeb Interactive Digital Office Automa- Suhail, Sadaf Khalid tion Mapper (IDOAM) System

MCS

International Conference on Machine Learning and Computing held from 2628 Feb 2011 in Singapore

26

Structural and Thermal Stability of Microwave Synthesized NanoHydroxyapatite

SCME

140th Annual Meeting and Exhibition held from 27 Feb to 03 Mar 2011 in San Diego CA, USA

27

MATLAB Simulation of a VariShezana Zulfiqar Ali, able Speed Controller for a Three Azka Khalil, Sumayyah phase Induction Motor Waheed, Arshad Aziz

PNEC

26th IEEEP Students’ Seminar held on 03 Mar 2011 in PNEC, NUST, Pakistan

28

Smart Grid and The New Utility

Sajjad Ahmed

PNEC

26th IEEEP Students’ Seminar held on 03 Mar 2011 in PNEC, NUST, Pakistan

29

First Flush Characterization at Various Catchments in Pothohar Region

Hamid Iqbal

IESE

International Conference on Water Resources Engineering and Management held from 7-8 Mar 2011 in UET, Lahore, Pakistan

Imran Ahmed Siddiqi, Khurram Khurshid, Nicole Vincent

Muhammad Bilal Khan, Muhammad Aftab Akram, Rafaqat Hussain, Nida Iqbal Khan

International Conference on Machine Learning and Computing held from 2628 Feb 2011 in Singapore


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Paper Title

Name of Author(s)

Institution Conference/Workshop

30

Concepts of Flood disaster Risk Management

Arshad Ali

MCE

International Conference on Water Resources and Engineering Management held from 7-8 Mar 2011 in Lahore, Pakistan

31

Assessment of Flash flood Hazard Arshad Ali in Pakistan

MCE

International Conference on Water Resources and Engineering Management held from 7-8 Mar 2011 in Lahore, Pakistan

32

Investigation of Dam Break Modeling Using Two Finite Volume Models

NICE

International Conference on Water Resources Engineering and Management held from 7-8 Mar 2011 in UET, Lahore, Pakistan

33

Shop Floor Scheduling Using Kashif Kamran, Wasi Fuzzy Logic and Knowledge based Haider Butt, Aasia System Khanum

EME

"IADIS International Conference on E-Society held from 10-13 Mar 2011 in Spain

34

Design and Development of Effective Manual Control System for Unmanned Air Vehicle

Muhammad Aamir Za- EME far, Ansar Rauf, Zeeshan Ashraf, Humza Akhtar

3rd International Conference on Computer Research and Development (ICCRD), held from 11-13 Mar 2011 in Shanghai, China

35

Aerodynamic Modeling and State-Space Model Extraction of a UAV using DATCOM and Simulink

Ansar Rauf, Muhammad Aamir Zafar, Zeeshan Ashraf, Humza Akhtar

EME

3rd International Conference on Computer Research and Development (ICCRD),held from 11-13 Mar 2011 in Shanghai, China

36

Provision of Safe Drinking Water for Flood affected Areas

M.Anwar Baig

IESE

International Workshop on Floods in Pakistan 2010 held from 11-13 Mar 2011 in PEC, Lahore, Pakistan

37

Load-based Energy Aware Multimedia Routing Protocol

Ayesha Nayyar, Faisal Bashir, Ubaid-ur-Rehman

MCS

3rd International Conference on Computer Research and Development held from 11-13 Mar 2011 in China

38

Shear Heating Effects in Modeling High Viscosity Oil Piston Skirts EHL in Idling Speeds Initial Engine Start up

Syed Adnan Qasim, EME Muhammad Afzaal Malik, Mumtaz Ali Khan, Riaz A Mufti

8th Thermal Engineering Joint Conference held from 13-17 Mar 2011 in USA

39

Back-Analysis of Preexisting Landslides

Manzoor Hussain, Stark TD

MCE

GeoFrontiers 2011, ASCE held from 1316 Mar 2011 in Dallas/TX, USA

40

Relative Split and Concatenate Sort (RSCS-VI)

Abdul Wahab Muzaffar Qureshi, Naveed Riaz, Wasi Haider Butt

EME

International Conference on Information and Computer Applications held from 18-20 Mar 2011 in Dubai, UAE

41

A Reliable Event Response Framework for Wireless Sensor and Actor Networks

Ghalib Asadullah Shah, Mehwish Hassan

EME

25th International Conference on Advanced Information Networking and Applications/ The Seventh International Symposium on Frontiers in Networking with Applications held from 21-26 Mar 2011 in Singapore

42

Decreased Expression of Leptin Receptors in Non Obese Insulin Resistant Hepatitis C Patients with High Serum Leptin Level

Dr. Saima Ajaz, Amer Siddiq, Rizwan Hashim, Abdul Khaliq Naveed, Zahid Azeem, Farooq Ahmad Khan, Tausif Ahmad

AMC

15th Pan Arab Conference on Diabetes held from 22-25 Mar 2011 in Egypt

43

Performance of Real Time Cooperative MIMO Using an SDR Platform

Hassan Ajaz, Omer Ihsan, Adnan Ahmad Khan, Usman Javed, Moaaz Ali Hafeez, Safwat Irteza

MCS

IEEE Symposium on Computer and Informatics held from 20-22 Mar 2011 in Malaysia

Haider Sajjad and Gabriel HF


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105

Paper Title

Name of Author(s)

Institution Conference/Workshop

44

Application for Autonomous Decentralized Multi Layer Cache System to Web Application Firewall

Hironao Takashi, Hafiz Farooq Ahmad, Kinji Mori

SEECS

10th International Symposium on Autonomous Decentralized Systems (ISADS) held from 23-27 Mar 2011 in Japan

45

Foundation of Semantic Rule Engine to Protect Web Application Attacks

Abdul Razzaq, Ali Hur, Muddassar Masood, Khalid Latif, H Farooq Ahmad, Hironao Takahashi

SEECS

10th International Symposium on Autonomous Decentralized Systems (ISADS) held from 23-27 Mar 2011 in Japan

46

Design and Implementation of HL7 V3 Standard-Based Service Aware System

Mehtab Alam, Maqbool SEECS Hussain, Muhammad Afzal, Maajid Maqbool, H.Farooq Ahmad, Somia Razzaq

10th International Symposium on Autonomous Decentralized Systems (ISADS) held from 23-27 March 2011 in Japan

47

CFD Study of Blood Flow Around Plaques of Different Shapes in Human Carotid Artery

Rana Usman Ali, Absaar RCMS ul Jabbar, Umar H.K. Niazi, Khalid Parvez, Sijal Ahmad

3rd International Conference on Bioinformatics and Biomedical Technology held from 25-27 Mar 2011 in China

48

Volatility Spillovers between Stock Returns and Foreign Exchange rate Changes: Evidence from Three SAARC Countries

Qurat-ul-Ain Azmat, Raheel Gohar

NBS

International Conference on Business Management held from 28-29 Mar 2011 in Lahore, Pakistan

49

A Low Complexity Fine Timing Mudassar Iqbal, Shoab Offset and Channel Estimation Al- Ahmad Khan gorithm for Cooperative Diversity OFDM System

EME

IEEE International Conference on Communications and Information Technology held from 29-31 Mar 2011 in Jordan

50

PeerSim: An Efficient and Scalable Test bed for Heterogeneous Cluster-based P2P Network Protocols

Irum Kazmi, Syed Fahim EME Yousaf Bukhari

13th International Conference on Modeling and Simulation held from 30 Mar to 01 April 2011 in UK

51

Optimal Configuration for Reducing Drag Force on a Rotating Cylinder

M. Arshad, Imran Akhtar, M. Ghommem, M. R. Hajj, and L. T. Watson

EME

52nd AIAA/ASME/ASCE/AHS/ASC Structures, Structural Dynamics and Materials Conference held from 4-7 April 2011 in Denver, USA

52

Global Optimization for Reducing Imran Akhtar, M. Aerodynamics Loads on an Inline Ghommem, A. MeVibrating Cylinder hmood, M. R. Hajj, and L. T. Watson

EME

52nd AIAA/ASME/ASCE/AHS/ASC Structures, Structural Dynamics and Materials Conference held from 4-7 April 2011 in Denver, USA

53

Adjustment of The Auxiliary Variable(s) for Estimation of a Finite Population Mean

Ayesha Nazuk, Sadia Nadir, Javid Shabbir

NBS

Annual International Conference on Operations Research and Statistics held from 07-08 April 2011 in Malaysia

54

Modeling and Analysis of Soft Contact in Robotic Grasping Using Bond Graph Methods

Akhtar Khurshid, Abdul Ghafoor, Muhammad Afzaal Malik

SMME

2nd International Conference on Manufacturing Science and Engineering held from 09-11 April 2011 in China

55

Assessing Microbiological Safety of Drinking Water: a case study of Islamabad, Pakistan

Imran Hashmi, Sara Qaiser, Syeda Asma, M. Talal Ali Khan and Sidra Abbas

IESE

Pakistan Engineering Congress (PEC), on the theme entitled, Water for Cities Urban Challenges held on 16 April 2011 in Lahore, Pakistan

56

Improved Joint ICI Cancelation and Error Correction for OFDM System

Dr. Muhammad Arif Wahla, Naveed Sarfraz Khattak

MCS

International Conference on Electronic Commerce, Web Application and Communication (ECWAC 2011) held from 16-17 April 2011 in China

57

Robust Current Mode DC Drive

Aisha Akbar, Mohammad Bilal Malik

EME

IEEE Applied Power Electronics Colloquium held from 18-19 April 2011 in Malaysia


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Paper Title

Name of Author(s)

Institution Conference/Workshop

58

Modeling and Simulation of an X-band Planner phased Array Antenna

Muhammad Usman Afzal, Aqeel Ahmad Qureshi, Munir Ahmad Tarar, Tauseef Tauqeer

RCMS

China-Japan Joint Microwave Conference held on 20-22 April 2011 in China

59

Performance Analysis of FR-4 Substrate for High Frequency Microstrip Antennas

Aqeel Ahmad Qureshi, Muhammad Usman Afzal, Tauseef Tauqeer, Munir Ahmad Tarar

RCMS

China-Japan Joint Microwave Conference held on 20-22 April 2011 in China

60

Caries in Children of Different Age Groups and Socioeconomic Status

M. Azhar, A. Ali Azad, R. Tariq, S. Nasir and F. Nasir

AMC

1st International Association for Dental Research (IADSR) International Conference held from 22-24 April 2011 in Lahore, Pakistan

61

Effect of Modifiers on Structural and Optical Properties of Titania (TiO2) Nanoparticles

Kamran Rasool, Muhammad Usman, Mushtaq Ahmad, Zahid Imran, M. A. Rafiq, M. M. Hasan, Adnan Nazir

SCME

Saudi International Electronics, Communications and Photonics Conference (SIECPC) held from 24-26 April 2011 in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

62

Advanced Earthquake Engineer- Abdul Qadir Bhatti ing Research and Education through Instructional Shake Table Using Multi-Hazard Design Approaches

NICE

International Conference on Earthquake Engineering and Seismology held from 25-26 April 2011 in Islamabad, Pakistan

63

State-Switched Control Algorithm Usman M, Ahmad S, Jung HJ for Multi Degree of Freedom Smart Base Isolation System Employing MR Elastomer

NICE

International Conference on Earthquake Engineering and Seismology held from 25-26 April 2011 in Islamabad, Pakistan

64

Earthquake Resistant Confined Masonry Structures with Concrete Beams and Columns

Sabir ZA, Alam A, Ahmad S

NICE

International Conference on Earthquake Engineering and Seismology held from 25-26 April 2011 in Islamabad, Pakistan

65

Photocatalytic Applications of Nanomaterials (TiO2) for the Abatement of Air Pollution

Muhammad Anwar Baig

IESE

2nd ASEAN-Pakistan Conference on Materials Sciences held from 26-27 April 2011 in Vietnam

66

Bioceramics – Hydroxyapatite Synthesis, Characterization and Product Development

Mohammad Mujahid

SCME

2nd ASEAN-Pakistan Conference on Materials Sciences held from 26-27 April 2011 in Vietnam

67

Corrosion and environmental Pollution

Muhammad Shahid Khan

SCME

2nd ASEAN-Pakistan Conference on Materials Sciences held from 26-27 April 2011 in Vietnam

68

Solution-based Synthesis of Copper-Indium –Gallium-(di) Selenide (CIGS) Thin Film Solar Cells

Mohammad Islam

SCME

2nd ASEAN-Pakistan Conference on Materials Sciences held from 26-27 April 2011 in Vietnam

69

Stimulated Growth of Algae Species Using Photoioreactors and Extraction Employing Super Critical Fluid Technology: A Design Study

Ali Bahadur

SCME

2nd ASEAN-Pakistan Conference on Materials Sciences held from 26-27 April 2011 in Vietnam

70

Spatial Decision Support System for Identification of Non-Technical Electrical Power Losses to Minimize Electricity Pilferage

Muhammad Gulraiz Khan, Javed Iqbal

IGIS

International Conference on Computer Science and Information Engineering held from 27-29 April 2011 in Italy

71

A Novel, Cost-Effective Design to harness Ocean Energy in the Developing Countries

Salman Ayub, Syed Noman Danish, Shafiqur-Rehman

PNEC

International Conference on Energy and Environment held from 27-29 April 2011 in Italy


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72

The Effect of Family Ownership on Firm Performance: Empirical Evidence from Pakistan

Fahad Abdullah, Attaullah Shah, Abdullah M. Iqbal, Raheel Gohar and Mohammad Farooq

NBS

International Business Research Conference held from 28-30 April 2011 in UAE

73

Self-assessment of Programmes for Quality Assurance

Ismail M

HQ NUST

1st QS MAPLE Conference held from 01-02 May 2011 in Dubai

74

Mapping Pakistan 2010 Floods Using Remote Sensing Data

Ejaz Hussain, Serkan Ural, Abrar Malik, Jie Shan

IGIS

Annual Conference of the American Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing held from 1-5 May 2011 in USA

75

Role of RS and Hydrological Modeling in Flood Mapping and Forecasting

Javed Iqbal

IGIS

International Workshop on Strengthening North-South Cooperation in Climate Change Research: An Initiative for Upper Indus Basin held from 2-6 May 2011 in Switzerland

76

Wavelet Based ECG Denoising Using Signal-Noise Residue Mehtoda

Mashud Khan, Faizan Aslam, Tahir Zaidi, Shoab Ahmad Khan

EME

5th International Conference on Bioinformatics and Biomedical Engineering held from 10-12 May 2011 in China

77

12 Lead QRS Window Detection

Zubair Lutfullah, Faizan Aslam, Tahir Zaidi, Shoab Ahmad Khan

EME

5th International Conference on Bioinformatics and Biomedical Engineering held from 10-12 May 2011 in China

78

Heart Beat Classification of ECGs using Morphology and Beat Intervals

Ismail Sadiq, Shoab Ahmad Khan

EME

International Conference on Bioinformatics and Biomedical Engineering held from 10-12 May 2011 in Wuhan, China

79

Geo-Informatics based Agro Ecological Modeling for Sustainable Agriculture

Faheem Iqbal, Furqan Iqbal, Sadia Iqbal

IGIS

Symposium on Geomatics Technologies in the City held from 10-13 May 2011 in Saudi Arabia

80

Forest Tree Species Classification Using Multispectral Satellite Imagery

Juwairia Mahboob, Mu- IGIS hammad Umar Khan Khattak

Symposium on Geomatics Technologies in the City held from 10-13 May 2011 in Saudi Arabia

81

Analysis of Forces and Temperatures in Conventional and Ultrasonically-assisted Cutting of Bone

Alam K, Ghafoor A, Silberschmidt VV

SMME

13th CIRP Conference on Modelling of Machining Operations held from 12-13 May 2011 in Sintra, Portugal

82

VoIP and Tracking Capacity over WiFi Networks

Imdad Ullah, Zawar Hussain, Madeeha Owais, Adeel Baig

SEECS

IEEE Vehicular Technology Conference held from 15-18 May 2011 in Hungry

83

Tunneling in Pakistani Business Groups

Gohar R, Hussain S

NBS

17th National Research Conference (NRC) held on 16 May 2011 in SZABIST, Pakistan

84

Propping and its Effect on Pakistani Business Group Firms Performance

Rehman A, Gohar R

NBS

17th National Research Conference (NRC) held on 16 May 2011 in SZABIST, Pakistan

85

Analysis of Pakistani Mutual Fund Noor-us-Sabbah Khan Industry and Lubna Maroof

NBS

17th National Research Conference (NRC) held on 16 May 2011 in SZABIST, Pakistan

86

Capital Structure and its Impact on Firms Performance

Johaina Khalid, Madiha Aziz Khan and Nosheen

NBS

17th National Research Conference (NRC) held on 16 May 2011 in SZABIST, Pakistan

87

Capital Budgeting Techniques and Risk Analysis of MNE's Listed on Karachi Stock Exchange

Samar Babar, Suhail Rizwan and Shahid Hussain

NBS

17th National Research Conference (NRC) held on 16 May 2011 in SZABIST, Pakistan


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88

Autonomous Target Detection using Segmented Correlation Method and Tracking via Mean Shift Algorithm

Munawar A, Qaisar A, Ejaz A, Kamal K

EME

4th International Conference on Mechatronics (ICOM) held from 17-19 May 2011 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

89

Gain Optimization of a Seven Element ESPAR Antenna using Quasi-Newton method

Hassan T, Kausar A, Umair H, Anis MA

SEECS

IEEE International Conference on Microwave Technology & Computational Electromagnetics (ICMTCE) held from 22-25 May 2011 in Beijing, China

90

Protocol Aware Shot-Noise based Radio Frequency Jamming Method in 802.11 Networks

Abid Hussain and Nazar SEECS Abbas Saqib

Eighth International Conference on Wireless and Optical Communications Networks (WOCN) held from 24-26 May 2011 in Paris, France

91

TRG: Trading Rate for Good-put in Wireless Multimedia Sensor Networks

Muhammad Hassan, Hassan Abid and Saad Qaisar

SEECS

Eighth International Conference on Wireless and Optical Communications Networks (WOCN) held from 24-26 May 2011 in Paris, France

92

Optimization between throughput and fairness in WiMAX network

Muhammad Yasir, Adnan K Kayani

SEECS

Eighth International Conference on Wireless and Optical Communications Networks (WOCN) held from 24-26 May 2011 in Paris, France

93

Types of Group Culture in Ethnically Diverse Work Groups and Commitment

Ayub N, Kalyal HJ

NBS

European Association of Work and Organizational Psychology Congress held from 25–28 May 2011 in Netherland

94

Cross subsidization Effect in Pakistani Business Groups

Raheel Gohar

NBS

International Conference on Corporate Governance in Emerging Market held from 28-29 May 2011 in Korea

95

Business Group's Diversification and Firm Value: A Comparison of Pakistani Business Group Affiliated and Unaffiliated Firms

Raheel Gohar

NBS

International Conference on Corporate Governance in Emerging Market held from 28-29 May 2011 in Korea

96

Ranked Neuro Inference System (RNFIS) for Information Retrieval

Muhammad Asif Nawaz EME Khan, Aasia Khanam

8th International Symposium on Neural Networks held from 29 May to 01 June 2011 in China

97

Effect of Uniaxial Drawing on the structure and Chain Dynamic Behavior of Poly(Trimethylene 2, 6-Naphthalate)/Layered Clay Nanocomposites

Ahmad Nawaz Khan, SCME Po-Da Hong, Wei-Tsung Chuang

Asia-Europe Symposium on Processing and Properties of Reinforced Polymers held from 29 May to 01 June 2011 in Germany

98

Design, Analysis and Modelling of R. S. Choudhry Composites Structures

EME

"Workshop on Composite Materials in Engineering Applications held on June 2011 in UET Taxila, Pakistan

99

Quality Analysis of an Algorithmic Aamer Ahmed Baqai, Design Solution for a Reconfigu- Jean Yves Dantan, Ali rable Manufacturing System Siadat, Patrick Martin

EME

44th CIRP Conference on Manufacturing Systems in Madison held from 01-03 June 2011 in USA

100

Collective Asynchronous Remote Muhammad Wakeel Invocation (CARI) Schedules: A Ahmad, Bryan CarpenHigh Level and Efficient Commu- ter, Aamir Shafi nication API for Irregular Applications

SEECS

International Conference on Computational Sciences held from 01-03 June 2011 in Japan

101

Probability Distributions of Prod- Sohail Ahmad, Lie-Liang CAE ucts of Rayleigh and Nakagami-m Yang and Lajos Hanzo Variables Using Mellin Transform

IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC) held from 5-9 June 2011 in Kyoto

102

Smart Stimuli-Responsive Polymer Self-assembled Thin films on Stimuli-Responsive Magnetic Nanoparticles

94th Canadian Chemistry Conference and Exhibition held from 5-9 June 2011 in Canada

Nasir Mahmood Ahmad, Ahmad Faraz, Amir Hussain, Mudasara Saqib

SCME


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103

A Cross-Layer Architecture for Maryam Hafeez, Sobia Motion-Adaptive Video Transmis- Jangsher and Syed Ali sion over MIMO Channels Khayam

SEECS

IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC) held from 5-9 June 2011 in Kyoto, Japan

104

Identifying Influential Nodes in Online Social Networks Using Principal Component Centrality

Muhammad Usman Ilyas, Hayder Radha

SEECS

IEEE International Conference on Communications held from 05-09 June 2011 in Japan

105

Progressive Differential Thresholding for Network Anomaly Detection

Sardar Ali, Hassan Khan, Muhammad Ahmad, Syed Ali Khayam

SEECS

IEEE International Conference on Communications held from 05-09 June 2011 in Japan

106

Renewable Energy and Developing World - Sri Lanka Role Model

Waqas Ahmed, Shafiq R PNEC Qureshi, Waqar A Khan

International Conference on Energy Crisis Management held from 7-8 June 2011 in Karachi, Pakistan

107

Harnessing Ocean Wave Energy in Pakistan

Sarosh Siddiqui, Shafiq R Qureshi

PNEC

International Conference on Energy Crisis Management held from 7-8 June 2011 in Karachi, Pakistan

108

Conventional and Sustainable Energy for Sindh, Pakistan

Shahid Akhtar Mirza, Shafiq R Qureshi, Nadeem Ahmad

PNEC

International Conference on Energy Crisis Management held from 7-8 June 2011 in Karachi, Pakistan

109

Occupational Health & Safety Issues in Sihala Flour & General Mills in I-9 Industrial Zone, Islamabad

Sajida Rasheed, Zahirudin Khan

IESE

Conference on World Environment Day on 9 June 2011 in Lahore, Pakistan

110

Use of New Geophysical Equipment in Geotechnical Site Characterization

Liaqat Ali, Ejaz Gul

NICE

Geo Hunan International Conference II held from 09-11 June 2011 in China

111

Construction on Expansive Soils in Semi-Arid Zone

Liaqat Ali, Zulfiqar Zafar NICE

Geo Hunan International Conference II held from 09-11 June 2011 in China

112

Discrete-time Output Regulation on Sampled Data Systems

Muwahida Liaquat, Mu- EME hammad Bilal Malik

4th IEEE International Conference on Computer Science and Information Technology held from 10-12 June 2011 in China

113

SCAM – Software Component Assessment Model

Hasan Tahir, Aasia Khanum, Ruhma Tahir

EME

IEEE International Conference on Computer Science and Information Technology held from 10-12 June 2011 in China

114

Experience of Programmable Network with Open Flow

Hasnat Ahmed, Irshad, Muhammad Asif Razzaq, Adeel Baig

SEECS

4th IEEE International Conference on Computer Science and Information Technology held from 10-12 June 2011 in China

115

MANET Routing Protocols vs Mobility Models: A Performance Evaluation

Faheem Maan, Nauman Mazhar

CAE

3rd International Conference on Ubiquitous and Future Networks held from 15-17 June 2011 in China

116

Automatic Recognition of Ground Radar Targets based on Target RCS and Short Time Spectrum Variance

Sidrah Liaqat, Shoab EME Ahmad Khan, Amir Iqbal Bhatti, Mojeeb Bin Ihsan, Syed Zeeshan Asghar, Aqib Ijaz

International Symposium on Innovations in Intelligent Systems and Application held from 15-18 June 2011 in Turkey

117

Comparative Analysis of OFDMCPM and Precoded OFDM in Multipath Fading Channels

Asim Rashid, Shoab Ahmad Khan

EME

International Conference on Software and Information Engineering held from 17-19 June 2011 in Malaysia

118

Vulnerability Assessment of AODV and SAODV Routing Protocols Against Network Routing Attacks and Performance Comparisons

Maan F, Abbas Y, Mazhar N

CAE

Wireless Advanced (WiAd) held from 20-22 June 2011 in UK


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119

Requirement Conflicts ResoluWasi Haider Butt, tion: Using Requirement Filtering Sameera Amjad, Fa& Analysis rooque Azam

EME

11th International Conference on Computational Science and Applications held from 20-23 June 2011 in Spain

120

Laser Surface Cladding of Inconel 617 Chips on Mild Steel

Mahmood K, Syed WUH, Pinkerton A

EME

25th International Conference on Surface Modification Technologies (SMT25) held from 20-22 June 2011 in Sweden

121

Using Tempered Glass as a Replacement of Asphalt Concrete Wearing Course

Intikhab Ahmad Qureshi, Tahir Bashir, Kashif Ahmad Khan

MCE

9th Eastern Asia Society for Transportation (EASTS) Conference held from 20-23 June 2011 in Korea

122

Study of Cellulose-based Stone Mastic Asphalt on a Test Section in Pakistan

Kashif Ahmad Khan, Intikhab Ahmed Qureshi, Asad Ali Raza Khan

MCE

9th Eastern Asia Society for Transportation (EASTS) Conference held from 20-23 June 2011 in Korea

123

Data Driven Bandwidth for Medoid Shift Algorithm

Syed Zulqarnain Ahmad MCS Gilani, Naveed Iqbal Rao

11th International Conference on Computational Science and its Applications held from 20-24 June 2011 in Spain

124

Cooperative Communication for Energy Efficiency in Mobile Wireless Sensor Networks

Mehwish Nasim, Saad Qaisar

SEECS

11th International Conference on Computational Science and Its Applications held from 20-23 June 2011 in Spain

125

Professional Activities, Needed Competencies and Training Needs of Medical Librarians in Pakistan

Midrar Ullah, Kanwal Ameen, Salman Bakhtiar

AMC

Asia-Pacific Conference on Library & Information Education & Practice held from 22-24 June 2011 in Putrajaya, Malaysia

126

Energy and Path Aware Clustering Algorithm (EPAC) for Mobile Ad Hoc Networks

Waqar Asif, Saad Qaisar SEECS

127

Managing Urbanization for SusAmer Aziz, Ihsan Ullah tainable Development of Cities in Bajwa, Shaker MePakistan hmood Mayo

128

Formulation of Road Asset Management System of Pakistan

Rabia, Sarfraz Ali, NIT Nadeem Ehsan, Ibtisam Mirza

The International Conference on Remote Sensing, Environment and Transportation Engineering held from 24-26 June 2011 in China

129

Development of a Decision Support System for Inventory Analysis and Control

Numera Tahir and Muhammad Abbas Choudhary

EME

IEEE International Technology Management Conference (ITMC) held from 27-30 June 2011 in USA

130

An Agent-Based Autonomus Con- Sadia Afsar, Fahim Arif trollers for Traffic Management

MCS

2nd International Conference on Software Engineering and Computer Systems held from 27-29 June 2011 in Malaysia

131

An Agent-based Autonomous Controllers for Traffic Management

Fahim Arif, Sadia Afsar, S.Enaffar

MCS

2nd International Confernce on Software Engineering and Computer Systems held from 27-29 June 2011 in Pahang, Malaysia

132

The Evaluation of Cellular Immune Responses Following DNA Immunization against Coccidiosis

Muhammad Ali Abdullah Shah, Song Xiao Kai, Hasan Mushtaq, Li Xiang Rui

ASAB

4th International Congress of Molecular Medicine held from 27-30 June 2011 in Turkey

133

Cleaner Production as Economic Tool for Sustainable Development

Zahiruddin Khan

IESE

International Workshop on Green Technologies held from 28-30 June 2011 in Islamabad, Pakistan

134

Homotopy Perturbation Method for Traveling Wave Solutions of System of Biological ReactionDiffusion Equations

Amjad Khan, Rahmat Ali, Takenori Takada

NICE

8th European Conference on Mathematical and Theoretical Biology held from 28 June to 02 July 2011 in Krak贸w

NIT

11th International Conference on Computational Science and Its Applications held from 20-23 June 2011 in Spain EURA Conference 2011: Cities without Limits held from 23-25 June 2011 in Denmark


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135

Invariants of the Piezoelectric Tensor

Dr. Faiz Ahmad

CAMP

International Conference on Applied Analysis and Algebra held from 29 June to 02 July 2011 in Istanbul, Turkey

136

Strategic Performance Management through Balanced Scorecard in Public Sector Organizations

Nadeem Kureshi

PNEC

7th International Strategic Management Conference held from 30 June to 02 July 2011 in France

137

A Varactor Loaded Reconfigurable Microstrip Antenna

Syed Ahsaan Panjtan MCS Rizvi, Safwat Irteza Butt

138

Group Culture and Commitment Ayub N, Kalyal HJ in Nationally Diverse Workgroups and Performance

139

Reconciliation of Ontology Mappings to Support Robust Service Interoperability

Asad Masood KhatSEECS tak, Zeeshan Pervez, Khalid Latif, A. M. Jehad Sarkar, Sungyoung Lee, Young-Koo Lee

2011 IEEE International Conference on Services Computing held from 4-9 July 2011 in Washington DC, USA

140

Design and Deployment of a Trusted Eucalyptus Cloud

Imran Khan, Habib-ur Rehman, Zahid Anwar

SEECS

IEEE International Conference on Cloud Computing (CLOUD) held from 4-9 July 2011 in Washington, DC, USA

141

Development and Validation of Midrar Ullah, Mumtaz Competencies for Medical Librar- Anwar ians in Pakistan

AMC

European Association of Health Information and Libraries Workshop held from 05-08 July 2011 in Turkey

142

Energy Efficient Routing Protocol for Zone-based Mobile Sensor Networks

Usama Ahmed, Faisal Bashir

MCS

The 7th International Wireless Communication and Mobile Computing held from 05-08 July 2011 in Turkey

143

Cost and Time Overruns in Highway Projects of Pakistan

Nasir AR., Gabriel HF, Choudhry RM

NICE

Sixth International Conference on Construction in the 21st Century (CITC-VI) “Construction Challenges in the New Decade� held from 5-7 July 2011 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

144

Effect of Supplementary Cementitious Materials on Properties of Concrete

Bilal Iftikhar, Ayub Ellahi NIT

6th International Conference on Construction in the 21st Century held from 05-07 July 2011 in Malaysia

145

Role of Tarbela Dam in Water Regulation of Indus River and its Effects

Irfan Abid, Aftab Sadiq

NIT

6th International Conference on Construction in the 21st Century held from 05-07 July 2011 in Malaysia

146

Developing and Implementing an Rafiq Muhammad NIT Occupational Health and Safety Choudhry, Mohammad Program in a Construction Com- Ali Aslam, Ahsan Ashraf pany: A Case Study in Pakistan

6th International Conference on Construction in the 21st Century held from 05-07 July 2011 in Malaysia

147

Project Delivery Methods Used in the Construction Projects of Pakistan

NIT

6th International Conference on Construction in the 21st Century held from 05-07 July 2011 in Malaysia

148

Conceptual Framework of ReMuhammad Jawad source Allocation Procedures and Ansari, Muhammad Practices in Construction Projects Babar Khan

NIT

6th International Conference on Construction in the 21st Century held from 05-07 July 2011 in Malaysia

149

Comparison of Project Delivery Methods used in Construction Projects of Pakistan

NIT

6th International Conference on Construction in the 21st Century held from 05-07 July 2011 in Malaysia

Amna Shaukat, Hamza Farooq Gabriel

Amna Shaukat, Rafiq Muhammad Choudhry, Hamza Farooq Gabriel

NBS

IEEE AP-S International Symposium on Antenna and Propagation Society and USNC/URSI National Radio Science Meeting held from 03-08 July 2011 in USA 24th Annual Conference of the International Association for Conflict Management held from 3-6 July 2011 in Turkey


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Comparative Analysis of ConRaheem AA, Hinze JW, struction Safety in Asian Develop- Azhar S, Rafiq Muhaming Countries mad Choudhry

NIT

6th International Conference on Construction in the 21st Century held from 05-07 July 2011 in Malaysia

151

Community Participation in Earthquake Reconstruction Program of Azad Kashmir

NIT

6th International Conference on Construction in the 21st Century held from 05-07 July 2011 in Malaysia

152

Investigation of the Multi-level Masood R, Rafiq MuSafety Climate of Working Groups hammad Choudhry for Perceptual Differences

NIT

6th International Conference on Construction in the 21st Century held from 05-07 July 2011 in Malaysia

153

Sustainable Infrastructure Reconstruction Approaches for Flood Disaster Area

Masood R, Rafiq Muhammad Choudhry

NIT

6th International Conference on Construction in the 21st Century held from 05-07 July 2011 in Malaysia

154

No-wait Flowshop Scheduling Using Genetic Algorithm

Imran Ali Chaudhry, Sultan Mahmood

CAE

International Conference on Manufacturing Engineering and Engineering Management held from 6-8 July 2011 in London, UK

155

Isothermal Piston Skirts EHL Using Viscous Oil at Idling Speed Engine Start Up - Small Radial Clearance Effects

Syed Adnan Qasim, Muhammad Afzaal Malik

EME

"WCE International Conference on Mechanical Engineering held from 6-8 July 2011 in London, UK

156

The Efficient Implementation of S8 AES Algorithm

Waqar Ahmad, Hasan Mahmood, Umair Siddique

RCMS

Proceedings of the World Congress on Engineering 2011 Vol II, (WCE 2011), held from 6-8 July 2011 in London, UK

157

Investigating Effects of EvaluaNayer Fardow tion and Assessment on Students Learning Outcomes at Undergraduate Level

PMA

7th International Conference on Education held from 07-09 July 2011 in Greece

158

Green Supply Chain Management – Global Opportunities and Challenges: A Case Study

EME

IEEE International Conference on Asia Pacific Business Innovation and Technology Management held from 10-12 July 2011 in China

159

An Overview of Performance Madiha Kazmi, Muham- EME Comparison of Different TCP Vari- mad Younus Javed, ants in IP and MPLS Networks Muhammad Khalil Afzal

3rd International Conference on Networked Digital Technologies held from 11-13 July 2011 in China

160

A Longitudinal Study of Agenda Setting for the Issue of Environmental Pollution

Masrur Alam Khan

NBS

6th International Conference on Interdisciplinary Social Sciences held from 11-13 July 2011 in USA

161

Qualitative Modelling and Analysis of the Regulatory Network of Indoleamine 2, 3-Dioxygenase in Tumour Immune Escape

Jamil Ahmad, Javaria Ashraf, Kashif Asghar, Umar Khan Niazi

RCMS

International Conference on Computer Networks and Information Technology (ICCNIT) held from 11-13 July 2011 in Abbottabad, Pakistan

162

Dynamical Modeling of the Biological Regulatory Network of NF-kB Activation in HIV-l

Zurah Bibi, Jamil Ahmad, Umar Khan Niazi

RCMS

International Conference on Computer Networks and Information Technology (ICCNIT), held from 11-13 July 2011 in Abbottabad, Pakistan

163

Reducing User Latency in Web Prefetching Using Integrated Techniques

Naveed Ahmad, Owais Malik, Mahmood ul Hassan, Muhammad Shuaib Qureshi, Asim Munir

SEECS

International Conference on Computer Networks and Information Technology (ICCNIT), held from 11-13 July 2011 in Abbottabad, Pakistan

164

Security for WSN based on Elliptic Curve Cryptography

Muhammad Hammad SEECS Ahmed, Syed Wasi Alam, Nauman Qureshi, lrum Baig

International Conference on Computer Networks and Information Technology (ICCNIT), held from 11-13 July 2011 in Abbottabad, Pakistan

Naveed Cheema, Rafiq Muhammad Choudhry

Rai Waqas Azfar Khan, Muhammad Abbas Chaudhary, Nawar Khan


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165

Optimal Relay Station Placement in Cooperative Networks Using Particle Swarm

Samreen Umer, Adnan Ahmad Khan

MCS

13th Annual Conference Companion on Genetic and Evolutionary Computation held from 12-16 July 2011 in Ireland

166

Growing B-spline Model for EfAsif Masood, Sundas ficient Approximation of Complex Bukhari Curves

MCS

15th International Conference on Information Visualization held from 13-15 July 2011 in UK

167

Service-oriented Architectural Waqas Latif Khan Niazi, Framework for Pakistan Disaster Fahim Arif, Fawad AhEmergency Response (In Relation mad, Akhtar Jamil to Floods)

MCS

IEEE 2nd International Conference on Software Engineering and Service Science held from 15-17 July 2011 in China

168

Design and Optimization of Multi Echelon Green Distribution Network

Abrar Ahmed, Riaz Ahmad Mufti, Mujtaba Agha

SMME

IEEE 2nd International Conference on Software Engineering and Service Science held from 15-17 July 2011 in China

169

Computing Minimum-Cardinality Diagnoses by Model Relaxation

Sajjad Ahmad Siddiqui

SEECS

22nd International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence held from 16-22 July 2011 in Spain

170

Breaking Undercover: Exploiting Design Flaws and Nonuniform Human Behavior

Toni Perkovic, Asma Mumtaz, Yousra Javed, Shujun Li, Syed Ali Khayam, Mario Cagalj

SEECS

Symposium on Usable Privacy and Security (SOUPS) held from 20-22 July 2011, Pittsburgh, PA, USA.

171

Analysis of Factor Affecting the Customer Satisfaction Level of Public Sector in Developing Countries: An Empirical Study of Automotive Repair Service Quality in Pakistan

Tahir Iqbal, Ahsan Rana, EME Nawar Khan, Shahzad Naeem Qureshi

Global Conference on Innovations in Management and Doctoral Symposium held from 21-22 July 2011 in UK

172

Fusion of Hyperspectral and Panchromatic Images Using Multiresolution Analysis and Nonlinear PCA Band Reduction

G. A. Licciardi, M. M. Khan, J. Chanussot, A. Montanvert, L. Condat, C. Jutten

SEECS

IEEE International Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium (IGARSS), held from 24-29 July 2011 in Canada

173

Design and Implementation of a Fuzzy Controller to Improve Non Linearities in the Operation of an Airplane with an Autopilot in the Longitudinal Mode

Vali Uddin Abbas, Lubna Moin

PNEC

8th International Conference on Fuzzy Systems and Knowledge Discovery held from 26-28 July 2011 in China

174

Drinking Water Quality Monitor- Sara Qaiser, Syeda ing within a Distribution Network Asma, M. Talal Ali Khan of F-8 & E-7 Sectors of Islamabad and Imran Hashmi

IESE

Pakistan Engineering Congress held on 29 July 2011 in Lahore, Pakistan

175

The DNA Immunization Aggravat- Muhammad Ali Abduled Cellular Immune Responses lah Shah, Song Xiaokai, Li Xiangrui

ASAB

International Conference on Environmental and Agriculture Engineering held from 29-31 July 2011 in China

176

A Self-organizing Neural Scheme for Road Detection in Varied Environments

EME

International Joint Conference on Neural Networks held from 31 July to 05 Aug 2011 in USA

177

Emotional State Recognition Arslan Shaukat, Ke from Speech via Soft-competition Chen on Different Acoustic Representations

EME

International Joint Conference on Neural Networks, San Jose, California, USA, 31 July - 05 Aug 2011 in San Jose, CA, USA

178

Strategic E-Commerce Model Driven-Architecture for E-Learning: TQM and E-ERP Perspective

NBS

International Conference on Management of Engineering and Technology held from 31 July to 04 Aug 2011 in Portland, USA

Usman Ali Malik, Kunwar Faraz

M. Asif Rashid, Zainab Riaz, Erol Sayin, Hammad Qureshi, Gokeen Yilmaz, Muiz-ud-Din Shami, Hu-Ping Ping


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Flash Aging Prevention Technique Anam Zaman, Sumayya (FAP) for Flash-based Solid State Shiraz, Saba Zia, AbdulDisks lah Mansoor, Farooq Ahmed

SEECS

6th International Conference on Computer Science and Education (ICCSE) held from 3-5 Aug 2011 in Singapore

180

A Secure, Configurable and Customized Multimode Bulk Encryptor

Fareeha Azmat, Nazar Abbas Saqib, Sara Shakil Qureshi, Sadia Rehman

SEECS

Defense Science Research Conference and Expo (DSR) held from 3-6 Aug 2011 in Singapore

181

Sparsed Potential-PCNN for Real Time Path Planning and Indoor Navigation Scheme for Mobile Robots

Syed Usman Ahmed, Kunwar Faraz

EME

IEEE International Conference on Mechatronics and Automation held from 07-10 Aug 2011 in China

182

Investors’ Power and the Agency Theory: Which One Better Explains the Dividend Policy in Pakistan

Fahad Abdullah Rizvi, Attaullah Shah, Raheel Gohar, Abdullah M. Iqbal

NBS

International Conference on Banking & Finance held from 09-10 Aug 2011 in Singapore

183

Joint Spectrum Access Scheme for Peak Power Control in Cognitive Radios

Sajjad Hussain, Yves Louët, Jacques Palicot

SEECS

XXXth URSI General Assembly and Scientific Symposium held from 13-20 Aug 2011 in Istanbul, Turkey

184

Fault Diagnostics of Rotating Machinery

Zafar Mahmood, N.S Khattak

CAE

21st International Conference on Systems Engineering (ICSEng) held from 16-18 Aug 2011 in USA

185

Conversion of Urdu Nastaliq to Roman Urdu Using OCR

Faiza Iqbal, Aisha Latif, Nazia Kanwal, Tayyaba Altaf

EME

International Conference on Interaction Sciences held from 16-18 Aug 2011 in Korea

186

Establishing Efficient project level Muhammad Bilal KhurStrategies for Pavement Mainte- shid, Muhammad Irfan nance and Rehabilitation Considering Multiple Objectives using Data Envelopment Analysis

MCE

Mid-Continent Transportation Research Symposium held from 18-19 Aug 2011 in USA

187

Interleukin-12 P40 (IL-12 B) Taq-1 Polymorphism Association in Pharmacogenomics of HCV Genotype 3a Infection from Pakistani Population

Zia Ur Rehman FaASAB rooqi, Muhammad Sohail Afzal, Sadia Tahir, Najam-us-Sahar Sadaf Zaidi

International Conference on Environmental Biomedical and Biotechnology held from 19-21 Aug 2011 in China

188

Assessment of Multi-Level Safety Climates of Working Groups to Drive Perceptual Unification

Rafiq Muhammad Choudhry, Rehan Masood

NIT

CIB WO99 International Conference held from 24-26 Aug 2011 in USA

189

Risk Analysis of Bridge Construction Projects in Pakistan

Mohammad Ali Aslam, Rafiq Muhammad Choudhry

NIT

International Conference on Safety and Health in Construction held from 24-26 Aug 2011 in USA

190

Measuring Safety Climate to Masood R, Rafiq MuEnhance Safety Culture in the hammad Choudhry Construction Industry of Pakistan

NIT

International Council of Research and Innovation in Building and Construction (CIB) W099 Conference held from 24-26 Aug 2011 in USA

191

Accelerating MATLAB Slow loop Execution with CUDA

Ubaidullah, Shoab Ahmad Khan

EME

7th International Conference on Emerging Technologies (ICET), held from 5-6 Sep 2011 in Islamabad, Pakistan

192

Switched Mode Transmitter Architecture Using Low Pass Delta Sigma Modulator

Sami-ur-Rehman, Muhammad Ali Khalid

EME

7th International Conference on Emerging Technologies (ICET) held from 5-6 Sep 2011 in Islamabad, Pakistan

193

QoS-aware Device Selection Using User Preferences for Tasks in Ubiquitous Environments

M. Ejaz Ahmed, Hamid Mukhtar, Djamel Belaïd and Ju Bin Song

MCS

7th International Conference on Emerging Technologies (ICET) held from 5-6 Sep 2011 in Islamabad, Pakistan


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115

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194

Satisfying Koch’s Postulates for Ageratum Enation Virus

Muhammad Tahir, Rob W Briddon

ASAB

195

Improving the Reliability of Electrical Drives through Failure Prognosis

Elias Strangas, Selin Avi- PNEC yente, John Neely, Syed Sajjad Haidar Zaidi

IEEE International Symposium on Diagnostics for Electric Machines, Power Electronics & Drives (SDEMPED) held from 5-8 Sep 2011 in Bologna, Italy

196

Analysis, Design and Simulation of Phased Array Radar front-end

Muhammad Usman Afzal, Aqeel Ahmad Qureshi, Munir Ahmad Tarar, Tauseef Taqueer

RCMS

7th International Conference on Emerging Technologies (ICET), held from 5-6 Sep 2011 in Islamabad, Pakistan

197

Signal Analysis, Design Methodology, and Modular Development of a TR Module for Phased Array Radars

Aqeel Ahmad Qureshi, Muhammad Usman Afzal, Tauseef Taqueer, Munir Ahmad Tarar

RCMS

7th International Conference on Emerging Technologies (ICET), held from 5-6 Sep 2011 in Islamabad, Pakistan

198

Exploiting Affinity Propagation for Automatic Acquisition of Domain Concept in Ontology Learning

Iqbal Qasim, Jin-Woo SEECS Jeong, Sharifullah Khan, Dong-Ho Lee

7th International Conference on Emerging Technologies (ICET), held from 5-6 Sep 2011 in Islamabad, Pakistan

199

A framework based on OWL-S for Saman Iftikhar, Farooq healthcare information provision Ahmad, Kiran Fatima

SEECS

7th International Conference on Emerging Technologies (ICET), held from 5-6 Sep 2011 in Islamabad, Pakistan

200

DSpace@ SEECS: SEECS institutional repository system

Sharifullah Khan, Amjad Usman, Rabia Irfan, Amir Hayat

SEECS

7th International Conference on Emerging Technologies (ICET) held from 5-6 Sep 2011 in Islamabad, Pakistan

201

Quantitative Analysis of Stateof-the-Art Synchronizers: Clock Domain Crossing Perspective

N. Sharif, N. Ramzan, F. K. Lodhi and O. Hasan, S. R. Hasan

SEECS

7th International Conference on Emerging Technologies (ICET) held from 5-6 Sep 2011 in Islamabad, Pakistan

202

Image Texture Classification Using Textons

Yousra Javed, Muhammad Murtaza Khan

SEECS

7th International Conference on Emerging Technologies (ICET) held from 5-6 Sep 2011 in Islamabad, Pakistan

203

Greening FiWi Access Networks

Asad Ali, Imdad Ullah, Tuaseef Tauqeer, and S. M. Hassan Zaidi

SEECS

7th International Conference on Emerging Technologies (ICET) held from 5-6 Sep 2011 in Islamabad, Pakistan

204

Position-based and Geocast Rout- Huma Ghafoor, Khuring Protocols in VANETs ram Aziz

SEECS

7th International Conference on Emerging Technologies (ICET) held from 5-6 Sep 2011 in Islamabad, Pakistan

205

Malfree web server response

SEECS

7th International Conference on Emerging Technologies (ICET) held from 5-6 Sep 2011 in Islamabad, Pakistan

206

Block Aging Prevention technique Sumayya Shiraz, Anam SEECS (BAP) for Flash Based Solid State Zaman, Saba Zia, AbDisks dullah Mansoor, Farooq Ahmed

7th International Conference on Emerging Technologies (ICET) held from 5-6 Sep 2011 in Islamabad, Pakistan

207

Parameter Evaluation for Virtual Laparoscopic Simulation

Shamyl Bin Mansoor, Zaheer Mukhtar, Muddassir Malik, Zohaib Amjad, Hammad Qureshi

SEECS

7th International Conference on Emerging Technologies (ICET) held from 5-6 Sep 2011 in Islamabad, Pakistan

208

Image Matching Using Feature Set Transformations

Shahid Razzaq, Shehzad SEECS Khalid

7th International Conference on Emerging Technologies (ICET) held from 5-6 Sep 2011 in Islamabad, Pakistan

Mahmood Ahmad, Rana Faisal Munir

International Conference and Exhibition on Virology held from 5-7 Sep 2011 in USA


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209

Multiband Joint Detection Salma Zainab Farooq, Framework for Complex Gaussian Abdul Ghafoor Signals in Cognitive Radios

MCS

22nd Annual IEEE International Symposium on Personal, Indoor and Mobile Radio Communications held from 11-14 Sep 2011 in Canada

210

Spectroscopic Studies of Iron Plasma Generated by Second Harmonic (532nm) of a Nd: YAG Laser Using LIBS Technique

Muhammad Hanif, M. Aslam Baig

MCS

6th Euro-Mediterranean Symposium on Laser Induced Breakdown Spectroscopy held from 11-15 Sep 2011 in Turkey

211

Effectiveness of Whipple Shields with Backplate Compared to Homogeneous Mild Steel alone against EFP Threats

Hussain G, Hameed A, Barton P, Malik AQ

SCME

26th International Symposium on Ballistics held from 12-16 Sep 2011 in Miami

212

Collaborative Path Planning for Multiple Unmanned Aerial Vehicles in Dynamic Environments

Durdana Habib, Shoab A. Khan, Habibullah Jamal

EME

IEEE International Conference on Signal Processing, Communications and Computing (ICSPCC), held from 14-16 Sep 2011 in China

213

Fuzzy Singular Value Decomposition-based Clutter Reduction for through Wall Imaging

Muhammad Mohsin Riaz, Abdul Ghafoor

MCS

IEEE International Conference on UltarWideband held from 14-16 Sep 2011

214

Toward Searchable Digital Urdu Libraries – A Word Spotting Based Retrieval Approach

Syed Muhammad Ali Abidi, Imran Ahmad Siddiqui, Khurram Khurshif

MCS

11th International Conference on Documents Analysis and Recognition held from 18-21 Sep 2011 in China

215

Edge-based Features for Localization of Artificial Urdu Text in Video Images

Akhtar Jamil, Imran Sid- MCS diqi, Fahim Arif, Ahsen Raza

International Conference on Document Analysis and Recognition (ICDAR), 18-21 Sep 2011 in Beijing, China

216

Isolation and Characterization of Virulent Bacteriophage LK1 against Citrobacter Freundii

Waqas Nasir Chaudhry, Irshad-ul-Haq, Saadia Andleeb, Ishtiaq Qadri

ASAB

Oxford Bacteriophage Conference and Exhibition held from 19-21 Sep 2011 in UK

217

Thermal and Kinetic Studies of Ammonium Nitrate and the Effect of Addition of Potassium Nitrate Employing Simulation Thermal Analysis Techniques

Zaheer-uddin Babar, Abdul Qadeer Malik

SCME

International Autumn Seminar on Propellants, Explosive and Pyrotechnics held from 20-23 Sep 2011 in China

218

Liner Materials Flight Stability of EFPs and Geometric Configuration Effects

Ghulam Hussain, Abdul Qadeer Malik

SCME

International Autumn Seminar on Propellants, Explosive and Pyrotechnics held from 20-23 Sep 2011 in China

219

Revisiting Traffic Anomaly Detection Using Software Defined Networking

Syed Akbar Mehdi, Junaid Khalid, Syed Ali Khayam

SEECS

14th International Symposium on Recent Advances in Intrusion Detection held from 20-21 Sep 2011 in USA

220

Use of Locally Available SRM's in SCC

Rao Arsalan Khushnood, Syed Ali Rizwan

MCE

7th European Congress on Concrete Engineering held from 22-23 Sep 2011 in Hungry

221

Influence of Incineration Regimes Syed Ali Rizwan, Rao on Pozzolonic Properties of Arsalan Khushnood, Wheatstraw Ash Thomas A. Bier

NIT

7th European Congress on Concrete Engineering held from 22-23 Sep 2011 in Hungry

222

Influence of Biofilm Careers on Membrane Fouling Propensity in Hybrid Biofilm Membrane Bioreactor (BF-MBR)

Sher Jamal Khan, IESE Zohaib-ur-Reman, Chettiyappan Visvanathan, Veeriah Jegatheesan

International Conference on Challenges in Environmental Science and Engineering held from 25-30 Sep 2011 in Taiwan

223

Design, Simulation and Fabrication of a Fuel Efficient Urban Class Series Hybrid Vehicle

Syed Hassaan Ali, SEECS Humza Akhtar, Shuja Munir, Umair bin Ikram

IEEE Symposium on Industrial Electronics and Applications (ISIEA) held from 25-28 Sep 2011 in Malaysia


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Paper Title

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117

Institution Conference/Workshop

224

Success of Spiral Model along Shafqat Hameed with its Development Techniques

EME

2nd International Conference of the IEEEA Applied Informatics and Computing Theory (AICT) held from 26-28 Sep 2011 in Czech Republic

225

In pursuit of Knowledge-Diffusion and Hyper-Efficient Operations Management: A total Quality Management Perspective of Computer Integrated Manufacturing (CIM) at Aviation SmartFactory

EME

2nd International Conference of the Institute for Environment, Engineering, Economics and Applied Mathematics: Applied Informatics and Computing Theory (AICT) held from 26-28 Sep 2011 in Prague, Czech Republic

226

Future of E-governance in PakiM. Irfanullah Arfeen, stan: Case Study of E-governance Nawar Khan Projects in Balochistan

EME

5th International Conference on Theory and Practice of Electronic Governance held from 26-28 Sep 2011 in Tallinn, Estonia

227

Mapping of Genes Involved in Rheumatoid Arthritis in Pakistani Patients

Attya Bhatti, Peter John, Hajra Sadia, Iltaf Ahmad, Ishtiaq Qadri, Fazal Jalil, Zeeshan Gauhar, Moghees Ikram, Javaid Malik, Mushtaq Ahmad

ASAB

International European Biotech Congress held from 28 Sep to 01 Oct 2011 in Turkey

228

The Diagnosis and Genetic Determination of Helicobacter Pylori Infection in Adult Dyspeptic Patients in a Tertiary Care Hospital of Pakistan

Ali Khalid, Faisal AMC Rasheed, Javaid Usman, Aiza Saadia, Shahid Habib, Farrukh Saeed, Rabia Anjum, Maria Omair

229

Does a Cornerstone Design Expe- Qaiser Hameed Malik, rience Affect Changes in FreshMathew J. Koehler, man Attitude? Punya Mishra, Neeraj Buch, Michael Shanblatt

HQ NUST

FEIAP International Conference: Engineering Education and Accreditation held from 02-04 Oct 2011 in Singapore

230

Application of a Case HistoryFawad Sulaman Niazi, based Investigation for the Stabil- Kamran Akhtar ity Study of a Recent Landslide Dam

NICE

14th Pan-American Conference on Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering and the 64th Canadian Geotechnical Conference held from 2-6 Oct 2011 in Canada

231

Design and Optimization of Resistance Wire Electric Heater for Hypersonic Wind Tunnel

Khurram Rehman, Muhammad Afzaal Malik, IJ Khan, Jehangir Hassan

EME

International Meeting of Advances in Thermofluids held from 03-04 Oct 2011 in Malaysia

232

Generating High Tail Accuracy Gaussian Random Numbers in Hardware Using Central Limit Theorem

Malik JS, Malik JN, Hemani A, Gohar, N.D.

SEECS

IEEE/IFIP 19th International Conference on VLSI and System-on-Chip (VLSI-SoC) held from 3-5 Oct 2011 in Hong Kong

233

Mathematical Modeling of Single Sadia Riaz Stage Seven States Discrete Time Extended Kalman Filter Scheme for Micro Air Vehicles

EME

ISEM/ICMAR International Conference on Mechanical, Automobile and Robotics Engineering held from 7-8 Oct 2011 in Pattaya, Thailand

234

Mortor Device Using Surface Electromyography for Flension and Extension of Finger and Hand Muscles

EME

4th International Conference on Biomedical Engineering and Informatics in 15-17 Oct 2011 in China

Asif Rashid, Gokcen Yilmaz, Irfan Manarvi, Muiz ud Din, Nawar Khan

Zahak Jamal, Asim Warsi, Sheherya Nazir, Javaid Iqbal, Adnan Masood and Usman Shahbaz

7th Conference on New Frontiers in Microbiology and Infection held from 02-06 Oct 2011 in Switzerland


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235

Motor Drive using Surface Electromyography for Flexion and Extension of Finger and Hand Muscles

Zahak Jamal, Asim Waris, Shaheryar nazir, Shahryar Khan, Javaid Iqbal, Adnan Masood, Umar Shahbaz Khan

EME

IEEE 4th International Conference on Biomedical Engineering and Informatics held from 15-17 Oct 2011 in China

236

Atlas based segmentation of Syed Sohaib Ali, Mubrain structures in 3D MR images hammad Faisal Khan

MCS

4th International Conference on Biomedical Engineering and Informatics (BMEI) 15-17 Oct. 2011 in China

237

Removal of Blobs from Retinal Videos Using Intra-video Registration

Muhammad Faisal Khan, Muhammad Saqib, Adil Masood Siddiqui, Naveed Iqbal Rao

MCS

4th International Conference on Biomedical Engineering and Informatics (BMEI) held from 15-17 Oct 2011 in China

238

Segmentation of DiploĂŤ in a T1 Weighted 3D Mr Image of Human Head

Sahar Ahmad, Anam Azam, Madiha Agha, Nida Maqbool, Adnan Rashdi, Muhammad Faisal Khan

MCS

4th International Conference on Biomedical Engineering and Informatics (BMEI) held from 15-17 Oct 2011 in China

239

A Compact S-Box Design for SMS4 Block Cipher

Imran Abbasi, Mehreen MCS Afzal

240

Material-Efficient Laser Cladding for Corrosion Resistance

Khalid Mahmood, Nicholas Stevens, Waheed Ul Haq Syed and Andrew J. Pinkerton

241

The FTRA International Workshop on Security and Application for Embedded Smart Systems held on 20-22 Oct 2011 in Korea

EME

30th International Congress on Applications of Lasers and Electro Optics (ICALEO). held from 23-27 Oct 2011 in Orlando, USA

Modeling Viscous Isothermal Pis- Syed Adnan Qasim, ton Skirts EHL in Very Low Initial Muhammad Afzaal Engine Start Up Speeds Malik

EME

International Joint Tribology Conference held from 24-26 Oct 2011 in USA

242

QoS-Supported Energy-Efficient Adeel Shahzad, Ghalib MAC (QEMAC) Protocol based on Asadullah Shah, Asif IEEE 802 Usman Khattak

EME

The 5th International Conference on New Trends in Information and Service Science held from 24-26 Oct 2011 in China

243

Controlled Microwave Absorption through Aligned Carbon Nanotubes-Composites Samples

Kamran Arif, Imtiaz Ahmad Khokhar

MCS

16th North-East Asia Symposium on Nano, Information Technology and Reliability held from 24-26 Oct 2011 in Macao, China

244

Comparison of Mean Tooth Attrition Score in Psychiatric Patients with Depression, with Healthy Individuals

Azad Ali Azad, Muhammad Amjad

AMC

15th International Dental Conference of Egyptian Dental Association held from 25-29 Oct 2011 in Egypt

245

Bandwidth Enhancement of E-Shaped Patch Antenna Using Parasitic Radiator

Zeeshan Zahid

MCS

International Symposium on Antennas and Propagation held from 25-28 Oct 2011 in Jeju, Korea

246

Adaptive Noise Estimation and Reduction Based on Two-Stage Wiener Filtering in Mclt Domain

0

SEECS

International Conference on Speech Database and Assessments (Oriental COCOSDA) held from 26-28 Oct 2011 in Hsinchu

247

Success of Spiral Model along Asim Butt, Shafqat with its Development Techniques Hameed

EME

International Conference on Environment, Economics, Energy, Devices, Systems, Communications, Computers, Mathematics held from Oct 27-29 2011 in Romania


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119

Paper Title

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248

Detection of Helicobacter Pylori on Denture Plaque of Dyspeptic Patients Wearing Complete Denture

Azad Ali Azad

AMC

25th International Association for Dental Research (IADR) SEA Division Meeting and 22nd Annual Scientific Meeting of South Asia Association for Dental Education held from 28-30 Oct 2011 in Singapore

249

Cancellation of an Interferer Using Stochastic Approach by Combination of Recursive Least Square and Genetic Algorithms

Khalid Iqbal, Imran Fazal, Muhammad Ejaz Hassan, Aqeel Iqbal

EME

World Congress on Engineering and Technology held from 28-30 Oct 2011 in China

250

Workspace and Singularity Analy- Muhammad Saleh Bin RCMS sis of a PKM Using Monte Carlo Tariq, Khalid Ameer Chughtai, Khalid Parvez, Method Sikandar Hayat

International Conference on Intelligence and Information Technology held from 28-30 Oct 2011 in Lahore

251

Formal Analysis of Fractional Order Systems in HOL

Umair Siddiqui, Osman Hasan

SEECS

International Conference on Formal Methods in Computer-Aided Design held from 30 Oct to 02 Nov 2011 in USA

252

Captchacker: Reconfigurable Captchas Based on Automated Security and Usability Analysis

Yousra Javed, Maliha Nazir, Muhammad Murtaza Khan, Syed Ali Khayam, Shujun Li

SEECS

4th Symposium on Configuration Analytics and Automation (SAFECONFIG) held from 31 Oct to 01 Nov 2011 in Arlington, VA, USA

253

Decision Theoretic Approach to Detect Anomalies Beyond Enterprise Boundaries

Syed Fida, Umar Kalim, Noman Latif and Syed Ali Khayam

SEECS

4th Symposium on Configuration Analytics and Automation (SAFECONFIG) held from 31 Oct to 01 Nov 2011 in Arlington, VA, USA

254

Kinematic Analysis of Periodic Continuous Gaits for a Bio-Mimetic Walking Robot

Umar Asif, Javaid Iqbal

EME

IEEE International Symposium on Safety, Security and Rescue Robots held from 01-05 Nov 2011 in Japan

255

Experimental Study of Information Technologies to Reduce Waste in Construction

Zia Ud Din, Leonhard E. Bernold, Lee Tai Sik, Chang Byung Chul

NIT

KSCE Annual Conference and Civil Expo held from 02-04 Nov 2011 in Korea

256

E-Governance Model for a Devel- Nawar Khan, Muhamoping Country mad Irfanullah Arfeen

EME

3rd International Conference on Advanced Management Science held on 04-06 Nov 2011 in Malaysia

257

A Bond Graph Approach to Hydraulic Hybrid Vehicle

Muhammad Sajjad Sabir Malik, Aamer Ahmed Baqai, Raja Amer Azeem

EME

IASTED International Conference on Modeling Simulation and Identification held from 07-09 Nov 2011 in USA

258

Energy and Distortion Analysis of Video Compression Schemes for Wireless Video Sensor Networks

Saeed Ullah, Junaid Jameel Ahmad, Junaid Khalid, Syed Ali Kahayam

SEECS

IEEE International Conference for Military Communications held from 07-10 Nov 2011 in USA

259

Experimental Investigation of the Mechanics of Conventional and Ultrasonically - Assisted Drilling of Cortical Bone

Khurshid Alam, Abdul Ghafoor, Alex Mitrofanov, V. V. Silberschmidt

SMME

6th IASTED International Conference on Biomechanics held from 07-09 Nov 2011 in Pittsburgh, USA

260

Modeling Rough Piston Skirts EHL at Very Low Initial Engine Startup Speeds – Pressure Flow Factors Effects

Syed Adnan Qasim, Mubashir Gulzar, Riaz Ahmad Mufti, Muhammad Afzaal Malik

SMME

The IASTED International Conference on Modeling Simulation and Identification held from 07-09 Nov 2011 in USA

261

Discrete Modeling of p53-Mdm2 Feedback Loop

Jamil Ahmad, Syeda Uzma Ali, Umar Khan Niazi

RCMS

IEEE International Conference on Granular Computing held from 08-10 Nov 2011 in Taiwan

262

X-ray Diffraction and Thermal Analyses of a Bangle Shard from an Indus Valley Settlement

Saheeb Ahmed Kayani

EME

9th Swiss Geoscience Meeting held from 11-13 Nov 2011 in Zurich, Switzerland


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Effects of High Initial Engine Start Syed Adnan Qasim Up Speeds in Isothermal Fluid and Piston Skirts EHL

EME

ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition held from 11-17 Nov 2011 in Denver, USA

264

Transition Prediction in Low Pressure Turbine (LPT) Using GammaTheta Model & Passive Control of Separation

Muhmmad Aqib Chishty, Khalid Parvez, Sijal Ahmed, Hossein Raza Hamdani, Ammar Mushtaq

RCMS

International Mechanical Engineering Congress & Exposition held from 11-17 Nov 2011 in USA

265

Formal Modeling and Analysis of Biological Regulatory Networks Using SPIN

Usman Rauf, Umair Siddique, Jamil Ahmad, Umar Niazi

RIMS

IEEE International Conference on Bioinformatics and Biomedicine (BIBM) held from 12-15 Nov 2011 in Atlanta, GA, USA

266

Design of High Torque Elbow Joint for above Elbow Prosthesis

Irfan Hussain, Adnan Masood, Javaid Iqbal, Umar Shahbaz Khan

EME

International Conference on Mechanical Engineering held from 14-16 Nov 2011 in France

267

Intelligent Routing Protocol for Multimedia Sensor Networks

Ayesha Nayyar, Faisal Bashir, Ubaid-ur-Rehman, Zara Hamid

MCS

5th International Conference on IT and Multimedia held from 14-16 Nov 2011 in Malaysia

268

Performance Analysis of Bessel Beamformer and LMS Algorithm for Smart Antenna Array in Mobile Communication System

Pervez Akhtar, Muham- PNEC mad Yasin

International Conference on Informatics Engineering & Information Science held from 14-16 Nov 2011 in Malaysia

269

Overview of Hydrological Modeling in Indus Basin

Javed Iqbal

IGIS

International Workshop on Hydro-Meteorological Monitoring of the Upper Indus Basin held from 15-16 Nov 2011 in Islamabad, Pakistan

270

Monitoring of Balturo Glacier using RS and GIS Techniques

Ahsan Mehboob and Javed Iqbal

IGIS

International Workshop on Hydro-Meteorological Monitoring of the Upper Indus Basin held from 15-16 Nov 2011 in Islamabad, Pakistan

271

Overview of the Use of GIS/RS Techniques for Hydro-Meteorological Monitoring

Badar Munir

IGIS

International Workshop on Hydro-Meteorological Monitoring of the Upper Indus Basin held from 15-16 Nov 2011 in Islamabad, Pakistan

272

User Privacy Issues in Eucalyptus: A Private Cloud Computing Environment

Adeela Abbas, Asad Raza, Haider Abbas

MCS

1st IEEE International Workshop on Trust and Security in Cloud Computing held from 16-18 Nov 2011 in China

273

Essential Requirements to Build a Muhammad Ismail World Class University

NUST

7th QS - Asia Pacific Professional Leaders in Education (APPLE) Conference held from 16-18 Nov 2011 in Manila, Philippines

274

Efficient Hardware Implementation of Secure Hash Algorithm (SHA-3) Finalist-Skein

Kashif Latif, Muhammad Tariq Arshad Aziz, Athar Mahboob

PNEC

3rd International Conference on Computer, Communication, Control and Automation held from 19-20 Nov 2011 in China

275

Effects of Gradation of Various Sand Deposits of Pakistan on Strength of Concrete

Gauhar Sabih, Syed Muhammad Jamil

NIT

1st International conference on Geotechnique, Construction Materials and Environment held from 21-23 Nov 2011 in Japan

276

Behavioral Comparison of Coarse Faisal Malik, Syed MuAggregate from Various Quarry hammad Jamil Sites of Pakistan, Effect on Hardened Concrete, Economics and Environment

NIT

1st International conference on Geotechnique, Construction Materials and Environment held from 21-23 Nov 2011 in Japan


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121

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277

Genetic Engineering for Environmental Remediation

Muhammad Arshad

IESE

International Seminar on Environmental Issues and Remedies held on 23 Nov 2011 in Faisalabad, Pakistan

278

Comparative Study of Selfencoded Spread Spectrum and PN Coded Spread Spectrum in Cooperative Communication

Zohaib-Ur-Rehman, Adnan Ahmad Khan, Ibrahim Khalil

MCS

International Conference on Communication Engineering and Networks held from 25-27 Nov 2011 in Hong Kong

279

RMS System Scalability Model for Alam Zeb, Aamer Baqai Volume and Variety

EME

"International Conference on Modeling and Simulation held from 28-30 Nov 2011 in Islamabad, Pakistan

280

An Algorithm for Generation / Selection of Process Plans Based upon Production Rate

EME

International Conference on Modeling and Simulation held from 28-30 Nov 2011 in Islamabad, Pakistan

281

Comparison of Passive Devices Muhammad Aqib RCMS for Flow Controlling on Low Pres- Chishty, Hossein Raza sure Turbine Cascade Hamdani, Khalid Parvez

International Conference on Advanced Modeling and Simulation held from 28-30 Nov 2011 at College of E&ME, Rawalpindi

282

Discovering, Structuring and Visualizing Organizations from Linked Open Data

Muhammad Asif Raza, Muhammad Tanvir Afzal, Aasia Khanum

EME

6th International Conference on Computer Sciences and Convergence Information Technology held from 29 Nov to 01 Dec 2011 in Korea

283

Evaluating the Treatment Performance of a Full Scale Activated Sludge Plant in Islamabad, Pakistan

Syeda Sumaira Fatima, Sher Jamal Khan

IESE

9th International Symposium on Southeast Asian Water Environment held from 01-03 Dec 2011 in Thailand

284

Distributed Green Compiler

Faiza Fakhar, Rehan-urRasool, Owais Malik

SEECS

4th International Conference on Utility and Cloud held from 05-07 Dec 2011 in Australia

285

State Aware Enhancement in DCCP for Multimedia Handovers

Zawar Hussain Shah, Adeel Baig, Hira Samir, Imdad Ullah

SEECS

IEEE Global Communications Conference held from 05-09 Dec 2011 in USA

286

Remote Energy Monitoring, Profiling and Control through GSM Network

Adnan Rashdi, Rafia Malik, Sanam Rashid, Anam Ajmal, Suleman Sadiq

MCS

4th International Conference on Development in e-Systems Engineering held from 06-08 Dec 2011 in Dubai

287

Vision-based Mobile Node Locali- Shahid Ahmed zation using a Landmark Bangash, Abdul Ghafoor

MCS

5th International Conference on Automation, Robotics and Applications held from 06-08 Dec 2011 in Willington, New Zealand

288

Measuring Supply Chain of Packed Milk rrom Consumer Perspective in Pakistan

Fariza Kamran, Osman Babar, Muhammad Asim

NBS

IEEE International Conference on Industrial Engineering and Engineering Management (IEEM) held from 6-9 Dec 2011 in Singapore

289

Physico-chemical Treatment of Industrial Wastewater

Zahiruddin Khan

IESE

International Workshop on Technologies Advances and Challenges in Water Reclamation & Reuse held from 8-9 Dec 2011 in Islamabad, Pakisan

290

An Automated System for Finger- Muhammad Usman print Classification Using Singular Akram, Anam Tariq, Points for Biometric Security Shoab Ahmad Khan

EME

6th International Conference for Internet Technology and Secured Transactions held from 11-14 Dec 2011 in UAE

291

Retinal Recognition: Personal Anam Tariq, MuhamIdentification Using Blood Vessels mad Usman Akram, Shoab Ahmad Khan

EME

6th International Conference for Internet Technology and Secured Transactions held from 11-14 Dec 2011 in UAE

Syed Maaz Hasan, Aamer Baqai


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292

Mapping of Ss and S1 values Using Probabilistic Seismic Hazard Analysis of Quetta Pakistan

Abdul Qadir Bhatti, Syed Azmir-ul-Hassan

NICE

1st International Conference on Engineering Seismology and Geophysics held from 11-14 Dec 2011 in UAE

293

On Trust Management for Multimedia P2P Applications in Autonomic Networking

Naima Iltaf, Abdul Ghafoor, Mukhtar Hussain

MCS

IEEE Asia-Pacific Services Computing Conference held from 12-15 Dec 2011 in Korea

294

STEP-a: An Algorithmic towards Trust-based Security in Pervasive Computing Environment

Naima Iltaf, Abdul Ghafoor, Mukhtar Hussain

MCS

IEEE Asia-Pacific Services Computing Conference held from 12-15 Dec 2011 in Korea

295

Is Consumption Pattern Homoge- Ashfaque H. Khan neous in Pakistan? Evidence from Pslm 2007-08

NBS

27th Annual General Meeting and Conference held from 13-15 Dec 2011 in Islamabad, Pakistan

296

Schooling is Associated Not Only with Long-Run Wages, but Also with Wage Risks and Disability Risks: The Pakistani Experience

Asma Hyder

NBS

27th Annual General Meeting and Conference held from 13-15 Dec 2011 in Islamabad, Pakistan

297

Mismatch between Education and Occupation: A Case Study of Pakistani Graduates

Shujaat Farooq

NBS

27th Annual General Meeting and Conference held from 13-15 Dec 2011 in Islamabad, Pakistan

298

Performance-based Seismic Design and Simulation of RC Building

Abdul Qadir Bhatti

NICE

1st International Conference on Numerical Analysis and Optimization: Theory and Application held from 17-21 Dec 2011 in Saudi Arabia

299

Performance based Design of RC Buildings

Bhatti AQ

NICE

International Conference on Numerical Analysis Theory and Applications held from 17-21 Dec 2011 in Saudi Arabia

300

Water Pollution in Pakistan: Current Challenges and Future Strategies

Zahiruddin Khan

IESE

International Workshop on Water Pollution Prevention, Control and Abatement Strategies held from 18-22 Dec 2011 in Tehran, Iran

301

High Throughput Hardware Kashif Latif, Athar MahImplementation of Secure Hash boob, Arshad Aziz Algorithm (SHA-3) Finalist: BLAKE

PNEC

Frontiers of Information Technology (FIT) held from 19-21 Dec. 2011 in Islamabad, Pakistan

302

Path Traffic Groomingin DOCS

Mehreen Ali Gillani, SEECS Asad Ali, Hina Ilyas, Arif Sultan

8th International Conference on HighCapacity Optical Networks and Emerging Technologies held from 19-21 Dec 2011 in Saudi Arabia

303

Delta Sigma-based Novel Modulation Technique replacing “Analog� AM Modulation

Sami-ur-Rehman, Mahwish Zahra, Abdullah Mansoor

SEECS

8th International Conference on HighCapacity Optical Networks and Emerging Technologies held from 19-21 Dec 2011 in Saudi Arabia

304

FLASH Modelling for Wearleveling Algorithms

Syed Aamer Hussain, Abdullah Mansoor

SEECS

8th International Conference on Highcapacity Optical Networks and Emerging Technologies held from 19-21 Dec 2011 in Saudi Arabia

305

Multi-Path Traffic Grooming in DOCS

Mahreen Ali, Asad Ali, Hina Ilyas and Arif Sultan

SEECS

8th International Conference on Highcapacity Optical Networks and Emerging Technology (HONET) held from 19-21 Dec 2011 in Saudi Arabia

306

Building a Green Scheduler for DIET Cloud

Barkha Javed and Raihan Rasool

SEECS

8th International Conference on Highcapacity Optical Networks and Emerging Technology (HONET) held from 19-21 Dec 2011 in Saudi Arabia


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123

Paper Title

Name of Author(s)

Institution Conference/Workshop

307

Energy Aware Routing Algorithm for FiWi Networks (EARF)

Asad Ali

SEECS

8th International Conference on Highcapacity Optical Networks and Emerging Technology (HONET) held from 19-21 Dec 2011 in Saudi Arabia

308

INAV: Minimizing Delay Induced by DCF Control Packet Losses in IEEE 802.11 to Optimize Throughput

Saeed Ullah, Saif Ur Rehman, Sardar Ali, Syed Massod Ali and Hammad Qureshi

SEECS

8th International Conference on Highcapacity Optical Networks and Emerging Technology (HONET) held from 19-21 Dec 2011 in Saudi Arabia

309

Delta Sigma-based novel modula- Sami Ur Rehman, tion technique replacing “analog� Mahwish Zahra and AM Modulation Abdullah Mansoor

SEECS

8th International Conference on Highcapacity Optical Networks and Emerging Technology (HONET) held from 19-21 Dec 2011 in Saudi Arabia

310

Reducing Delays in Fi-Wi Networks

Hafiz Bilal Khalil, Syed Jawad Hussain Zaidi and Adil Bashir

SEECS

8th International Conference on Highcapacity Optical Networks and Emerging Technology (HONET) held from 19-21 Dec 2011 in Saudi Arabia

311

Performance Enhancement of WLANs

Asad Ali and Imdad Ullah

SEECS

8th International Conference on Highcapacity Optical Networks and Emerging Technology (HONET) held from 19-21 Dec 2011 in Saudi Arabia

312

Transmissions Failures and LoadBalanced Routing Metric for Wireless Mesh Networks

Imdad Ullah, Kashif Sat- SEECS tar, Zia Ul Qamar, Wisal Sami and Asad Ali

8th International Conference on Highcapacity Optical Networks and Emerging Technology (HONET) held from 19-21 Dec 2011 in Saudi Arabia

313

Improved Time Slotted Obs Network Architecture and a Novel Delay Aware Burst Transmission Algorithm for Lowering the Network Data Loss

Farhan Sabir Ujager, SEECS Usman Younis and Syed Zaidi

8th International Conference on Highcapacity Optical Networks and Emerging Technology (HONET) held from 19-21 Dec 2011 in Saudi Arabia

314

RARA: Redundancy Aware Routing Algorithm

S. M. Ahsan Kazmi, Usman Younis and S. M. Hassan Zaidi

SEECS

8th International Conference on Highcapacity Optical Networks and Emerging Technology (HONET) held from 19-21 Dec 2011 in Saudi Arabia

315

Design and Implementation of an Embedded System and Web Server for Emergency Services and Remote Health Monitoring

Fareeha Choudhry, Sundus Abrar, Umair Shahid and Abdullah Mansoor

SEECS

8th International Conference on Highcapacity Optical Networks and Emerging Technology (HONET) held from 19-21 Dec 2011 in Saudi Arabia

316

Reliable identification of counterfeit medicine using camera equipped mobile phones

Saif Ur Rehman, Raihan SEECS Ur Rasool, M Sohaib Ayub, Saeed Ullah, Aatif Kamal, Qasim Mahmood Rajpoot and Zahid Anwar

8th International Conference on Highcapacity Optical Networks and Emerging Technology (HONET) held from 19-21 Dec 2011 in Saudi Arabia

317

Synthesis of Metal Oxides and its Application as Adsorbents for the Treatment of Wastewater Effluents

Anum Imtiaz, Uzaira Rafique

IESE

2nd International Chemical and Environmental Engineering Conference held from 21-23 Dec 2011 in Malaysia

318

Ownership Concentration; Caus- Sobia Ehsan es and Consequences: Evidence from Banking Industry in Pakistan

NBS

8th International Conference of Global Academy of Business & Economic Research held from 22-23 Dec 2011 in Dubai

319

Laser from Basic to their Applications in Nanotechnology and Optical Comm System

PNEC

14th IEEE International Multitopic Conference (INMIC 2011) held from 22-24 Dec 2011 in Karachi, Pakistan

Khawaja Bilal


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Comparison between Water Contents Reported and Actual Water Contents in High Speed Diesel Used for Industrial Power Generation in Pakistan to Establish Relationship between Nox Reported and Nox Observed in Industrial Emissions

Farrukh Afaq Qasmi, PNEC Atif Naveed Hadis, Syed Jawid Askari

International Conference on Chemical, Materials and Metallurgical Engineering held from 23-25 Dec 2011 in China

321

Development of CVD Diamond Thin Films on Titanium Substrate and Study Their Tribological Behavior

Syed Jawid Askari

PNEC

International Conference on Chemical, Materials and Metallurgical Engineering held from 23-25 Dec 2011 in China

322

Practical Evaluation of Sulphur Contents in Diesel Fuel Used by Industry for Power Generation and Establishment Relationship between Theoretical and Observed Sox Contents in Exhaust Emissions

Atif Navaid Hadis, Farrukh afaq Qasmi, Syed Jawid Askari

PNEC

International Conference on Chemical, Materials and Metallurgical Engineering held from 23-25 Dec 2011 in China

323

Personal Identification Using Computerized Human Ear Recognition System

Anam Tariq, Muhammad Almas Anjum, Muhammad Usman Akram

EME

International Conference on Computer Science and Network Technology held from 24-26 Dec 2011 in China

324

Analysis of Adaptive Loading for MIMO-OFDM with Codebookbased Channel Feedback

Muhammad Rehan Khalid, Ahmed Farhan Hanif, Adnan Ahmad Khan

MCS

7th International Conference on Wireless Communications and Mobile Computing held from 25-26 Dec 2011 in Thailand

325

Adaptive Component-based Recovery Block

Ayesha Nayyar, Asma Sajid, Ubaid-ur-Rehman, Fahim Arif

MCS

Global Congress on Science and Engineering held from 28-30 Dec 2011 in Dubai, UAE

326

Effective Use of Technology can Improve the Quality and Productivity of Machining Operation of Fuze Shop

Shafqat Hameed

EME

10th International Conference on Circuits, Systems, Electronics, Control & Signal Processing held from 29-31 Dec 2011 in Switzerland


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1

Cluster-Based Coordination and Routing Framework for Wireless Sensor and Actor Networks

Ghalib A. Shah, Muslim Bozyigit, Faisal B. Hussain

EME

Wireless Communications and Mobile Computing, ISSN: 1530-8669, Volume 11, Issue 8, pages 1140–1154, Aug 2011

2

Validation of CFD-CSD Coupling Jawad Khawar, Abdul Interface Methodology Using Com- Ghafoor, Yang Chao mercial Codes

EME

International Journal for Numerical Methods in Fluids, ISSN (printed): 0271-2091, Volume: 65 Issue: 5 Pages:475-495, 20 Feb 2011

3

Accuracy Improving Guidelines for Network Anomaly Detection Systems

Ayesha Binte Ashfaq, Muhammad Qasim Ali, Syed Ali Khayam

SEECS

Journal in Computer Virology, ISSN: 1772-9890 (Print) 1772-9904 (Online), Vol. 7, No. 1, Pages 63-81, 2011

4

Primordial Black Holes in Phantom Cosmology

Mubasher Jamil, Asghar Qadir

CAMP

General Relativity and Gravitation, ISSN: 0001-7701 (Print) 1572-9532 (Online), Vol. 43, Pages 1069-1082, 2011

5

Graph-Theoretic Complexity Reduction for Markovian Wireless Channel Models

Hassaan Khaliq Qureshi, Junaid Jameel Ahmad, Syed Ali Khayam, Veselin Rakocevic, Muttukrishnan Rajarajan

SEECS

Wireless Personal Communications, ISSN: 0929-6212 (Print) 1572-834X (Online), Volume: 58 Issue: 4, Pages: 831-849, June 2011

6

Comparative Solid Phase Photocatalytic Degradation of Polythene Films with Doped and Undoped Tio2 Nanoparticles

Wasim Asghar, Ishtiaq A. Qazi, Hassan Ilyas, Aftab Ahmad Khan, M. Ali Awan and M. Rizwan Aslam

IESE

Journal of Nanomaterials, ISSN: 1687-4110, Volume 2011, Article ID 461930, 8 pages, Jan 2011, doi:10.1155/2011/461930

7

Photocatalytic Degradation of Nitro and Chlorophenols Using Doped and Undoped Titanium Dioxide Nanoparticles

Hassan Ilyas, Ishtiaq A. IESE Qazi, Wasim Asgar, M. Ali Awan, and Zahirud-din Khan

8

Statefinder Diagnostic and Stability M. R. Setare and of Modified Gravity Consistent with Mubasher Jamil Holographic and Agegraphic Dark Energy

CAMP

General Relativity and Gravitation, ISSN:0001-7701, Vol. 43, Pages 293303, 2011

9

Interacting Entropy-Corrected New Agegraphic Dark Energy in BransDicke Cosmology

Kayoomars Karami, Ahmad Sheykhi, Mubasher Jamil, Z. Azarmi, M. M. Soltanzadeh

CAMP

General Relativity and Gravitation, ISSN:0001-7701, Vol. 43, Pages 27-39, 2011

10

Revisiting the Classical Electron Model in General Relativity

Farook Rahaman, Mubasher Jamil, Kaushik Chakraborty

CAMP

Astrophysics and Space Science, ISSN: 0004-640X, Vol.331, Pages 191-197, 2011

11

Accretion of Phantom Energy and Generalized Second Law of Thermodynamics for Einstein-MaxwellGauss-Bonnet Black Hole

Mubasher Jamil and Ibrar Hussain

CAMP

International Journal of Theoretical Physics, ISSN: 0020-7748, Vol. 50, Pages 465-472, 2011

12

Utilization of Rice Husk Ash as Viscosity Modifying Agent in Self Compacting Concrete

Shazim Ali Memona, NICE Muhammad Ali Shaikh and Hassan Akbar

Journal of Nanomaterials, ISSN:16874110, Volume 2011, Article Number: 589185, Jan 2011

Construction and Building Materials, ISSN: 0950-0618, Volume 25, Issue 2, Pages 1044-1048, Feb 2011


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Invariants of Two-dimensional Sys- M.U. Farooq, S. Ali, tems via Complex Lagrangians with Asghar Qadir Applications

14

A Feature Level Multimodal ApAtif Bin Mansoor, Has- CAE proach for Palmprint Identification san Masood, Mustafa Using Directional Subband Energies Mumtaz, Shoab A Khan

Journal of Network and Computer Applications, ISSN: 1084-8045, Volume 34, Issue 1, Pages 159-171, January 2011

15

Planning-stage Estimation of Highway Project Duration on the Basis of Anticipated Project Cost, Project Type, and Contract Type

Muhammad Irfan, Muhammad Bilal Khurshid, Panagiotis Anastasopoulos, Samuel Labi, Fred Moavenzadeh

NIT

International Journal of Project Management, ISSN: 0263-7863, Volume 29, Issue 1, Pages 78-92, January 2011

16

Effect of Al–Cr Doping on the Structural, Magnetic and Dielectric Properties of Strontium Hexaferrite Nanomaterials

Muhammad Naeem Ashiq, Muhammad Javed Iqbal, Iftikhar Hussain Gul

SCME

Journal of Magnetism and Magnetic Materials, ISSN: 0304-8853, Volume 323, Issues 3-4, Pages 259-263, February 2011

17

Noether Symmetries and ConTooba Feroze, Ibrar served Quantities for Spaces with a Hussain Section of Zero Curvature

CAMP

Journal of Geometry and Physics, ISSN: 0393-0440, Volume 61, Issue 3, Pages 658-662, March 2011

18

Cross-term Elimination in Wigner Distribution-based on 2D Signal Processing Techniques

MCS

Signal Processing, ISSN: 0165-1684,Volume 91, Issue 3, Pages 590-599, Mar 2011

19

Interacting Hde and Nade in Brans– Ahmad Sheykhi, Dicke Chameleon Cosmology Mubasher Jamil

CAMP

Physics Letters B, ISSN:0370-2693, Volume 694, Issues 4-5, Pages 284-288, 3 January 2011

20

Pathophysiology and Antioxidant Status of Patients with Fibromyalgia

ASAB

Rheumatology International, ISSN: 0172-8172, Volume: 31 Issue: 2 Pages: 149-152, Feb 2011

21

Synergistic Effects of Iron DefiDilshad Ahmed Khan, ciency and Lead Exposure on Blood Wafa Munir Ansari Lead Levels in Children and Farooq Ahmad Khan

AMC

World Journal of Pediatrics, ISSN:1708-8569, Volume: 7, Issue: 2, Pages: 150-154, May 2011

22

Automatic Localization of Pupil Using Eccentricity and Iris Using Gradient Based Method

Tariq M. Khan, M. Aurangzeb Khan, Shahzad A. Malik, Shahid A. Khan, Tariq Bashir, Amir H. Dar

EME

Optics and Lasers in Engineering, ISSN: 0143-8166, Volume 49, Issue 2, Pages 177-187, Feb 2011

23

Formal Reliability Analysis of Combinational Circuits Using Theorem Proving

Osman Hasan, Jigar Patel, Sofiène Tahar

SEECS

Journal of Applied Logic, ISSN:15708683, Volume 9, Issue 1, Pages 41-60, Mar 2011

24

Determination of Pharmacokinetics Aisha Qayyum, AMC Of Flurbiprofen in Pakistani Popula- Muzammil Hasan tion Using Modified Hplc Method Najmi, Zia-ur-Rehman Farooqi

Journal of Chromatographic Science, ISSN:0021-9665, Vol. 49(2):108-113, 2011

25

Characterization of Pb-Doped SrFerrites at Room Temperature

Journal of Superconductivity and Novel Magnetism, ISSN: 1557-1939, Volume 24, Number 4, Pages 1245-1248, 2011

Nabeel Ali Khan, Imtiaz Ahmad Taj, M. Noman Jaffri, Salman Ijaz

Riffat Iqbal, M.S Mughal, Najma Arshad, Muhammad Arshad

Shahid Hussain, Nazar Abbas Shah, Asghari Maqsood, Abid Ali, Muddasser Naeem, Waqar Ahmad Adil Syed

CAMP

SCME

Communications in Nonlinear Science and Numerical Simulation, ISSN: 1007-5704, Volume 16, Issue 4, Pages 1804-1810, April 2011


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26

Factors Influencing Clients in the Siffat Ullah Khan, Selection of Offshore Software Out- Mahmood Niazi, sourcing Vendors: an Exploratory Rashid Ahmad Study Using a Systematic Literature Review

EME

Journal of Systems and Software, ISSN: 0164-1212, Volume 84, Issue 4, Pages 686-699, April 2011

27

On the Reliability of Ad Hoc Routing Protocols for Loss-and-Delay Sensitive Applications

Muhammad Saleem, Israr Ullah, Syed Ali Khayam, Muddassar Farooq

SEECS

Ad Hoc Networks, ISSN: 1570-8705, Volume 9, Issue 3, Pages 285-299, May 2011

28

Designing a cluster-based covert channel to evade disk investigation and forensics

Hassan Khan, Mobin Javed, Syed Ali Khayam, Fauzan Mirza

SEECS

Computers & Security, ISSN: 01674048, Volume 30, Issue 1, Pages 3549, Jan 2011

29

Linear Invariants of a Cartesian Tensor Under SO(2), SO(3) and SO(4)

Muneer Ahmad Rashid, Faiz Ahmad, Naila Amir

CAMP

International Journal of Theoretical Physics, ISSN: 0020-7748, Volume 50, Number 2, Pages 479-487(9), Feb 2011

30

Modeling and Analysis of Soft Contact in Robotic Grasping Using Bond Graph Methods

A. Khurshid, A. Ghafoor, M.A. Malik

EME

Advanced Materials Research, ISSN:1662-8985, Vol. 189-193, Pages 1786-1792, 2011

31

Design and Performance Analysis of Blind Algorithms for Smart Antenna System Using Window Techniques

Muhammad Yasin, Pervez Akhtar, S.H. Zaheer Naqvi

PNEC

Middle-East Journal of Scientific Research, ISSN: 1990-9233, Vol 7(4), Pages 458-466, 2011

32

Congenital Atrichia with Papular Lesions Resulting from Novel Mutations in Human Hairless Gene in Four Consanguineous Families

Zahid Azeem, Naveed AMC Wasif, Sulman Basit, Suhail Razak, Raja Amjad Waheed, et al

Journal of Dermatology, ISSN: 03852407, Volume 38, Issue 8, pages 755760, Aug 2011

33

Structural, Electrical and Magnetic Properties of Nanocrystalline MgCo Ferrites Prepared by Co-Precipitation

M. Anis-ur-Rehman, SCME Muhammad Ali Malik, Kishwar Khan, Asghari Maqsood

Journal of Nano Research, ISSN:16625250, Volume 14(1), Pages 1-9, April 2011

34

Analysis of Forces and TemperaKhurshid Alam, Abdul tures in Conventional and Ultrason- Ghafoor, V.V. Silbericaly-Assisted Cutting of Bone schmidt

SMME

Advanced Materials Research, ISSN:1662-8985, Vol. 223, Pages 247254, Mar 2011

35

Elliptic Curve Cryptography-based Mutual Authentication Scheme for Session Initiation Protocol

R. Arshad and N. Ikram

PNEC

Multimedia Tools and Applications, ISSN4/22/2011 1380-7501, online published on 13 April 2011

36

Spectroscopic Studies of the Laser Produced Lead Plasma

M. Hanif, M. Salik and M. A. Baig

MCS

Plasma Science and Technology, ISSN:1009-0630, Volume: 13, Issue: 2, Pages:129-134, April 2011

37

Energy in the Spacetime Field of the Charged Rotating Btz Black Hole via Approximate Lie Symmetries

Ibrar Hussain

SEECS

Physica Scripta, ISSN: 0031-8949, Volume 83, Number 5, 055002 (4pp), 5 April 2011

38

Friction Properties of Dlc/Dlc Contacts in Base Oil

Balasubramaniam Vengudusamy, Riaz A. Mufti, Gordon D. Lambc, Jonathan H. Greenc and Hugh A. Spikesa

SMME

Tribology International, ISSN:0301679X, Volume 44, Issues 7-8, Pages Pages 922-932, July 2011

39

Structural and Electrical Properties of Ni-Co Nanoferrites Prepared by Co-precipitation Route

Asghari Maqsood, Kishwar Khan, M. Anis-ur-Rehman and Muhammad Ali Malik

SCME

Journal of Superconductivity and Novel Magnetism, ISSN: 1557-1939, Volume 24, Numbers 1-2, Pages 617-622, 2011


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40

Cauchy Means for Signed Measures M. Anwar, J. Pecaric

CAMP

Bulletin of the Malaysian Mathematical Sciences Society, ISSN: 0126-6705, (2) 34(1), Pages 31-38, 2011

41

Hepatitis B Virus X Protein Impedes Ishtiaq Qadri, Kaneez the Dna Repair via its Association Fatima, Hany AbdeLwith Transcription Factor, Tfiih Hafiz

ASAB

BMC Microbiology, ISSN:1471-2180, Volume: 11 Article Number: 48, 04 Mar 2011

42

Cauchy Means of Mercer's Type

Anwar M, Pecaric J

CAMP

Utilitas Mathematica, ISSN: 0315-3681, Volume: 84 Pages: 201-208, Mar 2011

43

Chemical Constituents and Antimicrobial Activity of Salix subserrata

Hussain H, Badawy A, Elshazly A, Elsayed A, Krohn K, Riaz M, Schulz B

ASAB

Records of Natural Products, ISSN: 1307-6167, Volume: 5 Issue: 2 Pages: 133-137, 2011

44

Millimetre-Wave Radio-Over-Fibre Data Transmission over Multimode Fibre

Khawaja BA, Cryan MJ PNEC

45

Peristaltic Flow of a Maxwell Model Nadeem S, Akram S through Porous Boundaries in a Porous Medium

MCS

Transport in Porous Media, ISSN: 01693913, Volume: 86 Issue: 3 Pages: 895-909, Feb 2011

46

Dynamic User Task Composition Based on User Preferences

Mukhtar H, Belaid D, Bernard G

SEECS

ACM Transactions on Autonomous and Adaptive Systems, ISSN: 15564665, Volume: 6 Issue: 1 Special Issue: Sp. Iss. SI Article Number: 4, Pages 1-17, Feb 2011

47

Symmetry Analysis and Exact Solutions of Semilinear Heat Flow in Multi-Dimensions

Stephen C. Anco, Sajid SEECS Ali, Thomas Wolf

Journal of Mathematical Analysis and Applications, ISSN: 0022-247X, Volume 379, Issue 2, Pages 748-763, 15 July 2011

48

Synthesis, Structural and Electrical Characterization of Sb3+ Substituted Spinel Nickel Ferrite (Nisbxfe2Xo4) Nanoparticles by Reverse Micelle Technique

Muhamamd Naeem SCME Ashiq, Muhammad Fahad Ehsan, Muhammad Javed Iqbal and Iftikhar Hussain Gul

Journal of Alloys and Compounds, ISSN:0925-8388, Volume 509, Issue 16, Pages 5119-5126, 21 April 2011

49

Performance of Suspended and Attached Growth Mbr Systems in Treating High Strength Synthetic Wastewater

S. Jamal Khan, Shazia Ilyas, Sadaf Javid, C. Visvanathan, V. Jegatheesan

Bioresource Technology, ISSN: 09608524, Volume 102, Issue 9, Pages 5331-5336, May 2011

50

Experimental Investigations of Forces and Torque in Conventional and Ultrasonically-Assisted Drilling of Cortical Bone

Khurshid Alam, A.V. SMME Mitrofanov, V.V. Silberschmidt

Medical Engineering & Physics, ISSN: 1350-4533, Volume 33, Issue 2, Pages 234-239, March 2011

51

Intracoronary Administration of Autologous Bone Marrow Stem Cell Transplant in Myocardial Infarction

Nuri MMU, Hafeez S

AMC

Journal of the Pakistan Medical Association, ISSN: 0030-9982, Volume: 61 Issue: 1 Pages: 3-5, Jan 2011

52

Generalized Second Law of Thermodynamics for a Phantom Energy Accreting Btz Black Hole

Mubasher Jamil and M. Akbar

CAMP

General Relativity and Gravitation, Volume 43, Number 4, Pages 10611068, 2011

53

Non-singular Coordinates for Circu- Syed Muhammad Jaw- EME larly Symmetric Black Holes in 2 + 1 wad Riaz and Azad A. Dimensions Siddiqui

General Relativity and Gravitation, ISSN: 0001-7701 (Print) 1572-9532 (Online), Volume 43, Number 4, Pages 1167-1178, 2011

54

Impact Response Analysis of Proto- Abdul Qadir Bhatti, type RC Girders with Sand Cushion Norimitsu Kishi Using Equivalent Fracture Energy Concept

International Journal of Damage Mechanics, ISSN:1056-7895, Volume: 20, Issue: 7, Pages:1094-1111, Sep 2011

IESE

NICE

Microwave and Optical Technology Letters, ISSN: 0895-2477, Volume: 53 Issue: 2, Pages: 254-256, Feb 2011


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Ibrar Hussain

CAMP

General Relativity and Gravitation, ISSN: 0001-7701 (Print) 1572-9532 (Online), Vol. 43, No. 4, Pages 10371045, April 2011

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Energy of the Kerr–Newman-Ads Black Hole by Using Approximate Lie Symmetries

56

Quantum Corrections to the EnM. Akbar, K. Saifullah tropy of Einstein–Maxwell Dilaton– Axion Black Holes

CAMP

General Relativity and Gravitation, ISSN: 0001-7701 (Print) 1572-9532 (Online), Volume: 43, Issue: 4, Pages: 933-943, April 2011

57

In-silico Characterization of the Niazi UH, Bibby J, Effects of Phosphorylated Tyrosines Sutcliffe MJ. 86 and 106 on Structure and Binding of Mal: Insight into Hyperinflammatory Response to Infection by the Human Malaria Parasites

ASAB

Journal of Receptors and Signal Transduction, ISSN:1079-9893, Volume 31, Number 1, pp. 53-65(13), Feb 2011

58

Structural and Microwave Absorption Properties of Ni(1-X)Co(X) Fe2o4 (0.0= X =0.5) Nanoferrites Synthesized via Co-Precipitation Route

Asghari Maqsood, Kishwar Khan

SCME

Journal of Alloys and Compounds, ISSN:0925-8388, Volume 509, Issue 7, Pages 3393-3397, 17 Feb 2011

59

Proficient Magnesium Nanoferrites: Synthesis and Characterization

M Anis-ur-Rehman, SCME Muhammad Ali Malik, M Akram, Kishwar Khan and Asghari Maqsood

Physica Scripta, ISSN: 0031-8949, Vol. 83, 015602, Article Number: 015602, Jan 2011

60

A Study on the Mechanism of High- Hossein Raza Hamlift Generation by an Insect Wing in dani, Ali Naqvi Unsteady Motion at Small Reynolds Number

CAE

International Journal for Numerical Methods in Fluids, ISSN:0271-2091, Volume 67, Issue 5, pages 581-598, 20 Oct 2011

61

Sampled-data State Feedback Fahad Mumtaz Malik, Stabilization of a Class of Nonlinear Muhammad Bilal MaSystems Based on Euler Approxilik, Khalid Munawar mation

EME

Asian Journal of Control, ISSN: 15618625, Volume 13, Issue 1, pages 186197, Jan 2011

62

Interacting Entropy-Corrected Agegraphic-Tachyon Dark Energy

CAMP

International Journal of Theoretical Physics, ISSN: 0020-7748 (print version). ISSN: 1572-9575 (electronic version), Volume 50, Pages 625-636, 2011

63

A Survey of Enterprise Architecture Mehmooda Jabeen Analysis Using Multi Criteria DeciZia, Farooque Azam sionmaking Models (MCDM) and Maria Allauddin

EME

Communications in Computer and Information Science, ISSN:1865-0929 (Print) 1865-0937 (Online), Volume 135, 631-637, 2011

64

Pro/Anti-Inflammatory Cytokines in the Pathogenesis of Premature Coronary Artery Disease

Dilshad Ahmad Khan, Wafa Munir Ansari, Farooq Ahmad Khan

AMC

Journal of Interferon & Cytokine Research, ISSN:1079-9907, Volume: 31, Issue: 7, Pages: 561-567, July 2011

65

Mining Semantic Networks of Bioinformatics E-Resources from the Literature

Hammad Afzal, James Eales, Robert Stevens, Goran Nenadic

MCS

Journal of BioMedical Semantics, ISSN:2041-1480, Vol. 2, Suppl 1, Pages S1-S4, 2011

66

Second Law Analysis for Free Convection in Non-Newtonian Fluids Over a Horizontal Plate Embedded in a Porous Medium: Prescribed Surface Temperature

Waqar Ahmad Khan, Rama Subba Reddy Gorla

PNEC

Journal of Heat Transfer, ISSN: 00221481, Volume 133, Issue 5, Article No. 052601, 7 pages, May 2011

67

An Overview of Industry, Urbanization and Disaster Risk Nexus in Punjab

Shaker Mehmood Mayo, Amer Aziz

NIT

Pakistan Journal of Science, ISSN: 0030-9877, Vol. 63, No. 1, Pages 10-19, March 2011

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Analysis of Anisotropic Viscoelasto- Adel A. Abdel-Wahab, plastic Properties of Cortical Bone Khurshid Alam, Vadim Tissues V. Silberschmidt

SMME

Journal of the Mechanical Behavior of Biomedical Materials, ISSN: 17516161, Volume 4, Issue 5, Pages 807820, July 2011

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Cheating Behavior among Undergraduate Students

Saeeda Batool, Anam Abbas, Zahra Naeemi

NBS

International Journal of Business and Social Science, ISSN: 2219-1933 (Print), 2219-6021 (Online), Vol. 2, No. 3, Pages 246-254, Special Issue - January 2011

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Normality Testing - A New Direction

Tanveer-Ul-Islam

NBS

International Journal of Business and Social Science, ISSN: 2219-1933 (Print), 2219-6021 (Online), Vol. 2, No. 3, Pages 115-118, Special Issue - January 2011

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Electronic Media and Interpersonal Masrur Alam Khan, Discourse - Mediation in Crises Rehana Masrur Khan

NBS

European Journal of Social Sciences, ISSN: Volume 18, Number 4, Pages 553-559, 2011

72

Thermodynamical Description of Interacting Entropy-corrected New Agegraphic Dark Energy

K. Karami, A. Sheykhi, M. Jamil, F. Felegary and M. M. Soltanzadeh

CAMP

Europhysics Letters (EPL), ISSN: 02955075 , Volume 93, Vol. 6, Article No. 69001, Online Published on 14 Mar 2011

73

Two-dimensional Systems that Arise from the Noether Classification of Lagrangians on the Line

M. Umar Farooq, S. Ali CAMP and F.M. Mahomed

Applied Mathematics and Computation, ISSN: 0096-3003, Vol.217, Pages 6959-6973, 2011

74

Synergistic Microwave and Structural Studies of C-type Ho2Si2O7

Kishwar Khan, Asghari SCME Maqsood

Journal of Alloys and Compounds, ISSN:0925-8388, Volume 509, Issue 23, Pages 6649-6651, 9 June 2011

75

Formal Analysis of Real-Time Systems

Osman Hasan, Sofiène SEECS Tahar

Book on Reconfigurable Embedded Control Systems: Applications for Flexibility and Agility, ISBN: 978-1-60960086-0, Pages 342-375, Mar 2011. Published by Information Science Reference

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Effect of Temperature and Time on Solvothermal Synthesis

Amir Habib, Nils Stelzer, Paul Angerer, Roland Haubner

SCME

Bulletin of Materials Science, ISSN:0250-4707, Pages 19-23, Feb 2011

77

Foliation and the First Law of Black Hole Thermodynamics

Siddiqui AA, Riaz SMJ, Akbar M

EME

Chinese Physics Letters, ISSN: 0256307X, Volume: 28, Issue: 5, Article Number: 050401, May 2011

78

Physical, Electrical and Magnetic Properties of Nanocrystalline ZrMn-Co Prepared by Co-precipitation Route

Maqsood A, Khan K, Anis-ur-Rehman M, Malik MA

SCME

Journal of Nano Research, ISSN: 16625250 , Volume:14, Pages:115-123, 2011

79

Thermodynamic Geometry of Charged Rotating BTZ Black Holes

Akbar M, Quevedo H, Saifullah K, Sanchez A, Taj S

CAMP

Physical Review D, ISSN: 1550-7998, Volume: 83, Issue: 8, Article Number: 084031-10, 19 April 2011

80

Entropy Generation in Non-Newtonian Fluids along a Horizontal Plate in Porous Media

Khan WA, Gorla RSR

PNEC

Journal of Thermophysics and Heat Transfer, ISSN: 0887-8722, Volume: 25 Issue: 2, Pages: 298-303, April-June 2011

81

Global Dynamics of Vector-Borne Diseases with Horizontal Transmission in Host Population

Abid Ali Lashari and Gul Zaman

CAMP

Computers & Mathematics with Applications, ISSN: 0898-1221, Volume 61, Issue 4, Pages 745-754 , Feb 2011


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Reconstructing Interacting Entropy- K Karami, MS KhalCorrected Holographic Scalar Field edian and Mubasher Models of Dark Energy in the Non- Jamil Flat Universe

CAMP

Physica Scripta, ISSN: 0031-8949, Volume 83, Number 2, Article Number: 025901, Feb 2011

83

Pairwise Stability in a Tow-Sided Matching Market with Indivisible Goods and Money

Yasir Ali, Rashid Farooq

CAMP

Journal of the Operations Research Society of Japan, ISSN: 0453-4514, Vol. 54, No. 1, Pages 999-1009, Mar 2011

84

Low and Heat Transfer Over a Continuously Moving

Waqar Ahmad Khan, I. Pop

PNEC

Journal of Heat Transfer, ISSN: 00221481, Volume 133, Issue 5, Article No. 054501, 5 pages, May 2011

85

Charged Anisotropic Matter with Quadratic Equation of State

Tooba Feroze and Azad A. Siddiqui

CAMP

General Relativity and Gravitation, ISSN:0001-7701, Volume 43, Number 4, Pages 1025-1035, 2011

86

Assessment of Potato Proteinase Inhibitor-Ii Gene as an Antifungal and Insecticidal Agent

Majeed A, Makhdoom AMC R, Husnain T, Riazuddin S

ACTA Agriculturae Scandinavica Section B-Soil and Plant Science, ISSN: 0906-4710, Volume: 61, Issue: 1, Pages: 92-96, 2011

87

Some Extensions of the Fermi– Dirac and Bose–Einstein Functions

H. M. Srivastava, M. A. CAMP Chaudhry, A. Qadir, A. Tassaddiq

Russian Journal of Mathematical Physics, ISSN:1061-9208, Vol. 18, No. 1, pp. 107-121, 2011

88

Muhammad Islam and SCME Composition-Property CorrelaMuhammad Rizwan tion in B2O3-SiO2 Preform Rods Produced Using Modified Chemical Saleem Vapor Deposition Technique

Journal of Materials Engineering and Performance, ISSN:1059-9495, Pages 1-6, Online Published on 23 Mar 2011

89

Effect on Diamagnetism and Phonon Modes due to Mg and Be Doping at Ca Sites in Cu0.5Tl0.5Ba2Ca3-yMyCu4O12-d (y = 0 and 1.5 for M= Mg, Be) High Temperature Superconductors

Babar Shabbir, Muhammad Imran Malik and Nawazish A Khan

SEECS

Journal of Superconductivity and Novel Magnetism, ISSN: 1557-1939, Volume 24, Number 6, 1977-1983, 2011

90

Quantum Corrections for a Braneworld Black Hole

Mubasher Jamil, Farhad Darabi

CAMP

International Journal of Theoretical Physics, ISSN:0020-7748, Volume: 50, Issue: 8, Pages:2460-2465, Aug 2011

91

Interacting Modified Chaplygin Gas Mubasher Jamil and in Loop Quantum Cosmology Ujjal Debnath

CAMP

Astrophysics and Space Science, ISSN:0004-640X, Volume 333, Number 1, Pages 3-8, 2011

92

Cosmic Accelerated Expansion and the Entropy-corrected Holographic Dark Energy

H. Mohseni Sadjadi and Mubasher Jamil

CAMP

General Relativity and Gravitation, ISSN:0001-7701, Vol. 43, Pages 17591775, 8 February 2011

93

Linearizability Criteria for Systems of Two Second-order Differential Equations by Complex Methods

Sajid Ali, F. M. Mahomed and Asghar Qadir

SEECS

Nonlinear Dynamics, ISSN:0924-090X, Volume 66, Numbers 1-2, 77-88, 2011

94

FRW Cosmology with Variable G and A

Mubasher Jamil and Ujjal Debnath

CAMP

International Journal of Theoretical Physics, ISSN: 0020-7748, Volume 50, Number 5, Pages 1602-1613, 15 Jan 2011

95

Screening for Polyhydroxyalkanoate (Pha)-Producing Bacterial Strains and Comparison of Pha Production from Various Inexpensive Carbon Sources

Waqas Nasir ASAB Chaudhry, Nazia Jamil, Iftikhar Ali, Mian Hashim Ayaz and Shahida Hasnain

Annals of Microbiology, ISSN:15904261, Volume: 61, Issue: 3, Pages: 623-629, Sep 2011

96

Estimating the Parameters of the Sgr A* Black Hole

F. De. Paolis, G. Ingros- CAMP so, A.A. Nucita, Asghar Qadir, A.F. Zakharov

General Relativity and Gravitation, ISSN: 0001-7701, Vol. 43, No. 4, Pages 977-988, 2011


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Evaluation of Prognostic Factors for Peg Interferon Alfa-2B Plus Ribavirin Treatment on Hcv Infected Patients in Pakistan

Hafsa Aziz, Muzaffar ASAB Latif GIL, Yasir Waheed, Uzma Adeeb, Abida Raza, Iram Bilal and Muhammad Amin Athar

98

Innovative Reconsolidation of Car- Khalid Mahmood, bon Steel Machining Swarf by Laser Syed Waheed Ul Haq, Metal Deposition Andrew J. Pinkerton

99

Optimal Performance Threshold Determination for Highway Asset Interventions: Analytical Framework and Application

100

Joint Network-host-based Malware Syed Ali Khayam, Detection Using Information-Theo- Ayesha Binte Ashfaq retic Tools and Hayder Radha

SEECS

Journal in Computer Virology, ISSN: 1772-9890, Volume 7, Number 2, 159172, May 2011

101

Characterization of Zinc Telluride Thin Films Deposited by Twosource Technique and Post Annealed in Nitrogen Ambient

SCME

Journal of Crystal Growth, ISSN:00220248, Volume 317, Issue 1, Pages 47-51, 15 February 2011

102

CAMP Phase Transitions in Geometrother- Hernando Quevedo, Modynamics Alberto Sánchez, Safia Taj and Alejandro Vázquez

General Relativity and Gravitation, ISSN: 0001-7701, Volume: 43, Issue: 4, Pages:1153-1165, April 2011

103

Lattice PWL Modeling of Separable Convex Functions and its Application to the Vehicle Following Problem

MCS

Information Technology and Control, ISSN: 1392-124X, Volume: 40, Issue: 1, Pages: 59-70, 2011

104

Editorial on the Special Issue: De Paolis F, Qadir A, Selected Papers from the 2nd Joint Ruffini R Italian-Pakistani Workshop on Relativistic Astrophysics

CAMP

General Relativity and Gravitation, ISSN: 0001-7701, Volume: 43 Issue: 4, Pages:929-932, April 2011

105

Change Tracer: A Protégé Plug-In for Ontology Recovery and Visualization

Asad Masood Khattak, SEECS Khalid Latif, Zeeshan Pervez, Iram Fatima, Sungyoung Lee and Young-Koo Lee

Lecture Notes in Computer Science, ISSN; 0302-9743; Volume 6612/2011, Pages 386-387, 2011

106

A Note on Boundary Value Problems for a Coupled System of Fractional Differential Equations

Mujeeb ur Rehman, Rahmat Ali Khan

CAMP

Computers and Mathematics with Applications, ISSN:0898-1221, Volume 61, Issue 9, Pages 2630-2637, May 2011

107

Structural, Electrical and Dielectric Properties of Co–Mn Spinel Nanoferrites Prepared by Co-precipitation Technique

Tasawar Javed, Asghari Maqsood and Akhlaq Ahmed Malik

SCME

Journal of Superconductivity and Novel Magnetism, ISSN: 1557-1939, Volume 24, Number 7, Pages 2137-2144, 2011

108

Cardy-Verlinde Formula for an Axially Symmetric Dilaton-axion Black Hole

Mubasher Jamil, M. Akbar and M. R. Setare

CAMP

International Journal of Theoretical Physics, ISSN: 0020-7748, Volume: 50, Issue: 9, Pages: 2899-2905, Sep 2011

109

Fractional Calculus of Periodic Distributions

Khaula N. Khan, Wilson Lamb and Adam C. McBride

CAMP

Fractional Calculus and Applied Analysis, ISSN:1311-054 (print), 1314-2224 (online), Volume 14, Number 2, 260283, 2011

110

Relation to Ontology Transformation System

Sharifullah Khan, Kiran SEECS Sonia

EME

Muhammad Bilal MCE Khurshid, Muhammad Irfan, Samuel Labi

Akram K.S. Aqili, Zulfiqar Ali, Asghari Maqsood

Khan JM , Wang SN

Infection, Genetics and Evolution, ISSN: 1567-1348,Volume 11, Issue 3, Pages 640-645, April 2011

Optics and Lasers in Engineering, ISSN:0143-8166, Volume: 49, Issue: 2, Pages: 240-247, Feb 2011 Journal of Transportation Engineering ASCE, ISSN: 0733-947X, Vo. 137, No. 2, Page 128-139, Feb 2011

Journal of Information & Knowledge Management, ISSN: 0219-6492, Vol. 10, Issue 01, Pages 71-89, 2011


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Ummar Raheel, Muhammad Faheem, Mohammad Nasir Riaz, Naghmana Kanwal, Farakh Javed, Najam-us-Sahar Sadaf Zaidi, Ishtiaq Qadri

ASAB

Journal of Infection in Developing Countries, ISSN: 1972-2680, (4), 239247, 26 April 2011

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Dengue Fever in the Indian Subcontinent: An Overview

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Load-Balancing Geographic Routing Nazia Perwaiz, Algorithm (ELBGR) for Wireless Muhammad Younus Sensor Networks Javed

EME

International Journal of Computer Sciences and Information Security, ISSN: 1947-5500, Volume 9, No. 5, Pages 209-218, May 2011

113

Comments on Revisiting the Classical Electron Model in General Relativity

Tooba Feroze, Azad Akhtar Siddiqui

CAMP

Astrophysics and Space Science, ISSN: 0004-640X, Volume: 335, No. 2, Pages: 337, Aug 2011

114

Cooperative Communication for Energy Efficiency in Mobile Wireless Sensor Networks

Mehwish Nasim and Saad Qaisar

SEECS

Lecture Notes in Computer Science, ISSN: 0302-9743 (Print) 1611-3349 (Online), Volume 6785/2011, Pages 159-172, 2011

115

Requirement Conflicts Resolution: Using Requirement Filtering and Analysis

Wasi Haider Butt, Sameera Amjad and Farooque Azam

EME

Lecture Notes in Computer Science, ISSN: 0302-9743 (Print) 1611-3349 (Online), Volume 6786/2011, 383397, 2011

116

Thermodynamics of Phantom Energy in the Presence of a ReissnerNordstrรถm Black Hole

Mubasher Jamil, Ibrar Hussain and Muhammad Umar Farooq

CAMP

Astrophysics and Space Science, ISSN: 0004-640X, Volume 335, Number 2, Pages 339-343, 2011

117

Correspondence Between Dbi-EsUjjal Debnath and sence and Modified Chaplygin Gas Mubasher Jamil and the Generalized Second Law of Thermodynamics

CAMP

Astrophysics and Space Science, ISSN: 0004-640X, Volume 335, Number 2, Pages 545-552, 2011

118

Ranked Neuro Fuzzy Inference System (RNFIS) for Information Retrieval

Asif Nawaz and Aasia Khanum

EME

Lecture Notes in Computer Science, ISSN: 0302-9743 (Print) 1611-3349 (Online), Volume 6675/2011, 578-586, 2011

119

Restoring New Agegraphic Dark Energy in RS II Braneworld

Mubasher Jamil, K. CAMP Karami and A. Sheykhi

International Journal of Theoretical Physics, ISSN: 0020-7748,Volume 50, Number 10, Pages 3069-3077, 2011

120

Assessment of Fasting and Twohour Post-prandial Glucose as an Economical Test for Monitoring of Glycemic Control, Compared to Glycated Haemoglobin

Waqar Azim, Maria Mushtaq Gill, Saad Azim, Wajiha Farooq

AMC

Medical Channel Journal, ISSN: 16815491,Vol. 17, No. 2, Pages 5-7, July 2011

121

Rotation - A Technique to Tune the Working Frequency of Left-Handed Materials

M. F. Khan, M.J. Mughal, M. Bilal

SEECS

Microwave and Optical Technology Letters, ISSN: 0895-2477, Volume 53, Issue 11, Pages 2517-2521, Nov 2011

122

Tribological Characteristics of CVD Nanocrystalline Diamond Film Grown by Bias Enhanced Nucleation Process

Syed Jawid Askari

PNEC

Advanced Materials Research, Vol. 264-265, Page 1439-1443, June 2011

123

Integral Inequalities on Time Scales Matloob Anwar, Rabia CAMP via the Theory of Isotonic Linear Bibi, Martin Bohner, Functionals Josip Pecaric

Abstract and Applied Analysis, ISSN: 1085-3375, Article Number: 483595, 2011

124

Pattern of Acquired Postsurgical Maxillary Defects for Prosthodontics Rehabilitation in Patients at AFID

Journal of Pakistan Dental Association, ISSN:1680-2292, Vol. 20, No. 1, Mar 2011

Azad Ali Azad, Muhammad Amjad, Mubashir Sharif, Aqeel Ibrahim, Syed Hammad Hasan

AMC


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Identification of Ionotrophic Purinergic Receptors in Huh-7 Cells and their Response Towards Structural Proteins of Hcv Genotype 3a

Sobia Manzoor, ASAB Muhammad Idrees, Javed Ashraf, Azra Mehmood, Sadia Butt, Kaneez Fatima, Haji Akbar, Irshad Ur Rehaman and Ishtiaq Qadri

Virology Journal, ISSN:1743-422X, 8:431, Pages 05, Sep 2011

126

Automated Traffic Engineering Using Adaptive Inter-Class Mixing

Muhammad Salman Zafar, Junaid Zubairi and Aasia Khanum

EME

EURASIP Journal on Wireless Communications and Networking, ISSN: 1687-1499, Volume 2011, Number 1, 49, 2011

127

Strontium Doped Lead Zirconate Titanate Ceramics: Study of Calcination and Sintering Process to Improve Piezo Effect

Muhammad Khalid, Muhammad Shoaib, Amir Azam Khan

SCME

Journal of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, ISSN: 1533-4880,Volume 11, Number 6, pp. 5440-5445(6), June 2011

128

A Method for Assessing Force/ Work Parameters for Stickiness of Unset Resin-Composites

Muhammad Kaleem, Julian D. Satterthwaite, David C. Watts

AMC

Dental Materials, ISSN: 0109-5641, Volume 27, Issue 8,Pages 805-810, Aug 2011

129

Fourier Transform and DistribuAsifa Tassaddiq, Astional Representation of the Gener- ghar Qadir alized Gamma Function with Some Applications

CAMP

Applied Mathematics and Computation, ISSN: 0096-3003, Volume 218, Issue 3, Pages 1084-1088, Oct 2011

130

The Legendre Wavelet Method for Solving Fractional Differential Equations

Mujeeb ur Rehman and Rahmat Ali Khan

CAMP

Communications in Nonlinear Science and Numerical Simulation, ISSN: 10075704, Volume 16, Issue 11, Pages 4163-4173, Nov 2011

131

Low Viscosity Shear Heating in Piston Skirts Ehl in the Low Initial Engine Start Up Speeds

Syed Adnan Qasim, M. EME Afzaal Malik, Mumtaz Ali Khan, Riaz A. Mufti

Tribology International, ISSN: 0301679X, Volume 44, Issue 10, Pages 1134-1143, Sep 2011

132

Probabilistic Seismic Hazard Analysis of Islamabad, Pakistan

Abdul Qadir Bhatti, Syed Zamir Ul Hassan, Zahid Rafi, Zubeda Khatoon, Qurban Ali

NIT

Journal of Asian Earth Sciences, ISSN: 1367-9120, Volume 42, Issue 3, Pages 468-478, 10 Aug 2011

133

Evaluation of Different Detection Methods of Biofilm Formation in the Clinical Isolates

Afreenish Hassan, Javaid Usman, Fatima Kaleem, Maria Omair, Ali Khalid, Muhammad Iqbal

AMC

The Brazilian Journal of Infectious Diseases, ISSN 1413-8670, Volume 15, Issue 4, Pages 305-311, Aug 2011

134

Simulation of the Impacts of LandUse Change on Surface Runoff of Lai Nullah Basin in Islamabad, Pakistan

Muhammad Ali, Sher Jamal Khan, Irfan Aslam, Zahiruddin Khan

IESE

Landscape and Urban Planning, ISSN: 0169-2046, Volume 102, Issue 4, Pages 271-279, 30 Sep 2011

135

Quantitative Studies of Copper Plasma Using Laser Induced Breakdown Spectroscopy

M. Hanif, M. Salik, M.A. Baig

MCS

Optics and Lasers in Engineering, ISSN:0143-8166, Volume 49, Issue 12, Pages 1456-1461, Dec 2011

136

Double-diffusive Natural Convective Boundary Layer Flow in a Porous Medium Saturated With a Nanofluid Over a Vertical Plate: Prescribed Surface Heat, Solute and Nanoparticle Fluxes

W.A. Khan, A. Aziz

PNEC

International Journal of Thermal Sciences, ISSN: 1290-0729, Volume 50, Issue 11, November 2011, Pages 2154-2160

137

Initial Stresses in Elastic Solids: M. Shams, M. Constitutive Laws and Acoustoelas- Destrade, R.W. Ogden ticity

CAMP

Wave Motion, ISSN: 0165-2125, Volume 48, Issue 7, November 2011, Pages 552-567


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An Application of Impact-response Analysis on Small-scale Rc ArchType Beams Without Stirrups

Abdul Qadir Bhatti, Norimitsu Kishi

Construction and Building Materials, ISSN: 0950-0618, Volume 25, Issue 10, October 2011, Pages 3972-3976

139

Mapping of Genes Involved in Rheumatoid Arthritis in Pakistani Patients

Attya Bhatti, Peter ASAB John, Hajra Sadia, Iltaf Ahmed, Ishtiaq Qadri, Fazal Jalil, Zeeshan Gauhar, MogheesIkram, Javaid Malik, Mushtaq Ahmed

Current Opinion in Biotechnology, ISSN: 0958-1669, Volume 22, Supplement 1, September 2011, Pages S41-S42

140

Molecular Modeling snd Mutational Analysis of Macrophage Colony Stimulating Factor

Muhammad Imran Raza, Hajra Sadia, Sajid Mansoor, Attya Bhatti, Muhammad Ayaz Anwar, Peter John, Qurat Ul Ain Rana, Ishtiaq Qadri

ASAB

Current Opinion in Biotechnology, ISSN: 0958-1669, Volume 22, Supplement 1, September 2011, Pages S60

141

Paucity of FLT 3-internal Tandem Duplications in Patients with AML, ALL and CML

ASAB Hajra Sadia, Muhsin Jamal, Attya Bhatti, Muhammad Ayaz Anwar, Rubina Tabassum Siddiqui, Ishtiaq Qadri

Current Opinion in Biotechnology, ISSN: 0958-1669, Volume 22, Supplement 1, September 2011, Pages S102

142

Molecular Modeling-based Antioxidant Arylidene Barbiturates as Urease Inhibitors

Khalid Mohammed ASAB Khan, Muhammad Ali, Abdul Wadood, Zaheer-ul-Haq, Momin Khan, Muhammad Arif Lodhi, et al

Journal of Molecular Graphics and Modelling, ISSN: 1093-3263, Volume 30, Pages 153-156, Sep 2011

143

Role of Potash alum in Hepatitis C Virus Transmission at Barbers Shop

Yasir Waheed, Sher Zaman Safi, Ishtiaq Qadri

ASAB

Virology Journal, ISSN: 1743-422X, Vol. 8, online published on 9 May 2011

144

Effect of Synthesis Conditions and Post-Deposition Treatments on Composition and Structural Morphology of Medium-Phosphorus Electroless Ni-P Films

Muhammad Islam, Tauheed Shehbaz

SCME

Surface and Coatings Technology, ISSN: 0257-8972, Volume 205, Issue 19, Pages 4397-4400, 25 June 2011

145

Self-Gravitational Corrections to the Cardy-Verlinde Formula of Charged BTZ Black Hole

Farhad Darabi, Mubasher Jamil, Mohammad Reza Setare

CAMP

Modern Physics Letters A, ISSN: 02177323, Vol.26, No. 14, Pages 10471057, 2011

146

Poly: A reliable and energy efficient Hassaan Khaliq topology control protocol for wire- Qureshi, Sajjad Rizvi, less sensor networks Muhammad Saleem, Syed Ali Khayam, Veselin Rakocevic, Muttukrishnan Rajarajan

SEECS

Computer Communications, ISSN: 0140-3664, Volume 34, Issue 10, Pages 1235-1242, 1 July 2011

147

Generalization of K-Divergence and Matloob Anwar, G. Related Means Farid, J. Pecaric

CAMP

Journal of Mathematical Inequalities, ISSN:1846-579X, Volume 5, Number 2 Pages 181-191, June 2011

148

The Waveshaper Effect on Ta-MS Ghulam Hussain, Multiliner Explosive Formed ProAbdul Qadeer Malik, jectile with Tantalum as Penetrator Khairuddin Sanaullah and Mild Steel as Stabilization Base

SCME

Mehran University Research Journal of Engineering and Technology, ISSN No.0254-7821, Vol. 30, No. 3, Pages 10, July 2011


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Comparison of in Vitro Efficacy of Kaleem F, Usman J, Linezolid and Vancomycin by Deter- Khalid A, Hassan A, mining Their Minimum Inhibitory Omair M Concentrations Against Methicillin Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus (MRSA)

AMC

Journal of the Pakistan Medical Association, ISSN: 0030-9982, Volume: 61, Issue: 4, Pages: 356-359, April 2011

150

Capacity Reduction and Fire Load Factors for Lrfd of Steel Columns Exposed to Fire

NIT

Fire Safety Journal, ISSN: 0379-7112, Volume 46, Issue 5, Pages 234-242, July 2011

151

Siffat Ullah Khan, Barriers in the Selection of Offshore Software Development Out- Mahmood Niazi, sourcing Vendors: an Exploratory Rashid Ahmad Study Using a Systematic Literature Review

EME

Information and Software Technology, ISSN: 0950-5849, Volume 53, Issue 7, Pages 693-706, July 2011

152

Natural Convection Flow of a Nanofluid Over a Vertical Plate With Uniform Surface Heat Flux

Waqar Ahmad Khan, A. Aziz

PNEC

International Journal of Thermal Sciences, ISSN:1290-0729, Volume 50, Issue 7, Pages 1207-1214, July 2011

153

Motor Imagery Facilitates Force Field Learning

Muhammad Nabeel Anwar, Naoki Tomi, Koji Ito

SCME

Brain Research, ISSN: 0006-8993, Volume 1395, Pages 21-29, 13 June 2011

154

Noether symmetry approach in f(R)–tachyon model

Mubasher Jamil, F.M. CAMP Mahomed, D. Momeni

Physics Letters B, ISSN: 0370-2693, Volume 702, Issue 5, 26 August 2011, Pages 315-319

155

Spectroscopic and Magnetic Investigation of Nico Nanoferrites

Asghari Maqsood, Kishwar Khan, M. Anis-ur-Rehman, M.A. Malik

SCME

Journal of Alloys and Compounds, ISSN:0925-8388, Volume 509, Issue 27, Pages 7493-7497, 7 July 2011

156

Three-point Boundary Value Problems for Nonlinear Fractional Differential Equations

Mujeeb ur Rehman, Rahmat Ali Khan, Naseer Ahmad Asif

CAMP

Acta Mathematica Scientia, ISSN:02529602, Volume 31, Issue 4, July 2011, Pages 1337-1346

157

Crypt Analysis of Two Time Pads in Case of Compressed Speech

Liaqat Ali Khan, Muhammad Shamim Baig, Ali Hassan

MCS

Computers & Electrical Engineering, ISSN: 0045-7906, Volume 37, Issue 4, July 2011, Pages 559-569

158

Cardy-Verlinde Formula of Kehagias-Sfetsos Black Hole

M.R. Setare, Mubash- CAMP er Jamil

International Journal of Theoretical Physics, ISSN: 0020-7748, Vol. 50, Pages 511-518, 2011

159

Collective Asynchronous Remote Wakeel Ahmad, Bryan SEECS Invocation (CARI): A High-Level and Carpenter, Aamir Shafi Efficient Communication API for Irregular Applications

Procedia Computer Science, ISSN: 1877-0509, Volume 4, Pages 26-35, 2011

160

Drypetdimer A: A New Flavone Dimer from Drypetes Gerrardii

Ng’ang’a MM, Hussain ASAB H, Chhabra S, LangatThoruwa C, Riaz M, Krohn K

Natural Product Communications, ISSN: 1934-578X, Volume: 6 Issue: 8 Pages: 1115-1116, Aug 2011

161

Closure to Shear Strength in Preexisting Landslides

Stark Timothy D, Man- MCE zoor Hussain

Journal of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering, ISSN:10900241, Volume:137, Issue: 8, Pages: 811-812, Aug 2011

162

The Evaluation of Single-view and Multi-view Fusion 3D Echocardiography Using Image-driven Segmentation and Tracking

Kashif Rajpoot, Vicente Grau, J. Alison Noble, Harald Becher, Cezary Szmigielski

SEECS

Medical Image Analysis, ISSN:13618415, Volume 15, Issue 4, Pages 514528, Aug 2011

163

Dynamics of Interacting Phantom and Quintessence Dark Energies

M. Umar Farooq, Mubasher Jamil and Ujjal Debnath

CAMP

Astrophysics and Space Science, ISSN: 0004-640X, Volume: 334, Issue: 2, Pages: 243-248, Aug 2011

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Expression of EBV Encoded Viral RNA 1, 2 and Anti-inflammatory Cytokine (interleukin-10) in FFPE Lymphoma Specimens: a Preliminary Study for Diagnostic Implication in Pakistan

Taimoor I Sheikh and Ishtiaq Qadri

ASAB

Diagnostic Pathology, ISSN: 1746-1596, Volume: 6, Article Number: 70, July 2011

165

Generalized Second Law of Thermodynamics in Wormhole Geometry with Logarithmic Correction

Faiz-ur-Rahman, Salahuddin, Muhammad Akbar

CAMP

Chinese Physics Letters, ISSN: 0256307X, Volume: 28, Issue: 7, Article Number: 070403, July 2011

166

Simultaneous Effects of MHD and Thermal Radiation on the Mixed Convection Stagnation-Point Flow of a Power-Law Fluid

T. Hayat, M. Mustafa, S. Obaidat

RCMS

Chinese Physics Letters, ISSN:0256307X, Volume: 28, Issue: 7, Article Number: 074702, July 2011

167

A Diagnostic Multiplex Polymerase Chain Reaction Assay for the Simultaneous Detection of Typhoidal Salmonella and Quinolone Resistance from the Patient's Blood

A. Khalid, J. Usman, Z. AMC ur Rehman Farooqi, F. Kaleem, A. Hassan, M. Omair

International Journal of Infectious Diseases, ISSN: 1201-9712, Volume: 15, Supplement: 1, Pages: S50-S50, July 2011

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Treatment Outcome in Patients with Hepatitis C: Significance of Baseline Parameters and Viral Dynamics

H. Aziz, A. Khalid, S. Murtaza, J. Irfan, A. Raza

AMC

International Journal of Infectious Diseases, ISSN:1201-9712, Volume:15, Supplement: 1, Pages:S82-S82, July 2011

169

Diagnostic Performance of HighDilshad Ahmad Khan, Sensitivity Troponin T, MyeloperMariam S Sharif, Famddase, and Pregnancy-Associated rooq Ahmad Khan Plasma Protein A Assays for Triage of Patients with Acute Myocardial Infarction

AMC

Korean Journal of Laboratory Medicine, ISSN: 1598-6535, Volume: 31, Issue: 3, Pages:172-178, July 2011

170

Multiview Fusion 3-D Echocardiography: Improving the Information and Quality of Real-time 3-D Echocardiography

Kashif Rajpoot, Grau Vicente, Noble J. Alison, Cezary Szmigielski , Harald Bechery

SEECS

Ultrasound in Medicine and Biology, ISSN: 0301-5629, Volume: 37, Issue: 7, Pages:1056-1072, July 2011

171

Seroprevalence of Hepatitis C and Human Immunodeficiency Viruses in Blood Donors of Northwestern Pakistan

Sher Zaman Safi, Muhammad Sohail Afzal, Yasir Waheed, Umer Javed Butt, Kaneez Fatima, Yousaf Parvez, Ishtiaq Qadri

ASAB

Asian Biomedicine, ISSN: 1905-7415, Volume: 5, Issue: 3, Pages: 389-392, June 2011

172

Predictors of Response to Antiviral Therapy in Patients with Chronic Hepatitis C from Pakistani Population

Hafsa Aziz, ASAB Muhammad Amin Athar, Shahnaz Murtaza, Javaid Irfan, Yasir Waheed, Iram Bilal and Abida Raza

Chinese Medical Journal, ISSN: 03666999, Volume:124, Issue:9, Pages: 1333-1337, 5 May 2011

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Tolerance-based Structural Design Jiping Lu, Shuiyuan of Tubular-Structure Loading Equip- Tang, Jianhua Zuo, ments Hongli Fan, Zhonghua Jian, Shahid Ikramullah Butt

SMME

International Journal of Computational Intelligence Systems, ISSN:875-6883, Volume: 4, Issue:3, Pages:329-336, May 2011

174

Frequency and Antibiotic Susceptibility Pattern of Amp C Beta-lactamase Producing Bacteria Isolated from a Tertiary Care Hospital of Rawalpindi, Pakistan

AMC

Pakistan Journal of Medical Sciences, Volume:27, Issue:3, Pages:578-581, June 2011

Afreenish Hassan, Javaid Usman, Fatima Kaleem, Maria Omair, Ali Khalid, Muhammad Iqbal


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Magnetohydrodynamic Peristaltic Flow of a Hyperbolic Tangent Fluid in a Vertical Asymmetric Channel With Heat Transfer

Sohail Nadeem, Safia Akram

MCS

176

Evaluation of Performance in Manufacturing Organization Through Productivity and Quality

Syed Irshad Ali, Jamil NBS Yousof, Memmona Rauf Khan, Syed Ather Masood

African Journal of Business Management, ISSN:1993-8233, Volume: 5, Issue: 6, Pages:2211-2219,18 Mar 2011

177

Measuring Performance Through Capital Structure: Evidence from Banking Sector of Pakistan

Muhammad Ayub Siddiqui, Adnan Shoaib

NBS

African Journal of Business Management, ISSN:1993-8233, Volume: 5 Issue: 5, Pages: 1871-1879, 4 Mar 2011

178

Loss of Atom Interference due to a Random Phase

A. El Allati, M. El Baz, Y. Hassouni, A. Kassou Ou Ali, F. Saif

CAMP

Journal of Russian Laser Research, ISSN:1071-2836, Volume:32, Issue: 2, Pages:177-187, Mar 2011

179

Optimal Campaign in the Smoking Dynamics

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Computational and Mathematical Methods in Medicine, ISSN: 1748670X, Article Number: 163834, 2011

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Exact Solutions of Nonlinear Partial Stephen C. Anco, Sajid SEECS Differential Equations by the Meth- Ali, Thomas Wolf od of Group Foliation Reduction

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Syed Hussain Imran Wear Mechanisms Analysis for Jaffery and Paul T. Turning Ti-6AI-4V- towrads the Development of Suitable tool Coat- Mativenga ings

SMME

The International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology, ISSN: 0268-3768 (Print) 1433-3015 (Online), Volume 1 / 1985 - Volume 56, 17 June 2011

182

Thermophysical Properties of Bibased High-Tc Superconductors

SCME

Book on Applications of High-Tc Superconductivity, ISBN: 978-953-307-308-8, Pages 177-192, June 2011

183

Cleaner Production Technologies in Noaman-ul-Haq and Desizing of Cotton Fabric Habib Nasir

SCME

The Journal of the Textile Institute, ISSN Print: 0040-5000 , Online: 17542340, online published on 09 June 2011

184

Unsteady Viscous Flow and Heat Transfer over a Permeable Stretching Sheet: Case of Heat Flux

PNEC

Special Topics & Reviews in Porous Media – An International Journal, ISSN:2151-4798, Vol: 2(1), pp 43-52, 2011

185

Development of Robust in Vitro Kaneez Fatima, MuSerine Protease Assay based on hammad Tahir, Ishtiaq Recombinant Pakistani HCV NS3-4A Qadri Protease

ASAB

Journal of Virus Research, ISSN: 01681702, Volume 160, Issues 1-2, Pages 230-237, Sep 2011

186

ERP Life-cycle Management for Aerospace Smart Factory: A MultiDisciplinary Approach

M. Asif Rashid, Hammad Qureshi, Muizud-Din Shami, Nawar Khan

EME

International Journal of Computer Applications, ISSN:0975-8887, Volume 26, No.11, Pages 55-62, July 2011

187

Citropremide and Citropridone: A New Ceramide and a New Acridone Alkaloid from the Stem Bark of Citropsis gabunensis

Béatrice Valerie Tsassi, ASAB Hidayat Hussain, Albertine Geagni, Etienne Dongo, Ishtiaq Ahmed, Muhammad Riaz, Karsten Krohn

HELVETICA CHIMICA ACTA, ISSN: 0018-019X, Volume: 94, Issue: 6, Pages:1035-1040, 2011

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Fourier Transform Representation of the Extended Fermi-Dirac and Bose-Einstein Functions with Applications to the Family of the Zeta and Related Functions

Asifa Tassaddiq, Asghar Qadir

Integral Transforms and Special Functions, ISSN:1065-2469, Volume:22, Issue:6, Pages: 453-466, 2011

Asghari Maqsood and M. Anis-ur-Rehman

Waqar Ahmad Khan, Ioan Pop

CAMP

ACTA MECHANICA SINICA, ISSN: 0567-7718, Volume:27, Issue:2, Pages:237-250, April 2011


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Dorstenpictanone: a new bicyclic polyprenylated compound from Dorstenia picta

Hidayat Hussain, Bertin Vouffo, Etienne Dongob, Muhammad Riaz and Karsten Krohn

ASAB

Journal of Asian Natural Products Research, ISSN: 1028-6020, Volume:13, Issue: 6, Pages:547-550, Article Number: PII 938014441, 2011

190

Cichorin A: a new benzo-isochromene from Cichorium intybus

Hidayat Hussain, Javid Hussain, Muhammad Saleem, Ghulam Abbas Miana, Muhammad Riaz, Karsten Krohn, Saeed Anwar

ASAB

Journal of Asian Natural Products Research, ISSN: 1028-6020, Volume:13, Issue: 6, Pages: 566-569 Article Number: PII 938013844, 2011

191

Sequential Diagnosis by Abstraction

Sajjad Siddiqi, Jinbo Huang

SEECS

Journal of Artificial Intelligence Research, ISSN:1076-9757, Volume: 41, Pages: 329-365, 2011

192

High Prevalence of Unrelated Multidrug-resistant Acinetobacter Baumannii Isolates in Pakistani Military Hospitals

Benjamin A. Evans, Ahmed Hamouda, Shahid A. Abbasi, Farooq A. Khan and Sebastian G.B. Amyes

AMC

International Journal of Antimicrobial Agents,ISSN: 0924-8579, Volume:37, Issue:6, Pages:580-581, Jun 2011

193

Effect of Smoke on Papp-A and Lipid Profile in Normal Rats

Amena Rahim, Abdul Khaliq Naveed

AMC

Journal of The Pakistan Medical Association, ISSN: 0030-9982, Volume: 61, Issue: 5, Pages: 496-497, May 2011

194

Progesterone in High Doses Causes Neural Tube Defects in Early Chick Embryo Model

Iram Iqbal, Khadija Qamar, Ifra Saeed, Umbreen Noor, Sabir Farooq

AMC

Journal of Neurological SciencesTurkish, ISSN: 1302-1664, Volume:28, Issue:2, Pages: 243-251, 2011

195

A Clinico-Pathological Study of Oral Bushra Ayaz, Khawer Cancers Saleem, Waqar Azim, Altaf Shaikh

AMC

Biomedica, ISSN:1992-4852, Vol. 27, Pages 39-41, June 2011

196

Role of Molecular Biology Techniques for Detection of Mycobacterium Tuberculosis in Difficult-ToDiagnose Cases of Tuberculosis: Short Story of a Long Journey

Rubina Tabassum Siddiqui, Hajra Sadia, Javed Anwar Qureshi, Nosheen Mujtaba, Mamoona Yasmin, Fida Haider

ASAB

Current Opinion in Biotechnology, ISSN:0958-1669, Volume 22, Supplement 1, Pages S65-S66, Sep 2011

197

Plasma Diagnostic Study of Alumina (Al2O3) Generated by the Fundamental and Second Harmonics of a Nd:YAG Laser

M. Salik, M. Hanif, M. A. Baig

MCS

IEEE Transactions on Plasma Science, ISSN:0093-3813, Vol. 39, No. 9, Pages 1861-1867, Sep 2011

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Fixed Point Theorems for Multi-Val- Tayyab Kamran, Quan- CAMP ued Mappings Obtained by Altering ita Kiran Distances

Mathematical and Computer Modelling, ISSN:0895-7177, Volume 54, Issues 11-12, Pages 2772-2777, Dec 2011

199

Data Driven Bandwidth for Medoid Shift Algorithm

Syed Zulqarnain MCS Ahmad Gilani, Naveed Iqbal Rao

Lecture Notes in Computer Science, ISSN: 0302-9743, Volume 6783/2011, Pages 534-546, 2011

200

Stagnation-point Flow of a Nanofluid Towards a Stretching Sheet

Meraj Mustafa, T. Hayat, I. Pop, S. Asghar, S. Obaidat

RCMS

International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, ISSN: 0017-9310, Volume 54, Issues 25-26, Pages 5588-5594, Dec 2011

201

Waste Heat Recovery from HeavyDuty Diesel Engine Exhaust Gases by Medium Temperature Orc System

Ming Shan Wei, JinLi Fang, ChaoChen Ma and Syed Noman Danish

PNEC

SCIENCE CHINA Technological Sciences, Volume 54, Number 10, Pages 27462753, 2011


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Classical and Minimum Entropy Generation Analyses for Steady State Conduction with Temperature Dependent Thermal Conductivity and Asymmetric Thermal Boundary Conditions: Regular and Functionally Graded Materials

A. Aziz, W.A. Khan

PNEC

203

Hepatitis B Virus Infection Among Different Sex and Age Groups in Pakistani Punjab

Fawad Khan, Sulaiman ASAB Shams, Ihteshamud D Qureshi, Muhmmad Israr, Hayat Khan, Muhammad T Sarwar and Muhammad Ilyas

Virology Journal, ISSN:1743-422X, 8:225, 2011

204

Generalized Coherent States and Their Statistical Characteristics in Power-Law Potentials

Shahid Iqbal and Farhan Saif

CAMP

Journal of Mathematical Physics, ISSN: 0022-2488, Volume: 52 Issue: 8, Article Number:082105, Aug 2011

205

Linearization of Systems of Four Second-order Ordinary Differential Equation

M. Safdar, S Ali and F M Mahomed

CAMP

Pramana-Journal of Physics, ISSN:0304-4289, Volume:77, Issue:3, Special Issue: SI, Pages: 581-594, Sep 2011

206

Aerosol-Assisted Chemical Vapor Deposition of Thin Films of Cadmium Sulfide and Zinc Sulfide Prepared from Bis(dibutyldithiocarbamato)Metal Complexes

Muhammad Hamid SCME Sarwar Wattoo, Syed Ahmad Tirmizi, Abdul Quddos, Muhammad Bilal Khan, Feroza Hamid Wattoo, Abdul Wadood, Allah Bux Ghangro

Arabian Journal for Science and Engineering, ISSN: 1319-8025, Volume:36, Issue: 4, Pages: 565-571, July 2011

207

Effective Genes for Resistance to Stripe Rust and Virulence of Puccinia Striiformis F. Sp Tritici in Pakistan

Hadi Bux, Muhammad ASAB Ashraf, Xianming Chen and Abdul Samad Mumtaz

African Journal of Biotechnology, ISSN:1684-5315, Volume: 10 Issue: 28 Pages: 5489-5495 Published: June 20 2011

208

Adsorption Kinetics of Anthracene Beenish Saba, Uzaira and Phenanthrene in Different Soils Rafiqueb, Imran of Attock Refinery Limited (Arl) Hashmi Rawalpindi, Pakistan

IESE

Desalination and Water Treatment, ISSN:1944-3994, Volume:30, Issue: 1-3, Pages: 333-338, June 2011

209

Invariants of a Cartesian Tensor of Rank 3

Faiz Ahmad

CAMP

Archives of Mechanics, ISSN: 03732029, Volume: 63, Issue:4, Pages:383-392, 2011

210

A Refined Methodology for Automatic Keyphrase Assignment to Digital Documents

Sharifullah Khan, Iram Fatima, Rabia Irfan, Khalid Latif

SEECS

Journal of Digital Information Management, ISSN:0972-7272, Volume 9 Number 2, Pages 55-63, April 2011

211

Notes on Dark Energy Interacting Mubasher Jamil, D. With Dark Matter and Unparticle in Momeni, Muneer A. Loop Quantum Cosmology Rashid

CAMP

The European Physical Journal C Particles and Fields, ISSN: 1434-6044, Volume 71, Number 8, Pages 1711-9, Aug 2011

212

Performance Comparison of Mutual Funds in Pakistan

Raheel Gohar, Sohail Ahmed, Urfa Niazi

NBS

African Journal of Business Management, ISSN:1993-8233, Vol. 5(14), Pages 5583-5593, 18 July 2011

213

Relative Changes in Hepatitis C Virus RNA Titre and Serum ALT Levels before, during and after treatment with Interferon and Ribavirin

Waqar Azim, Maria Mushtaq Gill, Saad Azim and Javaid Usman

AMC

Biomedica, ISSN1992-4852, Vol.27, Pages 39-41, June 2011

214

Evolution of Brans-Dicke Parameter Mubasher Jamil and in Generalized Chameleon Cosmol- D. Momeni ogy

CAMP

Chinese Physicsl Letter, ISSN:0256307X, Vol. 28, No. 9, Page 099801-4, 2011

Energy, ISSN:0360-5442, Volume 36, Issue 10, Pages 6195-6207, Oct 2011


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Identical Parallel-Machine Scheduling and Worker Assignment Problem Using Genetic Algorithms to Minimize Makespan

Imran Ali Chaudhry and Sultan Mahmood

CAE

216

Adverse Health Effects of Pesticides Exposure in Agricultural and Industrial Workers of Developing Country

Imran Hashmi, Dilshad IESE Ahmad Khan

Book on Pesticides - The Impacts of Pesticides Exposure, ISBN 978-953307-531-0, Publisher: InTech, Pages 155-178, Jan 2011

217

Detection and Antibiotic Susceptibility Pattern of Biofilm Producing Gram Positive and Gram Negative Bacteria Isolated from a tertiary Care Hospital of Pakistan

Afreenish Hassan, Javaid Usman, Fatima Kaleem, Maria Omair, Ali Khalid, Muhammad Iqbal

AMC

Malaysian Journal of Microbiology, ISSN 1823-8262, Volume 7, Issue 1, Pages 57-60, 2011

218

Gradient Valued Profiles and L/D Ghulam Hussain, Ratio of AI EFP with Modified John- Abdul Qadeer Malik, son Cook Model Amer Hameed

SCME

Journal of Material Science and Engineering, ISSN: 1934-8959, Vol. 5, Pages 599-604, 10 May 2011

219

In-Silico Binding of ATP to Protein Kinase C Delta: Insights into the Structure and Active Site

Umar Saeed, Yasir Wa- ASAB heed, Amania Anwar, Tabinda Hussain, Kehkashan Naeem, Nayab Nawaz, Flora Farrukh, Ishtiaq Qadri

European Journal of Scientific Research, ISSN 1450-216X, Vol.52, No.2, Pages 177-187, 2011

220

Implementing Integrating the Healthcare Environment (IHE) Using Business Process Execution Language (BPEL)

Sidra Aftab, Muhammad Younus Javed

EME

European Journal of Scientific Research, ISSN 1450-216X Vol.57 No.1, Pages 109-123, 2011

221

Adaptation of Outcome-based As- Nayer Fardows sessment System at Undergraduate Level

PMA

Research Journal of International Studies, ISSN: 1453-212X, Issue 19, Pages 60-70, June 2011

222

Investigating Effects of EvaluaNayer Fardows tion and Assessment on Students Learning Outcomes at Undergraduate Level

PMA

European Journal of Social Sciences, ISSN:1450-2267, Vol. 22, No. 4, Pages 620-625, 2011

223

Secure Heterogeneous Clusterbased Newscast Protocol

Irum Kazmi, S. Aslam, Muhammad Younus Javed,

EME

International Journal of Computing, ISSN: 2151-9617, Volume 3, Issue 4, April 2011

224

Improved Estimation of Trilateration Distances for Indoor Wireless Intrusion Detection

Philip Nobles, Shahid Ali and Howard Chivers

SEECS

Journal of Wireless Mobile Networks, Ubiquitous Computing and Dependable Applications, ISSN:2093-5374, Volume: 2, Number 1, Pages 93-102, 2011

225

Architecture Centric Development in Software Product Lines

Aurangzeb Khan, Farooque Azam, Jahanzaib Khan

EME

International Journal of Computer Applications, ISSN: 0975-8887, Volume 30– No.2, Pages 6-12, Sep 2011

226

An Intelligent Neural-Wireless Sensor Network Based Schema for Energy Resources Forecast

Aaqif Afzaal Abbasi, Asif Kamal

SEECS

International Journal of Advanced Science and Technology, ISSN:2005-4238, Vol. 33, Pages 121-130, Aug 2011

227

Horizontal Patterns of Single Wall Munir Mohammad, SCME Carbon Nanotubes by Simple Filtra- Muhammad Bilal tion Method Khan, Zaffar M. Khan, Gabriel Cavalli, Damitha Adhikari, Ravi Silva

Advanced Materials Research, ISSN:1022-6680, Vol. 326, Pages 121126, Sep 2011

228

Development of Resin Infusion Pro- Zaffar M. Khan, Ghucess for Ultralight Large Composite lam Yahya, M. Umer, Structures Bilal Khan, Faraz Tahir

Advanced Materials Research, ISSN:2005-4238, Vol. 326, Pages 5364, Sep 2011

SCME

Electrical Engineering and Applied Computing, ISBN: 978-94-007-1191-4, ISSN:1876-1100, Vol. 90, Pages 529541, June 2011


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Switch-Regular Upward Planarity Testing of

Aimal Rextin, Carla Binucci, Emilio Di Giacomo, Walter Didimo,

SEECS

Journal of Graph Algorithms and Applications, ISSN: 1526-1719, Vol. 15, No. 5, pp. 587-629, 2011

230

Achieving the Optimal Capital Structure and its Impact on Pakistani Banking Performance

Raheel Gohar and Adnan Shoaib

NBS

International Review of Business Research Papers, ISSN: 1832-9543 (online) and ISSN : 1837-5685 ( Print), Vol. 7, No. 3, Pages 9-24, 2011

231

An Efficient Method to Improve Information Recovery on Web

Muhammad Shahbaz, EME Syed Muhammad Ahsen, Farzeen Abbas, Muhammad Shaheen, Syed Athar Masood

Journal of American Science, ISSN: 1545-1003, Vol. 7(7), Pages 13-23, 2011

232

An Effective Preprocessing Methodology for Textual Data Classification

Muhammad ShahEME baz, Syed Muhammad Ahsen, Maryam Shaheen, Muhammad Shaheen, Syed Athar Masood

Journal of American Science, ISSN: 1545-1003, Vol. 7(6), Pages 944-951, 2011

233

Comparison of the Polymer/Composite-based on Polyurethane with Different–OH Backbone

N. Ahmed, Muhammad Bilal Khan, Noaman Ul-Haq

SCME

Advanced Materials Research, ISSN:2005-4238, Vol. 326, Pages 6572, Sep 2011

234

Automatic Generation of Extended ER Diagram Using Natural Language Processing

Muhammad Shahbaz, Syed Ahsan, Muhammad Shaheen, Rao Muhammad Adeel Nawab, Syed Athar Masood

EME

Journal of American Science, ISSN: 1545-1003, Vol. 7(6), Pages 1-10, 2011

235

Lungs Segmentation for Computer Aided Diagnosis

Saleem Iqbal, Khalid Iqbal

EME

International Journal of Academic Research, ISSN:2075-4124, Vol. 3, No. 5, Part-I, Sep 2011,

236

Some Aspects of Deposition Parameters of RF Sputtered Ferromagnetic Film Germane to the Study of Magnetoresistive Sensing Devices

Pervez Akhtar, Tariq Javid Ali, Arshad Aziz

PNEC

Advanced Materials Research, ISSN:2005-4238, Vol. 264-265, Pages 160-165, Sep 2011

237

INS/GPS-based State Estimation Sadia Riaz of Micro Air Vehicles Parametric Study Using Extended Kalman Filter (EKF) Schemes

EME

Innovative Systems Design and Engineering , ISSN 2222-1727 (Paper), ISSN:2222-2871 (Online), Vol 2, No 3, Pages 115-127, 2011

238

Ontology Agent for Ensuring Semantic Interoperability Among Agents and Semantic Web

Saman Iftikhar, Kiran Fatima, Hafiz Farooq Ahmad, Hiroki Suguri

SEECS

International Journal of Knowledge Engineering and Data Mining, ISSN (Online): 1755-2095 - ISSN (Print): 1755-2087, Volume 1, Number 3, Pages: 273-290, 2011

239

Towards Athermal Organic-inorgan- M. R. Saleem, P. Stenic Guided Mode Resonance Filters berg, T. Alasaarela, P. Silfsten, M. B. Khan, S. Honkanen and J. Turunen

SCME

Optics Express, ISSN:1094-4087, Vol. 19, Issue 24, Pages 24241-24251, 14 Nov 2011

240

Modeling Wages of Females in the UK

NBS

International Journal of Business and Social Science, ISSN: 2219-1933, Vol. 2, No. 11, (Special Issue), Pages 195-202, June 2011

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Reducing Handoffs Delay in B3G Networks

Asad Ali, Muhammad Irfan, Zulfiqar Ali

SEECS

Sindh University Research Journal (Science Series), ISSN 1813-1743, Vol.43 (1-A), Pages 11-18, 2011

242

Reduction of Microbial Contamination in Drinking Water using flocculent settling

Arshad Ali, Hashim Nisar Hashmi, Ashfaq Ahmad, Intikhab Ahmad Qureshi

MCE

Hydro Nepal: Journal of Water, Energy and Environment ISSN:1998-5452, Vol. 8, Page: 34-37, Jan 2011

243

Simultaneous Scheduling of Machines And Automated Guided Vehicles in Flexible Manufacturing Systems Using Genetic Algorithms

I. A. Chaudhry, S. Mahmood, M. Shami

CAE

Journal of Central South University of Technology, ISSN:1005-9784, Volume 18, Number 5, Pages 1473-1486, 2011

244

A Hybrid Artificial Immune System (AIS) Model for Power Aware Secure Mobile Ad Hoc Networks (MANETs) Routing Protocols

N. Mazhar, M. Farooq

CAE

Applied Soft Computing, ISSN: 15684946, Volume 11, Issue 8, Pages 56955714, Dec 2011

245

Building Extraction and Rubble Mapping for City Port-au-Prince Post-2010 Earthquake with GeoEye-1 Imagery and Lidar Data

Ejaz Hussain, Serkan Ural, KyoHyouk Kim, Chiung-Shiuan Fu, Jie Shan

IGIS

Photogrammetric Engineering and Remote Sensing, ISSN: 0099-1112, Volume: 77, Issue:10, Pages 1011-1023, Oct 2011

246

Existence of Stable Outcome in a Job Market with Linear Valuations and Possibly Bounded Salaries

Yasir Ali, Rashid Farooq

CAMP

Pacific Journal of Optimization, ISSN: 1348-9151, Volume: 7, Issue:3, Pages: 531-550, Sep 2011

247

Examining the Efficacy of Sorafenib - a Meta-Analysis

Paracha UZ, Paracha RZ, Hassan W, Murtaza G

ASAB

Advances in Clinical and Experimental Medicine, ISSN: 1230-025X, Volume: 20, Issue: 3, Pages: 335-342, 2011

248

Design and Implementation of a Fine-grained Resource Usage Model for the Android Platform

Mohammad Nauman and Sohail Khan

SEECS

The International Arab Journal of Information Technology, ISSN: 1683-3198, Vol. 8, No. 4, Pages 440-448, Oct 2011

249

A Human-Like Approach Towards Yasar Ayaz, Atsushi SMME Humanoid Robot Footstep Planning Konno, Khalid Munawar, Teppei Tsujita, Shunsuke Komizunai and Masaru Uchiyama

International Journal of Advanced Robotic Systems, ISSN:1729-8806, Vol. 8, No. 4, Pages 98-109, 2011

250

Effect of Montelukast on bradykinin-induced contraction of isolated tracheal smooth muscle of guinea pig

A. Noor, M.H. Najmi, and S. Bukhtiar

AMC

Indian Journal of Pharmacology, ISSN:0253-7613, 43(4): 445–449, Aug 2011

251

Roughing Filtration as an Effective Pre-treatment System for High Turbidity Water

Zahiruddin Khan and Rahimuddin Farooqi

IESE

Water Science & Technology, ISSN Print: 0273-1223, Vol. 64, No. 7, Pages 1419–1427, 2011

252

Anaerobic Digestion of CHLOrphenolic Wastes

Arshad A, Hashmi HN and Qureashi IA

MCE

International Journal of Environmental Research, ISSN: 1735-6865, 5(1): Pages 149-158, 2011

253

Detection of Salt Affected Soil in Rice-wheat Area Using Satellite Image

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IGIS

African Journal of Biotechnology, ISSN:1684-5315, Vol. 6(21), Pages 4973-4982, 5 Oct 2011

254

Purification and Bioassays of Bioactive Fraction from Curcuma Longa Against Xanthomonas Oryzae Pv.Oryzae Causing BLB Disease in Rice

Rukhsana jabeen, Muhammad Ashraf, Iftikhar Ahmad, Tehreema Iftikhar

ASAB

Pakistan Journal of Botany. ISSN:05563321, Vol. 43(2): Pages 1335-1342, 2011.


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Interleukin-10 Gene Promoter Polymorphism as a Potential Host Susceptibility Factor in Pakistani Patients

Muhammad Sohail ASAB Afzal, Sadia Anjum, Amna Salman, Sajjad Ashraf, Zia Ur Rehman Farooqi, Tahir Ahmed, Yasir waheed and Ishtiaq Qadri

African Journal of Biotechnology, ISSN:1684-5315, Vol. 10(66), pp. 14706-14710, 26 Oct 2011

256

Performance Analysis of Noncoher- Jahangir K Kayani ent Pulse Compression Technique

CAE

IEEE Transactions on Aerospace and Electronic Systems, ISSN: 0018-9251,Volume 47 Issue 4, Pages 2986-2990, 06 Oct 2011

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Mixed Convection of Water at 4 °C along a Wedge with Variable Surface Temperature in a Porous Medium

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Solvent-Exfoliated Graphene at Extremely High Concentration

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Evaluation of Contemporary Anom- Ayesha Binte Ashfaq, aly Detection Systems (ADSs) Syed Ali Khayam

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Performance Evaluation of the Two-stage UASB Reactor using Methanolic Wastes

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Analysis of interleukin-10 gene Polymorphisms and hepatitis C susceptibility in Pakistan

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Cosmic Evolution in Brans-Dicke Chameleon Cosmology

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An Overview of Performance Comparison of Different TCP Variants in IP and MPLS Networks

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Cardy-Verlinde Formula and TherM. R. Setare and modynamics of Dilaton-axion Black Mubasher Jamil Hole

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284

Power-Law Entropy Corrected Holographic Dark Energy Model

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INS/GPS Based State Estimation of Micro Air Vehicles Using Inertial Sensors

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EME

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CAE

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AMC

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EME

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312

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316

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EME

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Applicability of the Impact Response Analysis Method for Reinforced Concrete Beams Mixed with Polyvinyl Alcohol Short Fibers

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IESE

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328

Dependability of Congregated Next Shafqat Hameed, Asim EME Generation Network Architecture Javaid Butt, Ahmad Raza

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Investors’ Power and the Dividend Cost Minimization Model: Which One Better Explains the Dividend Policy in Pakistan?

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331

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The Need and Rationale of Thyroid Function Tests in a Tertiary Care Laboratory

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AMC

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335

Patterns of Sudanophilic Lesions at Ostia of Descending Thoracic and Abdominal Aorta in CholesterolFed Adult Rabbits

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AMC

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EME

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341

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PNEC

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342

The Solution of A Paramterized Sixth Order Boundary Value Problem By The Optimal Homotopy Asymptotic Method

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343

Serum Gamma Glutamyl Transferase: A Novel Biomarker for Screening of Premature Coronary Artery Disease

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AMC

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344

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RAPD Analysis of Stripe Rust Resistant Synthetic Hexaploid of Wheat

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347

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EME

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349

Analysis of Interleukin-10 Polymorphic Variants in Pakistani Population

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