IEEE WEEK 2016
On 15th & 16th April 2016 IEEE Week 2016 was organized by IEEE FAST-NU chapter which has been one of the most happening academic affairs of the year where innovation, technology and inspiration all came together for a two day event.
Over the two day period, numerous competitions and workshops were hosted for school and university students from all over the country. Competitions included the all-time favorite Robo Wars, Robo Navigation, Robo Race, 100 Minutes of Code and Object Oriented Design Competition for programming enthusiasts,Project Competition and Start-Up Competition for all aspiring entrepreneurs and final year students to showcase their ideas and work. Moreover, the Azim Hayat Soldering Competition was conducted to honor the memory of the very talented late student of FAST-NU, Azim Hayat. Other competitions included the speed wiring competition and gaming competitions (DOTA 2, NFS Most Wanted, FIFA’16 & Tekken 6) to challenge all gaming geeks out there. The Under 19 Math Geek, IQ Quiz and Spell the Word competitions, especially designed for school students, were also conducted.
In addition, some of the most successful personalities honored the event by their presence and wise words. At the opening ceremony, Dr. Nizam ud Din, Chairperson Punjab HEC, and Mr. Sajjad Kirmani, CEO Infogistics, helped us to further inspire and motivate all students. Both Dr. Nizam ud Din and Mr. Sajjad Kirmani were highly impressed by the energy of the participating students. They encouraged students to take part in more competitions to polish their skills and also to learn more. They shed light on the important role played by engineers and the need for more innovative engineers in industry. The talks by our guest speakers perked up all students even more for a long day ahead.