IEEE Conference Publications by MS students

 MS (CS) Students Ms. Nabiha Iqbal and Ms. Naila Sharif presented their papers in IEEE-iCREATE 2014 conference held in NUST, Islamabad from April 22-24, 2014. This research work is supervised by Dr. Kashif Zafar and Prof. Waqas Zyad of department of Computer Science at Lahore campus. The details of the conference are given below:

1. N. Iqbal, K. Zafar, W. Zyad, "Multi-Objective Optimization of Test Sequence Generation using Multi-Objective Firefly Algorithm (MOFA)", Proceedings of the International Conference on Robotics and Emerging Allied Technologies in Engineering, IEEE-iCREATE, 2014, Islamabad (Accepted).

2. N. Sharif, K. Zafar, W. Zyad, "Optimization of Requirements Prioritization using Computational Intelligence Techniques", Proceedings of the International Conference on Robotics and Emerging Allied Technologies in Engineering, IEEE-iCREATE, 2014, Islamabad (Accepted).

Impact Factor Publication 2014 - IJAIT's Volume No.23, Issue No. 2

Impact Factor Publication 2014 - IJAIT's Volume No.23, Issue No. 2

Dr. Kashif Zafar, Associate Professor in department of Computer Science at Lahore campus has published his research work titled "Evolutionary Search in the Space of Rules for Creation of New Two-Player Board Games" in International Journal on Artificial Intelligence Tools (ISI-indexed with Impact Factor) in Vol. 23 and No. 2, in April 2014. This research has been collaborated by Dr. Rauf Baig and Dr. Zahid Halim.  

Achievement of EE at FAST Business Plan Competition, 2014

A team from EE Department of FAST-NU, Lahore, have achieved following milestone in Business Plan Competition, 2014 arranged by Best Practices _ FAST Business Club.
Second Prize
Title: Automation of Lathe Machines to Optimize Manufacturing
Members:
Shaheryar Baig (TL)
Saad Zaidi
Danial Azam
M. Shahzeb
Wahaj Afzal

Achievement of EE at GEEK-WEEK, 2014

The Final year Projects from EE Department of FAST-NU, Lahore, have achieved following milestones in Engineering Project competition at GEEK-WEEK, 2014
First Prize
Title: FLAMES (An Autonomous Fire Detecting and Extinguishing Mobile Robotic Platform) Members:
Faisal Abbas (TL)
Shaheera Muneer
M. Awais Ali
M. Sameed
Advisor: Omer Saleem Bhatti 


Third Prize
Title: SMART-PAL (Application of Kinect-based strategy to track human limbs for tele-robotic manipulation and tele-presence tasks)
Members:
Saif-Ullah (TL)
Saad Saif
Fatima Shujaat
Hassan Rashid
Junaid Iqbal
Aqeel Abbas
Advisor: Omer Saleem Bhatti

 

 

Achievement of EE at IEEE-WEEK, 2014

The Projects from EE Department of FAST-NU, Lahore, have achieved following milestones in MEGA-IDEA competition at IEEE-WEEK, 2014 

First Prize
Title:"Low-Cost Voice Operated and Mind-Controlled Wheelchair for Paraplegic"
Members:
Gohar Kibria Khan (TL)
Ahmed Saeed
Abdul-Moiz Waheed
Rafia Nadeem
Marium Tariq
Hummed Yousuf
Advisor: Omer Saleem Bhatti

 

Second Prize
Title: Automation of Lathe Machines to Optimize Manufacturing
Members:
Danial Azam (TL)
Saad Zaidi
Shaheryar Baig
M. Shahzeb
Wahaj Afzal

 

Explore Pakistan Seminar


Idyllic youth society FAST-NU, Lahore organized a seminar on the topic “EXPLORE PAKISTAN”. And the importance of March 23rd Honorable guests were MR. Orya Maqbool Jan (Senior Analyst) and Dr. Rafique Ahmed (vice-Chairman Nazarya Pakistan Trust and Member Board of Governors FAST-NUCES). Prof. DR. Zafar Iqbal (Director FAST-NU Lhr) received both the guests and the seminar started in “New Auditorium”.
       On the very first, President of Idyllic youth MR. Ehtisham Khaliq gave his welcome speech and said “Youth is de-tracking from its path. We should focus on our responsibilities as a Pakistani and Muslim”.
       Orya Maqbool Jan addressed the seminar about the struggle which Pakistan faced after the independence and also the future threats to our beloved country. He also said we are going far away from our traditions and that’s why we are facing current situations in Pakistan.
       Dr. Rafique Ahmed said while addressing the seminar: “We are lucky that we are born on such piece of land which we have got on the name of “LA ILLAHA ILLALA”. He also discussed the events leading towards making of Pakistan.
      The Event was very vibrant and attended by large number of students. The event ended with National Anthem.

Lecture on "Essence of Islam"

The lecture on "Essence of Islam" was organized by the Quran Society on 19-02-2014 to revive the spirit of Islam. The guest speaker was Mr. Muhammad Yusuf, former cricket who embraced Islam. The strength of the audience was around 170 which were appreciable. The speaker was able to involve the interest of the audience till the very end. It was organized for both males and females that took place in the New Auditorium, followed by light refreshments.

Lecture on "Valuing our Deen"

The lecture on "Valuing our Deen" was organized by the Quran Society on 26-03-2014 to revive the spirit of Islam. The speaker was Mr. Moeen Mahmood, faculty member of FAST-NU Lahore who embraced Islam. The strength of the audience was around 45. The speaker was able to involve the interest of the audience till the very end. It was organized for both males and females that took place in the New-1.

Paper Acceptance In 1st International Young Engineers Convention (IYEC-2014)

Student of Electrical Engineering Department (Batch 2010). Their FYP group did some research on Image processing and wrote a research paper. I am pleased to inform you that by the grace of ALLAH Almighty, our research paper has been accepted in 1st International Young Engineers Convention (FEIICIYEC-2014),being collaboratively organized by Pakistan Engineering Council (PEC),Federation of Engineering Institution of Islamic Countries (FEIIC), Higher Education Commission of Pakistan (HEC), Marmara University Istanbul Turkey, National Textile University, Faisalabad, University of Engineering and Technology, Lahore and Malaysian Society for Engineering and Technology (MySET)
The details of the paper and the authors are as follows:


Title:"Hand Gesture Extraction and Recognition using Normalized Correlation"
FYP Adviser:Mr. Azeem Hafeez
FYP Team Members:
1.Naima Munir (TL) 10-4341
2.Rabia Naheed 10-4356
3.Arfa Saif 10-4577
4.Shireen Khan 10-4427

EE FAST-NU Projects Achievement at DAIRA'14

Three Final Year Project Groups, from Electrical Engineering Department FAST-NU, Lahore, participated and competed in the Engineering Project Competition Event, TECHNISTAN, held at DAIRA'14, Faisalabad on 2nd march 2014.
Two of these groups succeeded to secure first and second position in the competition. It was a tough competition with two rounds of evaluation and demonstration.
WINNER
Title:
Autonomous Fire-Fighting Robotic Platform
Members:
Faisal Abbas (TL)
Shaheera Muneer
M. Awais Ali
M. Sameed Faraz
Advisor:
Omer Saleem Bhatti

RUNNER-UP
Title:

Beacon based Navigation for Motion Collaboration of a Robot Flock
Members:
Awais Ahmad
M. Umair Anwar
Mahnoor Zahid
Mehak Jamal
Advisor:
Omer Saleem Bhatti


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