By Abdul Qadir Qureshi
“The strategically planned research does have positive impact on socio economic aspects of the lives of people as well as on the physical environment,” Prof Dr Javed Hassan Rizvi, Vice-Chancellor, Sir Syed University of Engineering and Technology, SSUET, remarked while chairing a meeting with the Ph.D faculty of the university on September 1.
“The outcome and findings of the research can be achieved through presentations at scientific and professional conferences and meetings, publishing research and professional journals and magazines,” he stressed.
Reviewing the SSUET’s research development activities, the Vice-Chancellor was of the view that research activity enhances quality of education and such an approach will can be of immense benefit for the career of PhD students.
“It is imperative for the university to conduct research and explore possibilities for utilization of innovative research for industry development,” he emphasized
It was proposed in the meeting that sufficient funds be allocated as incentive for the faculty members to promote research culture at the campus.
The meeting also discussed organizing symposium and seminars on various topics to promote research-friendly environment at the campus.