Wednesday, July 5, 2017

AIT, SSUET staff pleasantly surprised

By Abdul Qadir Qureshi
(Pakistan News & Features Services)

The lower grade staffers of the Sir Syed University of Engineering and Technology (SSUET) as well as the Aligarh Institute of Technology (AIT) were pleasantly surprised at having received ‘Eidi’ before Eid-ul-Fitr. 

The surprise was given by Engr Anwar Ali, Convenor AIT and Vice-President Aligarh Muslim University Old Boys Association (AMUOBA) who distributed Eidi among some 350 employees. 

 Around 200 employees of the SSUET in Grade 1 and Grade 2 and about 150 of the AIT also in Grade 1 and 2 including lower salary staff received Eidi from Engr Anwar Ali. 

"Our objective was to share with them the happy moments of Eid-ul-Fitr,” Engr Anwar Ali remarked, adding that the recipients of Eidi included naib qasids, juniors, clerks, drivers and security guards.

SSUET Chancellor urges greater focus on research oriented studies

By Abdul Qadir Qureshi
(Pakistan News & Features Services)

The Chancellor Sir Syed University of Engineering and Technology (SSUET), Jawaid Anwar, has called for greater focus on research oriented studies and said the research carried out by faculty members during their higher studies abroad should relate to SSUET;s academic objectives. 

He stated this while talking to Dr Zain Anwar Ali, who called on the Chancellor after completing his PhD from Nanjing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics (NUAA) in China. The Chairman of Telecommunication department Dr Aamer was also present on the occasion and introduced 

Dr Zain to the Chancellor. Dr Zain was on study leave since September 2013 and did his research on the "Simulation of controller designing of rotor-craft Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV). 

He presented his research work at different international symposiums and published in core Control Engineering Journal papers. 

Dr Zain is an active researcher and reviewer of many well known journals in the field of Electronics, Control Engineering Robotics and Aerospace Engineering. He informed the Chancellor that his research interest were in the area of Control Engineering Robotics, Aerospace Engineering and Industrial Controls and Automation Engineering. 

The Chancellor appreciated the areas selected by Dr Zain and regarded the same as very important from the university's academic point of view. Meanwhile Dr Zain has rejoined his department

SSUET reach out underprivileged population

By Abdul Qadir Qureshi
(Pakistan News & Features Services)

The Sir Syed University of Engineering and Technology (SSUET), Karachi, took a lead this Ramadan, on the directives of the Chancellor, Jawaid Anwar, and its Community Welfare Society of the University's Guidance Centre organized a Ramazan Ration Distribution Drive successfully. 

The Chancellor's directive was to share the happiness of Ramazan to the most underprivileged population in Karachi. 

Around 63 needy families of different localities of Orangi Town were provided ration bags, which contained items of all the basic needs of a family to keep and break their fast. 

The SSUET Chancellor, Jawaid Anwar, lavishly praised the efforts made by the students and the zeal demonstrated by them in helping the needy families and said that this kind of activities did create a noble impression which must continue not only today but in future as well. 

The Convener of the Guidance Centre, Siraj Khilji, also appreciated the efforts made by the students of the SSUET for this cause, emphasizing that the students were the future of a nation they should know and care for every aspect of the community. 

He was of the opinion that as the citizens of a respectable nation the students be taught to have a vision to serve their people in need.