A delegation from Korea comprising of eight faculty members and sixteen students from various universities such as Gwangju University, Jeonnam provincial College, Chosun University and Honam University paid their visit to University of Engineering and Technology for research collaboration and scholar exchange program. Team management of Al-Khwarizmi Institute of Computer Science (KICS) welcomed the distinguished guests at 10 a.m. They were given an orientation by the Director KICS, Dr. Waqar Mahmood in seminar hall at KICS.
Delegation was then taken to the various departments of UET e.g. Department of Mechatronics and Control Engineering, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Department of Electrical Engineering and Department of Product and Industrial Design where the faculty and chairs of the respective departments gave a detailed briefing to the delegation about the research they were carrying out in their respective departments.
Formal program started after the lunch break at about 3:00 p.m. with the recitation of the Holy Quran and video encompassing the delegation’s tour. Dr. Waqar gave a briefing about the importance of the seminar and ongoing research in KICS and Centre for Energy Research and Development (CERAD). Prof. Dr. Fazal Ahmad Khalid, Vice Chancellor of UET delivered a welcome speech, in which he thanked the Korean delegation for their visit and emphasized the importance of research collaboration.
The vice chancellor then presented the souvenirs to the faculty and students of Korean delegation. In the second phase of the seminar, Mr. Ji.Y.Chang gave presentation on the topic of ‘What is Capston Design Project?’ and ‘Public Design of Bike Mounting Space’. The wrap up of the first day took place with the clicking of the group photos. Students from various departments of UET actively participated in the seminar and showed their keen interest in the relevant presentations.