Syed Babar Ali School of Science and Engineering

Thu, 2019-12-05
The Department of Mathematics at the Syed Babar Ali School of Science and Engineering, and the LUMS Students Math Society (LSMS) jointly organised the first 'Three Minute Thesis Competition – Math' on November 25, 2019. The competition required participants to present the breadth and significance...
Thu, 2019-12-05
The Department of Electrical Engineering at the Syed Babar Ali School of Science and Engineering (SBASSE) held a talk on ‘Robots with Artificial Immunity’ on November 22, 2019. Dr. Ali Raza, Assistant Professor of Mechatronics and Control Engineering, University of Engineering and Technology (UET...
Wed, 2019-12-04
The 5th Annual Workshop on Precision Agriculture and Forestry (WPAF) was held at the Syed Babar Ali School of Science and Engineering on Friday, November 29, 2019. The workshop was organised by the recently-established National Center of Robotics and Automation’s (NCRA) Agricultural Robotics Lab in...
Thu, 2019-11-21
Umar Farooq, BSc Computer Science 2018, recently represented LUMS at the esteemed Applied Research Competition at New York University, Abu Dhabi campus from November 6-8, 2019. The competition is one of the leading student-run computer science events in the world. Mr. Farooq and his team won second...
Wed, 2019-11-20
Huzaifa Rauf, a PhD candidate at the Department of Electrical Engineering at the Syed Babar Ali School of Science and Engineering (SBASSE), traveled to Brasov, Romania, to attend the International Conference on Renewable Energy Research and Applications 2019. LUMS is a research intensive...
Tue, 2019-11-12
As a testament to the societal impact of their research, Dr. Muhammad Tariq, Associate Professor, Department of Biology at the Syed Babar Ali School of Science and Engineering (SBASSE) at LUMS, and his team have recently been awarded a PKR 1 million grant by the Shahid Hussain Foundation (SHF...
Thu, 2019-11-07
The Department of Electrical Engineering at the Syed Babar Ali School of Science and Engineering (SBASSE) at LUMS held an informal conversation with Syed Babar Ali, LUMS Founding Pro Chancellor, on November 4, 2019. Syed Babar Ali’s conversation with female students, research assistants and the...
Thu, 2019-10-24
The Department of Electrical Engineering at the Syed Babar Ali School of Science and Engineering (SBASSE) held a talk on the topic ‘Will AI take over humans? An example from the music industry” on October 22, 2019. Dr. Sajid Siraj, Associate Professor at the Centre for Decision Research, University...
Mon, 2019-10-21
LUMS continues to be at the forefront of research and discovery. Tariq Lab at LUMS, a pioneering epigenetics lab in Pakistan and the only fruit fly lab in the country, has discovered over 200 new genes which are involved in the maintenance of cell identities. These results are reported in a...
Thu, 2019-10-17
An exceptional team from LUMS was honoured with the Brian Shackel Award at INTERACT 2019. The team included Suleman Shahid, Assistant Professor, Computer Science and Director of the Computer Human Interaction and Social Experience Lab (CHISEL), along with three students, Rabiah Arshad and Murtaza...
Sat, 2019-10-05
Fake news or misinformation on social media platforms is a growing phenomenon in the world and can have a profound social, economic, and political impact on societies ranging from election interference, polarisation, and violence. This problem is particularly challenging in developing countries...
Fri, 2019-10-04
The Vice President of the Sri Lanka Cricket Board, Ravin Wickramaratne visited LUMS on Friday, October 4, for a tour of the LUMS Biomechanics Lab, an International Cricket Council (ICC) accredited centre to test bowling actions. He was accompanied by Ali Zia, Senior General Manager Academies at...
Thu, 2019-10-03
On October 1, 2019, Jam Kamal Khan, Chief Minister Balochistan, visited LUMS and participated in an interactive session about the province and the steps that can be taken to develop it further. The session was attended by LUMS faculty as well as students at the University who originally hail from...
Fri, 2019-09-27
LUMS has been ranked the number 1 University in Pakistan, among the top 50 in Asia, and top 200 globally according to the Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) Graduate Employability Ranking 2020. This is a remarkable achievement for LUMS and reaffirms that students at the University are receiving a...
Thu, 2019-09-26
A LUMS session on ‘Climate Change Challenges for Pakistan’, led by Malik Amin Aslam, advisor to the Prime Minister on Climate Change was held on September 24, 2019. The event, held to provide an overview of the threat of changing climate patterns, the challenges it involves, as well as possible...
Wed, 2019-09-25
Bushra Iqbal, a PhD student, and a member of Catalyst Design Group at the Department of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering at Syed Babar Ali School of Science and Engineering (SBASSE), has published a research article in Chemistry-A European Journal. The Chemistry-A European Journal is a leading...
Tue, 2019-09-24
The LUMS Physlab team, led by Dr. Mohammad Sabieh Anwar, Associate Professor at the Syed Babar Ali School of Science and Engineering, has recently developed a single photon quantum mechanics laboratory. This lab is the first of its kind in Pakistan. This initiative was taken in an effort to...
Tue, 2019-09-17
LUMS PhD Mathematics student, Saba Irum has been awarded the Pakistan Scottish PhD Travel Grant by the British Council to conduct her research at a Scottish University for three months. The grant aims to facilitate female PhD students to carry out research in Scotland. The award is merit based and...
Fri, 2019-09-13
Dr. Abubakr Muhammad has been appointed as the Department Chair of Electrical Engineering at the Syed Babar Ali School of Science and Engineering (SBASSE) for a three-year term. He is presently the Director of the Centre for Water Informatics and Technology at LUMS, and Associate Professor at the...
Mon, 2019-09-02
The Department of Electrical Engineering at the Syed Babar Ali School of Science and Engineering (SBASSE) held the 11th Teaching the Teachers workshop on Basic Circuit Theory from August 19-23, 2019. The workshop was attended by 90 participants, including faculty members from different institutes...
Fri, 2019-08-30
The Centre for Advanced Studies in Mathematics (CASM) and the Department of Mathematics presented a conference on Applied Mathematics from August 19-20, 2019. The conference was held at the Syed Babar Ali School of Science and Engineering at LUMS. It aimed to provide a platform for researchers,...
Fri, 2019-08-02
The student chapter of the Society of Photo-Optical Instrumentation Engineers (SPIE) at LUMS, arranged an educational trip on July 4, 2019 to the National Museum of Science and Technology, Lahore, Masjid Wazir Khan and the Shahi Hammam. SPIE, the international society for optics and photonics,...
Fri, 2019-08-02
The student chapter of the Society of Photo-Optical Instrumentation Engineers (SPIE) at LUMS, arranged an educational trip on July 4, 2019 to the National Museum of Science and Technology, Lahore, Masjid Wazir Khan and the Shahi Hammam. SPIE, the international society for optics and photonics,...
Fri, 2019-08-02
LUMS undergraduate Electrical Engineering students made their mark at the National Engineering Robotics Contest (NERC) this year. NERC is considered to be one of the most challenging competitions of the country, where each year over 100 universities and institutes compete against each other....
Thu, 2019-08-01
Faculty member at the Syed Babar Ali School of Science and Engineering, LUMS, Dr. Rahman Shah Zaib Saleem, has been honoured with the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) fellowship for Research Stays for University Academics and Scientists. This is a particularly noteworthy achievement, as this...
Thu, 2019-08-01
MPhil Education Leadership and Management (ELM) students at the Syed Ahsan Ali and Syed Maratib Ali School of Education (SOE), Habiba Malik, Injila Rasul, and Ummara Waheed, conducted a Robotics Camp in collaboration with faculty from SOE and the Syed Babar Ali School of Science and Engineering....
Tue, 2019-07-30
An annual spot on the LUMS calendar, the Summer Coaching Session organised by the National Outreach Programme Centre took place from July 15 to 29, 2019. This year’s coaching session was all about trying new things and creating new experiences for the candidates. The purpose of the session was...
Mon, 2019-07-29
The annual Seattle Alumni Reunion was held on July 21, 2019 at Mercer Island, Seattle. LUMS Founder and Patron, Syed Babar Ali and Sr. Principal Scientist at Amazon, Dr. Salal Humair also attended the event. The alumni had the opportunity to catch up with each other in a casual setting and hear...
Fri, 2019-07-26
The LUMS Biomechanics Lab, a centre to test bowling actions, set up in 2016 at the Syed Babar Ali School of Science and Engineering (SBASSE), has now been accredited by the International Cricket Council (ICC), making it the fifth in the world to earn this accolade. With this prestigious...
Thu, 2019-07-25
LUMS and the Power Information Technology Company (PITC) came together to sign a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) at the University, which marked the start of a partnership for research and development on smart grid technologies designed to improve energy consumption.   Utilising the...