3 days, 9 hours, 44 minutes ago
Bringing Coursera to LUMS: A Student Council Initiative
The current corona crisis and the subsequent lockdown has halted the productivity and learning of many students around the globe. As an elected member of the LUMS Student Council, Huzaifa Rauf, a PhD Electrical Engineering student at the School of Science and Engineering, and his fellow Council members were continuously looking to devise plans and activities that could help maintain the temperament of students for productive learning and enhancing their skill set.
1 week, 2 days, 17 hours, 28 minutes ago
On Their Way to Finding a Cure for COVID-19
1 month, 1 day, 16 hours, 12 minutes ago
LUMS Electrical Engineering Faculty Proposes Affordable Non-invasive Glucose Monitoring
As of 2020, according to the International Diabetes Federation, 17.1% of the adult population of Pakistan, which is about 19 million out of 113 million adults, suffers from diabetes. According to the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME), an independent global health research centre at the University of Washington, diabetes was ranked in the top ten causes of death in Pakistan in 2017.
1 month, 1 week, 5 days, 14 hours, 52 minutes ago
Graduate Research Assistant to get PhD from University of Texas at Austin
Shoaib Asif, a Graduate Research Assistant at the Systems Group, School of Science and Engineering at LUMS, has received a completely funded admission offer from the University of Texas at Austin for a PhD. He will work under the supervision of Dr. Lili Qiu, who is a Professor in the Department of Computer Science at UT Austin. Apart from UT Austin, Mr. Asif has also received PhD offers from the University of Illinois Urbana Champaign, Purdue University, and Northeastern University.
1 month, 2 weeks, 6 days, 3 hours, 22 minutes ago
LUMS Student Awarded Prestigious Fellowship
Through their excellent academic performance and research experience, LUMS students continue to distinguish themselves internationally. Muhammad Adil Inam, a BS Computer Science student at Syed Babar Ali School of Science and Engineering, and a member of the University’s Class of 2020, has been awarded the esteemed Sohaib and Sara Abbasi Computer Science Fellowship for a PhD programme at the University of Illinois, Urbana Champaign (UIUC).
1 month, 3 weeks, 5 hours, 33 minutes ago
SPIE Hosts Webinar on Metamaterials
The SPIE Student Chapter at LUMS organised a webinar on May 12, where international guest speaker Dr. Ari Sihvola from Aalto University, Finland, spoke on ‘Electromagnetic emergence behaviour from metamaterials: how optical properties are dictated by material structure’.
1 month, 3 weeks, 13 hours, 19 minutes ago
Top Academic Placements for LUMS Computer Science Student
Top academic placements of undergraduate students at the Department of Computer Science at LUMS are a testament to the academic rigour and research opportunities available to them. An undergraduate student, Javaria Hassan from the Class of 2020, has been offered fully funded offers from renowned international universities.
1 month, 3 weeks, 4 days, 15 hours, 21 minutes ago
Research Associate from LUMS Receives Fellowship from Carnegie Mellon University
Hajra Shahab, Research Associate at the Technology for People Initiative (TPI) in the Computer Science Department at the LUMS School of Science and Engineering, has been selected as the Women in Transportation Fellow for the 2020 incoming class at Heinz College, Carnegie Mellon University (CMU). The fellowship will provide a full-tuition scholarship, a stipend and an opportunity to work at Mobility21, a US Department of Transportation centre at CMU. Ms. Shahab will pursue an MS in Public Policy and Management programme at the Heinz College of Information Systems and Public Policy.
2 months, 1 week, 1 day, 7 hours, 14 minutes ago
Department of Chemistry & Chemical Engineering Students Visit Nestlé Pakistan
Industrial visits serve as an important academic activity for students and contribute to the achievement of essential learning outcomes. Keeping in view their essential role, the Department of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering at the Syed Babar Ali School of Science and Engineering (SBASSE) arranged an industrial visit to Nestlé Pakistan in Sheikhupura. Second-year Chemical Engineering students, accompanied by SBASSE faculty, Dr. Muhammad Shoaib and Dr. Ali Rauf, were briefed about the industrial work flow, supply chain management, quality control, and safety.
2 months, 1 week, 1 day, 7 hours, 17 minutes ago
12th Teaching the Teachers Workshop held on S-parameters
The Department of Electrical Engineering at the Syed Babar Ali School of Science and Engineering (SBASSE) held the 12th Teaching the Teachers workshop on “S-parameters: Theory and Uses to Characterise Circuits” on December 26, 2019.