PTCL supporting NUST students’ creative innovationSeptember 2, 2015
KARACHI: Pakistan Telecommunication Company Limited (PTCL) senior management visited the NUST School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science (SEECS), Islamabad to appreciate the achievement of three brilliant students of the university, who presented their research paper at MIT USA – one of the most prestigious universities of the world.
Abdullah Ahmed, Mohammad Jazib Khan and Mohammad Asawal have developed a device for cricketers to regularly gauge their body movements and angles while bowling. The creative device will provide an accurate, easy and affordable solution to the cricketers to monitor and improve their bowling actions. These students were supported by PTCL to present their research paper in USA.
The delegation, which was led by Syed Mazhar Hussain, Chief Human Resource Officer PTCL included Amjad Iqbal, EVP Talent Management & Learning PTCL and Ahmed Jalal GM Training & Development PTCL.
At the ceremony held at NUST, Syed Mazhar Hussain, CHRO PTCL said that PTCL is striving to provide new learning opportunities and capacity building for the talented youth of the country through various initiatives.
He added that development of youth is the single most contributing factor towards national prosperity and growth and PTCL is committed to extend full support to the institutions and students for unleashing their potential. Dr Syed Mohammad Zaidi, Principal SEECS, NUST while acknowledging PTCL’s contribution said: “This initiative that PTCL undertook is motivating for other organizations and shall serve as a step towards enhancing the capacity of our youth and provide much needed international exposure. These collaborations also broaden the vision of students and expose them to real time market situations.”
PTCL team also visited the state-of-the-art labs and research facilities of NUST. The event concluded with a commitment to continue the journey for opening up new vistas and knowledge creation. PTCL is engaged in promoting the sports facilities in the country and is encouraging the youth introducing revolutionary inventions and bringing good name to the country.