MUET Celebrates IEEE Day & 15 Years of HEC

The Department of Telecommunication Engineering, Mehran University of Engineering & Technology (MUET), Pakistan, in collaboration with IEEE Karachi, IEEE ComSoc Karachi, IEEE MUET and Higher Education Commission (HEC), celebrated IEEE Day and 15th anniversary of HEC on 09thOctober 2017. The IEEE MUET student branches provided student volunteer’s support for the successful completion of the event. 
The event started with a cake cutting ceremony. Later on, a welcome speech was given by Prof. Dr. Bhawani Shankar Chowdhry, the Dean Faculty of Electrical, Electronics and Computer Engineering (FEECE), who is also the chairman IEEE Karachi chapter. He talked about the role played by IEEE in leveraging engineering technology. He also appreciated the work and efforts of HEC, on its 15th year of celebration.The IEEE Day celebrated first time in the history when engineers and IEEE members gathered to share their technical ideas in 1884.IEEE Day’s theme is “Leveraging Technology for a Better Tomorrow”. 
The celebration was also enriched of two guest lectures. First speaker of this event was Ms. Kiran Rajput. She is working as Contracts & Procurement Engineer in ENI Pakistan Limited. She presented her point of view with respect to the job market after graduation. Later on,she talked about the perspective of younger graduates, how they see and should see market to avail job. Along with this,she also discussed the importance of management skills on engineering jobs. In the second talk, Mr. Fahaz Kazi, president of Pak-US Alumi network and a youth activist,presented a speech over leadership skills and its importance with respect to the theme of IEEE Day. He talked about the values of leaders. He quoted number of famous leaders and their success. He also discussed about significance of leadership skills in the life of new era people. He also exemplified the role of Abdul Sattar Edhi as leader in provoking humanitarian. The event gathered attendees from the academia of FEECE faculty, MUET. The event was also consisted of photo contest along with cash prizes. 
After technical lectures, in the closing ceremony, Chairman, Department of Telecommunication Engineering at MUET and Chair IEEE ComSoc Karachi, Dr. Faisal k. Shaikh delivered vote of thanks and admired the informative talks delivered from the guest speakers. He also appreciated the collaboration of HEC and IEEEKarachi to support celebration. He and Dr. Bhawani Shankar Chowdhry also presented shield to the respected speakers of the event and cash prizes to photo contest winners.

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