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News Archive September 2013

Rector UMT interviewed by City42; gives brief about UK visit, outlines plans for academic collaboration

Monday, September 30, 2013

In his first interview to the media since his return from UK a few days ago, Dr Hasan Sohaib Murad spoke to Akmal Soomro from City42 about the future of higher education with particular reference to South Asian region. Dr Hasan has just returned from a conference of Vice Chancellors of South Asian ...

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Dr Naveed Yazdani confirmed as Editorial Board Member of IJMBIGM

Monday, September 30, 2013

Dr Naveed Yazdani, Director SPA, has been confirmed as Editorial Board Member of International Journal of Modern Business Issues of Global Market (IJMBIGM).

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Director General Quality Assurance, HEC visited Quality Enhancement Cell

Friday, September 27, 2013

The delegate admired the functioning of QEC in its true letter and spirit and expressed hope to enhance its effectiveness throughout UMT. 

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UMT inks MoU with Microsoft; becomes first private sector university in Pakistan to get license for Microsoft Dynamics ERP

Thursday, September 26, 2013

UMT has inked an MoU with Microsoft as a result of which Microsoft has given its license for the Microsoft Dynamics ERP to UMT. It is worth mentioning that UMT is the first private sector university in Pakistan to get this license from Microsoft. In addition to getting an institutional license of M...

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Prof Dr Imtiaz Hossain, VC, Islamic University of Technology, visits UMT

Thursday, September 26, 2013

Prof Dr Imtiaz Hossain, Vice Chancellor, Islamic University of Technology, an OIC institution, visited UMT campus on the invitation of Dr Hasan Sohaib Murad. After holding discussions of mutual interest and collaboration with Rector UMT, Dr Imtiaz took a tour of the campus. He was taken to the IPC,...

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BSTX Batch 20 at School of Textile and Design visits Ellcot Spinning Mills Ltd

Wednesday, September 25, 2013

Textile engineering students Batch 20th at School of Textile and Design visits Ellcot spinning Mills Ltd. They were shown  process of yarn production from R& of yarn samples to final production of required yarn.

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Industrial visit to Gujranwala by School of Engineering students

Monday, September 23, 2013

A team of forty students of Electrical Engineering Department, School of Engineering, proceeded to Gujranwala for industrial visit on September 23, 2013. The 'Gujranwal Tools, Dies and Moulds Centre' was the first organization visited. Students were shown state-of-the-art machinery for making ...

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MJLIS publishes research paper authored by Muhammad Asif Naveed

Monday, September 23, 2013

A research paper titled "Agricultural Information Needs of Pakistani Farmers” authored by Muhammad Asif Naveed, Library Officer, LRC, has been published in Malaysian Journal of Library and Information Science MJLIS, 18(3), 13 - 23, Impact Factor 0.423.

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HEC awards score of 85.1 percent to UMT Quality Enhancement Cell

Thursday, September 19, 2013

This is really a matter of great happiness and congratulations for all of us that the UMT Quality Enhancement Cell under the dynamic leadership of Dr A Rashid Kausar has obtained total score of 85.1% for the period ending June 30, 2013 as per the latest quantitative assessment received today from H...

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Research paper authored by Sumera Siddique, co-authored by Zaheer Hussain Shah, and Dr Sammia Shahid published by Acta Chimica Slovenica

Monday, September 16, 2013

A research paper titled “Preparation, Characterization and Antibacterial Activity of ZnO Nanoparticles on Broad Spectrum of Microorganisms” authored by Sumera Siddique, Assistant Professor, SST, co-authored by Zaheer Hussain Shah, CoD Basic Sciences and Assistant Professor, SST, and Dr ...

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Academic Development Centre becomes member of STLHE, Canada

Friday, September 13, 2013

Academic Development Centre (ADC) is now member of the Society for Teaching and Learning in Higher Education (STLHE), Canada. STLHE Membership means connecting with a vibrant community of university and college faculty, educational developers, administrators, and students across the world. By ...

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HBL Bank Branch becomes operative in UMT campus

Thursday, September 12, 2013

The UMT community will be glad to note that an HBL bank branch is now operative within UMT Campus for convenience of UMT Staff and students. The ATM will also be installed shortly.

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Research paper authored by Shahid Hassan, co-authored by Dr Dawood Mamoon published in

Thursday, September 12, 2013

A research paper titled "Some Non Price Factors that Fend Off Unemployment in Pakistan” authored by Shahid Hassan, Assistant Professor, SBE, co-authored by Dr Dawood Mamoon, CoD Department of Economics and Associate Professor, SBE, has been published as working paper in MPRA Working Pape...

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Dr Amjad Waheed presents views in discourse on Iqbal's 'Reconstruction of Religious Thought in Islam'

Wednesday, September 11, 2013

Dr Amjad Waheed, Assistant Prof, Department of Islamic Thought and Civilization, UMT, presented his views in a discourse on Allama Iqbal's 'Reconstruction of Religious Thought in Islam' at Dabistan-e-Iqbal on September 7, 2013. The discourse presented three alternative view...

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Academic Development Centre (ADC) to offer programs and services to enhance teaching standards

Tuesday, September 10, 2013

Academic Development Centre (ADC) at UMT is now operational under the patronage of Dr Hasan Sohaib Murad. The ADC is committed to fostering a culture of excellence in teaching and learning across UMT. It offers a wide array of programs and services that are designed to meet the teaching and learnin...

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Department of Special Needs Education to organize a seminar on "My Dreams about Pakistan” on September 12

Monday, September 09, 2013

Justice Amir Raza, President Amin Maktab and Raja Muhamamd Anwar, Chairman, PEF, will be the chief guests of the seminar.

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Electrical Engineering students build intelligent grain storage handling system

Monday, September 09, 2013

Muhammad Shoaib, Muhammad Zahid Iqbal and Muhammad Salman Khalid, students of Electrical Engineering, School of Engineering (SEN), presented their final year project to Dr Salim Abid Tabassum, Dean, School of Engineering. The project is an intelligent grain storage handling system. An aut...

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LAP Lambert publishes book authored by Dr Sammia Shahid

Thursday, September 05, 2013

A book titled “Biological and Chemical Investigations of Abutilon Indicum", authored by Dr Sammia Shahid, Assistant Professor, SST, has been published by LAP Lambert Academic Publishing, Germany, bearing ISBN 978-3-659-43361-0. The work embodied in this book is mainly concerned with the ...

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Muhammed Feyyaz trains Youth Parliament members in Counter-Extremism

Tuesday, September 03, 2013

Muhammad Feyyaz from School of Governance and Society, UMT, conducted countering extremism workshop for National Youth Parliament in Islamabad on August 29-30, 2013. The workshop was organized by Pakistan Institute of Legislative Development and Transparency. The workshop trainer is a seasoned inst...

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Dr Hasan Sohaib Murad, Rector UMT, meets Governor Punjab Chaudhry Muhammad Sarwar

Monday, September 02, 2013

Dr Hasan Sohaib Murad, Rector UMT, called on the Honorable Governor Punjab Chaudhry Muhammad Sarwar at the Governor House. He was accompanied by Arslan Khan Khakwani, Member BoT, and Ibrahim Qazi, Director Foreign Relations. During the meeting, the Governor acknowledged the role played by ILM towar...

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Learning Metrics Task Force acknowledges contributions of Usman Ali

Monday, September 02, 2013

The Learning Metrics Task Force (LMTF) Secretariat has appreciated the valued services of Usman Ali, MPhil Scholar at the School of Social Sciences and Humanities (SSS&H), as a member of the LMTF. Usman was selected from a large pool of applicants based on his expertise and willingness to share...

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