Inaugural ceremony of MS Energy Systems was
held on 20Th November, 2012 at SCME Seminar Hall, which was
organized by Principal, Academic staff and fresh students of MS Energy Systems
Engineering. Ceremony was honored by joining of Dr. Samar Mubarakmand as Chief
Guest. Besides him, honorable guests from different walks of life including
business heads of different corporations dealing in energy, Pro-Rector P&R,
Representative from USAID, Principals and staff of different schools in NUST,
joined the ceremony. Principal CES delivered the preliminary and brief speech
about the Centre and it’s objectives. Principal
was followed by other speakers who delivered thought provoking lectures on
different Energy related topics with respect to current scenario. These
1- Mr. W T Chatham President Chatham
Resources limited, Canada.
2- Mr. Chris Willman, CEO NRG Biofuel
Inc. Calgary, Canada.
3- Asma Rehman, represented USAID.
lectures, ceremony was colored by signing of MoU by Principal-CES with the
three leading Industry-group of Pakistan naming ICI, FFCL and APTMA.
of ICI, also gave a cheque of 5, 000,00 /- Rs to Principal-CES as sign of good
gesture. In these three MoUs, it was established that CES-NUST will address
their Energy related problems in fields of Solar, Biofuel, Wind and Renewable
Energy, while CES will help them for conducting Energy Audit in order to make
their processes more active and efficient. After signing of MoUs,
representatives of these groups delivered short notes for working in harmony
and existence with CES for future in Energy related projects.
CES also awarded few distinguished guests with shields in order to commemorate
their services in their respective fields. NUST Energy Solutions’ copies, a
quarterly magazine being published by Centre for Energy Systems, were also
distributed among the distinguished guests.
N-Tech (Biofuel Park) was inaugurated at CES-NUST, which is sponsored by NRG
Biofuels. Biofuel related projects, like Photo bio reactors for growing of
Algae will be placed here in order to commercialize this project in near
future. An energy Exhibition was also
conducted to create awareness among the masses about solar devices, in which
different companies demonstrated their solar gadgets for domestic and
break, a short symposium was arranged on Advanced Renewables Energy Systems. In
which, following four speakers delivered presentations.
1- Dr. Pervaiz Akhtar former DG (PCRET)
delivered a presentation on different aspects of Solar Energy materials and
2- Mr. W.T. Chatham gave a lecture about
challenges faced by those, who are already working on energy projects and the
ways to face them.
3- Dr. Adeel Waqas discussed current
Renewable Energy scenario of Pakistan.
4- Dr. Zuhair S Khan delivered a
presentation on solid oxide fuel cell technology.
At the end,
Principal-CES thanked all the participants and audience.