Dr. Akram Sheikh visited CES-NUST on 19th
Jan 2013. All faculty members were present during the meeting and were
introduced to Dr. Akram Sheikh. CES Faculty briefed Dr. Sheikh about their
respective disciplines and projects in hand. Dr. Akram Sheikh introduced the
faculty to potential sources of research funding.
Dr. Mohammad Bilal Khan Principal/Director CES-NUST presented
CES brief history along with sponsored projects which had attracted
considerable funds to NUST. Dr. Qamar
Malik, Professor Industry Chair also highlighted NRG-Biofuels Canada sponsored
ongoing projects, ways and means to enhance sponsored funding through applied
On this occasion Dr. Sheikh visited the Biofuel Park.
Dr. Qamar Malik explained the cultivation of algae through various types of
photo-bioreactors and production of biofuel from the cultivated algae, he
further added that current biofuel park is powered by Solar Energy. Dr. Akram
Sheikh appreciated the team work done by CES-NUST and the progress made over a
short period. He encouraged the faculty to proactively engage with the Industry
from the platform of NUST Corporate Advisory Council.