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How to Write a Technical Research Paper
Duration 
One Day
Time 
0800 Hrs
Fee 
Rs. 2000 for PEC registered engineers and students, and Rs. 2500 for professionals
Details
Pakistan Engineering Council (PEC), being the premier professional body of engineers in Pakistan, is deeply involved in the Continuing Professional Development (CPD) of engineers in the country. As a part of this CPD, PEC frequently arranges different short courses for engineers which are aiming at; updating of knowledge, development & improvement in the state of the art professional skills, improvement in professional competency & exposure.
Communication is an important trait of humans and engineers, scientists and researchers are no exception to it. Technical writing, including journal and conference papers is the most effective way in which these professionals can inform others of their achievements.
This course is designed to enhance the writing capabilities of professionals who are interested to share their professional knowledge and research experiences in the respective fields through quality publications. The course contents will include:
  • Getting started – the basics
  • Prewriting phase (planning and organisation)
  • Types of a research paper
  • Structure of a research paper
  • Writing strategies
  • Time management
  • Avoiding plagiarism
  • Paper submission
  • Handling peer review comments
  • Useful tips, tricks and advices

Certificate and CPD Points:

A certificate will be awarded to the participants.
As per the implemented Continuing Professional Development System by PEC, Credit points (1 CPD point) will be awarded to the Registered/Professional Engineers, who have attended the course and earned the certificate. 

Objectives/ Deliverables (after attending the course one would be able to):-

Identify and conceptualise the essential steps required in writing a research paper and would be able to produce a quality research paper worth publication in a quality international journal / proceedings of an international conference.

​How to submit the fee:

Registration Fee can be sent, in the form of Cross Cheque / Bank Draft / online transfer, in favour of:
SOFTWARE STUDENTS FUND
Account No. 0164-0100802414, Askari Bank Ltd, Lalkurti Branch, Rawalpindi.
Note:
  • Participant must bring and submit the Bank Reciept (in orignal) on the course day
  • Fee can also be submitted on workshop day

How to Attend the Course:

Please fill-in Online Registration Form here latest by 16 May 2016.
Alternatively applicants with no Internet access, registration form can also be sent by post to:
Dr. Abdul Rauf
Chief Instructor Faculty of Engineering,
Military College of Signals (MCS),
Humayun Road, Lalkurti, Rawalpindi.
Discount Policy
​​A discount of 10% for a group of 3-5 participants from the same organisation and 20% for a group of 6-10 or more participants from the same organisation
Who Should Attend
​​All Engineers registered with PEC.
(Non-Engineers may also apply)
Researchers, Scientists and Teachers
Students (especially final year UG, master and PhD Students)
Professionals in industry / organisations interested to publish their research
Anyone interested to write and publish
As the seats are limited so the applicants will be entertained on "first-come, first-served" basis.
Course Brochure                 Online Registration
 
Guide Map To MCS
 
Venue 
Military College of Signals (A Campus of NUST), Humayun Road, Lalkurti Rawalpindi.
Workshop Dates 
​18th May, 2016
Registration Start Date 
4/20/2016
Registration End Date 
5/16/2016
Speakers 
Dr. Abdul Rauf graduated from the National University of Sciences and Technology (NUST), Pakistan in 1998 in Electrical Engineering (Telecommunication). In 1999 he joined NUST as a Lab Engineer. Subsequently in 2004 he received MSc degree in Telecommunication Engineering from Technical University of Denmark (DTU), Denmark. Following his MSc he joined NUST as a lecturer. Later in 2011, he completed his PhD from University of Sheffield, UK and joined NUST once again. He has also completed a formal higher education teacher training in the form of Postgraduate Certificate in Higher Education (PCHE) from the UK. At present, besides his teaching/research commitments he is also performing the duties of Chief Instructor Faculty of Engineering at MCS (NUST).
Phone: 0300-3814953
Fax: 051- 9270283  
E-mail: workshop.mcs.ee@gmail.com