humble start in a room in F-11, to having one of the fastest supercomputer
facility in Pakistan; NUST Research Center for Modeling and Simulation (RCMS)
has come a long way in just a decade. In order to commemorate its
achievements to date, RCMS planned a series of events on Oct 30-31, 2018. The
celebration started with sports activities on 1st day and an inauguration done
by Mr. Sikander Hayat Mirza (Head of Computational Engineering Dept, RCMS).
Activities included Cricket, Badminton, Table Tennis, Chess and a variety of
other board games.
marked the official opening ceremony by the Air Vice-Marshal Dr. Rizwan Riaz
(Principal RCMS). It was followed by a walk on the Scholars Avenue towards NUST
HQ, where Lt. Gen. Naweed Zaman HI (M), (Retd.), Rector NUST gave RCMS scholars
& faculty a warm welcome, and commended them on their enthusiasm and vigor.
He told them to keep up with the good work as they are the leaders of tomorrow
and pride of NUST. A panel discussion on the “Role of Modeling and Simulation
in Science and Engineering” was also organised, moderated by Dr. Akhtar Hussain
Khalil. Panel comprised of Dr. Imran Akhtar, Dr. Imran Mehmood, Dr. Amjad Ali
and Dr. Ishrat Jabeen. RCMS students also did tree plantation at NUST Trail,
which was followed by a friendly Table Tennis match, conducted between Dr.
Rizwan Riaz and Mr. Sikander Hayat Mirza. The celebration ended with a formal
dinner, which included skits, songs & videos prepared by RCMS students
depicting life at RCMS. The event also comprised of installation of a canvas wall
with signatures of alumni, faculty and scholars writing down their memories of
RCMS. The celebration concluded with cake cutting ceremony.