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  • Friday, March 1, 2024

  • CUI

  • International Office

COMSATS University Islamabad and University of Regina of Canada Forge Historic Global Collaboration

Islamabad, February 23, 2024 – In a significant step towards global cooperation, COMSATS University Islamabad (CUI) and University of Regina, Canada, have sealed a landmark MoU for a five-year term, already endorsed by the Government of Pakistan.

Prof. Dr. Sajjad A. Madani, Registrar of CUI, and Mr. Haroon Chaudhary, Associate Vice-President (International) & Chief International Officer of the University of Regina, inked the MoU on behalf of their institutions during a physical ceremonious event held at the CUI Campus on February 23, 2024.

The occasion was honoured by the presence of Mr. Michael Lazaruk, Head of the Commercial Program & Senior Trade Commissioner of the High commission of Canada in Islamabad. H.E. Mr. Janbaz Khan, Consul General of Pakistan, and Mr. Ghulam Hussain, Vice Consul General, joined the ceremony virtually from Vancouver, Canada.  Dr. Hammad Omer, T.I., Head, International Office, presented an overview of COMSATS University Islamabad and highlighted past engagements of the university with Canada established since 2004 and proposed further connections between CUI and Canada.

Under the terms of the MoU, both universities intend to amplify their collaboration efforts, fostering direct contacts, educational advancements, and research partnerships between their constituents, including student, faculty, departments, and research institutes. This alliance is also poised to catalyse collaborative science and technology research projects, facilitate publications, and spearhead capacity building programs for the collective advancement of both universities.



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  • Tuesday, February 13, 2024

  • CUI

  • International Office

Educational Collaboration with Leading Serbian Universities

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  • Tuesday, February 13, 2024

  • Business

  • International Office

The appended email and its attachment received from HEC is submitted for perusal and further dissemination among the non-PhD faculty, staff and students of your Campus with the request to capitalize these funded opportunities.


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  • Monday, December 4, 2023

  • CUI

  • International Office

Collaboration Talks between CUI and Edith Cowan University Australia for Joint Ph.D. Program

Islamabad, November 28, 2023: A delegation from Edith Cowan University (ECU), Australia, comprising Dr. Muhammad Rizwan Azhar, Discipline Coordinator and Lecturer in the School of Engineering, also serving as the Focal Person and International Coordinator for Pakistan, along with Mr. Adam Bryers, International Account Manager (Middle East & North Africa (MENA), Central Asia, Pakistan, Europe, Nepal) and Mr. Waasay Ahman Khan, new In-Country Representative (Pakistan, MENA), met with officials of COMSATS University Islamabad (CUI) on November 28, 2023, to discuss possibility of collaboration on a joint Ph.D. program between CUI and ECU.

The officials from CUI who participated in the meeting were Prof. Dr. Shahzad A. Malik, Dean, Faculty of Engineering, Prof. Dr. Laiq Khan, Chairperson, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering/ Focal Person, Dr. Hammad Omer (Tamgha-e-Imtiaz) Head, International Office, Mr. Ali Tawab Baloch, Senior Manager, International Office, Dr. Bakhtiar Ali, Associate Professor, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, CUI Islamabad Campus, along with a team from the International Office.

The meeting aimed to foster collaboration possibilities between CUI and ECU for a joint Ph.D. program. Discussions covered preparation of documentation, achievements, challenges, and an action plan, emphasizing documents sharing, academic endorsement, and engagement with regulatory bodies.



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  • Monday, November 13, 2023

  • CUI

  • International Office

Collaboration between COMSATS University Islamabad and Technical University of Berlin Takes Stride Forward

Islamabad, October 10, 2023 — Dr. Oliver Görke, Chair of Advanced Ceramic Materials at Technical University of Berlin (TU Berlin), Germany, visited COMSATS University Islamabad (CUI) on October 10, 2023, to advance discussions on the ongoing collaboration between the two institutions.

The meeting saw the participation of key officials from both universities, including Dr. Hammad Omer, Tamgha-e-Imtiaz, Head International Office/ Tenured Associate Professor CUI, Mr. Ali Tawab Baloch, Senior Manager, International Office, and Dr. Asma Tufail Shah, Associate Professor, Interdisciplinary Research Center in Biomedical Materials (IRCBM), CUI Lahore Campus.

Dr. Omer welcomed Dr. Görke, providing an overview of CUI's vast academic landscape during a formal meeting. Dr. Görke, in turn, emphasized the significant presence of Pakistani students at TU Berlin and expressed the institution's keen interest in strengthening collaborative ties particularly in research with CUI. Dr. Shah highlighted the active collaboration between IRCBM and TU Berlin, dating back to 2016. Mr. Baloch provided insights into the collaboration process on activities, such as participation in conferences and other research prospects. Dr. Görke expressed TU Berlin's aspiration to deepen ties with CUI.

Discussions covered collaboration aspects involving the German Embassy in Islamabad, promotion of the German language at CUI and exploring collaboration in AI, CS, research topics, engineering science, commercialization of products and patents. Dr. Omer assured Dr. Görke of CUI's dedicated support in formalizing the MoU, actively pursuing Governmental approval to initiate collaborative activities promptly.

The visit concluded with a tour of CUI's campus facilities and mutual expressions of gratitude, setting the stage for a dynamic and fruitful partnership between CUI and TU Berlin.



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