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  • Monday, March 11, 2024

  • CUI

  • Webteam

A three-member delegation from Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China, University Technology Malaysia, and the National Centre for Physics, Islamabad, visited CUI on March 5, 2024 at Islamabad Campus. The visitors included Professor Jie Yang, Professor, Director at the Institute of Image Processing and Pattern Recognition, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China; Prof. Ir. Ts. Dr. Ahmad 'Athif Faudzi, Director at the Centre for Artificial Intelligence and Robotics (CAIRO), Faculty of Engineering, University Technology Malaysia; and Dr. Hassan Shahzad, Head of Collaborations, National Centre for Physics, Islamabad.

Officials from CUI, including Prof. Dr. Shahzad A. Malik, Dean of the Faculty of Engineering; Professor Sohail Asghar, In-charge of the Islamabad Campus; and Dr. Hammad Omer, T.I., Head of the International Office, participated in the meeting to explore avenues for scientific and research collaboration in mutual research areas.

The session commenced with an informative presentation by the Head International Office, providing insights into CUI's rich academic heritage, research prowess, and global collaborations. Following this, the Medical Image Processing Research Group (MIPRG) within the Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering at CUI Islamabad Campus was highlighted. The group's commendable achievements, spanning research areas such as Parallel MRI, AI in MR Image Reconstruction, and ASIC, were duly acknowledged, along with its collaborations with prestigious institutions and significant contributions to medical imaging research.

Subsequently, the visitors shared insights into their respective institutions' endeavours in medical imaging and artificial intelligence. Professor Jie Yang emphasized the robust research infrastructure and collaborations with leading hospitals at Shanghai Jiao Tong University. Prof. Ir. Ts. Dr. Ahmad 'Athif Faudzi elaborated on collaborative opportunities in healthcare and robotics at the Centre for Artificial Intelligence and Robotics. Moreover, Dr. Hassan Shahzad shed light on ongoing efforts to establish a Shanghai University Innovation Centre at Islamabad, highlighting the potential for fruitful collaborations.

Additionally, the In-charge CUI Islamabad Campus presented a briefing on the National Center of Artificial Intelligence (NCAI) in Pakistan. Discussions revolved around scholarship opportunities for CUI faculty members and students pursuing PhDs at Shanghai Jiao Tong University. Positive responses were received from Professor Yang regarding the availability of scholarships offered by the Chinese Government. Plans were made to streamline the collaboration process between CUI and the Institute of Image Processing and Pattern Recognition. Furthermore, the Dean of the Faculty of Engineering expressed interest in establishing a robotics program and lab within the Departments of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) at CUI. Proposals were made for faculty exchange programs between CUI and University Technology Malaysia to facilitate collaboration.

Professor Yang extended Post-Doc opportunities to CUI faculty members, enhancing collaborative prospects. Professor Asghar expressed gratitude for the offer, further cementing the burgeoning partnership. He urged the Head of the International Office to pursue collaboration opportunities and MoUs with NCP, CAIRO and the Institute of Image Processing and Pattern Recognition of the Shanghai Jiao Tong University. Emphasis was placed on collaborative activities over MoUs to expedite the process and ensure effective partnerships.

The meeting concluded with a visit to the HAIER-CUI International Smart Education Experience Centre for a detailed presentation about NCAI and at the Junaid Zaidi Library, symbolizing the beginning of a promising partnership. Group photographs were taken to commemorate the occasion.

  • Monday, October 2, 2023

  • Business

  • International Office

Dear UNAI member institutions,   We are sending this message on behalf of our colleagues of the United Nations Office at Geneva (UNOG).   We are pleased to invite you to the UNOG Livestream for Universities, a live webinar for university students, recent graduates and alumni from universities across the world. This live webinar is done in collaboration with the Anti-Racism Working Group and stems from UNOG commitment to employ diverse talent from the Global South as well as from un- and under-represented Member States.   The virtual event will be streamed live on Zoom and YouTube and will take place on:   Tuesday 10 October 2023
8:30am to 10:00am Eastern Time (EST)
  To connect to the event by Zoom, please click:  
    To connect to the event by You Tube, please click on:   Recordings of the session will continue to be available on the YouTube channel (please use the link above). For more information on this session and to view additional videos on UN applications and other UN career-related topics, please visit our website below:   This online webinar is open to all current students and recent alumni and will feature a session on YPP exam structure and applications, an outline of current career opportunities in UN Geneva and tips to submit quality applications in our talent management system, Inspira. We hope these presentations will encourage young talent from the Global South, un- and under-represented countries to apply to suitable vacancies in the United Nations.   We kindly invite you to forward this invitation and the registration links to your students, alumni, or any other interested parties who wish to register and receive the livestream link.   We look forward to seeing you at the event and to connecting with talent from universities in the Global South and un- and under-represented countries.   Please RSVP to

  • Tuesday, May 4, 2021

  • CUI

  • International Office

Warm Greetings from ATU-Net Secretariat!

Dear Valued ATU-Net Members, 

We are pleased to offer opportunities for students of ATU-Net Member Institutions to participate in a virtual mobility programme, Teen-IDEAS 2021, a joint programme organised by Institut Teknologi Sepuluh Nopember (ITS), Indonesia and Universiti Malaysia Perlis (UniMAP), Malaysia. 

This programme focuses on understanding Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), discussing its issues and applications, and sharing thoughts among other ATU-Net members. The selected SDGs are (i)SDG 11 - Sustainable Cities and Communities and (ii)SDG 12 - Responsible Consumption and Production. Details of the programme are as follows:

Dates: 23rd August 2021 to 27th October 2021
Target Participants: Active students of any major or faculty
Fees: Free of Charge for ATU-Net Members
Contact Person: Ms Nor Juliana (
                           Ms Desy (
Registration Deadline: 30th July 2021

Teen-IDEAS is open to active students of ATU-Net Member Institutions to participate as (i) presenting participants with an allocation of 24 seats or (ii) audience with an allocation of 40 seats. Interviews will be conducted to select qualified presenters and audience. Every participant will be awarded with an e-certificate at the end of the programme.  

We look forward to receiving your support through participation in this programme. 

Thank you and stay safe.

Yours Sincerely, 

Associate Professor Dr Mohd Ismid Md Said

ATU-Net executive Director

  • Wednesday, March 14, 2018

  • CUI

  • International Office

Mr. William Maciver, Global Sales Director, Cambridge Education Group undertook a planned visit to CIIT Islamabad Campus on March 13, 2018 to promote the programs of Illinois Institute of Technology to the promising students of CIIT.

The guest was warmly welcomed by Dr. Waseem Haider, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign’s alumni and Mr. Abbas Baloch of International Office and escorted him to Conference Room of Business Incubation Centre, where he had a detailed hour-long session with the students. He briefed the students about the opportunities available at IIT Chicago which was received with much interest. As per US News and world report IIT is at top 3% of nationally ranked university and almost all graduate programs are among the top 150 of all HEI of USA.

Mr. Maciver thanked the International Office of CIIT for inviting him and giving him an opportunity to directly interact to the students and answer their numerous queries. In the end, he left on an upbeat note and group photo.

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