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iTalk-Technological Challenges in Designing Next Generation Fighter Aircraft (NGFA) – Project Azm
by Zunera Zahid - Friday, 19 January 2018, 4:05 PM



Technological Challenges in Designing Next Generation Fighter Aircraft (NGFA) – Project Azm

About the Speaker:

Dr. Messam Abbas Naqvi is working as Chief Project Director of Project Azm at newly established Aviation City, Kamra, Pakistan. He received his Bachelor’s in Aerospace Engineering from College of Aeronautical Engineering, PAF Academy, Risalpur in 1993. He is a sword of honour from Pakistan Air Force. He completed Masters in Aerospace Engineering from Georgia Institute of Technology, USA in 2002 and Masters in Industrial and Systems Engineering from the same institute in 2003. He went ahead and got his Doctoral degree in Aerospace Engineering (Aircraft Design) from Georgia Institute of Technology, USA in 2006. He is the only Pakistani to be the proud recipient of Robert G Shakelford Fellows Program and worked on the “Entomopter” the flapping wing bird for NASA rover’s last mission to Mars. His bibliography was included in the Worlds Who’s is Who in 2016 based on his research contributions. Currently, he is team lead for conceptual design of Next Generation Fighter Aircraft (NGFA) at AVRID, Kamra. He holds industrial experience of more than two decades and has thousands of students across Pakistan. His current research interests are Multi-disciplinary Design Optimization, Applied Aerodynamics and Aircraft Design.

About i-TALKS:

iOTA TALKS’ is the initiative of Research Centre for Modeling & Simulation to promote the culture of practical scholastic interactions at NUST. The talks cover all areas of science and engineering that foster interdisciplinary education and research, industrial initiatives or ideas that can shape our future; we call them iota to signify complexity. Through this platform, problem-centric solution approaches are discussed so that the gap between industry, academia and public-sector organizations can be bridged.

Date / Venue / Time:

Wednesday 24 January 2018 / ASAB Auditorium / 1100 hr

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Meet an Engineer
by Ali Baig - Monday, 1 January 2018, 2:45 PM

Are you really familiar with the skill set required by any engineer to survive in today’s competitive world? Do you know what is actually desired from an engineer by renowned multinational firms? 

If not, then NSME in collaboration with SCS proudly presents to you their event, “Meet an Engineer 3.0”. Aimed at to give an insight about the types of Engineering firms, how does recruitment processes work and what these firms expect from the engineers. So for the professional grooming of engineers, NSME and SCS once again provides you an amazing opportunity to meet an actual Engineer, Mr. Marwan Ameer, and unlock the secrets to professional success in the realm of engineering.

Join us on Tuesday, 2nd January,in Class room 206, where our guest speaker would be sharing his valuable experiences as a part of a multinational organization. He would not only be counselling you about how to approach academia in a more professional way, but also would be entertaining your questions to clarify the ambiguities worrying you. So guys be there at 2 p.m. (1400 hrs.)