Islamabad Section

Muzamil Mahmood is an electrical engineer, researcher, academician, and active volunteer of IEEE. Muzamil is a Ph.D. Scholar of Engineering Management at the College of Electrical and Mechanical Engineering, National University of Sciences and Technology (NUST CEME), Pakistan. He is also serving as a faculty member at Riphah International University, Islamabad, Pakistan. He received his Masters degree in Engineering Management from National University of Sciences and Technology in 2020 and BS in Electrical Engineering from HITEC University, Pakistan in 2018.

Muzamil has been a member of IEEE for the past seven years. He joined IEEE as a student member in 2015, contributed to different volunteer positions of the Student Branch and stepped-up from Student Branch to Section and from Section to global volunteer positions. Currently, he is serving IEEE Islamabad Section as Chair of Student Activities Committee, IEEE Region 10 Student Activities Committee as Supporting Coordinator, and IEEE YESIST 12 Junior Einstein Track as PILOT Coordinator. He is also the IEEE VoLT graduate of Class 2020.

Annual General Meeting 2020 of Islamabad Section Left: Mr. Mansoor Malik (Past Chair) Right: Dr. Amir Qayyum (Past Chair)

From 2015 to 2016, Muzamil worked in different volunteer positions in his Student Branch. In 2017, he was selected as a Chairperson of HITEC University SB and organized more than 60 technical and non-technical activities. In 2018, he was appointed as Industrial Relation Coordinator and Associate Section Student Representative (ASSR) in IEEE Islamabad Section, where he organized several activities for Islamabad Section, especially on membership development and professional growth of students. He was the only student volunteer from IEEE Pakistan to win partial funding from IEEE HAC to attend Region 10 Humanitarian Technology Conference in Sri Lanka. In 2019, he was selected as Section Student Representative (SSR) of IEEE Islamabad Section, where he actively represented his Section by submitting the nominations from Islamabad Section to different initiatives of IEEE R10 and won grants under IEEE R10 SAC Joint Initiative Fund 2019 and IEEE R10 SAC Membership Development & Leadership Development Fund 2019 and 2020.

He also organized IEEE Islamabad Section Leadership Summit, Membership Development and Retention webinars/seminars around Pakistan; designed the operation manual for Student Branch Executive Committee and Section newsletters; executed Teacher-in-Service Program and Student Professional Awareness Activities; arranged meetings with Student Branches and organized the Annual General Meeting of Islamabad Section. In 2020, he was appointed as the Chair for Supporting Committee in IEEE R10 Student Activities Committee, and contributed to R10 SYWL Virtual Congress 2020 as Chair of Entertainment Committee and Student Contest Coordinator. In 2021, he was elected as Chair of Student Activities Committee, IEEE Islamabad Section and appointed as Supporting Coordinator in IEEE R10 SAC.

As concluding remarks from Muzamil, “IEEE plays a vital role in shaping my life, career, leadership skills, personality development, social circle and professional network around the globe. And I would like to thank my friends and mentors for their support and continuous guidance. For young volunteers, ‘Think – beyond the fences of your university, beyond the geographical boundaries of your country (Darrel Chow)’. If you dedicate your time to IEEE, you will not regret it. The experience acquired from this organization is incompatible and it is the best organization that provides enough opportunities to students and professionals to achieve your career goals and to build everlasting relationships for a lifetime”.