IEEE Karachi Section Events and Conference
Bhawani Shankar Chowdhry, Chair for IEEE Karachi Section
Muhammad Rafay Shaikh, Section Student Representative for IEEE Karachi Section
IEEE Student at a Glance and Why is the Internet of Autonomous Vehicles not as Plug and Play as we Think? A Computer Networks Perspective
The IEEE KIET Student Branch presented these exclusive webinars with the support of IEEE Karachi Section SAC. The webinars were very informative sessions for the participants to know about the emerging trends in IEEE, and how and why IEEE is important in grooming a student and enhancing his /her capabilities. The speaker M Rafay Shaikh shared his own journey on how he joined the SAC team and now becoming the SSR of the SAC Karachi Section team (2020-2021). He listed the events that he attended through the platform of IEEE that enhanced his skills and scholarships that students can avail. Dr. Sameer then extensively discussed how the ‘Internet of Autonomous Vehicles’ or IAV is very likely to exist in the near future. He further drew analogies from legacy internet in comparison to IAV which uses data packets instead of cars. The solutions to the problems could be used to solve algorithms related to IAVs. He showed examples of an autonomous vehicle in the shape of Domino’s self-driving delivery van, and how the internet of cars would be similar to a computer network by showing a working simulation of data packets travelling from one destination to another.
The Importance of Professional Communication skills and LinkedIn in Shaping Your Career
IEEE Karachi Section has been organizing conferences in search of life-changing and efficient ways to enrich creative skills in the students. IEEE MUET Student Branch in collaboration with Telecom Engineering Society MUET, Jamshoro, Photonics Student Chapter and World Merit organized an out of the box and unique webinar to teach university students about evergreen skills. The online webinar had a reach of over 220 attending participants. Dr. Fahim Aziz Umrani talked on “Professional Communication Skills”. He emphasized the quality of professional development to produce entrepreneurs and how to tackle the interviews and public speaking. Engr. Fahad Qadeer talked on “Role of LinkedIn in the Professional Career”. He described the methods to make profiles impactful for the recruiter by LinkedIn. Engr. Muhammad Zakir Shaikh then talked about “Secret to Success – Long Term Obsession and Commitment”. He explained the importance of UN SDGs, World Merit, Nexus and Unite 2030.
Mohammad Ali Jinnah University International Conference on Computing
Mohammad Ali Jinnah University launches its first international conference on computing, the Mohammad Ali Jinnah University International Conference on Computing (MAJICC). At the opening ceremony, Dr. Zubair as the patron of the conference expresses his views on computing and its importance in every field of life. Prof. Dr. Shahid Shaikh (IEEE ExCom Representative) also expresses his views on the importance of computing and IEEE society for students. A total of 105 papers were submitted from all over the world including the USA, Canada, Australia, China, South Korea, Saudi Arabia, etc. After critical evaluation from reviewers across the globe, 35 papers were accepted for presentation at the conference and publication in the IEEEXplore Digital Library.
A Webinar on Future Internet Architecture
Bhagwan Das, Chair for IEEE Karachi Section CS Chapter
“A Webinar on Future Internet Architecture ” was organized by Dr. Bhagwan Das, Chair for IEEE Karachi Section Computer Society Chapter on 18th June 2021 (Friday) at 3PM to 4PM (Pakistan time) via Zoom. The workshop was organized in collaboration with ACM, IEEE UTHM Student Branch Malaysia, IEEE SMC Malaysia Chapter, IEEE WIE Karachi Section, Advanced Telecommunication Research Center (ATRC), Universiti Tun Hussein Onn Malaysia, and Synergy Research Club, SMC Pvt. Ltd. Pakistan. The webinar was delivered by Dr. Rasheed Hussain who is currently working as an Associate Professor at Innopolis University, Russia. The webinar discussed the Content-Centric Network (CCN) and Named Data Networking (NDN) that need to be implemented in both research and academia. The webinar was attended by more than 100 participants from 8 countries.