Riphah’s Faculty of Engineering and Applied Sciences (FEAS) organizes Open House and Job Fair 2018
Riphah International University’s faculty of Engineering and Applied Sciences (FEAS), through its Engineering Open House Day and Job Fair, seeks to inspire a new generation of engineering and technology enthusiasts. By highlighting the important role that engineers play in everyday life, and the creativity and diversity of work in this sector, Engineering Open House Day connects directly with prospective and enrolled students to inspire and motivate them towards exploring careers in engineering and technology. It also equips and encourages parents to support their children in fostering such ambitions.
On Tuesday, July 31, 2018, the Faculty of Engineering hosted an open house for the graduating class of 2014 with more than 100 students from electrical & biomedical engineering at Hotel Margalla Islamabad that featured their project demonstrations and information about the practical implications of the displayed projects. Guests who visited the Open House included a large number of people belonging to the academia, prestigious R&D organizations and representatives of industry. People praised the innovative and useful projects reflecting the research skills displayed by the students.
The guests mingled with the students and appreciated their creativity and the grip on their subjects that the students displayed while explaining their projects. The Open House achieved its purpose as the representatives of the industry and R&D organizations interviewed many potential students. A total of 28 projects were displayed on the occasion that was evaluated by jury members and industry experts from IBM, Nayatel, PTCL, Nokia Siemens, Vision Traders, Egilitron, Zong, Qubee and other locally renowned companies. Riphah maintains very close collaboration with the industry. This collaboration has helped develop a culture of research and development.
Engr. Jawed Salim Qureshi (Chairman PEC) was invited as a chief guest along with Dr. Jameel Ahmed (Dean FEAS), Professor Dr. YounusJaved (Dean Hitech University), SaadZafar (Dean FC), NasrullahRandhawa (
The event holds special significance for R&D organizations and people from the industry as they get a chance to analyze the students’ skills in analyzing a problem and giving a workable solution. The assessment of these skills helps in identifying potential employees from the graduating batch.
Chairman PEC, Engr. Jawed Salim, congratulated the students on their fine show and thanked the guests for visiting the event and encouraging the students.