STAFF REPORT KHI: The Department of Telecommunication Engineering, Mehran University of Engineering and Technology (MUET), Jamshoro, in collaboration with IEEE COMSOC Chapter, has recently organized a national level event titled “TechCombat-Technology Battle 2012”.
Around fifty teams of students from various universities of Pakistan participated in the competitions whereas professionals from leading organizations such as PTCL, SUPARCO, Shaan Foods, Combit, Ufone, Wateen, Al-Futaim, Mobilink, and Telenor also participated in the event.
Prof. Dr. Bhawani Shankar Chowdhry, Dean, FEECE and chief organizer of the event, lauded the efforts of faculty members of Telecom department for making this program successful.
The chief guest of the event, Engr. Abdul Rahim Shaikh, Regional General Manager, PTCL, said that the event would help reducing the industry-academia gap. He announced discounted rates on EVO connections for MUET, Jamshoro.
Prof. Dr. A.Q.K. Rajput, Vice Chancellor, MUET, Jamshoro, highlighted the achievements, the qualified faculty and quality laboratories of the telecom department.
Prof. Dr. Aslam Uqaili, Pro-Vice Chancellor, MUET, Jamshoro, emphasized the importance of industry-academia collaboration.
A winning shield, certificates and a cash prize of Rs. 8000 were given to the winner teams of each competition, whereas Rs. 4000 cash, runner-up shield and certificates were given to runner-up team of each competition.

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