STAFF REPORT RWP: The National Engineering Robotics Contest 2012 has recently been organized by NUST, STEM Career Programme-HEC and Pakistan Science Foundation (PSF) at the College of Electrical and Mechanical Engineering (EME).

“The contest was a platform which provided the engineering students of the country an opportunity to get the complete engineering experience,” said Dr Akram Sheikh, while complimenting the efforts taken up so vigorously by NUST College of EandME on the occasion.

He said that seeing such a huge turnout and the students working with such dedication in one of the most sophisticated fields of engineering.

Dr Younus Javed, dean of academics, in his opening address, welcomed all the teams and honorable guests. He stressed that co-and extra-curricular activities play a very important role in building a sound personality and a successful human being. He urged the participants that all competitions of human activities are focused on improvements because winning/losing is a byproduct. “This is how we will grow as a nation,” he said.

Brig Dr. Javaid Iqbal, the Head of Mechatronics Department and Chief Organiser of the contest, said that more than 170 teams from different engineering universities, colleges and institutes from all over the country were registered for the qualifying round.

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