STAFF REPORT LHR: The Industrial Engineering Student Chapter at UMT has earned a national pride and recognition when he was recently conferred the Gold Award from the Institute of Industrial Engineers (IIE) during the 2011-2012 academic years.

The IIE Student Chapter at UMT is the premier organized campus which was founded in January 2011. The University of Management and Technology (UMT) is the only university from Pakistan that has received the Gold Award. This award shows how UMT’s industrial engineering programme students are willing to help each other and serve their community. Their willingness, hard work, commitment, and team work has brought this important and prestigious award to UMT.

“It is a big achievement for all of us and we will soon be arranging a celebration event at UMT-IIE Student Chapter along with our members,” remarked an official of the institute.

Students visited local heavy mechanical industries gaining knowledge about the on-field industrial engineering applications; organized various seminars and lectures on important IE topics such as Arena Simulation software. First time ever from Pakistan our student members participated in the Annual Rockwell’s Arena Simulation competition and this year participating again.

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