Islamabad: 07 June: Comsats Institute of Information Technology (CIIT) Islamabad has announced that Dr. Franco Vigliotti, Dean UAE (Ras Al Khaiah) Campus of EPFL visited CIIT (Islamabad Campus) and library on June 5, 2012.
Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne (EPFL), Switzerland, has 20th ranking all over the world in higher education institution in the field of Engineering/Technology and Computer Science, according to the ranking notified by the Shanghai Jiao Tong for 2011. EPFL is also ranked at 35 among top educational institution on the basis of overall ranking announced by QS Ranking of World Universities for 2011.
Dr. Franco Vigliotti's visit was the result of a meeting between Mr. Changez Khan Jamali (Federal Minister for Science and Technology and Chancellor COMSATS Institute of Information Technology) and President of Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne (EPFL) during Federal Minister?s recent visit to Switzerland.
Mr. Vigliotti's visit has been made possible by the IL office and with the special interest of Dr. S. M. Junaiz Zaidi (Rector, CIIT) and Dr. Arshad S. Malik (Advisor to the Rector).
During his visit to the CIIT and Library, Dr. Vigliotti, also took part in a meeting and presentation held at the state of the art Video Conferencing Room of the library. Dr. Vigliotti?s visit was part of the efforts CIIT management is making to establish academic linkages with world?s top universities and institutions.
Dr. Shahid A. Khan, Incharge CIIT (Islamabad Campus) gave a detailed presentation on the occasion about the achievements and future plans of CIIT. Senior CIIT officials were also present at the occasion.
During this visit, Mr. Vigliotti, also saw different sections of the library, where Raja Muhammad Ibrahim, Head Library Information Services, briefed him about the facilities, resources and services of the library.
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