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Engg design competition for students
« on: June 07, 2008, 07:09:25 PM »
Engg design competition for students

Karachi: To promote automation and robotics in the country, the Indus Motor Company (IMC) organized an engineering design competition for students of engineering universities and of the universities invited, teams represented six, according to an announcement on Friday.

These are the NED University of Engineering and Technology, G.I.K. Institute of Engineering and Technology, University of Engineering and Technology Lahore, University of Engineering and Technology Taxila, NWFP University of Engineering and Technology and Quaid-e-Awam University of Engineering, Science and Technology.

The students were asked to apply their designing skills to a real-life manufacturing problem and come up with a solution. The teams visited the IMC plant to study the details of the project and subsequently prepare design proposals.

The proposals were evaluated on various criteria, including ergonomics, economics, design integration, functionality, reliability, degree of automation, and compatibility of design with process.

The team of students from UET Lahore, Noman Ahmed, M. Tayyab Hanif and Waqas Saeed won the first prize for the best-designed proposal.

At the prize distribution ceremony, IMC Director Corporate Planning and Customer Relations Shah M Saad Husain congratulated the winning team and mentioned that as an engineering company, the IMC strives to strengthen the relationship between the industry and academic institutions.

Husain stated that IMC not only provides internships and training to engineering and other students, it also employs hundreds of professionals, offering them opportunities to enhance their skills, pursue careers, and at the same time, contribute to the engineering industry. App