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February 21, 2017

International conference on ‘Mathematics & Physics’ concludes at Air University


February 21, 2017

Air University 

Islamabad: First International Conference on Mathematics and Physics (ICMP-2017) concluded in at Air University's main campus here, says a press release.

Chief guest of ceremony Higher Education Commission Chairman Prof. Dr. Mukhtar Ahmed during his address stressed on the importance of Mathematics and Physics in the country and also shared with audience, the future plans of HEC for improving the education standards in these fields. He appreciated the conference organizers and university management to attract the huge number of participants from national and international varsities to contribute their valuable researches in the conference. He vowed to continue HEC's support for advancement of education and research at HEIs.

The Vice Chancellor Air University, Air Vice Marshal (r) Faaiz Amir appreciated the entire team of ICMP-2017 for putting efforts in to the event and making it a success story. He acknowledged the efforts of Mathematics and Physics departments' HoDs and faculty members for organizing conference in well-managed manners and felicitated the departments for establishing the research-collaboration with national and international researchers. He particularly admired the determined efforts of Chair Conference, Air University Dean Basic and Applied Sciences, Dr. Asghari Maqsood. He also thanked to Chairman HEC for his valuable presence as chief guest of the closing ceremony. 

The ceremony was also attended by the Principal Fazaia Medical College, Maj Gen (r) Professor Salman Ali, Senior Dean Air University, Dr. Zafarullah Koreshi, HoD Mathematics, Dr. Nabeela Kousar, HoD Physics, Dr. Muhammad Atif, HoD Electrical Engineering Department, Air Vice Marshal (r) Saleem Tariq, Director Academics, Air Vice Marshal (r) Tariq Mateen, Registrar Air University, Air Commodore (r) Muhammad Saleem, Director ORIC, Air Commodore (r) Afzaal Ahmed Khan and many other dignitaries from different universities.

ICMP-2017 proved to be a very successful scientific gathering, resulting in agreements for research collaborations with renowned research institutes for faculty and student exchange programs including the Chinese universities. International researchers appreciated the standards of the research in different technical sessions held during the conference. They emphasized on their strong relationship and friendship with Pakistan. The event reports were presented by HoD Mathematics, Dr. Nabeela Kousar and HoD Physics, Dr. Muhammad Atif. 

In the closing remarks, Chair conference Dr. Asghari Maqsood acknowledged the participation of all guests, and sponsors including Higher Education Commission, Pakistan Science Foundation, Pakistan Council for Science and Technology, Pakistan Academy of Science, JS Bank, Zong and Summit Bank. The conference has overall featured 5 keynote talks, 20 invited talks, 40 oral presentations and 50 poster presentations given by scholars from renowned national and international universities including Professors from USA, China and Sweden. The concluding day of ICMP 2017 started with two technical sessions followed by a keynote talk. Finally, the conference ended with prize distribution and closing ceremony. The chief guest distributed the shields to the keynote speakers and sponsors of ICMP-2017.

  The participating universities and organisations were NUST, Comsats Islamabad, Women University Multan, Air University Multan, Agriculture University Faisalabad, Peshawar University, UET Peshawar, Kohat University, Comsats, Attock, BZU Multan, University of AJK, Bilquis Postgraduate College for women, PIEAS, NESCOM, NDU, KRL and NCP. 



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