CUI, HEU hold 3rd workshop on China-Pakistan Marine information
WAH CANTONMENT, Nov.19(Gwadar Pro) -COMSATS University Islamabad (CUI) and College of Underwater Acoustic Engineering, Harbin Engineering University (HEU) of China organized the 3rd joint China-Pakistan Marine Information Workshop at CUI, Wah Campus.
Pakistan Science Foundation (PSF) Chairman Professor Dr Shahid Baig was the chief guest on the occasion.
In his opening address, CUI Director Professor Dr Muhammad Abid said the workshop was aimed at providing a dedicated platform to scientists, engineers, academicians, industry professionals and researchers from Pakistan and China to deliberate on the emerging area of Marine Science and Technology in Pakistan.
He mentioned that College of Underwater Acoustics Engineering, Harbin Engineering University, China had played an enormous role in capacity building in Pakistan.
Realizing the importance of Marine Engineering and Marine Science, CUI has also signed a Memorandum of Understanding with HEU to carry out research in Marine Informatics and Engineering and currently 12 students of HEU were doing research on CUI Wah Campus.
Associate Dean for Scientific Research, College of Underwater Acoustic Engineering, Harbin Engineering University, Professor Qiao Gang, Co-Chair of workshop, assured his support for research and development in this emerging field in Pakistan.
PSF Chairman Professor Dr Shahid Baig highlighted the importance of the workshop and explained the field of Marine Engineering and Marine Sciences.
He thanked CUI and HEU for organizing the workshop every year and bringing both Pakistani and Chinese experts together.
He assured PSF's full support in advancement of the field of Marine Engineering and Marine Sciences. He also mentioned different funding schemes already in place with China since long.
Rector Pak-Austria Fachhochschule, Institute of Applied Sciences and Technology Haripur, Professor Dr Muhammad Mujahid appreciated the theme of the conference of bringing multidisciplinary people on board.