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NUST Stands Out in Research & Innovation in Year 2019

From imagination to realization, #NUST is the prime hub of #research & #innovation in #Pakistan. Walk with us through NUST’s impeccable Research & Innovation journey in #2019 #DefiningFutures #InnovatePakistan #ThisIsNUST #WhereItAllBegins #BlastFromThePast #KnowingNoLimits

NUST handover Ultraviolet Germicidal Irradiation (UVGI) System to Environment Protection Department, Pakistan

In pursuit of the national policy for fight against COVID-19 pandemic, NUST had put-in concerted research efforts towards stopping the virus spread through technological means. Dr Bilal Mohammad Khan, Assistant Professor, Department of Electrical Engineering PNEC developed an indigenous Ultra Violet Germicidal Irradiation (UVGI) system to disinfect day to day use items. It can be…

NUST Licenses Smart Wearable Epilepsy Monitoring System to RiseTech

Epilepsy is a common neurological disease with a toll of 50 million people diagnosed annually worldwide. The rate of Epilepsy is likely to be higher in low-income countries due to lack of proper treatment mechanism (WHO), which results in 90% increase of disease in some countries. According to an estimate, 70% of people with epilepsy…

OFFICE OF SUSTAINABILITY AT NUST

Introduction Sustainability Offices are special settings which assist initiatives within higher education institutions to coordinate their efforts and work in the field of sustainable development. The set-up of such offices is known to be an effective tool in supporting the implementation of sustainability initiatives on campuses, and in fostering awareness among students and staff on…

NUST Researchers undertake EU Funded GastroPak Project to Quantify Gastroenteritis Transmission Routes & Develop Targeted Interventions

The GastroPak Project worth £2 million funding in Pakistan by UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) through the Global Challenges Research Fund (GCRF), is a collaboration with partners in Pakistan, UK and Ireland. It is one of 141 new international development research projects announced by UK Research & Innovation (UKRI) to generate innovative solutions to intractable…

The Amalgamation of Wireless Technologies and Machine Learning for Localization: Investigations from NUST’s Information Processing and Transmissions Lab into the Future Wireless Systems

The scale of wireless technologies penetration in our daily lives, primarily triggered by the Internet-of-things (IoT)-based smart cities, is beaconing the possibilities of novel localization and tracking techniques. With the development of 5G networks, the need for GPS free localization for the provision of location-based services is becoming more and more important. The inherent high-power…