Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Inhaling Bio Healable Interlocking Compressed Earth Bricks to Reduce Black Carbon Emissions

Bricks are being used in construction of buildings and houses for years around the world and masonry structures are constructed since ancient times. Escalating demand from residential housing market has benefited bricks manufacturer during the recent years and different types of bricks manufacturing over a period are distinguished by mixture of materials with less chemical…

NUST team implements Intelligent Energy Monitoring & Management System at Fazal Steel

Energy conservation opportunities in Pakistan are estimated to be 5 billion USD a year with a substantial share of 25% for industry. One of the several ways of energy saving in the industrial sector is implementation of an integrated Energy Management System (EMS). However, like other developing countries, EMS in process industries of Pakistan involves…

Team NUSTTAG from College of Electrical and Mechanical Engineering Designed Robotaxi – A Self-Driving Car

TEKNOFEST is Turkey’s biggest and only aviation, space and technology festival organized by the Turkish Ministry of Industry and Technology. It hosts several activities such as technology competitions, air shows and events with an aim to increase the interest in technology in society. TEKNOFEST held their first competition in 2018 engaging thousands of young individuals…

Researchers from NUST are Developing Hybrid Materials for Energy Conversion & Storage

Growing worldwide demand for energy met by burning fossil fuels has severe environmental effects and wider socio-economic repercussions. Developing countries like Pakistan are struggling to realize and plan the energy-environment-economic nexus. Pakistan’s heavy reliance on fossil fuels results in hefty import bills and a significant financial burden at the local, regional, and national levels. In…

Moving Towards Green Energy: An Optimal Transmission Network Topology for Improved Renewables Integration

In order to cope with the challenge of reducing CO2 emissions concerning climate change, many countries are increasing their renewable energy sources (RES) shares in their power system networks. However, the existing transmission network is not planned to accommodate such a large‐scale integration of RES. Therefore, the need for new transmission topologies to better utilize…