Team Falcon, CAE Winner of “Design, build and fly competition PROPELLAIR’21 hosted by IMechE”

NED University of Engineering and Technology, PropellAir’21 was hosted by IMechE NEDUET Student Chapter. In the event, the participants had to design, fabricate and ultimately fly an unmanned aircraft. The event comprised of workshops, oral exam and e-test of participants, and actual flight demonstrations of handmade aircraft. The final contest was held on Saturday, July…

Aerodynamic analysis of hummingbird-like hovering flight

Flapping wing micro aerial vehicles are studied as the substitute for fixed and rotary wing micro aerial vehicles because of the advantages such as agility, maneuverability, and employability in confined environments. Hummingbird’s sustainable hovering capability inspires many researchers to develop micro aerial vehicles with similar dynamics. In this research, a wing of a ruby-throated hummingbird…

Finding Innovative & Creative Solutions for Society (FICS) 2021

Finding Innovative & Creative Solutions for Society (FICS) is a NUST’s flagship program which, for the past 08 years, continues to promote innovative ideas with high social impact. FICS ’21 was launched on December 02, 2020, with yet another exciting chapter for this year. During November-May 2021, CAC conducted 6 Idea Generation sessions to stimulate…

N-OVATIVE HEALTH TECHNOLOGIES – A Center for Affordable High-Risk Medical Devices

Within the heart of NUST lies a state-of-the-art facility, devoted for the research, development and manufacturing of medical devices, where a dedicated team of biomedical scientists and engineers led by Dr. Murtaza Najabat Ali (Fig. 1) is striving for the betterment of healthcare facilities for the deprived population of Pakistan. Dr. Murtaza Najabat Ali, who…