Research Committee

Research Committee - Department of Software Engineering

Research & Development Committee

The role of R&D Committee is to promote a research culture amongst faculty and students of Software Engineering (SE) department by providing essential research facilities (that includes research funding, trainings, workshops and research projects). For this purpose, the committee, in its first phase, has collected data from all faculty members to assess the competent resource pool for potential research areas. As a result of this analysis, following five research groups have been formed, which are:

1) Artificial Intelligence

2) Future Networks

3) Software Engineering

4) Multimedia

5) Software Development.

The committee is also working to launch a journal in the field of Computer Science in collaboration with IGI Global publishing group. For this purpose, a journal proposal has been submitted to IGI that is under the review phase. In addition, following services will be offered to the faculty and students of SE department: 

  • Coordination of various research activities undertaken by faculty and students

  • Project support and development including fundraising

  • Provide assistance to Principal Investigator

  • Provide primary information about databases/digital libraries

  • Provide information about research grant opportunities

Members:

  • Dr. Shariq Hussain (Committee Head)

  • Mr. Sheeraz Akram (Member)

  • Mr. M. Fahad Khan (Member)

Quality Enhancement Committee (QEC)

This committee was established in the year of 2015 in order to monitor and improve the academic quality of Software Engineering (SE) department. The QEC is also responsible for self-assessment report and accreditation tasks. Furthermore, this committee also conducts surveys from i) students, ii) faculty and iii) alumni in order to recommend necessary enhancement in the educational processes. For this purpose, following mechanism has been defined to assess and ensure quality in the educational processes:

QEC Task

Frequency

Personnel Requirement

Accreditation and SAR

Biannual

½

Course Folders

Semester Wise

½

ISO

Annual

½

Faculty Feedback/Other Survey Reports

Semester Wise To Annual

1

Departmental Tasks

Semester Wise

½

  

Members:

  • Umar Mahmud (Committee Head)

  • Sana Akbar (Member)

Software Industrial Collaboration Committee (SICC)

The goal of SICC is to bridge the gap by bringing the industrial expertise and knowledge of professionals to the students. This provides them with the insight of experts’ world practices and opens up the opportunity to join the professional platform pre and post to their graduation.

Functions of SICC:

  • To create liaison between academia and software industry

  • To arrange technology seminars by industrial experts

  • To introduce profound professionals of software industry to students and to make efforts to bridge the gap between both entities

  • To arrange multi-days training workshops for students/faculty on cutting edge tools/technologies recommended by software industry

  • To assist students in getting internships in software industry

  • To coordinate and organize an open house for Final Year Projects of graduating batches

Members:

  • Mr. Sohaib Altaf (Committee Head)

  • Ms. Asma Naveed (Member)

  • Mr. Ayaz Hussain (Member)

  • Mr. M. Baber Yaqoob (Member)

  • Mr. M. Mohammed Usman (Member)

Event Gallery:

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List of Seminars& Workshops:

S. No.

Seminar Title

Guest Speaker (s)

Date

Brief Introduction About Seminar

1

How I.T. Boosts Horticulture and Food Exports

Mr. Ahmed Jawad, Chairman Standing Committee of Horticulture & Food Exports For F.P.C.C.I (Federation of Pakistan for Chamber of Commerce and Industry)

01/01/2016

 

2

Software Engineering Practices in Pakistan’s Gaming Industry

  1. Mr. Fawad Asghar, Chief Technology Officer we.R.play
  2. Ms, Khadija Anjum, Team Lead, Content Designing
  3. Ms. Saadia Zia, Team Lead, Quality Assurance

06/01/2016

 

3

Importance of Software Engineering Tools for Automation of Software Processes

Mr. Sohaib Altaf, Assistant Professor & Coordinator SICC, FURC

 

 

4

Hands On Experience in Android Game Development

Mr. Naveed Zafar, Software Engineer in Game Development (Unity 3D)

31/03/2016

 

5

PTA’s Big Data & Smart Pakistan Initiative

Mr. Umer Ahmed Awan, Consultant, Program Management, PTA

14/04/2016

 

6

Entrepreneurship for I.T. Professionals

Mr. Muhammad Farrukh Mehmood, C.E.O, 11Values

05/11/2016

 

7

Application of Big Data

Mr. Moazzam Hussain, Certified Hadoop Developer & Administrator, Big Data Software Consultant, NGData, Belgium

19/10/2016

 

Extracurricular Committee

Besides education, extracurricular activities are also essential for the students to keep them mentally and physically healthy. These activities provide valuable opportunities for the students to grow and develop their individual potential. For this purpose, several events and activities are organized by this committee. The events are student oriented; activities are coordinated and organized by students under close supervision of faculty members. By doing so, they enjoy the activities more and develop leadership and acquire the skills necessary in organizing activities. Extracurricular activities provide them the platform to participate in diverse activities.

Functions:

The committee will be responsible to coordinate and organize:

  • University/campus annual sports.

  • Wide range of competitions including Qirat, Naat, Debate, Musical, Quiz, Programming, etc.

  • Inter-university competitions.

  • Students participations in different competitions organized by other universities/organizations

  • Industrial/study/casual tours for students.

  • Welcome/fare-well parties etc.

Members:

  • Mr. Ejaz Gul (Committee Head)

  • Ms. Tehmina Karamat (Member)

  • Ms. Asma Parveen (Member)

List of Events:

  • FUBIC at FURC

  • Annual Sports at FURC

  • Participated in Quiz and Programming competition at COMSATS, Attock

  • Participated in Excite Cup 2015 at CUST University Islamabad