SZABIST congratulates Shahrukh Khan (Alumnus of Bachelor of Media Science) on writing and directing the film ‘I Shall Not Hear Love’ made with film makers from India through the US State Department’s “Seeds of Peace Initiative”, which brought together 42 film makers. 21 from India and 21 from Pakistan to work with 3 Award-Winning Mentors creating 8 cross border films. His short documentary ‘What a Waste” was selected for screening at the International Cannes film festival in the ‘Short Film Corner 2017”. The documentary was later screened at the Inter Doc Film Festival, Serbia where he also attended a master class on dramaturgy. The film has bagged local awards and recognition in different cities of Pakistan.
Our students Ms. Tasneem Haider, Mr. Salal Malik and Ms. Zoha Mansoor have been declared WINNERS of the 5th LUMS UNHCR INTERNATIONAL MOOT COURT COMPETITION today in Lahore defeating teams from all over Pakistan. SZABIST Law also won the BEST MEMORIAL (Petitioner) award and Ms. Tasneem Haider was awarded BEST SPEAKER of the Competition.
Congratulation to Huzaifa Ahmed Student of our Media Sciences Department for winning the 7th position in a film competition held by ISPR at the National Amateur Short Film Festival held on 26th June 2021. His film titled “Kaptan” was selected in the category of Philanthropy in Pakistan covering Imran Khan’s life struggles and the creation of Shaukat Khanam hospital. He has also been awarded scholarship for one year in film course at the University of California (UCLA).
Congratulations, Ms. Faiza Siddiqui (Faculty of Management Sciences, SZABIST, Karachi)
Ms. Faiza Siddiqui (co-author) presented Research Paper at Global Conference on Education and Research (GLOCER) (June 8-10, 2021).
She won the Best Paper Award titled “Students’ Online Learning Experience during Covid-19: Integrating Behavioral and Technological Factors” with Mr. Mubashir Ali Khan, Muhammad Rahies & Yasir Rasool.
Ms. Ayesha Latif Shaikh presented her Research paper at 9th Asian Management Research and Case (AMRC) Conference organized by LUMS and UAE University. She won the Best Paper Award (student) and Prize Money. “Influence of Negative Public Religious Sentiments on Brand Management – An Exploratory Study” was part of her PhD Independent Study supervised by Dr. Kamran Ahmed Soomro.
Many congratulations to the Winning Team of the CFA Ethics Challenge – Pakistan Final 2020 – Shaheed Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto Institute of Science and Technology – SZABIST (Karachi). The Winning Team Members are as follows:
Each participant of the winning team will get a cash price of Rs. 20,000. The regional final will be held in Malaysia and the winning team of SZABIST (Karachi) will be competing with the winning teams from all over the world. The regional final will be sponsored by the CFA Institute, United States. We extend our heartiest felicitations to the winners and wish them all the best for the Regional Finals.
The winning team of Szabist was under the supervision of Ms. Sobia Shakeel (Lecturer – Management Sciences) and Dr Imran Umer (Assistant Professor-Management Sciences). Also, it was not possible without the untiring efforts of Ms Wajeeha and Fahad Zuberi.
We are proud to share that two students of Mechatronics Engineering Department SZABIST, Minhaj Asif and Bisma Lateef Soomro successfully presented their Paper “Energy Loss in pipe for Industrial Application” at International Conference on Engineering and Technology (ICET-20), Bursa, Turkey. We would like to wish them all the best for their future.
Saim Adnan (captain table tennis team) secured 1st Position in the singles Table Tennis tournament at the NU-Fest KHI. Many congratulations to the champ!
“Dr. Waqar Akbar, Assistant Professor Faculty of Management Science, participated in ‘5th Asia International Conference (AIC-19)’ organized by Connecting ASIA – University technology Malaysia at KLCC, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia on 6 -8 Dec, 2019 and won two positions for Pakistan and SZABIST.
There were more than 250 papers presented from 17 countries and SZABIST Karachi won two Best Research Paper Awards. 1st position in future of Marketing and Management category for the paper “Understanding slow adoption of HR analytics from the lens of innovation diffusion theory” coauthored Ms. Shumaila Ejaz and Dr. Waqar Akbar with registration ID AIC-2019-FMM-558 and 2nd position in Advances in Managing Operations and Sustainability category for the paper “A Multilevel Examination of the Impact of Transactional Leadership and Organizational Environmental Policy Beliefs on Employee Green Behavior” coauthored Ms. Asna Usman and Dr. Waqar Akbar with registration ID AIC-2019-AMOS-559.
Further, we are pleased to inform that Dr. Waqar Akbar also conducted the training on “Multilevel Structural Equation Modeling Data Analysis using Mplus” in same conference on 6 Dec, 2019. The training was attended and highly appreciated by international participants. To conduct a training on such a big platform and stand with the most well-known trainers like Prof Ramayah and Dr. Imran Qureshi is really appreciating efforts by our faculty member.”
BBA 7E students, Mr. Asad Shah and Ms. Basrah Tariq along-with their group members won National Entrepreneurship Competition at IQRA University, Karachi on November 23, 2019. Students of Mr Zurrain Farhan (visiting faculty), they recieved Rs 80,000 for their business idea.