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International Conference on Chemical Engineering (ICCE-2022) at UET Lahore & Punjab University

LAHORE (March 25, 2022) Pakistan Institute of Chemical Engineers organized a 2-day International Conference on Chemical Engineering (ICCE-2022). The opening ceremony and the 1st day of the Conference was hosted by the Department of Chemical Engineering, UET Lahore whereas the 2nd day of the Conference and the closing ceremony was hosted by the Institute of Chemical Engineering and Technology, University of the Punjab. The event was opened by Prof. Dr. Naveed Ramzan, General Secretary PIChE, with an overview of the services of PIChE for the Chemical Engineering profession. He told that 42 research presentations were delivered from industry and academia from all over Pakistan. Prof. Dr. Saima Yasin, Chairperson of the Department of Chemical Engineering, UET Lahore, and President American Society of Woman Engineers-Punjab Affiliate shared the Department’s achievements and contributions in uplifting the Chemical Engineering education in Pakistan and role of women in engineering profession. Prof. Dr. Syed Mansoor Sarwar, Vice-Chancellor of UET Lahore, highlighted the role of engineers, in general, and of chemical engineers, in particular, in the society and appreciated the active role of the faculty of the Department of Chemical Engineering. He stressed research to solve indigenous problems and produce value-added product to help increase foreign exchange reserves in the country. Mr Haroon Ali Khan- President Sundar Industrial State was the chief guest. On the occasion, he emphasized on the close collaboration of academia and industry. Keynote talks were delivered by Engr. Moazzam Rasheed, Director Pakistan Chemistry Council CEO of Bin Rasheed Chemicals Pakistan, Engr. Khalid Bashir, and Prof. Dr. Aamir Ijaz on the scope and future of Chemical Engineering education and practice in Pakistan. Prof. Dr. Mahmood Saleem, President Piche and Vice-Chancellor of Mir Chakar Khan Rind University of Technology thanked all the participants. The conference provided a platform to the researchers to broadcast their ideas and tried to bridge the gap between the academia and the local industry by bringing together professionals from the two segments under a single umbrella. Other academic and industrial collaborators/partners besides UET Lahore and Punjab University included Mir Chakar Khan Rind University of Technology (Dera Ghazi Khan), Khwaja Fareed University of Engineering & Information Technology (Rahim Yar Khan), Sharif College of Engineering and Technology (Lahore), Diamond Jumbolon Foam (Pvt.) Limited, DIC Pakistan Limited, and Sipgil Pakistan Limited .

 

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