CAREER TALK SEMINAR ORGANIZED BY DEPARTMENT OF SOFTWARE ENGINEERING

CAREER TALK SEMINAR ORGANIZED BY DEPARTMENT OF SOFTWARE ENGINEERING

A Career Oriented Seminar “Most demanding programming Languages 2021 and their Applications” was held on 7th October 2021 at Ziauddin University North Campus. Mr. Shakil  Senior Software engineering from Contour Software house took this informative session

REPORT ON DEPARTMENTAL ACTIVITIES (AUGUST, 2021) DEPARTMENT OF CIVIL ENGINEERING

Activity 01:

Departmental OBE Discussion

As per practice, departmental OBE discussion was held on 5th August, 2021 with the consent of Chairperson followed by OBE team. Departmental Coordinator, Engr. Khawaja Sheeraz discussed about the Program Learning Outcomes against BE Civil Engineering and BS Civil Technology programs for executed Spring 2021 session to concerns.

Exhibit1: OBE Discussion

Activity 02:

Admission Discussion by Chairperson

In order to have smooth implementation plan for admission procurement of Fall 2021 session, a meeting was organized by Chairperson, Engr. Syed Faraz Jafri amongst the faculty members on 16th August, 2021. Individual faculty members were assigned with the specific tasks including admission calls, online interviews, data record keeping and similar works.

Exhibit2: Civil Engineering Admission Discussion

Activity 03:

Preparation of SAR, BS Civil Technology Program

During this month, a complete and prescribed Self-Assessment Report has been developed by Department of Civil Engineering covering all import academic and administrative aspects of department and Evening program. The report is produced with the entire efforts and team work of department followed by Chairperson, Engr. Syed Faraz Jafri and Incharge Evening Programs, Engr. Khawaja Sheeraz. The report shall be submitted to statutory bodies for onward processing.

Activity 04:

Online Webinar for New Comers, Fall 2021 Batch, Civil Engineering and Technology

An online informative webinar was organized by Chairperson, Engr. Syed Faraz Jafri on 26th August, 2021 for freshers or upcoming batch Fall 2021. This session is dedicated only to get aware the students with the admission procedures in BE Civil Engineering and BS Civil Technology programs. Furthermore, the students took great interest in seeking pertinent information and inquiries from presenter about relevant field. This type of practice ensures about the increase in admissions for departmental programs.

 Exhibit3: Online Webinar for Batch Fall 2021

Activity 05:

Faculty Meeting for PEC Accreditation Visit

In continuation with the earlier meetings, another faculty meeting to further rectify the assignments of faculty and staff members was scheduled on 26th August, 2021. Chairperson demonstrated about the evaluation criteria of accreditation board while it was also informed that OBE based accreditation visit is planned on 1st and 2nd September, 2021.

Exhibit4: Faculty Meeting for PEC Visit

Activity 06:

Mock Visit, Civil Engineering

Dean ZUFESTM, Dr. Fahad Azim with his entire team executed a Mock visit against upcoming PEC accreditation visit for Department of Civil Engineering on 31st August, 2021. The visit is planned in a similar fashion to plant the exact scenarios of PEC team however suggestions were also put forwarded by the team in front of Chairperson.

Activity 07:

CPD Activity Organized by Department of Civil Engineering

On 31st August, 2021, an online CPD activity was proposed by Department of Civil Engineering entitling “Traffic Accidents and Road Safety Engineering”. The instructor from the department was Assistant Professor, Engr. Khawaja Sheeraz (PE). The technical course was based on the emerging areas of Traffic and Transportation Engineering with practical exposure of intervention strategies. Faculty members from entire ZUFESTM had actively participated in the session.

Exhibit5: Online CPD Activity

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REPORT ON DEPARTMENTAL ACTIVITIES (JULY, 2021) DEPARTMENT OF CIVIL ENGINEERING

Activity 01:

Commencement of Spring Session 2021, Civil Engineering and Technology, ZUFESTM

The Spring Session 2021 of Civil Engineering and Technology programs commenced at North and Link Road Campuses of Ziauddin University on 5th July, 2021. All lectures are being scheduled on regular basis, considering the current pandemic situation of COVID-19.

Activity 02:

Departmental Meeting, Civil Engineering, ZUFESTM

On 7th July, 2021, a faculty meeting was organized by Engr. Syed Faraz Jafri, Chairperson, Department of Civil Engineering. The main agendas of meeting were upcoming PEC accreditation visit and Departmental Research Growth. Furthermore, smooth execution of Spring 2021 Semester (Engineering and Technology Programs) was also discussed by him.

Exhibit1: Departmental Meeting, Civil Engineering, ZUFESTM

Activity 03:

Participation of Chairperson Civil Engineering in Online Webinar

An online webinar on “How to prepare Self-Assessment Report” was attended by Chairperson Engr. Syed Faraz Jafri on 19th July, 2021. The session was organized by QEC and speaker of the session was Mr. Imranullah Khan Marwat, Director Quality Assurance, Higher Education Department, Peshawar. The purpose to execute this webinar was to provide sufficient information in context to understanding the preparation of Self-Assessment Report, and designing objectives and outcomes of the programs.

Activity 04:

Departmental Research Cell Meeting, Civil Engineering, ZUFESTM

On 28th July, 2021, a Departmental Research Cell Meeting was organized by Dr. Engr. Ruhal Pervez, Convener/ Assistant Professor, Department of Civil Engineering. The main agendas of meeting were production of quality-based research and its promotion in the form of research paper publications. Furthermore, strategies for linkage with Departmental Final Year Projects (FYPs) were also identified by him.

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Report on Department of Civil Engineering , Department of BioMedical Engineering for the month of June 2021

Activity 01:

Appreciation of Dean ZUFESTM for Chairperson Civil Engineering

In appreciation for the entire efforts of Department, Dean ZUFESTM, Dr. Fahad Azim, presented a Laptop to Chairperson, Engr. Syed Faraz Jafri, on 31st May, 2021. Similar shall be utilized for effective departmental working in accordance with the provided esteemed infrastructure support.

Exhibit1: Dean ZUFESTM presenting Laptop to Chairperson

Activity 02:

1st Board of Studies (BOS) Meeting, Architecture, ZUFESTM

1st online meeting of Board of Studies (BOS), Architecture, ZUFESTM was held on 1st June, 2021. Assistant Professor and Secretary BOS, Ar. Quart-ul-Ain Anwar, presented the agendas of meeting accordingly. In addition to prime agendas, the focused areas of meeting were revision and approval of scheme of studies followed by the vision and mission statements of 5 years B. Arch. Program in considerations to PLO mapping under the guidelines of OBE system.

Exhibit2: 1st BOS Meeting, Architecture, ZUFESTM

Activity 03:

Participation of Civil Engineering Faculty in Online CPD Activity on CQI Mechanism

An online CPD (0.5) activity on ‘CQI Mechanism’ was attended by all faculty members of Department of Civil Engineering on 7th June, 2021. The resource person of this seminar was Dr. Awais Javed, Assistant Professor, COMSATS University. The purpose to execute this CPD activity was to provide sufficient information in context to CQI Mechanism as the Outcome Based Education (OBE) practice requires that the Continual Quality Improvement (CQI) process is implemented to continuously improve the quality of teaching and learning of an education program. All faculty members appreciated the knowledge gained form this intellectual and informative online session.

Activity 04:

Departmental Meeting, Civil Engineering, ZUFESTM

On 19th June, 2021, a faculty meeting was organized by Engr. Syed Faraz Jafri, Chairperson, Department of Civil Engineering. The main agendas of meeting were forthcoming PEC Accreditation Visit for Department and commencement of Spring 2021 semester (Civil Engineering and Technology Programs). Furthermore, strategies for departmental research growth and field visits were also elaborated by him.

Exhibit3: Departmental Meeting

Activity 05:

8th Board of Studies (BOS) Meeting, Civil Engineering, ZUFESTM

8th online meeting of Board of Studies (BOS), Civil Engineering Department, ZUFESTM was held on 30th June, 2021. Chairperson and Convener BOS, Engr. Syed Faraz Jafri, chaired the meeting however Assistant Professor and Secretary BOS, Engr. Khawaja Sheeraz presented the same accordingly. The main agendas of meeting were approval of revised content of PLO-7 (Environment & Sustainability) in graduate Programs, approval of new nomenclatures of course codes and approval of the Syllabi of 4 years BS Civil Technology Evening Program.

Exhibit4: 8th BOS Meeting, Department of Civil Engineering, ZUFESTM

Activity 06:

Conduction of Mid Term and Final Term Examinations, Summer Program, ZUFESTM

In order to timely conclude the Summer Session of BE Civil Engineering program, Midterm and Final term examinations has been executed in North Campus in accordance with COVID-19 SOPs. Students were also assessed for their Lab/ Viva examinations against the registered courses in Summer program.

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