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

Activity 01:

Lab Equipment Training, Civil Engineering

The vendor from Electrical Engineering Services (EES) visited the Department on 1st and 2nd March, 2021 and conducted training of rest of the lab equipment, including Wheel Tracker along with its Compactor. Lab Supervisor Mr. Syed Mehfooz, and Lab Attendants Mr. Muhammad Bilal and Mr. Hasan Ahmed actively participated in the training session followed by deputed Lab Engineers.

Activity 02:

Approval of Prime Agendas in BOS and BOF, Architecture, ZUFESTM

Prime academic agendas related to Architecture domain were approved in 7th BOS on 2nd March, 2021 through electronic resolutions followed by its required approval in 10th BOF on 16th March, 2021 in order to further channelize the respective program.

Activity 03:

Faculty Discussion, Civil Engineering, ZUFESTM

On 9th March, 2021, a faculty discussion was organized with entire faculty by Engr. Syed Faraz Jafri, Chairperson, Department of Civil Engineering. The main agenda of discussion was preparation for the visit of Vice Chancellor to Link Road Campus. Chairperson assigned duties to the concerned faculty and staff for the same.

Exhibit1: Faculty Discussion

Activity 04:

Visit of Vice Chancellor to Department of Civil Engineering, Link Road Campus

Prof. Dr. Syed Irfan Haider (VC Ziauddin University) visited Link Road Campus on 15th March, 2021. Chairperson Engr. Syed Faraz Jafri demonstrated lab activities performed in Civil Engineering Laboratories to the visitors. Vice Chancellor also interacted with the faculty and had a motivational discussion with students.

Exhibit2: Vice Chancellor’s Visit to Civil Engineering Laboratories

Activity 05:

Participation of Faculty, Staff and Students in Sports Festival 2021

Faculty, Staff and Students of the Department actively participated in the Sports Festival held on 16th and 17th March, 2021. Civil Engineering Team won the Foosball Tournament and was awarded with a trophy (Exhibit 3). Civil Engineering teams also became Semi Finalist in Cricket and Runner-Up in Futsal tournaments.

Exhibit3: Achievement earned by the Department

Activity 06:

Field Visit of 3rd and 4th Batch, BE Civil Engineering Students at Link Road Campus – Existing Construction Site

A field visit of 3rd and 4th Batch Students was organized by Lab Engineers, Engr. Asjad Alam, Engr. Farooq Ahmed and Engr. Dhanik Vikrant on 18th March, 2021. Students visited Swimming Pool and associated construction work zone at Link Road Campus, gained a valuable insight into the Civil Engineering industry and enhanced their understanding of how taught construction principles are applied in practice. The visit accomplished with full protocols of safety measures and use of safety gadgets.

Exhibit4: Field Visit for Civil Engineering Students

Activity 07:

Participation of Final Year Students in Guest Lecture

Final Year, Civil Engineering Students (1st Batch) attended the Guest Lecture on Entrepreneurship in North Campus, ZUFESTM; delivered by Mr. Umer Jilani (MD Safetech International, MD Zainab Medical Centre, Business Consultant) on 24th March, 2021. The key points of the Lecture included, but not limited to, how to become an entrepreneur with establishing a business on very less investment.

Exhibit5: Final Year Students attending the Guest Lecture

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