Sir Syed University of Engineering and Technology’s high performance Computing Lab inaugurated

Karachi: A state-of-the art high performance computing lab started functioning at Computer Engineering Department of Sir Syed University of Engineering and Technology after its formal inauguration by Chancellor Z.A. Nizami.

The Chancellor also inaugurated yet another state-of-the-art CISCO Lab – the biggest among 100 such labs in the country that offer courses in CCNA Exploration for students to prepare them for industry-recognized certification and IT careers.

The high performance computing lab has been established at a cost of Rs 2 million with 30 most modern computers – each having four processors – in the start.

Speaking on the occasion, Mr Nizami observed that these modern labs will prepare students for networking and IT-related careers in the public and private sectors, as well as for higher education in computer engineering, computer science and related fields.

He said the university is investing huge amount to produce an educated, competitive and trained IT workforce.

He said partnership plans are afoot with local business and industrial organizations seeking IT professionals having hands-on skills with the latest technology.

In addition to networking and IT skills, the curricula also reinforces 21st century skills, IT literacy, problem-solving, communication and working with others from different backgrounds.

Later the Chancellor went round the two labs as well as other labs equipped with modern machines to cater to the needs and requirements of computer and electronics engineering and computer science.

During the visit, the Chancellor had a one to one interaction with the faculty members and reviewed their responsibilities and academic functions. He told them to pass on latest knowledge to their pupils so that when they pass out, they are in great demand of the market.

For more information, contact:
Iqbal Hassan Rizvi
Public Relations Officer
Sir Syed University of Engineering and Technology
University Road, Karachi-75300, Pakistan
Tel: +9221 4988000-2, 4982393-474583
Fax: +9221 4982393

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