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NUSTians win Gold at Regional Technology Awards in Colombo

Noor Asif and Muhammad Farjad Hassan, students of NUST College of Electrical and Mechanical Engineering, have secured Gold Medal for their research project ‘Active and Intelligent Powered Ankle Foot Prosthesis for Trans-tibial Amputees’ under the Tertiary Student Category at the Asia Pacific ICT Awards (APICTA) 2015, held on November 21, at Colombo, Sri Lanka.

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The students were part of a team representing Pakistan at the occasion. The Pakistani team comprised 50 members with 22 technology products competing for the prestigious APICTA awards against 197 products from 17 other economies in the region, including Australia, Bangladesh, Brunei, China, Chinese Taipei, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Japan, Macao, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Taiwan, Thailand and Vietnam.

Overall team Pakistan managed to bag one silver and three gold awards at the event. NUST congratulates all the participants on this special achievement and wishes them all the best.

Read the full story featured online at P@SHA, The Express Tribune, Dawn, The Nation and Pakistan Today.


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