News NUST SCME and Fazal Steels Limited Sign a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU)

NUST SCME and Fazal Steels Limited Sign a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU)

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NUST School of Chemical and Materials Engineering (SCME) and Fazal Steel Limited (FSL) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on January 26, 2021 at SCME. The MoU is of great significance as it will provide a platform for both NUST and Fazal Steel to carry out energy, environment, and steel quality specific applied projects. It will also provide an opportunity for researchers/engineers of FSL working on the collaborated projects to use SCME-NUST testing facilities.

A project titled “Implementation of an Integrated Energy Management System

s in Fazal Steel Manufacturing Plant” was signed with Principal Investigator Dr Iftikhar Ahmad (Assistant Professor, SCME). Several other projects of mutual interest were discussed which will be started in near future.

Delegation from FSL included Mr Saad Aziz Malik (Executive Director), Mr Mazhar Ghaffar (General Manager Operations), Mr Awais Iftikhar (Production Manager), and Mr Mohsin Mahmood (Manager Electrical I&C) while SCME was represented by Dr Amir Azam Khan (Principal, SCME), Dr Iftikhar Ahmad (Assistant Professor, SCME) and other members of the esteemed faculty. Signatories of the MOU from FSL and SCME were Mr Saad Aziz Malik (Executive Director) and Prof Dr Amir Azam Khan (Principal, SCME) respectively.

Such MoUs are a testimony of NUST’s robust research and development culture, along with highly engaging and impactful partnerships with the industry, bridging the Academia-Industry gap in Pakistan. We are looking forward to a fruitful and impactful partnership, with our partners at Fazal Steels Limited.