• Digital Documentation of Lahore Fort

    Humanities & Social Sciences, MGSHSS

    Project Overview Under this project, Dr. Nadhra Shahbaz Naeem Khan engaged into an agreement of consultancy services with AKCS-P (Agha khan cultural service Pakistan). It was a 5 months agreement starting from 1st February till 30th June 2017. This consultancy service involves the Digital...

  • Evaluating Potential of Automatic Demand Response in Unstable Electric Grids using Intelligent Control

    SDSB

    Sponsor: Faculty Initiative Fund (FIF), LUMS Project Overview The objective of this study is to investigate the potential for demand response in unstable electricity grids, such as the one in Pakistan. This can result in increased utility for all stakeholders by reducing losses as well as...

  • Development of Algorithms and Hardware for Innovative Features for Digital Vending Machines

    Electrical Engineering, SBASSE

    Sponsor: Digital Retail Pvt. Ltd Project Overview The fundamental objective of this project is to design algorithm and prototype hardware for the development of innovative features for digital vending machines. In broad terms, this project seeks to: Develop a face recognition and age...

  • Pakistan-India Trade in Agriculture

    Economics, MGSHSS

    Sponsor: South Asia Network of Economic Research Institutes (SANEI) Project Overview Trade in agriculture remains one of the most contentious issues within the broader topic of Pakistan-India trade. The main source of contention is the difference in policy regime vis a vis agriculture in the two...

  • Regulatory incentives for foreign direct investments: BIT’s, Targeted Partnerships, SEZ’s, and Islamic Finance

    Law & Policy, SAHSOL

    Sponsor: American Business Forum (ABF) Project Overview FDI levels in the country have fallen from a high of 5409 million dollars in 2008-2009 to 851.2 million in fiscal year 2014-2015. These number themselves were boosted by the selling of 3G and 4G licenses by the government which contributed a...

  • Portable Optical Sensor for Rapid, Non-Invasive, and On-Site Diagnosis of Tuberculosis (TB)

    Electrical Engineering, SBASSE

    Sponsor: IGNITE (ICT R&D FUND) Project Overview According to the annual tuberculosis (TB) report issued by the world health organization (WHO) in 2015, TB is the first major cause of death (1.5million deaths) worldwide in the class of infectious diseases. Currently, state of the art tests for...

  • Building Inclusive and Sustainable Urban Waste Management Systems in Large Urban Centers of the Developing World: A Case of the City of Lahore

    SDSB

    Lahore, the second largest city in Pakistan and fifth largest in South-East Asia is house to over 9.4 million people and produces over 5300 tons of waste every day. The city, however, is the first in the country to develop an infra-structure to collect and transport urban waste. Yet various...

  • Regulatory Incentives for Foreign Direct Investments: BIT’s, Targeted Partnerships, SEZ’s, and Islamic Finance

    Department Of Law & Policy, SAHSOL

    Project Context: Professor Uzair Kayani’s project highlights the various ways to attract Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) in Pakistan. Previously, FDI levels in the coun-try have fallen from a high of 5,409 million dollars in 2008-2009 to 851.2 million in fiscal year 2014-2015. It is...

  • Junior Fellowship in Peace and Conflict Studies

    Department of Humanities & Social Sciences, MGSHSS

    Project Context: Pakistan faces multifaceted challenges on its national fronts such as Islamic radicalism, sectarianism, ethnic nationalism, political violence and insurgencies. Besides, there are social conflicts like tribal feuds and conflicts over resources. However, there is hardly any serious...

  • Catalytic Conversion of Agricultural Waste into Potential Fuels and Chemicals

    Department of Chemistry, SBASSE

    Dr. Muhammad Zaheer earned his PhD degree from the University of Bayrueth under the supervision of Prof. Dr. Rhett Kempe. During his PhD, he worked on the development of robust heterogeneous catalysts for sustainable chemistry applications including biomass tranformation into fuels and chemicals....