SUPARCO and DHA Suffa University jointly hold Aerospace Research and Multi-copter Workshop
On October 17, 2016, the Space and Upper Atmosphere Research Commission (SUPARCO) was invited to conduct a day-long workshop at DHA Suffa University (DSU) on multi-copter aircraft technology, coupled with research and collaboration parleys. The SUPARCO delegation was headed by Mr. Mujahidullah Khan (General Manager) and included Mr. Abbas Mughal, Mr. Rana Muhammad Waqar and Mr. Arsalan Siddiqui (Assistant Managers).
The workshop began with Dr. Bilal Siddiqui showcasing various research initiatives and achievements under his supervision in the field of aerospace and mechanical engineering. The visitors were particularly impressed by DSU's pioneering work in 'Hybrid Rocket Engine' and 'Solar-Powered Aircraft' technologies. This was followed by an extensive and captivating presentation by Mr. Rana Waqar on multi-copter aircrafts and how SUPARCO is utilizing their capability in the fields of geographical surveys, disaster management, flood prediction and agriculture. The drones brought by SUPARCO delegation were used to capture high-definition videos of the campus that enthralled the audience. A live demonstration of quadcopter and octacopter aircrafts was also given to students and faculty during the workshop. It is worth noting that Dr. Bilal Siddiqui started his professional career from SUPARCO and his research produced fruitful results for the organization as well. Finally, the SUPARCO delegation was presented with resumes of the most talented DSU students for consideration in national projects.
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