Delegation from DHA Suffa University Visits Pakistan Autoshow 2017
On March 4, 2017, a 6-member DSU delegation comprising the faculty of Mechanical Engineering department led by Engr. Shoib Ahmed, Chairman SAE International Collegiate Chapter, visited Pakistan Autoshow 2017 at Expo Center Karachi.
The delegation met senior personnel from automotive giants, including Toyota Indus Motor Co. Ltd, Pak Suzuki Motor Company Ltd, Atlas Honda Ltd, Al-Haj FAW Motors (Pvt.) Ltd and Total Parco Pakistan Ltd. The delegation promoted the newly established SAE International Collegiate Chapter at DSU and discussed matters pertaining to industry-academia collaboration, industrial visits and placement opportunities for DSU students as well as participation of industrial representatives in Board of Studies meetings of Mechanical Engineering department. The delegation also apprised industry individuals of DSU’s promising growth in the automotive sector through student projects of international caliber, including BUR’RAQ16 for Formula SAE Australasia, Solar-Powered Car for Cyprus Solar Car Challenge and Urban Concept Vehicles for Shell Eco Marathon Asia. The delegation highlighted the importance of developing close ties with Pakistan’s automotive industries to reduce the rift between the academia and industry to promote mutual growth.
The delegation exchanged visiting cards with key personnel and will invite them for SAE International Collegiate Chapter inauguration ceremony to be held at DSU in April 2017.
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