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Usman Institute of Technology Academic Wins Best Paper Award at IBT’s International CS & IT Conference

Usman Institute of Technology Academic Wins Best Paper Award at IBT’s International CS & IT Conference

KARACHI – Nov 09, 2016: In yet another testament to its pursuit toward academic excellence, Pakistan’s leading technology institution Usman Institute of Technology (UIT) has won the Best Paper Award at a two-day Computer Sciences & Information Technology (CS & IT) conference organized by the Institute of Business & Technology (IBT). Beating entrants from the country’s top 16 universities, Dr. Muhammad Wasim, Assistant Professor at UIT, won the coveted award for his paper ‘Dotted Raster-stereography ¾ an efficient approach for face detection.’The conference was held on October 30-31, 2016, at IBT. A number of national and international speakers presented their latest research in the field of CS & IT. Dr. Numan Islam, Associate Professor at Iqra University, served as the session chair of conference.The paper discussed the dotted raster-stereography technique, which is more accurate and efficient as compared to the conventional technology i.e. line raster-stereography. This latest technology can help in face detection, object shape recognition and especially in the field of health for body symmetry and spinal cord disorders. The research paper is published in IBT’s Journal of Information and Communication Technology (JICT).Commenting on his achievement, Dr. Muhammad Wasim, said, “It is an honor to receive this award for my paper. I am glad that in this competitive playing field, the committee recognized the quality of our work. I hope my work contributes to multifarious technological developments, especially in the field of healthcare technology. I feel encouraged by this award to delve more into tech research and make the best of my contributions to the scientific community.Usman Institute of Technology (UIT) houses a highly qualified and experienced faculty. The institution supports and promotes research and development culture across its faculty and students. UIT’s faculty members are prolific researchers who have many books to their credit, and their research papers have appeared in journals of international repute.

About Usman Institute of Technology (UIT)

Usman Institute of Technology is Pakistan’s leading technology institution offering undergraduate and graduate level programs in Engineering and Computer Sciences. Established in 1994, the university is now affiliated with the NED University of Engineering & Technology. UIT’s engineering programs are accredited by Pakistan Engineering Council (PEC) and its computer science programs are accredited by National Computing Education Accreditation Council (NCEAC). Of late, UIT has been granted the coveted “W” category by NCEAC. It is also recognized by Higher Education Council (HEC) as an affiliate of NED

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