Lahore: A team of Master’s and M Phil students from Punjab University Institute of Chemical Engineering & Technology headed by Prof Dr Mahmood Saleem has participated in All Pakistan Dice Energy Competition held in Karachi and has won 3rd prize worth Rs 40,000.
The event was organized by NED University of Engineering & Technology Karachi. The project of this team was “Conversion of Agricultural residue into Bio-oil through fast pyrolysis”.
The chief guests of this event were Mohsin-e-Pakistan Dr Abdul Qadeer Khan and Finance Minister Sindh Murad Ali Shah.
Meanwhile, Punjab University has awarded 5 PhD degrees to the scholars in which Fariha Arooj D/o Walayat Shah in the subject of Environmental Sciences after approval of her thesis entitled “Application of Advanced Oxidation Process for Bleaching Textile Materials”, Mian Sahib Zar S/o Mian Bakht Zar in the subject of Molecular Biology after approval of his thesis entitled “Comparative Analysis of STRs, Mini – STRs and SNPs for Typing Degraded DNA”,Ashraf Iqbal S/o Shah Muhammad in the subject of Communication Studies after approval of his thesis entitled “Media and Foreign Policy: A Study of Pak-Afghan Relations in US & Pakistani Press (1997-2005)”, Muhammad Akram S/o Anayat Ullah in the subject of Islamic Studies after approval of his thesis entitled “Shariah Maxims from the Book Al-Hidaya and its Implication on the Issues of Modern Era” and Khaula Kausar D/o Abdul Wakeel Alavi in the subject of Islamic Studies after approval of her thesis entitled “Role of Women in Contemporary Politics and Islam (A Case Study of Pakistan)”.