IoBM Celebrates World Engineering Day 2024

World Engineering Day celebrated on 4th March every year is an official International Day proclaimed in 2019 by the United Nationals Educations, Scientific and Cultural Organization. This year's theme was "Engineering Solutions for a Sustainable World."

The College of Engineering and Sciences (CES) at the Institute of Business Management (IoBM) celebrated World Engineering Day by organizing a guest speaker session on Tuesday, February 27, 2024, in the newly renovated R&D Lab of the CES. The discussions fostered during the session highlight the crucial role of engineering solutions in building a more sustainable future for all. Invited to speak on this occasion were Mr. Irfan Ahmad, Energy Consultant, and Syed Adeel ur Rahman,0 Chief Operating Officer, PRIME Business and Energy.

Dr. Muhammad Imran Majid, HoD Electrical Engineering Department, CES introduced the speakers and highlighted the role of emerging technologies including Skylink, Project Kuiper, and the local relevance of using Software Defined Network, to create a private backbone network, an NRPU project spearheaded by CES. Mr. Irfan Ahmad shared insights on the opportunities and challenges involved in transitioning towards a renewable energy landscape in Pakistan. Syed Adeel ur Rahman delivered a presentation on "Environmental Social Governance (ESG)." He explored the increasing significance of ESG principles, in business strategies underscoring the importance of integrating social considerations into traditional profit-centric approaches. 

Prof. Dr. Tariq Rahim Soomro, Acting Rector, IoBM presented the closing remarks. He thanked the esteemed speakers for sharing their valuable ideas on this occasion. This is the third in the annual celebration of World Engineering Day. The first and second annual celebrations from 2022 and 2023 can be viewed below:

WED 2022 celebration link:

WED 2023 celebration link: