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Universities to create skilled manpower, PU VC
Universities to create skilled manpower, PU VC

LAHORE: (Tuesday, June 25, 2024): Punjab University Vice Chancellor Prof Dr Khalid Mahmood has said that it is the responsibility of the universities to create skillful manpower. He was addressing a seminar on ‘Additive Manufacturing of Biomaterials’ organized by Punjab University Office of Research Innovation & Commercialization (ORIC) in collaboration with Institute of Metallurgy and Materials Engineering at Institute of Chemical Engineering & Technology here on Tuesday. On this occasion, Professor of Mechanical and Materials Engineering, University of Central Michigan, USA Dr Wasim Haider, President of Pakistan Institute of Metallurgy and Materials Engineers Prof Dr Muhammad Saleem Shuja, Director Institute of Metallurgy and Materials Engineering Prof Dr Mohsin Ali Raza, Acting Director ORIC Prof Dr Aqil Inam, Deputy Director Dr Khalid Mehmood, researchers, faculty members and students were present. In his address, Prof Dr Khalid Mahmood said that workshops, seminars and visits to industries are conducted for practical learning of PU students. He said that ORIC’s team deserves congratulations for improvement in the ranking of PU. He said that the graduates of PU are rendering their services all over the world. He said that all resources are being utilized to enable the students to work in the international market. Dr Wasim Haider shed light on the topic. He said that the quality of education of PU is not less than international universities. He said that Pakistani students have to use modern technology. Prof Dr Saleem Shuja said that the students of the present era are fortunate in terms of resources. He said that students should take advantage of the opportunities by improving their skills. Prof Dr Aqil Inam said that ORIC will continue to play its role in promoting research culture in PU. He said that according to the vision of the Vice-Chancellor, ORIC is trying to promote global networking, industry and academia links.