A 17 member delegation of post graduate scholars of US Pakistan Center for Advanced Studies in Water (USPCAS-W) at Mehran University of Engineering and Technology (MUET) Jamshoro departed to the United States Wednesday morning on educational visit
HYDERABAD, (Pakistan Point News - 10th Jan, 2018 ):A 17 member delegation of post graduate scholars of US Pakistan Center for Advanced Studies in Water (USPCAS-W) at Mehran University of Engineering and Technology (MUET) Jamshoro departed to the United States Wednesday morning on educational visit. The second cohort of second batch of USPCAS-W consisting MS and Ph.D scholars including seven female would attend specific courses and work on their research projects in co-supervision of their respective professors during 4 month long one semester exchange visit, the university spokesman informed.
Before this cohort, more than 40 students and 13 faculty members have so far availed the exchange scholarship opportunity. The programme is being funded by USAID while the University of Utah is the partner university providing technical assistance for advancing the development and sustainability of the Center. The MS scholars namely; Nageena Makhdoom, Nabeel Ali Khan, Nadir Ali will spend their stay at Colorado State Universities whereas, Jassica Lawrence, Qandeel Khan, Raima Mahmood, Vengus Panhwar, Doulat Ram, Imran Khan, Kanwar Malhi, Muhammad Azeem, Ubaid Ur Rehman Memon, Vipin Kumar Oad and Ph.
D. Scholars Anila Memon, Ziauddin Abro, Nabi Bux Bhatti, Salahuddin Panhwar will spend their exchange stay at University of Utah. Before their departure, Dr. Bakhshal Lashari had conducted a consultative meeting with the departing students at Conference Room of the Centre and said that the exchange visit would prove beneficial to the students for their research skills. Dr. Lashari suggested the scholars to involve themselves in academic, research, co-curricular and cultural activities during their stay at the University of Utah and the Colorado State University of USA.
Dr. Muhammad Aslam Chaudhry, the research professor and Chief of Party at USPCAS-W from the University of Utah USA also attended the meeting and said that the exchange students would be facilitated and supported for their respective fields through the mentoring by the Professors of the host universities. He said that apart from the formal course, the exchange program also serves as the great opportunity for networking with other students from different parts of the world. He emphasized on interaction with other international students during stay in the USA.