Department Of Computer Science

ORIC Introduction

ORIC was established in 2011 with the aim of linking university research directly with educational, social and economic priorities of CUI and its broader community. Its slogan is “Creating endless opportunities by transforming research into prosperity" The ORIC at CUI operates with the following Terms of Reference:

  • Enhancing research culture
  • Building university – industry linkages
  • Identify research grant opportunities for faculty to apply for funding
  • Facilitate faculty to apply for research / travel grants
  • Provide legal, administrative and financial management support of research grants
  • Providing guidelines to all departments/ faculty to apply for research grants
  • Creating awareness regarding the ongoing research

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Message from the Head ORIC

Prof. Dr. Shahid A. Khan

“COMSATS University Islamabad (CUI) since its inception has always focused on providing quality higher education in society. CUI believes that countries can flourish through an active research culture and a continual process of knowledge building for productivity. At CUI research, discovery and exploration of new venues for the public service is done through a rational approach of teaching and learning. ORIC was established at CUI in 2011 with role to uplift academicians and students, facilitator to define strategy and processes with the collaboration of all stake holders. ORICs mission is to ensure quality research in academia and bring these efforts into commercial market in a tangible and meaningful output. Read More...

Message from the Research Focal Person ORIC

Dr. Nadia Nawaz

“The mission of CUI meshes very well with its strategic aim of developing a knowledge economy benefitting socio-economic environment in the country. To fulfill this purpose, the Office of Research, Innovation and Commercialization (ORIC) was established in 2011 with the aim of linking university research directly with educational, social, and economic priorities of CUI and its broader community. Its slogan is “creating endless opportunities by transforming research into prosperity”. Establishing the liaison among the University, industry and society and to find appropriate placement for our graduates in the competitive market are the primary focused of ORIC at CUI Wah. Additionally, this liaison between university and industry will offer research based solutions to the industrial problems. Read More...

News And Events

News releases, events, outreach, and more from the ORIC COMSATS University Islamabad, Wah Campus.

  • Training Session-Outcome-Based Education (OBE)

    11th - 12th June, 2021

    The NPU-FEIAP Belt and Road Engineering Education Training Center (NFTC) conducted two days training session on “Outcome-Based Education (OBE)” from June 11-12, 2021, hosted in Northwestern Polytechnical University, Xi’an, Shaanxi Province, China. Dr. Chuah Hean Teik, Academician Professor and Chairman of FEIAP Standing Committee on Engineering Education was the guest speaker/moderator of the training session.
    Faculty members of Electrical & Computer Engineering, Civil Engineering, Mechanical Engineering and Computer Science Department participated in the training session. The training session enabled participants to understand and implement the OBE model to enhance quality of teaching/learning.

  • OBE Training

    12th April, 2021

    The Faculty Development Academy (FDA) CUI arranged a one day online training session on Outcome Based Education (OBE) for Engineering disciplines faculty members on April 12, 2021. The resource person, Prof. Dr. Junaid Mughal, Director CUI Attock Campus gave detailed training to the faculty members to enable them to cope with international standards of education to improve quality. 42 faculty members of Electrical & Computer Engineering, Civil Engineering and Mechanical Engineering participated in the training session.

  • Capacity Building Program on Online Teaching by National Academy of Higher Education

    20th March - 10th April, 2021

    The National Academy of Higher Education (NAHE), Higher Education Commission (HEC) of Pakistan has organized online Teaching Course-I from March 20, 2021 to April 10, 2021, for universities faculty members. The aim of the training course is to prepare faculty for online delivery of courses and enhancement of online teaching pedagogies, engagement in online learning environment, educational technology and online evaluation strategies. 11 faculty members of CUI Wah Campus attending the course with the aim that they will train themselves as master trainers to arrange the training for their departmental faculty on the same pattern after completion of course.

  • Roundtable Discussion & Devising Future Research Activities with Pakistan Ordnance Factories (R&D) Division

    15th February, 2021

    The meeting was conducted on Monday, 15th February 2021 at the COMSATS University Islamabad (CUI) Wah ECE’s Conference Hall, at 10.30 a.m. to 11.30 a.m. The main objective is to establish Industry academia collaboration between POF (R&D) Division and CUI, Wah as per the directions of Ministry of Science & Technology (MOST).

  • Visit to National Electronics Complex of Pakistan (NECOP) NESCOM

    28th October, 2020

    Director, CUI Wah Prof. Dr. Sajjad A. Madani had a short meeting with Director General NECOP, Dr. Sajid Baloch along with Dr. Nadia Nawaz, RFP, ORIC. The visit was conducted on Wednesday, 28 October 2020 at the National Electronics Complex of Pakistan (NECOP), Islamabad at 10.00 a.m. to 01.00 p.m.


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