The speakers at a function here on Thursday called for promoting an increased awareness of industrial and systems engineers in the country.
They were addressing the orientation ceremony of the Institute of Industrial and Systems Engineers (IISE) the University of Engineering and Technology, Peshawar chapter held here.
UET Vice Chancellor Prof. Dr Iftikhar Hussain was the chief guest on the occasion., said a press release.
The vice-chancellor said the IISE is a professional body aimed to support the profession and provide leadership for the application, education, training, research, and development of industrial and systems engineering at international and regional levels.
He urged the IISE office-bearers to support the profession of industrial and systems engineering and promote an increased awareness of industrial and systems engineers in Pakistan.
Dr Iftikhar Hussain appreciated the efforts of previous office-bearers of IISE and hoped that the new office-bearers would work tirelessly for the wellbeing and promotion of industrial engineers.
Engr Khawar Naeem, Faculty Advisor / IISE Patron, said the functions of the IISE include creating job opportunities and building professional attitude in youth.
He said the IISE had the privilege to establish the Women in Industrial Engineering wing which is aimed to empower women engineers in their respective fields.
The vice-chancellor congratulated the newly elected office-bearers including Zuhaib Fayaz, president, Shahkar Khan, vice-president, Najwa Sajid, chairperson, Women in Industrial Engineering Society, Uroosa Zaib, deputy chairperson, Sheheryar Khan, general secretary and others.
Prof. Dr Misbah Ullah, chairman, Department of Industrial Engineering, presented the vote of thanks and later the IISE crest to the chief guest. Other officials of IISE also spoke on the occasion.