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Sahiwal, October 7, 2016
CIIT-Research Productivity Award (RPA) ceremony was held at COMSATS Institute of Information Technology (CIIT), Sahiwal Campus. Prof. Dr. S. M. Junaid Zaidi (S.I, H.I), Rector, CIIT was the chief guest. Media officials, Directors of different campuses of CIIT including Abbottabad, Lahore, Attok and Wah, Registrar, Principal Officers from CIIT Principal Seat, Islamabad, Head of departments, researchers, large number of faculty and staff member of CIIT Sahiwal were also present in the event.

To encourage its faculty and promote quality research, CIIT-Research Productivity Award (RPA) is an annual feature of COMSATS Institute of Information Technology (CIIT). All Faculty/ Staff and Students who publish their research papers in Impact factor and ISI indexed journals, are awarded a certificate & cash prize.

The said event was organized by Office of Research, Innovation and Commercialization (ORIC) under, CIIT Principal Seat, Islamabad. The objective of said event was to encourage, motivate and reward the researchers and scientists.

During inaugural speech, Prof. Dr. Qaisar Abbas, Director CIIT Sahiwal campus presented report about research publications by faculty members of CIIT Sahiwal Campus. He shared that during last year, forty (40) faculty members published one hundred ten (110) research papers in Impact factor journals with total Impact Factor 344.011 which is remarkable achievement at campus level. He further shared that during current year, eighty two (82) research papers have already been published and forty five (45) papers are in publication process. Moreover, two (02) research projects are ongoing whereas, more than eighty two (82) research projects have been submitted to HEC and other donor agencies for funding.

While addressing to the audience, Prof. Dr. S.M. Junaid Zaidi, Rector CIIT shared recent ranking of international universities. He congratulated all Pakistanis in general and CIIT family in particular about COMSATS for being No.1 Pakistani University in International universities ranking released by Time Higher Education. He appreciated the efforts of every contributor including Drivers, Naib Qasids, Sweepers, Mali, staff members, faculty membes, officers and other stakeholders due to which, CIIT has been emerged as No.1 Pakistani University in short time of nineteen years.

The chief guest awarded certificates and cash award to all researchers. The ceremony ended with refreshment of all the participants.

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