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Faculty on the Line 3.0

Faculty on the Line

By Oneeb Ul Haq

On the Monday before the start of the second OHTs, everyone attending FOTL 3.0 was looking forward to an evening of fun and entertainment before they hit the books. Entering the SEECS fountain area, everyone in attendance immediately realized that they were in for a great evening just by seeing the immense effort that had been put into the décor. The fountain area had been transformed into a sea of blue and white, the colors of IEEE, and the decorations eloquently added to a fun-loving atmosphere, a feat brilliantly pulled off by Décor team.

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#Women TechMakers

Women Tech Makers

Women Tech Makers

By Umay Salma

WIE IEEE SEECS collaborated with GDG Islamabad and Google at NUST to celebrate women presence in STEM field and to showcase the work of women leaders in tech industry. This was done by providing a platform to celebrate their talents. WomenTech makers aims to raise visibility of innovative women leaders in technology and inspire others to join the field. The Google Business Manager, Saad Hamid, started off the event by sharing the Google Mission behind launching the series of WomenTech Makers events.

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Fuel Cells – A Review

 

Fuel Cells

Illustration 1: How it works?Adapted from http://www.fuelcelltoday.com/technologies/pemfc 

By Behlol Nawaz

             You might have heard of “fuel cells” or the term “hydrogen economy”. Governments, private companies and research institutions are continuously conducting research on different aspects of fuel cells, at the cost of billions, to make the mass use of fuel cells feasible. But what exactly are fuel cells? How do they work? What advantages do they offer over conventional power generation/conversion systems? What are the challenges that inhibit their mass use? And what is being done to overcome them?

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Let’s go Creative Crazy

Water Temperature Regulator

BY ISHA LODHI

Last semester saw creative SEECSians making projects to solve small and big problems around them. The projects, most of them designed using microcontrollers, were made by undergraduate electrical engineering students of School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, NUST. If you are an electronics enthusiast, or crazy about technology, go ahead and read about some of the best works made.

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Sugar Power

Sugar Power

BY ISHA LODHI

Give a toddler more than the necessary dose of sugar at night and you will see how it simply refuses to go to bed after that. If you have just the right amount of bad luck, your toddler might even manage to turn over the entire house before it gets sleepy. This is why every mother knows better than to give her child a high dose of sugar in the evening.

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