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April 1, 2024On March 6th, 2024, at the Venture Revolve competition hosted by Fast University, Peshawar, Team GDSC made their mark. Sir Syed Shahab Zarin of the CS department emphasized the importance of teamwork. The event showcased two outstanding projects: Marrow Master and AgriTech. Marrow Master, led by Rizwan Shah, Khizar Hayat, and Zainab Tahir, employs machine learning for bone marrow cell classification, offering analysis via a user-friendly Flutter mobile app. AgriTech, led by Muhammad Raees, Sara Iftikhar, and Muhammad Awais, focuses on combating crop diseases in Pakistan using advanced AI. Marrow Master garnered attention from medical students for its innovative medical solutions. Both teams demonstrated exceptional expertise in their fields, addressing queries effectively. Congratulations to all participants for their remarkable achievements! Keep shining and making a difference with your innovative projects! [...]Read more...
April 1, 2024On 14th November 2023, a dynamic online seminar was hosted by the Department of Computer Science, led by the esteemed software house BitLogix, focusing on “Introduction to Low-Code Technologies and Robotic Process Automation.” The session captivated students’ interest, offering valuable insights into business process management, process automation, RPA implementations, and the array of low-code tools leveraged in these applications. With students actively participating and engaging in progressive discussions, the seminar proved to be an enlightening and forward-thinking event, underscoring the growing importance of these technologies in modern business landscapes.   [...]Read more...
March 29, 2024“Outcome-based education (OBE) is about preparing students for life, not simply getting them ready for college or employment” In outcome based education the first step is to envision what the students should be able to do at the end of the learning experience. This essentially means that the goals are first defined and then the curriculum, assessment and other artifacts are designed to ensure that those goals are achieved. The concept of outcome based education was developed by William Spady in the 1970’s. He shifted the focus on what is being taught to the students to what the students would be able to achieve at the end of a learning experience. In other words, the focus was shifted to the qualities and capabilities that the graduating students would possess rather than the process of education. According to William Shady the following are the four key components of outcome based education: Focus on significant outcomes for students Promote opportunities for successful learning for students The level of expectations is kept high to achieve high level of performance Envision where you want the student to be and then build backwards from there [...]Read more...

Overview

The Department of Computer Science is proud of its excellent facilities and internationally qualified faculty members along with its peer departments at Islamabad, Lahore, Wah, Attock, Sahiwal and Vehari.

 Computer Science is the methodical study of processes for problem-solving. The focus of computer science program at COMSATS Abbottabad is to develop the understanding of these processes and to program computers to efficiently process important tasks

 The department aims to equip its students with hands on knowledge and competitive skills so that they can shine as brilliant programmers, exceptional researchers, outstanding problems solvers and innovative designers. In the era with rapid technological advancements, the Computer Science department is committed to train its students with advanced aptitude required to manage the growing needs of science and technology.

 The department is proud of providing quality and variety in computer equipment; which are available for students’ use. It provides modern computer facilities including a preparatory computer lab, a research lab and a graduate student lab. Various tools including multiple programming languages, databases, 3D graphics, parallel and distributed processing tools, networking and web development tools are available in our computer labs. All of the computing equipment have access to the Internet via CUI’s Internet connection.

 Students may assist teaching faculty or plan further study in a variety of fields. This leads to interaction with departmental faculty, which is an important benefit that CUI offers. Additionally, students and faculty attend social events and international conferences like the Frontiers of Information Technology (FIT) which is regularly conducted every year.

Research activities are being conducted on a high priority within the department. This has resulted in national and international recognition for our faculty and students alike. A number of research papers of national and international repute have been published in leading journals and presented at conferences all over the world.  CUI has dedicated research groups working in the areas of Cloud and Grid Computing, Communication Systems, Wireless Networks, Image Processing, Artificial Intelligence, Natural Language Processing and Security Systems.