The scientists at National University of Science and Technology (NUST) Attaur Rahman School of Applied Biosciences (ASAB) have successfully established Molecular Diagnostic Assays for the detection of novel coronavirus (COVID-19). These robust testing kits will cost one-fourth the current price for the kits used for detecting the COVID-19 and have been efficiently tested on laboratory controls and patient sample.
Dr. Faisal Shafait, a researcher from National University of Sciences and Technology (NUST) becomes the the first Muslim scientist to win the International Association for Pattern Recognition (IAPR) Young Scientist Award for 2019. Dr Faisal, currently serving in the Department of Computing at School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science (SEECS) is known for his outstanding contribution to document image analysis and computational forensics.
Aqsa Kausar, an accomplished graduate of NUST School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science (SEECS), has beaten the odds by becoming the first female Google Developer Expert in Machine Learning from Pakistan. She is currently working as an Artificial Intelligence (AI) developer with a software organisation named Red Buffer. Aqsa has done her Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering from NUST.