The orientation ceremony for the 8th Batch enrolled in Masters and PhD Program – 2021 offered by U.S.-Pakistan Center for Advanced Studies in Water (USPCAS-W), Mehran University of Engineering and Technology (MUET) Jamshoro, was held on Tuesday, September 28th, 2021
Speaking in the ceremony, Vice-Chancellor Mehran University of Engineering & Technology (MUET) Prof. Dr Mohammad Aslam Uqaili said that after four-year negotiating, the United States Government through the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), and the Government of Pakistan, through the Higher Education Commission (HEC), had established the state-of-the-art center for advanced studies in water by partnering the universities from the United States. He said that MUET Water Center is one of the leading regional centres of excellence in water in South Asia. He elaborated that USPCAS-W is educating and training the next generation of scientists, engineers, and policymakers through innovative academic and research programs crucial for Pakistan’s development in the water sector. While congratulating the enrolled students, MUET Vice-Chancellor said that they are the ambassadors of this institution. At the same time, the success of this water research centre primarily depends on the research efforts of the faculty and students, while he urged them to play a vital role in this regard.