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Robot Sits for University Entrance Math Exam in China

Robot Sits for University Entrance Math Exam in China

A robot named AI-MATHS took the math section of the Chinese university “gaokao” entrance exam and achieved passing scores. The test took place in Chengdu, capital of the Sichuan province in China on June 7, 2017. The gaokao is widely considered as …Continue reading

Assessing Forensic Science Landscape in Pakistan

A law enforcement agency recovered a laptop from a terror suspect caught from Lahore in 2015. It hoped to dig out useful information from its hard drive but there was a huge problem. The laptop was a complete wreck. It was burned …Continue reading

Data Science Lab Director Awarded World Bank Grant

Information Technology University (ITU) faculty member and Data Science Lab Director Dr Faisal Kamiran has won a World Bank innovation award for his research on the identification of hotspots for harassment of women in public transport. His team has been awarded $100,000 …Continue reading

A New Material Can Cool Buildings Without Energy Consumption

Intense summer days with the sun beating down on you call for air conditioning at homes and offices but result in high utility bills which can have a devastating impact on your wallet. The use of air conditioners not only increases fuel …Continue reading

Remembering Salam – the Man and the Physicist

Theoretical Physicist Michael Duff reminisces about his experience as a student of Pakistan’s first Nobel laureate Abdus Salam at Imperial College of London. Professor Abdus Salam had been a firm believer in the notion that rather than relying on technology transfer from …Continue reading

Inside the Life of Pakistan’s First Female String Theorist

It’s not easy being a woman working in the sciences, let alone a string theorist in Pakistan. Tasneem Zehra Husain is both. She became Pakistan’s first female string theorist at the mere age of 26. She has recently published her new book …Continue reading

Careful Incubation and Encouragement Must for Startups

A chat with leading IT expert Sajjad Kirmani. CEO and Founder of Infogistic, Sajjad Kirmani has had 30 years of experience in Pakistan and the Middle East when it comes to the tech industry. MITTRPK had the chance to catch up with …Continue reading

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