Karachi Campus Hosts International Conference on Emerging Trends in Smart Technologies ICETST 2020
Karachi campus hosted ‘'International Conference on Emerging Trends in Smart Technologies ICETST 2020'' on 26th March, 2020. The conference was technically co-sponsored by IEEE - Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the conferences was hosted online. The conference received 143 research paper submissions out of which 40 papers were successfully included and presented. The acceptance ratio of the conference turned out to be 28%. The submissions were received from leading universities such as Ghulam Ishaq Khan University, COMSATS University, NED University, IBA, NUST, UET, and other local and foreign universities and research centres. The conference took place under the leadership and evident support of Conference Chair, Dr. Jawwad Ahmed Shamsi, Conference Secretary, Dr. Muhammad Rafi, and Technical Program Committee Chair, Dr. Zulfiqar Ali Memon. Other fellow faculty members also contributed to the organization and paper review process. The tracks of the conference included Algorithms & NLP, Deep Learning, Power Systems & Optimization Engineering, IoT & Software Systems, Machine Learning, Smart Applications, Computer Communication, Robotics & Industrial Engineering.