AirUniversity

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Islamabad, Pakistan
April 4th, 2014

About this event

TEDxAirUniversity is a student-led, collaborative experience that inspires innovative thinking, moving others to purposeful action. We wish to promote collaboration between students, faculty and administration of the University. We also aim to foster the ideas of TED, “believing passionately in the power of ideas to change attitude, lives and ultimately, the world.”

Confirmed Speakers

  • Dr. Musstanser Tinauli
    Dr. Musstanser Tinauli is the founder of DJED Limited and Fori Mazdoori (Private) Limited. He is an innovationist committed to the idea of creating sustainable, smarter and safer cities. He believes in slow change in a bottom-up way. Dr. Tinauli is currently focusing on a project called Fori Mazdoori, a digital service that will change how labour workers find jobs in South Asia – It could very well become the Facebook of labour workers. He has been recipient of multiple prestigious fellowships including IBM PhD fellowship and Progetto Rocca Fellowship at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Boston, USA. As a young researcher Dr. Tinauli was interviewed in one of the European Television programs titled, The Obama of the Future. An exemplary highlight of his current career would be “Trash Track” project that he led at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Boston, USA. The project stands out to be one of the most influential projects at MIT during the year 2009. The project also won the NSF visualization challenge. He formed and led a team of about 20 people including researchers, scientists, engineers, designers, artists and computer science professionals. Dr. Tinauli has worked across the globe including Europe, America, Asia and Middle East. His works have been exhibited in various exhibitions and museums such as London Museum, Seattle Public Library, and Architectural League of New York.
  • Scherzade Agha and Abbas Agha
    Scherzade has recently completed her BBA (Hons) while Abbas is a student of Mechatronics Engineering who is also working with US Embassy on a highly competitive program as Ambassador Youth Council. The dynamic siblings duo has to their credit accolades in numerous Business Plan and Business Case Competitions significant of them being Runners up INVENT 2013, top ten Finalists INVENT 2012, Winner LUMS Intopia Challenge, 3rd Position Transparency International Conference 2011.
  • Dr. Mehr Nigar
    Dr. Mehr has done her PhD from Case Western University, USA. She has published more than thirteen research papers in national and international journals and conferences. Her research interest lies in synthesis and characterization of polymeric materials; biodegradable polymers and polymer recycling.

Venue and Details

Air University
Air University, Service Road E-9
Islamabad, 44000
Pakistan
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Organizer 216174

Haseeb Riaz
Islamabad, Pakistan, Pakistan

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Team

Huzaifa Khaleeq
Director Logistics
Raja Abdul Manan
Graphic/Web Designer
Faysal Chaudhary
Director Media
Taqveem Ahsan Pasha
Host
Palwasha Khursheed
Organiser
Lubva Mubarik
Head Decoration Team