DEPARTMENT NEWS

University of Lahore

8
NOV
Bridge Tech Competition November, 2018.

University of Lahore TECHNO-CLUB organized its mega event named as BRIDGE-TECH-18’ on November 8th, 2018 at the old campus, University of Lahore. Bridge-tech is basically a purely engineering design competition in which students build their different types truss bridges with the help of wooden sticks and glue in specific period of time. After manufacturing, weighted the self-weight of the wooden bridge than a point load is applied on those wooden bridges. Finally, calculate the efficiencies of those wooden bridges and find out the most efficient and most sustainable truss wooden bridge.

The event has proved to be a great success as the number of the students who participated was even larger as compared to the other competitions in the campus. TECHNO-CLUB organized this mega event in order to attract and grab the emerging talent and to enhance and encourage the pragmatic activities inside the campus. A registration desk was arranged before the due date in old campus which was covered by the theme of a big wooden truss to grab the attention of the students and at the time there were three members from the club were present on the desk apart from the management. The response we got was splendid. A complete buzz of the students could be seen around the desk, desperate to register themselves. Almost fifty plus groups (three members each) were registered themselves from different departments for this event.

On the bright morning of 8th November, the old campus garden was completely decorated with colorful theme. All the members of Techno-club wore its spectacular vintage upper jackets and all the participates reached the garden around 10 o’clock. The groundbreaking has begun with the ribbon cutting ceremony by our 1st honorable Chief Guests Mr. Uzair Rauf (Deputy Chairman University of Lahore & Deputy Director Department of Technology) along with Prof. Waseem Nazar (Head of Technology Department), Mr. Omar Naeem (Patron Techno-Club & Lecturer Department of Technology) and Mr. Muhammad Muzafar (Admin Manager Department of Technology). A warmly welcome has done by the whole team and Mr. Uzair Rauf greatly inspired by the arrangements of the event and appreciated the hard work of whole Techno-club team with his remarkable words. After honorable Chief guest’s speech, Head of Department Prof. Waseem Nazar, Admin Manager Mr. Muhammad Muzaffar, Patron Techno Club & Lecturer Mr. Omar Naeem and President Techno-Club Mr. Uzair Ali present a memorable shield to honorable chief guest Mr. Uzair Rauf (Deputy Chairman University of Lahore & Deputy Director Department of Technology).

Afterwards, Mr. Uzair Ali (President Techno-Club) has announced the rules and regulations and the distributed a problem sheet on which mentioned the required dimension, rules and some sample of trusses. to all participates. Three hours were given to the participants provided the accessories like wooden ice cream sticks, Glue (Elfy), scales, scissors. After stipulated time, the participants submitted their bridges to the management. Mr. Omar Naeem (Patron Techno Club & Lecturer Department of Engineering Technology), Mr. Numan Khan (Chief Advisor Techno-Club & Lecturer Department of Technology) Mr. Atiq-ur-Rehman (Lecturer Department of Engineering Technology) Mr. Muhammad Salman (Lecturer Department of Engineering Technology) provided their services as adjudicators. After submission, all the groups were called by their team’s name and the testing of the bridge was done in front of all participants.

In the interval, Pro-Rector old campus, Prof. Dr. Saleem Shuja also came at garden and motivated all the students. He also provided his fruitful suggestions to the participants. Head of Technology Department Prof. Waseem Nazar presented a memorable shield to Pro-Rector Old Campus Prof. Dr. Saleem Shuja.

At the end of the day, the shining star of the event, our 2nd honorable chief guest Ma’am Ammara Awais (Director Office of Student Affairs, University of Lahore) has arrived at garden. She was really amazed by the arrangements and decorate the garden. Stage Secretary Mr. Sajjal Ali (former student, Department of Technology) payed a remarkable tribute to Ma’am Ammara Awais by his beautiful poetry. Ma’am Ammara Awais delightfully said that “it’s my second time to visit here after long interval of time and I am really shocked to see the hardworking of Techno-club team”. She clapped for whole team and thanked to all the efforts of each member of techno-club. She also thanked to the Patron Techno-Club Mr. Omar Naeem and President Techno-club Mr. Uzair Ali for their exceptional working.  Head of Department Mr. Waseem Nazar and Admin Manager Department of Technology Mr. Muhammad Muzaffar presented a memorable shield to honorable chief guest Director Office of Student Affairs Ma’am Ammara Awais.

Later on, Head of Department Mr. Waseem Nazar addressed to the students and distributed the memorable shields to all members of Techno-club. After compiled the results, team “Civil Sultan” from Department of Engineering Technology won the title of BRIDGE-TECH-18. Head of Department Mr. Waseem Nazar, Patron Techno-club Mr. Omar Naeem and Admin Manager Department of Technology Mr. Muhammad Muzaffar presented the meddles to the winning team.




  • Bridge Tech Competition November, 2018.
  • Bridge Tech Competition November, 2018.
  • Bridge Tech Competition November, 2018.
  • Bridge Tech Competition November, 2018.
  • Bridge Tech Competition November, 2018.
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