IEEE ComSoc Karachi Chapter: Distinguished Lecture Series on “Navigation Graphs for 360 Degrees Tile Based Video Streaming Systems”

By Aftab Ahmed Memon - MUET, Pakistan, Bhawani Shankar Chowdhry - MUET, IEEE Karachi Section Chair, Pakistan and Umair Ahmed Korai - MUET, IEEE ComSoc Karachi Chapter Vice Chair

IEEE Communication Society (ComSoc) Karachi Chapter in collaboration with IEEE ComSoc Mehran University of Engineering and Technology (MUET) Student Branch Chapter, IEEE Karachi Section, and QS World Merit organized a second talk of the distinguish lecture series — IEEE ComSoc Karachi chapter on “Navigation Graphs for 360 Degrees Tile Based Video Streaming Systems”. The guest speaker of this talk was Prof. Klara Nahrstedt, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, United States of America on March 08, 2022. The talk was organized virtually Cisco WebEx tool.

Distinguish Lecture Series — IEEE ComSoc Karachi Chapter is an initiative of IEEE ComSoc Karachi Chapter. The aim of this series is to promote the latest technological information among the students, young professionals, and professionals. The total registered participants in this online talk were 120 out of which 36 were IEEE members and 84 were non-IEEE members.

The online talk was formally started with recitation of the Holy Quran. Afterwards, Dr. Umair Ahmed Korai, Assistant Professor at Dept. of Telecommunication Engineering, MUET and Vice Chair IEEE ComSoc Karachi Chapter, welcomed the worthy Guest Speaker, Chief Guest, Guest of Honor, the Coordinators, the Organizers, and the Participants. The worthy Chair IEEE Karachi Section, Prof. Dr. Bhawani Shankar Chowdhry, attended the workshop as the Chief Guest, delivered his speech, and appreciated the Speaker for taking their time from their very busy schedule. He also appreciated the efforts of Prof. Klara towards the research and activities related to IEEE ComSoc. The head of the Telecommunication department, MUET, Prof. Dr. Aftab Ahmed Memon, also attended this online talk as a guest of honor. The former head of the Telecommunication department MUET and currently working as a Professor, Prof. Dr. Faisal Karim Shaikh also attended this talk.

The online talk last for about 90 minutes and there were quite good questions from the participants. Prof. Klara gave an excellent presentation about the Navigation Graphs for 360 Degrees Tile Based Video Streaming Systems. Team IEEE ComSoc Karachi Chapter received huge appreciation from Chair IEEE Karachi section, Prof. Dr. Bhawani Shankar and received excellent responses from participants. The talk was amazing and helpful for the students.

In last, the head of the Telecommunication department, MUET, Prof. Dr. Aftab Ahmed Memon gave the concluding remarks and vote of thanks to the chief guest, guest speaker, event organizers, collaborators, volunteers, and participants.

Welcome address by Dr. Umair Ahmed Korai.