Dice Automotive



DICE and NED University of Engineering & Technology jointly organizing a Conference on Emerging Trends in Automotive Engineering (CETAE-17) that will be held on 28th - 29th December’ 2017 in Karachi, Pakistan. The goal of this conference is to provide a forum for exchange ideas and information regarding current research activities and plans for addressing different issues of automotive industry. It is anticipated that participation of experts from related fields in this conference will lead to an exchange of information on recent research and latest technologies that are most suitable for Pakistan. The conference is expected to establish and enhance linkages between industry and academia that can provide necessary impetus for new development and research projects.
Papers will be presented at the conference after being peer-reviewed. They will also be published in conference proceedings.

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Prof. Dr. Sarosh Hashmat Lodhi Patron
Dr. Khurshid Qureshi Co-Patron
Dr. Muhammad Tufail Chairperson-Academia
Mr. Saad Ellahie         Chairperson DICE-Automotive, USA
Dr Maaz Akhtar

Conference Chief Organizer

Dr.-Ing. Syed Mushahid Hussain Hashmi Event Chief Organizer
Dr. Mubashir Ali Siddiqui Conference Chair, Chief Co-Organizer         
Dr Amir Iqbal  Chief Co-Organizer
Chairman Electronics Chief Co-Organizer
Chairman Chemical    Chief Co-Organizer
Chairman Computer Science Chief Co-Organizer
Chairman Computer System Engg Chief Co-Organizer
Dr. Mehmood Hassan Chief Coordinator
Mr. Ali Zulqarnain Chief Coordinator
Dr Murtuza Mehdi Member
Dr. Faraz Akbar Member




Experienced and well known speakers from Automotive Industry would deliver keynote speeches in the conference.


1.Prof.  Dr. Tasneem Pervez, Sultan Qaboos University, Oman
2.Prof. Dr. Tariq Shameem, Masdar Institute, Abu Dhabi
3.Mr. Sohail PA, Chairman Pakistan-Japan Business Forum





Dr. Sayyad Zahid Qamar

Mechanical and Industrial Engineering Department,
Sultan Qaboos University,
Sultanate of Oman.



Dr. Moosa S. M. Al-Kharusi

Mechanical Engineering Department,
Global College of Engineering and Technology,

Sultanate of Oman



Dr. Syed Muhammad Fakhir Hasani

Department of Mechanical Engineering,
Al-Imam Mohammad Ibn Saud Islamic University,
Kingdom of Saudia Arabia



Dr. Qadeer Ahmed

Center for Automotive Research,
The Ohio State University,
United States of America



Dr. Tariq Shameem

Department of Mechanical and Materials Engineering,
Masdar Institute of Science & Technology,
Abu Dhabi,



Dr. Shahid Aziz

School of Mechanical Engineering
Chung Ang University South Korea



Dr. Malik Muhammad Nauman

Faculty of Integrated Technologies
Universiti Brunei Darussalam



Dr. Kamran Ali

Center for Advanced Materials

Qatar University



Dr. Anil Khambampati

Clean Energy Convergence & Integration Center

Jeju National University South Korea



Dr. Konstantin Lyakhov

 Department of Physics
 Jeju National University



Dr Syed Mehmood Hasan

Department of Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering,



Dr. Maqsood Ahmad Khan

Department of Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering,



Dr. Muhammad Fahad

Department of Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering,



Dr. Saqib Jamshed Rind

Department of Automotive Engineering,






Extensive participation from scientists, engineers, managers, NGO representatives, legislators and policy makers is anticipated. Potential participants are required to present their papers related to following topics:

Automotive Design Engineering
Automotive Manufacturing Engineering
Fuel Cells
Human-Machine Interface
Ergonomic Design of Automotive
Vehicle Dynamics
Combustion Engineering
Automotive CFD Design/Analysis
Autonomous Vehicle
Automotive Textiles
Hybrid Powertrains

Electric Powertrains




Full Paper Submission                        6th Nov 2017
Paper Acceptance                              27th Nov 2017
Camera Ready Paper                         4th Dec 2017
Final Registration Deadline                11th Dec 2017



Conference will be held on 28th & 29th December, 2017 at NED University of Engineering & Technology Karachi-Pakistan.
NED University of Engineering and Technology is located in Karachi, which is a bustling metropolis of over 20 million people, located on the southern coastline of Sindh province next to the Arabian Sea. Karachi is the industrial and commercial hub of Pakistan with several industrial zones, an airport, two seaports and rail and road linkages to the rest of the country. With several renowned universities located in the city, Karachi is a major center for education and higher learning in South Asia and the Muslim world. NED University is the oldest engineering-degree awarding institution in Pakistan. It has been serving the nation and the engineering profession for the past ninety years.




Manuscripts for the paper should be prepared in accordance with the detailed instructions to authors in this word-formatted template.
Each manuscript must be accompanied by a Copyright statement (copyright document), which should be submitted by emailing a scanned copy of original (signed by the corresponding author) at maaz@neduet.edu.pk





Registration for authors, co-authors, general participants, PhD and postdoctoral research scholars and Masters’ students will be as follows:
Students                                PKR 500
General Audience                   PKR 1000
Industry                                 PKR 2000




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