Assistant Professor Nabeel Younis, faculty member at NUST School of Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering (SMME), has been awarded the IMechE Global Young Member Visionary Award 2015.
The Institution of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE) gives four awards in the following categories:
a. Raising the Profile of Engineering
b. Engineering Innovation Award
c. Inspiring the Next Generation Award
d. Learning and Development Award
The Global Young Member Visionary Award is given to the individual who has comprehensively demonstrated excellence in all of the above areas. Mr Nabeel Younis is the first Pakistani to win any of the five awards.
Winning the top prize has earned Mr Younis international praise from various segments of the society, for both NUST and Pakistan. He has been invited by the IMechE to receive the award on September 30, 2015, at a ceremony in London.
Mr Nabeel Younis has previously won two Seed Grants from the US National Academy of Sciences, of US$ 10,000 and US$ 13,000 for his business, Interactive Solutions. He is the lead person providing smart podiums to NUST, developed by him and Mr Ajmal from NUST School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science (SEECS).