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Department of Artificial Intelligence  
  Dr. Umair Ali Khan
Chairman



Introduction

The Department of Artificial Intelligence has been established under the umbrella of the Faculty of Science, Quaid-e-Awam University of Engineering, Science and Technology, Nawabshah in 2021 by keeping in view the increasing demand of this field of study around the globe. The Artificial intelligence (AI) refers to the simulation of human intelligence in machines that are programmed to think like humans and mimic their actions. The term may also be applied to any machine that exhibits traits associated with a human mind such as learning and problem-solving.


The AI technologies are nowadays used in healthcare, automobiles, finance, surveillance, social media, entertainment, education, space exploration, gaming, robotics and agriculture. The ultimate goal of artificial intelligence is to create computer programs that can solve real-world problems and achieve goals like human beings. The major areas of AI include machine learning, neural networks, computer vision, robotics, natural language processing, expert systems and speech processing.

The Department is well equipped with advanced computer laboratories and qualified faculty. Currently, there are three (03) foreign qualified PhD faculty members in the Department, who are experts in the AI domain. Some faculty members are pursuing PhD degree in AI in well reputed international universities and are expected to join the department in near future. The PhD faculty in the department have strong academic collaborations with national/international institutions. This linkage is helpful for the exchange of students to other national/international institutions. The government of Pakistan is also encouraging and supporting the institutions offering degree in AI.


The Department offers the degree program in Bachelor of Science (Artificial Intelligence)



Vision:

To achieve excellence in academics and research to produce skilled leaders, managers and professionals in computational intelligence who are able to contribute positively

Mission:

To produce AI professionals equipped with sound professional knowledge and capable of developing intelligent computational systems with the passion of lifelong learning and the ability of contributing to the socio-economic development of the country

Program Objectives:

  1. Enabling the students to become skilled professionals in the field of artificial intelligence by imparting state-of-the-art knowledge of theories, practices and applications of artificial intelligence.

  2. Enabling the students to make intelligent decisions and to provide effective technological solutions

  3. Refining communication and interpersonal skills of students to work independently as well as in a team with the sense of ethical, social and legal aspects

Career Outcomes:


The aim of artificial intelligence is to develop intelligent processes. Artificial intelligence and its derived branches such as machine learning are the fastest growing technologies these days. It pervades in almost every field of life, producing a plethora of technical positions and inter-disciplinary careers. Some of the potential positions for a BS(AI) graduate include intelligent system programmer, data analyst, data scientist, data engineer, information system analyst, software engineer, computer system engineer, big data engineer, business intelligence developer, machine learning engineer, product manager, AI engineer, etc.

Eligibility:


At least 50% marks in intermediate examinations with mathematics, pre-medical or equivalent qualifications. Note: Students with pre-medical must have to pass deficiency courses of mathematics of 6 credit hours in the first two semesters.



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