The 4th International Workshop on Functional Reverse Engineering of Machine Tools (WRE 2022) was organized at GIK Institute of Engineering Sciences and Technology, Topi on 17 December, 2022. The crux of the opinion in the workshop was that the application of functional reverse engineering has gained a considerable momentum for supporting the country in the indigenous development of machine tools to help it grow economically.
Prof. Dr. Mohammad Inayatullah Khan Babar, Vice Chancellor, University of Engineering and Technology, Taxila was the Chief Guest and Mr. Sajid Shah, Director General, Science and Technology, Government of KP was the Guest of Honour.
The workshop brought together a large number of renowned researchers and academicians in machine tools development to share knowledge. There were four theme talks, four keynote talks and six parallel technical sessions including nine invited talks and sixteen chapter presentations. Among the prominent speakers at WRE 2022 were:
Addressing the congregations, the Chief Guest said that the objective of the workshop is to develop indigenous expertise in functional reverse engineering and to foster an implementable model for enterprise of reverse engineering at GIK for promoting enterprises of reverse engineering.
Professor Dr. Fazal Ahmad Khalid, SI, Rector (Academic), GIK Institute said the workshop was a golden opportunity for the academic experts from across the world and Pakistan to exchange views with each other and adopt new measures for quality enhancement in different products.
Addressing the closing ceremony, Sardar Aminullah Khan, Pro-Rector (Admin & Finance), thanked all the keynote and invited speakers, session chairs, and participants for their contributions.
The Chief Guest, Guest of Honour and Professor Dr. Fazal A. Khalid appreciated the untiring efforts of the WRE 2022 General Chair, Professor Dr. Wasim A. Khan and his team, including Dr. Ghulam Abbas, and Dr. Khalid Rehman on successful conduction of the International Workshop.