1st International Conference on

Women Development in Engineering Science & Technology


About WD-EST'23

The 1st International Conference on Women Development in Engineering, Science and Technology (WD-EST’23) on 3-5 October 2023 is a joint venture of Mehran University of Engineering & Technology, Jamshoro and Pakistan Engineering Council (PEC).This initiative aims to foster the women development in engineering, science and technology for their successful contribution in the societal development. WD-EST’23 is inclusive of people of all genders to build a bigger network globally. Taking opportunity of this platform, a series of workshop will be hosted on necessary tools, knowledge, and skills to enhance their professional development, leadership capabilities, and technical expertise in engineering, science, and technology towards SDG 5 and 9.

3-5 October 2023

MUET, Jamshoro

Conference Proceedings

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1Water Resource Management and Dams Construction for Sustainable Development of PakistanZhou Yihong, Jamil Afzal, Muhammad Adeel Afzal, Zuhaib Nishtar and Abdullah01-11


2Enhancing Model Validity by Comparative Analysis of Adams-Moulton, Runge-Kutta and Euler Methods in Lengyel-Epstein Reaction Simulation for Zinc Oxide NanostructureKaniz Fatima, Basit Ali, Mahnoor12-22



A fuzzy Logic based System to Mitigate the Challenges of Outcome based Education faced by Students of Remote Areas. A Case Study of Khuzdar Region

Rehana Naseer, Najeeb Ullah Jan, Shabbar Naqvi and Jalal Shah23-44


4Simulation design of Grid Tied Photovoltaic (PV) system of a 1.05 kWp DC for a geographical location of Tandojam, SindhMuhammad Muneeb Khan, Sadiq Ahmad, Sumera Jabbar, Sara Baloch, Muhammad Aamir Shafi, Rubab Nazeer, Jahangeer Faiz45-51


5Modeling of Sachal Wind Project, Jhimpir and analysis of voltage regulation of the model with Sliding Mode Control-based Cuk ConverterRamsha Manzoor Panhwar, Asadullah, Aamir Sario, Amrat Punhuani, Ashfaque Ahmed Hashmani and Anwar Ali Sahito52-82


6Experimental investigation of enhancement in sedimentation of particle species in a modified settling tankFaisal Khan, Naveed ul Hasan Syed, Naseer Ahmed Khan83-89


7Sustainable Modular Recovery UnitsBeenish Babar90-99


8Efficient Solar Power GenerationWaqar Imdad, Bakhat Ali, Kashif Nawaz and Shahzad Ali100-107



Synthesis of geopolymer using fly ash and kaolin to remove copper from synthetic water

Javed Ahmed, Khadija Qureshi, Zulfiqar Ali Bhatti and Abdul Qadeer Laghari



10Machine Learning Approach for Cyber Bullying Detection on Social Media PlatformSaba Yousha, Sajjad Ali Memon and Shahnawaz Talpur120-132



Numerical Investigation of the Operating Parameters for Flat Plate Solar Collector: A Simulation-Based Study

Shoaib Almani, Sheeraz Ahmed Memon & Imran Nazir Unar




Assessing Knowledge, Attitude and Practices (KAP) of Solid Waste Workers in Sindh: Implications for Occupational Safety and Waste Management Enhancement

Mustafa Hassan Syed, Miskeen Ali Gopang and Adnan Pitafi



Dr. Khadija

Prof. Dr. Khadija Qureshi

Conference Chair


Dr. Masroor Abro

Conference Secretary

Message from Conference Chair

We are delighted to announce the 1st International Conference on Women Development in Engineering, Science and Technology (WD-EST’23) to be held on 3-5 October 20223 at Mehran University of Engineering and Technology Jamshoro, which is joint venture of Pakistan Engineering Council (PEC) and Mehran University of Engineering and Technology Jamshoro.

This conference will provide opportunity and encourage women for participating as Engineers, scientist, student, scholars, consultant industrialist and practitioner to share their experience and research. Apart from the technical sessions, Inspirational sessions on thought provoking topics are planned. Panel discussion on emerging trends and best practice led by top women leaders along with success stories of Women in Science and Engineering will be shared. It will also provide opportunity for early career professionals and aspiring leaders to nurture growth, networking and career development. Since the world is changing, people everywhere around the globe are continuously striving to shape the future in sustainable way. Therefore, we come across emerging ideas and solutions at every moment of the life. WD-EST’23 is also programmed to accelerate progress towards achieving sustainable development goals i.e., “5. Gender Equality and 9. Industry, Innovation and Infrastrucure”.

It is with great pleasure that I extend my warm welcome to all the participants of WD-EST’23 to the wonderful land of Jamshoro with pleasant weather in the month of October. I believe you all would have a memorable and rewarding time at the WD-EST’23.

Thank you.

Prof. Dr. Khadija Qureshi
Chairperson, Department of Chemical Engineering, MUET
Convener, Women Engineering Development Committee,
Pakistan Engineering Council

Dr. Khadija

Prof. Dr. Khadija Qureshi

Conference Chair

Dr. Aneel Kumar

Prof. Dr. Aneel Kumar

Conference Co-Chair


Dr. Masroor Abro

Conference Secretary


Engr. Zunaira Anum

Conference Co-Secretary

Organizing Committee

VC Greetings

Prof. Dr. Tauha Hussain Ali

Vice Chancellor, MUET

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Engr. Mukhtar A Shaikh

Vice Chairman, PEC, Sindh


Prof. Dr. Samreen Hussain

Vice Chancellor, DUET

Dr. Aneel Kumar

Prof. Dr. Aneel Kumar

Pro-Vice Chancellor, MUET

Dr. Khadija

Prof. Dr. Khadija Qureshi

Conference Chair

Conference Themes

  • Renewable Energy Technology and Climate Change
  • Environmental Sustainability and Nanotechnology
  • Emerging Materials in Engineering
  • Biotechnology and Biomedical Engineering
  • Manufacturing and Process Engineering
  • Earth Science and Engineering
  • Green and Sustainable Infrastructure
  • Transportation Engineering
  • Modelling and Simulations in Engineering and Science
  • Innovative Materials and Techniques in the Textile Industry
  • Space Environment and Aviation Technology
  • Automation and Robotics
  • Machine Learning for Engineers and Scientists
  • Applied Mathematics
  • Petroleum and Natural Gas
  • Architecture
  • Artificial Intelligence and Big Data
  • Power & Control
  • Optical Networks and Communication
  • Wireless Technology
  • Computers and IT in Life
  • Advanced Chemistry and its Applications
  • Agriculture
  • Aquaculture
  • Archaeology
  • Astronomy
  • Biodiversity
  • Biology
  • Earth Science
  • Ecology
  • Geographic Information System (GIS)
  • Geology
  • Novel Trends in Physics
  • Physical and Analytical Chemistry
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Marketing
  • Mass Communication
  • Policies
  • Business Management
  • Women’s Leadership in Engineering and Science
  • Human Resource Management
  • Education
  • Physical Education
  • Communication Science
  • Women Leaders in Science & Technology: Inspiring the Next Generation
  • Advancing Women’s Careers in Science & Technology
  • Promoting Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in Engineering and Science
  • Language Media & Discourse
  • Translation, Interpretation & Cross-cultural Communication
Plenary Speakers

Prof. Dr. Samreen Hussain

Vice Chancellor, Dawood University of Engineering and Technology

Prof. Dr. Tehmina Nangraj

Vice Chancellor, Begum Nusrat Bhutto Women University Sukkur

Prof. Dr. Robina Farooq

Vice Chancellor, Government College Women University Faisalabad, Pakistan

Keynote Speakers
wdest speaker

Prof. Sule Yildirim Yayilgan

Professor, Department of Information Security and Communication Technology Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Norway.


Dr. Natalia Plechkova

Department of Research and Enterprise, Queen’s University Belfast, UK

Dr. Julie A. Sinclair

Dr. Julie A. Sinclair

Associate Director, Office of International Studies in Education College of Education, Michigan State University United States

Dr. Haeyoung, Choi

Dr. Haeyoung, Choi

Principal Researcher, Battery Center, Creative and Fundamental Research, Division, Korea Electrotechnology Research Institute, South Korea

Prof. Dr. Griet Verbeeck

Prof. Dr. Griet Verbeeck

Sustainability Coordinator & Professor Faculty of Architecture & Arts Hasselt University, Belgium

Dr. Yeong Yin Fong

Associate Professor Department of Chemical Engineering Universiti Teknologi PETRONAS Perak, Malaysia

Dr. Jeanna Wieselmann

Assistant Professor of STEM Education Department of Teaching and Learning Simmons School of Education and Human Development Southern Methodist University, United States


Prof. Dr. Attiya Baqai

Unlocking the Power of Patents: A Comprehensive Talk on Intellectual Property and Women's Contributions.


Dr. Imran Nazir

Modeling and Simulation Skills in Engineering Applications

Dates to Remember


For female participants, there will be an additional 25% discount.

Oral Presenter (Professional)

6000 PKR (Early Bird)

7000 PKR (Regular Fee)

Oral Presenter (National)

3000 PKR (Early Bird)

4000 PKR (Regular Fee)

Oral Presenter (International)

100 USD (Early Bird)

150 USD (Regular Fee)

Oral Presenter (MUET Students)

4000 PKR (Early Bird)

5000 PKR (Regular Fee)

Poster Presentation (Group of 3 Max)

2000 PKR (Early Bird)

2500 PKR (Regular Fee)

Online Presenter (National)

1000 PKR (Early Bird)

1500 PKR (Regular Fee)

Online Presenter (International)

50 USD (Early Bird)

100 USD (Regular Fee)

Attendee (Professional)

4000 PKR (Early Bird)

4500 PKR (Regular Fee)


2000 PKR (Early Bird)

2500 PKR (Regular Fee)

Attendee (Virtual)

500 PKR (Early Bird)

1000 PKR (Regular Fee)

The authors/participants can pay the registration fees through bank transfer to:

Account Title: Chairman Chemical Department
Account type: Current
Account number: 00720153303603
swift code: HABBPKKA
Bank: Habib Bank Limited
Address: Mehran University of Engineering and Technology Jamshoro.

Selected full length articles will be published in Mehran University Research Journal of Engineering and Technology (I.F: 0.6 (Clarivate JCR 2022))

Presentation Guidelines



Recommended Facility


Indus Hotel, Hyderabad

Foreigner/National Participants

(022) 2782514

Thandi Sarak,

Opposite Niaz Stadium, GOR Colony,

Hyderabad, Sindh

MUET Foreign Faculty Hostel

Foreigner Participants

Dr. Zulfiqar Ali Solangi

+92 336 8631902

Mehran UET Jamshoro

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