Center for Water Informatics and technology

Tue, 2019-12-24
The electronics team at the Centre for Water Informatics and Technology (WIT) attended a seminar hosted by US Pakistan Centre for Advanced Studies (USPCAS) at Mehran University of Engineering & Technology (MUET), Jamshoro, Sindh on October 29, 2019. The seminar was concerned with water canal...
Thu, 2019-12-19
Salar Saeed, Senior Remote Sensing Analyst at the Centre for Water Informatics and Technology (WIT), LUMS participated in the Young Professionals in Space Dubai Conference 2019 held on November 4-6, 2019 in Dubai, UAE. The conference was organised by IEEE & Muhammad Bin Rashid Space Centre (...
Wed, 2019-12-18
Dr. Fozia Parveen, Fellow and Faculty at WIT, participated in Women of the World (WOW) Festival which was held in Karachi from December 14-15. Dr. Fozia was a part of the curatorial body that organised the festival this year. Launched by Jude Kelly on the centenary of International Women’s Day, WOW...
Tue, 2019-12-17
Faculty and staff from the Centre for Water Informatics and Technology (WIT), participated in the international workshop 'Promoting Green Growth and Technology in Food, Water and Energy Nexus for OIC Countries – Challenges and Opportunities' held at the Islamic Chamber of Commerce and Industry...
Thu, 2019-12-12
The Winter Smog Project at the Centre for Water Informatics and Technology (WIT) aims to tackle the alarming increase in air pollution over the past few years, both urban and rural, in Lahore. High surface-level Ozone (O3) is a risk to vegetation as well as human beings. Periods of high ozone...
Mon, 2019-12-09
US-Pakistan Center for Advanced Studies in Water (USPCAS-W) at Mehran University of Engineering and Technology (MUET) Jamshoro, held their Project Completion Seminar on October 29. The Seminar was on ‘Closed-loop Secondary-level Canal Monitoring for Equitable and Reliable Distribution of Water,'...
Wed, 2019-12-04
Taking a lead from the One Belt One Road initiative, The China Pakistan Marine Information Workshop (CPMI) was held in Harbin Engineering University, China, with the aim to promote scientific research, training and collaboration between the two countries. This training workshop took place from...
Wed, 2019-11-20
Dr. Fozia Parveen, Postdoctoral Fellow and Adjunct Faculty, Centre for Water Informatics &Technology, at LUMS participated in ‘Pak-Afghan Stakeholder Consultation on Kabul River Basin’ organised by Leadership for Environment and Development (LEAD), Pakistan on October 16-17, 2019 in Dubai. LEAD...
Wed, 2019-09-04
LUMS Centre for Water Informatics and Technology (WIT) actively became part of the Indus Basin workshop held in two parts on August 21-22, 2018 and August 23-24, 2019 at the International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD), Nepal, to discuss water, energy and land nexus scenarios...
Tue, 2019-04-23
Centre for Water Informatics and Technology (WIT) at LUMS in support with Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and in close coordination with the Department of Agriculture Punjab have been engaged in developing a Provincial Agriculture Disaster Risk Management Operational Plan and its...
Tue, 2019-04-23
The Centre for Water Informatics and Technology (WIT), LUMS, in support with Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and Department of Agriculture, Punjab, has been engaged in developing the Provincial Agriculture Disaster Risk Management Plan and its implementation guidelines (ADRMOP) for Punjab....
Wed, 2019-02-27
Dr. James L. Wescoat, Afreen Siddiqui, Dr. Abubakr Muhammad This paper offers a socio-hydrological assessment of water security that compares canal irrigation entitlements with water deliveries using a conjoint analysis of system reliability and equity. We develop a set of definitions and metrics...
Wed, 2019-02-27
Dr. James L. Wescoat, Afreen Siddiqui, Dr. Abubakr Muhammad This paper presents a socio‐hydrologic analysis of channel flows in Punjab province of the Indus River basin in Pakistan. The Indus has undergone profound transformations, from large‐scale canal irrigation in the mid‐nineteenth century to...
Wed, 2018-12-26
Centre for Water Informatics and Technology (WIT) at Syed Babar Ali School of Science and Engineering (SBASSE), Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS) in collaboration with Civil Society Coalition for Climate Change held a Provincial Water Dialogue Discussion on, 'Subnational Perspectives...
Tue, 2018-12-25
On December 4th 2018, an extensive dialogue discussion, co-convened by Centre for Water Informatics & Technology (WIT), based at Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS) in collaboration with Civil Society Coalition for Climate Change held a Dialogue Discussion, the topic being,...
Thu, 2018-11-08
Centre for Water Informatics and Technology (WIT-SBASSE) in support with Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and the Department of Agriculture held a Focused Group Discussion on Provincial Agriculture Disaster Risk Management Operational Plan (ADRMOP) for Sindh On October 25, 2018 organised by...
Thu, 2018-11-08
Centre for Water Informatics and Technology (WIT-SBASSE) in support with Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and the Department of Agriculture held a day-long Focused Group Discussion on, ‘Provincial Agriculture Disaster Risk Management Operational Plan’ (ADRMOP) for Punjab on October 18, 2018...
Wed, 2018-10-24
The Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS), Pakistan’s most pre-eminent higher education institution, held a series of workshops and mini-courses from October 11-15, 2018 at LUMS in collaboration with the recently established National Agriculture Robotics Lab (NCRA) and the Centre of Water...
Wed, 2018-10-24
The Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS), Pakistan’s most pre-eminent higher education institution, has recently concluded a series of workshops and mini-courses held from October 11-15, 2018 at LUMS in collaboration with the recently established National Agriculture Robotics Lab (NCRA)...
Mon, 2018-08-06
Dr. Abubakr Muhammad Founding Director of Center for Water Informatics and Technology (WIT) spoke on River basins as complex cyber-physical-social systems at the United States and Pakistan Centre for Advanced Studies in Water at University of Utah, USA. Dr. Muhammad talked about recognising the...
Wed, 2018-08-08
Nexus Game Training “Challenges of Water Management for Energy and Food” was arranged for the participants. Dr. Piotr Magnuszewski from the International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA) was the trainer. This game was a unique opportunity to get an insight into challenges of water...