Dr. Zohaib Aftab Wins Research Grant from the Govt. of Pakistan

Dr. Zohaib Aftab, Assistant Professor in the Faculty of Engineering, has won a substantial research grant of Rs. 18.87 million to establish a robotics lab in UCP. This lab is part of a larger network of labs under the umbrella of National Center of Robotics and Automation (NCRA), an initiative of the planning commission of Pakistan. The lab in UCP shall conduct cutting-edge research in the area of Rehabilitation Robotics, aimed at developing novel cost-effective exoskeleton devices to help disabled persons walk again.

Dr. Zohaib leads the BioMechatronics research group in UCP and is with the university since 2013.

Dr. Zohaib Aftab

Dr. Zohaib Aftab

Associate Professor

Department of Mechanical Engineering