Professor Mohammad Akram, Department of Sociology, Aligarh Muslim University has been conferred “Sulabh Swachhta Samman” by Sulabh International Social Service Organisation at a felicitation programme held at Mavlankar Hall, New Delhi, on 17th September 2016, which coincided National Swachhta Diwas and the birth anniversary of the Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi.
Aligarh Muslim University Faculty members and research scholars associated with the Department of English have recently brought out a volume of critical articles on the British Muslim Fiction. The Volume entitled, ‘Believing and Belonging’ is published by Viva Books, New Delhi and is co-edited by Professor Abdur Raheem Kidwai, Director, UGC HRDC, AMU and Professor M Asim Siddiqui, Department of English, AMU.
Dr. M. Saad Alam, Coordinator, Centre of Advanced Research in Electrified Transportation (CARET), Aligarh Muslim University, recently attended the 2016 IEEE International Transportation Electrification Conference (ITEC), held near Ford Motor Company Headquarters in Dearborn, Michigan, USA and also chaired a session.
The Fulbright Commission, Washington, has nominated Aligarh Muslim University's Department of Commerce's Prof. Badar Iqbal Fulbright SIR Award for the session 2016-17. This is the second time that Prof. Iqbal has won this award. In 2004-05, he was nominated for this award to teach MBA classes for two semesters at University of Claflin, SC, USA.
Dr. M. Saad Alam, Coordinator, Centre of Advanced Research in Electrified Transportation (CARET), Aligarh Muslim University, delivered a talk on "Cloud-aware Transport Oriented Cities (TOC)" at the University of Michigan, USA. In his talk, besides focusing on his topic, Dr. Alam urged for collaborative research between AMU and the University of Michigan. Dr. Alam also met with scientists from Hyundai R&D team to expedite the ongoing collaborative research on wireless charging of Electric Vehicles.