ISLAMABAD   -  An awareness-session on use of Artificial Intelligence (AI) for peace and security was held here at the Institution of Engineers Pakistan, Islamabad-Rawalpindi Center (IEP-RIC).

It was specially arranged by the IEP-RIC for the graduate engineers for keeping them abreast with the application of AI for monitoring and tracking various kinds of crimes and acts of terrorism.

Dr Mudassar Raza, who is working with COMSATS, was the resource person. He spoke at length on the topic of “Artificial Intelligence in Automated Visual for Sustaining Peace and Security”.

Secretary IEP Islamabad Gp. Capt (r) Engr Najamuddin conducted the session and introduced the topic by explaining its significance for counter terrorism and security surveillance.

The resource person explained the importance of using CCTV cameras for surveillance to detect dubious activities. It was also mentioned that on many aspects the computer based robots have successfully replaced human beings in running security systems.

Dr. Raza apprised multifarious areas where AI can be used for peace and security. It was indicated that AI can also be effectively used to control spread of Corona virus. Chairman of IEP-RIC Engr Hafiz Ehsaan Islamabad appreciated the resource person for enlightening the participants with valuable knowledge about Artificial Intelligence.

He emphasized the importance of such lectures and asked the young Engineers at large to avail these knowledge sharing and CPD sessions that will not only enable them to acquire knowledge and skills in emerging fields of engineering but also make them eligible to earn credit points to meet PEC requirements.