Microsoft Imagine Cup 2016 – Pakistan Regional Final Results


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With more than 99 teams competing across Pakistan, Imagine Cup 2016 had been a challenging but enjoyable endeavor for our team. Before declaring the results, we would like to extend a Thank You to Higher Education Commission (HEC) of Pakistan for their collaboration and extending support for judges from academia.

Judges Panel

We were joined by esteemed judges from both academia and industry who took the time and invested for a better tomorrow of our youth and I would like to personally Thank the following judges,

  • Dr. Aksam Iftikhar from CS Department COMSATS – Lahore
  • Mr. Mehboob from AIOU – Islamabad
  • Mr. uhammad Hasan Altaf from COMSATS – Islamabad
  • Mr. Usman Rana from Bridge Solutions – Islamabad
  • Mr. Waqqas from Nexus Technologies – Islamabad
  • Mr. Saad Mahmood from Systems Limited – Lahore
  • Mr. Salman Sami from Logic Matrix Technologies – Lahore
  • Mr. Hamza Chaudhary from Navigation & Communication Solutions – Lahore
  • Mr. Enam ur Rehman from Next Schlumberger – Karachi
  • Mr. Syed Abdul Basit from Appylink 360 – Karachi
  • Mr. Salman Shakeel from OMI Technologies – Karachi
  • Mr. Atta Muhammad Chandio – Karachi

 

Regional Final Results

Please note that the regional finals were held to evaluate projects in Lahore, Karachi, Islamabad, Peshawar & Quetta regions. Without further ado, here are the winning teams from each evaluated region.

 

Karachi

To begin with, here’s a lovely group photo of our regional final winning teams with judges,

Karachi Regional Finals

Team Name Members Category
Fixer.pk Abid Beli, Nabeel Mukhtar World Citizenship
Fixer.pk Abid Beli, Nabeel Mukhtar Innovation
Dextrous Infinity Kasra Zunnaiyyer Games


 

Lahore

We witnessed the most number of projects and competing teams from the region of Lahore. The projects varied from pure hardware to pure software. To our surprise, four teams from Innovation category shared the top position and thus we’re looking forward to welcome all four teams of Lahore region to compete in innovation category for National Finals and amaze our judges.

Lahore

Team Name Members Category
Analyst Roger Nazir, Usman Khan World Citizenship
Educoders Tayyab Atiqs Innovation
Drop The Code Jahanzeb Ajmal, Umar Gilani Innovation
Shining SUN Nida Karim, Sohaib Hanif, Umair Ullah Innovation
Nikiters Zeeshan Yousaf, Haris Arif, Zohair Haider Innovation
Irobots Madiha Younas, Uzma Khaliq Games

 

Islamabad

Islamabad Regional Finals

Judges evaluating projects in Islamabad region.

Team Name Members Category
Vitealth Saad Qureshi, Usman Khan World Citizenship
Vitealth Saad Qureshi, Usman Khan Innovation
Designage DevForce Muhammad Shahbaz Games

 

 

Peshawar

Team Name Members Category
IMSoft Yousaf Khan, Muhammad Faisal World Citizenship
Team KMA Hassan Ahmad Innovation

 

Judging of Peshawar region projects was carried out online from Lahore.

 

Quetta

Team Name Members Category
Make 3D Maheen Syed Innovation

 

Judging of Quetta region projects was carried out online from Lahore.

 

Next Steps

Congratulations to all the winning teams. You’ll now compete in Imagine Cup National Finals 2016 for Pakistan.

The evaluation of teams for IC 16 National Finals will take place at Microsoft Innovation Center, Lahore (Office # 501, 5th Floor, Arfa Software Technology Park) on 18th April, 2016 from 2:00 PM – 6:00 PM. We’ll be joined with a panel of judges from both academia and industry for the national finals as well.

Please take note that the award ceremony and winners announcement of National Finals will take place at Higher Education Commission Auditorium H-9 Islamabad on 20th April from 1:30 PM – 4:00 PM. We would like the regional final winning teams to join us at HEC auditorium, irrespective of the results for national finals, to set up their booths and display their projects at the venue.

National Final plan for each teams is as follows,

 

Team Name Members Category Date Time
Analyst Roger Nazir, Usman Khan World Citizenship 18th April, 2016 2:15 PM
Vitealth Saad Qureshi, Usman Khan World Citizenship 18th April, 2016 2:30 PM
Fixer.pk Abid Beli, Nabeel Mukhtar World Citizenship/Innovation 18th April, 2016 2:45 PM
Make 3D Maheen Syed World Citizenship 18th April, 2016 3:00 PM
IMSoft Yousaf Khan, Muhammad Faisal World Citizenship 18th April, 2016 3:15 PM
Vitealth Saad Qureshi, Usman Khan Innovation 18th April, 2016 3:30 PM
Educoders Tayyab Atiqs Innovation 18th April, 2016 3:45 PM
Drop The Code Jahanzeb Ajmal, Umar Gilani Innovation 18th April, 2016 4:15 PM
Shining SUN Nida Karim, Sohaib Hanif, Umair Ullah Innovation 18th April, 2016 4:30 PM
Nikiters Zeeshan Yousaf, Haris Arif, Zohair Haider Innovation 18th April, 2016 4:45 PM
Team KMA Hassan Ahmad Innovation 18th April, 2016 5:00 PM
Dextrous Infinity Kasra Zunnaiyyer Games 18th April, 2016 5:15 PM
Designage DevForce Muhammad Shahbaz Games 18th April, 2016 5:30 PM
IROBOTS Madiha Younas, Uzma Khaliq Games 18th April, 2016 5:45 PM

 

  • Each team is advised to reach at Microsoft Innovation Center, Lahore (Office # 501, 5th Floor, Arfa Software Technology Park) at-least 15 minutes prior the allocated time).
  • If you can’t make it to the venue, you can join us via Skype (see contact information below).
  • If above options aren’t possible, please make sure that your most updated deliverables/content for evaluation is either emailed to us (see contact information below) by 17th April, 2016 9:00 PM [Pakistan Time] or we’ll evaluate your team on the basis of previously submitted deliverables on Imagine Cup site.
  • Each team member joining us is advised to bring his/her original CNIC to ensure proper security clearance.
  • Please bring your most updated Imagine cup deliverables (presentation, running solution, etc.)
  • You’ll be given 10 minutes for demo and 5 minutes for Q&A.
  • For any queries regarding National Finals, please feel free to reach out to Mr. Usman ur Rehman at (Email: v-usrehm@microsoft.com | Cell: 0321.5048480 | Skype: Usman.Ur.Rehman.Ahmed) or Mr. Aqib Nadeem at (Email: t-aqnade@microsoft.com | Cell: 0313.7190613).
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