The National University of Sciences & Technology (NUST) is Pakistan's No. 1 Engineering & Technology University, and is recognized as a Centre of Excellence for advanced scientific and technological research in Pakistan. Cognizant of its role in the development of Pakistan's economy, it takes pride in the quality of research, and emphasis on solution-based, industry-specific R&D. It has strong linkages with the industry, with over 150 top CEOs of the country, and productive collaboration with NUST Institutes. With an Intellectual capital and research base of 23 constituent institutions, 15,000+ students, world-class faculty, state-of-the-art laboratories and research infrastructure and international research collaboration with almost 100 institutions worldwide, it is well-placed to play its role in national socioeconomic development.