"First ever Ph.D Textile Engineering degrees awarded to Mr. Muhammad Umair and Mr. Khubab Shaker. The research topic of Dr. Muhammad Umair was "Development of Novel 3D Woven Reinforcements for High Performance Applications". While the research topic of Mr. Khubab Shaker was "Study of Particle Loaded Composites Fabrication Using Liquid Composite Moulding Technique". During Ph.D studies both scholars also published different research papers in renowned journals. Rector, NTU congratulated both scholars on getting Ph.D degrees.