Dhaka, Saturday   23 March 2019

DU holds int’l innovation conference

 DU Correspondent

 Published: 10:38 PM, 27 December 2018   Updated: 10:40 PM, 27 December 2018

Daily Bangladesh Desk

Daily Bangladesh Desk

A two-day International Conference on ‘Innovation in Engineering and Technology (ICIET)’ began at Dhaka University (DU) today with a view to promoting research and innovation to face global challenges.

The Faculty of Engineering and Technology of the university organized the conference for the first time at Nabab Nawab Ali Chowdhury Senate Bhaban auditorium on the campus with the theme – ‘Science, Engineering and Technologies for Next Generation’.

DU Vice-Chancellor Prof Dr Md Akhtaruzzaman formally inaugurated the conference as the chief guest.

Speaking at the inaugural session, he urged the professionals, academicians and researchers to conduct advanced research on engineering and technology to help the government achieve sustainable development goals (SDGs).

The DU VC stressed promoting collaborative research among the researchers around the world for addressing various global challenges.

“This conference will strengthen relationship among the researchers and will create a common platform for academicians and industrialists in this regard,” he said.

DU Pro-VC Prof Dr Muhammad Samad and Chair of IEEE Bangladesh Section Prof Dr Celia Shahnaz spoke at the inaugural session as the special guests with DU Engineering and Technology Faculty dean Prof Dr Md Hasanuzzaman in the chair.

Academicians and researchers from Bangladesh, the USA, the UK, Japan, Taiwan and India are participating in the two-day conference.

DailyBangladesh/Prince