|The Department of Computer Science of AIUB organized the “Software Engineering Day @ AIUB, 2011”. Carmen Z Lamagna, the Vice Chancellor, inaugurated the program at Campus 4 on April 4, 2011. Later she also visited the exhibition and displays. The program included Article Writing Contest, Software Project Exhibition (Web based, Desktop based, Game and graphics, Mobile and Embedded application), Software Engineering Contest, Corporate Exposé and a brief cultural show by APAC.
The young talents of Faculty of Science and IT displayed as many as 32 IT related projects in the exhibition. 7 teams, each consisting of 5 members, took part in the Software Engineering Contest. The teams coordinated with their project manager (a faculty member) and came up with the solution incorporating Software Engineering standards and methodologies. Their solution was judged by the judges on the day. There were 12 articles submitted by students on different categories. The categories were Programming Paradigm, Databases, Graphical User Interface, Software Engineering Tools, Software Architecture and Design, Platforms & Framework, Project Management, Process and Methodologies, Data Mining, Algorithm etc.
The Corporate Exposé was an attempt to collaborate the students with the different IT companies. GPIT, Admiral IT, BanglaLion, City Cell, QUBEE, Desme Bangladesh, Access Infotech, Drik ICT, Prime Tech, Techvalley, Tech Vision took part in the Corporate Exposé. The event gave the graduates a chance to submit their resumes to the participated IT companies and the current students to find out the skill required for their career development.
The prize giving ceremony started at 4:30 PM on that day. It started off with some motivational speeches from some X-AIUBIANS, Mithun Sarker (Software People) and Ashraful Alam Joy (Desme Bangladesh). Prof. Dr. Anwar Hossain, Pro-Vice Chancellor, AIUB, Prof. Dr. Tafazzal Hossain, Vice President, Academics and Dean-in-Charge, Faculty of Science and IT, Prof. Dr. Siddique Hossain, Lt. Col Md. Shafiul Haque Chowdhury (Retd) – CCO, BanglaLion Communications Limited, Md. Mashiour Rahman, Head, Department of Computer Science, AIUB were present in the prize distribution ceremony. The prizes were distributed among the winners of Software Article writing, Software Engineering Contest and Software Exhibition. BanglaLion Communications Limited provided special awards, USB Dongle, among the winners.
In the vote of thanks, Mr. Mashiour Rahman, thanked the advisory and organizing committee, and the CS Faculty Members. Special thanks were applauded for Mr. Romee T. Moudud (Director, Office of Placement), for his generous support with the Corporate Exposé, and Dr. AHM Ehsanul Huda (Director, BBA), for his valuable support regarding external sponsorships.
Finally special thanks were acknowledged to all the volunteers for their active participation.
Here is the list of winners:
Software Exhibition: Category Desktop
1st Position: Nose Op (Operate your computer using nose)
2nd Position: Face Recognition attendance system
3rd Position: Bluetooth attendance system
Software Exhibition: Category Web
1st Position: Anubad Translator
2nd Position: Easy-Buy Shopping mall (A complete e-commerce solution)
3rd Position: Online ticketing
Software Exhibition: Game & Graphics
1st Position: Cultural Icon
2nd Position: Moving Text, Cartoon, Fire Text, Lighting effect
3rd Position: Human body component recognition
Software Exhibition: Mobile and Embedded
1st Position: Grade Submission/ Class cancellation through SMS
Software Engineering Contest:
1st Position: Adroid
2nd Position: Numb
3rd Position: Phobia
Article Writing Contest:
1st Position: Md. Ridwan Al Iqbal
2nd Position: Islam Md. Touhidul
3rd Position: Ibanal Khalid Asad