With great zeal and diligence, Department of Computer Engineering (CoE) and Electrical & Electronic Engineering (EEE) organized AIUB Engineering Jubilation 2018. The inauguration of “AIUB ENGINEERING JUBILATION (AEJ) 2018” commenced on 27th of September, 2018, at AIUB Campus, Kuril. AEJ 2018 is a weeklong program of festive events including outdoor and indoor games, participated by both AIUB and numerous college students, interactive engineering contests, as well a cultural program. The week long celebrations have been arranged with the aim to motivate and inspire young engineers as well as future engineers and also to showcase the vast achievements made by the department of CoE & EEE to the rest of the world. The ceremonial was graced by the presence of chief guest, Ms. Nadia Anwar, (Honorable Chairman, Board of Trustees, AIUB & Vice President, Office of Student Affairs, AIUB), Prof. Dr. Tafazzal Hossain (Pro Vice Chancellor , AIUB) Prof. Dr. Charles C. Villanueva (Vice President, Academics, & Dean, FBA, AIUB), Prof. Dr. ABM Siddique Hossain (Dean, Faculty of Engineering, AIUB), Prof. Dr. Md. Abdur Rahman (Associate Dean, Faculty of Engineering, AIUB), Mr. Mashiour Rahman (Associate Dean, FSIT, AIUB), Mr. Manzur H Khan (Director, OSA, AIUB), Mr. Ziarat Hossain Khan (Deputy Director, OSA,AIUB) along with Department Heads and faculty members from different departments and officers. On October 1, 2018 afternoon, the closing and prize distribution ceremony of AEJ 2018 was initiated by the Dr. Carmen Z. Lamagna, (Honorable Vice Chancellor, AIUB). She greeted all the participants and winners with her usual charismatic charm, that lit the Multipurpose Hall in to a huge roar and round of applause. In her speech she thanked the organizing committee and dept. of CoE and EEE, for a memorable AEJ 2018, greeted the participants of College football and Basketball winning teams and provided them with their champion’s and runner up trophies.
The celebrations started with traditional cake cutting session, like AEJ 2016, in presence of the honorable invited guests along with the faculty members of engineering faculty and students. Following the inauguration ceremony, the first events of AEJ 2018, Programming contest in three categories, “Programming Contest on Arduino”, “Programing contest on C” and “Programming contest on MATLAB”, commenced. A renowned panel of jury board decided the winners of each of the 3 different categories, after an intense session of 2 hours, for each category. In Programming contest on Arduino, Mr. Boshir, Omor hasan Al, secured the winning spot, while in C programming contest, Mr. Sourav Sinha was declared winner, while Mr. Chowdhury Anjir Ahmed, won the 1st place in MATLAB programming contest. Almost at the same time, “Energy Hackathon” was arranged for quest lovers, where contestants from engineering and computer science background were provided with some specific tasks to solve within a specific period of time. After an intense session, team “AIUB ARES” won the champions’ spot in Senior Category while team “AIUB Luminaries” were champions in Junior Category. Traditional Indoor games like “Ludo” and “Chess” were also arranged to make the Jubilations of 2018 more cheerful. Ms. Janaatul Ferdoush won the Ludo Tournament while Mr. Md. Mahmudul Hasan was the winner of Chess competition.
Day 2 of AEJ2018, kicked off with football and basketball tournaments organized only for students, starting from class 10 to class 12. 8 participating teams, both in football and basketball, constituting students from different schools, colleges and institutions, enthusiastically participated and gave AEJ2018 a new dimension. The day long sports events consisted of competitive group stage games, followed by intense knockout round battles and finally concluding with nail biting finals. Team “BSI Chimichangas” were crowned champions, with team “Notre Dame College (NDC)” as 1st runner-up and “Josephites Basketball Team” as 2nd runner-up in the Basketball tournament. Team “FC Anonymous”, were crowned champions, with team “All in or Nothing” as 1st runner-up and “Josephites Football Team” as 2nd runner-up in the Football tournament. The participants were exhilarated, by the standard of football field and basketball court, humbled by the hospitality shown by the department of CoE & EEE and AIUB as a whole and as a tribute, the losing team of 3rd place football competition, Shaheen English Medium School (SEMS), wore the Jubilation 2018 jersey as their match uniform.
Day 3 of AEJ2018, kicked off with football, basketball, volleyball, table tennis and badminton tournaments organized only for AIUB students. 16 participating teams in football, 4 in basketball, 4 in volleyball, 4 in badminton and 10 in table tennis made Day 3 of AEJ2018 lively. After a day of hard fought, evenly contested battles, “Racing Ravens” became champion in football while “FC EEE Bluez” ended up as runner-up in football category, “AIUB Basketeers” became champions while “Basketeers II” ended up as runner-up in basketball category, “AIUB POWER HOUSE” became champion in volleyball while “EEE Bluez” ended up as runner-up. In the individual contest category, Ms. Nazneen Rahman became champion in badminton while Mr. Zain Elahi became champion in Table Tennis.
Day 4 of AEJ2018 hosted day long Robotic competitions, namely, Line-follower, Maze solver, Robo fight, Robo soccer, and engineering project exhibitions. Depending on the categories like weight, dimension and the ability of the robot to maneuver through the track, the robots were allowed to contest throughout the day, making a spectacle for the passerby and the crowd. The day ended with hard fought, nail biting ending to each event, where in Maze Solving competition, “The ROBOTRONIX” won the champion’s spot, with “Team Intellects”, ending up as runner-up. In RoboSoccer, “Technical Knockout” became champion, beating runner-up team “Soccer knight”, while in Robofight in both lightweight and heavyweight category “ARG Infinity” became champion. In Line-follower robot competition, “Team Intellects”, became champions beating runner-up team “The Three Amigos”. In Project Exhibition, “Exalted Automata” was crowned champions, with “Peak Energy” as runner-up.
The final day of AEJ2018 started with the most anticipated “Drone Racing Competition”. Participants with their quad copters arrived at the AIUB football field, setup with obstacles and race course barriers to compete with each other. After an eventful battle, the competition came to an end in the noon declaring “Drone Brothers” as champion while “Drone Squad” as the runnerup. The closing ceremony and prize distribution ceremony of AEJ 2018 was opened by Dr. Carmen Z. Lamagna, in the afternoon, thanking the participants for their enthusiastic involvement in AEJ2018. Later on, prizes were distributed to the remaining winners of contests by Dr. Mohammad Abdul Mannan (Professor & Head, UG Programs, Dept. of EEE, FE, AIUB) Dr. M. Mohiuddin Ujjal (Senior Associate Professor & Head, PG Programs, Dept. of EEE, FE, AIUB), Mr. Md. Saniat Rahman Zishan (Senior Assistant Professor & Head, UG Programs, Dept. of CoE, FE, AIUB) and Mr. Chowdhury Akram Hossain (Senior Assistant Professor, Dept. of EEE & Special Assistant, OSA, AIUB) . The evening was glorified with different cultural activities such as dramas, dance performances and musical arrays where students performed with immense devotion and ecstasy. The event was graced with the presence of Dr. Mohammad Nasir Uddin (Associate Professor, FE, AIUB), Dr. Mohammad Asaduzzaman Khan (Assistant Professor, FE, AIUB), Mr. Md. Arif Abdulla Samy (Assistant Professor, FE, AIUB), Mr. Abul Hasnat (Assistant Professor, FE, AIUB), Ms. Tajbia Karim (Assistant Professor, FE, AIUB), Ms. Sumaiya Umme Hani (Assistant Professor, FE, AIUB), Ms. Tasnuva Tasneem (Assistant Professor, FE, AIUB), Mr. S. M. Imrat Rahman (Lecturer, FE,AIUB), Mr. Kawshik Shikder (Lecturer, FE,AIUB), Mr. Safayet Ahmed Siddique (Lecturer, FE,AIUB), Mr. Mehedi Azad Shawon (Lecturer, FE,AIUB), Mr. Abir Ahmed (Lecturer, FE,AIUB), Mr. Naheed Hossain (Lecturer, FE,AIUB), Mr. S.M. Tasmeeh Ahsan (Lecturer, FE,AIUB) & Mr. Tawsif Ibne Alam (Assistant Professor, FE,AIUB), volunteers from ACES, IEEE AIUB SB and ESAB AIUB UF and general students. The ceremonial concluded with a thanks giving speech delivered by Prof. Dr. Mohammad Abdul Mannan where he emphasized the need of celebrations like AEJ 2018 and anticipated that the jubilation will continue to uphold its glory, year after year in academic and co-curricular activities.