IEEE AIUB Student Branch Presents Seminar On “Robotics: Research and Prospect in Bangladesh”
IEEE AIUB Student Branch organized a seminar titled “Robotics: Research and Prospect in Bangladesh” on 13th February 2015, 3pm at room 266. The topic of robotics is of high interest and a large number of students both from Faculty of Engineering and Faculty of Science and Information Technology attended that technical seminar.
Dr. A.B.M Siddique Hossain, Honorable Dean, Faculty of Engineering initiated the seminar by inspiring the students to learn about the field of robotics and try to implement the knowledge in reality.
To enlighten the students about the prospect of Robotics in Bangladesh, Md. Kishwar Shafin, Lecturer, Computer Science and Engineering Department, Military Institute of Science and Technology (MIST)conducted the seminar as the guest speaker. Md. Kishwar Shafin was the team leader of team Mongol Barota which is the first team from Bangladesh to participate in University Rover Challenge competition. The competition is arranged by The Mars Society, USA and sponsored by IEEE Robotics & Automation Society. Mongol Barota achieved 12th position out of 31 registered teams and their scientific findings were published in an international conference "SKIMA-2014" co-sponsored by IEEE.
He began by highlighting some basic aspects of and then went on to sharing his experience of participating in an International Rover Challenge Competition. He delivered a guideline for students to form groups and prepare for such upcoming competitions and then discussed some technical aspects. He inspired the students to be ambitious and patient in the face of adversities. The seminar ended with an interactive question answer session.
Mr. Chowdhury Akram Hossain, Assistant professor, Department of EEE & Mentor, IEEE AIUB Student Branch thanked the speaker for his informative and organized presentation. Md. Saniat Rahman Zishan, Assistant Professor, Department of EEE and Advisor, IEEE AIUB Student Branch and Ms.Tasnuva Tasneem, Lecturer, Department of EEE & WIE Coordinator of IEEE AIUB Student Branch then presented the guest speaker with a small token of appreciation and crest for his time and participation. The event was graced by the presence of Dr. M.A. Mannan, Head, Undergraduate Program & Associate Professor, Department of EEE, Mr.Shahriar Hasan, Lecturer & Motivator, IEEE AIUB Student Branch as well as Lecturers of Faculty of EngineeringMrs. Shahreen Hassan, Mrs. Tajbia Karim, Ms. Sumaiya Umme Hani, Ms. Sadia Yasmin and Mr.Kazi Asif Ahmed Fuad, Teaching Assistant, Faculty of Engineering.