- KUET-URP Team Champion in "WRE Festival, 2017, BUET"
May 02, 2017
A team consisting of three students from Dept. of Urban and Regional Planning, KUET have become the champion in the Inter-University Poster Presentation Competition in “WRE Festival, 2017.” Two teams from Dept. of Civil Engineering, BUET were awarded as First and Second runner up. The competition was organized by the Water Resource Engineering Students Association (WRESA), Dept. of Water Resources Engineering, BUET on Water Management Issues held on April 22, 2017 at BUET.
The team member met the Vice-Chancellor of KUET Prof. Dr. Muhammed Alamgir on May 2, 2017 at 1:30 pm at his Office. Vice-Chancellor congratulations them for their achievement as a representative of KUET and hope them university will provide all support to sustain their awarded project. In this time, Head of URP Department Prof. Dr. Md. Mustafa Saroar, Director (Students’ Welfare) Prof. Dr. Sobahan Mia, Registrar (In-charge) G M Shahidul Alam, Assistant Director (Students’ Welfare) Bishnu Sarker present there.
On 22 April, 2017 at BUET, The Vice-Chancellor of the University of Asia Pacific, Former Professor and Dean of Civil Engineering Faculty, BUET, Awardee of Ekushey Padak 2017 Prof. Dr. Jamilur Reza Choudhury were present as the Chief Guest on the occasion. Dr. Ainun Nishat, Professor, Emeritus of BRAC University, Water Resources and Climate Change specialist was an honorable guest of the event. About 80 groups from 50 Universities including BUET, KUET and so on participated in the competition.
There were several topics for the poster presentation. The KUET-URP team (The Directories of Oasis) presented a poster on Saline Water Intrusion in Coastal Areas of Bangladesh titled “Soil Salinity Detection and Land Use Zoning Using GIS and Remote Sensing Technique”.
The team was supervised by Dr. Md. Manjur Morshed, Assistant Professor, Department of Urban and Regional Planning, KUET. The award winning students of KUET team are:
- RashedUz Zaman (URP 2K12)
- Farah Shamima Sultana (URP 2K12)
- FarihaTabassum (URP 2K14).