- Int'l conference on Civil Engineering "ICCESD-2018" held at KUET
February 11, 2018
A three days long 4th international conference on Civil Engineering for Sustainable Development (ICCESD-2018) held at Khulna University of Engineering and Technology (KUET) on 09-11 February, 2018. The conference has been organised by Dept. of Civil Engineering, KUET in co-operation with AmanCem, Seven Rings Cement and CRTS Civil, KUET with the aim to exchange views and experiences at national & international level and find out probable solutions for meeting the demand of concept as a whole. Vice-Chancellor of KUET Prof. Dr. Muhammed Alamgir was present as the Chief Patron and Prof. Dr. M. Feroze Ahmed, Former Dean, Faculty of Civil Engineering, BUET, was present as the Chief Guest in the Inauguration Ceremony of ICCESD 2018. Welcome address delivered by the Dean of CE Faculty and Conference Chair Prof. Dr. Quazi Hamidul Bari. Vote of Thanks delivered by the Conference Secretary Prof. Dr. Abu Zakir Morshed. In Keynote Session the speakers were Prof. Dr. Md. Mazharul Hoque, Dean, Faculty of Science and Engineering, UITS and Prof. Dr. Khalid A. M. Moinuddin, Institute for Sustainable Industries and Liveable Cities, Australia. Scientists, engineers, researchers and scholars from different universities, deans of different faculties of KUET, departmental heads, directors, teachers, officers, students participated in the conference. The delegates, scientists, engineers, experts and guest expressed that the conference would be able to share knowledge and experiences to develop new ideas about proper utilize of Civil Engineering facilities through use of new technologies. In the Conference 2 key note sessions, 18 technical sessions, 134 technical papers were presented. On 10 February, the closing ceremony of the three days long International Conference followed by Conference Dinner. KUET VC Prof. Dr. Muhammed Alamgir was present as the Chief Guest. Head of CE Department Prof. Dr. Muhammed Shahjahan Ali, Executive Director of AmanCem Cement (Development) Fowze bin Farid and GM (Cement Plant) of Shunn Shing Cement Mills Ltd. Engr. A K M Sirajul Haque were present as special guests. The event was Presided by the Dean of CE Faculty and Conference Chair Prof. Dr. Quazi Hamidul Bari. Vote of Thanks delivered by the Conference Secretary Prof. Dr. Abu Zakir Morshed. A Conference Tour was also held at the end of the conference.