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  • Conference on "Weather Forecasting and Advances in Physics" held at KUET
    May 11, 2018
  • Two Days long Conference on ‘Weather Forecasting and Advances in Physics’ was held at Khulna University of Engineering & Technology (KUET) organized by the Department of Physics with supported by Ministry of Education and Bangladesh University Grants Commission (UGC). In the inaugural ceremony of the conference Prof. Dr. Mesbahuddin Ahmed, Secretary, Bangladesh Academy of Science was present as chief guest while Prof. Dr. Muhammed Alamgir, VC, KUET was present as Chief Patron and Prof. Dr. D. A. Quadir, VC, NPI University, Manikgonj was present as special guest. Welcome speech and vote of thanks gradually delivered by the Head of the Department of Physics Prof. Dr. Md. Mahbub Alam and Prof. Dr. shibendra Shekher Sikder of KUET. The Convener of the conference Prof. Dr. Md. Abdullah Elias Akhter, Department of Physics of KUET was presided over the event. After inaugural ceremony plenary session was presented by the Dr. S. K. Roy Bhowmik, India Meteorological Department (IMD), India, Dr. Nadao Kohno, Meteorological Research Institute, Japan Meteorological Agency, Japan, Dr. A. K. M. Abdul Hakim, Department of Glass and Ceramic Engineering, BUET, Bangladesh. Scientists, Scholars, Teachers, Academicians and others from home and abroad were attend in the Conference. In two days conference total 153 papers in 14 sessions including 1 plenary session and 1 poster session were presented.


  • Rabindra Jayanti celebrated at KUET
    May 08, 2018
  • KUET VC Prof. Dr. Muhammed Alamgir termed Rabindranath the poet of the humane soul, as he inaugurated the Rabindra festival at the University on May 08, 2018 Evening, marking the 157th birth anniversary of the Nobel laureate poet. Later, the VC unveiled the plate for new cultural organization formed by the students of KUET named as “Gunjan”. Chaired by the Director(Student Welfare) Prof. Dr. Sobahan Mia, the VC spoke as the chief guest of the festival, where he focused the humane role of Rabindranath Tagore. “Tagore loved his people. Being a Zamindar, he focused the sorrows of the people. He came forward to remove the trouble of his people,” The VC said. Tagore himself introduced banking for the farmers, donating his entire amount of Nobel Prize, the VC said, adding that the poet assisted poor farmers in this region contributing huge land for the cattle farmers. “Tagore was a revolutionist, so he could leave the Knighthood of the British emperor. As a result of Tagore's feelings for the people and the contribution for the Bangalis, Bangabandhu selected 'Amar Sonar Bangla' as national anthem,” the KUET VC said. Among others, Teachers, Officers, Students, Staffs of KUET present on the occasion. Later, various cultural programme performed by the KUET students.


  • Workshop 3: "Post Self-Assessment Improvement Plan" held at IEM Department
    May 07, 2018
  • "Workshop 3: Post Self-Assessment Improvement Plan Self-Assessment and Quality Assurance in Higher Education" organized by Self-Assessment Committee (SAC), Department of IEM, KUET held on 07 May 2018 at the seminar room of IEM Department. Prof. Dr. Muhammed Alamgir, Vice-Chancellor of KUET was present in the workshop as Chief Guest. Prof. Dr. Mihir Ranjan Halder, Dean, Faculty of ME and Prof. Dr. K. M. Azharul Hasan, Additional Director, Institutional Quality Assurance Cell (IQAC) were present in the workshop as Special Guests. Subrata talapatra, Chairman, SAC, Department of IEM, KUET was presided over the event. Member of SAC of IEM Department Md. Golam Kibria delivered welcome speech in the inaugural ceremony of the workshop.


  • High officials from UGC visited KUET
    May 03, 2018
  • A team with the high officials from University Grants Commission (UGC) visited Khulna University of Engineering & Technology (KUET) on 02-03 May. on 03 May They inspection infrastructure and lab facilities for the establish of Chemical Engineering Department in KUET. The team member were the UGC Member Prof. Dr. Dil Afroza Begum, Director (Additional Charge) of Public University Management Division Kh. Hamidur Rahman, System Analyst (Information Management) of IMCT Department Tahmina Rahman and Administrative Officer of Public University Management Division Hasina Parveen. They visited the Lab of the department of EEE, ME, CSE, LE, Chemistry and Physics. Before that this UGC Team meeting with the Vice-Chancellor Prof. Dr. Muhammed Alamgir, Dean of Faculties, Head of Departments, Registrar and Director (Planning & Development) on May 02.


  • Fresher's Reception & Farewell Ceremony held at URP Department
    April 24, 2018
  • Fresher’s Reception of the students of `17 batch and Farewell ceremony of outgoing graduate students of `13 batch of URP department held on 24 April, 2018 at the student welfare center at 5:30 PM. Vice-Chancellor Prof. Dr. Muhammed Alamgir graced the occasion as the Chief Guest. Dean (in-charge), Faculty of Civil Engineering Prof. Dr. MD Saiful Islam was present as the Special Guest. Head of URP Department Prof. Dr. Md. Mustafa Saroar presided over the function. At the ceremony fresher’s students were received with flower and crest handed over the outgoing graduates by the guests.


  • Farewell Ceremony of EEE Department held
    April 22, 2018
  • Farewell Ceremony of outgoing graduate students of `13 batch of the department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering (EEE) was held on 22 April at 3:30 pm at the student welfare center. Vice-Chancellor of KUET Prof. Dr. Muhammed Alamgir graced the occasion as the Chief Guest. Dean of EEE Faculty Prof. Dr. Md. Abdur Rafiq, Managing Director of West Zone Power Distribution Company Ltd. Engr. Md. Shofiq Uddin, Head of EEE Department Prof. Dr. Md. Shahjahan were present as the Special Guests. President of EEE Association, Prof. Dr. Md. Mohiuddin Ahmad presided over the ceremony. At the ceremony crest handed over the graduates by the Guests. Among others teachers and students of EEE department present in the function.


  • KUET Inter Hall Football Tournament 2018 Inaugurated
    April 22, 2018
  • The Inauguration Ceremony of Inter Hall Football Tournament 2018 held on 22 April, 2018 at 3:30 p.m. at KUET central play ground. Vice-Chancellor of KUET Prof. Dr. Muhammed Alamgir present the Inauguration Ceremony as the Chief Guest while Director (Student Welfare) Prof. Dr. Sobahan Mia was presided over the function. Among others Provost and Assistant Provost of different Hall, Teachers, Students, Officers, Staffs and viewers were present in the Inauguration Ceremony. In the opening match Dr. M A Rashid Hall defeated Lalan Shah Hall by 1-0 Goal. KUET Six Residential boys Halls-Khan Jahan Ali Hall, Dr. M. A. Rashid Hall, A. K. Fazlul Haque Hall, Lalan Shah Hall, Amar Ekushey Hall, Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman Hall defeat each-other in this tournament and final match will be held between top scores two team.


  • Fresher's Reception held at MSE Department
    April 22, 2018
  • Fresher's Reception of the students of '17 batch of the Department of Materials Science and Engineering (MSE) Department held on 22 April, 2018 at the student welfare center at 5:30 PM. Vice-Chancellor Prof. Dr. Muhammed Alamgir graced the occasion as the Chief Guest. Prof. Dr. Md. Abdur Rafiq was present as Special Guest. Dr. Md. Rafiqul Islam, Professor, Department of Electrical & Electronic Engineering was present as Invited Guest. Assistant Professor of the Department of Materials Science and Engineering Dr. Sazzad Ahmad was presided over the function. At the ceremony fresher's students were received with flowers by the guests.


  • "Technival 18" held at KUET
    April 21, 2018
  • "Technival 18"- A two-days long technical carnival was held at KUET from 20-21 April, 2018. On 20 April, VC of KUET Prof. Dr. Muhammed Alamgir was present as the Chief Guest in the inauguration ceremony of the festival. Dean of EEE Faculty Prof. Dr. Md. Abdur Rafiq and Head of ECE Department Prof. Dr. A B M Aowlad Hossain were present as Special Guests. Prof. Dr. Md. Faruque Hossain was the Convener of this Technival 18. More than 550 students from country’s public and private universities and 200 students from the schools were participated in the festival. Line Follower Race, Battle of Bots, Gaming Contest, Workshop, Rubik’s Cube, IT Contest, Sudoku Master, Project Showcasing, Gaming Contest, MATLAB Challenge, Poster Presentation competitions were held in the festival. In the event of Battle of Bots International Islamic University Chittagong have been awarded as the Champion and Shahjalal University of Science & Technology have been awarded as the Runners up. In the event of Line Follower Race Shahjalal University of Science & Technology have been awarded as the Champion and Dhaka University have been awarded as the Runners up.


  • ICE Fiesta and CEM Workshop 2018 held at KUET
    April 19, 2018
  • Department of Building Engineering and Construction Management (BECM), KUET and Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE) Bangladesh Association were jointly organized ICE Fiesta and CEM Workshop 2018 on 19 April, 2018 at 3:00 PM at the student welfare centre. Prof. Dr. Muhammed Alamgir, Vice-Chancellor, KUET attended the Inaugural Ceremony as Chief Guest. Prof. Dr. Kazi ABM Mohiuddin, Convener, ICE Fiesta and CEM Workshop 2018 and Head, Department of BECM, KUET presided over the event. Mr. I. A. Khan, OBE, PEng, CEng, FICE, Prof. Dr. Quazi Hamidul Bari, Dean, Faculty of CE, Mr. Abu Saleh Md. Nuruzzaman PEng, Secretary, ICE Bangladesh Association were present as Special Guests.


  • Fresher's Reception & Farewell Ceremony held at BECM Department
    April 18, 2018
  • Fresher’s Reception of the students of `17 batch and Farewell ceremony of outgoing graduate students of `13 batch of BECM department were held on 18 April, 2018 at the student welfare center at 5:30 PM. Vice-Chancellor Prof. Dr. Muhammed Alamgir graced the occasion as the Chief Guest. Dean, Faculty of Civil Engineering Prof. Dr. Kazi Hamidul Bari and Head of BECM Department Prof. Dr. Kazi ABM Mohiuddin was present as the special Guests. Assistant Professor and President of BECM Association Md. Ikramul Hoque presided over the function. At the ceremony fresher’s students were received with flower and crest handed over the outgoing graduate students by the guests.


  • KUET Celebrated Pahela Baishakh 1425
    April 14, 2018
  • Khulna University of Engineering & Technology (KUET) celebrated Pahela Baishakh, the Bengali New Year 1425 amid festivity on April 14, 2018. The whole university wore a festive dimension as the students of KUET installed stalls representing their respective halls for Baishakhi Fair with pure Bengali fashion building straw & clay made beautiful huts. Very special “Panta” (watery rice) with green chilies, sort of native and indigenous cakes etc were the main attractions in the fair. Celebration started in the early morning with the enchanting Tagor’s melody song “Esho hey Baishakh esho esho” at the Central Play Ground. At 10am a grand colorful procession (Mongol Shovajatra) to mark the Pahela Baishakh started and paraded the whole varsity campus, Fulbarigate area led by the Vice-Chancellor Prof. Dr. Muhammed Alamgir with participants in traditional attire wearing multi-coloured masks, palanquins etc. Cultural programmes, snake-charming, kite flying, cock fight, kabadi etc were also the day long native attractions of the day. Prize given ceremony also held at the after noon. Vice-Chancellor Prof. Dr. Muhammed Alamgir attended all the programmes. In a short speech Vice-Chancellor said, Pahela Baishakh is deeply rooted in our heritage and we are proud of it. May the Bengali New Year bring message of joy for all and unite all to build a prosperous nation, he added. Students, Teachers, Officers and Staff of the university enjoyed the day long festival. Teachers Association, Officers Association and others of KUET also celebrated the day.


  • Fresher's Reception held at ESE Department
    April 11, 2018
  • Fresher's Reception of the students of '17 batch of Energy Science & Engineering (ESE) Department held on 11 April, 2018 at the students welfare center at 5:30 PM. Vice-Chancellor Prof. Dr. Muhammed Alamgir graced the occasion as the Chief Guest. Director of the Institute of Environment and Power Technology (IEPT) Prof. Dr. A. N. M. Mizanur Rahman was present as the Special Guest. Head of ESE Department Prof. Dr. Mohammad Ariful Islam was presided over the function. At the ceremony fresher’s students were received with flowers by the guests.


  • Fresher's Reception and Farewell Ceremony held at IEM Department
    April 10, 2018
  • Fresher's Reception of the students of '17 batch and Farewell ceremony of outgoing graduate students of '13 batch of the Department of Industrial Engineering and Management (IEM) held on 10 April, 2018 at the student welfare center at 5:30 PM. Vice-Chancellor Prof. Dr. Muhammed Alamgir graced the occasion as the Chief Guest. Dean, Faculty of Civil Engineering Prof. Dr. Quazi Hamidul Bari, Dean (In-charge) Faculty of Mechanical Engineering Prof. Dr. Mohammad Ariful Islam were present as the Special Guests. Head of IEM Department Dr. Azizur Rahman presided over the function. At the ceremony fresher's students were received with flower and crest handed over the outgoing graduate students by the guests.


  • Workshop 3: "Post Self-Assessment Improvement Plan" held at CSE Department
    April 10, 2018
  • Self-Assessment Committee (SAC), Department of CSE, KUET, organized “Workshop 3: Post Self-Assessment Improvement Plan Self-Assessment and Quality Assurance in Higher Education” held on 10 April 2018 at the seminar room of the CSE Department. Prof. Dr. Muhammed Alamgir, Vice-Chancellor of KUET was present in the workshop as Chief Guest. Prof. Dr. Md Abdur Rafiq, Dean, Faculty of EEE and Prof. Dr. Quazi Sazzad Hossain, Director, Institutional Quality Assurance Cell (IQAC) were present in the workshop as Special Guests. Prof. Dr. Muhammad Sheikh Sadi, Chairman, SAC, Department of CSE, KUET was presided over the event. Member of SAC of CSE Department Prof. Dr. Kazi Md. Rokibul Alam delivered his welcome address in the inaugural session of the workshop.


  • 'The actual aim of universities is to open up the door for fresh knowledge, invention, research, develop creative activities of the students' -Honorable President
    April 04, 2018
  • Honorable President of the people’s republic of Bangladesh Mr. Md. Abdul Hamid said, ‘‘the actual aim of universities is to open up the door for fresh knowledge, invention, research, develop creative activities of the students’’. Addressing the 3rd convocation ceremony of Khulna University of Engineering & Technology (KUET), president said, “We have to face the future challenges by developing our knowledge and skill to international standard.” He hoped that the young engineers would play vital role in establishing a ‘Digital Bangladesh’ through real life applications of their creative ideas and technological knowledge. President asked authorities concerned to ensure time-befitting world standard education reviewing the ‘academic curriculum’ of global esteemed universities. If the universities fail to ensure quality education on the respective campuses, the president said, it would not succeed to cope with competitive world as per the demand of time. Addressing the KUET students, president said, “You're going to start your professional career after crossing a milestone in life. The country expects a lot from you. With your service, honesty and patriotism you’ll take your motherland to a new height.” On the impact of mobile phone and social media, he said the excessive use of facebook, games, and mails creating isolation in the society, weakening the family bonding while children are getting self-centered. “We must remember technology or mobile phones are not to be blamed for this, rather the responsibility goes to its users”, he said. “Free thinking and cultural activities are needed to be exercised in a greater extent at universities as the educational institutions not only aim to provide certificate but also contributes in developing merit, intellectual practice among students”, he added. Terming the engineering education a very important one to build the nation, the president said the engineering and technology-based education can turn mass people into manpower. “Engineers in their thoughts and spirits should be farsighted. They have to develop their knowledge and efficiency as international standard for facing the challenges of new technologies,” suggested the President. Congratulating the new graduates on the occasion of the convocation, he advised the graduates to devote themselves to the task of nation-building along with their professional activities. The president also advised the graduates not to bow down their head to injustice and untruth as well as not to destroy their respects and morality for their personal interest. On the occasion, a total of 2795 students were given graduation degree certificate, 228 others post-graduation degree certificates, 48 got Master of Philosophy (MPhil), eight conferred on Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) and 38 graduates got ‘University Gold Medal’. Noted scientist and educationist Prof Dr Mohammad Ali Asgar was present as the convocation speaker. He said, the most ever adventurous journey of mankind is searching for knowledge. Universities are the lighthouses of knowledge. Our country as well as our world will get which shape depends on how the Universities of the world being shaped so far. Chairman of University Grants Commission (UGC) Professor Abdul Mannan was present as Special Guest. He said, I am very much delighted to attended 3rd convocation of this University. I’ve already visited this University before for various programs. When I comes here, I’m always impressed to see the increasing overall developments of this university and clean-green campus. UGC will be providing all kinds of support in future to sustain the ongoing development of this university. KUET Vice Chancellor Prof Dr Muhammed Alamgir said in his welcome speech, Students, Teachers, Researchers and Graduates of this University will roam everywhere from the bottom of the blue ocean to the blue sky. What we need is more advanced infrastructures, skilled manpower and a world class research friendly environment all over to make an inseparable bridge of knowledge, science & technology between teachers and students. Dean of Civil Engineering Faculty Prof Dr Kazi Hamidul Bari, Dean of Electrical & Electronic Engineering Faculty Prof Dr Abdur Rafiq, Dean of Mechanical Engineering Faculty Prof Dr Mihir Ranjan Haldar and Registrar of the University G M Shahidul Islam were present in the event. Among others Ministers, Members of parliament (MP), Vice-Chancellors, High Officials, Journalists, Guests, Teachers & Officers of KUET, Guardians were presents in the function.

     

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  • KUET is ready for 3rd Convocation 2018
    April 03, 2018
  • 3rd Convocation 2018 will be held at KUET on April 04, 2018 Wednesday at the central playground at the University campus. The Hon’ble President of People’s Republic of Bangladesh and the Chancellor of this University Md. Abdul Hamid will be Presided over the Convocation. UGC Chairman Prof. Abdul Mannan will be present as the special guest. Renowned Scientist & Educationalist Prof. Dr. Mohammed Ali Asgor will deliver his speech as the Convocation Speaker. In this Convocation 2795 students offered graduate degree and 228 students offered post graduate degree, in which BSc Engineering 2657, BURP 138, MSc 69, MSc Engineering 103, MPhil 48, and Ph D 08. Moreover, University Gold Medal handed over to the 38 Graduates for their academic top brilliant result. In this convocation 1832 BSc Engineering, 91 BURP, 17 MSc Engineering, 25 MSc, 05 MPhil and 07 PhD students has already completed their registration. Vice-Chancellor Prof. Dr. Muhammed Alamgir aspect for cooperation from all related person, Journalists, Teachers, Officials, students and staffs of KUET and others to make the Convocation a grand success. Among others Prof. Dr. Quazi Hamidul Bari, Dean, Faculty of Civil Engineering, Prof. Dr. Md. Abdur Rafiq, Dean, Faculty of EEE, Prof. Dr. Mihir Ranjan Halder, Dean, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, G M Shahidul Alam, Registrar will be present on the stage.


  • KUET celebrated the Independence & National day of Bangladesh
    March 26, 2018
  • Khulna University of Engineering & Technology (KUET) celebrated the country's 47 independence & National day on March 26, 2018 Monday by paying respect to the country’s most illustrious sons who were brutally killed by the Pakistani occupation forces and their collaborators in the nine-month bloody war with Pakistan in 1971. Dean, Faculty of ME Department of KUET Prof. Dr. Mihir Ranjan Halder, placed floral wreaths in front of the Liberation War Sculpture of KUET ‘Durbar Bangla’ at 09:30 AM on behalf of the University. Later, Teachers Association, Director (Student Welfare), Officers Association, Provosts and students of different Halls, KUET Chhatra league, 3rd Class Karmachari Samiti, 4th Class Karmachari Samiti, Masterroll Karmachary Samity, Bangabandhu Karmachari Parishad, Khulna Engineering University School, Unmesh Govt. Primary School & other organizations of KUET placed floral wreaths at the memorial. At 10 AM a drawing competition for children was held at the university auditorium. Prof. Dr. Mihir Ranjan Halder awarded prizes among the winners of drawing competition as the Chief Guest. After Asr prayer a milad-mahfil was arranged at the KUET central mosque to pray for the departed souls of the Nation’s bravest sons. Later, discussion meeting and screening of liberation war affairs held at the student welfare centre in the evening.


  • Genocide Day observed at KUET
    March 25, 2018
  • Khulna University of Engineering & Technology (KUET) observed the Genocide Day in a befitting manner on the University campus. On 25 March at 7:00 PM teachers, students, officers and employees gathered and brought out a procession of candle light led by the Dean, Faculty of ME Faculty Prof. Dr. Mihir Ranjan Halder to remember March 25, 1971, the darkest night in the history of Bangladesh. Later, a discussion meeting held in front of Student Welfare Centre to mark the Genocide Day. Dean, Faculty of ME Prof. Dr. Mihir Ranjan Halder delivered speech as Chief Guest. Among other Registrar G M Shahidul Alam, General Secretary of Bangladesh Chattra Legue, KUET Sadman Nahiyan Sejan delivered speech. Director (Student Welfare) Prof. Dr. Sobahan Mia presided over the program.


  • KUET celebrated the country's historic achievement of the eligibility to graduate to a developing country
    March 22, 2018
  • Khulna University of Engineering & Technology (KUET) has chalked out a program to celebrate the country’s historic achievement of the eligibility to graduate to a developing country from the Least Developed Country (LDC) status. The authorities of KUET hold a joyous rally on the university campus to celebrate the country’s great achievement at 11am on 22 March. KUET Vice-Chancellor Prof. Dr. Muhammed Alamgir inaugurate the rally with delivered his speech. KUET VC said to Greeting the Honorable Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, the government take challenges with the people of Bangladesh and made the impossible possible. He also remembered with gratitude Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, saying he had struggled throughout his life to change the people's fate. Director (Student Welfare) of KUET Prof. Dr. Sobahan Mia also delivered his speech in the function. Bangladesh has become eligible to graduate to a developing country from a least developed one as it has met all the three criteria for getting out of the LDC bloc – for the first time. The Committee for Development Policy (CDP), a United Nations panel, made an announcement on the country’s eligibility at a meeting at the UN headquarters in New York.