Two days long 5th International Conference on Mechanical, Industrial and Energy Engineering (ICMIEE-2018) was held at Khulna University of Engineering & Technology (KUET) on 23-24 December, 2018. Faculty of Mechanical Engineering of KUET organized the conference with the objective of ICMIEE to present the latest researches and results of scientists (Preferred students, PhD students, Post Graduate students, Faculties and Researchers). On 23 December at 09:45 a.m. in the Inaugural Session Chairman of the University Grants Commission of Bangladesh (UGC) Prof. Abdul Mannan was addressed as the Chief Guest. Vice-Chancellor of KUET Prof. Dr. Quazi Sazzad Hossain was addressed as the Chief Patron. Welcome Speech was delivered by the Chairman of ICMIEE 2018 Prof. Dr. Mihir Ranjan Halder and Vote of Thanks was delivered by the Secretary of ICMIEE 2018 Prof. Dr. Md. Shahidul Islam. After inaugural session, Prof. Dr. Muhammad Mustafizur Rahman, Chair, Dept. of Mechanical Engineering, College of Engineering, Wichita State University USA and Prof. Dr. Firoz Alam, School of Aerospace, Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering, RMIT University, Melbourne, Australia presented the Keynote Speech. Approximately 200 eminent scientists, engineers, researchers and scholars from different universities from home and abroad including India, China, Canada, Saudi Arabia, Australia, Japan, the United Kingdom, the USA participated in the conference. A total number of 124 technical papers, including 2 Key-note Sessions, in 16 parallel technical sessions where research scholars, experts, engineers, professionals of related field exchanged views among themselves.
The main objective of ICMIEE 2018 was to create an effective platform for researchers and technical experts to share their recent ideas, innovations and problem solving techniques in the vast areas of Mechanical, Industrial and Energy Engineering. It was the great opportunity for both researchers and industrial communities to meet, discuss and share their research outcomes in the field of Mechanical, Industrial, Energy, Leather, Textile, Mechatronics and Chemical Engineering.