Khulna University of Engineering & Technology (KUET) has celebrated its 17th Founding Anniversary and the "University Day 2020" on 01 September 2020, maintaining the health safety guidelines amid the corona pandemic. The Honorable Vice-Chancellor of KUET, Prof. Dr. Quazi Sazzad Hossain inaugurated the university day program as the Chief Guest by hoisting the National Flag and releasing the colorful balloons. Dean of the Faculty of Mechanical Engineering and the Chairman of “University Day 2020” Celebration Committee, Prof. Dr. Mohammad Ariful Islam presided over the function and hoisted the university flag accompanied by all other Deans & Director (students’ welfare). After the inauguration program, the Chief Guest planted trees beside the KUET Lake and released fishes in the KUET Lake near the Central Shahid Minar of KUET.
A discussion meeting was also held at 11.30 AM through ZOOM platform. The Honorable Vice-Chancellor of KUET, Prof. Dr. Quazi Sazzad Hossain spoke at the function as the Chief Guest. Dean of the Faculty of Civil Engineering, Prof. Dr. Mohammad Abu Yousuf; Dean of the Faculty of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Prof. Dr. K. M. Azharul Hasan; Acting Director (Student’ Welfare), Dr. Ismail Saifullah took part in the discussion meeting as the Special Guests. Director of Institute of Information and Communication Technology (IICT), Prof. Dr. Bashudeb Chandra Ghosh was the Keynote Speaker in the discussion meeting. Dean of the Faculty of Mechanical Engineering and the Chairman of “University Day 2020” Celebration Committee, Prof. Dr. Mohammad Ariful Islam presided over the function. Public Relations Officer, Monoj Kumar Majumder represented the event. Director of Institute of Environment and Power Technology (IEPT), Prof. Dr. A. N. M. Mizanur Rahman; Prof. Dr. M. M. A. Hashem, Department of Computer Science & Engineering; Director (R&E), Prof. Dr. Shibendra Shekher Sikder; Prof. Dr. Md. Nurunnabi Mollah, Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering; Head of the Department of Mechatronics Engineering, Prof. Dr. Sobahan Mia; Head of the Department of Urban and Regional Planning, Prof. Dr. Md. Mustafa Saroar; President of the Teachers' Association, Prof. Dr. Pallab Kumar Choudhury; Director (P&D), Prof. Dr. Kazi ABM Mohiuddin; Head of the Department of Computer Science & Engineering, Prof. Dr. Pintu Chandra Shill; Provost of Dr. M. A. Rashid Hall, Prof. Dr. Sajal Kumar Adhikary; General Secretary of the Teachers’ Association, Dr. Md. Abdul Hasib; from Alumni of KUET, Chairman of Marks Builders, Engr. Syed Mahabubur Rahman; Ex-Chairman of PDB, Engr. K. M. Hasan; Board Director of DPDC, Engr. Md. Abul Hossain; Ex-SE of PDB, Engr. Khan Monjur Morshed; Managing Director of Contech Vision Ltd, Engr. Md. Shahadat Hossain (Shiblu) PEng; Executive Vice-President (Legal Affairs & Recovery) of SBAC Bank Ltd., Engr. Salahuddin Ahmed; President of Officers Association, Md. Nuruzzaman; General Secretary of Officers Association, Md. Akkas Ali; President of Officers Association (Up-gradation), GM Moniruzzaman took part in the discussion meeting. A Doa-Mahfil also held in the KUET central mosque to mark the day.