A 2-days long workshop on Networking Basics and Campus Network Design was held on 9 & 10 December 2022 in the Distance Learning Theater of Khulna University of Engineering & Technology (KUET). The workshop was jointly organized by the Central Computer Center (CCC) of KUET and the Department of CSIT of Patuakhali Science and Technology University (PSTU) under the European Union co-funded project: Strengthen the Asi@Connect Female Network Engineer (SAFE): Capacity Development Program for NREN TechGirl and Future IT-Girl (Phase-2). The main objective of the program is ICT capacity development of female students & fresh graduates and strengthening their motivation in networking careers. More than 60 students and professionals from 6 higher educational institutes of southern region of Bangladesh (KUET, Khulna University, Islamic University, PSTU, Jashore University of Science and Technology, North Western University Khulna, Northern University of Business and Technology, Khanjahan Ali College of Science & Technology) participated in the hands-on training program.
Honorable Vice-Chancellor of KUET, Prof. Dr. Mihir Ranjan Halder was the Chief Guest in the inaugural session. Pro Vice-Chancellor of KUET Prof. Dr. Sobahan Mia; Prof Dr. Md. Abdur Rafiq of Electrical and Electronic Engineering were the special guests & Professor Chinmay Bepery, Department of CSIT, PSTU & PI of SAFE (Phase-2) project was the keynote speaker. Engr. Md. Jahidul Islam, ICT Specialist, CEDP, MoE and Co-PI, SAFE (Phase-2) project delivered the welcome speech. Chairman of the CCC, Prof. Dr. Md. Arafat Hossain presided over the program. The Pro Vice-Chancellor of KUET handed over the certificates to the participants as the chief guest in the closing session.