Int’l conference of Southern University ended in Ctg
Published : Sunday, 14 January, 2018 at 12:00 AM Count : 99
A two-day International conference titled Research and Innovation in Civil Engineering was concluded yesterday. Southern University of Bangladesh, a private university organized the conference at Engineer Institution.
Ainun Nishat, Professor Emeritus of BRAC University, and water resource and climate change specialist was present there as the chief guest on concluding session.
During the session Prof Dr Ali Newaz, Associate Dean of America Chicago State University and Prof Dr Hossain M Shaheen from Gazipur Islamic University of Technology presented two key note speeches on the occasion.
A total 44 research papers had been presented in the two daylong conferences on Structural, earthquake, Geotechnical and Foundation, Traffic and Transportation, Water Resources, Flood Control and Mitigation, Environmental, Materials Engineering, Construction and Management, Urbanization and Build Environment, Advances in Civil Engineering Education.
On Friday, Prof Abdul Mannan, Chairman of University Grants Commission (UGC), inaugurated the conference as the chief guest.
Presided over by Prof Engineer Mozammel Haq, Advisor to Civil Engineering Department of the university, the conference was addressed by Prof Dr Nurul Mostafa, Vice Chancellor of Southern University, Prof Sorower Zahan and IEB Chairman Engineer Sadek M Chowdhury, said a press release.