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Tag: Office of Co-curricular Activities
Publish Date: November 4th, 2017

To find some exciting talent Cricket BRAC University (CBU) always organizes some of the cricket tournament in the University, BRAC University Premier League (BUPL) is one of them.

It was the 7th edition of BUPL and it is the battle among the different club of BRAC University to be the champion of this prestigious tournament. This time BRAC University Economics Club (BUEC) won the championship defeating BRAC University Drama & Theatre Forum (BUDTF) by 37 runs in the final. Chasing the target of 122 set by BUEC, BUDTF were all out on only 84 runs. Malik Mohammad Shakil as adjusted the ‘Man of the Final’ for his all rounding Performance.

This was a month long tournament where 12 clubs have been participated playing in the 4 different groups. The venue for the tournament was Shahid Park Filed for the group stage and quarter final matches. For the semifinal and the final match the venue was Shaymoli Club field.

12 participating clubs are:

GROUP A

GROUP B

GROUP C

GROUP D

BUCuC

BULS

BUFC

BIZ BEE

BUPS

BUEDF

BUAC

BUEC

BUDTF

BUIGC

FCBU

BU MONON

From the group stage 8 teams were qualified for the quarterfinal where FCBU beat BUCuC, BUEC beat BUIGC, BUDTF beat BUFC, BU Monon beat BUEDF to find their team in the semifinal spot.

At the semifinal stage BUEC Beat FCBU very much convincingly but BUDTF had to beat BU Monon in s SUPER OVER match to place in the final.

Ryan Khan Apubo from BUDTF was adjusted the ‘Player of the Tournament’ whereas Syed Saad from BUIGC was the ‘Batsman of the Tournament’ and Ahmed Raisus Salehin Maruf from BUDTF was the ‘Bowler of the Tournament’. Shihab from BUEC was the ‘Emerging Player of the Tournament.’

Club advisor Mr. Supriyo Shafkat Ahmed were present at the filed during the tournament time and Physical & Sports coordinator Mr. Mahmudul Hasan  presented the trophy and individual crest on the final day among the players. 

Tag: Centre for Climate Change and Environmental Research
Publish Date: November 4th, 2017

Centre for Climate Change and Environmental Research (C3ER), BRAC University facilitated a Knowledge Sharing Workshop on ''Innovating Action for Climate Transparency: Engaging Future Generation'' in Barguna district on 3 November 2017. The workshop was jointly organized by District Administration, Barguna and C3ER supported by UNICEF. Deputy Commissioner of Barguna district inaugurated the day long programme. Moreover, a number of high officials of the district commissioner office and UNICEF were present in the event. Around 45 students in different age groups were participated in the workshop. The students actively participated; identified and shared several climate changes related problems in their district as well as how the problems can be minimized were also explored from their discussion. Ms. Sharmin Nahar Nipa, Lecturer; Ms. Anima Ashraf, Research Assistant; Jarin Tasneem Oyshi, Research Assistant and Bishajit Barai, Financial Analyst of C3ER facilitated the workshop.

Tag: BRAC Institute of Languages
Publish Date: November 3rd, 2017

On November 02, 2017, Pre-University students of Fall 2017 visited six BRAC schools as part of an enhancement lesson. All the students were accompanied by their teachers on the occasion to observe different levels of classes at BRAC schools situated in Korail slum. The students had an opportunity to explore the classrooms, learn about the variety of interactive and extracurricular activities that the school children are involved in, and observe the class performances of the children. The Pre-University students also interacted with the school children in between the classes to gain an understanding about their learning experiences at the school. Overall, it was an insightful experience for both the teachers and the students.

Tag: Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering
Publish Date: November 3rd, 2017

“IEEE DAY”, is an international event which commemorates the day in history when, for the very first time, IEEE (The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., NY, USA) members and other engineers congregated in order to share their technical ideas. This event, celebrated worldwide, is honored by all IEEE members by coming together in their local communities and holding activities that embraces IEEE Day’s theme “Leveraging Technology for a Better Tomorrow”. This year BRAC University hosted IEEE Day on 2nd November, in UB #3, bringing its student branch members together to make this historic day memorable.

The celebrations started off with speech by Ishmam Mahmood, an ExCom member of BRACU IEEE student branch who described the history and significance of IEEE Day. This was followed by a short video presentation on IEEE activities. The event was attended by Dr. Shahidul Islam Khan, Professor and Chairperson of the Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Mohammad Zakaria Haider, System Engineer of Grameenphone Ltd. and is also the Humanitarian Technology Coordinator of IEEE Bangladesh Section. Afterwards, Professor Dr. Shahidul Islam Khan who is the Founder Chair of IEEE Bangladesh Section, presently Chair of Power and Energy Society (PES) talked about his journey with IEEE. In his speech, he expressed his desire to make IEEE BRACU Student Branch a vibrant chapter. Mr. Mohammad Zakaria Haider in his speech expressed hope to work with IEEE BRACU Student Branch and wish to coordinate with Grameenphone Ltd. Furthermore, he urged the student members to be more active and reap the benefits of it.

A rally was organized to commemorate the IEEE Day. The event ended with a “IEEE Day” cake cutting and members had light refreshments while watching a science fiction.

Tag: Department of Architecture
Publish Date: November 1st, 2017

Centre for Inclusive Architecture and Urbanism of the Department of Architecture, BRAC University, has recently won Honourable Mention in the Open Architectural Design Competition for Historic Preservation and Landscape Design of the Old Dhaka Central Jail and Redevelopment of its Surrounding Area. The competition team was led by Professor Adnan Morshed, Chairperson and Professor, Department of Architecture, and included faculty members Abul Fazal Mahmudun Nobi, Sajid-Bin-Doza, Sheikh Rubaiya Sultana Munni, Tanzil Idmam Shafique, Zillur Rahman Babu, Farhana Nizam Chowdhury, students Kongkham Parihan Thoiba and Nafis Imtiaj.

The design team received a commendation certificate and prize money of BDT One Lac from Mr Asaduzzaman Khan, MP and Honourable Minister, Ministry of Home Affairs, Bangladesh, through a colourful award giving ceremony held at Jatiya Chitrashala Bhaban of Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy, ShegunBagicha, Dhaka on Monday, 30th October 2017. An exhibition showcasing all the competition entries will remain open from 9AM to 5PM everyday till 4th November 2017 at Gallery 5 of Jatiya Chitrashala Bhaban, Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy, Dhaka.

Tag: BRAC Institute of Languages
Publish Date: October 31st, 2017

Sir Fazle Hasan Abed, KCMG, the founder and chairman of BRAC, along with Mr. Takeshi Ito, Minister of Japan Embassy, and Mr. Atsushi Yamada, President of Kumon, Asia and Oceania, launched the first Kumon center in Dhanmondi, Dhaka, on October 03, 2017, with a grand opening ceremony. Kumon is part of Kumon Education Japan Co., Ltd., which is an organization that offers private tutoring through an individualized instruction in its Kumon centres and practices the Japanese educational method of teaching mathematics and reading.

The ceremony officially began with words from Lady Syeda Sarwat Abed, Director of BRAC Institute of Languages, followed by a speech by Mr. Nehal Bin Hasan, Project in Charge of BRAC-Kumon Team, Mr. Yamada and Mr. Ito respectively. This was followed by a speech by Sir Abed, who explored the reasons behind why BRAC and BRAC Institute of Language chose to enter into partnership with Kumon.

Sir Abed stated that he had been looking for an opportunity to introduce Kumon in Bangladesh ever since he learned about it. That opportunity finally came in 2013 when a meeting was arranged between the President of Kumon and Sir Abed. As a result, BRAC initiated its pre-pilot program in 2014 in different schools of different areas in Bangladesh. With the initial results showing promise, BRAC and BIL launched its pilot program in 2016.

Sir Abed also mentioned that the BRAC Kumon Project plans to open 20 more centres in Dhaka by 2021. The goal of this project is to bring a national-scale change through this highly accredited educational system so that children across the country are benefitted by this innovation in education.

Tag: Department of Architecture
Publish Date: October 31st, 2017

The Department of Architecture at BRAC University partnered with the Embassy of Spain to organize a Spanish architecture lecture series this fall. A first time of its kind in Bangladesh, this series not only is an excellent way of bringing knowledge about international architectural and urban innovations and avant-garde thinking to Bangladesh, but also paves the path for greater cultural exchange between Bangladesh and Spain. This initiative contributes to the department’s pedagogical commitment to empower faculty and students with global thinking. By opening the lectures to a wider participation of design professionals and students, the lectures are expected to lay the foundation for a meaningful conversation between local and global design communities.

Architect Hector Fernandez Elorza, a Madrid-based internationally designer, presented the inaugural lecture of the series on October 17, 2017, at the Institute of Architects Bangladesh (IAB). He shared his design philosophy through four of his built projects.

Professor Adnan Morshed, Chairperson of the Department, welcomed the audience by providing a background of the series and introducing Architect Hector Fernandez Elorza. Ms. Alejandra Lopez Garcia, Deputy Chief of Mission at the Embassy of Spain, thanked the sponsors of the series. His Excellency Alvaro de Salas, Spanish Ambassador to Bangladesh, emphasised the significance of the series as a platform for sharing knowledge. Dr. Syed Saad Andaleeb, Vice Chancellor of BRAC University, also addressed the audience and highlighted the importance of future-readiness in the university’s core pedagogy. Academics, designers, professionals, students, and members of the civil society participated in the lively and interactive event. The beautiful premise of the Institute of Architects Bangladesh (IAB) provided a wonderful setting for the inauguration of the Spanish Lecture Series.

[ More photographs at Flickr ]

Tag: Office of Co-curricular Activities
Publish Date: October 31st, 2017

BRAC University Film club has organized a Halloween Themed Movie Show and Cosplay Competition on 31 October 2017.BUFC in concert LG mobile Bangladesh,metrocem and Hungrynaki organized the event.And guess what! It was the most amazing event of this Semester so far.

Though BUFC shows a lot of movies throughout the semester, but this time it was different. Since this was Halloween, the Spooky vibe might be maintained, that’s why they brought the fragrance with the conjuring 2 and The Annabelle to invoke our hidden worst fears. The auditorium was full with the film addicted people.

After the movie show, the Cosplay Competition had been taken place in the auditorium. Student of Brac University participated on that competition with lot of joy. They wear different kind of scary cloths.There were lot of prize for them who had participated in this competition.

There was loud music and crowd in the auditorium,the BRACU students  show their enthusiasm  with their affluent presence in the movie show and participating in the cosplay completion in a big number. They took selfies with the cosplayers, they passed the whole event through dancing and singing with the friends and I might say, it was a day with great enjoyment and pleasure

The Winner of Cosplay Competion got a Brand new 2017 LG K8 smartphone and 1000 BDT worth of promo codes from HungryNaki..Our Honorable alumni of BUFC Ibrahim Bin Mohiuddin handed over the first prize to Rawnak Lamiya, the winner of Cosplay competition, Moreover every participants of  got 500 BDT each.

The feedback of the students was very positive regarding the event, they have wanted this kind of event in every semester in future, and BUFC has always come out with great events, they promise to organize this kind of prominent event each semester in near future.

Tag: BRAC Business School
Publish Date: October 31st, 2017

Dr. Khonkar Islam, Associate Professor and Co-chair for the Undergraduate Studies in the Department of Information Sciences and Technology at George Mason University, Virginia, USA, conducted a master class on 30th October at BRAC University upon invitation from BRAC Business School. The main topic of his discussion was Communications and Networking in the IT field. Dr. Islam briefly stated his career achievements where he founded and now directs the Virtual Academy (VirtAc) at George Mason University; conducts research in distributed and peer-to-peer systems, overlay and wireless networks, network security, and distance education for instructor training and student learning. He earned his Ph.D. and B.S. at George Mason University, and M.S. at American University. He served as faculty of North South University in late 90s and then moved to GMU where he gradually built the Department of Information Sciences from scratch with 100 students to maximum 1500 students over the last 17 years at George Mason University, Virginia, USA.

Dr. Islam gave insight on how Networking works as the backbone on our daily life to communicate, work, play and learn. He elaborated on and how networking can produce value in organizations when there is Fault tolerance, Scalability, Quality of service and especially Security given the recent hacks in the Central Bank and Yahoo accounts. He gave a live demonstration on LAN through packet tracer Software which generated much enthusiasm for the students. Mr. Kamal Hossain, Senior Lecturer of Ecommerce and CIM and Mr. Nafiul Haque, Lecturer of Ecommerce and CIM, BRAC Business School were the organizers for the event.

Tag: BRAC Institute of Governance and Development
Publish Date: October 30th, 2017

Shanawez Hossain, Research Fellow of BIGD

- attended a meeting with Palli Karma-Sahayak Foundation (PKSF) on October 4, 2017 and had discussion on the collaboration among PKSF, BRAC-UDP and BIGD on research related to urban issues. Among others Dr. AKM Nuruzzaman, Deputy General Manager, PKSF and Ms Hasina Musrofa, Head, BRAC UDP attended the meeting.

- attended a meeting with Municipal Association of Bangladesh (MAB) on October 4, 2017 and have discussion on the collaboration among MAB, BRAC-UDP and BIGD on issues related to Urban Housing financing. Among others Mr. Abdul Baten, President, and Advocate Azmat Ullah Khan, Advise of MAB, and Ms Hasina Musrofa attended the meeting.

- attended a meeting with AGA Khan Foundation regarding MoU signing between BIGD and AGA KHAN Foundation. The meeting discussed about staring online training course related to public policy. Sultan Hafeez Rahman, ED, BIGD; Mr. Salimah Kassam, Chief Executive Officer, AGA Khan Foundation; Mr. Sujeet Sarker, Consultant AGA Khan Foundation also attended the meeting.

Maheen Sultan, Visiting Fellow, CGST, BIGD attended the International Association for Adolescent Health (IAAH) 11th World Congress on Adolescent Health conference, held on 27-29th October 2017 in New Delhi. The conference focused on adolescent health, mental health and well-being; gendered approach to adolescent health; challenges and opportunities that exist globally in relation to promoting adolescent health and well-being; programs and initiatives targeting adolescent health: lessons learned, priorities, promotion of investment in the field; and showcasing innovative findings and strategies on the topics mentioned, from around the world. It showcased findings of researches from around the globe focusing on promotion of adolescent health and well-being, the challenges and opportunities in the regard, evidence on what works and what doesn’t, which exist globally including LMICs and SAARC region. Maheen Sultan had a poster presentation on “Insights into Adolescent Psychosocial Well-being in Selected Urban Communities in Bangladesh” based on the GAGE formative qualitative research carried out by JPGSPH and BIGD in partnership with ODI.

Lopita Huq, Research Fellow and Ms. Sahida Khondaker, Research Associate of BIGD attended the National Consultationon Anti-Sexual Policy organized by Action Aid Bangladesh (AAB) on 29 October 2017, where AAB shared the findings from their review of the anti-sexual harassment policy and relevant laws in 2016 in Bangladesh as a part of their Safe City for Women Campaign.

Simeen Mahmud, Head, Gender Cluster and Centre for Gender and Social Transformation (CGST) and Ms. Lopita Huq of BIGD attended the Baseline Survey Findings: Accelerating Action to End Child Marriage in Bangladesh organized by Population Council held on October 23, 2017 at the city.

Sahida Khondaker and Ms. Nuzhat Sharmeen, Research Associate of BIGD attended the Policy Dialogue on Gender Diagnostics and Policy of Social Protection Issues of National Social Security Strategy (NSSS) organized by Cabinet Division, Government of Bangladesh with technical support from the Social Security Policy Support (SSPS) Program, held on October 26, 2017 at the city.

Tag: BRAC Institute of Governance and Development
Publish Date: October 29th, 2017

The Certificates awarding ceremony of the first batch of the Academy of Work (AoW), a residential and academic programme of trade unionists, the first of its kind in Bangladesh, was held on October 28, 2017 in the capital. The AoW is a joint collaboration of Friedrich-Ebert Stiftung (FES), a non-profit German foundation funded by the Government of the Federal Republic of Germany, BRAC Institute of Governance and Development (BIGD), BRAC University and Bangladesh Institute of Labour Studies (BILS) which endeavors to uphold the causes of working people and trade unions of Bangladesh. In an attempt to create an all-inclusive, constructive representation of workers’ interests, a more effective social dialogue and a discussion about responsibilities along the global supply chain, the AoW concluded with this event after three months of residential training sessions.

The first cohort of AoW consisted of sixteen mid-level, active trade unionists from industries such as the ready made garments, construction, transport, as well as government service sectors like postal services and telecommunications.

The event was attended by former labour and employment Secretary Mr. Mikail Shipar as the chief guest, who handed over certificates to the successful fellows. The programme was also attended by Dr. Wajedul Islam Khan, Joint-coordinator of Sramik Karmochari Oikya Parishad (SKOP) and Mr. Amirul Haque Amin, former Chairman of IndustriALL Bangladesh Council (IBC) and Mr. Mesbahuddin Ahmed, member of Advisory Council of BILS.

Mr. Syed Sultan Uddin Ahmmed, Executive Director of BILS was present at the event as a moderator while Dr. Sultan Hafeez Rahman, Executive Director of BIGD, BRAC University and Ms. Franziska Korn, Resident Representative of FES Bangladesh spoke on the occasion.

Dr. Rahman emphasized on upgrading the worker - employer - policymakers relationship and skills development of trade union leaders in the ceremony. Congratulating all 16 graduates for successfully completing the course he said ‘BIGD is proud to be a part of such an important and timely initiative’. He also emphasized that upgrading the worker-employer relationship will critically determine whether Bangladesh can continue to achieve the extraordinary success of the last few decades.

Through six thought provoking modules on subjects such as: (i) Labour policies, (ii) Globalization and trade, (iii) Supply chain and workers’ rights, (iv) Health and safety, (v) Project management and (vi) Leadership skills, this three-month training course not only intended to strengthen the capacity of the workers’ leaders but also to ensure that the outcome of the training benefits the workers and ultimately the nation.

Addressing in the event  Dr. Shanawez Hossain, Research Fellow BIGD and one of the resource person of AoW said, the program will ultimately help almost 2 million workers who join Bangladesh’s labour force each year to be more aware of their rights, position in the global supply chain and roles and responsibilities of international brands. In this regard he emphasized the important role of the graduates of the 1st batch to disseminate their acquired knowledge among others.

Guest speakers from the field of academia, as well as from national and international organisations also attended and shared their valuable experiences and insights with the participants at the ceremony.

Next batch of this training is expected to commence from early 2018.

Tag: Office of Career Services and Alumni Relations
Publish Date: October 29th, 2017

Overseas Chinese Association in Bangladesh (OCAIB) is the first legally registered non-profit service and public welfare organization in Bangladesh. The mission of OCAB is to establish platforms to unite oversea Chinese, to promote Chinese traditional culture, to propagate Chinese latest development policies and the cooperation status of China-Bangladesh, to protect the rights and interests of overseas Chinese in Bangladesh, to participate in public affairs in Bangladesh, to communicate between Overseas Chinese and Bangladesh government/civil society, to express opinions of Overseas Chinese in Bangladesh, to strengthen the communication with China and other countries/regions , and to promote economic cooperation.

Office of Career Services & Alumni Relations (OCSAR) and Admission office, BRAC University participated in this event along with 7 other renowned leading universities on 28th October, 2017 in Overseas Chinese Association in Bangladesh (OCAIB) head office located in Gulshan, Dhaka. A total number of 30 china based companies attended this fair along with student candidates interested to explore post-graduation opportunities offered by the participating universities.

The day-long fair involved sharing admission information and Q&A session with various china based companies who are interested to recruit local graduates from Bangladeshi universities. Mr. Ivan Shafaat Bari, Director, OCSAR, Mr Kazi Shahnoor Kabir, Senior Officer, OCSAR, Mr. Mohammad Shamim Azad, Assistant Registrar, Admission, and Ms. Tamanna Chowdhury, Senior Admission & Registration Officer represented BRAC University in this event.

Tag: Counseling Unit
Publish Date: October 29th, 2017

“Peace comes from within. Do not seek it without” quoted by Buddha. In this fast pace of life, we are always in a hurry, and we often forget, how to be happy with own self. We look around, communicate with others and depend on others for our happiness. Hence, we become strangers to ourselves. Therefore, from the Counseling Unit of BRAC University, two members; Monzia Mushtaq and Kazi Rumana Haque, Psychosocial Counselors and Lectures conducted a Two Days Yoga and Meditation Retreat for the faculty members and staff of BRAC University based on their experience at Nepal Yoga Home. The Retreat took place on Savar’s Residential Campuds from October 27-28, 2017. The main objective of the Retreat was to introduce the art of living a peaceful life-that is Meditation. Other objectives were to help the participants connect with the inner self, manage stress, anxiety and/or depression better, enhance concentration and awareness, expand psychological tolerance of uncomfortable feelings, and improve w ellbeing.

Total thirteen participants from different departments participated in this retreat.

During the Retreat, the participants got a unique opportunity to learn different types of Yoga Asana, Micro- Level Yogic Practice, Yogic Relaxation, Aerobics, Practice of Soul Meditation, Mantra Chanting, Pranayama for Different Glandular System and Silence Retreat.

Through the Yoga and Meditation Retreat, they also learned to guide the life with authentic peace, lightness, fitness, well being, nutritious foods, healthy thoughts and self healing power.  During these courses, they learned different lessons of Yoga- Meditation that are important to maintain a regular practice. This Yoga- Meditation Retreat helped to clear mind and rejuvenate self.

Many participants shared that first time they got the opportunity to be in tuned with their inner selves and learned the art and significance of regular and controlled breathing.

Tag: BRAC Business School
Publish Date: October 28th, 2017

Dr. Md. Mamun Habib, Associate Professor of BRAC Business School (BBS) and Editor-in-Chief of International Journal of Supply Chain Management (IJSCM) – Scopus Indexed, joined the 3rd International Conference of Asian Supply Chain Academy (ASCA 2017) on October 26-27, 2017 at department of International Logistics of Chung-Ang University (CAU), Seoul, South Korea. Dr. Habib delivered his talk on “Service Industry Supply Chain Management: A Novel Approach” in that conference as the Invited speaker. He illustrated the significance and implications of chronological prospective of SCM in different areas of manufacturing and service industries which organization can embrace as a proven managerial approach to achieve sustainable profits, growth and deliver value added services to its customer/stakeholders. In his speech he also emphasized on the Educational Supply Chain Management, as the application of SCM in the service industry, which has the potential to unlock other applications of SCM in different arenas. In brief he discussed about Supply Chain Management (SCM), as a new branch of Management, upon service industries through basic models as well as demonstrated ITESCM (Integrated Tertiary Educational Supply Chain Management) Model which was developed by Dr. Habib in 2009.

In addition, Dr. Habib inaugurated the conference with other notable guests. Lots of participants from various countries, particularly Australia, Thailand, Korea, Taiwan, UK, India, and Vietnam etc. presented their papers.
It’s noted that Dr. Habib was invited by Dr. Pairach Piboonrungroj (Chiang Mai University, Thailand), Conference Chair of ASCA 2017. During the conference, Dr. Habib discussed with distinguished renowned professors, including Prof. Dr. Su-Han Woo (CAU, South Korea), Prof. Taihcherng Lirn (National Taiwan Ocean University), Prof. Dong-Wook Kwak (Coventry University, UK), Dr. Vinh V. Thai (RMIT University, Australia), Prof. Choong-Bae Lee (CAU, South Korea), Prof. Sutee Wangtueai (Chiang Mai University, Thailand) and so on about 2nd International Conference on Business and Management (ICBM 2018) of BRAC Business School (BBS) which will be held on 2019 in Dhaka, Bangladesh.

Tag: Department of Mathematics and Natural Sciences
Publish Date: October 27th, 2017

 
MS thesis defense of MS Biotechnology student

Maisha Mosharrat Chowdhury, MS student in biotechnology program presented her thesis on 26 Oct 2017. Title of her research was Effect of Passive Immunization with Mouse Anti-BCG 64 kDa Protein on Ehrlich Ascites Carcinoma Cells. The work was jointly supervised by Prof. C. R. Ahsan, Professor, Microbiology Department, University of Dhaka and Prof. Naiyyum Choudhury, Chairman, Bangladesh Atomic Energy Regulatory Authority. The work was carried out both at Microbiology department and MNS lab at BRAC University.  The viva examination board was chaired by Prof. Prof. A F M Yusuf Haider, chairperson MNS Dept and attended by  Prof. Mahboob Hossain, microbiology program, MNS dept. as external and Professor Aparna Islam, Coordinator, MS in Biotechnology Program. The board expressed satisfaction on the work accomplished in this research project. 

Thesis Presentation of UG Microbiology students
 
Four students, Innas Sultana, Sarah Shawly, Sameya Tasnim Aurna and  Sadia Tasnim performed their thesis presentation required under MIC450 (Research Project, Thesis) course on Thursday, 26 October, 2017 in Room UB 21511 of the MNS Department. Innas Sultana and Sarah Shawly were supervised by Ms. Namista Islam. Sameya Tasnim Aurna and Sadia Tasnim were supervised by Dr. Md. Kaiissar  Mannoor  (External Supervisor, Head Scientist, institute for developing Science and Health initiatives and Ms. Namista Islam (Internal Supervisor).

The viva-voce examinations for the presentation was chaired by Professor Dr. A. F. M. Yusuf Haider and attended by Professor Mahboob Hossain, Mr. Mahbubul Hasan Siddique, Ms. Fahareen Bita Mosharraf, Ms. Namista Islam and Ms. Nazneen Jahan.

Thesis Presentations of UG Biotechnology students

Four students, A.B.M. Rezwanul Kabir, Fuad Mustafa, D.M Ashiquzzaman and Marium Momin performed their thesis presentation required under BTE 450 (Research Project, Thesis) course on Thursday, 26 October 2017 in Room UB 21511 of the MNS Department. The title of their thesis were “A study on the prospect of E. coli isolated from raw beef samples as a potential reservoir of antibiotic resistance”, “Study on the antibacterial activity of liquid hand-wash containing triclosan against pathogenic bacteria isolated from clinical samples”, “Antimicrobial activities of Terminalia chebula, Terminalia arjuna and Swertiachirayita against multidrug resistant Pseudmonas aeruginosa and comparison of their activities with locally available antibiotic” and “Screening of Lactic Acid Bacteria with Antimicrobial Property Isolated from Fermented Foods” respectively. A.B.M. Rezwanul Kabir was jointly supervised by Ms. Shamira Tabrejee and Ms. Zubaida Marufee Islam (on leave), Fuad Mustafa was jointly supervised by Ms. Nazneen Jahan and Ms. Trosporsha Tasnim Khan, D.M Ashiquzzaman and Marium Momin were both supervised by Dr. Mahboob Hossain.

The viva-voce examinations for the presentations was chaired by Professor Dr. A. F. M. Yusuf Haider and attended by Dr. Mahboob Hossain, Ms. Romana Siddique, Ms. Shamira Tabrejee, and Ms. Nazneen Jahan.

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