Education & Culture

Experts emphasize on industry-academia collaboration for 4IR

Published : 02 Dec 2023 07:05 PM

The Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering (EEE) of Uttara University organized a day-long event for the year 2023 with the motto Sustainable Development towards Smart Bangladesh.

The event “EEE DAY-2023” was held on Friday at the university's permanent campus.

Prof Dr Eaysmin Ara Lekha, vice-chancellor of Uttara University, inaugurated the ceremony as the chief guest. 

The first session held a technical talk by industry experts and academic resource persons. Prof Engr Mohammad Abdul Mannan, a former professor of DUET, discussed the challenges and prospects of sustainable development and the role of EEE in implementing the vision of Smart Bangladesh. 

Md Tajmir Alam, managing director of United Shakti Ltd, emphasized industry-academia collaboration in this age of the 4th Industrial Revolution. 

Dr Md Shakowat Zaman Sarker, chairman of the Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, delivered the welcome speech in the inaugural session. In his remarks, he stated that the Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering at Uttara University serves to train its graduates towards industrial applications.

Chief guest Prof Dr Eaysmin Ara Lekha highlighted the importance of achieving sustainable development goals for smart Bangladesh, reminding us of the sacrifice of our forefathers in the month of victory.

She congratulated the EEE department for successfully launching the pioneering and cutting-edge lab on Industrial Automation and Robotics.

Prof Dr Shahrukh Adnan Khan, prof, DEEE, Uttara University enlightened the audience with a research-oriented speech on smart city, smart grids and IOT.

The registrar, additional registrar, deans, and chairpersons of different schools and departments of Uttara University graced the occasion with their valuable presence.

The Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering students participated in different day-long activities, including project showcase, poster presentation, games competition, and cultural fest.

The program finally ended with the award ceremony.