IEEE, UU organises industrial tour


“IEEE UU Student Branch” along with Dept. of Electrical & Electronic Engineering, Uttara University successfully organized an industrial tour at “Saif Power Battery Factory”, Pubail, Gazipur, Dhaka on Tuesday. 

The tour was led by the Branch Counselor Md Kamruzzaman (Assistant Professor & Coordinator-EEE), Dr Md Akhtaruzzaman (Assistant Professor-CSE) and Md Shahriar Kabir (Lecturer-EEE). 16 IEEE-student-Members and 14 non-IEEE members from department of EEE and department of CSE participated and actively observed all technical process of battery manufacturing. 

The senior officials and engineers of Saif Powertec Ltd, Major Farukh Ahmed Khan (Retd) (COO, Admin & Logistics), Engr Shajal Kumer Sharma (Chief Operating Officer-Factory Operation), S M Shamsul Farhan (Chief Operating Officer-Battery Division), Dider Alam Chowdhury (Factory Manager-DGM Operation), Rakibul Islam (Brand Communication Officer) and Md Monir Hossain(Assistant Manager-Admin) presented their technology and shared their experiences related to manufacturing, testing and research. 

The day-long tour started with a ‘technical session’ where factory engineers described the battery manufacturing process. After that was the ‘factory visit session’ where the whole process was observed practically and after lunch the tour ended with a ‘closing session’, where some souvenirs were handed over to faculties from “Saif Powertec Ltd” and both organizations expressed their interest in further collaboration regarding knowledge sharing, training and employment. 

All the faculty members and the students of Uttara University were very pleased for the hospitality and co-operation from the Saif Powertec Ltd. IEEE UU Student Branch and dept of EEE Uttara University expressed their gratitude to Mr Tarafder Md Ruhul Saif, Director, Saif Powertec Ltd for permitting this tour. A special thanks was also given to Engr. Rezaul Karim Sobuz, Senior Manager (operation & service) SAIF Powertec Ltd for his excellent support.