Buet selects 10 research projects for grants
Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (Buet) will finance 10 up-to-date research projects through competitive selection, said a press release.
This is the first time that research proposals have been invited through a research portal under the auspices of the Research and Innovation Center for Science and Engineering (RISE).
It received 45 proposals and 36 were initially selected.
After that, 10 out of 36 research projects were finally selected based on the opinions of a total of 111 observers from home and abroad.
On this occasion, an Internal Research Grant Awarding Ceremony was held on April 17 at the Buet Council Building.
Planning Minister MA Mannan was present as the chief guest with Buet Vice Chancellor Prof Satya Prasad Majumder in the chair.
Chairman (Secretary) of Bangladesh Energy and Power Research Council Satyajit Karmaker and Chairman of Beximco Group ASF Rahman were present as special guests and Buet Pro-VC Prof Abdul Jabbar Khan as the guest of honour.
The planning minister said, "The prime minister has a special interest and compassion for education. Therefore, the government, the Ministry of Planning, BEPRC and we will always stand by Buet."
He expressed his gratitude and appreciation to Buet for carrying out research activities with its own funds.
Earlier, Prof Muhammad Anisuzzaman Talukder, director of RISE, highlighted Buet's recent research and innovation work plan and progress in the welcome address.
Senior officials of various industries including GPH Ispat, Unilever Bangladesh, Walton, Beximco, Energy Pack, the deans, directors of various departments, institutes and directorates, heads of departments, and representatives of electronic and print media were present on the occasion.