UIU wins ‘Smarter Europe Award’
A research project titled "SirriS- Smart Solar Irrigation System" developed by the Centre for Energy Research of United International University (UIU) has won the "Smarter Europe Award 2022" on May 10 in Munich, Germany at the start of InterSolar Europe Conference and Exhibition.
The team leader and principal investigator of the research pilot project Shahriar Ahmed Chowdhury, director, Centre for Energy Research of UIU, received the award in Munich, said a press release.
Smart Solar Irrigation System (SirriS) is a smart, automated field water irrigation system based on solar energy.
Chowdhury also received several national and international awards for his works and innovation in the past like: United National's Momentum for Change Awards, 2016 in CoP 22 Marakkesh, Morocco, and Intersolar Award, 2016 in Munich, Germany.
He also received National Power and Energy Week's Innovation Awards in 2016 and 2018 and BASIS National ICT Award in 2020.