Nuclear engineering dept at DU launched
A new department, Nuclear Engineering, yesterday started its journey at Dhaka University to promote nuclear science education and create experts in the field of nuclear technology.
Dhaka University Vice-Chancellor AAMS Arefin Siddique, State Minister for Science and Technology Yeafesh Osman and Russian Ambassador Alexander A Nikolaeb inaugurated the department at the university's Nabab Nawab Ali Chowdhury Senate Bhaban.
Bangladesh government and Russian Rosatom State Nuclear Energy Corporation opened the very first department of its kind where 26 students have been enrolled in its post-graduation programme.
Nikolaeb said, "Russia will provide necessary assistance so that the department can run properly."