Global Achievements

Global Achievements

IUB alumnus wins NASA grant for next gen space tech battery research

Independent University, Bangladesh (IUB) Alumnus Md. Wahidul Hasan, a PhD candidate and Research Assistant at the South Dakota Mines, USA, and his team have won the prestigious NASA EPSCoR grant worth USD 750,000 to fund research into the next generation of lithium-sulphur batteries for use in space technology. The grant follows an innovation leading to the use of corn stalk residues to stabilise battery chemistry and nearly double charging capacity of current technology.

Bangladeshi school students bag first prize at NASA Space Settlement Contest 2023

Six students from DPS STS School Dhaka secured first place at the NASA Space Settlement Contest 2023.

Dhaka University secures 1st and 2nd positions at ICPC Asia Dhaka Regional Contest

DU secured the first and second positions while BUET came in third. 

BRACU and AIUB rank 9th and 11th respectively in International Rover Challenge 2023

BRACU Mongol Tori from BRAC University (BRACU) and AIUB Robotic Crew from American International University, Bangladesh (AIUB) have ranked 9th and 11th respectively in the International Rover Challenge (IRC) 2023. 

AIUB, BRACU, and IUT qualify for International Rover Challenge finals

Three teams from Bangladesh have qualified for the IRC 2023 finals.

Bangladeshi bead artist grabs Guinness World Record

Anisa Murshed makes the longest thread of beads in one hour.

Meet one of the art directors behind God of War Ragnarök

A self-taught 3D generalist with a bachelor’s degree in Fine Arts – Tanvir’s skills speak for themselves.

Bangladesh wins 1 silver and 5 bronze medals at Open World Astronomy Olympiad

The competition seeks to promote astronomy education, recognise bright students, and build worldwide academic relations.

Taorem Sananu wins the Thesis of the Year Golden Award at ARCASIA

ARCASIA intends to unite architects in this region and provide them with a platform to maintain professional networks.

Bangladesh secures 10th position in int’l math competition

Bangladesh has secured the 10th position out of 50 participating countries in 29th International Mathematical Competition (IMC) 2022 held in Bulgeria.

Paving the way for women in STEM

Sidratul Moontaha is one of the recipients of the 2021 Diana Award. At the age of 22, she became the youngest Chapter Ambassador for Technovation.

Faatiha’s earnest mission of combatting climate change

Faatiha Aayat is a Bangladeshi writer, child rights activist, and climate campaigner living in New York, USA.

Bangladesh wins 4 gold medals at Int’l Robot Olympiad

The International Robot Olympiad (IRO) intends to develop students’ interest in the field of robotics. The 23rd edition of the olympiad was organised in Daegu, South Korea, but due the ongoing pandemic, participants from different countries sent their entries online, and were assessed virtually.

Eastern University Mooting Team crowned champions

Eastern University Mooting Team has been crowned champions in the Bangladesh National Round of the 12th Henry Dunant Memorial Moot Court Competition 2021. 

ULAB wins silver award in Wharton-QS Reimagine Education Awards

The University of Liberal Arts Bangladesh (ULAB) won the Social Science Silver Award for 2021 in the Wharton–Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) Reimagine Education Awards.

Bangladeshi Sohel Murshed among world’s top 2% scientists

SM Sohel Murshed, a Bangladeshi professor at the Instituto Superior Tecnico (IST) of the University of Lisbon in Portugal, has been named among the list of the world’s top 2% scientists for the third consecutive year.