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08th-Aug-2019

Int'l seminar on 'Mechatronics and Industry' at DU

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Campus Report :

A day long international seminar on "Mechatronics and Industry 4.0: Practice-oriented Education and Training for Employment" was held on Sunday at Nabab Nawab Ali Chowdhury Senate Bhaban of Dhaka University (DU). Vice-Chancellor of DU Prof Dr Md. Akhtaruzzaman inaugurated the seminar. The Department of Robotics and Mechatronics Engineering of DU in cooperation with Festo Didactic SE, University of Bremen, Germany and Sincos Engineers Ltd organized the seminar.
Chairperson of the Department of Robotics and Mechatronics Engineering of DU Prof Dr Lafifa Jamal presided over the inaugural function while Science and Technology Minister Architect Yeafesh Osman addressed it as chief guest. Member of UGC Prof Dr Md. Sazzad Hossain and Prof Dr Bibhuti Roy of the University of Bremen, Germany also addressed the inaugural session. Assistant Professor of DU Robotics and Mechatronics Engineering Department Dr Shamim Ahmed Deowan delivered keynote speech. Assistant Prof Dr Sejuti Rahman conducted the program.
Science and Technology Minister Architect Yeafesh Osman said the government of Bangladesh is relentlessly trying to produce skilled human resources in the country.  He urged the scientists and professionals to come forward with their knowledge, recommendation and advices in this regard.  
DU Vice-Chancellor Prof Dr Md. Akhtaruzzaman stressed the need for strengthening relationship between academic institutions and industries to attain sustainable technological advancement in the country.  He hoped that this seminar would play an effective role in this regard.