A session on IEEE Bangladesh Section Membership Development and Activities was held on 30th March, 2018 at the auditorium of Department of EETE, Dhaka International University (DIU). IEEE Bangladesh Section along with Department of EETE, DIU organized the seminar.
Professor Celia Shahnaz, Chair of IEEE Bangladesh Section, Prof. Shaikh Anowarul Fattah, Nomination and Appointment Chair of IEEE Bangladesh Section, Rakibul Islam Chowdhury, Humanitarian Activity Coordinator of IEEE Bangladesh Section and Abdullah Rocky, Chair of IEEE Young Professionals (YP), Bangladesh Section were present as the honorable speakers of the event. The session started at 4:30 pm and continued for several hours. Around150 students and 9 faculty members of DIU were also present.
Honorable Chair of IEEE Bangladesh Section, Dr. Celia Shahnaz started her session by sharing her achievements and all the odds she faced along with other trailblazers in bringing the section in such a magnificent position. She put lights on the different tracks the section has worked on in the last few years for the professional and ethical development of the members.
In the second session, Rakibul Islam Chowdhury showed the slides on the honors IEEE Bangladesh Section has achieved. He also shed some light on the prospect of continuation of these achievements. Later, he discussed how to develop a humanitarian project as well as how IEEE Bangladesh Section has patronized different humanitarian activities.
The presentation of Abdullah Rocky inspired the graduating students of DIU present among the audience. He also emphasized on both industry-academia collaboration, IEEE Bangladesh section has conducted and after graduation skill development. He also presented some recent workshop statistics organized by YP.
The students were mesmerized by the technical session titled “Automatic Disease Detection Using Machine Learning Schemes for Biomedical Engineering” conducted by Professor Shaikh Anowarul Fattah. He showed some machine learning algorithms in plain language so that everyone can understand it. He also showed some real world applications in the field of biomedical engineering.
Among the faculties of Dhaka International University, ATM Dr. Mahabubur Rahman, Dean of the Faculty of Science and Engineering and other faculties including Dr. Abdul Mannan, Md. Tareq, Majidul Islam and Rajat Chakraborti had actively participated in the event.
MD. Abdul Bashed, Chairman of Department of EETE, DIU was also present in the event. In his closing remarks, he thanked the speakers for conducting the session in DIU and also expressed his keen interest to open up a student branch in his university.