A day long workshop on “Applied Research on Energy and Power” was held on November 07, 2017 at Nabab Nawab Ali Chowdhury Senate Bhaban Auditorium of Dhaka University (DU). The Institute of Energy(IE) of DU organized the workshop in cooperation with Energy and Power Research Council (EPRC).
Vice-Chancellor of DU Prof. Dr. Md. Akhtaruzzaman presided over the inaugural function while Prime Minister’s Energy Adviser Dr. Tawfiq-e-Elahi Chowdhury addressed it as the chief guest. Chairperson of Bangladesh Energy and Power Research Council Mrs. Shahin Ahmed Chowdhury, Member of SREDA Mrs. Salima Jahan, Vice Chairman of Bengal Group of Industries Jashim Uddin, Chairman of SUMMIT Group of Companies Md. Aziz Khan and President of BSREA Dipal Chandra Barua addressed the program as special guests. Director of the Institute of Energy of DU Prof. Dr. Saiful Huque delivered welcome address.
DU Vice-Chancellor Prof. Dr. Md. Akhtaruzzaman stressed the need for conducting a comprehensive effort to develop renewable energy sector in the country. He called upon the researchers to come forward with interdisciplinary approach to make this sector sustainable. Applied research is a must to promote the renewable energy sector, he added.
It may be mentioned that academicians, researchers and higher officials from different academic institutions and companies participated in the workshop.
(Md. Rafiqul Islam)
Public Relations Office
University of Dhaka