Bangladesh Section

Raihan Ur Rashid, Secretary for IEEE Bangladesh Section & A N M Nasimunnabi, Humanitarian Activity Coordinator for IEEE Bangladesh Section

IEEE Region 10 Educational Activity Challenge

IEEE Region 10 Educational Activity Challenge (R10 EAC) was a fantastic event to connect the bridge between the young mind who wish to become an Engineer in the future and the current engineers to inspire them. IEEE Bangladesh Section (IEEE BDS) along with IEEE BDS Educational Activities Committee organized an event on Fire Safety Awareness on 19th December 2019 at Chalaband Government Primary School. Dr. M Tanseer Ali, EAC of IEEE BDS, Md. Ahsan Nahiyan and Ms Shaila Sharmin Mitu acted as the instructors and Mr. SK Adif Farhan helped to conduct the Fire Safety session. After an introduction session, different tasks were given among the students to complete. The best three groups were selected and were given special gifts. The total number of children and their teachers attended the session were 50. After the session, color books and color pencils were given to them as gifts.

Individual Benefits Event

IEEE Bangladesh Section organized IEEE R10 Funded Individual Benefits Event “IEEE Student Training Program” on 19th December 2019 at Southeast University Bangladesh. The event was held in two sessions. In the first session, IEEE Bangladesh Section Chair, Professor Dr. Celia Shahnaz talked about IEEE Bangladesh Section, it’s activities, awards and benefits. She also informed the conference attendees on IEEE TENSYMP 2020 which is going to be organized in Bangladesh on 5th – 7th June 2020. Mr. SM Saiduzzaman, Secretary of IEEE Signal Processing Society Bangladesh Chapter, and Mr. Sazzad Sayyed, Membership Development Coordinator of IEEE Signal Processing Society Bangladesh Chapter, talked about the benefits of IEEE membership. Around 50 participants attended the event.

IEEE Bangladesh Section Award Night and Annual Dinner and Members Congress

This year IEEE Bangladesh Section celebrated its 25th years and winning MGA Outstanding Large Section award with the last mega event of the year. IEEE Bangladesh Section Award Night and Annual Dinner were held on 25th December 2019 at Grameen Phone House, Dhaka. A total of 210 IEEE members attended the Congress, including Sayef Salauddin, PhD, FIEEE, Professor University of California, Berkeley; Muhammad Mustafa Hossain, PhD, FIEEE, Professor of EEE, KAUST and EECS, UC Berkeley; Dr. Sadia Afroz, Senior Scientist, ICSI & Avast Software; and Dr. Ahmedullah Aziz, Assistant Professor, Dept of EECS, University of Tennessee, Knoxville.

IEEE Bangladesh Section Webinar Series: Fighting Against COVID-19

IEEE Bangladesh Section Humanitarian Activity Committee, SIGHT Group Flash and different student branches of the section organized “IEEE Bangladesh Section Webinar Series: Fighting Against COVID-19” during this pandemic, to engage IEEE members in learning new technologies, exploring different research avenues and learning different techniques of overcoming new challenges due to COVID-19. A total of 9 webinars were held under this webinar series. IEEE Bangladesh Section could connect 850+ participants through this webinar series, including those from India, Pakistan, China, Belgium and many other countries.