AIUB Community of Engineering Students (ACES) organized a webinar titled “Emerging UAV Industry and its Development Trend in Bangladesh” on Saturday (November 14, 2020). The program started at 7:00 pm with the participation of about 45 students using the online platform Google Meet.
Prof. Dr. A.B.M. Siddique Hossain (Dean, Faculty of Engineering, AIUB) inaugurated the webinar by acknowledging Unmanned Arial Vehicle (UAV) as an emerging sector. He contemplated that the best application of UAV in Bangladesh scenario will be in engineering, agricultural and industrial sectors. He concluded his speech by encouraging the students to make plans for their upcoming career goals on UAV sector. Followed by, Ruhul Amin Rana (CEO- Avion Aerospace, Country Representative -Liaoning General Aviation Development Co Ltd) was invited to begin his speech. He started his speech with an introduction on Avion Aerospace and explained briefly about Unmanned Arial Vehicle (UAV). Then he exhibited detailed classification of UAV with photos and diagrams and presented the uses of UAV. He also added that during the Covid-19 pandemic situation, monitoring using UAV is safer than physical patrolling. He discussed how Europe and Western countries are using UAV technology avidly but in Asia the UAV market is yet to develop. He also demonstrated the steps to become a licensed UAV pilot. He concluded his speech by thanking everyone for their patience and acknowledging the emerging possibilities of the UAV industry.
Afterwards, Prof. Dr. Md. Abdur Rahman (Associate Dean, Faculty of Engineering, AIUB) was invited to give his speech. He started off his speech by thanking the speaker, host and everyone who have joined the webinar. He mentioned that the students of AIUB are also working on different projects on robotics and drones. He concluded his speech by mentioning that UAV industry is a multidisciplinary sector. Finally the webinar was concluded at 8:30pm by thanking everyone for their participation and taking a group snapshot with the presence of Prof. Dr. A.B.M. Siddique Hossain (Dean, Faculty of Engineering, AIUB) ), Prof. Dr. Md. Abdur Rahman (Associate Dean, Faculty of Engineering, AIUB), Abir Ahmed (Lecturer, Faculty of Engineering, AIUB; Motivator, ACES), Ruhul Amin Rana (CEO- Avion Aerospace Country Representative Liaoning General Aviation Development Co Ltd),Md. Shahariar Parvez(Lecturer, Faculty of Engineering) and the participants along with the organizing team of AIUB Community of Engineering Students(ACES).