On 13th October 2019, IEEE AIUB Student Branch successfully celebrated “IEEE DAY-2019” at American International University-Bangladesh (AIUB). IEEE Day is a global event which carries the theme “Leveraging Technology for a Better Tomorrow”. The day-long event was inaugurated with an opening remark followed by cake cutting ceremony by Dr. Carmen Z. Lamagna, Vice Chancellor, American International University Bangladesh, Prof. Dr. A.B.M Siddique Hossain, Dean, Faculty of Engineering (FE), AIUB; Advisor, IEEE AIUB Student Branch, Prof. Dr. Md. Abdur Rahman, Associate Dean, FE, AIUB; Advisor, IEEE AIUB Student Branch, Prof. Dr. Md. Abdul Mannan, Director, FE, AIUB, Md. Saniat Rahman Zishan, Head, Dept. of Computer Engineering (CoE), FE, AIUB; Advisor, IEEE AIUB Student Branch, Chowdhury Akram Hossain, Sr. Assistant Professor, FE, AIUB; Special Assistant, Office of Student Affairs, AIUB; Former Counselor, IEEE AIUB Student Branch along with other respected faculty members and administrative officers. After the cake cutting ceremony, the honorable Vice Chancellor thanked IEEE AIUB Student Branch for their flawless effort in organizing successful events and encouraged them to continue doing good work in the future.
The eventful day was celebrated by a Robo-Soccer competition, a Line Follower Robot (LFR) competition, interactive games, cultural program and many more. The first session of the day was the Robo-Soccer competition which was supervised by Dr. Md. Rifat Hazari, Asst. Professor, FE, AIUB. Total 21 teams participated in this competition using their robots on four wheels. The participants showed immense confidence and capability when put together on a one on one game of soccer. The best performing team was declared as the winner. Later, the Line Following Robot (LFR) competition took place, which was supervised by Mr. Asif Mahfuz, Lecturer, FE, AIUB. Four teams participated in the competition and the team with the fastest robot to complete the IEEE shaped track was announced the winner.
Following a short lunch break, the cultural program took place. After that, Prof. Dr. A.B.M Siddique Hossain, Prof. Dr. Md. Abdul Mannan and Dr. Md. Hasan Imam, Sr. Assistant Professor, FE, AIUB; Counselor, IEEE AIUB Student Branch took the stage and announced the names of the winners and runners-up for the Robo-Soccer and LFR competitions and also the online quiz competition which took place beforehand and handed the prizes to them. Prof. Dr. A.B.M Siddique Hossain handed tokens of appreciation to Prof. Dr. Md. Abdul Mannan, Dr. Md. Hasan Imam and Mr. Kawshik Shikder, Asst. Professor, FE, AIUB; Motivator, IEEE AIUB Student Branch for their encouragement and participation in the event. Dr. Md. Hasan Imam provided a token of appreciation to Prof. Dr. A.B.M Siddique Hossain and Prof. Hossain delivered the concluding speech and encouraged the students to join IEEE’s vast network. The event was concluded with a group photo of all the participants of the event.