An educational outreach program entitled as “IDEA CONTEST” was held at the AIUB campus on 24th December, 2019 which was organised by AIUB Community of Engineering Students (ACES) and supported by Department of EEE & CoE. The event revolved around 20 groups consisting of 2 members of O level and A level student from different institutions, who were given the opportunity to bring up their innovative ideas and solution to the social problems using technology.
The opening of this impactful bout was commenced by guest speaker renown physics instructor Mr. Sabbir Khan. He briefly talked about the significance of introducing the basic concepts of the idea contest to the A level and O level students in order to enhance their knowledge in the field of high-tech and provide them guidance in fulfilling the demands of fast growing technology. Moreover, he also encouraged all the students to participate in various national and international competitions which will help them in gaining skills and confidence. After that, the participants engaged themselves in showcasing unique and pioneering ideas using interactive presentation slides before the judges: S.M. Imrat Rahman (Senior Lecturer, Faculty of Engineering, AIUB), Dr. Md. Rifat Hazari (Assistant Professor, Faculty of Engineering, AIUB) and Dr. Effat Jahan (Assistant Professor, Faculty of Engineering, AIUB). Varieties of remarkable proposal and solutions to daily life problems were presented by the students which were highly appreciated by the judges.
Finally, the top -2 placeholders were provided with the certificate of acknowledgement and all the other participants with the certificate of participation in the presence of Professor Dr. Md. Abdur Rahman (Associate Dean, Faculty of Engineering, AIUB, Professor Dr. Md. Abdul Mannan (Director, Faculty of Engineering, AIUB) and Abir Ahmed (Lecturer, Faculty of Engineering, AIUB; Motivator, ACES). The incredible event ended with a group photo.