The Research Symposium 2023: An Intra-AUST Research Exhibition marked a significant milestone for the club, as the event successfully concluded on June 14, 2023. All participating teams were present on campus, submitted their research posters, and exhibited them at the university's TT Ground. The club organized a comprehensive display of the team posters.
Each team was assigned a specific spot at the TT Ground, where their posters were meticulously prepared for exhibition and explanation to distinguished guests’ visitors. The research posters and hardware displays presented by the teams captivated our judges, as their proposals showcased unprecedented originality with potential benefits to the nation and the global community. We were honoured by the presence of Professor Dr. Muhammad Fazli Ilahi, our honourable Vice Chancellor, who opened the event. Every poster received the attention of the honourable Vice Chancellor, sir. Following the conclusion of the poster show, all teams gathered in the seminar room to receive insights from our esteemed guest speakers.
Five individuals were invited to deliver keynote speeches during the event. Mr. Raihan Uddin Ahmed (Senior Vice President and Environment Specialist, Infrastructure) of IDCOL graciously shared his professional achievements and contributions. With around ten research publications to his name, he imparted his valuable research experience and congratulated our group for organizing such a remarkable event. Md. Ziaul Haque Bhuiyan, Chief Staff of ShopUp and National President of JCI Bangladesh enriched us with his knowledge, recounting his personal journey as a student and illustrating how he ascended to the highest level. His lecture profoundly impacted the students, inspiring them to strive for excellence. Mr. Muzahid Bin Mizan, Head of Decision and Campaign Systems, Commercial Division of Grameenphone Ltd., shed light on the significance of Data Science and the essential skills required in corporate roles. He also informed us about the internship opportunities offered by Grameenphone Ltd. to freshmen. Md. Zubair Arafat, Manager of Sales at Runner Automobiles Ltd., delivered an insightful discussion on the car industry, sales strategies, market dynamics, and the future of the automotive sector. Professor Dr. Md. Shamim Akhter, a Professor in the Department of CSE, AUST, elucidated the research initiation process, emphasizing the importance of research and encouraging students to embark on their own investigative pursuits.
Concluding the event, our esteemed Vice Chancellor, Professor Dr. Muhammad Fazli Ilahi, delivered a closing speech, presented awards to the top five teams, and expressed gratitude to the keynote speakers for their valuable time and presence on our campus by presenting them tokens of gratitude.