PV Online Report : University Grants Commission (UGC) member Prof. Sajjad Hossain said that in order to meet the challenge of the fourth industrial revolution, the collaboration between the university and the industry should be increased. Research activities should be started in consultation between universities and industrial establishments.

He was speaking as the chief guest at the conclusion of the 3rd International Conference on Research and Innovation in Civil Engineering (ICRICE), organized by the Department of Civil Engineering, Southern University, Bangladesh, in 2022.

He said  Many of those who are teaching here are senior and large scale educators. I believe that under the leadership of these talented teachers, the success of this university will reach its golden peak. Young researchers should enrich themselves by applying the experiences of older people. The purpose of organizing international conferences is to exchange knowledge through interactions with talented researchers from around the world.

Chaired by Dean of the Faculty of Science and Engineering and Chairman of the Conference, Prof. Md. Abul Mansur Chowdhury, Vice-Chancellor Professor Engineer Mozammel Haque, Pro-Vice-Chancellor M Mohiuddin Chowdhury and Entrepreneur and Founder Professor Sarwar Jahan  joined online as special guests.

The themes of the conference were Structural, Earthquake, Geotechnical and Foundation, Traffic and Transportation, Water Resources, Flood Control and Mitigation, Environmental, Environmental, Meteorological Engineering, Engineering and Engineering, Construction and Management. Will be discussed. Civil engineers and researchers working in different parts of the world have written research articles for this conference focusing on the topics. Many research papers of local and foreign researchers were submitted on the occasion of this conference.

After much scrutiny, 35 research papers have been selected which are being read at this conference and published in the conference proceedings book.

Edited By-SPT