A day-long symposium on Industrial and Production engineering(IPE) was held at the Shahjalal University of Science and Technology (SUST),Sylhet,Bangladesh on Saturday 23 April 2016.
Industrial Engineering and Operations Management (IEOM), Society of Bangladesh, and SUST industrial and production engineering department jointly organised the symposium at the seminar gallery of statistics department at academic building ‘C’.
SUST Vice-Chancellor Prof Dr Md. Aminul Haque Bhuyan inaugurated the symposium as the chief guest while Prof Dr Mushtaq Ahmed, Applied Sciences acting dean, was present as the special guest.
Keynote speaker of the symposium was Prof Dr Shamsuddin Ahmed from Department of Mechanical and Chemical Engineering, IUT, Gazipur.
IPE department chair Prof Dr Abul Mukid Mohammad Mukaddes presided over the programme while IEOM-Bangladesh’s Co-Chair Prof Dr Mohammad Iqbal, convener of the symposium Prof Dr Mohammad Mahamood Hasan,Dr A.R.M. Harunur Rashid(Co-Convener of the symposium and HGS of IEOM-Bangladesh), SUST IPE alumni association executive member Dr Abu Hayat Mithu, Prof Dr. Md. Kamruzzaman(DUET), Dr A.S.M. Mojahidul Hoque(JUST) and faculty members of IPE,SUST were also present.
It’s worth mentioning that eighteen papers on manufacturing and mechanical engineering and industrial and production engineering were submitted to the symposium from IUT, AUST, DUET, JUST and SUST. Sixteen papers from those submitted were presented in three technical sessions.
Two papers presented from SUST won the best paper awards.The awarded papers are:
1.Systematic Layout Planning (SLP): A Case Study on Furniture
Fabrication Facilities by Syed Misbah-Uddin(Asst Prof,IPE,SUST), MD. N. Afser,
T. A. Hossain, S. Kumar Yadav
2.Development of a Model of a Flange Manufacturing Factory in 3D Environment Using 3D Studio Max by J.C. Dhar, S.K. Sarkar, H.A. Jafor and M. Iqbal(Prof,IPE,SUST)
The technical part also contains a panel discussion on industry-academia collaboration.Warehouse Manager of Lafarge Surma Cement Ltd. Mirza Tareq Ahmed Begh(1st from Left in the following photo, an alumnus of IPE-SUST) was a panel speaker from Industry.
Later in the evening, a dinner was hosted by IEOM Society of Bangladesh at Hotel Syl View.
Media coverage of the symposium:
Report in Bangla:: http://sustnews24.com/news/11240/