KUET to introduce Bangabandhu Chair fellowship


KHULNA, May 28, 2021 (BSS) -The Khulna University of Engineering and Technology (KUET) is planning to introduce “Bangabandhu Chair” to carry out extensive research on different aspects of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman’s life and activities.

Marking the birth centenary of Bangabandhu, the decision was made at the 73rd syndicate meeting of KUET on Thursday, said a KUET press release today.

According to the release, it was disclosed in the meeting, chaired by the Vice-Chancellor (VC) Professor Dr Kazi Sazzat Hossain, that a professor will be appointed for Bangabandhu Chair who will be cognomen as Bangabandhu Chair Professor.

The syndicate meeting also formed a-five member committee to recommend a name for Bangabandhu Chair who will be appointed for two years.

The Bangabandhu professor will have an outstanding 20-year experienced background who attained an internationally reputed PHD and must have to write at least 20 books on life and sketch of Bangabandhu, his political biography, development and technology, the release added.

“It (Bangabandhu Chair) is a fellowship where PhD or MPhil pursuers will get the opportunity to conduct research on life and works of Bangabandhu,” Prof Dr Sazzat Hossain said.

The university would look after the chair while its in-charge would monitor the overall research and activities of the researchers, he said adding:”The university will also formulate a policy on the fellowship.”