Basic Training Course for Fresh Recruits of IWM
The Department of Water Resources Engineering in association with Institute of Water Modelling (IWM) has been offering a basic training course for the fresh recruits of IWM. The program is offered on a regular basis to introduce the basics and various aspects of water resources engineering to the newly appointed engineers of IWM. The last training program was held on January, 2012. The faculty members of the Department of Water Resources Engineering and experts from other organizations were involved as resource persons on that course. After completion of the training course certificate was awarded among the participants. A similar training program was also held earlier in 2011.
Stakeholder Workshop on "Environmental Flow Assessment: A Multidisciplinary Collborative Research and Optimization of Water Allocation between Offstream and Instream Competing Demands (OWATER)"
The Stakeholder Workshop on "Environmental Flow Assessment: A Multidisciplinary Collaborative Research and Organization of Water Allocation between Offstream and Instream Competing Demand (OWATER)" was held on October 13, 2011 at Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (BUET), Dhaka. The workshop was jointly organized by Department of Water Resources Engineering (BUET) and Water Engineering and Management, Asian Institute of Technology (AIT), Bangkok. Prof. Dr. S. M. Nazrul Islam, Vice Chancellor, BUET graced the occasion as the Chief Guest. Dr. Umme Kulsum Navera, Professor and Head of Department of Water Resources Engineering, Dr. M. Fazlul Bari, Professor of Department of Water Resources Engineering and Dr. Sylvain Parret, Professor of AIT addressed the program.
Specialists' Course on "River Bank Protection"
Inaugural ceremony of the Specialists' Short Course on "River Bank Protection" was held at BUET on 14 November 2009. The course was arranged by the Department of Water Resources Engineering under financial support of Asian Development Bank (ADB). The invited Special Guest Mr. Shaikh Md. Wahiduzzaman, Secretary Ministry of Water Resources opened the inaugural ceremony. The occasion was chaired by Professor Dr. A. M. M. Safiullah, Vice Chancellor, BUET. Among others, Professor Dr. M. A. Matin, Head, Department of Water Resources Engineering, BUET delivered the welcome address and Professor Dr. M. Monowar Hossain, Course Coordinator made a brief overview of the overall activities of the course. Mr. Zahir uddin, Representative from ADB was also addressed. The course was offered to the graduates of the Department of Water Resources Engineering from 14 November to 9 December 2009. Teachers of WRE and CE dept of BUET and experts mostly from BWDB were involved as resource persons of the course.