A daylong inter-university student competition program named
AUST Civil Rivalry 2017 took place at Ahsanullah University of
Science and Technology (AUST) on Saturday, 7th
January 2017. A total of 235 students from eight public and
private universities, namely AUST, BUET, IUT, MIST, Presidency
University, RUET, SUST and UAP participated in six different
competitions, namely, Creative Truss Bridge Model Competition,
Innovative Poster Display, Battle of Project Presentation,
Innovative Solution of Engineering Problem, CAD Maestro and
Engineering Short Film Carnival. The inauguration ceremony in
the morning was graced by Chief Guest Mr. Kazi Rafiqul Alam
Chairman, Board of Trustees, AUST and President of Dhaka Ahsania
Mission, Special Chief Guest Prof. Dr. M.H. Khan, advisor and
founder vice-chancellor of AUST and Special Guest Prof. Dr.
A.M.M. Safiullah, Vice-Chancellor, AUST. Prof. Dr. Md. Mahmudur
Rahman, Head of Civil Engineering Department, AUST chaired the
session. Afterwards, the participants moved on to the venues of
their respective events. The six events took place in 4 venues
at AUST, namely, CADD Lab, Dr. M.H. Khan Auditorium, Jury Room,
and Conference Room adjacent to VC Office. A total of 18 judges
from various educational institutions including AUST, BUET,
DUET, IUT, KUET, and from government agencies including PWD and
RHD decided the winners of different competitions.
In the afternoon, an interactive career seminar was held, where
Mr. Ayman Sadique, founder of 10 Minute School, was the keynote
speaker. Chief guest Mr. Md. Abu Sadeque P.Eng, Director, HBRI
graced the closing session, which was chaired by Prof. Dr. Md.
Mahmudur Rahman. Chief Guest and chairman gave out prizes to the
winning participants at the concluding part of the session.