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That’s One Small Step for Team ABHIJATRIK

A Giant Leap for AUST


To win Mass Communication Award







One Nation, One Team, One Car “BD-71”

Every year petroleum giant Shell hosts an Eco-car competition open to engineering universities & enthusiastic students titled “Shell Eco Marathon”. This competition focuses on Eco-friendly urban transportation ideas, asking entrants to innovate their ideas, asking entrants to innovate & realize their ideas for the future.

We are proudly announcing that, a team named “Abhijatrik” from the MPE department of AUST has been selected as a first Bangladeshi team of 75 years journey of this competition. Submitting their innovative ideas, design concept & other engineering aspects, they have been qualified for this prestigious event. It’s a glorious event for the university as well as the nation.

In the Competition besides the on-track award there is also off-track award named Mass Communication Award which will be given on the basis of the Liking of the Team Page on Facebook, YouTube etc. So everyone is requested to ‘Like’ the page of Team ABHIJATRIK in Facebook so that Team ABHIJATRIK can win the Award & can make a history. Besides everyone is requested to spread the word & invite others specially students to support Team ABHIJATRIK.

The link of the page: https://www.facebook.com/TeamAbhijatrik?fref=ts

Thanking you, 

Dr. Dewan Hasan Ahmed

Advisor of Team ABHIJATRIK


AutomoTech Fest 2014

On the 3rd of January 2015, a grand occasion was held in the premises of Ahsanullah University of Science & Technology. The inauguration of 'AutomoTech Fest 2014' was arranged by the cumulative efforts from both the faculty and the talented students of MPE department. The event offered a job fair for the students as well as a project show presenting the talent and the potential of those MPE students. That's not all. An informative seminar concerning the 'Future of Automobile vis-a-vis the Environment' was held with great extravagance. The eventful day drew to a close with stunning cultural performances from the students, giving us a taste of a live presentation of their extra-curricular abilities.

The job fair commenced at 10 a.m. and the curtains drew to a close at 3.00 pm. At the TT ground if AUST & The project show also started from 10 a.m. at the Jury Room of AUST. The show consisted of 22 different projects that were displayed. 

The intrinsic event of the day was the seminar at Prof. Dr. M. H. Khan Auditorium. The seminar was blessed by the presence of honorable Prof. Dr. M.H. Khan (Founder Vice Chancellor, AUST; Former Vice Chancellor, BUET). Prof. Dr. A.M.M. Safiullah (Vice Chancellor of AUST; Former Vice Chancellor BUET), Prof. Dr. Kazi Shariful Alam (Treasurer, AUST), Murtuza Karim (CEO, SG Logistics), Abdul Mumin Chowdhury (Chairman, Green World Trad. & Cont. Comp.) gave their valuable speeches. Besides, the keynote speaker of the event was Prof. Dr. Md. Zahurul Haq (Head, Mechanical Engineering Department of BUET).

Honorable Prof. Dr. M.H. Khan sir in his speech has appreciated the workmanship of his students and motivated others to follow in their path. Prof. Dr. A.M.M. Safiullah said to make it a tradition in Bangladesh so that the world can see the potential of Bangladeshi youth. Prof. Dr. Kazi Shariful Alam bestowed the audience with his motivating speech. In his speech he thanked the sponsors for supporting Team Abhijatrik. The title sponsor of BD-71 Murtuza Karim (CEO, SG Logistics) said that he himself and his company are happy to be with Team Abhijatrik. Prof. Dr. Md. Zahurul Haq gave a inspirational and informative speech on Fuel Efficiency.



Honorable Prof. Dr. M.H. Khan Presenting souvenir to Mr Abdul Mumin Chowdhury



Honorable Prof. Dr. M.H. Khan Presenting souvenir to Prof. Dr. Kazi Shariful Alam



Honorable Prof. Dr. M.H. Khan exchanging souvenir with Prof. Dr. A.M.M. Safiullah


In this seminar the first Bangladeshi team (Team Abhijatrik) (https://www.facebook.com/TeamAbhijatrik) participating in Shell Eco Marathon Asia 2015, was awarded. After the seminar there was the inaugural ceremony of Team Abhijatrik’s car “BD-71”. The team is waiting to wave the flag of Bangladesh in Manila, Philippines for the first time ever in the history of Bangladesh and to bring pride for the nation. Besides the winners of the intra-department “CAD contest” and intra-department “Project show” was also awarded there.



A picture of BD-71 with Honorable Prof. Dr. M.H. Khan, Prof. Dr. Kazi Shariful Alam (Treasurer, AUST), Murtuza Karim (CEO, SG Logistics), Abdul Mumin Chowdhury (Chairman, Green World Trad. & Cont. Comp.) Prof. Dr. Md. Zahurul Haq (Head, Mechanical Engineering Department of BUET), Jubayer Hossain (Team Moderator) and Anjan Goswami(Team Coordinator)


The event was given another dimension of extravagance with the participation of big and popular companies such as SG Logistic (Pvt) Ltd, Powertrack, Onno-Rokom Group and Green World Trading, Al-Haramain Perfumes Group Ltd.



Prof. Dr. A.M.M. Safiullah (Vice Chancellor of AUST), Barrister Rafiqul Haque and Abishek Kumar Ghosh (Team Coordinator) addressing the students and watching BD-71


Renowned television channels consisting of ATN News (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BMbdHEJbyQ8), ntv, RTV (https://www.facebook.com/video.php?v=840406662689576&set=vb.744961135567463&type=2&theater), Jamuna TV, Mohona TV (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Eg0TSpb7Foc) gave the seminar television coverage and they were joined by the Print Media The Daily Alokito Bangladesh as well as online media partner bdnews24.com.