Publish Date : 30th October, 2022
Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering (EEE) of United International University (UIU) organized a “VLSI Day 2022” on October 26, 2022 (Wednesday) at 10:00 AM at UIU campus, United City, Madani Avenue, Dhaka. The program events covered plenary talks, interaction with semiconductor companies, and prize giving ceremony of the VLSI design competition.
Hon’ble Mr. NM Zeaul Alam PAA, Senior Secretary, ICT Division, Government of Bangladesh was present as the chief guest and handed over the champion trophy to the winning teams. Mr. Moinuddin Hasan Rashid Hon’ble Chairman & Managing Director, United Group, Mr. Malik Talha Ismail Bari, Member, BOT of UIU, Prof. Dr. M Rezwan Khan, former Vice Chancellor of UIU, Prof. Dr. A.B.M. Harun ur Rashid, Dept. of EEE, BUET were present as the special guests in the program. The Hon’ble Vice Chancellor (In-Charge) of UIU Prof. Dr. Md. Abul Kashem Mia presided over the ceremony.
Among others Mr. Md Shakhawat Hossain, Chief Executive Officer, Neural Semiconductor Ltd., Mr. Abdul Mubin Ahmed, Senior Director, Ulkasemi Ltd., Mr. Mojahedul Hoque Abul Hasanat, Chief Technology Officer & Chairman, Dynamic Solution Innovators and Mr. Anam Haque, Senior VP, Synapse Design inc. spoke in the program.
A total of 26 teams from 9 public and private universities of the country participated in the competition. Only 15 teams were selected for the final round. The team ID # 05 from BUET won the first prize of 2,00,000 BDT, team ID # 02 from UIU got the second prize of 1,00,000 BDT and team ID # 01 from UIU received the third prize of 50,000 BDT.
The chief guest said, “At present, globally VLSI is an essential subject. For this, the government, academics and industries should jointly work together. If it is implemented, the economy of Bangladesh will be more prosperous, which will play an important role in building smart Bangladesh by 2041.
Deans of different faculties, heads of the departments, faculty members, officials, students, participants, and among others distinguished guests were present in the program. The Electrical and Electronic Club (EEC) of UIU supported the organizer with their praiseworthy hardwork.