Seminar on “Smart Materials and Structures” at Civil Engineering Department


A seminar on “Smart Materials and Structures” was held at the Department of Civil Engineering of the University of Asia Pacific (UAP), on Sunday, 20 December 2015. The seminar was chaired by the Chief Guest Prof. Dr. Jamilur Reza Choudhury, Vice Chancellor, UAP.

The keynote speaker was Dr. M. Shamim Miah who is currently working as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Civil Engineering at UAP. His speech was highlighted on “Semi-active Control for Magnetorheological Dampers via Coupling of System Identification Methods”. Dr. Miah discussed the recent advancement on Structural Engineering, in particular, Vibration Mitigation and Control via the use of Smart Materials combining with cutting edge technologies and techniques.

Prof. Dr. M. R. Kabir, Pro Vice Chancellor, UAP, Prof. Dr. Alamgir Habib, Professor and Head of the department, Prof. Dr. Tarek Uddin, Professor and Head of the Department of CE, IUT and Prof. Dr. I. Anam, department of CE, UAP were present at the program. Furthermore, all the faculty members and students of the department as well as visitors were present at the seminar and made the seminar reciprocate and fruitful.