University of Asia Pacific held "IDEA-Season 1"


University of Asia Pacific (UAP) held "IDEA-Season 1", a multidisciplinary idea competition organized by the Entrepreneurship & Career Development Club, UAP, on 18 July 2019. The prize money and gifts for the winners were sponsored by Super Star Group while Nescafe rendered the service as a beverage partner. Initially, 38 projects were submitted by the students from different departments of UAP, among those 18 ideas were selected for the final showcase.

National Professor Dr. Jamilur Reza Choudhury, VC, UAP, inaugurated the project exhibition. The daylong event ended at the UAP auditorium with a prize-giving ceremony with the presence of Mr. Monzoor Ahmed Chowdhury, Chairman, UAP, Prof. Dr. M. R. Kabir, Pro VC, UAP, Air Cdre (Retd.) Ishfaq Ilahi Choudhury, Director, Directorate of Students' Welfare, Head of the departments and other faculty members. Seven faculty judges from different departments of UAP evaluated the projects and creative efforts of the students. The judges were Dr. Md. Ashraful Alam, Associate Professor, CE, Md. Masrur Mamun Hossain, Assistant Professor, Arch, Sayeeda Fahmee Chowdhury, Assistant Professor, Pharm, Dr. Nasima Begum, Assistant Professor, CSE. Md. Sazzadur Rahman, Assistant Professor, EEE, Mohammad Rakiv, Assistant Professor, DBA and Md. Abu Shahid Abdullah, Lecturer, English.

A project titled "An Advantageous App System for Thalassemia Patients," developed by 4 students from the Department of Pharmacy & EEE won the 3rd prize. The 2nd position was awarded to "Enhancing Efficiency of Road Network by Signal Timing Optimization," a project from the Department of Civil Engineering, led by Dr. Farzana Rahman, Professor & Head, CE. A project named "Microbial Fuel Constructed Wetland for Waste Water Treatment" supervised by Dr. Tanveer Ferdous Saeed, Professor, CE, was announced as the winning team in this very first Idea Competition held at UAP.

To uphold the continuation of the event, the second season will be announced very soon. The event ended with a vote of thanks by the club adviser Ms. Sisili Rahman, Lecturer, Department of Business Administration, UAP, for the collaboration among the departments that enhanced the magnitude of the competition.