2nd Convocation Video



Professor Dr. Md. Sekul Islam

Warm welcome to Atish Dipankar University of Science & Technology (ADUST) website. Atish Dipankar University of Science & Technology (ADUST) is well known for catering to their educational requirements in a big way. It is the university which is established with the vision to extend quality education to the students at a minimum affordable cost. Nothing is more valuable in this world than knowledge and wisdom. The university is a repository of knowledge and wisdom. Now is the time when development of a society and a country is a function of education and knowledge, science and Technology and the digital revolution. Our students are the leaders of development of tomorrow. Our teachers will groom them and provide them the strength and wings to fly and the university will equip them with necessary abilities and skills.

Our university stands for humanism, for tolerance and for adventure of ideas. Quality of the university depends on its teachers. They must plan their lectures. Teachers must be punctual and love their students. Distancing with students makes the instruction ineffective. With these objectives in view the mission of the university is to produce highly skilled manpower, visionary leaders and enlightened citizens. The University has been set up in 2004, after getting approval from the University Grants Commission, Bangladesh. ADUST provides education in the areas of arts, business, science, engineering and health sciences. Besides the academic activities various other kinds of extra-curriculum attainment have brought this university to a center of attention of stakeholders both nationally and internationally. Both teachers and students impulsively participate in different programs to make the university a centre of excellence. We are contented and committed to lead the university forward with the help of the teachers, students, officers and employees having close and constant guidance of the BOT, Syndicate and Academic council members, who have been toiling hard to retain peace and order in the campus. We strongly adhere to all forms of progressive ideas as we bear the spirit of freedom, conscience and liberal thought. ADUST believes that all-out progress will not be achievable without sound knowledge and in-depth understanding in any discipline. It wishes to utilize its total means and energy to root out the curse of unemployment and prevent social regression. ADUST visualizes attaining of social and economic emancipation, removing gender disparity and producing befitting employments for its students. ADUST dreams of a better and sustainable future for the whole nation. This website of ADUST aims at providing the user with the latest information related to what we stand for, what we offer and how we operate our academic and research arena. We believe that all concerned and associates of ADUST will enjoy browsing through this website and use this information available on it in productive manner as per individual/user requirement and expectation.

Professor Dr. Md. Sekul Islam

Professor Dr. Md. Sekul Islam joined as Vice Chancellor of Atish Dipankar University of Science & Technology on August 1st, 2017 as approved by the honorable President of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh and The Chancellor of the University.

Dr. Md. Sekul Islam was born in the village west Baishpur, Upazila: Matlab(south), P.O.: Matlab(south), District: Chandpur, Bangladesh, in a respectable Muslim Dewan family in the year 1949.

He obtained his M. Sc. Degree from the Department of Applied Physics, Electronics and Communication Engineering (Presently renamed as Electrical and Electronic Engineering) of the University of Dhaka. He did his PhD from the Vienna University of Technology, Austria.

He joined as a Lecturer on November 8, 1974 in the Department of Applied Physics, Electronics and Communication Engineering, Dhaka University.

He was appointed as Assistant Professor, Associate Professor and Professor (Selection grade) of the department of EEE, of the University of Dhaka.

He was elected Dean of the faculty of Engineering & Technology, University of Dhaka from December, 2012 to October, 2014.

He was chairman of the department of Applied Physics, Electronics and communication Engineering, University of Dhaka from November 24, 2002 to November 23, 2005.

He was Director of Renewable Energy and Energy Institute for two years and Chairman (Acting) of the department of Nuclear Engineering for six months of the University of Dhaka.

He is presently the member of the Professor Selection Board of the department of Applied Physics, Electronics and Communication Engineering of Chittagong University and member of the Professor Selection Board of the department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering (EEE) of Noakhali University of Science and Technology nominated by the honorable Chancellor of the University.

He is the member of the Professor Selection Board of the department of EEE and Computer Science and Engineering (CSE) of Hamdard University and He is also the member of the Academic council of Kustia University.

After retirement from Dhaka University (on 30 June 2016), He joined as Professor on September 21, 2016 in the faculty of Science and Technology of Atish Dipankar University of Science and Technology (ADUST) and appointed as Dean of the Faculty of Science and Technology on February 1st, 2017. He was the member of the Syndicate and Academic Council of ADUST.

He is the life member of the Electrical and Electronic Engineering (EEE) alumni of the University of Dhaka. He was associated with Bangladesh Electronic Society as Secretary and life member of the Society. He is the member of Bangladesh Physical Society, Bangladesh Computer Society and Bangladesh Association for the Advancement of Science (BAAS).

He was member of the International Advisory Board of Green Asia Program, a collaboration program with Kyushu University, Japan and four other universities from Malaysia, Thailand, Singapore and India with Dhaka University.

Presently he is the part time Professor of the Institute of Leather Engineering and Technology (Course FE 213), University of Dhaka.

He is the writer of three text books suitable for EEE, CSE, ETE and as foundation courses of other engineering disciplines such as Textile Engineering, Leather Engineering, Civil Engineering, etc. and he has good number of scientific publications in the National and International Journals.


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