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MoU signing between UIU and AIUB for Research Collaboration

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A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed between United International University (UIU) and American International University-Bangladesh (AIUB) for research collaboration yesterday at UIU Campus, United City, Madani Avenue, Dhaka- 1212.

Prof. Dr. Md. Abdur Rahman, Vice Chancellor (In-Charge), American International University-Bangladesh (AIUB) was present as the Chief Guest in the ceremony. Prof. Dr. Md. Abul Kashem Mia, Vice Chancellor (In-Charge), United International University (UIU) was present as the Special Guest. Prof. Dr. M. Rezwan Khan, Executive Director of IAR & Former VC of UIU presided over the ceremony.

Vice Chancellor of UIU and Vice Chancellor of AIUB signed the MoU on behalf of their respective universities. Prof. Dr. Raqibul Mostafa, Dean, School of Science & Engineering, Prof. Dr. Hamidul Huq, Dean, School of Humanities and Social Sciences from the UIU and Prof. Dr. Mohammed Jashim Uddin, Head, Research office, Prof. Dr. Farheen Hassan, Associate, Dean, FBA and Additional Director, IQAC, Prof. Dr. Mohammad Abdul Mannan, Associate Dean, FE Faculty of Engineering, Prof. Dr. Dip Nandi, Associate Dean, Computer Science from the AIUB along with the head of the departments, faculty members, high officials and invited guests were present in the program.

This MoU will promote collective research and high-quality publications in reputable journals, as well as facilitate cooperative research partnership opportunities between AIUB and UIU. Research funds will be awarded to Faculty Members from both universities’ research fields.

Institute for Advanced Research (IAR) of United International University with active financial support from the United Group, has taken the pioneering initiative to provide Research and Development (R&D) funds for the researchers to promote quality research activities in multidisciplinary research areas and spent more than 50 million taka since 2019. Additionally, UIU sponsored research funds and partnered with other National and International organizations. Currently, IAR distributes research funds twice a year and has more than 80 active research projects.

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