Training Course On “Introduction to GIS Programming and Algorithm”

TRAINING SESSIONS

Session 1: Introduction of computer programing and Python IDEs

Session 2: Fundamentals of Python I {variables, data type & structure, operators & expression}

Session 3: Fundamental of Python II {Control flow, functions, input-output, error & exception handling}

Session 4: Introduction to object oriented paradigm and arcpy package

Session 5: Working with spatial data (vector)

Session 6: Working with spatial data (raster)

Session 7: Introduction to Algorithms Session 8: Working with Algorithms

Important Information:

No. of seat: 30

Last date of application: December 06, 2017

List of selected candidate publish for registration: December 10, 2017

Registration: December 11-18, 2017

Registration Fee: 7,000/- (Seven Thousand Taka Only)

Course Duration: 2 days (December 22-23, 2017)

Class Time: 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

Course Co-ordinator: Md. Aminul Islam, Lecturer, BUET-JIDPUS, BUET. 01558986163

Contact Information: 029662975, 01716675753, 01712523570

Application Process: Interested candidate are requested to submit filled application form (GIS Programming-application-Form) along with all academic certificates and transcript to jidpus.training@gmail.com. Selected candidates will be notified email/phone call to complete registration process.

Registration Process: Selected candidate will be requested to submit filled registration form (Training-GIS-Registration-Form) along with registration fee payment reference/bank draft document to jidpus.training@gmail.com.  

 

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Training Course on “Introduction to Remote Sensing and its Application in Natural Hazard”

TRAINING SESSIONS

  • Session 1: Fundamental of Remote Sensing (Electromagnetic spectrum, energy flow and interaction, resolution, image interpretation principles)
  • Session 2: Multispectral Systems (Sensor and Platform)
  • Session 3: Brief Introduction RADAR, LiDAR and Thermal Remote Sensing Systems
  • Session 4: Introduction to Image Archive System and Accessibility
  • Session 5: Image Enhancement
  • Session 6: Thematic Information Extraction (Supervised and Unsupervised Classification)
  • Session 7: Accuracy Assessment
  • Session 8: Change Detection
  • Session 9: Fundamentals of Hazard and Risk; Overview of Global Disaster Alert Systems
  • Session 10: Remote Sensing in Hydro-Meteorological Disasters (Flood, Drought, Storms) I
  • Session 11: Remote Sensing in Hydro-Meteorological Disasters (Flood, Drought, Storms) II
  • Session 12: Remote Sensing Application in Geohazard (Earthquake /Landslide)

Important Information:

No. of seat: 30

Last date of application: November 15, 2017

List of selected candidate publish for registration: November 20, 2017

Registration: November 21-30, 2017

Registration Fee: 10,000/- (Ten Thousand Taka Only)

Course Duration: 3 days (December 13-15, 2017)

Class Time: 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

Course Co-ordinator: Md. Aminul Islam, Lecturer, BUET-JIDPUS, BUET. 01558986163

Contact Information: 029662975, 01716675753, 01712523570

Application Process: Interested candidates are requested to submit the filled application form (RS application-Form) along with all academic certificates and transcript to jidpus.training@gmail.com. Selected candidates will be notified email/phone call to complete the registration process.

Registration Process: Selected candidate will be requested to submit the filled registration form (Training-RS-Registration-Form) along with registration fee payment reference/bank draft document to jidpus.training@gmail.com.  

N.B.: Our account is frozen now. Registration will start on 23 December.

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International Conference on Disaster Risk Mitigation (ICDRM) 2017

An international conference on Disaster Risk Mitigation (ICDRM) 2017 was held on 23, 24 September at BUET. BUET-JIDPUS- one of the institutes of BUET- in association with the Civil Engineering Department, BUET organized the 1st conference of this institute titled “International Conference on Disaster Risk Mitigation 2017 (ICDRM 2017)”. In the inaugural ceremony Prof. Dr. Gowher Rizvi, Honorable Adviser to the Prime Minister, International Affairs and Chief of Government Innovation Unit (GIU) as a chief guest; Prof. Dr. Saiful Islam, Honorable Vice-Chancellor, BUET as a inaugural chair; Prof. Dr. Jamilur Reza Choudhury, Honorable Vice-Chancellor, University of Asia Pacific as a keynote speaker; Hitoshi Ara, Senior representative of Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) as a special guest; Dr. AhsanulKabir, Professor, Dept. of Civil Engineering, BUET as a conference chair; Dr. Tahmeed M. Al-Hussaini, Professor, Dept. of Civil Engineering, BUET as a conference co-chair were present. Addressing the horrible side of different disaster Prof. Dr. Gowher Rizvi appreciated the conference. Prof. Dr. Saiful Islam, Honorable Vice-Chancellor, BUET addressed the importance of this kind of conference. Prof. Dr. Jamilur Reza Choudhury, Honorable Vice-Chancellor, University of Asia Pacific presented the lecture addressing different kinds of disaster. On 24 September, in concluding ceremonyProf. A.M.M.Safiullah, Honorable Vice-Chancellor of Ahsanullah University of Science & Technology was present as a chief guest.

This conference was organized as a component of the ( Higher Education Quality Enhancement Project) HEQEP Sub-Project CP-3140 of BUET-JIDPUS. It had addressed various topics related to natural disasters and techniques or methodology to mitigate the impact of such disasters. There were more than 80 papers have been accepted for the conference.

“Visit to Reconstruction Area at Dolakha, Nepal “

A team of four members from BUET (Dr. Raquib Ahsan, Director, BUET-JIDPUS; Dr. Mehedi A. Ansary, Professor, Department of Civil Engineering; Md. Aminul Islam, Lecturer, BUET-JIDPUS; Md. Jasim, Asst. Instrument Engineer, BUET-JIDPUS) visited Nepal from August 20-25, 2017 in different earthquake affected area to see the stone building construction mechanism. A shake table test of similar construction technology was conducted in Kunming Universtiy of Science and Technology. The same technology is being implemented at the reconstruction site in Dolakha for dissemination in rural parts of Nepal.

This visit was a part of the project of International Center for Collaboration Research on Disaster Risk reduction (ICCR-DRR) jointly implemented by Beijing Normal University (BNU), China and National Society for Earthquake Technology -Nepal (NSET) with the funding support from DFID.

International Conference on Disaster Risk Mitigation 2017 (ICDRM 2017)

An International Conference on Disaster Risk Mitigation 2017 (ICDRM 2017) is going to be organized on September 23-24, 2017 at BUET under HEQEP Sub-Project CP-3140 of University Grants Commission Bangladesh with funding from World Bank. Main focus of the conference is on the application of engineering and technology for disaster risk assessment and mitigation. Social and policy aspects for the implementation of the mitigation procedures are also welcome.

IMPORTANT DATES:

Deadline for abstract submission: 7 August, 2017

Abstract acceptance notification: 12 August, 2017

Full paper submission deadline: 5 September, 2017

Full paper acceptance notification: 12 September, 2017

Additional information regarding ICDRM 2017:

1. Registration information will be posted soon. We are trying to keep registration fee to a minimum to encourage participation.
2. Unfortunately, there are no funds available for the travel grant.
3. It is preferred that the word limit for the abstract is maintained.

For registration information visit the following link: 

http://buetdrr.com/index.php/icdrm2017/registration

Download Conference Brochure:ICDRM 2017 First Circular

Workshop on “Curriculum Development for Post-Graduate Degree and Diploma Program in Disaster Engineering/Disaster Technology”

A workshop on “Curriculum Development for Post-Graduate Degree and Diploma Program in Disaster Engineering/Disaster Technology” was held on May 13, 2017, at BUET-Japan Institute of Disaster Prevention & Urban Safety (BUET-JIDPUS). This workshop was conducted as an activity under HEQEP project CP No. 3140 titled “Development of PostGraduate Research and Degree Programs in Disaster Risk Reduction at New Institute on Disaster Prevention and Urban Safety” of University Grants Commission Government of Bangladesh.

The workshop was attended by faculty members fromCUET, RUET, DUET, IUT, MIST, AUST, UAP and various departments of BUET, as well as representatives from Geological Survey of Bangladesh (GSB) and Department of Disaster Management (DDM).

Prof. Tahmeed M. Al‐Hussaini presented the concept paper.He spoke on different post-graduate degree programs at various local and foreign academic institutions. He finally presented a proposal for post-graduate degree and diploma programs related to Disaster Risk Reduction at BUET-JIDPUS with a focus on the application of engineering and technology. The workshop was also addressed by Prof. Raquib Ahsan (Director, BUET-JIDPUS), Prof. Md. Tarek Uddin (CE, IUT), Dr. Maruful Hasan Mazumder (DEE, CUET), Prof. Md. Kamruzzaman (URP, RUET), Prof. Mohammad ShakilAkther (URP, BUET), Prof. Jahid Hasan (CE, MIST), Prof. Md. Rezaul Karim (CE, DUET), Dr. NehreenMajed (CE, UAP), Dr. Nayma Khan (Architecture, BUET), Md. Azahar Hossain (Geology, GSB) and NetaiDeySarker (GIS, DDM).

Possible courses for the proposed graduate degree program were finalized. It was agreed that a detailed proposal based on recommendations of the workshop will be formulated at an early date by the project team and distributed among all participants.

Shake Table Testing of Earthquake Resistant Concrete Frames

BUET-Japan Institute of Disaster Prevention and Urban Safety (BUET-JIDPUS) is conducting a research project on Shake Table Testing of Earthquake Resistant Frame using Buckling Restrained Brace (BRB).

Pl: Prof. Mehedi A. Ansary, BNUS

Co-Pl: Prof Raquib Ahsan, BUET-JIDPUS

 

 

 

 

Training Program on “Seismology and Seismic Hazard Assessment”

A day long Training Program on “Seismology and Seismic Hazard Assessment” was held on 16 February 2017 at BUET-Japan Institute of Disaster Prevention & Urban Safety (BUET-JIDPUS), organized by BUET-JIDPUS in association with University of Trieste, Italy. The training program was attended by 32 participants, including students and faculty members from BUET, DU, MIST, CUET, UAP, Khulna University and representatives (engineers) from PWD, LGED, RHD, RAJUK, HBRI, BWDB, UBSP. This training program was organized as an activity under HEQEP Project CP-3140 “Development of Post-Graduate Research and Degree Programs in Disaster Risk Reduction at New Institute on Disaster Prevention and Urban Safety” of University Grants Commission Government of Bangladesh.

 

Dr. Md. Mazharul Haque, Professor, Department of Civil Engineering, and Dean, Faculty of Civil Engineering, spent some time at the training program. In his address to the participants, he stressed the importance of the subject matter. Speakers in the training program included Dr. Fabio Romanelli, Dr. Franco Vaccari, Dr. Tahmeed M. Al-Hussaini. The training program ended with a discussion session and certificate awarding. Prof. Dr. Raquib Ahsan, Professor, Dept. of Civil Engineering and Director of BUET-JIDPUS distributed the certificates among the participants.