Our Mission

  • To strengthen the capacity of professionals in Bangladesh in the field of
  • Disaster risk reduction with particular emphasis on seismic and urban hazards
  • Infrastructure management and structural health monitoring
  • Urban safety

through relevant laboratories (e.g., geotechnical and geophysical testing laboratory,  earthquake engineering laboratory, non-destructive testing laboratory, computational laboratory), research infrastructure, library and computational facilities.

  • To strengthen other local agencies on the above mentioned field through training
  • To promote disaster reduction by disseminating information and knowledge to the public on hazards and safety measures through electronic and print media.
  • To promote collaboration with other national and international universities and research organizations.
  • To provide research, testing and consultancy services in the field of Disaster Prevention and Urban Safety.