Seminar On 05 December 2013
The Inauguration Ceremony of the First National Conference of Bangladesh Crystallographic Association (BCA) was held on Thursday, 05 December 2013 at 9:00 a.m. at the Nabab Nawab Ali Chowdhury Senate Bhaban, University of Dhaka. Honorable Vice Chancellor of the University of Dhaka, Professor A A M S Arefin Siddique was the Chief Guest in the occasion. Professor Altaf Hussain was the President and Dr. Dilip Kumar Saha was general Secretary of BCA. Prof. C. H. Ruscher of Germany has present in the conference as the foreign participant. The aim of the conference was to bring together scholars and students of all areas of crystallography related sciences and to present their recent research findings. The conference was successful to promote the interest and understanding of crystallography with respect to teaching and research in Bangladesh as well as to have interactions with regional and international crystallographers.
There were plenary and invited lectures, oral and poster presentations on the following fields of crystallography related sciences, however not restricted only to these fields: Structural Chemistry, Diffraction Physics, Materials Science, Nano Materials, Small Angle Scattering, Crystal Growth and Engineering, Structural Geology and Mineralogy, Small and Macro Molecules, Structures in Biology, Membrane Proteins, Enzymes, Structural Proteomics & Bioinformatics, Drug Designing, Energy Related Materials, Crystallography & Crystallographic Computing Theme lecture on “Crystallography in Bangladesh” was delivered by A. Hussain and a Plenary lecture was given by C. H. Rüscher on “Hydrogen Storage in Alumino-Silicates: Handling of NaBH4 in Geopolymers and Sodalites”. There were 4 invited speech, 28 oral and 23 poster presentation in the conference.
Seminar on Chemical Safety and Security
A seminar on Chemical Safety and Security was held at BCIC auditorium, BCIC bhaban, Dhaka on 28 October 2016. Md. Mosharraf Hossain Bhuiyan ndc, senior secretary, Ministry of Industries, Government of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh was present as a chief guest in the seminar. Prof. Mesbahuddin Ahmad, Former President, BCS was the guest of honour in the inaugural session of the seminar. Mr. Mohammad Iqbal, Chairman, BCIC and Mr. Md. Shaheen Kamal, Director, Production and Research, BCIC were the chief patron and patron respectively. Prof. Dr. Wahab Khan, General Secretary, BCS, gave a welcome address in the inaugural session of the seminar. Prof. Dr. Nilufar Nahar delivered a lecture on “Chemical Safety, Security and management” in the seminar. Mr. Abul Basher Miah, Acting President, BCS presented a fruitful lecture on “Implementation of Responsible Care and safety Concept in Chemical management”. Dr. Mubarak Ahmad Khan, Chief Scientific Officer and Director General, Atomic Energy Research Establishment, Bangladesh Atomic Energy Commission, delivered a talk on “Decontamination and Decolorization of Textile Effluents by Ionization Radiation Steps to Zero Waste discharge”. At the end of the seminar Mr. Abul Basher Miah, Acting President, BCS gave a closing speech and Mr. Md. Shaheen Kamal, Director, Production and Research, BCIC gave vote of thanks. The seminar was completed with fruitful discussion and recommendation followed by AGM-2015 successfully.
Seminar on Consumer Products and Chemistry
A seminar on “Consumer Products and Chemistry” was held on 28th June, 2014 at BCIC auditorium, BCIC bhaban, Dhaka. Mr. Amir Hossain Amu, MP, Minister, Ministry of Industries, Government of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh, was the Chief Guest in the seminar. Mr. Md. Moinuddin Abdullah, Secretary, Ministry of Industries, and Mr. Md. Munsur Ali Sikder ndc, Chairman, BCIC were present as special guest and Chief Patron in the Seminar respectively. The keynote speech on “Consumer Products and Chemistry” was delivered by Prof. Dr. Abul Khair, Department of Chemistry, IUBAT. Prof. Jasim Uddin Ahmad, President, BCS and Prof. Dr. Al-Nakib Chowdhury, General Secretary, BCS, Mr. Abul Basher Miah, Chairman, Organizing Committee, and Mr. Md. Altaf Uddin Sheikh, member secretary of Organizing committee presented their valuable speech in the seminar. There was a fruitful discussion on the keynote speech. The seminar following by AGM 2014 was completed successfully.