A research workshop on ‘Skill Development and Research Methodology’ has been organized by Textile Engineering Department, Sonargaon University (SU) to enhance the skills of research / thesis in the textile sector. The workshop was held on July 7 (Friday) at 146 Mohakhali Campus Auditorium of Textile Engineering Department, Sonargaon University (SU) in collaboration with the Center for Research and Training (CRT).
Sonargaon University Vice-Chancellor Prof Dr. Abul Bashar as chief guest and Treasurer Al-Amin Mollah, Registrar SM Nurul Huda, Professor. Dr. M.A. Mabud Dean, Faculty of Science and Engineering of Sonargaon University (SU) were present as special guests. The workshop program was chaired by Engr. Rezaul Karim, Assistant Professor and Head of Textile Engineering Department, Sonargaon University (SU).
The keynote speaker of the workshop was Assistant Professor of Wet Process Engineering department at Bangladesh University of Textiles (BUTEX) Dr. Sheikh Md. Mamun Kabir and Engr. Faruq Hosen Lecturer of Textile engineering department was the coordinator in the workshop program. Students of the final year participated in the day long workshop program of the textile engineering department of Sonargaon University (SU). The first and second session of the workshop was the keynote speaker Asst. Professor Dr. Sheikh Md. Mamun kabir gave a detailed idea of the main motivation of the research based practical education. He also highlighted the importance and internationalization of textile research in the context of Bangladesh and its use in human welfare.
At present, Bangladesh is one of the emerging economies and the contribution of the textile industry to the economy of this country is at the top. Bangladesh ranks second in the export of garments and the relentless textile engineers are leading the way in the pursuit of sustainability and development. The event highlighted the importance of government grants and cooperation for research. It is hoped to organize such workshops in the future. In the modern competitive world, there is no alternative to research-based education to survive alongside developed countries.
It calls for qualified textile engineers to play a more important role in the textile industry of Bangladesh. Sonargaon University has been playing a sincere role since its inception in the pursuit of research education.