Expert Talk on The Professions in ICT Industries in Bangladesh by Professor Dr Mohammad Kaykobad

An expert talk on “Professions in ICT Industries in Bangladesh” by Professor Dr Mohammad Kaykobad will be organized by EKUAA and ECE Discipline. This webinar will be held on 9th September 2020 at 7.30 PM (BD time).

Professor Kaykobad served as a Professor of the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (BUET) from 1997 onwards. He was awarded the Gold Medal for contribution to ICT Education by Bangladesh Computer Society in 2005. In 2006 he won the Bangladesh Academy of Science’s Gold Medal for physical sciences. He was a pioneer in introducing competitive programming to Bangladesh. He led the BUET team to the ACM Finals numerous times and his 2000 team finished 11th in the world in 2000. He was awarded the Best Coach Award at the ACM ICPC Finals in 2002. In 2013 he was awarded the Senior Coach Award at the ACM ICPC Finals in St. Petersburg. He was also responsible for starting the Math Olympiad and Informatics Olympiad and Science Olympiad in Bangladesh. He is currently working as a Distinguished Professor at the Computer Science and Engineering Department, Brac University, Dhaka, Bangladesh.