|A 12 Day Mathematical Workshop Started at DU Today|
12 Day Mathematical Workshop Started at DU
A 12-day workshop titled 'Mathematical Epidemiology/Biology' has started today in the Mathematics Department of Dhaka University. The workshop was jointly organized by the Department of Mathematics, University of Dhaka and International Mathematics Institute consisting of France, Switzerland, Spain and Norway-CIMPA. In the auditorium of A F Mujibur Rahman Ganit Bhaban the Minister of Education Dr. Dipu Moni inaugurated the workshop.
Prof. Md. Dr. Shahidul Islam, Chairman of the Department of Mathematics, presided over the opening ceremony. Dhaka University Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Education) Professor A S M Maqsood Kamal, Guillaume Adrin de Kerdrel, Charge d'Affaires of the French Embassy in Dhaka, Mrs. Khushi Kabir, Trustee of AF Mujibur Rahman Foundation and Professor George Mojo Fernandez, Coordinator of CIMPA spoke as special guests. CIMPA's local coordinator Prof. Dr. Chandranath Poddar gave a welcome speech.
Education Minister Dipu Moni congratulated the participants of the workshop and said that it would create an opportunity for researchers from different countries to exchange their thoughts. She said, The Department of Mathematics of University of Dhaka is playing an important role in the development and expansion of mathematics education in the country through various research activities.
He expressed hope that the students would take the country further through free thinking, free intellect practice and research.
Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Education) Prof. A S M Maqsood Kamal sincerely thanked the Department of Mathematics, Dhaka University and CIMPA authorities for organizing this workshop. He hoped that the workshop would play an important role in building a developed economy and society based on knowledge through proper practice of mathematics and in various researches including the Covid-19 epidemic.
N.B.: The International Center for Pure and Applied Mathematics (VOGCHO) is an international organization in France, Switzerland, Spain and Norway working to strengthen mathematical research in developing countries.