Tower designing competition begins at CUET tomorrow

Staff Correspondent

11 March, 2020 12:00 AM printer

The final round of the tower designing competition titled ‘Tower for Tomorrow: Designing the Future- 2020’ begins at Chittagong University of Engineering and Technology (CUET) tomorrow.

American Concrete Institute (ACI), CUET Student Chapter and EDOTCO, a telecommunication infrastructure service providing organisation, are jointly organising the competition.

An orientation session for the completion was held at the university Council Room of Academic Building on Sunday.

CUET Acting Vice Chancellor (VC) Professor Dr Rabiul Alam inaugurated the session as the chief guest while Civil Engineering department Head Professor Dr Sudip Kumar Paul presided over it.

The ACI faculty Adviser and Architecture department Head Professor Dr GM Sadikul Islam was the coordinator of the programme.

The question-answer session was moderated by Edotco Engineering department Manager Engineer Md Jahangir Alam while Structural Design department Manager Engineer Md Shariful Haque and Project Management department Senior Executive Engineer Farhana Islam conducted it.

Mentionable, the competition was organised with a view to increasing the tower and foundation related creative designing skills among the fourth and masters student of different universities of the country. 

Latest, cheap and environment-friendly technologies will be used for developing the designs. 

Each team will be formed with two to four students of the Civil Engineering department.

Among the prize money of Tk 4.25 lakh, Tk 2.25 lakh will be given to the champion while Tk 1.25 lakh and Tk 75,000 to the second and third position achievers respectively.