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The first ever Brain-Computer Interface (BCI) Research Lab of Bangladesh launched in UIU

2021/12/14 12:24:30 • Posted by: Admin
The first Brain-Computer Interface (BCI) Research Lab in Bangladesh was launched at the United International University campus on 12 December. The lab is expected to play an effective role in enhancing the research and development capacity in the fields of Human-Computer Interface, Brain-Machine Interface, Biomedical, and Rehabilitation Engineering in Bangladesh. Funded by the Bangladesh Hi-Tech Park Authority (BHTPA), ICT Division, the Brain-Computer Interface (BCI) Research Lab in Advanced Intelligent Multidisciplinary Systems Lab (AIMS Lab) at UIU will ensure the opportunities for Neural Engineering research and its applications in Bangladesh. Zunaid Ahmed Palak, MP, state minister of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Division, inaugurated the lab as the chief guest of the inaugural ceremony. Senior secretary of ICT Division NM Zeaul Alam PAA, Bangladesh Hi-Tech Park Authority Managing Director Dr. Bikarna Kumar Ghosh, and United Group Chairman & Managing Director Moinuddin Hasan Rashid were present as the special guests of the event. Executive Director of Institute for Advanced Research Professor Dr. M Rezwan Khan delivered the welcome speech and UIU Vice-Chancellor Prof Dr. Chowdhury Mofizur Rahman presided over the inaugural ceremony. Faculty members, officials, academicians, medical specialists, government officials, researchers, and other distinguished guests from various universities and institutions in Bangladesh were present at the inaugural ceremony.