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Message from the Head,
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering (CEE)

Welcome to the Civil and Environmental Engineering (CEE) department of Islamic University of Technology (IUT), a subsidiary organ of Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC). Department of CEE has started its journey in 2008 with the aim of development of highly qualified civil and environmental engineers who will be responsible for the development of residential, commercial and other infrastructural facilities for our livings and recreation; safe transport of people and goods from one place to other; safe supply of drinking water and management of our wastes in the community; protecting us against natural hazards, such as floods, typhoons, earthquake, landslide, etc.; and development of technologies for sustainability of our environment; etc.

Since its establishment in 2008, the department is focusing on continuous improvement of quality of education through (i) development of highly qualified faculties and staffs, (ii) development of laboratory facilities for research works, (iii) getting best quality students at the intake, (iv) continuous monitoring and evaluation of the students, (v) counseling in classes and beyond the class hours, (v) arrangement of workshops, seminar, conference, and short courses on special issues in the relevant field, (vi) encouraging students to participate in the extra-curricular activities, (viii) arrangement of internship for the students in the government and private organizations, (ix) monitoring of the performance of alumni's in the job field, (x) getting feedback regarding alumni's from the employer, (xi) continuous up gradation of syllabus, (xii) collaboration with industries and universities, (xiii) accreditation of the programs by local and international boards/authorities, etc.

Meanwhile, five batches of students have graduated from the department of CEE are performing excellent service on job both nationally and internationally. Also, some of the students are pursuing higher education in reputed universities across the world. The graduates of the department are playing a vital role in the society for the improvement of the mankind and contributing in making the Islamic economy competitive and sustainable and also helping to the global economy as a whole.

The faculties of the department are doing research works on recycling, durability and sustainability of construction materials; earthquake resistant design of structures; finding the effective ways for reducing traffic jams in the country; controlling pollutions in air, water, and soil; making foundation in soft soil for challenging structures; etc. The research outcomes of faculties and students are published regularly in national and international reputed journals.

We invite you to explore our website for exciting opportunities in the department and contact us if you need further information. Your feed regarding any issues of the department will be highly appreciated.

Dr. Md. Tarek Uddin, PEng.
Professor and Head
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering (CEE)