Network of Instrument Technical personnel and User scientist of Bangladesh (NITUB)
Network of Instrument Technical personnel and User scientists of Bangladesh (NITUB) is a registered [registration number: S-7887(1077)08] voluntary, non-profitable, non-political learned society dedicated to scientific education and research. NITUB is functioning since 19 July 1994. The following are the activities of NITUB of 2019:
One of the main objectives of NITUB is to conduct training programmes on specific group of instruments to update the knowledge of user scientists and technical personnel on instrumentation so that scientific equipment of different institutions functions properly and scientific research could be carried out effectively. In the year 2019 NITUB, organized five training programmes i.e. (72nd , 73rd, 74th ,75th and 76th) in which 92 young faculties, post graduate students, scientists and technical personnel of different public and private universities and research organizations of Bangladesh were trained. of these 92 participants 26 were female participants. [Details ...……..]
Instrument Repair Programe
Through this programme of NITUB, one hundred five (105) non-functioning scientific equipment of different educational and research organizations of Bangladesh have been repaired in the year 2019. The reported book value of these scientific instruments is approximately BD Taka 3,13,65,000/- (U.S. $ 3,74,507/-) and NITUB spent very little amount to fixed these instruments. It may be mentioned that of these instruments a large number is repaired during practical sessions of different training programmes of NITUB.[Details ...…….]
NITUB used to post all its activities in its website (www.nitub.org). Moreover, NITUB also publishes brochure, profile, manual etc. NITUB has published brochures for the training programmes conducted in the year 2019. Training materials, manuals etc. were given to the participants of the programmes of 2019.
Membership of NITUB
Seventeen (17) scientists and technical personnel became members of NITUB in 2019. Till December 2019, NITUB has two hundred forty seven (247) members of which 11 founder members, 225 life members (including six foreign life members) and 11 ordinary members.
[Details all list > go to page “Membership of NITUB” ].
AGM-2018 of NITUB and “25 years of NITUB”
To celebrate silver jubilee of NITUB, a meeting was convened on 09 March 2019 at 10:00 a.m. and the meeting was followed by the Annual General Meeting (AGM) of NITUB of 2018 at the Centre for Advanced Researches in Sciences, University of Dhaka.
Eighty-five (85) people from different institutes attended the meeting. Of these participants heads of different institutes were also present. General Secretary of NITUB, Professor Altaf Hussain gave a brief presentation on NITUB highlighting its aims, objectives and activities. He also narrated the activities of NITUB since its inception in 1994. There was a lively discussion and participants were pleased to know about NITUB. Few participants took the floor and spoke high about NITUB and urged NITUB to continue its activities and assure supports to NITUB.
AGM of NITUB of 2018 was attended by seventy-two (72) members of NITUB and it was presided by the President of NITUB, Professor Mesbahuddin Ahmad. General Secretary of NITUB placed the annual report of NITUB of 2018 and treasurer of NITUB placed the audit report of NITUB of 2018 and budget of NITUB of 2019. After detailed discussion on reports of 2018 and budget of 2019 of NITUB the members approved the budget and reports.
NITUB gratefully acknowledges the financial and logistic support of the following organizations to conduct its activities of 2019
: ISP / IPICS (International Science Programme / International Programme in the Chemical
Sciences) Uppsala University, Sweden
: Department of Chemistry, University of Dhaka, (DU)
: Centre for Advanced Research in Sciences (CARS), University of Dhaka, (DU)
: BUHS (Bangladesh University of Health Sciences), Dhaka
: Department of Chemistry, Jagannath University (JnU), Dhaka
: Department of Chemistry, Shahjala University of Science and Technology (SUST), Sylhet
Professor Dr. Altaf Hussain
General Secretary, NITUB