IEEE President Elect speaks on smart buildings and IoT at IUB


Prof. Saifur Rahman of Virginia Tech University, USA, was honoured at Independent University, Bangladesh (IUB) on December 15, 2021 for becoming the first Bangladeshi to become the President Elect for 2022 of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE). Prof. Rahman gave a talk on the potential of smart buildings and IoT both globally and locally. He stressed the need for concentrating effort in energy-saving technologies in Bangladesh to mitigate economic and environmental impacts. By utilising advanced building designs and automation, he said that Bangladesh can save on expensive fuel imports at nominal cost.