With the aim to generate awareness about mathematics education at the tertiary level, Department of Mathematics and Natural Sciences (MNS) of BRAC University organised the “Inter University Mathematics Olympiad 2011” on Friday, December 10, 2011, in collaboration with Bangladesh Mathematical Society (BMS).
A total of 146 talented students from 22 different institutions from all over the country took part in this national competition. Professor Md. Golam Samdani Fakir, Pro Vice Chancellor, BRAC University was present as the chief guest and Prof. Md. Abdus Sattar, President, Bangladesh Mathematical Society, as special guest at the inauguration ceremony. The event celebrated the mathematical and analytical skills of the young undergraduate students who participated in the Olympiad and showcased their talent. Sheikh Ziauddin, Department of EEE, BUET stood first in the competition. Forshad-al-Hossain
and Emroze Khan from the same institution stood second and third, respectively. Prof. Jamilur Reza Choudhury, former Vice Chancellor of BRAC University, graced the closing and prize distribution ceremony as the chief guest. A number of acclaimed professors of mathematics from different institutions also added glimmer to the event with their presence.