Activities

 

 

  • Seismic Microzonation of Cox’s Bazaar Municipal Area.
  • Earthquake Vulnerability Assessment at Old Dhaka ( Word No. 68).
  • Strong Motion Monitoring System in Bangladesh: 2007 to 2011.
  • Geophysical Survey at Srimangal Area, Sylhet.
  • Analysis of Climate Change Phenomena in Bangladesh.
  • Workshops, Seminars and Meetings

 

  • Diagnosis of the Seismic Vulnerability of Buildings at Dhaka Using Non-Destructive Resting.
  • Evaluation of Fire Fighting System at High-Rise Buildings in Dhaka City.
  • Microtremor H/V Technique for Site Response Analysis.
  • Vulnerability Assessment of Public Buildings in Old town.
  • Installation of Earthquake Monitoring System for Bangladesh.
  • Characteristics of Microtremor for a 110 MW Power Plant in South Western Region of Bangladesh.
  • Seismic Vulnerability assessment of Educational Buildings in OLD Dhaka.
  • Mason Training Program.
  • Workshops, Seminars and Training courses.

 

  • Research personnel from BNUS participated the “ SAARC Training on Earthquake Risk Mitigation’ held on 30 March- 04 April at Continuing Education Department, IIT, Roorkee, India, Organized by SAARC Disaster Management Centre, New Delhi and Centre of Excellence Disaster Mitigation and Management, IIT, Roorkee
  • BNUS conducted a Questionnaire Survey on Raising Earthquake Awareness in the Cox’s Bazar Municipality on March 10-14, 2009.
  • BNUS participated the seminar on Earthquake Risk Mitigation organized by JICA on March 08, 2009 organized by Public Works Department (PWD)
  • BNUS conducted a Review Program on School Earthquake Safety Awareness at Armanitola High School, Old Dhaka on December 26, 2008
  • BNUS participated the Workshop on the Final Draft of Standing Orders for Disasters held on December 18, 2008, organized by Disaster Management Bureau, Bangladesh
  • BNUS performed interview survey from November 26 to December 07, 2008, in Dhaka on the role of Standing Orders of Disaster (SoD) of Bangladesh and the Cyclone SIDR Management operations
  • BNUS participated the National Workshop on Hospitals Safe from Disasters. organized by Disaster Management Bureau, Bangladesh on October 29, 2008 , The International Day for Disaster Reduction
  • BNUS participated the Workshop on Compatibility of GIS Data and Development of Guidelines for Metadata Data Sharing Protocol and National GIS Policy, on October 22, 2008, jointly organized be Center for Environment and Geographic Information Services (CEGIS) and Comprehensive Disaster Management Programme (CDMP), Government of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh
  • BNUS participated the 7th International Symposium on New Technologies For Urban Safety Of Mega Cities In Asia(USMCA), 2008, held on 21-22 October, Beijing, China
  • BNUS arranged a field visit for the experts/researchers to some landslide areas of Chittagong district from September 10 to 11, 2008
  • BNUS participated the Training on Shallow Seismic and Array Micro-Tremor on September 10-11, 2008; organized by Comprehensive Disaster Management Programme (CDMP) and OYO International Corp., Government of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh
  • BNUS participated the Training on PS Logging and Field Demonstration on August 21, 2008 organized by Comprehensive Disaster Management Programme (CDMP), Government of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh
  • BNUS participated the National Workshop on Disaster Management Act -2008, on August 11, 2008 organized by Disaster Management Bureau, Bangladesh
  • BNUS participated the Non Destructive Testing Appreciation Course for Senior Level Executives on August 7-9, 2008; Bangladesh Society for Non-Destructive testing, Atomic Energy Centre, Dhaka, Bangladesh
  • BNUS team surveyed towns and villages around the earthquake source of M4.9 Mymensingh-Gauripur Earthquake, 2008 from July 29 to August 04, 2008
  • BNUS team surveyed towns and villages around the earthquake source of M4.1 Rajshahi Earthquake, 2008 from July 16 to 19 and 27, 2008
  • BNUS participated the Training Workshop on Earthquake Microzonation on May 15, 2008 organized by Comprehensive Disaster Management Programme (CDMP), Government of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh
  • BNUS performed a Post Disaster Survey from May 5 to May 12, 2008 at local level administrations and cyclone management authorities in two Districts Patuakhali and Barguna, worst affected by cyclone SIDR 2007
  • BNUS conducted a School Earthquake Safety Awareness Program (SESAP) at Ananadamoyee Girls’ High School, Old Dhaka on March 24, 2008
  • BNUS organized a Short Course on ‘Disaster and Conflict – What Shall We Do on It?’, jointly with the Continuing Education Center, BUET on March 15-16, 2008.

Training Workshop

  • A Training Program for Masons on “How to Build Earthquake Resistant Buildings” was conducted on October 16-18 (theoretical) and October 23-26 (practical), 2008

Seminars

  • A seminar on Urban Safety and Disaster Management was organized on March 15, 2009. Prof. Kimiro Meguro, Director, ICUS and Prof. Sawada, ICUS, IIS, University of Tokyo, delivered presentations on “The Most Important Issue for Disaster Mitigation and Integrated Information System for Total Disaster Management” and “Satellite Remote Sensing for Monitoring Natural Environment and Disasters” consecutively.
  • A Seminar on Raincut Erosion Control in Chittagong Hilly Areas” was jointly organized with Bangladesh Earthquake Society (BES) on November 15, 2008, chaired by Prof. Dr. Jamilur Reza Chowdhury, President, BES. Dr. Abdul Jabbar Khan, Professor, Dept. Of Civil Engineering, Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (BUET), presented a lecture on the experience of visiting the landslide prone hilly areas of Chittagong, as an Expert Team Member of BNUS.
  • A Roundtable Meeting on Raincut Erosion Control in Chittagong Hilly Areas” was organized on August 28, 2008, chaired by Prof. Dr. A. M. M. Safiullah, Vice Chancellor, Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (BUET), Dr. Abdul Jabbar Khan, Professor, Dept. Of Civil Engineering, BUET, presented a lecture on Raincut Erosion Control in the hilly areas of Chittagong and Application of Geojute. Personnel from Education Engineering Department (EED), Geological Survey of Bangladesh (GSB), Fire Service and Civil Defense, Institute of Water Modelling (IWM), CEGIS, PWD, RAJUK, SPARRSO, ECB and Professors from BUET participated the meeting.
  • A seminar on “Current Trends in Earthquake Resistant Design of Structures” was held on 09/02/2013 at Environmental Seminar Room, Civil Building BUET. Dr. S. K. Ghosh, president, S. K. Associates Inc., USA and Professor Dr. M. A. Ansary, Director of BNUS were present in the program with other 40 participants from different professional group.
  • Researchers of BNUS participated in a seminar named ‘Urban building fire mitigation and safety issues in Asian mega cities: Bangladesh Chapter’ was held on 21st December to 23rd December, 2010 organized by Tokyo University of Science, Building Research Institute of Japan, BUET, American International University Bangladesh (AIUB), Bangladesh Fire Service and Civil Defence (BFSCD) and Ministry of Housing and Public Works, Bangladesh.