The CUB among the 50 best universities in the world for innovation

Canadian University of Bangladesh (CUB) is among the top 50 universities in the World Real Impact Universities (WURI) ranking.

In the 2022 WURI rankings, the Canadian University of Bangladesh ranked 44th in the “Fourth Industrial Revolution” category for innovation and impact from the Department of Navigation and Marine Science, according to a press release issued on Sunday. .

Overall, the university ranks between 201 and 300 among all universities in the world.

In this project, the technique of applying fourth-generation artificial intelligence in maritime transport has been chosen. An algorithm has been developed, which allows ships to navigate safely through waterways without human intervention. He is able to ensure the safety of waterways as well as monitor risks or determine what to do in an emergency.

Founding Director of WURI and Professor Emeritus of Seoul National University Hwy-Chang Moon congratulated Canadian University of Bangladesh for receiving this honor.

Hwy-Chang Moon said in an email to the Vice-Chancellor of the Canadian University of Bangladesh, Professor Dr HM Jahirul Haque: “We believe that your expertise and innovative programs are worth sharing with other institutions. of teaching. That’s why we ask that you also share your improved or new programs with WURI in the coming year. »

The chairman of the university’s board of trustees, Dr. Chowdhury Nafeez Sarafat, congratulated the Canadian University of Bangladesh for this global recognition.

Dr. Chowdhury Nafeez Sarafat said, “Canadian University of Bangladesh has always been committed to creating world-class educational opportunities. That is why everyone associated with this organization continues their tireless efforts. We engage students in innovative projects and activities while ensuring a world-class education. These projects have multifaceted effects nationally and internationally and WURI has honored our efforts with global recognitions.

The department was started at the Canadian University of Bangladesh under the leadership of Dr. Chowdhury Nafeez Sarafat for the expansion of Merchant Navy and Maritime Science education in Bangladesh. At present, education at undergraduate and postgraduate levels continues in this department.

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