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Math Olympiad Held at BRACU

The Department of Mathematics and Natural Sciences (MNS) of BRAC University organised “Inter University Mathematics Olympiad-2011” on December 9, 2011 in collaboration with Bangladesh Mathematical Society (BMS). The aim of this Mathematical Olympiad was to create the opportunity for young talented undergraduate students in the country to stand out and illustrate their mathematical and analytical skills. In addition, endeavor was to create a national awareness for the development of mathematics education at the tertiary level and skills in Bangladesh. 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 Professor Md Abdus Sattar, President, Bangladesh Mathematical Society, was the special Guest in the Inauguration Ceremony .

Participant of the Math Olympiad.

Sheikh Ziauddin, Department of EEE, BUET stood first in the competition. Forshad Al- Hossain and Emroze Khan from the same Department and same Institution stood Second and Third respectively. Professor Jamilur Reza Choudhury, Former Vice - Chancellor, BRAC University, graced the “Closing and Prize Awarding Ceremony” of the mentioned events as the chief guest. A number of renowned Professors of Mathematics from different institutions also added enchantment in this grand event by their kind presence.

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