American International University-Bangladesh

American International University-Bangladesh (Bengali: আমেরিকান ইন্টারন্যাশনাল ইউনিভার্সিটি-বাংলাদেশ), commonly known by its acronym AIUB, is an accredited private university in Dhaka, Bangladesh.[3] The university is an independent organization with own Board of Trustees.[4] It offers several degree programs at graduate and undergraduate level from four faculties, particularly in the field of engineering and business studies.

American International University Bangladesh (AIUB)
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Former name
AMA International University-Bangladesh
MottoWhere leaders are created
TypePrivate
Established1994
FounderDr. Anwarul Abedin
ChairmanDr. Hasanul A. Hasan
ChancellorPresident of Bangladesh
Vice-ChancellorCarmen Lamagna
Academic staff
363 (full-time) as of Summer 2016-2017[1]
Students15,000(approx) as of Spring 2018-2019
Undergraduates13,000+
Postgraduates1000+
Location
408/1, Kuratoli, Khilkhet, Dhaka 1229
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23°49′19.4″N 90°25′38.8″E / 23.822056°N 90.427444°E / 23.822056; 90.427444Coordinates: 23°49′19.4″N 90°25′38.8″E / 23.822056°N 90.427444°E / 23.822056; 90.427444
CampusUrban
Colors  Dark Blue
SportsCricket - AIUB Tigers, football - AIUB Eagles
Websitewww.aiub.edu
AIUB Banner
This photo contains 1/4 of total campus.The round shaped building have 8 floor
AIUB permanent campus
Night View
Temporary ANNEX
AIUB interior at night

HistoryEdit

The university was established in 1994[5] as AMA International University Bangladesh, a joint venture between AMA Computer University of the Philippines, and local sponsor Anwarul Abedin.[6] Regular academic classes started in 1995. AMA Computer University later left the partnership, and in 2001 the university was renamed American International University-Bangladesh.[7]

CampusEdit

The university's campus is located in an urban setting near Kuril flyover. The campus area is about 90 acres (36 ha). There is a total building area of 1,300,000 square feet (120,000 m2).[8][9]

AdmissionEdit

Each applicant has to pass the competitive admission test administered by the university.[10][11] In admission test university judges applicant for their knowledge of math and English language. No IELTS score is acceptable without admission test, only TOEFL is acceptable. There are two parts of admission exam written and Viva. Student have to pass both individually.[citation needed]

AcademicsEdit

The medium of instruction of all academic programs at AIUB is English. The academic year of the university incorporates two regular semesters (Fall and Spring). The Summer semester is an optional semester at AIUB. The duration of each semester is 14 weeks. The academic year starts from Fall semester.[12]

The academic programs are divided among the Faculty of Arts & Social Sciences, Faculty of Business Administration, Faculty of Engineering, and Faculty of Science and Information Technology.[13] All the faculties offer both undergraduate and graduate level studies.

AIUB updated its grading system in February 2017 for the second time.[14] The New Grading System will be applicable for those students who have enrolled in Spring 2016-17 and later. Old Grading system will still be applicable for students who have enrolled in Fall 2016-17 and before. The letter grades indicating the quality of course work completed with their corresponding grade points.[15] Minimum CGPA requirement for graduation in any undergraduate and graduate program at AIUB is 2.50.[16]

The scholarship program at AIUB is open for both incoming and continuing students with at least one year of residency.[17] It covers full or partial tuition fee waiver. Incoming students qualify by passing the competitive examinations while weighted average CGPA for the previous year of 3.75 with no grade lower than B and no F, I, W, UW grades no disciplinary records. The number of awards is dependent on the slots available. AIUB authority also provide financial aids for deserving students. AIUB also offers 100% scholarship for the son and daughter of Freedom Fighter (They Should maintain CGPA 3.50 ).

Faculties and departmentsEdit

  1. Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (FASS). [18]
    • Departments of Laws
    • Department of English
    • Department of Economics
    • Department of Public Health
  2. Faculty of Business Administration.[19]
    • Department of Accounting
    • Department of Management and HRM
    • Department of Finance
    • Department of Marketing
    • Department of Operations and Supply Chain Management
  3. Faculty of Engineering. [20]
    • B.Sc. In Electrical And Electronic Engineering (EEE)
    • B.Sc. In Computer Engineering
    • B.Sc In IPE
    • Department of Architecture
    • Master Of Electrical And Electronic Engineering (EEE)
    • Master Of Engineering In Telecommunications (ET)
  4. Faculty of Science & Technology [21]
    • B.Sc. In Computer Science and Engineering (CSE)

Research and publicationsEdit

In research arena, AIUB has internal academic journals: AIUB Journal of Science and Engineering (AJSE) (ISSN 1608-3679) and AIUB Journal of Business and Economics (AJBE), (ISSN 1683-8742). Since the first publications in 2002 three issues per year are being published regularly. AIUB is also the first institute in Bangladesh to launch an online working paper series named AIUB BUS ECON Working Paper Series.[22]

 
AIUB Computer Lab
 
A View of Electrical Machine Lab 1 of AIUB

Extra curricular activitiesEdit

AIUB is one of the only eight universities from Bangladesh who have participated in the maximum level of ACM International Collegiate Programming Contest (ACM ICPC) commonly known as ACM ICPC World Final.[23] In 2001, AIUB qualified for the world final through Wild Card by securing second place in ACM ICPC Kanpur Site regional.[24] Office of Student Affairs (OSA) looks after the extra curricular activities of the student community through student organizations like: AIUB Arts Club first organized "AIUB Arts Club presents 1st Inter Private University Art Exhibition- 2012" Unleashing Imagination at Dhaka Art Center

Notable peopleEdit

AlumniEdit

FacultyEdit

Current or former faculty include:

ControversiesEdit

  • Police arrested trio of AIUB students with 1.5 kg of cake baked from marijuana extract in Mohammadpur on 10 Jun 2021.[42]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Faculty member lists - AIUB". Retrieved 27 November 2014.
  2. ^ "AIUB Campus". Retrieved 3 July 2020.
  3. ^ "List of Accredited Private Universities in Bangladesh". Retrieved 24 September 2014.
  4. ^ "AIUB-Trustee Board". Retrieved 10 March 2008.
  5. ^ "Information". American International University-Bangladesh.
  6. ^ Azam Mahmood (January 1995). "AIUB to Revolutionize Country's IT Scenario". Computer Jagat.
  7. ^ "AIUB Renamed". 2001.
  8. ^ "AIUB Permanent Campus". AIUB. Retrieved 15 May 2017.
  9. ^ "Permanent Campus of AIUB". The Daily Star. 30 March 2012.
  10. ^ "AIUB Admission (Webpage)". Retrieved 25 February 2017.
  11. ^ "AIUB Admission (Facebook)". Retrieved 25 February 2017.
  12. ^ Department (itsd.aiub.edu), AIUB Software Development. "American International University-Bangladesh (AIUB)". www.aiub.edu. Retrieved 25 February 2021.
  13. ^ "Degrees Offering at Present". Retrieved 25 February 2017.
  14. ^ "Revised Grading System (Version 3)". Retrieved 25 February 2017.
  15. ^ "Grading System at AIUB". Retrieved 9 January 2015.
  16. ^ "Revised Graduation Requirements at AIUB". Retrieved 31 October 2016.
  17. ^ Department (itsd.aiub.edu), AIUB Software Development. "American International University-Bangladesh (AIUB)". www.aiub.edu. Retrieved 25 February 2021.
  18. ^ "Faculty of Arts & Social Sciences". American International University-Bangladesh. Retrieved 7 November 2020.
  19. ^ "Faculty of Business Administration". American International University-Bangladesh. Retrieved 7 November 2020.
  20. ^ "Faculty of Engineering". American International University-Bangladesh. Retrieved 7 November 2020.
  21. ^ "Faculty of Science & Technology". American International University-Bangladesh. Retrieved 7 November 2020.
  22. ^ "AIUB BUS ECON Working Paper Series". Retrieved 25 February 2017.
  23. ^ "Final Standing, ACM ICPC World Final 2002". Archived from the original on 5 July 2008. Retrieved 16 March 2008.
  24. ^ "ACM ICPC Kanpur Site regional standing 2001". Archived from the original on 13 October 2007. Retrieved 16 March 2008.
  25. ^ "AIUB Inter Dept. Twenty20 Cricket Tournament 2009". American International University-Bangladesh.
  26. ^ "Taskin ties the knot". The Daily Star. 1 November 2017.
  27. ^ "Chief of Army Staff". Bangladesh Army. Retrieved 5 September 2020.
  28. ^ "Brief Bio Data of Maj Gen Abul Hossain, ndc, psc" (PDF). Military Engineer Services. 21 August 2013. Archived from the original (PDF) on 7 November 2016.
  29. ^ Sumaiya Ahsan Bushra (17 March 2013). "Becoming a star". The Daily Star.
  30. ^ Department (itsd.aiub.edu), AIUB Software Development. "American International University-Bangladesh (AIUB)". www.aiub.edu. Retrieved 25 February 2021.
  31. ^ "Dean's List | Faculty of Arts & Social Sciences". fass.aiub.edu. Retrieved 25 February 2021.
  32. ^ Mehdi Masood (15 April 2016). মিনারে মুগ্ধতা!. Prothom Alo (in Bengali).
  33. ^ "Nirjhor Anjum - IT Business Development Specialist, Software Reseracher". Retrieved 19 February 2021.
  34. ^ "Nirjhor Anjum e-CAB". Retrieved 19 February 2021.
  35. ^ "Nirjhor Anjum:PeopleNTech". peoplentech.com.bd. Retrieved 19 February 2021.
  36. ^ "Zaheed Sabur's success at Google". The Daily Star. 16 May 2019. Retrieved 25 February 2021.
  37. ^ "Zaheed, first Bangladeshi principal engineer at Google". Dhaka Tribune. 4 May 2019. Retrieved 25 February 2021.
  38. ^ "::: Star Campus :::". www.thedailystar.net. Retrieved 25 February 2021.
  39. ^ "Dr. Ahmad Kaikaus". Ministry of Power, Energy and Mineral Resources.
  40. ^ "Aupee Karim at DS Cafe". The Daily Star. 4 June 2010.
  41. ^ "Teaching". Saleh Uddin.
  42. ^ "Police to question three students after arrest with marijuana cake". bdnews24.com. 14 July 2016.

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