Environmental Science and Disaster Management

Event List

5 Jun 2022

World Environment Day 2022

Every year, 05th June is observed as World Environment Day worldwide. The Department of Environmental Science and Disaster Management (ESDM), we are also going to observe World Environment Day 2022 on 05th June (Sunday) 2022. In this regard, the department will organize a program (rally, and clean-up campaign followed by a seminar session)

22 Feb 2018

Field Excursion to St. Martin’s Island 2018

Department of Environmental Science and Disaster Management (ESDM) recently conducted a research field trip at the Saint Martin’s, Cox’s Bazar from 22nd to 26th February, 2018. In total 44 students including 12 ESDM foreign students, and all faculty members were attended this filed visit. The Saint Marin’s is one of the most ecological hotspot and tourist destination of Bangladesh. However commercial tourism and lack of proper waste management is still a serious issue for sustainable development of St. Martin’s Island. The field trip entitled “Coral Reef Ecosystem: Status, Issues and Challenges for Conservation and Sustainable Development” was conducted to obtain practical understating of coral ecosystem, degradation status, waste management and how sustainable tourism could be achieved. In addition two separate research works were carried out during this trip. The primary data on tourism status and solid waste management strategies was collected using questionnaire survey, observation, and focus group discussion. Manuscript under preparation and findings of the research results will be published soon. Moreover, the students of ESDM also conducted a beach cleanup campaign “Saint Martin’s Island Clean-Up” to improve social awareness and grab tourist’s attention regarding proper waste management during their vacation at St. Martin's.

24 Feb 2017

15th Foundation Day, DIU, 2017

As many times before, the students of ESDM Department participated in the project fair and arranged their project stall on the 15th foundation day of DIU. Their project, ‘Transport Network Model’, was declared one of the winners, showing the possibilities to eradicate traffic jams from the city through their plan.

17 Feb 2017

Field Visit to Sylhet, 2017

The students of the Dept. of Environmental Science and Disaster Management, DIU, recently visited Sylhet Division. The program was titled ‘Field Visit on Physiography and Geo-Environmental Changes In the Sylhet Region’ and took place from 17th to 20th February. It was supervised by Dr. ABM Kamal Pasha, Head of Department, along with other faculty members and catered to 40 students in all, 6 of them foreign. Ratargul Swamp Forest, Bisanakandi, Jaflong and Lalakhal were the locations set prior to the field visit. The students observed the natural beauties along with the changes brought by human interaction in those places by gathering various data and samples from there. Other than that, the students under the guidance of their teachers took part in a Proper Waste Disposal Methods campaign.

24 Feb 2016

14th Foundation Day, DIU, 2016

The Department of Environmental Science and Disaster Management, DIU, successfully participated in the 14th Foundation Day as its students attended the project fair. Their aim was to show the program called ‘Waste to Wealth’, related to recycling and waste management and was recognized as one of the winners in the project competition.

6 Jan 2015

Field Visit to Cumilla by the Department of ESDM, 2015

The Department of Environmental Science and Disaster Management, DIU, arranged a day-long field visit to Comilla, exploring places like Mainamati Shalbon Bihar and BARD (Bangladesh Academy for Rural Development) . The aim was to observe the physiology and biodiversity of these places. Dr. A. B. M. Kamal Pasha, Head, ESDM, along with other faculty members were guiding the students to gather information and made the field visit very successful.

26 May 2014

Seminar on Innovative Green Brick Technology: Climate Change Mitigation & Adaptation, May 2014

The Department of Environmental Science & Disaster Management (ESDM) of Daffodil International University (DIU) organized a seminar on ‘Innovative Green Brick Technology: Climate Change Mitigation & Adaptation’ in association with Yu Jin Tech and ASP Green Technology Ltd on 26 May 2014 in the DIU Auditorium. Speakers at the seminar stressed the importance of motivating people to act collectively to implement environment friendly green technology to transform the traditional brick sector into an improved & well regulated industry. Prof. Dr. S.M. Mahbub-Ul-Haque Majumder, Dean, Faculty of Science and Information Technology, DIU; Mr. Lee Chong Luk, Chairman, Yu Jin Tech Ltd.; and Mr. Wang Sup Kim, Chemical Engineer, Yu Jin Tech Ltd. were present as Special Guests. Professor Mahbub Hasan, Executive Director, Engineering Resources International (ERI), presented the keynote paper at the seminar.

7 Jan 2014

Students of ESDM receive the National Award in iPrepare Campaign by ADPC, 2014

Ms. Rezoana Hossain Khan and Mr. Sajjadul Alam, both students of Environmental Science & Disaster Management Department of Daffodil International University, have received the National Award for iPrepare Competition organized by Asian Disaster Preparedness Center (ADPC) with support from the Royal Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs held at the Teacher Student Center of Dhaka University. Dr. Mahbuba Nasrin, Director & Professor at the Institute of Disaster Management & Vulnerability Studies at Dhaka University, Ms. Leila Uotila, Communication Specialist at ADPC and other faculty of Dhaka University were present at the awarding ceremony. The campaign encouraged university students and journalists around the country to act as advocates for better preparedness for disasters, which pose a growing threat to all citizens. The campaign was implemented in cooperation with the University of Dhaka, Daffodil International University in Dhaka, Asian University for Women in Chittagong, Chittagong University of Engineering and Technology, and Khulna University. Based on their reports and presentation, the students of Daffodil International University won the prestigious award competing against students of other public and private universities.