|Published : 28 Nov 2016, 11:48:19 | Updated : 28 Nov 2016, 11:50:08|
FR Khan,Jamilur Reza win BUET-Anwar Group award
FE Online Desk
BUET - Anwar Ispat Civil Engineers’ Icon Award was held recently at BUET auditorium. Anwar Group sponsored the three-day long BUET - Anwar Ispat 1st Bangladesh Civil Engineering Summit 2016. In the last day of the event, in presence of renowned civil engineers, Professors of BUET and other engineering universities and more than six hundred students, two globally famous engineers were awarded as BUET – Anwar Group Civil Engineers’ Icon in a grand programme for their contribution to civil engineering sector nationally and internationally. Former BUET student, the best civil engineer of the twentieth century and the famous designer of a lot of tall buildings including Sears Tower in Chicago, Fazlur Rahman Khan, popularly known as FR Khan was awarded a posthumous award. Another legendary civil engineer with multidimensional expertise and contribution, Jamilur Reza Chowdhury received Civil Engineers’ Icon Award.
Vice Chancellor of BUET Dr. Saiful Islam, Group Managing Director of Anwar Group Manwar Hossain, Editor & Publisher of The Daily Star Mahfuz Anam, Head of Civil Engineering Department of BUET Dr. Abdul Muqtadir, Chief Moderator of CESA Dr. Badruzzaman, Group CHRO of Anwar Group Kazi Rakibuddin Ahmed, COO of Anwar Ispat S M Oniket Selim, COO of Anwar Cement Mohammad Ibrahim Khalil, COO of A-One Polymer Ltd. Abir Shawkat Haiat, COO of Anwar Cement Sheet Ltd Brig. Gen. Mustafizur Rahman (Retd.) and other high officials of Anwar Group were also present in the ceremony, said a statement.