I am delighted to extend a warm and enthusiastic welcome to you as the Director of the Institute of Information and Communication Technology (IICT) at Khulna University of Engineering and Technology (KUET). Established on October 5, 2010, with the full endorsement of the University Grants Commission (UGC) of Bangladesh, IICT stands as a beacon of excellence in the realm of information and communication technology (ICT). At IICT, we are driven by a profound commitment to contribute significantly to the development of our nation, both nationally and internationally. Our goal is clear: to harness the potential of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) as a catalyst for socio-economic growth, infrastructure development, and ultimately, the creation of a smarter, more resilient Bangladesh.

Recognizing the pivotal role of skilled professionals in our nation's development, IICT offers specialized post graduate diploma (PGD) and training programs, which are strategically designed to nurture mid-level experts who can lead innovation across various sectors, thus driving the transformation towards a smarter and more competitive Bangladesh. The dynamic nature of the job market necessitates continuous learning. At IICT, we offer a spectrum of ICT- based training programs. These initiatives empower individuals with the latest industry-relevant skills, ensuring they remain adaptable and competitive—a vital element in building a Smart Bangladesh.

Our postgraduate programs in ICT, including Master’s and Ph.D. degrees, are designed to equip graduates from diverse backgrounds with the expertise needed to drive innovation and research in the digital age. Through our cutting-edge research initiatives, we aim to develop solutions that address the unique challenges and propel us toward a smarter future.

I invite you to join us on this transformative journey towards a brighter, smarter future for our beloved Bangladesh. Stay connected with our updates, events, and achievements through this platform, and do not hesitate to reach out with any inquiries.

Thank you for choosing IICT, where we turn the dream of a Smart Bangladesh into a reality.

Ashraful G. Bhuiyan, PhD, Postdoc (JSPS), Invitational Fellow (JSPS), SMIEEE, FIEB
Director, Institute of Information and Communication Technology (IICT)
Professor, Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering
Khulna University of Engineering & Technology (KUET), Khulna-9203, Bangladesh
Phone: +880-1714087331, +880-2477733351-70, Ext. 307, Fax: +880-2477733303
E-mail: [email protected], Web: http://kuet.ac.bd/eee/ashraf/

  Former: Dean, Faculty of EEE and Head, Department of EEE, KUET, Bangladesh
               Visiting Professor, Graduate School of Engineering, University of Fukui, Japan