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Introduction


Bangladesh-Korea Information Access Center (IAC) was established in the year 2008 with the goal of becoming a center of excellence for spreading IT education among mass people to remove digital divide in the country. Since its inception the center has been serving relentlessly to meet the growing need of developing IT skills among the mass people from all over the country. So far the center has been arranged a number of IT training and specialized courses, many seminars and talks relevant to IT research and industry, several competitions like database skill test, website exhibition etc. Besides, the seminar room of IAC has been used for holding different programs of the department such as programming camp, orientation ceremony, prize-giving ceremony, workshops, and seminars. The facilities of browsing room of the center have been effectively used by the IAC members, applicants and participants of IAC courses, and undergraduate students of CSE department.   

 

Statistics of IT courses

Sl.
No.
Title
Date
No. of Participants
Description
1.
IT training course: Personal Webpage Management and Information Presentation January, 2009
30
It training courses for BUET teachers
2.
Cisco Retooling Session August, 2009
20
Retooling session of Cisco Regional Academy, Department of CSE, BUET
3.
Database Skill Test August, 2009
09
Database Skill Test using sqlLES
4.
IT course: Web Design (1st Batch) Oct, 2009 – Nov,  2019
11
Professional IT Course
5.
IT course : Web Application Development (1st Batch) Oct, 2009 – Nov,  2019
16
Professional IT Course
6.
IT Course: Linux Server Configuration (1st Batch) Oct, 2009 – Nov,  2019
17
Professional IT Course
7.
e-Governance Implementation Plan in Directorate General of Food February, 2010
30
Specialized IT Course for Government officials
8.
IT course : Web Application Development (2nd Batch) Dec,2009 – Feb, 2010
32
Professional IT Course
9.
IT Course: Linux Server Configuration (2nd Batch) Dec,2009 – Feb, 2010
22
Professional IT Course
10.
IT Course: Database Management and Administration (2nd Batch) Dec,2009 – Feb, 2010
25
Professional IT Course
11.
IT course : Web Application Development (3rd Batch) March 2010 – May 2010
56
Professional IT Course
12.
IT Course: Linux Server Configuration (3rd Batch) March 2010 – May 2010
18
Professional IT Course
13.
IT Course: Database Management and Administration (3rd Batch) March 2010 – May 2010
23
Professional IT Course
14.
IT course : Web Application Development (4th Batch) June 2010 – August 2010
48
Professional IT Course
15.
IT Course: Linux Server Configuration (4th Batch) June 2010 – August 2010
33
Professional IT Course
16.
IT Course: Database Management and Administration (4th Batch) June 2010 – August 2010
31
Professional IT Course
17.
IT Course: Microsoft Office by Korean Internet Volunteers (KIV) 2010 July 2010 – August 2010
30
IT Course by KIV for BUET officials
18.
IT Course: Website Making by Korean Internet Volunteers (KIV) 2010 July 2010 – August 2010
30
IT Course by KIV
19.
IT course : Web Application Development (5th Batch) Nov, 2010- Jan, 2011
60
Professional IT Course
20.
IT Course: Linux Server Configuration (5th Batch) Nov, 2010- Jan, 2011
34
Professional IT Course
21.
IT Course: Database Management and Administration (5th Batch) Nov, 2010- Jan, 2011
32
Professional IT Course
22.
IT course : Web Application Development (6th Batch) April, 2011 – June, 2011
32
Professional IT Course
23.
IT Course: Linux Server Configuration (6th Batch) April, 2011 – June, 2011
32
Professional IT Course
24.
IT Course: Database Management and Administration (6th Batch) April, 2011 – June, 2011
33
Professional IT Course
25.
IT Course: C Language by Korean IT Volunteers (KIV) 2011 July 2011 – August 2011
18
IT Course by KIV
26.
IT Course: Website Making by Korean IT Volunteers (KIV) 2011 July 2011 – August 2011
31
IT Course by KIV
27.
IT course : Web Application Development (7th Batch) January 2012 – March 2012
33
Professional IT Course
28.
IT Course: Linux Server Configuration (7th Batch) January 2012 – March 2012
32
Professional IT Course
29.
IT Course: Database Management and Administration (7th Batch) January 2012 – March 2012
33
Professional IT Course
30.
Image Processing for
RAJUK officials
January 2012 – March 2012
6
Specialized IT Course for Government officials
31.
IT Course: Java Enterprise Web Programming (8th Batch) April 2012 – June 2012
27
Professional IT Course
32.
IT Course: Application Development Using C# and ASP.NET (8th Batch) April 2012 – June 2012
19
Professional IT Course
33.
IT Course: Mobile Application Development in Android (8th Batch) April 2012 – June 2012
31
Professional IT Course
34.
IT Course: Database Management and Administration (8th Batch) April 2012 – June 2012
28
Professional IT Course
35.
IT Course: Web Design and Application Development (8th Batch) April 2012 – June 2012
62
Professional IT Course
36.
IT Course: Linux System Administration and Server Configuration (8th Batch) April 2012 – June 2012
31
Professional IT Course
37.
IT Course: Graphics Design by Korean IT Volunteers (KIV) 2012 July 2012 – August 2012
17
Professional IT Course
38.
Computer Graphics Design for DFP Officials June 2012 – January 2013
22
Professional IT Course
39.
IT Course: Java Enterprise Web Programming (9th Batch) December 2012 – February 2013
22
Professional IT Course
40.
IT Course: Application Development Using C# and ASP.NET (9th Batch) December 2012 – February 2013
18
Professional IT Course
41.
IT Course: Mobile Application Development in Android (9th Batch) December 2012 – February 2013
25
Professional IT Course
42.
IT Course: Database Management and Administration (9th Batch) December 2012 – February 2013
29
Professional IT Course
43.
IT Course: Web Design and Application Development (9th Batch) December 2012 – February 2013
24
Professional IT Course
44.
IT Course: Linux System Administration and Server Configuration (9th Batch) December 2012 – February 2013
24
Professional IT Course
45.
IT Course: Quick Web Development (9th Batch) December 2012 – February 2013
31
Professional IT Course

 

Seminars organized at IAC


Sl.
No.
Title
Speaker
Affiliation
Date
1.
Prospect of Higher Education and Research at KAIST, Korea Delegation of three professors CS Department, KAIST, Korea 27-Dec-10
2.
Sharing of Industry Experience, perspective Digital Bangladesh S. M. Iqbal
Managing Director
Techvision Systems and Solutions Limited
28- Apr-11
3.
Mobile Computing and Location Based Services Dr. M. Eunus Ali Assistant Professor, CSE, BUET 29- Apr-11
4.
Job opportunities for CS graduates Richard Robbins Chairman and CEO of Therap Services LLC 07-May-11
5.
Programming with SMS gateway Mr. Md. Sajidur Rahman IT executive, Prime Bank 02- Jun-11
6.
Design of Brain-Like Microprocessors Dr. Mohammed Ziaur Rahman Lecturer, University of Malaya (UM). 07-Jun-11
7.
Data Stream Mining: Challenges and Techniques Dr. Latifur Rahman Khan Associate Professor, University of Texas at Dallas 26-Jun-11
8.
Research and practice in modeling and simulating cascading failures in interdependent critical infrastructures Dr. Maleq Khan Fellow, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Virginia, USA. 12-Sep-11
9.
Seminar on Human-Technology Interaction Hasan Shahid Ferdous, Syed Ishtiaque Ahmed Lecturer, BUET and PhD Student in Cornell 14-Aug-11
10.
Constraint Shortest Paths in Terrains and Graphs Dr. Mustaq Ahmed Google Inc, Mountain View, California 27-Aug-11
11.
Human Visual Perception Inspired Background Subtraction Dr. Mahfuzul Haque Senior Analyst in Melbourne 19-Sept-11
12.
Academic exchange and research collaboration Prof. Manzur M. Murshed Associate Professor, Gippsland Schoold of IT, Monash University 03-Oct-11
13.
Human Computer Interaction Dr. Shengdong Zhao Assistant Professor, National University of Singapore 24-Oct-11
14.
Analysis of Evolving Programs Dr. Abhik Roychoudhury Associate Professor, National University of Singapore 24-Oct-11
15.
Research Opportunities at NUS Dr. Abhik Roychoudhury, Dr. Shengdong Zhao Associate Prof. and Assistant Prof., NUS 24-Oct-11
16.
Development of E-learning Networks in Asia Pacific Countries” Professor Satoru OZAWA Ibaraki University, Japan. 11-Dec-11
17.
Cloud Computing: A Silver Lining, or Security Nightmare?  An Overview of Key Research Problems in Cloud Security Dr. Ragib Hasan Assistant Professor, University of Alabama at Birmingham. 20-Dec-11
18.
Trustworthy Software Systems & Service Oriented Architecture Md. Zulkernine Associate Professor, Queen’s
University, Canada
28-DEC-11
19.
Talk on AnophSim: An Agent-­Based Model for the Simulation of Anopheles Mosquitoes S.M. Niaz Arifin Graduate Student, University of Notre Dame, USA 03-JAN-11
20.
Talk on Digital economy and what is next in IT Computing Dr. Mohammad A. Awwal VP & Database Admin Manager, Bank of America,  Merrill Lynch, NJ, USA Adjunct professor - Rider University, NJ, USA 03-Jan-11
21.
Computer vision research at UWA: Automatic markerless 3D motion analysis Dr. Ferdous Sohel Research Assistant Professor, University of Western Australia, Perth, Australia 25-Jan-12
22.
Designing Systems for an Untrusted Internet Mohammad Mannan Assistant Professor, Concordia Institute for Information Systems Engineering, Concordia University, Montreal,Canada 23-Jun-12
23.
Data Stream Mining and Its Applications. Dr. Latifur Khan Professor, Erik Jonsson School of Engineering and Computer Science, University of Texas at Dallas 04-Aug-12
24.
Improving the Performance of Wireless Networks: A Practical Guide Dr. Nurul I. Sarkar Associate Professor, Auckland University of Technology, Auckland, New Zealand 26-Nov-12

 

Academic Course works

Course Name Number of Students Date
Database Lab 120*4=480 2009-2013
Computer Graphics Lab 120*4=480 2009-2013

 

Others

Event
Number of Participants Date
Korea-Bangladesh Website Exhibition 100 August, 2010
BAPS National Programming Camp 2012 (First time in Bangladesh) 120 January, 2012

 

Enrollments

Name of the course
Number of applicants
Number of admitted
Remarks
1st Batch of IT Course
60
44
Very first batch
2nd Batch of IT Course
130
79

3rd Batch of IT Course
118
97

4th Batch of IT Course
145
112

5th Batch of IT Course
197
126

6th Batch of IT Course
158
96

7th Batch of IT Course
166
98

8th Batch of IT Course
502
198

9th Batch of IT Course
248
173

Kiv-2010
69
60

Kiv-2011
60
49

Kiv-2012
19
17

IT training course: Personal Webpage Management and Information Presentation
35
30

e-Governance Implementation Plan in Directorate General of Food
30
30

Image Processing for RAJUK officials
6
6

Computer Graphics Design for DFP officials
22
22