On 8th July 2021, the IEEE AIUB Student Branch successfully organized the webinar session titled “Save Your Planet using the Power of Science: IOT Automation and Environmental Engineering” hosted by IEEE Computer Society AIUB Student Branch Chapter in collaboration with STATA IT Limited and GREENBUD. Amid the ongoing COVID-19 crisis, when everyone is locked down in their homes, the IEEE AIUB Student Branch organized this webinar session through the ZOOM Meeting platform. This webinar mainly focused on the basic and brief concepts of IoT Automation and Environmental Engineering.

The session was inaugurated by honorable Prof. Dr. ABM Siddique HossainDean, Faculty of Engineering, AIUB; Advisor, IEEE AIUB Student Branch who welcomed the respected speakers Mr. Alve Rahman Akash and Engr. Syed Tasnem Mahmood to the event. Prof. Hossain talked about the importance of IoT and discussed the impacts and greenhouse effect due to rapid industrialization.

The 1st session was started with the opening remarks from Mr. Alve Rahman Akash, Public Relations Manager; Electrical Project Engineer; STATA IT Ltd. The speaker started the session by showing his gratitude towards the participants along with the IEEE AIUB Student Branch and introducing STATA IT Ltd and its’ functions and objectives. He discussed in brief how home automation can control items around the house and make our life easier. After that, the speaker showed some references to Machine Machine (M2M) communication technology and showcased various smart devices from their automation industry.

The 2nd session began with the opening remarks from Engr. Syed Tasnem Mahmood, Environmental Engineer; Chief Executive Officer, GREENBUD. The speaker also started the session by showing his gratitude towards the IEEE AIUB Student Branch and the participants. He discussed the impacts and global pollution and climate change. Next, Mr. Mahmood showed some examples of Elon Mask’s Tesla ft green entrepreneurship. He talked about the vertical wind turbines & the road made of waste plastic as an example of creative environmental entrepreneurship. He discussed the impacts of energy management, supply chain management, and the functions of GREENBUD in brief.

Mr. Mahmood concluded his presentation by showcasing a platform for a young entrepreneur named “GREENOVATIVE” to work for Green & sustainable industries. He encouraged members to approach them if they are interested in working in this field. The session was concluded and graced by the presence of Mr. Kawshik ShikderMotivator, IEEE AIUB SB, Asst. Professor, Faculty of Engineering, AIUB along with 75+ registered participants and executive branch members and volunteers.