Independent University, Bangladesh (IUB) Alumnus Md. Wahidul Hasan, a PhD candidate and Research Assistant at the South Dakota Mines, USA, and his team have won the prestigious NASA EPSCoR grant worth USD 750,000 to fund research into the next generation of lithium-sulphur batteries for use in space technology. The grant follows an innovation leading to the use of corn stalk residues to stabilise battery chemistry and nearly double charging capacity of current technology.
Six students from DPS STS School Dhaka secured first place at the NASA Space Settlement Contest 2023.
DU secured the first and second positions while BUET came in third.
BRACU Mongol Tori from BRAC University (BRACU) and AIUB Robotic Crew from American International University, Bangladesh (AIUB) have ranked 9th and 11th respectively in the International Rover Challenge (IRC) 2023.
Independent University, Bangladesh (IUB) Marketing student Aditya Parvez has won bronze in the Deadlifts category at the Asian Powerlifting Championship 2022.
Three teams from Bangladesh have qualified for the IRC 2023 finals.
Anisa Murshed makes the longest thread of beads in one hour.