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Dr. M. Kaykobad

 

Extracurricular Activities

  1. Deputy Leader, Bangladesh Team for IOI 2013 held at Brisbane during July 2013.

  2. Was invited to the prestigious 2nd Heidelberg Laureate Forum of Turing award winners and Fields medallists during September 21-26, 2014 in Germany

  3. Onsite Coach BUET Team to the World Finals of ACM ICPC held at Ekaterinburg, Russia, during June, 2014.

  4. Visiting Professor at Amritapuri University, Kerala, India during December, 2013.

  5. Recipient of Senior Coach Award at the World Finals of ACM ICPC held at St Petersburg, Russia in July, 2013.

  6. Recipient of Coach Award at the World Finals of ACM ICPC held at Honolulu, Hawaii, USA, in 2002.

  7. Leader, Bangladesh Team for IOI 2012 held at Sirmionne-Montichiari, Italy during September 2012.

  8. Coach BUET Team to the World Finals of ACM ICPC held at Warsaw, Poland in May 2012.

  9. Deputy Leader, Bangladesh Team for IOI 2012 held at Pattaya, Thailand during August, 2011.

  10. Coach BUET Team to the World Finals of ACM ICPC held at Orlando, Florida, USA during May 2011.

  11. Leader, Bangladesh Team for IOI 2012 held at Waterloo, Canada during August 2010.

  12. Coach BUET Team to the World Finals of ACM ICPC held at Harbin, China during February, 2010.

  13. Leader, Bangladesh Team for IOI 2009 held at Plovdiv, BUlgaria during August 8-15.

  14. Coach BUET Team to the World Finals of ACM ICPC held at KTH, Stockholm, Sweden during April 2009.

  15. Fellow of Bangladesh Academy of Sciences, the highest academic association in Bangladesh<\b>.

  16. Organizing Chair of the first ever International Conference on Computer and Information Technology, 1998<\b>.

  17. Director, ACM ICPC Asia Region Dhaka Site, 2001, 2002, 2003.

  18. Leader of the first ever team to participate in the International Olympiad in Informatics to be held at Athens, Greece during September 11-18, 2004.

  19. Leader of the IOI team to be participating in IOI2005 to be held at NOwy Sacz, Poland during 18-25 August, 2005.

  20. Information Technology in National Development, Keynote speaker at Symposium of the 25th Science and Information and Communication Technology Week, Osmany Smrity Milonayaton, June 23, 2003.

  21. Keynote Speaker at 30th Anniversary of Bangladesh Mathematical Society, 26 December, 2002.

  22. Role of Scientific and Technological Information for Promotion of Research and Socio-economic Development of Bangladesh, Keynote Speaker at National Scientific Information and Documentation Day-2002, BANSDOC, June 13, 2002.

  23. Information Technology in National Development, speaker at Symposium of the Workshop on “The emerging role of science and information and communication technology in the Bangladesh development Context, BCSIR, June 25, 2002.

  24. Keynote Speaker in the International Conference ICCIT2000 held at NSU during 25-26 January, 2001.

  25. Invited Speaker at the First UNESCO Regional Workshop on Application of Mathematics, held at Bahawalpur, Pakistan, 1989.

  26. Participated as a Resource Person in Workshop on Science Communication sponsored by COSTED and UNESCO held at Goa during 18-23 November, 2001.

  27. Visiting Professor at CSE Department of The Chinese University of Hong Kong during July 04-20, 2001.

  28. Visiting Professor at CSE Department of The Chinese University of Hong Kong during July 04-20, 2000.

  29. Director, Chittagong Stock Exchange.

  30. Director, Dhaka Stock Exchange.

  31. Awarded Gold medal for contribution in computer education and co-curricular activities by Bangladesh Computer Society.

 

Student Activities

  1. Coach of the BUET Team that occupied 27th position among 73 finalist teams in the World Finals of the ACM ICPC held at Prague, The Czech Republic on 30 March, 2004.

  2. Successfully organized ACM ICPC Asia Regional Dhaka Site Programming Contest during November 12-13, 2002. This is one the nine sites around Asia, and one of 29 sites throughout the globe. Students from BUET have qualified for the World Finals at Prague, The Czech Republic, during March 26-April 1, 2004 for the seventh time in a row.

  3. Coach of the BUET team at World Finals of ACM ICPC held at Beverly Hills, California during March 22-26, 2003.

  4. Successfully organized ACM ICPC Asia Regional Dhaka Site Programming Contest during November 9-10. This is one the eight sites around Asia, and one of 29 sites throughout the globe. Students from BUET have qualified for the World Finals at Hawaii during March 20-24, 2002 for 5 times in a row.

  5. Coach of the BUET team at World Finals of ACM ICPC held at Honolulu, Hawaii during March 22-25, 2002.

  6. Recognized as the best coach of ACM ICPC by IBM at 26th World Finals of ACM ICPC at Honolulu, Hawaii on 22nd March, 2002.

  7. Coach of the BUET team that occupied 29th position among 64 teams at World Finals of ACM ICPC held at Vancouver, Canada during March 7-11, 2001 in their 4th consecutive appearance in the World Finals.

  8. Coach of the BUET team to be participating in the ACM ICPC World Finals to be held during March 15-19, 2000 at Orlando, Florida, USA in the third consecutive appearance.

  9. Led the BUET Computer Programming Team to occupy 11th position in the World Finals of the ACM ICPC Programming Contest held at Orlando Florida during March 15-19. BUET team’s performance was favourable against teams from MIT, Stanford, Harvard, Carnegie Mellon and other famous universities. In this 24th World Finals of ACM ICPC 60 best teams were selected from 1,968 teams of 1,041 universities of 69 countries on 6 continents.

  10. Participated in the World Finals second times in a row of ACM ICPC held at Technical University of Eindhoven, March 1999.

  11. Participated in the World Finals of ACM ICPC Programming Contest held at Atlanta, USA in February 1998, where BUET team occupied 24th position among 54 teams tying with Stanford University.  

  12. Led BUET teams to occupy 7 of the top 10 prize winning positions at ACM ICPC Asia Region Dhaka Site in 2003.

  13. Led BUET team to occupy second position in ACM ICPC Asia Region Kanpur Site held at Kolkata during October, 2003.

  14. Led BUET teams to occupy most of the top 10 prize winning positions at ACM ICPC Asia Region Dhaka Site in 2002.

  15. Led BUET Team to 6th position in the Asia Region Taejon-Seoul ACM ICPC, 2001.

  16. Led BUET Team to 1st and 3rd positions in ACM ICPC Asia Regional IIT Kanpur Site Contest participated by 69 countries including multiple teams from each IIT. Qualified for the fourth time for the World Finals to be held at Vancouver, Canada during March 7-11, 2001.

  17. Led BUET teams to occupy 2nd, 3rd and 4th positions at ACM ICPC Asia Region Dhaka Site in 2000.

  18. Led teams of BUET to occupy 2nd, 3rd and 4th positions in the ACM ICPC Asia Region Dhaka Site Contest 1999.

  19. Coached the team to championship in the ACM ICPC Asia Region Kanpur Site Contest, 1999.

  20. Coached students of CSE Dept., BUET to obtain 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th and other top positions in the Asia Region Dhaka Site ACM ICPC participated by Srilanka, Iran and Indian Universities, November 1998.

  21. Coached students of the Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology to capture the 1st, 3rd and 4th positions in the Asia Regional Dhaka Site Contest of the ACM International Collegiate Programming Contest held in November 1997.

  22. Coached students of CSE Department, BUET to earn 9 of the ten prizes in National Programming Contest, August 1998.

  23. Organizing Mathematics Olympiad for school and college students in Bangladesh since 2003.

  24. Former Advisor, BUET Chess Club.

  25. Former Moderator, Satyen Bose Club.

  26. During the last 10 years I have been able to lead undergraduate students of CSE Department to publish 40 papers in reputed international journals.

  27. Written numerous articles(over two hundred) in national dailies (The Prothom Alo, The Bhorer Kagoz, The Daily Star, The Independent, The Observer, The Ittefaq) in computer magazines (The Computer Jagat, The Computer Bichitra, The Computer Barta etc.) and numerous essays in edited books highlighting problems and prospects of computerization, on our education system and other issues of national importance.

 

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