The Department of Economics is one of the largest department in the Faculty of Science & Engineering. The department has produced several eminent engineers who have made important contributions in the planning and execution of many important Economics projects in Bangladesh as well as abroad.
The Department offers two shift (Day and Ev ening) undergraduate courses in Economics. In all, there are around 1000 students , including I nternational students, in undergraduate program for pursuing their Bachelor degree. The Department is known for its reputed faculty with expertise in dive rse fields. Presently, the department has 20 highly qualified, experienced, sincere and dedicated teaching faculty members, actively participating in research and consultancy work. During last 5 years, faculty members have published more than 2 0 papers in reputed refereed International Journals.
Over a period of time, the Department has built up a wide research potential.Major area of research in the Department include; Sustainable Development, low cost sanitation, water treatment, air, noise and water qua lity modelling, Reuse of concrete, application of GIS and remote sensing in water resources and environment, Vulnerability assessment, Seismic analysis of structures, retrofitting, Soil structure interaction, Hydro - climatology, Water resource assessment an d management.
The Department has established a state of the art experimental facilities and laboratories in different fields of Economics. International and national conferences, seminars and special lectures are a regular feature of the Department to impart education and training. Leading companies in construction sector in Bangladesh and public divisions are regular recruiter of our students and many students have been selected in Engineering Services.
The Department strongly believes in continuous efforts to strive for excellence by exploring new frontiers of knowledge, imparting the latest technical knowledge to the students and conducting high quality research.