Professor Yousuf Mahbubul Islam, PhD, Vice Chancellor of Daffodil International University presides over the meeting of Research Division

The Division of Research of Daffodil International University organized a meeting with Research Coordinators to discuss on the Fall Semester Research Plan and implementation of KPI of Scopus Publications in 2018. The meeting was held on 15 October, 2018 at DIU main campus premises.

Professor Yousuf Mahbubul Islam, PhD, Vice Chancellor of Daffodil International University presided over the meeting. The Research Coordinators of each Department of DIU actively participated in the meeting. Director, Associate Director and official of Division of Research of DIU were also present.

At the outset, Professor Dr. Md. Kabirul Islam, Director, Division of Research informed that the number of publications by DIU faculty members in Scopus indexed journals in 2018 (14 October) is 105.

A partial view of the participants in the meeting of Research Division

Department    No. of Scopus Publications in 2018
BBA                                      4
CSE                                    23
EEE                                      7
ETE                                      2
ESDM                                    1
GED                                    13
MCT                                      2
NFE                                       1
PH                                         1
PHARMACY                             8
RE                                         2
SWE                                    34
TE                                        6
THM                                      1
Total                                 105

After the introductory address by Professor Dr. Md. Kabirul Islam, each research coordinator briefly discussed about their performance and achievements of research publications and research activities.

Honorable Vice Chancellor, DIU thanked the faculty members through the research coordinators for their efforts in publishing their 105 research papers in Scopus indexed journals. He then urged the research coordinators to be more dedicated in their efforts in reaching respective target. He also urged the Research Coordinators for:
•    holding at least a monthly meeting with all the faculty members of respective Departments to expedite the research activities.
•    communicating with the PhD candidates having their course work in foreign countries with study leave and motivating them to give DIU affiliation (as there is a provision of giving two affiliations) in their Scopus/ISI publications.
•    involving students in research seminars
•    working to convert the internship reports to research papers to be eligible for Scopus publication

Associate Director of Division of Research Dr. Imran Mahmud also spoke on possible ways of enhancing the Scopus publications.

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