Mr. Jishnu Prasanna Mukherjee, the First Secretary (Education), High Commission of India, Dhaka, Bangladesh launching the Humanoid Robot “Dbot” today at Daffodil International University.
The launching ceremony of Humanoid Robot “Dbot” developed by Md. Hafizul Imran, a Research Associate, Software Engineering Department (DIU EEE Alumnus) was held today on 25th September, 2016 at DIU Auditorium. Mr. Jishnu Prasanna Mukherjee, the First Secretary (Education), High Commission of India, Dhaka, Bangladesh graced the launching ceremony as the chief guest. Professor Dr. Yousuf Mahbubul Islam,Vice Chancellor of Daffodil International University presided over the program. The program was attended by Professor Dr. S.M. Mahbub Ul Haque Majumder, Pro- Vice Chancellor, Mr. Hamidul Haque Khan, Treasurer, Prof. Dr. Engr. A K M Fazlul Hoque, Registrar and Dr. Touhid Bhuiyan, Associate Professor & Head, Department of Software Engineering of Daffodil International University.
After one year research Md. Hafizul Imran, has successfully developed this robot named ‘D’bot’ under the supervision of Dr. Touhid Bhuiyan, Head, Department of Software Engineering and financed by Mr. Md. Sabur Khan, Chairman, Board of Trustees, Daffodil International University.
The aim of this robot is to help in the education sector, especially young children learning numbers and alphabets. Along with many other features this human shaped robot can help to learn and it can interact with user. Besides English ‘Dbot’ can follow instructions in native language. It can fulfill the purpose of entertainment also. Its use is being extended progressively. This robot is a result of one year’s research and development.