Dr. Tanveer Ferdous Saeed, Professor of the Department of Civil Engineering, University of Asia Pacific (UAP) received a prestigious grant from Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation-funded project of ITN-BUET (The International Training Network Center, BUET) for developing a novel bioenergy producing septic tank to treat domestic wastewater on 25th May 2022. The grant and the project monitoring will be administered by ITN-BUET.
This extremely prestigious grant was awarded to Professor Dr. Saeed and his team to find a sustainable solution for human waste management and treatment in Bangladesh that is focused on by the government. Dr. Nehreen Majed, Associate Professor and Dr. Jihad Miah, Assistant Professor of Civil Engineering Department are the team members of this project.
Previously, Professor Dr. Saeed and his team was also awarded Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation grant from ITN-BUET on 2nd August 2021. Apart from these, they were awarded both government and private funds for wastewater treatment in Bangladesh that is becoming the most prominent environmental issues of Bangladesh.
Professor Dr. Saeed is the Associate Fellow of the Bangladesh Academy of Sciences and the gold medalist of the University Grants Commission of Bangladesh. He is now associated with some of the important and time-worthy research projects of Dhaka city