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January 2, 2018 MOU was signed with the Department of Chemistry, University of Chittagong, Bangladesh.

A Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between the Department of Chemistry, University of Chittagong, Bangladesh and the Institute of Environmental Radioactivity (IER), Fukushima University, Japan was signed in January 2018 at University of Chittagong. Dr. Ismail M. M. Rahman, Associate Professor of IER, who had taught at University of Chittagong until 2015, attended the signing ceremony as a proxy of Director Kenji Nanba. Professor, who had signed the MOU on behalf of IER and Dr. Monir Uddin (Chairman, Department of Chemistry) on behalf of the Department of Chemistry. The other dignitaries present at the signing ceremony were Professor Dr. Iftekhar Uddin Chowdhury (Vice Chancellor), Professor Dr. Mohammed Kamrul Huda (Registrar), Professor Dr. Mohammad Shafiul Alam (Dean, Faculty of Science) along with the senior professors of the Department of Chemistry. The MOU will provide opportunities for the researchers of both organizations to share ideas for collaborative research and develop joint research proposals that are larger in scope and size for Kakenhi and other external fund programs.

Top left: Professor Dr. Monir Uddin, Chairman, Department of Chemistry (front row, second from right), Professor Dr. Iftekhar Uddin Chowdhury Vice Chancellor, University of Chittagong (front row, center), and Dr. Ismail M. M. Rahman, IER (front row, second from left) hold the signed MOU after the signing ceremony.

Top right: Dr. Rahman gave a commemorative lecture “Career in Science: Are you ready?” to undergraduate and graduate students at University of Chittagong. Professor Shirin Akhtar, Pro-Vice Chancellor, University of Chittagong (center in the picture) inaugurated the lecture session

Bottom: This commemorative picture showed that Dr. Rahman and Director Nanba holding MOU at our institute.


April 14, 2017 IER Open Seminar was held.

Dr. Haruko Wainwright Murakami (Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory)
Title : Technical Innovations for Environmental Resiliency after the Fukushima Nuclear Power Plant Accident
Date : April 14, 2017
Venue : Donation Memorial Building