ALO/USAID Grant to CEE* to partner with Bangladesh University

USAID/HED Report: An Impact Assessment of 15 Higher Education Partnerships

HED published an impact assessment from of 15 higher education partnerships "Lessons Learned from Reviews of HIgher Education Partnerships in South Asia." The review included CEE's "Partnership to Strengthen Local Capacity for Economic, Financial, and Social Analysis of Energy Sector Initiatives" with the Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology, Department of Petroleum and Mineral Resources Engineering (BUET/PMRE).

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Dr. Ijaz Hossain Visits Houston

From April through June 2005, Dr. Ijaz Hossain, a professor of Chemical Engineering Department at BUET, was in in Houston conducting research, attending a two-week New Era training program and various other conferences. Below is a short interview with Dr. Hossain... more

"Oil, Gas & Power Value Creation" Workshop in Bangladesh (January 9-12, 2005)

At the beginning of January, Mr. Fisoye Delano, Senior Researcher, of UH IELE, jointly with Prof. Mohammad Tamim and Prof. Ijaz Hossain from PMRE/BUET, conducted a four-day workshop on Oil, Gas & Power Value Creation. The workshop materials were jointly developed by the CEE team and PMRE/BUET... more


Energy Value Chain Training for Journalists
On November 26, 2004 the Energy Reporters Forum of Bangladesh and PMRE Department jointly organized a half day workshop on Basic Petroleum Engineering and energy value chain. Twenty five journalists, mainly from the print media participated in the workshop. Dr. Mohammad Tamim and Dr. Ijaz Hossain were the main lecturers... more



Visit of Dr. Mohammad Tamim to Houston
Dr. Tamim, who is the main counterpart for the ALO grant activities, visited the Houston for three months. Read his short interview and reflections on his visit.


Initiation of Grant Activities - Background Info and Visit of UH CEE to Bangladesh
The initiation of the ALO partnership activities started with a visit of Dr. Michelle M. Foss and Dr. Gurcan Gulen to Bangladesh. During their trip, Dr. Foss and Dr. Gulen met with BUET/PMRE faculty and defined a work plan that would identify program activities, expected outcomes and project deadlines. They also had meetings with other stakeholders, including students, national industry representatives and foreign energy companies operating in Bangladesh... more

*CEE was earlier known as the UH IELE (Institute for Energy, Law & Enterprise)

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