Department of Urban and Regional Planning
Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (BUET)

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𝐓𝐡𝐫𝐞𝐞 𝐁𝐔𝐑𝐏 𝐒𝐭𝐮𝐝𝐞𝐧𝐭𝐬 𝐑𝐞𝐜𝐞𝐢𝐯𝐞 𝐭𝐡𝐞 𝐑𝐈𝐒𝐄 𝐒𝐭𝐮𝐝𝐞𝐧𝐭 𝐑𝐞𝐬𝐞𝐚𝐫𝐜𝐡 𝐆𝐫𝐚𝐧𝐭 𝟐𝟎𝟐𝟑
Nov 04, 2023

Three BURP students have received the RISE Student Research Grant 2023 offered by the Research and Innovation Centre for Science and Engineering (RISE) of Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (BUET). The decision was shared on November 4, 2023. Mr. Abdullah Al Mujtabe is awarded a BDT 49,500 grant for his thesis titled “Development of Planning Guidelines for TOD Areas in Selected MRT Stations in Consultation with Stakeholders". Mr. Md Tausif Ali Bhuiyan is granted BDT 80,560. He is conducting research on “The Two-Wheeled Takeover: A Look at the Factors Driving the Rise of Motorcycles and Their Use Pattern in Dhaka". Ms. Kaniz Jahan is awarded a grant worth BDT 84,000 for her undergraduate thesis titled “Implementing Transfer of Development Rights (TDRs) Programs for Agricultural Land Conservation in Bangladesh: A Study on Key Issues and Stakeholder Perceptions”. These theses are respectively being supervised by Professor Dr. Ishrat Islam, Assistant Professor Ms. Sadia Afroj, and Professor Dr. Afsana Haque. This year, 15 BURP students submitted their proposal to RISE, among which three received research grants.