A two-day long international conference on “Advances in Computational Mathematics” began today at the A F Mujibur Rahman Ganit Bhaban auditorium on Dhaka University campus, Agencies report.
Dhaka University Vice-Chancellor Professor Dr AAMS Arefin Siddique as chief guest inaugurated the conference, jointly organized by DU Mathematics Department and South Asian University, New Delhi, said a DU press release here.
DU Mathematics Department Chairman and Convener of the Conference Organizing Committee Professor Dr Amulya C Mandal presided over the inaugural session while Bangladesh Mathematical Society President Professor Dr Sajeda Banu and South Asian University Professor Dr Ranjan K Mohanty addressed it as special guests.
Secretary of the Conference Organizing Committee Dr Samir Kumar Bhowmik delivered welcome address while Associate Professor of DU Mathematics Department Dr Chandra Nath Podder conducted the function.
Addressing the inaugural function, Professor Arefin Siddique stressed the need for improving mathematics education from the primary level of education.
“Although mathematics is the foundation of science – but it acts as a tree of all knowledge,” he added. Renowned mathematicians from Bangladesh and India are participating in the conference, the release added.