Academic / Faculties / Electrical and Electronic Engineering
Islamic University is one of the sixth major public universities in Bangladesh and largest seat of higher education in the south-west part of the country financially aided by the Organization of the Islamic Conference (OIC) and the government of Bangladesh through University Grants Commission, Bangladesh. It was established on 22 November 1979 by the Islamic University Act. Islamic University began its academic operations on 28 June 1986. The university is recognized as the hub of academic and research activities, sports and cultural programs with a very innate and peaceful environment. It is a major international centre for an excellent integration of Islamic Studies with general Studies and Studies of modern science, engineering and technology. The university provides both local and foreign students with the facilities of undergraduate studies, postgraduate research and teaching. It is a campus-oriented university, where all the academic and administrative buildings, central library, student's residential halls, teacher's dormitories, gymnasium, play grounds, tennis court and other facilities are in one self-contained 175-acre land at Shantidanga-Dulalpur, beside the Kushtia-Khulna highway. It is located about 24 km south and 22 km north of the Kushtia and Jhenidah district-towns, respectively.
Electrical and Electronic Engineering (EEE) Department was opened in this university in 1995 as the name of “Electronics and Applied Physics” with Professor Dr. M Ekin Uddin as the founder head of the department. Academic activities were started in the session 1995-96 with 25 undergraduate students. Later, the course curriculum was upgraded and the department was renamed as the “Applied Physics, Electronics and Communication Engineering” in December, 2006. Again to meet the increasing demand of the 21st century the curriculum was updated again and the department was renamed as the “Electrical and Electronic Engineering” in August 2017.