Two students, Sayma Nowshin Chowdhury and Kajol Chandra Paul, from the department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, along with three other students of the University of Dhaka participated in the JENESYS 2016 from 16th January to 24th January in Tokyo, Japan. JENESYS is an exchange program which is mainly composed of university visits and home stays to promote mutual understanding, friendship, and trust through first-hand exchange with Japanese students and local residents.
During this program, they had visited University of Utsunomiya and The University of Electro-Communications where they got the opportunity to know about ongoing researches in Japan. They had also visited NTT (Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corporation) History Center of Technologies and they had learnt past and present of communications systems in Japan from the visit. The students had visited KDDI Corporation Oyama Network Center where they had attended a lecture on corporate activities of KDDI Corporation. During the home stay with Japanese families they had exchanged cultural and traditional views of Bangladesh and Japan. A presentation session was conducted where ambassadors and representatives of the 7 SAARC nations: Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan and Sri Lanka were invited. After the presentation session, Mr. Sachiko Yamano, President of Japan International Cooperation Center, awarded the participants with certificates in recognition to their participation in the JENESYS 2016 program.