Department of Petroleum & Mining Engineering
Message from Head
The Department of Petroleum and Mining Engineering (PME) offers Bachelor of Science in Petroleum and Mining engineering which is one the top university level programs among the engineering universities in Bangladesh. This discipline is founded in March, 2010. This department is started under a 4-year project of Bangladesh government. The project implementation time is July 2009-June 2013. At present intake is 30 students per year. The department has now faculty strength of 7 including 2 part time teachers. The mission of the Department of Petroleum and Mining Engineering is to guide all efforts aiming to build, sustain, incorporate, convey and apply petroleum and mining engineering knowledge, and to augment the human resources of these disciplines and thus to help ensuring the nation an energy-secure future that balances environmental impact and affordable energy supply. The vision of the department is to stay put as the number one petroleum and mining engineering program in the country, so that its graduates are globally admired, respected and fit-for-purpose professionals within the industry. To fulfill this mission, the PME department committed to pursue excellence in Reservoir Engineering, Production Engineering, Well Drilling and Completions, Mine Surveying, Rock Mechanics, Integrated Reservoir Characterization, Fit-for-purpose Reservoir Management Techniques, and Mining Engineering with balance environmental impact. To accelerate the journey of this department world distinguished petroleum software development company Petroleum Experts Ltd. has donated the equivalent of £981,425.00 to the University providing full package of Petroleum Experts’ suite of programs (IPM suite). The PME department also got the generous contribution from the KAPPA Engineering and Fekete Associates getting the full suite of their petroleum engineering software.
Dr. Sheikh Muhammad Humayun Kabir