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Dr. Jamal Uddin, the inventor of world’s most efficient Solar Energy cells

People of Bangladesh residing worldwide bring money, fame and even contributes to the world economy and development through their innovation and discovery. Such a name of a Bangladeshi Bengali is expatriate scientist, Mr. Jamal Uddin (Bengali: ড. জামালউদ্দিন).

This invention is very crucial for the world, especially for Bangladesh. As we know, as per the data of Bangladesh Govt, 55.26% people of Bangladesh have electricity and most importantly, 42.49% people of rural areas in Bangladesh have electricity.* This shows that the huge deficit of electricity in Bangladesh. Most importantly, lack of electricity creates space for kerosene. Maximum people of the off-grid areas have to rely on using kerosene lamp at night due to unavailability of on-grid electricity.

One statistics shows that the typical expenditure on kerosene is around 1 to 2% of the monthly incomes of Bangladeshi households. With 94% of this kerosene being consumed for lighting, the resulting expenditure on kerosene for lighting is approximately USD 0.36 billion.** This is huge indeed, so as to say!

The work of Mr. Jamal Uddin is also huge! He invented the world most efficient solar cell which has 43.4% of the solar cell renewable energy production capacity. He made new world record in this case by using meta physics, Kasmol software and PC One-D. His invention will create more opportunities for solar technology even impact on the lives of the people of the third world country and developed country.

Dr. Jamal has completed his Honour’s and Masters degree in chemistry from the University of Dhaka. He obtained his PhD degree from the University of Osaka, Japan.

He is currently working as an ‘Associate Professor’ at Coppin State University in Baltimore, Maryland of United States of America. And he is the researcher in Coppin State’s Center for Nano-technology. He is the resident of Hajiganj of Chandpur district. He is the son of late Abdul Jalil and Begum Fazilatunnesa.

He received Wilson H. Elkins Professorship, second year in a row. He is the recipient of the 2014 Wilson H. Elkins Professorship Award. Founder and director of Coppin State’s Center for Nano-technology, Dr. Jamal Uddin plans to use the funds to continue supporting Science Technology Engineering and Mathematics (S.T.E.M.) research, especially solar research. This is redundant to say that the Wilson H. Elkins Professorship Award is the highest honor that the Board of Regents’ bestows to recognize exemplary faculty achievement.


Department of Natural Sciences, Coppin State University, 2500 West North Avenue, Baltimore, MD 21216, USA
Corresponding: Tel.: +1 410 951 4118; fax: +1 410 951 4110 (Md.J. Uddin), tel.: +1 410 706 8409; fax: +1 410 706 8408 (J.R. Lakowicz).

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* Household income & Expenditure survey, 2010


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The Beauty of two underpass in Dhaka

Bangladesh is a developing country. Some development are truly amazing in terms of the development of the entire country. The two underpass located in two different locations of Dhaka city are the sign of development. These serve for the necessity of people. The following are the underpasses we are talking about-
1.The cave of butterflies alias Projapoti Guha; Location: Karwan Bazar, Dhaka
2. The Gabtoli Underpass; location: Gabtoli, Mirpur, Dhaka

1.The Karwan Bazar underpass alias The cave of butterflies:
The Karwan Bazar underpass, which had transformed from mini-tunnel into a well-lit place, got new beautification with paintings and pictures or demo of hundreds of butterflies. This was renamed as Projapoti  Guha (The Cave of Butterfly) on 17th April, 2014. IFIC Bank, as part of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) had beautified and renovated with a contribution of Taka 16 Lack with the assistance of ATN News.

2. The Gabtoli Underpass:
The Gabtoli Underpass had transformed with new look with the assistance of Mitsubishi Corporation.

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The Beauty of two underpass in Dhaka
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The Gabtoli Underpass-Wall Painting
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The Marketing and production of Pajero Zeep is launched in Bangladesh.

The only vehicle manufacturing and marketing organization of Bangladesh Government, Pragati, has started marketing of Pajero sports Zeep CR-45 with the assistance of Mitsubishi, Japan. The information is released in 14th September 2011. The Pragati industries ltd has moved one step ahead of progressive manufacturing with this. A growing hope is enlightened to assemble Sidan Car from next year (2012) with the continued effort. The Mitsubishi motors company has been monitoring on regular basis to check the quality of the CR-45 Model Zeep of Pragati. The pragati has re-assembled more than 30 pajero sports C-R-45 zeep and more than 15 zeep has been sold to the various government organizations. As per the deed with Mitsubishi Corporation, the responsibility of selling zeep in Government organization is for Pragati, and the responsibility of selling in private sectors bestowed to Rangs Limited. There is a target of manufacturing of 300 pajero sports zeep in each year. The facilities of Mitsubishi pajero sports CR-45, manufactured with the most modern technology, is far more than the facilities of Pajero V-31. The fuel expenditure is less and this is more comfortable comparatively. Bangladesh Government has been trying to transform Pragati Industries ltd into a profitable vehicle manufacturing organization with proper management to export vehicle in abroad after fulfilling the domestic need.

Mitsubishi motors have the following acknowledgement as the following in their website.

Mitsubishi Motors Corporation Starts Production & Sales of Pajero Sport SUV model in Bangladesh

Tokyo, August 9, 2011 – Mitsubishi Motors Corporation (MMC) announces that it has started local production and sales in Bangladesh of its new-model Pajero Sport SUV. The Pajero Sport is being produced at the Chittagong plant of Pragoti Industries Limited (PIL), MMC’s business partner in Bangladesh, and will be sold through PIL’s domestic sales network.
PIL is a state-owned automobile assembler operated by the Bangladesh Ministry of Industries and has had operational ties with MMC, assembling and selling MMC models in Bangladesh since 1977. PIL has produced and sold MMC’s previous-generation Pajero since 1995 and with the addition of the new-model Pajero Sport SUV is seeking to strengthen its lineup and expand sales further. Initially the company expects to produce and sell some 500 Pajero Sport models annually.”

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