Institute of Glass and Ceramic Research & Testing (IGCRT)”is the 4th mono disciplinary unit of BCSIR, emerged as institute in the year 2001 through the up-gradation of the “Division of Glass and Ceramic Technology” of BCSIR Laboratories Dhaka which was functional since 1955. The institute is a premier R&D organization dedicated to harnessing S&T capabilities in the field of glass, ceramics and allied materials for the strategic needs and also for the industrial and economic development of the country. Glass and ceramics and allied materials are increasingly becoming the materials of choice in the emerging technological scenario and the institute has been playing a significant role in these developments. IGCRT is poised to take on the challenge.
Professor Dr. Md. Aftab Ali Shaikh
August 26, 2020, Professor. Md. Aftab Ali Sheikh joined as Chairman of BCSIR.