Faculty Members

Faculty Members

 

Md. Abdul Mottalib, PhD
Education: PhD (Indian Institute of Technology, Position: Professor, Dean of the School of Science and Engineering and Head of the Department of Computer Science and Engineering Research Interest: Natural Language Processing, Machine Learning, Data Science
Short Biography: Prof Dr Md Abdul Mottalib is working as the Head of the Dept of CSE, and the Dean of the School of Science and Engineering at ULAB. Earlier he led the departments of CSE at BRAC University,  Islamic University of Technology (IUT), and  the University of Dhaka. He has been working as an expert member in many national and international Committees. He published numerous international journal and conference papers and he served as an examiner of PhD, MSc and BSc thesis. Dr Mottalib is a pioneer in Bangla computing who developed the first ever computer-based Bangla software “Bangla” in 1984.
H. M. Jahirul Haque, PhD
Education: PhD (Kharkiv, Ukraine) Position: Professor and Vice-Chancellor Research Interest: Education Management
Short Biography: Prof. H.M. Jahirul Haque is the current Vice-Chancellor and Professor of Computer Science and Engineering having more than 20 years experience in teaching. At ULAB, Prof. Haque has worked as the Pro Vice-Chancellor, the Dean of the School of Science and Engineering and the Head of the Computer Science and Engineering and Electrical and Telecommunications Engineering departments. Prof. Haque is a research-oriented teacher. Previously he conducted research in the area of computer engineering but he is now researching in the areas of education management, technology, and learning and teaching.
Mohammad Shorif Uddin, PhD
Education: PhD (Kyoto Institute of Technology, Japan) Position: Adviser and Adjunct Professor Research Interest: Artificial Intelligence, Image Processing, Computer Vision, Soft Computing
Short Biography: Mohammad Shorif Uddin received his Doctor of Engineering degree in Information Science from Kyoto Institute of Technology in 2002, Japan, Master of Technology Education degree from Shiga University, Japan in 1999, Bachelor of Electrical and Electronic Engineering degree from Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology in 1991 and MBA degree from Jahangirnagar University in 2013. He has around twenty-nine years’ experience in teaching Computer Science and Engineering. Currently, He is working as an Adviser to the School of Science and Engineering, ULAB and as a Professor at Jahangirnagar University.
Mohammad Shahriar Rahman, PhD
Education: PhD (JAIST, Japan) Position: Associate Professor Cyber Security Research Interest: Blockchain, Data Privacy
Short Biography: Dr Shahriar has over 12 years of experience within both academia and industry. His interest to solve real-world problems in Cyber Security domain has resulted over 50 research papers and patents. He also focuses on privacy as an information security paradigm in an increasingly knowledge-based connected world facilitated by the Blockchains, Smart Cities, Internet of Things (IoT) and Cloud Computing.
Abul Kalam Al Azad, PhD
Education: PhD (Exeter, UK)

Post-Doc Fellow (Plymouth and Bristol, UK)

Position: Associate Professor Research Interest: Dynamical Systems, Theoretical Neuroscience, Bioinformatics, Machine Learning
Short Biography: Dr Abul Kalam al Azad has been with ULAB since 2012. His research interest is in the areas of Dynamical Systems, Theoretical Neuroscience, Bioinformatics, and Machine Learning. He is an ardent promoter of popular science among youngsters of both science and non-science backgrounds. Apart from teaching and research, he enjoys classical music, cinema, photography, non-fiction, and traveling.
Muhammad Golam Kibria, PhD
Education: PhD (HUFS, South Korea) Position: Associate Professor Research Interest: IoT, Project Development, Semantic web, Web-of-Objects (WoO)
Short Biography: Dr Muhammad Golam Kibria has more than 14 years of academic, research and industry experiences. He achieved PhD in 2018 in South Korea and MSc in 2008 in United Kingdom. His research interest includes IoT, semantic and Web-of-Objects. He has numerous internationally peer-reviewed journals, contributed to several projects and standardization works at the International Telecommunication Union (ITU-T) under the United Nations (UN).
T. M. Abul Kalam Azad, PhD
Education: PhD (Jahangirnagar University, Bangladesh) Position: Associate Professor Research Interest: Computational Fluid Dynamics
Short Biography: Dr. T. M. Abul Kalam Azad received his PhD degree on Applied Mathematics from Jahangirnagar University. His research interest is computational fluid Dynamics. He achieved his MPhil, MSc and BSc (Honors) degrees on pure Mathematics from Rajshahi University. He has more than 25 years teaching experience at home & abroad. He taught at Asia Pacific University, East West University, BISCJ and RUET. He has published several papers in peer-reviewed international and national journals. He is a life member of Bangladesh Mathematical Society.
Farhana Sarker, PhD
Education: PhD (Southampton, UK) Position: Assistant Professor Research Interest: Data Analytics, Technology Enhanced Learning, Entrepreneurship
Short Biography: Dr Farhana Sarker is an Assistant Professor within the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at the University of Liberal Arts Bangladesh (ULAB). She completed her PhD in Computer Science from the School of Electronics and Computer Science (ECS), University of Southampton, UK. Prior to her PhD study, she worked in academia as well as software industry from 2005 to 2009. She has a good number of publications in renowned journals and conferences.
Nafees Mansoor, PhD
Education: PhD (UTM, Malaysia) Position: Assistant Professor Research Interest: Wireless Networks and Protocols, Cognitive Radio Networks, Smart City, IoT
Short Biography: Dr Nafees Mansoor received the PhD degree from Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM) in 2016 with a focus on Communication Systems and Networks. His research mainly focuses on cognitive radio networks, wireless communications, and next-generation systems. He is the recipient of best paper awards at ICAICT 2016, NCCP 2015, ICEEE 2014, and MJJIS 2013. He is also serving as the Associate Editor for the IEEE Access Journal.
Muhammad Abul Hasan, PhD
Education: PhD (UTS, Australia) Post-Doc Fellow (KAIST, South Kora and UniSA, Australia) Position: Assistant Professor Research Interest: Machine learning, Deep Learning, Robotics, Computer Vision
Short Biography: Dr Muhammad Abul Hasan is an Assistant Professor of Computer Science and Engineering at ULAB with a diverse teaching and research experience. He is a lifelong learner and a passionate teacher who also loves to solve engineering problems. His research interests lie in the area of Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, Deep Learning and its applications to Computer Vision.
Mohammad Rifat Ahmmad Rashid, PhD
Education: PhD (Politecnico di Torino, Italy) Position: Assistant Professor Research Interest: IoT, Big Data, Software Engineering
Short Biography: Mohammad Rifat Ahmmad Rashid is serving as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering of ULAB. Before joining ULAB, he worked as a researcher in the Pervasive Technologies Research Area within the IoT Service Management Unit in LINKS foundation, Italy. He received his PhD degree from Polytechnic University of Turin, Italy in 2018 with a focus on empirical software engineering. His research interests include energy consumption analysis, model-based process optimization and data quality analysis.
Bijan Paul
Education: BSc and MSc (Shahjalal University of Science and Technology, Bangladesh) Position: Senior Lecturer Research Interest: Software Engineering, Human Computer Interaction, Vehicular Adhoc Network
Short Biography: Bijan Paul has over 8 years of teaching and research experience, within both academia and industry. Moreover, he has served as a consultant in multinational companies. He was awarded for Mongol Dip (A Bilingual Screen Reading Software for Visually Impaired People) from the Govt. of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh. His research interests include Software Engineering, Human-Computer Interaction, Internet of Things, Vehicular Adhoc Network and Wireless Sensor Network.
Khan Raqib Mahmud
Education: MSc (KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden) Position: Lecturer Research Interest: Image Analysis and Computer Vision, Machine Learning, Computer Simulation and Modeling
Short Biography: Mr Khan Raqib Mahmud completed his BSc (Honors) and MSc in Mathematics from Shah Jalal University of Science and Technology, Bangladesh. After that, he went to the University of Erlangen, Germany, and KTH, Sweden for his second MSc degree in Computer Simulation for Science and Engineering. His areas of interest are Computer Vision and Image Analysis, Human-Computer Interaction, Artificial Intelligence, and Machine Learning.
Tangila Islam Tanni
Education: BSc (University of Dhaka, Bangladesh) Position: Lecturer Research Interest: Cloud Computing, Internet of Things, Smart City, Human-Computer Interaction, Usable Privacy and Security
Short Biography: Tangila Islam Tanni completed her Bachelor of Science in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering from the University of Dhaka. After that, she worked as a Research Assistant at Staffordshire University, UK which was funded by the European Union. She also brings experience from the industry by working as a Full-Time Software Engineer.
Satyaki Das
Education: BSc (University of Dhaka, Bangladesh) Position: Lecturer Research Interest: Software Engineering, Programming, Database
Short Biography: Recently graduated from University of Dhaka, Satyaki Das began his career as a Software Engineer for Samsung Research and Development Institute, Bangladesh. His research interest lies mainly in software engineering, particularly in code cloning, program slicing, formal methods, software requirements specification, software design, software testing and quality assurance. He is also interested in working with blockchain, networking, communications and algorithm design.
Arannya Monzur
Education: BSc (Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology, Bangladesh) Position: Lecturer Research Interest:  Quantum Computation, Human-Computer Interaction, Reinforcement Learning and Evolutionary Algorithms
Short Biography: Arannya Monzur graduated from BUET in 2016 with a BSc Engineering degree in Computer Science and Engineering. He taught at Eastern University from 2017 to 2018. He has collaborated on various HCI projects with professors from BUET and University of Toronto and anticipations further participation in the aforementioned field and other fields of interest.

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