Dr. Moinul Islam Zaber
Dr. Moinul Islam Zaber. is an Associate Professor at the University of Dhaka, Bangladesh. Dr. Zaber is a Data scientist and Man Machine Interconnection Specialist, whose research focus is on the use of data analytics and design thinking for public policy. He co-leads Data and Design lab at the Department of CSE, of the University of Dhaka. The lab conducts a number of exciting innovative research evolving around BIG DATA that required extensive use of machine learning, data mining, applied statistics and proposes the solutions that are refined through the learnings of theories and practices of human-machine interaction. He was also a Research Fellow of LIRNEasia, a Sri Lanka based regional ICT policy and regulation think tank. At LIRNEasia, Dr.Zaber conducted research related to spectrum management and policy. He is also affiliated as a Research Scientist with the Chalmers University, Sweden. At Chalmers University he has conducted an extensive data-centric research on the impact of Broadband speed variability on quality of life.
He received his doctorate in Engineering and Public policy from Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA, USA. In his research, Dr. Zaber used techno-economic analytic methods to understand issues related to spectrum management, competition due to technology and regulation in the marketplace. Dr. Zaber is well published in peer-reviewed journal papers and have showcased his research in the number of acclaimed Engineering policy conferences.
Dr. Amin Ahsan Ali
Dr. Amin Ahsan Ali is an Associate Professor in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at Independent University, Bangladesh (IUB). He completed his Ph.D. in 2014 from the Department of Computer Science, University of Memphis. He worked in the mHealth Systems Lab and the Center of Excellence for Mobile Sensor Data-to-Knowledge. He worked on the inference of health risk behaviors (e.g., Stress, Smoking, Drug use) from data collected from wearable physiological sensors in the natural environment.
His current research interests include Data Science, Human-Computer Interaction, and Natural Language Processing. He obtained his MS and BSc in Computer Science and Engineering from the University of Dhaka. Before joining IUB, he had been working as a faculty member in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at the University of Dhaka from 2006 – February 2018.
Md Abu Sayed
Md Abu Sayed is an M.Phil student at Computer Science & Engineering Department, University of Dhaka, Bangladesh since 2016. He has his masters from Sweden on Electronic Government. He has been working as a researcher & consultant in the field of ICT for Education for more than 10 years including eLearning, mLearning, Education Management Information System (EMIS) & IT enabled teaching-learning (Just in Time Tutoring). He has actively worked with more than 50 schools in Bangladesh to develop & implement Education Management Information System (EMIS) to provide educational information instantly using SMS, email, printed material to the parents for better monitoring & guidance. He has previously worked in interactive lecture delivery methods using mobile SMS and web-based application for both distance education & face to face classroom situation. He is currently working to develop a platform to help students as and when required for their lessons using smartphone app & web application from experts. The platform is developed as a pilot and tested in two educational institutions in Bangladesh with a small group of students. The result so far showed the positive impact of such system in teaching learning and student feedback management. JINTE is currently available at the Free Basics platform of Facebook in Bangladesh to use the system free of cost form mobile devices. He is planning to trial run the JINTE model in a large group of students from a different socioeconomic background in Bangladesh. His goal is to develop a crowd-sourced learning environment involving teachers & students remotely and mitigate the digital divide.
Dr. M Ashraful Amin
Senior Research Fellow
Dr. M Ashraful Amin finished his PhD degree from City University of Hong Kong in 2009 with outstanding student award. Same year he joined the deferment of Computer Science and Engineering of Independent University Bangladesh. Currently he is working as Associate professor at the department. His teaching interest is mostly in the area of Machine Learning and pre and post processors for pattern recognition research. That ranges from linear algebra, probability & statistics, numerical optimization, neural networks & fuzzy systems, deep learners, genetic algorithms, and image processing & computer vision. Dr. Amin has supervised about 30 undergraduate and 20 graduate research and thesis work. He has published more than 90 peer reviewed research papers in SCI indexed journal, conference proceedings and books. Four of his research works received best paper award at international conferences. He established the computer vision and cybernetics research group (www.cvcrbd.org) at the Computer Science and Engineering department of Independent University, Bangladesh. he specializes in data collection protocols, data standardization visualization and analytics. He is a member of the IEEE and IEEE SMC society. He established the robotics and IoT research lab at IUB that has produced a prototype Mars Rover that became 10th in 2017 and 6th in 2018 among all participating university at the university rover challenge (http://urc.marssociety.org/).
His current research involves use combination of machine learning & data analytics and IoT & Robotics in health-education-agriculture.
Dr Amin Masud Ali
Dr Amin Masud Ali is an Associate Professor in the Department of Economics at Jahangirnagar University (JU), Bangladesh. He completed his BSc and MSc degree from Jahangirnagar University. Later, he obtained an MA degree in Economics from Andrew Young School of Policy Studies (AYSPS) of Georgia State University, USA, under the Fulbright Scholarship Programme. Dr Amin has completed his PhD in Development Policy and Management from the Global Development Institute (GDI) of The University of Manchester, UK. His thesis investigates the impact of local government decentralisation on poverty reduction at the subnational level of developing unitary countries.
His research interest is in development economics, political economy, and public policy. His teaching experience includes Macroeconomics, Microeconomics, Econometrics, Trade Theory, and Bangladesh Economy. He also served as a visiting faculty at North South University and Independent University of Bangladesh.
Dr. Sarker Tanveer Ahmed Rumee
Dr. Sarker Tanveer Ahmed Rumee is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at University of Dhaka, Bangladesh. He completed his Ph.D. in 2017 from the Department of Computer Science and Engineering, University of Texas at Arlington (UTA), Texas, USA. At UTA He worked in the Software Engineering Research (SERC) Lab. His work area was on software security: especially on securing mobile operating system (Android) to identify and prevent sensitive personal data disclosure.
His current research interests include Program Analysis/Synthesis, Data Analytics and Adversarial Machine Learning. He obtained his MS and BSc in Computer Science and Engineering from the University of Dhaka. He joined University of Dhaka in 2009. Before that, he worked at the Department of CSE, State University of Bangladesh from August 2008 to June 2009.
Research associate Bulbul Ahmed is working at the education minister GoB. He is a secondary school pedagogy expert with a Masters in Education leadership and school improvement and 8 plus years teaching experience in twrtiray level institutions in Bangladesh.
A K M Mahbubur Rahman
A K M Mahbubur Rahman is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at Independent University, Bangladesh (IUB). He has completed his Ph.D. in 2014 at CVPIA Lab, University of Memphis. Before joining in IUB, he had worked at Eyelock Inc, USA as Senior Research Scientist.
Md. Sadat Mursalin
Md. Sadat Mursalin Chowdhury is a Senior Manager, IT Systems at BRAC University. He is RHCSA & RHCSE Certified and LEAN Six Sigma Black Belt Certified. He has over thirteen years of hands on experience in Networking, System administration and as a System Analyst. He has successfully completed many projects with open source application and integrate it with both Windows and Linux system. Implement & Migrate (almost 13000 users with data) the AD (Active Directory) in University Campus which is running currently, also implement system monitoring. He has experience of design work and documentation including reports & input forms. He is actively involved in research with new technology to give customers the best output in IT system.
Asif Zaman completed his undergraduate program from the Department of Computer Science and Engineering, University of Dhaka. His subjects of interest are advanced mathematics, probabilities, statistics and machine learning. He accomplished some projects related to Machine Learning recently of which thesis topic was on developing a complete system for Bangla OCR. Currently he is working on the project named ”Visualization of intercity time-lagged correlation of air quality in Bangladesh”.
Firoza Tabassum Tuhi
Firoza Tabassum Tuhi is currently pursuing her M.Sc. degree from Department of Computer Science and Engineering, BRAC University. She completed her undergraduate studies from the same institution. She is involved with research on ‘Complex Network Analysis’ which is focused on transportation systems of Bangladesh.
Firoza has nearly 6+ years of experience in Software Testing field and she is currently employed as Software Engineer (QA) at TigerIT Bangladesh Limited. Previously, she has also worked at Accenture Bangladesh and BRAC IT Services Limited.
While pursuing the Master’s Degree from the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at BRAC University, Humaira Islam developed her interest in Machine learning. This led her to get involved with the research of “Complex Network Analysis” which is focused on the transportation systems of Bangladesh.
Humaira obtained her Bachelor Degree from American International University- Bangladesh (AIUB).At present,she is working as a “Business Development Executive” in Ujala Paints Industry. Previously she worked as a “Teaching Assistant” in AIUB.
Jayed Bin Satter
Jayed Bin Satter has recently completed his BSc & MSc in Economics from Jahangirnagar University. He is currently working as a Research Assistant in Data & Design Lab. His main focus is on computational aspects and applications of economics. His research interest is in applied microeconomics, econometrics, labor economics & Political economy.
Redwan Ahmed Rizvee
Redwan Ahmed Rizvee has completed his Bachelor of Science degree (B.Sc.) from the Department of Computer Science and Engineering, University of Dhaka and currently pursuing masters (M.Sc.) from the same department. His research areas include Data Mining, Machine Learning, Big Data Analysis and Natural Language Processing specially targeting Bangla.
Riddho Ridwanul Haque
Riddho Ridwanul Haque is currently pursuing his M.Sc. degree from the Department of Computer Science and Engineering, University of Dhaka. He has recently completed his undergraduate studies from the same institution. He has regularly taken part in various national level programming contests and loves solving algorithmic problems. His research interests include Data Mining, Machine Learning, Artificial Intelligence and using Computer Science for the greater good.
Shourav Bin Rabbani
Shourav Bin Rabbani has completed his Bachelor of Science in Computer Science from Independent University, Bangladesh. His research interests include Data Science & Machine Learning. He is currently working as a Research Assistant at Data & Design Lab, doing his research on Electricity Consumption Data of south Dhaka city.
Md Maksudur Rahman
Md Maksudur Rahman has completed his Bachelor of Science in Computer Science and Engineering from the University of Dhaka. He is currently pursuing Master of Science in Computer Science and Engineering from the University of Dhaka. His current research interests include Machine Learning, Deep Learning, Artificial Intelligence, Data Analytics and Big Data Management, Pattern Recognition, Human-Computer Interaction and Natural Language Processing.
Research Experience: 2016 – Continue
Language: C, C++, Java, Python, R
Skills: Algorithm and Data Structure implementation, solving competitive programming problems, Data Analysis and Visualization, OOP, Socket Programming, RMI.
Muntasir Wahed has completed his Bachelor of Science in Computer Science and Engineering from the University of Dhaka. Besides working as a Research Assistant at Data and Design Lab, he is also employed as a Software Engineer at Enosis Solutions.
Before joining Enosis Solutions, he worked as an Intern at Beetles Cyber Security Limited. His current research interests include Data Science, Natural Language Processing, Human-Computer Interaction.
Currently attending graduate school at Virginia Tech.
Nahian Ashraf has completed his Bachelor of Science in Computer Science and Engineering from the University of Dhaka. During her undergrad, she worked as a trainer to motivate female students in programming and problem-solving. Her current research interests include Data Science, Data Mining and Machine Learning.
Currently working as a Software Engineer, R&D at Kona Software Lab Ltd.