Keynote and Invited Speakers

Keynote Speakers


Professor Dr. Saiful I. Khondaker

Nanoscience Technology Center, Department of Physics, and School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

University of Central Florida, Orlando, FL 32826, USA

Group Webpage: https://physics.ucf.edu/~khondaker/research.htm

Here is the abstract of his talk.

Biography

Dr. Saiful Khondaker is a professor of nanoscience, physics, and electrical engineering at the University of Central Florida (UCF). He received Ph.D. degree in 1999 from the Cavendish Laboratory of the University of Cambridge. During 2001-2005, he worked at the University of Texas at Austin, first as a postdoctoral fellow (01-03) and then as an assistant director at the center for nano and molecular science and technology (03-05). He joined UCF in 2005 as a tenure track assistant professor, was promoted to associate professor with tenure in 2010 and full professor in 2017. Dr. Khondaker's research is in the fabrication and electron transport investigation of nanoscale electronic devices. He published more than 85 peer reviewed journal articles (5000+ citations and h = 34), delivered 60 invited talks at national and international conferences and prestigious institutions. He served as an associate editor for Materials Express (2011-15). He received prestigious National Science Foundation CAREER award (2008), multiple UCF research incentive awards (2010, 2015), JSPS invitational fellowship (2016), and US Airforce Summer Fellowship (2016, 2017). He is also a recipient of Raja Kali Narayan scholarship from Dhaka University and UK Commonwealth scholarship

Dr Muhammad J. A. Shiddiky

School of Natural Sciences & Queensland Micro- and Nanotechnology Centre (QMNC), Griffith University, Nathan Campus, Nathan, QLD 4111, Australia

Group Webpage: http://shiddiky.com

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Biography

Dr Shiddiky is currently a Senior Lecturer and Australian National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) CDF Fellow in the School of Natural Sciences at Griffith University. He is also a Research Leader at the Queensland Micro- and Nanotechnology Centre (QMNC). Prior to joining Griffith, he was an Associate Group Leader in the Australian Institute for Bioengineering and Nanotechnology (AIBN) at The University of Queensland. He has several years of post-doctoral research experience in the School of Chemistry of Monash University and in the AIBN of The University of Queensland.

The primary goal of Dr Shiddiky’s research is to bring the next generation of microfluidics, electrochemistry and nanotechnology tools to alleviate current problems in patient care, especially in cancer, infectious diseases and neurodegenerative diseases. His group is working together with chemists, biomedical engineers, biologists and clinicians for the development of novel nanomaterials, translational medicine technologies and devices for diagnosing, monitoring and treating these diseases. He is well known in the microfluidics and electrochemistry community for his contributions to the field, especially for the development of microfluidics and electrochemistry based sensing technologies. He has published about 100 high impact papers on topics in biosensors, nanotechnology, and translational research. He was one of the recipients of an Austrian Research Council’s Discovery Early Career Researcher Award (DECRA), an NHMRC Career Development Fellowship, an UQ Postdoctoral Research Fellowship, an UQ Early Career Researcher Award, and a Graduate Student Award for PhD research excellence (from Pusan National University, South Korea).

 

 

Invited Speakers


Professor Dr. Golam Mohammed Bhuiyan

Department of Theoretical Physics, University of Dhaka, Dhaka 1000, Bangladesh

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Biography

Dr. Golam Mohammed Bhuiyan is Professor and Chairman, Department of Theoretical Physics, Director, Centre for Advanced Research in Sciences (CARS), and Ex. Provost, S M Hall,  University of Dhaka. He stood first in B.Sc. Honours Examination (in Physics) and obtained the highest marks in both Honours and subsidiary subjects among all students of all Departments and affiliated colleges. Consequently, he was awarded the most prestigious Kali Narayan Scholarship (KNS) of Dhaka University. He earned his PhD degree from the University of East Anglia, UK. He has 30 years of teaching and research experiences, of them 15 years as a Professor. He has done post-Doctoral Research in Germany, Poland, Spain, and Italy. His area of expertise is  Condensed Matter Physics (theory) and has published so far 70 research articles, most of them  in international journals with good impact factors. His most important contribution is the theoretical prediction of atomic structure of liquid titanium done in 1996, which was later confirmed by experiment performed in the Washington University, USA in 2004. He has written four books: (I) Quantum Mechanics, (ii) Solid State Physics-I, (iii) Physics I & II for students of Class 11 & 12. He has been selected twice by the Nobel Prize committee as a nominator for the Nobel Prize in Physics. He served as Chairman of a Department and a college Governing body. He also served as a member of syndicate, academic council, planning committee, teacher selection committee of different public and private Universities, and as a joint secretary and Vice President of Bangladesh Physical Society. He has received 12 prestigious awards, so far, including Academy of Sciences gold medal, Ibrahim Memorial Gold Medal, Dean's award, UGC award, Commonwealth scholarship, Alexander von Humboldt fellowship and Erasmus Mondo fellowship. He is currently acting as an Editor of an International Journal, as reviewer for many internationally renowned journals and as an honorary Professor of an International University.

 

Professor Dr. Quazi Deen Mohd Khosru

Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology, Dhaka-1205, Bangladesh

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Biography

Quazi D. M. Khosru is a Professor of Electrical and Electronic Engineering (EEE) at Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (BUET), Dhaka, Bangladesh. He is currently serving as the Head of the Department of EEE, BUET. He received the PhD degree in Electronic Engineering from Osaka University, Osaka, Japan, in 1994. Dr. Khosru joined the Department of EEE, BUET, as a Lecturer, in July 1987 and became a Professor in May 2000. He was a Regular Associate of the Abdus Salam International Center for Theoretical Physics (AS-ICTP), Trieste, Italy, for a period of six years from January 1996 to December 2001. He was a Visiting Research Scholar at Tohoku University, Sendai, Japan, during 1999–2000 and a Visiting Professor at the Research Center for Nanodevices and Systems, Hiroshima University, Hiroshima, Japan, during 2000–2002. His research interests include nanodevice reliability, high-k gate dielectrics, hot-carrier-induced degradation, and physics, modelling, and characterization of ultrathin oxide single- and double-gate MOS devices and solid state nano-bio sensors. Dr. Khosru has published more than 270 peer-reviewed research articles in refereed International Journals and Proceedings and authored some book chapters. He is a senior member of IEEE and was the chair of IEEE Bangladesh Section in 2007 and 2017.

 

Professor Dr. Md. Kamrul Hassan

Department of Physics, University of Dhaka, Dhaka 1000, Bangladesh

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Biography

Dr. Md. Kamrul Hassan is a professor of physics at the University of Dhaka. He achieved Ph.D. degree in 1996 from Department of Physics, Brunel University, United Kingdom. He received Overseas Research Students Award Scheme (1994), Brunel Departmental Scholarship (1993), ICTP Diploma Scholarship (1991), and Bose Research Fellowship (1989). During 2000-2002, he was awarded prestigious Alexander Von Humboldt fellowship to conduct research as a postdoctoral fellow at University of Potsdam, Germany. Dr. Kamrul’s research areas are problems which are far from equilibrium. In particular, he has been involved in the study of a number of non-equilibrium phenomena, including theory of phase transition (percolation) and critical phenomena, complex network theory, stochastic fractals and multifractals, kinetics of aggregation and fragmentation, monolayer growth by deposition, nucleation and growth processes. His recent interest, however, on the theory of percolation and on complex network theory. He has published more than 25 papers in journals of international repute. Out of which 14 papers were published in prestigious Physical Review E either as a regular paper or as a rapid communication. Dr. Kamrul designed a new syllabus titled `Non-equilibrium Statistical Mechanics and Stochastic Fractals’ for the M. Sc. Student of Dhaka University. The syllabus is designed to cover the latest development in statistical mechanics which are far from equilibrium in nature.


Professor Dr. P. K. Mukhopadhyay

Condensed Matter Physics and Material Science, S N Bose National Centre for Basic Sciences, Kolkata, India.

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Biography

Dr. P. K. Mukhopadhyay is a Professor of Condensed Matter Physics and Material Science, S N Bose National Centre for Basic Sciences, Kolkata, India. He received Ph.D. degree in 1989 from the IISc, Bangalore, India. He is the only Indian so far who created a conference that has now become an international conference series. It is called ICFSMAxx. He has achieved various international and national projects like Third World Academy of Sciences, ICTP, Trieste, Italy, from 1998 to 2001, on sound velocity measurements in magnetic systems and correlation between flux trappings and degree of texturing in hitc sample, Council for Scientific and Industrial Research, New Delhi, India, from 2002 to 2005, Asian Swedish Research Links, SIDA, Sweden, from 2006 to 2008, Elastic property measurements on Ferro Magnetic Shape Memory Alloy system Ni1-xCoxAly (2007-2009) - from the Department of Science and Technology, New Delhi, India, National High Magnetic field facility, a multi-institutional project with SNBose National Centre for Basic Sciences, UGC-DAEF Consortium for Scientific Research, Kolkata Centre and VECC, Kolkata, Feasibility study of development of synthetic body armour based on smart fluids - DRDO, August 2013 – till now, Part of Technical Research Centre, a special status project scheme given for select five institutes in India by the Govt. of India, January 2016 – till now.


Professor Dr. Saleh Hasan Naqib

Department of Physics, Rajshahi University, Rajshahi-6205, Bangladesh

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Biography

Dr Saleh Hasan Naqib is currently serving as a professor at Department of Physics, University of Rajshahi. He is leading the theoretical condensed matter research group at the department. In terms scientific productivity, this group ranks among the top in Bangladesh. Dr Naqib obtained his PhD from Cavendish Laboratory, University of Cambridge, UK in 2003. His research interests include superconductivity in high-Tc cuprates, magneto-transport properties of strongly correlated electronic systems, density functional theory (DFT) calculations on MAX phase nanolaminates and novel low-Tc superconducting systems. Dr. Naqib has published around seventy (70) papers in journals of international repute. His papers on the origin and evolution of the pseudogap in hole doped cuprates have been widely cited. Dr. Naqib has active research collaboration with the Quantum Matter group, Cavendish Laboratory, University of Cambridge and the MacDiarmid Institute for Advanced Materials and Nanotechnology, New Zealand. He was a regular associate of the Abdus Salam International Centre for Theoretical Physics (AS ICTP), Italy during the period 2010 – 2015.

 

 

 

Professor Dr. Md. Abu Bin Hasan Susan

Department of Chemistry, University of Dhaka, Dhaka 1000, Bangladesh

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Biography

Dr. Md. Abu Bin Hasan Susan is a Professor of Chemistry of Dhaka University. He received his PhD degree from Yokohama National University, Japan in 2000 and was awarded with VBL, JSPS, CREST and Bridge postdoctoral fellowships. His research interest is in the field of Materials Chemistry. He has 107 articles including 11 book chapters and 17 proceedings and 216 abstracts published as contribution in scientific meetings. He collaborates with 12 renowned laboratories and visited eleven countries of the world. He was nominated for awards of FACS, 2005 and ISESCO, 2010. He received Dean’s Award of Faculty of Science, Dhaka University (2011), University Grants Commission Awards of Bangladesh in Physical Sciences in 2011 and in Chemical, Biological and Environmental Sciences in 2013 and United Group Paper Awards in 2016 for two articles. He is a member of many professional organizations and served as Joint Secretary of Bangladesh Chemical Society (2011-14) and National Representative of Division I of IUPAC. Since 2016, he has been a Fellow of IUPAC. His research credentials are- Citations: 6748, h-index: 21, i-10 index: 32.

 

 



Professor Dr. Md. Abdus Subhan

Department of Chemistry , Shahjalal University of Science and Technology, Sylhet-3114, Bangladesh

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Biography

Dr. Md Abdus Subhan received his PhD from Osaka University, Japan in March 2003. In 2004 he had been a Venture Business Laboratory (VBL) postdoctoral fellow at Materials and Life science, Faculty of Engineering, Osaka University for a year. Then he joined Shahjalal University of Science and Technology, Sylhet, Bangladesh as faculty. In 2010 and 2017 he visited Osaka Kyoiku University, Japan as visiting Professor and studied the PL properties of mixed metal nano composite oxides. He had been National Research Foundation (NRF) postdoctoral fellow at Andong National University, South Korea for a year (2010–2011), where he studied novel macrocyclic metal complexes. He had been BK21 postdoctoral fellow at Seoul National University, South Korea for six months (2012–2013). At present he is a Professor and Head of Department Chemistry at Shah Jalal University of Science and Technology, Sylhet, Bangladesh. His major research field includes novel metal complexes of materials, medicinal and biological importance as well as structure, spectroscopy, catalysis and photocatalysis, anti-microbial activity of multi-metal nanocomposite oxides. He has received TWAS research Grant Award 2015; MOST (Ministry Of Science and Technology) Bangladesh  Research Grant 2015-1016; SUST Research Grant 2013, 2015 and 2017; MOE (Ministry of Education) Bangladesh Research Grant 2014-1015. Recently he has received VC Award 2015, Excellent Article Award 2016 from Chinese Academy of Metals and Best Paper Award 2014 from United Group. Dr. Subhan is a Life member of Bangladesh Chemical Society (LM 1095). He has been working as regular reviewer of several high impact journals of Elsevier Science Publications and Royal Society of Chemistry. He has also been editorial Board member of some international journals.


Professor Dr. Hasan Ahmad

Department of Chemistry, University of Rajshahi, Rajshahi-6205, Bangladesh

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Biography

Dr. Hasan Ahmad is a professor of Chemistry at Rajshahi University. He received PhD from the Department of Chemical Science and Engineering, Kobe University, Japan with specialization in Material Sciences. He did postdoctoral research at different institutes including MPI of Colloid and Interfaces, Germany, Sheffield University, UK, and Gwangju Institute of Science and Technology, South Korea. His research is mainly focused on the synthesis, characterization and applications of polymer composite materials having size between nano to several micrometers. He has published more than eighty (80) research articles in international journals. He has active collaboration with polymer colloid group, Kobe University, Japan and MPI of Colloid and Interfaces, Germany. Dr. Ahmad has completed a number of research projects financed by UGC, Faculty of Science of Rajshahi University and MOST, Dhaka.

 

 

Professor Dr. Mohammad Idrish Miah

Department of Physics, University of Chittagong, Chittagong-4331, Bangladesh

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Biography

Dr. Mohammad Idrish Miah is a Professor in the Department of Physics of Chittagong University, Bangladesh and an Honorary Adjunct Professor of Queensland Micro- and Nano-technology Centre, Griffith University, Australia. He graduated in Physics from the Jahangirnagar University, Bangladesh with a B.Sc. Honours and a M.Sc. He also secured M.S. and Ph.D. degrees from the Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Norway and Griffith University, Australia, respectively. He did a number of Post-Doctoral Research in including a University of Toronto (Canada) Fellow, a Guest Scientist of ICTP (Italy) and a Commonwealth Fellow of York University (U.K). Professor Miah got a number of scientific prizes/awards including Research Promotion Award 2005 (Japan), Who’s Who of the World 2009 (USA), Chancellor Medal 2010, Academic Excellence 2010 (Australia), Bangladesh Academy of Sciences’ Gold Medal Award 2009 in Physical Sciences including Engineering and Technology, Bangladesh University Grants Commission Prize 2010 in Physical Sciences, Razzaq-Shamsun Physics Research Prize 2011, and Razzaq-Shamsun Lifetime Achievement Award 2015 (Dhaka University). He is the Editor-in-Chief of ‘Journal of Quantum Electronics and Spintronics’ and an Ex-Editorial Board Member of the journal ‘Nanotechnology Development’ He is an author of over 200 scientific papers published in high impact journals, books and conferences.

 

 

Professor Dr. Saidur Rahman

Research Centre for Nano-Materials and Energy Technology (RCNMET), Sunway University, 47500 Subang Jaya, Selangor, Malaysia

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Biography

Professor Saidur Rahman is currently working as a Distinguished Research Professor and Head of the Research Centre for Nano-Materials and Energy Technology (RCNMET) at Sunway University. Previously, he worked as a Chair Professor at the Center of Research Excellence in Renewable Energy at King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals (KFUPM). Prior to joining KFUPM, Prof. Saidur worked 18 years in University of Malaya, a premier research University in Malaya. For the years 2014-2017, Thomson Reuters awarded him highly cited researcher for being among the top 1% researchers for most cited documents in his research field. Professor Saidur also won highest accumulation citation award from the University of Malaya for the consecutive four years (2011-2014). A number of his papers were listed among the top 25 articles in Sciencedirect published by Elsevier Limited. Prof. Saidur published almost 400 journal papers and majority of them are in top ranking journals. According to Web of Science, Professor Saidur is ranked #1 on the “nanofluids” related research topic. He has more than 17,000 citations with an h-index of 62 according to Google Scholar citation. Professor Saidur also shared his research and publication experiences with many local and international university staff and students on writing high impact journals, research proposals and thesis. He has supervised more than 65 postgraduate students so far. He secured and managed more than 10 million ringgit research grants. Professor Saidur is currently working in improving the performance solar thermal system with the application of nanofluids and Phase Change Materials.

 

 

Professor Dr. Nazia Chawdhury

Department of Physics, Shahjalal University of Science and Technology, Sylhet-3114, Bangladesh

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Biography

Dr. Nazia Chawdhury is a Professor of Physics at the Shahjalal University of Science and Technology (SUST), Sylhet, Bangladesh. She achieved Ph.D. in 1999 from the Optoelectronics Group of Cavendish Laboratory, Department of Physics, University of Cambridge with Professor Sir Richard H. Friend. She received Cambridge Commonwealth Trust Scholarship (1995), Overseas Research Scholarship, UK (1995), Grants from Schlumberger Research Ltd. (1996) and from Cambridge Philosophical Society(1998). During 1999-2000, she worked at the same university as a postdoctoral fellow and then returned to SUST. She worked as an honorary fellow at the Department of Chemistry, University of Bath, UK in 2003 with Professor Paul Raithby and in 2006 she was a Royal Society Fellow at the Department of Physics, Durham University, UK where she worked with Professor Andy Monkman. Dr. Chawdhury's research interest is in Optical Spectroscopy and Photovoltaics of Organic Semiconductors, and Non-linear Optics of Organic soluble Polymers. She published 19 peer reviewed journal articles (1100+ citations and h = 12). Her top h cited (350) research article is The Energy Gap Law for Triplet States in Pt-Containing Conjugated Polymers and Monomers in Journal of the American Chemical Society (2001). She received TWAS Research Award in 2016. She has active collaboration with Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati (IITG), Assam, India. She is also a recipient of Gold Medal from SUST. Recently, Dr. Chawdhury introduced Semiconductor Optoelectronics and Organic Optoelectronics for the MS students of Physics at SUST.

 

Professor Dr. Raihana Shams Islam

Department of Physics, University of Rajshahi, Rajshahi-6205, Bangladesh

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Biography

Dr Raihana Shams Islam is a professor of Physics at the University of Rajshahi. She is a part of the theoretical condensed matter research group at the department. Dr Islam obtained her PhD from Cavendish Laboratory, University of Cambridge, UK in 2005. Her field of research is superconductivity in high-Tc cuprates, focused mainly on the magnetic and transport properties of these strongly correlated electronic systems. She has done significant work on isotope substituted hole doped cuprates. Her research contribution includes around 30 papers so far, most of which are in journals of international repute including the Physical Review Letters. Dr. Islam was a regular associate of the Abdus Salam International Centre for Theoretical Physics (AS-ICTP), Italy, during the period 2011 – 2016.

 

 

Dr. Mamun Molla

Department of Mathematics and Physics, North South University, Dhaka-1229, Bangladesh

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Biography

Dr. Mamun Molla received his BSc (Honors) in Mathematics and MSc in Applied Mathematics from the Department of Mathematics, University of Dhaka, Bangladesh. He did MPhil in Applied Mathematics, from the Department of Mathematics, Bangladesh University of Engineering & Technology (BUET).  After completing his MSc, he joined in BUET as a visiting Lecturer in Mathematics and in 2004 he joined in BUET as a full time Lecturer. In 2005, he was awarded the Overseas Research Scholarship (ORS) by the UK government for doing PhD in Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) in the Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Glasgow, UK. He successfully finished his PhD in July 2009. Dr. Mamun worked as a Postdoctoral Research Associate in the field of CFD using high performance parallel computing, in the Department of Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering, University of Manitoba, Canada from October 2009 to August 2011. At present Dr. Mamun Molla is serving an Associate Professor in the Department of Mathematics and Physics, North South University, Bangladesh. His current research interests include Boundary-layer flow, turbulent flow using Direct Numerical Simulation (DNS), Large-Eddy Simulation (LES), hybrid RANS/LES technique, Natural and Mixed convection flow, Lattice Boltzmann Method, Computational blood-flow as well as high performance parallel computing  using MPI and OpenMP based CPU as well as GPU computing. He has over 50 peer-reviewed international journal publications and over 20 international conference papers. He attended different international conferences and seminars in home and abroad.

 

 

Dr. Md. Zunaid Baten

Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology, Dhaka-1205, Bangladesh

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Biography

Dr. Md Zunaid Baten is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering (EEE), Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (BUET). He joined as a Lecturer in the Dept. of EEE, BUET in 2009 and completed his Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor between 2012 and 2016. During his Ph.D. research, he was a member of the team which experimentally demonstrated the first room-temperature electrically driven polariton laser in 2014. He, along with his co-workers, also experimentally demonstrated the first high-speed modulation of a polariton laser and its output polarization control employing spin-selective contacts. His current research interests lie in the area of solid-state electronics, with focus on photonics, optoelectronics, spintronics and spin-optoelectronics.

 

Dr. Mahdy Rahman Chowdhury

Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, North South University, Dhaka 1229, Bangladesh

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Biography

Dr. Mahdy Rahman Chowdhury is currently working as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at North South University (NSU), Dhaka, Bangladesh. He received B.Sc. degree in Electrical and Electronic Engineering (EEE) from BUET, Bangladesh in 2011. Later, he started his PhD as a direct PhD student in Electrical and Computer Engineering dept. in National University of Singapore, Singapore in January, 2013. He submitted his PhD thesis at the end of 2016. In his PhD, he worked on the theory of optical force and theoretically demonstrated several set-ups for two new kinds of optical force: optical pulling and lateral forces. Just after submitting his PhD thesis, he joined as an Assist. Professor at NSU in January, 2017. So far he has published 19 peer reviewed international journals (with moderate to high impact factor) including four in Nature Publishing Group. He is also a reviewer of several reputed international journals. After joining NSU, among his several published journals in 2017, two articles have been published in very high impact factor journals with the affiliation of Bangladesh and NSU: (i) Nature Publishing Group’s journal: Light Science and Applications and (ii) ACS NANO. His current research interests are primarily in optical force in photonics and plasmonics along with antenna, solar cell, and optical fiber theory. In 2012 he established a research group in BUET named BUET ELECTROMAGNETICS AND METMATERIAL RESEARCH GROUP, which has published several reputed scientific articles so far. Recently, he has established a research group in NSU named NSU OPTICS & PHOTONICS RESEARCH GROUP. This group is mainly investigating the behaviour of optical force on biological and neutral objects involving complex material backgrounds.

Dr. Mainul Hossain

Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, University of Dhaka, Dhaka 1000, Bangladesh

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Biography

Dr. Mainul Hossain is currently a lecturer in the department Electrical and Electronic Engineering at University of Dhaka. He is also serving as one of the Associate Editors for the Journal of Nanomedicine Research (JNMR). Dr. Hossain received his Ph.D. degree in Electrical Engineering in 2012 from University of Central Florida (UCF) in Orlando, Florida, USA. At UCF, he was the recipient of the NanoScience Technology Graduate Fellowship Award. In 2008, he was one of the three participants, selected jointly by the Lindau Council of the Nobel Laureates in Lindau, Germany and the Bangladesh Academy of Sciences in Dhaka, Bangladesh, to represent Bangladesh in the 58th Lindau Meeting of the Nobel Laureates-dedicated to Physics. During 2012-2017, he worked in the Advanced Module Engineering group at Globalfoundries US. Inc. (www.globalfoundries.com) located in Malta, New York, USA, where he developed state-of-the art metrology solutions for characterizing14nm and beyond CMOS processes. Dr. Hossain has published more than 14 peer reviewed journal articles and more than 20 conference proceedings (250+ citations and h=9) and has 1 book chapter and 1 US patent under his name.

 

A talk on current research in Nanotechnology Research Laboratory, BUET

 

Dr. Mohammed Abdul Basith

Department of Physics, Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (BUET), Dhaka-1000, Bangladesh

Group Webpage: www.nanotechlabbuet.com

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Biography

Dr. Mohammed Abdul Basith is working as an Associate Professor in the Department of Physics of Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (BUET), Dhaka. He achieved PhD degree from the Materials and Condensed Matter Physics group, University of Glasgow, UK in 2011. His research interests include transmission electron microscopy (TEM) characterization of patterned ferromagnetic nanostructures by lithographic techniques. At present in BUET he is working mainly on preparation and characterization of multiferroic nanomaterials for energy related and spintronic applications. He has published more than 30 research papers in different prestigious journals like Nanoscale, Physical Review Applied, Applied Physics Letters, Journal of Applied Physics, Nanotechnology, Journal of Nanophotonics, Ceramics International, Journal of Alloys and Compounds etc. He is the reviewer of a number of highly reputed journals published from American Physical Society, American Institute of Physics, Royal Society of Chemistry etc. In BUET, he established Nanotechnology Research Laboratory for synthesis and characterization of nanostructured materials. Since its inception in April 2014, he has been developing advanced facilities in this laboratory under different research projects from home and abroad. Dr. Basith designed a new syllabus titled `Nanophysics’ for the postgraduate students of BUET. The syllabus is designed to cover principles involved in fabrication of nanosystems and in measurement of phenomena at nanoscale.