Faculty Profile

Shatabda, Swakkhar, Ph.D.

Asst. Professor & Undergraduate Program CoordinatorEmail : swakkhar@cse.uiu.ac.bd

Dr. Shatabda is Assistant Professor and Undergraduate Program Co-ordinator of Computer Science and Engineering Department.

He achieved his Ph. D degree from the Institute for Integrated and Intelligent Systems (IIIS), Griffith University in 2014. His thesis is titled “Local Search Heuristics for Protein Structure Prediction”.  He completed his BSc. in Computer Science and Engineering from Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (BUET) in 2007.

Research interest of Dr. Shatabda includes bioinformatics, optimization, search and meta-heuristics, data Mining, constraint programming, approximation Algorithms and graph theory. He has a number of quality publications in both national and international conferences and journals.

He has worked as Graduate Researcher in Queensland Research Laboratory, NICTA, Australia. Prior entering the teaching line he worked  as a Software Engineer in Vonair Inc, Bangladesh.

PhD (2010-2014)
Institute for Integrated and Intelligent Systems (IIIS)
Griffith University.
Thesis Title: Local Search Heuristic for Protein Structure Prediction
Supervisors: Professor Abdul Sattar and Dr. Muhammad Abdul Hakim Newton

BSc (2001-2007)
Department of Computer Science and Engineering (CSE)
Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (BUET)
Thesis Supervisor: Professor Masud Hasan

HSC (1999-2001)
Notre Dame College

SSC (1991-1999)
Saint Joseph High School

Bioinformatics (http://brl.uiu.ac.bd/)
Protein Structures
Genome Rearrangement
Phylogenetic Trees
Clustering

AI and Machine Learning
Optimization
Search and Satisfiability
Meta-heuristics
Itemset Mining
Constraint Programming

Algorithm and Complexity
Approximation Algorithms
Graph Theory

Assistant Professor and
Undergraduate Program Co-ordinator (November 2014-Present)
Department of Computer Science and Engineering
United International University
Bangladesh

PhD Student (April 2010 – October 2014)
Institute for Integrated and Intelligent Systems (IIIS)
Griffith University
Australia

Graduate Researcher (April 2010 – September 2014)
Advanced Computational Proteomics Group
Queensland Research Laboratory
National ICT Australia (NICTA)

Lecturer (April 2008- November 2014)
Department of Computer Science and Engineering
United International University
Bangladesh

Software Engineer (November 2007 – April 2008)
NextiGen
Bangladesh

Junior Software Engineer (June 2007 – November 2007)
Vonair Inc.
Bangladesh

For details of the publication list, please visit: Google Scholar

Graduate Courses
Advanced Artificial Intelligence
Computation Biology and Bioinformatics
Parallel Algorithms
Financial Informatics

Undergraduate Courses
Algorithms
Data Structures
Artificial Intelligence
Simulation and Modelling