Dr. Md. Motaharul Islam

Professor , Dept. of CSE

ROOM: 418 (B)

PABX: 3108

Email: motaharul@cse.uiu.ac.bd

Biography

Prof. Dr. Md. Motaharul Islam has been working as a Director of Masters in Computer Science and Engineering (MSCSE) Program. Dr. Islam joined United International University (UIU) as a Full Professor, in the Dept. of Computer Science and Engineering, Faculty of Science and Engineering in January 2020. Before joining UIU, he had been serving as an Associate Professor in the same Department of Brac University (BracU). He had also served as an Assistant Professor in the Dept. of Computer Science under the Faculty of Computer and Information Systems at Islamic University of Madinah (IUM), Saudi Arabia. Before travelling to IUM, he had been working as an Assistant Professor in Computer Science and Engineering Department of Islamic University of Technology (IUT), OIC, Gazipur, Bangladesh. He has been awarded PhD in Computer Engineering from Kyung Hee University, South Korea in the field of Smart Internet of Things (IoT) in 2013. Dr. Motahar had also served as the Chief Technical Officer of BERNET (Currently BdREN) of University Grants Commission of Bangladesh (UGC). As the community service, he has been working as a Director (Communications) for the Bangladesh Local Chapter of International Network for Outcome based Education (IN4OBE) founded by the father of OBE Prof. Dr. William Spady. He has also been serving as the editorial board member and reviewer of different international journals. He has published around 100 research articles in reputed international journals and conferences. His research interest includes Smart IoT, NB-IoT, IP-WSN, Cloud Computing, Network Virtualization, Edge Intelligence, Machine Learning etc. For the last 7 years, Dr. Motahar had been actively engaged in outcome based education (OBE) for ABET and BAETE. He led the OBE Committee, Curriculum Committee at UIU and BracU and supervised the Cloud Computing Research Lab at BracU. He also served as the adviser of IEEE CS students chapters in different universities.

Education

MS-PhD in Computer EngineeringKyung Hee University, Seoul, South Korea.

Degree Awarded: 2013.

B. Sc. in Computer Science and Information Technology (CIT)Islamic University of Technology (IUT)

Organization of Islamic Cooperation  (OIC), Gazipur, Bangladesh.

Degree Awarded: 2002.

Higher Secondary Certificate (HSC)Rajshahi College, Rajshahi, Bangladesh.

Degree Awarded: 1996.

Secondary School Certificate (SSC)Pabna Zilla School, Pabna, Bangladesh.

Degree Awarded: 1994.

Experiences

ProfessorService Period: January 2020 to –

Dept. of Computer Science and Engineering (CSE)

School of Science and Engineering

United International University, Dhaka, Bangladesh.

Associate ProfessorService Period: Sep. 2018 to January 2020

Dept. of Computer Science and Engineering (CSE)

School of Engineering and Computer Science

BRAC University, Dhaka, Bangladesh.

Assistant ProfessorService Period: December 2016 to August 2018

Dept. of Computer Science (CS)

Faculty of Computer and Information Systems (FCIS)

Islamic University of Madinah, AlMadinah, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

Assistant ProfessorService Period: December 2013 to December 2016

Dept. of Computer Science and Engineering (CSE)

Islamic University of Technology (IUT)

Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC)

Gazipur, Bangladesh.

Research AssistantService Period: September 2009 to August 2013

Intelligent Cloud and Security Laboratory (ICNS Lab)

Dept. of Computer Engineering

Kyung Hee University, Seoul, South Korea.

Senior LecturerService Period: January 2006 to August 2009

Institute of Scientific Instrumentation (ISI)

University Grants Commission of Bangladesh (UGC)

Dhaka, Bangladesh.

Senior LecturerService Period: February 2005 to December 2005

Dept. of Computer Science and Engineering

Faculty of Science and Engineering

Green University of Bangladesh

Dhaka, Bangladesh

LecturerService Period: September 2003 to January 2005

Dept. of Computer Science and Engineering

Uttara University, Dhaka, Bangladesh.

 

Awards and Achievements

 

Recipient of Brain Korea-21 (BK-21) Scholarship program sponsored by the Govt. of the Republic of Korea for IT International Students during MS-PhD program.Period: September 2009 – August 2013.
President Scholarship for supporting Tuition Fees in Kyung Hee University, South Korea.Period: September 2009 – August 2013.
Best researcher award from Intelligent Cloud and Network Security (ICNS) Lab, Kyung Hee University, South Korea, 2012.
Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) Scholarship in undergraduate study at IUT, BangladeshPeriod: 1999-2002.
Bangladesh Govt. Scholarship for Under Graduate Study, Bangladesh. Period: 1997-2000.
Bangladesh Govt. Scholarship in Secondary School CertificatePeriod: 1995-1996.
Junior Scholarship from  Govt. of BangladeshPeriod: 1993-1994.

Research Interests

Smart Internet of Things
IP-based Wireless Sensor Network (IP-WSN)
Routing Protocol design in IP-WSN
Virtualization in IP-WSN/IoT
Cloud Computing
Edge Computing
Future Internet