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Name : Dr. Md. Kafiul Islam
Designation : Assistant Professor
Academic Qualification : 1. Ph.D. in Electrical & Computer Engineering (2015)
National University of Singapore (NUS), Singapore
Thesis Title: Artifact Characterization, Detection and Removal from Neural Signals
2. B.Sc. in Electrical & Electronic Engineering (2008)
CGPA 4.94 out of 5.00 (Top 5%)
Islamic University of Technology (IUT), Dhaka, Bangladesh
Teaching Area :
  • Digital Signal Processing
  • Electronics
  • Circuits & Systems
  • Biomedical Engineering
Research Area :
  • Neural Signal Processing: Artifact detection and removal; Spike detection and sorting; Signal classification, Epilepsy seizure detection; etc.
  • Non-neural Signal Processing: ECG, EMG and PPG signal analysis and processing; detection of diagnostic information.
  • Neural Engineering: Basic neuroscience studies; Brain-Computer Interfaces; and Neural prostheses.
  • Healthcare Applications and Patient Monitoring: Medical devices; Wearable technologies; Implantable electronics; etc.
Courses Taught at IUB : Undergraduate
  • ECR 407 - Electronics-II
  • ECR 407L - Electronics-II Lab
  • EEE 402 - Power Transmission & Distribution
  • ECR 305 - Digital Signal Processing
  • ECR 305L – Digital Signal Processing Lab
  • ECR 207 - Electronics-I
  • ECR 206 - Circuits & Systems
  • ECR 206L – Electrical Circuit Lab
  • ECR 308L – Control System Lab
  • ECR 301L – Telecommunication-I Lab
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Award & Scholarship :
  1. NUS Research Scholarship
  2. OIC Full-free Scholarship at IUT
  3. Dhaka Education Board Scholarship for H.S.C result
  4. Barisal Education Board Scholarship for S.S.C result
  5. Barisal Education Board Junior Scholarship
Membership :
Society/Organization Time/Duration Role
IEEE and IEEE-EMBS Dec 2012 -Present Graduate Student Member
IEEE-SPS and IEEE-CASS June 2014 - Present Graduate Student Member
Biomedical Engineering Society, BMES May 2012 - Dec 2014 Student Member
The Institution of Engineers, Bangladesh (IEB), Bangladesh Jan 2011 - Present Associate Member
Overseas Chapter of Institution of Engineers Bangladesh, Singapore Jan 2012 - Present Member
Bangladesh Electronics Society Jan 2010 - Dec 2010 Member
Bangladesh Solar Energy Society Dec 2010 - Dec 2011 General Member
Academic Activity at EEE dept :
  1. Member, Committee of Branding and Promotion of EEE department, IUB.
  2. Member, Committee of Teaching & Research Enhancement of EEE department, IUB.
  3. Member, Committee of Course Offering and Coordination of EEE department, IUB.
  4. Member, Committee of Procurement of EEE department, IUB
Professional Activity :
Society/Organization Time/Duration Role
2th International Conference on Computer and Information Technology, 2009, Dhaka 21~23 December, 2009 Member of Organizing Committee
ICT Expo 2016 (jointly Organized by ICT Division, BD Govt. and Bangladesh Computer Samity) March 2016 Member Secretary
IEEE Transaction
on Signal Processing
June 2014 - Present Reviewer
Journal of Neuroscience Methods October 2015 - Present Reviewer
Heliyon (Elsevier's New Journal) June 2015 - Present Reviewer
International Journal of Neurology & Neuroscience Sep 2014 - Present Member of Editorial Board
International Journal of Neurology Research Jan 2015 - Present Member of Editorial Board
International Journal of Biomedical Science and Engineering (IJBSE) May 2014 - Present Member of Editorial Board
Biomedical Engineering Research (BER) Journal June 2013 - Present Reviewer
World Scientific and Engineering Academy and Society (WSEAS) Dec 2012 - Present Reviewer
2nd International Conference on Biomedical Engineering and Biotechnology June 2013 Reviewer
Previous Employment :
  1. Junior Lecturer, Dept. of EEE, SECS, Independent University, Bangladesh, Aug 2009 – May 2016
  2. PhD Research Scholar, Signal Processing and VLSI Lab, ECE, NUS, Singapore, Jan 2011 - Dec 2014
  3. Graduate Student Researcher, TSS Group, ECE, NUS, Singapore, Aug 2012 - Dec 2012
  4. Graduate Teaching Assistant , Digital Electronics Lab, NUS, Singapore Aug 2011 - May 2014
  5. Lecturer and Executive, Dept. of EEE , Stamford University Bangladesh, Jan 2009 - May 2009
  6. Lecturer, Dept. of EEE, International Islamic University Chittagong Nov 2008 - Dec 2008
Personal Webpage :
  1. https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Md_Kafiul_Islam
  2. https://scholar.google.com/citations?user=PkkxL14AAAAJ&hl=en
  3. https://www.linkedin.com/in/md-kafiul-islam-b7a65b17
  4. https://iub-bd.academia.edu/MdKafiulIslam
E-mail :
  1. kafiul_islam@iub.edu.bd
  2. kafiul_islam@u.nus.edu
  3. kafiiut@gmail.com
Cell phone : +88-01730871457

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