Prof. Md. Atiqur R. Ahad

Prof. Md. Atiqur R. Ahad

Professor, Dept. of EEE, University of Dhaka

Title: Sensor-based Activity Analysis for Healthcare Monitoring: Prospects & Challenges 

Md. Atiqur Rahman Ahad, Senior Member, IEEE, is a Professor of Electrical & Electronic Engineering, University of Dhaka (DU)). He works on computer vision, imaging, IoT, etc. He did B.Sc.(honors) [1st class 1st position] & Masters [1st class 2nd position] from the Dept. of Applied Physics & Electronics, DU; Masters from the School of Computer Science & Engineering, University of New South Wales; and PhD from the Faculty of Engineering, Kyushu Institute of Technology [KIT]. He was awarded JSPS Postdoctoral Fellowship and several prestigious awards/scholarships. He was a Visiting Researcher at KIT. He published two books as single author (available in Springer). He has published about 100 journals and conference papers. He has received 10+ international awards in various conference/journal/society. Ahad was invited as keynote/invited speakers about 45 times in different conferences/universities. He has established several international MOU/collaborations (e.g., Clemson University, University of Hyogo, RCCIIT, Fukuoka Women University, Kyushu University, etc.). He has been involved with some academic & editorial activities: e.g., Editorial Board Member, Scientific ReportsNature; Associate Editor, Frontiers in ICT; Editorial Board Member, Encyclopedia of Computer Graphics and Games, Springer; Assoc. Technical Editor (former), IEEE ComSoc Magazine; Editor-in-Chief: Int. J. of Computer Vision & Signal Processing J. of Electronics & Informatics, Int. J. of Environment; General Chair, 2018 7th Int. Conf. on Informatics, Electronics & Vision, Japan; Publication Chair, 2018 IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics (SMC2018); General Chair, 2018 2nd Int. Conf. on Imaging, Vision & Pattern Recognition, Bangladesh; Vice Publication Co-chair and Vice Award Chair, Joint 17th World Congress of International Fuzzy Systems Association (IFSA) and 9th Int. Conf. on Soft Computing and Intelligent Systems; General Chair, 7th Intl. Symposium in Computational Medical and Health Technology; and several other international conferences. He served Guest Editor in Pattern Recognition Letters, Elsevier; Journal of Multimedia User Interface, Springer; Journal of Healthcare Engineering, Hindawi; International Journal of Innovative Computing, Information and Control. Ahad is a Member of OSA, ACM, IEEE Computer Society, IAPR, IEEE RAS, IEEE SMC, etc. He is the founder Secretary of IEEE Computer Society Bangladesh Chapter, and Bangladesh Association of Pattern Recognition. He volunteers some societies in Bangladesh and Japan. More: 


April 27, 2018
Session-3.1: Expert Presentations
Conference room-1st floor
10:50  -  12:30