Dr. Md. Mostafizar Rahman

Associate Professor, Department of Agricultural Engineering, Faculty of Agriculture, Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman Agricultural University, Gazipur-1706, Bangladesh, Telephone: +88029205310-14; Ext. 2562, Mobile: +8801730575960

E-mail: mostafizar-age@basmrau.edu.bd

Website: https://www.bsmrau.edu.bd/mostafizar

Resume

Dr. Rahman is an associate professor of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman Agricultural University (BSMARU). For 15 years, he has good knowledge’s related to the Agricultural Engineering/Food Engineering. Before joining to BSMRAU, he was positioned as a Lecturer, Assistant Professor and Associate Professor at the Dept. of Food Engineering and Tea Technology, Shahjalal University of Science and Technology, Sylhet. Dr. Rahman has received Bachelor of Science in Agricultural Engineering and Master of Science in Farm Power and Machinery from Bangladesh Agricultural University, Mymensingh. Later, he was awarded Monbukagakusho Scholarship in 2014 for the Doctor of philosophy in the field of autonomous agricultural machinery at Graduate School of Agriculture, Hokkaido University, Japan. He was also achieved a Post-Graduate Diploma in Tea Management from Bangladesh Tea Research Institute, Srimangal. He is a life member of Engineering Institute of Bangladesh (IEB) and krishibid institution bangladesh (KIB). Dr. Rahman believes that only smart agricultural practices may provide sustainable farming system emphasizing higher production with increasing crop intensity for food security. Therefore, he is enthusiastic to integrate different types of sensors in automatic agricultural practices in the farm.

Education

2014 – 2018 : Doctor of Philosophy at Hokkaido University, Japan

 2010 – 2012 : Post Graduate Diploma in Tea Management at Bangladesh Tea Board, Srimongal, Bangladesh

 2008 – 2009 : M. S. in Farm Power Machinery at Bangladesh Agricultural University, Mymensingh, Bangladesh

 2003 – 2007 : B. Sc. in Agricultural Engineering at Bangladesh Agricultural University, Mymensingh, Bangladesh

Professional position held

Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman Agricultural University, Gazipur, Bangladesh

10 December, 2018 ~ : Associate Professor, Department of Agricultural Engineering, Faculty of Agriculture

Shahjalal University of Science and Technology, Sylhet, Bangladesh

13 May, 2018 – 09 Dec, 2018 : Associate Professor, Department of Food Engineering and Tea Technology

19 Sep, 2012 – 12 May, 2018 : Assistant Professor, Department of Food Engineering and Tea Technology

19 Sep, 2010 – 18 Sep, 2012 : Lecturer, Department of Food Engineering and Tea Technology

Department of Agricultural Extension, Khamarbari, Dhaka, Bangladesh

15 March, 2009 – 15 Sep, 2010 : Agricultural Engineer, Enhancement of Agricultural Production and Rural Employment through Extension of Agricultural Engineering Technologies Project (AETEP), Jaldhaka Upazila, Nilphamari.

Areas of specialization:

  • Smart Irrigation System
  • Sensors for Smart Agriculture,
  • Agricultural Machinery Robotics,
  • Image Processing of Agricultural Products
  • Post-Harvest Technology of Agricultural Products