Experiences
  • Adjunct Faculty, Newcastle University, UK (Singapore Campus) (Sep 2021- Present)

  • Degree Programme Director (Marine Tech.), Newcastle University, UK (Singapore Campus) (Apr 2019- Aug 2021)

  • Assistant Professor, Newcastle University, UK (Singapore Campus) (Aug 2016- Sep 2021)

  • Research Fellow, National University of Singapore (Dec 2014-Jul 2016)

  • Research Engineer, National University of Singapore (Aug 2013-Nov 2014)

  • Research Scholar, National University of Singapore (Aug 2009-Jul 2013)

  • Graduate Teaching Assistant, National University of Singapore (2010-2011)

  • Project Consultant, Bangladesh University of Engineering & Technology (April 2009-July 2009)

  • Lecturer, Bangladesh University of Engineering & Technology (April 2009-July 2009)

Research Grants

Fund Received as PI/Co-PI (Approx. $ 547,000)​​

  • Machine Learning Based Platform for Energy Demand and Generation Forecasting. Funded by: Research England, UK.  (Dec 2020)   

  • Investigation on Drag Forces of a Hull Cleaning ROV System. Funded by: C-Leanship, Denmark. (Oct 2020)

  • AI-assisted Ship manoeuvring simulator with improved, collision avoidance model. Funded by: UTM Encouragement Research Grant, Malaysia. (Sep 2020)

  • Safety Envelope for Ship Recycling Practices in Bangladesh: Hazard Identification and Risk Evaluation. Funded by: Lloyds Register & Royal Academy of Engineering, UK. (Mar 2020)

Funded Projects worked for as a Researcher/Fellow:

  • Shielding Effects on FLOATEL due to Turret Moored FPSO. (2014 – 2016)
    Funding organization: NRF, Singapore.

  • Analysis, Testing and Monitoring of an Innovative Coupling Arm System:
    Two-body Analysis of Coupling Arm between a SEMI and TLP. (2014 – 2016)
    Funding organization: NRF, Singapore.

  • Semi-submersible Hull Optimization. (2014)
    Funding organization: NRF, Singapore.

  • Phase 2 of RTC: Low-cost Decentralized Sanitary System for Treatment, Water and
    Resources Recovery. (2013)
    Funding organization: Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, USA.

  • Perspective of shipbuilding industry in Bangladesh. (2009)
    Funding organization: Royal Danish Embassy, Dhaka, Bangladesh

     

Teaching and Research Interests
  • Renewable Energy and Sustainability in Engineering Design.

  • Ship and Offshore System Design and Optimization.

  • Computational Fluid Dynamics.

  • Data Analytics and Artificial Intelligence in Marine Technology.

  • Computer Aided Engineering Design and Basic Programming.

Professional Engagements​
  • ReviewerFor many multidisciplinary journals and conferences (including, Energies, Sustainability, Ocean Engineering, Journal of Marine Science and Engineering, Int. Journal of Sustainable Energy Engineering, OMAE conference, OTC Asia Conference).

  • Organizer/Session Chair/Co-Chair: For various conferences including, OMAE and OTC Asia.

  • Member:  The Royal Institution of Naval Architects (RINA)

  • Member:  The American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME)

  • Member:  The Institution of Engineers, Bangladesh (IEB)

  • Member:  Overseas Chapter of The Institution of Engineers Bangladesh, Singapore (OCIEBS)

  • Executive Committee Member:  (General member, Treasurer, Secretary, Vice-Chairman) Overseas Chapter of The Institution of Engineers Bangladesh, Singapore (OCIEBS): 2010-2021.

  • Executive Committee Member (WebEditor, Secretary) Joint Branch of RINA and IMarEST in Singapore: 2018-2020.

Interests and Volunteering

​Engagements:

  • Committee Member: School Council, St. Andrew’s Elementary, St. Johns, NL, Canada.

  • Certified First Aider (since 2016): Completed ‘ISO 29990:2010 Standard Occupational First Aid’ course in Singapore.

  •  Facilitator: Student Staff Liaise Committee, Overseas Immersion Program, Newcastle University.

  • Website Development: Developed (two) and maintaining (one) official websites of social organizations.

  • Leadership & Teamwork: Served NUS Graduate Students’ Society for three consecutive years as marketing director, general secretary, and vice president. (2010-2013).

  •  Volunteer: Present: Association for New Canadians (ANC), Google Map Maker, Google Translate.  Past: Singapore Heart Foundation (SHF), National Kidney Foundation (Singapore), National Volunteer & Philanthropy Centre, (Singapore).

 

Recognitions:

  • Service recognition crest from Overseas Chapter of The Institution of Engineers Bangladesh, Singapore (OCIEBS), 2021.

  • Certificate for outstanding performance in team-building event, by Keppel NUS Corp Lab (Nov 2014).

  •  NUS- Graduate Students’ Society (GSS) ‘Leadership Award 2012’.

  • Certificate of participation in ‘Cool Ideas for Better HDB Living 2011-12 Competition’.

  • First prize in ‘NUS CE Day Geo-Tech Foundation Design Competition 2011’.

Scholarships
  • NUS Research Scholarship (2009-2013)

  • BUET Deans list scholarship (2004-2009)

  • Bangladesh Education Board Scholarship (2004-2009)

  • Junior Secondary Government Scholarship (1998)

  • Several Regional Level Scholarships

Software Skills
  • Specialized packages: ANSYS, OrcaFlex, Hydrostar, HARP, AutoCAD

  • Programming: MATLAB, Python, Fortran

  • Visualization Tools: Paraview, Matlab, Tecplot, Origin