Wednesday, November 9, 2011

Researcher Profile: Mohammad Upal Mahfuz, Ph.D. student, University of Ottawa

Mohammad Upal Mahfuz is a Ph.D. student of electrical engineering at the University of Ottawa in Canada. He is currently working on nanoscale communication and networking based on molecular communication. He is also interested in ultra wideband wireless communications, satellite-based positioning and navigation systems, and sustainable and renewable energy.

He received his B.Sc. degree in electrical and electronic engineering from the Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology in Dhaka, Bangladesh in 2002, M.Engg. degree in telecommunications from the Asian Institute of Technology in Thailand in 2005, and M.Sc. degree in geomatics engineering from the University of Calgary in Canada in 2008.

He has worked as lecturer of electrical engineering at the American International University in Bangladesh (2002–2003), as laboratory supervisor of telecommunications program at the Asian Institute of technology in Thailand (2005–2006), and as visiting lecturer of computer engineering at the Prince of Songkla University in Thailand (2008–2009).

He has received several awards and scholarships including Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) doctoral scholarship (PGS-D, 2010-2013), University of Ottawa Excellence Award (2010–2013), University of Ottawa Admissions Scholarship (2009–2012), University of Calgary Graduate Research Scholarship (2007), Jacques Kartier Award (2008), Research Assistantships (2006–2008, 2009–2010), 2nd Best Poster Prize in WiSense Workshop (2010), WPMC prize (2005), and Dhaka Board Merit Scholarship (1996–2002).

He is involved in scholarly activities of the technical program and reviewing committees of several conferences and journals including Nano Communication Networks (Elsevier), BIONETICS-2011, and BIOSIGNALS-2011.

More details of his works are available at .

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