Curriculum Vitae of Prof Dr Engr Md Saifur Rahman

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1. SUMMARY Creative and technically adept textile professional, particularly skilled in education and research in textiles and polymers. Experienced in teaching and evaluation of undergraduate level students, development of curricula for various undergraduate level textile courses as well as selection of machinery and processing technology for textile manufacturing units. 2. EDUCATION & RESEARCH • Doctor of Engineering Materials Engineering, University of Fukui, Fukui, Japan, 2003. • Master of Engineering Materials Science & Engineering, University of Fukui, Japan, 2000. • Research Studentship Materials Science Laboratory, University of Fukui, Japan, 1998. • Bachelor of Science Textile Technology, First Class First position, University of Dhaka, 1992. • Higher Secondary Certificate (Equivalent to A-Level) Dhaka Board, Score: 80% marks, 1985. • Secondary School Certificate (Equivalent to O-Level) Dhaka Board, Score: 73% marks, 1983. 3. PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE Dept of Textile Engineering, Northern University Bangladesh, Dhaka Professor & Head of the Department (December 2010 – till to date) • Manage departmental office, plan and execute course offerings in academic semesters, assign fulltime and adjunct faculty members for various courses, monitor and evaluate performance of fulltime faculties in addition to regular activity of advising and mentoring undergraduate students of the Textile Engineering Department. • Deliver lectures, evaluate students’ performance, prepare questions for the examinations and examine students’ answer scripts for Introduction to Textiles and Polymer Science courses of the Textile Engineering undergraduate program. • Supervise examinations and coordinate with invigilators during semester final examinations. National Institute of Textile Training Research and Design, Savar, Dhaka Chief Faculty Member and Head of Wet Processing & Testing and Quality Control Department (September 2009 – December 2010) • Manage departmental office, contribute to planning and executing course offerings in academic semesters, recruitment of full-time and adjunct faculty members for various courses, monitor and evaluate performance of faculties in addition to regular activity of mentoring students of the institute. • Deliver lectures, evaluate students’ performance, prepare questions for the examinations and examine students’ answer scripts for Textile Raw Materials course of the One Year Certificate Course in Textile Technology program. Advisory Services for Textiles & Apparel, BQSP, United Nations Industrial Development Organization, Dhaka Director of Training and Advisory Services (September 2008 – June 2009) • Provided advice on training and education matter, especially to NITTRAD, BITT, iART and BIFT under the framework of Bangladesh Quality Support Programme (BQSP), funded by EU and implemented by UNIDO. • Day to day management of Advisory Services for Textiles & Apparel of Bangladesh (ASTAB) to UNIDO procedures: a) ASTAB Promotion: Promoting services via ASTAB website and directly with companies in cooperation with the trade associations (e.g. BTMA, BGMEA, BKMEA). b) Reporting: Preparation and submission of Monthly progress reports to the Project Manager (UNIDO, Vienna) and the Chief Technical Advisor (BQSP) and Quarterly reports and presentations to the Steering Committee.

University of Fukui. • Was nominated as the Coordinator to lead a team of ten teachers from all the departments for conducting the semester final examinations of Spring 2004.Prof Dr Engr Md Saifur Rahman. Ahsanullah University of Science and Technology. monitor and evaluate performance of twelve full-time faculties in addition to regular activity of advising and mentoring undergraduate students of the Textile Engineering Department. UK) during their consultancy assignment with Beximco Group. evaluated students’ performance. preparing tender documents for and negotiation with the textile machinery and chemicals manufacturers. evaluated students’ performance and examined students’ answer scripts for Scientific English Communication and Scientific English Terminology courses of the Mechanical Engineering graduate program. strategic planning in spinning. recruit and nominate full-time and adjunct faculty members for various courses. conducting market survey. Introduced flexible credit load system for the first time in any textile engineering undergraduate program in Bangladesh. plan and execute course offerings in academic semesters. Yarn Manufacturing Technology. conduct practical classes. Government of Bangladesh Lecturer (Technical) (June 1995 – April 1999) • Delivered lectures. B ScTech 01715596115 fukudaiko@yahoo. maintenance. • Supervised examinations and coordinated with invigilators during semester final examinations. Beximco Textiles Ltd. prepared questions for the examinations and examine students’ answer scripts for Polymer Science. dyeing and finishing. knitting. M Engg. • Deliver lectures. Dept of Textile Technology. Japan Teaching Assistant (October 2001 – March 2003) • Assisted in organizing two lectures per week. supply chain. • Supervise examinations and coordinate with invigilators during semester final examinations. production.. DEngg. evaluate students’ performance. Dhaka Textile Engineer (February 1994 – June 1995) • Worked as a member of the Beximco Textile project team along with experts from Tootal Project Management (Coats Viella. evaluating various technical offers and the selection of machinery for Beximco’s new knit fabric manufacturing plant. Page 2 . Textile Raw Materials and Wet Processing Technology courses of the Textile Technology undergraduate program. Dhaka Assistant Professor (September 2003 – September 2005) • Delivered lectures. conducted practical classes. quality control. City University. • Manage departmental office. Dhaka Associate Professor & Head of the Department (October 2005 – October 2008) • Developed course curriculum of BSc in Textile Engineering program and responded to queries of University Grants Commission of Bangladesh and subsequently got it approved by UGC. • Was assigned to evaluate offers and negotiate with the suppliers to procure machinery and equipments for the proposed Yarn Manufacturing Laboratory. evaluated students’ performance.com Dept of Textile Engineering. prepare questions for the examinations and examine students’ answer scripts for Introduction to Textiles and Polymer Science courses of the Textile Engineering undergraduate program. Contributed significantly to the establishment of Laboratories and Library as required by UGC and contributed to the enrolment of students totalling more than 1000 during three years period of the department of textile engineering. Textile Physics and Yarn Manufacturing Technology courses of the Textile Technology undergraduate program of University of Dhaka. College of Textile Technology. prepared questions for the examinations and examined students’ answer scripts for Man-made Fiber Production. • Evaluated composite plant infrastructure: effective resources utilization. Textile Raw Materials. • Actively took part in technical discussions.

College of Textile Technology. 2000 49th Annual Meeting of the Society of Polymer Science. 1997-2003. 2001 50th Annual Meeting of the Society of Polymer Science. network client and the use of Internet. AWARDS & PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS • Japanese Government (Monbukagakusho) Scholarship. • Visited IMB 2009 World of Textile Processing in Cologne. Able to understand Urdu and Hindi conversations in most cases and can read classical Arabic.till to date). SCIENTIFIC MEETINGS ATTENDED 2008 International Workshop on Physical Testing of Textiles. Poster Presentation. sample approval. Japan. Japanese Universities Alumni Association in Bangladesh. Yokohama. • Member. • Member. B ScTech 01715596115 fukudaiko@yahoo. 1993 – till to date. • Gave several interviews to newspapers. TV and radio stations in Japan. • Best Student Award. • Performed duties of a garment buying house including communication with buyers. INTERESTS Digital still and motion photography. allocation of orders to different garment factories.1%. engineering graph software such as SigmaPlot®. • Detailed knowledge of the function and application of software packages such as Microsoft Office XP Professional®. COMPUTING & PROGRAMMING SKILLS • Experience with set-up. Oral Presentation. travelling and international exchange. Japan. Oral Presentation. Windows 2000. Selection Committee for Monbukagakusho Scholarship. Society of Polymer Science. DEngg. Japan. Japan. 5. reading. 1999 48th Annual Meeting of the Society of Polymer Science. Japan. Page 3 . Institution of Textile Engineers and Technologists. IDE devices) and other hardware. • Took part in voluntary activities of UNESCO Japan and Fukui International Association. Bangladesh Textile Today. Dhaka Merchandise Manager (April 1993 – January 1994) • Supervised several knit fabric manufacturing plants in Tirupur. Japan. Germany and London College of Fashion and Headquarters of Marks and Spencer in UK as a member of the High-Level Bangladesh Delegation led by Secretary. 1999 48th Symposium of the Society of Polymer Science. installation. Japan. INTERNATIONAL AND MULTICULTURAL EXPERIENCE • Excellent command of spoken and written English (TOEIC® score 915. 1998-2003. Osaka. Nagoya. Kanazawa. Embassy of Japan (2007). printers. XP® and Windows 7 Professional editions. Dhaka. South India and performed preshipment quality checks of fabrics destined for Bangladesh. scanners.Prof Dr Engr Md Saifur Rahman. chemistry drawing software such as ChemOffice®. troubleshooting and maintenance of peripherals (disks. level A) and conversational ability in Japanese in addition to native fluency in Bangla. Bursa. • Experience of several Japanese-Bangla-English interpretations in discussions between local and Japanese textile experts and in a technical seminar held at Dhaka Sheraton organized by Sumitomo Corporation and Nicca Chemical Co. 2003 – till to date. receiving purchase orders.com Khandker Corporation. • Member. • Technical Editor. Ltd.. Oral Presentation. Oral Presentation. CD/DVD writing software. Bangladesh. control of production and quality according to the specification of buyers and shipment of garments to USA or EU. • Installation and use of Windows 9X. • Former member. 1992. Dhaka (2008 . 8. 4. Turkey. Japan. 2002 51st Annual Meeting of the Society of Polymer Science. M Engg. digital image and video editing software. Poster Presentation. 6. Ministry of Commerce of Government of Bangladesh. 7. 98. Kyoto.

Y. Hashimoto. Supervising Professor: Dr. Jpn. Kyoto... 2002 Cationic polymerization of new divinyl ethers: effect of neighboring functional groups on the cyclopolymerization tendency.. T. Hashimoto. PUBLICATIONS Dissertations 2003 Cationic Polymerization of New Monovinyl and Divinyl Ethers Containing Ether and Ester Functional Groups. T. 51. Jpn. 1999 Synthesis of new poly(carboxylic acid)s by cationic polymerization of vinyl ethers with a benzoate or phenylacetate pendant. T. T. 1999 Cationic polymerization of vinyl ethers with a benzoate or phenylacetate pendant: Synthesis of new poly(carboxylic acid)s with poly(vinyl ether) backbone. Kodaira. 151.. Yamada. 1999 Synthesis of new poly(carboxylic acid)s by cationic polymerization of vinyl ethers with a benzoate or phenylacetate pendant. 2. Rahman. p. Vol. 449-460. Graduate School of Engineering. No. S. Jpn. 2000 Cationic Polymerization of Vinyl Ethers with a Benzoate or Phenylacetate Pendant: Polymerization Mechanism and Synthesis of New Poly(carboxylic acid)s. Kodaira. Rahman. No. T. T. 281-292. Rahman. T. 2001 Cationic polymerization of new divinyl ethers with ether and ester groups.. Hashimoto. Hashimoto. Papers and Conferences 2003 Cationic cyclopolymerization of new divinyl ethers: The effect of ether and ester neighboring functional groups on their cyclopolymerization tendency. Vol. T.. 2000 Cationic polymerization of vinyl ether with a benzoate pendant: Formation of long-lived polymers and identification of side reaction. Vol. T. A36.Yokohama. 73.. Prepr. No. 4362-4372. T. M Engg. Polym. B ScTech 01715596115 fukudaiko@yahoo.. T. T. p. M. Journal of Polymer Science. Part A: Polymer Chemistry. Kodaira.. T. 48.. Journal of Polymer Science. p. Rahman. Kodaira.Prof Dr Engr Md Saifur Rahman. Rahman. 2001 Controlled cationic cyclo-polymerization of divinyl ethers. Vol. Kanazawa. Watanabe. Prepr.. Japan. Saifur Rahman) Page 4 . Hashimoto. DEngg. Hashimoto. Polym. Rahman. T.. K. Rahman. Jpn. Journal of Macromolecular Science-Pure and Applied Chemistry. Crete. (Prof Dr Engr Md. Japan. S.. Nagoya. S. M. Rahman. Advisor: Dr. Jpn. S. Kodaira. M. 2000 Cationic polymerization of vinyl ether with a benzoate pendant: The formation of long-lived polymers and the identification of side reactions. M. S. p.. Kodaira. T. 49. 50. Hashimoto. Japan. 175. Japan. Rahman. p. 2. Abstracts. M. M. Kodaira. International Symposium on Ionic Polymerization. Hashimoto. 2. Hashimoto.. T. S. M. 165. 2. Prepr. I certify that all information stated in this curriculum vitae is true and complete to the best of my knowledge. Polym. 41. S. M.. Kodaira. T. Greece. Osaka. Hashimoto. 38. Japan.. Book of Abstracts. Part A: Polymer Chemistry..com 9. T. Hashimoto. S. Prepr. T. IUPAC. 150. S. No. Fukui University. Department of Materials Science and Engineering. 38. p.. Kodaira.. T. M. Fukui University. Polym.

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