Dr. Md. Arafat Hossain
Electrical and Electronic Engineering
Khulna University of Engineering & Technology (KUET)
Khulna -9203, Bangladesh.

Website : www.kuet.ac.bd/eee/arafat/

Md Arafat Hossain is Professor of Electrical and Electronic Engineering and Chairman of the Central Computer Centre at the Khulna University of Engineering and Technology (KUET) and a member of IEEE, OSA, SPIE and IEB. He received a PhD on smart sensing and instrumentation from The University of Sydney in 2017 and later an Australian Award of Endeavour Fellowship for his postdoctoral research in smart sensing. Throughout this period, Dr. Hossain has conducted the cutting-edge research in the interdisciplinary area of smart sensing and sensor systems and generated some ground-breaking results which have been reported and featured in a number of reputed journals and news including the Nature Photonics News. Among them, smartphone spectrometers and smartphone laser beam profiler are particularly well-recognized. He is also an expert member of 3D printing & technologies and was responsible to establish the facilities at the interdisciplinary Photonics Laboratories (Sydney), when he also helped to develop technologies for some biomedical start-ups at Sydney. Dr. Hossain is also serving as a Review Editor of Frontiers in Sensors journal. He has received a number of awards and honors including the 2016 Hitachi Social Innovation Award, 2014 ResMed Award, two Best Paper Awards, Australian Govt. IPRS scholarship, Norman I Price Award, Australian Award Scholarship and UGC small grant. He has authored 1 book, 25 journals and more than 35 conferences papers, and filed 2 provisional patents in the area of smart sensing and photonics.