Speakers

Keynote speakers

Dr. Mohammad A. Karim
Talk Title: RESEARCH, RESEARCHERS AND INSTITUTIONAL RANKINGS: WHAT, WHY, AND HOW?
Fellow -IEEE, IET, OSA, SPIE, IoP
Provost and Chief Operating Officer
University of Massachusetts, Dartmouth, USA

Prof. Yasushi Yagi
Talk Title: New scientific paradigm through “Datability” and “Initiative for Life Design Innovation”
Executive Vice President
Osaka University, Japan

Prof. Khan Iftekharuddin
Talk Title: Generalized Deep Recurrent Learning for Object Recognition
Fellow – SPIE
Associate Dean for Research and Graduate Programs
Old Dominion University, USA

Invited speakers

Prof. Yasushi Makihara
Talk Title: On Gait Attributes: Age, Gender, and Attractiveness by Video-based Gait Analysis
Associate Professor
Institute of Scientific and Industrial Research
Osaka University, Japan

Md. Atiqur Rahman Ahad
Talk Title: Vision- and Sensor-based Activity Analysis: Future Scopes
PhD, SMIEEE
Professor at University of Dhaka, Bangladesh
Specially appointed Associate Professor at Osaka University, Japan

Panel Discussion 1

Topic: Towards the Realization of Digital Bangladesh – Prospects and Challenges
Panel Moderator:

Prof. Dr. Mohammad A. Karim
Fellow – IEEE, IET, OSA, SPIE, IoP
University of Massachusetts – Dartmouth, USA

Panel Members:

Prof. Dr. Mohammad S. Alam
Texas A&M University – Kingsville, USA

Prof. Dr. Fahmida N. Chowdhury
Program Director, National Science Foundation, USA

Prof. Dr. Mahbubur Rahman Syed
Professor and Department Chair
Department of Computer Information Science
Minnesota State University, Mankato, USA

Prof. Dr. Choudhury Mofizur Rahman
Vice Chancellor, United International University, Dhaka, Bangladesh

Panel Discussion 2

Topic: Outcome Based Engineering Education—Importance and Processes
Panel Moderator:

Dr. Kala Meah
Associate Professor of Electrical Engineering
York College of Pennsylvania, USA

Panel Members:

Prof. Dr. Muhammad H. Rashid
Fellow IET (UK), Life Fellow IEEE
Professor and Chair
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Florida Polytechnic University, USA

Professor Arshad M. Chowdhury, PhD
Dean, School of Engineering and Computer Science
BRAC University, Dhaka, Bangladesh

Dr. Mohammad Robiul Hossan
Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering
Director, Mechanical Engineering Program
University of Central Oklahoma, USA