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Welcome

Hi, I am Md Zakir Hossain, Assistant Professor (On Leave) of Electrical & Electronic Engineering (EEE) Department, Khulna University of Engineering & Technology (KUET), Khulna, Bangladesh.

I am currently doing PhD in the Human Centred Computing (Hcc) research group of the Research School of Computer Science at The Australian National University in Canberra, Australia.





About Me

Research

My research is focused on computing human affects from image, videos, and sensors-data-analytics to improve mental health. I am intensively focusing on developing machine learing algorithms and conducting novel physiological research. Specifically, I have been concentrated on analysing physiological sensors data to recognise human affective conditions using maching learning algorithms. I am also working on extracting visual information, driving simulator and so on. Here is a link to my Google Scholar page.

Expertise

  1. Affective Computing: smile discrimination, stress detection, mental well-being, emotion recognition etc.
  2. Signal Processing: electrical (voltage, power etc.), physical, physiological (eye gaze, pupil dilation, ecg, gsr, bvp, eeg etc.) sensor data
  3. Machine Learning: modelling, optimization, feature selection, fusion, classification (neural networks, support vector machines, relevance vector machines, k-nearest neighbours, genetic algorithm etc.), ensemble etc.
  4. Pattern Recognition: correlation, rule discovery, prediction of time series etc.

Experience

I have been appointed as a Lecturer in University of Information Technology & Sciences (UITS), Dhaka, Bangladesh at 23 January 2012, and then appointed in EEE, KUET from 10 June 2012 as a Lecturer. Now my job designation is an Assistant Professor in KUET. I was/am involved with different tutoring, project and thesis related work with other responsibilities. I was the organising Committee member of International Conference on Electrical Information and Communication Technology (EICT-2013), KUET, Bangladesh.

Teaching

  1. Lecturer (UITS): Electronics, Power System Analysis, Electrical Machines.
  2. Lecturer and Assistant Professor (KUET): Digital Electronics and Pulse Techniques, Microprocessors, Micro-controllers and Peripherals, Electronics, Signals and Systems, Electrical Circuit Simulation and Laboratory, Electrical Machines, Power Electronics and Industrial Drives, Basic Electrical Engineering, Power Plant Engineering, and so on. Syllabus Book
  3. Tutor (ANU): Engineering Innovation (Semester 2: 2015), System Dynamics (Semester 2: 2015), Computing for Engineering Simulation (Semester 1: 2016, 2017, 2018), Systems Engineering Design (Semester 1: 2016), Networked Information Systems (Semester 1: 2017, 2018), Power Electronics (Semester 2: 2017, 2018), Signal Processing (Semester 2: 2017), Discrete-Time Signal Processing (Semester 1: 2018), Programming for Scientists (Semester 2: 2018), Embedded Systems and Real Time Digital Signal Processing (Semester 2: 2018)....

Education and Achievements

I am graduated in Electrical & Electronic Engineering from KUET, Khulna, Bangladesh and, recently doing PhD in the Research School of Computer Science at The Australian National University, Canberra, Australia.

Contact

  1. Office: Room N220, CS&IT Building,
  2. Phone: +61 2 612 59662
  3. Email: zakir.hossain@anu.edu.au
  4. Mail: Md Zakir Hossain, Research School of Computer Science, 108 North Road, The Australian National University, Acton, ACT 2601, Australia.