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Md. Obaidur Rahman, PhD

Professor, Department of Computer Science and Engineering, DUET, Gazipur

Dr. Md. Obaidur Rahman is currently the Professor and Head of the Department of Computer Science and Engineering of Dhaka University of Engineering & Technology (DUET), Gazipur, Bangladesh. He is also the Former Director of Institute of Information & Communication Technology (IICT) of the same University. Prior to that he joined at DUET as a Lecturer back in 2004 and later worked successfully as an Assistant Professor and Associate Professor. He received his Ph.D degree in the field of Information and Communication from Kyung Hee University, Republic of Korea in 2012. He has also been awarded a Master degree in Computer Engineering from Kyung Hee University, Republic of Korea in 2008. Moreover, he completed his B.Sc. degree in Computer Science and Information Technology in 2003 from Islamic University of Technology, Gazipur, Bangladesh. His research interests include Medium Access Control of Adhoc Network, Sensor Networks, Body Area Networks, Internet of Things, Cloud & Edge Computing, and Next Generation Networks. He has published a good number of publications including referred IEEE/Springer/Elsevier/MDPI journals and conferences. He has served and contributed as Advisory Committee Member, Technical Program Committee Member, Session Chair, Reviewer and Editor in numerous reputed International and National conferences/workshops and journals. He is a Senior Member of Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) and a Member of Institute of Engineers, Bangladesh (IEB).

Mobile: +8801930706863
Email: [email protected]
Office: +88-02-49274034-53 Ext. 3233 (Office), 3234 (Home)
Address: Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Dhaka University of Engineering & Technology (DUET), Gazipur, Gazipur-1707, Bangladesh.
Field of interest: • Information & Communication Technology • Wireless Networks • Cloud & Edge Computing • Internet of Things • Communication Engineering • Distributed Embedded Systems
Field of specialization: Next Generation Wireless Networks and Internet of Things: Designing Medium Access Control Protocol and Routing Protocol
Degrees Obtained (Starting from Recent Degrees):
# Degree Institute Year Discipline & Field
1 PhD Kyung Hee University, Seoul, Republic of Korea 2012 MAC Layer Solutions for Wireless Sensor Networks (WSNs) and Wireless Body Area Networks (WBANs)
2 M.Sc. in Eng. Kyung Hee University, Seoul, Republic of Korea 2008 Congestion Control in Wireless Sensor Networks (WSNs)
3 B.Sc. in Eng. Islamic University of Technology (IUT), Gazipur, Bangladesh 2003 Computer Science & Information Technology (CIT)
4 HSC Rangpur Cadet College, Rangpur, Rajshahi Board, Bangladesh 1999 Science
5 SSC Rangpur Cadet College, Rangpur, Rajshahi Board, Bangladesh 1997 Science
Employment Record (Starting from Present Position):
# Designation Institute Duration
1 Professor Dhaka University of Engineering & Technology, Gazipur 2017-07-10 : Continue
2 Associate Professor Dhaka University of Engineering & Technology, Gazipur 2015-06-30 : 2017-07-09
3 Assistant Professor Dhaka University of Engineering & Technology, Gazipur 2012-06-03 : 2015-06-29
4 Lecturer Dhaka University of Engineering & Technology, Gazipur 2004-02-08 : 2012-06-02
Other Related Experience (Indutry, Institution, etc.):
# Designation Institute Duration
1 Part-Time Faculty Islamic University of Technology (IUT), Gazipur, Bangladesh 2013-01-01 : Continue
2 Adjunct Faculty Bangladesh Open University 2013-11-25 : Continue
3 CCNA Instructor Cisco Networking Academy, DUET, Gazipur, Bangladesh 2013-05-24 : Continue
4 Part-Time Faculty Independent University, Bangladesh (IUB) 2017-04-01 : 2017-12-31
5 Part-Time Faculty Brac University 2016-01-01 : 2018-12-31
6 Part-Time Faculty Bangladesh University of Professionals (BUP) 2015-01-01 : 2019-12-31
7 Research Assistant Kyung Hee University, Seoul, Republic of Korea 2006-03-01 : 2012-02-15
Additional Charges:
# Designation Faculty/ Department/ Institute/ Office Duration
1 Director IICT 2018-04-10 : 2021-09-27
2 Associate Director Student Welfare 2016-04-08 : 2018-04-09
3 Head CSE 2021-09-28 : Continue
Consultancy and Sponsored Research Activities:
# Title Organization Role Fund Year
1 Establishment of Experimental Commercial 5G Technology using Teletalk Network in Dhaka Metropolitan Area Teletalk Bangladesh Limited Technical Committee Member (5G Telecom Equipment Specification and Budgetary Committee) TK. 2,54,08,00,000 (USD 29,944,800) September 2021 - December 2022
2 Sub-Project for Establishment of Campus Network at DUET, Gazipur Bangladesh Research and Education Network (BdREN) (Funded by World Bank through UGC, Bangladesh) Deputy Sub-Project Manager (DSPM) TK. 3,10,00,000 (USD 387,500) 2017-2018
3 Campus Wide Online Broadcasting System Using Wireless LAN Infrastructure of DUET Dhaka University of Engineering & Technology, Gazipur Project Director TK. 1,97,000 (USD 2000) 2016-2017
4 A Study on Next Generation Network Technology for Providing Efficient Channel Services on IP Networks Korea Telecommunications (KT), South Korea Research Assistant Won ...... (USD ......) 2007-2008
Publications (Patent):
# Type Year Title Authors Event
1 Patent 2017 IMPLANTED HUMAN BODY SENSOR NETWORK Choong Seon Hong, Rossi Kamal and Md. Obaidur Rahman United States Patent, Patent No. US 9615399 B2
Publications (Journal):
# Year Title Authors Event
1 2021 Cooperation-based Adaptive and Reliable MAC Design for Multichannel Directional Wireless IoT Networks Md. Tareq Mahmud, Md. Obaidur Rahman, Salman A. Alqahtani and Mohammad Mehedi Hassan IEEE Access, vol. 9, pp. 97518 - 97538, June 2021 (United States). ISI (SCIE) Journal, Impact Factor (IF): 3.745
2 2020 Tower of Hanoi Sequence-based Traffic Adaptive Multi-channel Medium Access Design for Cognitive Radio Network Sumaya Kazary, Md. Tareq Mahmud and Md. Obaidur Rahman BCS Journal of Computer and Information Technology, vol. 2, pp. 98-114, 2020 (Bangladesh) (ISSN: Print: 2664-4592, Online: 2664-4606)
3 2019 An Efficient Cooperative Medium Access Control Protocol for Wireless IoT Networks in Smart World System Md. Tareq Mahmud, Md. Obaidur Rahman, Mohammad Mehedi Hassan, Ahmed Almogren and Mengchu Zhou Journal of Network and Computer Applications, vol. 133, pp. 26-38, May 2019 (England). ISI (SCIE) Journal, Impact Factor (IF): 5.570
4 2018 Performance Analysis of Personal Cloud Storage Services for Mobile Multimedia Health Record Management Mahmuda Akter, Abdullah Gani, Md. Obaidur Rahman, Mohammad Mehedi Hassan, Ahmad Almogren and Shafiq Ahmed IEEE Access, vol. 6, pp. 52625-52638, September 2018 (United States). ISI (SCIE) Journal, Impact Factor (IF): 3.745
5 2018 Energy-Efficient Tracking and Localization of Objects in Wireless Sensor Networks Mahmuda Akter, Md. Obaidur Rahman, Md. Nazrul Islam, Mohammad Mehedi Hassan, Ahmed Alsanad and Arun Kumar Sangaiah IEEE Access, vol. 6, pp. 17165-17177, February 2018 (United States). ISI (SCIE) Journal, Impact Factor (IF): 3.745
6 2017 Receiver Initiated Multi-channel Medium Access Control Protocol for Cognitive Radio Network Amran Hossain, Sahelee Sultana, and Md. Obaidur Rahman Dhaka University of Engineering & Technology (DUET) Journal, vol. 3, Issue no. 1, June 2017, pp. 211-220 (Bangladesh) (ISSN: 2321-1718)
7 2012 Prioritized Heterogeneous Traffic-oriented Congestion Control Protocol for Wireless Sensor Network Muhammad Mostafa Monowar, Md. Obaidur Rahman, Al-Sakib Khan Pathan, and Choong Seon Hong The International Arab Journal of Information Technology, vol. 9, No. 1, pp. 39-48, January 2012 (Jordan). ISI (SCIE) Journal, Impact Factor (IF): 0.654
8 2011 ATLAS: A Traffic Load Aware Sensor MAC Design for Collaborative Body Area Sensor Networks Md. Obaidur Rahman, Choong Seon Hong, Sungwon Lee, and Young-Cheol Bang Sensors, 2011, Vol. 11(12), pp. 1560-11580, December 2011 (Switzerland). ISI (SCIE) Journal, Impact Factor (IF): 3.275
9 2010 nW-MAC: Multiple Wake-up Provisioning in Asynchronously Scheduled Duty Cycle MAC Protocol for Wireless Sensor Networks Md. Obaidur Rahman, Muhammad Mahbub Alam, Muhammad Mostafa Monowar, Choong Seon Hong, and Sungwon Lee Annals of Tele-communication, vol. 66, No. 9-10, pp. 567-582, October 2011 (France). ISI (SCI) Journal, Impact Factor (IF): 1.546
10 2010 MQ-MAC: A Multi-constrained QoS-aware duty cycle MAC for heterogeneous traffic in wireless sensor networks Muhammad Mostafa Monowar, Md. Obaidur Rahman, Choong Seon Hong and Sungwon Lee Sensors, 2010, vol. 10(11), pp. 9771-9791, November 2010 (Switzerland). ISI (SCIE) Journal, Impact Factor (IF): 3.275
11 2010 A Load-Aware Energy-Efficient and Throughput-Maximized Asynchronous Duty Cycle MAC for Wireless Sensor Networks Muhammad Mostafa Monowar, Muhammad Mahbub Alam, Md. Obaidur Rahman, Choong Seon Hong, and Sungwon Lee Annals of Tele-communication, vol. 65, No. 11, pp. 777-794, May 2010 (France). ISI (SCI) Journal, Impact Factor (IF): 1.546
Publications (Conference):
# Year Title Authors Event
1 2021 E2RIC: Energy-Efficient Receiver-Initiated Cooperative MAC Protocol for IoUT Networks Tarpan Paul, Md. Tareq Mahmud and Md. Obaidur Rahman The 4th IEEE International Conference on Telecommunications and Photonics (ICTP 2021), 22-24 December, Dhaka, Bangladesh
2 2021 A Cognitive Approach for Load Adaptive MAC Protocol in Wireless Body Area Networks Mortuza Hossain, Md. Monirul Islam and Md. Obaidur Rahman International Conference on Big Data, IoT and Machine Learning (BIM 2021), Sep. 23-25, Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh
3 2021 Discrete Tone Driven Directional Rate Controlled Communication System for Wireless Networks Sweety Mondal, Md. Tareq Mahmud and Md. Obaidur Rahman International Conference on Big Data, IoT and Machine Learning (BIM 2021), Sep. 23-25, Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh
4 2021 Dynamic topology reconstruction on Next Generation WLAN using spatial reuse gain by DBSCAN clustering algorithm Maleeha Sheikh, Syeda Myesha Mashuda, Redwan Abedin and Md. Obaidur Rahman International Conference on Big Data, IoT and Machine Learning (BIM 2021), Sep. 23-25, Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh
5 2019 Distributed Multi-radio Multi-channel Communication using Directional MAC for IoT-based Wireless Networks Arpita Howladar, Kazi Monir Ahmed and Md. Obaidur Rahman Intl. Conference on STI 4.0 2019, Dec. 24-25, Dhaka, Bangladesh
6 2018 Two-Dimensional Cooperation-based Asynchronous Multichannel Directional MAC Protocol for Wireless Networks Md. Tareq Mahmud, Md. Obaidur Rahman and Mohammad Mehedi Hassan IEEE Region 10 (Asia-Pacific) Conference 2018 (IEEE TENCON 2018), Oct. 28-31, Jeju Island, South Korea
7 2018 Traffic adaptive channel utilization based medium access control protocol for cognitive radio network Sumaya Kazary, Md. Tareq Mahmud and Md. Obaidur Rahman IEEE International Conference on Innovative Research and Development (ICIRD), Bangkok, Thailand, May 11-12, 2018.
8 2018 Rate adaptive cooperative multichannel directional MAC protocol for ad hoc networks Kazi Monir Ahmed, Md. Nasir Uddin and Md. Obaidur Rahman IEEE International Conference on Innovative Research and Development (ICIRD), Bangkok, Thailand, May 11-12, 2018
9 2018 An approach towards developing tower of Hanoi sequence based distributed multi-channel parallel rendezvous for ad hoc networks Md. Rafiqul Islam, Md. Tareq Mahmud and Md. Obaidur Rahman IEEE International Conference on Innovative Research and Development (ICIRD), Bangkok, Thailand, May 11-12, 2018
10 2017 Traffic Adaptive Synchronized Cluster Based MAC Protocol for Cognitive Radio Ad Hoc Network Sahelee Sultana, Md. Amran Hossain, Md. Obaidur Rahman and Muzammil Jushoh MATEC Web Conf., Vol. 140, Article no. 01011 (ICEESI 2017), Oct. 9-11, Penang, Malaysia
11 2016 Distance-Aware Data Rate Adaptive Cooperative MAC Protocol for Wireless Networks Md. Tareq Mahmud, Md. Tanfizur Rahman, Md. Obaidur Rahman and Muzammil Jushoh ICED 2016, Aug. 10-12, Phuket, Thailand
12 2015 Receiver Initiated Multi-channel Medium Access Control Protocol for Cognitive Radio Network Md. Amran Hossain, Sahelee Sultana and Md. Obaidur Rahman EICT 2015, Dec. 10-12, 2015 Khulna, Bangladesh
13 2015 Incremental Clustering-based Object Tracking in Wireless Sensor Networks Mahmuda Akter, Md. Obaidur Rahman, Md. Nazrul Islam and Md. Ahsan Habib NSysS 2015, Jan. 5-7, 2015 Dhaka, Bangladesh
14 2014 A Neighbour Discovery Approach for Cognitive Radio Network Using Tower of Hanoi (ToH) Sequence Based Channel Rendezvous Md. Rafiqul Islam, M. A. E. Shakib, Md. Azizur Rahaman, Md. Obaidur Rahman, and Al-Sakib Khan Pathan ICT4M 2014, Nov. 17-19, 2014 Kuching Swarak, Malaysia
15 2014 Multi- Dimensional Traffic Adaptive Energy-Efficient MAC Protocol for Wireless Body Area Networks Md. Uzzal Hossain, Dilruba, Mondira Kalyan, Md. Rasel Rana and Md. Obaidur Rahman IFOST 2014, Oct. 21-23, 2014 Cox’sBazar, Bangladesh
16 2014 Distance-Aware Reliable Relay Selection Provisioning in Wireless Cooperative MAC Protocol Md. Rasel Rana, Md. Faruque Hossain, Md. Kamrul Hasan, Md. Uzzal Hossain and Md. Obaidur Rahman IFOST 2014, Oct. 21-23, 2014 Cox’sBazar, Bangladesh
17 2012 A Cooperative MAC Providing Alternate Path for the Poor Link Muhammad Helal Uddin Ahmed, Md. Obaidur Rahman, Choong Seon Hong APNOMS 2012, Sep. 25-27, 2012 Seoul, South Korea
Fellowship / Membership of Scientific and Professional Societies:
# Type Organization Membership Code
1 Member The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) Senior Member Id: 94090720
2 Member The Institution of Engineers, Bangladesh (IEB) Member Id: 29424
3 Member Korea Information Processing Society (KIPS) Former Member (2006 ~ 2012)
4 Member The Korea Information Science Society (KISS) Former Member (2006 ~ 2012)
5 Member IUT Alumni Association (IUTAA) Lifetime Member
6 Member DUET Teachers' Association Member (2004 ~ Till now)
7 Member Rangpur Old Cadets Association (ROCA) Lifetime Member
Honors and Awards:
# Title Event Year
1 Kyung Hee University Academic Research Scholarship Grant for Research Contribution during 2009-10 at Kyung Hee University, South Korea 2010
2 Institute of Information Technology Advancement (IITA) Scholarship Korean Government's IT Scholarship during Doctoral Degree (March, 2008 - February, 2012) 2008
3 Kyung Hee University President Scholarship Doctoral Program's Tuition Fee during Ph.D Study (March, 2008 – February, 2012) 2008
4 Institute of Information Technology Advancement (IITA) Scholarship Korean Government's IT Scholarship during Masters Degree (March, 2006 - February, 2008) 2006
5 Kyung Hee University President Scholarship Masters Program's Tuition Fee during M.Sc. Engg. Study (March, 2006 – February, 2008) 2006
6 OIC Partial Scholarship During Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) Study (January, 2000 – October, 2003) at Islamic University of Technology (IUT), Gazipur, Bangladesh 2000
7 National Education Board Scholarship For securing 9th Position (Board Stand) in the combined merit list in Higher Secondary Certificate (HSC) Examinations (1999) in Rajshahi Education Board of Bangladesh 1999
8 National Education Board Scholarship For securing 13th Position (Board Stand) in the combined merit list in Secondary School Certificate (SSC) Examinations (1997) in Rajshahi Education Board of Bangladesh 1997
9 Bangladesh Government's Military Funded Study During Secondary and Higher Secondary Education (1993 - 1999) at Rangpur Cadet College, Rangpur, Bangladesh 1993
Guided Ph. D./ M.Sc. / M.Engg. Students:
# Programme Awarded Students Running Students
1 M.Sc. 9 11
Student Details:
1. Mahmuda Akter [Degree Awarded at MBSTU]
2. Sumaya Kazary [Degree Awarded]
3. Amran Hossain [Degree Awarded]
4. Md. Tareq Mahmud [Degree Awarded]
5. Kazi Monir Ahmed [Degree Awarded]
6. Md. Rafiqul Islam [Thesis Defended - Died due to COVID-19]
7. Sahelee Sultana [Degree Awarded]
8. Arpita Howlader [Degree Awarded]
9. Sweety Mondal [Degree Awarded]
10. Md. Selim Hossain
11. Md. Arifur Rahman Noyon
12. Md. Nasir Uddin
13. Khawja Imran Masud
14. Md. Mortuza Hossain
15. Md. Rakibur Rahman
16. Joysri Roy Khushi
17. Md. Fahmid Kabir [IICT]
18. Habibullah Belali [IICT]
19. M Mushfiqur Rahman
20. Salah Uddin Ahmed
2 M. Eng. 0 3
Student Details:
1. Najnin Sultata
2. Md. Shipon Aktar
3. Rubel Miah
3 PhD 0 4
Student Details:
1. Md. Kabir Uddin
2. Sumaya Kazary
3. Md. Tareq Mahmud
4. Ratna Mudi
List of Conferences, Short-term Course etc. Organized or Participated):
# Event Organizer Role Year
1 The International Conference on 4th Industrial Revolution and Beyond (IC4IR 2021) University Grants Commission, Bangladesh Track and Review Committee Member 2021
2 International Conference on Big Data, IoT and Machine Learning (BIM 2021) CUET, Bangladesh Organizing Co-Chair 2021
3 ExCom Member, IEEE Computer Society Bangladesh Chapter IEEE Treasurer 2021
4 International Conference on Trends in Computational and Cognitive Engineering (TCCE-2020) Jahangirnagar University, Dhaka, Bangladesh Advisory Committee Member and TPC Member 2020
5 ExCom Member, IEEE Computer Society Bangladesh Chapter IEEE Professional Activity Coordinator 2020
6 ExCom Member, DUET Teachers' Association DUETTA General Secretary 2020
7 International Conference on Sustainable Technologies for Industry 4.0 (STI 2020) Green University of Bangladesh (GUB) TPC Member 2020
8 Editorial Board of DUET Journal DUET Editorial Board Member (2019-2021) 2019
9 International Conference on Sustainable Technologies for Industry 4.0 (STI 2019) Green University of Bangladesh (GUB) TPC Member 2019
10 ExCom Member, IEEE Computer Society Bangladesh Chapter IEEE Professional Activity Coordinator 2019
11 DUET CSE FEST 2019 Department of CSE, DUET, Bangladesh Organizing Secretary 2019
12 ExCom Member, IEEE Computer Society Bangladesh Chapter IEEE Conference Coordinator 2018
13 ExCom Member, DUET Teachers' Association DUETTA Executive Member 2018
14 ExCom Member, DUET Teachers' Association DUETTA General Secretary 2017
15 ExCom Member, DUET Teachers' Association DUETTA Assistant General Secretary 2014
16 Editorial Board of IJIDS International Journal of Internet and Distributed Systems (IJIDS) Editorial Board Member 2013
Course Conducted:
# Programme Course No Course Title Year
1 B.Sc. CSE-3421 Data Communication 2012 - Till Date
2 B.Sc. CSE-4411 Computer Networks 2012 - Till Date
3 B.Sc. CSE-3811 Microprocessor and Assembly Language 2014 - Till Date
4 B.Sc. CSE-4813 Peripherals & Interfacing 2014 - 2018
5 B.Sc. CSE-2523 Discrete Mathematics 2012 - 2018
6 M.Sc. CSE-6301 Wireless Sensor Networks 2012 - Till Date
7 M.Sc. CSE-6303 Wireless Networking & Mobile Computing 2012 - Till Date
8 M.Sc. ICT-6701 Wireless Networks 2019 - Till Date
9 M.Sc. ICT-6303 Internet of Everything 2019 - Till Date
10 M.Sc. CSE-6306 Advances in Multiple Access Control Protocols 2014 - Till Date