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Fazlul Hasan Siddiqui, PhD

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

Fazlul Hasan Siddiqui is a Professor in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at Dhaka University of Engineering & Technology (DUET), Gazipur, Bangladesh. He is also serving as the Chairman of ICT Cell, DUET at present. Previously he served as the Head in the same department for two years, and as the ICT Advisor of DUET for three years. He received his doctorate in Automated Planning in the filed of Artificial Intelligence from The Australian National University, Canberra, Australia in 2016. His doctorate dissertation has been named as an honorable mention for the prestigious ICAPS (International Conference on Automated Planning and Scheduling) Best Dissertation Award for 2017. Earlier he received his M.Sc. in Computer Science & Engineering from Bangladesh University of Engineering & Technology, Dhaka, Bangladesh in 2007, and his B.Sc. in Computer Science & IT from Islamic University of Technology, Gazipur, Bangladesh in 2002. His key publications include Multi-layered Attentional Peephole Convolutional LSTM for Abstractive Text Summarization (ETRI Journal), Continuing Plan Quality Optimisation (JAIR, 2015), and Exploiting Block Deordering for Improving Planners Efficiency (IJCAI, 2004). His current research interests include Automated Planning and Deep Learning in the filed of Artificial Intelligence.

Mobile: 01957964549
Email: [email protected]
Office: 0249274034-53, Ext. 3217
Address: Flat 6A, Plot 486, Road 7, Avenue 3, DOHS, Mirpur, Dhaka 1216, Mirpur-12, Dhaka
Field of interest: Automated Planning and Scheduling, Machine Learning, Conversational AI, Sentiment Analysis, Big Data Analytics
Field of specialization: Automated Planning and Scheduling
Degrees Obtained (Starting from Recent Degrees):
# Degree Institute Year Discipline & Field
1 PhD Australian National University, Canberra, Australia 2016 Computer Science & Engineering (Field: Automated Planning in Artificial Intelligence)
2 M.Sc. in Eng. Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology, Dhaka, Bangladesh 2007 Computer Science and Engineering (Field: Distributed Data Warehouse Management)
3 B.Sc. in Eng. Islamic University of Technology, Gazipur, Bangladesh 2002 Computer Science and Engineering
4 HSC Jhenidah Cadet College, Jhenidah, Bangladesh 1998 Science
5 SSC Jhenidah Cadet College, Jhenidah, Bangladesh 1996 Science
Employment Record (Starting from Present Position):
# Designation Institute Duration
1 Professor Dhaka University of Engineering & Technology, Gazipur 2017-04-19 : Continue
2 Associate Professor Dhaka University of Engineering & Technology, Gazipur 2016-03-23 : 2017-12-04
3 Assistant Professor Dhaka University of Engineering & Technology, Gazipur 2006-11-30 : 2016-03-22
4 Lecturer Dhaka University of Engineering & Technology, Gazipur 2003-04-23 : 2006-11-29
Other Related Experience (Indutry, Institution, etc.):
# Designation Institute Duration
1 Adjunct Faculty Islamic University of Technology, Boardbazar, Gazipur, Bangladesh 2004-01-01 : Continue
2 Adjunct Faculty Bangladesh University of Professionals, Mirpur, Dhaka, Bangladesh 2016-01-01 : Continue
3 Adjunct Faculty Military Institute of Science & Technology, Mirpur, Dhaka, Bangladesh 2017-01-01 : 2017-12-31
4 Guest Faculty BRAC University, Mohakhali, Dhaka, Bangladesh 2017-01-01 : 2018-12-31
5 Adjunct Professor Independent University Bangladesh 2022-01-01 : Continue
Additional Charges:
# Designation Faculty/ Department/ Institute/ Office Duration
1 Head CSE 2019-09-28 : 2021-09-27
2 Chairman ICT Cell 2018-04-08 : Continue
3 Member CASR 2019-06-10 : 2022-06-09
Consultancy and Sponsored Research Activities:
# Title Organization Role Fund Year
1 Smart Complaint Management DUET (UGC Funded) Project Director 265000 2021-2022
2 Facial Recognition-based Smart Attendance System DUET (UGC Funded) Associate Director 260000 2021-2022
3 DUET Inventory Management System DUET (Fund Proposed) Project Director Tk. 1500000 2021-Ongoing
4 Automated Workflow Management of Advance Study and Research in Educational Institutes DUET (Funded by UGC) Project Director Tk. 300000 2020-2021
5 DUET Alumni Management System DUET, Gazipur Project Director N/A 2020-2021
6 DUET OBE-based Dynamic Profile Management System DUET, Gazipur Project Director N/A 2020-2021
7 Web-based Requisition, Billing, and Location Tracking of DUET Vehicles DUET (Funded by UGC) Project Director Tk. 200000 2018-2019
8 QR Code-based Admission Scripts Evaluation System DUET, Gazipur Project Director Tk. 200000 2018-2019
9 A Constraint Programming-based Solution to University Timetabling Problem DUET (Funded by UGC) Assoc. Project Director Tk. 200000 2018-2019
10 DUET Journal Management Platform DUET (Funded by UGC) Project Director Tk. 200000 2017-2018
11 DUET Gateway Mobile Application DUET, Gazipur Project Director N/A 2016-2017
12 E-Learning and Activity Automation Of Academic Departments DUET (Funded by UGC) Project Director Tk. 200000 2016-2017
13 Automated Payroll Management System DUET (Funded by UGC) Project Director Tk. 200000 2016-2017
14 DUET Undergraduate and Postgraduate Registration System DUET, Gazipur Project Director N/A 2016-2017
15 Online Admission Processing System DUET, Gazipur Project Director Tk. 30000 2011-2012
16 Online Library Management System DUET, Gazipur Project Director Tk. 30000 2011-2012
Publications (Journal):
# Year Title Authors Event
1 2021 Video captioning with stacked attention and semantic hard pull Md. Mushfiqur Rahman, Thasin Abedin, Khondokar S. S. Prottoy, Ayana Moshruba, Fazlul Hasan Siddiqui PeerJ Computer Science 7:e664
2 2020 Multi-layered Attentional Peephole Convolutional LSTM for Abstractive Text Summarization Md. Motiur Rahman and Fazlul Hasan Siddiqui ETRI Journal, Vol. 42, Issue 3
3 2019 Hospital Dietary Control Using Automated Planning Nusrat Jahan Tithi, Anika Tasnim Rodela, Farhin Farha, and Fazlul Hasan Siddiqui DUET Journal, Vol 5, Issue 2
4 2019 A Time Saving MVC-based Automated Journal Management System for Academia and Industry Fazlul Hasan Siddiqui, Md. Mostafizer Rahman and Md. Motiur Rahman DUET Journal, Vol 5, Issue 2
5 2019 An Optimized Abstractive Text Summarization Model Using Peephole Convolutional LSTM Md. Motiur Rahman and Fazlul Hasan Siddiqui Journal of Symmetry, Vol. 11, Issue 10
6 2018 NLP-Based Automatic Answer Script Evaluation Md. Motiur Rahman and Fazlul Hasan Siddiqui DUET Journal, Vol. 4, Issue 1
7 2018 N-Queen Problem Revisited – A Variant of Cooperative Particle Swarm Optimization-based Solving Approach Fazlul Hasan Siddiqui, Md. Mostafijur Rahman, Md. Baker Hossen, and Md. Asrafullah International Journal of Computer Science Trends and Technology (IJCST), Vol 6, Issue 4
8 2017 Automated Intelligent Storytelling Md. Rabiul Alam, Manik Chandra Sarker, Md. Sajadur Rahman and Fazlul Hasan Siddiqui DUET Journal, Vol. 3, Issue 1
9 2015 Continuing Plan Quality Optimisation Fazlul Hasan Siddiqui and Patrik Haslum Journal of Artificial Intelligence Research (JAIR), Vol. 54
10 2012 Dynamic Web Service Discovery Model Based on Artificial Neural Network with QoS Support Shamim Ahmed, Momotaz Begum, Fazlul Hasan Siddiqui and Mohammod Abul Kashem International Journal of Scientific and Engineering Research, Vol. 3, Issue 3
11 2007 DMBVA – A Compression-based Distributed Data Warehouse Management in a Parallel Environment Fazlul Hasan Siddiqui and A.S.M.L. Haque Malaysian Journal of Computer Science, Vol. 20, Issue 1
Publications (Conference):
# Year Title Authors Event
1 2022 Plan Deordering with Conditional Effects Sabah Binte Noor and Fazlul Hasan Siddiqui Intelligent Systems Conference (IntelliSys) 2022
2 2022 Bangla Speech-based Person Identification using LSTM Networks Rahad Khan, Saddam Hossain, Akbor Hossain, Fazlul Hasan Siddiqui, and Sabah Binte Noor International Conference on Machine Intelligence and Emerging Technologies (MIET 2022)
3 2022 Machine Learning Classification Algorithms for Predicting Depression Among University Students in Bangladesh Uwasila Binte Munir, M. Shamim Kaiser, Uwaise Ibna Islam and Fazlul Hasan Siddiqui Proceedings of the Third International Conference on Trends in Computational and Cognitive Engineering pp 69–80; Lecture Notes in Networks and Systems, vol 348
4 2021 An Automated Planning Approach for Scheduling Air Conditioning Operation using PDDL+ Amina Shaikh Miah, Fazlul Hasan Siddiqui, and Md. Waliur Rahman Miah International Conference on Big Data, IoT and Machine Learning (BIM 2021)
5 2020 Automated Large-scale Class Scheduling in MiniZinc Md. Mushfiqur Rahman, Sabah Binte Noor and Fazlul Hasan Siddiqui 2nd International Conference on Sustainable Technologies for Industry 4.0 (STI)
6 2020 Low-Cost REAL-TIME Tracking using GPS, A-GPS, and GNSS over TCP/IP Punam Chowdhury, Latifur Rahman, Saba Binte Noor andFazlul Hasan Siddiqui 2nd International Conference on Sustainable Technologies for Industry 4.0 (STI) | Poster Paper
7 2015 Exploiting Block Deordering for Improving Planners Efficiency Fazlul Hasan Siddiqui and Patrik Haslum 24th International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence (IJCAI)
8 2013 Plan Quality Optimisation via Block Decomposition Fazlul Hasan Siddiqui and Patrik Haslum 23rd International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence (IJCAI)
9 2013 Local Search in the Space of Valid Plans Fazlul Hasan Siddiqui and Patrik Haslum 23rd International Conference on Automated Planning and Scheduling (ICAPS)
10 2012 Block-structured Plan Deordering Fazlul Hasan Siddiqui and Patrik Haslum 25th Australasian Joint Conference on AI
11 2006 Parallel Virtual Data Cube Construction from a Distributed Compressed Data Warehouse Fazlul Hasan Siddiqui and A.S.M.L. Haque Proceedings of the International Conference on ICT for the Muslim World
12 2005 A Proposed Architecture for Efficient, Implementation of Large-scale Hopfield Neural Network using CDMA Communication Technology M.M. Mahbubul Syeed and Fazlul Hasan Siddiqui 8th International Conference on Computer and Information Technology, pp. 580-584
13 2004 An Enhanced System for Face Recognition Using Hidden Markov Models and Wavelets Fazlul Hasna Siddiqui, M.M. Mahbubul Syeed and Md Shafiqul Islam 7th International Conference on Computer and Information Technology, pp. 575-579
14 2004 A Combinational Approach of Neural and Fuzzy Logic to Recognize Handwritten Bengali Character MM Mahbubul Syeed, Fazlul Hasan Siddiqui, Kaniz Fatema 7th International Conference on Computer and Information Technology, pp. 521-525
15 2002 Bengali Character Recognition Using Bidirectional Associative Memories (BAM) Neural Network MM Mahbubul Syeed, Fazlul Hasan Siddiqui, Abu Saleh Abdullah Al-Mamun, Syed Khairuzzaman Tanbeer and M Abdul Mottalib 5th International Conference on Computer and Information Technology (ICCIT), pp. 247-251
Fellowship / Membership of Scientific and Professional Societies:
# Type Organization Membership Code
1 Member Institue of Engineers Bangladesh (IEB) M-21013
2 Member IEEE 98818738
Honors and Awards:
# Title Event Year
1 An honorable mention for the best dissertation award 27th ICAPS (International Conference on Automated Planning and Scheduling) 2017
2 PhD scholarship for four years National ICT Australia (NICTA) 2012
3 PhD supplementary scholarship for four years National ICT Australia (NICTA) 2012
4 Tuition fee exemption scholarship for four years Australian National University (ANU) 2012
5 Position in the combined merit list from Jessore board HSC examination 1998
6 Government scholarship for toppers SSC examination 1996
7 Government scholarship for toppers HSC examination 1998
8 OIC scholarship for four years during the B.Sc. study Islamic University of Technology (IUT), Boardbazaar, Gazipur 1999
Guided Ph. D./ M.Sc. / M.Engg. Students:
# Programme Awarded Students Running Students
1 B.Sc. 80 12
2 M.Sc. 2 10
Student Details:
Md. Motiur Rahman (15204008) -- Awarded, 2020)
Amina Shaikh (16204010) -- Awarded, 2021)
Omar Faruque (18204020)
Md. Hemaet Uddin
Mahfuza Akter (16204027)
Nasir Uddin (17204007)
Md. Abdullah (16204022)
Md Sobuj Talukder (16204030)
Solaiman Ahmed (16204037)
Litan Islam (19204023)
Tisha Mondal (19204006)
3 PhD 0 2
Student Details:
Sabah Binte Noor (17104006)
Ferdaus Anam Jibon (18104003)
List of Conferences, Short-term Course etc. Organized or Participated):
# Event Organizer Role Year
1 International Conference on Information and Communication Technology for Sustainable Development (ICICT4SD) Bangladesh University of Professionals (BUP) TPC Member & Reviewer 2021
2 International Conference on Cyber Security and Computer Science (ICONCS) Daffodil International University (DIU) Reviewer 2020
3 International Conference on Computing Advancements American International University-Bangladesh (AIUB) Reviewer 2020
4 International Conference on Sustainable Technologies for Industry 4.0 (STI) Green University Bangladesh (GUB) TPC Member & Reviewer 2020
5 International Joint Conference on Computational Intelligence (IJCCI) University of Liberal Arts Bangladesh (ULAB), Jahangirnagar University (JU), Bangladesh; South Asian University (SAU), India Reviewer 2019
6 International Conference on Electrical, Computer, and Telecommunication Engineering Rajshahi University of Engineering & Technology (RUET), Bangladesh Reviewer 2019
7 DUET CSE Fest Department of CSE, DUET, Gazipur Convener 2019
8 International Conference on Innovation in Engineering and Technology (ICIET) Dhaka University, Bangladesh Reviewer 2018
9 The National Conference for Postgraduate Research (NCON-PGR) University of Postgraduate Studies, Universiti Malaysia Pahang Reviewer 2018
Course Conducted:
# Programme Course No Course Title Year
1 B.Sc. CSE-4623 Artificial Intelligence 2016-Ongoing
2 B.Sc. CSE-2521 Data Structure 2003-Ongoing
3 B.Sc. CSE-3110 Internet Programming Sessional 2004-2011
4 B.Sc. CSE-4619 Machine Learning 2016-Ongoing
5 B.Sc. CSE-4629 Pattern Recognition 2016-2018
6 B.Sc. CSE-3114 Software & Hardware Project 2016-2019
7 M.Sc. CSE-6109 Automated Planning and Heuristic Search 2018-Ongoing
8 M.Sc. CSE-6202 Data Mining and Warehousing 2016-2018