Awards and Honors

MAJOR AWARDS and HONORS

  • Fellow, IEEE - Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers
  • Fellow, IET - Institution of Engineering and Technology
  • Fellow, SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering
  • Fellow, OSA - Optical Society of America
  • Fellow, IoP - Institute of Physics
  • Fellow, IPS - IEEE Photonics Society
  • Fellow, IS&T - Society for Imaging Science & Technology
  • Fellow, IAPR - International Association of Pattern Recognition
  • Life Fellow, IEB - Institution of Engineers, Bangladesh
  • Life Fellow, BCS - Bangladesh Computer Society

AWARDS RELATED TO TEACHING

  • Joseph M. Biedenbach Outstanding Engineering Educator Award, Region 3 of IEEE, 2016
  • Outstanding Engineering Educator of the Year Award, Mobile Area Council of Engineers, 2016
  • Excellence in Teaching Award, School of Engineering and Technology, Purdue University - Fort Wayne, April 1999
  • Teacher of the Year Award, Sigma Xi - the Scientific Research Society, Purdue University - Fort Wayne, April 1998
  • Faculty Colloquium on Excellence in Teaching Award (statewide recognition), Indiana University, February 1997
  • Excellence in Teaching Award, School of Engineering and Technology, Purdue University - Fort Wayne, April 1995
  • Listed in Who’s Who among American Teachers, Seventh Edition, 2002
  • Listed in Who’s Who in Engineering Education, 2002 Edition
  • Listed in Who’s Who among American Teachers, Fifth Edition, 1998

AWARDS RELATED TO RESEARCH

  • IEEE Outstanding Engineer Award, Mobile Area Council of Engineers, February 2015
  • IEEE Outstanding Engineer Award, Mobile Area Council of Engineers, March 2014
  • Outstanding Engineer Award, Region 3 of IEEE, April 2013
  • Outstanding Engineer Award, Region 4 of IEEE, August 1998
  • Fellows Traveling Lecturer - Optical Society of America, 2001 - present
  • 50th Anniversary Recognition as one of the 50 faculty who made outstanding and lasting research contributions in the 50-year history of the University of South Alabama, 2013
  • Olivia Rambo McGlothren National Alumni Outstanding Scholar Award, University of South Alabama, September 2005
  • Excellence in Research Award, College of Engineering, University of South Alabama, May 2005
  • IEEE Energy Systems Committee Prize Paper Award, IEEE Industry Applications Society Annual Meeting, Seattle, 2004
  • Scholar of the Year Award, Phi Kappa Phi, University of South Alabama, Mobile, April 2003
  • Best Paper Award for an invited paper presented at the 10th International Conference on Systems Research, Informatics and Cybernetics, Baden-Baden, Germany, 17-21 August 1998
  • George Rappaport Best Paper Award (second runner up) for a paper presented at the 50th IEEE National Aeronautics and Electronics Conference, Dayton, Ohio, 13-17 July 1998
  • Convocation Recognition of Outstanding Faculty for Exceptional Contributions to the University by the Vice Chancellor of Academic Affairs, Purdue University - Fort Wayne, August 25, 1997
  • Second Best Paper Award (co-authored with students) for a paper presented at the 49th IEEE National Aeronautics and Electronics Conference, Dayton, Ohio, 14-18 July 1997
  • Excellence in Research Award, School of Engineering and Technology, Purdue University - Fort Wayne, April 1997
  • Researcher of the Year Award, Sigma Xi - the Scientific Research Society, Purdue University - Fort Wayne, April 1996
  • Excellence in Research Award, School of Engineering and Technology, Purdue University - Fort Wayne, April 1993

AWARDS RELATED TO SERVICE

  • Outstanding Branch Counselor Award, the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, May 1999
  • Excellence in Service Award, School of Engineering and Technology, Purdue University - Fort Wayne, April 1996

OTHER AWARDS/HONORS

  • Listed in International Who’s Who of Professionals, 1999 edition
  • Listed in Who’s Who in the Midwest, 25th Edition, 1996 - 1998
  • Listed in the International Dictionary of Distinguished Leadership, 10th Edition, 2001
  • Listed in the Dictionary of International Biography, 26th Edition, Cambridge, U.K., June 1997
  • Early Promotion to Professor of Electrical Engineering, Purdue University - Fort Wayne, July 1998
  • Early Promotion to Associate Professor with Tenure, Purdue University - Fort Wayne, July 1997
  • Graduate Student Fellowship University of Dayton, Dayton, Ohio, 1992
  • President Bangladesh Student Association, Wright State University, 1990
  • Honors Scholarship BUET, Dhaka, Bangladesh, 1979 1983
  • National Talent Scholarship Chittagong College, Chittagong, Bangladesh, 1977 - 1978

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