Professor Shahidul Islam Khan, Ph.D. has joined BRACU, Department of EEE as Professor and Chairperson on July 02, 2017. Professor Khan served as Head, Department of EEE, Dean, Faculty of EEE and Director, Centre for Energy Studies, BUET. He was a Professor, Department of EEE at BUET just before joining BRACU.
Shahidul Khan received his BS and MS in electrical and electronic engineering from Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (BUET) in 1974 and 1979, respectively, and Ph.D. in electrical engineering from Concordia University in 1986. His research interests are in renewable energy, solar photovoltaics, rural electrification and power electronics. He has over 65 publications in peer-reviewed journals and conferences. Before joining BRAC University, he was a faculty member at the Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering at BUET serving in different capacities (professor, head of the department and dean of the faculty) during his 29 years of tenure. He also served as the director of the Center for Energy Studies (CES) at BUET during 2005-2009 and a visiting faculty at the Faculty of Electrical Engineering of the Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM), Johor Bahru, Malaysia, during 1996-1999. He served as the founding chair and the chair of IEEE Bangladesh Section (1993-1995, 2000-2002, 2005-2006), and also served as the chair of Power and Energy Society, IEEE Bangladesh Section (2012-2013, 2016-2017). Since 2013, he is an editorial board member of the IEEE flag-ship open access journal: IEEE Access. On national renewable energy policies, Dr. Khan is a consultant in many projects for the Government of Bangladesh and appears regularly in the national media (TV, newspapers). He supervised more than 10 master’s thesis, numerous bachelor’s thesis and carried out many research activities funded through the Government of Bangladesh and GIZ.
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