Profile:Dr. M. Rokonuzzaman


Ph.D in Electrical Engineering, Memorial University of Newfoundland, Canada
Professor, North South University

Dr. Rokonuzzaman’s work focuses on the exploitation of the potential of technology and innovation to create increasing wealth from depleting resources. His work on technology, innovation and policy started in Canada in 1990s, funded by Canadian and European Space Agencies. He advised multiple development projects funded by IFC, World Bank, ADB, UNDP, ICT Industry, Asia Foundation, and Government of Bangladesh. His research and advocacy work also focuses on policy and regulatory reforms to govern competition in the Telecom/ICT sector. Through 280+ op-eds, Dr. Zaman has shared views about unfolding issues related to technology, innovation and policy affecting wealth creation, jobs, and competitiveness. He has published 50+ articles, two book chapters and a book (Human and Machine in Rivalry).

He is a Professor at North South University, Dhaka. He obtained M.Eng and Ph.D in Electrical Engineering with specialization in Robotics and Intelligent Systems from Memorial University, Canada. He began his career as a Lecturer at Rajshahi University of Engineering and Technology (RUET) in 1988. He is also Senior Fellow at Policy Research Institute (PRI) in Dhaka. He also worked in a Canadian Government’s Research Corporation as a fulltime research staff. He has been working on an online publication on Technology, Society, and Policy: www.thewaves. org.

He also shares his observation as candidate stylized facts through tweets: @DrZamanRokon.

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North South University, Dhaka
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Jan 2014 to date

Associate Professor
Independent University, Bangladesh, Dhaka
Software Engineering, Electrical and Electronic Engineering
2004- 2013

Assistant Professor
North South University, Bangladesh
Computer Science and Software Engineering

Rajshahi University of Engineering and
Technology (RUET), Bangladesh
Electronics and Computer Engineering

Research Engineer
C-CORE, Memorial University of Newfoundland, Canada
Robotics, Intelligent Systems and Software Engineering

Dr. M. Rokonuzzaman
Residence Address:
Appt. # E3, House 27, Road 36,
Gulshan 2, Dhaka, Bangladesh
Mobile: +880 1710899768,