Mohammad Upal Mahfuz-NAS-UWGB-WI-USA.
   




Mohammad Upal Mahfuz, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Natural and Applied Sciences (Engineering Technology)
University of Wisconsin-Green Bay
Green Bay, WI, 54311

Office: ES 307
Phone: (920) 465-2790
E-mail: mahfuzm@uwgb.edu

Director, Emerging Telecommunications Laboratory


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Biography

Dr. Mohammad Upal Mahfuz is currently a tenure-track assistant professor of Electrical Engineering Technology in the Natural and Applied Sciences department at the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay. Dr. Mahfuz previously worked as a post-doctoral researcher in the School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at the University of Ottawa, Canada, for eight months. He earned his Ph.D. degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering from the University of Ottawa, Canada, in December 2014 under the supervision of Professors Hussein T. Mouftah and Dimitrios Makrakis. Prior to that, he completed his M.Sc. degree in Geomatics Engineering from the University of Calgary, Canada, in September 2008, M.Engg. degree in Telecommunications from the Asian Institute of Technology (AIT), Thailand, in May 2005, and B.Sc. degree in Electrical and Electronic Engineering from the Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (BUET), Dhaka, Bangladesh, in April 2002. His research interests include nanoscale communication systems and nanonetworks, ultra-wideband wireless communication systems, and renewable energy and information and communication technology (ICT) for sustainable development.

Dr. Mahfuz has received several awards and scholarships including the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) doctoral scholarship (PGS-D, 2010-2013), the University of Ottawa Excellence Award (2010–2013), the University of Ottawa Admissions Scholarship (2009–2012), the University of Calgary Graduate Research Scholarship (2007), the 2nd Best Poster Awards in WiSense Workshops (2014, 2010), the Wireless Personal Multimedia Communications (WPMC) Prize (2005), the Asian Institute of Technology Fellowship (2003–2005), and the Government of France Scholarship (2003–2005). Dr. Mahfuz was also nominated for the Excellence Award for Teaching Assistants in Science and Engineering at the University of Ottawa, Canada (2013).

Dr. Mahfuz is an author/co-author of several journal papers, book chapters, and conference papers published internationally. He has an experience of university teaching with students from different nationalities and cultural backgrounds. Dr. Mahfuz has also been involved in scholarly activities as technical program committee member of several conferences and technical reviewer of several journals.

He is a member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE).


Awards and Honors

  • (2015) University of Wisconsin-Green Bay Research Council Grants in Aid of Research funding, University of Wisconsin-Green Bay, WI, USA.

  • (2014) 2nd Best Poster Award, WiSense Workshop, University of Ottawa, ON, Canada

  • (2010-2013) NSERC Doctoral Scholarship (PGS-D), worth C$63,000 University of Ottawa, Ottawa, ON, Canada

  • (2010-2013) University of Ottawa Excellence Award, Faculty of Graduate and Post-doctoral Studies (FGPS), University of Ottawa, ON, Canada

  • (2009, 2013-2014) University of Ottawa Admissions Scholarship, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, ON, Canada

  • (2013) Student Participation Grant, BODYNETS-2013 conference, Boston, MA, USA

  • (2013, 2014) Three times recipient of the FGPS Conference Travel Grant, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, ON, Canada

  • (2013) Graduate Students’ Association of the University of Ottawa (GSAED) Grant: Academic Project Fund (APF), University of Ottawa, Ottawa, ON, Canada

  • (2012) Honorable Mention Poster Award, WiSense Workshop, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, ON, Canada.

  • (2011-2012) Tuition Support Bursary (CUPE), University of Ottawa, Ottawa, ON, Canada

  • (2010) 2nd Best Poster Award, WiSense Workshop, Queen’s University, Kingston, ON, Canada

  • (2008) Jacques Kartier Award University of Calgary, Calgary, AB, Canada (turned down)

  • (2007) Graduate Research Scholarship, Geomatics Engineering, University of Calgary, Calgary, AB, Canada.

  • (2005) Wireless Personal Multimedia Communications (WPMC) Prize, Asian Institute of Technology (AIT), Bangkok, Thailand

  • (2003-2005) Asian Institute of Technology Fellowship, Asian Institute of Technology (AIT), Bangkok, Thailand

  • (2003-2005) Government of France Scholarship, Asian Institute of Technology (AIT), Bangkok, Thailand

  • (1996-1997) Dean’s List, Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (BUET), Dhaka, Bangladesh