Ebad Zahir

Senior Assistant Professor, Dept.  of EEE & CoE
Special Assistant, Dept.  of EEE & CoE

Educational Background: 

1) Ph.D., Fiberoptic Communication, Florida Institute of Technology, USA, (incomplete – Admitted to Doctoral Candidacy on May 2008),
2) Master of Science, Microelectronics and Optoelectronics, Florida Institute of Technology, USA, 2005
3) Bachelor of Science, Electrical Engineering, Florida Institute of Technology, USA, 2002

 

Research Interest: 

  • Photonics and Electronics

Selected Publications: 

Journals:

  • N. Anam and E. Zahir. ‘Impact of Radii Ratios on a Two-Dimensional Cloaking Structure and Corresponding Analysis for Practical Design at Optical Wavelengths’ Advances in OptoElectronics, Volume 2016, Article ID 2541828, 9 pages, 2017
  • I.M. Khan and E. Zahir. ‘Feasibility Analysis of Advanced Modulation Techniques for FSO in Different Weather Conditions’, STM: Trends in Opto-Electro & Optical Communications (STM-TOEOC), vol. 6, no. 2, pp. 1-7, 2016
  • B. Ashhad, I. Bristy, H. Khatun, K. Kalam and E. Zahir, ‘Design and Implementation of an Interactive Service Robot’, Journal of Computer and Communications (JCC), vol. 03, no. 11, pp. 121-125, 2015
  • Md.A.A. Samy and E. Zahir. ‘Simulated design and characterization of an efficient Nd:YAG based solar pumped single mode laser’, STM: Trends in Opto-Electro & Optical Communications (STM-TOEOC), vol. 5, no. 3, pp. 39-49, 2015
  • H. Aziz and E. Zahir, 'Investigating a Simulated Model of 2.5 GHz 64 Channel 140km DWDM System Using EDFA and Raman Amplifier Considering Self-Phase Modulation', IOSR Journal of Electronics and Communication Engineering (IOSR-JECE), vol. 10, no. 1, pp. 91-95, 2015
  • A.B.M.K. Hassan and E. Zahir, 'Optimizing the Turning Velocity in a Line Follower Robot', International Journal of Computer Applications (IJCA), vol. 117, no. 3, pp. 14-17, 2015
  • D. Saha and E. Zahir, '25 Gbps Downstream, 3 Gbps Upstream, 20 Km Reach PON Using Duobinary Modulation Based on Reflective-ONU Utilizing R-SOA for Remodulation', STM: Trends in Opto-Electro & Optical Communications (STM-TOEOC), vol. 4, no. 3, pp. 1-7, 2014
  • H. Byapari and E. Zahir, 'Performance Optimizing of a Simulated Model of a Fabry-Perot based Tunable Laser Operating at 1550 nm', STM: Trends in Opto-Electro & Optical Communications (STM-TOEOC), vol. 4, no. 3, pp. 23-31, 2014
  • E. Zahir, N.I. Shawn, F. Shahji and M. Khan, 'Performance Analysis of Red, Blue and Green OLED Spectrum', American Academic & Scholarly Research Journal (AASRJ), vol. 6, no. 6, pp. 5-18, 2014
  • T. Karim and E. Zahir, 'Object Detection by Estimation of the Spectral Attenuation Coefficient in the Submerged Medium', IOSR - Journal of Computer Engineering (IOSR-JCE), vol. 16, no. 5, pp. 62-68, 2014
  • S. Das and E. Zahir, 'Performance Evaluation of WDM-RoF System Based on CO-OFDM using Dispersion Compensation Technique', International Journal of Electronics, Electrical and Computational System (IJEECS), vol. 3, no. 6, pp. 1-11, 2014
  • S. Das and E. Zahir, 'Performance Enhancement of Radio over MM Fiber System using FBG for Micro and Pico Cell Applications', International Journal of Scientific and Engineering Research (IJSER), vol. 5, no. 7, pp. 718-722, 2014
  • T. Farihba and E. Zahir, 'Comparative Analysis of Trapping Efficiencies between Gaussian and LG Beams for Optical Tweezers', IOSR - Journal of Electrical and Electronics Engineering (IOSR-JEEE), vol. 9, no. 4, pp. 57-63, 2014
  • S. Das and E. Zahir, 'Modeling and Performance Analysis of RoF System for Home Area Network with Different Line Coding', International Journal Of Multidisciplinary Sciences And Engineering (IJMSE), vol. 5, no. 6, pp. 1-8, 2014
  • M. Rahman and E. Zahir, 'Effect of ILDTS and inception of ITC operators on QoS parameters for International Telecommunication', International Journal of Research in Computer Engineering & Electronics (IJRCEE), vol. 3, no. 3, pp. 1-6, 2014
  • N. Anam and E. Zahir, 'Courant Stability Number Impact on High Frequency EM Cloaking using FDTD Analysis', International Journal of Research in Computer Engineering & Electronics (IJRCEE), vol. 3, no. 3, pp. 1-5, 2014
  • E. Zahir, M. Abdulla Samy, M. Chowdhury and T. Khan, 'Device Control Using Brain Waves', International Journal of Research in Computer Engineering & Electronics (IJRCEE), vol. 3, no. 3, pp. 1-5, 2014
  • M. Chy, G. Shoyeb and E. Zahir, 'Generation and Processing of a Chaotic signal with Possible Speech Transmission', International Journal of Research in Computer Engineering & Electronics (IJRCEE), vol. 3, no. 3, pp. 1-8, 2014
  • F. Faiz and E. Zahir, 'A Comparative Study of Nanofluids for Tuneable Filter Operation', International Journal of Engineering Research (IJER), vol. 3, no. 1, pp. 9-12, 2014.
  • F. Faiz and E. Zahir, ‘Analysis of Optical Spectrum for Hematite Nanofluid Longpass Tunable Filter’, American Journal of Engineering Research (AJER), vol. 2, no. 12, pp. 126-130, 2013
  • M. Chowdhury and E. Zahir, ‘Automotive Parking Lot and Theft Detection through Image Processing’, American Journal of Engineering Research (AJER), vol. 2, no. 10, pp. 308-313, 2013.
  • R. Nazneen and E. Zahir. ‘Simulated Performance Analysis of an Optical Frequency Comb in a WDM System’ AIUB Journal of Science and Engineering (AJSE), Vol. 16, Issue 1, pp. 44-51, 2017.

 
Conferences:

  • E. Zahir, M.A. Hossen, M.A. Al Mamun, Y.M. Amin, S.M. Ishfaq. ‘Implementation and Performance Comparison for two versions of Eye Tracking based Robotic Arm Movement’. International Conference on Electrical, Computer and Communication Engineering (ECCE 2017), IEEE Proceedings, Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh, 2017
  • E. Zahir et al., ‘6 Wheeled Mars Rover Design for Terrain Traversing, Equipment Servicing, Astronaut Assistance and On-board Testing’ 2016 IEEE/SICE International Symposium on System Integration (SI International 2016, SII2016), IEEE Proceedings, Sapporo, Japan, 2016
  • R. Nazneen and E. Zahir. ‘Cascading of Dual Drive Mach Zehnder Modulator and Electro Absorption Modulator for producing an Optical Comb’ 9th International Conference on Electrical and Computer Engineering (ICECE 2016), IEEE Proceedings, Dhaka, Bangladesh, 2016
  • R. Nazneen and E. Zahir. ‘Analysis and Optimization of an Optical Frequency Comb for Multiple Channel Transmission in a Fiberoptic System’ 3rd International Conference on Electrical Engineering and Information Technology (ICEEICT 2016), IEEE Proceedings, Dhaka, Bangladesh, 2016
  • E. Zahir, S.J. Begum, N. Layla, M.A. Islam. ‘Design And Characterization Of Silicon On Insulator (SOI) Based Rib Waveguides Operating At 1550 Nm For Single Mode Transmission In Integrated Nanophotonics’. 5th International Conference On Informatics, Electronics & Vision (ICIEV), IEEE Proceedings, Dhaka, Bangladesh, pp 379-384, 2016
  • S.Md. Shahriat, A. Ahmed, T. Qazi, S.K. Farabi, E. Zahir. ‘Design And Implementation Of A Piezoelectric Energy Harvesting System Using A Super Capacitor’ 3rd International Conference on Advances in Electrical Engineering (ICAEE), IEEE Proceedings, Dhaka, Bangladesh, 2015, pp 30-33
  • B. Ashhad, I. Bristy, H. Khatun, K. Kalam and E. Zahir, ‘Design and Implementation of an Interactive Service Robot’, The 2nd Conference on Advances in Robotics and Automation Technology (ARAT), Guilin, China, 2015
  • N. Anam and E. Zahir, ‘Analysis of FDTD cloaking in the visible frequency spectrum’, 2015 International Conference on Numerical Simulation of Optoelectronic Devices (NUSOD), IEEE Proceedings, Taipei, Taiwan, pp 65-66, 2015
  • S.H. Murshid, E. Zahir, R. Biswas, A. Chakravarty, ‘SDM propagation model for multiple channels using electromagnetic theory and vortex analysis’, Proceedings of SPIE, Paper Number: 31, Vol. 7682, 76820U SPIE Digital Library, SPIE Defense, Security, and Sensing, Orlando, FL, USA, 2010
  • S.H. Murshid, E. Zahir, A. Chakravarty, ‘SDM propagation model for multiple channels using ray theory’, Proceedings of SPIE, Paper Number: 32, Vol. 7682, 76820U SPIE Digital Library, SPIE Defense, Security, and Sensing, Orlando, FL, USA, 2010
  • S.H. Murshid, A. Chakravarty, R. Biswas, and E. Zahir, ‘Co-propagation of six spatially separated helical channels over a single strand of standard plastic optical fibers using spatial domain multiplexing’, 17th International Plastic Optical Fibers Conference Proceedings, Santa Clara, California, IEEE, Piscataway, New Jersey, USA, 2008.

Professional Affiliations: 

  • Florida Tech Alumni Association - lifetime member
  • Tau Beta Pi (National Engineering Honor Society) - lifetime member
  • Eta Kappa Nu (EE/CE Honor Society) - lifetime member
  • Phi Eta Sigma (National Honor Society) - lifetime member
  • Ex-Member of IEEE (1998-2010)
  • Ex-Member of SPIE (2002-2014)

Awards and Honors: 

ACADEMIC

  • Resident Director Scholarship (Full Tuition Waiver plus Room & Board Waiver 2009–2010)
  • Resident Assistant Scholarship (Room & Board Waiver 1999–2002)
  • Presidential Scholarship (Tuition Waiver 1998–2002)
  • Outstanding Graduate Student in Electrical Engineering, (2002–2003)
  • Outstanding Senior in Electrical Engineering, (2001–2002)
  • Outstanding Junior in Electrical Engineering, (2000–2001) 

RESEARCH

  • Recipient of a Research Grant of BDT 18,59,500 from ACCESS TO INFORMATION (A2I), Prime Minister’s Office, Government of Bangladesh, USAID, and UNDP since September 2016 to design and deploy hospital robots (Automated Smart Assistants for daily basic medical tasks).
  • Graduate Student Research Scholarship at Florida Institute of Technology (Full Tuition Waiver plus Stipend 2002–2006)
  • Thesis Supervisor for Best Master’s Thesis (Vice Chancellor’s Award) in MEEE/MTEL program at AIUB: ----13th Convocation - out of 21 candidates from the entire MTEL Program in 2012 
  • Thesis Supervisor for Best Master’s Thesis (Vice Chancellor’s Award) in MEEE/MTEL program at AIUB: ----14th Convocation - out of 11 candidates from the entire MEEE/MTEL Program in 2013 
  • Thesis Supervisor for Best Master’s Thesis (Vice Chancellor’s Award) in MEEE/MTEL program at AIUB: ----15th Convocation - out of 40 candidates from the entire MEEE/MTEL Program in 2014
  • Project Supervisor for Best Undergraduate Project (Vice Chancellor’s Award) in EEE program at AIUB: ----15th Convocation - out of 159 Projects/Thesis completed in 2014 
  • Project Supervisor for Best Undergraduate Project (Vice Chancellor’s Award) in EEE program at AIUB: ----16th Convocation - out of 166 Projects/Thesis completed in 2015 
  • Project Supervisor for Best Undergraduate Project (Vice Chancellor’s Award) in EEE program at AIUB: ----17th Convocation - out of 180 Projects/Thesis completed in 2016

Contact: 

American International University –Bangladesh (AIUB)
House# 82, Block B, Road# 14,
Kemal Ataturk Avenue, Banani,
Dhaka, Bangladesh
Phone:+88-02-55033595,+88-02-55033594 [Ext# 2 ]
Email: ebad.zahir@aiub.edu