Dr. Mollah Rezaul Alam

Assistant Professor

Educational Background: 

1) PhD, Electrical Engineering, University of Wollongong, Australia, 2015

2) B.Sc., Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Bangladesh University of Engineering & Technology (BUET), 2005

3) H.S.C., Science, Notre Dame College, Dhaka, 1999

4) S.S.C., Science, Thakurgaon Govt. Boys' High School, 1997

Research Interest: 

  • 1) Fault detection, classification and characterization in power network using Machine Learning Techniques and advanced signal processing algorithms.
  • 2) Anti-islanding protection of distribution network embedded with renewable resource based distributed generation.
  • 3) Detection, Classification and Characterization of Power Quality Events in Electricity Networks.

Selected Publications: 


  • 1) Alam, M.R.; Muttaqi, K.; Bouzerdoum, A., “Characterizing Voltage Sags and Swells using Three-phase Voltage Ellipse Parameters,” IEEE Transactions on Industry Applications, vol. 51, no. 4, pp. 2780-2790, July-Aug. 2015.
  • 2) Alam, M.R.; Muttaqi, K.; Bouzerdoum, A., “A New Approach for Classification and Characterization of Voltage Dips using 3D Polarization Ellipse Parameters,” IEEE Transactions on Power Delivery, vol. 30, no. 3, pp. 1344-1353, June 2015.
  • 3) Alam, M.R.; Muttaqi, K.M.; Bouzerdoum, A., “A Multifeature-Based Approach for Islanding Detection of DG in the Subcritical Region of Vector Surge Relays,” IEEE Transactions on Power Delivery, vol. 29, no. 5, pp. 2349-2358, Oct. 2014.
  • 4) Alam, M.R.; Muttaqi, K.; Bouzerdoum, A., “An Approach for Assessing the Effectiveness of Multiple Features Based SVM Method for Islanding Detection of Distributed Generation,” IEEE Transactions on Industry Applications, vol. 50, no. 4, pp. 2844-2852, July-Aug. 2014.
  • 5) Shikder, Didarul Alam; Begum, Most. T. A.; Alam, M. R., “Islanding Detection of Distributed Generation using PNN based Classification Approach,” The AIUB Journal of Science and Engineering (AJSE), vol. 15, no. 1, pp. 71-78, 2016.


  • 1) Alam, M. R.; Muttaqi, K.M.; Bouzerdoum, A., “A short length window-based method for islanding detection in distributed generation,” Neural Networks (IJCNN), The 2012 International Joint Conference on , vol., no., pp.1-6, Brisbane, QLD, 10-15 June, 2012.

Awards and Honors: 


  • 1) Achieved special commendation (for outstanding thesis) from the Examiners of PhD thesis.
  • 2) Awarded “IPTA” and “SMART” scholarship from the University of Wollongong during the tenure of PhD study.
  • 3) Awarded "BUET Merit Scholarship" in 2 semesters during the academic year in BUET.
  • 4) Received "Dean’s List" award for maintaining average CGPA of 3.90 in 2nd, 3rd and 4th year of my academic career (undergraduate) in BUET.
  • 5) Placed 3rd in order of merit under Rajshahi Education Board in SSC (Secondary School Certificate) exam.


American International University –Bangladesh (AIUB)
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Kemal Ataturk Avenue, Banani,
Dhaka, Bangladesh
Email: mra015@aiub.edu