Prof. Dr. M. Lutfar Rahman, Vice Chancellor, Daffodil International University receiving “BSPS Gold Award’ from Engineer Md. Monowar Hossain Chowdhury, MP at ceremony organized by Bangladesh ShikhA Porjobekhok Society at National Museum recently.
For excellent performance and outstanding contribution on education country’s renowned educationist, IT Researcher, Founder Chairman of Computer Science and Engineering Department of Dhaka University and Vice Chancellor of Daffodil International University Professor Dr. M. Lutfar Rahaman awarded “BSPS Gold Award”. He was awarded this award by Bangladesh Shikha Porjobekhok Society on 9th December 2012 at a discussion meeting titled ‘Nari Jagaraner Agradut Begum Rokeya’r Abodan’ at Kabi Shufia Kamal Auditorium of National Museum. Engineer Md. Monowar Hossain Chowdhury, MP handed over the award as the chief guest.
Dr. Rahman started his professional career as a Scientific Officer in Electronics Division at Atomic Energy Center, Dhaka in 1967. He worked as a Lecturer in the Computer Department at Higher Institute of Electronics, Beniwalid, Libya from 1977 to 1984.
Dr. Rahman started his teaching career in the Department of Applied Physics, Electronics and Communication Engineering, University of Dhaka, as assistant professor in 1984. When the department of Computer Science (now Computer Science and Engineering) was opened in the University of Dhaka in 1992, Dr. Rahman was appointed its founding Chairman. He was appointed the founding Vice Chancellor of Begum Rokeya University, Rangpur in 2008.
Dr. M. Lutfar Rahman carried out extensive research work in digital systems, microprocessor applications, data communications, computer networks, information security and cryptography and supervised numerous projects and theses for B.Sc. (Hons), M. Sc. and Ph.D. degrees. He has over 200 research papers and numerous scientific and technical articles to his credit. He authored/coauthored and edited sixteen books in the area of electronics, computer and communication. A number of his books are used as text-books in the university level.
Dr. Rahman worked hard for enhancement of scientific and technological culture in the country. He was Organizing Chairman of the National Conference on Computer and Information Systems held in the University of Dhaka in 1997. This conference was upgraded as International Conference in Computer and Information Technology (ICCIT) and is held annually since 1998. He initiated the National Conference on Communication and Information Security in Daffodil International University, Dhaka in 2005.