|Engr. Muhammad Rashed Al Mamun, PhD|
|Professor and Chairman|
|B.Sc in Agricultural Engineering (BAU),
MS in Farm Power and Machinery (BAU),
PhD in Advanced Technology, Kumamoto University, Kumamoto, Japan
Engr. Muhammad Rashed Al Mamun, PhD successfully completed B.Sc in Agricultural Engineering and MS in Farm Power and Machinery from the Faculty of Agricultural Engineering and Technology, Bangladesh Agricultural University, Bangladesh which was established with academic support from the Texas A&M University during 1961. He received his PhD on advanced technology from Kumamoto University, Japan. Dr. Al Mamun is a Professor, Department of Farm Power and Machinery, Sylhet Agricultural University, Bangladesh. Prior to this position, he has working as Associate Professor, Assistant Professor and Lecturer for the same University and Agricultural Engineer in Ministry of Agriculture, Bangladesh. He also worked as Research Scientist in Groundwater Leadership Program (GelK), and Guest Lecturer in Kumamoto University, Japan, Visiting Professor at Ashoka Institute of Technology and Sreyas Institute of Engineering and Technology, Hyderabad, and Shree Devi Institute of Technology, Mangalore, India, Visiting Professor at Shahjalal University of Science and Technology, Forestry Science and Technology School, Agricultural Training Institute, University of Creative Technology Chittagong, Bangladesh. Dr. Al Mamun’s research concentrate on renewable energy, agricultural machinery, precision agriculture, remote sensing, image processing, solid wastes management, GIS based agricultural policy management and groundwater hydrology. He is working simultaneously in different research projects such as bioenergy, solar energy, solid waste management, vertical farming, image processing, agricultural mechanization and tea processing technology. Dr. Al Mamun teaches Heat Engines, Agricultural Power, Agricultural Machinery, Agricultural Mechanization, Heat and Mass Transfer, Precision Agriculture, Bio-Materials and Systems, Project Planning and Evaluation, Engineering Management, Machine Design, Elements of Agricultural engineering and Farm Mechanics in the undergraduate course of studies. In the graduate program, he teaches Farm Machinery, Agricultural Research Methodology, Farm Power, Instrumentation Engineering, Renewable Energy Systems, Soil Implement Mechanics and Bioresources Engineering. Besides teaching activities, he performs research and supervises graduate students in the field of renewable energy, farm machinery, solid waste management, image processing, vertical farming, hatching and house management of poultry and farm mechanization. His research articles have published in the many reputed journals and written a book on Renewable Energy. He chaired many technical sessions at International Conference. He has achieved Kumamoto University President Award, Sylhet Agricultural University Best Publication Award, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia award for Environmental Management in the Islamic World and Venus International Research Award for Outstanding Scientist in Farm Power and Machinery.