About Me

I am currently a Research Scientist at UES, Inc. and is working in the Soft Matter Branch in Materials and Manufacturing Directorate (RXAS), Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base in Dayton, Ohio. I have been working in AFRL/RXAS since 2012, first as a Postdoctoral Research Associate (2012-2014) and then as National Research Council (NRC) Postdoctoral Fellow (2014-2016). My current research interest includes synthesis, process modeling and device/sensor applications of carbon and transition metal dichalcogenide based nanomaterials, performance and instability in nanoelectronic devices, materials and device characterization.

Previously, I worked as Postdoctoral Research Associate in Prof. John Rogers' group in the Department of Materials Science Engineering at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign from 2010-2012, where I worked on the performance, variability, reliability and electroluminescence in carbon-nanotube based electronic/optoelectronic devices, and on the circuit design for epidermal electronics.

I was born in Sylhet, Bangladesh and completed (Direct) Ph.D. degree at Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Purdue University in May 2010 under the supervision of Prof. Muhammad Ashraful Alam. In my PhD research, I worked on theory and characterization of defect formation in nanoscale transistors. My background on electrical engineering was solidified in the Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering at Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (BUET), from where I obtained my Bachelor degree in February 2004, securing the highest CGPA among the graduating students. During 2004-2005, I also worked as lecturer in the same department at Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (BUET).
Major Research Outcomes
News and Activities
  • September 2016: Became IEEE Senior Member.
  • January 2016: Became member of Materials Directorate (RX) star team led by Dr. Benji Maruyama. This is awarded by AFOSR.
  • December 2015: Presented on pore-free graphene oxidation at the Materials Research Symposium 2015 Fall Meeting.
  • September 2015: Presented on electronic applications of carbon nanotubes at Crystal & Graphene Science Symposium–2015.
  • August 2015: Chaired and presented at 2015 SPIE Nanoscience + Nanoengineering.
  • April 2015: Presented solid-state technology and device seminar at the University of California-Berkeley and presented in the Materials Research Symposium Spring Meeting.
  • February 2015: Presented graduate physics seminar at the Wright State University.
  • August 2014: Served as committee member for "CRY: Characterization, Reliability, and Yield" in 2014 IEEE Int. Electron Devices Meeting (IEDM).
  • July 2014: Accepted National Research Council Postdoctoral Fellowship for research on "High-density, chirality-sorted SWCNT".
  • December 2013: Served as technical committee member for the 'gate dielectrics' session in 2014 IEEE Int. Reliab. Phys. Symposium (IRPS).
  • September 2013: Presented graduate student seminar at the University of Dayton.
  • August 2013: Served as committee member for CRY in 2013 IEDM.
  • April 2013: Presented tutorial on the reliability of beyond/extended CMOS devices in 2013 IEEE IRPS.
  • September 2012: Declined the recommendation (Score: 89.54/100) for National Research Council Postdoctoral Fellowship
  • June 2012: Appointed chair of Beyond CMOS session for 2013 IEEE IRPS.
  • Nanotube Variations Affect Transistor Performance”, Nanotechweb, March 2012.
  • September 2011: Served as technical committee member for the 'transistor' session in 2012 IEEE IRPS.
  • May 2011: Invited presentation on Negative Bias Temperature Instability in 219th Electrochem. Soc. Meeting.
  • September 2010: Served as technical committee member for the 'transistor' session in 2011 IEEE IRPS.
  • May 2010: Defended Ph.D. thesis
  • 2009-2010 Intel Foundation PhD Fellowship
  • 2008 IEEE Electron Device Society PhD Fellowship (Related news @ EDS)