Dr. Khondaker A. Mamun
Khondaker A. Mamun received his Ph.D. in Computer Science and Biomedical Engineering from the University of Southampton, UK. After that, he worked as a Postdoctoral Research Fellow in the PRISM Lab with a joint appointment from the Institute of Biomaterials and Biomedical Engineering (IBBME), University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada, and Bloorview Research Institute, Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital, Toronto, Canada. He also worked as a lecturer and then assistant professor in the Department of CSE, Ahsanullah University of Science and Technology from 2002 to 2007, and as a researcher in the College of Computer and Information Science, King Saud University, Saudi Arabia from 2007 to 2008. Since October 2014, he is working as an Associate Professor at the Department of CSE, United International University (UIU), Bangladesh. He is the founder and Director of Advanced Intelligent Multidisciplinary Systems Lab (AIMS Lab) at UIU, where he actively performs research in areas of machine learning, intelligent System, healthcare, disabilities, and education as well as human-machine interface (HMI), brain-computer interface (BCI), rehabilitation engineering, and mobile technology for health care and rehabilitation applications. He has published more than 100 peer-reviewed international journal and conference papers. He has invented a number of digital healthcare and rehabilitation service delivery architecture and mobile-based solutions for developing countries. His research has also been featured in a number of news outlets locally and internationally including New Scientist and BBC.
He is the founder of CMED Health (winner of GP Accelerator, SeedStarWorld Local and Global Innovation Award, and 1000 innovative products 2021), a startup that focuses on preventive healthcare through ICT. His contribution to the innovation and development is recognized internationally and by the government of Bangladesh. In the year 2017, he received three National ICT Awards and APICTA Awards for Autism Barta (SmartPhone App for Autism Screening) in the inclusion category, Bolte Chai (Smart Phone App for enhancing communications for nonverbal children) in the research and development category, and CMED Health in Health and Wellbeing category. He is also the winner of the Seedstars Innovation Prize by TAG Heuer at Seedstars Summit 2018 in Switzerland, where 66 innovative startups (Local Winner) from 66 countries participated in the SeedStars Global Summit. CMED Health was selected in the top 12 startups and finally won the top innovation prize.
He is the organizer and general chair of the first medical engineering conference, MediTec 2016 (International Conference of Medical Engineering, Health Informatics, and Technology) in Bangladesh supported by IEEE EMBS. He is also the organizer and chair of the first International Neuroscience School (IBRO APRC 2017) to develop a future neuroscience researcher in Bangladesh, sponsored by the International Brain Research Organization (IBRO). With the IBRO support, Dr. Mamun has introduced the first Deep Brain Stimulation surgery for Parkinson’s patients in Bangladesh with active support from Prof. Tipu Z. Aziz, University of Oxford, UK.
He is a member of the Institute of Engineers Bangladesh (IEB), IEEE; Founder Chair, EMBS
Bangladesh section; Fellow, Bangladesh Computer Society (BCS).