Md. Mottaleb Hossain

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PhD Student, Optical Science Engineering
Electrical and Computer Engineering Department
Physics and Astronomy Department
Graduate RA, Center for High Technology Materials (CHTM)  
University of New Mexico (UNM)
Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA

Mr. Hossain is pursuing PhD in Optical Science and Engineering (OSE) at the University of New Mexico (UNM) in USA. His research is focused on the high speed/responsivity algorithmic multi-color avalanche photodiodes for lighting enabled systems and applications. His research work is supported in part by the Center for Lighting Enabled Systems and Applications (LESA), a National Science Foundation (NSF), Engineering Research Center (ERC). From January to September 2016, Mr. Hossain worked on Sandia Enabled Communications and Authentication Network using Quantum Key Distribution (SECANT QKD) project at the Center for Integrated Nanotechnologies (CINT) at Sandia National Laboratories, Albuquerque, USA. This work is funded by the United States Department of Energy (DOE). He works as a graduate research assistant with ECE Professor Majeed M. Hayat, Fellow of IEEE, OSA and SPIE.

Mr. Hossain has excellent leadership and communication skills and has a strong interest in innovation. He served as the Associate Vice President (AVP) of Student Membership at IEEE Photonics Society (IPS), IEEE for 2014-2016. He was the President of Optical Society of America's UNM Student Chapter for 2014-2015. He also served as the Vice President for 2013-2014. Mr. Hossain was the recipient of 2014 SPIE Optics and Photonics Education (OPE) Scholarship for his long term and potential contribution to the Optics and Photonics. He is also an active graduate student member of many professional and learned societies including SPIE, OSA, IEEE, IEEE Photonics Society (IPS), IEEE EDS, and Institution of Engineers, Bangladesh (IEB).

Mr. Hossain was born in Dinajpur, Bangladesh. He received his Bachelor of Science (BSc) degree in Electrical & Electronic Engineering (EEE) from Khulna University of Engineering & Technology (KUET) in Bangladesh in 2009. He received his MS degree in Optical Science and Engineering from University of New Mexico (UNM) in 2015. Besides academics, he was involved with numerous co-curricular activities of EEE Department. He worked as a coordinator at IEEE Student Branch, KUET in 2007. He was elected as a Vice President of EEE Department Student Organization in 2008 to conduct various departmental affairs. He joined as a Lecturer in EEE Department at Stamford University Bangladesh in September, 2009 and worked there till August, 2012. He was the founding counselor of IEEE Stamford U Student Branch in Bangladesh in 2012. In addition, Mr. Hossain was involved in research promotional activities as a technical program committee member for many international conferences including IEEE EICT 2013, IEEE REVET 2012, ASME ICCTD 2011, IEEE ICCSIT 2011, and IEEE ICMLC 2011.