Career Objective

I am an embedded Systems Engineer, experienced in IoT, Robotics, and Autonomous Systems. Electronics and Computer Engineering graduate from BRAC University. Due to keen interest in robotics and artificial intelligence, involved with BRACU Robotics Club (ROBU), BRACU Computer Club(BUCC). Currently pursuing my MSc in Marine Intelligent Robotics.

To work in a challenging environment, implementing interdisciplinary skills & hands on knowledge for individual development while contributing to the greater community is the primary career focus.

Education

EMJMD in Marine and Maritime Intelligent Robotics (MIR)

Sep 2021 - Sep 2023
Université de Toulon, Norwegian University of Science and Technology

Erasmus Mundus Master in Marine and Maritime Intelligent Robotics (MIR)

  • 1st year of the Double Masters degree program (UTLN):
    Notable Courses: Deep Learning, Reinforcement Learning, Advanced Control, Marine Mechatronics, Sensor Fusion, Oceanography

  • 2nd year(NTNU):
    Study Track 2: Safe autonomous subsea operations
    Specialization Courses: Marine Control Systems, Autonomous Marine Systems, Aerial Robotic Autonomy.

  • Thesis: Maritime Small Object Detection from UAVs for Autonomous SAR Missions using Deep Learning-based Approaches

MSc in Information and Communication Technology

Apr 2021 - Sep 2021
Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg (FAU)

Concentration: Embedded systems
Courses: Deep Learning, Hardware-Software co-design, Communication Electronics

BSc in Electrical and Electronic Engineering

2014 - 2018
BRAC University

CGPA: 3.22/4.00

Major: 1. Electronics 2. Computer   Minor: Computer Science
  • Thesis: “Underwater Data Collection Using an Autonomous Float-Back Sub” (achieved GPA 4.00/4.00)
  • Core Topics: Electrical fundamentals, Micro Processors, Analog and Digital electronics, DSP, Control System, Computer architecture, Object-Oriented Programming, Database, System Design, Software Engineering.

Higher Secondary Certificate

April 2013
Govt. Ananda Mohon College

GPA: 5.00/5.00

Secondary School Certificate

March 2011
Mymensingh Zilla School

GPA: 5.00/5.00

Experiences

Wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter

Jan 2024 - Ongoing

AG Kognitive Neuroinformatik

IoT Engineer

Apr 2019 - Apr 2020

Worked as an embedded system engineer for IoT devices. My job responsibilities included design, prototype and deployment of real-time remote sensing/controlling of IoT systems.

  • Firmware Development
  • PCB Design
  • 3d modeling (Enclosure Design)

Robotic Engineer

Sep 2018 - Oct 2018

Was hired as a mentor for a TV Reality Show about Robotics titled GPH Ispat Esho Robot Banai. My job responsibility included guiding the participants and helping with the technical aspects of the events. Also at the lab of CRID-USA, who is a partner of the show, developed several fun appliance robots like IoT-based Grilling Oven that could be controlled over the internet in real-time, etc.

Research Engineer

Sep 2017 – Dec 2017

TekModules is a startup of electronic module making for hobbyists. I worked as a PCB designer

Vice President

Sep 2017 – Feb 2019
  • Organized, attended, and mentored numerous events, workshops, seminars, and competitions.
  • Instructor of Basic Robotics course offered by the club since Summer 2016.

Assistant Director Of Research Development

Jan 2017 – Aug 2017
Robotics Club of BRAC University

Instructor - Basics of Robotics

Sep 2016 – Dec 2019

Semester-long weekly workshop on the basics of robotics, programming microcontrollers, and a final project. I took classes and designed the curriculum and projects.

Projects

• Marine small object detection using Deep learning for SAR operation using UAV
Jan 2023 - Jun 2023

Developing a two-stage object detection pipeline for autonomous UAV operation as part of my MSc thesis project.

• Design of a detailed Dynamic Positioning System
Autumn 2022

Project work as part of the master’s course Marine Control Systems 1 using MSS (Marine Systems Simulator) MATLAB-Simulink Toolbox. We had to model environmental loads and develop controller for a DP system using EKF and Non-Linear Passive Observer.

Practical work as part of the master’s course Marine Mechatronics.

Practical work as part of the master’s course Marine Mechatronics.

• Developing an Autonomous Boat to follow predefined GPS locations (Guerledan Robotics challenge)
Nov 2021 - Feb 2022
Embedded Systems and Sensor fusion

The Universite de Toulon and Ensta Bretagne organized an autonomous boat competition in Guerlédan Lake, France. Participants were tasked with constructing a boat that could follow a pre-determined path marked by GPS points in the shortest time possible. Main tasks of this project: 1) IMU and magnetometer calibration. 2) Vessel Motion control (Speed and Heading) based on GPS, IMU, and Magnetometer data. 3) Remote controller setup for manual override.

Tools Used: Raspberry Pi, IMU, GPS, DC motor+ESC, Radio Controller.

Oct 2017 – Mar 2019
Electronics Lead

BRACU Duburi is the first autonomous underwater vehicle of Bangladesh and was launched in 2017. “Duburi” team was successful to secure 7th position in SAUVC (Singapore Autonomous Underwater Vehicle Challenge) 2018.
As the electronics lead, I designed the main controller board(SAUVC18). I worked on system design, firmware development for the Pixhawk ‘dive-controller’, underwater acoustic positioning system, custom depth sensor and its PID interface library for the AUV (SAUVC19).

• 3D Indie Game for Android (Developed in Unity at a game development workshop)
• Remote MedicalAssistance Bot (IoT)
• Fighting Bot (Robolution 2017)
• Line-Maze and Grid Solving Robots

Publications

IoT Based Real Time Noise Mapping System for Urban Sound Pollution Study
Sakib Ahmed, Touseef Saleh Bin Ahmed, Sumaiya Jafreen, Jannatul Tajrin, Jia Uddin
ICIEV and icIVPR, 2018

Honors and Awards

Challenge “Classification of Solar Cell Defects”(3rd Place)

Pattern Recognition Lab (FAU-Nürnberg)
Oct 2021

Course: Deep Learning, Summer Term 2021, by Prof. Dr.-Ing. habil. Andreas Maier

Completion of the Deep Learning Exercise with 100% Unit-Test Coverage

Pattern Recognition Lab (FAU-Nürnberg)
Oct 2021

Course: Deep Learning, Summer Term 2021, by Prof. Dr.-Ing. habil. Andreas Maier

Erasmus Mundus Joint Master Degree Scholarship in Marin and Maritime Intelligent Robotics

European Union
Jun 2021

I started this unique program at the University of Toulon, France in 2021 and am now continuing my 2nd year at the NTNU, Norway.

Finalist of Wash Innovation Challenge 2018

UNICEF & BRAC
Oct 2018

Designed a technology-driven solution to make hand washing fun and convenient for caregivers across South Asia, competing against 800 ideas, reaching the top 4, and attending the finale held in Thimphu, Bhutan.

Champion of DUET Techfest 2018 Speed Battle

Dhaka University of Engineering & Technology (DUET)
Oct 2018

As the electronics lead of Team LazyBotz (jr1 & jr2) from BRAC University attended DUET Techfest 2018 Speed Battle.

  • Built a lightweight, extremely fast LFR(Line Following Robot) on a single PCB.

Dean's List of Summer, 2014

BRAC University
2014

Based on semester GPA, students are placed on Dean’s List, in recognition of an undergraduate’s outstanding academic performance that particular semester.

Skills & Proficiency

Java, C/C++, Assembly

Arduino, Embedded Systems, Interfacing

Google Cloud Platform (IoT Core)

Python, MATLAB

PCB Design

3D Modeling (Fusion360)

Jekyll, Markdown

Illustrator & PhotoShop

Typesetting Tools: Microsoft Office, Latex