IIEST, Shibpur

Indian Institute of Engineering Science and Technology, Shibpur

(Formerly Bengal Engineering and Science University, Shibpur)

Empowering the nation since 1856

Dr. Hafizur Rahaman


Information Technology

Academic Qualifications

  • B.E.(Electrical Engg.), B.E.College, Shibpur (Calcutta University)
  • M.E.(Electrical Engg.), Jadavpur University, Kolkata
  • PhD.(Computer Science and Engineering), Jadavpur University, Kolkata
  • Post Doc, University of Bristol, United Kingdom



  1. Office: 033 2668 4561 to 63 (Ext. 309/249)
  2. Fax: +91 33 2668 2916
  3. Mobile: +91 98365 33802


  1. Residence: Flat-2A, Block-3, Surya Niwas 5B Tiljala Road,Kolkata-700046,West Bengal, India
  2. EMail: rahaman_h@it.iiests.ac.in, hafizur@vlsi.iiests.ac.in, rahaman_h@yahoo.co.in

Area of Research

  • Logic Synthesis
  • VLSI Design and Test
  • CAD for Microfluidic Biochips
  • Nanotechnology
  • Reversible Computing

Courses Undertaken

  • Digital Logic and Circuit Design
  • Microprocessors and Microcontrollers
  • Advanced Computer Architecture
  • VLSI Testing
  • Advanced System Architecture

Recent Publications (Last 10)

  1. ManodipanSahoo and HafizurRahaman, “Modeling of Crosstalk Induced Effects in Copper Based Nano-Interconnects:An ABCD Parameter Matrix Based Approach”, Journal of Circuits, Systems, and Computers, Vol. 24, No. 2 (2015) 1540007, World Scientific Publishing Company, DOI: 10.1142/S0218126615400071, (With PhD Student).
  2. ManodipanSahoo, PrasunGhosal and, HafizuRahaman,“Modeling and Analysis of Cross talk Induced Effects in Multiwalled Carbon Nanotube Bundle Interconnects: An ABCD Parameter Based Approach”, IEEE Transactions on Nanotechnology, (Accepted) 2014 (With PhD Student).
  3. KamalikaData, I.Sengupta, HafizurRahaman and Rolf Drechsler, “An Approach to Reversible Logic Synthesis using Input and Output Permutations”, Springer Transactions on Computation Science XXIV, LNCS 8911, pp.1-8, 2014 (With PhD Student) (DOI:- 978-3-662-45710-8, 332808_1_En).
  4. ChandanBandyopadhyay, HafizurRahamanand Rolf Drechsler, “Cube List based Cube Pairing Approach for Synthesis of ESOP based Reversible logic”, Springer Transactions on Computational Science, XXIV, LNCS 8911, pp. 1–18, 2014, DOI: 10.1007/978-3-662-45711-5_8, (With PhD Student).
  5. ManodipanSahoo,HafizurRahaman and BhargabB.Bhattacharya, “On the Suitability of Single-Walled Carbon Nanotube Bundle Interconnects for High-Speed and Power Efficient Applications”,Journal of Low Power Electronics, American Scientific Publishers, Vol. 10, No 3, pp. 479-494, September 2014. (With PhD Student). (DOI: 10.1166/jolpe.2014.1339)
  6. KamalikaDatta, GauravRathi, IndranilSengupta and HafizurRahaman,“An Improved Reversible Circuit Synthesis Approach using Clustering of ESOP Cubes”, ACM Journal on Emerging Technologies in Computing Systems (JETC), 11(2):15(2014), (With PhD Student).
  7. KamalikaDatta, IndranilSengupta, and HafizurRahaman,“A Post-Synthesis Optimization Technique forReversible Circuits Exploiting Negative Control Lines”, IEEE Transactions on Computers 2014, (online available) (DOI:-I:10.1109/TC.2014.2315641), (With PhD Student)
  8. Nachiketa Das, Pranab Roy, and HafizurRahaman, “Bridging Fault Detection in Cluster Based FPGA by Using Muller C Element”, Computers & Electrical Engineering (Elsevier), Vol. 39, Issue 8, November 2013, pp. 2469–2482. (With PhD Student). (DOI:10.1016/j.compeleceng.2013.08.009)
  9. Nachiketa Das , Pranab Roy and HafizurRahaman, “Built-In-Self-Test Technique for Diagnosis of Delay Faults in Cluster Based Field Programmable Gate Arrays”, IET Computers & Digital Techniques,Vol.7, Issue 5, September 2013, pp.201-220. (With PhD Student). (DOI 10.1049/iet-cdt.2012.0111)
  10. KamalikaDatta, IndranilSengupta, and HafizurRahaman, “A Particle Swarm Optimization based ReversibleCircuit Synthesis”, Journal of Low Power Electronics, Vol. 9 No. 3, pp.363-372, October 2013. (With PhD Student). (DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1166/jolpe.2013.1261)
  11. Dipak K. Kole, HafizurRahaman, Debesh K. Das, and Bhargab B. Bhattacharya, “Derivation of Test Set for Detecting Multiple Missing-Gate Faults in Reversible Circuits”, Computer and Electrical Engineering (Elsevier), vol.39 (2), pp. 225-236, 2013 (With PhD Student). (DOI:10.1016/j.compeleceng.2012.11.016)