Hafizur Rahaman received his B.E. (Electrical Engineering) from Calcutta University (B. E. College, Shibpur), M.E. (Electrical Engineering) and PhD (Computer Science and Engineering) degrees from the Jadavpur University, Calcutta, India in 1986, 1988 and 2003 respectively. Dr. Rahaman is full professor of Indian Institute of Engineering Science and Technology (IIEST), Shibpur, India. Prior to joining the IIEST Shibpur, he served as Design Engineer (System) in CMPDI (GoI R & D organization).
Dr. Rahaman visited as Post Doctoral Research Fellow under EPSARC Grant in the Design and Verification Division of Computer Science Department, Bristol University, UK during 2006-2007. During 2008-2009, Dr. Rahaman received Royal Society International Fellowship award to carry out one year advanced research in the Design and Verification Division of Computer Science Department, University of Bristol, United Kingdom. He served as visiting professor at the Computer Architecture Division, University of Germany, under DST-DAAD research fellowship award during 2013-2015.
His research interests include Logic Synthesis, design and testing of Integrated Circuits and nano-biochips, Nanoscale Technologies and Computing viz. Memristors and Reversible Quantum Circuit Synthesis etc.
He leads the VLSI design and test group, Chip-to Systems Program, GoI for fabrication of integrated circuits at IIEST, Shibpur, India,
To his credit, he has supervised 24 doctoral and forty six masters’ theses besides guiding several projects at undergraduate level. Eight more doctoral theses are now in progress.
He is also active in international collaborative research with the Bristol University (UK), University of Bremen (Germany), Duke University (USA), and Hiroshima University (Japan). He has established a strong collaboration with HiSim Laboratory, Hiroshima University since 2015. Currently he is engaged in several collaborative research projects with the different companies and research organizations including ARM, Sankalp Semiconductor.
His research has been funded by DEITY (MCIT, GoI), DST (GoI), CSIR (GoI), DIT (Gov. of WB), AICTE, UGC, Royal Society-UK, DAAD Foundation (Germany) and several industrial partners. He has contributed more than 300 research articles in archival journals and refereed conference proceedings. He has also contributed towards several book chapters in edited volumes from different publishers including CRC press, and Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg etc. He published a book on emerging technology entitled “Carbon Nanotube and Graphene Nanoribbon Interconnects”, CRC Press (Taylor and Francies Group), USA, December 2014.
Dr. Rahaman is a Member of the VLSI Society of India (VSI), Senior Member of the IEEE, and ACM Sigda. He is regular reviewer of IEEE TCAD, IEEE TVLSI, IEEE TC, and ACM TODAEs. He has served/is serving as General Chair/Program Chair/Track Chair/TPC member in several conference committees including VLSI Design, VDAT, ATS, ISED, ISVLSI, ASP-DAC, ISPD, ISDCS etc.
He has initiated an IEEE International symposium on Devices, Circuits and systems (ISDCS) in collaboration with Hiroshima University, Japan under the bi-lateral cooperation between India and Japan. This symposium will be held annually in India and in Japan alternatively. This symposium will strengthen the cooperation between the two countries.
Created: 23 November 2019