Dr. Md. Abu Raihan
is a professor at the Faculty of Science and Technical Education, Islamic University of Technology (IUT). He served as head of the Department of TVE for three years, from 2018-2021. As well, he has worked as an associate professor, assistant professor, and lecturer in the Department of TVE of the esteemed IUT. The Department of TVE has inherited 40 years long of tradition from the ICTVTR established in 1978. The TVE Department is one of the oldest trees in the IUT garden. The TVE Department hopes to establish an academic entity to elevate the system of TVET of OIC member countries under the honored auspices of OIC Highness.
Raihan is a recipient of a number of distinguished awards throughout his career (e.g. awarded KGS: Korean Government Scholarship and received the Degree Ph.D. in Technical Education from the Kongju National University, South Korea; award received for exemplary activities from NIIED: National Institute for International Education, Ministry of Education Science and Technology, South Korea; awarded the OIC full-scholarship for acquiring the Degree MSc in Technical Education; awarded the OIC full-scholarship for pursuing the Degree PGD in Technical Education; awarded the OIC full-scholarship for achieving the first Degree BSc in Mechanical Engineering from IUT; received "Stood First Award" from the N.S. Government College for scholastic result in the Higher Secondary Certificate Examination). He secured first division with distinction marks in the Secondary School Certificate Examination from the Natore Government Boys' High School in 1996. Raihan has succeeded in "First Class" degrees all through his educational career. He is the author or co-author of more than 80 Peer-reviewed publications, including a 2019 textbook entitled "Effective Teaching-Learning". He is a Scholar of the National Institute for International Education (NIIED), South Korea, and an alumni member of the Korean Government Scholarship Program (KGSP), and a member of the IUT alumni association (IUTAA).
Aside from his professional life, Raihan is an avid outdoorsman and a committed family person who values and appreciates his family, his friends, and his rural Natore roots. His father is Prof. M. A. Wahed, Principal, Bagatipara Government Degree College, and his mother is Ms. Hasina Banu, Head Master, Natore Government Boys' High School. All the family members of Raihan are teachers thus he has born and brought up in the Teacher's Dynasty. The better half of Raihan is Dr. Afroza Chowdhury, Medical Doctor of Neuromedicine. Raihan is a lovely father of a son "Ahnaf Rayyan" and a daughter "Afra Rahma". The ancestor of Raihan sends you the best greetings, praying to Almighty Allah SWT to enjoy good health and wellness. Peace, mercy, and blessings of Allah SWT be upon you.
PhD (Technical Education, Kongju National University, South Korea); MSc & PGD (Technical Education, IUT, Bangladesh); and BSc (Mechanical Engineering, IUT, Bangladesh)