Cherishing the vision to become a prominent academic and research scholar, Mr. Md. Mazedul Islam is currently serving as Assistant Professor in the Department of Apparel Engineering at Bangladesh University of Textiles. He joined the Department of Apparel Engineering in June, 2015.
Prior to this, Mr. Islam worked as Lecturer at Dhaka University of Engineering and Technology (DUET), Daffodil International University (DIU) for almost four years where he taught in the areas of Apparel Production Engineering, Technology and Management, Apparel Washing and Dyeing etc. Before that, he worked as merchandiser at Opex and Sinha Textiles Group Ltd. (one of the largest RMG exporting industry in Bangladesh), where he was engaged in raw materials sourcing, consumption & costing, product development, monitor production process, commercial activities etc., and thus enriched his industrial experiences. In addition, Md. Mazedul Islam works as Technical Consultant and Trainer at the Centre for Sustainable Solution (CSS), an organization for sustainable development to textiles and clothing business, engineering, technological and academic fields. He also worked as Assistant Editor, Journal of Textile Engineering (JTE), Published by the Institution of Engineers, Bangladesh (IEB) and Research Associate at the Clothing Institute, a global organization for clothing technology and education, a concern of Clothing Technology. He has published and presented several scientific and technical research papers in peer reviewed journals and conferences. Md. Mazedul Islam is the professional member of The Institution of Engineers, Bangladesh (IEB) and Institution of Textile Engineers and Technologists (ITET).
FIELD OF INTEREST:
His teaching and research interest includes: Apparel production technology & management; Merchandising and retailing, Sustainable development of apparel products and industries; Green fashion-concepts, methods and applications; Apparel washing and dyeing; Clothing comforts; Identifying strategies that manage risks and capture sustainability in fashion products; Technology adoption in apparel business.
He believes “knowledge is power” and enjoys sharing his profound knowledge, experiences and research activities with the students. Over many years, Mazedul Islam has been the advisor and member of numerous social welfare organization, like Badhan, Youth against Hunger (Voluntary Blood Donor’s and Social Welfare Organization in Bangladesh), Debating club, Science club etc. In his spare time, he enjoys reading books, listening music, watching movies, travelling, paragliding, photography; playing various indoor and outdoor games including cricket, football, table tennis, badminton, carom, cheese etc.
Md. Mazedul Islam possess very reflective and outstanding academic records. He persuaded his both M.Sc. and B.Sc. in Textile Engineering with specialization in Apparel Engineering from Bangladesh University of Textiles with excellent results. He achieved the board scholarship for good results in both H.S.C & S.S.C examination. He was also awarded primary and junior scholarship.
LIST OF PUBLICATIONS:
- Evaluation of Environmental Sustainability of Apparel Products: Case Study on T-Shirt (1st Textile Research Conference (TRC), held at Dhaka, Bangladesh. Volume 1.1, pp. 29-32)