Satya Prasad Majumder was appointed as the new vice-chancellor of Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology on Thursday.
Professor Majumder joined BUET in 1981 at the Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering of the university.
He replaces Saiful Islam, another EEE professor, who was appointed by the government in 2016.
Satya Prasad was a visiting faculty at Multimedia University in Malaysia, Gunma University in Japan and University of Parma in Italy for different period of time. He also did some consultancy for Asia IT&C Program, South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation and Dhaka Chamber of Commerce.
He received the Bsc. 1st class Honors, and MSc. in Electrical and Electronic Engineering from BUET in 1981 and 1985 respectively.
In 1991, he obtained his PhD degree in Electric and Electronic Communication Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur.
Satya Prasad’s research interests include Opto-electronics and Photonics, Optical Fiber Communication Systems, Optical Networks, Solution propagation, Satellite Communications, Mobile and Infrared communications with over 100 publications
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