Dr. Ahmed Zubair

Assistant Professor

Academic Background

PhD, Rice University, USA, 2017

MSc, BUET, Bangladesh, 2011

BSc, BUET, Bangladesh, 2009

Contact Info
  • ahmedzubair@eee.buet.ac.bd

  • ECE 913

  • +88 01300 574 069

Dr. Ahmed Zubair received his B.S. and M.S. degrees in Electrical and Electronic Engineering from the Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (BUET) in 2009 and 2011, respectively, and completed his Ph.D. in Electrical and Computer Engineering from the Rice University, Houston, Texas, USA in 2017. Ahmed Zubair is currently an Assistant Professor in Electrical and Electronic Engineering at BUET. He is a Member of Optical Society (OSA), American Physical Society (APS), Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), and Materials Research Society (MRS).

Keywords/ Research Interest

Nanoengineering, Nanophotonics, Optoelectronics, Terahertz Technology, Sustainable Energy.


1. NEXT Research Grant Award, CEMES, CNRS, France 2. Best Technology Award, 2014 GMSI-GSDM Summer Camp, University of Tokyo.

Recent/Selected Publications

1. A. Zubair, D. E. Tsentalovich, C. C. Young, M. S. Heimbeck, H. O. Everitt, M. Pasquali, and J. Kono, “Carbon nanotube fiber terahertz polarizer,” Applied Physics Letters, vol. 108, no. 14, p. 141107, 2016.  2. A. Zubair, X. Wang, F. Mirri, D. E. Tsentalovich, N. Fujimura, D. Suzuki, K. P. Soundarapandian, Y. Kawano, M. Pasquali, and J. Kono, “Carbon nanotube woven textile photodetector,” Phys. Rev. Materials, vol. 2, p. 015201, 2018.