Dr. Md. Ziaur Rahman Khan


Academic Background

PhD, University Cambridge, United Kingdom, 2009

MSc, BUET, Bangladesh, 2002

BSc, BUET, Bangladesh, 1999

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

  • ECE 427

  • +88 01715 498 400

An alumnus of University Cambridge of UK, Md. Ziaur Rahman Khan is with the Dept. of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, BUET since 1999 and became a full Professor there in 2012. Prof. Khan in his 10 years long post-PhD career, besides teaching and research at home and abroad, has been successfully leading and serving as consultant in numerous projects of Bangladesh Power Sector and industries through Bureau of Research, Testing and Consultation (BRTC) of Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (BUET). He is currently a board member of the Sustainable & Renewable Energy Development Authority (SREDA) under Ministry of Power, Energy and Mineral Resources (since 2017). He was also the Director, Centre for Energy Studies (CES) in BUET from September 2014 to October 2018.

Keywords/ Research Interest

Power electronics, renewable energy systems, PV system design and optimization, Energy Efficiency, Electrical Design, LED lighting. etc.


Best Paper Award by IEB, Bangladesh in 2004

Recent/Selected Publications

1.    M. M. Hasan, D. Chowdhury, and M. Z. R. Khan, "Non-Intrusive Load Monitoring Using Current Shapelets," Applied Sciences, vol. 9, p. 5363, 2019

2.    S. Shuvo, E. Hossain, T. Islam, A. Akib, S. Padmanaban, and M. Z. R. Khan, "Design and Hardware Implementation Considerations of Modified Multilevel Cascaded H-Bridge Inverter for Photovoltaic System," IEEE Access, vol. 7, pp. 16504-16524, 2019.