Dr Ashfaque Chowdhury is the Academic Leader (Engineering Foundation) and Lecturer in Mechanical Engineering at CQUniversity. He has over 18 years of experience as an academic, organizational leader and practicing engineer in Australia and abroad. He has a strong record of research publications in numerical and experimental studies in sustainable and resilient energy technologies, waste energy, biohydrogen, etc. He is an active researcher in teaching practice who provides insights into curricula, assessment and pedagogy.
Ashfaque has written more than 50 refereed papers in renowned international journals and conferences and won two best paper awards in 2012 and 2018. He has served as a member of the Scientific / Technical / Advisory Committees of several International Conferences, as an assessor of Cooperative Research Centers (CRCs) and as a regular reviewer for several international journals published by Elsevier and Springer. He volunteers his time to hold various committee positions with Engineers Australia, Standards Australia, International Building Performance Simulation Association. He is the recipient of the Young Engineer of the Year 2017 in the Central Region, Engineers Australia. He is a Fellow of the Institution of Engineers, Bangladesh (FIEB) and a Fellow of the UK Higher Education Academy (FHEA), which recognizes achievement under the UK Professional Standards Framework (UKPSF) for higher education teaching and learning support.
I am currently accredited for supervision in the following:
At the level of Associate Supervisor
Curriculum and Pedagogy - Science, Technology and Engineering Curriculum and Pedagogy
Interdisciplinary Engineering - Computational Fluid Dynamics
Mechanical Engineering - Energy Generation, Conversion and Storage Engineering
Thermofluid Engineering, Low energy Cooling Technologies, Building Energy Performance, Thermal Comfort, Biohydrogen, Renewable Energy and Sustainability, Biofuel, Engineering Education