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Dr. Rahat Hossain

PhD
Lecturer - ICT
School of Engineering and Technology
Centre for Research in Equity & Advancement of Teaching & Education (CREATE)
Rockhampton North
B 30 - 1.12
Monday - Friday
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About Me

Dedicated and articulate academic with extensive teaching and learning experience in Information and Communications Technology (ICT). A researcher who possesses a record of ability to conduct high-quality research which is reflected in the authorship of high-quality publications, and other research outputs, in the areas of ICT, Renewable Energy, and Regional Studies. Possesses academic poise and learning agility — grasps information quickly — detail orientated — acknowledges the larger context of a given situation.

General
Background

  • Graduate Certificate in Tertiary and Adult Education (GCTAE), CQUniversity (2018)
  • PhD in Engineering Technology (Specialisation: Computational Intelligence), CQUniversity (2013)
  • MSc in Computer Science & Information Technology, Islamic University of Technology, Bangladesh [AQF Comparable]
  • BSc in Computer Science & Information Technology, Islamic University of Technology, Bangladesh [AQF Comparable]

Universities Studied At

  • CQUniversity, Australia
  • Islamic University of Technology (IUT), Bangladesh

Universities Worked At

  • CQUniversity, Australia
  • Islamic University of Technology (IUT), Bangladesh

Awards

  • Co-Funded Industry Scholarship (CIS), Australian Power Institute (API)
  • Postgraduate Research International Scholarship (PRIS), CQUniversity, Australia
  • 3 years Full Free Scholarship, Organisation of the Islamic Conference (OIC)
  • 2 years Scholarship, Dhaka Education Board for Higher Secondary Certificate (HSC) Examination

Media Citations

Previous teaching

  • Assistant Professor
           School of Computer Science & Information Technology | Islamic University of Technology (IUT) Apr 2007—Mar 2010

  • Lecturer

           School of Computer Science & Information Technology | Islamic University of Technology (IUT) Dec 2003—Apr 2007

  • Previously Conducted Units:

           CIT 4701-Computer Networks

           CIT 4801-Artificial Intelligence

           CIT 4203-Information Systems

           CIT 4707-Software Engineering

           CIT 4307-Database Management Systems

         CIT 4813-Neural Network & Fuzzy Systems    

Professional Experience

  • Lecturer

            School of Engineering & Technology | CQUniversity Jan 2016—Current

  • Sessional Lecturer

           School of Engineering & Technology | CQUniversity Jun 2014—Dec 2015

  • Postdoctoral Research Fellow

           School of Business & Law | CQUniversity Jul 2014—Feb 2015

  • Learning Advisor

           Indigenous Tutorial Assistance Scheme (ITAS) | CQUniversity Aug 2013—Oct 2015

  • Doctoral Scholar

           School of Engineering & Technology | CQUniversity Mar 2010—Oct 2013

  • Assistant Professor

           School of Computer Science & Information Technology | Islamic University of Technology (IUT) Apr 2007—Mar 2010

  • Lecturer

           School of Computer Science & Information Technology | Islamic University of Technology (IUT) Dec 2003—Apr 2007

Professional Memberships

  • Centre for Regional Economies and Supply Chains (CRESC), CQUniversity
  • Institutional Full Member of Australian Collaborative Education Network (ACEN)
  • Australian Computer Society (ACS): Membership Number - 3279139
  • Institution of Engineers, Bangladesh (IEB): Membership Number - AM/8928
  • Computer Science Teachers Association (CSTA): Membership Number - 3223145
  • International Association of Engineers (IAENG): Membership Number - 160846
  • International Association of Risk and Compliance Professionals (IARCP)
  • Australian Information Industry Association (AIIA)

Responsibilities

  • Conduct of tutorials, practical classes, demonstrations, workshops, student field excursions, clinical sessions and/or studio sessions
  • Initiation and development of unit material
  • Acting as unit coordinators
  • Preparation and delivery of lectures and seminars
  • Supervision of the program of study of honours students or of postgraduate students engaged in course work
  • Supervision of Undergraduate and/or postgraduate research projects
  • Conducting research (either individually or within a larger project as appropriate to the academic's abilities)
  • Involvement in professional activities
  • Development of unit materials with appropriate advice from and support of senior staffs
  • A range of administrative functions, the majority of which are connected with the units in which the academic teaches
  • Attendance at school and/or faculty/organisational unit meetings and/or membership of a number of committees

Professional Interests

  • Comprehensive & protracted research career
  • Successful research proposals & funding applications
  • Multiple journal & academic publications
  • Technical conference contributions
  • Quality postgraduate & undergraduate supervision
  • Acknowledgment & reinforcement of industry trends

Key Achievements

  • Invited Reviewer for the IEEE CITISIA 2020 Conference (General Track), Charles Sturt University
  • Invited Reviewer for CQU Scholarship of Tertiary Teaching Online Conference 2020
  • Invited Reviewer - International Journal of Information Systems and Project Management
  • Invited Reviewer - Business Process Management Journal
  • Completed the Accelerate IV: RHD Supervisor Program
  • Achieved the 'Student Voice Commendation Award for Distance Educator of the Year 2017'
  • Achieved the 'Student Voice Commendation Award for Distance Educator of the Year 2016'
  • Best Paper Award, 38th Annual Conference of ANZRSAI, Christchurch, New Zealand, 2014

Computer Software

  • Programming Languages: C, C++, C#, Java, Prolog
  • Tools Expertise: MATLAB, WEKA, DTREG, SPSS, ArcGIS
  • Web and Scripting Languages (Server and Client): HTML, PHP, ASP.net
  • Database and Query Language: PL/SQL programming, SQL Server, MySQL, MS Access
  • OS and other Packages: Red Hat, Ubuntu, Windows (2000, NT, XP, Vista, Windows 7, 8, 8.1, 10)
  • Microsoft Office: Word 2016, 2013; excel 2016, 2013; access 2016, 2013, power point 2016, 2013, outlook 2016

Editor

  • Information Science Section Editor (Editor-in-Chief) - SAGE Open
  • Editorial Board Member - International Journal of Hybrid Information Technology (IJHIT)
  • Editorial/Reviewer Board Member - Journal of Solar Energy Research Updates

Recent Research Projects
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Research Supervision
Accreditation

I am currently accredited for supervision in the following:

  • 0801 Artificial Intelligence and Image Processing
  • 3903 Education Systems
  • 4003 Biomedical Engineering
  • 4609 Information Systems
  • 1005 Communications Technologies

At the level of Principal Supervisor


Current Capacity
I am currently available to supervise more research candidates
Current Supervision
Master of Research
Impacts of COVID -19 Pandemic on Supply Chain Management (SCM) for Medical Products in Regional Queensland, Australia
Associate Supervisor
Master of Research
Fraudulent Transaction Detection and Prevention using Deep Neural Networks
Principal Supervisor
Doctor of Philosophy
Advancing software-based detection of rare bioacoustic events
Associate Supervisor
Doctor of Philosophy
Delusional Optimism: Human Factors in Project Forecast
Associate Supervisor
Doctor of Philosophy
A Multi-Service Load Balancing Algorithm in Heterogeneous Wireless Access Medium
Principal Supervisor
Doctor of Philosophy
Investigating the effectiveness of culturally related computational humour and empathetic functions in English as an additional language (EAL) acquisition in a digital environment
Principal Supervisor
Master of Research
Smart Bus Route Number Announcement System for Assisting Senior Citizens and Visually Impaired People
Associate Supervisor
Research Interests
Agricultural And Veterinary Sciences

Agriculture, Land and Farm Management - Sustainable Agricultural Development

Economics

Econometrics - Economic Models and Forecasting

Economics

Econometrics - Time-Series Analysis

Education

Education Systems - Higher Education

Information And Computing Sciences

Artificial Intelligence and Image Processing - Artificial Intelligence and Image Processing not elsewhere classified

Information And Computing Sciences

Artificial Intelligence and Image Processing - Expert Systems

Information And Computing Sciences

Artificial Intelligence and Image Processing - Neural, Evolutionary and Fuzzy Computation

Information And Computing Sciences

Artificial Intelligence and Image Processing - Pattern Recognition and Data Mining

Information And Computing Sciences

Artificial Intelligence and Image Processing - Simulation and Modelling

Technology

Communications Technologies - Wireless Communications

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