Dr. Md Forhad Rabbi is serving as an Associate Professor of Department of Computer Science and Engineering at Shahjalal University of Science and Technology, Sylhet. He finished his PhD from Curtin University, Australia under International Postgraduate Research Scholarship (IPRS). He is also a Marie Curie fellow and worked as an early stage researcher in European Commission Project for 2 years. As an erasmus mundus scholar, he earned a double masters degree (M.Sc in informatics, Spain and M.Sc. in Software Engineering, Sweden ). Recently he has been appointed as a coordinator of Pipilika which is the first search engine of Bangladesh.
Dr. Rabbi is responsible for Cisco Academic Support Center, SUST as a contact person to Cisco Netacad. He is also a certified instructor for Cisco Cybersecurity and CCNA programs. In his career, he was involved in various projects as a consultant (Installing full IT infrastructure for Royal Tulip Sea Pearl and Beach Resort, STM project in EC, ICT impact STudy for USAID Agricultural Extension Projectetc, etc are few of them). Dr. Rabbi is currently doing consultancy for Osmani Medical College Automation under Digital Sylhet City Project. His research interest is focused on Software Engineering, HCI and Machine Learning, AI. He is conducting research which involved development and design various tools for minority ethnic group, physical and mentaly challenged children, student harassment in tertiary institutions, mhealth, effective online and elearning, etc
Dr. Md. Forhad Rabbi has worked as jury member in various events locally and nationally. Recently, he joined as mentor and jury member for Idea and Startup Bangladesh in National Hackathon of Frontier Technology with collaboration of Tech- Mahindra, India.