IUB ARROWS PROGRAM
The IUB ARROWS Program is a specialized undergraduate program designed for nurturing future leaders and changemakers.
The Live in Field Experience Program (LFE) aims at bridging the urban-rural knowledge gap.
The Hon’ble President of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh & Chancellor
Mohammed Shahabuddin, born in 1949 in Pabna, is the 16th President of Bangladesh. He has a Masters degree in Psychology and an LLB, and was politically active from his student days. He hoisted Bangladesh's flag in 1971, joined Mujib Bahini, and protested Bangabandhu's assassination in 1975. Imprisoned and tortured post-protest, he later served in the judiciary and Anti-Corruption Commission. A life member of various organizations in Pabna, he is married to Dr. Rebeka Sultana, with a son and twin grandsons. His hobbies include travel and reading.
Didar A Husain
Chairman, Board of Trustees
Didar A Husain is the Chairman of the IUB Board of Trustees. A Freedom Fighter, he is recognized at the Liberation War Museum. Following his retirement from the Bangladesh Army as Major, he joined the textiles business, currently leading Rahim Textile Mills Limited. He is also Managing Director and Chairman of PCS Bangladesh Pvt. Ltd. and Cannon Pest Management Bangladesh Pvt. Ltd. A former VP at BTMA and a member of Bangladesh Diabetic Association's National Council, he is committed to fostering IUB's educational excellence through teamwork and hard work.
Tanweer Hasan, PhD
Tanweer Hasan, Rolf A. Weil Professor of Finance at Roosevelt University and Vice Chancellor of IUB since 2021, holds a B.Com from Dhaka University, an MBA from Baylor University, a Harvard Management Program and a PhD from University of Houston. With over 40 publications, he contributes to journals like Studies in Economics and Finance. His influence extends to 37 countries, consulting for banks and agencies. He's a Certified Fraud Examiner and a Master Analyst in Financial Forensics. A family man, he enjoys travel, golf, and art collection.
Niaz Ahmed Khan, PhD
Prof. Niaz Ahmed Khan, Ph.D, is the Pro-Vice Chancellor of Independent University, Bangladesh. His other positions include Professor and former Chairman at the Department of Development Studies, University of Dhaka; Senior Academic Adviser, National Defence College (NDC), and Senior Academic Adviser, BRAC Institute of Governance and Development (BIGD). He pursued higher education and research at the University of Oxford, University of Wales Swansea, and Asian Institute of Technology. He has more than 170 publications renowned journals.
IUB Facts & Figures
Learn data driven facts about IUB
BDT 70 Million
Total Research Award FY22-23
Publications by IUB Faculties in the last 3 years
BDT 327 Million
as research grants from local and global institutions
hold nearly 300,000 volumes
PhD-holders in the faculty
IUB features active research centers and institutes with advanced facilities, fostering the development of innovative and contemporary knowledge.
IUB prides itself on having highly-qualified faculty, trained at renowned foreign universities, and actively engaged in innovative research endeavors.
IUB offers outcome-based academic programs focused on inspiring cutting-edge knowledge and transferable skills through research and innovation.
The IUB Library contains over 250,000 e-books and access to resource hubs like ABI Global (ProQuest), Cambridge University Press Journals, EBSCOhost, Emerald Journals, IEEEXplore, JSTOR Journals, Literary Encyclopedia, National Geographic, etc.
Mamun Bin Ibne Reaz, PhD
Dean, School of Engineering, Technology and Sciences
Prof. Md. Mamun Bin Ibne Reaz, a leading researcher with a Ph.D. in Science and Engineering from Ibaraki University, Japan, has made a significant mark in academia. He boasts a prolific publication record of over 400 scholarly articles, covering a wide spectrum of science and engineering topics. Beyond publications, he's obtained multiple patents, showcasing his innovative problem-solving skills. His impactful work is evident through 7,500+ citations, cementing his prominence in the scientific community.
Shah M Faruque, PhD
Dean, School of Environment and Life Sciences
Prof. Shah Mohammad Faruque, PhD, a pioneering researcher, known for his groundbreaking work on Vibrio cholera and bacteriophages. With 150+ research papers, his contributions in genomics, epidemiology, and ecology have reshaped our understanding of bacterial pathogens. Awarded TWAS Prize, his work is vital in global health research.
Md Abdul Khaleque, PhD
Professor, Dept. of Environmental Science and Management
Prof. Md Abdul Khaleque, PhD is a renowned scholar and researcher in the field of environment and climate change.
Mustafa Habib Chowdhury, PhD
Associate Professor, Dept. of Electrical and Electronic Engineering