For excellent performance and outstanding contribution on human resource development in ICT education country’s renowned educationist, IT Researcher and Vice Chancellor of Daffodil International University Professor Dr. M. Lutfar Rahaman awarded “Rapport Award for Excellence in Human Resource Development-2012” at a ceremony held today on December 25, 2012 at Pan Pacific Sonargaon Hotel.
He was awarded this award by Rapport Bangladesh Ltd. At its 12th Award ceremony attended by the Commerce Minister of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh Mr. Muhammed Ghulam Quader as the chief guest. The ceremony was chaired by Dr. Sa-adat
Hussain, Former Chairman, Public Service Commission and President of Bangladesh Society for Training & Development. Dr. Akbar Ali Khan, Former Advisor of Caretaker Government was the Special Guest. The moderator of entire function was Dr. M. Mosharraf Hossain, Chairman and Managing Director, Rapport Bangladesh Ltd.
From different profession like teaching, journalism, business, social work, corporate and government administration ten renowned personnel were awarded this award this year. They are Mrs. Geeteara Safiya Chowdhury, Chairman, ADCOMM Limited, Mr. Md. Mozibar Rahman, Chairman, BRB Cables Industries Ltd., Professor Abdullah Abu Sayeed, Chairman & CEO, Bishaw Sahitho Kendro, Mr. Mahabub Jamil, Chairman, Singer Bangladesh Ltd., Professor Dr. M. Lutfar Rahman, Vice Chancellor, Daffodil International University,Prof. Dr. Shahida Rafique, Dhaka University, Ms. Valerie A Taylor, Founder and Coordinator, Centre for the Rehabilitation of the Paralyzed (CRP), Prof. Dr. Md. Ziaul Haque, President, World Business Institute, Australia, Dr. M. Enamul Haque, Former Inspector General of Police and Mr. Md. Shahjahan Mozumder, News Editor, The New Nation.
Dr. M. Lutfar Rahman carried out extensive research work in digital systems, microprocessor applications, data communications, computer networks, information security and cryptography and supervised numerous projects and theses for B.Sc. (Hons), M. Sc. and Ph.D. degrees. He has over 200 research papers and numerous scientific and technical articles to his credit. He authored/coauthored and edited sixteen books in the area of electronics, computer and communication. A number of his books are used as text-books in the university level.
Dr. Rahman worked hard for enhancement of scientific and technological culture in the country. He was Organizing Chairman of the National Conference on Computer and Information Systems held in the University of Dhaka in 1997. This conference was upgraded as International Conference in Computer and Information Technology (ICCIT) and is held annually since 1998. He initiated the National Conference on Communication and Information Security in Daffodil International University, Dhaka in 2005.