Dr. Md. Zakir Hossain

Professor, Department of EEE, Dhaka University of Engineering & Technology, Gazipur

PhD (University of Malaya, Malaysia), M.Sc. (BUET, Dhaka) & B.Sc. (RUET, Rajshahi)

Office Address: Room # 9014, SSNIAB (New Academic Building), DUET

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Degree University Year Discipline
Doctor of Philosophy University of Malaya, Malaysia 2020 Electrical and Electronic Engineering
Master of Science in Engineering Bangladesh University of Engineering & Technology (BUET), Dhaka 2011 Electrical and Electronic Engineering
Bachelor of Science in Engineering Rajshahi University of Engineering & Technology (RUET) 2004 Electrical and Electronic Engineering
Name of Degree Title
M.Sc. Engg.
B.Sc. Engg.
Undergraduate Courses
  • Electronics-II (EEE 2501)
  • Digital Electronics (EEE 2601)
  • Electronics-III (EEE 3501)
  • Signals and Systems (EEE-3101)
  • Power Electronics (EEE-4501)
  • Switchgear and Protection (EEE-4911)
Post-Graduate Courses
  • Energy Conversion (EEE 6101)
  • Power Semiconductor Circuits (EEE 6603)
  • MOS Devices (EEE 6705)
Name Topic
Field of Specialization Power Electronics (DC-DC converter, AC-DC inverter)
Research Interest Renewable Energy (Solar, Wind, Renewable Energy Integration), Energy Conversion, Smart Grid, MOS Devices
Year & Duration Designation Scope of Works Company/Institute/University
March 30, 2020 ~ Present Professor Teaching and research Dhaka University of Engineering & Technology (DUET), Gazipur
June 07, 2018 ~ March 29, 2020
Associate Professor Teaching and research Dhaka University of Engineering & Technology (DUET), Gazipur
Oct. 01, 2009 ~ June 06, 2018 Assistant Professor Teaching and research Dhaka University of Engineering & Technology (DUET), Gazipur
Dec. 14, 2006 ~ Sep. 30, 2009 Lecturer Teaching and research Dhaka University of Engineering & Technology (DUET), Gazipur
March 13, 2006 ~ Dec. 12, 2006 Lecturer Teaching and research Chittagong University of Engineering & Technology (CUET), Chittagong
Nov. 14, 2005 ~ March 13, 2006 Plant Engineer Maintenance Mymensing Power Station, RPCL
Type Title
Conference Proceedings
  • M. Z. Hossain, N. A. Rahim, and Jeyraj a/l Selvaraj, “Comparative Performance Analysis of Maximum Power Point Tracking Technique for Large Scale Photovoltaic System,” The 4th IET International Conference on Clean Energy and Technology (CEAT 2016), 2016.
Journal Publications
  • Z. Hossain, N. A. Rahim, and J. Al. Selvaraj, “Recent progress and development on power DC-DC converter topology, control, design and applications: A review,” Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, Elsevier, vol. 81, Part 1, pp. 205-230, 2018/01/01, Q1, IF = 12.10.
  • Zakir Hossain., Jeyraj A/L Selvaraj, & N. A. Rahim (2018), “High voltage-gain full-bridge cascaded dc-dc converter for photovoltaic application,” PloS one, 13(11), e0206691, Q1, IF = 2.74.
  • Alamgir Hossain, M Zakir Hossain, Md. Mijanur Rahman, and Md. Atiqur Rahman, “Perspective and Challenge of Tidal Power in Bangladesh,” International Journal of Electrical, Robotics, Electronics and Communications Engineering, Vol:8 No:7, 2014.
  • Zakir Hossain, Md. Kamal Hossain, Md. Alamgir Hossain and Md. Maidul Islam, “Performance Analysis of a High Voltage DC (HVDC) Transmission system under Steady State and faulted conditions,” TELKOMNIKA Indonesian Journal of Electrical Engineering, Vol. 12, No 8, 2014.
  • Zakir Hossain and Quazi D. M. Khosru, “Threshold Voltage Roll-Off Due to Channel Length Reduction for a Nanoscale n-channel FinFET,” International Journal of Emerging Technologies in Computational and Applied Sciences (IJETCAS), Issue 4, Vol. 1, March – May, 2013.
  • Zakir Hossain; Md. Alamgir Hossain; Md. Saiful Islam; Md. Mijanur Rahman and MahfuzulHaque, “Electrical Characteristics of trigateFinFET,” Global Journal of Researches in Engineering, vol. 11, Issue 7, ver. 1.0, Dec. 2011; ISSN: 0975-5861, USA.
  • Z. Hossain, M.R.Shah, M.R.Alam, M.T.Islam and J.Akhter, “Prospects and challenge of implementing Micro Hydro power generation in Bangladesh,” Mechanical Engineering Research Journal (Bangladesh) Vol-05(2005), ISSN No. 1990-5491.
  • M. R.I. Sarkar, M.R.A. Beg, M. Z. Hossain, M.T.Islam and M.R.Zaman, “Design of  a software controlled two axis solar tracking system,”  Mechanical Engineering Research Journal (Bangladesh) Vol-05(2005), ISSN No. 1990-5491.
Others Publications
Topic Info
  • Philosophical Doctorate (Ph.D):
  • Post-Graduate Supervision (M.Sc):
  • Undergraduate Supervision: 50 (approx..)
Research or Another Academic Project Experience
  • Feasibility Study of Captive Power in Gazipur Industrial Zone
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