Department of Electrical, Electronic and Communication Engineering (EECE)

Lt Col Hussain Md Abu Nyeem, PhD, EME

Instructor Class ‘A’ (Associate Professor), Department of Electrical, Electronic and Communication Engineering (EECE)

Contact & IDs

Mobile: +880 1769023978

Google scholar:
Scopus ID:54987329600


Dept of EECE, 2nd Floor, Tower – 3, MIST.

Mirpur Cantonment, Dhaka-1216, Bangladesh.



Current Affiliations

Associate Professor, Department of EECE, MIST/BMA
Principal Supervisor, Visual Information Processing (VIP) research group, MIST
Senior Member, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)
Fellow, Institution of Engineers, Bangladesh (IEB)
Academic Editor, PLOS ONE

Academic Areas

Signal & image processing and computational intelligence
Biomedical and multimedia data hiding applications

Research Interest:
Biomedical image processing, analysis and protection
Computational modeling of biological systems
Video/image based surveillance, measurements and classifications

Teaching Interest:
Digital image and signal processing; signals and systems
Analog and digital communications
Multimedia communication; digital electronics and logic design


PhD in Signal Processing and Computational Intelligence
School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science (EECS)
Queensland University of Technology, (QUT), Australia
Result: High distinction (7.00 / 7.00) and the best QUT thesis award nomination

BSc in Electronics and Communication Engineering (ECE)
Khulna University of Engineering and Technology (KUET), Bangladesh
CGPA: 3.72 / 4.00 (3rd in overall merit position)

University of Fukui Student Exchange Program (UFSEP)
Department of EEE, University of Fukui, Japan
Grade: A (marks: 80% or above)

Teaching Appointments

Jan 2019 – Present: Instructor Class A, Dept. of EECE, MIST, Bangladesh
Jan 2019 – Present: Instructor Class A, Dept. of EECE, BMA, Bangladesh
July 2015 – Dec 2018: Instructor Class B, Dept. of EECE, MIST/BMA, Bangladesh
Aug 2014 – July 2015 Assistant Professor, Dept. of ECE, KUET, Bangladesh
Oct 2007 – July 2014 Lecturer, Dept. of ECE, KUET, Bangladesh
Apr 2007 – Oct 2007 Lecturer, Dept. of ETE, Prime University, Bangladesh

July 2015 – Nov 2016: Sessional Academic, Dept. of ICT, BUP
July 2011 – Nov 2011 Sessional Academic, School of EECS, QUT, Australia
Mar 2008 – Sept 2008 Guest Lecturer, Dept. of CSE, Khulna University, Bangladesh

Research Appointments

Oct 2015 – present: Principle Supervisor, VIP research group, MIST
Mar 2014 – July 2014: QUT research write-up scholar, School of EECS, QUT, Australia
Aug 2010 – Mar 2014: Doctoral research scholar, School of EECS, QUT, Australia
Nov 2012 – Mar 2013: Research Assistant, School of EECS, QUT, Australia
Apr 2005 – Mar 2006 Exchange program researcher, University of Fukui, Japan

Awards & Distinctions

Best paper award at the IEEE Region 10 Symposium (TENSYMP) 2020
IEEE (BD section) best paper award in the IEEE SPICSCON 2019
The Elsevier outstanding reviewer (Optik) in 2018
Best paper award (third prize) in the 20th int. conf. ICCIT 2017 (IEEE)
Dr F Rashid best paper award (first prize) in the 3rd int. conf. EICT 2017 (IEEE)
Best presenter award in the 20th int. conf. ICCIT 2017 (IEEE)
Best paper award (first prize) in the 3rd int. conf. ICEEICT 2016 (IEEE)
Travel fund for the conference IC2IT’15 (Thailand) from KUET, NTNU & QUT
Nominated for the QUT best thesis award in 2014
Research publication (write-up) fund, QUT, Australia (2013—14)
QUT postgraduate (PhD) research award (QUTPRA-living and research fund2010—14)

Erasmus Mundus (M.Sc.) Scholarship (not availed) in 2010
Griffith University Postgraduate Research Scholarship (not availed) in 2010
QUT higher-degree research (HDR) fund (2011—13)
JASSO studentship for the UFSEP exchange program (2005—06)
Ranked 3rd (overall merit position) in the BSc Engineering Program
Merit scholarship for academic excellence, KUET (2002—05)
Bursaries for academic excellence, Sonali Bank Ltd (SBL) in 1999 & 2001
SBL Gold medal in both secondary and higher secondary exams in 1998 & 2000
Merit Scholarship (Junior), Ministry of Education, Bangladesh (1996—98)

Research and Publication Summary

Total referred articles(2011–present): 35 and theses & reports: 3
Book-chapter: 2, Journal article: 7, and, Conference paper: 26
Received FIVE (05) ‘Best Paper’ awards and ONE (01) ‘Best Presentation’ award

Published in: PLOS ONE (Impact factor 2.77 in 2019), Journal of Digital Imaging (Impact factor 3.697 in 2019), Multimedia Tools and Applications (Impact factor 2.313 in 2019), Biomedical Engineering Online (Impact factor 2.18 in 2019), EURASIP Journal on Advances in Signal Processing (Impact factor 1.406 in 2019)and IEEE/Springer sponsored/co-sponsored international conference proceedings

Presentations Talks: 15+ and posters: 3

Project supervised:
National/Defense: 2
Masters: 8 (4 ongoing)
Bachelors (final-year): 25+

Project examined:
Masters: 2
Bachelors (final-year): 10+

Reviewed (Publons verified) in 2014–present:
Total: 35
Including IEEE Access (04), IEEE Trans. SMC: Systems (01)
IET Image Processing (10), PLOS ONE (01), AAPM Medical Physics (01)
Elsevier Engineering Science and Technology (02), Optik (02)

Research conference Chair/co-chair of technical programs: 02
Secretary of technical programs: 01
Member of technical programs: 12
Co-chair/member of organizing committee: 03

Courses Designed and Taught

Advanced multimedia communications (ECE 6406)
Digital image processing (EECE 6409)
Advanced digital image processing (ECE 6702)

Communication theory (EECE 313 & 314)
Digital image processing (ECE 4129)
Digital signal processing (EECE 311 & 312; ECE 3203 & 3204)
Electronics-I (solid state electronic device) (EECE 201, 202 & 259 )
Digital electronics (EECE 303 & 304; ECE 2103 & 2104)
Signals and systems (ECE 2107 & 2108)
Microprocessors and microcomputers (ECE 3103 & 3104)
Fundamentals of telecommunication engineering (ETE 222)