Department of Electrical, Electronic and Communication Engineering (EECE)

Md Ahsan Kabir

Assistant Professor, Department of Electrical, Electronic and Communication Engineering (EECE)

Contact Information

Research Interest

  • Power system, Renewable Energy,  Smart Grid
  • Energy Management, Demand Response, Energy Storage, Energy Audit
  • Artificial Intelligence, Machine and Deep Learning, Demand Forecasting

Academic Qualification

  • Master of Science (M.Sc.) in Electric Power Engineering
  • KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm, Sweden                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        
  • Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) in Electrical and Electronic Engineering
  • Islamic University of Technology (IUT), OIC, Dhaka, Bangladesh

Professional Experience

  • Assistant Professor  
  • Department of Electrical, Electronic & Communication Engineering (EECE) 
  • Military Institute of Science & Technology (MIST)Dhaka, Bangladesh.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                
  • Senior Lecturer (Jan 2017 – Jan 2019)
  • Department of Electrical Electronic Engineering (EEE)
  • Uttara University, Dhaka, Bangladesh.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            
  • Research Assistant (Jan 2016 – Aug 2016)
  • KIC InnoEnergy, Stockholm, Sweden                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    
  • Specialist, (Jan 2014 - Aug 2014) 
  • Integrated Network Planning, Robi Axiata Limited, Bangladesh                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  
  • Planning Associate Engineer (Jan 2011 - Dec 2013)
  • Radio Network Planning, Banglalink, Dhaka, Bangladesh

List of Peer-reviewed publications

Journal Articles

  1. Md Ahsan Kabir, Mahadi Hasan, Tasnim Hossain, Adil Ahnaf, Hasan Monir, “Sustainable energy transition in Bangladeshi academic buildings: A techno-economic analysis of photovoltaic-based net zero energy systems”, Energy and Buildings, Elsevier, 2024. (Q1), (IF 6.7)
  2. Shawon Das, H M Ishrak, Md Mahadi Hasan, Md Ahsan Kabir, " Empirical Analysis of Power Quality Using UPQC with Hybrid Control Techniques", Results in Engineering, Elsevier, 2023. (Q1), (IF 5.00)
  3. Redwan Ahmed Rizvee, Tasnim, Hossain, Adil Ahnaf, Md Ahsan Kabir, Rifat Ahmmad Rashid, Mohammad Manzurul Islam, Maheen Islam, Taskeed Jabid and Md Sawkat Ali, “LeafNet: A proficient convolutional neural network for detecting seven prominent Mango leaf diseases”, Journal of Agriculture and Food Research, Elsevier, 2023 (Q1). (IF 3.8)
  4. Md Ahsan Kabir, Faija Farjana, Rukhsana Choudhury, Ahmed Imrul Kayes, Md Sawkat Ali, and Omar Farooq “Net-metering and Feed-in-Tariff Policies for the Optimum Billing Scheme for Future Industrial PV Systems in Bangladesh.” Alexandria Engineering Journal, Elsevier, 2023. (Q1) (IF 6.8)
  5. Nazrul Islam Siddique, ASM Monjurul Hasan, Md. Ahsan Kabir, Fatema Zerin, Abrer Mohsin Samin, Shadman Sakib Shoumik and Andrea Trianni “Energy Management practices, barriers, and drivers in Bangladesh: an exploratory insight from pulp and paper industry” Journal of Energy for Sustainable Development, Elsevier, 2022 (Q1) (IF 5.5)
  6. Md Saif Hassan Onim, Zubayar Mahatab Md Sakif, Adil Ahnaf, Md Ahsan Kabir, Abul Kalam Azad, Amanullah Maung Than Oo, Rafina Afreen, Sumaita Tanjim Hridy, Mahtab Hossain, Taskeed Jabid, Md Sawkat Ali. ‘A Convolutional Neural Network for Detecting Dust on Solar Panels.” Energies, MDPI, 2022. (Q2) IF 3.2)
  7. ASM Monjurul Hasan, Md Ahsan Kabir, Md Tanbhir Huq, Maria Johansson, and Thollander, Patrik, ‘‘Drivers and Barriers to the Implementation of Biogas Technologies in Bangladesh’’, Biofuel, Taylor & Francis, Nov 2020. (Q2 (IF 2.6).
  8. S. M. Monjurul Hasan, Md Habibullah, Khaza Newaz Muhammad, Mohammad Walid Bin Siraj, Md Ahsan Kabir, A. S. M. Muhaiminul Hasan. Energy Demand & Prospect of Geothermal Energy as the Solution of Energy Crisis of Bangladesh – an Approach to Green Energy Solution. International Journal of Renewable and Sustainable Energy. Vol. 2, No. 6, 2013, pp. 217-221.

Book Chapters

  1. Tanwi Howlader, Omar Farrok, Md Ahsan Kabir, and Md. Sawkat Ali, “Oceanic Wave Energy Devices” Oceanic Wave Energy Conversion: Advancement of Electrical Generators, Springer, 2024
  2. Mushfiqur Rahman Shipon, Md Sawkat Ali, Md Ahsan Kabir, and Omar Farrok “Pelamis Wave Energy Converter” Oceanic Wave Energy Conversion: Advancement of Electrical Generators, Springer, 2024
  3. Md. Mahedi Hasan Sujon, Md Ahsan Kabir, Md. Sawkat Ali, and Omar Farrok “Resonant Wave Energy Converter” Oceanic Wave Energy Conversion: Advancement of Electrical Generators, Springer, 2024
  4. Israt Jahan, Md Ahsan Kabir, Md. Mahadi Hasan, Roubaiath Islam, Abul Kalam Azad, M. Saddam Hossain Khan, Omar Farrok and Md Sawkat Ali, “Chapter 9 - Proton Exchange Membrane Fuel Cell System Integration, Modelling, and Simulation for Energy-Efficient Electric Vehicle’’ Hydrogen Energy Conversion and Management, Elsevier, 2023.
  5. Md Sawkat Ali, M. Saddam Hossain Khan, Rashedul Amin Tuhin, Md Ahsan Kabir, Abul Kalam Azad, Omar Farrok, ‘‘Chapter 9 - Hydrogen energy storage and transportation challenges: A review of recent advances’’ Hydrogen Energy Conversion and Management, Pages 255-287, Elsevier, 2023. 

Fully Refereed International Conférence Papers

  1. Shaira Senjuti Oyshee, Shaharehar Rahaman Anik, Mohammad Jawad Ul Kabir Chowdhury, and Md Ahsan Kabir, ‘‘Machine Learning based Load and Temperature Behavior Clustering and Peak Shifting Implementation on Bangladeshi Grid Data’’ In Proc. of ECCE, IEEE, 2023. 
  2. A  A F Shiblee, Md Ziaur Rahman, Hasan Monir, Md Ahsan Kabir, Exploratory Perspective of PV Net-Energy- Metering for Residential Prosumers: A Case Study in Dhaka, Bangladesh, In Proc. of ECCE, IEEE, 2023.                     
  3. Mahmood Reaz Sunny, Md Ahsan Kabir, Roubaith Islam, and Saraban Nazifa, ‘‘Smart Meter Data Compression and Load Profile Classification using UMAP and Random Forest’’ In Proc. of ICEEICT, IEEE, 2022. 
  4. Md. Arafat Alam, Sheikh Mehrab Hossain, Dibaloke Chanda, and Md Ahsan Kabir ‘‘Performance Analysis of LSTMs and Fbprophet Models for Short Term Load Forecasting’’ In Proc. of ICEEICT, IEEE, 2022. 
  5. Md Ahsan Kabir, Mahmood Reaz Sunny, and Nazrul Islam Siddique ‘‘Assessment of Grid-connected Residential PV-Battery Systems in Sweden – A techno-economic perspective’’ In Proc. of ICPEA, IEEE, 2021. 
  6. Md Saffatul Islam, Md Alamin Hossain, Md Ahsan Kabir, and Md Mahadi Hasan, ‘’ Analysis of the Applicability of DSM Techniques in Industrial Load Management: Bangladesh Perspective’’ In Proc. of ACMI, IEEE, 2021.
  7. Ahmed Imrul, Rukhsana Choudhury, Md Ahsan Kabir, and Faija Farjana, ‘’ Assessment of Grid Limiting Factor to Enhance Net-Energy Metering Schemes for Industrial PV Systems in Bangladesh’’ In Proc. of ACMI, IEEE, 2021
  8. Saraban Nazifa, Roubaith Islam, Md Ahsan Kabir, and Md Mahadi Hasan, ‘’ Analysis of the Impact of PV Penetration in Distribution Network: A Case Study in IEEE 14 Bus System’’ In Proc. of ACMI, IEEE, 2021.
  9. Mahmood Reaz Sunny, Md Ahsan Kabir, Intisar Tahmid Naheen, and Md Tanveer Ahad "Residential Energy Management: A Machine Learning Perspective," In Proc. of IEEE Green Technologies Conference, 2020. 
  10. Md Ahsan Kabir, Roubaith Islam, Saraban Nazifa and Rukhsana Choudhury ‘’Dust Effect on Photovoltaic Output Performance: Comparative Analysis and A Case Study in Dhaka, Bangladesh’’ In Proc. of ACMI, IEEE, 2021. 
  11. Md Ahsan Kabir, Mahmood Reaz Sunny, and Chi Zhang, "An Approach to Imbalance Power Management Using Demand Response in Electricity Balancing Market," In Proc. of ICAEE, 2019. 
  12. Md Tanveer Huq, A.S.M Monjurul Hasan, Md Ahsan Kabir and Tayieb Hasan Sakib,  ‘‘Renewable energy potential assessment for electricity production in Hatiya Island Bangladesh’’. In Proc. of ICDRET, IEEE, Paper Id-53, 2018, Kathmandu University, Nepal.
  13. A.S.M Monjurul Hasan, Md Tanveer Huq, Md Ahsan Kabir, and Tayieb Hasan Sakib, ‘‘The Cost Factor Analysis of Wind Power Plants-An Economic Perspective’’. In Proc. of ICDRET, IEEE, Paper Id-57, 2018, Kathmandu University, Nepal.
  14. Md Ahsan Kabir, Hasan, A.S.M Monjurul Hasan, Tayieb Hasan Sakib and S J Hamim ‘‘Challenges of Photovoltaic Based Hybrid Mini-grid for Off-grid Rural Electrification in Bangladesh’’. In Proc. of ICAEE, 2017


  • Swedish Institute Study Scholarship (SISS). (2014 - 2016).
  • Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) scholarship. (2005 - 2008).                                                                                                                     

Professional Training

  • Hands-on Orientation on Outcomes-Based Education, organized by the Board of Accreditation for Engineering and Technical Education (BAETE), IEB, Bangladesh. 10-11 February 2024.
  • Workshop on “IEEE Authorship and Open Access Symposium: Tips and Best Practices to Get Published from IEEE Editors”, organized by IEEE, 2023
  • Harnessing The Potential for Wind Energy in Bangladesh’, jointly organized by Mark Jacobson, NREL, EMK Centre, and GREL Dhaka.
  • Renewable Energy for Rural Development: Bangladesh Perspective’, organized by the Institute of Engineers Bangladesh (IEB) and GIZ,
  • USGBC (LEED) Green Building workshop, 360 Total Solutions Ltd, 2018.
  • Research Methodology & Thesis Writing, Uttara University, 2017.
  • Project Management Professional Course, Dayspring Limited, Dhaka., 2014.
  • Stakeholder Management, SAPIEN consultancy & research Dhaka, Bangladesh, 2014.
  • GSM Radio Network Planning & Optimization, Banglalink & Widermaind. Dhaka, 2011.

Professional Membership

  • Member (M/39668), Institute of Engineers Bangladesh (IEB).
  • Fellow, Youth Policy Forum (YPF)
  • Member, IEEE
  • Life Member, IUT Alumni Association (IUTAA)
  • Life Member, Barishal Ex-Cadets Association (BEXCA)
  • Board member, Swedish Institute (SI) Alumni Network in Bangladesh (2023- 2024)

Course Taught

  • EECE 481 - Power System Operation and Control Power System                                                  
  • EECE 483- High Voltage Engineering                                                                                                            
  • EECE 471- Power System II                                                                                                                
  • EECE 478- Power System Protection Lab
  • EECE 474- Power Electronics Lab