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Faculty – Mohammad Nasir Uddin

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Mohammad Nasir Uddin

Professor and Coordinator,
Lakehead-Georgian Partnership – Electrical Engineering program

Program: Electrical Engineering

Phone: 705-728-1968, ext. 1249

Email: muddin@lakeheadu.ca

Dr. Mohammad Nasir Uddin (PhD, PEng, SMIEEE) received his BSc and MSc in electrical and electronic engineering from Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (BUET), and his PhD in electrical engineering from Memorial University of Newfoundland in 1993, 1996, and 2000, respectively.

He joined the Department of Electrical Engineering at Lakehead University as an Assistant Professor in 2001, and was promoted to full Professor in 2008. He also served as a Visiting Professor at the Universiti Tenaga Nasional (2018), University of Malaya (2013, 2012, 2011), Tokyo University of Science (2010), and North South University (2006). Previously, he was an Assistant Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of South Alabama from January 2001 to May 2001, an Assistant Professor from 1996 to 1997 and a lecturer from 1994 to 1996 at BUET. He possesses more than 24 years of teaching experience and has authored/coauthored 223 papers in international journals (49 in Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) Transactions) and conferences.

Dr. Uddin is a Registered Professional Engineer in Ontario. He served as an Executive Board Member of IEEE Industry Applications Society (IAS) and Chair of IEEE-IAS-Manufacturing Systems Development and Applications Department (2016-2017). He served as one of the Technical Program Committee Chairs for IEEE Energy Conversion Congress and Expo (ECCE) 2015 . He was the Technical Committee Chair for the IEEE-IAS [Industrial Automation and Control Committee (IACC)] Annual Meetings in 2011 and 2012. He served as Papers Review Chair (2009–2010 and 2013–2014) of the IEEE Transactions on Industry Applications (IACC). Earlier he served IEEE IAS IACC for nine years in different capacities. Due to his outstanding contributions to IEEE-IAS IACC recognized him with IEEE IAS Service Award 2015. He also received the Lakehead University Distinguished Researcher Award in 2010. He was the recipient of four Prize Paper Awards from IEEE IAS IACC and both 2004 Contributions to Research and Contributions to Teaching Awards from Lakehead University.

His research interests include power electronics, renewable energy, motor drives, and intelligent controller applications.