Muhammad Arifur Rahman Assistant Professor, Department of Physics

Short Biography

I am a post graduate research student at The university of Sheffield, Sheffield, UK under the supervision of Professor Neil D Lawrence. Before moving to Sheffield I was serving as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Physics at Jahangirnagar University and now is on study leave.  I have completed my Masters degree in Human Language Technology and Interfaces (HLTI) under the Department of Information Engineering and Computer Science at University of Trento, Italy. Earlier I received my B.Sc. (Honors), degree from the Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Jahangirnagar University, Bangladesh. I am a life member of Bangladesh Electronics Society. I have authored a book and a number of  Journal articles and conference papers.

My fields of research interests are Machine Learning, Data modelling and computational Biology. Here at our lab ML@SITraN, I am trying to develop Gaussian process based models from Gene Expression Data.


Academic info

  • Institute: The University of Sheffield
  • Period: 2011-

At present I am a PhD student at The University of Sheffield, UK.

  • Institute: University of Trento
  • Period: 2007-08

I have completed Masters in Human Language Technology and Interfaces (HLTI) under Department of Science and Information Engineering, University of Trento, Italy.

  • Institute: Jahangirnagar University
  • Period: 1997-98

I have comleted my Bachelor (Hons.) in Computer Science and Engineering from Jahangirnagar University, Bangladesh


  • Organization: Jahangirnagar University
  • Position: Assistant Professor
  • Period: June 2006 to Now

I joined in the Department of Physics as a Lecturer and promoted to Assistant Professor in October 2009.

  • Organization: Daffodil International University
  • Position: Lecturer
  • Period: September 2004 to May 2006

Served as a Lecturer in Department of CSE and CIS under Faculty of Science and Information Technology