Prof. Saiful Amin Joins IN4OBE Advisory Board
Professor Dr. A.F.M. Saiful Amin, renowned educator and expert in the field of engineering, is a leading proponent and promoter of engineering education and sustainable infrastructure in Bangladesh. As an experienced civil engineer and leader in groundbreaking engineering research, he has been teaching and researching as well as designing, constructing, repairing, and maintaining installations for over 25 years.
In 1996, as an undergraduate in Civil Engineering at Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology, he received the Gold Medal from Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina for graduating in first place with first-class honors. He received his PhD. from Saitama University in Japan in 2001, researching earthquake-resistant bridge design, and since 2010, he has been Professor of Engineering in the Department of Civil Engineering at BUET.
Dr. Amin is the director of BUET’s Institute for Disaster Prevention and Urban Safety, focused on research on disaster management and disaster risk reduction and creating a more skilled workforce for the country. He currently leads the country’s largest research project on earthquake-related disaster management and natural disaster-related risk reduction. Run with the help of Japan, its results will play a major role in making national policy in a host of relevant fields.