Address

University of Padova
Via f. Marzolo 3
35131 - Padova, Italy

Contact Information

Call: Tel.: +39 049 827 5308Fax: +39 049 827 5301

Email: muftimahmud@gmail.com

Dr. Mufti Mahmud

​Postdoctoral Research Fellow
NeuroChip Lab - Dept. of Biomedical Sciences
Senior Member, IEEE

University of Padova
Via f. Marzolo 3
35131 - Padova, Italy

Biography

Mufti Mahmud (M’08, SM’16) received B.Sc. (University of Madras, 2001) and M.Sc. (University of Mysore, 2003) both in Computer Science from India; and M.S. in Bionanotechnology (University of Trento, 2008) and Ph.D. in Bioengineering (University of Padova, 2011) from Italy. He was a recipient of the Marie-Curie Fellowship. With over 60 peerreviewed publications in leading Journals and Conferences, Dr. Mahmud is an expert in analysis of brain signals. He is the lead contributor of two open source toolboxes (SigMate, and QSpike Tools) for the processing
and analysis of extracellular neuronal signals. In addition, Dr. Mahmud’s expertise includes BigData analysis, assistive brain-machine interfacing, computational neuroscience, personalized and preventive [e/m]-healthcare, and cloud-and-distributed computing. Dr. Mahmud serves as an Associate Editor of Springer-Nature’s Cognitive Computation journal, successfully organized over 10 special sessions in leading conferences, served many reputed conferences in different capacities (e.g., programme, organization & advisory committee member), and served as a referee for numerous journals

Education

  1. March 2011

    Ph.D. in Information Engineering (Bioengineering Curriculum)

    University of Padova, Padova, Italy
  2. February 2008

    M.S. in Nano and Micro Electromechanical Systems (NEMS/MEMS)

    University of Trento, Trento, Italy
  3. July 2003

    M.Sc. in Computer Science

    University of Mysore, Mysore, India
  4. Augest 1998

    B.Sc. in Computer Science

    University of Madras, Madras , India

Professional Appointments

  1. 03/2015 - current
    Postdoctoral Fellow
    NeuroChip Lab, Department of Biomedical Sciences,University of Padova, Padova, Italy
  2. 01/2011 - 01/2013
    Postdoctoral Fellow
    NeuroChip Lab, Department of Biomedical Sciences,University of Padova, Padova, Italy
  3. 01/2008 - 12/2010
    Research Assistant
    NeuroChip Lab, Department of Biomedical Sciences,University of Padova, Padova, Italy
  4. 02/2013 - 01/2015
    Marie-Curie Experienced Researcher (at Postdoctoral Level)
    Theoretical Neurobiology & Neuroengineering Lab, University of Antwerp Antwerp, Belgium
  5. 09/2011 - 01/2016
    Assistant Professor
    Jahangirnagar University (Institute of Information Technology) Dhaka, Bangladesh
  6. 06/2007-01/2008
    Staff Scientiest
    Molecular Stamping S.r.l. Trento, Italy
  7. 02/2006 - 10/2006
    Lecturer & Administrator of Microsoft IT Academy
    Daffodil International University (Dept. of CSE & CIS) Dhaka, Bangladesh
  8. 03/2005 - 01/2006
    Lecturer & .NET Curriculum Coordinator
    Prime University (Dept. of CSE) Dhaka, Bangladesh
  9. 07/2003 - 12/2004
    Software Engineer
    Studio Graphix Mysore, India

Awards & Prizes

  • 2013
    Best poster award at the 2013 SICSA International Summer School on Cognitive Computation
    , University of Stirling, UK, 25-30 August 2013. To buy books worth Euro 150 from springer.com.
  • 2012
    Awarded USD 500 travel grant by APNNA to attend the ICONIP2012 conference held at Doha, Qatar
    APNNA
  • 2011
    Awarded USD 1000 as travel grant by INCF to attend NeuroInformatics 2011 conference at Boston, MA, USA from 4-6 Sept.
    INCF
  • 2010.
    Awarded Euro 300 as travel grant by the Brains in Dialogue to attend the 3rd BID Workshop on Deep Brain Stimulation held at Warsaw, Poland
    Brains in Dialogue
  • 2010.
    Awarded CAD 700 travel grant by the Centre for Neural Dynamics, University of Ottawa, Canada to attend the 4th Summer School in Computational Neuroscience 2010
    Centre for Neural Dynamics, University of Ottawa, Canada
  • 2010
    Awarded USD 300 as Student Scholarship by the Organizing Committee of ISSNIP Biosignals and Biorobotics Conference 2010 to attend the conference at Vitoria, Brazil
    Organizing Committee of ISSNIP
  • 2008
    Awarded the BCBT Best Project award for a project “ α -Coaster: A Game Based on Human Brain – Robot Interface” at 2008 BCBT Summer School organized jointly by the Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona, and euCognition network.
    Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona, and euCognition network.
  • 2008.
    Awarded Euro 1500 as the euCognition scholarship by the European Union Cognition Network to attend the Barcelona Cognition, Brain and Technology Summer School 2008
    European Union Cognition Network
  • 2008-2010
    Awarded Euro 67,000 as research grant by the Fondazione CARIPARO to research on development of neuronal signal analysis tools which led to the Doctoral degree
    Fondazione CARIPARO
  • 2007–2011
    Awarded Euro 55,120 as Predoctoral Research Grant 2007 by the Autonomous University of Barcelona, Spain to pursue Doctoral Studies in the academic year 2007-08
    Autonomous University of Barcelona, Spain
  • 10/2006-02/2008
    Awarded Euro 15,000 as Masters’ Scholarship by the University of Trento and FBK-irst, Trento, Italy to pursue the Professional Master of Second Level in Nano & Micro Electromechanical Systems (NEMS/MEMS) during the academic year 2006-07
    University of Trento and FBK-irst, Trento, Italy
  • 1998-2001
    Awarded INR. 285,000 under the Cultural Exchange Programme (CEP) Scholarship, by the Ministry of External Affairs, Government of India
    Ministry of External Affairs, Government of India
  • 1992–1995
    Awarded Government Scholarship from Government of Bangladesh at Standard VIII (Talent-pool Britti) for outstanding academic performance
    Government of Bangladesh at Standard VIII (Talent-pool Britti)