Employee Details


Abu Zafor Mohammad Salahuddin

Contact Information
Colonel Abu Zafor Mohammad Salahuddin,
Head, Department of Nuclear Science and Engineering (NSE)
Senior Faculty Member, Electrical, Electronic & Communication Engineering (EECE) Dept.
Ex Director, Directorate of ICT
Military Institute of Science and Technology, Tower Building-2,
Mirpur Cantonment, Dhaka-1216, Bangladesh.
+88-02-8000491 (Off), +88-02-8000492 (Res)
Cell Phone
+8801769024174 (Off), +8801769003802 (Pers)

Organizational Role

Director ICT is the Head of Office of the Information and Communication Technology Directorate under HQs MIST. He is the Chief Innovation Officer of MIST to the Ministry of Defense and forms part of the senior leadership team of MIST. He champions and transforms ICT activities of MIST with his visionary and strategic approaches. He motivates and inspires large and diverse teams, developing a culture that exemplifies a commitment to operational excellence and superior client service. He has an excellent way with people and knows how to build strategic and meaningful relationships with a variety of stakeholders. He makes transformational difference, igniting a passion for technology that will elevate the teaching, learning and research at MIST.

Key Responsibilities

  • Develop and implement MIST’s overall IT strategy, working with and reporting to the Commandant.
  • Establish a culture of customer service that is responsive to clients’ needs and enhances their user experience to a level of excellence.
  • Create MIST’s IT governance structure – policies and standards – for the overall IT architecture and the acquisition, implementation and operation of ICT systems.
  • Collaborate effectively with administrative and academic leaders, external service providers and other stakeholders to achieve mutually beneficial IT solutions.
  • Develop, administer, and promote the academic programs and academic support functions of the NSE Dept
  • Coordinate and promote academic proposals, changes, reviews, and other academic matters with the director academy of the institute and other groups
  • Develop and coordinate educational policies, planning functions and physical facilities, planning and utilization of NSE Dept
  • Provide leadership, conduct and implement long-term planning
  • Support curriculum development and the initiation and development of new undergraduate and graduate programs in line with the Institute’s overall program objectives
  • Encourage high standards of teaching, methods of evaluating teaching effectiveness and grading practices

Professional Courses

  • DC Power Supply, Coer, Italy, Nov 2002
  • PDH Radio System, Siemens, Italy, Nov 2002
  • Digital Switching Systems and Siemens Digital PABX HICOM 350 H, Bangladesh, Oct-Nov 2005
  • Alcatel Digital PABX Omni PCX 4400, Bangladesh, May-Jun 2005
  • Siemens Digital Microwave Radio Link, Bangladesh, Apr-May 2007
  • Electrical Protection Systems, Erico, Australia, Jul 2007
  • Live Sound System Course, Kenwood-Peavey ,Bangladesh, May 2001
  • Internet, Networks and VSAT based Data Communications System, Bangladesh, Feb-Mar 2001
  • Data Center Solution, Dell, Singapore, Jan 2013

Professional Affiliation

  • Member, Board of Directors, Bangladesh Telephone & Telegraph Board (presently BTCL), March 2004 to August 2007, Professional
  • Fellow, Institute of Engineers Bangladesh, Nov 2015 to Present, Professional
  • Assessor, P Eng Examination, Bangladesh Professional Engineers Registration Board (BPERB), November 2015, Professional (P Eng Assessor Nomination Letter )

International Conference and Exercise

Program: Multinational Communication Interoperability Program

Topic: Regional Telecom Interoperability and Integration

Participating Countries: Eighteen Member Countries of Asia Pacific Region (USA, UK, Australia, New Zealand, New Guinea, Japan, India, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Vietnam, Mongolia, Malaysia, Indonesia, Singapore, Thailand and Maldives)

Number of Participants: Seventy Seven Multinational Participants

Type of Participants: Telecom Experts / Professionals, Managers and Decision Makers of Govt; Telecom and Disaster Management Authorities of the Member States; Telecom Industry Partners i.e. Siemens, Alcatel, SingTel, ST Electronic, Codan, Cisco, Dell, etc; International Humanitarian Communities i.e. ICRC, UNICEF, Save the Children, Salvation Army etc.

Appointment: Corporate Board Member and Exercise Director

Job Responsibility

  • Performed as the key note speaker
  • Analyzed the national telecom assets of the member states and propose solutions for communication interoperability Issues
  • Planned and conducted communication interoperability exercise between the member states of Asia-Pacific regional.

Venue: Bangkok (Thailand), Feb 2010; Jakarta (Indonesia), Apr 2010; Kurumba (Maldives), Jun 2010; Changi (Singapore); Aug 2010

Organized by: United States (US) Pacific Command, Hawaii, USA

Engineering Competence

  • Knowledge on engineering principles, employment, safety ethics, relevant policies, structure and strategy as it relates to area of assignment.
  • Knowledge on EEE and communication equipment with adequate skills for their installation and maintenance.
  • Knowledge on operations of commercial communications services, voice and data communications techniques, radio and satellite communication systems.
  • Ability to analyze communication data and conduct reviews.
  • Strong technical background with hands-on technical problem solving skills and the ability to apply technology to appropriate tasks.
  • Ability to manage large communication projects, units and infrastructures in operation.
  • Knowledge on telecom technologies; familiarity with products and services; potential supply sources and commercial service providers.

Special Engineering Skills

  • Telecom Core Networking with Microwave Digital Transmission and Switching Interface.
  • TDM Telecom Core Networking with Microwave Digital Transmission and Switching Interface.
  • Design and Establishment of Unified Communications System, Networking and Infrastructure.
  • Electrical Machines and Power Supply Systems for Communication Equipment.

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