Tasnim Binte Shawkat

Co-Chair 1 | Innovation Challenge

Tasnim Binte Shawkat is working as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering at Rajshahi University of Engineering & Technology, Bangladesh. Her research areas include metamaterials , optoelectronics and photonics, optical fiber systems, optical fiber communication etc. She has a good number of research publications and the recipient of IEEE Photonics Society Travel Grant Award in 2018 for her emerging research carrier in photonics and supervisor of many project works which have been awarded in home and abroad based on IoT, ML, Android App etc. She is also involved with various government research projects in Bangladesh. and is the president of Startup Rajshahi Division (northern part of Bangladesh) and helping to develop local innovation-ecosystem. Tasnim has long volunteering experiences with IEEE too since her membership in 2012 till today in different executive positions in her student branch, section, as well as IEEE R10. She was the organizing committee member of many national and international seminars, student competitions as well as reputed international conferences within and outside her country. She has also contributed in IEEE Region 10 as a member in the membership development committee (2019-2020) and Women in Engineering Committee (2020). Now, she is the member of the Professional Activities Committee of R10.