Professor Dr. Md. Abul Kashem Mia joined as the Pro-Vice Chancellor of United International University (UIU) on 13 April. His appointed has been made by the Hon'ble President of Bangladesh and Chancellor of the University for a 4-year term.
Professor Kashem obtained his Ph.D. from Dept. of System Information Sciences of Tohoku University, Japan in 1998 and MS from the same university in 1995. He did his Master's in CSE and Bachelor's in EEE from Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (BUET) in 1992 & 1989 respectively.
Prior of his joining at UIU he was a Professor of BUET and former head of the Department of CSE of BUET in 2001-2003. He was Controller of Examinations of BUET in 2012 - 2018. He served duties in important administrative positions of different departments in BUET for 20 years. He also served as Dean, School of Science & Engineering of United International University in 2018-2019.
He is engaged in multidimensional research.Which includes algorithms, parallel processing, graph theory, graph visualization and computational complexity. A total of 50 research articles of Prof Kashem have been published in national and international journals.