Speaker - Dr. Lafifa Jamal

Keynote Speaker

Dr. Lafifa Jamal

Professor, Department of Robotics and Mechatronics Engineering

University of Dhaka

Dr. Lafifa Jamal

Dr. Lafifa Jamal is a Professor of the Department of Robotics and Mechatronics Engineering, University of Dhaka. She is the former Chairperson of the same department. Previously, she was a faculty member of the Department of Computer Science and Engineering, University of Dhaka. She is also serving as the Provost of Shamsun Nahar Hall, University of Dhaka. She is an elected Executive Committee Member of the Dhaka University Teachers’ Association (DUTA) 2022 and an elected Senate Member of the same university.

Dr. Jamal is a Senior Member of IEEE, the world's largest technical professional organization for the advancement of technology, and a Fellow of the Bangladesh Computer Society. She received her Ph.D. Degree in Computer Science and Engineering from the University of Dhaka. Actively involved with research, Dr. Jamal has around sixty research publications in reputed international journals and conferences. She also got the best paper award at an International Conference. She attended various seminars, conferences and workshops internationally. She delivered invited talks in Spain, the USA, South Korea, China, Sri Lanka and Malaysia. Her research interests include Robotics and Intelligent Systems, VLSI Design and Reversible Logic Synthesis, Gender and Diversity, STEM Education. Dr. Jamal is a writer of the Digital Technology Text Book (Class VI and Class VII) published by National Curriculum and Textbook Board under the new competency-based national school curriculum.

Dr. Jamal currently served as the President of Bangladesh Women in Technology (BWIT), which is dedicated to facilitating women involved in different technology industry levels and creating a wide range of professional development and networking opportunities and making meaningful contributions to the growth of Bangladesh