Akhter Mahmud Nafi


Akhter Mahmud Nafi

Graduate Research Assistant, Utah State University, Logan, Utah, USA

Contact no: +1435-374-7866; Email: nafi.ae@gmail.com, akhter.mahmdud.nafi@aggiemail.usu.edu


EDUCATION §  PhD( perusing ) in Aerospace Engineering

Research: Object Tracking and Spacecraft Navigation

Utah State University, USA


§  B.Sc. in Aeronautical Engineering

Major in Avionics Engineering

Military Institute of Science and Technology, Bangladesh

CGPA: 3.69 out of a scale of 4

(With a CGPA of 3.90 in the last 2 years of undergraduate)

Class Position: 1st   in Avionics discipline


§  Higher Secondary Certificate

B.S.N.M. Rifles Public College

GPA: 5.00 out of a scale of 5.00


§  Secondary School Certificate

Hasan Ali Govt. High School

GPA: 5 out of a scale of 5



§  RGS Fellowship in Aerospace Engineering for 4 years in Utah State University

§  MIST Commandant’s List- 2012

§  Talent Pool Scholarship in SSC.

§  Talent Pool Scholarship in Junior Scholarship Examination.

EXPERIENCE Graduate Research Assistant, 2015 August to current

Working with Dr. Kohei Fujimoto in Utah State university.


Lecturer, Department of Aeronautical Engineering, 2014 to June 2015

Military Institute of Science and Technology.


Theory Courses:

§  Aerospace Technology

§  Signals and System

§  Fundamentals of Electronics

§  Digital Signal Processing

Lab Courses:

§  C-Programming Lab

§  Microwave & Communication Engineering Lab

§  Electronics Lab & CFD Lab.

§  Digital Signal Processing Lab

§  Radar Lab



Biman Bangladesh Airlines, Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport, Dhaka.




§  Participated in “AIRBUS FLY YOUR IDEAS 2013” competition & proposed an idea of “Self energy generation by piezoelectric circuit using wing vibration


§  IEEE International Students’ Conference for Electrical, Electronics and Computer Science (SCEECS-2014) Maulana Azad National Institute of Technology, Bhopal (the conf. was attended virtually)


§  1st International Conference on Electrical Engineering and Information Technology (ICEEICT) 10-14 April 2014. Military Institute of Science and Technology, Dhaka.


PUBLICATIONS §  “Performance analysis of aerofoil for Unmanned Aerial Vehicle” IEEE Xplore Digital Library ( Page :1-5, ISBN978-1-4799-4820-8, DOI -10.1109/ICEEICT.2014.6919157 )

§  “Design Proposal for Optical Data Bus Network for Small Aircraft” International Journal of Emerging Technology and Advanced Engineering (ISSN 2250-2459, ISO 9001:2008 Certified Journal, Volume 3, Issue 6, June 2013)

§  “ Design proposal and performance specification of data bus network for small aircraft ensuring high reliability” Page :1-6, ISBN: 978-1-4799-2525-4  , IEEE International Students’ Conference for Electrical, Electronics and Computer Science (SCEECS-2014)

§  “A proposed model of aircraft direction finding and integrated architecture of theta-theta-DRDF “ IEEE Xplore Digital Library ( Page :1-5, 978-1-4799-4820-8

DOI – 10.1109/ICEEICT.2014.6919152)



§  Designing ALU Using Basic Digital ICs

§  Displaying   the ground to air communication of   UAV using microcontroller (3rd year DLD project)


§  Design Prototype Proposal of Optical Fiber Based Avionics Data bus For A Small Aircraft Under the supervision of Group Captain Professor Atul Garg , VSM and Wing Commander Nikhil Verma (Indian Air force)

PROFESSIONAL COURSES §  Course on Autopilot system, Aircraft GPS, Aircraft DME system, ILS conducted by Aero Train Corp , USA

§  Basic course on Microcontroller, Pi Labs Bangladesh Limited.

RESEARCH INTEREST §  Navigation, Guidance & Control

§  Control System Engineering

EXTRA CURRICULLAR ACTIVITES §  Member of organizing committee for admission test of RAJUK (Urbanization and Planning Corporation of Capital City Dhaka.

§  Assistant Course coordinator of 3rd year students of AE department

§  Member of organizing committee of “1st National Aero Design Competition and Exhibition” held at MIST from 14-15 October, 2014

§  Member of organizing committee of “Workshop on Remote Control Aircraft Design, Fabrication and Operation” held at MIST from 1-5 April, 2015


Last updated on Friday, October 02, 2015