Faculty Profile

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  • PhD, Political Science, Swarthmore College
    MA, Government and Economics, University of Texas-Austin
    BA, Political Science, Florida International University (FIU)

Areas of Interest
Affordable technology, drinking water interventions, pre-primary education, social entrepreneurship, sustainable technology.

Rezwan Hussain, PhD

Assistant Professor & Researcher

Overview

He has nine years’ experience teaching in various disciplines, including Political Science, Economics, English Composition, Business, and Development.

In addition to teaching at ULAB, He also teaches underprivileged girls at Ariel, an experimental preschool in Rayer Bazar, Dhaka, which he founded in early 2016.

Prior to joining ULAB, he taught at various universities in Florida, USA. In 2010 he received the Award for Outstanding Service from the FIU College of Arts and Sciences for my teaching. My Ph.D. dissertation, on American Congressional Elections, was nominated for the 2012 Christopher Z. Mooney Award, conferred by the American Political Science Association annually for the best dissertation in the field.

Before entering academia he worked for almost a decade in investment banking and securities trading, in the City of London and on Wall Street.

Research & Awards

Current Projects:
Residential solar water pasteurizer. Funded by Ministry of Science and Technology, Bangladesh.
Portable solar water treatment for disaster relief. Funded by Ministry of Science and Technology, Bangladesh.
Desalination innovation for coastal Bangladesh. Funded by Ministry of Science and Technology, Bangladesh.
Pre-primary education for underprivileged girls. Funded and sponsored by various organizations, including Thrive, AISD, and Scholastica.

Recent Conferences:
Successful Innovations in Science and Technology in Developing Countries, (ISTIC-TWAS), 10-11th October, 2015, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

Awards:
Undergraduate Scholarship: Swarthmore College (1991)
Graduate Scholarship: University of Texas-Austin (1993)
PhD Scholarship: Florida International University (2004-2011)

Publications

The Universityof Liberal Arts Bangladesh and its curricula are accredited by the University Grants Commission (UGC) of Bangladesh, and approved by the Ministry of Education, Government of People's Republic of Bangladesh.