Dr. Muhammad H. Zaman
Associate Professor & Associate Chair for Undergraduate Affairs
Department of Biomedical Engineering
Associate Director, Kilachand Honors College
Boston University, USA
"Engineering Education in Africa: Impact for Development and Sustainability"
Bio: Dr. Muhammad H. Zaman is Director of Laboratory of Engineering Education and Development, Associate Professor and Associate Chair of Biomedical Engineering and Associate Director of Kilachand Honors College at Boston University.
is actively involved in engineering education and curriculum development in resource limited countries.
As the co-Director of UN Economic Commission for Africa's Biomedical Engineering Initiative, he is actively involved in creating and sustaining biomedical engineering programs across various institutions in Africa including universities in Kenya, Zambia, South Africa, Ethiopia and Uganda.
He has won numerous awards in teaching and educational research, these include awards from IEEE Education Society, IEEE EMBS Young Investigator Award, American Society for Engineering Education and The University of Texas Board of Regents.
work has been profiled by BBC
, The New York Times
, National Public Radio
, Popular Science
, Scientific American
His research is funded by USAID, UN Economic Commission, NIH, National Science Foundation, Gates Foundation and other international private and public organizations.