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Dr. Muhammad H. Zaman, Professor, Department of Biomedical Engineering and International Health at Boston University
Muhammad H. Zaman
Muhammad H. Zaman
is Howard Hughes Medical Institute Professor of Biomedical Engineering and International Health at Boston University
current research is focused on developing robust technologies for high-value healthcare problems in the developing world, particularly in the area of maternal and child health.
Technologies developed by Prof. Zaman
are in various stages of implementation in several countries.
In 2013, Scientific American
named a technology from Zaman lab, PharmaChk, among the 10 technologies that will change the world.
He has won numerous awards for his research and teaching from IEEE, FEBS, American Society for Engineering Education, USAID, The US National Academy of Sciences, The University of Texas System, Boston University and other national and international organizations.
Most recently, he
was named Howard Hughes Professor by the Howard Hughes Medical Institute
and was elected as a Fellow of American Institute of Biological and Medical Engineering
In addition to his
research, Prof. Zaman
is actively engaged in bringing quality engineering education in several developing nations.
is currently involved in setting up biomedical engineering departments at universities in Kenya, Zambia, Uganda and Ethiopia.
He is co-Director of the UN Africa Biomedical Initiative.
He is a regular contributor on issues of drug quality control and global health for the Project Syndicate (his columns have appeared in newspapers in more than 20 countries), Huffington Post and writes a weekly column on innovation in health and education for leading Pakistan daily, Express Tribune which is part of the International New York Times group.
The recipients of this year's awards ...
The recipients of this year's awards were Therese Murray, Tom Ashbrook and Muhammad Zaman.
Muhammad Zaman, Ph.D., an associate professor of biomedical engineering at Boston University, received the Global Education Award in recognition of his many years of work in African countries and with the UN Economic Council on Africa.
Dr. Muhammad H. ...
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.
New Innovations to Track Counterfeit Medicines | The Center for Safe Internet Pharmacies (CSIP)
PharmaCheck: Boston University Associate Professor Muhammad Zaman, and graduate students Darash Desai and Andrea Fernandes, invented PharmaCheck, a fast, portable, user-friendly detector for screening counterfeit and substandard medicines.
and the students received national recognition in the form of a National Collegiate Inventors and Innovators Alliance Grant to develop the technology.
EDUCON 2010 â€“ Engineering Education 2010 â€“ The Future of Global Learning Engineering Education
Muhammad Zaman, Boston University