Dr. Abu Sayed Mohammad Latiful Hoque


Ph. D., Computer and Information Science, University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, UK

Office: SAC 1044B
Office hours:

Sunday 9:40am-11:10am, 1:30pm – 2:00pm

Monday 11:20am – 12:50pm, 1:30pm – 2:00pm

Tuesday 9:40am-11:10am, 1:30pm – 2:00pm

Wednesday  11:20am – 12:50pm, 1:30pm – 2:00pm


Dr. Abu Sayed Md. Latiful Hoque is a Visiting Professor in the Department of ECE, NSU since 15th May 2018 for a period of one year.   He has been working as Professor in the Dept. of CSE, BUET since October 1990. He obtained his B.Sc. Engineering degree from the Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering,  BUET in 1986.  After graduation, he joined as Assistant Engineer in operation and maintenance division, Munshigonj, Dhaka Electric Supply, Bangladesh Power Development Board up to October 1990.  He completed Post-Graduate Diploma in CSE in 1991 under joint program of Asian Institute of Technology, Bangkok and BUET. He received M. Sc. Engg. degree from the Dept. of CSE, BUET in 1997. Dr. Hoque obtained prestigious Commonwealth Staff Scholarship in 1999 for PhD in the University of Strathclyde, UK.  He was awarded the PhD degree in the field of Computer and Information Sciences in 2003.

Dr. Hoque has been working in the field of High-Performance Database, Data Mining, Health Informatics and eLearning. He has published a textbook on Database that has been using in Bangladesh Open University. He has published around forty five papers in refereed

journals and conferences. He has successfully supervised around twenty MSc Engg. theses and more than one hundred undergraduate theses. Currently has has been supervising two PhD students in the field of Health Informatics and eLearning respectively. He has worked as a member in the organizing committee/program committee/reviewer panel in a number of international conferences.

In addition to teaching, he served as Head of the Department of Computer Science and Engineering, BUET from 2012 to 2014. He also served in a number of other administrative positions at BUET.

Research Areas

Research Interests

Data Mining, Data Warehouse, Record Linkage for Data Integration, High-Performance Database, and eLearning


Research Projects & Grants

Design and Development of Problem Bank for Problem Based e-Learning   (PBeL) System of Programming Languages and ICT Education under ICT Division, Government of Bangladesh

Duration: July 2015 to June 2018

Professional Activity

Member, ACM

Chair, ACM Chapter, BUET 2015 – 2016

Fellow, Bangladesh Computer Society, number FBCS-00159

Fellow, The Institution of Engineers, Bangladesh, number F-7145

Local Organizing Co-Chair, NSysS, Dept.of CSE, BUET