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Md. Rajib Arefin                                Last update: 12/11/2016
Contact Details
Address: Department of Mathematics, University of Dhaka, Dhaka-1000, Bangladesh.
Email: arefin.math @ du.ac.bd ,arefin.math @ gmail.com
Phone: (+88)01816879903, (+88)01623648104 

Academic Positions

Since 06 September 2015: Assistant Professor, Department of Mathematics, University of Dhaka.
06 Feb 2012-05 Sep 2015: Lecturer, Department of Mathematics, University of Dhaka.
04 Sep 2011-04 Feb 2012: Lecturer, Department of Mathematics and Natural Sciences,
BRAC University, Bangladesh.

Education
2014-2015: MSc in Financial Operational Research (FOR) (with Distinction),
University of Edinburgh, UK.
2007-2008: MS in Applied Mathematics (exam held in 2010), University of Dhaka,
Position: First position in first class.
2003-2007: BSc (Hons.) in Mathematics (exam held in 2009), University of Dhaka,
Position: First position in first class.

MSc Thesis
• (2015) “Application of Semi-Stochastic Gradient Methods”, supervised by Dr. Peter Richtárik, School of Mathematics, University of Edinburgh, UK.
• (2011) “An Extension of Additive Algorithm for Solving 0-1 Integer Linear Fractional Programming Problem and Its Implementation on Set Covering Problem”, supervised by Dr. Md. Ainul Islam, Professor, Department of Mathematics, University of Dhaka, Bangladesh.

Programming Language Skill
• MATLAB, Mathematica, FORTRAN, xpress, Arena (Simulation software package).

Research Interest
• Operations Research, Mathematical Finance, Numerical Analysis.

Awards
• Dean’s award from the faculty of Science, University of Dhaka for extraordinary performance in BSc (Hons.) examination.
• A F Mujibur Rahman gold medal (twice) for securing first position in BSc and MS examinations.
• University Grants Commission (UGC) of Bangladesh scholarship for excellence in Mathematics in BSc examination.

Publications
(3) Md. Rajib Arefin, M. Asadujjaman, Minimizing Average of Loss Functions Using Gradient Descent and Stochastic Gradient Descent, Dhaka Univ. J. Sci. 64(2):141-145, 2016 (July).
(2) Touhid Hossain, Md. Rajib Arefin and Md. Ainul Islam, An Alternative Approach for Solving Extreme Point Linear and Linear Fractional Programming Problems, Dhaka Univ. J. Sci. 63(2):77-84, 2015 (July).
(1) Md. Rajib Arefin, Touhid Hossain and Md. Ainul Islam, Additive Algorithm for Solving 0-1 Integer Linear Fractional Programming Problem, Dhaka Univ. J. Sci. 61(2): 173-178, 2013 (July).

Conference Paper
(1) Sajal Chakroborty and Md. Rajib Arefin, An Application of Set Covering Problem for Installing Minimum Number of Police Check Posts: A Case Study for Shahbag Police Station Area, 18th BMS-IUB International Mathematics Conference, 2013 held on March 21-23, 2014 Bangladesh.