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Dr. Lafifa Jamal

Associate Professor and Chairperson

Department of Robotics and Mechatronics Engineering, University of Dhaka, Dhaka 1000, Bangladesh

Tel: +88-02-9661900 Ext. 8811

Email: lafifa@du.ac.bd

Dr. Lafifa Jamal

 

Education

  • PhD in Computer Science and Enginerring, University of Dhaka.
  • M.Sc.in Computer Science and Enginerring , University of Dhaka.
  • B.Sc. Honors in Computer Science and Enginerring , University of Dhaka.

 

Work Experience

  • Chairperson, Department of Robotics and Mechatronics Engineering, University of Dhaka (August 2016 - Present)
  • Associate Professor, Department of Robotics and Mechatronics Engineering, University of Dhaka (August 2016 - Present)
  • Associate Professor, Department of Computer Science and Engineering, University of Dhaka (October 2014 - August 2016)
  • Assistant Professor, Department of Computer Science and Engineering, University of Dhaka (March 2007 - October 2014)
  • Lecturer, Department of Computer Science and Engineering, University of Dhaka (April 2004 - March 2007)

 

Research Interest

  • Robotics and Intelligent Systems
  • VLSI Design
  • Reversible Logic Synthesis
  • FPGA Design
  • Quantum Computing
  • DNA Based Computing
  • Network Security and Cryptography

 

 

List of Publications

International Journal Papers:

  1. Sadia Nowrin, Papiya Nazneen and Lafifa Jamal, “Design of a Compact Reversible Read-Only-Memory with MOS Transistors”, International Journal of VLSI Design & Communication Systems, Vol. 6, No. 5, pp. 69-84, October 2015, ISSN 0976-1527.
  2. Hafiz Md. Hasan Babu, Nazir Saleheen, Lafifa Jamal, Sheikh Muhammad Sarwar and Tsutomu Sasao, “Approach to Design a Compact Reversible Low Power Binary Comparator”, IET Computers & Digital Techniques, Vol. 8, Issue 3, pp. 129-139, May 2014, ISSN 1751-8601.
  3. Lafifa Jamal, Hafiz Md. Hasan Babu and Md. Masbaul Alam, “An Efficient Approach to Design a Reversible Control Unit of a Processor”, Elsevier Journal of Sustainable Computing: Informatics and Systems, Vol. 3, Issue 4, pp. 286-294, December 2013, ISSN 2210-5379.
  4. Md. Shamsujjoha, Hafiz Md. Hasan Babu and Lafifa Jamal, “Design of a Compact Reversible Fault Tolerant Field Programmable Gate Array: A Novel Approach in Reversible Logic Synthesis”, Elsevier Journal of Microelectronics, Vol. 44, Issue 6, pp. 519-537, June 2013, ISSN 0026-2692.
  5. Lafifa Jamal, Md. Shamsujjoha and Hafiz Md. Hasan Babu, “Design of Optimal Reversible Carry Look-Ahead Adder with Optimal Garbage and Quantum Cost”, The International Journal of Engineering and Technology, Vol. 2, No. 1, pp. 44-50, January 2012, ISSN 2049-3444.
  6. Lafifa Jamal, Farah Sharmin, Md. Abdul Mottalib and Hafiz Md. Hasan Babu, “Design and Minimization of Reversible Circuits for a Data Acquisition and Storage System”, The International Journal of Engineering and Technology, Vol. 2, No. 1, pp. 9-15, January 2012, ISSN 2049-3444.
  7. Rubaia Rahman, Lafifa Jamal and Hafiz Md. Hasan Babu, “Design of Reversible Fault Tolerant Programmable Logic Arrays with Vector Orientation”, International Journal of Information and Communication Technology Research, Vol. 1, No. 8, pp. 337-343, December 2011, ISSN 2223-4985.
  8. Noor Muhammed Nayeem, Lafifa Jamal and Hafiz Md. Hasan Babu, “Efficient Reversible Montgomery Multiplier and Its Application to Hardware Cryptography”, Journal of Computer Science (Science Publications, USA), Vol. 5, No. 1, pp. 49-56, 2009, ISSN 1549-3636.

Domestic Journal Papers:

  1. Naimul Huda, Shahed Anwar, Lafifa Jamal and Hafiz Md. Hasan Babu, “Design of a Reversible Random Access Memory”, Dhaka University Journal of Applied Science & Engineering, Vol. 2, No. 1, pp. 31-38, July 2011.
  2. Noor Muhammed Nayeem, Lafifa Jamal and Hafiz Md. Hasan Babu, “A Novel Fault Tolerant Reversible Gate and Its Application to Parity Preserving Adder Circuits”, Dhaka University Journal of Applied Science & Engineering, Vol. 1, No. 2, pp. 77-88, January 2011.
  3. Ashis Kumer Biswas, Lafifa Jamal, Md. Abdul Mottalib and Hafiz Md. Hasan Babu, “Design of a Reversible Parallel Loading Shift Register”, Dhaka University Journal of Applied Science & Engineering, Vol. 1, No. 2, pp. 109-113, January 2011.
  4. Mohammod Akbar Kabir, Hafiz Md. Hasan Babu, Liakot Ali and Lafifa Jamal, “Design of a High Performance Low Cost IC Tester - A Conceptual View”, Dhaka University Journal of Science, Vol. 58, No. 1, pp. 63-66, January 2010.
  5. Hafiz Md. Hasan Babu, Md. Saiful Islam, Md. Rafiqul Islam, Lafifa Jamal, Muhammad Rezaul Karim and Abdullah Al Mahmud, “Building Toffoli Network for Reversible Logic Synthesis Based on Swapping Bit Strings”, Dhaka University Journal of Science, Vol. 55, No. 2, pp. 153-156, July 2007.
  6. Hafiz Md. Hasan Babu, Abdur Rahim Mustafa, Md. Sumon Shahriar, Lafifa Jamal and Mohammad Hamidullah Ahmad, “An Improved Approach of Minimization of Multi-Valued Multi-Output Logic Expressions”, Dhaka University Journal of Science, Vol. 54, No. 2, pp. 141-144, July 2006.
  7. Hafiz Md. Hasan Babu, Tanzeem Iqbal, Chowdhury Farhan Ahmed, Raquibul Hasan, Moinul Islam Zaber, Lafifa Jamal, Shahed Anwar and Mohammad Hamidullah Ahmad, “An Optimal Design Method of a Multi-Valued PLA”, Dhaka University Journal of Science, Vol. 54, No. 2, pp. 149-152, July 2006.

International Conference Papers:

  1. Zarrin Tasnim Sworna, Mubin Ul Haque, Hafiz Md. Hasan Babu and Lafifa Jamal, “A Cost-Efficient LUT-Based BCD Adder Design”, Future Technologies Conference 2017 (FTC 2017), Vancouver, BC, Canada, November 2017 (Accepted).
  2. Hafiz Md. Hasan Babu, Lafifa Jamal, Sayanton Vhaduri Dibbo and Ashis Kumar Biswas, “Area and Delay Efficient Design of a Quantum Bit String Comparator”, IEEE Computer Society Annual Symposium on VLSI (ISVLSI 2017), Bochum, Germany, pp. 51-56, July 2017.
  3. Zarrin Tasnim Sworna, Mubin Ul Haque, Hafiz Md. Hasan Babu, Lafifa Jamal and Ashis Kumer Biswas, “An Efficient Design of an FPGA-Based Multiplier Using LUT Merging Theorem”, IEEE Computer Society Annual Symposium on VLSI (ISVLSI 2017), Bochum, Germany, pp. 116-121, July 2017.
  4. Sadia Nowrin, Lafifa Jamal and Hafiz Md. Hasan Babu, "Design of an Optimized Reversible Bidirectional Barrel Shifter", International Symposium on Circuit and Systems (ISCAS 2016), Montreal, Canada, pp. 730-733, May 2016.
  5. Sayanton Vhaduri Dibbo, Hafiz Md. Hasan Babu and Lafifa Jamal, "An Efficient Design Technique of a Quantum Divider Circuit", International Symposium on Circuit and Systems (ISCAS 2016), Montreal, Canada, pp. 2102-2105, May 2016.
  6. Nazma Tara, Lafifa Jamal and Hafiz Md. Hasan Babu, "An Efficient Approach to Design a Compact Reversible Programmable Logic Array", IEEE International Women in Engineering Conference on Electrical and Computer Engineering (WIECON-ECE 2015), Dhaka, Bangladesh, pp. 135-138, December 2015.
  7. Lafifa Jamal and Hafiz Md. Hasan Babu, "Design and Implementation of a Reversible Central Processing Unit", IEEE Computer Society Annual Symposium on VLSI (ISVLSI 2015), Montpellier, France, pp. 187-190, July 2015.
  8. Sadia Nowrin, Lafifa Jamal and Humayra Tasnim, "An Efficient Approach to Design A Reversible Signed Multiplier", 2014 IEEE Region 10 Conference (TENCON 2014), Bangkok, Thailand, pp. 1-6, October 2014.
  9. Lafifa Jamal, Md. Mushfiqur Rahman and Hafiz Md. Hasan Babu, “An Optimal Design of a Fault Tolerant Reversible Multiplier”, 26th IEEE International System-on-Chip Conference (SOCC 2013), Erlangen, Germany, pp. 37-42, September 2013.
  10. Hafiz Md. Hasan Babu, Lafifa Jamal and Nazir Saleheen, “An Efficient Approach for Designing a Reversible Fault Tolerant n-Bit Carry Look-Ahead Adder”, 26th IEEE International System-on-Chip Conference (SOCC 2013), Erlangen, Germany, pp. 98-103, September 2013.
  11. Lafifa Jamal and Hafiz Md. Hasan Babu, “Efficient Approaches to Design a Reversible Floating Point Divider”, The IEEE International Symposium on Circuits and Systems (ISCAS 2013), Beijing, China, pp. 3004-3007, May 2013.
  12. Hafiz Md. Hasan Babu, Md. Shamsujjoha, Lafifa Jamal and Ahsan Raja Chowdhury, “Design of a Fault Tolerant Reversible Compact Unidirectional Barrel Shifter”, 26th International Conference on VLSI Design (VLSID 2013), Pune, India, pp. 103-108, January 2013.
  13. Lafifa Jamal, Md. Masbaul Alam Polash, M. A. Mottalib and Hafiz Md. Hasan Babu, “On the Compact Designs of Low Power Reversible Decoders and Sequential Circuits”, 16th International Symposium on VLSI Design and Test (VDAT 2012), Shibpur, India, July 2012, Published in Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Springer Berlin / Heidelberg, vol. 7373, pp. 281–288, 2012.
  14. Sajib Kumar Mitra, Lafifa Jamal, Mineo Kaneko and Hafiz Md. Hasan Babu, “An Efficient Approach of Designing and Minimization of Reversible Programmable Logic Arrays”, Great Lake Symposium on VLSI (GLSVLSI 2012), Salt Lake City, Utah, USA, pp. 215-220, May 2012.
  15. Ankur Sarker, Tanvir Ahmed, S. M. Mahbubur Rashid, Shahed Anwar, Lafifa Jamal, Nazma Tara, Md. Masbaul Alam and Hafiz Md. Hasan Babu, “Realization of Reversible Logic in DNA Computing”, IEEE 11th International Conference on Bioinformatics & Bioengineering (BIBE 2011), Taichung, Taiwan, pp. 261-265, October 2011.
  16. Farah Sharmin, Md. Masbaul Alam Polash, Md. Shamsujjoha, Lafifa Jamal and Hafiz Md. Hasan Babu, “Design of a Compact Reversible Random Access Memory”, 4th IEEE International Conference on Computer Science and Information Technology (ICCSIT 2011), Chengdu, China, pp. 103-107, June 2011.
  17. Noor Muhammed Nayeem, Md. Adnan Hossain, Lafifa Jamal and Hafiz Md. Hasan Babu, “Efficient Design of Shift Registers Using Reversible Logic”, International Conference on Signal Processing (ICSPS 2009), Singapore, pp. 474-478, May 15-17, 2009.
  18. Noor Muhammed Nayeem, Md. Adnan Hossain, Md. Mutasimul Haque, Lafifa Jamal and Hafiz Md. Hasan Babu, “Novel Reversible Division Hardware”, 52nd IEEE International Midwest Symposium on Circuits and Systems (MWSCAS 2009), Cancun, Mexico, pp. 1134-1138, August 2009.
  19. Elhum Nusrat, Abu Shohel Ahmed, Gazi Mushfiqur Rahman and Lafifa Jamal, “SAGLET-Secure agent communication model”, 11th International Conference on Computer and Information Technology (ICCIT 2008), Khulna, Bangladesh, pp. 371-375, December 24-27, 2008.

M.Sc. Thesis:

  1. “Trusted Communications in an Unreliable Channel”, M.Sc. Thesis, Department of Computer Science, University of Dhaka, Dhaka, Bangladesh.

PhD Thesis:

  1. “Design and Implementation of a Reversible Central Processing Unit”, PhD Thesis, Department of Computer Science and Engineering, University of Dhaka, Dhaka, Bangladesh.

 

Reviewer

  • IEEE Transactions on VLSI Systems, USA
  • International Journal of Theoretical Physics, Springer, Germany
  • Microelectronics Journal, Elsevier Inc., USA
  • IET Computers & Digital Techniques, UK
  • International Journal of Electronics, Taylor and Francis, UK
  • IETE Journal of Research, Taylor and Francis, UK
  • Journal of Nanomedicine & Nanotechnology, OMICS Publishing Group, USA
  • Journal of Circuits, Systems and Computers, World Scientific Publishing Company, Singapore
  • International Journal of Engineering Science and Technology, Springer
  • Journal of Hamdard University Bangladesh
  • ISVLSI 2017 (IEEE Computer Society Annual Symposium on VLSI, Bochum, Germany)
  • CECNet 2015 (The 5th International Conference on Consumer Electronics, Communications and Networks, Shanghai, China)
  • COMMUNE 2015 (International Conference on Advances in Computers, Communication, and Electronic Engineering, Kashmir, India)
  • ICEEICT 2015 (The 2nd International Conference on Electrical Engineering and Information Communication Technology, Dhaka, Bangladesh)
  • INDICON 2014 (The 11th IEEE India Conference, Pune, India)
  • ICCCT 2014 (5th IEEE International Conference on Computer and Communication Technology, Allahabad, India)
  • CECNet 2013 (The 3rd International Conference on Consumer Electronics, Communications and Networks, Xianning, China)
  • ICCSIT 2011 (4th IEEE International Conference on Computer Science and Information Technology, Chengdu, China)

 

Professional Membership

  • IEEE (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers)
  • IEEE Robotics and Automation Society
  • IEEE Circuits and Systems Society
  • IEEE Women in Engineering
  • IEEE Green ICT Community
  • RSI (Robotics Society of India)
  • BCS (Bangladesh Computer Society)
  • ISOC (Internet Society, Bangladesh Chapter)
  • BWIT (Bangladesh Women in Technology)
  • BdOSN (Bangladesh Open Source Network)
  • DUTA (Dhaka University Teachers Association)

 

Other Experiences

  • Senate Member, University of Dhaka
  • Executive Member, Dhaka University Teachers Association
  • Treasurer, Bangladesh Computer Society
  • Vice President, Bangladesh Open Source Network
  • Director, Bangladesh Women in Technology
  • Advisor, IEEE University of Dhaka Women in Engineering Student Branch Affinity Group in the Bangladesh Section
  • Member, Academic Council, University of Dhaka
  • Moderator, Dhaka University Science Society
  • House Tutor, Ruqayyah Hall, University of Dhaka (From May 2006 to May 2016)
  • Member, Scholarship Evaluation Committee, ICT Division, Ministry of Posts, Telecommunications and Information Technology. 
  • Member, Examination Committee, Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Chittagong University, Chittagong
  • Member, Syllabus Committee, Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Begum Rokeya University, Rangpur
  • Member, International Advisory Board, 6th International Conference on Mechatronics (ICOM 2017), Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
  • Member, Advisory Committee, The 20th International Conference on Computer and Information Technology (ICCIT 2017), University of Asia Pacific, Dhaka, Bangladesh.
  • Member, Technical Program Committee, 5th IEEE Region 10 Humanitarian Technology Conference (R10-HTC 2017), BUET, Dhaka, Bangladesh.
  • Session Chair, Session Title: Robotics and Intelligent System, The 19th International Conference on Computer and Information Technology (ICCIT 2016), North South University, Dhaka, Bangladesh.
  • Member, Organizing Committee, National Girls Programming Contest 2017
  • Member, Organizing Committee, National High School Programming Contest 2017, 2016 and 2015
  • Member, Organizing Committee, BPO Summit Bangladesh 2016
  • Convenor, National Girls Programming Contest 2015
  • Member, Organizing Committee, Bangladesh Electronics Olympiad 2015
  • Member, Program Committee, COMMUNE-2015 (International Conference on Advances in Computers, Communication and Electronics Engineering), Kashmir, India.
  • Member, Project Steering Committee, Project Implementation Committee and IT Audit Committee, “Introduction of Machine Readable Passport (MRP) and Machine Readable Visa (MRV) in Bangladesh” (From 2009 to 2016)
  • Member, Expression of Interest (EOI) Evaluation Committee, Request For Proposal (RFP) Creation Committee and Proposal Evaluation Committee (PEC), “Selection of Service Provider for Comprehensive Annual Maintenance Contract for Data Center, Disaster Recovery Center, Regional Passport Office, sb/dsb and Foreign Mission” (2016)
  • Member, Expression of Interest (EOI) Evaluation Committee, Request For Proposal (RFP) Creation Committee and Proposal Evaluation Committee (PEC), “Selection of Service Provider for Machine Readable Visa (MRV) Application Processing in India” (From 2014 to 2015)
  • Member, Expression of Interest (EOI) Evaluation Committee, Request For Proposal (RFP) Creation Committee and Proposal Evaluation Committee (PEC), “Collection of Machine Readable Passport (MRP) Enrollment Data and Related Services Incidental to and Distribution of MRP among Bangladeshi Citizens at Sight in Sultanate of Oman” (From 2014 to 2015)
  • Member, Website Development Committee, Election Commission Bangladesh (From 2014 to 2015)
  • Member, Feasibility Study Committee, “Development of Dhaka City Digital Monitoring System” (2016)
  • Member, Expression of Interest (EOI) Evaluation Committee, Proposal Evaluation Committee (PEC), “Capacity Enhancement of Data Center of Bangladesh Police” (2016)
  • Member, Technical Sub-Committee (TSC) and Tender Evaluation Committee (TEC), Bangladesh Police (From 2015 till date)
  • My name was included in the list of “Influential Women in Technology in Bangladesh” in a presentation of mega exposition and conference “Digital World 2014”
  • Advisor, Youth Engagement and Support (YES) group, Transparency International Bangladesh (TIB) (From 2008 to 2016)
  • Moderator, Ruqayyah Bitarka Angan (Debating club of Ruqayyah Hall, University of Dhaka) (From 2007 to 2016)
  • IT Advisor, Dhaka University Alumni Association
  • Acting Provost, Ruqayyah Hall, University of Dhaka (From April 14, 2013 to May 14, 2013 and April 10, 2016 to April 17, 2016)
  • Member, Selection Board for the Recruitment of House Tutors (From 2013 till date), Ruqayyah Hall, University of Dhaka
  • Member, Ruqayyah Memorial Foundation Trustee Board, University of Dhaka (From 2011 to 2016)
  • Judge, EATL-Prothom Alo Apps Contest 2014 (A National level mobile application development contest)
  • Judge, National Television School Level Debate Competition and National Television University Level Debate Competition (Regular programs of Bangladesh National Television Channel) (From 2013 till date)
  • Data Analyst, Abiskar International, LLC -  a Virginia, USA based Data mining and Analysis firm (June 2001 to June 2002)
  • System Analyst, Techno Trotter Ltd. (Software Division), Dhanmondi, Dhaka (September 2000 - May 2001)
  • Executive Committee Member, Sudhijan Pathagar, Narayanganj (One of the best private libraries of Bangladesh which has around 40,000 book in their collection) (From 1994 till date)
  • Executive Committee Member, Narayanganj Ideal School (A Bangla Medium School which has around 1800 students) (From 2000 till date)
  • Member, Green For Peace (An Environmental Organization of Bangladesh) (From 1992 till date)

 

Honors and Awards

  • Best Paper Award in VLSI, Circuits and Systems Track of IEEE International Women in Engineering Conference on Electrical and Computer Engineering (WIECON-ECE 2015).
  • Prime Minister’s Research and Higher Studies Scholarship given by the Prime Minister’s Office, Government of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh for PhD Study in Computer Science and Engineering.
  • Begum Rokeya Award (2017) by Manabadhikar Jote for the contribution in Higher Education Sector of Bangladesh.
  • Dandy’s Power and Influence Award (2017) in the categories Educational Success and Women Empowerment & Leadership.
  • Ruqayyah Memorial Foundation Merit Scholarship given by the Ruqayyah Memorial Foundation Trustee Board, University of Dhaka for outstanding result in B.Sc. (Honours).
  • Bangladesh Government Board Scholarship for obtaining 8th place in Combined Merit List from Dhaka Board (Science Group) in HSC.
  • Bangladesh Government Talent pool Scholarship in Junior Scholarship Examination.
  • Bangladesh Government Talent pool Scholarship in Primary Scholarship Examination.
  • Best Reader Award for consecutive three years in book reading competition organized by Bishwa Sahitya Kendra.
  • Best Organizer Award of Green for Peace, an environmental organization.

 

Google Scholar Profile

https://scholar.google.com/citations?user=ONYx9JUAAAAJ&hl=en&oi=ao

 

 

DBLP

http://dblp.uni-trier.de/pers/hd/j/Jamal:Lafifa

 

 

LinkedIn Profile

https://www.linkedin.com/in/lafifa-jamal-2264a94