Executive Committee

Subrota Bairagi, P. Eng, MBA 

President, ABEAC

 

Responsible and accountable for all the activities of ABEAC & leading ABEAC. My mission is

to:

    1. Connect Bangladeshi Engineering professionals;

    2. Enrich our expertise that is of high demand in Alberta;

    3. Increase awareness of the job market and networking;

    4. Provide a platform for professional development and integration.

 

Development specialist, Suncor Energy Inc.

 

* 24 years of professional experience in Engineering & Development including leading a business unit, entrepreneurship, organizational development and community development.

 

EDUCATION

Master of Business Administration (MBA), 2002, IBA, Dhaka University.

Bachelor of Science in Electrical & Electronics Engineering, 1995, Bangladesh University of Engineering & Technology.

 

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS

Professional Engineer, Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Alberta (APEGA), Alberta, Canada.

PMP, Project Management Inistitute

CQE, American Society for Quality

 

INTEREST

Community work

Volunteering

Music

Sports

Delawar Hossain, MEng., MBA, PEng. (AB, BC, ON, SK)

Vice President, ABEAC

EDUCATION

Master of Mechanical Engineering, 2007, Concordia University, Montreal, Canada

Master of Business Administration (MBA), 2003, University of Dhaka, Bangladesh

Bachelor in Mechanical Engineering, Khulna University of Engineering & Technology

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

·       Sr. Pipeline Engineer & APEGA Responsible Member – ILF Consultants Inc.    (2014-Present)

·       Piping Materials Engineer – AMEC Foster Wheeler (Currently Wood Group)   (2010-2014)         

·       Project Engineer – Hood Engineering, Calgary                                                               

·       Project Specialist – RRP Limited, Calgary, Alberta                                               

·       Director – Urban Technologies Ltd. (Aptech Computer Education), Dhaka, Bangladesh          

·       Project Manager – Urban Design and Development Ltd. Dhaka, Bangladesh   

·       Assistant Manager – Duncan Brothers (BD) Ltd., Moulavibazar, Bangladesh      

 

EXTRA CURRICULAR

·       Vice President, ABEAC (2019-2020)

·       Director, Membership, ABEAC (2011-2012)

·       Elected Council Member, Institution of Engineers, Bangladesh (IEB) 2001-2002

·       Elected Games Secretary, Central Students Union, KUET, 1990

·       Cricket Player, University Team, Hall Team and Jessore 1st Division Cricket League

·       Table Tennis,  runner up and Carom Board Champion, University Annual Sports

 

Rasel Hossain, P.Eng., M.Sc., M.BA

Chief Operating Officer, Global Advanced Technology (GAT), LLC

 Vice President, ABEAC

Rasel has over 22 years of experience in the public and energy sector including the Alberta Energy Regulator. His background focused on business strategy and public policy and regulatory development in water resources engineering, operational and organizational effectiveness, and complex stakeholder engagement in both the oil & gas industry and public sectors. His work has influenced provincial and federal legislation and contributed to the development of technology for global municipal and industrial sectors. He has served on multiple Boards and advisory panels to address complex governance issues including the development of guidance documents. Rasel looks forward to working with the ABEAC community to raise its profile in Alberta.

EDUCATION

Master of Business Administration (MBA), 2016, School of Business, University of Alberta

M.Sc. in Environmental Engineering, 2003, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Alberta

Bachelor of Science and Technology in Civil Engineering, 1997, Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Madras, India

HONOURS & AWARDS

  • Global Petroleum Show 2018 Leadership Nomination Award for achieving business excellence.
  • Calgary United Way “Core to the Community Award” for increased donors (2015).
  • Calgary United Way “Spirit of Gold Award” for launching outstanding campaign (2014).
  • Alberta Learning’s Achievement Scholarship, Office of the Minister (2002).
  • Indian Council for Cultural Relationship (ICCR) Scholarship for outstanding result in HSC 1992.
  • President Award from Government of Bangladesh (SSC- 1990 and HSC- 1992)

 

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS

  • Professional Engineer, Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Alberta (APEGA), Alberta, Canada.

 

VOLUNTEERING AND COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT WORK

  • Board member, Chair, Western Canada Water Environment Association (2016-2020).
  • Board of Director, Canadian Water and Wastewater Association (2016-2018).
  • Board Member, ABEAC 2017
  • Chair, AER United Way Campaign (2015).
  • Board Member, City of Edmonton, Environmental Advisory Committee (2005-2013).
  • Board Member, City of Edmonton, Centre of Excellence (2008-2013).
  • President, Bangladesh Canada Association of Edmonton 2008
  • Mentor, APEGA, 2015-2017

Mafizul Islam, M.Eng., PMP, P.E., P.Eng., Executive Director, ABEAC

ABEAC activities:

 Execute the decision taken by the Board and the general body  Coordinate all the programs and activities
 Organize meetings and distribute meeting minutes
 Conduct AGM and present annual report

 Custodian of all assets and seal.

Profession: Pipeline Engineer, specialized in Trenchless (HDD/DPI) Crossings

Professional Experience:

21 years including 9 years of Canadian experience
 Pipeline and Trenchless Crossing Engineer, Stantec : 2018-Present
 Sr. Pipeline Engineer, TransCanada Pipelines Ltd: 5 years
 Sr./Int. Pipeline Engineer, Worley Persons and IMV Projects: 3 years
 Asst. Eng./Manager, Petrobangla (GTCL and Jalalabad Gas), Bangladesh: 12 years

Areas of Experties:

 Pipeline detailed design
 Trenchless Crossing design and construction supports – HDD/DPI  Project Management
 Pipeline Geotechnical Engineering
 Pipeline Stress analysis

Academic Qualification:

 M.Eng. in Mechanical (Major of pipeline) – University of Calgary, Canada: 2010

 B.Sc. in Mechanical Engineering–Chittagong University of Engineering Technology:1993 Software Skill: Microsoft Office, PRCI Horizontal Directional Drilling (HDD) model, Pipeline

technical Toolbox

Extra Curricular:

 Award: Alberta Government Graduate Student Scholarship, Employee Spot Light, TC  Volunteering: Director Professional Events: ABEAC committee 2015 – 2016

Executive Member: Jalalabad Gas Engineering Association 2000-2002

 Interest: Soccer, Table Tennis, Badminton, Cards, Professional Development, Playing with Kids, volunteer work etc.

 

Sharif Abdur Rahman, M.Sc.

Director of Finance and ABEAC Membership

Sharif is an Electrical Engineer with 9 years of experience working in different fields (Power and Automation, Telecommunications, DSP & RF, and Lighting) in the Asia Pacific region and Canada. From planning and designing to successful execution i.e. installation, commissioning etc. of different projects have enriched his experiences both as a project engineer and project manager. Sharif has been involved in various community activities since his undergrad in Bangladesh and continued to do so after coming to Canada. Sharif envisions to widen the reach of ABEAC and help fellow Bangladeshi Engineers.

ABEAC Activities

  •   Ensure transparency, accountability, and appropriate utilization of funds

  •   Facilitate ABEAC membership and increase the number of members by including more

    engineers from all over Alberta

    Professional Experience

  •   Mixed Signal DSP Design Engineer, Microchip Technology Inc. : 2020 – Present

  •   Electrical Engineer, Application and Development, Nemalux Inc. : 2018 – 2019

  •   Application Engineer, Nemlaux Inc. : 2015 – 2018

  •   Research Associate, University of Calgary : 2014

  •   Application and Software Engineer (II), Huawei Technologies (Bangladesh) Ltd. : 2007 – 2010

  •   Assistant Engineer (Electrical), Anna Corporation (BD) Ltd. : 2005 – 2007 Education

    •   M.Sc. in Electrical Engineering, University of Calgary, 2014

    •   B.Sc. in Electrical and Electronic Engineering, American International University-Bangladesh

      (AIUB), 2006

      Volunteering and Community Engagement

    •   Director, Finance and ABEAC Membership, Association of Bangladeshi Engineers Alberta Canada ABEAC) (2019-Present)

    •   Director, Youth, Children, and Cultural Affairs, Association of Bangladeshi Engineers Alberta Canada ABEAC) (2017-2019)

    •   Volunteer, Schulich Community Robotics Program (SCRP), University of Calgary (2014)

    •   Volunteer, Bangladesh Heritage Fair, Bangladesh Canada Association of Calgary (BCAOC) (2011)

    •   Student advising volunteer, American International University-Bangladesh (AIUB) 2003-2005

Monirul Islam, M. Eng., P. Eng. (APEGA)

Professional Development Director, ABEAC

403-991-0209(Cell)/monirul310@yahoo.com

Master of Mechanical Engineering and a Professional Engineer (P.Eng., APEGA) with 20+ years’ experience in Piping Engineering, Piping & Pipeline Materials Engineering and Piping Stress Analysis in oil & gas projects, Mechanical Engineering in automotive industries and multinational company.

Education:
-Master of Engineering – Concordia University, Montreal, QC, Canada: 2006 -BSc. in Mech Eng – DUET: 1993

Professional Experience:
20+ years including 11 years of Canadian and USA experience
-Sr. Piping Engineer, SNC Lavalin Inc., Calgary, AB, Canada 2012-Present

-Mechanical Design Engineer, Caterpillar Inc., Mossville, IL, USA 2010-2012

-Mechanical Engineer, General Motors of Canada Ltd., St. Catharines, ON, Canada 2007- 2009

-Singer Bangladesh Limited, James Finlay (Bangladesh Ltd) and others Company: 9 Years Vision: To Make Effective Engineering Integrity towards Professional arena.

Hasan Rahman, P.eng

Instrumentation and Control Engineer, TIW Western Inc

Executive Director Professional Membership Program, ABEAC

 

 

Instrumentation and control Engineer with 14 years of experience in the Processing Plant Maintenance, HT and LT Switchgear equipment and Manufacturing.

EDUCATION

  1. Eng. in Electrical Engineering (2001 – 2005)

Mehran University of Engineering and Technology

 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Instrumentation and Control Engineer (2012 – Present)

TIW Western Inc, Calgary, AB

Instrumentation and Control Specialist (2009 – 2012)

Tullow Oil Ltd, Bangladesh          

Executive, Engineering (October 2006 – 2009)

Square Group, Bangladesh                                                                                                         

Sales Engineer ( 2005 – 2006)

SIEMENS BD

 

TRAININGS

  • H2S Alive training from ENFORM.
  • Certification from OPITO in EX equipment in Hazardous area.
  • Gas chromatograph, Dew point Analyzer and moisture analyzer training from Emerson.
  • Allen Bradley PLC training from INEAX and Fisher orbit training in Malaysia.
  • Electrical single line design training from S.A. Associates
  • First Aid, Authorized gas tester, Fire Fighting, BA control and search and rescue training.
  • Task Based Risk assessment awareness, COSHH, Hazard Identification, Behavioral Safety, Confined space Entry training – KSi Ltd, Scotland.
  • Incident Investigation and EHS internal Auditors Training.
  • Good Documentation Practices and Basic Concepts and strategies of validation by CHRAI ASSOCIATES

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS

  • Peng, Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Alberta (APEGA), Alberta, Canada.

 

Faisal Bari Al Mahmud, M. Eng., P. Eng.

Executive Director – Communication, ABEAC

ABEAC Activities:

 Uplift the image of ABEAC
 Maintain and manage ABEAC website and media relations
 Communicate general inquires to the respective Directors/Members

Profession: Mechanical Engineer (14 Years)
Graduation: Mechanical Engineering, Islamic University of Technology (IUT), Bangladesh, 2004

Professional experiences:

 Reliability Engineer – Suncor Energy Inc. (2014 – Till Date)  Field Engineer – Devon Energy
 Mechanical Engineer – MRD Limited
 Research & Teaching Assistant- Memorial University of NL  Assistant Engineer- BCIC

Area of Experience:

 Design, Construction, Reliability, Maintenance and project management  Oil and Gas, Mining, HVAC, Fertilizer, Process Industry, Renewable Energy

Software Skills: Microsoft Office, Solid Works, AutoCAD 2D/3D, Lab view, SAP, MDG, RCM software-Meridium, Catapult, HVAC Calculator, Maple, Mat lab, Design expert

Academic Qualification:
 B. Sc. in Mechanical engineering from Islamic University of Technology (IUT), 2004
 M. Eng. in Mechanical from Memorial University of Newfoundland, 2009 Thesis: Experimental measurement of thermal-hydraulic characteristics at low Reynolds number in wavy fin heat exchangers

Professional Membership:

 Professional Engineer, Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Alberta (APEGA), Alberta, Canada.

Honours and Award:

 Entrance Scholarship and SGS Merit Award (Memorial University)  OIC Scholarship
 Education Board Scholarships
 Honours in Bachelor and Masters with Research Excellency

Volunteering and Community Engagement:

 Executive Director for ABEAC (Association of Bangladesh Engineers Alberta Canada)  Volunteer and Member of Muscular Dystrophy Canada
 Batighar (Education charity for poor students)
 Hasimukh (Treatment charity for poor patient)

Interest:

 Sketching and Playing Table Tennis
 Reading science fiction books
 Searching about space and new technology

Khokan Debnath, M.Sc.

Intermediate Geotechnical Engineer, SNC Lavalin

Executive Director Volunteering and External Affairs, ABEAC

Khokan has over four years of experience in geotechnical field investigation, data analysis, shallow and deep foundation design, geotechnical instrument installation, laboratory and field testing, civil earthwork supervision, construction quality control, and technical report writing. He also possesses high proficiency in numerical modeling of thermal evolution of soil and analyzing the stability of dams and embankments using Geo-Studio.

 

EDUCATION

M.Sc. in Geotechnical Engineering (September 2016 – December 2018)

University of Calgary, Calgary, AB

  1. Eng. in Civil with distinction (CO-OP) (September 2007 – April 2012)

Concordia University, Montreal, QC

 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Intermediate Geotechnical Engineer (May 2019 – Present)

SNC Lavalin, Calgary, AB

Junior Geotechnical Engineer (July 2018 – April 2019)

Stantec, Calgary, AB          

Geotechnical Engineer-in-Training (October 2012 – November 2015)

Golder Associates Ltd., Calgary, AB                                                                                                          

Engineering Intern (University Co-op Program) (September 2009 – August 2010)

Inspec-Sol Inc., Montreal, QC

 

HONOURS & AWARDS

  • Geo-Edmonton 2018 Conference Funding Award by Calgary Geotechnical Engineering Society
  • NSERC Research Funding
  • Canadian Millennium Scholarship

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS

  • I.T, Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Alberta (APEGA), Alberta, Canada.

 

VOLUNTEERING AND COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT WORK

  • Graduate student representative, Civil Engineering Graduate Student Association, University of Calgary – (2017 to 2018)
  • Mentor, A capstone project group at University of Calgary (2018)
  • President, Bangladeshi Student Association (BSA), Concordia University – (2009-2010)

G. M. Delawar Hossain

Vice President   

Engr. Zobair

Director of Networking and Career Development

Rifat Aman

Director of Women In Engineering 

Khair Khandaker

Director of Youth, Children and Cultural affairs