Professor Dr. Md. Mahbubur Rahman has joined Ahsanullah University of Science and Technology (AUST) as the Pro-Vice-Chancellor, on November 1, 2021. He was appointed as AUST Pro-VC by the President of Bangladesh, Chancellor of the University, Mr. Abdul Hamid for a four-year term.
Dr. Mahbubur Rahman was the Dean, Engineering & Design, Kingdom University, Bahrain. Professor Rahman, a Commonwealth Scholar and McNamara Fellow taught architecture at various universities in various countries since 1985, had an educational consultancy in Canada. He has published over 100 papers in international journals and conferences, and either authored or edited six books, including Dhaka: an Urban reader (The University Press Ltd, 2016), Society, Architects & Emerging Issues (CAA, 2006), Old but New: New but Old (UNESCO, 2009) and City of an Architect (DelVista, 2011).
Dr. Rahman was elected General Secretary of the Institute of Architects Bangladesh (2005-06). He regularly contributes to high panel government and civil society committees and boards, and acts as a resource person and adviser to government and international bodies.