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M. Zahangir Kabir, PhD, PEng (PEO)


                                   Electrical and Computer Engineering,
                               Concordia University
                               1455 de Maisonneuve West, S-EV16.183
                               Montreal, Quebec H3G 1M8, CANADA
                               E-mail: zahangir.kabir@concordia.ca
                               Phone: (514) 848 2424, Ext. 5688, Fax:  (514) 848 2802






   Research interests

   Graduate students

Former graduate students

   Awards and honors


Interesting quotes and Links



GPD (for MASc) and Award Committee Chair, 2023-2024




PhD Admission: Dr. M. Z. Kabir is looking for a PhD student who has keen interest in Electronic Materials and Devices. The student must have excellent analytical and mathematical skills. Interested student may contact him.


Journal Editorials:

   Associate Editor: Frontiers in Detector Science and Technology.

   Editorial Board Member: Journal of Materials Science: Materials in Electronics (Springer).






Ph. D. (Electronic materials and devices), University of Saskatchewan, Canada (2005)

M. Sc. (Electronic devices), Bangladesh University of Engineering & Technology (BUET), Dhaka, Bangladesh

B. Sc. (Electrical and Electronic Engineering), BUET, Dhaka, Bangladesh





Professor (June 2018-present), Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Concordia University, Montreal, Canada.

Associate Professor (tenured, June 2011-May 2018), Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Concordia University, Montreal, Canada.

Assistant Professor (July 2006-May 2011), Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Concordia University, Montreal, Canada.

Postdoctoral Research Fellow (NSERC, October 2005 - June 2006), Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, Canada.

PhD student (September 2000 September 2005), Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, Canada.

Lecturer-B (September 1999 - August 2000), Department of Electrical Engineering, King Fahd University of Petroleum & Minerals (KFUPM), Dhahran, Saudi Arabia.

Research Assistant (February 1998 July 1999), Department of Electrical and information Engineering, Yamagata University, Yonezawa, Japan.

Assistant Professor (tenured, October 1996 - January 1998), Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (BUET), Dhaka, Bangladesh.

Lecturer (June 1994 October 1996), Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, BUET, Dhaka, Bangladesh.





          ELEC 273 (Basic Circuits Analysis), Fall 2022

ELEC 311 (Electronics I), Fall 2024

ELEC 321 (Introduction to semiconductor materials and devices) Fall 2024

          ELEC 421/6221 (Solid state devices), Fall 2023

ELEC 422/6231 (Design of integrated circuit components)

ELEC 425/6261 (Optical Devices for High Speed Communications), Fall 2015

  ELEC 6281 (Principles of Solid State Nano Devices), Winter 2023 (ELEC6221 can meet the pre-requisite)

ELEC 6291 (Radiation detectors for medical imaging), Winter 2024


Research interests


          Theory, physics-based modeling, simulation, and characterization of electronic materials and devices

          Carrier transport in novel semiconductor materials and devices

          X-ray detectors, Photodetectors, and Photovoltaic Devices

          Amorphous Selenium X-ray Detectors

Perovskites for X-ray Detectors and Photovoltaics

High-field carrier transport in amorphous materials


     Graduate students


Mr. Muhammad Husnain Zeb


Mr. Liaquat Mahboob


Former Graduate students

Dr. Shaikh Asif Mahmood, PhD, 2012

Dr. Farzin Manouchehri, PhD, 2014 (co-supervised with Dr. P. Valizadeh)

Dr. Nour Hijazi, PhD, 2018

Dr. Salman Moazzem Arnab, PhD, 2020

Dr. Syedmohammad Mirjalili, PhD, 2021(co-supervised with Dr. P. Bianucci)

Mr. Farzin Manouchehri, MASc, 2008 (co-supervised with Dr. V. K. Devabhaktuni)

Mr. Wen Yuan Shen, MASc, 2010

Mr. Md. Wasiur Rahman, MASc, 2010

Mr. Mazharul Huq Chowdhury, MASc, 2010

Mr. Md. Shahnawaz Anjan, MASc, 2011

Mr. Abdul Mannan, MASc, 2011

Mr. Mohammad Salehizadeh, MASc, 2011 (co-supervised with Dr. A. Aghdam)

Mr. Khalid Sakib, MASc, 2013 (Co-supervised with Dr. S. Williamson)

Mr. Salman Moazzem Arnab, MASc, 2013

Mr. Safayat-Al Imam, MASc, 2013

Ms. Sinchita Siddiquee, MASc, 2015

Mr. Md Mesbahus Saleheen, MASc, 2016

Mr. Dhilippan M. Panneerselvam, MASc, 2017

Mr. Milad Zoghi, MASc, 2019

Mr. Mithun Roy, MASc, 2021

Ms. Dilshad Hossain, MASc, 2022

Mr. Afazul Hoq, MASc, 2022

Mr. Robin Ray, MASc, 2023

Mr. Sheikh M. Shuvoraj, MASc, 2023



     Selected Awards, distinctions, and honors       

      Senior Member of IEEE.

      Natural Science and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) postdoctoral fellowship award 2005

      University of Saskatchewan Graduate Scholarship, Saskatoon, Canada (September 2000- August 2003)

      MONBUSHO (Japanese Government) scholarship for PhD, 1998.

      Merit Scholarship, BUET, Dhaka, Bangladesh (1990-1993)

      Chancellor Award for outstanding performance in Secondary School Certificate Examination by the President of Bangladesh (July 1987)