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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  



Co-op students:

Electrical Engineering and Co-op information (scroll down the page), how to apply, course sequence, and course schedule




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:

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

·   Subject editor: FACETS (a multidisciplinary open access Canadian Science Publishing journal, NRC).






             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 311 (Electronics I), Fall 2019-20

          ELEC 312 (Electronics II)

ELEC 321 (Introduction to semiconductor materials and devices)

          ELEC 421/6221 (Solid state devices), Fall 2019-20

          ELEC 422/6231 (Design of integrated circuit components)

ELEC 425/6261 (Optical Devices for High Speed Communications), Fall 2015-16

               ELEC 6281 (Principles of Solid State Nano Devices), winter 2018-19

          ELEC 691S (Radiation detectors for medical imaging), Winter 2019-2020

   ENCS 6931 (Industrial Stage and Training), Summer 2018


       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 Avalanche Detectors

          Organic Perovskites for X-ray Detectors

          High-field carrier transport in amorphous materials



     Graduate students



   Mr. Syedmohammad Mirjalili




Mr. Mithun Roy

Mr. Afazul Hoq

Ms. Dilshad Hossain


     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

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




     Awards, distinctions and honors


·      Senior Member of IEEE.

·      The sole-supervised undergraduate student project, “Low cost biomedical signal transceiver”, received 2nd best Capstone project award (April 2008).

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

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

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

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