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Dr. Kazi Masudul Alam

Computer Science and Engineering Discipline
Khulna University
Khulna-9208, Bangladesh






Dr. Alam is a computer scientist who has 12 years of research and software development experience. He was awarded PhD in Electrical and Computer Engineering from the University of Ottawa at 2017 for his contribution in the field of Internet-of-Things and Cyber-Physical Systems. He was the key contributor to some popular science topics such as “Social Internet-of-Vehicles”, “Digital Twin”, “Affective Jacket”, “Affective SMS”, and “Haptic E-Book”. 

He is currently serving as an Associate Professor of Computer Science and Engineering in Khulna University, Bangladesh. He is actively involved in the administration of the University as an Assistant Provost of Khan Bahadur Ahsanulla student hall, Principal Investigator of Khulna University Research Cell, elected Member of Khulna University Teacher Association-2019, Khulna University Automation Committee, Khulna University Undergraduate Admission Committee, Computer Science and Engineering Discipline IT Administrator, advisor to computer science student club CLUSTER, etc.

He is coordinating DGTED Lab from which over 20 B.Sc and M.Sc students have completed their research projects and theses. DGTED Lab regularly publishes articles in international conferences and journals. Some of his students have received awards at national level project competitions. He encourages students to contribute in the open source community and their contributions are available in GITHUB as “cseku” prefix. He is a recipient of the NSERC Canada, Ontario Graduate Scholarship, and University of Ottawa admission scholarship awards. He has published a number of research articles in the renowned international conferences and journals of IEEE, ACM, and Springer. He has received best paper awards in the conferences of ICCIT, 2018 and Internet-of-Vehicles, 2014.  

He has been active in the software industry as an advisor, architect, designer, and developer. He advises student startups and personally likes to write ERP scale software projects. 

Research Interests

  • Cyber-Physical Systems, Ubiquitous Computing, Internet of Things
  • Vehicular Adhoc Networks
  • Smart City Applications


List of Publications


  1. Alam, Kazi Masudul, and Abdulmotaleb El Saddik, 2017. "C2PS: A digital twin architecture reference model for the cloud-based cyber-physical systems." IEEE Access 5, 2050-2062. Impact Factor (2016) 3.244  
  2. Mukesh Saini, Alam, Kazi Masudul, Haolin Guo, and Abdulmotaleb El Saddik, 2017. "InCloud: a cloud-based middleware for vehicular infotainment systems."Multimedia Tools and Applications 76, no. 9, 11621-11649. Impact Factor (2016) 1.53
  3. Alam, Kazi Masudul, Mukesh Saini, and Abdulmotaleb El Saddik, 2015. "Toward social internet of vehicles: Concept, architecture, and applications." IEEE Access 3, 343-357. Impact Factor (2016) 3.244
  4. Alam, Kazi Masudul, Mukesh Saini, and Abdulmotaleb El Saddik, 2015. "Workload model based dynamic adaptation of social internet of vehicles."Sensors 15.9, 23262-23285. Impact Factor (2016) 2.677
  5. Arafsha, Faisal, Alam, Kazi Masudul, and Abdulmotaleb El Saddik, 2015. "Design and development of a user centric affective haptic jacket."Multimedia Tools and Applications 74, no. 9, 3035. Impact Factor (2016) 1.53
  6. Alam, Kazi Masudul, Abu Saleh Md Mahfujur Rahman, and Abdulmotaleb El Saddik, 2013. "Mobile haptic e-book system to support 3D immersive reading in ubiquitous environments."ACM Transactions on Multimedia Computing, Communications, and Applications (TOMM) 9, no. 4, 27. Impact Factor (2016) 2.25
  7. Md. Rashadul Hasan Rakib, Kazi Masudul Alam, Aysha Akther, "Agent mediated e-marketing using Semantic Web through Internet Relay Chat", Journal of Computing Communication and Networking Research, Volume 1 Issue 1, January, 2012, 11 pages.
  8. M. M. Rahman, L. Ershad Ali, Munnujahan Ara and K.M. Alam, "Satistical Analysis of Rainfall of Monsoon Season and Its Variability Over Bangladesh". Journal of Khulna University Studies, 2009, 10 pages
  9. A. Sarkar, S. K. Das, L. Ershad Ali, K.M. Alam and M.A. Hakim, "A Note on Contact Manifolds and Applications". Journal of Khulna University Studies,2009, 11 pages


  1.  Amin, Al, Imran Hossain, Aysha Akther, and Kazi Masudul Alam. "Bengali VADER: A Sentiment Analysis Approach Using Modified VADER." In 2019 International Conference on Electrical, Computer and Communication Engineering (ECCE), pp. 1-6. IEEE, 2019.
  2. Alam, Kazi Masudul, Md Masum Moral, Kazi Shah Nawaz Ripon, Binayak Ray, and Aysha Akther. "Applying Online-Based Publisher-Subscriber Network to Distribute Notice in Academic Institutions of Bangladesh." In 2018 21st International Conference of Computer and Information Technology (ICCIT), pp. 1-6. IEEE, 2018.
  3. Rahatara Ferdousi, Md Helaluddin, Aysha Akther, Kazi Masudul Alam. "An empirical study of CoAP based service discovery methods for constrained IoT networks using Cooja simulator", In 20th IEEE International Conference of Computer and Information Technology (ICCIT), 2017, 1-6
  4. Alam, Kazi Masudul, Mohammed Bin Hariz, Seyed Vahid Hosseinioun, Mukesh Saini, and Abdulmotaleb El Saddik. "MUDVA: A multi-sensory dataset for the vehicular CPS applications." In Multimedia Signal Processing (MMSP), 2016 IEEE 18th International Workshop on, pp. 1-6. IEEE, 2016.
  5. Alam, Kazi Masudul, Alex Sopena, and Abdulmotaleb El Saddik. "Design and development of a cloud based cyber-physical architecture for the Internet-of-Things." In Multimedia (ISM), 2015 IEEE International Symposium on, pp. 459-464. IEEE, 2015.
  6. Kazi Masudul Alam, Mukesh Saini, Dewan Tanvir Ahmed,  and Abdulmotaleb El Saddik, “Vedi: A Vehicular Crowd-sourced Video Social Network for VANETs”,  8th Workshop on User Mobility and Vehicular Networks, IEEE LCN ON-MOVE 2014, pages 738-745.
  7. K. M. Alam, M. Saini, and A. El Saddik. tNote: A social network of vehicles under internet of things. In Internet of Vehicles–Technologies and Services, pages 227–236. Springer International Publishing, 2014.
  8. Arafsha, F.; Alam, K.M.; El Saddik, A., "EmoJacket: Consumer centric wearable affective jacket to enhance emotional immersion," Innovations in Information Technology (IIT), 2012 International Conference on , vol., no., pp.350,355, 18-20 March 2012
  9. Akther, A.; Alam, K.M.; Heung-Nam Kim; El Saddik, A., "Social network and user context assisted personalization for recommender systems," Innovations in Information Technology (IIT), 2012 International Conference on , vol., no., pp.95,100, 18-20 March 2012
  10. Alam, K.M.; Rahman, M.A.; Saddik, A.E.; Gueaieb, W., "Adding emotional tag to augment context-awareness in social network services," Instrumentation and Measurement Technology Conference (I2MTC), 2011 IEEE , vol., no., pp.1,6, 10-12 May 2011 
  11. Alam, K.M.; Md Mahfujur Rahman, A.S.; El-Saddik, A., "HE-book: A prototype haptic interface for immersive e-book reading experience," World Haptics Conference (WHC), 2011 IEEE , vol., no., pp.367,371, 21-24 June 2011
  12. Kazi Masudul ALAM, Abdulmotaleb El SADDIK,Sandro HARDY, Aysha AKTHER, "SMS Text Based Affective Haptic Application", Proceedings of Virtual Reality International Conference (VRIC 2011), 6-8 April 2011, Laval, France.
  13. Abu Saleh Md Mahfujur Rahman, Kazi Masudul Alam, and Abdulmotaleb El Saddik. 2011. "Augmented he-book: a multimedia based extension to support immersive reading experience". In Proceedings of the Second international conference on Autonomous and intelligent systems(AIS'11), Springer-Verlag, Berlin, Heidelberg, 321-330.
  14. Mahfujur Rahman, A.S.M.; Alam, K.M.; El-Saddik, A., "A prototype Haptic E-Book system to support immersive remote reading in a smart space," Haptic Audio Visual Environments and Games (HAVE), 2011 IEEE International Workshop on , vol., no., pp.124,128, 14-17 Oct. 2011
  15. Islam, M.N.  Haque, S.M.R.  Alam, K.M. and Tarikuzzaman, M.  An approach to improve collusion set detection using MCL algorithm, 12th International Conference on Computers and Information Technology (ICCIT), 2009
  16. Aysha Akther, Kazi Masudul Alam and Md. Sirajum Munir, A New Sorting Algorithm Based On Number Counting, 2nd International Conference on Engineering Education for Sustainable Development (ICCESD), 2009
  17. Aysha Akther, Kazi Masudul Alam and Bidisha Huq,  An Improved Segmented Display Model for English Alphabet and Bengali Digits, 2nd International Conference on Engineering Education for Sustainable Development (ICEESD), 2009
  18. Akther, A.   Ripon, K.S.N.  and  Alam, K.M., DOT: A New Distributed Data Management System, 2nd International Conference on Information and Communication Technology (ICICT), 2007

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