Dr. Abdul Baqui
Proctor, BGMEA University of Fashion & Technology
Dr. Baqui is an experienced academic administrator having occupied positions of various responsibilities in a series of academic institutions and textile organization over the last 25 years. After his retirement from Saudi Arabian Ministry of Higher Education he joined as a casual faculty of CQU (Central Queensland University) Australia. He was actively involved in teaching and supervising postgraduate students research project in the School of Engineering and Technology of CQU Melbourne campus. He served as a Professor (Assigned) in the Department of Mechanical Engineering and Technology, King Abdulaziz University and in the Royal Commission Yanbu Industrial College & University, Saudi Arabia for more than ten years. He also has performed senior role for the ABET (Accreditation Board of Engineering Technology)-USA accreditation for both the Universities and achieved accreditation by the ABET. He has taught in the RMIT University, Melbourne, Australia and served at the beginning of his teaching as Lecturer in the College of Textile Engineering Technology under DU (currently BUTEX) for five years.
He achieved his BSc in Textile Technology degree (first batch) from the College of Textile Engineering and Technology (currently BUTEX) under the University of Dhaka. He served in the BMRE (Balancing Modernization Renovation and Extension) of Jute & Textile Mills project and UNDP Yarn Count Survey program during his study in the CTET and later worked as an Educational & Industrial Consultant for Textiles in home and abroad. After that he obtained his PhD degree in Textile Technology from the University of Manchester (UMIST), Manchester, UK as a recipient of Commonwealth Scholarship of the Great Britain Commonwealth Scholarship Commission. He was a UNIDO Fellow for Textile Industries Development postdoctoral training program in the Leeds University, UK. He has over twenty years undergraduate and postgraduate teaching and research experience including air-jet spinning machine developed at UMIST. During his research at UMIST he received Litchi Trust Fellowship from the British Council, London and a special extension of Commonwealth Scholarship for continuing his research. Considering his hi-tech Spinning knowledge he was Technical Manager for various types of yarn manufacturing with air-jet and OE spinning plant in Melbourne, Australia. He is a professional member as CText ATI of International Textile Head Quarters Manchester, UK; also member of the American Society of Mechanical Engineering (ASME), USA and member of Australian Institute of Management (AIM), Melbourne, Australia.