Dean SOM 2016

Prof. Nazrul Islam Bangladeshi


Technology Transfer; IT in Hotel Industry; Management of Technology, Innovation and Knowledge

Contact Information
Phone: 66 2 524 5663
SOM Building: Room 210

Prof. Nazrul Islam is the Dean of School of Management, Asian Institute of Technology (AIT), Bangkok. HE is a Professor of Strategic Management of Technology at the School of Management. He also served as the  Dean of the School of Management of AIT from 2003 to 2005 and as well as the Coordinator of the Asian Development Bank (ADB) – AIT Networking from 2002 to 2004.

Prior to joining the faculty of AIT in January 2001, he served as Professor of Technology Management at the Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (BUET) from September 1994 to December 2000, and Director of the Institute of Appropriate Technology, BUET from January 1996 to December 1997. He was a Visiting Fellow at the University of Texas at Austin in 1995, and at the Tokyo University in 1982.

Prof. Islam is an Associate Editor of the journal ‘International Technology Management Review’; Member of the Editorial Board of the International Journal ‘Science, Technology and Society’ and the ‘Asia Pacific Management Review’. He is credited with large number of technical publications in the form of books, book chapters, international refereed journals, conference proceedings and technical reports in the areas of Strategic Management of Technology, Technology Transfer, Knowledge Management, and Energy Technology.

Prof. Islam served as a consultant to the government agencies, research institutions, industries, the Asian Development Bank and the United Nations agencies (ESCAP, ILO). He is a member of the International Association of Management of Technology (IAMOT), Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE), the Institute of Industrial Engineers (IIE) and the Institution of Engineers, Bangladesh (IEB)

Prof. Islam obtained his B.Sc. Engineering (Electrical) from the Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology in 1972, Master of Engineering and Doctor of Engineering (Ind Eng & Management) from the Asian Institute of Technology in 1978 and 1981 respectively.