Contact:

Room 725
ECE Building,
Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (BUET)
Dhaka - 1000, Bangladesh

Phone: 880-2-55167100/6240
Email: shahin@iict.buet.ac.bd

Dr. Shahin Akhter

Assistant Professor

Research Interest

Biomedical signal processing and instrumentation, Machine learning, Data analytics, Telemedicine

Education

  • Ph.D. (School of Information Technology and Electrical Engineering), University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia.
  • M.Sc. Engg. (EEE), Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (BUET)
  • B.Sc. Engg. (EEE), Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (BUET)

Selected Publications [View All]

Journal Publications

  • S. Akhter, U. R. Abeyratne, V. Swarnkar and C. Hukins, Snore Sound Analysis Can Detect the Presence of Obstructive Sleep Apnea Specific to NREM or REM Sleep. Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine, Vol. 14(6), 2018. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5664/jcsm.7168., Jun 2018.
  • S. Akhter and U. R. Abeyratne., Detection of REM/NREM snores in obstructive sleep apnoea patients using a machine learning technique. Biomedical Physics and Engineering Express, Vol. 2(5), IOP Science, UK, DOI: 10.1088/2057-1976/2/5/055022, Oct 2016.
  • Akhter, S., Abeyratne, U. R,, and Swarnkar, V., Characterization of REM/NREM sleep using breath sounds in OSA. Journal of Biomedical Signal Processing and Control, vol. 25, pp. 130-142, Mar 2016, DOI: 10.1016/j.bspc.2015.11.007, Elsevier Publishing, Mar 2016.

Conference Publications

  • A. K. Azad, S. Akhter and M. R. Hossain, A Smart Travel Time Prediction Model for Urban Traffic using Long Short-Term Memory Network. International Conference on Engineering Research and Practice, 19-23 January 2019, Dhaka, Bangladesh (Accepted Abstract), Jan 2019.
  • A. Mamun and S. Akhter, Social media bullying detection using machine learning on Bangla text. 10th International Conference on Electrical and Computer Engineering (ICECE 2018), 20-22 December 2018, Dhaka, Bangladesh (Accepted)., Dec 2018.
  • F. P. Brishty and S. Akhter, Detection of drug-induced QT Syndrome from ECG using machine learning techniques. 10th International Conference on Electrical and Computer Engineering (ICECE 2018), 20-22 December 2018, Dhaka, Bangladesh (Accepted), Dec 2018.
  • A. Mamun and S. Akhter, Smart Cyber bullying detection using the power of FIWARE technology and machine learning. 5th FIWARE Summit, 27-28 November 2018, Spain (Accepted Abstract), Nov 2018.
  • P. B. Upama, S. Akhter and M. I. H. Asad, Prediction of protein subcellular localization using machine learning. 4th IEEE International Conference for Convergence in Technology (I2 CT 2018), 27-28 October, 2018, Mangalore, India., Oct 2018.