Contact:

Room 624
ECE Building,
Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (BUET)
Dhaka - 1000, Bangladesh

Phone: 880-2-55167100/6515
Email: shahin@iict.buet.ac.bd

Dr. Shahin Akhter

Assistant Professor

Research Interest

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

Education

  • PhD, University of Queensland, 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 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

  • Akhter, S., Abeyratne, U. R., and Swarnkar, V. , Characterizing the NREM/REM Sleep Specific Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA) Severity Using Snore Sounds. 39th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBC’17), 11-15 July 2017, Jeju Island, South Korea. , Jul 2017.
  • S. Akhter, U. R. Abeyratne and V. Swarnkar, Characterizing the NREM/REM Sleep Specific Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA) Severity Using Snore Sounds. 39th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBC’17), Jeju Island, South Korea, Jul 2017.
  • Akhter, S., Abeyratne, U. R,, and Swarnkar, V., Variations of snoring properties with macro sleep stages in a population of Obstructive Sleep Apnea patients. 35th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBC), 3-7 July 2013, Osaka, Japan, Jul 2013.
  • Rahim, M. Mahbubur., Quaddus, M., Akhter, S., Employee characteristics and their value perceptions about web-based B2E systems use in Bangladesh. 13th International Conference on Computer and Information Technology (ICCIT 2010), 23-25 December, 2010, Dhaka, Bangladesh, Dec 2010.
  • Akhter, S., Haque, M. A., Run Length Encoding based ECG Compression. 18th European Signal Processing Conference (EUSIPCO-2010), 23-27 August 2010, Aalborg, Denmark, Aug 2010.