4th Dec 2014 -
Meet the Candidates: Mottaleb Hossain
Mr. Hossain is currently pursuing a PhD in Optical Science and Engineering (OSE) at the University of New Mexico (UNM). His research is focused on the modeling, design, fabrication, and characterization of CMOS compatible avalanche photodiodes (APDs) and integrated plasmonic detectors using Silicon photonics technology.
Mr. Hossain has excellent leadership and communication skills and has a strong interest in innovation. Recently, he has been appointed as the Associate Vice President (AVP) of Student Membership by IEEE Photonics Society (IPS), IEEE for 2014-2015. He is the President of Optical Society of America's UNM Student Chapter for 2014-2015. He also served as the Vice President for 2013-2014. He was the recipient of 2014 SPIE Optics and Photonics Education (OPE) Scholarship for his long term and potential contribution to the Optics and Photonics.
Mr. Hossain has experience in outreach with the larger Albuquerque community. He has done several presentations for students in the K-12 grades to help them foster an interest in STEM related fields. He has done presentations at various local schools and the National Museum of Nuclear Science and History. He has been a part of several workshops and summer engineering camps dedicated to instilling a passion for science and engineering in the local youth.
Mr. Hossain was born in Dinajpur, Bangladesh and has been a part of the Islamic Center of New Mexico since August of 2012. If elected for the position of director of youth, he will bring his experience and background to best help the community and especially the youth of ICNM.
Read more about Mr. Hossain’s research, awards, publications, outreach activities, and background at: http://www.unm.edu/~mottaleb77.