Dr. Mohidus Samad Khan is a prominent industrial expert, innovator, and academician with years of experience in biotechnology, chemical, environmental engineering and industrial sustainability research, management and consultancy with distinguished achievements across the globe.

Dr. Khan started his remarkable academic career by completing his B.Sc. in Chemical Engineering (2004) from Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (BUET). From 2004 to 2006, he worked as a Research Engineer in an international pollution abatement project funded by DFID (UK), USAID (US), Department of Env (DOE), and Government of Bangladesh. Starting in 2006, Dr. Khan completed his PhD in 2010 in Bio-Surface and Biotechnology Engineering from Department of Chemical Engineering, Monash University, Australia. From 2010 to 2013, he worked as a post-doctoral fellow in the Department of Chemistry at McGill University, Montreal, Canada.

November 2013, Dr. Khan joined Department of Chemical Engineering, BUET as a full-time faculty member. Currently he is serving the department as an Associate Professor (on-leave).

In April 2020, Dr. Khan started working as National Consultant for Identification of Local Options for Quality Testing of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) during COVID-19 Pandemic, WHO. From November 2020 to December 2021, he worked as a Member of Technical Advisory Group, Access to Medicines and Health Products Division, WHO Geneva (HQ).

In June 2021, he joined Beximco Group as a Director. In Beximco, Dr. Khan is pioneering the textile industry as Chief Sustainability Officer of Beximco Limited, and Head of Operations at Beximco Health and PPE. As the CSO, Dr. Khan works closely with Beximco’s top management and administrators, the company’s HR and Compliance, Engineering, Utilities and Maintenance units, Supply Chain, Marketing and Merchandising, Power Generation, Chemical Storage, and Waste Management teams on industrial and environmental sustainability. As the Head of Operations of Beximco Health and PPE, he is leading ventures related to product development, manufacturing, quality control, commercial, marketing, and merchandising.

Dr. Khan has shown remarkable expertise in both academia and industry for years. His work interests include biotechnology, cleaner production options, project management, industrial sustainability and pollution control. Moreover, he always had a keen interest in engineering education.

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