Dr. Khan M. B. Asad

Assistant Professor

Education

Experience

Teaching at IUB

Please visit the LMS for lecture notes and other materials.
  • PHY 101: University Physics I (Mechanics, Thermodynamics, Waves, Optics)
  • PHY 102: University Physics II (Electromagnetism)
  • AST 100: Astronomy, A Cosmic Story of Humanity
  • MAT 459 / AST 101: Introduction to Astronomy
  • PHY 432 / MAT 460 / AST 102: Introduction to Astrophysics
  • Conferences, schools, workshops, visits

  • 2019 May: Astronomy & Cosmology Research Unit, UKZN, South Africa.
  • 2018 Nov: SKA Postgraduate Bursary Conference, Port Elizabeth, South Africa.
  • 2018 Feb: LOFAR-EoR Plenary Meeting, Groningen, Netherlands.
  • 2017 Nov: SKA Postgraduate Bursary Conference, Cape Town, South Africa.
  • 2015 Dec: Science at Low Frequencies II, Albuquerque, NM, USA (poster).
  • 2015 Dec: Radio Astronomy Lab, University of California Berkeley, USA.
  • 2015 Dec: LUNAR University Network, University of Colorado Boulder, USA.
  • 2015 Nov: Low-Frequency Cosmology Group, Arizona State University, USA.
  • 2015 May: The Olympian Symposium: Cosmology, Paralia Katerini’s, Greece.
  • 2014 Sep: Young European Radio Astronomers Conference, Torun, Poland.
  • 2014 Jun: LOFAR-EoR Plenary Meeting, Spineto, Italy.
  • 2013 Oct: NOVA Fall School, Dwingeloo, The Netherlands (contributed talk).
  • 2013 May: LOFAR-EoR Plenary Meeting, Sitges, Spain.
  • 2013 Feb: 3GC3 Workshop & Interferometry School, Port Alfred, South Africa.
  • 2012: Astromundus Retreat, Asiago, Italy (poster).
  • 2011 Jul: Alpbach Summer School: Star Formation, Austria.
  • Research interests

    Mapping the spatio-temporal distribution of neutral Hydrogen in the universe through the 21-cm signal, modelling primary beams of radio astronomy antennas, observing minihalos in galaxy clusters in radio anx X-ray.

    If you are studying physics, mathematics or engineering and if you are interested in doing research in the fields of radio astronomy, X-ray astronomy and/or astroinformatics, please contact me at kasad@iub.edu.bd.

    Publications

    Writing and translating

    I translate classic literature (both poetry and prose, fiction and nonfiction) into Bengali. All my writings are published in my personal website bkdrum.site.