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Taslim Arefin Khan

Hi! I am currently pursuing MSc in Computer Science and Engineering (CSE) at Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology. Previously, I completed my undergrad in CSE in the same university.

Research Interest

My research interest falls in the intersection of mobile computing, human-computer interaction, Internet of Things, and ubiquitous computing. My research endeavour is directed towards solving real-world problems by designing smart solutions for better life.

Mobile computing HCI Smartphones Smart sensing IoT Wearable WSN

What's Happening?

  • Apr 15, 2017: I am considering admission offer from the University of British Columbia for this Fall 2017 program.
  • Dec 12, 2016: Paper at ACM CHI 2017 got accepted!
  • Dec 01, 2016: Gearing up for MobiHoc 2017!
  • Oct 03, 2016: Two posters got accepted at ACM DEV 2016!
  • Aug 25, 2016: Our paper on EyePen got accepted at ACM DEV 2016!

Patent

Tusher Chakraborty, Taslim Arefin Khan, and A. B. M. Alim Al Islam. Systems and methods for perceiving color-printed Braille characters and predefined shapes by visually-impaired. Application No. 15/079,316. Filed: 03/24/2016 under United States Patent and Trademark Office. Current status: Examiner has been assigned.

Publication

Conference

  • Tusher Chakraborty, Taslim Arefin Khan, and A. B. M. Alim Al Islam. FLIGHT: A Low-cost Reading and Writing System for Less-Privileged Visually-Impaired People Exploiting Ink-based Braille System. To Appear in the Proceedings of ACM CHI 2017. [Acceptance rate: 25%]
  • Tusher Chakraborty, Taslim Arefin Khan, and A. B. M. Alim Al Islam. EyePen: Ease of Reading for Less-Privileged Visually-Impaired People. In the Proceedings of ACM DEV 2016 (November 18-20, Nairobi, Kenya). [Acceptance rate: 24%]
  • Taslim Arefin Khan, Mainuddin Ahmad Jonas, SM Hasanur Rashid, Mushfequr Rahman, Mohammad Saifur Rahman, and A. B. M. Alim Al Islam. Sign of Life: A System for Escalating Post-Disaster Rescue Missions in Ready-made Garment Factories. 1st International Conference on Networking, Systems and Security (NSysS), pp. 1-6. IEEE, 2015. [Acceptance rate: 44%]

Poster

  • Taslim Arefin Khan, Tusher Chakraborty, and A. B. M. Alim Al Islam. AWZone: Ad hoc WiFi Zonification in Post-Disaster Settings. In the Proceedings of ACM DEV 2016 (November 18-20, Nairobi, Kenya). [Link]
  • Tusher Chakraborty, Taslim Arefin Khan, and A. B. M. Alim Al Islam. What We Breathe As We Commute: From the Perspective of a Developing Country. In the Proceedings of ACM DEV 2016 (November 18-20, Nairobi, Kenya). [Link]
  • Taslim Arefin Khan, Tusher Chakraborty, and A. B. M. Alim Al Islam. Infrastructure Independent Indoor Localization for Post-Disaster Rescue Mission. In the Proceedings of MobiSys 2016 Companion (June 25-30, Singapore). [Link] [Awarded ACM SIGMOBILE/MobiSys'16 Student Travel Grant]
  • Tusher Chakraborty, Taslim Arefin Khan, and A. B. M. Alim Al Islam. RailCop: Detecting Missing Rail on Railway Using Wireless Sensor Networks. In the Proceedings of MobiSys 2016 Companion (June 25-30, Singapore). [Link] [Awarded ACM SIGMOBILE/MobiSys'16 Student Travel Grant]
  • H. Dev, Md. R. Parvez, M. M. Bhuiyan, T. Mosharraf, Taslim Arefin Khan, F. Haque, A. A. Mamun, F. A. Chowdhury, M. S. S. Hossain, M. B. Morshed, and A. B. M. A. A. Islam. DhakaSim: A Tool for Simulating Traffic Mobility in Dhaka City. In Proceedings of Workshop on Mobile Computing and Human Computer Interaction (MoHCI) [DEMO], (Dhaka, Bangladesh, 2014). [PDF] [Best DEMO Award]

Achievements

  • ACM SIGMOBILE/MobiSys'16 Student Travel Grant: I was awarded the ACM SIGMOBILE/MobiSys'16 Student Travel Grant to present two posters at MobiSys '16 Singapore. I spent 08 days at Singapore and was extremely lucky to meet some brilliant researchers and practitioners from around the world.
  • Champion at Microsoft Imagine Cup Bangladesh, 2014: My team The Imaginarium won the Championship in the World Citizenship Category of Microsoft Imagine Cup 2014 Bangladesh round. We demonstrated "Sign of Life", a system to detect, locate, and prioritize survivors in post-disaster rescue operation. Microsoft has a complete report on the project and team details. Report from CSE, BUET.
  • 1st Runner-up at 4th Citi Financial IT Case Competition (CFICC): My team BUET BRB was ranked 1st Runner-up in the 4th Citi Financial IT Case Competition (CFICC), 2012. We demonstrated a smartphone based banking service named "Easy Banking Service via Smart App". Report from CSE, BUET.
  • General Scholarship (2010-2015): I received a General Merit Scholarship for undergraduate studies from the Dhaka Education Board, Govt. of People's Republic of Bangladesh, based on Higher Secondary School Certificate (HSC) examination results (equivalent to High School graduation in USA).
  • 1st Runner-up at High School Math Olympiad: I was the 1st Runner-up at the Dhaka divisional Math Olympiad, 2009 as a high school candidate.

Contact

Please email me at arefin612 At gmail dot com with any questions or concerns. Thanks!