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First Call 2019

Institute for Advanced Research (IAR) of United International University (UIU) has awarded research grants for multidisciplinary Projects. Applications were submitted online through the IAR website in response to the 1st call for Proposal on 6 May, 2019.

The evaluation committee approved 11 proposals and IAR awarded BDT 9,257,171 to the researchers who successfully completed all the assessment procedures. Among these selected projects, 6 (six) Business and Economics based projects received BDT 6,728,400, 3 (three) Proposals with Science and Engineering based topics had received BDT 2,297,271 and the rest of the BDT 231,500 were awarded to the proposals based on English discipline.

Business and Economics
# Title of the Project Principal Investigator Co-Investigators Duration Budget Commencement Date Date of Completion
1 Behind Attitude and Purchase Intention: Factors Influencing Organic Food Consumption in Bangladeshi Retail Chain Users Mr. Sarker Rafij Ahmed Ratan
Assistant Professor
School of Business & Economics (School of Business & Economics (SoBE)
United International University (UIU)"
1. Dr. Huam Hon Tat
Professor, Marketing and Entrepreneurship
Putra Business School (PBS)
University Putra Malaysia (UPM)
2. Dr. Mohammad A Ashraf
Associate Professor,
Department of Economics United International University (UIU)
13 Months 499,000.00 1 October, 2019 31 October, 2020
2 Materialistic Value-Orientation and Perceived Social Stress: The Role of Religiosity and Locus of Control Mr. Muhammad Rehan Masoom
Assistant Professor
School of Business & Economics (School of Business & Economics (SoBE)
United International University (UIU)
- 24 Months 498,000.00 1 October, 2019 30 September, 2021
3 Voluntary disclosure in transition economy : An evidence from Bangladesh Mr. Mofijul Hoq Masum
Assistant Professor
School of Business & Economics (School of Business & Economics (SoBE)
United International University (UIU)
1. Dr. Ahmed Razman Abdul Latiff
Associate Professor
Putra Business School
Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM)
2. Dr. Mohammad Noor Hisham Osman
Senior Lecturer
Faculty of Economics and Management
Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM)
14 Months 499,000.00 1 October, 2019 30 November, 2020
4 Influence of Occupational Hazards on Employee Turnover Intention: The Case for Readymade Garments Industry of Bangladesh Ms. Mimnun Sultana
Assistant Professor
School of Business & Economics (School of Business & Economics (SoBE)
United International University (UIU)
1. Dr. Mohd Hasanur Raihan Joarder
Professor
School of Business & Economics (School of Business & Economics (SoBE)
United International University (UIU)
2. Dr. Rashed Osman
Associate Professor
School of Business & Economics (School of Business & Economics (SoBE)
United International University (UIU)
3. Dr. Md. Rabiul Islam Professor
Associate Professor
School of Business & Economics (School of Business & Economics (SoBE)
United International University (UIU)
18 Months 483,000.00 1 October, 2019 31 March, 2021
5 Understanding the dynamics among trust, knowledge exchange, informal learning and skills development in the rural communities of Bangladesh Mr. Mohammad Tohidul Islam Miya
Assistant Professor
School of Business & Economics (School of Business & Economics (SoBE)
United International University (UIU)
1. Dr. Abureza M Muzareba
Associate Professor, Department of Marketing University of Dhaka
2 . Dr. Muhammad Ismail Hossain
Professor, Department of Marketing
University of Dhaka
3. Dr. Nasrin Akter
Professor, Department of Marketing
University of Dhaka
4. Dr. Nahid Rezwana
Associate Professor, Department of Geography and Environment
University of Dhaka.
36 Months 2,450,500.00 15 October, 2019 14 October, 2022
6 Reconstruction of Shabolombee Gram: Exploring local people’s practices of sustainable development and sustainability Dr. Hamidul Huq
Director, Institute of Development Studies & Sustainability (IDSS), United International University (UIU)
1. Dr. M. Anwar Hossen
Professor, Department of Sociology
University of Dhaka
2.Mr. Md. Mizanur Rahman
Research Fellow
Institute of Development Studies and Sustainability (IDSS)
United International University (UIU)
36 Months 2,298,900.00 15 October, 2019 14 October, 2022
Science and Engineering
1 Design and development of a Brain Computer Interface (BCI) based Neuromarketing System and evaluation of its feasibility for marketing research in Bangladesh Dr. Khondaker Abdullah -Al-Mamun
Professor, Dept. of CSE
United International University (UIU)
1. Dr. Khandoker Mahmudur Rahman
Associate Professor
School of Business & Economics (SoBE)
United International University (UIU)
2. Dr. Syed Ferhat Anwar
Professor & Director
Institute of Business Administration (IBA)
Dhaka University
3. Dr. Ravi Vaidyanathan
Senior Lecturer (Associate Professor) in Biomechatronics
Department of Mechanical Engineering
Imperial College, London
4. Tom Chau
Professor, Institute of Biomaterials & Biomedical Engineering
University of Toronto and Senior Scientist
Raymond Chang Foundation Chair in Access Innovations
Vice President of Research & Director
Bloorview Research Institute
Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital
5. Dr. Farhana Sarker
Managing Director, CMED Health Limited"
24 Months 1,499,271.00 15 October, 2019 14 October, 2021
2 Application of Machine Learning Techniques for Microstrip Antenna Design and Optimization Mr. Mohammad Moniruzzaman
Assistant Professor, Dept. of CSE
United International University (UIU)
1. Dr. Md. Rafiqul Islam
Professor, Faculty of Engineering
International Islamic University Malaysia
2. Sharif Tanvir Rahman
Big Data and Cloud Consultant
Dynamic Solution Innovators Ltd., Bangladesh
12 Months 498,000.00 1 October, 2019 30 September, 2020
3 Computation of Optimal Control for Differential Algebraic Equations (DAE) with Engineering Applications Mr. Mahtab Uddin
Assistant Professor
Institute of Natural Sciences (INS)
United International University (UIU)
Dr. Mohammad Monir Uddin
Assistant professor, Department of Mathematics and Physics
North south University, Dhaka, Bangladesh
18 Months 300,000.00 1 October, 2019
Multidisciplinary
1 A comparative study between the effectiveness of reading- only condition and reading- while- listening condition in incidental vocabulary acquisition Mr. Md. Didar Hossain
Assistant Professor, English Language Institute (ELI)
United International University (UIU)
Dr. Md. Kamrul Hasan
Assistant Professor, English Language Institute
United International University (UIU)"
9 Months 110,500.00 1 October, 2019 30 June, 2020
2 The Correlation and Prediction of Depth of Vocabulary Knowledge to Academic Listening Comprehension among Tertiary Level Students Dr. Md. Kamrul Hasan
Assistant Professor, English Language Institute United International University (UIU)
Singhanat Nomnian, Ed.D.
Associate Professor, Research Institute for Languages and Cultures of Asia
Mahidol University Phutthamonthon Sai 4, Salaya, Nakhon Pathom ,Thailand
12 Months 121,000.00 1 October, 2019 30 September, 2020

First Call 2017

# Project Title Principal Investigator Amount
1 Investigating the Role of Electrical & Hemodynamic Rhythms for Improved Inter-Subject Brain Computer Interface Performances: A Study on Simultaneous EEG/fNIRS Recordings Prof. Dr. Raqibul Mostafa
Professor - EEE Dept.
Taka 410,000

Second Call 2016

# Project Title Principal Investigator Amount
1 Probabilistic methods for filling gaps in genome assemblies Dr. Swakkhar Shatabda
Associate Professor - CSE Dept.
Taka 410,000
2 The Glass Ceiling Effect: A Case Study on Financial Institutions of Bangladesh Ms. Taskina Ali
Assistant Professor - SoBE
Taka 480,000
3 Linkage Effects of Solar Household Systems: A preliminary Investigation Ms. Nusrat Jahan
Lecturer - Dept. of Economics
Taka 223100
4 Worker Remittances and Their Effect on the level of lnvestment in Bangladesh: An Empirical Analysis Prof. Dr. Abul H. Azam
Professor - Dept. of Economics
Taka 333,600
5 Acoustic Waves with Relativistic Effects in Degenerate Electron-Ion Dense Plasma Ms. Lutfun Nahar
Lecturer - INS
Taka 360,000
6 Stock market response to the changes of macroeconomic fundamentals in Bangladesh: The role of financial news media Dr. Md Mohan Uddin
Associate Professor - SoBE
Taka 977,520
7 Development of a secured Vehicular Cloud Networking framework by integrating Cognitive Radio and Internet of Things Mr. Mohammad Mamun Elahi
Assistant Professor - CSE Dept.
Taka 360,000
8 Strategic Destination Image for Tourism Development: A Comparative Study between Langkawi and Cox's Bazar Dr. Md. Shariful Alam
Assistant Professor - SoBE
Taka 6,00,000
9 Theory of Planned Behavior & Organic Food Purchase: A Case Study in Bangladesh Dr. Mohammad A. Ashraf
Associate Professor - Dept. of Economics
Taka 480000
10 Measuring Community Empowerment through Ecotourism Mr. S. M. Asif Ur Rahman
Assistant Professor - SoBE
Taka 426000
11 Development of Novel Low Cost Technology for Screening Cardiac Complications in Pre-diabetic and Diabetic Population in Bangladesh Prof. Dr. Khawza I. Ahmed
Professor - EEE Dept.
Taka 1,200,000
12 Graphene Nanoribbon Based FinFET Mr. Md. Zubair Alam
Lecturer - EEE Dept.
Taka 360,000
13 ZnO-gated III-V Semiconductor Channel based Ion-sensitive FinFET "Mr. Khandker Akif Aabrar
Lecturer - EEE Dept.
Taka 240000
14 A Novel Method of Enhancing Efficiency of Air-Conditioning System Prof. Dr. Md. Fayyaz Khan
Professor - EEE Dept.
(Transferred to Dr. Tishna Sabrina)
Taka 240000

First Call 2016

# Project Title Principal Investigator Amount
1 Application of Multi-facet Performance Measurement System: A Framework for the Ready Made Garments of Bangladesh Prof. Dr. Hasnan Ahmed
(Professor - School of Business & Economics)
Taka 6,00,000
2 Quality education and employee retention practices among Private Universities in Bangladesh: Mediating effects of organization commitment (OC) and perceived organizational support (POS) on HRM practices and employee retention Prof. Dr. Mohd Hasanur Raihan Joarder
(Professor - School of Business & Economics & Director - IBER)
Taka 9,00,000
3 An Assessment of Impact of Social Performance of Microfinance Organizations on the Financial Performance of Microfinance Ventures Dr. Mohammad Badruddoza Mia
(Asst. Professor - School of Business & Economics and Coordinator - MBA & EMBA Programs)
Taka 5,86,500
4 Financial Consequences of Widowhood in Bangladesh: A Cross-sectional Study Mr. Raihan U. Amin
(Adjunct Faculty - School of Business & Economics)
Taka 487,700.00
5 Investigation of critical failure factors affecting the ERP implementation in textile and apparel industry of Bangladesh Ms. Fahim Tasneema Azad
(Lecturer - School of Business & Economics)
Dr. Mohammad Badruddoza Mia (Co-Investigator)
(Asst. Professor - School of Business & Economics)
Taka 5,10,000
6 Preparation and Characterization of Plasmonic Metal Nanoparticles Deposited on Glass Prof. Dr. Hasan Sarwar
(Professor - CSE Dept.)
Taka 12,00,000
7 Bangla Onubad: An English to Bengali Machine Translator Prof. Dr. Mohammad Nurul Huda
(Professor - CSE Dept. & Coordinator - MSCSE Program)
Taka 5,10,000
8 Smart Computing and Data Storage at the Edge Cloud Prof. Dr. Salekul Islam
( Professor & Head - CSE Dept.)
Taka 4,00,000
9 Novel All-Carbon Based MIS Solar Cell Dr. Md. Iqbal Bahar Chowdhury
(Associate Professor - EEE Dept.)
Taka 3,60,000
10 Design theory of optical mode converter using photonic bandgap structure "Dr. Intekhab Alam
(Associate Professor - EEE Dept.)
Taka 2,40,000
11 Nonlinear Collective Waves in Highly Charged Dusty Plasma Prof. Dr. Abu Saklayen
(Professor of Physics,UIU)
Taka 3,60,000