Prof Dr. Ayub Nabi Khan, Pro Vice-Chancellor of BGMEA University of Fashion & Technology (BUFT), is the first Bangladeshi to win the International Holden Medal Award for Education by ‘The Textile Institute, Manchester, UK’ for his outstanding contributions in technology-based education at the levels.
The Textile Institute was founded in the year 1910 and was chartered by the British Government in 1925. The Institute has Individual and Corporate members in up to 80 countries; membership covers all sectors and all disciplines in textiles management, art, design, fashion, economics, science, engineering, research, production, marketing, selling, retailing, education and training etc. The award is made to an institute member only.
Expressing his pleasure on the selection for the prestigious Holden Medal for education Dr. Khan said, “I am delighted to be selected for the Holden Medal for Education by The Textile Institute, UK, which is truly an International recognition.”
“Contributions I have made in Education was especially in the areas of textile management,” he added.
Dr. Khan is a renowned Textile Engineer turned educationist having 30 years of experience in teaching, educational planning and management, education and industrial consultancy, project management, research, process, product and technology development.
He did his B.Sc. in Textiles Engineering from the University of Dhaka, M.Sc., and Ph. D from the University of Manchester, the UK in the same field under the Commonwealth Scholarship & Fellowship program.
Prof. Khan is a Syndicate Member of Bangladesh University of Textiles (BUTEX). He is a Fellow of Textile Institute the UK and Section Chairman of International Textile Institute UK Bangladesh section and the executive editor of Bangladesh Textile Today. He is the youngest son of late Alhaj Rashid Ahmed Khan and late Alhaj Noorjahan Begum.
On 25th July 2018, The Textile Institute, The University of Leeds, will arrange an International Conference to hand over this award.
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