Prof S. M. Mahfuzur Rahman has been designated as the Vice-Chancellor of BGMEA University of Fashion & Technology (BUFT). It is expecting that he will join in this position on 26 January 2020.
He was a Professor of International Business at the University of Dhaka and served the University for more than 35 years (1984-2019). He joined as Lecturer at the Department of Finance of the DU in 1984 and subsequently appointed as Professor in 1994. Also, he was a Visiting Professor at the School of Economics University of Nagoya, Japan (1998).
Professor S. M. Mahfuzur Rahman did his Doctorate from (1972) from the Institute of Oriental Studies, Moscow. He received his M.S. in Economics with honors, (1979) from Peoples Friendship University, Moscow.
Professor S. M. Mahfuzur Rahman served the DU in different important academic and administrative positions including Chairman, Department of Finance, University of Dhaka; Director, Master of International Trade and Business Program, University of Dhaka; Member, Dhaka University Senate; Provost, Zahurul Haq Hall, University of Dhaka. Professor S. M. Mahfuzur Rahman was a General Secretary and Treasurer of the Asiatic Society of Bangladesh.
Professor S. M. Mahfuzur Rahman visited a good number of countries including Australia, Belgium, China, Cuba, Germany, Greece, India, Indonesia, Japan, Kuwait, Malaysia, Maldives, Nepal, Poland, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Sweden, Thailand, Turkey, UAE, UK, USA, and Russia.
Professor S. M. Mahfuzur Rahman, was born on 25 March 1952 at Village Daudpur, Dist. Dinajpur.