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Assistant Professor of Engineering Management


  • PhD in Industrial & Systems Engineering,  Mississippi State University, Starkville, MS.
  • MBA in Management Information System, University of Dhaka, Bangladesh.
  • Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering, Khulna University of Engineering and Technology (KUET), Bangladesh.

Professional Credentials

  • Institute of Industrial and Systems Engineers (IISE)
  • International Counsel of Systems Engineering (INCOSE)
  • American Society of Engineering Management (ASEM)
  • Institute of Operation Research and Management Science (INFORMS)

Teaching Specialties

  • Systems Engineering
  • Systems Simulation
  • Engineering Management
  • Logistic and Supply Chain Management
  • Quality Control
  • Project Management
  •  Production Control
  • Economic and Statistical Analysis

Research Interests


  • Systems Engineering; Model-Based Systems Engineering; Systems Simulation, System Dynamics
  • Data Analytics, Multi-scale Probabilistic Approach, Bayesian Approach.
  • Resilience Analytics; System Risks, Sustainability, and Reliability Assessment

 Application Areas:

  • Complex Systems Exploration, System Architecture.
  • Engineering Management, Logistic & Supply Chain Management, Cyber-Physical Systems
  • Critical Infrastructures Management (Transportation System, Logistic Network, Waterway Port, Smart Energy Systems, Oil and Gas Industry).


Niamat Ullah Ibne Hossain is an assistant professor in the Department of Engineering Management at Arkansas State University. Dr. Hossain received his PhD in Industrial and Systems Engineering in 2020 from Mississippi State University (MSU), Starkville, MS. He obtained his Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering in 2010 from Khulna University of Engineering and Technology (KUET) and his MBA in Management Information Systems in 2013 from the University of Dhaka, both in Bangladesh. His past academic appointments include adjunct assistant professor in the Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering at Temple University and post-doctoral research scientist at Raspet Flight Research Laboratory in affiliation with the Industrial & Systems Engineering Dept. at MSU. He also worked on different projects affiliated with the Federal Aviation Agency (FAA) National Science Foundation (NSF), US Department of Defense (DOD), Industry, and other Research Laboratories. He has held industry positions as a senior engineer at Caterpillar, Bangladesh, and systems engineer at Energypac Power Generation Ltd. He has significant experience as a trainee for courses such as model-based systems engineering, simulation and modeling analysis using FlexSim, Six Sigma (Green and Yellow Belt), and the Graduate Teaching Assistant Certification Program at MSU. As a faculty member, he hopes to create a platform where students of different races and ethnicities can express themselves and exchange perspectives on teaching and research with their peers.

Dr. Hossain is also recipient of different prestigious awards at national and intra university levels, such as the Gulf Region Intelligent Transportation Society (GRITS) Scholarship, Outstanding PhD student award (2020) from ISE department at MSU, Winner of Institute of Industrial and Systems Engineers (IISE) Innovation Design, Best Paper Award in Doctoral Dissertation Category, Preparing the Future Professoriate Program (PFPP)" graduate teaching fellowship, Recipient of Purdue Engineering's Trailblazers in Engineering fellowship, J.R. Ron Walsh Best Research Paper Award, Best Poster Award at Graduate Student Council Annual Research Symposium, National Science Foundation (NSF) Travel Grant, Nominated for Spirit of State Award, Bagley College of Engineering Travel Grants, Graduate Student Travel Assistance Grants (TAGGS).