Prof. M. Rezwan Khan

Vice Chancellor of United International University, Dhaka.

Prof. M. Rezwan Khan completed his B.Sc. in Electrical and Electronic Engineering in 1980 from Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (BUET) and subsequently his M.Sc. and Ph.D. from University College London in 1982 and 1986 respectively. He is presently serving as the Vice Chancellor of United International University, Dhaka. Prof. Khan has been working in the fields of energy efficiency and renewable energy for a long time. Right from the beginning of the Solar Home System micro financing project (REREDP), initially funded by World Bank, Prof. Khan served as the Chairman of the Technical Standard Committee contributing significantly in designing the solar home systems, setting the standards and monitoring the technical aspects of the dissemination process. Today Solar Home System Program of Bangladesh is the largest in the world with more than 3.5 million system already installed. Prof. Khan leads a number of national and international projects on renewable energy and is involved in designing nanogrids as an inexpensive solution for energy access to the off grid rural communities, development of low cost improved cooking stoves and low cost irrigation systems.