Dr Haider Ali Biswas is currently affiliated with Khulna University, Bangladesh, as a Professor of Mathematics in the Science Engineering and Technology School, and also holds the position of Head of the Mathematics Discipline. He obtained his BSc (Honors) in Mathematics and his MSc in Applied Mathematics in 1993 and 1994 respectively from the University of Chittagong, Bangladesh, his MPhil in Mathematics in 2008 from the University of Rajshahi, Bangladesh, and his PhD in Electrical and Computer Engineering from the University of Porto, Portugal, in 2013.
He has more than 18 years of teaching and research experience at graduate and postgraduate levels at different public universities in Bangladesh. He has published three books, one book chapter and more than 80 research papers in peer-reviewed journals and international conferences. Haider has worked on several R&D projects at home and abroad as PI and/or Researcher.
His present research interests include applied mathematics, dynamic optimization, optimal control with state constraints, nonsmooth analysis, mathematical modeling and simulation, mathematical biology and biomedicine, and epidemiology of infectious diseases. He is a life or general member of several professional societies and research organizations including the Bangladesh Mathematical Society (BMS), the Asiatic Society of Bangladesh (ASB), the Institute of Mathematics and its Applications (IMA), UK, the European Mathematical Society (EMS) and the Society for Mathematical Biology (SMB).
Haider was the General Secretary of the Mathematical Forum Khulna between 2013 and 2015. He has organized several national and international seminars, workshops and conferences, and he has been working as an editor or editorial board member of several international peer-reviewed journals. Recently he was nominated as a member of the Council of Asian Science Editors (CASE) for 2017-2020 and has been an Associate Member of the Organization for Women in Science for the Developing World (OWSD) since 2017.