Prof. Shahriar Khan has been an Associate Professor at Independent University Bangladesh (IUB) since 2005. He received his M.S. and Ph.D (1997) from Texas A&M University, where he also served as Assistant Lecturer. He received his B.Sc. in Electrical Engineering from Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (BUET). He was active as adjunct professor at Bronte College, Canada. Dr. Khan has had industrial experience in Schlumberger Oilfield Services, where he designed radio frequency and magnetic resonance electronics for drilling equipment. Dr. Khan is a member of IEEE, and a Life Fellow of the Institute of Engineers, Bangladesh. He is a speaker and instructor for the Astronomy Association of Bangladesh. Besides fossil fuel and renewable energy, Dr. Khan has cross-disciplinary interests in power systems, power electronics, communications, control systems, and river basin dynamics. In recent years, he has attempted to apply research to improving living standards in the country and worldwide.