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Abdullah Al Asif

Senior Research Assistant

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Centre Affiliation
  • Centre Of Excellence For Science Of Implementation And Scale-Up (COE-SISU)

Short Biography

Abdullah Al Asif is a Senior Research Assistant in BRAC James P Grant School of Public Health, BRAC University. His research focuses on the applications of Machine Learning, Image Processing, and Data Mining in decision-making and strategy planning for real-world challenges. Asif received his B.Sc. in Computer Science and Engineering from East West University (EWU) in 2020. He previously worked as an Undergraduate Teaching Assistant at EWU (2018-2020). He has also conducted several workshops and seminars on Python programming at different universities. In his spare time, he likes to watch movies (sci-fi, psychological thrillers), play (poorly) table tennis, and pretend to be a philosopher.

Research Interests

Machine Learning Deep Learning Image Processing Remote Sensing Data Science


  • B.Sc. (East West University)

Selected publications

  • “Das, A., Al Asif, A., Paul, A. & Hossain, M. (2021). Bangla hate speech detection on social media using attention-based recurrent neural network. Journal of Intelligent Systems, 30(1), 578-591.”

  • “Asif, A. A., & Tisha, F. C. (2022). A Real-time Face Mask Detection and Social Distancing System for COVID-19 using Attention-InceptionV3 Model. Journal of Engineering Advancements, 3(01), 1–5.”

Current projects

  • Engineering Energy-Efficient Behaviors and Conservations in Household Electricity Market in Urban Dhaka


  • Dean’s List Award (East West University, 2019)