Dr. Mohammad Hafizur Rahman Arman

Full Time Faculty
Assistant Professor 


MS & PhD, Purdue University, USA 
MBA, Institute of Business Administration (IBA), Dhaka
BSc in Civil Engineering, Bangladesh University of Engineering & Technology (BUET), Dhaka

Phone: +880-2-55668200 Ext: 1776
Email: mohammad.arman@northsouth.edu
Office: NAC 770

Curriculum Vitae


Dr. Arman joined SBE in August, 2014 as an Assistant Professor and since then he has been teaching graduate level courses on Finance and Business Statistics. He served as the department Chair for a year (Aug 2014 - Sep 2015).

Dr. Arman completed his PhD and MS at Purdue University, IN where he conducted interdisciplinary research on managing risks in highway winter maintenance operations by using weather derivatives and stochastic weather forecast. The title of his Ph.D. dissertation was ‘Using option theory to manage risks in highway winter operations’. Arman received his MBA from Institute of Business Administration (IBA), University of Dhaka in 2005. He also completed Applied Management Principles (AMP) Program at Purdue's Krannert School of Management in 2009. Earlier, he completed his undergraduate studies at Bangladesh University of Engineering & Technology (BUET) in 2002.

As a Graduate Research Assistant, Dr. Arman worked in a number of research studies sponsored by US agencies such as NCHRP/TRB, FHWA, and INDOT. He has designed, conducted, and managed several research projects and presented the findings in multiple interdisciplinary conferences. He also worked as a Graduate Teaching Assistant in Florida Atlantic University (FAU) in 2008 and in Purdue University in 2010-11.  His professional experience includes working as a management trainee at Dhaka Bank and IDLC Finance. Besides, he was a member of Bangladesh Civil Service (BCS) working at the Roads and Highways Department (RHD) for two years.

CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS

Arman, M., Sultana, F., & Sharmin, S. (2015). Analyzing Loan Recovery Rate of Micro Finance Institutions in Bangladesh. Presented in the Second International Conference on Theory and Applications of Statistics, December 27-29, 2015, University of Dhaka, Bangladesh

Arman, M. & Khan, A. (2014). Analyzing Cost Overrun of Highway Projects in Bangladesh. Presented in International Conference on Applied Statistics, December 27-29, 2014, University of Dhaka, Bangladesh

Murillo-Hoyos, J., Arman, M., and Labi, S. (2014). An Econometric Analysis of Transit Rolling Stock Costs of Motorized Bus and Demand Response Modes. Presented in 93rd Annual Meeting of Transportation Research Board (TRB), January 12-16, Washington, D.C.

Arman, M. and Labi, S. (2013). Measuring Efficiency of Indiana Fixed Route Transit Agencies Using Data Envelopment Analysis. Presented in 92nd Annual Meeting of Transportation Research Board (TRB), January 13-17, Washington, D.C.

Arman, M. and Labi, S. (2012). Assessment of Operational Performance of Public Transit Agencies Using Data Envelopment Analysis Technique. Presented in 91st Annual Meeting of Transportation Research Board (TRB), January 22-26, Washington, D.C.

Zhang, Z., Arman, M., and Labi, S. (2013).Efficiency Measurement of Interstate Highway Pavement Maintenance Using Data Envelopment Analysis. Presented in 92nd Annual Meeting of Transportation Research Board (TRB), January 13-17, Washington, D.C.

Murillo-Hoyos, J., Arman, M., and Labi, S. (2012). Performance Modeling and Cost Assessment of Transit Systems. 53rd Annual Transportation Research Forum, March 15-17, Tampa, FL.

PUBLICATIONS

Everett, S. R., Athigakunagorn, N., Woldermariam, W., Varadarajan, V., Arman, M., Roshandeh, A. M., Gkritza, K., Labi, S., & Sinha, K. C. (2014). Impact of HB-1481 on Indiana’s highway revenue generation, asset degradation, modal distribution, and economic development and competitiveness (Joint Transportation Research Program Publication No. FHWA/IN/JTRP-2014/14). West Lafayette, IN: Purdue University. http://dx.doi.org/10.5703/1288284315514

Arman, M., Labi, S. and Sinha, K.S. (2013). Perspectives of the Operational Performance of Public Transportation Agencies with Data Envelopment Analysis, Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board, No. 2351, pp. 30–37. DOI: 10.3141/2351-04

Thompson, P., Ford, K., Arman, M., Labi, S., Sinha, K., and Shirole, A. (2012). Methodology for Estimating Life Expectancies of Highway Assets, Volume 1: Guidebook. National Highway Cooperative Research Program (NCHRP), Report 713, Transportation Research Board, Washington. D.C.

Ford, K., Arman, M., Labi, S., Sinha, K., Shirole, A., Thompson, P., Li, Z. (2012). Methodology for Estimating Life Expectancies of Highway Assets, Volume 2: Final Report. National Highway Cooperative Research Program (NCHRP), Report 713, Transportation Research Board, Washington. D.C.

PhD, Purdue University, IN Transportation & Infrastructure Systems May 2014
MS, Purdue University, IN Transportation & Infrastructure Systems May 2015
MBA, Institute of Business Administration (IBA), Bangladesh Finance Aug 2005
BSc, Bangladesh Univ. of Eng. & Tech. (BUET), Bangladesh Civil Engineering Mar 2002
Assistant Professor, Dept of Accounting & Finance, School of Business & Economics, North South University Aug 2014 – Present
Chair, Dept of Accounting & Finance, School of Business & Economics, North South University Aug 2014 – Sep 2015
Graduate Research Assistant at Purdue University, IN Aug 2008 – May 2014
Graduate Teaching Assistant at Florida Atlantic University, FL Jan 2008 – May 2008

Roads and Highways Department, Bangladesh                       June 2005 - Aug 2007
IDLC Finance Limited, Bangladesh                                       Jan 2005 - May 2005
Dhaka Bank Limited, Bangladesh                                         Aug 2004 - Jan 2005

BUS501: Business Mathematics

BUS511: Business Statistics

BUS635: Managerial Finance

FIN639: Corporate Finance

FIN647: Financial Derivatives

P3 Projects and insfrastructure Finance

Economic evaluation of infrastructure projects

Risk Management

Statistical and Econometric Modeling

Spatial Econometrics and its application in business

Microfinance

Logistics and supply chain management

Full Time Faculty
Assistant Professor 


MS & PhD, Purdue University, USA 
MBA, Institute of Business Administration (IBA), Dhaka
BSc in Civil Engineering, Bangladesh University of Engineering & Technology (BUET), Dhaka

Phone: +880-2-55668200 Ext: 1776
Email: mohammad.arman@northsouth.edu
Office: NAC 770

Curriculum Vitae