Mr. Nuheen Mahmud Khan

    Full Time Faculty
    Lecturer

    M.A. in Economics University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
    B.A., (Honours) in Economics University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada

    Phone: +880-2-55668200 Ext:
    Email: nuheen.khan@northsouth.edu
    Office: NAC 813

    Curriculum Vitae

Nuheen Khan is currently working as a lecturer at North South University's Economics Department. He is the Sub-Project Manager of HEQEP's 3rd Round Sub-Project "Creating an Economics Research Platform for Bangladeshi Students and Researchers", a prestigious post in Bangladeshi research capacity development area. The Sub-Project grant is worth USD 156,000 and funded by HEQEP and NSU, with an expected sub-project completion date of June 2016.

Mr. Khan also runs his own charitable society "Garbo Bangladesh Foundation" as the Founder and President, and has founded "Project Dalit" (a project to help marginalized dalits of Bangladesh overcome the discrimination they face) and "Project Kombol" (a country wide open access relief distrbution platform).

Nuheen graduated from University of British Columbia (Vancouver) in 2012 with a Masters in Economics. In 2010, he successfully completed Economics Honours at the same university, passing with 1st class and the distinction of Valedictorian. He has returned to Bangladesh to carry out several development projects, and has set up a charitable society for that purpose. He will be pursuing a PhD in near future.

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  • Of 135 sub-projects funded in UGC’s HEQEP 3rd round, submitted the proposal and received funding for the only Economics related sub-project worth 156,000 USD in June 2014. The project runs until June 2016.
  • Set up the first national relief distribution platform spanning 34 districts (growing) called Project Kombol, which has been used for winter clothing distribution and flood relief so far. The project has been received very well nationally and has been showcased in several broadcast and print media. Organized the biggest winter relief charity concert in Bangladesh in Dec 2014 called "Concert for Kombol" with an attendance of 9,000 people.
  • Set up a charitable society called “Garbo Bangladesh Foundation” which is working to reduce discrimination against marginalized people. The first GBF project aims to reduce discrimination faced by the “untouchables’ or sweepers/harijons of the Bangladeshi community. As part of the project, a school has been set up in Natore Harijon Colony where 75 harijon children are studying for free.
  • As part of a two man team, won a UBC-wide Development Action Plan Contest organized by UBC International Development Research Network with a prize money of CAD $2,000 in July 2012
  • Valedictorian (nominated by the department as the top student out of a class of 250 students for academic and leadership accomplishments) at the B.A Economics Graduation Ceremony May 2010
  • Invited to the private reception of Honorary Degree Recipients by the Vice Chancellor of UBC as a Valedictorian (2010)
  • Elected as the President of UBC Economics Students Association twice (2008-2010)
  • Attended “The UBC Student Leader Recognition Event” organized by UBC President and Vice- Chancellor Stephen J. Toope in 2009 and 2010 for “sustained involvement and valuable contribution to the UBC Vancouver campus community"
  •  Sept 2010 - Dec 2010  :   University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada,

      & Jan 2012 - Aug 2012     M. A in Economics (86.6%)

 

  • Sept 2007 - May 2010:     University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada

                                             B.A Economics Honours, First Class, Valedictorian (84.7%)

 

  • Aug 2005 - July 2007:       Scholastica, Dhaka, Bangladesh

                                              GCE A-level (Edexcel Examination Board, UK), 5 A's

 

  • Aug 2003 - June 2005:      Scholastica, Dhaka, Bangladesh

                                              GCE O-level (Edexcel Examination Board, UK), 7 A's & 1B


   
  • Jan 2013 – Current    :    Lecturer, Department of Economics, North South University

     Have been teaching Introductory Microeconomics (ECO 101) and   Introductory Macroeconomics (ECO 104) courses to a total of 600 students 
     across 2 years at NSU. Currently teaching two sections of ECO 101 and one section of ECO 475 (Introduction to Game Theory).  

  • July 2014 – Current   :    Sub-Project Manager, HEQEP, Economics Research Platform

     Developed the idea and won USD 156,000 to set up an Economics Research Platform at NSU that aims to develop the Economics research
     capacity of Bangladesh. This is a two year project.

  • Feb 2015 - Dec 2015  :   Coordinator, Master in Development Studies, NSU

    Tasked with modernizing the program and make it practical oriented. In charge of developing new course curriculum and arrange multiple seminars featuring top development practitioners to create networking opportunity for students.

  • Jan 2012 - April 2012 and Sept 2010 - Dec 2010:    Teaching Assistant, UBC Economics Dept. (12 hours/week)

    Conducted 3 one-hour long tutorials every week for Econ 221 - an introductory game theory course, and was also in   charge of  marking homework and exams for the 45 students in tutorial groups. Evaluated by students as one of the best T.A's in the department according to survey numbers. 

  • Jan 2010 - Apr 2010 and Sept 2010 - Dec 2010 :      Tutor - UBC Access and Diversity (10 hours/week)                     

     Taught a number of physically disabled students including two students with visual impairment.       

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ECO 101 - Introductory Microeconomics

ECO 104 - Introductory Macroeconomics

ECO 475 - Game Theory and its Applications

Development Economics, Social Capital

    Full Time Faculty
    Lecturer

    M.A. in Economics University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
    B.A., (Honours) in Economics University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada

    Phone: +880-2-55668200 Ext:
    Email: nuheen.khan@northsouth.edu
    Office: NAC 813

    Curriculum Vitae