Abdulla Hil Kafi
Research Associate at BRAC University
Abdulla Hil Kafi, a developer of First Bangladeshi Satellite named BRAC Onnesha, is a young Bangladeshi researcher who has an enthusiasm for innovation and enjoys experimenting with new electronics equipment and technology. He has an extremely creative background with developed skills in Space hardware, Robotics, android-hardware interfacing & Embedded System. He completed his M.Sc from Kyushu Institute of Technology in Applied Science for Integrating System Engineering. During his M.Sc he was the core member of BIRDS-1 Project which is the champion of AIRBUS GEDC Diversity award 2017. He also received the youth excellence award 2018 from ACI Limited Bangladesh, in the field of Science and Technology for his contribution in BRAC Onnesha. His major research is on Single Event Phenomena in commercial off the selfcomponents for space. He designed, build and tested the Electric Power System for Lean Satellite which has a self-recovery system from Single Event Latch-up (SEL). His research interest includes space Radiation, earth observation application using machine learning, the satellite of things. Currently, he is working in BRAC University as Research Associate. His major role is to establish a Center of Excellence dedicated to the Development, Verification, and Validation of Lean Satellites. He is also working as Satellite Mission Idea contest Co-ordinator of UNICSEC-Global for Bangladesh region.