Department of Software Engineering
Dr. Imran Mahmud  Associate Professor & Head In-Charge
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Dr. Imran Mahmud
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Associate Professor & Head In-Charge  
Department of Software Engineering
Faculty of Science and Information Technology
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PhD in Technology Management, Universiti Sains Malaysia, 2017

MSc in Software Engineering University of Hertfordshire, UK, 2009

BSc in Computer Science,BRAC University, Bangladesh, 2006

• Theory Building Workshop, by Professor ViswanathVenkatesh,Distinguished Professor and Billingsley Chair at the Walton College of Business, University of Arkansas organized by the School of Business, 28th July, 2015, Monash University Malaysia
• Literature Review & Qualitative Analysis using Nvivo10 Applications, School of Management, UniversitiSains Malaysia, 24th Nov- 25th Nov, 2014
• Statistical Hypothesis Testing & Data Analysis, 3rd Sep- 4th Sep, 2014,School of Mathematical Sciences, UniversitiSains Malaysia
• ISTQB software testing training course, Daffodil International University, 2013.
• Research Capacity Building Workshop at UniversitiSains Malaysia, 2012
• Developing Learning Materials for Social Media, at Daffodil International University &UniversitiSains Malaysia, 2012
• Developing Effective and Efficient Learning Materials, at Daffodil International University and UniversitiSains Malaysia, 2013

Software Engineering, Database Management System, Management Information System, Computer Architecture and Organization, Computer fundamentals and applications etc


  1. Mahmud, I., Sultana, S., Rahman, A., Ramayah, T., & Cheng Ling, T. (2020). E-waste recycling intention paradigm of small and medium electronics store managers in Bangladesh: An S–O–R perspective. Waste Management & Research, 0734242X20914753. Publisher: Sage, Impact Factor: 2.015.  [SSCI and Scopus Indexed]
  2. Ramayah, T., Soto-Acosta, P., Kheng, K. K., & Mahmud, I. (2020). Developing process and product innovation through internal and external knowledge sources in manufacturing Malaysian firms: the role of absorptive capacity. Business Process Management Journal. Publisher: Emerald . Impact factor:1.88[SSCI and Scopus indexed]
  3. Mia, M.R., Hossain, S.S., Toma, T.R., Mahmud, I., Roy, J.(2020), Usability testing of tourism apps in Bangladesh. . International Journal of Scientific and Technology Research. [Scopus indexed]
  4. Javed Mehedi Shamrat, F.M., Raihan, M.A., Rahman, A.K.M.S., Mahmud, I., Akter, R.(2020) An analysis on breast disease prediction using machine learning approaches .International Journal of Scientific and Technology Research. [Scopus indexed]
  5. Shamrat, F. J. M., Tasnim, Z., Mahmud, I., Jahan, M. N., & Nobel, N. I. (2020) Application Of K-Means Clustering Algorithm To Determine The Density Of Demand Of Different Kinds Of Jobs.International Journal of Scientific and Technology Research. [Scopus indexed]
  6. Shamrat, F. J. M., Mahmud, I., Rahman, A. S., Majumder, A., Tasnim, Z., & Islam, N.(2020) A Smart Automated System Model For Vehicles Detection To Maintain Traffic By Image Processing. International Journal of Scientific and Technology Research.[Scopus indexed]
  7. Alzahrani, A. I., Mahmud, I., Ramayah, T., Alfarraj, O., & Alalwan, N. (2019). Modelling digital library success using the DeLone and McLean information system success model. Journal of Librarianship and Information Science, 51(2), 291-306.Publisher: Sage, UK. Impact factor: 1.203 [SSCI and SCOPUS Indexed].
  8. Ahmad, N. H., Ramayah, T., Mahmud, I., Musa, M., & Anika, J. J. (2019). Entrepreneurship as a preferred career option. Education+ Training. 61 No. 9, pp. 1151-1169.. Publisher: Emerald. [Scopus Indexed]
  9. Sadia, F., Mahmud, I., Dhar, E., Jahan, N., Hossain, S. S., & Satter, A. Z. (2019). Dataset on the influence of software development agility on software firms’ performance in Bangladesh. Data in Brief, Publisher: Elsevier, 103741. .[Scopus Indexed]
  10. Mahmud, I., Sadia, F., Rahman, M., Ahmed, S., & Islam, D. (2019). Web usability test in 60 seconds: a theoretical foundation and empirical test. Indonesian Journal of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, 17(1), 398-403.[Scopus Indexed]
  11. Juthi, J. H., Gomes, A., Bhuiyan, T., & Mahmud, I. (2020). Music Emotion Recognition with the Extraction of Audio Features Using Machine Learning Approaches. In Proceedings of ICETIT 2019 (pp. 318-329). Springer, Cham. [Scopus Indexed]
  12. Soliman M, Karia. N, Moeinzadeh. S. Islam, S. Mahmud. I, (2019). “Modelling Intention to Use ERP Systems among Higher Education Institutions in Egypt: UTAUT Perspective”, International Journal of Supply Chain Management, Vol. 8, Issue. 2. .[Scopus Indexed]
  13. Toma, T. R., Mahmud, I., Hossain, M. E., Jahan, N., Ramayah, T., & Jayapal, P. (2018). To Read or Not to Read: Modeling Online Newspaper Reading Satisfaction and Its Impact on Revisit Intention and Word-Of-Mouth. Interdisciplinary Journal of Information, Knowledge, and Management, 13, 337-359.[Scopus Indexed]
  14. Haque, R., Mahmud, I., Sharif, M. H., Kabir, S. R., Chowdhury, A., Akter, F., & Akhi, A. B. (2018, October). Modeling the Role of C2C Information Quality on Purchase Decision in Facebook. In Conference on e-Business, e-Services and e-Society (pp. 244-254). Springer, Cham.[Scopus Indexed]
  15. Hossain, M. E., Bhuiyan, T., Mahmud, I., Ramayah, T., & Scholtz, B. (2018, August). Role of Absorptive Capacity in Predicting Continuance Intention to Use Digital Libraries: An Empirical Study. In International Conference for Emerging Technologies in Computing (pp. 297-308). Springer, Cham.[Scopus Indexed]
  16. Hossain, M. E., Bhuiyan, T., Mahmud, I., & Arman, M. S. (2018, July). Modelling the Knowledge-Sharing Behaviour of Students on Facebook. In ICEL 2018 13th International Conference on e-Learning (p. 84). Academic Conferences and publishing limited. .[Scopus Indexed]
  17. Imran Mahmud, T.Ramayah, Sherah Kurnia (2017), To use or not to use: Modelling end user grumbling as user resistance in pre-implementation stage of enterprise resource planning system. Information Systems, 69, 164-179. Publisher: Elsevier, Impact factor: 2.066 [SCI and Scopus Indexed].
  18. Ahmed Ibrahim Alzahrani, Imran Mahmud, T Ramayah, Osama Alfarraj, Nasser Alalwan (2017), Extending the Theory of Planned Behavior (TPB) to Explain Online Game Playing among Malaysian Undergraduate Students. Telematics and Informatics, 34(4), 239-251 Publisher: Elsevier, Impact Factor : 3.714 [SSCI and Scopus indexed]
  19. Wong Wai Peng, Vito Veneziano, Imran Mahmud (2016), “Usability of Enterprise Resource Planning software systems: an evaluative analysis of the use of SAP in the textile industry in Bangladesh”. Information Development. 32(4), 1027-1041 Publisher: Sage, UK. Impact factor: 1.691. [SSCI and Scopus Indexed].
  20. Brenda Scholtz, Imran Mahmud, T Ramayah (2016), Does Usability Matter? An Analysis of the Impact of Usability on Technology Acceptance in ERP Settings. Interdisciplinary Journal of Information, Knowledge, and Management, 11,309-330. [Scopus indexed]
  21. Touhid Bhuiyan, Wong Wai Peng and Imran Mahmud (2015). Measuring learning motivation of students in supply chain management games setting: a case study of Innov8.0 game. Problems and Perspectives in Management, Vol. 13, No. 4, pp. 92-101,ISSN 1727-7051. [Scopus indexed].

Book Chapters

  1. Imran Mahmud, T Ramayah, Md Mahedi Hasan Nayeem, SM Muzahidul Islam, Pei Leng Gan (2017), Chapter 14 : Modelling Cyber-Crime Protection Behaviour among Computer Users in the Context of Bangladesh, Book :Design Solutions for User-Centric Information Systems, 253-273, Publisher: IGI Global. [Scopus indexed]
  1. Siriluck Thongpoon, Noor Hazlina Ahmad, Imran Mahmud (2017), Chapter 1: Sustainable Approach towards Thai SMEs: The Effects of Country Philosophy of Sufficiency Economy and Government Support. Book: Handbook of Research on Small and Medium Enterprises in Developing Countries. 1-22. Publisher: IGI Global. [Scopus indexed]
  1. PL Gan, Imran Mahmud, T. Ramayah, Fatema Tuz Zuhora (2017), Chapter 3: Understanding Attitude towards Green IT among Professionals in IT Service
    SMEs in Bangladesh.
    Book: Handbook of Research on Small and Medium Enterprises in Developing Countries. 48-66. Publisher: IGI Global. [Scopus indexed]


Conference Papers

  1. Shohel Arman, Imran Mahmud, T. Ramayah , Tapushe Rabaya , Shahriar Rawshon (2017),My knowledge is not enough: An investigation on the impact of threat of professional obsolescence on turn away intention among IT professionals in Bangladesh, In the proceedings of 1st International Conference of Business and Management, Dhaka, Bangladesh.
  2. Ramayah, T. Rabaya, S. Saparya, Imran Mahmud, S.Rawshon (2017). Why Are They So Addicted? : Modeling Online Games Addiction Behavior Among University StudentsIn the proceedings of 1st International Conference of Business and Management, Dhaka, Bangladesh.
  3. Remans Mohammad Mushfiqur, Nusrat Jahan, Farzana Sadia, Poly Bhoumik, Imran Mahmud (2016) , “Measuring Entrepreneurial Intentions of It Students in Bangladesh: A Theoretical Model and Empirical Test”. In the proceedings of 14th Asian Business Research Conference, Bangladesh.
  4. Rifat Hossain, Imran Mahmud(2016), Influence of cognitive style on mobile payment system adoption: An extended technology acceptance model. International Conference on Computer Communication and Informatics (ICCCI), 2016. [IEEE and Scopus indexed].
  5. Touhid Bhuiyan and Imran Mahmud(2015). Searching Barriers of Technology Enabled Innovation: Role of Technostress and Switching-Exhaustion. International Conference of Inclusive Innovation and Innovative Management,25-26Nov, 2015, ValayaAlongkornRajabhat University, Pathumthani, Thailand.
  6. TouhidBhuiyan and Imran Mahmud(2015). Digital Game-based Education: A Meta Analysis. International Conference of Inclusive Innovation and Innovative Management,25-26Nov, 2015, ValayaAlongkornRajabhat University, Pathumthani, Thailand.
  7. Vito Veneziano, Imran Mahmud, AmenaKhatun, Wong Wai Peng (2014), “Usability Analysis of ERP Software: Education and Experience of Users’ as Moderators”, 8th SKIMA Conference, United International University, Dhaka, Bangladesh. IEEE and SCOPUS Indexed. DOI: 10.1109/SKIMA.2014.7083560.
  8. Mokbul Hossain, Shahriar Rawshon, Imran Mahmud(2012), “Micro Teaching is a Qualitative Tool to Improve the Quality of Higher Education: an Analysis on Students’ Perspectives”, International Conference on “Quality in Higher Education” 2012, Bangladesh, Organizer: International University of Business Agriculture and Technology, Bangladesh.
  9. Imran Mahmud, Shahriar Rawshon, Md. Fazle Munim, Yousuf M Islam (2011), “Mind mapping to Explore Creativity of University Level Students”, 1st National Conference on “Teaching Learning at Tertiary Level in Bangladesh”, Bangladesh, Organizer: Daffodil International University, Bangladesh.
  10. ShahriarRawshonBilkisFahmida, Syeda Sabrina Ahsan, Imran Mahmud(2011), “Micro Teaching in Teachers Training: A Tool to Improve Craft of Tertiary Level Teachers”, 1st National Conference on “Teaching Learning at Tertiary Level in Bangladesh”, Bangladesh, Organizer: Daffodil International University, Bangladesh.
  11. Fazle Munim, Khwaja Mehedi Azam, Imran Mahmud(2011), “Evaluating Technology Acceptance of a Digital Library in the Context of Teaching and Learning Improvement Case Study on BRAC University Bangladesh”, 1st National Conference on “Teaching Learning at Tertiary Level in Bangladesh”, Bangladesh, Organizer: Daffodil International University, Bangladesh.
  12. Imran Mahmud, Vito Veneziano (2011),” Mind-mapping: An Effective Technique to Facilitate Requirements Engineering in Agile Software Development” . 14th International Conference on Computer and Information Technology (ICCIT 2011). Organizer: American International University Bangladesh. Co Sponsor: IEEE Bangladesh. [IEEE and Indexed].
  13. Imran Mahmud, Shahriar Rawshon, Md. Jahidur Rahman (2011), “Role of Mosque for Human Resource Development”, 5th International Conference on “Islam, Education and Development”, Bangladesh, Organizer: International Islamic University of Chittagong.
  14. Imran Mahmud, Shahriar Rawshon, Fazle Munim (2011), “Usability of SMS as a Financial ICT Tool in Banking Sector: Bangladesh Case Study”, International Conference on Business, Strategy and Management, India. Publisher: Veloxian Learning & Consultancy, ISBN: 81-87912-08-01.
  15. Imran Mahmud, Shahria Rawshon, Fazle Munim (2011), “Efficiency of SMS marketing in developing countries: Bangladesh Case study”, International Conference on Interdisciplinary Business and Economics Research, Thailand. Publisher: Society of Interdisciplinary Business Research (SIBR).
  16. Fazle Munim, Imran Mahmud(2011), “MindMap: A Powerful Tool to Improve Academic Reading, Presentation and Research Performance”. International Handbook of Academic Research and Teaching. ISSN: 1940-1884, Publisher: Intellectbase International Consortium, USA.
  17. Imran Mahmud, Arifatur Rahman (2011), “Usability Analysis of SMS Grading System: IUBAT Case Study”, Seminar on “Engineering Innovation”. Organizer: IUBAT-International University of Business Agriculture and Technology, Bangladesh.

2015 October – 2016 January:
Graduate research assistant
Topic: Manager’s perception on green information system (IS) adoption and environmental performance in Malaysia SMEs: A field survey
Project Leader: Professor. RamayahThurasamy

2015 (April- September)
Graduate research assistant
Topic: Surfing not studying: Internet addiction, is it a disruptive and emerging clinical phenomenon among undergraduates
Project Leader: Professor. RamayahThurasamy

2014 (April - September):
Graduate research assistant
Topic: Towards a successful implementation of Business Process Management for sustainable organization performance
Project Leader: Dr. Wong Wai Peng

  • “Young research award , 2019”, The award is associated with Vendant college of engineering and technology, India and Kasetsart University, Thailand.
  • “Persada Kencana: Publication Award 2018”, Universiti Sains Malaysia
  • “Young Scientist Award” in the field of Management, 2018 by Venus International Foundation, India
  • “Research award for scholarly publication in indexed journal, 2018” from Daffodil International University.
  • “Sanggar Sanjung” or “Hall of Fame” award winner for publication from Universiti Sains Malaysia in 2017.
  • “Excellence in Scholarly Publication Award 2012” by IUBAT
  • "Excellence in Scholarly Publication Award 2012" by IUBAT-
    International University of Business Agriculture and Technology,
    Bangladesh, February 9, 2013
  • "Research Capacity Building " workshop scholarship funded by
    International Association of Universities LEADHER Grant Project ,
    France, September 23, 2012
  1. Intellectbase International Consortium, NJ,USA
  2. International Association of Computer Science and Information Technology(IACSIT)


Universiti Sains Malaysia
Position: Senior Lecturer, Graduate School of Business


Institute Technology Bandung, Indonesia
Position: Visiting Lecturer, School of Business and Management


Hong Kong Management Association
Position: Visiting Lecturer, GSB PhD Program


2010- 2012

IUBAT- international University of Business Agriculture and technology
Position: Faculty, Department of Computer Science and Engineering


2009- 2010

BSGS College, UK
Position: Lecturer of IMIS(Institute of Management Information System)



Soft Ed Limited
Position: Software Engineer and Research Associate



Focus Technologies
Position: System Analyst