Department of Textile Engineering
Md. Abrar Ahmed Apu  Assistant Professor
Name :
Md. Abrar Ahmed Apu
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Assistant Professor  
Department of Textile Engineering
Faculty of Engineering
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Ext: 112,142

B.Sc. in Textile Technology, M.Sc. Engineering in Textile-Clothing (Germany)

  1. Environmental Management System-Lead Auditor Training, offered by HKV Academy, from 17 th -21 st Nov'2015, Certificate no, E80/BD1/11
  2. Training on ISO/IEC 17020:2012, offered by Bangladesh Accreditation Board (BAB), from 14 th -15 th Oct'2015
  3. ISO 26000:2010 Guidance on Corporate Social Responsibility,offered by Asian Productivity Organization (APO) e-Learning Website, Japan, from 1 st July – 30 th Sep'15, Certificate no,201508410218986
  4. Bangladesh Labour Law, offered by Bangladesh Institute of Management, from 22 nd -26 th Feb'2015, Certificate no, 063105
  5. Good Agricultural Practices (GAP) for Increasing Farm Productivity, Sustainable Production, offered by Asian Productivity Organization (APO), e-learning Website, Japan, from 1st Dec’14 – 30th April’15; Certificate no, 201412110217971
  6. SA8000: 2014 Revision Webinar-Part I offered by SAI, USA, on 4th Dec’14
  7. Energy Efficiency & Energy Management System (ISO 50001) offered by Asian Productivity Organization (APO) e-Learning Website, Japan, from 1st Aug - 31st Sep’14, Certificate no, 201410110217652
  8. Safety Management, offered by OSHAcademy& through the e-learning website, USA, on 10th of Oct’14
  9. Green Productivity &Environment Management System (ISO 14001), offered by Asian Productivity Organization (APO) e-Learning Website, Japan, from 30th June-30th Sep’14, Certificate no, 20140910217450
  10. ISO 9001 (Quality Management System) Lead Auditor Course, offered by ESENEK Consulting and Training Ltd. Turkey, from 28th July-1st Aug’14, Certificate no, 14-3224
  11. OHSAS 18001:2007 (Occupational Health & Safety Management System) Internal Auditor Course, offered by SGS Bangladesh; from 18th -19th July’14, Certificate no, BDSSC16072014/05
  12. SA 8000:2008(Social Management System) Advanced Auditor Course, offered by SAI, USA; from 1st -3rd April’14, Certificate no, AD10674
  13. SA 8000:2008 Advanced Auditor Prerequisite Course, offered by SAI, USA; dated on 13th March’14
  14. SA 8000:2008Introduction and Basic Auditor Course, offered by SAI, USA; from 26th-30th Jan’14, Certificate no, 5438
  15. ISO 9001:2008 Internal Auditor Course from SGS Bangladesh; from 23rd -24th Dec’13, Certificate no, BDSSC24122013/01
  16. GOTS & OCS Standard (Organic Textile Processing) from IMO-Institute for Market Ecology, based in Switzerland in Jan’12

    Industrial Training

  1. Industrial Training on Knitting Technology in Knitting Section in Uttara Knitting and Dyeing Ltd.
  2. Industrial Training on Weaving Technology in Weaving Department of Noman Group of Industries.

Fabric Manufacturing Technology, Technical Textiles, Textile Production Management, Textile Production Ecology, Textile Investment & Trade, Applications of Computer in Textiles.


  1. Abrar Ahmed Apu, 'Sustainability in Textile Education System', Textile Focus, Issue: May-Jun'18, ISSN-2519-5956, pp-10-12
  2. Abrar Ahmed Apu, 'Bangladesh Green Industry Moving Ahead', Textile Focus, Issue: Nov-Dec'17,SSN-2519-5956, pp-41-43
  3. Abrar Ahmed Apu,'GSP rationalization' could have been the alternative of suspension’ Bangladesh Textile Today, Issue: June’13, ISSN-1999-2076, pp- Editorial
  4. Abrar Ahmed Apu, ‘Clothing Sector gets another death toll’ Bangladesh Textile Today, Issue: May’13, ISSN-1999-2076, pp-
  5. Abrar Ahmed Apu, ‘Crumbling Clothing Industry, urgent actions needed’ Bangladesh Textile Today, Issue: May’13, ISSN-1999-2076, pp- Editorial
  6. Abrar Ahmed Apu, ‘Hartal: A Curse for the Economy’, Bangladesh Textile Today, Issue: April'13, ISSN-1999-2076, pp-14-19
  7. Abrar Ahmed Apu, ‘Roles of Subcontracting in Textile and Clothing Sector in Bangladesh’, Bangladesh Textile Today, Issue: February'13, ISSN-1999-2076, pp-35-38
  8. Abrar Ahmed Apu, ‘Branding of Bangladeshi ‘Clothing’: Are We Ready?’, Bangladesh Textile Today, Issue: January'13, ISSN-1999-2076, pp-35-39
  9. Abrar Ahmed Apu, ‘Clothing Industry of Bangladesh: Sustainability Depends on Safety First’, Bangladesh Textile Today, Issue: December'12, ISSN-1999-2076, pp-27-30
  10. Abrar Ahmed Apu, Sustainability: Where to begin?’,Bangladesh Textile Today, Issue: December'12, ISSN-1999-2076, pp-35-36
  11. Abrar Ahmed Apu, Compliance in Textile & Clothing Sector in Bangladesh: difficulties in understanding and implementation’,Bangladesh Textile Today, Issue: October'12, ISSN-1999-2076, pp-10-10
  12. Abrar Ahmed Apu, ‘I want to be a Merchandiser!’, Bangladesh Textile Today, Issue: August'12, ISSN-1999-2076, pp-38-39
  13. Abrar Ahmed Apu, 'Relocation of Clothing Industry of Dhaka must to create Competitiveness and returning normalcy in Dhaka', Bangladesh Textile Today, Issue: June'12, ISSN-1999-2076, pp-54-56
  14. Abrar Ahmed Apu&SaoodQaseem, ‘Social Responsibility - a must tool for welfare of root level laborers in Bangladeshi textile-clothing industryFiber2Fashion, India, March’2012
  15. Abrar Ahmed Apu, 'Understanding Characteristics of Textile Industry and Clothing Industry', Bangladesh Textile Today, Issue: January'12, ISSN-1999-2076, pp-42-43
  16. Abrar Ahmed Apu&SaoodQaseem,'GOTS Label: The Most Comprehensive Organic Label in Textile and Clothing Market' Bangladesh Textile Today, Issue: Nov-Dec'11, ISSN-1999-2076
  17. Abrar Ahmed Apu,'Reviving Bangladeshi Handloom Industry through Adoption and Diffusion Process' Bangladesh Textile Today, Jan/Feb"11, Volum 4, Issue 01, ISSN-1999-2076; pp. 30-32
  18. Abrar Ahmed Apu,'Bangladesh: Transforming into Global Clothing Sourcing Hub',Bangladesh Textile Today, Nov/Dec’10, Issue 05, ISSN-1999-2076; pp.  20-22
  19. Abrar Ahmed Apu, 'Organic Cotton Concept for Bangladesh' Bangladesh Textile Today’, Sep/Oct’10, Issue 04, ISSN-1999-2076; pp. 30-31
  20. Abrar Ahmed Apu, 'Labor Unrest in Clothing Industry: Reasons and Solutions' Bangladesh Textile Today, July/Aug’10, Issue 03, ISSN-1999-2076; pp.  31-32
  21. Abrar Ahmed Apu, Applications of ICT in Textile & Clothing Sector’ Bangladesh Textile Journal, Sep/Oct’09, Issue 05, ISSN-1998-2712, pp.  49-54
  22. Abrar Ahmed Apu, ‘Potential of Technical Textiles in BangladeshBangladesh Textile Today, Volume 2, Issue 4, October 2009, ISSN-1999-2076, pp. 54-56
  23. Abrar Ahmed Apu, ‘Bangladeshi Textile & Clothing (T&C) Sector and Its Possible Prospect’ published in the Souvenior of 24th Reunion of CTET, dated 24th July’09.


Title: Practitioners’ Handbook for Garments Factories
Copy Right:
Green Grade Solution
HM Government of UK


Title: Integrating Handloom-Weavers into Bangladeshi RMG Production Chain
Author      : Md. Abrar Ahmed Apu
Publisher: VDM Verlagsservicegesellschaft mbH
Dedweiler Landstr.99
D - 66123 Saarbrücken
Handelsregister Amtsgericht Saarbrücken HRB 17040

ID No.      :  36920
ISBN        : 978-3-639-28577-2

Available at:


  1. “Sustainable Education in Textile-Apparel Engineering” organized by Textile Engineering College, Noakhali, dated: May06, 2018
  2. “Sustainable Education in Textile-Apparel Engineering” organized by Textile Engineering Dept, AUST, dated: April 26, 2018
  3. “Green Industry of Bangladesh”, ICCB, organized by Red Carpet360 and Textile Focus, dated Dec 22, 2017
  4. “Sustainability in Textile Apparel Sector: Engineer’s Point of View”, organized by MBSTU, Tangail, dated: Nov’22, 2017
  5. ‘Higher Education in Textile & Clothing Engineering in Germany’ organized in DIU Auditorium, dated on 22nd Dec’09
  6. ‘Textile Engineering and Its Opportunities in Bangladesh’ presented in DIU Auditorium, dated on 22nd Dec’08

Conference Papers: 

Abrar Ahmed Apu, ‘Potential of Branded Menswear in Bangladesh’ Proceedings of 1st International Conference on Textile & Apparel 2010, organized by Bangladesh Textile Today, dated on 29-30 Jan’10, pp. 45-49

Sustainable Development in Textile-Clothing, Textile-Clothing Trade & Management, Technical Textiles

Awarded as ‘the Best Foreign Student of 2008’ from Niederrhein University of Germany, which is the largest institute for higher education of Textile and Clothing in Europe.

ITET (Institution of Textile Engineers and Technologists)

IEB (Institution of Engineers, Bangladesh)

1. Worked as ‘Production Executive’ in Zaber & Zubair Fabrics Limited, Dhaka.

2. Worked as ‘Merchandiser’ in S.B. Design Limited, Dhaka