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Ahamed Tofael

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Affiliation
Faculty of Life and Environmental Sciences
Official title
Associate Professor
Birth date
1975-09
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Research keywords
Agricultural Machinery Sensing System
Precision Agriculture and Remote Sensing Technologies
Research projects
Study on Driving and Riding Quality in Electronic Platooning Vehicles for Environmental Sensing and Monitoring2017-04 -- 2018-03矢野 博明共同研究実用化ブーストプロジェクト/Research Grant Program, The Toyota Foundation4,000,000Yen
Women’s Participation in Environmental Protection and Sustainable Agricultural Development: A Micro-level Study of Two Villages2016-06 -- 2018-05Tofael AhamedJapan Society of for the Promotion of Science/3,770,000Yen
Career history
2010-05 -- (current)University of Tsukuba Graduate School of Life and environmental Sciences Associate Professor
2008-06 -- 2010-04University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Energy Biosciences Institute Researcher
2007-12 -- 2008-06Bangladesh Agricultural University Faculty of Agricultural Engineering and Technology Associate Professor
2007-07 -- 2008-03University of Tsukuba Life and Environmental Sciences Researcher
2003-12 -- 2007-11Bangladesh Agricultural University Faculty of Agricultural Engineering and Technology Assistant Professor
2000-11 -- 2003-11Bangladesh Agricultural University Faculty of Agricultural Engineering and Technology Lecturer
Academic background
1992-07 -- 1996-06Bangladesh Agricultural University Faculty of Agricultural Engineering and TechnologyGraduated
2003-04 -- 2006-03University of Tsukuba Graduate Schoolof Life and Environmental ScicnesCompleted
2000-06 -- 2001-12Bangladesh Agricultural University Department of Farm Power and MachineryCompleted
Degree
2006-03PhDUniversity of Tsukuba
Academic societies
2008 -- (current)American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers
2010 -- (current)International Society of Precision Agriculture
2003 -- (current)JAPANESE SOCIETY OF FARM WORK RESEARCH
2006 -- (current)Bangladesh Regional Science Association
2000 -- (current)Institution of Engineers, Bangladesh
2002 -- 2006Asian Agricultural and Biological Engineering Association
Honors & Awards
2016/02BEST FACULTY MEMBEREducation and Research
2003-02-05University Gold MedalOutstanding Education Performance at Graduate Level
2001-07-04Professor Karim Gold MedalOutstanding Education Performance at Undergraduate Level
2002-01MEXT Award, Embassy of JapanPursuing PhD on Agricultural Automation
Articles
  • Navigation of an Autonomous Tractor for a Row-Type Tree Plantation Using a Laser Range Finder—Development of a Point-to-Go Algorithm
    Thanpattranon Pawin; Ahamed Tofael; Takigawa Tomohiro
    Robotics/4(3)/pp.341-346, 2015-09
  • ANP Modeling to Select Biomass Energy Plant in Rural Areas of Thailand
    Sasiwimol Khawkomol; Noguchi Ryozo; Ahamed Tofael; Genka...
    Agricultural information research/22(2)/pp.117-131, 2013-07
  • Evaluation of Biofuel Production Using Energy and Exergy Analyses- Introduction of a System Design Concept for Achieving Final Benefits
    Sasiwimol Khawkomol; Eriko Ankyo; Ryozo Noguchi; Ahamed T...
    Agricultural Information Research/22(2)/pp.132-141, 2013-07
  • Landmark-based navigation for Autonomous Tractor
    Tofael Ahamed; Takigawa; Tomohiro; Masyuki Koike.
    Annual paper meet, Agricultural Engineering Division,/p.175-188, 2008-06
  • Cost Optimization and Energy Simulation for Selective Mechanization.
    Tofael Ahamed; M M. Hossain; M.M. Huq; and M.M. Alam.
    Progressive Agriculture/10(1&2)/p.51-66, 1999-12
  • Rough Rice Storage in Woven Bamboo Container (dole).
    M.Z. Abedin; M.D. Hussain; M.A. Choudhury; Tofael Ahamed
    Progressive Agriculture/10(1&2)/p.79-82, 1999-12
  • A Study on Man and Machine Utilization in some Selected Engineering Workshop
    Alam; M.M; Satter; M.A Hafizuddin; Tofael Ahamed
    Progressive Agriculture/11(1&2)/p.187-192, 2000-12
  • Computer Model for Optimal Power Levels and Agricultural Machinery Size for Selective Mechanization
    Tofael Ahamed; MM Hossain; M.M. Huq; M.M. Alam.
    Journal of the Institution of Engineers/28(AE(1))/p.49-62, 2001-12
  • Cropping Area Assessmentin Flood Prone Areas using GIS
    Tofael Ahamed; MO. Faruk
    Journal of the Institution of Engineers/29(AE(1))/p.67-71, 2002-12
  • A Field Level Appraisal and Cost Analysis for Shallow and Deep Tube well Irrigation in Some Selected Areas of Bangladesh
    Tofael Ahamed; M.A. Satter; M.M. Alam; K. Pasha.
    Bangladesh Journal of Agricultural Engineering/14(1&2)/p.9-16, 2003-12
  • Assessment of Energy Status by GIS for Agricultural Mechanization- A Case Study in Bangladesh.
    Tofael Ahamed; T. Takigawa; M. Koike; M.M. Hossain; M.M. ...
    Farm Work Research/38(4(117))/p.221-236, 2003-12
  • A Mathematical Model on Economic Scale and Cost of Machinery Working Unit for Rice Production
    Tofael Ahamed; M.H. Kabir; K.Z. Islam; M.M. Huq; M.A. Sat...
    Bangladesh Journal of Agricultural Engineering/15(1&2)/p.85-98, 2004-12
  • Navigation using a Laser Range Finder for Autonomous Tractor (Part 1)-Positioning of Implement
    Takigawa; M. Koike; T. Honma; H. Hasegawa; Q. Zhang; +TOF...
    Journal of the Japanese Society of Agricultural Machinery/68(1)/p.68-77, 2006-01
  • Navigation using a Laser Range Finder for Autonomous Tractor (Part 2).-Navigation for Approach Composed of Multiple Paths -.
    Tofael Ahamed; T. Takigawa; M. Koike; T. Honma; H. Hasega...
    Journal of the Japanese Society of Agricultural Machinery/68(1)/p.78-86, 2006-01
  • Problems in Adopting Agricultural Machinery: A Case Study for Agricultural Mechanization in Bangladesh
    Tofael Ahamed
    Farm Work Research/41(129)/p.185-190, 2006-11
  • Assessment of Energy Status for Irrigation Technology in Bangladesh: a GIS Approach.
    Tofael Ahamed; T Takigawa; M Koike; M M Hossain; M M Hu...
    Energy/31/p.2681-2704, 2006-01
  • Resource Management for Sustainable Development: a Community- and GIS-based Approach
    Tofael Ahamed; M.I.N. Khan; Tomohiro Takigawa; Masayuki K...
    Environment Development and Sustainability/11/p.993-954, 2008-10
  • Landmark based Navigation for the Autonomous Tractor and its Application
    Tofael Ahamed; Tomohiro Takigawa; Masayuki Koike
    Journal of the Institution of Engineers/34(AE)/p.73-83, 2008-01
  • Real Time NDVI Measurement Using Low Cost Panchromatic Sensor for Mobile Robot.
    Bin Zhao; Lei Tian; Tofael Ahamed
    Environment Control in Biology/48(2)/p.73-79, 2010-01
  • A Review of Remote Sensing Methods for Biomass Feedstock Production
    Tofael Ahamed; Lei Tian; Yuliang Zhang; KC Ting.
    Biomass & Bioenergy/35(7)/pp.2455-2469, 2011-07
  • Tower remote-sensing system for monitoring energy crops; image acquisition and geometric corrections
    Ahamed Tofael; Tian Lei; Jiang Yanshui; Zhao Bin; Liu Hx;...
    BIOSYSTEMS ENGINEERING/112(2)/pp.93-107, 2012-06
  • Development of the Reconfigurable Data Acquisition Vehicle for Bio-Energy Crop Sensing and Management
    Xiong Yonghua; Tian Lei; Ahamed Tofael; Zhao Bin
    JOURNAL OF MECHANICAL DESIGN/134(1), 2012-01
  • 2P1-S-002 Approach to the Implement using Laser Range Finder for Autonomous Tractor(Agriculture Robot and Mechatronics 2,Mega-Integration in Robotics and Mechatronics to Assist Our Daily Lives)
    Ahamed Tofael; Takigawa Tomohiro; Koike Masayuki; Hasegaw...
    ロボティクス・メカトロニクス講演会講演概要集/2005/p.206, 2005-06
  • Automatic Hitching of Farm Implements with an Autonomous Tractor
    瀧川 具弘; アハメド トファエル; 張 強; ジュンユセン パユ...
    Journal of the Japanese Society of Agricultural Machinery/68(5)/pp.94-97, 2006-09
  • Development of Hitch Position Control and Its Applications
    瀧川 具弘; 本間 毅; 張 強; アハメド トファエル; ジュンユ...
    農業機械學會誌/68(6)/pp.51-58, 2006-11
Books
  • Data to Knowledge: Interdisciplinary Research Methodologies for Agricultural Sciences
    Ahamed Tofael
    2017-06
  • Bioproduction Engineeering: Automaton and Precision Agronomics for Sustainable Agricultural Systems
    Ahamed Tofael; Ryozo Noguchi; Tomohiro Takigawa; Tian Lei
    2016-04
  • Bioproduction Engineering: A Road Map for Sustainable Agricultural Practices
    Ahamed Tofael; Tomohiro Takigawa; Ryozo Noguchi; Lei Tian
    2013-10
  • Navigation of Autonomous Tractor Using Multiple Sensors
    TOFAEL AHAMED
    2006-03
  • Bioproduction Engineering -A Road Map for Sustainable Agricultural Practices-
    Tofael Ahamed; Tomohiro Takigawa; Ryozo Noguchi; Lei Tian
    2013
  • Remote Sensing Applications of Estimating Biomass for Energy Crops -Development of Ground-based Sensing Systems
    Tofael Ahamed; Lei Tian; Noguchi Ryozo; Tomohiro Takigawa
    Remote Sensing: Techniques, Applications and Technologies/p.Remote Sensing Applicati, 2013-01
  • Agricultural Policies: New Developments
    Tofael Ahamed; MIN Khan; Noguchi Ryozo; Tomohiro Takigawa
    2011-01
  • Navigation of Autonomous Tractor -Positioning and Sensors-
    Tofael Ahamed
    2011-01
Conference, etc.
  • Geographical Information System nd Multi-Criteria Based Approach to Locate Suitable Sites for Industries to Minimize Agricultural Land Uses Changes in Bangladesh
    Muhsin Nazia; Ahamed Tofael; Ryozo Noguchi; Takigawa Tomo...
    19th International Conference on Protection and Sustainable Development of Agricultural Land (February, 7-8, 2017), Bangkok, Thailand./2017-02-07--2017-02-08
  • Mapping the Suitable Sites for Good Grain Crops Using GIS and AHP
    Islam Md. Monjurul; Ahamed Tofael; Noguchi Ryozo
    19th World Academy of Science, Engineering and Technology Conference Proceedings, January 19-20, 2017, Wembley, London, United Kingdom./2017-01-19--2017-01-20
  • Yield Gap Analysis of Rice Production Using MODIS Satellite Time Series Vegetation Datasets and GIS
    Rubaya B. M.; Ahamed Tofael
    International AgESD Symposium September/2016-09-18--2016-09-19
  • Suitable Site Selections for Rice Production Using Multicriteria Analysis and GIS
    Md. Monjurul Islam; Ahamed Tofael
    The 9th Korea-China-Japan Graduate Student Forum “Agriculture, Food, Environment and Life Science in Asia/2016-09-21--2016-09-22
  • Sustainability of Cassava Production using GIS and Remote Sensing Application
    Ahamed Tofael; Purnamasari Riska Ayu
    International AGE-ESD Symposium at University of Tsukuba Japan./2016-09-21--2016-09-22
  • On-the-go Laser-based Sensing System for Measuring Plant Height Using Autonomous Tractor
    Ahamed Tofael
    Annual International Meeting, American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers/2012-07-29--2012-08-01
  • Monitoring of Plant Growth Using Laser Range Finder
    Tofael Ahamed; Supachai Kulmutiwat; Pawin Thanpattranon; ...
    Annual International Meeting, American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers/2011-08-18--2011-08-22
  • Site-Specific Management for Biomass Feedstock Production: Development of Remote Sensing Data Acquisition Systems
    Tofael Ahamed; Lei Tian; Y. Zhang; Y. Xiong; B. Zhao; Y. ...
    International Conference on Precision Agriculture/2010-07-19--2010-07-21
  • Spectral Sensing for Dry Matter Biomass Estimation of Energy Crops
    Tofael Ahamed; Lei Tian; Casimiro Gadanah Junior; Francis...
    Annual International Meeting, American Society of Agricultural Engineers/2010-06-20--2010-06-22
  • Development of Stand Alone Tower Remote Sensing for Energy Crop
    Tofael Ahamed; Lei Tian; Yanshui Jiang; Hx Liu; Bin Zhao;...
    Annual International Meeting, American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers/2010-06-20--2010-06-22
  • Engineering Solutions for Biomass Feedstock Production - Pre-harvest Crop Monitoring System,
    Tofael Ahamed; Lei Tian; Yuliang Zhang; Qin Zhang; Tony G...
    Annual International Meeting, American Society of Agricultural Engineers/2009-06-21--2009-06-24
  • Community Based Resource Management: A GIS Approach
    Tofael Ahamed; M. Imanunnabi Khan
    First Annual Conference on Regional Science/2007-03-16--2007-03-17
  • GIS Database Management Systems for Farm Power Assessments in Bangladesh,
    Tofael Ahamed; T. Takigawa; M. Koike
    The Fifth International Conference of the Asian Federation for Information Technology in Agriculture/2006-11-9--2006-11-11
  • Role of GIS in Policy Planning for Sustainable Development of Agriculture: Bangladesh Perspective.
    Tofael Ahamed; Tomohiro Takigawa; Masayuki Koike.
    Regions on a Global Platform 9th PRSCO Summer Institute/2006-07-16--2006-07-20
  • Navigation of Tractor towards Hitching Position and Possibility of Automatic Coupling.
    Tofael Ahamed; T. Takigawa; M. Koike; T. Honma; H. Hasega...
    International Conference on Research Highlights and Vanguard Technology on Environmental Engineering in Agricultural System/2005-09-12--2005-09-15
  • Navigation of an Autonomous Tractor Using Multiple Sensors.
    Tofael Ahamed; T. Takigawa; M. Koike; T. Honma; H. Hasega...
    International Conference on Research Highlights and Vanguard Technology on Environmental Engineering in Agricultural System/2005-09-12--2005-09-15
  • Approach to Implement using Laser Range Finder for Autonomous Tractor.
    Tofael Ahamed; Tomohiro Takigawa; Masayuki; Koike; Hideo ...
    Robotics and MechcatronicsConference, ROBOMEC/2005-05-17--2005-05-17
  • Characterization of Laser Range Finder for Infield Navigation of Autonomous Tractor.
    Tofael Ahamed. T. Takigawa; M. Koike; T. Honma; A. Yoda; ...
    International conference proceedings of automation technology for off-road equipment, ASAE/2004-10-10--2004-10-15
  • On-the-go Laser-based Sensing System for Measuring Plant Height Using Autonomous Tractor
    Tofael Ahamed; Noguchi Ryozo; Tomohiro Takigawa.
    Annual International Meeting, ASABE/2012-07-20--2012-07-22
Teaching
2017-10 -- 2017-12Special Seminar on Arid Land Resources ScienceUniversity of Tsukuba.
2017-10 -- 2018-02Dissertation in Bioproduction and Machinery IIIUniversity of Tsukuba.
2017-04 -- 2017-08Dissertation in Bioproduction and Machinery IIIUniversity of Tsukuba.
2017-10 -- 2018-02Oversea Field Seminar in Appropriate Technology & Science for Sustainable DevelopmentUniversity of Tsukuba.
2017-04 -- 2017-08Oversea Field Seminar in Appropriate Technology & Science for Sustainable DevelopmentUniversity of Tsukuba.
2017-10 -- 2018-02Dissertation in Bioproduction and Machinery IUniversity of Tsukuba.
2017-04 -- 2017-08Dissertation in Bioproduction and Machinery IUniversity of Tsukuba.
2017-10 -- 2018-02Dissertation IUniversity of Tsukuba.
2017-04 -- 2017-08Dissertation IUniversity of Tsukuba.
2017-10 -- 2018-02Arid Land Field StudyUniversity of Tsukuba.
Other educational activities
2008-06 -- 2010-05Openhouse and Technology Showcase Presenter学外
Talks
  • Stand-alone and On-the-go Sensing Systems for Crop Management
    Tofael Ahamed
    University Putra Malaysia/2012-03-29
  • Monitoring of Plant Growth Using Laser Range Finder
    Tofael Ahamed
    American Society of Biological and Agricultural Engineers/2011-08-21
  • Characterization of Laser Range Finder for Infield Navigation of Autonomous Tractor
    Tofael Ahamed
    International Conference s of Automation Technology for Off-road Equipment/2004-10-08
  • Approach to Implement using Laser Range Finder for Autonomous Tractor
    Tofael Ahamed
    ROBOMEC/2005-07-11
  • Navigation of Tractor towards Hitching Position and Possibility of Automatic Coupling.
    Tofael Ahamed
    International Conference on Research Highlights and Vanguard Technology on Environmental Engineering in Agricultural Systems/2005-09-15
  • Navigation of an Autonomous Tractor Using Multiple Sensors
    Tofael Ahamed
    International Conference on Research Highlights and Vanguard Technology on Environmental Engineering in Agricultural System/2005-09-15
  • Role of GIS in Policy Planning for Sustainable Development of Agriculture: Bangladesh Perspective
    Tofael Ahamed
    Regions on a Global Platform 9th PRSCO Summer Institute/2006-07-18
  • GIS Database Management Systems for Farm Power Assessments in Bangladesh
    Tofael Ahamed
    Fifth International Conference of the Asian Federation for Information Technology in Agriculture/2006-11-09
  • Community Based Resource Management: A GIS Approach
    Tofael Ahamed
    First Annual Conference on Regional Scienc/2007-03-17
  • Landmark-based Navigation for Autonomous Tractor
    Tofael Ahamed
    Annual Paper Meet, Agricultural Engineering Division/2008-06-14
  • Engineering Solutions for Biomass Feedstock Production - Pre-harvest Crop Monitoring System
    Tofael Ahamed
    American Society of Agricultural Engineers/2009-06-22
Professional activities
2007 -- (current)Bangladesh Regional Science AssociationJoint Secretary
University Management
2016-04 -- 2018-03Agricultural and Forestry Research CenterEditorial Board Member
2013-05 -- 2015-05Journal of Geographic Information SystemEditorial Board Member
2007-06 -- (current)Adhoc Reviewer , Energy, ElseiverServing as Reviewer
2009-06 -- (current)Adhoc Reviewer, Environment Development and Sustainability, SpringerServing as Reviewer
2009-10 -- (current)Adhoc Reviewer , Transactions of the ASABEServing as Reviewer
2006-10 -- (current)Joint Secretary, Bangladesh Regional Science Association (BRSA)Organizing Meetings, Seminars
2011-06 -- 2011University Putra MalaysiaExternal Examiner for Graduate Thesis

(Last updated: 2017-06-30)