Professor Dr. Engr. Ayub Nabi Khan obtained his bachelor degree in Textile Technology from the University of Dhaka. He obtained M.Sc AND Ph. D degree in Textile Technology from the University of Manchester Institute of Science & Technology UMIST, Manchester, U.K. under Commonwealth Scholarship and fellowship plan. Prof. Khan became the 1st Pro Vice Chancellor of BGMEA University of Fashion & Technology (BUFT), Bangladesh in 1st November 2012. He has 28 years long service experience in teaching, research and industry. He rendered his service for more than 20 years in different universities of home and abroad. Before joining he was Principal of country’s first Public Private Partnership educational institute named National Institute of Textile Engineering & Research (NITER) an affiliated Institute of University of Dhaka run by Bangladesh Textile Mills Association. Under his able leadership this institute became a viable organization which was in a dilapidated condition for a long time. He was Faculty member of Department of Textile Engineering, Southeast University, Primeasia University and Ahsanullah University of Science & Technology (AUST). He worked as Adjunct Faculty Member of Mechanical Engineering Department of BUET, DUET, Manchester University, UK. He was Research supervisor & external examiner of M.Sc & Ph.D students of different Universities of home & abroad. He is nominated as Syndicate member of the Bangladesh University of textiles (Butex) by the Chancellor and His Excellency the Honourable President of the Peoples’s Republic of Bangladesh.

Specialist in syllabus and curriculum development at tertiary level education institutions. He has developed course curriculum and updated syllabus of Textile Engineering of public and private universities of Bangladesh like Primeasia University, Northsouth University, Southeast University, Dhaka University of Engineering & Technology (DUET), Bangladesh University of Engineering & Technology (BUET), Mawlana Bhasani Science & Technology University, Bangladesh University of Textiles (BUTEX). Textile Expert of Ministry of Textiles & Jute, GOB; Public Service Commission, University Grant Commission .

Specialist in yarn Manufacturing process, Product process development and quality improvement, sound knowledge on crisis management, productivity improvement, Good motivational Capability.

Lecturing on Textile Fibres, yarn Manufacturing Engineering, Textile Quality control, Technical Textiles, Fabric Manufacturing, and Textile & Garments Compliance.

Dr. Khan has also long service carrier as managerial and CEO position in different textile organisation like Bangladesh Textile Mills Corporation, BEXIMCO Group and J.K. Group. He was the 1st engineer of a group to produce ‘Lycra Core’ yarn, ‘Polyester Core’ yarn and ‘Slub’ yarn in Bangladesh. He also worked as technical consultant for different textile Mills of the country. He worked as a National Expert (Spinning, Weaving), under EU/UNIDO funded project named Bangladesh Quality Support Programme (BQSP). Currently working as Project Coordinator of “CSR, SRHR and Innovative leadership in the RMG sector in Bangladesh”, NICHE/BGD/199, Funded by NUFFIC, Netherland.

Prof. Khan is life member of different professional & educational bodies like life registered graduate of the University of Dhaka; UMIST Alumni, University of Manchester, U.K.; Institute of Textile Engineers & Technologists, Bangladesh. He is a life fellow of Institute of Engineers, Bangladesh (IEB).

Prof. Khan was awarded ‘Fellowship’ of The Textile Institute, International, UK in 2010. He is the Chairman of the Textile Institute, Bangladesh Section, Manchester, U.K.

He received Ekushey Padak-2016 from Bangladesh Education Observers Society for his contribution in the field of Textile Education of Bangladesh.