Md. Ariful Islam

Assistant Professor & Head, Dept. of Fashion Design & Technology, BUFT

About Mr. Arif

Ariful Islam currently holds the position of Assistant Professor and Head of Department of Fashion Design and Technology at BGMEA University of Fashion & Technology (BUFT), Bangladesh. Ariful Islam completed his Master of Arts in Fashion Design & Technology from Shanto-Mariam University of Creative Technology. He also completed 15 ECTS M.Sc. Level. in Corporate Social Responsibility, SRHR and Innovative Leadership form NYENRODE BUSINESS UNIVERSITIET, NETHERLANDES. He has completed “Personal Leadership” Conducted by MDF South Asia Training & Consultancy, Colombo Sri Lanka. He has completed his B.Sc. in Fashion Design & Technology from the then BGMEA Institute of Fashion & Technology in Fashion Design & Technology (BIFT) and presently BGMEA University of Fashion & Technology in Fashion Design & Technology.

Ariful Islam joined the BGMEA University of Fashion & Technology (BUFT) in 2012 after working in the fashion industry for several years as a designer in notable Garments Industry such as Ha-meem Group, Palmal Group. Along with that, he has an active Designer and Recourse Person in the National community and working with Government project (Jute Diversification Promotion Centre) JDPC regarding sustainability in the fashion industry.

Ariful Islam has almost eight years of experience in the field of industry, teaching and research. He has great interest in research in the field of Sustainability in fashion and the CSR Practice in Garments industry and the social impact of Fashion etc.

Publications (Most recent)

[01]. Published article on Heritage handloom festival 2019 about Art on moving wheels. organized and Published by SME Foundation and Supported by Ministry of Cultural Affairs.

[02]. NCFAT’17, Amity University, India, ISBN: 978-93-86238-19-1, Excellent Publishing House. Titles: Fine Touches of Tradition in Upcycling - An Empirical Study.

[03]. Scientific & Academic Publishing. Vol 5, N0 6. Paper ID 110700150 Titles: DEVELOPMENT OF WEDDING COSTUME FROM BENGAL TO BANGLADESH.

[04]. International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR), ISSN (Online): 2319-7064, Volume 6 Issue 8, August 2017, ART20175984, Title: Establishment Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Practice in Ready-Made Garments Sector (RMG) in Bangladesh.

[05]. International Journal of Fashion Technology & Textile Engineering: Development of Basic Pattern Blocks for Men’s Wear Applying 3D Body Scanning Technology.

[06]. A Brief History of Trouser and Pattern Making Process of Basic Trouser According to the Industrial Measurement Chart with Instructions. BUFT Journal (Accepted).

Fashion Show & Exhibitions

[01]. Exhibition titled “Innovative and Multiple Jute Product Design and Developments” in JDPC Auditorium. Jute Diversification Promotion Centre showcasing innovative product design consisting primarily of jute in December 2020.

[02]. Heritage Handloom Festival 2019: Exhibition and Fashion Show, organized by SME Foundation and Supported by Ministry of Cultural Affairs at Gardenia Grand Hall.

[03]. BATEXPO 2007: Collection and Fashion show for BATEXPO, at Pan Pacific Shonergone Hotel, Dhaka, Bangladesh.

[04]. BATEXPO 2006: Participated as Designer for BATEXPO, Dhaka Sheraton Hotel, Dhaka, Bangladesh.