Ahamed Tofael

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Ahamed Tofael
University of Tsukuba
Faculty of Life and Environmental Sciences
Job title
Associate Professor
PhD(University of Tsukuba)

Academic & Professional Experience

May 2010
Associate Professor, Graduate School of Life and environmental Sciences, University of Tsukuba
Jun 2008
Apr 2010
Researcher, Energy Biosciences Institute, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Dec 2007
Jun 2008
Associate Professor, Faculty of Agricultural Engineering and Technology, Bangladesh Agricultural University
Jul 2007
Mar 2008
Researcher, Life and Environmental Sciences, University of Tsukuba
Dec 2003
Nov 2007
Assistant Professor, Faculty of Agricultural Engineering and Technology, Bangladesh Agricultural University


Jul 1992
Jun 1996
Faculty of Agricultural Engineering and Technology, Bangladesh Agricultural University
Jun 2000
Dec 2001
Department of Farm Power and Machinery, Bangladesh Agricultural University
Apr 2003
Mar 2006
Graduate School of Life and Environmental Sciences, University of Tsukuba

Committee Memberships

Bangladesh Regional Science Association  Joint Secretary

Awards & Honors

Feb 2003
University Gold Medal
Placed 1st Position with Distinction in the Masters Examination, 2001 among 42 Departments, Bangladesh Agricultural University
Jul 2001
Outstanding Education Performance at Undergraduate Level, Professor Karim Gold Medal
Placed First Position in B.Sc. Agricultural Engineering Examination,1996 and Ranked 1st, out of 800 students among the 6 Faculties of Bangladesh Agricultural University
Jan 2002
MEXT Award, Embassy of Japan, Embassy of Japan, Bangladesh
Awarded Post Graduate Scholarship

Published Papers

GIS-based multi-criteria analysis modeling used to locate suitable sites for industries in suburban areas in Bangladesh to ensure the sustainability of agricultural lands
TOFAEL, AHAMED;Nazia, Muhsin;Ryozo, Noguchi
Asia-Pacific Journal of Regional Sciences   2(1) 35-64   Aug 2018   [Refereed]
Land Suitability Assessment for Cassava Production in Indonesia Using GIS, Remote Sensing and Multi-Criteria Analysis
Riska, Ayu Purnamasari;TOFAEL, AHAMED;Ryozo, Noguchi
Asia-Pacific Journal of Regional Science   3(1) 1-32   Apr 2019   [Refereed]
Land Suitability and Insurance Premiums: A GIS-based Multicriteria Analysis Approach for Sustainable Rice Production
Sustainability   10(6) 1-28   Jun 2018
Development of a Rescue System for Agricultural Machinery Operators Using Machine
Zhang, Yan;Pengbo, Gao;Ahamed, Tofael
Biosystems Engineering   169(2018) 149-165   Sep 2018   [Refereed]
Development of a Recognition System for Spraying Areas from Unmanned Aerial Vehicles Using a Machine Learning Approach
Gao, Pengbo;Zhang, Yan;Zhang, Linhuan;Noguchi, Ryozo;Ahamed, Tofael
Sensors   19(313)    Jan 2019   [Refereed]

Books etc

Data to Knowledge: Interdisciplinary Research Methodologies for Agricultural Sciences
Nova Science Publishers   Jun 2017   ISBN:9781536123
This book provides a sound understanding for creating new knowledge, which takes three main forms: Exploratory research, which structures and identifies new problems; Constructive research, which develops solutions to a problem; and Empirical rese...
Bioproduction Engineeering: Automaton and Precision Agronomics for Sustainable Agricultural Systems
Ahamed, Tofael;Ryozo, Noguchi;Tomohiro, Takigawa;Tian, Lei
Nova Science Publishers, Inc,   Apr 2016   ISBN:9781634838238
A key question, how large a role could bio production play to achieve sustainable agricultural practices. The other concerning issues is energy demand and supply. All contributions are certainly needed: Understanding of bioproduction engineering r...
Bioproduction Engineering: A Road Map for Sustainable Agricultural Practices
Nova Publishers   Oct 2013   ISBN:9781626181
This book addresses the important question of how large a role bioproduction and renewable energy can play in achieving sustainable agricultural practices in the present system of agricultural production. Understanding bioproduction engineering an...
Navigation of Autonomous Tractor Using Multiple Sensors
Mar 2006   
Remote Sensing: Techniques, Applications and Technologies
Tofael, Ahamed;Lei, Tian;Noguchi, Ryozo;Tomohiro, Takigawa (Part:Contributor, Remote Sensing Applications of Estimating Biomass for Energy Crops -Development of Ground-based Sensing Systems)
NOVA Science Publishers Inc., USA   Jan 2013   

Conference Activities & Talks

Assessment of Land Use and Land Cover (LULC) Change in Satoyama using GIS and Remote Sensing: A Case Study in Tsuchiura City of Ibaraki Prefecture.
Nikka, Dayne L. Pacho;TOFAEL, AHAMED;Ryozo, Noguchi
Japanese Society of Agricultural Informatics, Annual Meeting University of Tokyo   15 May 2019   
Yield Prediction of Grapes from Time Series Vegetation Phenology Indices Using Satellite Remote Sensing and GIS
Sara, Tokhi Arab;Ryozo, Noguchi;TOFAEL, AHAMED
Japanese Society Of Agricultural Informatics, Annual Meeting University of Tokyo   15 May 2019   
Land Suitability Analysis for Climate Smart Agriculture Production for Alternate Crops Using GIS and Satellite Remote Sensing
Animesh, Chandra Das;Ryozo, Noguchi;TOFAEL, AHAMED
Japanese Society Of Agricultural Informatics, Annual Meeting 2019, University of Tokyo   15 May 2019   
Analysis of Vegetation Indices for Tea Plantation Using Multispectral Imagery from Unmanned Aerial Vehicle
TOFAEL, AHAMED;Arga, Rana Ruseno;Ryozo, Noguchi
Japanese Society Of Agricultural Informatics, Annual Meeting 2019, University of Tokyo   15 May 2019   
Structure-from-Motion for Height Estimation of Allium fistulosum (Green Onion) using UAV high-resolution RGB imagery
Japanese Society Of Agricultural Informatics, Annual Meeting University of Tokyo   15 May 2019   

Teaching Experience



Smart Farm Mechanization (10 Modules e-learning course in Online for Asian Productivity Organization)
Ahamed,Tofael   Educational Materials   Sep 2018 - Oct 2018
The agricultural sector in Asian countries is facing the critical challenge of aging farmers without successors and the lack of interest in farming by the younger generation. The rapid decline in farm labor has also led to a doubling of the worklo...

Research Grants & Projects

IoT and AI in Agriculture: Self Sufficiencey in Food Production to Achieve Society 5.0 and SDG's Globally
Project Year: Oct 2019 - Oct 2019    Investigator(s): Tofael Ahamed
Food Production Logistics and Achieving Traceability for Food Safety in Southeast Asia
Project Year: Sep 2018 - Sep 2018    Investigator(s): Tofael Ahamed
Autonomous Machinery Research Spectrum in Japan
Peidmont Group, USA: 
Project Year: Apr 2018 - Jun 2018    Investigator(s): Tofael Ahamed
Study on Driving and Riding Quality in Electronic Platooning Vehicles for Environmental Sensing and Monitoring
Research Grant Program, The Toyota Foundation
Project Year: Apr 2017 - Mar 2018
Women’s Participation in Environmental Protection and Sustainable Agricultural Development: A Micro-level Study of Two Villages
Japan Society of for the Promotion of Science: 
Project Year: Jun 2016 - May 2018    Investigator(s): Tofael Ahamed
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