Mohammad Afzal Hossain born in Comilla, Bangladesh. He has completed his Secondary School education from Chototulagaon High School, Barura, Comilla, and Higher Secondary education from Adda Degree College, Barura, Comilla. Mr. Hossain achieved his graduation and post-graduation in Food Engineering and Tea Technology from Shahjalal University of Science and Technology (SUST), Sylhet. He has joined as a Lecturer in the Department of Food Engineering and Tea Technology, SUST in the year 2013 and now he is working as an Assistant Professor.
Mr. Hossain is broadly interested in advanced food drying technology, heat transfer phenomena, and the non-thermal processing of food. He is also working on food microbiology; especially probiotics and product development, biofilm formation, and control policy as well. His research is focusing on the optimization of extraction efficiency of bioactive compounds and antioxidant activity of foods from plant origin, especially from plants’ by-products. Currently, Mr. Hossain is doing his second masters degree in "Sustainable Food Systems Engineering, Technology and Business (KU Leuven et al.)" under the "Erasmus Mundus Joint Masters Scholarship".