Dr. Mukti Rana received his B.Sc. in Electrical and Electronics Engineering from Khulna University of Engineering (KUET) , Bangladesh (1992-1997) and his M.S. (2000-2002) and Ph.D. (2003-2007) from The University of Texas at Arlington (UTA)  in Electrical Engineering. He worked Graduate Teaching Assistant and Graduate Research Assistant in the Department of Electrical Engineering of UTA. He performed his graduate research under Professor Donald Butler  on properties of radio frequency sputtered GexSi1-xOy thin films for uncooled infrared detection. He also designed, fabricated and tested microbolometers using GexSi1-xOy thin films sensing layer. He worked as a post doctoral research associate under Professor Zeynep Celik-Butler between 2007-2008 on Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation Administration by using tactile sensors based on poly-silicon thin films. In fall 2008, Dr. Rana joined as Assistant Professor (full-time temporary position) in the Department ment of Electrical and Computer Engineering of University of South Alabama, Mobile. In 2010, he joined in the Department of Physics and Engineering  and Optical Science Center for Applied Research (OSCAR) of Delaware State University. His current research interest includes microsensors, uncooled infrared detectors, applications of electrical technologies for bio-gas production and environmental monitoring, and microelectromechanical devices (MEMS). He has published more than 14 journal articles and conference presentations. Dr. Rana is a member of the IEEE and the founding student advisor of IEEE student branch at Delaware State University.