Mohammad Rafiqul Islam received his B.Sc. and M.Sc. degrees in Mathematics at Shahjalal University of Science and Technology(SUST), Sylhet, and M.Phil. in Mathematics (Course work completed) at Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (BUET). He is an expert educator and researcher in mathematics-related fields. His research area includes Mathematical Modeling, Mathematical Programming and Numerical Analysis. He has several research publications in these fields. He was awarded the Shahjalal University of Science and Technology (SUST) Scholarships for Honors and Masters examinations from the Department of Mathematics, in 1996 and 1997 respectively. He is also a Life Member of the Bangladesh Mathematical Society (BMS).