Honors, Awards & Grants

Honors & Awards

JSCE International Outstanding Collaboration Award for continuous efforts and remarkable contribution to the development of infrastructures in Bangladesh, excellent leadership and remarkable achievements in building a cooperative relationship in the field of structural engineering between Bangladesh and Japan, and commitment to furthering the bond of friendship between the two countries through technical and cultural exchanges.


Fellow, Institution of Civil Engineers, United Kingdom [On Presidential Invitation]
Sir John Armitt, the president of the Institution of Civil Engineers invited Prof. Dr. AFM Saiful Amin to accept a fellowship, the FICE, the highest grade of membership. The certificate was handed over to him in London, UK in February 2017. The Honorable High Commissioner, HE Alison Blake organized a reception to commemorate this honor at her residence in Dhaka.

ICE, UK is one of the world’s most respected professional engineering associations. Since it was formed almost 200 years ago, it has attracted some of the most famous and influential civil engineers in history.


Research Fellow, Alexander von Humboldt Foundation, Germany since 2007. The “Alexander von Humboldt-Stiftung fur Naturforschung und Reisen” (Alexander von Humboldt Foundation for Nature Research and Travel) was established in Berlin 18 months after the death of Alexander von Humboldt in 1860. Its main purpose was to support highly qualified foreign students and later academics and doctoral candidates during their stay in Germany. Every year, the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation enables more than 2,000 researchers from all over the world to spend time researching in Germany on a highly competitive basis. The Foundation maintains a network of more than 26,000 Humboldtians from all disciplines in over 140 countries worldwide – including 50 Nobel Prize winners.

Visiting Professor, Faculty of Aerospace Engineering, University of Federal Armed Forces Munich, Germany during February 2007-August 2007 to work in the field of characterization of thermo-mechanical properties of rubber under large deformation and supervise doctoral/graduate level research works.


Visiting Professor in the Institute of Mechanics, University of Kassel, Germany during August -November 2004 to undertake a three-month long joint fundamental research work in the field of nonlinear continuum mechanics with application to structural analysis of polymeric materials. The study was financed through German Academic Exchange Service (Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst; DAAD) from the German Public Funds to carryout academic research in the Federal Republic of Germany.


Recipient of Ministry of Education, Science and Culture of the Government of Japan (Monbusho) scholarship for undertaking doctoral research in the Saitama University, Japan.


Recipient of Malik Akram Hossain Gold Medal 1996 for securing first position in BSc. Engg. (Civil).


Received University Merit Scholarships during the academic sessions 1989-90, 1990-91 and 1991-92 for outstanding academic results.


Recipient of F.R. Khan Scholarship awarded by BUET while prosecuting the third year undergraduate studies at BUET in 1991-92 session.


Received Secondary and Higher Secondary Education Board Scholarship for excellent scholastic performance in Higher Secondary Certificate (HSC) Examination during the session 1987~1989.