Arif Rahman (M’11–S’15–M’18–SM’19) joined HNEI in 2019 as a postdoctoral fellow after earning his Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from the University of Hawaiʻi (UH) at Mānoa in August 2018. He received the B.S. degree in naval science from the Bangladesh Naval Academy, Chittagong, Bangladesh, in 2002, and the B.S. degree in electrical engineering from the Military Institute of Science Technology, Dhaka, Bangladesh, in 2006. In 2006, he joined the Bangladesh Navy, where he served as a senior electrical engineer in various navy warships and establishments and retired as Lieutenant Commander in 2013. He has authored over 20 publications in the areas of microelectromechanical systems and microfluidics. His current research includes developing a power monitoring device, continuous monitoring of the transformer health, and microgrid for power reliability and resiliency. Dr. Rahman was a recipient of the 2018 UH Mānoa College of Engineering Outstanding Ph.D. Student Award. He is currently the vice-chair for the IEEE Microwave Theory and Techniques Society Hawaiʻi chapter, and a member of the electronic product and services board for the IEEE Robotics and Automation Society.