Kazi Lutful Kabir (kkabir)

Kazi Lutful Kabir

Teaching Assistant Professor

Charles V. Schaefer, Jr. School of Engineering and Science

Department of Computer Science


  • PhD (2022) George Mason University (Computer Science)
  • MS (2019) George Mason University (Computer Science)
  • BS (2014) Military Institute of Science and Technology (Computer Science and Engineering)


Data Mining & Machine Learning with Applications in Computational Biology & Structural Bioinformatics


-- Research Fellow, Los Alamos National Laboratory (2020-2021)
-- Graduate Research Assistant, Computational Biology Lab, George Mason University (2018-2022)

Professional Service

  • IEEE/ACM Transactions on Computational Biology and Bioinformatics External Reviewer


Teaching Assistant Professor - Stevens Institute of Technology (Fall 2022 - )

Honors and Awards

-- Applied Machine Learning Research Fellowship, Los Alamos National Laboratory, NM, USA, 2020-2021.
-- Best Paper Award, 11th International Conference on Bioinformatics and Computational Biology (BICOB) 2019, Honolulu, HI, USA.
-- Research Initiation Award, 2018, Dept. of Computer Science, George Mason University.

Selected Publications

-- Kabir, K.L.; Ma B.; Nussinov R.; Shehu A., Fewer Dimensions, More Structures for Improved Discrete Models of Dynamics of Free Versus Antigen-Bound Antibody; Biomolecules 2022.
-- Kabir, K.L.; Bhattarai M.; Alexandrov B. S.; Shehu A., Single Model Quality Estimation of Protein Structures via Non-negative Tensor Factorization; 11th International Conference on Computational Advances in Bio and medical Sciences (ICCABS) 2021.
-- Kabir, K.L.; Nussinov R.; Ma B.; Shehu A., Antigen Binding Reshapes Antibody Energy Landscape and Conformation Dynamics; IEEE International Conference on Bioinformatics and Biomedicine (BIBM) Workshop XIII: Computational Structural Biology Workshop (CSBW), 2021.
-- Akhter, N.; Kabir, K.L.; Chennupati G.; Raviteja V.; Alexandrov B.; Djidjev H.; Shehu A., Improved Protein Decoy Selection via Non-Negative Matrix Factorization; IEEE/ACM Transactions on Computational Biology and Bioinformatics 2021.


CS 135 - Discrete Structures
CS 385 - Algorithms
CS 590 - Algorithms