Dr. Mohd. Liakot Ali obtained his primary, secondary and higher secondary education from a reputed school and a college in Bangladesh. He was awarded primary and secondary scholarship in talent pool. He graduated from Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (BUET) in Electrical and Electronic engineering with first class in 1993. He obtained his MSc. from the National University of Malaysia (UKM) in Electrical, Electronic and Systems Engineering in 1998. He completed his PhD from Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM) in Micro-electronic Engineering in 2004.

He started his career as a System Engineer in Advanced Computers & Information Technology, Dhaka, Bangladesh (Jan, 1994 - July, 1995). Then he joined as a Research Assistant in the National University of Malaysia (UKM) (July, 1995 - Nov, 1997), as an R & D Engineer in Leapfrog Technology Sdn. Bhd., Malaysia (Nov, 1997-Oct, 2000) and as a Senior Electronic Engineer in KUB Research Sdn. Bhd., Malaysia (Nov, 2000 - March, 2001). During his service in the company, he designed and developed few commercial advanced electronic products, which are being sold all over the world. Then He joined as a Lecturer in the Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM). He got excellent service certificate from the vice chancellor of the University.

Currently, Dr. Mohd. Liakot is working as a Professor in the Institute of Information and Communication Technology, Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology. Among the subjects he taught include Digital Circuits and Systems, Analog Circuits and Systems, Microelectronic Principles, VLSI Testing, Embedded System design etc. His current research interest includes: VLSI design and Testing, Micro-controller/Digital signal processor based advanced electronic product design.

Dr. Mohd. Liakot has been author and co-author of more than 40 publications in the international and national journals and conference proceedings. He is also regular reviewer of national and international journals that includes International journal of intelligent automation and soft computing, Elsevier Science, Journal of industrial technology, SIRIM Berhad etc.

Dr. Mohd. Liakot is member of Institution of Electrical and Electronic engineers (MIEEE: 41578717) and also member of Institute of Engineers in Bangladesh (MIEB: M/17671).