Profile of Dr. Md. Abdul Karim

... Name Dr. Md. Abdul Karim
Designation Professor
Last Degree M.Sc. (Dhaka), Ph.D. (Japan)
   

CURRICULUM  VITAE

 

 

  1. Name                    : Md. Abdul Karim

 

  1. Present position   :  Professor

 

  1. Employment

2013                Professor                     Laboratory of Microbiology, Department of Botany, University of Dhaka

2011- 2013      Associate Professor     Laboratory of Microbiology, Department of Botany, University of Dhaka

2008- 2011      Assistant Professor     Laboratory of Microbiology, Department of Botany, University of Dhaka

2004-2007       Assistant Professor     Open School, Bangladesh Open University

2002-2003       Teaching Assistant     Laboratory of Aquatic Environmental Science

                                                            (LAQUAES), Faculty of Agriculture, Kochi

                                                            University, Japan

2000-2003       Monbusho Scholar      Ehime University, The United Graduate School of Agricultural Sciences, Japan

1996-2003       Lecturer                       Open School, Bangladesh Open University

1995-1996       Research Assistant     Laboratory of Microbiology, Dept. of Botany, University of Dhaka

 

4.    Educational qualification

Ph.D                             2003           Awarded                        Ehime University                     Environmental Microbiology
M.Sc (Thesis)               1991           First Class                     Dhaka University                     Botany (specialization in Microbiology) 

B.Sc (Hons.)    1990      First Class       Dhaka University      Botany         

HSC                 1986      First Division    Jessore Board          Science Group

SSC                 1984      First Division    Jessore Board          Science Group

 

5.   Research interest

      Biogeochemistry of aquatic environments with emphasis on fluxes of carbon and nitrogen; aquatic microbial ecology; hydrocarbon bioremediation; coastal zone management; ocean science education.

 

6.   Publications

  1. Salah MG, Islam MS, Karim MA, Ali MI and Ramli NI 2018. Evaluation of physicochemical parameters of surface water quality in Gebeng industrial area, Pahang, Malaysia. Bangladesh J. Bot. 47(2): 187-196.
  2. Karim MA, Sultana N 2018. Microbiological quality of drinking water and their antibiogram at roadside restaurants in Dhaka city. Bangladesh J. Bot. 47(1). 47-52.
  3. Karim MA, Sultana N 2017. Diversity and antibiotic susceptibility of bacteria in water of hotel restaurants in Dhaka city. J. Asiat. Soc. Bangladesh, Sci. 43(2):  173-180.
  4. Yasir MA, Islam MS, Karim MA, Wahid ZA and Aziz EBA 2017. Characterization of Chini lake water quality with Malaysian WQI using multivariate statistical analysis. Bangladesh J. Bot. 46(2): 691-699.
  5. Islam SM, Karim MA, Ali MI and Ramli NI 2017. Assessment of Heavy Metal Contents in Surface Sediment of the Tungguk River Surrounding the Industrial Complex of Gebeng City. Biores. Commun. 3(1): 362-371.
  6. Sobahan MA, Islam MS, Yunus RM and Karim MA 2015. Evaluation of novel bio-friendly two-step process in the removal of heavy metals from the wastewater. Bangladesh J. Bot. 44(4): 571-579.
  7. Sobahan MA, Islam SM and Karim MA 2015. Status and contamination level of the wastewater of Gebeng industrial estate, Pahang, Malaysia. Bangladesh J. Bot. 44(1): 103-110.
  8. Matin MA, Karim MA, Beg MN and Hossain GMG 2014. Evaluation of effective fixed charge density of cobalt phosphate membrane and test of the extended TMS theory of membrane potential. Journal of Bangladesh Chemical Society 27 (I & II): 22-32.
  9. Karim MA, Keya MSN 2014. Bacterial load in drinking water supplied at different private hospitals in Dhaka, Bangladesh. J. Asiat. Soc. Bangladesh, Sci. 40(2):  165-171.
  10. Karim MA and Happy RN 2014. Regeneration of inorganic nutrient in eutrophic environment by a bacterium Xanthomonas sp. Bangladesh J. Zool. 42(1): 123-127.
  11. Karim MA, Keya MSN 2013. Bacterial quality of drinking water at different govt. hospitals in Dhaka city, Bangladesh. J. NOAMI 30(1&2): 15-23.
  12. Karim MA, Happy RN, Masum M-Al and Hoque S 2013. Enhancement of heterotrophic activities in polluted water by Bacillus coagulans BW-25. J. Asiat. Soc. Bangladesh, Sci. 39(2):  269-272.
  13. Karim MA, Akhter N and Hoque S 2013. Proteolytic activity, growth and nutrient release by Bacillus cereus LW - 17. Bangladesh J. Bot. 42(2): 349-353.
  14. Karim MA, Akhter N and Hoque S 2013. Heterotrophic activities in eutrophic lake sediment by indigenous bacterium Bacillus firmus. Bangladesh J. Zool. 41(1): 73-78.
  15. Karim MA, Happy RN, Masum M-Al and Hoque S 2013. Bioremediation for improvement of polluted water by Bacillus licheniformis BW-37. Jahangirnagar Univ. J. Biol. Sci. 2(1):  143-150.
  16. Karim MA and Fukami K 2013. Regeneration of organic nutrient in sediment water interface by Pseudomonas perfectomarina. Dhaka Univ. J. Biol. Sci. 22(1): 21-28.
  17. Karim MA, Happy RN, Rasul MS and Hoque S 2012. Microbiological pollution level and seasonal variations in physicochemical parameters of the river Buriganga, Dhaka. Bangladesh J. Microbiol. 29(1): 11-15.
  18. Karim MA, Akhter N and Hoque S 2012. Bacterial status and pollution level in the water of Gulshan lake in Dhaka. Bangladesh J. Zool. 40(2): 165-173.
  19. Karim MA, Akhter N and Hoque S 2012. Bacterial status and pollution level in the sediment of Gulshan lake, Dhaka. J. Asiat. Soc. Bangladesh, Sci. 38(2): 155-161.
  20. Karim MA, Begum ZNT and Islam MS 2012. Bacterial load in relation to physicochemical parameters and phytoplankton abundance of an urban pond. Bangladesh J. Bot. 41(1): 15-20.
  21. Karim MA and Fukami K 2011. Stimulation of inorganic nutrient regeneration in sediment water interface by Pseudomonas perfectomarina during winter. World Appl. Sci. J. 13(4): 739-746.
  22. Karim MA and Fukami K 2011. Physiological characters of psychrotolerant bacteria in a eutrophic bottom environment. Dhaka Univ. J. Biol. Sci. 20(1): 49-56.
  23. Karim MA, Begum ZNT, Ullah SM and Islam MS 2010. Bacteriological and physico-chemical analysis of a pond in Dhaka. J. NOAMI 27(1): 59-67.
  24. Karim MA and Fukami K 2010. Stimulation of self-purification activities of eutrophic bottom environment by adding indigenous bacteria. Bangladesh J. Sci. Res. 23(2): 95-102.
  25. Karim MA and Fukami K 2010. Changes in fluxes of inorganic nutrients in a eutrophic inlet by Deleya sp.. J. NOAMI 27(1): 49-57.
  26. Karim MA and Fukami K 2009. Enterobacter strain 9410-O with porous substrates to enhance heterotrophic activity in bottom water environment. Bangladesh J. Bot. 38(1): 71-76.
  27. Karim MA 2006. Global Warming: Challenges Ahead For Bangladesh.  J. Open School 3(1&2): 59-66.
  28. Karim MA 2006. Combating Desertification and Mitigate the Effect of Drought in Bangladesh. J. Teach. Educ. 4: 91-100.
  29. Matin MA, Karim MA and Beg MN 2006. Studies with Membranes: Membrane Conductance and Application of Absolute Reaction Rate Theory. J. Open School 3(1&2): 89-98.
  30. Karim MA 2006. Ozone depletion and global warming: impact on human health. J. Soc. Sci. & Hum. 3(2): 5-14.
  31. Karim MA 2005. Impact of pesticides on ecosystem and public health. J. Teach. Educ. 3: 149-161.
  32. Karim MA 2005. Draught and Desertification in Bangladesh and Its Impact on Agricultural Production. J. Open School 2(2): 27-42.
  33. Karim MA 2003-2005. Effect of La-Nina on Global Climate Change. Bangla Academy Bijnan Patrica 30(2)-32(1): 75-82.
  34. Karim MA, Fukami K and Patel AB 2003. Enhancement of inorganic nutrient regeneration in a eutrophic sediment-bottom water complex system by adding effective indigenous bacteria. Fish. Sci. 69: 1144-1155.
  35. Patel AB, Fukami K, Karim A and Nishijhima T 2002. Stimulation of regeneration of inorganic nitrogen and phosphorous in surface and bottom waters of a eutrophic inlet by adding effective bacteria. Microb. and Environ. 17(4): 205-213.
  36. Karim MA 2001. Effect of El Nino on weather and health. Bangla Academy Bijnan Patrica 26(2): 38-49.
  37. Karim MA 2000. Single cell protein. Bangla Academy Bijnan Patrica. 25(2): 60-70.
  38. Khan MR, Matin MA and Karim MA 1999. Bacterial load of soft drinks sold in Bangladesh. Bangladesh J. Life Sci. 11(1&2): 159-162.
  39. Karim MA and Khan MR 1997. Growth retardation of microorganisms isolated from magnetic tapes. Bangladesh J. Bot. 26(1): 65-66.
  40. Khan MR and Karim MA 1996. Microorganisms growing on magnetic tapes and their physiological characters. Bangladesh J. Bot. 25(2): 183-188.

 

7.   Abstracts/Proceedings

  1. Karim MA 2018. Survival of Vibrio vulnificus in association with blue green alga Anabaena variabilis in laboratory microcosm. The 4th International Conference on Agricultural and Biological Sciences. Abs No. ABS 2687, Hangzhou, Zhejiang, China. June 26-29. p. 21.
  2. Karim MA and Khaza Marzia Mou 2017. Bacteriological and physicochemical status of indoor and outdoor swimming pools of Dhaka city. Twentieth international biennial conference and Annual general meeting 2017, The Zoological Society of Bangladesh. Abs No. 02, Department of Zoology, University of Dhaka, Dhaka. p. 51-52.
  3. Karim MA, Chowdhury MM and Haque MH 2017. Microbiological assessment of Tenualosa ilisha in different preservation treatments. Twentieth international biennial conference and Annual general meeting 2017, The Zoological Society of Bangladesh. Abs No. 03, Department of Zoology, University of Dhaka, Dhaka. p. 52.
  4. Karim MA, Naher QQ, Mahmud HZ and Islam MS 2017. Survival of Shigella flexneri 2B in association with Anabaena variabilis in laboratory microcosm. Abs. No. MICO-01(S). 3rd International South Asian Biotechnology Conference 2017, Kathmandu, Nepal. March 16-18. p. 123.
  5. Islam MS, Karim MA, Ali MI and Ramli NI 2016. Assessment of heavy metal contamination in surface sediment of the Tungguk river surrounding the industrial complex of Gebeng city. National conference on Biochemistry and Molecular Biology for life sciences. Abs No. PE 21. Nabab Nawab Ali Chowdhury Senate Bhaban, University of Dhaka, Dhaka 1000, p. 49.
  6. Karim MA and Mukta NA 2016. Bacteriological and physicochemical status of eutrophic Dhanmondi lake. Annual botanical conference 2016, Bangladesh Botanical Conference. Abs No. 3, Scientific Section - II. Department of Botany, Rajshahi University, Rajshahi. p. 129-130.
  7. Yasir AM, Islam MS, Karim MA, Wahid ZA and Aziz EBA 2016. Characterization of Chini lake water quality with Malaysian WQI using multivariate statistical analysis. Annual botanical conference 2016, Bangladesh Botanical Conference. Abs No. 2, Scientific Section - II. Department of Botany, Rajshahi University, Rajshahi. p. 128.
  8. Sobahan MA, Islam MS and Karim MA 2016. Evaluation of novel bio friendly two-step process in the removal of heavy metals from the industrial wastewater. Twentieth national conference and AGM 2016 of the Zoological Society of Bangladesh. Abs No. 03, Department of Zoology, University of Dhaka, Dhaka. p. 35.
  9. Akond MA, Ahmed MM, Morium B and Karim MA 2016. Identification of bacterial isolates from industrial effluents and evaluation of their potentiality in degradation of industrial dyes. Twentieth national conference and AGM 2016 of the Zoological Society of Bangladesh. Abs No. 12, Department of Zoology, University of Dhaka, Dhaka. p. 39.
  10. Karim MA, Hossain PF, Mahmud ZH and Islam MS 2016. Survival of Vibrio vulnificus in association with blue green alga Anabaena variabilis in laboratory microcosms. Second International South Asian Biotechnology Conference on Biotechnology for Sustainable Development. Nabab Nawab Ali Chowdhury Senate Bhaban, University of Dhaka. Abs. No.: O-H079, pp. 89-90.
  11. Hasan M, Karim MA, Mahmud ZH and Islam MS 2015. Association of Shigella dysenteriae with Anabaena variabilis in laboratory microcosm. First international conference on microbes for benefit of the society. Abs. No.: 30, Department of Microbiology, University of Dhaka, Dhaka, p. 16.
  12. Karim MA and Sultana N 2015. Assessment and comparison of microbial quality of drinking water supplied at different hotel and restaurants in Dhaka city, Bangladesh. Nineteenth biennial international conference and AGM 2015 of the Zoological Society of Bangladesh. Abs No. 89, Department of Zoology, University of Dhaka, Dhaka. p. 67.
  13. Pervin MS and Karim MA 2015. Bacteriological and physicochemical status of eutrophic Hatirjheel lake. Annual botanical conference 2015, Bangladesh Botanical Conference. Abs No. 1, Department of Botany, Jahangirnagar University, Savar, Dhaka. p. 105.
  14. Karim MA, Begum ZNT and Islam SM. 2015. The relationship of physicochemical and biological variables with the seasonality of microbial abundance in a mesotrophic pond. 23rd Bangladesh Science Conference, Bangladesh Association for the Advancement of Science (BAAS). Abs No. 72, Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman Agricultural University, Salna, Gazipur 1706. p. 72.
  15. Karim MA 2015. Survival of Shigella flexneri 2b in association with Anabaena variabilis in laboratory microcosms. Second International conference of biotechnology in health and agriculture (ICBHA) organized by global network of Bangladeshi biotechnologists (GNOBB). University of Dhaka, Dhaka 1000. p. 156.
  16. Karim MA and Hossain PF 2014. Comparative survival of Vibrio vulnificus in association with blue green alga Anabaena variabilis in laboratory microcosm. Sixth international botanical conference. Abs No. 52, Department of Botany, University of Dhaka, Dhaka, p. 80.
  17. Karim MA and Keya SN 2014. Assessment and comparison of microbial quality of drinking water supplied at different hotel and restaurants in Dhaka city, Bangladesh. 27th Annual Conference on microbes and industrial development: Bangladesh perspective. Abs. No.: 27, Department of Microbiology, University of Dhaka, Dhaka, p. 37.
  18. Karim MA and Islam MR 2014. Microbial diversity in deep granitic rock and water from the Maddapara granite mining project in Dinajpur, Bangladesh. Nineteenth national conference and AGM, Zoological Society of Bangladesh. Abs No. 20, Department of Zoology, University of Dhaka, Dhaka. p. 36.
  19. Karim MA and Masum M Al 2013. Diversity of airborne bacteria in samples collected from different places of Dhaka city, Bangladesh. Annual botanical conference 2012, Bangladesh Botanical Conference. Abs No. 85, Department of Botany, Chittagong University, Chittagong. p. 55.
  20. Karim MA and Masum M Al 2012. Diversity and seasonal dynamics of airborne bacteria in Dhaka city, Bangladesh. Eighteenth international conference & AGM, Zoological Society of Bangladesh. Abs No. 37, Department of Zoology, University of Dhaka, Dhaka. p. 58.
  21. Karim MA, Happy RN, Islam MN and Hoque S. 2012. Improvement of eutrophic environments by bacteria. 22rd Bangladesh Science Conference, Bangladesh Association for the Advancement of Science (BAAS). Abs No. 14, Bangladesh Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (BCSIR), Dhaka. p. 16.
  22. Karim MA, Happy RN and Hoque S 2011. Microbiological pollution level and seasonal variation of physicochemical parameters of the river Buriganga, Dhaka. Eighteenth national conference & AGM, Zoological society of Bangladesh. Abs No. 33, Department of Zoology, Jahangirnagar University, Savar. p. 39.
  23. Karim MA, Happy RN, Islam MN and Hoque S 2011. Bioremediation for improvement of polluted environments by bacteria. Fifth international botanical conference. Abs No. 35, Department of Botany, University of Dhaka, Dhaka, p. 18.
  24. Karim MA and Akhter N 2010. Bacteriological and physicochemical status of eutrophic Gulshan lake and its remedial measure. 5th International conference on microbiology of food, health & environment: problems and prospects in developing countries. Abs. No.: 26, Department of Microbiology, University of Dhaka, Dhaka, p. 32-33.
  25. Karim MA, Fukami K and Nishijima T 2003. Effect of added indigenous bacterial strains to the nutrient regeneration in a eutrophic sediment-bottom water complex system. Annual Botanical Conference, Jahangirnagar University, Savar, Dhaka, Abs. No.: 118, p. 57-58.
  26. Karim MA and Fukami K 2003. Enhancement of the net release of inorganic nutrients by adding bacteria in a eutrophic inlet. Annual Meeting of the Japanese Society of Fisheries Science. Tokyo University of Fisheries, Japan, Abs. No.: 803, p. 171.

 

8.   Book Chapters

  1. Karim MA and Happy RN 2012. Pollution level in Buriganga river and its remedial measure. Lap Lambert Academic Publishing GmbH & Co. Saarbrücken, Germany. pp. 1-116.
  2. Karim MA and Akhter N 2012. Eutrophication in Gulshan lake and its remedial measure. Lap Lambert Academic Publishing GmbH & Co. Saarbrücken, Germany. pp. 1-132.
  3. Karim MA and Fukami K 2012. Enhancement of heterotrophic activity by bacteria.
    Lap Lambert Academic Publishing GmbH & Co. Saarbrücken, Germany. pp. 1-128.
  4. Sirajul H, Karim MA and Mohuya FA 2010. Air and Environment of Dhaka. Section 3: Air, Water and Earthquake. Environment of Capital Dhaka. Islam MA (Ed.). Asiatic Society of Bangladesh, Dhaka 1000. pp. 283-306.
  5. Karim MA 2010. Plants in Mughal Era. Section 1: Plants and Wildlife. Environment of Capital Dhaka. Islam MA (Ed.). Asiatic Society of Bangladesh, Dhaka 1000. pp. 39-48.
  6. Kabir SMH, Banu N, Karim MA, Ahmed GA and Khanam I 2005. Biology–II (Zoology). Amin M, SMH Kabir and MA Karim (Eds.). Printing and Publication Division, Bangladesh Open University, Gazipur 1705. pp. 1-140 and 391-404.
  7. Fattah QA, Faridunnesa, Banu K, Muttaqi IA, Islam AKMN, Hasan MA and Karim MA 2004. Biology–I (Botany). Fattah QA, IA Muttaqi, MA Hasan and MA Karim (Eds.). Printing and Publication Division, Bangladesh Open University, Gazipur 1705. pp. 17-78 and 389-410.
  8. Ahmed FU, Karim MA and Begum F 1997. Agro-forestry & Biodiversity. Rahman MM (Ed.). Bangladesh Technical Education Board, Agargaon, Sher-E-Bangla Nagar, Dhaka 1207. pp. 67-144.

 

9.   Mentoring

      Doctor of Philosophy

  1. Bacterial and chemical pollution level of the textile industrial effluents and possible remedial measures
  2.  

Master of Science

 

  1. 2017-1018

 

  • Prevalence of multidrug resistant bacteria isolated from hospital wastes in Dhaka city
  • Comparative analysis of gut microbiota of Channa punctata from the river Buriganga and Cheenadi beel
  • Bioremediation of heavy metals in river water uses for irrigation of vegetable crops near Dhaka city by indigenous bacteria

 

  1. 2016-2017

 

  • Isolation and characterization of oil degrading bacteria and their degradation potentiality
  • Isolation, selection and characterization of cellulose degrading bacteria and their biotechnological application
  • Analysis of bacterial load of sundried and sundried salted Harpadon nehereus from local market
  • Bioremediation of heavy metals in river water uses for irrigation of vegetable crops near Dhaka city by indigenous bacteria

 

  1. 2015-2016

 

  • Bacteriological and physicochemical status of indoor and outdoor swimming pools of Dhaka city
  • Assessment of microbial and chemical pollution level of Balu river
  • Occurrence, seasonality, abundance and genetic diversity of Vibrios in marine fishes in Dhaka city, Bangladesh
  • Analysis of bacterial load of gut of Tenualosa ilisha from Chandpur river

 

  1. 2014-2015

 

  • Bacteriological and physicochemical status of eutrophic Dhanmondi lake and its possible remedial measures
  • Occurrence, seasonality, abundance and genetic diversity of Vibrios in marine fishes in Dhaka city, Bangladesh
  • Microbiological assessment of Tenualosa ilisha in different preservation treatments

 

  1. 2013-2014

 

  • Bacteriological and physicochemical status of eutrophic Hatirjheel lake and its possible remedial measures
  • Association of Shigella dysenteriae with Anabaena variabilis in laboratory microcosms

 

  1. 2012-2013

 

  • Comparative survival of Vibrio vulnificus in association with the blue green alga Anabaena variabilis in laboratory microcosms
  • Assessment and comparison of microbial quality of drinking water supplied at different hotel and restaurants in Dhaka city, Bangladesh

 

  1. 2011-2012

 

  • Microbial diversity in deep granitic rock and water from the maddhapara granite mining project in Dinajpur, Bangladesh

 

  1. 2010-2011

 

  • Assessment and comparison of microbial quality of drinking water supplied at different hospitals in Dhaka city, Bangladesh
  • Survival of Shigella flexneri 2b in association with the mucilaginous blue green alga Anabaena variabilis in laboratory microcosms

 

  1. 2009-2010

 

  • Microbiological air contamination in public places of Dhaka city

 

  1. 2008-2009

 

  • Assessment of pollution level of the river Buriganga and planning its possible remedial measures
  1. 2007-2008

 

  • Bacteriological and physicochemical status of eutrophic Gulshan lake and its remedial measure

 

  • 2006-2007

 

  • The relationship of physicochemical and biological variables with the seasonality of microbial abundance in a mesotrophic pond

 

10. Awards

 

  1. 2000-2003, Japanese Govt. Scholarship (Monbusho), Ehime University & Ministry of Education, Japan,
  2. UGC award of 1996 for the research work on “Microorganisms associated with magnetic tapes undergoing biodeterioration”. Awarded by University Grants Commission, Bangladesh.
  3. Science and Technology Fellowship, 1996. The Ministry of Science and Technology, The Government of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh.
  4. Dean award, 1994. The Faculty of Biological Sciences, University of Dhaka, Dhaka.
  5. Scholarship in B. Sc (Honors), 1987-1990. The Government of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh.

 

11.Member of Editorial Board

 

  1. Bangladesh Journal of Botany
  2. Journal of Asiatic Society of Bangladesh, Science
  3. Microbiology Research International
  4. Science International
  5. World Journal of Applied Sciences
  6. International Journal of Biosciences
  7. Journal of Biodiversity and Environmental Sciences
  8. NOAMI newsletter

 

  1. Professional activities

 

  1. Executive Editor, Bangladesh Journal of Botany, 2018-2020.
  2. Council Member, Asiatic Society of Bangladesh (ASB). 2018 and 2019.
  3. Member of Executive Committee, Bangladesh Society of Microbiologists (BSM). 2016-2017.
  4. Joint Secretary of Board of Governors, National Oceanographic and Maritime Institute (NOAMI). 2016-2017.
  5. Member of Academic Council, University of Dhaka, Dhaka-1000. 2013 - till date.
  6. Member of Board of Advanced Studies, University of Dhaka, Dhaka-1000. 2013 - till date.
  7. Joint Secretary of Board of Governors, National Oceanographic and Maritime Institute (NOAMI). 2014-2015.
  8. Member of Board of Governors, National Oceanographic and Maritime Institute (NOAMI). 2012-2013.
  9. Member of Executive Committee, Japanese Universities Alumni Association in Bangladesh (JUAAB). 2009-2010.
  10. Member of Academic Council, Bangladesh Open University, Gazipur-1705. 2008.
  11. Joint Secretary General, Bangladesh Botanical Society. 2006-2008.
  12. Joint Secretary General, Bangladesh Botanical Society. 2000-2002.
  13. Member of Executive Committee, Bangladesh Environmental Society. 1999 –.
  14. Member of Executive Committee, Bangladesh Biggani Samity. 1998-1999.

 

13.Members

 

  1. Life Member

 

  1. Bangladesh Botanical Society
  2. Bangladesh Society of Microbiologists
  3. Bangladesh Environmental Society
  4. Asiatic Society of Bangladesh
  5. Global network of Bangladeshi Biotechnologists (GNOBB)
  6. Bangla Academy
  7. Zoological Society of Bangladesh
  8. Bangladesh Association for Plant Tissue Culture and Biotechnology (BAPTC&B)
  9. National Oceanographic and Maritime Institute (NOAMI)
  10. Bangladesh Association for the Advancement of Science (BASS)
  11. Japanese Universities Alumni Association in Bangladesh (JUAAB)
  12. Dhaka University Registered Graduates
  13. Dhaka University Alumni Association (DUAA)
  14. Udvit barta

 

  1. General Member

 

  1. American Society for Microbiology (2012- till date)
  2. The Japanese Society of Fisheries Science (former)
  3. Bangladesh Biggani Samity

 

  1. Places of historical interest visited

 

  1. Science Museum, Toronto, Canada
  2. Niagara Falls, Vancouver, Canada
  3. Tokyo National Museum, Tokyo, Japan
  4. Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum, Hiroshima, Japan
  5. Tokyo Disneyland, Tokyo, Japan
  6. Science Museum, Kobe, Japan
  7. Kirin Brewery, Kyoto, Japan
  8. Ginkakuji Temple, Kyoto, Japan
  9. World Heritage: Historic Monuments of Ancient NARA, Japan

 

  1. Training/Course

 

  1. International workshop on “Fundamentals of assessment and evaluation in open & distance learning”. 2008. Hosted by BOU, supported by COL, Canada and facilitated by IGNOU, India. Dhaka, April. 26-30.
  2. International Workshop on “Production of quality mixed media courseware for ODL”. 2008. under the auspices of the BOU, UNESCO and CEMCA. Dhaka, Mar. 02-06.
  3. International workshop on “Fundamentals of open and distance learning materials”. 2008. Hosted by BOU, supported by COL, Canada and facilitated by IGNOU, India. Dhaka, Feb. 10-14.
  4. Eighth environmental management and sustainable development course. 2007. Bangladesh public administration training centre, Savar, Dhaka 1343. Apr 08-22.
  5. Completion of a training programme on instructional design. 2006. Organized by OS, BOU, CAMPE and COL, Canada, May 7-11.
  6. Completion of professional development course of eighteen hours duration on “Organization of open & distance education”. 2003. Organized by SOE, BOU, Dhaka, Oct. 27 to Nov. 19.
  7. Fourth micro-eco camp. 2001. Organized by Ehime University, Kochi University and Saga University. Ozu National Youth Center, 1086, kitatada, Ozu, Ehime, Japan. Oct. 12-17.
  8. Completion of orientation training course on GIS (PC Arc/Info, Arc View & Erdas Imagine). 1999-2000. Organized by CIPROCO computers ltd. & BOU. Dhaka, Dec. 20-Jan. 02.
  9. Junior course of Japanese Language. 2000. Institute of Modern Languages, Dhaka University, Dhaka, July 1999-June 2000.
  10. Developing educational resources for distance education at the Ontario institute for studies in education (OISE). 1998. University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada, May 1-30.
  11. Training on modular program on curriculum development. 1997. Bangladesh Institute of Management, Dhaka, Nov. 16-20.

 

16.International Conference/seminar attended

 

  1. 3rd International South Asian Biotechnology Conference 2017. Regional co-operation for biotechnology. Organized by Ministry of Science and Technology, Government of Nepal (MoST), Nepal Biotechnology Association (NBA), Central Department of Biotechnology, Tribhuvan University (CDBT) in collaboration with South Asian University (SAU), New Delhi, India and co-organized by Nepal Academy of Science and Technology (NAST). Kathmandu, Nepal, March 16-18.
  2. 2nd International South Asian of biotechnology conference 2016. Biotechnology for sustainable development. Organized by Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, University of Dhaka and South Asian University, New Delhi, India. Feb. 5-6.
  3. International conference 2015. Microbes for benefit of the society: Food, agriculture, health, environment and industry. Organized by Bangladesh Society of Microbiologists (BSM) and Department of Microbiology, University of Dhaka. Dec. 26-28.
  4. 2nd International conference of biotechnology in health and agriculture (ICBHA) 2015. Organized by Global network of Bangladeshi biotechnologists (GNOBB). Jan. 9-10.
  5. 18th Biennial international conference and annual general meeting 2012. Contribution of biodiversity to national economy. Organized by zoological society of Bangladesh. University of Dhaka, Dhaka. Dec. 22.
  6. Fifth International botanical conference on Climate change and sustainable development. 2011. Organized by Bangladesh botanical society, University of Dhaka, Dhaka. Dec. 9-11.
  7. 5th International conference on Microbiology of food, health & environment: Problems and perspectives in developing countries. 2010. Organized by Bangladesh-Japan association for science & technology, Bangladesh society of microbiologists and Bangladesh academy of sciences, Dhaka. Dec. 26-28.
  8. International seminar on The history heritage and urban issue of capital Dhaka. 2010. Organized by Asiatic society of Bangladesh, Dhaka, Feb. 17-19.
  9. International symposium on Climate change and food security in South Asia. 2008. University of Dhaka, Dhaka, Bangladesh. August 25-30.
  10. International conference of Bangladesh Botanical Society 2008. Challenges of botanists in overcoming the changing environment. University of Dhaka. Jan 16-18, 2009.
  11. Conference on Promotion of biotechnology in Bangladesh: National and international perspectives. 2007. ICDDR’B, Dhaka. Apr 6-8.
  12. 3rd international botanical conference on Plant resources for human development organized by Bangladesh Botanical Society. 2005. University of Dhaka. Dec 9-11.
  13. 5th International Plant Tissue Culture & Biotechnology Conference. 2004. University of Dhaka. Dec 4-6.
  14. Annual Meeting of the Japanese Society of Fisheries Science. 2003. Tokyo University of Fisheries, Tokyo, Japan. Apr 1-5.
  15. Summer seminar. 2002. Ozu National Youth Center, 1086, Kitatada, Ozu, Ehime, Japan. Organized by the Graduate School of Agricultural Sciences, Ehime University, Japan. Jun 17-19.
  16. Annual meeting of the branch of the Association of Fisheries Sciences. 2001. National Research Institute of Fisheries Sciences. Kochi, Japan. Aug 17.
  17. 9th international conference of Gender, Science and Technology Association on From Policy at Action in Gender, Science and Technology for Sustainable Development in the 21st Century. 1999. Accra, Ghana. July 4-9.