Research Interests

  • Applied Chemistry
  • Biomaterials
  • Environmental Science

Dr. Mohammed Mizanur Rahman

Professor

University of Dhaka

Account Information


Email: mizanur.rahman@du.ac.bd

Profile


Position:  Director, Institute of Leather Engineering and Technology (ILET), University of Dhaka
Professor of Applied Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, University of Dhaka

Biography


Dr. Mohammed Mizanur Rahman a Distinguished Professor of Applied Chemistry and Chemical Engineering of the University of Dhaka received his Ph.D. in analytical and environmental chemistry from Kumamoto University, Japan in 2005. He was a gold medal recipient of Bangladesh Academy of Science-2009 and winner of the Young Scientist Award of Third World Academy of Sciences (TWAS, Triste, Italy, 2010). He was also awarded the illustrious Japan Society for the Promotion of Sciences (JSPS, Japan) & Alexander von Humboldt (Germany) postdoctoral fellowship for his outstanding caliber in research. In 2020, Dr. Rahman successfully completed his five-year tenure as the Director and CEO of the National Institute of Textile Engineering and Research (NITER) where his efforts were pivotal in establishing the institute as the vanguard of textile and allied engineering education in Bangladesh. Dr. Rahman is currently serving as nominated director of Maksons spinning Mills Ltd and Bangladesh Textile Mills Association of Bangladesh. As an eminent scientist, he has published more than 180 publications in referred journals, books and encyclopedia. The major focus of his research group is on environmental analytical chemistry, polymers, and biomaterials but it also covers a broad spectrum of chemical & materials science.

Education

  1. 2011-13

    Alexander von Humboldt (AvH-Humboldt) Post-Doctoral Fellow

    University of Duisburg-Essen, Germany
  2. 2006-2008

    Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS) Post-Doctoral Fellow

    Kumamoto University, Japan
  3. 2005

    Ph.D.

    Graduate School of Science and Technology, Kumamoto University, Japan
  4. Augest 1998

    MSc

    University of Dhaka
  5. 1995

    BSc

    University of Dhaka

Professional Appointments

  1. 2015-Present
    Project Standing Committee Member
    Skill for Employment Investment Program (BTMA-SEIP), Ministry of Finance, Govt of the Peoples Republic of Bangladesh
  2. 2014-Present
    Member, Academic Council
    University of Dhaka
  3. 2015-2018
    Syndicate Member
    University of Dhaka
  4. 2015-Present
    Member, Governing Body
    Enam Medical College, Savar, East-West Medical College, Uttara, Dhaka, Nitingle Medical College, Ashulia Savar and Johurul Islam Nursing College, Kishorganj
  5. 2018-Present
    Independent Director and EC Member
    Social Islami Bank Ltd. (SIBL); Nominated Director MAKSONS spinning Ltd. (Leading Textile industry in Bangladesh)
  6. 2014-Present
    Member, National Science and Technology Fellowship Committee (NST-Fellowship)
    Ministry of Science and Technology (MoST), Govt. of the Peoples Republic of Bangladesh.
  7. 2019-Present
    Member, National Strategic and Planning Committee (NSPC)
    College Education Development Project (CEDP), Ministry of Education, Govt. of the Peoples Republic of Bangladesh
  8. 2015-2020
    Director and CEO
    National Institute of Textile Engineering and Research (NITER), (A Premier Engineering Education and Research Institute of Bangladesh).
  9. 2014-Present
    Department of Applied Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, Faculty of Engineering and Technology
    University of Dhaka.
  10. 2020-Present
    Director, Institute of Leather Engineering and Technology (ILET)
    University of Dhaka

Awards & Prizes

  • 2009
    Young Researcher (Gold Medalist in Physical Sciences),
    Bangladesh Academy of Science (BAS), Banglades
  • 2009
    Young Scientist Prize (Physical Sciences)
    Third World Academy of Science (TWAS), Trieste, Italy
  • 2005
    Young Researcher
    Kumamoto University, Japan
  • 2004
    Young Scientist Award
    Inoue Science Promotion Foundation, Tokyo, Japan
  • 2004
    Japanese Govt. Monbukagakusho Scholarship
    Japan