Prof. Dr. Md. Mizanur Rahman: Faculty Member of the Department of Soil Science, Faculty of Agriculture, Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman Agricultural University (BSMRAU), Gazipur 1706, Bangladesh. He has completed MS and PhD in 2000 and 2006, respectively from the Asian Institute of Technology (AIT), Bangkok, Thailand. Earlier, he has earned B.Sc.Ag. (Hons.) degree from Bangladesh Agricultural University (BAU) in 1993. Dr. Rahman started his professional career in September 1993 as a Scientific Officer in Bangladesh Agricultural Research Institute (BARI) and afterwards in October 1993 he joined Soil Resource Development Institute (SRDI). He joined BSMRAU in November 2006 as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Soil Science and subsequently has been promoted to Associate Professor in April 2011 and Professor in April 2015. Prof. Rahman has been conducting BS, MS and PhD level courses and he has already supervised and offered degrees to 03 PhD students and 31 MS students as a Major Professor of the Advisory Committee. Prof. Rahman has been completed several research programs as a Principal and Co-Principal Investigator utilizing the fund of Sponsored Public Goods Research (SPGR), (NATP) of Bangladesh Agricultural Research Council (BARC), Krishi Gobeshona Foundation (KGF), University Grants Commission (UGC), Ministry of Science, Communication & Information Technology, Ministry of Education, Research Management Committee of BSMRAU etc. He is involved in collaborative research program of International Nitrogen Management Systems (INMS) ‘Towards INMS’, UK. Currently, Prof. Rahman serving as one of the Principal Investigators and country lead of the GCRF South Asian Nitrogen Hub project and Co-leading the Work Package Development of guidance/tools for practitioners, while the Hub is Coordinated by the Centre for Ecology and Hydrology (CEH), Scotland, UK. Prof. Rahman is also serving as a Deputy Coordinator of Modeling Climate Change Impact in Bangladesh Agriculture (MCCA) project funded by Krishi Gobeshona Foundation (KGF), Dhaka. He is keen to conduct research on carbon sequestration, reactive nitrogen, global warming and climate change, waste management, nutrient recycling, soil fertility management, arsenic mitigation, soil and environmental pollution etc. He has published 85 research articles in different renowned international and national journals and 3 book chapters. Prof. Rahman is involved with different professional and social societies as a Life Member like Soil Science Society of Bangladesh, Association for the Advancement of Science, Plant Breeding Society of Bangladesh, Uttara Krishibid Association, Dhaka, Bangladesh, Ecological Society of Bangladesh, and as an Ordinary Member of AIT Alumni Association, Thailand, and Bangladesh Agriculturist Institution. He visited Canada, Greece, India, Indonesia, Iran, Kenya, Malaysia, Maldives, Nepal, Qatar, Sri Lanka, Scotland (UK) and Thailand for various purposes like education, collaborative research and conferences.

Educational Qualification:

Doctor of Technical Science from the Asian Institute of Technology (AIT), Thailand (2006)

Master of Science from the Asian Institute of Technology (AIT), Thailand (2000)

Postgraduate Technological Studies from Aristotle University, Thessaloniki, Greece (2000)

Bachelor of Science in Agriculture from Bangladesh Agricultural University (BAU) in 1993

Higher Secondary Certificate in 1985 (Dhaka Board)

Secondary School Certificate in 1983 (Dhaka Board)