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Dr. Md. Zakir  Hossen
Dr. Md. Zakir Hossen

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Department of Agricultural Chemistry Email : zakirhm.ac.bau@gmail.com
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Research Interest:    Environmental Geochemistry Metallic Pollution Assessment Food Safety Plant Nutrition
Ph.D.    - 2008
Keio University
Yokohama, Japan
M.S.
Bangladesh Agricultural University
Bangladesh
B.Sc.Ag.
Bangladesh Agricultural University
Bangladesh
Total Number:  11
 

 

A) Research Experience:

 

Position hold

Address

Duration

Research Assistant (RA)

The 21st Century COE program “KEIO Life Conjugate   Chemistry” Keio University, Yokohama 223-8522, Japan

From April 01, 2006 to May 31, 2007.

Researcher

“The regulation of growth of plants using light emitting diodes (LED)” Project, Department of Bioscience and Biotechnology, Shinshu University, Nagano, Japan.

From March 01, 2003 to September 30, 2004.

Scientific Officer

“Environmental impacts of groundwater abstraction in Barind area” Project, Department of Agril.Chemistry, Bangladesh Agricultural University, Mymensingh.

From March 1, 1998 to November 13, 1999.

B) Principal Investigator (PI)/ Project Director of Different Projects:

Project Title

Funding source

Duration

Effect of post-harvest application of chitosan on shelf-life and quality attributes of some seasonal vegetables of Bangladesh

BAU Research System, BAU, Mymensingh

From July 2019 to June 2021

Impact of industrial wastewater irrigation on heavy metal accumulation in soil and health risk assessment through dietary intake of rice grown in that soil

Ministry of Sci. & Tech., Govt. of Bangladesh.

From July 2018 to June 2019

Effect of different application methods of chitosan on growth, yield and quality attributes of tomato at post-harvest storage

BAU Research System, BAU, Mymensingh

From July 2017 to June 2019

Toxic metal exposure through major food stuffs and point source evaluation for adopting remediation strategies

Ministry of Education, Govt. of Bangladesh.

From July 2016 to June 2019

Human health risk from heavy metals through consumption of common fishes of Brahmaputra river, Bangladesh

Ministry of Sci. & Tech., Govt. of Bangladesh.

From July 2017 to June 2018

Health risk assessment for population via consumption of vegetables grown in arsenic contaminated soils

BAU Research System, BAU, Mymensingh

From July 2015 to June 2017

Heavy metals contamination in vegetables grown in urban and industrial contaminated soils

Ministry of Sci. & Tech., Govt. of Bangladesh.

From July 2015 to June 2016

Heavy metal pollution in roadside soils and vegetation in Dhaka city

Ministry of Sci. & Tech., Govt. of Bangladesh.

From July 2012 to June 2013

Impact of Mining Activities on Geology of Barapukuria Open Coal Mine Area in Dinajpur Bangladesh.

Ministry of Sci. & Tech., Govt. of Bangladesh.

From July 2010 to June 2011

 C) Co-investigator of Projects:

Project Title

Funding source

Duration

Fish and vegetable culture in the backyard: Integration of hydroponics with aquaculture

Ministry of Sci. & Tech., Govt. of Bangladesh.

From July 2011 to June 2012

Tomato cultivation in saline zone: I. Investigation of osmolytes synthesis ability of tomato genotypes under salinity stress

Ministry of Sci. & Tech., Govt. of Bangladesh.

From July 2009 to June 2010

 

Total Number:  1
 

A training course on "Teaching Methods and Techniques" at the Graduate Training Institute (GTI), BAU, Mymensingh, Bangladesh, jointly organized by GTI, BAU and Olds College, Canada from March 10 to 21, 2002.

Professor
21 Sep, 2012 -
Associate Professor
21 Sep, 2008 - 20 Sep, 2012
Bangladesh Agricultural University
Assistant Professor
09 Dec, 2002 - 20 Sep, 2008
Bangladesh Agricultural University
Lecturer
14 Nov, 1999 - 08 Dec, 2002
Bangladesh Agricultural University
Total Number:  73
 
A) Full Length Research Article Published in Different National and International Journals
  1. Popy Rani Roy, Md. Tahjib-Ul-Arif, Polash, M.A.S., Zakir, H.M. and Hossain, M.A. 2019. Physiological mechanisms of exogenous calcium on alleviating salinity-induced stress in rice (Oryza sativa). Physiology and Molecular Biology of Plants, 25(3): 611-624. DOI: 10.1007/s12298-019-00654-8
  2. Naznin Sultana, Zakir, H.M., Parvin, M.A., Sharmin, S. and Seal, H.P. 2019. Physiological responses and nutritional qualities of tomato fruits to chitosan coating during postharvest storage. Asian Journal of Advances in Agricultural Research, 10(2): 1-11. DOI: 10.9734/AJAAR/2019/v10i230027
  3. Parvin, M.A., Zakir, H.M., Naznin Sultana, Kafi, A. and Seal, H.P. 2019. Effect of different application methods of chitosan on growth, yield and quality of tomato. Archives of Agriculture and Environmental Science, 4(3): Accepted.
  4. Taher, A.M., Quadir, Q.F., Zakir, H.M., Nazneen, T. and Rahman, A. 2019. Screening and isolation of arsenic tolerant Rhizobacteria from arsenic contaminated areas of Bangladesh. Progressive Agriculture, 30(Suppl. 1): 17-25.
  5. Arifa Akter, Zakir, H.M., Atiqur Rahman, Rumana Yesmeen and Rahman, M.S. 2018. Appraisal of surface water quality for irrigation collected from Sadar Upazila of Jamalpur district, Bangladesh. Archives of Agriculture and Environmental Science, 3(3): 216-225.
  6. Zakir, H.M., Arifa Akter, Rahman, A., Shaila Sharmin and Arafat, M.Y. 2018. Groundwater quality evaluation for irrigation and drinking utilities collected from Sadar Upazila of Jamalpur district, Bangladesh. Asian Journal of Applied Chemistry Research, 2(1): 1-13.
  7. Rumana Yesmeen, Zakir, H.M., Alam, M.S. and Supti Mallick. 2018. Heavy metal and major ionic contamination level in effluents, surface water and groundwater of an urban industrialized city: a case study of Rangpur city, Bangladesh. Asian Journal of Chemical Sciences, 5(1): 1-16.
  8. Zakir, H.M., Aysha, M.I.J.. Mallick, S., Sharmin, S., Quadir, Q.F. and Hossain, M.A. 2018. Heavy metals and major nutrients accumulation pattern in spinach grown in farm and industrial contaminated soils and health risk assessment. Archives of Agriculture and Environmental Science, 3(1): 95-102.
  9. Haque, R., Zakir, H.M., Aysha, M.I.J., Mallick, S. and Shahinur, M.R. 2018. Heavy metal uptake pattern and potential human health risk through consumption of tomato grown in industrial contaminated soils. Asian Journal of Advances in Agricultural Research, 5(4): 1-11.
  10. Zakir, H.M., Arafat, M.Y. and Islam, M.M. 2017. Assessment of metallic pollution along with geochemical baseline of soils at Barapukuria open coal mine area in Dinajpur, Bangladesh. Asian Journal of Water, Environment and Pollution, 14(4): 77-88.
  11. Aysha, M.I.J., Zakir, H.M., Haque, R., Quadir, Q.F., Choudhury, T.R., Quraishi, S.B. and Mollah, M.Z.I. 2017. Health risk assessment for population via consumption of vegetables grown in soils artificially contaminated with arsenic. Archives of Current Research International, 10(3):1–12.
  12. Kumar, D., Zakir, H.M., Maleque, M.A. and Seal, H.P. 2017. Evaluation of groundwater quality with special emphasis on heavy metal contamination in major areas of Joypurhat district, Bangladesh. Journal of Chemical Biological and Physical Sciences, 7(4) D: 819-834.
  13. Zakir, H.M., Hossain, M.A. and Alam, M.S. 2017. Metallic pollution in top soils of an urban industriazed city: a case study of Chittagong city, Bangladesh. Journal of Chemical Biological and Physical Sciences, 7(4) D: 835-850.
  14. Md. Zakir Hossen, Md. Mahidul Islam and Md. Sohrab Hossain. 2017. Heavy metal contents in sediments of an urban industrialized area- a case study of Tongi canal, Bangladesh. Asian Journal of Water, Environment and Pollution, 14(1): 59-68.
  15. Hossain, M.A., Zakir, H.M., Kumar, D. Quality and metallic pollution level in surface waters of an urban industrialized city: a case study of Chittagong city, Bangladesh. Journal of Industrial Safety Engineering, 4(2): 9-18.
  16. Sarker, M.S., Quadir, Q.F., Zakir, H.M., Nazneen, T. and Rahman, A. 2017. Evaluation of commonly used fertilizers, fish and poultry feeds as potential sources of heavy metals contamination in food. Asian-Australasian Journal of Food Safety and Security, 1(1): 74-81.
  17. Chakrabarty, T., Afrin, R., Mia, M.Y. and Zakir, H.M. Phytoremediation of chromium and some chemical parameters from tannery effluent by using water hyacinth (Eichhornia craassipes). Research in Agriculture, Livestock and Fisheries, 4(3): 151-156.
  18. Zabir, A.A., Zaman, M.W., Zakir, H.M., Uddin, M.Z., Biswas, M.J.H. and Asif, A.A. 2016. Impact of wastewater irrigation on major nutrient status in soil near Bhaluka industrial area of Bangladesh. Asian Journal of Medical and Biological Research, 2(1): 131-137.
  19. Zakir, H.M. and Md. Sohrab Hossain. 2016. Metallic pollution level in soils of Mymensingh Town, Bangladesh: an impact of urbanization and industrialization. Journal of Industrial Safety Engineering, 3(3): 17-25.
  20. Zakir H.M., Md. Mahidul Islam and Md. Sohrab Hossain. 2016. Impact of urbanization and industrialization on irrigation water quality of a canal- a case study of Tongi canal, Bangladesh. Advances in Environmental Research, 5(2): 109-123.
  21. Zabir, A.A., Zaman, M.W., Zakir, H.M., Uddin, M.N., Islam, M.S. and Islam, M.S. 2016. Spatial Dissemination of some heavy metals in soil adjacent to Bhaluka industrial area, Mymensingh. American Journal of Applied Scientific Research, 2(6): 38-47.
  22. Nazneen, T., Chowdhury, M.A.K., Zakir, H.M., Rahman, M.H. and Quadir, Q.F. 2016. Seasonal, spatial and socioeconomic variations in the dietary pattern of two cities of Bangladesh: a food frequency questionnaire survey. Asian-Australasian Journal of Bioscience and Biotechnology, 1(3): 453-463.
  23. Zakir, H.M., Sumi, S. A., Sharmin, S., Mohiuddin, K. M. and Kaysar, S. 2015. Heavy metal contamination in surface soils of some industrial areas of Gazipur, Bangladesh. Journal of Chemical Biological and Physical Sciences, 5(2) D: 2191-2206.
  24. Sohrab Hossain, Zakir, H.M., Md. Shahinur Rahman and Md. Mahidul Islam. 2015. Toxic metallic contamination in wastewater of some industrial areas of Mymensingh town, Bangladesh. Advances in Architecture, City and Environment, 1(3): 7-13.
  25. Zakir, H.M., Sattar, M. A. and Quadir, Q. F. 2015. Cadmium pollution and irrigation water quality assessment of an urban river: a case study of the Mayur river, Khulna, Bangladesh. Journal of Chemical Biological and Physical Sciences, 5(2) D: 2133-2149.
  26. Mohiuddin, K.M., Alam, M.M., Ahmed, I., Zakir, H.M. and Chowdhury, A.K. 2015. Physicochemical properties and metallic constituent load in the water samples of the Buriganga, Bangladesh. Journal of Environmental Science and Natural Resources, 8(2): 141-146.
  27. Akter, A., Mia, M.Y. and Zakir, H.M. Arsenic contamination in surface and groundwater in major parts of Manikganj district, Bangladesh. Journal of Bangladesh Agricultural University, 13(1): 17-25.
  28. Zakir, H.M., Nahid Sultana and Mousumi Akter. 2014. Heavy Metal Contamination in Roadside Soils and Grasses: A Case Study from Dhaka City, Bangladesh.Journal of Chemical Biological and Physical Sciences, 4(2) D: 1661-1673.
  29. Kohinoor Begum, Mohiuddin, K. M., Zakir, H.M., Moshfiqur Rahman, M. and Nazmul Hasan, M. 2014. Heavy Metal Pollution and Major Nutrient Elements Assessment in the Soils of Bogra City in Bangladesh.Canadian Chemical Transactions, 2(3): 316-326.
  30. Bidyut Bakali, Md. Younus Mia and Zakir, H.M. Water quality evaluation of Tongi area in Bangladesh: an impact of industrialization. Journal of Chemical Biological and Physical Sciences, 4(2) D: 1735-1752.
  31. Rana, M., Bakali, B., Md. Younus Mia and Zakir, H.M. Physico-chemical properties of effluents discharged from different industries of Gazipur, Bangladesh and its suitability for agricultural land. Journal of Environmental Science and Natural Resources, 7(1): 157-167.
  32. Sonya Akter, Rezuana Afrin, Md. Yunus Mia and Md. Zakir Hossen. 2014. Phytoremediation of chromium (Cr) from tannery effluent by using water lettuce (Pistia stratiotes). ASA University Review, 8(2): 149-156.
  33. Zakir, H.M., Nazmul Hasan, M., Quadir, Q. F., Sharimin, S. and Istiaq Ahmed. 2013. Cadmium and lead pollution in sediments of midstream of the river Karatoa in Bangladesh. International Journal of Engineering Sciences, 2(2): 34-42.
  34. Zakir, H.M., Islam, M.M. Arafat, M.Y. and Sharmin, S. 2013. Hydrogeochemistry and quality assessment of waters of an open coal mine area in a developing country: A case study from Barapukuria, Bangladesh.International Journal of Geosciences Research, 1(1): 20-44.
  35. Nahida Sultana, Zakir, H.M. and Niger Sultana, M. 2013. Major nutrient elements in roadside soils and grasses: a case study in Dhaka city. Journal of Agroforestry and Environment, 7(2): 87-91.
  36. Zakir, H.M., Moshfiqur Rahman, M., Rahman, A., Ahmed, I and Hossain, M. A. 2012. Heavy metals and major ionic pollution assessment in waters of midstream of the river Karatoa in Bangladesh. Journal of Environmental Science and Natural Resources, 5(2): 149-160.
  37. Zakir, H.M., Sultana, M. N. and Saha, K. C. 2012. Influence of commercially available organic vs inorganic fertilizers on growth yield and quality of carrot. Journal of environmental Science and Natural Resources, 5(1): 39-45.
  38. Shikazono, N., Tatewaki, K., Mohiuddin, K. M., Nakano, T. and Zakir, H.M. Sources, spatial variation and speciation of heavy metals in sediments of the Tamagawa river in Central Japan. Environmental Geochemistry and Health, 34: 13-26.
  39. Zakir, H.M., Kohinoor Begum, Mohiuddin, K. M. and Arafat, M. Y. 2011. Quality assessment of waters of Bogra city area, Bangladesh. Bangladesh Journal of Agroforesty and Environment, 5(2): 21-25.
  40. Zakir, H.M. and Naotatsu Shikazono. 2011. Environmental mobility and geochemical partitioning of Fe, Mn, Co, Ni and Mo in sediments of an urban river. Journal of Environmental Chemistry and Ecotoxicology, 3(5): 116-126.
  41. Mohiuddin, K. M., Ogawa, Y., Zakir, H.M., Otomo, K. and Shikazono, N. 2011. Heavy metals contamination in water and sediments of polluted urban rivers in developing countries. International Journal of Environmental Science and Technology, 8(4): 723- 736.
  42. Meherunnessa, Talukder, N. M. and Zakir, H.M. Influence of compost and fertilizers on growth, yield and some biochemical composition of summer tomato. Bangladesh Research Publications Journal, 5(4): 344-350.
  43. Shaila Sharmin, Zakir, H.M. and Naotatsu Shikazono. 2010. Rare Earth Elements and Geochemical Partitioning of Zn and Pb in Sediments of an Urban River. American Journal of Environmental Sciences, 6(5): 406-415.
  44. Shaila Sharmin, Zakir, H.M. and Naotatsu Shikazono. 2010. Fractionation profile and mobility pattern of trace metals in sediments of Nomi River, Tokyo, Japan. Journal of Soil Science and Environmental Management, 1(1): 01-14.
  45. Mohiuddin, K. M., Zakir, H.M., Otomo, K., Sharmin, S. and Shikazono, N. 2010. Geochemical distribution of trace metal pollutants in water and sediments of downstream of an urban river. International Journal of Environmental Science and Technology, 7(1): 17-28.
  46. Kazuo Otomo, Srivastava J., Zakir H.M. and Naotatsu Shikazono. 2010. Experimental study on soil water reaction concerning the factors controlling chromium release from hexavalent chromium containing soil." published in theShigen Chishitsu, 60 (1): 01-13.
  47. Kazuo Otomo, Jayank Srivastava, Zakir, H.M., Mohiuddin, K. M. and Naotatsu Shikazono. 2009. Factors controlling chromium release from chromate containing soils. International Journal of Applied Environmental Sciences, 4(2): 113-128.
  48. Shaila Sharmin, Zakir, H.M. and Naotatsu Shikazono. 2009. Base metal pollution assessment in water and sediments of Nomi River, Tokyo, Japan. International Journal of Applied Environmental Sciences, 4(3): 303-326.
  49. Zakir, H.M., Naotatsu Shikazono and Kazuo Otomo. 2008. Geochemical Distribution of Trace Metals and Assessment of Anthropogenic Pollution in Sediments of Old Nakagawa River, Tokyo, Japan. American Journal of Environmental Sciences, 4(6): 661-672.
  50. Naotatsu Shikazono, Zakir, H.M. and Yuki Sudo. 2008. Zinc contamination in river water and sediments in Taisyu Zn-Pb mine area, Tsushima Island, Japan. Journal of Geochemical Exploration, 98(3): 80-88.
  51. Zakir, H.M. and Naotatsu Shikazono. 2008. Metal fractionation in sediments: a comparative assessment of four sequential extraction schemes. Journal of Environmental Science for Sustainable Society, 2: 1 - 12.
  52. Zakir, H.M. Light emitting diodes increase phenolics of buckwheat (Fagopyrum esculentum) sprouts. Journal of Plant Interactions, 2(1): 71-78.
  53. R. Biswas, Shaila Sharmin, Zakir H.M., Chowdhury A. K. and Talukder N. M. 2007. Growth and Yield of Soybean (Glycine max L.) as influenced by the application of Sulphur and Molybdenum. Bangladesh Journal of Agroforesty and Environment, 1(1): 61-66.
  54. Zakir, H.M., Shaila Sharmin and Naotatsu Shikazono. 2006. Heavy metal pollution assessment in water and sediments of Turag River at Tongi area in Bangladesh. International Journal of Lakes and Rivers, 1(1): 85 - 96.
  55. Shaila Sharmin, Begum A., Husne Lasani, Zakir H.M. and Chowdhury M. A. H. 2005. Effect of municipal waste and sewage sludge on nutrient uptake by BRRI DHAN-28. Progressive Agriculture, 16(2): 11-16.
  56. Lasani, S. Sharmin, A. Begum, Zakir H.M. and M. A. H. Chowdhury. 2005. Utilization of Municipal waste and Sewage Sludge in relation to growth, yield, protein and starch contents of rice. Bangladesh Journal of Environmental Science, 11 (1): 141 - 144.
  57. Zakir, H.M. Growth response of buckwheat (Fagopyrum esculentum) sprouts as affected by irradiation cycles provided by light emitting diodes (LED). Journal of South Pacific Agriculture, 10 (1&2): 23 – 28.
  58. Adham, A. K. M., Shirazi, S. M., Talukder, M. S. U. and Zakir, H.M. 2003. Suitability of groundwater for irrigation and arsenic for drinking purposes at Kamalbhog, Bangladesh. J. Inst. Engrs., Bangladesh. Agril. Engg. Div. 30/AE (1): 11 - 18.
  59. Sarker, S. K., Chowdhury, M. A. H. and Zakir, H.M. Sulphur and Boron fertilization on yield, quality and nutrient uptake by Bangladesh Soybean-4. Journal of Biological Sciences, 2(11): 729 -733.
  60. Begum, R., Chowdhury, M. A. H., Zakir, H.M. and Kabir, M. R. 2002. Glucose and cellulose decomposition and subsequent transformation of S and P in soil. Journal of Biological Sciences, 2(7): 459 - 462.
  61. Chowdhury, M. A. H., Begum, R., Kabir, M. R. and Zakir, H.M. Plant and animal residue decomposition and transformation of S and P in soil. Pakistan Journal of Biological Sciences, 5(7): 736 - 739.
  62. Zakir, M.H., Talukder, N. M. and Siddique, M. A. 2001. Response of potato to nitrogen and potassium and its impact on soil and plant NPK content. Bangladesh Journal of Agricultural Sciences, 28 (1): 59 - 65.
  63. Hasanwise, S., Talukder, N. M. and Zakir H.M. 1999. Influence of some growth regulators on tuberization of potato sprout segments cultured in vitro. Progressive Agriculture, 9 (1 & 2): 151 - 155.
  64. Nizam, M. U., Zaman, M. W., Rahman, M. M., Wadia, R. and Zakir, H.M. 1999. Copper, manganese, and iron toxicities in water sources of two unions of Bhaluka upazila under Mymensingh districts in Bangladesh. Bangladesh Journal of Environmental Science, 5: 104 - 109.

B)  Articles in Proceedings:

  1. Zakir, H.M. and Naotatsu Shikazono. 2007. Zinc pollution level in sediments of Old Nakagawa River, Tokyo, Japan. AIP Conference Proceedings, 898 (5th International Workshop on Water Dynamics. September 25-27, Sendai, Japan), pp. 46-49.
  2. Zakir, H.M. and Naotatsu Shikazono. 2007. Anthropogenic pollution of Pb, Cr and Cu in sediments of Old Nakagawa River, Tokyo, Japan. Proceedings of the 1st International Symposium on Aqua Science, Water Resource and Innovation Development of Countryside. November 26-30, 2007, Kochi, Japan. pp. 131-134.
  3. Zakir, H.M. and Naotatsu Shikazono. 2006. Assessment of metal pollution in lower Torag River in Bangladesh. AIP Conference Proceedings, 898 (5th International Workshop on Water Dynamics. September 25-27, Sendai, Japan), pp. 86-89.
  4. Zaman, W., Moklesh, R. M. and Zakir, H.M. 1999. Assessment of ground and surface water pollution in some irrigated areas of Nawabgonj. Bangladesh Agricultural University Research Progress, 10: 48 - 57.

 C) Conference Abstract in International Journals

  1. Zakir, H.M. and Shikazono, N. 2008. Metal pollution in sediments of Old Nakagawa River in Tokyo, Japan and possible remediation. Geochemical Journal, 42 (Supplement: 1): 1B01 (27-01).
  2. Zakir, H.M. and Shikazono, N. 2008. Trace metal pollution in the sediments of an urban river: an impact of anthropogenic activities. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 72 (Issue: 12; Supplement: 1): A1070.
  3. Zakir, H.M. and Shikazono, N. 2007. Geochemical fractionation and anthropogenic metal pollution in sediments of Nakagawa River in Tokyo, Japan. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 71 (Issue: 15; Supplement: 1): A1151.
  4. Zakir, H.M. and Naotatsu Shikazono. 2006. Comparison of three sequential extraction schemes for heavy metal fractionation in sediment samples. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 70 (Issue 18, Supplement 1): A730. doi:10.1016/j.gca.2006.06.1313
  5. Otomo, K, Zakir, H.M. and Shikazono, N. 2006. Anthropogenic chromium contamination in soils in urban areas: a prospect and retrospect. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 70 (Issue 18, Supplement 1): A465. doi:10.1016/j.gca.2006.06.936
Total Number:  14
 
  1. A workshop on “ISWS 510 – Facilitating Learning” at Graduate Training Institute (GTI), BAU, Mymensingh on March 2002, jointly organized by GTI, BAU and Olds College, Canada.
  2. A training course on “Teaching Methods and Techniques” at Graduate Training Institute (GTI), BAU, Mymensingh, Bangladesh from March 10 to 21, 2002.
  3. The 16th Annual V. M. Goldschmidt Conference, Melbourne, Australia from 27 August- 01 September 2006. Presentation title- “Comparison of three sequential extraction schemes for heavy metal fractionation in sediment samples.”
  4. Participated in “21st Century COE Keio Univ. - Tokyo Inst. Tech. Joint Forum of Young Scientists on Material Science, 2006” at Keio University, Yokohama 223-8522, Japan on October 30, 2006, supported by the Grant-in-Aid from the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology, Japan.
  5. The “4th International Workshop on Water Dynamics” Sendai, Japan, 7-8 November, 2006. Presentation title- “Assessment of metal pollution in lower Torag River in Bangladesh”.
  6. The “2nd Keio LCC-Yonsei CBMH Joint Symposium”, Keio University, Raiosha, Hiyoshi Campus, Yokohama, Japan on November 24 and 25, 2006. Organized by the 21st Century COE KEIO-Life Conjugated Chemistry (LCC).
  7. The 17th Annual V. M. Goldschmidt Conference, Cologne, Germany from August 19- 24, 2007. Presentation title- “Geochemical fractionation and anthropogenic metal pollution in sediments of Nakagawa River in Tokyo, Japan.”
  8. The “5th International Workshop on Water Dynamics” Sendai, Japan, September 25- 27, 2007. Presentation title- “Zinc pollution level in sediments of Old Nakagawa River, Tokyo, Japan”.
  9. 1st International Symposium on Aqua Science, Water Resources and Innovation Development of Countryside, Sakawa, Kochi, Japan on November 26-30, 2007. Presentation title- “Anthropogenic pollution of Pb, Cr and Cu in sediments of Old Nakagawa River, Tokyo, Japan”.
  10. The 18th Annual V. M. Goldschmidt Conference, Vancouver, Canada from July 13-18, 2008. Presentation title- “Trace metal pollution in the sediments of an urban river: an impact of anthropogenic activities.”
  11. The 55th Annual Meeting of the Geochemical Society of Japan, Tokyo, Japan from September 17-19, 2008. Presentation title- “Metal pollution in sediments of Old Nakagawa River in Tokyo, Japan and possible remediation”.
  12. “Workshop on Postgraduate Curriculum Improvement on Agricultural Chemistry” organized by the Dept. of Agricultural Chemistry, BAU, under Heqep Subproject [CP # 2013] on 12-13 February, 2015.
  13. “Training-Workshop on Curriculum Development & Creative Question” organized by Graduate Training Institute (GTI), BAU, under Heqep Subproject [CP # 3057] on 22-23 August, 2015.
  14. The Goldschmidt2016 Conference, Yokohama, Japan from June 26 to July 01, 2016. Presentation title- “Geochemical baseline and heavy metal contamination level in soils of Barapukuria open coal mine area in Dinajpur, Bangladesh”.
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Yoshida Scholarship Keio University in Japan Environmental Geochemistry September 2005 to August, 2008
Professor Karim Memorial Merit Award Bangladesh Agricultural University Agricultural Chemistry 1996
Membership Type Organization
Life Member Bangladesh Chemical Society (BCS)
Life Member Japanese Universities Alumni Association in Bangladesh (JUAAB)
Member (No. # 167824) Geochemical Society
Life Member Krishibid Institution, Dhaka, Bangladesh
Life Member Progressive Agriculturists, BAU, Mymensingh