A team of delegates from Niederrhein University in Kreffeld, Germany visited BUFT on February 12, 2020. A seminar on ‘Teaching & Learning Techniques of Niederrhein University’ and ‘Higher Education Opportunities in Niederrhein University’ was held in the Seminar Hall where Prof. Dr. Alexander Büsgen and Prof. Dr. Vossebein Lutz were keynote speakers at the event. The session was chaired by Honorable Founder Chairman, Board of Trustees, BUFT, Mr. Muzaffar U. Siddique. Pro Vice Chancellor Prof. Dr. Engr. Ayub Nabi Khan, Treasurer Prof. Dr. Md. Abdul Jalil, Registrar Mr. Md. Rafiquzzaman, Distinguished Professor & Dean, Faculty of Business Studies, Prof. Md. Muinuddin Khan, Dean of Faculty of Textile Engineering Prof. Dr. Engr. Abu Bakr Siddique, R&D Director Associate Prof. Dr. Abdul Baqui, Heads of Departments, and Faculty Members were present during the program.
Prof S. M. Mahfuzur Rahman has been Designated as the Vice-Chancellor of BGMEA University of Fashion & Technology (BUFT)
Prof S. M. Mahfuzur Rahman has been Designated as the Vice-Chancellor of BGMEA University of Fashion & Technology (BUFT). His expected date of joining 26th January, 2020. He was a Professor International Business at the University of Dhaka and served the University for more than 35 years (1984-2019). He joined as Lecturer at the Department of Finance of the DU in 1984 and subsequently appointed as Professor in 1994. He was a Visiting Professor at the School of Economics University of Nagoya, Japan (1998).
Professor S. M. Mahfuzur Rahman did his Doctorate from (1972) from Institute of Oriental Studies, Moscow. He received his M.S. in Economics with honors, (1979) from Peoples Friendship University, Moscow.
Professor S. M. Mahfuzur Rahman served the DU in different important academic and administrative positions including Chairman, Department of Finance, University of Dhaka; Director, Master of International Trade and Business Program, University of Dhaka; Member, Dhaka University Senate; Provost, Zahurul Haq Hall, University of Dhaka. Professor S. M. Mahfuzur Rahman was a General Secretary and Treasurer of the Asiatic Society of Bangladesh.
Professor S. M. Mahfuzur Rahman visited a good number of countries including Australia, Belgium, China, Cuba, Germany, Grace, India, Indonesia, Japan, Kuwait, Malaysia, Maldives, Nepal, Poland, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Sweden, Thailand, Turkey, UAE, UK, USA, Russia.
Professor S. M .Mahfuzur Rahman, was born on 25 March 1952 at Village Daudpur, Dist. Dinajpur.
Prof. Dr. Md. Abdul Jalil a reported Scientist has joined BGMEA University of Fashion and Technology (BUFT) as Treasurer on 1st January, 2020.
Before holding this position he served BUFT as Dean, Faculty of Science and Controller of Examinations. He has more than 20 years of teaching, research and management experiences including six years of research position in reputed overseas universities and institutes. Dr. Jalil received his B.Sc. (Honors) and M.Sc. degree in chemistry from Dhaka University in 1986 and 1987 respectively. In 1995 he went to Japan for higher study under the Monbukagakusho Scholarship program. He was conferred his 2nd Masters in 1998 and PhD in 2001 by Kanazawa University, Japan. After awarded his PhD degree, he received the very prestigious JSPS (Japan Society for the promotion of Sciences) Postdoctoral Fellowship for two years and worked in the laboratory of Professor Hedeo Kurosawa at Osaka University, Japan.
After completing his postdoctoral fellowship, he had a research position for over four years in the Institute of Chemical and Engineering Sciences (ICES) in Singapore where he worked as the Principal Investigator (PI) for several projects. Apart from his research work in ICES he trained up a good number of industrial attachment students from National University of Singapore and the Nanyang Technological University, Singapore.
He has been awarded several scholarships/fellowship and grants including JSPS Postdoctoral Fellowship award, Sasakawa Scientific Research Grant, Sasakawa Grant for attending the Conference, Monbukagakusho Scholarship for Master’s and Doctoral programs. His publications have appeared in many leading academic journals, including the American Chemical Society (US), the Royal Chemical Society (UK), Springer, Elsevier etc. and have been widely cited. He published 2 books and 25 peer reviewed journal and conference papers and presented his research finding in various international conferences held in various parts of Japan, Europe and America. He is also routinely reviewing manuscripts of research papers and books published from various national and international organizations.
Professional activities of Dr Jalil are extensive. He is the Life Member of Bangladesh Chemical Society, Bangla Academy, Japanese universities Alumni Association in Bangladesh (JUAAB), Dhaka University Alumni Association, Dhaka University Shahidullah Hall Alumni Association, DU83 Batch Foundation and a Member of the Chemical Society of Japan, International Researchers Club, Singapore, Ishikawa Alumni Association, Japan.