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  • muhammad.ibrahim@ulab.edu.bd
  • PhD    Southampton University , UK
    MSc. in Physics   Dhaka University, Bangladesh
    B.Sc. Hons in Physics   Dhaka University, Bangladesh

Areas of Interest

Solid state physics, Solar photo-voltaics and other energies for sustainable development
Interdisciplinary science literacy, History, methods and philosophy of science
Evolutionary Psychology

Prof. Muhammad Ibrahim, PhD

Professor & Head

Overview

Taught and conducted research in Dhaka University Physics Department from 1967, and retired as Professor in 2012.
Researcher for a year in Upsala University , Sweden
As Associate Scientist, researched in International Centre for Theoretical Physics, Trieste, Italy, for 2 months every year for 10 years ( 1984-1994)
Chairman Physics Department, Dhaka University
Director, Renewable Energy Research Centre, Dhaka University
Taught at BRAC University , 2012-2014 in courses on Renewable Energy, History of Science, Technology and Development
Secretary, Bangladesh Physical Society
Chairman, Bangladesh Solar Energy Society

Research & Awards

Past Projects:
Thin film insulator and semiconductors
Schottky barrier diodes as soar cells
Solar Energy applications
Rural electrification through solar energy in Bangladesh
Sustainable Development in renewable energy.
Current projects:
Evolutionary Psychology
Landscape ecology
Life and science in Prehistory
Publications:
24 research papers in science journals
50 books in professional and popular science
Professional Awards:
Bangla Academy Literature Award , 2008, for science literature
Prix- Caritas Award , Switzerland,2009
Meher Kabir Award for Science Literature, Bangla Academy, 2007
Qudrat e Khuda Gold Medal for popularization of science
International Fellow:
Ashoka Foundation , Washington, DC
Schwab Foundation, World Economic Forum, Geneva
World entrepreneurship Forum, Emlyon Business School, France

 

Publications

Books

50 books

Journal Articles

24 scientific papers in international and national peer reviewed scientific  journals  and more than 100 other papers

The Universityof Liberal Arts Bangladesh and its curricula are accredited by the University Grants Commission (UGC) of Bangladesh, and approved by the Ministry of Education, Government of People's Republic of Bangladesh.