Areas of Interest
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
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.
Life and science in Prehistory
24 research papers in science journals
50 books in professional and popular science
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
Ashoka Foundation , Washington, DC
Schwab Foundation, World Economic Forum, Geneva
World entrepreneurship Forum, Emlyon Business School, France.
Research Experience in Physics
Published 24 research papers in international and national Science Research Journals.
Research Experience in other subjects
Conducted the research on the following areas; published books, research papers, popular papers on these.
Service in Dhaka University:
Subjects taught included:
Solid State Physics, Electronics, Solar Energy, Physics in History.
Professor of Physics, Dhaka University (Retired June 2011).
Has given following courses as a Visiting Professor
Dhaka University Business Faculty (Banking Dept.):
ULAB University: Joined the University of ULAB as a Part time Faculty in GED Department (2013), Adjunct Faculty from 15th January 2014, Professor from 14th January 2014 till 31st January 2020, GED Department Head from 15th January 2015 to 31st January 2020, Again Adjunct Faculty from 1st February 2020 till now.