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Bangladesh Academy of Sciences

Bangladesh Academy of Sciences
Formation1973
HeadquartersAgargaon, Dhaka, Bangladesh
President
Quazi Abdul Fattah
Websitebas.org.bd

Bangladesh Academy of Sciences is an academic forum for Bangladeshi scientists and technologists. Established in 1973, it aims to fulfill the role of promoting research and development of sciences in Bangladesh.[1]

History

After the partition of Indian subcontinent, the Pakistan Academy of Sciences was established in 1953. After the liberation of Bangladesh, 12 Bangladeshi fellows (the then East Pakistani) of the academy formed the Bangladesh Academy of Sciences in 1973. Muhammad Qudrat-i-Khuda served the founding president role until 1976.[1]

Presidents

Fellows

List of the academy fellows.[4]

1973
1974
  • A.K.M. Siddiq
  • Ashraful Haque
1975
1977
1978
1979
1980
1981
  • A.Q. Sarker
1982
  • Syed Nurun Nabi
1983
1984
  • Shah M. Hasanuzzaman
1985
  • Sultan Ahmed Chowdhury
  • Anwar Hossain
1988
1991
  • Quazi Abdul Fattah
1992
1993
  • Amir Hossain Khan
1995
  • Zahurul Karim
1997
1998
1999
2000
  • A.K. Azad Khan
  • K.M. Sultanul Aziz
  • Syed Mohammad Humayun Kabir
  • A.S.M. Matiur Rahman
  • Naiyyum Choudhury
  • Mosihuzzaman
2003
2004
  • M. Salimullah
  • H.K.M. Yusuf
  • Mohammad Ali Asgar
2005
2006
2008
2010
Expatriate Fellow
Foreign Fellow

Academy Gold Medal Awards

The academy awards prizes in senior and junior categories annually to scientists and technologists of Bangladesh in the field of physical sciences (engineering and technology) and biological sciences (agriculture and medicine).[9]

Physical Sciences

Year Senior Junior
1982 S. Z. Haider S. M. Mujibur Rahman
1984 M. Shamsher Ali
1985 Jamal Nazrul Islam
1986 Syed Safiullah M. Salimullah
1988 K. M. A. Malik Saiful Islam
1990 M. Shamsher Ali
Md. Wahhaj Uddin
Khondkar Siddique-e-Rabbani
1993 Amir Hossain Khan M. Salahuddin Khan
1998 Shariff Enamul Kabir A. S. Md. Abdul Haseeb
Golam Mohammed Bhuiyan
2002 M. Salimullah Junaid Amin As-Salek
2003 Arun Kumar Basak Md. Saidur Rahman
2004 Mohammad Kaykobad A A Mamun
2005 M. Rezwan Khan Md. Arshad Momen
2006 A K M Azharul Islam
2007 M. M. Shahidul Hassan Tanvir Noor Baig
2009 Md. Tofazzal Hossain Tarafder Md. Idrish Miah
2010 Anisul Haque
Mubarak Ahmad Khan
Md. Shuza Uddin
2011 A A Mamun Mohammad Abul Hasnat
2013 M. Ruhul Amin[10]

Biological Sciences

Year Senior Junior
1982 Nurul Islam
1984 F. Z. Majid Khurshid Jahan
1985 Mir Mosharraf Hossain S. N. I. Md. Salehuzzaman
1986 Aminul Islam S. A. M. Khairul Bashar
1988 S. M. Hasanuzzaman Md. Abdus Sattar
1990 Mahmud-ul-Ameen Lutfur Rahman Khan
1993 M. R. Choudhury AKM Nurul Islam
2002 Md. Abdul Faiz
2003 S.M. Imamul Huq Md. Mukhlesur Rahman Khan
2004 Md. Rafiqul Islam Md. Anwarul Azim Akhand
2005 Firdausi Qadri Ali Azam Talukder
2006 Choudhury Mahmood Hasan Md. Ekramul Hoque
2007 Muniruddin Ahmed Md. Siddiqur Rahman
2009 M. Jahiruddin Abdullah Harun Chowdhury
2010 Liaquat Ali
2011 Md. Sirajul Islam Md. Tofazzal Islam

References

  1. ^ a b Islam, Sirajul (2012). "Bangladesh Academy of Sciences". In Islam, Sirajul; Murshed, Md Mahbub. Banglapedia: National Encyclopedia of Bangladesh (Second ed.). Asiatic Society of Bangladesh.
  2. ^ "Prof Dr M Shamsher Ali, former Founder Vice-Chancellor of Bangladesh Open University..." The New Nation. 5 July 2014. Retrieved 9 June 2016.
  3. ^ "BAS Council (July 2016 - June 2019)". Bangladesh Academy of Sciences. Retrieved 2018-08-04.
  4. ^ "List of Fellow". Bangladesh Academy of Sciences. Archived from the original on 15 April 2010. Retrieved 4 August 2016.
  5. ^ Hossain, Md. Anwar (2012). "Ahmad, Kamaluddin". In Islam, Sirajul; Jamal, Ahmed A. Banglapedia: National Encyclopedia of Bangladesh (Second ed.). Asiatic Society of Bangladesh.
  6. ^ "In memoriam: Professor Kamaluddin Ahmad (1921–2004)". Food and Nutrition Bulletin. 26 (1). 2005.
  7. ^ "Scientific symposium on Professor Kamal opens in the city". bdnews24.com. 2 July 2005.
  8. ^ "Nutrition & Biochemical Sciences for the Benefit of Mankind". International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh. 20 April 2011.
  9. ^ "Academy Gold Medal Award". Bangladesh Academy of Sciences. Retrieved 8 June 2016.
  10. ^ "BAS Gold Medal Award-2013 | East West University". www.ewubd.edu. Retrieved 2018-08-05.