Dr. Mesbahuddin Ahmad

Professor Dr. Mesbahuddin Ahmad
Formar Vice Chancellor, Gono Bishwabidyalay
President, Bangladesh Academy of Sciences
E-mail: [email protected]


1958                M.Sc. In Chemistry, University of Dhaka, Dhaka, Bangladesh

1963                Ph.D in organic Chemistry, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Canada

1967-69           Postdoctoral Science Research Fellow, Imperial College of Science

                        & Technology, University of London, London, UK

1974-75           Postdoctoral Commonwealth Academic Staff Fellow,

                        University of Manchester, Manchester, UK

1984-1989       Postdoctoral Fellow of International Programme in Chemical

                        Sciences of Uppsala University at Royal Institute of Science

                        & Technology, Stockholm, Sweden

Major Activities

1959-60          Lecturer in Chemistry, University of Dhaka, Bangladesh

1964-67           Senior Research Officer, East Regional Laboratories Dhaka of

                        Pakistan Council of Scientific and Industrial Research

1969-72           Associate Professor of Chemistry, University of Chittagong,


1972-76           Associate Professor of Chemistry, Jahangirnagar University, Savar,


1976-2003       Professorof Chemistry, Jahangirnagar University, Savar, Dhaka,


1998-2002       Member, University Grants Commission of Bangladesh,

                        Sher-e-Banglanagar, Agargaon, Dhaka 1207, Bangladesh

1992-1995      President, Bangladesh Chemical Society

1997                Fellow, Bangladesh Academy of Sciences

2008-2016   Vice-Chancellor, Gono Gonobishwabidalay, Savar, Dhaka,


2012                President, Bangladesh Academy of Sciences


1960-63          Commonwealth Academic Scholarship

1974-75          Commonwealth Academic Staff Fellow

2010               Honorary Fellow of the Bangladesh Chemical Society

Research interest

Natural Product Chemistry, Synthetic Organic Chemistry, Natural Polymers


More than 75 publications in the journals of national and international repute