Dr. M. Oliur Rahman has been serving as a Professor in the Department of Botany, University of Dhaka, Bangladesh. He received his Ph.D. from Hiroshima University, Japan in 2003. His research interests reflect on Plant Taxonomy, Biodiversity, Moleular Systematics and Bioprospecting of Medicinal Plants. He has published over 95 publications in different prestigious international and national journals including some books. He has made significant contribution in preparing National Biodiversity Strategy and Action Plan of Bangladesh, Medicinal Plants Protection Act Bangladesh, Red Data Book of Vascular Plants of Bangladesh, and Encyclopedia of Flora and Fauna of Bangladesh. He served as the Executive Editor and Chief Editor of the “Bangladesh Journal of Plant Taxonomy” (Clarivate Analytics).

Professor DR. M. OLIUR RAHMAN

Ph.D. (Hiroshima), FLS (London)

Department of Botany, University of Dhaka, Dhaka 1000, Bangladesh

Contact: +88-02-9661900 Ext 7536 (Off), +88-01717-751718 (Mobile)

Email: oliur.bot@du.ac.bd; prof.oliurrahman@gmail.com

EDUCATION

  • Ph. D. in Botany, Hiroshima University, Japan (2003)

Thesis – ‘Molecular systematic and cytotaxonomic studies of Utricularia L. (Lentibulariaceae)’

  • M. Sc. in Botany, University of Dhaka (1994). First Class First Position

Thesis – ‘Angiospermic Flora of Bhawal National Park, Gazipur (Bangladesh)’

  • B. Sc. (Honors) in Botany, University of Dhaka (1992). First Class First Position

FIELDS OF SPECIALIZATION

  • Plant Taxonomy and Biodiversity
  • Molecular Systematics & Phylogenetics
  • Biological and Chemical investigation of Medicinal Plants
  • Bioprospecting

CURRENT POSITION

          Professor (Since 22 July 2013)

 Department of Botany

           University of Dhaka, Dhaka 1000, Bangladesh   

Source: Dr. M. Oliur Rahman Dr. Md. Oliur Rahman

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