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Associate Professor
Department of Fisheries, University of Rajshahi, Bangladesh

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Nationality: Bangladeshi (by birth)
Home district: Bogra, Bangladesh

Area of specialization:
Fisheries technology

Objectives:
  • To be a good academician as well as good researcher in the field of food (fish/meat) science and technology.
Research Interests:
  • Fish Handling and Processing

  • Fishery products development

  • Quality Control and Seafood Safety

  • Modified atmosphere packaging

Teaching Activities:

Courses conducted at undergraduate level (both theory and practical):

  • Biochemistry

  • Fisheries Microbiology

  • Fish Processing

  • Fishery Products and Quality Control

 

Courses conducted at graduate level (theory):

  • Advanced Fisheries Microbiology

  • Fishery Products and Quality Control

  • Fish Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology

 

Supervision of undergraduate dissertations:

  • Shamim Ahmed, 2011. Present status of fish drying activities and socio-economic status of dried-fish producers in Singra upazila, Natore, Bangladesh (On-going).

  • Mst. Aziza Sultana, 2011. Present status of fish drying activities and socio-economic status of dried-fish producers in Atrai upazila, Naogaon, Bangladesh (On-going).

  • Mst. Turjaun Nesa, 2010. Microbiological changes in formalin treated mrigal fish (Cirrhinus mrigala, Hamilton) during ice storage Condition

  • Mst. Nahid Akter, 2006. Status of fish marketing in Puthia upazila, Rajshahi, Bangladesh

  • Smritee Rani Sarnoker, 2006. Status of fish marketing in urban and peri-urban areas of Rajshahi district, Bangladesh

Academic degrees held
Name of degree
Institutes/ Board
Year
Division/Class/ Grade
European Masters in Food Science, Technology and Nutrition Dublin Institute of Technology, Ireland; Katholieke Hogeschool Sint-Lieven, Belgium; Universidade Catolica Portuguesa, Portugal; Hochschule Anhalt (FH), Germany. Feb. 2010 Grade-B
M.S. in Fisheries Technology Bangladesh Agricultural University, Mymensingh Dec. 2004 First
B.Sc. Fisheries (Hons.) Bangladesh Agricultural University, Mymensingh 2001 (held in 2003) First
Higher Secondary Certificate Govt. A.H. College, Bogra 1997 First
Secondary School Certificate Pre Cadet School, Bogra 1995 First
Masters Thesis
European Masters in Food Science, Technology and Nutrition: Microbiological growth and volatile spoilage metabolite production on sutchi catfish (Pangasius hypophthalmus) fillets stored under different packaging conditions. Place: Laboratory of Food Microbiology & Food Preservation, Ghent University, Belgium
M.S. in Fisheries Technology: Development of low cost solar tunnel dryer for the production of high quality marine dried fish products. Place: Department of Fisheries Technology, Bangladesh Agricultural University, Bangladesh
 
Work experiences

Period: February, 2009 to till to date
Position: Assistant Professor, Department of Fisheries, University of Rajshahi, University of Rajshahi, Bangladesh.

Period: February, 2006 to February 2009
Position: Lecturer, Department of Fisheries and Aquaculture, University of Rajshahi, University of Rajshahi, Bangladesh.

Period: From July 2003 to December 2004
Position: Research Fellow, on the project Development of low cost solar fish dryer for the production of improved quality dried fish, funded by Bangladesh Fisheries Research Institute (BFRI) / Department of Fisheries (DOF) and Food and Agricultural Organization (FAO).

Published Articles in Scientific Journal:
  1. Noseda, B., M.T. Islam, M. Eriksson, M. Heyndrickx, K. De Reu, H. Van Langenhove and F. Devlieghere. 2012. Microbiological spoilage of vacuum and modified atmosphere packaged Vietnamese Pangasius hypophthalmus fillets. Food Microbiol., 30 (2): 408-419.

  2. Aktar, N., M.A. Bashar, M.T. Islam, A.C. Barman and M.S. Tehjib. 2009. Fish marketing system and socio-economic status of fish retailers in three markets of Puthia upazila, Rajshahi district, Bangladesh. J. Agrofor. Environ. 3(2): 223-226. ISSN 1995-6983.

  3. Islam, M.T., M. Kamal, M.N. Islam, M. Neazuddin and M. F. Mehbub. 2006. Organoleptic, biochemical and bacteriological aspects of the low cost tunnel dried fish products. Bangladesh J. Fish. Res., 10(2): 175-183. ISSN 1026-6690.

  4. Islam, M.T., M. Kamal, M.N. Islam, M. Neazuddin and M. F. Mehbub. 2006. Comparative feature on design, construction and installation of three different model of low cost solar tunnel dryers. Bangladesh J. Fish. Res., 10(1): 51-61. ISSN 1026-6690.

  5. Islam, M.T., M. Kamal, M.F. Mehbub, M.K. Bashar and M.M. Bari. 2005. The shelf life of the low cost tunnel dried fish products under various packaging condition. Bangladesh. J. Fish. 29 (1-2): 99-104. ISSN 0257-4330.

  6. Mehbub, F.M., K.M. Azimuddin, M.T. Islam, M. Neazuddin and M. Kamal. 2005. Study of organoleptic, biochemical and bacteriological aspects of solar tunnel dried products. Progress. Agric. 16(1): 177-184. ISSN 1017-8139.

  7.  Mehbub, F.M., K.M. Azimuddin, M.T. Islam, M. Nurullah and M. Kamal. 2003. Study on the shelf life of the dried products under various packaging conditions. Bangladesh. J. Fish. 26(1-2): 83-88. ISSN 0257-4330.

  8. Bari, M.M., A.M.O. Faruque, M.T. Islam and M.R. Hasan. 2003. Socio-economic condition of small-scale shrimp farmers in Bagerhat district. Bangladesh J. Fish. 26(1-2): 53-59. ISSN 0257-4330.

Published Abstracts in the proceedings of seminar/conference
  1. Islam, M.T.  Microbiological changes in formalin treated mrigal fish (Cirrhinus mrigala, Hamilton) during ice storage condition. 24th International Conference on Bioremediation & Environmental Management and Polar Science & Technology by National Environmental Science Academy, India which held at Bangalore, India, 28-29 December, 2011 [Oral presentation].

  2. M. J. Alam, M. M. Rahman and M.T. Islam. Growth performance of Scenedesmus obliquus in sweetmeat factory waste media. 4th Fisheries Conference & Research Fair by Bangladesh Fisheries Research Forum, held at BARC, Dhaka, Bangladesh, 20-21 January 2010, pp.89 [Abstract].

Participation in Conference/Seminar/Symposium/Workshop
  • 24th International Conference on Bioremediation & Environmental Management and Polar Science & Technology by National Environmental Science Academy (NESA), India, held at Bangalore, India, 28-29 December, 2011.

  • Workshop on Liquid Chromatography & Mass Spectrometry organized by Waters Corporation, Ireland. Held in Crown Plaza, Dublin, Ireland, 26 to 27 November, 2008.

  • Divisional Workshops on Biosafety of GMOs. Organized by Development of the National Biosafety Framework Project, Department of Environment, Ministry of Environment and Forest, Government of the People's Republic of Bangladesh. Held in Rajshahi, Bangladesh. 14 June, 2007.

  • Sixteenth Annual General Meeting and National Conference on Exotic Species and their Impact on Environment. Organized by the Zoological Society of Bangladesh, held in Department of Zoology, Dhaka University, Bangladesh, 30 March, 2007

  • International Conference on Community Based Approaches to Fisheries Management. Organized by the Community Based Fisheries Management (CBFM 2) Project, Department of Fisheries, Bangladesh and the Worldfish Center, held in Dhaka, Bangladesh, 6-7 March, 2007.

Trainings obtained
  • Training on installation, maintenance and use of Atomic Force Microscope (AFM) organized by the Overseas Marketing Corporation (OMC) and conducted by Mr. Raja Basu of Forevision Instrumentation India Pvt Ltd. Held at the Central Science Laboratory, University of Rajshahi, Bangladesh from 15 June to 19 June 2011.

  • Training on Quality Assurance and Food Safety with special emphasis on HACCP system organized by Department of Fisheries, Government of Bangladesh and Bangladesh Quality Support Programme (BQSP)-UNIDO. Held at Mymensingh, Bangladesh from 11 July to 15 July, 2010.

  • Foundation Training for University Teachers.  Important modules: Project cycle and Research management; Statistical methods & Data analysis; Scientific report writing etc.Organized by Graduate Training Institute, Bangladesh Agricultural University (BAU) with collaboration of University Grant Commission (UGC), Bangladesh. Held at Mymensingh, Bangladesh, 19 April to 12 June, 2008.

  • Computer Training Course on Data Analysis: Excel and Mstat-c. Organized by Graduate Training Institute, BAU. Held at Mymensingh, Bangladesh from 27 April to 09 May, 2002.

Awards/Scholarships Achieved
  • Erasmus Mundus Scholarship (EU) for the European Masters in Food Science, Technology & Nutrition at four different European Institutions from September 2008 to February 2010.
Memberships, affiliation and administration
  • Krishibid (Agriculturist) Institution of Bangladesh
  • Fisheries Association of Bangladesh (FAB)
  • Agriculturists Association of Bangladesh (AAB)
  • European Federation for Biotechnology (EFB)