Profile of the Pro Vice Chancellor
Professor Dr. Mohammed Muniruzzaman worked as the Vice Chancellor (25 March 2008 till 24 February 2009) in addition to his duties as the Pro Vice Chancellor of Jahangirnagar University (January 2008 till 12 January 2012). He was Dean of the Faculty of Mathematical and Physical Sciences, Chairman Department of Physics, Director Computer and Information Technology Institute, JU.
Dr. Muniruzzaman is a recipient of of the Commonwealth Academic Staff Fellowship, UK; Training and Research in Italian Laboratories (TRIL) Fellowship, Trieste, Italy; Association of the Commonwealth Universities Development Fellowship, UK; Science and Technology Agency (STA) Fellowship, Tsukuba, Japan. He is also a recipient of Bangladesh University Grants Commission Prize, now BUGC Gold Medal; a Fellow of the Royal Astronomical Society (FRAS), UK; and a Fellow of the Bangladesh Physical Society (BPS). He was also a Member of the American Physical Society, The New York Academy of Sciences, Life Member of the Bangladesh Association for the Advancement of Science (BAAS), Regular Associate of the Abdus Salam International International Center for Theoretical Physics, Trieste, Italy; Vice President of the Bangladesh Physical Society. His biography also appeared in International publications, namely WHO'S WHO IN THE WORLD, USA and the DICTIONARY OF INTERNATIONAL BIOGRAPHY, UK.
Dr. Mohammed Muniruzzaman is an experienced Physicist of the country having more than 43 years of teaching and research experience. His academic/professional career started with obtaining First Classes in B.Sc (Honors) and M.Sc. Examinations in Physics from the Dhaka University. He obtained his Diploma of Membership of Imperial College (D.I.C.) and Ph.D. Degrees from the Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine, London, UK. He did his post-doctoral from UK and from Italy. He was a visiting Professor at Imperial College, London and the Geological Survey of Japan, Tsukuba, Japan. He received various national and international awards in recognition of his contribution to Physics (Geophysics). He has supervised various research work as well as several M.Sc. and Ph.D. thesis. He has a large number of research publications to his credit both in national and international journals of repute. His recent work include Minimum norm inversion of magnetic data; Analytical signal shaping; Generation of synthetic seismogram, Wave number domain analysis of gravity and magnetic maps; Linear inversion of magnetic and gravity data etc.
Dr. Mohammed Muniruzzaman was instrumental in designing the Physics Curriculum including the laboratory of Presidency University. He was also the Founding Member of Imperial College Alumni Association - Bangladesh Chapter, Treasurer JU Teachers' Association; Founder General Secretary Bangladesh Geophysical Society; General Secretary Bangladesh Society of London University and Imperial College; Columnist of The Daily Star & The Bangladesh Observer.