Annual General Meeting (AGM)-2023, 27 Oct'23
Professor Mesbahuddin Ahmed was born on 01 December, 1947 in Comilla. His father is Mvi Zinnat Ali and Mother Nurjahan Begum.
Dr. Mesbahuddin passed Matriculation in 1962 in First Division and H.S.C. in 1964 in First Division. He did B.Sc. (Hons in Physics) from Dhaka Univ. and secured First Class; M.Sc. (Thesis Group) from Dhaka Univ. in First Class. He earned Ph.D. (Theoretical Physics) from University of Canterbury, UK (1973).
Dr. Ahmed was a Lecturer, Physics Department, Dhaka University (1969-70); Assistant Professor, Physics Department, Dhaka University (1974-77); Associate Professor, Physics Department, Dhaka University (1977-87); Professor, Physics Department, Dhaka University; He was Provost, Kabi Jasimuddin Hall, Dhaka University (1997-2001); Dean, Faculty of Science, Dhaka University (2000-2003); Nuffield Foundation, Post Doctoral Fellow, University of Manchester, UK (1980-81); Commonwealth Academic Staff Fellow, University of Cambridge, UK (1995-96); Visiting Professor, University of Cambridge and Canterbury, UK (1991-92).
He was Vice Chancellor, Jagannath University, Dhaka (2009-2013). Vice Chancellor, German University Bangladesh (2017-18), Presently the Chairman, Bangladesh Accreditation Council (2018-till now). Professor Ahmed started investigating properties of dilute magnetic alloys, worked on properties of superconductors with magnetic impurities, then on spin glasses. Extensive work was performed in finding electronic structure and properties of binary and ternary alloys.
Professor Ahmed has more then 60 papers published in national and international journals. About 15 students completed their M.Sc. thesis and 3 obtained Ph.D. degree.
He was Awarded Commonwealth Scholarship; Nuffield Foundation Travelling Fellowship; Commonwealth Academic Staff Fellowship; Royal Society Visiting Fellowship; Associateship; International Centre for Theoretical Physics, Trieste, Italy.
Professor Mesbahuddin Ahmed is a Fellow of the Bangladesh Academy of Sciences; Fellow, Bangladesh Physical Society; Member, American Physical Society, USA; Junior Associate, International Centre for Therortical Physics, Trieste, Italy, 1977-1981; Senior Associate, Internaitonal Centre for Theroetical Physics, Trieste, Italy, 1998-2003; Member, Dhaka University Senate.
Prof Dr Meshbahuddin Ahmed is currently the chairman, Bangladesh Accreditation Council.
Professor Ahmed visited India, Pakistan, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Taiwan, Philippines, Malaysia, Singapore, Indonesia, Thailand, UK, Italy, Germany, Saudi Arabia, UAE and USA. He participated many conferences and seminars in different countries of the world.