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Dr. Md. Kauser-Ul- Alam
Associate Professor
Department of Food Processing and Engineering
Faculty of Food Science and Technology


About
Qualifications
Honours
Publications
Funding



Dr. Md. Kauser-Ul-Alam has completed his Ph.D. from the Department of Animal Science under the faculty of Agriculture, Hokkaido University, Japan. He completed his B.sc Engg. on Food Engineering in 2011 from Shahjalal University of science and Technology, Sylhet and MS degree on Microbiology in 2014 from Chittagong Veterinary and Animal Sciences University (CVASU), Bangladesh. Dr. Alam passed the Secondary School Certificate Examination in 2003 followed by Higher Secondary Certificate Examination in 2005.

Dr. Alam started his academic career as a Lecturer in the Department of Food Processing and Engineering under the Faculty of Food Science and Technology, CVASU in 2012. Currently, he holds a position of Associate Professor in the same department, CVASU. His research interests are in the areas of natural science, biological science, food processing and preservation, food toxicity and food safety. Dr. Alam has a strong record of research in his area that includes publications of a number of papers in the reputed local and international journals.





Experience


Teaching
•   Associate Professor in Department of Food Processing and Engineering, Chittagong Veterinary and Animal Sciences University from March 25, 2020 to Present
•   Assistant Professor in Department of Food Processing and Engineering, Chittagong Veterinary and Animal Sciences University from March 5, 2015 to March 24, 2020
•   Lecturer in Department of Food Processing and Engineering, Chittagong Veterinary and Animal Sciences University from March 25, 2012 to March 4, 2015


Teaching : Current Courses


Undergraduate
Course Name Course Code Department
Tea, Coffee, Cocoa, and Spices Technology TCS-302 Department of Food Processing and Engineering
Food Bio-Technology FBT-301 Department of Food Processing and Engineering
Baking and confectionary Technology BCT-202 Department of Food Processing and Engineering
Fish and Sea Food Technology FSF-301 Department of Food Processing and Engineering
Technology of Fruits and Vegetable Products TFV-301 Department of Food Processing and Engineering

Masters
Course Name Course Code Department
Advanced Food and Industrial Microbiology AFM-501 Department of Food Processing and Engineering
By- product Utilization and Waste Treatment in Food Industry BUW-502 Department of Food Processing and Engineering
Fermentation and Food Biotechnology FFB-502 Department of Food Processing and Engineering
Food Additives, Contaminants and Toxicology FCT-501 Department of Food Processing and Engineering
Food Irradiation FID-501 Department of Food Processing and Engineering


Contact

Email:
kauser71_sust@yahoo.com
kauseralam04@gmail.com

Cell Phone:   01722486460; 01923429191

Location

403, Yusuf Chowdhury Bhaban, Dept. of Food Processing and Engineering,
Khulshi, Chattogram, Bangladesh.

Qualifications


Educational Qualifications

Academic Qualifications:

1) Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.), October 2017- March 2021, Hokkaido University (HU), Japan.

2) M.S. in Microbiology, Chittagong Veterinary and Animal Sciences University (CVASU), 2014, Bangladesh.

3) B.Sc. in Food Engineering, ShahJalal University of Science and Technology (SUST), 2009, Bangladesh.

4) H. S. C. in Science, 2005, Ishwarganj Degree College, Ishwarganj, Mymensingh, Bangladesh.

5) S. S. C. in Science, 2003, Ishwarganj Bisweswari Pilot High School, Ishwarganj, Mymensingh, Bangladesh.


Trainings Received

Title: Japanese Language Course

Place: Faculty of Education, Hokkaido University, Hokkaido, Japan

Duration: October 2017 to March 2018.

 

Title: Teaching Methods and Techniques

Place: IQAC, CVASU.

Duration: Two days, 2016.

 

Title: Data Analysis: STATA, SPSS

Place: CVASU

Duration: Two days, 2015.

 

Title: Advanced English Language

Place: Department of English, ShahJalal University of Science and Technology (SUST), Sylhet, Bangladesh 

Duration: 2007.

 

Title: Industrial placement

Place: 

  • PRAN Food Factory Limited, Palash, Narsingdhi,  Bangladesh 
  • Banaful Co. Ltd., Chittagong, Bangladesh 
  • Masud Fish Processing Plant, Chittagong, Bangladesh
  • CP Food Bangladesh Co. Ltd, Bangladesh
  • Yam Food Factory Limited, Chittagong, Bangladesh

Duration: 2006-2009

 

Title: Quality Control and Unit Operation in Food Industry 

Place: Training Institute for Chemical Industries (TICI), Palash, Narsingdhi, Bangladesh

Duration: 30 days, 2009


Honours


Acedemic Awards
  • Japanese Government (Monbukagakusho: MEXT) Scholarship (Ph.D.), Government of Japan, 2018-2021
  • Japanese Government (Monbukagakusho: MEXT) Scholarship (research student), Government of Japan, 2017-2018
  • Yearly University Scholarship awarded by SUST, 2007-09

Research Grants
  • 2014-2015, Principal Investigator, the project entitled “Isolation and identification of coagulase positive Staphyllococcus aureus in dairy products marketed in Chittagong City and analysis of antimicrobial susceptibility profiles”. Funded by CVASU supported project of University Grants Commission (Bangladesh).

Publications


Articles Published in Journals

  1. Alam, M. K., Hayakawa, T., Kumura, H., & Wakamatsu, J. (2021). High ZnPP-forming Food-grade Lactic Acid Bacteria as a Potential Substitute for Nitrite/Nitrate to Improve the Color of Meat Products. Meat Science, 176, 108467.
  2. Alam, M. K., Nazmul, N., Akther, S., Ahmed, M., & Biswas, P. K.  (2021). Isolation and molecular characterization of shigatoxigenic O157 and non-O157 Escherichia coli in raw milk marketed in Chittagong, Bangladesh. Asian journal of dairy and food research.
  3. Alam, M. K., Toba, Y., Hioki, S., Hayakawa, T., Kumura, H., & Wakamatsu, J. (2020). Lactococcus lactis subsp. cremoris produces zinc protoporphyrin ix both aerobically and anaerobically and improves the bright red color of fermented meat products. Foods, 9, 1583.
  4. Akther, S., Sarwar, N., Alam, M. K., Badsha, M. R., & Islam, M. N.  (2020). Dehydration kinetics of hog-plum (Spondias mangifera), hog-plum jelly and hog-plum leather. Bangladesh Journal of Veterinary and Animal Sciences, 8(1), 41-50.
  5. Akther, S., Shahriar, M.S.S., Alam, M.K., Sarwar, N., & Matin, A. (2017). Comparative studies on the quality of sandesh from cow milk chhana with soy-milk chhana addition. Ukrainian Food Journal, 6(3), 514–523. 
  6. Matin, A., Akther, S., Alam, M.K., Ahmad, M. (2017). Comparative study on quality (nutritive, physico-chemical and microbial) of prepared and commercial malted milk hot drinks in Bangladesh. European Academic Research, 5 (2), 1316-1332.
  7. Matin A., Siddiquee M. A., Akther S., Alam M. K., & Ali M. S. (2017). A comparative study on chemical and cooking properties of abiotic stress tolerant and other high yielding rice varieties in Bangladesh. Bangladesh Journal of Agricultural Research, 42(4).
  8. Alam m. K., akther, s., nazmul, n., & morshed, s. (2017). Prevalence and antimicrobial susceptibility of Escherichia coli O157 isolated from raw milk marketed in Chittagong, Bangladesh. Turkish Journal of Agriculture - Food Science and Technology, 5(3), 214-220.
  9. Alam M. K., Akther, S., & Nazmul, N. (2017). An investigation on risk factors related to the occurrence of Escherichia coli in fluid milk marketed in Chittagong, Bangladesh. Journal of Food Quality and Hazards Control, 4, 9-13.
  10. Alam M. K., Akther, S., Nazmul, N., & Begum, A. (2016). Isolation and identification of coagulase positive Staphyllococcus aureus in dairy products marketed in Chittagong city and analysis of antimicrobial susceptibility profiles. Pakistan journal of Food Science, 26(4), 180-186.
  11. Nazmul, N., Akthar, S., Ahmed, T., Sharmin, K. N., Ahmed, M., Hossain, A., Akther, F., & Alam M. K. (2016). Determination of major constituents in commercial brands of carbonated soft drinks, European Academic Research, 4(5), 5029-5043.
  12. Ahmad, M., Roy, S. P. K., Sarwar, N., Morshed, S., Alam, M.K., Matin, A., & Kobra, K. T. (2016). Contamination of raw fresh milk, market pasteurized milk and powdered milk by toxic heavy metals in Bangladesh. Scientific Research Journal, 4(2), 19-24.
  13. Akther, S., Shahriar, S. M. S., Zakir, H. M., & Alam, M.K. (2016), A quantitative analysis of chromium and zinc in water and raw milk in Chittagong, Bangladesh.  Journal of Scientific Research, 8 (1), 93-100. 
  14. Akther, S., Shahriar, S. M. S., Sultana, J., & Alam, M.K. (2015). Analysis of selected metallic impurities in soft drinks marketed in Chittagong, Bangladesh. Journal of Environmental Science and Natural resources, 8(2), 153-156.
  15. Islam, M. A., Morshed, S., Saha, S., Qader, F. B., & Alam, M.K. (2015). Evaluation of nutritive value of mango juices found in Bangladesh. Journal of Environmental Science and Natural resources8(1), 95-98
  16. Sultana, A., Parvin, R., Alam, M.K., Akter, F., & Alim, M. A. (2015). Physico-chemical, functional properties and storage characteristics of jackfruit seed flour. Bangladesh Journal of Veterinary and Animal Sciences, 3 (1, 2), 20-24. 
  17. Shahriar, S. M. S., Akther, S., Akter, F., Morshed, S., Alam, M.K., Saha, I., Halim, M. A., & Hassan, M. M. (2014). Concentration of copper and lead in market milk and milk products of Bangladesh. International Letters of Chemistry, Physics and Astronomy, 8, 56-63. 
  18. Alam, M.K., Hoque, M. M., Morshed, S., Akter, F., & Sharmin, K. N., (2013). Evaluation of watermelon (Citrullus lanatus) juice preserved with chemical preservatives at refrigeration temperature. Journal of Scientific Research, 5 (2), 407-414.
  19. Alam, M.K., Hoque, M. M., Morshed, S., Shahriar, S. M. S., & Begum, A. (2012). A study on watermelon (Citrullus lanatus) juice preserved with chemical preservetives at refrigeration temperature. Journal of Environmental Science and Natural resources, 5(2), 23 – 28
  20. Morshed, S., Alam, M.K., Begum, A., Shahriar, S. M. S., Sharmin, K. N., & Akther, S. (2012). Physicochemical properties and chemical constituents of oil from joan seed (Trachyspermum ammi L). Journal of Environmental Science and Natural resources, 5 (2), 15 – 21.

Funding


Project Completed
  • 2014-2015, Principal Investigator, the project entitled “Isolation and identification of coagulase positive Staphyllococcus aureus in dairy products marketed in Chittagong City and analysis of antimicrobial susceptibility profiles”. Funded by CVASU supported project of University Grants Commission (Bangladesh)

Supervision


Collaboration