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Mohammad Redwanur Rahman
Assistant Professor
Department of Aquaculture
Faculty of Fisheries


About
Qualifications
Honours
Publications
Funding
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Biography

Mohammad Redwanur Rahman received B. Sc. Fisheries (Hons.) and MSc in Aquaculture degrees from Chittagong Veterinary and Animal Sciences University, Bangladesh in 2016 and 2018 respectively.

In his professional career, at first Mr. Rahman joined as Lecturer in November, 2017 in the Department Aquaculture, Chittagong Veterinary and Animal Sciences University, Bangladesh and then he has been promoted as Assistant Professor in December, 2019 to date. In March, 2019 Mr. Rahman became the Assistant Provost of Bir Muktijuddha MA Hannan Hall of Chittagong Veterinary and Animal Sciences University, Bangladesh and serving in the same position till date.

Mohammad Redwanur Rahman is a young scientist possesses a strong academic and research background in his professional arena that includes a number of internationally reputed scientific articles. He is working now in a dynamic research group of live feed research.

Area of Research Interest

 

  1. Intensive Aquaculture of Commercially Important Marine Species
  2. Breeding of Commercial Marine Species & Marine Larval Hatchery Techniques  
  3. Aquaculture engineering to utilize blue economy for sustainable future development


Experience 

Consultancy Experience

       January, 2020-till date  : Research assistant & additional consultant of “Fleming Fund Country Grant in Collaboration with DAI (USA), CVASU & ICDDR,B on National AMR Guidelines” funded by UK Government.

       March, 2020-till date    : Working as a consultant of an intensive commercial aquaculture project   named Chawdhury Fish Farm in Chittagong.

 

Research Fellowship

January, 2017-July, 2018     : Research Fellow of project “Improvement of Culture Practices of the Soft-shell Mud Crab (Scylla sp.) in Bangladesh” funded by BFRI

March, 2016-May,2016          : Field Data Collection Team Leader, National Noise Pollution  Management Plan Project’s field work in Chittagong City Under Work for a Better Bangladesh Trust.

Administrative

Mar 31, 2019 – till date          : Assistant Provost, Bir Muktijoddha M.A. Hannan Hall, Chittagong Veterinary & Animal Sciences University, Chittagong.

Mar, 2018– till date                :  Member, Proctorial Body, Chittagong Veterinary & Animal Sciences University, Chittagong.

 

Involvement in Social Organization 

Jan 2020 to till date                : Executive Committee Member, Bangladesh Fisheries Research Forum (BFRF), Dhaka, Bangladesh.

Sep 2017 to till date                : Executive Committee Member, Alumni Association Ad-Hoc Committee, Chittagong Veterinary & Animal Sciences University, Chittagong.

July 2018 to June 2019           : Executive Committee Member, Progotishil Teachers' Forum, Chittagong Veterinary & Animal Sciences University, Chittagong.

January 2016 to till date         : Director Research, Optimal Fisheries and Aquaculture Solution (OFAS).

January 2018 to till date        : Advisor, Badhon (A free blood donor’s organization)

January 2017 to till date         : Chief Admin, Aquaculture in Pond (Online based social service platform helping fish farmers to culture fish scientifically)

 

Member of Professional Organization

  • Life Member, Bangladesh Fisheries Research Forum (BFRF)
  • Member, Krishibid Institution, Bangladesh
  • Member, CVASU Alumni Association
  • Member, Progotishil Teachers' Forum, CVASU.

 

Attended International Seminars, Symposiums, Workshop and Training Programme

 

      May 12-13, 2018: Presented in the CVASU 15th International Scientific Conference titled 

                                   “Role of Livestock and Fisheries towards a Sustainable Food System for 

                                   a Middle Income Country like Bangladesh”, Chittagong, Bangladesh.

      September, 2017: Presented in the annual workshop of BFRI on-going Research Projects at   

                                   Mymensing, Bangladesh.

      August, 2018     : Presented in the annual workshop of BFRI on-going Research Projects at  

                                   Dhaka, Bangladesh.

    June 29, 2019    : Workshop on Undergoing research and Feasibility of Seaweed Culture

         in Bangladesh, BFRI Marine Station, Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh.






Research Interests



Experience


Teaching
•   Assistant Professor in Aquaculture, CVASU from Dec. 8, 2019 to Present
•   Lecturer in Aquaculture, CVASU from Nov. 11, 2017 to Dec. 7, 2019

Administrative
•   Assistant Provost in Bir Muktijoddha M A Hannan Hall, CVASU from March 30, 2019 to Present


Teaching : Current Courses


Undergraduate
Course Name Course Code Department
Freshwater Aquaculture FWA-102 Department of Aquaculture
Coastal Aquaculture and Mariculture CAM-201 Department of Aquaculture
Integrated and Organic Aquafarming IOA-301 Department of Aquaculture
Aquaculture Engineering AEN-302 Department of Aquaculture

Masters
Course Name Course Code Department
Advanced Coastal Aquaculture ACA-502 Department of Aquaculture
Advanced Freshwater Aquaculture AFA-501 Department of Aquaculture


Contact

Email:
redwan@cvasu.ac.bd
redwan.cvasu@gmail.com

Cell Phone:   +880 16 7456 4190

Location

404, Faculty of Fisheries Building, Department of Aquaculture,
Chattogram Veterinary and Animal Sciences University, Chattogram-4225, Bangladesh.

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Qualifications


Educational Qualifications


Name of Institution

Name of Examination/Degree

CGPA

Year of obtaining certificate or degree

Siddheswari Boys High School, Dhaka

Secondary School Certificate

5.00 

 

2010

 

Siddheswari Boys Higher Secondary School and College, Dhaka

Higher Secondary Certificate

5.00

2012

 

Chittagong Veterinary and Animal Sciences University

B.Sc. Fisheries (Hons.)

3.97 (2nd in merit list)

2016

 

Chittagong Veterinary and Animal Sciences University

M.S. in Aquaculture

4.00 (1st in merit list)

2018

 

 


Trainings Received

Test
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Others

Technical Skills

  • Aquaculture Nutrition (feed formulation, proximate analysis, attractants use in fish feed)
  • Experienced on breeding and hybridization of catfish, larvae culture of marine species
  • Skilled on soft-shell crab farming, snakehead farming, live feed culture in hatchery
  • Expert on aquaculture farm design, construction & engineering (RAS, Biofloc, Raceway)
  • Practical working experience on hatchery & intensive fish farm establishment
  • Developed Live Feed Research Corner, Fish Museum, RAS based marine hatchery
  • Working experience on microalgae sampling, isolation, identification and mass culture
  • Antimicrobial effects of microalgae, immunological effects, larvae culture trial experience

Honours


Acedemic Awards

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Publications


Articles published from M.S. research work

  1. Rahman M. R., Asaduzzaman M., Zahangir M. M., Islam S. M. R., Nahid S. A. A., Jahan D. A., Mahmud Y. and Khan M. N. A. (2020). Evaluation of limbs autotomy as a promising strategy to improve production performances of mud crab (Scylla olivacea) in the soft-shell farming system. Aquaculture Research. 51(6), 2555-2572. https://doi.org/10.1111/are.14598 (Wiley) (Q2 in Aquatic Science, IF=1.690)
  2. Rahman M. R., Khan M. N. A., Nahid S. A. A., Asaduzzaman M., Zahangir M. M. (2018). A tale on soft-shell crab farming in Bangladesh: New horizon in exploring blue economy. HEQEP journal. 1, 47-55. (Bangladesh)

Articles published from research projects

  1. Rahman M. R.*Islam S. M. R., Nayma Z., Sultana R., Sarker J. (2020). Bio-economic evolution of snakeheads and Indian major carps culture in IMTA system. Bangladesh Journal of Veterinary and Animal Sciences. 8(1), 117-127. (Bangladesh)
  2. Khatoon H., Yuan G. T. G., Mahmud A. I., Rahman M. R. (2020). Growth and Carotenoid Production of Dunaliella salina (Dunal) Teodoresco, 1905 Cultured in different Salinity. Asian Fisheries Science, 33, 207-212. (Malaysia) (Q4 in Aquatic Science)
  3. Barman S. K., Khatoon H., Tredici M., Rodolfi L., Mazumder S. K., Rahman M. R. (2020). Effects of Different Nitrogen Sources and Concentrations on the Growth and Proximate Composition of Indigenous Marine Tetraselmis chuii. Asian Fisheries Science. (Accepted) 

Articles published from team work 

  1. Minhaz T. M., Sarker J., Khan M. N. A., Khatoon H., Alim M. A., Khalequzzaman S. M., Ahmad M. U., Rahman M. R. (2020). Data on growth performance, proximate composition, and fatty acid content of edible oyster (Crassostrea spp.), farmed on shellstring along Cox's Bazar Coast. Data in Brief. 33, 106450https://doi.org/10.1016/j.dib.2020.106450 (Elsevier).
  2. Naha P. R., Rahman M. R., Sarker J., Islam S. M. R. (2019). Prevalence and Intensity of Contracaecum sp.  in Jew-Fish (Otolithoides Pama). Scholars Journal of Agriculture and Veterinary Sciences. 6(7), 176-182. DOI: 10.21276/sjavs.2019.6.7.3 (India) (INDEX, IF=1.72)
  3. Ghosh S. K., Haque N. F., Rahman M. R., Akhter F., Souhardya S. M., Sultana T., Ahmmed M. K. (2017). Preparation of fish peptide powder through enzymatic hydrolysis of white croaker (Otolithoides pama). Asian Australas. J. Biosci. Biotechnol. 2(3), 214-218. https://www.ebupress.com/journal/aajbb/wp-content/uploads/sites/3/2018/01/28.pdf (Bangladesh). (Open access, peer reviewed international journal)

Articles published in proceedings

  1. Rahman M. R., Islam S. M. R., Zahangir M. M., Asaduzzaman M., Nahid S. A. A., Khan M. N. A., 2019. Advancement in Soft-shell Mud Crab Farming in Bangladesh: A Footprint towards Exploring Blue Economy. Proceedings of the 8th Biennial Fisheries Conference & Research Fair. Dhaka, Bangladesh. PP. 157.
  2. Rahman M. R., Asaduzzaman M., Nahid S. A. A., Khan M. N. A., 2018. Improvement of the traditional culture technique of Soft-shell mud crab. Proceedings of the 15th International Scientific Conference on Role of Livestock and Fisheries towards a Sustainable Food System for a Middle Income Country like Bangladesh, Chittagong Veterinary and Animal Sciences University, Bangladesh. PP. 71.
  3. Sarker J., Rahman M. R., Islam S. M. R., 2019. Effects of inclusion of feed attractants on feed utilization, growth and survival of Channa striata. Proceedings of the 16th International Scientific Conference on “Intensification of Livestock and Fisheries for Achieving Food Safety and Nutritional Security: Challenges and Opportunities”, Chittagong Veterinary and Animal Sciences University, Bangladesh. PP. 56.

 

Poster published

  1. Ghosh S. K., Haque N. F., Rahman M. R., Akhter F., Souhardya S. M., Sultana T., Ahmmed M. K., 2017. Preparation of fish peptide powder through enzymatic hydrolysis of white croaker (Otolithoides pama).
  2. Islam Z., Khatoon H., Rahman M. R., 2019. Screening of Indigenous Tropical Marine Microalgae for the Production of Natural Pigments.
  3. Hossain M. S., Khatoon H., Rahman M. R., 2019. Assessment of Phytoplankton Abundance and Water Quality in Different Marine Fishes and Shellfish Farms in Cox’s Bazar of Bangladesh.

Funding


Current Funding
  1. Principal Investigator of the project “Isolation and Identification of Marine Microalgae from Different Marine Fish Farm of Bangladesh” funded by Ministry of Science and Technology from March 2020 to till date.
  2. Principal Investigator of the project “Growth, survival and nutritional profile of marine larvae (seabass/ shrimp) fed with selected microalgae” funded by University Grant Commission through CVASU from July 2019 to till date.
  3. Co-PI of the project “Isolation, identification and screening of indigenous tropical marine microalgae for production of natural pigments” funded by University Grant Commission from September 2020 to August, 2021.
  4. Co-PI of the project “Microalgae as a potential pigmentation source of ornamental fish” funded by Ministry of Science and Technology from July 2020 to till date.
  5. Co-PI of project “Aquaculture wastewater as a low cost medium for mass production of marine microalgae and it’s utilization as feed for culturing sea bass and crab larvae” funded by Bangladesh Fisheries Research Institute (BFRI) from July 2018 to till date.

Project Completed
  1. Co-PI of the project “Effects of inclusion of feed attractants on feed utilization, growth and survival of Channa sp. in freshwater” funded by University Grant Commission through CVASU from July 2018 to June, 2019.
  2. Co-PI of project “Effects of inclusion of feed additives on feed utilization, growth and molting behavior of soft-shell mud crab Scylla sp. funded by funded by University Grant Commission from September 2019 to till date.
  3. Co-PI of project “Improvement of Culture Practices of the Soft-shell Mud Crab (Scylla sp.) in Bangladesh” funded by Bangladesh Fisheries Research Institute (BFRI) from July 2017 to June, 2018.
  4. Co-PI of project “Study on the effects of different nitrogen concentrations on   the growth and proximate composition of Tetraselmis chuii funded by University Grant Commission through CVASU from July 2018 to June, 2019.

Supervision


Collaboration


1. Working as a Co-PI on a research titled "Aquaculture wastewater as a low cost medium for mass culture of marine micralgae and feeding trial of seabass and crab larvae" in collaboration with Bangladesh Fisheries Research Institute (BFRI)

2. DAI in collaboration with FAO, ICDDR,B and CVASU in a UK funded project called Fleming fund on Antimicrobial Resistance