Jamal Nazrul Islam


Jamal Nazrul Islam

Jamal Nazrul Islam ( _bn. জামাল নজরুল ইসলাম) is a famous physicist and mathematician of Bangladesh. Currently he is a professor of Chittagong University. He is the director of Research Centre for Mathematics and Physical Sciences (RCMPS) at Chittagong University.

Early life

Jamal Nazrul Islam was born February 24, 1939 in Jhenaidah. He was a student of Chittagong Collegiate School and got double promotion for his outstanding performance. He received his BSc Hons. degree from Calcutta University. He is Educated at Trinity College, Cambridge.

Life and career

Jamal Nazrul Islam obtained his PhD from the Department of Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics of University of Cambridge in 1964. He obtained his DSc from University of Cambridge in 1982. He was a Postdoctoral Fellow of the Department of Physics and Astronomy of the University of Maryland from 1963-1965. He was a Staff Member of the Institute of Theoretical Astronomy of University of Cambridge from 1967-1971. He was a Visiting Associate in Physics at California Institute of Technology from 1971-1972. He was a Senior Research Associate of the Department of Astronomy at University of Washington from 1972-1973. He was also a Lecturer in Applied Mathematics at King’s College London from 1973-1974. He was a Science Research Council Fellow at University College, Cardiff, UK from 1975-1978. He was a Lecturer and Reader of the Department of Mathematics at The City University, London from 1978-1984. Now he is a Professor at University of Chittagong, Bangladesh.

Professional Positions

*A post-doctoral fellow of the University of Maryland from 1963-1965.
*Worked in Cambridge Institute of Theoretical Astronomy from 1967-1971.
*Visiting associate at the California Institute of Technology from 1971-1972.
*Senior research associate at the University of Washington from 1972-1973.
*Lecturer at Kings College in London from 1973-1974.
*Fellow of science research council at Cardiff, University College from 1975-1978.
*Lecturer and reader at City University, London from 1978-1984.
*Professor at Chittagong University in Bangladesh.

elected Publications

*,1985.
*, 1983.
*, 1992.
*cite book|title=The Ultimate Fate of the Universe|publisher=Cambridge University Press|id=ISBN 0521248140,1983.
*"Sky and Telescope".
*"The Far Future of the Universe".

Accomplishments

*Received Bangladesh Academy of Science Award in 1985.
*Received National Science and Technology Medal in 1994.
*Awarded Ekushey Padak in 2001.

References

[http://arts.bdnews24.com/?p=346 bdnews24.com]


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