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Dr. Abdullah Yousuf Al Harun

Professor

Research Interest:

Plant Ecology; Eco-toxicology; Water and Waste Water Treatment; Climate Change and Water Management

Education

PhD: Ecology, 2016, Victoria University, Australia.

M Engg.: Ecological Engineering, 2010, Toyohashi University of Technology, Japan.

M Sc.: Water Resources Development, 2005, BUET, Bangladesh

B Sc: Environmental Science, 2001, Khulna University, Bangladesh.

Bio

Experiences

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCES 

1. Professor, Environmental Science Discipline (ESD), Khulna University, Bangladesh, August 2016 to till date

2. Associate Professor, ESD, Khulna University, Bangladesh, December  2010 to July 2016

3. Assistant Professor, ESD, Khulna University, Bangladesh, October 2006 to December 2010

4. Lecturer, ESD, Khulna University, Bangladesh, December 2003 to October 2006


RESEARCH EXPERIENCES

1. Research Student Supervision: Undergraduates and Post Graduates
2. Conducted researches as a part of PhD, MS and BSc education.
3. Working experiences with funded research projects as principal Investigator  


Publication

Journal

1.

Uddin, M. N., Robinson, R. W., Buultjens A., Harun, M. A. Y. A. and Shampa, S. H. Role of allelopathy of Phragmites australis in its invasion processes, Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology 486, 237–244 (2017).

2.

Harun, M. A. Y. A., Johnson, J. and Robinson, R. W. Do phytotoxic allelochemicals remain in ashes after burning Chrysanthemoides monilifera subsp. monilifera (boneseed)? Journal of Environmental Sciences 44, 109-119 (2016).

3.

Harun, M. A. Y. A., Johnson, J., Uddin, M. N. and Robinson, R. W. Identification and phytotoxicity assessment of phenolic compounds in Chrysanthemoides monilifera subsp. monilifera  (boneseed), Plos One, 10 (10), DOI:10.1371/journal.pone.0139992 (2015).

4.

Harun, M. A. Y. A., Johnson, J. and Robinson, R. W. The contribution of volatilization and exudation to the allelopathic phytotoxicity of invasive Chrysanthemoides monilifera subsp. monilifera (boneseed), Biological Invasions 17, 3609-3624 (2015).

5.

Harun, M. A. Y. A., Johnson, J., Uddin, M. N. and Robinson, R. W. The effects of temperature on decomposition and allelopathic phytotoxicity of boneseed litter, Journal of Environmental Sciences 33, 1‒11 (2015).

6.

Harun, M. A. Y. A., Robinson, R. W., Johnson, J. & Uddin, M. N. Allelopathic potential of Chrysanthemoides monilifera subsp. monilifera (boneseed): A novel weapon in the invasion processes. South African Journal of Botany 93, 157-166 (2014).

7.

Uddin, M. N., Robinson, R. W., Caridi, D. & Harun, M. A. Y. A. Suppression of native Melaleuca ericifolia by the invasive Phragmites australis through allelopathic root exudates. American Journal of Botany 101, 479-487 (2014).

8.

Harun, M. A. Y. A. & Kabir, G. M. M. Evaluating pond sand filter as sustainable drinking water supplier in the Southwest coastal region of Bangladesh, Applied Water Science 3, 161-166 (2013).

9.

Uddin, M. N., Robinson, R. W., Caridi, D. & Harun M. A. Y. A. Is phytotoxicity of Phragmites australis residue influenced by decomposition condition, time and density? Marine and Freshwater Research 65, 505-516 (2013).

10.

Harun, M. A. Y. A., Ghosh, P. K. & Saleh, A. F. M. Effects of Small Scale Fresh Water Development Subprojects on Fisheries in Khulna District, Bangladesh. South Asian Journal of Agriculture 5, 101-106 (2012).

11.

Harun, M. A. Y. A. & Kitada, T. Air Pollution Scenario and Emission Inventory in Dhaka Metropolitan City of Bangladesh. Bangladesh Journal of Environmental Science 21, 41-46 (2011).

12.

Salahuddin, M. & Harun, M. A. Y. A. Medical Waste Management Approaches in Dhaka Metropolitan City And Its Health Hazards Consequent. Bangladesh Journal of Environmental Science 21, 21-25 (2011).   

13.

Harun, M. A. Y. A., Rahman, M. M., Barai, P. K. & Bahar, M. M. Social Acceptance and Satisfaction Level of Using Night Soil Biogas as a Cooking Energy. International Journal Engineering & Technology 5, 223-228 (2008).

14.

Harun, M. A. Y. A., Uddin, M. N., Islam, M. A. & Bahar, M. M. Effects of Small Scale Saline Water Development Subprojects on Fisheries in Khulna District, Bangladesh. Khulna University Studies 8, 59-65 (2007).

15.

Salequzzaman, M., Kashem, M. A., Islam, S. M. T., Uddin, M. N., Harun, M. A. Y. A., Islam, M. A. & Wahiduzzaman, M. Potential Resource Recovery from Municipal Solid Wastes of Khulna City Corporation, Bangladesh. South Asian Journal 18, 109-117 (2007).

16.

Harun, M. A. Y. A., Shaheduzzaman, Azam, M. & Ahsan M. M. Impact of the Effluents from Fish Processing Industries on Water body of Aquaculture in Jabusha Beel, Khulna District. Journal of Subtropical Agricultural Research & Development 5, 256-261 (2007).

17.

Iqbal, A., Harun, M. A. Y. A., Afroze, S. and Azad, A. K. Air Pollutants’ by Brick Manufacturing in Bangladesh and an Attempt to Reduce CO2 through Afforestation, International Journal Engg. Tech., 4(1), 70-75 (2007).

18.

Azam, M., Harun, M. A. Y. A., Hossain, Q. Z., Salequzzaman, M. and Hossain, M. S. Environmental Impacts of Khulna Power Company Limited on the Surrounding Area of Khulna City in Bangladesh, International Journal Engg. Tech., 4(1), 64-69 (2007).

19.

Islam, M. A., Kamal, S. M., Uddin M. N. & Harun, M. A. Y. A. Changes of shrimp farming practices in south-west coastal part of Bangladesh. Journal of Science Foundation 4, 25-29 (2006).

20.

Uddin, M. N., Bahar, M. M., Islam, M. A. & Harun, M. A. Y. A. An Evaluation of Water Supply Scenario in Khulna City Corporation. Khulna University Studies 7, 33-36 (2006).

21.

Azad, A. K., Sultana, J. & Harun, M. A. Y. A. Impacts of energy consumption on the air environment in Bangladesh, Journal of Science Foundation 1,  1-8 (2003).

 

Book Chapter

Harun, M. A. Y. A., Laila, S., Kitada, T. & Sarker, M. S. R. Impact of Cyclone Sidr-2007 on Coastal Area of Bangladesh. Book of Climate Change Impacts and Adaptation Strategies for Bangladesh, Published by ITN and Department of Civil Engineering, BUET, Dhaka, Bangladesh, 217-224 (2009).


Conference Papers

1.    Rahman, S. & Harun M. A. Y. A.  (2018) Ablution Water Management Through Motivation. In the Proceedings of National Conference on Water Resources Engineering, Chittagong University of Engineering and Technology, Bangladesh.

2.   Harun M. A. Y. A., Uddin M. N. and Robinson R. W. (2014) Temperature, litter decomposition, nutrient and phytotoxicity dynamics: a multidimensional relationship. In the Proceedings of Ecological Society of Australia Conference, Alice spring convention center, Australia.

3.    Harun M. A. Y. A., Johnson J., Uddin M. N. and Robinson R. W. (2013) Allelopathy of boneseed (Chrysanthemoides monilifera subsp. monilifera): a biochemical weapon of invasion. In the Proceedings of EcoTas 13, Auckland University, New Zealand. 

4.  Salequzzaman, M.; Islam, S.M.T.; Kashem, M.A.; Harun, M.A.Y.A.; Uddin, M.N. and Islam, M.A. (2007). Landfill Leachate Characterization and its Conditioning for Biological Treatment Options. In the Proceedings of International Conference on Water and Wastewater Treatment, Shah Jalal University of Science & Technology, Bangladesh. 

5.    Uddin, M. N., Salequzzaman, M., Harun, M. A. Y. A. and Islam, M. A. (2006). Impact of Salinity Intrusion on Fisheries: A Case Study of Southwest Region of Bangladesh, In Proceedings of the National Seminar on Status of Environment and Environmental Education in Bangladesh, Bangladesh Society of Environmental Scientists (BSES), Dhaka, Bangladesh. 

6.  Uddin, M. N., Harun, M. A. Y. A. and Islam, M. A. (2006). Ecological Economics and Multidisciplinary Education: Review, In Proceedings of the National Seminar on the Role of Environmental Education for the Sustainable Development in Bangladesh, Environmental Science Discipline, Khulna University, Khulna, Bangladesh. 

7.    Rahman, M. M., Salequzzaman, M., Bahar, M. M., Uddin, M. N., Islam, M. A. and Harun, M. A. Y. A. (2005). People’s Perception of the Existing Solid Waste Management of Khulna City Corporation (KCC) Area: A Case Study of Participatory Management, In Proceeding of Bangladesh National Workshop for Awareness and Motivation - Phase 2, Renewable Energy, Energy Efficiency and Greenhouse Gas Abatement (PREGA), Western Inn Intl. Ltd., Khulna, Bangladesh. 

8.   Azad, A. K., Harun, M. A. Y. A. and Sultana, J. (2003). Impacts of Energy Consumption on the Air Environment in Bangladesh”. In Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Renewable Energy for Sustainable Development, The Institute of Engineers, Dhaka Centre, Bangladesh.