Address:

    Forestry and Wood Technology Discipline Khulna University, Khulna-9208

    Email:

    amsubhan@hotmail.com

    Contact:

    01712560982

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Dr. Abdus Subhan Mollick

Professor

Research Interest:

Forest governance

Community-based forest management,

Phenotypic plasticity of mangrove vegetation's

Education

PhD in Marine and Environmental Science, University of the Ryukyus, Okinawa, Japan

MS in Tropical Forestry, George-August University, Goettingen, Germany

BSc. (Hons.) in Forestry, Forestry and Wood Technology Discipline, Khulna University, Bangladesh



Bio


This is  Abdus Subhan Mollick, currently working as a Professor in Forestry and Wood Technology  Discipline, Khulna University, Khulna-9208, Bangladesh. I completed B. Sc (Hons) in Forestry from Forestry and Wood Technology Discipline of Khulna University. I secured MS in Tropical Forestry from Faculty of Forest Sciences and Forest Ecology, Georg-August-University, Goettingen, Germany in 2003 and obtained PhD in Marine and Environmental Sciences, Faculty of Sciences, University of the Ryukyus, Okinawa, Japan in 2012.

I started my earlier career as Assistant Manager (Forests) in Bangladesh Chemical Industries Corporation (BCIC) and employed in Khulna Newsprint Mills Ltd. Khulna continued till September 1999. I quit the BCIC job and joined in Bangladesh Forest Department as Assistant Conservator of Forests (ACF) under FRMP in 1999. In 2004, I joined in Forestry and Wood Technology Discipline, Khulna University as lecturer.

In my career, I published about 19 research articles in reputed national and international peer reviewed journals. 


Experiences

October 2014 to present date

Professor, Forestry and Wood Technology Discipline, Khulna University, Bangladesh.

I am responsible for teaching, counseling, supervising undergraduate and postgraduate students. I am undertaking personal research projects and responsible for designing new courses and materials. I am carrying out administrative task related to the discipline such as student admission, induction programs and involvement in different academic committees.

August 2009 to October 2014

Associate Professor, Forestry and Wood Technology Discipline, Khulna University, Bangladesh.

I was responsible for teaching, counselling, supervising undergraduate and postgraduate students. I was also responsible for conducting research and curriculum development.

August 2006 to 2009

Assistant Professor, Forestry and Wood Technology Discipline, Khulna University, Bangladesh.

I was responsible for teaching, counseling, supervising undergraduate and postgraduate students. I was also responsible for conducting research and curriculum development.

October 2004 to August 2006

Lecturer, Forestry and Wood Technology Discipline, Khulna University, Bangladesh.

I was responsible for teaching, counseling, supervising undergraduate and postgraduate students.

        September 1999 to October 2004

        Assistant Conservator of Forests (ACF)

        I was responsible for

        -       inspection of Forests, Range office, Beat office, SFNTC

        -       providing forestry related training to the participants engaged in participatory forestry

        -       motivating local people towards social forestry and environment

        -       execution of development program related toforestry and social forestry

        -       help DFO for execution of Participatory Benefit Sharing Agreement (PBSA) and distribution of share to the stakeholders

        -       stakeholder analysis of participatory forestry programs

         

        May - September 1999

        Assistant Manager (Forests)

        I was responsible for procurement of raw materials especially Gewa (Excoecariaagallocha) from the Sundarbans Mangrove Forests which were being used by the mills.

        Publication

        Mitu, M., Islam, M. A., Rahman, M. S. Feroz, S.M., Mollick, A. S., Kabir, M. E. 2019. Pyrolysis kinetic study on waste particle residue from particle board industry. J Indian Acad Wood Sci. https://doi.org/10.1007/s13196-019-00236-x.

        Khan,M. N. I., Shil, M. C., Azad, M. S., Sadath, M. N., Feroz, S.M., Mollick, A. S. 2018. Allometric relationships of stem volume and stand level carbon stocks at varying stand density in Swietenia macrophylla King plantations, Bangladesh. For. Ecol. Manage., 430: 639-648.

        Mollick, A. S., Rahman, K. M., Khan, M. N. I., Sadath, M. N. 2018. Evaluation of good governance in a participatory forestry program: a case study in Madhupur Sal forests of Bangladesh. Forest Policy Econ., 95: 123-137.

        Azad, M. S., Alam, M. J., Mollick, A. S., Khan, M. N. I. 2018.Rooting of cuttings of the wild Indian almond tree Sterculia foetida L. enhanced by the application ofindole-3-butyric acid (IBA) under leafy and non-leafy conditions. Rhizosphere 5: 8-18.

        Azad, M. S., Alam, M. J., Mollick, A. S.,Matin, M.A. 2016. Response of IBA on rooting, biomass production and survival of branch cuttings of Santalum album L., a wild threatened tropical medicinal tree species. J. Sci. Technol. Environ. Inform. 03:195-206.

        Azad, M.S., Nahar, N., Mollick, A.S., Matin, M.A. 2014. Variation in seedling growth of Tamarindus indica (L.): a threaten medicinal fruit tree species in Bangladesh. Journal of Ecosystems (ID 270956) pp 9.

        Dhali, P.K., Pretzsch, J., Romisch, K., Mollick, A.S. 2012. People’s participation in participatory forest management in the Sal (Shorea robusta) forests of Bangladesh: an explorative study. Int. J. Soc. Forest 5: 38-56.

        Mollick, A.S., Yamasaki, H. 2012. Phenotypic variations in croton Codiaeum variegatum (L.) Blume characterized by digital image-based procedure. Acta Horticulturae 937: 393-400.

        Kamruzzaman, M., Mollick, A.S., Rahman, M.A. 2012. White rot of Dalbergia sissooRoxb. and Swietenia macrophylla King, by Schizophyllum commune. Proceedings of 3rd International Conference on Environmental Aspects of Bangladesh (ICEAB), October 13-14, Bangladesh Environment Network Japan, University of Kitakyushu, Fukuoka.

        Mollick, A.S., Shimoji, H., Denda, T., Yokota, M., Yamasaki, H. 2011. Croton Codiaeum variegatum (L.) Blume cultivars characterized by leaf phenotypic parameters. Scientia Horticulturae 132: 71-79.

        Mollick, A.S., Kamruzzaman, M., Mitlohner, R. 2011. Volume production models of teak (Tectona grandis Linn. f.) plantations in Bangladesh. J. Timber Dev.  Assoc. of India 57: 1-7.

        Mollick, A.S., Mitlohner, R., Kamruzzaman, M. 2007. Stand structure analysis of teak (Tectona grandis Linn. f.) plantations in Bangladesh. J. Timber Dev.  Assoc. of India 53: 21-29.

        Kamruzzaman, M., Rahman, M.A., Mollick, A.S., Sadath, M.N. 2007. Soil in relation to mortality of sissoo (Dalbergia sissoo Roxb.)J. Timber Dev.  Assoc. of India 53: 50-59. 

        Mollick, A.S., Kamruzzaman, M., Rashiduzzaman, M. 2007. Sissoo (Dalbergia sissoo Roxb. ex DC) based agroforestry system: a case study. South Asian J. Agric. 2: 79-84.

        Mollick A.S., Azad, M. S., Kyser, M.A. 2006.  Impact of participatory forestry on community livelihoods: A case study in the degraded Sal (Shorea robusta) forests areas of Tangail and Mymensingh Forest Division. South Asian J. Agric. 2:24-27.

        Azad, M.S.,Mollick, A.S., Biswas, T.K. 2006. Status and uses of medicinal plants in South Western Part of Bangladesh. Journal of Subtropical Agricultural Research and Development 4: 90-97.

        Sajjaduzzaman, M., Mollick, A.S., Mitlohner, R., Muhammed, N., Kamal, M.T. 2005. Site index for Teak (Tectona grandis Linn. f.) in forest plantations of Bangladesh. Int. J. Agri. Biol. 7: 547-549.

        Mollick, A.S., Sajjaduzzaman, M., Rakkibu, M.G., Rana, R., Kamal, M.T. 2005. Stand quality assessment of Teak (Tectona grandis). Int. J. Agri. Biol. 7: 543-546.

        Kamal, M.T., Sajjaduzzaman, M., Mollick, A.S., Jashimuddin, M. 2004. Growing space requirement for Tectona grandis, Dipterocarpus   turbinatus and Syzygium grande: A modeling approach of Bangladesh. The Chittagong Univ. J. Sci. 85: 84-95.


        Research projects/experiences

         

        Project Director of a research project entitled “Leaf morphological plasticity of some selected mangrove tree species in the Sundarbans along salinity gradientsfunded by University Grants Commission of Bangladesh for 2017-2018. 

        Co-Investigator of a research project entitled “Carbon stocks of coastal mangrove plantations in Bangladesh: implications on REDD+” funded by Ministry of Education, Bangladesh for three years from session 2018-2019 to 2020-2021. 

        Associate Director of a research project on “Leaf morphological and anatomical plasticity in Heritiera fomes (Sundri) along light and salinity gradients funded by University Grants Commission of Bangladesh for 2017-2018. 

        Co-Investigator of a research project on “Study on the mass mortality of Rain tree (Albizia saman Jacq.) in Khulna region of Bangladesh” funded by Ministry of Education, Bangladesh for 2016-2017 to 2017-2018. 

        Associate investigator of a research project entitled ‘Stakeholder analysis for Sustainable Development and Biodiversity Conservation in Coastal (Protection) Forests, Bangladesh (SDBC-Sundarbans)’funded by Deutsche Gesellschaftfür Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ), Germany (2013-14).