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Dr. Mahmood Hossain

Professor

Research Interest:

Mangrove Ecology

Forest Mensuration and Inventory

Forest Soil and Site Productivity

Nutrient Cycling 

Education

PhD in Mangrove Ecology, University Putra Malaysia, Malaysia

MS in Mangrove Ecology, University Putra Malaysia, Malaysia  

Bio

Experiences

Publication

Mahmood, H., Paul, P., Siddique, M.R.H., Abdullah, S.M.R., Saha, S., Iqbal, M.Z. (In press) Volume equation and table for Heritiera fomes (Buch.-Ham.) of the Sundarbans, Bangladesh. Indian Forester

 

Mahmood, H., Siddique, M.R.H., Abdullah, S.M.R., Costello, L., Henry, M., Iqbal, M.Z., Akhter, M. (2019). Which option best estimates the above-ground biomass of mangroves of Bangladesh: Pantropical or site- and species-specific models? Wetlands Ecology and Management https://doi.org/10.1007/s11273-019-09677-0(012volV() 0123458697().,-volV)

 

Abdullah, SMR, Mahmood, H., Zhilik, B.B., Rubaiat, T., Siddique, M.R.H., Sanjoy, S. (In press) Effect of salt stress on chlorophyll and proline accumulation in leaves of Heritiera fomes Buch.-Ham. and Xylocarpus moluccensis (Lam.) M. Roem. seedlings regulating its survival and growth. Khulna University Studies.

 

Kibriya, M. A., Saha, S., Siddique, M.R.H., Mahmood, H. (In press) Nutrients (N, P and K) dynamics in soil associated with leaf litter of Shorea robusta Gaertn. f. in Madhupur Sal forest of Bangladesh. Khulna University Studies.

Nasrin, S., Mahmood, H., Rahman, M.M. 2019. Adaptive responses to salinity: nutrient resorption efficiency of Sonneratia apetala (Buch.-Ham.) along the salinity gradient in the Sundarbans of Bangladesh. Wetlands Ecology and Management. https://doi.org /10.1007/s11273-019-09663-6

Mahmood H, Siddique M, Costello L, Birigazzi L, Abdullah S, Henry M, Siddiqui M, Aziz M, Ali M, Mamun A, Forhad M, Akhter M, Iqbal M, Mondol F. 2019. Allometric models for estimating biomass, carbon and nutrient stock in the Sal Zone of Bangladesh. iForest 12: 69-75, doi: 10.3832/ifor2758-011

Mahmood, H., Siddique M.R.H., Islam, S.M.Z., Abdullah, S.M.R., Matieu, H., Iqbal, M.Z., Akhter, M. 2019. Applicability of semi-destructive method to derive allometric model for estimating aboveground biomass and carbon stock in the Hill zone of Bangladesh. Journal of Forestry Research.  https://doi.org/10.1007/s11676-019-00881-5

Alam, M.R., Mahmood, H., Rahman, M.M. 2019. Physiologically adaptive plasticity in nutrient resorption efficiency of Avicennia officinalis L. under fluctuating saline environments in the Sundarbans of Bangladesh. Hydrobiologia. 828 (1): 41–56. DOI: 10.1007/s10750-018-3795-5

Khushi, M.L.R, Mahmood, H., Abdullah, S.M.R., Saha, S., Siddique, M.R.H. 2019. Allometric models for estimation of above-ground biomass of Gmelina arborea Roxb. in pulpwood plantations of Bangladesh. Southern Forests. http://dx.doi.org/10.2989/ 20702620.2018.1488209

Alam, M.R., Mahmood, H., Rahman, M.M. 2018. Maternal origins induced plasticity in salt adaptability of Avicennia officinalis L. seedlings in the Sundarbans of Bangladesh. Hydrobiologia. 820 (1): 227-244, DOI: 10.1007/s10750-018-3659-z

Nasrin, N., Mahmood, H., Alam, M.R. 2017. A monograph on Sonneratia apetala Buch.-Ham. LAMBERT Academic Publisher.

Mahmood, H., Siddique, M.R.H., Saha, S. 2017. Threats on biodiversity and the possible mitigation measures for the Sundarbans mangrove forest, Bangladesh. Conference: XIX Commonwealth Forestry Conference, 3-7 April 2017, Forest Research Institute, Dehradun, India.

Alam, M.R., Mahmood, H., Khushi, M.L.R., Rahman, M.M. 2017. Adaptive phenotypic plasticity of Avicennia officinalis L. along the salinity gradient in the Sundarbans of Bangladesh. Hydrobiologia. 808 (1): 163-174, DOI: 10.1007/s10750-017-3420-z

Mahmood, H., Siddique, M.R.H.S., Abdullah, S.M.R., Akhter, M., Islam, S.M.Z. 2017. Manual for building tree volume and biomass allometric equation for Bangladesh. Bangladesh Forest Department, ISBN: 978-984-34-2711-3

Siddique, M. R. H., Saha, S., Serajis S, Mahmood, H. 2017. Salinity strongly drives the survival, growth, leaf demography, nutrients partitioning in seedlings parts of Xylocarpus granatum J. Koenig. iforest 10: 851-856. doi: 10.3832/ifor2382-010

Kumar, M. F., Iqbal, M. Z., Mahmood, H., Costello, L., Henry, M., Rahman, L. M., Jalal, R., Das, S., Sidik, F., Hayden, H., Birigazzi, L., Uddin, M., Uddin, N., Akhter, M., Newaz, Y., Siddiqui, B, N., Sola, G., Ahmed, I., Nishad, H, M., Salahuddin, M., Rahman, M., Chowdhury, R, M., Hossain, B., Siddique, A, B., Rashed, A, Z, M, M., Misbahuzzaman, K., Siddique, M. R. H., Hoque, S., Hasan, M.N. 2017. Training materials for the biophysical component of the Bangladesh Forest Inventory – concepts, planning and procedures, Forest Department, Ministry of Environment and Forests, Government of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh. 74 pp.

Alam, M.R., Mahmood, H. Rahman, M.M., Biswas, T., Nasrin, S., Khushi, M.L.R. 2017. Ecological status and environmental protective role of Avicennia officinalis in the vulnerable coastal regions of Bangladesh: An overview. Indian Forester 143 (9): 737-744

Zhila, H., Mahmood, H., Rozainah, M.Z. 2017. Distribution of carbon and nitrogen in litter fall of mangrove ecosystem in peninsular Malaysia. Pakistan Journal of Botany 49 (4): 1381-1386

Mahmood H, Siddique MRH, Akhter M. 2016. A critical review and database of biomass and volume allometric equation for trees and shrubs of Bangladesh. IOP Conference Series, Earth and Environmental Science 39: 012057 doi:10.1088/1755-1315/39/1/012057

Nasrin, S., Mahmood, H., Abdullah, S.M.R., Alam, M.R., Saha, S., Siddique, M.R.H. 2016. Salinity influence on survival, growth and nutrient distribution in different parts of Millettia pinnata (L.) Panigrahi seedlings. Agriculture & Forestry 62 (4): 161-173. DOI: 10.17707/Agricult Forest.62.4.19

Nasrin, S., Mahmood, H., Alam1, R., Abdullah, S.M.R., Saha, S., Siddique, M.R.H. 2016. Germination Traits of Millettia Pinnata (L.) in Response to Salinity. Global Journal of Botanical Science 4: 46-51

Limon, S.H., Mahmood, H. Spiecker, H. 2016. Nutrients leaching from green leaves of three potential agroforestry tree species. Agroforestry Systems DOI 10.1007/s10457-016-9996-x

Mahmood, H., Shaikh, M.A.A., Saha, C., Abdullah, S.M.R., Saha, S., Siddique, M.R.H. 2016. Above-ground biomass, nutrients and carbon in Aegiceras corniculatum of the Sundarbans. Open Journal of Forestry 6 (2): 72-81.

Mahmood, H., Saha, C., Abdullah, S.M.R., Saha, S., Siddique, M.R.H. 2016. Allometric biomass, nutrient and carbon stock models for Kandelia candel of the Sundarbans, Bangladesh. Trees 30 (3): 709-717

Mahmood, H. 2015. Handbook of selected plant species of the Sundarbans and the embankment ecosystem. Sustainable Development and Biodiversity Conservation in Coastal Protection Forests, Bangladesh (SDBC-Sundarbans), Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH, Dhaka

Hasanuzzaman, M., Mahmood, H. 2015. Leaf litter decomposition and nutrient dynamics associated with common cropland agroforest timber tree species of Bangladesh. Agriculture & Forestry 61 (2): 125-139. DOI: 10.17707/ AgricultForest.61.2.11

Begum, S., Mahmood, H., Ray, S. 2015. Carrying capacity assessment for eco-tourism in the Sundarbans ecosystem, Bangladesh. In: Begum. S (eds.) National conference proceedings on Towards the promotion of ecotourism in the Sundarbans ecosystem Bangladesh, Centre for integrated studies on the Sundarbans, Khulna University, Bangladesh pp. 1-13.     

Mahmood, H., Siddique, M.R.H., Saha, S., Abdullah, S.M.R. 2015. Allometric models for biomass, nutrients and carbon stock in Excoecaria agallocha of the Sundarbans, Bangladesh. Wetlands Ecology and Management. 23 (4): 765-774, DOI 10.1007/s11273-015-9419-1

Zhila, H., Mahmood, H., Chijioke U. Emenike, Rozainah, M.Z., 2015. Rate of Carbon Storage in Soil of Natural and Degraded Mangrove Forest in Peninsular Malaysia. CLEAN- Soil Air Water 43 (4): 614-619, DOI: 10.1002/clen.201400034

Hasanuzzaman, M., Mahmood, H., Abdullah, S.M.R., Shaikh, M.A., Haque, M.Z., Nasrin, S., 2014. Mass loss and nutrient dynamics associated with green leaf leaching of cropland agroforestry tree species of Bangladesh.  Agriculture & Forestry 60 (3): 137-150

Mahmood, H., Sanjoy, S., Siddique, M.R.H., Hasan, N.M. 2014. Salinity Stress on Growth, Nutrients and Carbon Distribution in Seedlings Parts of Heritiera fomes. International Journal of Environmental Engineering 1(4): 71-77

Hasanuzzaman, M., Mahmood, H., 2014. Nutrient Return through Leaf Litter Decomposition of Common Cropland Agroforest Tree Species of Bangladesh. International Research Journal of Biological Sciences 3(8):  82-88.

Mahmood, H., Sanjoy, S., Serajis, S., Abdullah, S.M.R., Siddique, M.R.H., Abdullah, S.M.R., 2014. Salinity influence on germination of four important mangrove species of the Sundarbans, Bangladesh. Agriculture & Forestry 60 (2): 125-135

Hasanuzzaman, M., Mahmood, H., 2014. Leaf Litter Decomposition and Nutrient Dynamics Associated with Common Horticultural Cropland Agroforest Tree Species of Bangladesh. International Journal of Forestry Research ID 805940, http://dx.doi.org /10.1155/2014/805940

Hasanuzzaman, M., Mahmood, H., 2014. Nutrient Leaching from Leaf Litter of Cropland Agroforest Tree Species of Bangladesh. Journal of Forest and Environmental Science 30 (2): 208-217

Hasanuzzaman, M., Mahmood, H., Saroar, M. 2014. Diversity and preference of agricultural crops in the cropland agroforests of southwestern Bangladesh. International Journal of Agriculture and Crop Sciences 7 (7): 364-372

Hasanuzzaman, M., Mahmood, H., Saroar, M. 2014. Floristic composition and management of cropland agroforest in Southwestern Bangladesh. Journal of Forestry Research. 25 (3): 597-604, DOI 10.1007/s11676-014-0451-4

Mahmood, H. 2014. Carbon pools and fluxes in Bruguiera parviflora dominated naturally growing mangrove forest of Peninsular Malaysia, Wetlands Ecology and Management 22 (1): 15-23, DOI 10.1007/s11273-013-9318-2

Hasanuzzaman, M., Mahmood, H., 2014. Litter production and nutrient return through leaf litter of selected cropland agroforest tree species in Southwestern Bangladesh. Agriculture & Forestry 60 (1): 221-233

Zhila, H., Mahmood, H., Rozainah, M.Z.  2014. Biodiversity and biomass of a natural and degraded mangrove forest of Peninsular Malaysia. Environmental Earth Sciences 71 (11): 4629-4635. DOI 10.1007/s12665-013-2853-6

Mahmood, H., Siddique, M.R.H, Abdullah, S.M.R, Saha, S., Ghosh, D.D., Rhman, M.S., Limon, S.H.,. 2013. Nutrient dynamics associated with leaching and microbial decomposition of four abundant mangrove species leaf litter of the Sundarbans, Bangladesh. Wetlands 34 (3): 439-448. DOI 10.1007/s13157-013-05

Hasanuzzaman, M., Mahmood, H., Limon, S.H., Siddique, M.R.H. 2013. Effect of shrimp pond sludge on seedling growth of Mahogany (Swietenia macrophylla). Khulna University studies 11 (1 & 2): 149-155

Zhila, H., Mahmood, H., Rozainah, M.Z, 2013. Litter Production in Both Natural and Degraded Mangrove Forest of Peninsular Malaysia  International Conference on Materials, Architecture and Engineering Technology (ICMAET 2013), Beijing; 12/2013

Begum, S., Mahmood, H., Rahman, S.M.B., Saha, S., Hasan, M.J. 2013. Towards the climate adaptation in the vulnerable southwestern region: A case study. International Conference on Climate Change Impact and Adaptation (13CIA-2013) ...

Mahmood, H., Siddique, M.R.H., Bose, A., Limon, S.H., Saha, S., Chowdhury, M.R.K. 2012. Allometry, above-ground biomass and nutrient distribution in Ceriops decandra (Griffith) Ding Hou dominated forest types of the Sundarbans mangrove forest, Bangladesh, Wetlands Ecology and Management 20: 539-548

Siddique, M.R.H., Mahmood, H., Chowdhury, M.R.K. 2012. Allometric relationship for estimating aboveground biomass of Aegialitis rotundifolia Roxb. of Sundarbans mangrove forest, in Bangladesh. Journal of Forestry Research 23 (1): 23-28.

Mahmood, H., Siddique, M.R.H., Rahman, M.S., Hossain., M.Z and Hasan, M.M., 2011. Nutrient dynamics associated with leaf litter decomposition of three agroforestry tree species (Azadirachta indica, Dalbergia sissoo, and Melia azedarach) of Bangladesh. Journal of Forestry Research 22 (4): 577-582.

Mahmood, H., Rahman, M.M., Shamim, M.H., Siddique, M.R.S., Saha, S., Hossain, M.Z., Kibria, M.A., 2010. Nutrients (N, P and K) Dynamics associated with leaf litter of Albizia saman and Leucaena leucocephala of Bangladesh. Khulna University Studies 10 (1&2): 137-144.

Mahmood, H., Limon, S.H., Rahman, M.S., Azad, A.K., Islam, M.S., and Khairuzzaman, M. 2009. Nutrients (N, P and K) dynamics associated with the leaf litter of two agroforestry tree species of Bangladesh. iForest 2:183-186

Mahmood, H., Saberi, O. Japar Sidik, B., Misri, K., 2008. Net primary productivity of Bruguiera parviflora (Wight & Arn.) dominated mangrove forest at Kuala Selangor, Malaysia. Forest Ecology and Management 255: 179-182

Mahmood, H., and Hoque, A.K.F., 2008. Litter production and decomposition in mangroves – A review. Indian Journal of Forestry 31(2): 227-238

Mahmood, H., Saberi, O., Misri, K., and Japar Sidik, B., 2008. Biological cycling of micronutrients (Cu, Fe and Zn) in Bruguiera parviflora dominated mangrove forest at Kula Selangor Nature Park, Malaysia. Malaysian Applied Biology 37(1): 63-68

Mahmood, H., Saberi, O., Misri, K., and Japar Sidik, B., 2007. Nutrients dynamics associated with leaf litter degradation of Bruguieria parviflora (Whight and Arnold) at Kuala Selangor Mangrove forest, Malaysia. Indian Journal of Forestry 30 (3): 325-330

Mahmood, H. and Saberi, O. 2007. Micro-nutrient contents of field grown seedlings, saplings and trees of a mangrove species, Bruguiera parviflora (Wight& Arnold) in the Kuala Selangor nature park, Malaysia. Indian Forester 133 (8): 1057-1062

Mahmood, H. 2007. Biological cycling of macronutrients (N, P, K, Ca, Mg and S) in Bruguiera parviflora dominated mangrove forest at Kuala Selangor Nature Park, Malaysia. Khulna University Studies 8 (1): 49-56.

Mahmood, H., Saberi, O., Misri, K. and Japar Sidik, B. 2007. Micro-nutrients (Cu, Fe and Zn) in different components of Bruguiera parviflora (Wight and Arnold) seedlings, saplings and trees at Kuala Selangor, Malaysia. Paper presented at the International Conference on Coastal Zone Environment and Sustainable Development Vulnerability, Adaptation and Beyond on 12-14th February 2007, organized by School of Environmental science, Jawaharal Nehru University, New Delhi, India.

Hasan, M.M., Mahmood, H., Limon, S.H., Islam, S., and Islam, M.N. 2006. P, K and Na leaching from leaf litter of Melia azedarach (linn.). Khulna University Studies 7 (2): 59-64.

Kongkon, S., Mahmood, H., Lemon, S.H. and Islam, M.S. 2006. K and Na leaching from leaf litter of Acacia auriculiformis (Cunn. Ex Benth.). Khulna University Studies (Special Issue, 1st Research Cell Conference) 79-82.

Hasanuzzaman, Md., Mahmood, H., Lemon, S.H. and Islam, Md. N. 2006. Nutrients (P, K and Na) leaching from leaf litter of Dalbergia Sissoo (Roxb.). Pakistan Journal of Forestry 56 (1): 22-29.

Mahmood, H., Saberi, O., Misri, K. and Japar Sidik, B. 2006. Seasonal Variation in concentrations of N, P and K in Different Components of Bruguiera parviflora (Wight and Arnold) at Three Growth Stages in Malaysia. Indian Journal of Forestry 29 (2): 149-155

Mahmood, H., Saberi, O., Japar Sidik, B., and Misri, K. 2005. Litter flux in Kuala Selangor Nature Park mangrove forest, Malaysia. Indian Journal of Forestry 28 (3): 233-238

Kabir Dihider, S., Mahmood, H. and Ripon K.D. 2005. Land distribution, composition and abundance of Trees in Home garden of Bangladesh. Pakistan Journal of Forestry 55 (1): 51-63

Mahmood, H. and Saberi, O. 2005. Degradation rate of leaf litter of Bruguiera parviflora of mangrove forest of Kuala Selangor, Malaysia. Indian Journal of Forestry 28 (2): 144-149

Mahmood, H., Misri, K., Japar Sidik, B and Saberi, O. 2005. Sediment accretion in a protected mangrove forest at Kuala Selangor, Malaysia. Pakistan Journal of Biological Sciences 8 (1): 149-151

Mahmood, H., Saberi, O., Japar Sidik, B. and Misri, K., 2004. Seasonal fluctuation of soil parameters and nutrients in Bruguiera parviflora Wight & Arnold dominated mangrove forest at Kuala Selangor Nature Park, Selangor, Malaysia. Paper presented at the National Conference on Biology on 7-9th June, organized by Department of Biology, University Pendidikan Sultan Idris, Perak, Malaysia

Mahmood, H., Saberi, O. Japar Sidik, B. and Misri, K. 2004. Seasonal fluctuation of water parameters and nutrients in Bruguiera parviflora (wight & arnold) dominated mangrove forest at Kuala Selangor Nature Park, Malaysia. Pakistan Journal of Forestry 54 (2): 101-114

Mahmood, H., Saberi, O., Japar Sidik, B., Misri, K., and Rajagopal S. 2004. Allometric relationships for estimating above and below-ground biomass of saplings and trees of Bruguiera parviflora (Wight and Arnold). Malaysian Applied Biology 33(1): 37-45.

Mahmood, H., Saberi, O., Japar Sidik, B. and Misri, K., 2003. Macronutrients status of seedlings, saplings and trees of Bruguiera parviflora Wight & Arn., at Kuala Selangor Nature Park mangrove forest, Malaysia. Khulna University Studies 5 (1): 15-20

Rakkibu, G.M. and Mahmood, H. 2002Theoretical aspects of monitoring and evaluation system of participatory forestry projects in Bangladesh. Plan Plus 1 (1): 70-76

Mahmood, H. Saberi, O., Japar Sidik, B., and Lim, M.T. 2001. Distribution of Copper in the Sepang mangrove reserve forest environment, Malaysia. Journal of Tropical Forest Science 13 (1): 130-139

Rakkibu, G.M., Shams, I.M., Khan, I.N.M, and Mahmood, H. 2000. Homestead forestry for rural community development in Bangladesh. Grassroots Voice 3 (1-2): 102-106

Mahmood, H. 2000. Distribution of Zinc in Sepang mangrove forest environment, Malaysia. Khulna University Studies 2 (1): 149-157

Mahmood, H. and Saberi, O. 1999. The present status of economically important tree species at Chandpai Range of the Sundarbans mangrove forest, Bangladesh. The Pakistan Journal of Forestry 49 (1-4): 53-58

Mahmood, H., and Rakkibu, G.M. 1999. Effects of Copper on aquatic ecosystems – A review. Khulna University Studies 1 (2): 259-266.

Mahmood, H., Mohammad, A., and Akhter, S. 1998. Some observation on the natural regeneration of major tree species at Chadpai range of the Sundarbans, Bangladesh. Journal of Tropical Forest Science 10 (3): 410-412

 

Manuals, Reports and Compilation

 

BFD. 2016. Field Instructions for the Bangladesh Forest Inventory (Version 1.2).
Bangladesh Forest Department and Food and Agricultural Organization of the United Nations, Dhaka, Bangladesh. 139 pp. One of Technical Contributors

BFD. 2016. Manual for Soil Measurements for the Bangladesh Forest Inventory.
Bangladesh Forest Department and Food and Agricultural Organization of the United Nations, Dhaka, Bangladesh. 26 pp. One of Technical Contributors

Mahmood, H. 2016. Improved National Tree Allometric Equation Database to Support Forest Monitoring and Assessment of Bangladesh. Final report Forest Department, Dhaka, Bangladesh.

Mahmood, H., Abdullah, S.M.R., Siddique, M.R.H. 2016. Training manual: Sample Processing and Laboratory Analysis for the Development of Allometric Equation. FD and FAO, Dhaka, Bangladesh

BFD. 2016. Quality assurance and quality control for the Bangladesh Forest Inventory. Bangladesh Forest Department and Food and Agricultural Organization of the United Nations, Dhaka, Bangladesh. 17 pp. One of Technical Contributors

Akhter, M., Mahmood, H., Birigazzi, L. 2013. Tree volume and biomass allometric equations of Bangladesh. FD and FAO, Dhaka, Bangladesh


Research Projects


Project Director of research project on Natural Regeneration Dynamics in the Sundarbans Mangrove Forest Ecosystem  - Funded by the Ministry of Science and Technology, Government of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh, 2018-2019.

Principal Investigator of development of Soil achieve. Funded by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), 2018

Principal Investigator of research project on Selection of perennial plant species for silvo-fisheries culture in the highly saline influenced Ecological Critical Areas (ECA) of the Sundarbans. Funded by the Ministry of Education, 2017-2020

Principal Investigator of research project on development of tree allometric equations for the Sundarbans and Sal Zone of Bangladesh. Funded by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), 2017

Principal Investigator of research project on analytical support for soil and litter samples of the Bangladesh Forest Inventory. Funded by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), 2017

Principal Investigator of research project on Technical Support for the Finalization of the Bangladesh Forest Inventory Field Manual. Funded by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), 2016

Principal Investigator of research project on Strengthen data analysis capabilities for biomass estimation. Funded by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), 2016

Principal Investigator of research project on Improved National Tree Allometric Equation Database to support forest monitoring and assessment. Funded by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), 2015-2016

Head of Self-assessment committee for the Self-Assessment of Forestry and Wood Technology Discipline. Funded by Ministry of Education, University Grants Commission of Bangladesh, Higher Education Enhancement Project (HEQEP), 2015

Principal Investigator of research project on Ecotypic and genetic diversity of Avicennia officinalis in the Sundarbans mangrove forest of Bangladesh. Funded by Nagao Natural Environment Foundation, Japan 2015-2017

Principle Investigator of research project on Field identification handbook of selected plant species of the Sundarbans and the adjacent embankment ecosystem- funded by GIZ, 2013-2014

Project Director of research project on Carrying capacity assessment for eco-tourism and development of information hub for virtual tourism in the Sundarbans, Bangladesh SRC for Wildlife Protection, Bangladesh Forest Department. Funded by World Bank, 2013-2014

Principle Investigator of research project on Allometry, above-ground biomass and nutrient stock in Khulshi (Aegiceras corniculatum) of the Sundarbans, Bangladesh- Funded by Ministry of Science and Technology, 2013-2014.

Principle Investigator of research project on Allometry, above-ground biomass and nutrient stock in Sundri (Heritiera fomes) of the Sundarbans, Bangladesh- Funded by University Grants Commission and CISS 2013

Principle Investigator of research project on Allometry, above-ground biomass and nutrient stock in Gewa (Excoecaria agallocha L.) of the Sundarbans, Bangladesh- Funded by the Ministry of Science and Technology, Government of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh, 2012-2013

Principle Investigator of research project on Selection of Tree Species for Sustainable Cropland Agroforestry Practices in Bangladesh Based on Nutrient Return Efficiencies and Local Demand - Funded by Bangladesh Academy of Science and USDA 2011-2014.

Project Director of research project on Carbon sequestration, salt tolerance and growth of the major timber species of the Sundarbans mangrove forest and their restoration prospects in the context of climate change. – Funded by US Department of Agriculture (USDA). 2009-2014

Project Director of research project on Nutrient Dynamics Associated with Leaching and Decomposition of Leaf Litter of Three Abundant Mangrove Species of the Sundarbans, Bangladesh - Funded by the Ministry of Science and Information& Communication Technology, Government of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh, 2009-2010

Principle Investigator of research project on Quantification of leached nutrients (N, P and K) from leaf litter of Shorea robusta (Gaertn. f.) in Bangladesh Funded by Bangladesh University Grants Commission, Dhaka, Bangladesh, 2008-2009.

Project Director of research project on Above-ground biomass and nutrient (N, P and K) flux associated with harvesting of Goran (Ceriops decandra) in the Sunderbans, Bangladesh- Funded by the Ministry of Science and Information & Communication Technology, Government of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh, 2007-2008.

Principle Investigator of research project on nutrient dynamics associated with the leaf litter decomposition of Dalbergia sissoo, Azadirachta indica, Melia azedarch –Funded by Bangladesh University Grants Commission, Dhaka, Bangladesh, 2006-2007.

Associate Investigator of research project on Multiplication and conservation of endangered tree species (Xylocarpus mekongensis, Xylocarpus granatum) of Sundarbans mangrove forest through micro-propagation technique and their prospect in restoration programme in the coastal zone of Bangladesh. - Funded by US Department of Agriculture (USDA).

Associate Investigator of research project on Evaluation of fruit germplasm available in the southwestern region of Bangladesh on the basis of their physic-chemical characteristics and Genetic variability by Random Amplified polymorphic DNA (RAPD) analysis. - Funded by USDA