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Associate Professor

Benojir Ahammed was born in Jashore District of Bangladesh. Mr. Ahammed completed the secondary and higher secondary education from his was home district. Later, he completed the B.Sc (Hon’s) and M.Sc in Statistics degrees from Rajshashi University, one of the oldest higher educational institutions of Bangladesh, with outstanding academic records. A recipient of two most prestigious awards of Rajshashi University, the “Khandakar Monowar Memorial Award” and “Merit Award,”. Mr. Ahammed attended various national/international seminars, workshops, training and conferences to explore new knowledge from the experts and to hone his skills. From September, 2013, Mr. Ahammed has been serving as a faculty of Statistics Discipline under Science, Engineering and Technology School of Khulna University. He was appointed as Lecturer, and later promoted to Assistant Professor from November, 2015. He has published several articles in renowned peer-reviewed journals and international conferences. His research interest covers Public Health, Epidemiology, Biostatistics, Bioinformatics, and Machine Learning.

M.Sc. in Statistics (Rajshahi University, Rajshahi, Bangladesh; 2011)

B.Sc. (Honors) in Statistics (Rajshahi University, Rajshahi, Bangladesh; 2010)

Public health | Epidemiology | Bio statistics | Bioinformatics | Machine learning.

Assistant Professor, Statistics Discipline, Khulna University, Khulna-9208, Bangladesh. November, 2015 to till.

Lecturer, Statistics Discipline, Khulna University, Khulna-9208, Bangladesh. September, 2013 to November, 2015.

Postgraduate (Masters) Thesis Supervision 

  1. Regional Differences and Determinants of Short Birth Interval in Bangladesh (Mst. Farzana Akter Reshmi, Student No. MS-192006, Session 2018-2019, Examination: 2020).
  2. Determinants and Prediction of Anemia Using Machine Learning Techniques (Akash Bala, Student No. MS-192008, Session 2018-2019, Examination: 2020).
  3. Prevalence and Determinants of Terminated Pregnancies among Married Women: Analysis of Pooled Cross-sectional Surveys in Bangladesh (Sawda Yeasmin, Student No. MS-182028, Session 2017-2018, Examination: 2019). 
  4. Prevalence and determinants of initial and exclusive breastfeeding status in Bangladesh (Animesh Biswas, Student No. MS-172009, Session 2016-2017, Examination: 2019).
  5. Feature selection and machine learning techniques for classification of gene expression data (Md. Alamgir Sarder, Student No. MS-172010, Session 2016-2017, Examination: 2019).
  6. Spatial pattern and determinants of diarrhea, acute respiratory infection and fever among under five children in Bangladesh (Subarna Kundu, Student No. MS-172018, Session 2016-2017, Examination: 2019).
  7. Spatial Imputation and analysis of missing values using different data mining techniques (Rafayat Zakia Mim, Student No. MS-162008 Session 2015-2016, Examination: 2018).

Book Chapter

01. Maniruzzaman, M., Rahman, M.J., Ahammed, B., Abedin, M.M., Suri, H.S., Biswas, M., El-Baz, A., Bangeas, P., Tsoulfas, G., and Suri, J.S. (2020). Statistical Characterization and Classification of Colon Microarray Gene Expression Data using Multiple Machine Learning Paradigms. Cognitive Informatics, Computer Modelling, and Cognitive Science.Volume 1: Theory, Case Studies, and Applications. 1st Edition (Academic Press), eBook ISBN: 9780128194447. April 2020, Pages 273-317. Publisher’s site.

 Journal Article 

22. Sarder, M.A., Islam, S.M.S., Maniruzzaman, M., Talukder A., and Ahammed, B.* (2021). Prevalence of Unintended Pregnancy and Its Associated Factors: Evidence from Six South Asian CountriesPLoS ONE (Public Library of Science), DOI:  Publisher’s site. 


21. Shovo T-E-A, Ahammed, B., Khan, B., Jahan, N., Shohel, T.A., Islam M.N. and Hossain M.T. (2021). Determinants of generalized anxiety, depression and subjective sleep quality among University students during COVID-19 pandemic in Bangladesh. Dr. Sulaiman Al Habib Medical Journal (Atlantis Press), Publisher’s site.

20. Biswas, A., Abedin, M.M., Maniruzzaman, M., and Ahammed, B.* (2020). Prevalence and determinants of initiation of breastfeeding according to rural-urban women in Bangladesh. Family Medicine & Primary Care Review (Continuo Publisher), Accepted.  Publisher’s site.

19. Ahmed, N.A.M.F., Sultana, M., Ali, M., Abedin, M.M., Ahammed, B., Yeasmin, A., and Maniruzzaman, M. (2020). Identifying the factors causing malnutrition and its impact on mortality among under-five Bangladeshi childrenFamily Medicine & Primary Care Review (Continuo Publisher), Accepted.  Publisher’s site.

18. Ahammed, B.*Maniruzzaman, M., Talukder, A., and Ferdausi, F. (2020). Prevalence and risk factors of hypertension among young adults in Albania. High Blood Pressure & Cardiovascular Prevention (Springer)DOI: Publisher's site.

17. Hossain, M. T., Ahammed, B., Chanda, S. K., Jahan, N., Ela, M. Z., and Islam, M. N. (2020). Social and electronic media exposure and generalized anxiety disorder among people during COVID-19 outbreak in Bangladesh: A preliminary observation. PLoS ONE (Public Library of Science); 15(9): e0238974. Publisher's site.

16. Sarder, M.A., Alauddin, S., and Ahammed, B.* (2020)Determinants of teenage marital pregnancy among Bangladeshi women: An analysis by the Cox proportional hazard model. Social Health and Behavior (Wolters Kluwer-Medknow); 3(4): 137-43. Publisher's site.

15. Ahammed, B.*, Maniruzzaman, M., Ferdausi, F., Abedin, M.M., and Hossain, M.T. (2020), Socioeconomic and demographic factors associated with low birth weight in Nepal: Data from 2016 Nepal demographic and health survey. Social Health and Behavior (Wolters Kluwer-Medknow); 3(4): 158-65. Publisher's site.

14. Talukder, A., Siddiquee, T., Noshin, N., Afroz, M., Ahammed, B., and Halder, H.R. (2020). Utilization of Antenatal Care (ANC) Services in Bangladesh: A Cross-sectional Study Exploring the Associated Factors. Anatol J Family Med (Kare Publishing),  doi: 10.5505/anatoljfm.2020.97269Publisher's site.

13. Sarder, M.A., Maniruzzaman, M., and Ahammed, B.* (2020). Feature Selection and Classification of Leukemia Cancer Using Machine Learning Techniques . Machine Learning Research (Science Publishing Group), DOI: 10.11648/j.mlr.20200502.11, Volume 5, Issue 2, PP 18-27. Publisher's site.

12. Talukder A., and Ahammed, B. (2020). Machine Learning Algorithms for Predicting Malnutrition among Under-Five Children in Bangladesh. Nutrition (Elsevier), DOI: Publisher's site.

11. Chanda, S.K., Ahammed, B., Howlader MH, Ashikuzzaman M., Shovo T-E-A, and Hossain M.T. (2020). Factors associating different antenatal care contacts of women: A cross-sectional analysis of Bangladesh demographic and health survey 2014 data. PLoS ONE (Public Library of Science), DOI:, Volume 15, Issue 4, PP 1-17. Publisher's site.

10. Maniruzzaman, M., Rahman, M, J., Ahammed, B., and Abedin, M, M. (2020). Classification and Prediction of Diabetes Disease using Machine Learning Paradigm. Health Information Science and Systems (Springer), DOI:, Volume 8, Issue 1, PP 1-14. Publisher's site.

09. Ali, M., Siddique, A., Ahammed, B., Khatun, F., Saw, A., and Hossain, G. (2019). Factors influencing low birth weight: Evidence from a Surjer Hashi Clinic in Khulna, Bangladesh. Human Biology Review, 8(4), 381-397. Publisher’s site.

08. Ahammed, B.*, Maniruzzaman, M., Kundu, S., Mahmud J.A., and Ferdausi, F. (2019). Prevalence and Risk Factors Associated with Tobacco Smoking among Adults in India: A Nationally Representative Household Survey. Family Medicine & Primary Care Review (Continuo Publisher), DOI:, Volume 21, Issue 4, PP 307-317.  Publisher’s site.

07. Maniruzzaman, M., Rahman, M.J., Ahammed, B., Abedin, M.M., Suri, H.S., Biswas, M., El-Baz, A., Bangeas, P., Tsoulfas, G., and Suri, J.S. (2019). Statistical Characterization and Classification of Colon Microarray Gene Expression Data using Multiple Machine Learning Paradigms. Computer Methods and Programs in Biomedicine (Elsevier), DOI: 176(2019), PP 173-193. Publisher’s site.

06. Ahammed, B.*, Kabir, R.M., Abedin M.M., Ali, M., and Islam, A.M. (2019). Determinants of different birth intervals of ever married women: Evidence from Bangladesh. Clinical Epidemiology and Global Health (Elsevier),DOI: 10.1016/j.cegh.2019.01.011. Volume 7, Issue 3, PP 450-456. Publisher’s site.

05. Abedin, M.M., Maniruzzaman, M., Ali, M., Ahmed, N.A.M.F., and Ahammed, B.* (2019). Assessing and Determining Potential Factors Associated with Vitamin A Supplementation in Bangladesh. Biostatistics and Biometrics Open Access Journal (BBOAJ) (Juniper Publishers), Volume 9, Issue 1, PP 01-08. Publisher’s site.

04. Ahammed, B.*, and Abedin, M. M. (2018). Predicting wine types with different classification techniques. Model Assisted Statistics and Applications (IOS Press), Volume 13, Issue 1, PP 85-93. Publisher’s site.

03. Islam, M. A. and Ahammed, B (2017). An Econometric Analysis of Real Exchange Rate and Productivity Growth of some Developing Countries in Asia. Annals of Pure and Applied Mathematics, Volume 13, Issue 2, PP 185-197. Publisher’s site.

02. Ahammed, B.*, Seddiqe M.M.I.S., and Alam M.M. (2015). Application of Use Rate for Estimating Parameter and Finding the Approximate Failure Number using Warranty Claims in Linear Scale. IOSR Journal of Mathematics (IOSR-JM), Volume 11, Issue 3 Ver. V (May - Jun. 2015), PP 42-47. Publisher’s site.

01. Ahammed, B.* and Seddiqe M.M.I.S. (2015). Impact of Micro-Credit Management System of an NGO in Socio-Economic Development of Rural Women in Perspective of Bangladesh.  Global Journal of Human-Social Science: C, Sociology & Culture, Volume 15 Issue 2, PP 1–8.

Conference Paper

04. Abedin, M.M., Maniruzzaman, M., Ahmed, N.A.M.F., Ahammed, B., and Ali, M. (2019). Classification and Prediction of Parkinson Disease: A Machine Learning Approach. International Conference on Data Science & SDGs: Challenges, Opportunities and Realities. pp 75-78.

03. Maniruzzaman, M., Rahman, M.J., Ahammed, B., and Abedin, M.M. (2019). Logistic Regression based Feature Selection and Classification of Diabetes Disease using Machine Learning Paradigm. International Conference on Data Science & SDGs: Challenges, Opportunities and Realities. pp67-74.

02. Abedin, M. M., Maniruzzaman, M., Islam, M.S., Ali, M., Ahammed, B., and Ahmed, N.A.M.F. (2017). Comparative Study of Artificial Neural Network Regression and Classical regression. International Conference on Bioinformatics and Biostatistics for Agriculture, Health and Environment. ISBN: 978-984-34-0996-6.

01. Ahammed, B., and Alam M.M. (2015). Forecasting Failure Number Using Warranty Claims in Multiplicative Composite Scale. International Conference on Statistical Data Mining for Bioinformatics Health Agriculture and Environment. ISBN: 978-984-33-5876-9, PP. 540-554.

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