DR. MOHAMMAD MUSLEM UDDIN (MUNNA)
Chairman at Department of Oceanography, University of Chittagong
Dr. Mohammad Muslem Uddin is an Associate Professor and Chairman of the Department of Oceanography at the University of Chittagong, Bangladesh.
He has been working as visiting lecturer at the Noakhali Science and Technological University, Bangladesh Marine Academy, Chittagong Veterinary and Animal Science University etc. He is the founder Chairman of Blue Green Foundation Bangladesh; a non-profit volunteering organization working towards a blue economy based green Bangladesh through developing an Ocean and Environment literate society since 2015.
He is one of the initial organizers and board members of Asia Marine Educators’ Association (AMEA). He was also an elected Vice president of the IOCINDIO, Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission’s Committee for the Indian Ocean.
He is the Treasurer of the newly formed Oceanographic Society of Bangladesh (OSB). Dr. Uddin has been working as a resource person for NOAMI, National Oceanographic And Maritime Institute in Bangladesh.
Born in, Chittagong, Bangladesh (2nd January’ 1976), Dr. Uddin has earned PhD in Earth Science from the University of Ferrara, Italy in 2015; completed an Advanced post-graduation (Cat A) in Hydrography from Centre for Coastal and Ocean Mapping (CCOM), University of New Hampshire, USA in 2011.
He has done his BSc. (Hons) & MSc in Marine Science from the Institute of marine Sciences of the University of Chittagong, Bangladesh in 2001 1nd 2003 respectively. After completion of his BSc. (Hons) & M.Sc., he joined at the Institute of Marine sciences and Fisheries as lecturer in 2005 and was subsequently promoted to Assistant Professor and Associate professor in 2007 and 2016 respectively.
In 2019 he joined at the Department of Oceanography of the same University and has been serving as the first regular Chairman of the department since July’ 2020. Along with teaching and research at the university, he has been leading and involved with several professionals and voluntary organizations working for society, the environment and education development.
Dr. Uddin was a visiting scholar in the Cornell University, USA in June-July’ 2016 and joined a 26 days research cruise onboard of “RV Oceanus for the Across Atlantic Cruise” for Ocean Acidification sampling and data collection project of the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute, USA.
He visited almost 22 states of USA and more than 20 countries worldwide for the purposes of education, Training, Conferences and workshops etc. He published more than 30 international journal articles on oceanographic issues.