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Vice Chancellor -Prof Dr.Harun-or-Rashid

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ACADEMIC PROFILE:

Dr. Harun-or-Rashid obtained B. A (Hons) and M. A. degrees from the University of Dhaka securing first position in the former and first in first class in the later. In 1983 he did his Ph.D degree from the University of London under Commonwealth Scholarship. He carried on post- doctoral research at the Institute of Commonwealth Studies, University of London during 1992-93 under Commonwealth Academic Staff Fellowship. In 1994 he went to Sweden under Swedish Government Scholarship to pursue diploma in Conflict Resolution at the Uppsala University. In 2014 he went to Kyoto, Japan under Numata Fellowship and carried on research on CHT at Ryukoku University.

Dr. Harun-or-Rashid started his carrier as a Lecturer in Political Science, University of Chittagong, in 1979. He became Assistant Professor in 1984. He returned to the University of Dhaka as Assistant Professor in 1985. He became Associate Professor and Professor of Political Science in 1990 and 1995 respectively. Before joining the National University as Vice-Chancellor he was a selection grade Professor in the University of Dhaka.
During his 38 years of teaching Dr. Rashid had the privilege to serve different bodies and institutions in many capacities including being Pro-Vice Chancellor of the University of Dhaka (2009-2012), Dean of Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Dhaka, for three consecutive terms (2003-2009), Senate Member, University of Dhaka (1994-2008), Syndicate Member, University of Dhaka (2009-2012), Member of Executive Committee of Chittagong University Teachers Association (1984), Member of Executive Committee of Dhaka University Teachers Association for three consecutive terms (2007-2009), Provost of A.F. Rahman Hall, University of Dhaka (1997-2001), Member of National Text Books and Curriculum Committee (1996) constituted by the Bangladesh Government to revise books in the light of the ideals and spirit of the War of Liberation, Member of Professor Shamsul Haque National Education Policy Formulation Committee (1997), General Secretary of Asiatic Society of Bangladesh (1994, 1995), Vice President of Asiatic Society of Bangladesh (2006, 2007 and 2012, 2013). He joined the National University as Vice-Chancellor on 6 March 2013. He is now serving his second term (2017- ) as Vice-Chancellor.
Dr. Harun-or-Rashid is the author of 9 (nine) research books, 5 (five) edited books and 65 articles/ chapters published in books and journals in home and abroad. His major works include:
The Foreshadowing of Bangladesh: Bengal Muslim League and Muslim Politics, 1906-1947 (Asiatic Society, 1987), revised and enlarged edition (The University Press Limited-UPL, 2003, 2012); Inside Bengal Politics 1936-1947: Unpublished Correspondence of Partition Leaders, (UPL, 2003); Bangladesh: Politics, Governance and Constitutional Development, 1757-2000, (in Bangla), (New Age Publications, 2001); Statehood Ideal of the Bengalis and the Emergence of Bangladesh, (in Bangla), (Agami Prokashoni, 2001); Unfinished Memoirs of Bangabandhu Revisited (in Bangla), (UPL, 2013); ‘Our Charter of Survival’ : 50 years of 6 points (Bangla), (Bangla Academy 2016); Mainstream Politics : Bangladesh Awami League, Council 1949-2016 (Bangla), (Bangla Academy 2016).
Dr. Rashid also edited learned Journals which include: Social Science Review and Samajik Biggan Patrika (University of Dhaka), Journal of the Asiatic Society of Bangladesh (Humanities). He was the joint editor of State and Culture volume (Asiatic Society of Bangladesh, 2007), Assistant Editor, History of Bangladesh, 1704-1971, 3 vols (Asiatic Society of Bangladesh, 1992) and Member, Board of Editors, Banglapedia [National Encyclopedia of Bangladesh, Vol.1] (Asiatic Society of Bangladesh, 2003). Currently besides the position of Vice-chancellor, he is engaged in the project of writing the Encyclopedia of Bangladesh war of Liberation in 10 volumes at the Asiatic Society of Bangladesh being its Chief Editor and Co-ordinator.
Dr. Harun-or-Rashid attended many international seminars and conferences held in countries including USA, UK, Sweden, The Netherlands, Hong Kong (China), Japan, India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Nepal, Thailand, Indonesia, Qatar, Jordan.
He has one son and one daughter.

Pro-Vice Chancellor - Professor Dr. Md. Mashiur Rahman

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PROFILE:

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Dr. Md. Mashiur Rahman has been appointed as the Pro Vice- Chancellor of National University by the Honorable President of Bangladesh and the Chancellor of National University on9th May,2017.He completed BSS and MSS both from Department of Sociology, University of Dhaka securing first class. He obtained his Ph.D. degree from Lund University (2011), Sweden and did Post-doctoral from the same institution in 2015.
Dr. Rahman started his career as a Lecturer at Department of Sociology, University of Chittagong in 1998. Later, he joined University of Dhaka as a Lecturer at Department of Sociology and is now a Professor in that same department. He is on deputation from his home Department at University of Dhaka and is currently serving as Pro-Vice-Chancellor,National University, Bangladesh.
During his 19 years of teaching and research career, Dr. Rahman has published his Doctoral dissertation along with articles and book chapters in reputed National and International journals. The title of his book is “Struggling Against Exclusion-Adibasi in Chittagong Hill Tracts, Bangladesh” and it was published from Media-Tryck- Lund University, Sweden in 2011.
He has presented research papers in conferences, seminars and workshops held in USA, Sweden, Denmark, China and Bangladesh. Dr. Mashiur Rahman has chaired in international conferences as well. His research interest lies in social history, social policy, political sociology, ethnicity and most of his academic publications and conference paper presentations focus on these areas.
Dr. Rahman has contributed as a reviewer of journals such as Poverty and Public Policy, published by Wiley Blackwell Publishers, USA and Journal of Social Science, published from University of Chittagong and University of Barisal. He has been an active member of various committees/organizations and some of the significant positions he has served include Organizing Secretary of Bangladesh Sociological Association (BSA), Member of Asiatic Society Bangladesh, and Former Joint Secretary (Executive committee) of Dhaka University Club. Currently, he is serving as a Member, Academic Council (Honorable Chancellor’s Nominee) of both National University, Bangladesh and Shahjalal University of Science and Technology (SUST)and so on.
With his avid interest for debating and extempore speech from a tender age, Dr. Rahman has been awarded in numerous national level debate and extempore speech competitions during his student life while he has also taken part in National Scout Jamboree and National camp of Bangladesh Red Crescent Societycouple of times and participated in many voluntary events from a young age. As a proud son of a Freedom Fighter (Late Md. Tofazzel Hossain),he has always been devoted to serve the nation and his ideas and motivations are guided by the ideology and instructions of the Father of Our Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman.Dr. MashiurRahman wishes to contribute to the development and prosperity of our nation through spreading the light of education by ensuringinfrastructuralsupport and academic excellence in all the colleges around the country under National University.

Treasurer - Professor Md. Noman Ur Rashid

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PROFILE:

Professor Md. Noman Ur Rashid obtained B.A (Hons) and M.A degree from the University of Rajshahi. He is currently holding the position of Treasurer of National University, Gazipur, Bangladesh. Before Joining the National University as Treasurer he was the Director General of Directorate of Secondary and Higher Education (DSHE) from April 14, 2009 to January 1, 2013. In this period, he has successfully completed a good deal of things including contributing to preparation of National Education Policy & Implementing Bangladesh National Education Policy-2010 in the field level and installing 20,500 multimedia class rooms all over the country.

Professor Md. Noman Ur Rashid has participated in the following training programs:

“Procurement of goods works and services under Project Aid Jointly Organized by APD & IMED form 17th November-24th November, 1997 held in the Academy for planning and Development.
“Six week training course on Education Management under HSE Project Organized by Bangladesh Institute of Administration and Management (BIAM) from 10th April to 31st May, 1998.
“Two week advanced Training Course on Educational Management under HSE Project Organized by Bangladesh Institute of Administration and Management (BIAM) from 25th October to 7th November, 1998.
“Computer Applications under UNDP Prodoc, BGD/92/ 2009/-EMES Organized by the NAEM from 19th December to 30th, December 1999.
“Customized Overseas Study Tour of Senior Officials on Policies, Practices and issued in inclusive Education in United Kingdom.
“Visited Indonesia and Canada to know the Education Policy and Management.
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Pro-Vice Chancellor - Prof. Dr. Hafiz Md. Hasan Babu

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PROFILE:
Dr. Hafiz Md. Hasan Babu is currently working as the Pro-Vice Chancellor (Academic) of National University, Gazipur, Bangladesh. He is now on deputation from the Department of Computer Science and Engineering, University of Dhaka. He is the founder Chairman of the Department of Robotics and Mechatronics Engineering, University of Dhaka. Before joining to the National University, he was a Professor of the Department of Computer Science and Engineering, University of Dhaka. He is a former chairman of the same department.
Dr. Hafiz Md. Hasan Babu obtained his Ph.D. in VLSI CAD in 2000 from the Kyushu Institute of Technology, Japan, under the Japanese Government Scholarship. He received his M.Sc. degree in Computer Science and Engineering from the Technical University of Brno, Czech Republic, in 1992 under the Czech Government Scholarship.  
Dr. Hasan served as a General Manager of the Information Technology & Management Information Systems Departments, Janata  Bank Limited.  He was the Information  Technology  Consultant of Health Economics Unit (HEU) and Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MoHFW) under the project "SSK (Shasthyo Shurokhsha Karmasuchi) and Social Health Protection Scheme". He was the Resident Information Technology Expert of the Supreme  Court  Project  Implementation  Committee, Supreme Court of Bangladesh,  Dhaka, in  Legal and Judicial Capacity Building Project, Ministry of  Law, Justice and Parliamentary Affairs of Bangladesh Government under the direct supervision and funding of World Bank, International Development Association (IDA), CIDA and DANIDA  under direct supervision and funding of German Financial Cooperation through KfW.
Dr. Hasan published more than a hundred research papers in reputed International Journals and International Conferences. Three of his papers got best paper awards in reputed conferences, namely inIEEE International Women in Engineering Conference on Electrical and Computer Engineering (WIECON-ECE 2015) held in BUET, Bangladesh; Silver Jubilee Conference on Communication Technologies & VLSI design 2009 held in Vellore, India andThe International Conference on Computer & Information Technology 2001 held in Dhaka University, Bangladesh,
Dr. Hafiz Md. Hasan Babu was awarded various prestigious scholarships such as, Japanese Government Scholarship, DAAD (Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst) Fellowship of Germany, Czechoslovakian Government Scholarship etc. His biography has been listed in the Who's Who in the World, 2001, USA.
Dr. Hasan was a member of Prime Minister’s ICT Task Force, Government Republic of  Bangladesh. He was an expert member of ITevaluation committee of Bangladesh Police and Bangladesh Post Office. He was a member of the evaluation committee of Higher Education Quality Enhancement Project (HEQEP), a project of University Grants Commission of Bangladesh and Ministry of Education, Bangladesh. He is a member of Scholarship Evaluation Committee of Ministry of ICT, Bangladesh. He is a member of Different Selection Boards of Bangladesh Public Service Commission.
Dr. Hasan is a regular reviewer of reputed International Journals and International Conferences. He was the member of the organizing committee of International Conference on Computer and Information Technology 2001 (ICCIT2001), Dhaka, Bangladesh and International Conference on Computer and Information Technology 2004 (ICCIT 2004), BRAC University, Dhaka, Bangladesh. He was the session chair of the International Conference on Computer and Information Technology (ICCIT2003), Jahangirnagar University, Dhaka, Bangladesh; 3rd International Conference on Electrical, Electronics and Computer Engineering (ICEECE 2003), Bangladesh and International Conference on Computer and Information Technology 2004 (ICCIT 2004), BRAC University, Dhaka, Bangladesh.  He was a member of the Editorial Board of The Dhaka University Journal of Sciences. He was a member of the IEEE Computer Society Technical Committee on Multiple-Valued Logic which was held in USA in January 2003.

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