Externally Funded Research Projects: January 2018 through January 2020

Externally Funded Research Projects: January 2018 through January 2020

Sl. Name/PI School Department Title of the Project Funding Agency Status
01 Dr. Lamia Iftekhar SEPS Electrical & Computer Engineering Gear for Automation: Using Robotics to Bring Back Jobs for Female Garments Workers in Bangladesh IEEE Robotics and Automation Society Special Interest Group in Humanitarian Technology Ongoing
02 Dr. Sabbir Rahman Shuvo SHLS Biochemistry & Microbiology Removal of Arsenic from farmland soil by genetically modified microorganisms Ministry of Science & Technology, Bangladesh Completed
03 Dr. Md. Hasanuzzaman Shohag SHLS Pharmaceutical Sciences Clinical investigation of serum trace elements, antioxidant vitamins in Bangladeshi patients with ype-2 diabetes R&D project, Ministry of Science and Technology, Bangladesh Ongoing
04 Dr. Mohammad Bulbul Ashraf Siddiqi (Co-I) SHSS Political Science and Sociology The Rohingya Exodus: Issues and Implications for Stability, Security and Peace in South Asia British Academy (Award Reference: IC2\100178) Completed
05 Dr. Mohammad Bulbul Ashraf Siddiqi (Co-I) SHSS Political Science and Sociology Youth’s Identity Politics and Social Changes in Contemporary Bangladesh Japan Society for the Promotion Science (JSPS) Ongoing
06 Dr. Mohammad Hossain Shariare SHLS Pharmaceutical Sciences Nano Drug Delivery System of Epigallocatechin Gallate (EGCG) for Combating Antibiotic Resistance Ministry of Science and Technology, Bangladesh Ongoing
07 Dr. Kazi Nadim Hasan SHLS Biochemistry & Microbiology Evaluation of the Detection of Hepatitis C Virus (HCV) Genotypes and Subtypes by Next Generation Sequencing (NGS) and Sanger Sequencing: a comparative study Special Allocation Grant for Science and Technology, Ministry of Science and Technology, Government of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh Ongoing
08 Dr. Biswas Karabi Farhana SHLS Environmental Science and Management German-Bangladesh University Cooperation in Textile and Clothing Sector German Federal Ministry of Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) Ongoing
09 Dr. Mohammad Sujauddin (Co-I) SHLS Environmental Science and Management Property right systems, decision-making structure, and consensus formation about forest resource use in the villages of the Chittagong Hill Tracts JSPS (Japan Society for the Promotion of Science) Grant-in-Aid (B) for Scientific Research, and 21st Centry Bunka-Gakujyutsa Foundation. Ongoing
10 Sadia Shabnam SHLS Pharmaceutical Sciences Evaluation of Spondias pinnata leaves extract effectiveness in behavioral modulation of haloperidol-induced Parkinson's Disease (Mice Model). NST grant 2018-2019 (Ministry of Science and Technology, Bangladesh). Completed
11 Dr. Mohammad Monirujjaman Khan SEPS Electrical and Computer Engineering Development of A Web and Application Based Online Smart Healthcare System ICT Ministry Bangladesh Ongoing
12 Dr. Murad Hossain SHLS Pharmaceutical Sciences Behavioral and pharmacological studies of polyphenolic compounds on carbamate pesticide induced autism spectrum disorder BANBEIS Advanced Research Grant from Education Ministry, Government of the People’s of Republic of Bangladesh. Ongoing
13 Dr. Murad Hossain SHLS Pharmaceutical Sciences Evaluation of protective role of Coenzyme Q10 on liver toxicity induced by carbofuran pesticide in rat model Research & Development of Technology Grant from Ministry of National Science and Technology, Government of the People’s of Republic of Bangladesh. Ongoing
14 Dr. Mahdy Rahman Chowdhury SEPS Electrical and Computer Engineering Optical and Ultrasound Behavior of Biological Matters: Wave Based Sorting of Diseased and Healthy Red Blood Cells The World Academy of Sciences (TWAS) Ongoing
15 Dr. Gour Gobinda Goswami SBE Economics Developing Responsible Project Management through Empirical Research (Rohingya Refugee Crisis in Bangladesh) Global Challenge Research Fund, UK (Collaboration with Bournmouth University, UK) Ongoing
16 Dr. Sk Tawfique M Haque SHSS South Asian Institute of Policy and Governance Explaining Differences in Citizen Attitudes Toward Climate Finance for Reducing Vulnerability in Bangladesh World Bank, Washington D C Ongoing
17 Dr. Sk Tawfique M Haque SHSS South Asian Institute of Policy and Governance State of Democracy in South Asia Center for Studies of Developing Societies (CSDS), Delhi, India Ongoing
18 Dr. Gour Gobinda Goswami SBE Economics Role of Private Universities in Leading Bangladesh towards Middle Income Status Social Science Research Council (SSRC) Research Fellowship, Ministry of Planning, Government of Bangladesh Ongoing
19 Dr. Gour Gobinda Goswami SBE Economics Network funding to form South Asian Research Network for Childhood and Youth Studies (SARNCYS). Faculty of Arts and Humanities International Research Partnership Fund, Manchester Metropolitan University, UK Ongoing
20 Dr. Gias U. Ahsan SHLS Public Health Survey on A Baseline Public Health Situational Analysis for Implementing A “Healthy City” Project to Combat Non-Communicable Diseases in Selected Municipalities of Bangladesh Ministry of Health and Family Welfare Ongoing
21 Dr. Hasan Mahmud Reza SHLS Pharmaceutical Sciences Study of antioxidants for the prevention and treatment of cardiovascular disorder in rats. Ministry of Education, Bangladesh Ongoing
22 Dr. Hasan Mahmud Reza SHLS Pharmaceutical Sciences Study of bioequivalence of two losaratan potassium formulations in healthy volunteers by a randomized, cross-over, single blind trial. BMRC, Bangladesh Ongoing
23 Tabinda Islam SHLS Pharmaceutical Sciences Formulation development of Aceclofenac solid dispersions for rapid drug action. Ministry of Sciences & Technology (R&D) Completed
24 Dr. Ahmed Hossain SHLS Public Health Pattern and Magnitude of Drug Abuse among Male and Female Adolescents in Dhaka City: A Mixed Method Study. Bangladesh Medical Research Council Ongoing
25 Dr. Ahmed Hossain SHLS Public Health Effective School Health and Nutrition for Adolescents (ESHNA) program in a rural area of Bangladesh. Edward M Kennedy Center small grant 2018 Ongoing
26 Dr. Ahmed Hossain SHLS Public Health Association between gestational weight and inadequate antenatal care visits among third trimester low-income women: A cross-sectional study in Bangladesh. Bangladesh Medical Research Council (BMRC) Completed (May 2018)
27 Dr. Ahmed Hossain SHLS Public Health Adequate number of Antenatal Care Visits (ANCs) among low-income women. Measure Evaluation fund Completed (March 2018)
28 Nusrat Hossain SHLS Pharmaceutical Sciences Formulation and In vitro evaluation of capsules containing lyophilised Carica papaya leaves. Ministry of Science and Technology (R&D) Completed
29 Zarin Tasnim Gias SHLS Pharmaceutical Sciences Anti-nociceptive effect of nymphaea nouchali National Science and Technology (NST) Ongoing
30 Dr. Sakib Bin Amin SBE Economics Combining Private and Public Sector Resources for Bangladesh Energy Sector UK Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) Completed
31 Dr. Muhammad Sabbir Rahman (Co-I) SBE Marketing & International Business Effects of Emotional Intelligence and Spiritual Intelligence on Leadership Effectiveness: An Empirical Study on Asian Business Leaders. Kyoto University - Japan Ongoing
32 Dr. Muhammad Sabbir Rahman (Co-I) SBE Marketing & International Business Crafting Entrepreneurship Behaviour to Preserve the Malaysian Handicraft Culture Fundamental Research Grant Scheme (FRGS); Ministry of Higher Education (MOHE), Malaysia Ongoing
33 Dr. Muhammad Sabbir Rahman (Co-I) SBE Marketing & International Business Crafting Entrepreneurship Strategy to Preserve the Handicraft Industry Faculty of Management, Multimedia University (MMU), Cyberjaya, Selangor Ongoing
34 Dr. Nazmul Ahsan Khan SHLS Environmental Science & Management Awareness building on Anti-Radicalization through Positive Life Orientation Manusher Jonno Foundation (MJF) & Global Community Engagement and Resilience Fund (GCERF) Ongoing
35 Dr. Muhammad Maqsud Hossain SHLS NSU Genome Research Institute Identification of Virulence Genes Involved in Streptococcosis in Tilapia and Development of Prevention Measure against the Disease Bangladesh Academy of Sciences (BAS) - United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Ongoing
36 Dr. Hafiz Abdur Rahman SEPS Electrical & Computer Engineering Remotely Accessible Cyber-Physical System Testbed and Open Architecture Synchrophasor Systems for Bangladesh’s National Power Grid’s Cyber Security and Reliability Energy and Power Research Council (EPRC) of the Government of Bangladesh Ongoing
37 Md. Mainul Hossain SHLS Biochemistry & Microbiology Developing Virtual Online Laboratories Using Information Technology (IT) for Delivering Technical Subject Matter, Especially to Students Where There Is a Lack of Designated Science Instructors and Laboratory Facilities Ministry of Science and Technology Completed
38 Dr. Nabeel Mohammed SEPS Electrical & Computer Engineering MasterMoshai: An Artificially Intelligent Educational Tool to Automate the Evaluation of a Student’s Understanding on a Bangla Passage Special Grant of Ministry of ICT, Bangladesh Ongoing
39 Dr. Nabeel Mohammed SEPS Electrical & Computer Engineering AI Enabled Vaccine Carrier for the Unreached Innovation Fund, Ministry of ICT, Bangladesh Ongoing
40 Dr. Nabeel Mohammed SEPS Electrical & Computer Engineering AI Receptionist: An AI enabled Receptionist Innovation Fund, Ministry of ICT, Bangladesh Ongoing
41 Dr. Mohammad Bulbul Ashraf Siddiqi (Co-I) SHSS Political Science & Sociology Rural Institutional Innovation: Can Village Courts in Bangladesh Accelerate Access to Justice and Improve Socio-Economic Outcomes? 3ie Ongoing
42 Dr. Harisur Rahman SHSS Political Science & Sociology Global Vessels and Local Lives: An Anthropological Study of Shipbreaking Workers in Bangladesh. Social Science Research Council (SSRC), Planning Division, Ministry of Planning, Bangladesh Ongoing
43 Dr. Tanzilur Rahman SEPS Electrical & Computer Engineering Label free detection of cancer biomarker through highly sensitive evanescent wave absorbance-based fiber-optic biosensor BANBEIS Ongoing
44 Dr. Tanzilur Rahman (Co-I) SEPS Electrical & Computer Engineering Complete Portable Solution for the Glucose Level Estimation From Smartphone Video Ministry of ICT, Bangladesh Ongoing
45 Dr. Tanzilur Rahman (Co-I) SEPS Electrical & Computer Engineering RoadPerfect: Curbing the perils of the potholes, pavement cracks, and speed bumps on the travellers Ministry of ICT, Bangladesh Ongoing
46 Dr. Gour Gobinda Goswami (Co-I) SBE Economics Inequalities on child well-being in South Asia: Co-producing policy briefs with children and young people Faculty of Arts and Humanities at Manchester Metropolitan University under its International Research Partnership Fund (IRPF) Scheme, UK Ongoing
47 Dr. Mamun Molla SEPS Mathematics & Physics Simulation of Pollutant Dispersion in Urban Areas with Three Dimensional Building Arrays in The City of Dhaka Ministry of Education, Bangladesh Bureau of Educational Information & Statistics (BANBEIS), Government of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh Ongoing
48 Dr. Mohammad Hossain Shariare SHLS Pharmaceutical Sciences Antibiotic Resistance Prevention Using Liposomal Nano Drug Delivery System of Epigallocatechin Gallate (EGCG) BANBEIS, Ministry of Education Ongoing
49 Dr. Sabbir Rahman Shuvo SHLS Biochemistry & Microbiology Whole-genome sequencing and characterization of arsenic resistant bacterial strains Ministry of Science of Technology Ongoing