Dr. Md. Abdur Razzak Choudhury
Dr. Md. Abdur Razzak Choudhury
Associate Professor and Chairman
B.Sc.Ag.Hons. (BAI), MS (BAU), PhD (BSMRAU)
+88-01710 898491
choudhurymar.entom@sau.ac.bd

A. PERSONAL INFORMATION:

 

1. Full Name: MD. ABDUR RAZZAK CHOUDHURY PhD

 

2. Present Residence Address

   Dr. Md. Abdur Razzak Choudhury

   Choudhury Monjil

   Chowabohor, Boteshor, Jalalabad cantonment area

   Sylhet, Bangladesh

   Cell: +88-01710 898491
   Email: choudhury.entom@gmail.com

 

3. Permanent Address

  1/1A, Livestock Hospital Road, House # 37, Ward # 03

  Gaibandha Sader, Gaibandha-5700.

 

4. Present Office Address

  Associate Professor and Chairman, Department of Entomology,

  Faculty of Agriculture, Sylhet Agriculture University,

  Sylhet-3100, Bangladesh.

  Cell phone: 01710 898491/01730 038594

  Email: choudhury.entom@gmail.com /choudhurymar.entom@sau.ac.bd
  Web: http://www.sau.ac.bd

 

5. Father’s Name: Md. Amir Ali Choudhury

6. Mother’s Name: Mrs. Rawshan Ara Begum

7. Religion: Islam (Sunni)

8. Date of Birth: October 26, 1974

9. Citizenship – Bangladesh; 5. District – Gaibandha 

10. Sex: Male

11. Dependents:

       i. Spouse: Mst. Habiba sultana

      ii. Daughter: Rokaiya Tahseen

      iii. Elder son: Rifah Haseeb; iv. Younger son: Zayeed Tawseef            

 

B. EDUCATION:

Name of College/University 

Period attended

Degree obtained 

Class/Division 

Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman Agricultural University (BSMRAU), Gazipur 

2013-2016

PhD in Entomology 

GPA 3.88 out of 4.0/1st class 

Bangladesh Agricultural University (BAU), Mymensingh

 

2001- 2002

 

MS in Entomology

 

1st Class

 

Bangladesh Agricultural Institute (BAI), Sher-e Bangla Nagor, Dhaka

 

1993- 1996

(Exam. 2000)

 

 

B. Sc. Ag. (Hons.)

 

1st Class

 

 

Carmichael College, Rangpur /

Rajshahi Board

 

1991-1992

 

 

H. S. C. (Science)

 

1st Division

 

 

Gaibandha Govt. Boys high school / Rajshahi Board

1985-1990

S. S. C. (Science)

1st Division

 

PhD Dissertation Title: Development of Integrated Pest Management Package(s) against Insect Pests of Brinjal and Chemodynamics of the Most Effective Insecticide

 

Scholarship Received:

National science and technology (NST) fellowship, 2014-15 and 2015-16. Awarded by: Ministry of Science and Technology, Government of the People's Republic of Bangladesh.

 

Field of Specialization: Integrated Pest Management (IPM) and Chemodynamics.

 

C. PROFICIENCY IN LANGUAGES: Bengali---- Native

                                                      English-----Excellent

                                                      Arabic-------Slight

                                                      Hindi---------Slight

 

D. TRAINING RECEIVED:

  • Training on Teaching Methods and Techniques, course conducted by Sylhet Agriculture University, Sylhet-3100 from 30 June -2 July, 2011.
  • Training on Computer Microsoft Excel Program organized by LITE, a sub project of PETRRA at BRRI head office in Gazipur, January 4 & 5, 2003.
  • Training on Leaf Color Chart (LCC) organized by LITE, a sub project of PETRRA in Rangpur, January 15 & 16, 2003.
  • Successfully completed the Success Case Replication (SCR) training course, conducted by LITE, a sub project of PETRRA, facilitated By Mr. Jan B. Orsini, SCR Expert, from June 29- July 06, 2003.
  • Training of Trainer (TOT) on Integrated Pest Management (IPM) organized by LITE, a sub project of PETRRA in Comilla, from August 21-27, 2003.
  • Training on Insect Specimen Identification organized by LITE, a sub project of PETRRA at BRRI head office in Gazipur, December 17& 18, 2003.
  • Training on Computer fundamentals and Microsoft Word, course conducted by Graduate Training Institute (GTI) in Mymensingh from April 27 –May 28, 2002.
  • Training on Participatory Reelection and Action (PRA) organized by LITE, a sub project of PETRRA during September 15-21, 2002 at Comilla facilitated by PRA Promoter Society.

 

E. PARTICIPATED SEMINAR / WORKSHOP:

  • Attend day long Training workshop on Teaching Methodologies, Learning Assessment, Role and Responsibility & Ethical Principles of the University Teachers organized by Sylhet Agriculture University, Sylhet-3100. May 20, 2017.
  • Attend two days long planning workshop organized by Agro Dragon Co., Ltd. & Sinochem Group. Shanghai, China. April 6-7, 2010.
  • Attend two days long planning workshop organized by Anhui Huaxing Chemical Industry Co., Ltd. Hefei City, Anhui Province, P. R. China. April 8-9, 2010.
  • Attend day long planning workshop organized by Mahamaya Enterprise, Kolkata, India. April 14, 2009.
  • Attend two days long planning workshop organized by Sulphur Mills Ltd. & Devidayal (Sales) Ltd., Mumbai, India, April 11-12, 2009.
  • Attend day long planning workshop organized by Shenzhen Shu Hang Ind. Dev. Co., Ltd. Shenzhen, China. March 18, 2008.
  • Attend China International Agrochemical & Crop protection Exhibition organized by Ufi, CCPIT, Shanghai, China. March 12-14, 2008.
  • Attend day long planning workshop organized by Total Agri Care Concern Pvt. Ltd. Kolkata, India. November 11, 2006.
  • Attend two days long planning workshop organized by American Soybean Association (ASA) & Guru Nanak Engineering Works Co., New Delhi, India. November 8-9, 2006.
  • Attend three days long planning workshop organized by Coromondel Fertilizers Ltd., Nagarjuna Agrichem Ltd., & Pradham Biotech Pvt. Ltd., Hyderabad, India. November 4-6, 2006.
  • Attend two days long planning workshop organized by Ficom Organics Ltd., & United Phosphorus Ltd., Mumbai, India, November 1-2, 2006.
  • Attend two days long planning workshop organized by Mani Agrochemical, Tamilnadu, Chennai, India. October 28-29, 2006.
  • Attend Rodent Management Workshop organized by NRI, CSIRO, BRRI & AID-Comilla. July 24, 2003.
  • Attend Evaluation Planning workshop organized by PETRRA Project, BRRI Head office, Gazipur, May, 16-17, 2003.
  • Attend Planning workshop organized by LITE, a sub project of PETRRA in BRRI Head office, Gazipur, March 16-17, 2003.
  • Workshop on Monitoring and Evaluation organized by PETRRA Project, BRRI Head office, Gazipur, December 17-19, 2002.
  • Attend Planning workshop organized by LITE, a sub project of PETRRA in Comilla, December 1-2, 2002.

 

F. EMPLOYMENT AND PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

 

I. TEACHING EXPERIENCE:

 

a. February 27, 2017 to till date: Associate Professor

             Department of Entomology. Faculty of Agriculture, Sylhet                                         

             Agriculture University, Sylhet-3100, Bangladesh.

             http://www.sau.ac.bd

 

 b. August 24, 2010 to February 26, 2017: Assistant Professor

            Department of Entomology. Faculty of Agriculture, Sylhet                                         

              Agriculture University, Sylhet-3100, Bangladesh.

              http://www.sau.ac.bd

 

Carry-out teaching of under graduate student: Fundamentals of Entomology (Theory and Practical), Economic Entomology (Theory and Practical), Insect Ecology and Pest Management (Theory and practical)

 

Carry-out teaching and research of post graduate student: Insect Taxonomy, Insect Physiology, Insect Ecology, Pesticide Management, Research Methods in Entomology and Acarology.

 

II. PRIVATE JOBS:

2005 to 2010: Executive and Senior Executive of different agro based (Pesticides) private organizations.

 

Business development and liaison maintained with foreign principle companies. Planning of trade management & implementation by associates. Maintained mutual understanding & legal relation with relevant Department of GOB, NGO's, and Research Institutes.

 

III. RESEARCH JOB:

 

2002 to 2004: Research Associate (Entomologist)

                      Division of Entomology, Bangladesh Rice Research Institute (BRRI),              

                 Joydebpur, Gazipur, under the project Poverty Elimination through Rice Research Assistance (PETRRA).

 

G. COMPUTER SKILL:   

Competent with most Microsoft Office programmes like MSWord, MS Excel, MS Power point, MS Access, Data analysis using MSTAT and SPSS Packages; received training on Basics of MS  office organized by Graduate Training Institute, Bangladesh Agricultural University, Mymensing, Bangladesh from April 27 –May 28, 2002.

 

H. ADMINISTRATION/MANAGEMENT EXPERIENCE:  

    April/2013 to November/2013: Assistant Hall provost:

                                                 Abdus Samad Azad Hall,

                                                 Sylhet Agriculture University, Sylhet-3100

 

I. PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIP:

  • Life Member (LM - 217), Bangladesh Entomological Society (BES).
  • Member (19-96-10450), Bangladesh Krishibeed (Agriculturist) Institution.

A. National

 

01. Choudhury, M. A. R., M. M. Rahman, M. Z. Alam, M. M. Hossain, Q. A. Khaliq and M. S. Hossain. 2016. Relative abundance of different insect pests and their natural enemies in brinjal ecosystem. Bangladesh J. of Entomol. 26(1):59-70.

 

02. Choudhury, M. A. R., M. M. Rahman, M. Z. Alam, M. M. Hossain, Q. A. Khaliq. 2015. Fluctuation pattern of insect pests and natural enemies in summer brinjal ecosystem. J. Sylhet Agril. Univ. 2(2):149-155.

 

03. Choudhury, M. A. R., M. M. Rahman, M. Z. Alam, M. M. Hossain and Q. A. Khaliq. 2015. Screening of brinjal genotypes against Brinjal Shoot and Fruit Borer (BSFB) under natural condition. J. Sylhet Agril. Univ. 2(2): 157-163.

 

04. Choudhury, M. A. R., H. Q. M. Mosaddeque, I. Ahmed, M. Z. Alam and M. A. Begum.  2009. Management approach of pulse beetle (Callosobrucus maculates Fab.) in pigeon pea (Cajanus L.) with Different Indigenous Plant Leaf Powder. Eco Friendly Agril. J. 2(8):737-742.

 

05. Rahman M. M., M. Shahin-uz-Zaman, M. A. R. Choudhury, S. Islam and K. A. M. M Rahman. 2017. Characterization and evaluation of mungbean germplasm in Bangladesh. Eco Friendly Agril. J. 10(04):35-39.

 

 

06. Rahman, M. M., M. J. Alam, M. M. Islam, M. A. Hossain, R. Islam and M. A. R. Choudhury. 2016. Evaluation of some advance chickpea genotypes in different region of Bangladesh. Eco Friendly Agril. J. 9(01):35-39.

 

07. Paul, M., M. S. Hossain, M. M. Rahman, Q. A. Khaliq and M. A. R. Choudhury. 2016. Development of an effective spray schedule of cypermethrin for managing pod borer (Maruca vitrata F.) attacking summer country bean. Bangladesh J. of Entomol. 26(2):19-28.

 

08. Islam, R., M. M. Rahman, S. Islam, M. A. R. Choudhury and M. Samsuzzaman. 2016. Development of bio-control based management package for the major insect pest of soybean. International J. of Applied Research. 2(2):77-79.

 

09. Islam, Q. M. S., J. M. Firuz, M. Mohiuddin and M. A. R .Choudhury. 2015. Financial analysis of lentil production-benefits and constraints: case for mid-western parts of Bangladesh. Bangladesh J. of Progressive Science & Technology: 13(1):044-049.

 

10. Islam, Q. M. S., l M. M. Hassan, M. Mohiuddin, M. A. R. Choudhury and I. Islam, 2010. Economic analysis of BARI lentil cultivation in some selected areas of Bangladesh a micro level study. Intl. J. Bio Res. 8 (4):55-61.

11. Hassan, M. A., M. A. Alam, F. M. Moinuddin, M. A. R. Choudhury and H. Q. M. Mosaddeque. 2009. Effect of inorganic fertilizers on the growth, yield and nutrient uptake by rice. Eco Friendly Agril. J. 2(8):722-726.

12. Rashid, M. H., M. M. Rahaman, A. K. M. Matiar Rahman, M. Mohiddin and M. A. R. Choudhury. 2009. Study on the population dynamics of muster aphid (lipaphis erysimi kalt) in relation to weather parameters in Chittagong. J. Soil. Nature. 3(1):20-22.

13. Prodhan, M., D. H. M. Shahjahan and M. A. R Choudhury. 2009. Moisture content of bringal shoot and fruit and its relation to brinjal shoot and fruit borer infestation. Bangladesh J. of Entomol. 19(2): 101-106.

 

B. International

 

14. Uddin, A., S. M. Hossain, M.M. Rahman, S. Rahman and M. A. R. Choudhury. 2016. Cypermethrin chemodynamics in okra crop agro-ecosystem in Bangladesh. Sci. Lett. 4(3):054-SL.

15. Dash, C. K., K. Hassan, M. E. A. Pramanik, M. H. Rashid and M. A. R. Choudhury, 2013. Development of management strategies against red ant (Dorylus orientalis Westwood) of potato. Universal J. of Plant Science. 1(3): 74-77.

Research Interest:

 

Integrated Pest Management (IPM), Agrochemicals and Insecticide toxicology

 

M S Supervisor-ship:

 

Supervisor

 

  1. Md. Simon Islam (Research title: Bio-rational Insecticides for Sustainable and Economic Management of Brinjal Shoot and Fruit Borer (Leucinodes orbonalis Guen.)

 

  1. Ahasan Ullah Khan (Research title: Year round assessment of insect pest complex and varietal performance of country bean in Sylhet district.)

 

Co-supervisor

 

  1. Swarnali Sinha (Research title: : Exploring the beneficial species of insect colonizing sweet pepper at open and barrier fields in Sylhet)

 

  1. Ayesha Siddika Tanni (Research title: Screening of okra genotypes against insect pest complex in Sylhet district)

Current research project:

 

Project Title:

 

Bio-rational Insecticides for Sustainable and Economic Management of Brinjal Shoot and Fruit Borer (Leucinodes orbonalis Guen.)

 

Source of Fund: UGC-SAURES

 

Project duration: 1st September, 2017 to 31st August, 2018