Mr. Aminur Rashid
Mr. Aminur Rashid
Assistant Professor
BSc Fisheries (Hons.); MS in Aquaculture (SAU); MSc in Aquaculture (Ghent, Belgium)

Mr. Aminur Rashid is a young aquaculturist and academician, was born in 1989, in Sylhet district of Bangladesh. He has obtained B.Sc. Fisheries (Hons.) in 2011 and an MS in aquaculture in 2013 from the Sylhet Agricultural University,Bangladesh. In 2016, he was awarded Belgian government scholarship VLIR-UOS and successfully completed second MSc in Aquaculture from Ghent University, Belgium. During his study, he has the opportunity to do an internship on Shrimp (L. vannamei) farming in Cienfuegos, Cuba. Besides this, he was working as a research fellow at INDO-BELSPO project at Center for Science Education and Research in Nitte University, India. He was attended in several field training programs on aquatic animal farming (e.g. Salmon, Sea bass, Trout, Shrimp, Mussel and Oyster etc.), aquatic animal health management, shellfish culture at different farms and hatcheries in Ireland. Mr. Rashid is a very enthusiastic and passionate early stage researcher who has authored or co-authored several peer reviewed scientific articles. The professional motto of Mr. Rashid’s is “Remove hunger through Aquaculture”. At present, he is working as an Assistant Professor at Department of Aquaculture in Sylhet Agricultural University, Bangladesh.

Publication Profile:
  • Islam M. A., Islam, M. J., Arefin, S., Rashid, A., Barman, S. K., 2016. Factors Affecting Fisheries Biodiversity of Ratargul Swamp Forest of Sylhet District, Bangladesh. Journal of Environmental Science, Toxicology and Food Technology, 10 (1): 60-65.
  • Rashid, A., Alam, M. T., Marine, S. S., Islam, M. A., and Sarkar M. S. I., 2015. Community dependence on fish farming: study on its role in uplifting the socio-economic condition of fish farmers in Sylhet district. J. Sylhet Agril. Univ., 2 (1):97-105.
  • Marine S. S., Hossain, M. A., Rashid, A., Islam, M. A. and Bari, S. M., 2014. Marketing Strategies for dry fish in Sylhet District of Bangladesh. Bangladesh Research Publication Journal, 10 (2):162-169.
  • Marine S. S., Dey, T., Rashid, A., Barman, P. P. and Islam M. A., 2014. Fishing: A prominent means of livelihood of fishermen on Surma river basin at Sylhet District of Bangladesh. International Journal of Animal Fish Science, 2(1): 01-07.
  • Alam M. B., Islam, M. A., Marine, S. S., Rashid, A., Hossain M. A., and Rashid, H. 2014. Growth Performance of GIFT Tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus) in cage culture at the old Brahmaputra river using different densities. J. Sylhet Agril. Univ. 1(2):265-271.
Research Interests:
  • IMTA (Integrated Multi-Tropic Aquaculture)
  • Antibiotic resistance in Aquaculture
  • Quorum Sensing Inhibition
Undergraduate Courses:
  • Freshwater Aquaculture (AQ-121)
  • Coastal Aquaculture and Mariculture (AQ-212)
Academic Degrees and Qualification:
  • MSc in Aquaculture, Ghent University, Belgium (2016-2018)
  • MS in Aquaculture, Sylhet Agricultural University, Bangladesh (2011-2013)
  • B.Sc.Fisheries (Hons.), Sylhet Agricultural University, Bangladesh (2008-2011)
Awards and Scholarships:
  • Belgian Government Scholarship (VLIR-UOS)
Other Social and Cultural Organization Involvement:
  • Member, Krishibid Institution Bangladesh, Khamar Bari, Dhaka.
  • Banghabandu Fisheries Parisad, Bangladesh.
  • Ghent University Alumni Association, Ghent, Belgium.
  • Bengali (Mother tongue)
  • English (Fluent in speaking and writing)