Professor Dr. Mohammad Mehedi Hasan Khan
Professor Dr. Mohammad Mehedi Hasan Khan
Professor and Chairman
B.Sc. in Animal Husbandry, MS in Biochemistry (BAU), PhD in Animal Nutrition (Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK)
+88-01680-592166
mehedi2001bdbd@gmail.com


EDUCATION:

2006 – 2010

Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK

Qualification Studied

PhD in Animal Nutrition

Thesis title

In vitro evaluation of spices as supplements for forage based ruminant diets

 

 

2000 – 2001

Bangladesh Agricultural University

Qualification Studied:

MS in Biochemistry (1st Class, 1st in position)

Thesis title

Nutrient content and aflatoxin level of poultry feed used in different poultry farms of Bangladesh

 

 

1994 – 1997

Bangladesh Agricultural University

Qualification Studied:

Bachelor of Science in Animal Husbandry

 

(1st  Class, 3rd in position)

 

 

1991 – 1993

Notre Dame College, Bangladesh

Qualification Studied:

Higher Secondary Certificate – Equivalent to ‘A’ Level

 

EMPLOYMENT HISTORY:

Sep 15 – till now

Sylhet Agricultural University, Bangladesh

Job Title:

Professor, Department of Biochemistry and Chemistry

 

 

May 11 – Sep 15

Sylhet Agricultural University, Bangladesh

Job Title:

Associate Professor, Department of Biochemistry and Chemistry

 

 

Oct 06 – Dec 10

Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK

Job Title:

Demonstrator (Involved in teaching Animal Nutrition, Computing)

 

 

Apr 03 – Aug 11

Sylhet Agricultural University, Bangladesh

Job Title:

Assistant Professor, Department of Biochemistry and Chemistry

 

 

Jul 01 – Apr 03

Chittagong Government Veterinary College, Bangladesh

Job Title:

Lecturer, Department of Physiology, Biochemistry and Pharmacology

 

 

Mar 01 – Jun 01

Brac-Renata Agro Industries Ltd, Bangladesh

Job Title:

Feed mill in-charge of a poultry farm

 

 

Jun 00 – Mar 01

Bangladesh Agricultural University

Job Title:

Research Assistant


AWARDS:

  • Awarded First prize in oral presentation 2017, organized by Bangladesh Society for Animal Production, Education and Research
  • Awarded First prize in poster competition 2012, organized by Young Biotechnologist Bangladesh.
  • Awarded First prize in Environment YES (Young Entrepreneurs Scheme) 2009 competition held in London, December 2009, organized by Natural Environment Research Council, UK.
  • Awarded  Sir Kenneth Blaxter Scholarship Oct 2008 from British Society of Animal Science (BSAS)
  • Awarded President Prize at BSAS conference 2008
  • Awarded Overseas Research Students Award Scheme (ORSAS) sponsored by the UK Govt.
  • Awarded Perry Postgraduate Scholarships 2007 sponsored by Perry Foundation, UK
  • Awarded Newcastle International Postgraduate scholarship (NIPS) sponsored by Newcastle University
  • Worked as a Research fellow at Bangladesh Council of Scientific and Industrial research (2000) financed by National Science and Technology Museum, Bangladesh.
  • Awarded Professor Karim Memorial Trust Award for outstanding result in Post Graduate Degree from Bangladesh Agricultural University for the session 2000.
  • Awarded prizes in National Science and Technology week, Bangladesh several times (1992-93, 1994-95 and 1998-1999).
  • Awarded stipend from 1999 to 2000 as a young scientist financed by Science & Technology Museum, Bangladesh

 

MEMBERSHIP:

  • Member of British Society of Animal Science (2007- till now)
  • Student member of Biochemical Society, UK (2008- 2012)
  • Student representative of Faculty Researcher Development Board (2008-10), Faculty of Science, Agriculture and Engineering, Newcastle University, UK
  • Member of Postgraduate Student Committee (2006-08), Faculty of Science, Agriculture and Engineering, Newcastle University, UK
  • Life member of Biodiversity Research Group of Bangladesh
  • Student member of World Poultry Science Association (Bangladesh Branch)
  • Member or Animal Science Association, Bangladesh
  • Former Join Secretary of Bangladesh Agricultural University Science Club 1998-2000.
  • Awarded life membership of Notre Dame Science Club from 1992.

MS supervision:
Number of student: 04


Student’s Name : Rashed Chowdhury
Title: Effect of spice supplementation to reduce ammonia nitrogen loss in ruminants.

 

Student’s Name : Md. Rezaul Khaled
Title: Suitable  level  and longevity  of carrot milk.

 

Student’s Name : Shoriful Islam
Title: Histological study of spermatogenesis in captive mud eel (Monopterus cuchia).

 

Student’s Name : Md. Mazharul Islam
Title: Floating bed fodder production and its impacts on livestock production and health in deep basin of Sylhet.


Current MS students:

Number of students: 03

 

Student’s Name : Zahirul Islam
Title: Scope of value added fish products as a fast food by using low cost fish.

 

Student’s Name : Najmol Hossain and Zunaid Ahmed


MS co-supervisor: 10 students

Md. Najim Uddin

Nutritional stratus of Black Bengal goat in Govt. goat development firm, Sylhet

Mahfuzur Rahman Tuhin

Effect of Phosphorus Supplementation to improve utilization of low quality forages in Ruminants

Md. Mokhleshur Rahaman

Study on Milk Composition of local, Pabna and Holstein Freisian Crossbred cows in  Bangladesh

A.K. M. Zeaul Hasan

Management and Production systems of Dairy cows in Sherpur District

Md. Abu Syem

Study on Milk Urea Nitrogen of local and Crossbred cows in different region of Bangladesh

Nabila Iliyas

Sudy on Nutritive value of Limpo Grass ( Hemarthria Altissima) and production performance in dairy cattle in sylhet region of Bangladesh

Md. Rafiqul Islam

Study on Milk urea nitrogen of dairy cows in relation to breed

Md. Abdullah- Al- Mahmud

Study on Milk urea nitrogen in relation to lactation stage of dairy cows

Md. Ashikul Haq

Occurence of formalin in small indigenous spices (sis) of fish at Sylhet Sadar Upazila, Sylhet

Md. Robbany Mondol

Scope of value added products as fast food using low cost fish



PhD co-supervisor: 1 student

Student’s Name : Anzuman Ara

 

Administrative duty

Provost:

Abdus Samad Azad Hall (SAU) 

Apr 2011 - Mar 2013 

Chairman:

Department of Biochemistry and Chemistry 

Apr 2011 - Apr 2013

Jun 2014 - till now

 

Department of Pharmaceutical and Industrial Biotechnolog 

Aug 2015- till now 

Dean:

Faculty of Biotechnology and Genetic Engineering 

Sep 2016- till now 

PUBLICATIONS:

 

K.M.S. Reza, M.M.H. Khan. Prospectus of Waste Heat Recovery Power Plant in Lafarge Surma Cement Ltd. International Journal of Science and Research 5 (10), 90-92, 2016.

 

S.U. Mahfuz, M.R. Chowdhury, M.M.H. Khan, M.A. Baset.  In vitro study of phosphorus supplementation (sodium orthophosphate, NaH2PO4.2H2O) on degradability and fermentation of rice straw. 9(6):170-176, 2016.

 

M.M.H. Khan, A.S. Chaudhry. Influence of different spices on bacterial profiles with or without rice straw. Journal of the Sylhet Agricultural University, 3(1):139-147, 2016. 

 

M.M.H. Khan, A.S. Chaudhry. Influence of different types and amounts of spices on their in vitro degradability, fermentation, gas and methane production. Journal of the Sylhet Agricultural University, 3(1):129-138, 2016.

 

M.J. Uddin, Z.H., Khandaker, M.J. Khan, M.M.H.Khan. Dynamics of microbial protein synthesis in the rumen –A review. Annals of Veterinary and Animal Science. 2(5), 2015.

 

A., Ara,  M.J. Uddin, S. Saha, M.H. Khan,  M.A Baset,. Intervention of Fruit Juice in Yoghurt Preparation. Isesco Journal of Science and Technology, 11 (19): 30-35, 2015.

 

M.R. Islam, M.N. Uddin, M.R.Akanda, M.M.H.Khan, M.A.Baset  S.A. Belal. Effect of Milk Urea Nitrogen of Dairy Cows in Relation to Breed. Iranian Journal of Applied Animal Science  5(2), 279-283. 2015.

 

S.U. Mahfuz, M.R. Chowdhury, M. M. H. Khan, A. Baset. Effect of Triple Super Phosphate Supplementation on Degradability of Rice Straw and Ammonia Nitrogen Concentration, Small Ruminant Research 120(1), 15-19, 2014.

 

M. N. Uddin, S. A. Belal, M. R. Akanda, S.U. Mahfuz, M.M.H. Khan, A. Baset.  Nutritional status of black bengal goat in government goat development farm, Sylhet, Annals of Veterinary and Animal Science, 96-104, 2014.

 

R.N. Akhand, S. Ahmed, A. Bhowmik, B. Rokeya, M.M.H. Khan, M.R Chowdhury. Ethanolic extract of Terminalia chebula fresh fruits exerts hypoglycemic and hypolipidemic effects in streptozotocin induced type 2 diabetic model rats. Journal of Sylhet Agricultural University. 1 (1): 133-139, 2014.

 

M. N. Uddin, M. B. Uddin, M. Al Mamun, M. M. Hassan, M.M.H. Khan.  Small Scale Dairy Farming for Livelihoods of Rural Farmers: Constraint and Prospect in Bangladesh, Journal of Animal Science Advances, 2(6): 543-550, 2012.

 

S. SahaA. Ara, M.M.H. Khan. Quality of Commercially Produced Ice Cream Sold in Sylhet City, Bangladesh, Caspian Journal of Applied Sciences Research, 1(9):14-18, 2012.

 

A.S. Chaudhry, M.M.H. Khan. Impacts of different spices on in vitro rumen dry matter disappearance, fermentation and methane of wheat or ryegrass hay based substrates. Livestock Science, 146(1):  84-90, 2012.

 

M.M.H. Khan, A.S. Chaudhry. A comparative study of low and high quality forages for chemical composition and in vitro degradability, The Journal of Animal and Plant Sciences, 21 (4): 715-723, 2011

 

M.M.H. Khan, A.S. Chaudhry. Chemical composition of selected forages and spices and the effect of these spices on in vitro rumen degradability of some forages. Asian-Australasian Journal of Animal Science, 23: 889-900, 2010.

 

M. M. H. Khan, B. Chowdhury, M. R. H. Bhuiyan, M. J Uddin, M. Dawlatana, M. Rahim. Nutrient Content of Poultry Feed Used in Different Poultry Farms of Bangladesh. Bangladesh Journal of Scientific and Industrial Research, 43(1): 1-12, 2008.

 

M Asaduzzaman, K.Y Miah, A. K. M. A Mannan, M. E Haque, A Ara, M. M. H. Khan, M. Dawlatana, M Rahim. A Study on the Quality of Sweetened Condensed Milk Available in the Local Market of Bangladesh. Bangladesh Journal of Scientific and Industrial Research, 42(2): 147-156, 2007.

 

M. M. H. Khan, M. Y. Miah, M. M Bhuiyan, S. Begum, M.M. Hussain and R. Khanum. The status of Homestead poultry farming in Sylhet Region. International Journal of Poultry Science 5 (11): 1092-1095, 2006.

 

M. M Bhuiyan, M. M. H. Khan, B. R. Das, N. S. Lucky, K. N. Islam and M. B. Uddin. A study on the Comperative Performance of Different breeds of Broiler Ducks Under Farmer”s Condition at Farming System Research and development (FSRD) Site, Sylhet, Bangladesh. International Journal of Poultry Science 4 (6): 382-387, 2005.

 

M. M. H. Khan, B. Chowdhury, M. R. Bhuiya, and M. Rahim. Variation of Aflatoxin Level in Different Poultry Feeds Used in Different Poultry Farms of Bangladesh Round The Year. International Journal of Poultry Science 4 (8): 596-599, 2005.

 

M. J. Alam, R. Habib, M. M. H .Khan and S. E. Rahman. Protein concentrate for livestock From Tannery wastes. Bangladesh Journal of Environmental science  9: 274-276, 2003.

 

M. J. Uddin, M. Shahjalal, F. Kabir, M. H. Khan and S.A. Chowdhury. Beneficiary Effect of Feeding Urea-Molasses Treated Straw on Buffalo Cows in Bangladesh. On Line Journal of Biological Sciences 2 (6): 384-385, 2002.

 

M. J. Uddin, G. Miah, F. Kabir, M. Hasanuzzaman and M. H. Khan. The Effect and Economic Evaluation of Feeding Urea-Molasses and Urea-Molasses Concentrate With Green Grasses on Milk production in Buffalo Cows of Bangladesh. On Line Journal of Biological Sciences 2 (5): 329-332, 2002.

 

 

CONFERENCE PAPER:

M. M. Islam, M. M. H. Khan, M. J. Islam,  M. J. Uddin, Biomass and nutritional evaluation of German grass (Echinochloa polystachya) cultivated on floating agricultural bed, 4th BSAPER, International Conference, Mymensingh, 6 May, 2017.


M. M. H. Khan and M. R. Chowdhry, Effects of clove supplementation to reduce the ammonia nitrogen loss in goat. BSAS, Annual Conference 2013, Nottingham 16-17 April, 2013.

 

M. M. H. Khan and M. S. U. Mahfuz, Effects of triple super phosphate supplementation on in vitro degradability of rice straw and ammonia nitrogen concentration. BSAS, Annual Conference 2013, Nottingham 16-17 April, 2013.

 

M. M. H. Khan and A. S. Chaudhry, Fatty acid composition of different forages, BSAS, Annual Conference 2012, Nottingham 23-25 April, 2012.

 

M. M. H. Khan and A. S Chaudhry, Effect of spice supplementation on in vitro degradability, gas and methane production from two forages, BSAS, Annual Conference 2011, Nottingham 4-5 April, 2011.

 

A. S. Chaudhry and M. M. H. Khan, Effect of various spices on in vitro degradability, methane and fermentation profiles of different ruminant feeds, 4th International Conference on Greenhouse Gases and Animal Agriculture Conference (GGAA), Banff, Alberta, Canada, 3-8 October, 2010.

 

M. M. H. Khan and A. S. Chaudhry, Effect of spice supplementation on degradability, ammonia, in vitro gas and methane production and Gram positive and Gram negative bacteria using rice straw as a substrate, EAAP, Annual Conference 2010, Heraklion, Spain, 24-27, 2010, 322

 

A. S. Chaudhry, M. R. Virk, and M. M. H. Khan, Nutritional and methnogenic values of some tropical plants, EAAP, Annual Conference 2010, Heraklion, Spain, 24-27, 2010, 72.

 

M. M. H. Khan and A. S Chaudhry, Using high quality forages to improve in vitro rumen degradability and fermentation of low quality forages, British Society of Animal Science (BSAS), Annual Conference 2010, Belfast 12-14 April, 2010, 37.

 

H. Lima Neto, A. S. Chaudhry, and M. M. H. Khan, Saponins in ruminant nutrition: a potential methane inhibitor, BSAS, Annual Conference 2010, Belfast 12-14 April, 2010.

 

H. Lima Neto, A. S. Chaudhry, and M. M. H. Khan, Chemical composition of different fractions of Solanum lycocarpum St Hil, BSAS, Annual Conference 2010, Belfast 12-14 April, 2010, 54.

 

M. M. H. Khan and A. S. Chaudhry, Effect of using different rumen fluid to buffer ratios on the in vitro degradability, and fermentation profile of forages, EAAP, Annual Conference 2009, Barcelona, Spain, 24-27, 2009, 566.

 

H. Lima Neto, A.S. Chaudhry, and M. M. H. Khan, In vitro fermentation profile of Solanum lycocarpum St hil. volatile fatty acid response, EAAP, Annual Conference 2009, Barcelona, Spain, 24-27 August, 2009,  573.

 

M. M. H. Khan and A. S Chaudhry, Effect of spice supplementation on in vitro methane production using ground wheat as a substrate, BSAS, Annual Conference 2009, Southport, 30 March - 1 April 2009

 

M. M. H. Khan, A. S Chaudhry, H. R. Lima Neto and M. R. Virk. In vitro rumen degradability, ammonia level and PH of different spices, BSAS, Annual Conference 2009, Southport, 30 March - 1 April 2009

 

H. R. Lima Neto, A. S Chaudhry, M. M. H. Khan and M. R. Virk In vitro degradability of different fractions of Solanum lycocarpum, BSAS Annual Conference 2009, Southport, 30 March - 1 April 2009

 

M. M. H. Khan and A.S Chaudhry. Effect of spice supplementation on in vitro forage degradability, BSAS, Annual Conference 2008, Scarborough, 31 March - 2 April 2008

 

M. M. H. Khan and A.S Chaudhry. Effect of spice supplementation on rumen ammonia concentration in vitro, BSAS, Annual Conference 2008, Scarborough, 31 March - 2 April 2008

 

M. M. H. Khan and A.S Chaudhry. Evaluation of novel supplements to improve utilization of low quality forages, CSLT, Post Graduate Conference 2007 Agriculture Building, Newcastle University, 16 May 2007



BOOKS:

M. M. H. Khan and A.S Chaudhry. Spice supplementation of forage based ruminant diets: In vitro study, Lap Lambert Academic Publishing, Germany, 2012.

 

M. M. H. Khan. Novel supplements to improve utilization of low quality forages in ruminants, Muktodesh Prokashon, Dhaka, Bangladesh, 2012. 


Under Construction....

Current projects:

  •  Production of industrially important cellulase enzyme through the isolation of cellulolytic bacterial and fungal isolates from rumen environment: An approach to control environmental pollution from cellulosic waste materials funded by UGC, Bangladesh. 

 

Completed project:

  • Scope of value added products as fish food using low cost fish. Funded by Sylhet Agricultural University Research System (SAURES) (2015-2016).
  • Floating bed fodder production and its impacts on livestock production in deep basin of Sylhet. Funded by Ministry of Science and Technology (MOST) (2015-2016).
  • Histological study of spermatogenesis of Captive Mud eel (Monopterus cuchia) towars identification of breeding season. Funded by National Science and Technology (NST), Under the Ministry of Science and Technology (MOST), Government of the People's Republic of Bangladesh (2015-2016).
  • Milk urea nitrogen as a tool to determine optimum feeding levels for maximizes milk production in dairy cows. Funded by Ministry of Education, Bangladesh (2013-2016).
  • Comparative study of total phenolic, total flavonoid content and antioxidant capacity of raw, commercially packed and cooked turmeric, red chilies and ginger. Funded by SAURES (2014-2015).
  • Efficacy of using carrot milk and different types of fruits dahi in human diet Funded by SAURES (2012-2013).
  • Effect of Tannin Supplement to reduce the ammonia nitrogen loss in goat. Funded by National Science and Technology (NST), Under the Ministry of Science and Technology, Government of the People's Republic of Bangladesh (2011-2012).