Tofael Ahmed Sumon
Tofael Ahmed Sumon
Assistant Professor
B. Sc. Fisheries (Hons.), MS in Fish Health Management, Sylhet Agricultural University, Bangladesh.
01719238803
tofael.fhm@sau.ac.bd
sumons.h@hotmail.com

Tofael Ahmed Sumon is an Assistant Professor of the Department of Fish Health Management, Sylhet Agricultural University. He joined in the department as a lecturer in 2018. Mr. Sumon attained his Master of Science in Fish Health Management and B. Sc. Fisheries (Honors) degrees from Sylhet Agricultural University. He was positioned in top 2% of his undergraduate degree and won President's Award of Excellency for securing First position in MS.

Publication Profile:
  • Sumon, T.A., Hussain, M., Hasan, M.T., Hasan, M., Jang, W.J., Bhuiya, E.H., Chowdhury, A.A.M., Sharifuzzaman, S.M., Brown, C.L., Kwon, H.J. and Lee, E.W., 2020. A revisit to the research updates of drugs, vaccines and bioinformatics approaches in combating COVID-19 pandemic. Frontiers in Molecular Biosciences, 7, p.493.
  • Sumon, T.A., Hussain, M.A., Hasan, M., Rashid, A., Abualreesh, M.H., Jang, W.J., Sharifuzzaman, S.M., Brown, C.L., Lee, E.W. and Hasan, M.T., 2021. Antiviral peptides from aquatic organisms: Functionality and potential inhibitory effect on SARS-CoV-2. Aquaculture, p.736783.
  • Talukder, M.R., Hussain, M.A., Kundaa, M., Rashida, A.H.A., Pandita, D. and Sumonc, T.A., 2021. Checklist of fish species in the Shari-Goyain river, Bangladesh: Threats and conservation measures. Indian Journal of Geo Marine Sciences, 50(02), pp.148-155.
  • Hussain, M.A., Sumon, T.A., Mazumder, S.K., Ali, M.M., Jang, W.J., Abualreesh, M.H., Sharifuzzaman, S.M., Brown, C.L., Lee, H.T., Lee, E.W. and Hasan, M.T., 2021. Essential oils and chitosan as alternatives to chemical preservatives for fish and fisheries products: A review. Food Control, p.108244.
  • Sumon, T.A., Hussain, M.A., Mita, F.A., Bir, J. and Khalil, S.M.I., 2020. Status of formalin in commercially important fishes from the northeastern region of Bangladesh. Bangladesh Journal of Fisheries, 32(1), pp.23-28.
  • Hamom, A., Alam, M. M., Iqbal, M. M., Khalil, S. M. I., Parven, M., Sumon, T. A., & Abdullah-Al-Mamun, M. (2020). Identification of Pathogenic Bacteria from Diseased Nile Tilapia Oreochromis niloticus with their Sensitivity to Antibiotics. Int. J. Curr. Microbiol. App. Sci, 9(3), 1716-1738.
  • Hasan A K M M, Awoal R, Sumon T A, Hossen M A, Araf T, Chowdhury M A, Uddin M S. (2018). Species diversity and seasonal composition of aquatic weeds in Tanguar haor area at Taherpur upazilla under Sunamganj district, Bangladesh. International Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Studies, 6(4): 570–574.
  • Hossain M M, Tareq M W R, Charly M A, Sumon T A, Chowdhury G, Araf T, Hasan A K M M. (2018). Comparative study on the changes of the livelihood status of fisherman community on Inside and Outside Embankment of Meghna Dhonagoda Irrigation Project. North American Academic Research, 1(4): 126-139.
  • Hussain M A, Sayeed M A, Kabir M L, Sumon T A, Himu S D and Sumon M A A. (2016). Determination of microbiological quality of dried jat punti (Puntius sophore) collected from Sylhet district, Bangladesh. International Journal of Natural and Social Sciences, 3(3): 72-79.
Citation indices:
  • https://scholar.google.com/citations?user=Yn6AQDwAAAAJ&hl=en
  • https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Tofael-Sumon
  • https://orcid.org/my-orcid
  • https://www.scopus.com/authid/detail.uri?authorId=57221942222
Peer Reviewed Selected Articles:
  • Sumon, T.A., Hussain, M., Hasan, M.T., Hasan, M., Jang, W.J., Bhuiya, E.H., Chowdhury, A.A.M., Sharifuzzaman, S.M., Brown, C.L., Kwon, H.J. and Lee, E.W., 2020. A revisit to the research updates of drugs, vaccines and bioinformatics approaches in combating COVID-19 pandemic. Frontiers in Molecular Biosciences, 7, p.493.
  • Sumon, T.A., Hussain, M.A., Hasan, M., Rashid, A., Abualreesh, M.H., Jang, W.J., Sharifuzzaman, S.M., Brown, C.L., Lee, E.W. and Hasan, M.T., 2021. Antiviral peptides from aquatic organisms: Functionality and potential inhibitory effect on SARS-CoV-2. Aquaculture, p.736783.
  • Hussain, M.A., Sumon, T.A., Mazumder, S.K., Ali, M.M., Jang, W.J., Abualreesh, M.H., Sharifuzzaman, S.M., Brown, C.L., Lee, H.T., Lee, E.W. and Hasan, M.T., 2021. Essential oils and chitosan as alternatives to chemical preservatives for fish and fisheries products: A review. Food Control, p.108244.
  • Talukder, M.R., Hussain, M.A., Kundaa, M., Rashida, A.H.A., Pandita, D. and Sumonc, T.A., 2021. Checklist of fish species in the Shari-Goyain river, Bangladesh: Threats and conservation measures. Indian Journal of Geo Marine Sciences, 50(02), pp.148-155.
  • Hamom, A., Alam, M. M., Iqbal, M. M., Khalil, S. M. I., Parven, M., Sumon, T. A., & Abdullah-Al-Mamun, M. (2020). Identification of Pathogenic Bacteria from Diseased Nile Tilapia Oreochromis niloticus with their Sensitivity to Antibiotics. Int. J. Curr. Microbiol. App. Sci, 9(3), 1716-1738.
Conference Proceedings:
  • Sumon T A, Hussain M A, Mita F A, Bir J and Khalil S M I (2019). Present Status of Formalin Use in Four Commercial Fish Species of the North Eastern Bangladesh. Book of Abstracts. 1st International Conference on Sustainable Fisheries, Faculty of Fisheries, Sylhet Agricultural University, Sylhet, Bangladesh. 137p.
  • Himu S D, Kunda M, Barman B K and Sumon T A (2019). Gender Relations in Fishing Communities of Meghna River Basin, Bangladesh. Book of Abstracts. 1st International Conference on Sustainable Fisheries, Faculty of Fisheries, Sylhet Agricultural University, Sylhet, Bangladesh. 84p.
  • Talukdar A, Sumon T A and Islam M M (2019). Fishers' Perceptions on the Performances of Hilsha Shad (Tenualosa ilisa) Sanctuaries in the Meghna Estuary of Bangladesh. Book of Abstracts. 1st International Conference on Sustainable Fisheries, Faculty of Fisheries, Sylhet Agricultural University, Sylhet, Bangladesh. 162p.
Research Interests:
  • Fish Probiotics, Fish Peptides, Fish Diseases
Undergraduate Courses:
  • Fish Immunology
Masters Courses:
  • Water Quality & Fish Health
  • Prevention & Therapy of Fish Diseases
Academic Degrees and Qualification:
  • MS in Fish Health Management, Sylhet Agricultural University
  • B. Sc. Honours in Fisheries, Sylhet Agricultural University
Positions and Affiliations:
  • Assistant Professor, Dept. of Fish Health Management, Sylhet Agricultural University, Bangladesh. (2020-To date)
  • Lecturer, Dept. of Fish Health Management, Sylhet Agricultural University, Bangladesh. (2018-2020)
Awards and Recognitions:
  • Chancellor's Gold Medal for Excellence
  • Distinction for outstanding Result in B. Sc. Fisheries (Hon's)
Awards and Scholarships:
  • Erasmus Mundus Scholarship for Master of Science In Health Management in Aquaculture (2021)
Professional Memberships:
  • Member, Krishibid Institution Bangladesh.
Other Social and Cultural Organization Involvement:
  • Founder Member, PRADHIKAR, animal rights organization
  • Member, BD Clean Sylhet
Conference contributions (Oral Presentations):
  • Sumon T A, Hussain M A, Mita F A, Bir J and Khalil S M I (2019). Present Status of Formalin Use in Four Commercial Fish Species of the North Eastern Bangladesh. Book of Abstracts. 1st International Conference on Sustainable Fisheries, Faculty of Fisheries, Sylhet Agricultural University, Sylhet, Bangladesh. 137p.
Conference contributions (Poster Presentations):
  • Talukdar A, Sumon T A and Islam M M (2019). Fishers' Perceptions on the Performances of Hilsha Shad (Tenualosa ilisa) Sanctuaries in the Meghna Estuary of Bangladesh. Book of Abstracts. 1st International Conference on Sustainable Fisheries, Faculty of Fisheries, Sylhet Agricultural University, Sylhet, Bangladesh. 162p.
Attended Conferences and Workshops:
  • 1st International Conference on Sustainable Fisheries, Sylhet Agricultural University, Bangladesh.
  • Annual Research Review Workshop - 2020 by Sylhet Agricultural University Research System. 11-12 February, 2020.
Training:
  • 25th Foundation Training for University Teachers by Graduate Training Institute (GTI), Mymensingh. 1-27 March, 2020.
  • Training on Accounts and Financial Management by Institutional Quality Assurance Cell (IQAC), Sylhet Agricultural Unversity. June, 2019.
  • Orientation Training Program for Newly Recruited Lecturers of Sylhet Agricultural University. 23-24 December, 2018.
Language:
  • Bangla
  • English