Professor Dr. Md. Hazrat Ali
First Capital University of Bangladesh
Professor Dr. Md. Hazrat Ali is the Vice-Chancellor of “First Capital University of Bangladesh” (FCUB), one of the leading University outside Dhaka. Before joining in FCUB Prof. Ali carried out various responsibilities in Sher-e-Bangla Agricultural University (SAU) like Chairman, Dept. of Agronomy; Director, Sher-e-Bangla Agricultural Research System (SAURES); Dean, Faculty of Agriculture and finally the Treasurer, also Syndicate member of SAU for 8 years. He conducted Post Doctoral research in Japan International Research Center for Agricultural Sciences (JIRCAS), Japan and Diploma on Plant Breeding in Brassica Oil Crops from Swedish Seed Association, Soalov, Sweden. He obtained long training on Farming System Research and Development from different Universities and Research Institutes of Malaysia and Thailand and also trained on Groundnut Agronomy and Breeding from International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics (ICRISAT) and Indian Agricultural Research Institute (IARI), India. Prof. Ali is the country representative of the Asia Pacific Weed Science Society (APWSS). He has been editing numbers of Journals in the field of Agriculture since long. He is the Director, Board of Director and Member, General Body of Krishi Gobeshona Foundation (KGF). Prof Ali is an internationally renowned scientist and published five books and more than hundreds of scientific articles in reputed national and international journals and participated and presented papers in numbers of international and national conferences. Prof. Ali is the life member of several national and international professional organizations and societies with important positions. For his higher degree and career development, he visited and conducted research, participated in training in several universities and research institutions in different countries of the world like Canada, Sweden, Denmark, Norway, Netherland, France, Germany, UK, Japan, Australia, Malaysia, Thailand, Singapore, India, Pakistan and Nepal.