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INSTITUTE OF MARINE SCIENCES AND FISHERIES

Introduction:
Institute of Marine Sciences and Fisheries (IMSF), University of Chittagong is the premiere academic institute in the field of marine sciences in Bangladesh. It has earned an international reputation in professional education and research that is concerned with making sure that good planning and policy decisions result in oceans and coastlines being managed sustainably into the future. It's about ensuring the health of our marine and coastal environment.
History:
IMSF was first established as the Department of Marine Biology and Oceanography in 1971 and was approved as a project under Canadian Technical Assistance Program. Then it was included in the development scheme of the University under the Forth Five-year Plan of the country. In 1983, the University of Chittagong approved the conversion of the Department of Marine Biology and Oceanography into the Institute of Marine Sciences. IMSF of the University of Chittagong is the lone institution of its kind in Bangladesh, and awards undergraduate, graduate and post-graduate degrees in Marine Science and related disciplines. Since opening in 1971, the institute has grown rapidly to become a leading provider of a multidisciplinary studies and pure and applied research in marine sciences and fisheries.
Activities:
One prime objective of this institute is to produce highly trained graduates to develop the marine resources of the country. IMSF is the first and leading academic organization in the field of marine sciences and fisheries studies in Bangladesh. It produce skilled technical personnel in marine science and its related disciplines, carry out research on marine, brackish and related environment and their resources, cooperate government and government agencies in policy making on maritime issues, organize training/workshop/seminar conference programme on marine, brackish and freshwater issues, publish brochure/books/journals/periodicals on marine science, disseminate and transfer the technology on marine science to the stakeholders. IMSF teachers and students conduct research throughout the onshore and offshore region of the northern Bay of Bengal and nearby islands and coastal habitat.
Distinction in leadership:
Right from the day of its inception, IMSF has stood for quality, integrity and commitment as per as the country's higher education is concerned. It is committed to academic and research excellence emphasizing basic research and research-based teaching and the development of academic disciplines. This journey has never been silk-smooth and will not be either in the coming days but IMSF with all its teachers, students and administrators is resolved to uphold the spirit it has aimed at to search the sea to serve the nation towards betterment and to create the venue that would bring this progress.
 
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Dr. Hossain Zamal
Professor

Field of Interest:
Aquaculture, Aquaculture Nutrition, Participatory Research, Fisheries and Fisheries in the Changing Climate
Contact:
+880-1712110841
hzcu@yahoo.com
Dr. Md. M. Maruf Hossain
Professor

Field of Interest:
Marine Pollution, Ecotoxicology, EIA & Biodiversity Conservation
Contact:
+880-1199229765
marufimsfcu@gmail.com
Dr. Md. Rashed-Un-Nabi
Professor

Field of Interest:
Fisheries Management, Biodiversity Conservation, Coastal Livelihood & Biostatistics
Contact:
+880-1712210776
mrnimscu@yahoo.com
Mr. Sayedur Rahman Chowdhury
Professor

Field of Interest:
Geo-informatics, Oceanography & Climate science
Contact:
+880-1768222912
sayedurrchowdhury@gmail.com
Dr. Md. Ashraful Azam Khan
Professor

Field of Interest:
Coastal Zone Management, Aquaculture & Fisheries Management, Biodiversity and Conservation, Environmental Pollution and Toxicology
Contact:
+880-1817227288
aakimscu@yahoo.com
Dr. Md. Shahadat Hossain
Associate Professor & Director

Field of Interest:
Coastal Zone Management, Climate Change Adaptation & RS & GIS Application
Contact:
+880-1711720950
hossainms@yahoo.com
Mr. Mohammed Zahedur Rahman Chowdhury
Associate Professor

Field of Interest:
Research Oceanography, Hydrography & Coastal Engineering
Contact:
+880-1711788270
zahedims@yahoo.com
Dr. Sheikh Aftab Uddin
Associate Professor

Field of Interest:
Aquaculture, Marine Biotechnology & Fisheries Oceanography
Contact:
+880-1753771162, +880-1556994991
aftabims@yahoo.com
Dr. Md. Shafiqul Islam
Associate Professor

Field of Interest:
Environmental Pollution and Climate Change, Biodiversity and Conservation & Ecosystem Health Management
Contact:
+880-1823333331
shafiqimscu@yahoo.com
Dr. S.M. Sharifuzzaman
Associate Professor

Field of Interest:
Marine Biology & Aquaculture
Contact:
+880-1711122851
sharifuzaman@yahoo.com
Mr. Mohammad Muslem Uddin
Assistant Professor

Field of Interest:
Coastal Oceanography & Geomorphology, Hydrography and Meteorology, Marine Environment and Climate Change
Contact:
+880-1711100449
mmu_ims76@yahoo.com
Mrs. Aysha Akhtar
Associate Professor

Field of Interest:
Coastal Zone Management, Aquaculture
Contact:
+880-1817292224
aysha_imsfcu@yahoo.com
Mr. Md. Enamul Hoque
Assistant Professor

Field of Interest:
Marine Aquaculture, Oceanography, Coastal Processes and Development
Contact:
+880-1715739272
enamul_imsf@cu.ac.bd
Mr. Mohammad Nurul Azim Sikder
Assistant Professor

Field of Interest:
Biological Oceanography, Fish and Shell Fish Biology and Diseases & Marine Resources Management
Contact:
+880-1819866559
sikderims@gmail.com
Mr. Md. Mostafa Monwar
Assistant Professor

Field of Interest:
Aquatic Resource Management, Aquaculture & Climate Change Related Issues
Contact:
+880-1811886697, +880-1718579880
monwarimsf@gmail.com
Mr. Md. Wahidul Alam
Assistant Professor

Field of Interest:
Microbial Oceanography, Aquatic Resources Development & Marine Environment and Climate Change
Contact:
+880-1711199318
wahidul.alam@cu.ac.bd
Mr. Mohammed Shahidul Alam
Assistant Professor

Field of Interest:
Aquaculture Resource Management, Biodiversity & Conservation
Contact:
+880-1812869240
saheen_shahidul@yahoo.com
Mr. Mohammad Nesarul Hoque
Lecturer

Field of Interest:
Breeding and Genetics, Fish and Shrimp Disease and Climate Change and Fisheries
Contact:
+880-1813060105
nesar_imsfcubd@yahoo.com
Mr. Mohammed Mizanur Rahman
Lecturer

Field of Interest:
Nutrition, Aquaculture, Aqua Feed Formulation, Aquatic Health Management
Contact:
+880-1779399918
mizan_imscu@yahoo.com
Mr. Faiz Md. Taimur
Lecturer

Field of Interest:
Marine and Coastal Ecology, Aquatic Resources Management, Biological Oceanography, Climate Change Adaptation and Sustainability
Contact:
+880-1712059805
faiz.taimur@gmail.com
Mr. Mohammed Shah Nawaz Chowdhury
Lecturer

Field of Interest:
Coastal Eco-engineering, Marine Fisheries Management, Marine and Coastal Carbon Biogeochemistry
Contact:
+880-1818391059
snawaz11@yahoo.com
Mr. Mohammad Saydul Islam Sarkar
Lecturer

Field of Interest:
Feed Technology and Nutrition, Environmental Pollution and climate change and Oceanographic research.
Contact:
+880-1840366634
sisarkarimsf@cu.ac.bd
Mr. Jewel Das
Lecturer

Field of Interest:
Aquatic Resources Development (ARD), Aquaculture Project Management, Marine and Coastal Environmental Issues
Contact:
+880-1730739359
jewelrny@gmail.com
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