Dr. Mirza HasanuzzamanProfessor
Sher-e-Bangla Agricultural University, Bangladesh
PostDoc. in Plant Stress Physiology from University of Tasmania, Australia
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Dr. Mirza Hasanuzzaman is Professor of Agronomy at Sher-e-Bangla Agricultural University, Dhaka, Bangladesh. He completed his Bachelor of Science in Agriculture (Hons.) from Sher-e-Bangla Agricultural University, where he achieved first class, received a gold medal for being first in his class, and earned a Sher-e-Bangla Agricultural University Award. He also completed a Master of Science in Agronomy from the same university, where he was once again top of his class with a CGPA 4.0. In 2012, he received his PhD with a dissertation on ‘Plant Stress Physiology and Antioxidant Metabolism’ from the United Graduate School of Agricultural Sciences, Ehime University, Japan with a Japanese Government (MEXT) Scholarship. Later, he completed his postdoctoral research in the Center of Molecular Biosciences (COMB), University of the Ryukyus, Okinawa, Japan with a ‘Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS)’ postdoctoral fellowship. Subsequently, he became an Adjunct Senior Researcher at the University of Tasmania with an Australian Government’s Endeavour Research Fellowship. Prof. Hasanuzzaman has published over 100 articles in peer-reviewed journals and books, and has edited 7 books and written over 30 book chapters on important aspects of plant physiology, plant stress responses, and environmental problems in relation to plant species. He is Editor and a reviewer for more than 50 peer-reviewed international journals and the recipient of ‘Publons Peer Review Award 2017, 2018 and 2019’. He is member of 40 professional societies and is the Research and Publication Secretary of the Bangladesh JSPS Alumni Association. He received the World Academy of Science (TWAS) Young Scientist Award 2014. Prof. Hasanuzzaman is among the top 10 Bangladeshi researchers as per Scopus (2020) and one of the 5 researchers having more than 5000 citations.