Prof. Dr. Mohammad Ali Azadi

Prof. Dr. Mohammad Ali Azadi

Prof. Dr. Md. Ali Azadi Prof. Dr. Mohammad Ali Azadi
Pro Vice-Chancellor
International Islamic University Chittagong

Professor Mohammad Ali Azadi, Ph.D.

Department of Zoology, University of Chittagong, Chittagong 4331, Bangladesh,
E-mail: maazadi@yahoo.com Web: www.maazadi.org, Facebook: Mohammad Azadi, Facebook Page: Professor M A Azadi, Research Gate: M. A. Azadi
Date of Birth: 16 April 1954; Marital status: Married; Nationality: Bangladeshi.

Research Interest: Fish biology; Taxonomy; Biodiversity; Natural spawning of major carps; Aquatic Toxicology (Piscicidal effect by plant extracts on fish); Limnology; River, Lake and Reservoir Fisheries Management; Fish population dynamics.

Education:
1997, Ph.D., Zoology (Fisheries), University of Chittagong 4331, Bangladesh
1979, M.Sc. (Thesis), Zoology (Freshwater Biology), Univ. of Chittagong 4331,Bangladesh
1977, B.Sc.(Hons.) Zoology, Univ. of Chittagong 4331, Bangladesh
1972, H.S.C. Science, Government Intermediate. College, Chittagong, Bangladesh
1970, S.S.C. Science, Barkal S.Z. High School, Comilla Board, Bangladesh

Postgraduate research, visit & Training:
1989 and 1990 - at Eastern Rivers Group, Huntingdon, Cambridge Shire; The River Laboratory, Dorset, Wareham, South England; Windermere Laboratory of FBA, UK.
2000- at Pacific Biological Station, Nanaimo, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.
2002- at AIT (Asian Institute of Technology), Bangkok, Thailand.

Professional Experience:
Academic

Professor, (Since June 3, 1997-till now),Dept. of Zoology, Chittagong University, Chittagong 4331 Associate Professor (1 Dec.1992 - 2 June 1997), Dept. of Zoology, Chittagong University ,Chittagong 4331 Assistant Professor (30 Dec.1984-30 Nov. 1992)), Dept. of Zoology, Chittagong University, Bangladesh Lecturer (20 Sep.1980- 29 Dec.1984), Dept. of Zoology, University of Chittagong 4331, Bangladesh Lecturer (1 July 1979-19 Sep. 1980), Dept. of Zoology, Nazirhat Degree College, Chittagong, Bangladesh Administrative & Academic

  • • Provost, Alaol Hall, Chittagong University, June 1, 2006-May 31,2009.
  • • Executive Director & Director Finance, CUADP (Chittagong University Agricultural Development Project) - November 2004 to-Sep, 2011
  • • Chairman (1998-2001), Department of Zoology, University of Chittagong , Chittagong 4331.
  • • Treasurer, (August 2004-April 2006), WUS (World University School), CU Branch.
  • • Provost (Aug. 1984-Oct.1984), A. F. Rahman Hall Chittagong University, Bangladesh
  • • House Tutor (1982-84), A.F. Rahman Hall, Chittagong University 4331, Bangladesh
Academic Honours/Award for research:
1989–'Best Scientist' -BAAS Award (Bangladesh Association for the Advancement of Science)
1998–Fellow, Zoological Society of Bangladesh (FZSB) for outstanding service.
2002-Scientific Achievements Award, North Carolina, USA for remarkable contribution in Fisheries
2006-Best Research Presentation Award-by BFRF (Bangladesh Fisheries Research Forum).
2008-Best Research Presentation Award by the Faculty of Biological Science, Chittagong University
2012- Best Research Presentation Award on the occasion of Observation of International day for Biological Diversity, By the BCEMRG-CU, Faculty of Biological Sciences, Chittagong University

Research/Teaching Awards/Grants/Scientific papers: Since 1981 received Seven Research and one teaching awards/grants from Bangladesh University Grants Commission (1); FAO/UNDP (2); Government of Bangladesh, SUFER
Project DFID (Department for International Development) UK and Ministry of Fisheries and Livestock, Bangladesh (2), BSFF, WorldFish Centre (1) and Ministry of Education, Bangladesh(1).
-Number of Published papers in Scientific Journals: 92
-Number of Published Scientific Proceedings/ Abstract: 53
-Number of Published science based popular articles: 13
American Fisheries Society (AFS) Native Peoples‟ Fisheries Committee, USA. (1989-90).
-Number of Thesis/Project students supervised- M.Sc., M.S. :86, supervising 4; M.Phil. supervised:7, Degree awarded 2; Ph.D.-supervised 3 and degree awarded 3, Supervising-4.
Presented research papers in more than 80 international (USA 2, UK 1, China 1, Malaysia-1, Thailand 1, Cambodia 1, Vietnam 1, India 7) & National Seminars/workshops/symposiums at home and abroad . Countries Visited: 12
USA (2 times), UK (3 times), Canada (2 times), China, India (10 times), Hong Kong, Singapore (2 times), Thailand (3 times), Saudi Arabia (2 times) Vietnam, Cambodia and Malaysia.

Professional Memberships/Position:
Full Member- Asian Fisheries Society (AFS), Malaysia. Since 1989.
Life Member-The Zoological Society of India (ZSI), Calcutta, India.
Life Member-The Zoological Society of Bangladesh (ZSB)..
Life Member-Biodiversity Research Group Bangladesh (BRGB).
Life Member, Founder Member and ex-Joint Secretary -Bangladesh Fisheries Research Forum (BFRF)..
Life Member and Secretary-Biodiversity Conservation and Environmental Management (BCEM) Research Forum.
Life Member (#L1017).-Bangladesh Association for the Advancement of Science (BAAS).
Life Member (#L212)-Association of Bangladesh Commonwealth Scholars (ABCS).
Life Member- Chittagong Science Council
Member (#25)- BPA (Bangladesh Paribesh Andolon).
Member (#1548)-Asiatic Society of Bangladesh.
Member (#336).-Bangladesh Biggani Samiti (Bangladesh Scientists Association).
Active Member# FA21318,-American Fisheries Society (AFS),USA.(1989-2008).
Member-National Geographic Society- Washington, D.C., USA, (1997-2003).
Member -Freshwater Biological Association (FBA), U.K. (1989-1994).
President, Chittagong University Teachers and Officers Club (Campus), 2016
Vice President- BIIT (Bangladesh Institute of Islamic Thought), Chittagong Chapter, 2016, 2017.
President-Manab Koyllan Parishad, Chandanaish, Chittagong (since 2014)
President, Chittagong University Central Mosque Committee (2016-2018)

Academic and Scientific Public Service:
(Served and serving on different capacities)
-Expert Member (as Halda River Expert), Halda natural spawning ground revival Committee, Ministry of Fisheries & Livestock, Government of the Peoples Republic of Bangladesh, Since 2007-2013.
-Member, (An important standing committee composed of 15 peoples of the World).
-Member, AFS Membership Committee, USA. (1989-90).
-Member, AFS Endangered Marine Species Sub-Committee, USA. (1992-93).
-Regional Secretary, Zoological Society of Bangladesh (1994-95).
-Joint Secretary, Zoological Society of Bangladesh (1997-98).
-General Secretary, Chittagong University Teachers‟ Research Council (1985-'98)
-Regional Secretary, Zoological Society of Bangladesh (1999-2001).
-Member Executive Committee, Zoological Society of Bangladesh (2010-2012).
-General Secretary, Chittagong University Teachers‟ Research Council (1998-till now).
-Board Member, Chittagong ZOO, Bangladesh (1998-2004). Ex-Member, Editorial Board, The Chittagong University Journal of Biological Sciences, Journal of Fisheries.
-Selection Board Expert member (Lecturer to Professor), Government Chittagong and Sylhet Veterinary Colleges (2002- 04) under the Ministry of Fisheries and livestock. Rangunia College (May 2000) and -Selection Board Member (Lecturer, Asstt. Professor, and Assoc.Prof.), Zoology Dept. Chittagong Univ.(2002-04) , (2006-2008).
Selection Board Expert member (for Associate Professor), University of Karachi, Pakistan (2012).
-Selection Board member (Lecturer), Kassalong College, Rangamati, Chittagong Hill Tracts (2002-03).
-Selection Board member (Professor), Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM) (2015)
-Reviewer of research papers of different scientific Journals e.g. Journal of Fisheries Research, Bangladesh Journal of Zoology, Journal of the Asiatic Society of Bangladesh (Science), The Journal of NOAMI (National Oceanographic and Maritime Institute), Dhaka University Journal of Biological Science, Rajshahi Univ. jour. of zoology. Journal of Taxonomy & Biodiversity Research, Forest Research Journal. International Journal of Aquaculture,
-Reviewer of research proposals and Books of University Grants Commission, Bangladesh, and Bangla Academy, Dhaka, Bangladesh.
-Chaired a session and presented paper in the International symposia of Zoological Society of India, Calcutta, (1999) and Chief Guest and delivered invited lecture in the International Marine Conservation Association, India held on 24-05-2001 at the Seminar Room, 3rd floor, Univ. College of Agriculture, Calcutta Univ., 35 Ballygunge Circular Road, Calcutta 700 019.
-Chaired and delivered Lead lecture in the International Conference on Biodiversity and Aquatic Toxicology, held in February 2011 at Hotel Murali Park, organisded by the Department of Zoology, Acharya Nagarjuna University, Andra Pradesh, India, sponsored by UGC, Delhi.
-Chaired and delivered invited lecture in the International Conference on Biodiversity, Conservation and Environmental Health, held in March 2012 at Assam University, Silchar, India, organized by the Department of life Science and Bioinformatics, AU, Silchar, sponsored by UGC, Delhi.
-Chaired 2 sessions (Session IV-“Climate Change, Humanity and Sustainability: Contribution of International Environmental Law” & Session on Dec. 1, 2012, and Session VI-“Environmental Protection: Judicial Activism and Beyond” on Dec. 2, 2012)) and presented paper on Dec.1, 2012 in the International Conference on “Good Governance, Sustainable Development and Environmental Justice in SAARC Region” held in Dec. 1 &2, 2012 at North Bengal University, West Bengal, India.
-Chaired the Technical Session-A (Fisheries and Wild life) and presented paper in the 18th Biennial International Conference and Annual Meeting 2012 (22 Dec.) of Zoological Society of Bangladesh held in Zoology Dept., Univ. of Dhaka.
-Chaired the Technical Session and presented paper in the 5th Biennial Fisheries Conference & Research Fair (18-19 January 2012) of BFRF held in BARC, Dhaka
-Chaired the Technical Session-A (Fisheries and Wild life) and presented paper in the 19th National and Annual General Meeting 2014 (19 April) of Zoological Society of Bangladesh held in Zoology Dept., Univ. of Dhaka.
-Chaired the Technical Session 7 and presented paper in the 5th Biennial Fisheries Conference & Research Fair, 26-27 April 2014 of BFRF held in BARC, Dhaka
Post Graduate Training (Fish Biology, Limnology, Fishery education and Socio-economic and livelihood aspects):
USA: Participated and worked in the Fisheries Investigation program entitled “Major carps Spawning in Halda River” of Directorate of Fisheries of Bangladesh Government in 1978 and did water quality analysis for the program under the supervision of Professor Chu-Fa-Tsai, University of Maryland, Maryland, U.S.A.
UK: Trained in The Windermere Laboratory, The River Laboratory and The Eastern Rivers Group of Freshwater Biological Association, U.K. for age and growth studies of fishes by scales and opercular bones in 1989 and 1990 and visited the Great Ouse river, Godmanchester; River Frome, Dorset, Warehame, under the supervision of . R.H.K. Mann, Dr. Gordon Copp, Dr. M. Ladle and Dr. C.A. Mills.
Canada: Trained in the Pacific Biological Station, Nanaimo, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada under the supervision of Dr. Richard Beamish for the age and growth study of fish by Otolith during September 2000.
Thailand: Trained in the AIT (Asian Institute of Technology) For the Strengthening Fishery Education programme (6-25 May, 2002) under the supervision of Resource persons of AIT and Fisheries Faculty, Kasetsart University, Bangkok, Thailand.
Bangladesh: Trained for conducting “Livelihoods Assessments” program -sponsored by SUFER (Support for University Fisheries Education and Research Project) Project, DFID between 17-25th March 2002, through field visit and journey in different big rivers by the Ship “Abosar”
under the Team leader Dr. Timothy R. Frankenberger, President TANGO, International, Inc.USA

Research experience as Consultant/Director:
Consultant and Researcher of FAO/UNDP Research Project No. BGD/79/015 in 1984-1985.entitled “Spawning of Freshwater Fish and Brackish and Marine water Shrimps of Bangladesh” Published Final Report 74pp.
Fishery Biologist of the FAO/UNDP and BGD Research Project No. DP/BGD/79/015-4/FI in 1984/85, entitled “Hydrobiology of Kaptai reservoir” Final Report 192 pp.
Director, Bangladesh University Grants Commission Research Project in 1983, entitled “Studies on the factors influencing the spawning of major carps in the Halda River, Chittagong, Bangladesh” Final Report 32pp.
Teaching Award , Teaching Methods Project, Supported by SUFER (Support of University Fisheries Education and Research),DFID, UK (May 2001-April 2002).
Research Award, "Management of spawn Fishery of Halda River, Chittagong,Bangladesh", Funded by SUFER (Support of University Fisheries Education and Research), DFID, UK 2002-03. Final Report 2004.
Consultant (Technical) : ”Studies and management strategies to revive and sustain the fisheries in the River Halda” supported by Ministry of Fisheries and Livestock and WorldFish Centre, & BSFF, 2006. Halda River Fisheries Expert- Engaged in the Halda river revival research since 1998 and involved as a member of the Halda River spawning ground revival committee of Bangladesh Government ( 2007-2013).
Principal Investigator : Limnology, Hydrology, Fish and Fisheries of the River Halda and its adjacent Rivers (Karnaphuli, Sikalbaha, Chandkhali and Sangu), 2010-2013. Ministry of Education, Bangladesh. Final Report 2014.
Independent Consultant of IWM (Inland Water Modeling) for the revival of natural spawning ground of Halda River, 2009-2013.
Consultant: As Halda Researcher –A report entitled “Impacts on spawning of major carps and fisheries of the Halda and Ichamati rivers due to lifting of water for irrigation purposes” Report submitted to IWM-July 2017

Universities Visited:
Ottawa University, Alberta University, Canada; Aberdeen University, UK ;
University of Fisheries Nha Trang, Vietnam; California University, Berkley, USA.
Calcutta University, Madras University, Jadavpur University, Acharya Nagarjuna University,
A.P. India; Assam University, Silchar, India ; North Bengal University, India; Vikrama
Simhapuri University, Nellore, A.P. India; Kasetsart University, Bangkok, Thailand.

Prizes:
Awarded lot of prizes and certificates during student life (primary school to University levels) for excellent performances in the extra-academic curriculum activities e.g. Debate, Extempore speech, Story telling, Talk as you like, Best presentation in the Science Exhibition, and elected Literature and Magazine Secretary in the Government Intermediate College, Chittagong (Now Government Mohsin College) in „Science Students Council‟ in 1972, and published a College Magazine „Prawpat’ as editor.
Supervisor and Examiner of Ph.D., M.Phil., and M.Sc./M.S. Theses :
-Supervised over 100 Postgraduate students for their M.Sc./M.S. (86), M.Phil. (10). Theses. Ph.D.
degree awarded 3, supervising 4. Supervised 25 B.Sc. (Honours) research projects.
Thesis Examiners and convener of Examination Committees for M.Sc., M.Phil. and Ph.D. degrees of different National (Dhaka, Mymensingh, Rajshahi, Jahangirnagar and Chittagong Universities) and International Universities (Deem University,Tamil Nadu; Acharya Nagajuna University, Andhra Pradesh; Calcutta University, Calcutta, India; Assam University, India; and Bharathiar University, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, South India. Universiti Putra Malaysia).

Attended and presented papers in the International/National Workshop/Seminar/Scientific Meetings by Professor M. A. Azadi:

International:
Bangladesh 2017: presented paper entitled “Abundance and diversity of phyto- and zooplankton in the rivers Halda and Karnaphuli in relation to water quality” in the 20th Biennial International Conference and Annual General Meeting 2017 (9-10 Dec.) of Zoological Society of Bangladesh held in Zoology Dept., Univ. of Dhaka. Abstract No. 76, pages 84-85.
Bangladesh 2017: presented paper entitled“Fin and shell fish diversity and abundance in relation to water quality in a hilly stream (Balukhali Chara) of Chittagong University Campus.” in the 20th Biennial International Conference and Annual General Meeting 2017 (9-10 Dec.) of Zoological Society of Bangladesh held in Zoology Dept., Univ. of Dhaka. Abstract No. 77, Page 85.
India 2014: Presented two Plenary and Invited talks on -(1) “Pattern of HSP90S Expression in Arsenic Treated Mice”, (2) Fish Biodiversity and Water Quality in the Five linked Rivers and their Conservation measures in Chittagong, Bangladesh, (Abstract nos. 14 and 23 in ESTIEH-2014, Souvenir of Abstracts) and also Chaired a Session in the International Global Summit on Emerging Science and Technologies: Impact on Environment & Human Health, and Special Symposia on Cancer Therapy Environmental Toxicology, Held 1-3 August, 2014. Jointly Organized by the Dept. of Biotechnogy, Vikrama Simhapuri University, Nellore, A.P., India and Institute of Cancer Research (ICR), University of North Texas Health Science Centre, Fort Worth, Texas, USA, and United States Environmental Protection Agency, Research Triangle Park, NC, USA..
India 2012: Presented paper entitled “ Riverine Fish Diversity in Bangladesh: Problems and Solutions” in Technical Session-I (at Conf. Hall) in the “International Conference on Good Governance, Sustainable Development and Environmental Justice in SAARC Region” organized by the Department of Law, Univ. of North Bengal held in Dec. 1 &2, 2012 at North Bengal University, West Bengal, India. And also Chaired two Technical Sessions- Climate Change, Humanity and Sustainability (Session IV on 1 Dec,2012) & Environmental Protection: Judicial Activism and Beyond (Session VI on 2 Dec. 2012)
Bangladesh 2012: Presented paper entitled “Spawning and Spawn fishery of Major carps (Catla catla, Labeo rohita, Cirrhinus mrigala and Labeo calbasu) in the River Halda” in the 18th Biennial International Conference and Annual Meeting 2012 (22 Dec.) of Zoological Society of Bangladesh held in Zoology Dept., Univ. of Dhaka. And also Chaired a Technical Session.
India 2012: Invited lecture on “Fish Biodiversity in Halda River, Chittagong and their Conservation Management” presented in the International Conference on Biodiversity Conservation And Environmental Health, 16-17 March 2012, organized by Department of Life Science and Bioinformatics, Assam University, Silchar-788011, India, Abstracts –page 6. And also chaired a Technical session-1 on 16-3-2012.
India 2011: Paper entitled” Biodiversity and conservation of finfish and shellfish of the River Halda, Bangladesh. Paper presented in the International Conference on “Biodiversity and Aquatic Toxicology” organized by Department of Zoology and Aquaculture, Acharya Nagarjuna University, Andhra Pradesh, India, held in Hotel Fortune Murali Park, Vijayawada, 12 -14 February 2011, Abstract no. BD-18, page no - 70. And also chaired a Technical session- on 13-2-2011.
Bangladesh 2008: Presented paper entitled “Biology and Fishery of clupeid Corica soborna in Kaptai reservoir “in the International Regional Workshop on the Production and Conservation of SIS in South and Southeast Asia held at BARC, Dhaka, Organised by BAU and DANIDA.
Bangladesh 2007: Participated as discussant in the International Conference on community Based Approaches to Fisheries Management, held at The Radisson Water Garden Hotel, Airport Road, Dhaka, 6th & 7th March 2007. Organised by WorldFish Center.
Malaysia 2004: attended and presented paper entitled “Improved low cost incubation system to increase hatching and survival of larvae from naturally spawned eggs of Indian major carps in Halda River” in the 7th Asian Fisheries Forum held in Penang Nov.28-Dec. 4, 2004.
Cambodia 2003: Attended and Participated in the Large River management symposium at Cambodia and submitted a paper on “Management of Spawn Fishery of Major Carps of Halda River” in the LARS2 (Large River Symposium for the management of Fishery) held in Phnom Phen Feb.11-14, 2003. Website: www.lars2.org
Thailand 2002: Attended and presented paper on Course development (Course-Fisheries Resource Management) in the “Strengthening Fishery Education Syllabus Workshop” from 6- 25 May 2002 held at AIT (Asian Institute of Technology), Bangkok, Thailand. Sponsored by DFID, UK.
Vietnam 2001: Attended and participated in the Asian-Norwegian Universities Conferenc-2001 held in the University of Fisheries, Nha Trang, Vietnam, 19-22 March 2001. Sponsored by NUFU, Norway.
India 2001: Attended the 4th International Meeting of the Asian Marine Conservation Association as Chief Guest and delivered a lecture on the „Importance of Conservation of Coastal Resource Management in South Asian Seas Region‟ held on 24th May 2001, at the Seminar Room, 3rd floor, University College of Agriculture, Calcutta University, 35 Ballygunge Circular Road, Calcutta 700 019, India.
Bangladesh 2001: Participated in the First International Workshop on „Role of Self-Recruiting Species in Rural Livelihoods‟ at BETS Center, House#55, Road#4A on 23 August 2001, Organized by ITDG-B (Intermediate Technology Development Group-Bangladesh and University of Stirling, UK.)
USA 2000: Attended and presented paper in the 130th Annual Meeting of the American Fisheries Society, held at Adams Mark Hotel, St. Louis, Missouri, 20-24 August 2000., contributed paper entitled „Population dynamics and Fishery of two major carps, Labeo rohita (Ham.) and Catla catla (Ham.) in Kaptai Reservoir, Bangladesh, AFS „Reflection‟ Abstract 2000, pages 78-79.
USA 1999: Attended and presented poster in the 129th Annual Meeting of the American Fisheries Society, held at Adams Mark Hotel, Charlotte, North Carolina, 29 Aug.-2 Sep. 1999, contributed poster entitled “Population Biology and Fishery of the Clupeid, Corica soborna (Hamilton) in Kaptai Reservoir, Bangladesh” AFS Abstract 1999, pages 70-71.
India 1999: Attended and chaired a scientific session (Fifty years of Fisheries Industrialization) in the National Symposium on Fifty years of Zoology held at Calcutta from 13-14 February, 1999, Organized by the Department of Zoology, University of Calcutta in collaboration with Indian Science Congress Association, Calcutta.
India 1997: Attended in the Golden Jubilee National Symposium on Biology for Sustainable Development held at Jadavpur University, Calcutta in 1997.
China 1990: Attended and presented paper in the 2nd Asian Reservoir Fisheries Workshop held at Hangzhou, China, 15-19 Oct. 990, Sponsored by the IDRC, Ottawa, Canada; presented paper entitled “Biology and Fishery of the Catfish, Mystus aor in the Kaptai Reservoir, Bangladesh” .
UK 1990: Attended in the Annual Scientific Meeting of the Freshwater Biological Association, UK at the Royal Society Hall, London, 17 July 1990.

National: presented keynote paper and general research paper
2017 - Presented lecture guest lecture as Chief guest in the workshop on the final evaluation of the project entitled “ Restoration of natural spawning ground of the Halda River”- A project of Ministry of Fisheries and livestock, held on 8 March 2017 in the Conference Room of the Chittagong Divisional Fish Quality Control Office.
2016 - Presented Lecture as special guest in the „National River Convention-2016.‟ Held in the Supreme Court Bar Association Auditorium, Dhaka held on 25 Nov. 2016. Organized by „Save the River Movement Bangladesh‟ (Bangldesh Nadhi Bachao Andolon)
2015 - Presented keynote paper entitled “Secure Water, Habitat, and Fish Biodiversity Management & Conservation of the River Halda” in a day long Awareness Meeting “On Halda River, Proper Water Management and Our Responsibility” at Dhakkin Madarsa Union Parisad Hall, Hathazari, Chittagong organized by NOWZUWAN (NGO), supported by Bangladesh Water Partnership, on 6 June 2015, on the observation of World Environment Day 2015.
2015 -Presented main paper in session I entitled “River Habitat, Fish Biodiversity and their Conservation”, in a daylong Conference on 26 May 2015, jointly organized by the Department of Zoology, University of Chittagong and IUCN, Dhaka Bangladesh at Auditorium of Faculty of BBA, University of Chittagong.
2014 - Presented paper entitled “Biodiversity and conservation of fin and shellfishes of the River Sangu, Bangladesh” in The day long Conference on the occasion of observation of 50 Years celebration of the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species TM” on 22 December held in the Windy Town, Bangabandhu International Conference Center (BICC), Dhaka.
2014 - Presented paper entitled “Finfish and Shellfish biodiversity in the river systems of Chittagong and their conservation” and also chaired a session ”in the 6th Biennial Fish. Conf. & Research Fair 2014 of BFRF, held in BARC, 26-27 April, 2014, Book of Abstracts, page-13.
2014 - Presented paper entitled “Commercial finfish and shellfish of the Karnaphuli river, Chittagong, Bangladesh”in the 6th Biennial Fish. Conf. & Research Fair
of BFRF, held in BARC, 26-27 April, 2014, Book of Abstracts, page-21.
2014 - Presented a paper entitled “ Fish Biodiversity in the river Systems of Chittagong,
Bnagladesh: Problems and Solutions” (Abstract No. 45, page-46) and also Chaired a session in the 19th National Conference and Annual General Meeting, of Zoological Society of Bangladesh, organized by the Zoological Society of Bangladesh, & Dept. of Zoology, Univ. of Dhaka, held in Dhaka Univ. on 19 April, 2014.
2012 - Presented paper entitled “Ichthyodiversity and conservation management of five interconnected Rivers (Halda, Karnaphuli, Sangu, Shikalbaha and Chandkhali) of Chittagong” in a day long seminar on 22 May 2012 on the observation of International Day for Biological Diversity –Marine Biodiversity, in the seminar Hall of Faculty of Biological Sciences, University of Chittagong, pages 3-4, and also chaired the technical session-1.
2012 -Keynote paper -entitled “The measures to remove the impediments on the way of restoration, enrichment and sustainment of the natural spawning ground of the River Halda “ presented in a day long seminar organized by the Directorate of Fisheries, and Ministry of Fisheries and Animal Resources at CIRDAP Auditorium, Dhaka on 15-01-2012.
2012 - presented paper entitled “ Spawn fishery of major carps (Catla catla, Labeo rohita, Cirrhinus mrigala and Labeo calbasu) of the River Halda, in the 5th Fisheries Conference and Research Fair 2012, 18-19 January 2012, held at BARC, Dhaka, organized by Bangladesh Fisheries Research forum, Book of Abstracts-100p.
2008 - Key note paper- Management and conservation of the river Halda for preserving the genetic quality of major carps. Keynote paper presented in the seminar on 30 August 2008 at Chittagong Chamber of Commerce and Industry Auditorium, organized and sponsored by the Directorate of Fisheries, Govt. of Bangladesh, Ministry of Fisheries and Livestock and BSFF.
2008 - Presented paper entitled” Biodiversity of fin and shell fishes in the Halda river, Chittagong, Bangladesh” in the 16th Biennial International Zoological Conference on 27-29 Feb. 2008, held at Rajshahi University, Abstract No. 12, P- 46.
2008 - Presented paper entitled ”Population dynamics of Gold spotted grenadier anchovy, Coilia dussumieri (Valenciennes, 1848) (Engraulidae:Clupeiformes) from the Bay of Bengal, Bangldesh”in the 16th Biennial International Zoological Conference on 27-29 Feb. 2008, held at Rajshahi University, Abstract No. 54, P-62.
2008 -Presented paper entitled “Fishing gears of Halda River, Chittagong, Bangladesh” in the 3rd Biennial Fisheries Conference and Research Fair 2008, 16-17 January 2008, held at BARC, Dhaka, Organized by Bangladesh Fisheries Research Forum (BFRF).Abstract page no. 89.
2007 -Key Note paper entitled “ Natural Spawning Ground of Halda River : It‟s Protection and Development” on 22 July 2007 at Zilla Parishad Auditorium, Chittagong, organized by Directorate of Fisheries, Ministry of Fisheries and Livestock, Bangladesh
2006 -attended and presented paper entitled “Fisheries of Halda River, Chittagong, Bangladesh” in the 2nd Fisheries Conference and Research Fair 2006, 18-19 January 2006, held at BARC, Dhaka, Sponsored by BFRF, AFGRP and DFID (UK).
2005 -Key Note paper presented entitled “ Halda River : The lone spawning ground of major carps: its management and development” in a day long seminar on 12 August 2005 at Chittagong Engineering Institute jointly organized by Directorate of Fisheries, Ministry of Fisheries and Livestock, WorldFish Center, and BSFF.
2005 -Attended as a discussant in the Research findings workshop on Development of Sustainable Aquaculture Project (DSAP) supported Research from 7-8 June 2005 at Bangladesh Fisheries Research Institute, Mymensingh organized by BFRI and The WorldFish Center, Bangladesh and South Asia Office, Dhaka
2005 - Attended as discussant in a day long Workshop on the small Indigenous Species (SIS): Promotion of culture and conservation held at Danida HRGG-PSU Conference Room, Gulshan, Dhaka, from 23-24 February 2005, organised by BAU, Mymensingh and The Royal Veterinary and Agricultural Univeristy (KVL), Denmark.
2004 - Presented paper on spawn fishery management at BIAM, Dhaka, organized by SUFER, DFID (UK) and Bangladesh Fisheries Research Forum (BFRF).
2004 - Presented paper on spawn fishery management of Halda River at Directorate of Fisheries, Ministry of Fisheries and Livestock, Dhaka, organized by DoF, Dhaka.
2003 -Presented paper on Halda River spawn fishery management at Institute of Marine Sciences (IMS), Chittagong University, organised by SUFER, DFID (UK).
2002 -Attended as discussant in the International conference on Wetlands: People, Land, water and Fish from July 13-14, 2002, at IDB-Bhaban Auditorium, Agargao, Dhaka, organized by Bangladesh Wetland Network and sponsored by MACH, MOFL-USAID; FPSU, DOF-DANIDA, and ICLARM.
2002 - Atended and participated in the discussion in the Consultant workshop on “Fish Distribution from Coastal Communities – Market and Credit Issues, Silver Spoon, Agrabad, Chittagong, 22-23 July 2002, sponsored by DFID, UK.
2002 -Attended in the 13th Biennial National Conference of Zoological Society of Bangladesh 28- 29 March 2002, held at Dhaka as Regional Secretary of ZSB.
2001 -Attended and participated in the Teaching Methods Conference held from 10-12 November,
2001 at Hotel Saibal, Cox‟s Bazar, organized by SUFER Project, DFID.
2000 -Attended and participated in the National Consultative Workshop on Sustainable Management of Coastal Fish Stocks (ADB-RETA 5766 Project) October 3-5, 2000, Dhaka, Bangladesh Organized by Department of Fisheries and ICLARM.
1980-2014 attended and presented papers in more than 80 various National seminars/ Symposium sponsored by BAAS (Bangladesh Association for the Advancement of Science), ZSB (Zoological Society of Bangladesh), BOBP (Bay of Bengal Program), DOF (Directorate of Fisheries), Ministry of Fisheries and Livestock, FAO, Ministry of Agriculture, Bangladesh and UNESCO, Bangladesh. Also delivered more than 50 popular lectures on Science in the Seminars organized by different Socio-cultural organizations.

Professional Service
Since 1980 engaged in Teaching and Research. Teaching fisheries science and general Zoology, Applied and economic zoology, Fish Technology, Fisheries Management, Aquaculture at undergraduate and Post-graduate levels and engaged in research in the field of Fish Biology, Biodiversity, Limnology (River, Reservoir and pond), Taxonomy, River and Reservoir Fisheries Management. Aquaculture, Natural Spawning of major carps in Rivers, Fish growth and Aquatic Toxicology: Piscicidal effect (by plant extracts) on fish.

Post graduate Research work done for degrees:

M.Sc. Thesis-1979. Studies on the Limnology of the River Halda with special reference to the spawning of major carps, 232p.-Dept. of Zoology, Univ. of Chittagong, Supervisor- William Ronald R. Patra, Dept. of Zoology, Chittagong University.
Ph.D. Thesis- 1996. A study of populations of two major carps, Labeo rohita (Ham.) and Catla catla (Ham.) from Kaptai reservoir, Bangladesh, 348p, .Dept. of Zoology, Univ. of Chittagong. Supervisor-Professor Dr. M. Shafi, Founder of Fisheries Dept. Dhaka University and Professor Dr. M. A. Islam, Zoology Dept., Chittagong University.

List of Research Publications:
[1] Azadi, M. A. and Hossain, M. 1984. Studies on the biology of tree frog, Rhacophorous maculatus with special reference to the limnology of the rearing grounds and the rearing aquarium. Proceed. 4th Nat. Zoo. Conf. Bangladesh. 64- 72p .
[2] Patra, R.W.R. and Azadi, M. A. 1984. Collection and hatching of fertilized eggs of major carps. Chittagong Univ. Stud. Part II Sc. 8(1):45-49.
[3] Azadi, M.A. 1985. Spawning of Commercial Freshwater Fish and Brackish and Marine water Shrimps of Bangladesh. Bgd. Fish. Inf. Bull. 2(2):1-74.
[4] Patra, R.W.R and Azadi, M.A. 1985. Hydrological conditions influencing the spawning of major carps in the Halda River, Chittagong, Bangladesh. Bangladesh J. Zool. 13(1):63-72.
[5] Patra, R.W.R and Azadi, M.A. 1985. Limnology of the Halda River. The Journal of NOAMI, 2(2):31-38.
[6] Azadi, M.A. and Siddique, M.S. 1986. Fecundity of the Catfish, Heteropneustes fossilis (Bloch). Bangladesh J. Zool. 14(1):33-39.
[7] Patra, R.W.R and Azadi, M.A. 1987. Ecological studies on the planktonic organisms of the Halda River. Bangladesh J. Zool. 15(2):109-123.
[8] Hafizuddin, A.K.M., Mahmood, N. and Azadi, M.A. 1989. An addition to the ichthyofauna of Kaptai lake. Bangladesh J. Zool. 17(1):29-33.
[9] Azadi, M.A. , Islam, M.A. and Gopal, G. 1990. Relationships between body measurements and some internal organs of the catfish, Mystus aor (Ham.). J. Asiatic Soc. Bangladesh Sci. 16(1):5-9.
[10] Azadi, M.A. 1990. On the natural occurrence of Catla-rui hybrid in Kaptai reservoir.J. Asiatic Soc. Bangladesh Sc. 16(2):103-112.
[11] Azadi, M.A. and Nasiruddin, M. 1990. Some aspects of biology of Oreochromis niloticus (Linn.) from Kaptai lake. Bangladesh J. Sci. Res. Special issue. 59-68.
[12] Azadi, M.A. , Islam, M.A. and Solaiman, S. 1990. Some aspects of reproductive biology of Eutropiichthys vacha (Ham.) in Kaptai Lake, Bangladesh.Chittagong Univ.Stud. Part II Sc. 14(2):43-48.
[13] Azadi, M.A. , Shafi, M. and Islam, M.A. 1991. Studies on the age and growth of Mohaseer, Tor tor (Ham.) from the Kaptai lake, Bangladesh. Bangladesh J. Zool. 19(1):47-54.
[14] Azadi, M.A. , Islam, M.A. and Solaiman, S. 1991. Food and feeding habits of Eutropiichthys vacha (Ham.) from the Kaptai reservoir. J. Asiatic Soc. Bangladesh, Sci. 17(1):53-60.
[15] Azadi, M.A. , Islam, M.A. and Paul, J.G. 1992. Biology and Fishery of the Catfish, Mystus aor in the Kaptai Reservoir, Bangladesh. P.125-140. In S.S. De Silva(ed.), Reservoir Fisheries of Asia. International Development Research Center (IDRC),Ottawa, Canada.
[16] Azadi, M.A. , Islam, M.A., Nasiruddin, M. and Quader, M.F. 1994. Food and feeding habits of a feather back, Notopterus notopterus (Pallas) (Notopteridae : Clupeiformes) from the Kaptai reservoir. Chittagong Univ. Stud. Part II Sc. 18(2):183-190.
[17] Azadi, M.A., Mahmood, N. and Shafi, M. 1994. Studies on the age and growth of Chital, Notopterus chitala (Ham.) (Notopteridae:Clupeiformes) from the Kaptai reservoir, Bangladesh. Chittagong Univ. Stud. Part II Sc. 18(2):197-205.
[18] Azadi, M.A. , Islam, M.A., Nasiruddin, M. and Quader, M.F. 1995. Reproductive biology of Notopterus notopterus (Pallas) in Kaptai reservoir, Bangladesh. Bangladesh J. Zool. 23(2):215-220.
[19] Azadi, M.A. and Kuddus, M.A. 1995. Studies on the age and growth of a carp, Labeo calbasu (Ham.) (Cyprinidae:Cypriniformes) from the Kaptai Reservoir, Bangladesh. Chittagong Univ. Stud. Part II Sc. 19(1):7-17.
[20] Mustafa, M.G. and Azadi, M.A. 1995. Population dynamics of white grunter Pomadasys hasta from the Bay of Bengal. Chittagong Univ. Stud. Part II Sc. 19(1):19-22.
[21] Azadi, M.A. , Mustafa, M.G. and Islam, M.S. 1995. ELEFAN based population dynamics of Parapenaeopsis sculptilis (Heller)from the Kumira estuary, Chittagong, Bangladesh. Chittagong Univ. Stud. Part II Sc. 19(2):181-190.
[22] Mustafa, M.G., Azadi, M.A. and Islam, M.S. 1995. ELEFAN based population dynamics of Palaemon styliferus Holthuis from the Kumira estuary. Indian J. Fish. 43(2):42-45.
[23] Azadi, M.A. , Mustafa, M.G. and Naser, A. 1996. Studies on some aspects of population dynamics of Labeo bata (Hamilton) from Kaptai Reservoir, Bangladesh. Chittagong Univ. Stud. Part II Sc. 20(1):13-18.
[24] Azadi, M.A. and Naser, A. 1996. Food and feeding habits of Labeo bata (Hamilton)(Cyprinidae:Cypriniformes) from Kaptai reservoir, Chittagong Univ. Stud. part II Sc. 20(2): 11-17.
[25] Azadi, M.A. and Naser, A. 1996. Length-weight relationship and relative condition factor of a carp, Labeo bata (Ham.) from Kaptai reservoir, Bangladesh. Chittagong Univ. Stud. Part II Sc. 20(2): 19-25.
[26] Azadi, M.A. and Naser, A. 1996. Morphometry of Labeo bata (Hamilton) from Kaptai reservoir, Bangladesh. Chittagong Univ. Stud. Part II Sc. 20(2): 133-136.
[27] Nasiruddin, M., Azadi, M.A. , Chowdhury, R. and Majumder, S.M.M.H. 1997. Piscicidal Efferct of seed kernel extracts and oil of seed kernels of Azadirachta indica A. Juss on two predatory fishes Heteropneustes fossilis (Bloch) and Anabas testudineus (Bloch). Chittagong Univ. Stud. Part II Sc. 21(1): 53-62.
[28] Azadi, M.A., Mustafa, M.G. and Rahman, A.S.M.S. 1997. ELEFAN based population dynamics of two clupeids, Gudusia chapra (Hamilton) and Gonialosa manmina (Hamilton) from Kaptai Reservoir, Bangladesh. Chittagong Univ.Stud. Part II Sc. 21(2): 125-132.
[29] Majumder, S.M.M.H., Alam, S.A., Mistry, A.C. and Azadi, M.A. 1997. Studies on the physico-chemical properties and toxicity analysis of neem (Azadirachta indica) seed oil and analysis of the seed cake. J. Bangladesh Chem. Soc. 10(2):221-227.
[30] Nasiruddin, M., Azadi, M.A., and Chowdhury, R. 1998. Piscicidal effect of seed and seed kernel extracts of four indigenous plants on two predatory fishes Heteropneustes fossilis (Bloch) and Anabas testudineus (Bloch). Chittagong Univ. J. Sc. 22(2): 1-10.
[31] Azadi, M.A., Islam, M.A. and Masud, M.A. 1999. Morphometry of Jew fish, Johnius coitor Hamilton from the Karnaphuli river and its estuary, Bangladesh J. Zool. 27(2): 191-194.
[32] Rashid, M.H.O., Azadi, M.A. , Alamgir M., Islam, M.I. and Hye, M.A. 2000. Length-weight relationship and relative condition factor of Hilsha shad, Tenualosa ilisha (Hamilton-Buchanan) frrom the Bay of Bengal, Bangladesh. Bangaldesh J. Environ. Sci. 6, 28-34.
[33] Rashid, M.H.O. Azadi, M.A. , Alamgir, M., Islam M.I. and Khatun, T. 2000. Population Biology of Hilsha shad, Tenualosa ilisha (Hamilton-Buchanan) from the Bay of Bengal J. Environ. Sci..6, 35-44.
[34] Nasiruddin, M., Azadi, M.A. , and Tabassum, F. 2001. Haemolytic effects of seed extracts of Cassia siamea (L.) and Datura metel (L.) on Heteropneustes fossilis (Bloch) and Channa punctatus (Bloch). Bangladesh J. Zool. 29(1): 19-28.
[35] Nasiruddin, M., Azadi, M.A. , Jahan, A. and Chowdhury, R. 2002. Haemolytic effects of Cassia tora (L.) Benth and Albizzia lebbeck (L.) Benth seeds on Heteropneustes fossilis (Bloch) and Channa punctatus (Bloch). Bangladesh J. Zool. 30:11-20.
[36] Mamun, A. and Azadi, M.A. 2003. Reproductive biology of a freshwater small fish Salmostoma bacaila (Hamilton) inhabiting Kaptai reservoir, Bangladesh. Bangladesh J. Fish. 26 (1-2):1-9.
[37] M. Shahzalal, Mamun,A. and Azadi, M.A. 2003. Reproductive biology of a small Clupeid, Corica soborna (Hamilton) from Kaptai reservoir, Bangladesh. Bangladesh J.Fish. 26 (1-2):11-15.
[38] Mamun, A. and Azadi, M.A. 2004. Food habits of Oxygaster bacaila (Ham.) from Kaptai lake, Bangladesh. Bangladesh J. Fish., 8(1):27-34.
[39] Azadi, M.A. 2004. Management of spawn fishery of major carps (Labeo rohita, Catla catla and Cirrhinus cirhosus) in the Halda River, Chittagong, Bangladesh. Bangladesh J. Fish. (Special Issue), 27:50-51.
[40] Mamun, A.,Tareq, K.M.A. and Azadi, M.A. 2004. Food and Feeding habits of Amblypharyngodon mola (Hamilton) from Kaptai Reservoir, Bangladesh. Pak. J. Biol. Sci., 7(4):584-588.
[41] Azadi, M.A. and Mamun, A. 2004. Reproductive biology of the Cyprinid, Amblypharyngodon mola (Hamilton) from the Kaptai Reservoir, Bangladesh. Pak. J. Biol. Sci., 7(10): 1727-1729.
[42] Mamun, A. and Azadi, M.A. 2004. Length-weight relationship, relative condition factor and size frequency distribution of Amblypharyngodon mola (Hamilton) inhabiting Kaptai Reservoir, Bangladesh, Progress. Agric. 15(1):173-180.
[43] Mamun, A. and Azadi, M.A. 2005. Morphometry of small cyprinid, Amblypharyngodon mola (Hamilton)from Kaptai Reservoir, Bangladesh, J. Bangladesh Soc. Agric. Sci. Technol., 1(1&2):187-191.
[44] Nasiruddin, M., Azadi, M.A. and Tabassum, F. 2005. Histopathological effects of Cassia siamea (Linn.) and Datura metel (Linn.) seed extracts on Heteropneustes fossilis (Bloch) and Channa punctatus (Bloch). Bangladesh J. Zool. 33(1):17-26.
[45] Nasiruddin, M., Azadi, M.A., Chowdhury, R. and Sultana, M.N. 2006. Studies on the piscicidal properties of Azadirachta indica (A. Juss) and Barrintonia acutangula (Gaertn) plant parts on Heteropneustes fossilis (Bloch). Bangladesh J. Zool. 34:(1):95-104.
[46] Mustafa, M.G., Ali, M.S. and Azadi, M.A. 2006. Some aspects of population dynamics of three penaeid shrimps (Penaeus monodon, Penaeus semisulacatus and Metapenaeus monoceros) from the Bay of Bengal, Bangladesh. Chittagong Univ.J.Sci,.30 (2): 97-102.
[47] Azadi, M.A. and Rahman, A.S.M.S. 2007. Length-weight relationship and relative condition factor of Gonialosa manmina (Hamilton) (Clupeidae:Clupeiformes) from the Kaptai lake. The Chittagong Univ. J. Biol. Sci. 2(1&2):71-80.
[48] Azadi, M.A. and Ullah, Mohammad. 2007. Reproductive biology of the Ribbon fish, Lepturacanthus savala (Cuvier, 1829) from the Bay of Bengal, Bangladesh. The Chittagong Univ. J. Biol. Sci. 2(1&2):127-136
[49] Azadi, M.A. and Rahman, A.S.M.S. 2007. Morphometric and meristic study of Gudusia chapra (Ham. 1822) and Gonialosa manmina (Ham.1822) (Clupeidae) from the Kaptai lake, Bangladesh. The Chittagong Univ. J. Biol. Sci. 3(1&2):21-31.
[50] Nasiruddin, M., Azadi, M.A. . and Sultana, N. 2007. Histopathological effects of dry seed extracts of four medicinal plants on Heteroponeustes fossilis (Bloch). The Chittagong Univ. J. Biol. Sci. 2(1&2):113-126.
[51] Nasiruddin, M., Azadi, M.A. and Rahman, I.A.S. 2008. Histopathological changes in the gill, liver and intestine of Heteroponeustes fossilis (Bloch) treated with Acacia auriculaeformis (A. Cunn Ex Benth) and Mesua ferrea (Linn.) plant parts. Bangladesh J. Zool. 36(2): 155-160.
[52] Azadi, M.A. and Ullah, Mohammad. 2008. Length-weight relationship and relative condition factor of the Ribbon fish, Lepturacanthus savala (Cuvier, 1829) from the Bay of Bengal, Bangladesh. The Chittagong Univ. J. Biol. Sci. 3(1&2):119-126.
[53] Azadi, M.A. and Rahman, A.S.M.S. 2008. Reproductive biology of the clupeid, Gonialosa manmina (Ham.1822) (Clupeidae) from the Kaptai lake, Bangladesh. The Chittagong Univ. J. Biol. Sci. 3(1&2):139-148.
[54] Nasiruddin, M., Azadi, M.A. . and Begum, Nasima. 2009. Piscicidal effect of Albizzia procera (Benth.) seeds, Swietenia mahagoni (Jacq) and Azadirachta indica (A. Juss) seed kernels and Camellia sinensis (Wild) seed cake extracts on Oreochromis mossambicus (Peters) and Channa punctatus (Bloch). The Chittagong Univ. J. Biol. Sci. 4(1&2):41-52.
[55] Azadi, M.A. and Ullah, Mohammad. 2009. Food and feeding habits of the ribbon fish, Lepturacanthus savala (Cuvier, 1829) from the Bay of Bengal, Bangladesh J.Asiat. Soc. Bangladesh, Sci. 35(1)57-64.
[56] Nasiruddin, M., Azadi, M.A.. and Rahman, I.A.S. 2009. Toxicological effects of Acacia auriculaeformes (A. Cunn. Ex Benth.) and Mesua ferrea (Linn.) plant parts on the Heteroponeustes fossilis (Bloch). Bangladesh J. Zool. 37:(1):103-112.
[57] Azadi, M.A. ,Nasiruddin, M., and Rahman, A.S.M.S. 2009. Food and feeding habits of the clupeid, Gonialosa manmina (Ham.) from the Kaptai lake, Bangladesh. The Chittagong Univ. J. Biol. Sci. 4(1&2):53-61.
[58] Azadi, M.A. and Mamun, A. 2009. Population dynamics of the Cyprinid fish, Amblypharyngodon mola (Hamilton) from the Kaptai lake, Bangladesh. The Chittagong Univ. J. Biol. Sci. 4(1&2):141-151.
[59] Nasiruddin ,M., Azadi, M.A. and Ashrafunnessa, 2009. Histopathological changes in the gill, liver and intestine of Hetertopneustes fossilis (Bloch) treated with extracts of different parts of the plant Madhuca indica (G.F. Gmel), The Chittagong Univ. J. Biol. Sci. 4(1&2):119-130.
[60] Nasiruddin, M., Azadi, M.A.. and Pervin, F.A.N. 2010. Toxicological and Haemolytic effects of some plant seed extracts on Heteropneuestes fossilis (Bloch). J. Asiat. Soc.Bangladesh, Sci., 36(1):25-35.
[61] Nasiruddin ,M., Azadi, M.A. and Ashrafunnessa, 2010. Toxicity of Madhuca indica GMEL plant part extracts and its effects on Haemotological parameters of Hetertopneustes fossilis (Bloch). Bangladesh J. Zool. 38(2):231-242.
[62] Nasiruddin, M., Azadi, M.A. , Hossain, A. and Ara, S.I. 2011. Histopathological alterations in the gill, liver and intestine of Hetertopneustes fossilis (Bloch) treated with Tabernaemontana divaricata (L.) plant part extracts. Bangladesh J. Zool. 39(1):99-109.
[63] Nasiruddin, M., Azadi, M.A. , Hossain, A. and Ara, S.I. 2011. Haematological changes in the blood parameters and blood cells of Heteropneustes fossilis (Bloch) treated with Tabernaemontana divaricata (L.) plant parts extracts. J. Asiat. Soc. Bangladesh, Sci., 37(1):55-66.
[64] Nasiruddin ,M., Azadi, M.A. , Rahman, M. and Rahman, I.A.S. 2011.Effects of some indigenous plant seed extracts on the haematology of a predatory fish Singhi Heteropneustes fossilis (Bloch). The Chittagong University J.B. Sci. 6(1&2): 11-25.
[65] Nasiruddin ,M., Azadi, M.A., Rahman, T. and Ashrafunnessa. 2011. Toxic response of three predatory fishes to four indigenous plant seed extracts. The Chittagong University J.B. Sci. 6(1&2): 27-39.
[66] Azadi, M.A. and Arshad-ul- Alam, M. 2011. Diversity of Finfish and Shellfish of the River Halda with Notes on their Conservation. P. 92-102. In Eivin Røskaft and David J. Chivers (Eds.), Proc. International Conf. on Biodiversity-Present State, Problems and Prospects of its Conservation. Norwegian Center for International Cooperation in Education (SIU), NO 5809, Bergen, Norway. Tapir Academic Press, Trondheim, Norway.
[67] Nasiruddin, M., Azadi, M.A. and Chowdhury, S. 2012. Haemolytic effects of Samanea saman (Jacq.), Tectona grandis (L.) and Dipterocarpus turbinatus (Gaertn) seed extracts on Heteropneustes fossilis (Bloch). J. Asiat. Soc. Bangladesh, Sci.38(1): 83-92.
[68] Nasiruddin, M., Azadi, M.A. and Chakma, D. 2012. Toxicological properties of Achras zapota (Linn) plant parts on the predatory fishes Heteropneustes fossilis (Bloch) and Channa punctatus (Bloch). Bangladesh J. Zool. 40(1): 109-119.
[69] Nasiruddin, M., Azadi, M.A. and Jahan, A. 2012. Histopathological changes in gill, liver and intestine of Heteropneustes fossilis (Bloch) treated with three dry seed extracts. J. Asiat. Soc. Bangladesh, Sci .38(2):217-226.
[70] Nasiruddin, M., Azadi, M.A. and Nely, M.S. 2013. Histopathological effects of extracts of two indigenous plants, Pongamia pinnata (L.) Pierre and Clerodendrum viscosum (Vent.) on the catfish, Heteropneustes fossilis (Bloch). J. Asiat. Soc. Bangladesh, Sci .39(1):105-115.
[71] Islam, S.S., Mokhtari, R.B., El Hout, Y., Azadi, M.A. , Alauddin, M., Yeger, H. and Farhat, W. 2013. TGF-β1 induces EMT reprogramming of porcine bladder urothelial cells into collagen producing fibroblasts-like cells in a Smad2/Smad3-dependent manner, J. Cell Commun. Signal. 7(3):DOI 10.1007/s12079-013-0216-4. Online (impact factor 5.09).
[72] Nasiruddin, M. Saha, S. and Azadi, M.A. 2013. Water quality assessment based on aquatic insect communities in hilly stream of Chittagong University campus in Chittagong District of Bangladesh. Bangladesh J. Environ. Sci. 25:76-83.
[73] Azadi, M.A. and and Arshad-ul- Alam, M. 2013. Ichthyofauna of the River Halda, Bangladesh. Bangladesh J. Zool. 41(2):113-134.
[74] Chowdhury, R.M., Nasiruddin, M. and Azadi, M.A. 2014. Piscicidal effects of three plant seed extracts on two predatory fish, Heteropneustes fossilis (Bloch) and Channa punctatus (Bloch). Int. J. Int. sci. Inn. Tech. Sec. 3(1):1-7.
[75] Nasiruddin, M., Azadi, M.A. , and Reza, M.S. 2014. Abundance and diversity of Aquatic insects in two water bodies of Chittagong University Campus., Bangladesh J. Zool., 42(1): 19-33.
[76] Nasiruddin, M., Azadi, M.A. ,Biswas, K.L. and Ara, S.I. 2014. Toxicological Effects of Tectona grandis (Linn.) on Heteropneustes fossilis (Bloch). Bangladesh J. Environ. Sci., 26:81-84.
[77] Nasiruddin, M., Azadi, M.A. ,Rashid, T.S. and Chowdhury, R. 2014. Efficacy of medicainal plant seed extracts against fish speciies of Heteropneustes fossilis (Bloch) and Oreochromis niloticus (L.). Bangladesh J. Envron. Sci., 26:103-110.
[78] Azadi, M.A. and Arshad-ul- Alam, M. 2014. Biodiversity and conservation of fin and shellfishes of the River Sangu, Bangladesh, P. 67-74. In The IUCN Bangladesh (2014)-The Festschrift on the 50th Anniversary of the IUCN Red List of threatened SpeciesTM , Dhaka, Bangladesh: IUCN,x+182 pp.(ed. Khan. M.A.R.)
[79] Nasiruddin, M., Azadi, M.A. and Khan, S. 2014. Abundance and diversity of aquatic insects in three ponds of Chittagong University campus, Bangladesh J. Environ. Sci., 27:122-129.
[80] Naser, M.N., Hossain, M.A.R., Azadi, M.A., Khan, M.G.Q, Arshad-ul-Alam, M. and Sultana, S. 2014. First record of Chordodes Creplin, 1847 (Nematomorpha, Gordioidea) species from a hill stream of Bandarban, Bangladesh. Bangladesh J. Zool., 42(2):301-303.
[81] Arshad-ul-Alam, M. and Azadi, M.A. 2015. Efficiency of fishing gears in the river Halda, Chittagong, Bangladesh. Journal of Fisheries, 3(3):275-284.
[82] Islam, S.S., Mokhtari, R.B., Noman, AS, Uddin, M., Rahman, M.Z., Azadi, M.A. , Zlotta, A., Kwast, T.V.,Yeger, H. and Farhat, W.A. 2015. Sonic Hedgehog (Shh) signaling promotes tumorigenicity and stemness via activation of Epithelial-to-Mesenchymal transition (EMT) in Bladder Cancer. Molecular Carcinogenesis; DOI 10.1002/mc.22300, (Imfact Factor 4.77) Published by Wiley Online Library. (wileyonlinelibrary.com). WILEY PERIODICALS, INC.
[83] Azadi, M.A. and Arshad-Ul-Alam. 2015. Biodiversity and conservation of fisheries resources of Halda river. Journal of Biodiversity Conservation and Bioresource Management, 1(1):39-52.
[84] Azadi, M.A. (Technical Reviewer) 2015. Red List of Bangladesh, Vol. 6: Crustaceans. 256pp.
[85] Nasiruddin, Azadi, M.A. and Saha, S. 2015. Abundance and diversity of stream insects with reference to water quality. Bangladesh J. Environ. Sci., 28:13-22.
[86] Azadi, M.A. and Sarker, M.M. 2015. Fish Fauna of the Padma-Meghna River Confluence of Bangladesh, J. biodivers. Conserve. Bioresour. Manag., 1(2): 31-40.
[87] Arshad-Ul-Alam, M and Azadi, M.A. 2016. Fisheries exploitation of the Halda River, Bangladesh. Journal of Fisheries 4(1): 361-370. DOI: dx.doi.org/10.17017/jfish.v4i1.2016.143.
[88] Ahmed, A.M., Khan, S.J., Majumder, N., Sharmin, F., Rahman, A., Bakar, M.A., Chowdhury, J.M.K.H. and Azadi, M.A. 2016. Water hyacinth (Eichhornia crassipes) fractions potentially normalize the lead (Pb) poisoning and enhance in vitro thrombolysis. Orient Pharm Exp Med DOI 10.1007/s13596-016-0243-9 (Published on line 11 Oct 2016 by Springer)
[89] Sarker, M.M. and Azadi, M.A. 2016. Fish Biodiversity of the Padma-Meghna River Confluence, Bangladesh, International Journal of Biodiversity and Conservation (in press)
[90] Arshad-Ul-Alam, M and Azadi, M.A. 2017. First record of Horned Carp Schismatorynchos nukta (Sykes, 1839) (Cypriniformes:Cyprinidae) from Bangladesh and its present status, J. biodivers. Conserve. Bioresour. Manag., 3(1):85-92.
[91] Azadi, M.A. , Nasiruddin, M. and Rahman, M.R. 2017. Studies on the Limnology, Hydrology, Fish and Fisheries of the River Halda and its four linked Rivers (Sangu, Chandkhali, Skalbaha Channel and Karnaphuli) . Report on Advanced Research 2010-2013, GARE, Ministry of Education, Bangladesh 48-51 p.
[92] Rahman, M.A. , Chowdhury, J.M.K.H., Aklima, J. and Azadi, M.A. 2018. Leea macrophylla Roxb. leaf extract potentially helps normalize islet of β-cells damaged in STZ-induced albino rats. Wiley Food Science & Nutrition. DOI:10.1002/fsn3.625


List of Science based Popular Article on the River Halda:
1. Azadi, M.A. 2002. Fish, Wetland and Bangladesh, pages 19-20, (in Bengali), in Sankhalan (Souvenir) Fish Week 2002, Published by National Fish Week 2002 Celebration Committee, Mirsharai Upazilla, Chittagong .
2. Azadi, M.A. 2005. The Halda River, only Breeding Ground of Major Carps in Bangladesh: Conservation and Management. (in Bengali with English Abstract), In DoF (2005)-National Fish Week 2005 Compendium, pages 27-31, Dept. of Fisheries, Ministry of Fisheries and Livestock, Bangladesh.
3. Azadi, M.A. 2007. Importance of the River Halda for the protection of indigenous fishes and its Management and Development. (in Bengali), In DoF (2007)-National Fish Week 2007 Compendium, pages 27-30, Dept. of Fisheries, Ministry of Fisheries and Livestock, Bangladesh.
4. Azadi, M.A. 2012: Spawning Ground of the River Halda: Impact of Climate change and needed measures. (in Bengali), In DoF (2012)-National Fish Week 2012 Compendium, pages 42-44, Dept. of Fisheries, Ministry of Fisheries and Livestock, Bangladesh.
5. Azadi, M.A. 2013. Halda River-Spawning ground of Rui-Catla: A Ground for the Country Development and Research (in Bengali) pages 73-81, In the 100 Years Centennial Celebration Souvenir, Published by the Centennial Celebration Parishad, Hathazari Parbati High School, Hathazari, Chittagong.

Conferences, Seminar and Symposium Abstracts:
1. Patra, R.W.R. and Azadi, M.A. 1980. Some observations on the spawning behaviour and ecology of the breeding ground of the major carps in the Halda river, Chittagong, Bangladesh. 4th & 5th Annual Bangladesh Science Conf. (BAAS) Abstract No.92, p 96.
2. Azadi, M.A. 1982. A report on the spawn fishery of Halda river, Chittagong. 6th & 7th Annual Bangladesh Science Conf. (BAAS) Abstract No. 296, p 136.
3. Azadi, M.A. and Patra, R.W.R. 1982. Rearing of fries of major carps in the aquarium. 6th & 7th Annual Bangladesh Science Conf. Abstract No.297, p136.
4. Azadi, M.A. and Nasiruddin, M. and Helal, M. 1986. Observation on the monthly variations of zooplankton in relation to some physico-chemical conditions of a pereenial pond at Chittagong University Campus. 5th Nat. Zool.onf. Bangladesh. Abstract No. 26, p 12.
5. Mahmood, N., Azadi, M.A. , Hafizuddin, A.K.M. and Raihana, S. 1986. On Zoobenthos of the Kaptai reservoir. 5th National Zool. Conf.Bangladesh. Abstract No.1, Page 1.
6. Azadi, M.A. , Islam, M.A. and Dev, S.R. 1987. Some aspects of the biology of Mystus vittatus (Bloch): Food and feeding habits and fecundity. 12th Annual Bangladesh Science Conf. (BAAS) Abstract No. 79, Page 36.
7. Mahmood, N. and Azadi, M.A. 1987. Limnology of the Kaptai reservoir: Physico-chemical aspects. 12th Annual Bangladesh Science Conference.Abstract No.100, p 44.
8. Azadi, M.A. , Islam, M.A. and Solaiman, S. 1988. Length-weight relationship and relative condition in Eutropiichthys vacha (Ham.) from Kaptai reservoir.13th Annual Bangladesh Science Conference. Abstract No. 63, p 27.
9. Azadi, M.A. , Islam, M.A. and Quader, M.F. 1989. Some biological aspects of a Notopterid, Notopterus notopterus (Pallas) from Kaptai lake, Bangladesh. The Second Asian Fish. Forum, Tokyo, Japan. Abstract PA052, P142.
10. Islam, M.A. and Azadi, M.A. 1989. Fecundity of Mystus cavasius (Ham.) from Kaptai lake. 14th Annual Bangladesh Science Conf., Abstract No. 34, Page 19.
11. Azadi. M.A., Islam, M.A. and Parveen, N. 1990. Length-weight relationship, relative condition and reproductive strategy of Mystus cavasius (Ham.) in Kaptai lake.7th National Zoological Conf., Zool. Soc. Bangladesh. Abstract No.61, page 30.
12. Azadi, M.A., Islam, M.A. and Rahman, A.S.M.S. 1994. Morphometry of Gonialosa manminna (Ham.) from Kaptai reservor, Bangladesh.(Clupeiformes:Clupeidae).18th Bangladesh Science conf. Abstarct No. 1, Page 1.
13. Azadi, M.A., Islam, M.A. and Rahman, A.S.M.S. 1994. On the morphometry of Gudusia chapra (Ham.) in Kaptai reservoir, Bangladesh. 18th Bangladesh Science Conf. Abstract No. 25, Page 13.
14. Mustafa, M.G., Azadi, M.A. and I.slam M.S. 1994. ELEFAN based population dynamics of Bombay duck Harodon nehereus (Hamilton- Buchanan). 9th Nat. Zool. Conf. of the Zool. Soc.Bangladesh Abstract no. 42, page 52.
15. Azadi, M.A. and Nath, B.V. D. 1994. The determination of age and growth of Polynemus paradiseus (L.) from Karnaphuli River estuary. 9th Nat. Zool. Conf. of the Zool. Soc. Bangladesh. Abstract No.66, Page 59.
16. Azadi, M.A. and Ahmed, R. 1995. Studies on the age and growth of the large snake-head, Channa marulius (Hamilton-Buchanan, 1822) (Channidae : channiformes) from the Kaptai reservoir, Bangladesh. Annual Conf. & Gen. Meet. Zool. Soc. Bangladesh. Abstract No. 14, page 29.
17. Azadi, M.A. and Hossain, M. 1996. Age and growth of a snakehead, Channa striatus (Bloch)(Channidae:Channiformes) from Kaptai reservoir, Bangladesh,10th National Zool. Conf. of the Zool. Soc. Bangladesh. Abstract No.69, Page 63.
18. Azadi, M.A., Islam, M.A. and Rahman, A.S.M.S. 1997. Biology and Fishery of the Clupeid, Gudusia chapra (Hamilton) in Kaptai reservoir, Bangladesh. The Zoological Soc., Calcutta, Golden Jubilee Nat. Symposium on Biology for sustainable Develpopment, Abstract 46, p 27.
19. Azadi, M.A. 1999. Fishery and Spawning of major carps in Kaptai reservoir, Bangladesh. National Symposium on Fifty Years of Zoology, University of Calcutta.
20. Azadi, M.A., Islam, M.A., Mustafa, M.G. and Alam, M.J. 1998. Population dynamics of „Tilapia‟ Oreochromis niloticus (Linn.) in the Kaptai reservoir, Bangladesh. 20th Bangladesh Science Conf. (BAAS Conf.) held at BUET, Dhaka 28-30 Nov. 1998, Section IX:No.4.
21. Azadi, M.A. and Barua, R.K. 1999. Population Biology and Fishery of the Clupeid, Corica soborna (Hamilton) in Kaptai Reservoir, Bangladesh. Presented as a contributed poster (assigned number 052) in the 129th Annual Meeting of the American Fisheries Society, held at Adams Mark Hotel, Charlotte, North Carolina, 29 Aug.-2 Sep. 1999. AFS Abstract 1999, pages 70-71.
22. Azadi, M.A. 2000. Population dynamics and Fishery of two major carps, Labeo rohita (Ham.) and Catla catla (Ham.) in Kaptai Reservoir, Bangladesh. Paper presented in the 130th Annual Meeting of the American Fisheries Society, held at Adams Mark Hotel, St. Louis, Missouri, 20-24 August 2000. AFS „Reflection’ Abstract 2000, pages 78-79.
23. Azadi, M.A. and Kuddus, M.A. 2000. Biology and fishery of a major carp, Labeo calbasu (Hamilton) in Kaptai Reservoir, Bangladesh. 20th Biennial National Conf. Zoological Soc. Of Bangladesh 4-6 Feb.2000, Zoology Dept. Dhaka Univ. Abstact No. 31, Page 50.
24. Azadi, M.A. and Jalal, M.S. 2001. Population biology of the commercial Clupeid, Corica soborna (Hamilton) in the Karnaphuli River, Chittagong, Bangladesh. Twenty first Bangladesh Science Confetrence Abstract Section IX.
25. Azadi, M.A., Kibria, M.M., Jahangir, S. and Akhteruzzaman 2003. Management of Spawn Fishery of Major Carps (Catla catla, Labeo rohita and Cirrhinus mrigala) in the Halda River, Bangladesh. Paper in the Second International Symposium on the management of large rivers for fisheries (LRS2), held at Phnom Penh, Cambodia 11th - 14th February 2003. Abstract p 21, Paper in the Internet website: www.lars2.org
26. Azadi, M.A., Kibria, M.M., Akhteruzzaman, M. and Amrit, N. 2004. “Improved low cost incubation system to increase hatching and survival of larvae from naturally spawned eggs of Indian major carps in Halda River” presented in the 7th Asian Fisheries Forum, held at Penang, Malaysia.
27. Azadi, M.A. 2005. River Halda; The lone spawning ground of major carps in Bangladesh. 15th Biennial Nat. Conf. Zool. Soc. Bangladesh, 2-3 Dec. 2005, Dhaka, Abstract No. 38, P 49.
28. Azadi, M.A. and Kibria, M.M. 2006. Food and feeding habits of the catfish, Arius sona(Hamilton) from the Bay of Bengal, Bangladesh. 2nd Fish. Conf. Res. Fair 2006, BFRF, p 38.
29. Azadi, M.A. and Arshad-ul- Alam, M. 2006. Fisheries of Halda River, 2nd Fish. Conf. Res. Fair 2006, BFRF, p 54. Paper presented in the 2nd Fisheries Conference and Research Fair, organized by BFRF and DFID, held in BARC, Dhaka, 18 - 19 January 2006, page no. 54.
30. Mustafa, M.G., Ali, M.S. and Azadi, M.A. 2006. An estimation of the status of the Bangladesh offshore commercial shrimp fishery. 2nd Fish. Conf. Res. Fair 2006, BFRF, p. 81
31. Azadi, M.A. and Ullah, M. 2007. Food and feeding habits of Lepturacanthus savala (Cuvier, 1829) from the Bay of Bengal, Bangladesh. 16th Annual General Meeting and National Conf. of Zool. Soc. Bangladesh, Abstract No. 43, p 61.
32. Azadi, M.A. and Arshad-ul- Alam , M. 2008. Fishing gears of the river Halda , Chittagong, 1. Bangladesh, 3rd Fish. Conf. Res.Fair 2008, BFRF, p 89. Paper presented in the 3rd Fisheries Conference and Research Fair, organized by BFRF, held in BARC, Dhaka, 16 - 17 January 2008, page no. 89.
33. Azadi, M.A. and M. Arshad-ul-alam. 2008. Biodiversity of fin and shell fishes in the Halda River, Chittagong, Bangladesh. 16th Biennial International Zoological Conf. Rajshahi Univ. Abstact No.12, P.46. Paper presented in the 16th Biennial International Zoological Conference, organized jointly by Zoological Society of Bangladesh and Department of Zoology, University of Rajshahi, held in Rajshahi University, 27 - 28 February 2008.
34. Kibria, M.M. and Azadi, M.A. 2008. Population dynamics of a commercial marine catfish, Arius sona (Hamilton-Buchanan, 1822) from the Bay of Bengal, Bangladesh, 3rd Fish. Conf. Res.Fair 2008, BFRF, Book of Abstracts, p 111.
35. KKibria, M.M. and Azadi, M.A. 2008. Determination of age and growth of a marine catfih, Arius sona (Hamilton-Buchanan, 1822) from the Bay of Bengal, Bangladesh, 3rd Fish. Conf. Res.Fair 2008, BFRF, Book of Abstracts, p 112.
36. Azadi, M.A. and Uddin, A.K.M.M. 2008. Population dynamics of Gold spotted Grenadier Anchovy, Coilia dussumieri (valenciennes, 1848) (Engraulidae:Clupeiformes) from the Bay of Bengal, Bangladesh. 16th Biennial International Zoological Conf. Rajshahi Univ. Abstact No.54, P.62.
37. Azadi, M.A. and Arshad-ul- Alam , M.., 2009. Spawning and Spawn fishery of Major carps in environmentally threatened River Halda, Chittagong, Bangladesh. Paper presented in the Seminar, In observance of the World Environmental Day 2009, organized by Faculty of Biological Sciences, University of Chittagong, held in 6 June 2009, page no. 6.
38. Azadi, M.A. and Arshad-ul- Alam , M., 2010. Fish Biodiversity of Halda River, Chittagong, Bangladesh. Paper presented in the 4th Fisheries Conference and Research Fair, organized by BFRF, held in BARC, Dhaka, 20 - 21 January 2010, page no. 82.
39. Azadi, M.A. and Arshad-ul- Alam , M., 2010. Biodiversity of Ichthyofauna in the River Halda of Chittagong and their Conservation. Paper presented in the Seminar, In observance of International Year of Biodiversity, organized by USDA Biotech Agriculture Research Project, Department of Zoology, CU, Biodiversity Link Project, and Biodiversity Research group (BRGB), held in Faculty of Biological Science, University of Chittagong, 22 May 2010, Abstract no-1.
40. Azadi, M.A. and Arshad-ul- Alam , M., 2011. Biodiversity of finfish and shellfish of the River Halda with notes on their conservation. Paper presented in the International Conference on “Biodiversity- Present state, Problems and Prospects of its Conservation” organized by NUFU Project, Department of Zoology, University of Chittagong, and Department of Biology, Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU), Trondheim, Norway, held in University of Chittagong, 8 -10 January 2011, page no - 26.
41. A Azadi, M.A. and Arshad-ul- Alam , M., 2011. Biodiversity and conservation of finfish and shellfish of the River Halda, Bangladesh. Paper presented in the International Conference on “Biodiversity and Aquatic Toxicology” organized Department of Zoology and Aquaculture, Acharya Nagarjuna University, Andhra Pradesh, India, held in Hotel Fortune Murali Park, Vijayawada, 12 -14 February 2011, Abstract no. BD-18, page no - 70.
42. Azadi, M.A. and Arshad-ul- Alam , M. 2011. Fishing practice and fish exploitation status of the River Halda, Bangladesh. 9th Asian Fisheries and Aquaculture Forum (April 21-25, 2011), Book of Abstracts, S13-23, page-219. Shanghai Ocean University, China.
43. Azadi, M.A. and Arshad-ul- Alam , M. 2011. Length-weight relationship and relative condition factor of Gangetic hairfin anchovy, Setipinna phasa (Hamilton) from the River Halda. 18th National Conf. & AGM 2011, Zoological Soc. Bangladesh. Abstract No. 26., page 36.
44. Azadi, M.A. and Arshad-ul- Alam , M. 2012. Reproductive Biology of Setipinna phasa from the Halda river,.5th Fisheries Conf. & Research Fair, 18-19 Jan., 2012. Bangladesh Fisheries Research Forum.Book of Abstracts, page 7.
45. Azadi, M.A. and Arshad-ul- Alam , M. 2012. Operation of fishing gears and crafts in the River Halda. 5th Fisheries Conf. & Research Fair, 18-19 Jan., 2012. Bangladesh Fisheries Research Forum.Book of Abstracts, page 99.
46. Azadi, M.A. and Arshad-ul- Alam , M. 2012. Catch composition and selectivity of fishing gears in the River Halda. 5th Fisheries Conf. & Research Fair, 18-19 Jan., 2012. Bangladesh Fisheries Research Forum.Book of Abstracts, page no. 97.
47. Azadi, M.A. and Arshad-ul- Alam , M. 2012. Food and feeding habits of a clupeid fish, Setipinna phasa from the River Halda. 5th Fisheries Conf. & Research Fair, 18-19 Jan., 2012. Bangladesh Fisheries Research Forum. Book of Abstracts, Page no.98.
48. Azadi, M.A. 2012. Spawning and Spawn fishery of Major carps(Catla catla, Labeo rohita, Cirrhinus mrigala and Labeo calbasu) in the River Halda in the 18th Biennial International Conference and Annual Meeting 2012 (22 Dec.) of Zoological Society of Bangladesh held in Zoology Dept., Univ. of Dhaka. Abstract. N0. 50, Page 65.
49. Azadi, M.A. and Arshad-ul- Alam , M 2014. Finfish and Shellfish biodiversity in the river systems of Chittagong and their conservation. Paper presented in the 6th Biennial Fish. Conf. & Research Fair 2014, Bangladesh Fisheries Research Forum, held in BARC, 26-27 April, 2014, Book of Abstracts, page-13.
50. Momin and Azadi, M.A. 2014.Commercial finfish and shellfish of the Karnaphuli river,Chittagong, Bangladesh” Paper presented in the 6th Biennial Fish. Conf. & Research Fair 2014, Bangladesh Fisheries Research Forum, held in BARC, 26-27 April, 2014, Book of Abstracts, page-21.
51. Wahiduzzaman, R., Chowdhury, S., Alam, S.S., Nyeem, j., Ali, Y., Islam. M., Hossain, K. Islam, S.S., Azadi,, M.A. and Noman, A.S.M. 2014. “Pattern of HSP90S Expression in Arsenic Treated Mice”, ESTIEH-2014, “Souvenir of Abstracts” No. 14, page-14. Global Summit on Emerging Science and Technologies: Impact on Environment & Human Health, and Special Symposia on Cancer Therapy Environmental Toxicology,1-3 August, 2014. Held in the Dept. of Biotechnogy, Vikrama Simhapuri University, Nellore, A.P., India supported by and Institute of Cancer Research (ICR), University of North Texas Health Science Centre, Fort Worth, Texas, USA, and United States Environmental Protection Agency, Research Triangle Park, NC, USA..
52. Azadi, M.A. and Arshad-ul- Alam , M. 2014. Fish Biodiversity and Water Quality in the Five linked Rivers and their Conservation measures in Chittagong, Bangladesh, (Abstract nos. 23, Page-23 in ESTIEH-2014, Souvenir of Abstracts) Global Summit on Emerging Science and Technologies: Impact on Environment & Human Health, and Special Symposia on Cancer Therapy Environmental Toxicology,1-3 August, 2014. Held in the Dept. of Biotechnogy, Vikrama Simhapuri University, Nellore, A.P., India supported by and Institute of Cancer Research (ICR), University of North Texas Health Science Centre, Fort Worth, Texas, USA, and United States Environmental Protection Agency, Research Triangle Park, NC, USA..
53. Azadi, M.A. and Arshad-ul- Alam , M. 2014. Population dynamics of gangetic hairfin anchovy Setipinna phasa (Hamilton) from the Halda river, Bangladesh. P. 100.. In The IUCN Bangladesh (2014). The Festschrift on the 50th Anniversary of the IUCN Red List of threatened SpeciesTM , Dhaka, Bangladesh: IUCN,x+182

List of Popular Articles of Dr. M.A Azadi on Modern Science and Quran:
1. Azadi, M.A. 1996. Unquestionable scientific evidences on the miracle and purities of Al- Quran, (in Bengali) (কোরআনের অলৌকিকতা এবং বিশুদ্ধতার অকাট্য বৈজ্ঞানিক প্রমান), Aat-Takbir, a research Journal, Publ. by CUCMC, Chittagong Univ. 2:1-7.
2. Azadi, M.A. 1997. Al-Quran and Animal World (in Bengali) (আল-কোরআন এবং জীবজগত), Aat-Takbir, a research Journal, Publ. by CUCMC, Chittagong Univ. 3:27-32
3. Azadi, M.A. 1998. The beginning and ending of the creation of the Universe: Al-Quran and Science (in Bengali) (বিশ্বসৃষ্টির আদি ও অন্ত : বিজ্ঞান ও কোরআন), Aat-Takbir- a research Journal, Publ. by CUCMC, Chittagong Univ . 4:24-30
4. Azadi, M.A. 1999. Kiamat (The end day- the day of great devastation) when and how: Al-Quran and Science (in Bengali) (কিয়ামত কখন ও কিভাবে: আল-কোরআন ও বিজ্ঞান), Aat-Takbir ,a research Journal, Publ. by CUCMC, Chittagong Univ. 5:6-12.
5. Azadi, M.A. 2000. Sea and Ocean in the light of Quran and Science (in Bengali) (কোরআন ও বিজ্ঞানের আলোকে সমুদ্র ও মহাসমুদ্র), Aat-Takbir, a research Journal, Publ. by CUCMC, Chittagong Univ.) 6:6-11.
6. Ali, M. and Azadi, M.A. 2001. Analysis of creation to determine the presence of creator: Production of fire from the green tree (in Bengali) (স্রষ্টার অস্তিত্ব নিরুপনে সৃষ্টির বিশ্লেষণ: সবুজ গাছে আগুন উৎপাদন), Aat-Takbir, a research Journal, Publ. by CUCMC, Chittagong Univ.), 7:19-27.
7. Azadi, M.A. 2002. Al-Quran-The Wonder of Scientists (in Bengali) (আল-কোরআন-বিজ্ঞানীদের বিস্ময়), At-Takbir,,a research Journal, Publ. by CUCMC, Chittagong Univ 8:6-12.
8. Azadi, M.A. 2003. Kiamat and After (The end day and After) when and where: Al-Quran and Science (in Bengali) (কিয়ামত ও তারপর: কখন ও কোথায়-বিজ্ঞান ও কোরআন), Manzil, 19-30. ISKP, Chittagong.
9. Azadi, M.A. 2003-2004. Al-Quran-The Wonder of Scientists-(2): Mystery beyond DNA and Matter (in Bengali) (আল-কোরআন বিজ্ঞানীদের বিস্ময় –(২): DNA ও বস্তুর পিছনের রহস্য), Aat-Takbir, a research Journal, Publ. by CUCMC, Chittagong Univ.) 9:6-24.
10. Azadi, M.A. 2005. Contributions of Muslim Scientists in the Progress of Science (in Bengali) (বিজ্ঞানের অগ্রগতিতে মুসলিম বিজ্ঞানীদের অবদান), Reunion 2005 Bulletin, 1976 Batch Masters ex-students Association, Chittagong University, 27-31p.
11. Azadi, M.A. 2009. Everything is miracle. (In Bengali) (সবইতো অলৌকিক) “Hullor”, Yearly Publication, FA, Chittagong Univ. 8-11p.
12. Azadi, M.A. 2010. ‘Islamic Epistemology and Curriculum Reform’ in Classification and Integration of Knowledge in Islamic Epistemology (Editors: Noor, A. and Ahmed, M.U.), Bangladesh Institute of Islamic Thought (BIIT), p 99-102.
13. Azadi, M.A. 2012. Which one is not miracle? (in Bengali) (কোনটি অলৌকিক নয়?) “Ghangchil”Companyganj Students Forum, Chittagong University, Al-Noor Computers and Printers, Anderkillah, Chittagong, 26-32p. and in “Riydaya Bangladesh” pages 45-48, yearly Magazine of Chandanaish Students Association, Chittagong University.


Year and Title of the M.Sc.,M.S., M.Phil., Ph.D. Theses & Research Projects Supervised and supervising since 1982:
M.Sc. and M.S. Theses/Projects Supervised and degree awarded

1. 1982 - Observation on the fluctuations in the abundance of zooplankton in relation to the certain physico-chemical conditions of the River Halda, Chittagong, Bangladesh. - M.Sc. Research Project. (Sunil)
2. 1982 - Studies on the „Hapa‟ (pit) and laboratory rearing of major carps fries in Chittagong, Bangladesh.- M.Sc. Research Project.(Munir)
3. 1982 - Faunestic survey of calanoid copepods of the River Halda.- M.Sc.Research project. (Noki,M.)
4. 1983 - Biology of the tree frog, Rhacophorous maculatus with special reference to the limnology of the rearing grounds and rearing aquarium.-M.Sc.Research Project. (Hossain)
5. 1984 -Ecology of zooplankton in a small pond. - M.Sc. Research Project. (Haroon)
6. 1984 - Observations on the monthly variations of zooplankton in relation to physicochemical condition of a perennial pond at Chittagong University Campus. M.Sc. Research Project.
7. 1985 - Food and feeding habits and fecundity of Anabas testudineus.- M.Sc. Research Project.(Khairatun H.)
8. 1985 - Some aspects of biology of Heteropneustes fossilis (Bloch):1.Studies of fecundity and food and feeding habits in relation to the fish size- M.Sc. Research Project.(Salauddin, M.)
9. 1985 - Faunestic survey of the shrimps of Halda River.- M.Sc. Research Project.(Zubaida M.)
10.1985 - Summer ecology of macrobenthos of a pond and a stream of Chittagong University Campus.- M.Sc. Research Project.
11. 1986 -Studies on the fecundity and food and feeding habits of Clarias batrachus (Lin.). - M.Sc. Research Project.
12. 1986 -Studies on the food and feeding habits and fecundity of Mystus vittatus (Bloch). - M.Sc. Research Project. (Dev)
13. 1991-Studies on some aspects of biology of three freshwater spiny eels Mastacembelus armatus (Lacepede), M. pancalus (Ham.) and Macroagnathus aculeatus (Bloch).-M.Sc. Research Project.
14. 1991-Determination of age and growth by sclerites numbers and annuli in Polynemus paradiseus (Lin.) from Karnafully estuary (Osteichthys: Polynemidae).- M.Sc. Research Project. (Bhivuti Vushan Devnath)
15. 1993-Population dynamics of some shrimps and fishes of Bangladesh coast based on length frequency data.-M.Sc.Thesis. (Islam, S.)
16. 1994-Studies on some aspects of biology of Labeo calbasu (Hamilton-Buchanan) (Cyprinidae:Cypriniformes) from Kaptai reservoir. - M.Sc. Thesis. (Kuddus, A.)
17. 1994 - Studies on the biology of Labeo gonius (Hamilton) from Kaptai lake.- M.Sc. Thesis.(Hasan, M)
18. 1994-Studies on the biology of the large snake head, Channa marulius Hamilton) (Channidae:Channiformes) from Kaptai reservoir.- M.Sc. Thesis.(Riaj, A.)
19. 1994-Studies on the biology of Channa striatus (Bloch) (Channidae:Channiformes) from Kaptai reservoir.- M.Sc. Thesis. (Hossen, A.)
20. 1994-Studies on some aspects of biology of Rasbora daniconius (Hamilton).- M.Sc. Research Project.
21. 1995-Studies on some biological aspects of Mugil cephalus L. (Mugilidae:Perciformes). - M.Sc. Research Project. (Humayun)
22. 1995-Studies on some aspects of biology of Harpodon neherius (Hamilton)(Aulopiformes :Harpodontidae).- M.Sc. Research Project. (Rahima, K.)
23. 1995-Studies on some aspects of biology of Labeo bata (Hamilton) (Cyprnidae :Cypriniformes) from Kaptai reservoir.- M.Sc. Thesis. (Naser, A.)
24. 1995 Studies on the biology of Gudusia chapra (Hamilton) and Ganialosa manmina (Hamilton) (Clupeidae:Clupeiformes) from Kaptai reservoir.- M.Sc. Thesis. (Rahman, A.S.M.)
25. 1995-Population dynamics of some fishes and shrimp of Karnaphuly river estuary based on length-frequency data. - M.Sc. Thesis.(Islam S.S.)
26. 1995-Formulation and analysis of four cheaper feeds of freshwater giant prawn, Macrobrachium rsenbergii (De Man 1897) with reference to its growth study and seed production technology.- M.Sc. Thesis.
27. 1996- Piscidal effects of some indigenous plant extracts on Heteropneustes fossilis (Bloch) and Anabas testudineus (Bloch).- M.Sc. Thesis.
28. 1996- Studies on some aspects of biology of Rohtee cotio (Hamilton) (Cypriniformes : Cyprinidae).- M.Sc. Research Project.
29. 1996- Population dynamics of mud crab, Scylla serrata (Forskal 1755) from Cox‟s Bazar region of Bay of Bengal.- M.Sc. Research Project.
30. 1996-Studies on the morphometric characters and length-weight relationship and relative condition factor of Panna microdon (Bleeker, 1849) (Perciformes : Sciaenidae).M.Sc. Research Project.
31. 1996-ELEFAN based population dynamics of silver jew, Johnius argentatus (Fowler 1993) from Bay of Bengal, Bangladesh.- M.Sc. Research Project.
32. 1996-Studies on harvesting, marketing, utilization, processing and culture of mud crab, Scylla serrata (Forskal).- M.Sc. Research Project.
33. 1996-Some biological aspects and population dynamics of a marine cat fish, Arius nenga (Ham.) from the Bay of Bengal, Bangladesh.- M.Sc. Research Project.(Chowdhury, M.M.H.)
34. 1996-Some aspects of biology and population dynamics of a marine cat fish, Arius satparanus (Choudhuri) from the Bay of Bengal, Bangladesh.- M.Sc. Research Project. (Alam, M.D.)
35. 1996- Studies on some aspects of biology and population dynamics of a marine cat fish, Arius sona (Ham.) from the Bay of Bengal, Bangladesh.- M.Sc. Research Project. (Kibria, M.M.)
36. 1996- Piscidial effect of some indigenous plant extracts on Heteropneustes fossilis (Bloch) and Anabas testudineus (Bloch).- M.Sc.Thesis.
37. 1997 -Biological study of Cirrhinus mrigala (Hamilton) (Cyprinidae:Cypriniformes) from Kaptai reservoir.- M.Sc. Thesis. (Amin, .R.)
38. 1997- Studies on some aspects of biology of Ailia coilia (Hamilton) (Schilbidae:Cypriniformes)from Kaptai reservoir.- M.Sc. Thesis. (Hossen, M.R.)
39. 1997- Studies on some aspects of biology of Wallago attu (Bloch & Schneider) (Siluridae:Cypriniformes) from Kaptai reservoir.-M.Sc. Thesis. (Patwary, M.H.)
40. 1997- Piscidal effect of some indigenous plant extract on Oreochromis mossambicus and Anabas testudineous.-M.Sc.Thesis.
41. 1997- Studies on the piscidial properties of some indigenous plant extract on Heteropneustes fossilis with special referene to its histopathology.-M.Sc.Thesis. 42.1998- Biological study of Hemirhamphus gaimardi (Cuvier and Valenciennes) (Hemirhamphidae:Beloniformes) from Kaptai reservoir.- Thesis (Dilruba)
43. 1998- Studies on some aspects of biology of Corica soborna from Kaptai reservoir-M.Sc.Thesis. (Rajesh, B.)
44. 1998- Biological study of three commercially important fishes( Mystus cavasius, Setipinna phasa and Johnius coitor) from Rangamati and Chittagong Bangladesh-Thesis.(Masud)
45. 1998- Biology of Rohtee cotio (Ham.) from Kaptai reservoir – M.Sc.Thesis.
46. 1998- Biology of Amblypharyngodon mola in a pond at Sitakund, Chittagong.-M.Sc.Thesis.(Anwara, B.)
47. 1999- Studies on some aspects of Biology of Lizard fish, Saurida tumbil (Bloch) (Synodontidae:Scopeliformes) from the Bay of Bengal, Bangladesh.-M.Sc. Thesis.(Ahsan ullah)
48. 1999- Studies on the piscicidal properties of Azadirachta indica (A. Juss) and Barringtonia acutangula (Gaertnn) plant parts on Heteropneustes fossilis (Bloch).-M.Sc.Thesis.
49. 1999- Piscicidal and Haemolytic effects of Cassia tora (L.) Benth and Albizzia lebbeck (L.) Benth seeds on Channa punctatus (Bloch)- -M.Sc Thesis.
50. 2000- Studies on some aspects of biology of hilsha Shad, Tenulosa ilisha (Fisher and Bianchi, 1984) (Clupeidae:Clupeiformes) from the Bay of Bengal, Bangladesh- M.Sc. Thesis.(Haroon-or-Rashid)
51. 2000- Some biological aspects of Megalapsis cordyla (Linnaeus) (Carngidae:Perciformes) from the Bay of Bengal, Bangladesh- -M.Sc Thesis.(Mnowara Begum)
52. 2000- Studies on some aspects of Biology of Thread Fin Bream, Nemipterus japonicus (Bloch) (Nemipteridae: Perciformes) from the Bay of Bengal, Bangladesh- -M.Sc Thesis. (Gauri Prava Das)
53. 2001. Studies on some biological aspects of a small clupeid („Kachki‟) Corica soborna (Hamilton) from the Kaptai Reservoir and the Karnaphuli River with some limnological aspects of the habitats. M.Sc. Thesis (Sha Jalal)
54.2001. Biological study of two small fishes Amblypharyngodon mola (Hamilton) (Cypriniformes: Cyprinidae) and Oxygaster bacaila (Hamilton) (Cypriniformes: Cyprinidae) from the Kaptai reservoir, Bangladesh. –M.Sc. Thesis (Mamun, A.)
55. 2002. Some biological aspects of Puntius ticto (Hamilton) (Cypriniformes: Cyprinidae) from the Kaptai reservoir, Bangladesh. –M.Sc. Thesis (Habibul)
56. 2002. Some aspects of biology of Glossogobius giuris (Hamilton) (Perciformes:Gobiidae) from the Kaptai reservoir, Bangladesh. –M.Sc. Thesis (Mushfiq)
57. 2003. Studies on some Biological aspects of Chinese herring, Illisha elongata (Bennett) (Clupeidae: Clupeiformes) from the Bay of Bengal, Bangladesh.-M.Sc.Thesis.(Saifur)
58. 2003. Some biological aspects of white jewfish, Pennahia macropthalmus Bleeker (Scianeidae:Perciformes) from the Bay of Bengal, Bangladesh.-M.Sc.Thesis. (Nazrul) 59.2004. Some biological aspects of Ribbon fish, Lepturacanthus savala (Cuvier 1829)(Trichiuridae:Perciformes) from the Bay of Bengal, Bangladesh.-M.Sc.Thesis. (M ullah)
60. 2005. Some biological aspects of Bombay duck, Harpodon nehereus (Hamilton-Buchannan) (Harpodontidae:Scopeliformes) from the Bay of Bengal, Bangladesh.-M.Sc.Thesis. (Roman Sarker)
61. 2007. Fish and Fisheries of Kaptai Reservoir, M.S. Thesis. ( Arefin, S.)
62. 2007. Biology of Gold spotted Grenadier Anchovy, Coilia dussumieri (valenciennes,1848) (Engraulidae:Clupeiformes) from the Bay of Bengal, Bangladesh M.S. Thesis (M. Mohiuddin)
63. 2009.Biology of „Chirring‟, Apocryptes bato (Hamilton,1822) (Gobiidae: Perciformes) from the Halda River, Chittagong, Bangladesh. M.S. Thesis (Sujit, Kumar Das.)
64. 2010. Study on induced breeding for dose optimization of Ompok pabda (Hamilton) and their larvae and fry rearing.. M.S. Thesis (Munir Mazumder).
65. 2010. Piscicidal, Histopathological and Haemolytic effects of leaf, bark and fruit extracts of Tabernaemontana divaricata (L.) on Heteropneustes fossilis (Bloch). M.S. Thesis. (Syeda Ismat Ara)
66. 2010. Toxicological and Histopathological effects of plant part extracts of Tectona grandis (Linn.) on Heteropneustes fossilis (Bloch). M.S. Thesis (Kalamilata Biswas)
67. 2010.-Marketing and value chain analysis of three marine shrimps of Khulna district with notes on the socioeconomic condition of the fishermen- M.S. Project (Farzana Akhter)
68. 2010-Mareketing and value chain analysis of three marine dry fish of Chittagong. M.S. Project (Fatima Sultana)
69. 2011-Studies on the water quality and planktons of the Halda and Karnaphuli Rivers.-M.S. Thesis, 121 pp. (Md. Saiful Islam)
70. 2011. Water quality and the planktonic organisms of Shikalbaha, Sangu and Chandkhali Rivers. M.S. Thesis, 127 pp (Nadimur Rahman)
71. 2012. Toxicity and Behavioural response of Heteropneustes fossilis (Bloch) and Oreochromis niloticus(Linn.) exposed to Plygonum hydropiper (L.), Lantana camara (L.) and Datura metel (L.) leaf extracts. M.S. Thesis, 176 pp. (Md. Kawsar Ali).
72. 2012. Limnology of the Madari Khal and Halda River with reference to water quality and plankton-M.S. Thesis, 182 pp. (Md. Shafiqul Islam)
73. 2014. Fishery of the Lower Karnaphuli River with notes on socioeconomic condition of the Fishermen community-M.S. Thesis, 178 pp. (Md. Omar Khaled)
74. 2015. Ichthyofaunal diversity of fin fishes in the confluence of the Padma-Meghna River Chandpur, Bangladesh, M.S. Thesis 103 pp (M. Mohiuddin Sarker)
75. 2016. Marketing and value chain analysis three fin fishes (Cyprinus carpio, Aristichthys nobilis and Heteropneustes fossilis) from five markets of Chittagong and socioeconomic conditions of fish retailers.- M.S. Project (by Roman Sarker)
76. 2016. Study of marketing and value chain analysis of some fin fishes (Oreochromis niloticus, Anabas testudineus and Tenualosa ilisha) from four markets of Chittagong. -MS. Project (by Mizanur Rahman Bhuiya)
77. 2016. Marketing and value chain analysis three fin fishes (Catla catla, Labeo rohita and Hypophthamichthyes molitrix) from three markets of Chittagong.MS Project (by Mujahidul Islam). 5 more MS theses will be submitted in 2017 M.Phil. Thesis Supervised and degree awarded
78. 2016-Study on the marketing and value chain analysis of Rstrilliger kanagurta, M.S. Research Project by Saima Jahan
79. 2017. Study on soft shell crab production and its marketing, M.S. Thesis by Joya Dutta.
80. 2017. Some biological aspects of the Asian Bronze Featherback, Notopterus notopterus (Pallas, 1769) (Ostteoglossiformes, Notopteridae) from a pond of Chittagong, Bangladesh. M.S.Thesis. By Manash Kumar Puruhit.
81. 2017. Studies on some aspects of biology of Panna Croaker, Panna microdon (Bleeker) (Sciaenidae:Perciformes) from the Bay of Bengal, Bangladesh). M.S. Thesis by Atifa Sultana.
82. 2017. Toxicological and Histopathological effects of seed extracts of Eucalyptus globules Labill., Delonix regia (Bojer Ex Hook.) Raf., Neolamarckia cadamba (Roxb.) Bosser and Moringa oleifera Lam. on Heteropneustes fossilis (Bloch). M.S. Thesis by Selima Afroz Mumu.
83. 2018. Studies on some aspects of Biology of Climbing perch, Anabas testudineues (Bloch, 1792) (Anabantidae:Perciformes) from Chittagong, Bangladesh. M.S. Thesis by Satrupa Das.
84. 2018. Some biological aspects of an estuarine catfish, Mystus gulio (Hamilton, 1822)(Siluriformes: Bagridae) from Chittagong, Bangladesh. MS Thesis by Abu Raihan Khan
85. 2018. Abundance and diversity of fin and shell fishes with reference to water quality of Balukhali Chara (Hilly stream) in Chittagong University Campus. MS Reserach project by Kalyan Mondal.
86. 2018. Diversity and Abundance of fin and shell fishes with reference to water quality of Mitha Chara (Hilly stream) in Chittagong University Campus. MS Research Project by Shohag Sarker
M.Phil. Thesis Supervised and degree awarded
87. 2003-Toxicological, histological and haemolytic effects of some indigenous plant extracts on two predatory fishes.-M.Phil. Thesis (by Mst. Rasdheda Chowdhury), Degree awarded
88. 2006. Population biology and Fishery of a commercial catfish, Arius sona (Hamilton, 1822) from the Bay of Bengal, Bangladesh- M.Phil. Thesis (By-Mr. Md. Manzoorul Kibria). Degree awarded
M.Phil. first part (course work) completed and exam. passed
89. MPhil- M. Arshad-ul-Alam 1st part completed and passed.
90. M.Phil-Parveen Athter-1st part completed and passed
91. M.Phil-Shamim Akhter -1st part completed and passed
92. M.Phil- Saifur Rahman- 1st part completed and passed
93. M.Phil- Gauri Prava Das- 1st part completed and passed
94. M.Phil.- Shajeda Farhana-1st part completed and passed
95. M.Phil.- M. Saiful Islam-1st part completed and passed
96. M.Phil.-M. Safiqul Islam-1st part completed and passed
M.Phil. Thesis Supervising:
97. M.Phil. Assessment of Radionuclides in Freshwater Fishes in the Chittagong Region of Bangladesh.by Shajeda Farhana (Thesis under preparation)
Ph.D. Thesis Supervised and degree awarded (3)
98. Ph.D. 2011. Fishey of Halda River with Special Reference to the Biology of Setipina phasa (Hamilton).-Ph.D. Thesis-328pp. Univ. of Chittagong By Mohammd Arshad-ul-Alam, Degree awarded by CU.
99. Ph.D. 2013. TGF-beta/Smad/Shh- mediated epithelial-to-mesenchymal transition in the bladder epithelial cells. –Ph.D. Thesis, 215pp, University of Chittagong by Syed Shahidul Islam. Degree awarded by CU
100. Ph.D. Thesis-2015. Piscicidal, haematological and histopathological effects of three indigenous plant extracts on three predatory fishes.-Ph.D. Thesis 265 pp, University of Chittagong by Shamim Akhter., Degree awarded by CU
Ph.D. Programme/thesis Supervising (4):
101. Ph.D. Thesis: Spawning and Spawn Fishery of Major Carps of the River Halda (by M. SaifurRahman)
102. Ph.D. Thesis: Fishery of the Sitakunda coast of the Bay of Bengal with reference to its water quality and biology of Rhinomugil corsula (Hamilton, 1822) (by Syeda Ismat Ara)
103. Ph.D. Thesis-Water quality of the river Halda and its Boalia Khal tributary with reference to plankton and fish diversity (by Md. Shafiqul Islam)
104. Ph.D. Thesis- Water Quality and Plankton of three ponds of Chittagong University campus, Bangladesh (by Md. Saiful Islam