About Neuroscience Chairman

Dr. Md. Akhtaruzzaman
Professor, Department of Islamic History & Culture
& Vice Chancellor, University of Dhaka

Mother: Eron Banu
Father: Abul Hashem Khan
Permanent Address:
Village: Kalipur, Post: Azizabad, PS: Pathorghata, Zilla: Barguna

Education & Research
B. A. Hons. (1st position), M.A (1st position) in Islamic History & Culture, Post- graduate Diploma in Persian Language (Dhaka University); Ph.D in History (Aligarh); Fulbright Scholar (Boston College, USA); British Council Visiting Scholar (University of Birmingham, UK)
Research Articles
42 (forty two) research articles published in referred journals and edited books


(1) Muslim Itihastattwa (Muslim Historiography), Dhaka University, Dhaka, 2008
(2) Society and Urbanization in Medieval Bengal, Asiatic Society of Bangladesh, 2009
(3) (editor) Liberation War of Bangladesh : Background and Event, Bangladesh
Itihash Parishad, 2009
(4) A Quest for Islamic Learning: Essays in Memory of Professor Serajul Haque (edited), Asiatic Soci1ety of Bangladesh, 2011
(5) Probandha Sankolon (An Anthology), Department of Islamic History & Culture, University of Dhaka, 2011
Work Experiences
Joined as lecturer in Department of Islamic History & Culture, University of Dhaka (1990); Professor (2004); Vice Chancellor (September 06, 2017–… ); Pro-Vice Chancellor (June 2016 – September 05, 2017); Dean, Faculty of Arts (2014-2016); Provost, Kabi Jasimuddin Hall (2007-2013); Chairman, Department of Islamic History & Culture (2008-2011); Chairman, Department of Arabic (2015-2016); General Secretary (2004, 2005 & 2006) and Vice President (2009, 2011) of the Dhaka University Teachers’ Association; Elected member for different period in the Dhaka University Senate, Syndicate & Academic Council; Nominated member in several public and private University Senate, Syndicate & Academic Council for different tenure; Convenor, Textbook Crisis Resolution National Committee (2008), Convenor, Textbook Printing and Distribution Oversee and Advisory Committee (2009 & 2010); Member, Prime Minister’s Education Assistance Trust (2012 – ); Member, National Education Policy 2010 Implementation Committee; Member, National Curriculum Coordination Committee (NCCC); Editorial Member, Journal of Serajul Haque Centre for Islamic Research and the Journal of the Asiatic Society of Bangladesh (Humanities); Editor, Bangladesh Itihas Parishad Journal Itihas (2009-2014); Council Member (2006-2009), Asiatic Society of Bangladesh; General Secretary (2005-2009) and Vice President (2016- ) , Bangladesh Itihas Parishad; General Secretary, Aligarh Old Boys’ Association of Bangladesh (2007-2009); Editor, Islam and Moral Learning (textbook for classes VI-X); Moderator, Introduction to Bangladesh and the World (text book for Classes ix–x); President, Bangladesh College-University Teachers’ Association (2014- ); Presidium-member, Bangladesh Peshajibi Somonnoy Parishad (2013- ); Presidium-member, Bangladesh-Russia Moitry Samity (2017- ). Besides, associated with different professional and socio-cultural bodies like Bangla Academy, Bangladesh Association for American Studies, Bangladesh Association for Fulbright Scholars, Indian History Congress and so on.

Recognition & Award: The Justice Ibrahim Gold Medal for extraordinary research (2008).