Scholar of the Year
Jamal Nazrul Islam

Jamal Nazrul Islam

About Jamal Nazrul Islam:
Jamal Nazrul Islam is a famous physicist and mathematician of Bangladesh . He was born February 24 , 1939 in Jhenaidah . Currently he is a professor of Chittagong University .

Born in Jhenidah, Jessore Bangladesh on 24 February 1939. Educated at Trinity College, Cambridge. PhD, Department of Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics, University of Cambridge, 1964; DSc, University of Cambridge, 1982. BSc Hons. Calcutta University; Postdoctoral Fellow Department of Physics and Astronomy, University of Maryland 1963-1965. Staff Member, Institute of Theoretical Astronomy, University of Cambridge, 1967-1971: Visiting Associate in Physics, California Institute of Technology, 1971-1972; Senior Research Associate Department of Astronomy, University of Washington, 1972-1973; Lecturer in Applied Mathematics, King's College London, 1973-1974; Science Research Council Fellow, University College, Cardiff, UK 1975-1978; Lecturer and Reader, Department of Mathematics, The City University, London, 1978-1984; Professor of Mathematics, University of Chittagong, Bangladesh.
Professional Positions:
  • A post-doctoral fellow of the University of Maryland from 1963-1965.
  • Worked in Cambridge Institute of Theoretical Astronomy from 1967-1971.
  • Visiting associate at the California Institute of Technology from 1971-1972.
  • Senior research associate at the University of Washington from 1972-1973.
  • Lecturer at Kings College in London from 1973-1974.
  • Fellow of science research council at Cardiff , University College from 1975-1978.
  • Lecturer and reader at City University, London from 1978-1984.
  • Professor at Chittagong University in Bangladesh.
Selected Publications:
  • Rotating Fields in General Relativity , Cambridge University Press ,1985.
  • Classical General Relativity: Proceedings of the Conference on Classical (Non-Quantum) General Relativity , Cambridge University Press , 1983.
  • An Introduction to Mathematical Cosmology , Cambridge University Press , 1992.
  • The Ultimate Fate of the Universe .
  • Sky and Telescope .
  • The Far Future of the Universe .
Accomplishments:
  • Received Bangladesh Academy of Science Award in 1985.
  • Received National Science and Technology Medal in 1994.
  • Awarded Ekushey Padak in 2001.