A. K. M. Aminul Islam
Prof. Dr. A. K. M. Aminul Islam received a Ph.D. in Chemical and Process Engineering from Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia. He is currently Director (Research) of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman Agricultural University (BSMRAU), Bangladesh. Dr. Islam is the author of 120 journal articles, 20 book chapters, and 4 books. He is an editorial board member and referee for several national and international journals. He is General Secretary of the Plant Breeding and Genetics Society of Bangladesh, Seminar & Research Secretary of JICA Alumni Association of Bangladesh, and a member of several professional societies. Dr. Islam developed nineteen varieties of different crops cultivated in Bangladesh. He supervised fifty MS and three Ph.D. students. His research focuses on the development of hybrid vegetables, hybrid Brassica napus using a Cytoplasmic Male Sterility system, stress-tolerant rice varieties, and renewable energy research with Jatropha curcas. He received the BSMRAU Integrity Award for 2020–2021.