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YCU Ph.D. alumni became promoted to the position of professor at the University of Chittagong in Bangladesh

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Dr. S. M. Abe Kawsar (1972-) is an alumni of the Graduate School of Yokohama City University (YCU) who completed the Ph.D scholarship program covered by MEXT(Oct. 2005 - March 2009), and was a JSPS postdoctoral fellow (Sep. 2009 - Sep. 2011). The Ph.D degree was awarded to him on 25th March 2009 and under the supervision of Dr. Yasuhiro Ozeki, a professor of YCU, he continued the Post-doc research about structure and function of carbohydrate-binding proteins (lectins) based on the lectin glycomics by the support of JSPS Grants-in-Aid for scientific research KAKENHI (Project ID: 09F09100)

Dr. Kawsar is a faculty member of the department of Chemistry, University of Chittagong, the same University from which Dr. Muhammad Yunus, a professor of economics, won the Nobel Prize in peace 2006.
The graduate school of YCU recently received good news from the University of Chittagong as Dr. Kawsar became promoted to the position of professor, approved by the academic committee, since April 2014.

Now professor Kawsar is supervising a Ph.D student along with other post-graduate students. Such academic activities can play a role in the human resource development in the sector of science and technology of the country. YCU is very much pleased with his promotion only within 5 years after getting the degree.

 

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