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Notice - 14th National Undergraduate Mathematics Olympiad 2023 (NUMO-2023) | Graduate Notification: Master of Science in Mathematics, Fall 2022 | Offered Courses for M.S. in Mathematics, Spring 2023 | Class Routine (M. S. Program in Mathematics), Spring 2023 | Academic Calendar - M.S. in Mathematics Program, Spring 2023
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Dr. Md. Shakhawoat Hossain

Designation: Associate Professor


Office Extension: 1821

Room No: 5A-01-04

Research Interests

  • Organic Chemistry
  • Natural Product
  • Organic Synthesis
  • Environmental Chemistry

Educational Background

  • Ph.D, (Organic Chemistry (Synthesis)), Middle East Technical University, Turkey
  • Master of Science (MSc), (Organic Chemistry (Natural product)), Dhaka University
  • Bachelor of Science (BSc), (Chemistry), Dhaka University

Honors and Achievements

  • European Union Scholarship ( EMMA -Erasmus Mundus Mobility Asia) for PhD study, Middle East Technical University, Turkey, 2009


  • Antidiabetic Activity of Momordica charantia L. and Mechanism of Insulin Secretion of 1-Butanol Soluble Part on Type 2 Diabetic Model Rats, Dhaka University Journal of Pharmaceutical Science, 2020
  • Isolation and Characterization of Two Cucurbitane Type Triterpenoid Glycocide from 1-Butanol Soluble Part of Momordica charantia Fruit Pulp Juice, The Dhaka University Journal of Science, 2018
  • Synthesis of (3,6-dihydro-2H-pyran-2-yl)phosphonate derivatives and investigation of catalyst effect on frontier molecular orbitals using DFT method, Phosphorus, Sulfur, and Silicon and the Related Elements, 2016
  • Synthesis of tertiary propargylic phosphonates by addition of trialkynylaluminum reagents to acyl phosphonates and investigation of their antimicrobial activities, Turkish Journal of Chemistry, 2014
  • Hypoglycemic effect of Irvingia gabonensis (Aubry-Lacomate Ex. Ororke), Baill in Type 2 Diabetic Long-Evans Rats, Dhaka University Journal of Pharmaceutical Science, 2012
  • Biocatalytic resolution of multifunctional phosphonates, New Biotechnology, 2012
  • Reactions of acyl phosphonates with organoaluminum reagents: A new method for the synthesis of secondary and tertiary α-hydroxy phosphonates, Tetrahedron, 2011