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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
  • HSC (Science) Notre Dame College
  • SSC (Science) Banani Biddya Niketon

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