Sher-e-Bangla Agricultural University

Kazi Ahsan Habib


Kazi Ahsan Habib, PhD

Associate Professor

Email: ahsan_sau@hotmail.com

   kahabib@sau.edu.bd

Mobile: +88-01713682290

SAU office Intercom: 131          

Area of Specialization and Research Interests

  • Marine and Freshwater Biodiversity and Conservation
  • DNA Taxonomy, Population and Phylogenetics of Aquatic Organisms
  • Aquaculture System and Water Quality Study

 

Education

Post-Doc

Korea Institute of Ocean Science and Technology (KIOST)            2012

South Korea.

Doctorate

PhD                                                                                    2011

Korea Institute of Ocean Science and Technology (KIOST)       

University of Science and Technology (UST)

South Korea.

Masters

MS in Aquaculture                                                              2002

Department of Aquaculture

Bangladesh Agricultural University.

Bachelor

B.Sc. Fisheries (Hons.)                                                                     1998

Faculty of Fisheries

Bangladesh Agricultural University.

Teaching Experience

Associate Professor in the Department of Fisheries, Sher-e-Bangla Agricultural University (SAU) (2011/08/19 to present)

Assistant Professor in the Department of Animal Science (2006/09/24 to 2011. 08.18)

Lecturer in the Department of Animal Science (2003/04/08 to 2006/09/23)

Previous Administrative Position Held

Assistant Provost, Kabi Kazi Nazrul Islam Hall, Sher-e-Bangla Agricultural University (October 2006 to February 2007).

Chairman of the Department of Fisheries, Sher-e-Bangla Agricultural University (2012/05/23 to 2014/05/22)

Research Experience

  1. Worked as Part Time Research Fellow in the project “Diagnosis and Control of Bacterial and Fungal Disease of Fishes in Mymensingh area”, Phase-II, funded by SUFFER Project, DFID, during July 2001 to April 2002 in the Dept. of Aquaculture, Bangladesh Agricultural University, Mymensingh.
  2. Worked as a Research Fellow in a USAID funded CRSP project on “Pond Fertilization” during June 2002 to March 2003 in the Dept. of Fisheries Management, BAU, Mymensingh.
  3. Worked as a Research Scholar in the Laboratory of Marine Molecular Genetics and Bioinformatics during April to August 2007 at Korea Institute of Ocean Science and Technology (KIOST- Former KORDI), 1270 Sa2 dong, Sangnok-gu, Ansan City, Kyounggi-Do, 426-744, South Korea.
  4. Worked as a Research Associate in “Marine Ranching Project” Funded by Ministry of Maritime and Fishery of Korea at KIOST in 2007.
  5. Worked as a Research Associate in the project “Development of Conservation strategy for marine biodiversity through DNA barcoding” in at Korea Institute of Ocean Science and Technology (KIOST) from 2007 to 2011.
  6. Worked as a Research Associate in “Construction of marine bio-extracts bank and development of biomedical materials from marine organisms” in KIOST from 2008 to 2009.
  7. Worked as a Research Associate in “Development of identification techniques on the origin and the species name for fishery products” at KIOST from 2008 to 2010.
  8. Worked as a Research Associate in “Development of ubiquitous management technologies for marine useful/harmful organisms” at KIOST from 2008 to 2011.
  9. Worked as Post Doc Research Fellow on “Marine biodiversity and population genetics of marine fishes inhabiting Korean waters as well as Bangladeshi waters” at KIOST in 2012.
  10. Served as Principal Researcher in the research “Impact of culture of mola with carps in ponds and pond connected rice fields on production, biodiversity, consumption and income of households in NW and southern regions of Bangladesh” conducted by Bangladesh Fisheries Research Forum (BFRF) in 2013.
  11. Worked as Visiting Researcher in Marine Molecular Genetics and Bioinformatics Lab at KIOST from October to November in 2014.

Research Grants and Projects

  1. “Cage culture of high valued fishes: Shing (Heteropneustes fossilis) and Koi (Anabas testudineus) in carp polyculture ponds.” Served as Principal Investigator. Funded by Ministry of Science and Technology, Bangladesh. (Status: Completed)
  2. “Exploration of coastal and marine biological resources of Bangladesh for discovery of bio-active compounds.” Served as Project Manager (Bangladesh Part). Funded by Korea Institute of Ocean Science and Technology (KIOST), South Korea (Status: Completed)
  3. “Development of sustainable cage culture technology for stinging catfish (Heteropneustes fossilis) providing bottom mud and substrate inside cage.” Served as Principal Investigator. Funded by University Grants Commission (UGC) of Bangladesh (Status: Completed)
  4. “Development of short cycle culture technique for carp fishes as a means of adapting climate change impact in northern part of Bangladesh.” Served as Co-Investigator. Funded by Ministry of Science and Technology, Bangladesh. (Status: Completed)
  5. “Population genetic structure and demographic history of Tenualosa ilisha in Bangladesh and Indo-West Pacific: implications for conservation and breeding.” Serving as Principal Investigator. Funded by Ministry of Education (Status: Ongoing)

 Supervision of Graduate Students

  1. Mahmudul Hasan. Session: 2012-2013. MS in Fisheries. Graduation: 2014. DU. Thesis title: Growth and Production Performance of Stinging Catfish (Heteropneustes fossilis) in Different Cage Conditions.
  2. Mahatub Khan Badhon. Session: 2012-2013. MS in Zoology (Fisheries). Graduation: 2014. DU. Thesis title: Investigations on the production performance of Vietnamese Koi (Anabas testudineus) in cage culture in Bangladesh.
  3. Arefin. Session: 2014-2015. MS in Aquaculture. BSMRAU. Thesis title: Effect of introducing substrate in the cage culture of stinging catfish Heteropneustes fossilis.

 Honours and Awards 

  1. UST Scholarship in PhD study at University of science and Technology, South Korea
  2. Awardee of Young Scientist Support in Fish Barcode of Life World Conference, Yeosu, South Korea, held from June 12 to 14, 2012.
  3. Post-Doc research fellowship in Korea Institute of Ocean Science and Technology (KIOST), Korea in 2012

Member in Professional Society

Life Member, Bangladesh Fisheries Research Forum (BFRF)

Member, Ichtyological Society of Korea

Member, Bangladesh Society of Progressive Scientists

Member, Krishibid (Agriculturist) Institution, Bangladesh (KIB)

Research Cruise

  1. Research cruise to Yellow Sea for 07 days in May, 2008 from KIOST, Korea.
  2. Research cruise to South Sea of Korea for 10 days on June, 2009 from KIOST, Korea

Publications

  1. Full Length Papers in National and International Journals

Habib K. A. and M. B. R. Chowdhury, 2002. Pathogenicity of three fish parasitic fungi isolated from diseased fishes. Journal of Agricultural Education and  Technology, 5:69-72.

Habib K. A., M. B. R. Chowdhury and M. A. R. Faruk, 2003. Pathogenicity of three fish parasitic fungi on Silver barb (Barbodes gonionotus). Bangladesh  Journal of  Fisheries, 26 (1-2):17-22.

Habib K. A., M. B. R. Chowdhury and M. A. R. Faruk, 2004. Growth performances of some fish parasitic fungi at different temperature and pH conditions. Bangladesh Journal of Fisheries, 28 (1-2): 15-21.

Rahman M. M., K. A. Habib and M. I. A. Bhuiyan, 2005. Fish mortality associated with euglenophytes bloom in a polyculture pond at Bangladesh Agricultural University campus. Bangladesh Journal of  Progressive Science and  Technology, 3(2): 205-208.

Shahabuddin A. M., K. A. Habib, M. A. Affan, M. R. Ahmed and M.S. Yasmin, 2007. Nutrition requirements of Common Carp (Cyprinus carpio) cultured in Bangladesh. Bangladesh Journal of  Progressive Science and  Technology, 5(2): 417-420.            

Habib K. A. and M. B. R. Chowdhury, M.A.R. Faruk, 2007. Recovery of fish parasitic fungi from diseased fishes. Progresive. Agriculture, 18(1): 147-154.

Ahamed, H, A. M. Shahabuddin, M. Z. F Ahmed, M. A. Wahab, and K.A. Habib, 2008. Polyculture of carps with small indigenous species (SIS) mola at Gazipur area of Bangladesh. Journal of Sher-e-Bangla Agricultural University, 2(1): 37-45.

Habib K.A., D. Jeong, J. G. Myoung, M. S. Kim, Y. S. Jang, J. S. Sim and Y. H. Lee. 2011. Population genetic structure and demographic history of the fat greenling Hexagramos otakii. Genes and Genomics, 33: 413-423.

Habib K.A., J. Oh, S. Kim and Y-H. Lee. 2012. Divergence and gene flow between the East Sea and the Southeast Atlantic populations of North Pacific light fish Maurolicus japonicus Ishikawa. Genes and Genomics, 34 (6): 609-618.

Habib K. A., M. N. Islam, M. E. Hoque. 2014. Genetic Diversity and Population Structure of Tenualosa ilisha Populations in the Bay of Bengal Revealed by the Mitochondrial DNA Control Region Sequence. The Festschrift on the 50th Anniversary of the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species, Dhaka, Bangladesh, IUCN (ISBN 978-984-33-8364-8).

Sultana S., M. N. Islam, K. A. Habib, M. A. R. Hossain and M. S. Alam. 2015. Population genetics of Stinging Catfish (Heteropneustes fossilis) in Bangladesh anallyzed by microsatellite DNA markers. World Journal of Fish and Marine Sciences, 7(1): 38-44.

Habib K. A., D. Jeong, J-G. Myoung and Y-H Lee. 2014. Population panmixia and late Pleistocene demographic expansion of spotty belly greenling Hexagrammos agrammus in the East Sea and Northwest Pacific. Ocean Science Journal (Accepted).

Hossain M. I., M. Khatun, B. M. M. Kamal, K. A. Habib, A. S. Tumpa, B. R. Subba and M. Y. Hossain. 2014. Effects of Seasonal variation on Growth Performance of Mirror carp (Cyprinus carpio Ver. specularis) in Earthen Nursery Ponds. Our Nature, 12(1): 8-18

Habib K. A., M. N. Islam, S. Sultana and Y-H Lee. 2015. Genetic variation and population structure of spotbelly greenling (Hexagrammos agrammus) in Korean coasts analyzed by DNA markers. International Journal of Aquatic Biology (Accepted).

Habib K. A., A. W. Newaz, M. Khan and M. N. Naser. 2015. Effects of stocking density on growth and production performance of cage reared high yielding Vietnamese stock of climbing perch, Anabas testudineus. World Journal of Agricultural Sciences, 11 (1): 19-28.

  1. Articles/abstracts in Conference Proceedings

Habib K. A., J. D. Geum, Y. H. Lee., 2008. Genetic diversity and population structure of fat greenling (Hexagrammos Otakii) in Korean waters. Proceedings of the 8th Asia-Pacific Marine Biotechnology Conference. Nov 12- 15, Busan, South Korea.

C.-G. Kim, Y. C. Lee, D. Jeong, G. E. Kim,  E. J. Choi, Y.-H. Lee, K. A. Habib, N. K. Woong, H.-S. Park, S.-J. Pae, H.K. Yoon, Chung, J.-W. Hwang, S.Yong. 2008. DNA Barcoding of the Korean marine organisms. Annual Meeting of the Society for Molecular Biology and Evolution, SMBE (Society for Molecular Biology and Evolution).

C.-G. Kim, K. A. Habib , D. Jeong, G. E. Kim,  E. J. Choi, Y. C. Lee, Y.-H. Lee, H.-S. Park, S.-J. Pae, H.K. Yoon, Chung, J.-W. Hwang, S.Yong. 2008. DNA barcode and oligonucleotide chip for identification of Korean marine organisms. FISH-BOL North East Branch.

Habib K.A., J.Oh, G. Kim, D. Jeong, S. Kim and Y.H. Lee. 2010. Population structures and gene flows of a few marine fishes occurring in Korea waters and connected oceans. Proceedings of NIMS hot topic workshop: Population genetics theory and applications modern biological sciences. Jan 18-20, Daejeon, South Korea.

Habib K.A., J. D. Geum, J. G. Myoung, M. S. Kim and Y. H. Lee. 2010. Genetic diversity and population structure of fat greenling in the seas around Korea and Japan. Proceedings of 2010 Oceanography meeting, June 3-4, Jeju, South Korea.

Habib K.A., G. E. Kim and Y.H. Lee. 2010. Divergence and gene flow in chum salmon revealed by mitochondrial gene phylogeography. Proceedings of the 2nd international workshop on DNA barcoding of Northeast Asian fishes: population, species and phylogeny. June 17-19, Seoul, South Korea

Lee Y.H., J. Dageum, S. Kim, J. Oh, K.A. Habib, K. Lee, G. E. Kim, M. H. Kang, S. Pae, S. Y. Hwang. 2010. DNA barcoding, Forensics, and application of DNA chip technology. Proceedings of the 2nd international workshop on DNA barcoding of Northeast Asian fishes: population, species and phylogeny. June 17-19, Seoul, South Korea

Habib K.A. and Y. H. Lee. 2011. Divergence time and gene flow among the North Pacific chum salmon populations: an insight into glacial refugia. Abstract book of 8th IOC/WESTPAC international scientific symposium. March 28-31, Busan, Korea.

Habib K.A., Jina Oh, Sung Kim and Y.H. Lee. 2011. Divergence and gene flow between Namibia and Korea populations of the North Pacific lightfish Maurolicus japonicus. Abstract book of 8th IOC/WESTPAC international scientific symposium. March 28-31, Busan, Korea.

Habib K.A., D. Jeong, J. G. Myoung, M. S. Kim, Y. S. Jang, J. S. Sim and Y. H. Lee. 2011. Population genetic structure and demographic history of the fat greenling Hexagramos otakii. Abstract book of 2011 spring meeting of the ichthyological society of Korea. June 13. Korea.

Habib K.A. and Y. H. Lee. 2012. Late Pleistocene divergence and current-influenced gene flow between sailfin sandfish (Arctoscopus japonicus) populations inside and outside the East Sea. Proceedings of Fish Barcode of Life World Conference: Taxonomy, Phylogeography and Forensics. June 12-14. Expo 2012, Yeosu, Korea.

Habib K. A., M. K. Badhan, A.W. Newaz, and M. N. Naser. 2014. A preliminary investigation on the production performance of vietnam koi Anabas testudineus in cage culture in Bangladesh. Abstract Book of BFRF Biennial Conference and Research Fair. April 26-27. pp 44.

Habib K. A., M. Hasan, A.W. Newaz, and M. N. Naser. 2014. Cage culture of stinging catfish Heteropneustes fossilis: effect of introducing mud and plastic pipe substrate inside cage. Abstract Book of 6th BFRF Biennial Fisheries Conference and Research Fair. April 26-27. Pp 45.

Hossain, M. I., M. Khatun, B. M. M. Kamal, K. A. Habib and M. Y. Hossain. 2014. Effects of seasonal variation on growth performance of Mirror Carp (Cyprinus carpio ver. specularis) in nursery earthen ponds. Abstract Book of 6th BFRF Biennial Fisheries Conference and Research Fair. April 26-27. Pp 51.

  1. Books Written
  1. Chowdhuri M.B.R., M. Muniruzzaman, U.A. Zahura, A. Habib and M.M.M. Hossain. 2002. Bacterial and Fungal Fish Disaeases in Small-scale Farmer’s Pond and their Control. Department of Aquaculture, Bangladesh Agricultural University, Mymensingh. Bangladesh. (Funded by SUFER Project, DFID).
  2. Ashrafuzzaman M., M.H. Bhuiyan, M.A.H. Beg, A. Habib, A. Khanom, M.M Rahman and K.Z. Hossain. 2014. Textbook of Agricultural Studies (Class-VI). National Curriculum and Textbook Board (NCTB), Dhaka, Bangladesh.
  3. Ashrafuzzaman M., M.H. Bhuiyan, M.A.H. Beg, A. Habib, A. Khanom, M.M Rahman and K.Z. Hossain. 2014. Textbook of Agricultural Studies (Class-VII). National Curriculum and Textbook Board (NCTB), Dhaka, Bangladesh.
  4. Ashrafuzzaman M., M.H. Bhuiyan, M.A.H. Beg, A. Habib, A. Khanom, M.M Rahman and K.Z. Hossain. 2014. Textbook of Agricultural Studies (Class-VIII). National Curriculum and Textbook Board (NCTB), Dhaka, Bangladesh.
  5. Ashrafuzzaman M., M.H. Bhuiyan, M.A.H. Beg, A. Habib, A. Khanom, M.M Rahman and K.Z. Hossain. 2014. Textbook of Agricultural Studies (Class- IX-X). National Curriculum and Textbook Board (NCTB), Dhaka, Bangladesh.
  1. Report Reviewed

Report on Saint Martin’s Island Ecosystem Boundary. 2015. Prepared by Save Our Sea (SOS), Bangldaesh, under the project “Strengthening National Capacity on Managing Marine Protected Areas (MPA) in Bangladesh”- A follow up phase of the BOBLME support in developing the framework for establishing MPA in Bangladesh. Submitted to IUCN, Bangladesh.

Editorship 

Joint  Editor, Bangladesh Journal of Progressive Science and Technology (2005-2006).

Member, Editorial Board, Bangladesh Journal of Progressive Science and Technology (2007-2008)

Editorial Member, Research in Agriculture, Livestock and Fisheries (A peer-reviewed online and print journal) www.agroaid-bd.org/ralf

Contribution in Fisheries Development and Education

Expert Member, Curriculum Development Committee (Diploma in Agriculture), Bangladesh Technical Education Board, Sher-e-Bangla Nagar, Dhaka, Bangladesh (2005-2006; 2012-2013).

Evaluator, Textbook of Agriculture Education (Secondary Education Level), National Curriculum and Textbook Board (NCTB), Dhaka, Bangladesh (2005-2006).

Writer, Textbook of Agriculture Education (Fisheries Part) in Secondary Education Level, National Curriculum and Textbook Board (NCTB), Dhaka, Bangladesh.

Expert Advisor, Determining the ecosystem boundary of Saint Martin's coral Island of Bangladesh” Funded by Save Our Seas (SOS) and IUCN, Bangladesh.

Contributing Member, Development of short-term, mid-term and long-term plan for National Marine Fisheries Resource Development by Department of Fisheries (DoF), Government of People’s Republic of Bangladesh. (Workshop held on 29.09.2014)

Expert Member, Module Development of Training of Teachers Teaching Agriculture Studies (Fisheries Part) of secondary level by BRAC Education Program (22.02.2015 to 26.02.2015)

Other Involvements

Advisor, Save Our Sea, a social initiative for marine conservation (http://www.saveoursea.social/).