DR. BILKIS ARA BEGUM

Chief Scientific Officer, Chemistry Division Atomic Energy Center, Dhaka

DR. BILKIS ARA BEGUM

Chief Scientific Officer, Chemistry Division Atomic Energy Center, Dhaka

Biography

I.          EDUCATION

Degree University/Institute Subject Year
Post-Doctorate Clarkson University, New York, USA Environmental Pollution Studies 2003-2004
Ph.D. Jadavpur University, Kolkata, India Physical Chemistry 1999
M.S. IHE, Delft, The Netherlands Environmental Science & Technology 1994
M.Sc. Chittagong University, Bangladesh Physical Chemistry 1991
B.Sc. (Hons) Chittagong University, Bangladesh Chemistry, Physics & Mathematics 1989

 

Participated in various specialized training programs, which cover Air Particulate data analysis for receptor modeling in different statistical methods. These models help to identify both local and regional sources. Attended a number of international training courses/Conference on Air Pollution.

 

II.         PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Dr. Begum has more than 27 years of research and development experience in the field of Nuclear Science and Technology, particularly in the field of Analytical Nuclear Chemistry and its application to human health & disease, and protection of the environment.

 

III.        EMPLOYMENT

Chief Scientific Officer, Atomic Energy Centre, Dhaka (AECD), BAEC from March 2012 to-date.

V.         PUBLICATIONS

Dr. Begum has about 84 scientific publications both in National and International Journals.

VI.       MEMBERSHIP OF LEARNED BODIES

  1. Bangladesh Chemical Society (BCS).
  2. Bangladesh Physical Society