Dhaka University Teachers’ Association’s president Maksud Kamal has been appointed the new pro-vice-chancellor (education) of the university.
As per the Dhaka University Order 1973, chancellor of the university president Md Abdul Hamid on Thursday made the appointment for next four years on completion of the tenure of outgoing pro-vice-chancellor (education) Nasreen Ahmad.
Maksud Kamal is the founder chairman and professor of the disaster science and management department and the dean of the earth and environmental sciences faculty of the university.
Kamal received his PhD on engineering geology from Tokyo Institute of Technology.
He also worked as urban risk reduction specialist and earthquake and tsunami preparedness expert in United Nation Development Programme and Comprehensive Disaster Management Programme, initiated by disaster management and relief ministry.
Maksud Kamal also worked as a member of National Committee for the Earthquake Awareness and Preparedness Expert Group and SAARC Disaster Management Council.
He also worked as a scientific officer in Bangladesh Space Research and Remote Sensing Organisations.
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