Md. Thanvir Ahmed Chowdhury

Professor & Head
MDS (LSBU), United Kingdom
PG(Cert.) in Development Studies, DU
BSS & MSS (Sociology), SUST



  1. Article published in NEUB Journal, North East University Bangladesh, 2017
    Title: “Exploring the Link between Public-Private Partnership (PPPs) in Higher Education and Development: A specific focus on Women Entrepreneurship in Bangladesh.
    ” Volume 02, Issue 01; ISSN 2415-1742

  2. Article published in Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies, Oxford University, UK, 2015
    Title: “The challenges of self actualization process at higher education: A study on the public universities of Bangladesh.” Volume 32, Issue 2; ISSN 0266-7215

  3. Article published in Institute of Indian Geographers (IIG) procedings on 36th International Environmental Challenges Competition, 2015
    Title: “Community based wet land resources management and food security: A study of hail haor area in Bangladesh.” ISSN: 0971-4715

  4. Article published in journal of Gender, Diversity and Development, Dhaka University, 2015
    Title: “The role of women in natural resources conservation: A study on CBRMG in Bangladesh.” ISSN 2333-6021 (Print)

  5. Article published in the journal of Gauhati University from Department of Geography, 2015
    Title: “Community Based Haor Management and Livelihood Diversification: A Study on Natural Wetlands in Bangladesh.” ISSN: 0971-4715

  6. Article Published in “Global disclosure of Economics and Business”, 2013
    Title: “Micro Credit and Women Empowerment: A Study on Grameen Bank’s Strategy of Poverty Alleviation” Volume 2, No 2, (2013) ISSN 2305-9168

  7. Article Published in “International Journal of Social Science Tomorrow” (IJSST), 2012
    Title: Nature and Process of Ageing in Patra Community: A Sociological Analysis Volume: Vol. 1 No. 2, ISSN: 2277-6168

  8. Article published in “International Journal of Business and Management Tomorrow” (IJBMT), 2012
    Title: The Impact of Community Based Fishery Management on Haor Area’s People: A Sociological study on Hail Haor. Vol. 2 No. 5, (2012) ISSN: 2249-9962

  9. Article Published in “Journal of Business, Society and Science”, 2011
    Title: Decentralization and Development: A Study on the Localization Process of Sylhet City Corporation. Vol. 2 No. 1, (2010) ISSN: 2072-5701

  10. Article published in "European Journal of Education and Learning", 2009
    Title: "The forms of Students’ Resistance in Public Universities of Bangladesh: A case study on Shahjalal University of Science and Technology" Volume 6, (2009) ISSN (paper)


International Conferences Attended

  1. International Integrative Research Conference on Education, Governance and Development, BARD, Comilla, Bangladesh, 2017

  2. International Conference on Social Sciences and Humanities, Harvard University, Boston, USA, 2017

  3. International Conference on Interdisciplinary Studies, Oxford University, UK, 2015

  4. International Conferences on Strategic management and Effective Leadership in Higher Education, DU, 2015

  5. International Conference on 36th international Geographers’ Competition, Gauhati University, India, 2015

  6. International Conference on Gender, Diversity and Development, Dhaka University, 2015

  7. International Conference on Education, Challenges and Development, University of Malaya, Malaysia, 2013

  8. International Conference on Group Study Exchange Program, University of California, USA, 2011

  9. International Conference on Peace and Conflict, Rotary Institute, Thailand, 2009


Grants and Awards

  1. Grant Awardee of American Institute of Bangladesh Studies (AIBS) & Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Bangladesh for ‘International conference on Social sciences and Humanities’
    Institution: Harvard university, Boston, USA. (2017)

  2. Travel Grant award for Paper presentation in Interdisciplinary Research Conference in UK
    Institution: University of Oxford, UK. (2015)

  3. Grant Awardee of Group Study Exchange Program (GSE) in USA
    Institution: University of California Los Angeles (UCLA), California, USA. (2011)

  4. Awarded for Executive Course on Development Studies
    Institution: Dhaka University (DU), Dhaka, Bangladesh.(2010)
    Position: Second


Research Interests

  1. Green Microfinance and development

  2. Environmental Conservation and resources

  3. Education and Leadership

  4. Digital Financing and Resilience


Affiliation with International Organization

  1. Chairman (The Rotary Foundation Alumni)- Rotary International District 3282, 2018-19

  2. GSE Alumni - GSE Ambassador to RID 5280, California, USA, 2010

  3. Member - JCI Sylhet Platinum, Junior Chamber International


Administrative & Organizing Experiences

  1. Proctor - North East University Bangladesh, from September, 2014 to October, 2015

  2. Proctor - Leading University, from April, 2010 to December, 2014

  3. Advisor - Debating Club of LU, from June 2009 to August, 2014

  4. Ex-President - Tourist Club SUST, Shahjalal University of Science and Technology, 2008-2009


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