Dr. Md. Tajuddin Sikder Lecturer, Department of Public Health and Informatics

Short Biography

Dr. Md. Tajuddin Sikder is the faculty of the Department of Public Health and Informatics, Jahangirnagar University, where he has been since June, 2014. Earlier, He was employed (2009-2014) as a faculty member of the Department of Environmental Science, Stamford University Bangladesh. He received a B.Sc. in Environmental Sciences from Jahangirnagar University in 2006, and an M.Sc. from the same University in 2007. He received his Ph.D. in Environmental Health from the Hokkaido University of Japan in 2013. From 2010 to 2013 he worked as Research Assistant in the Graduate School of Environmental Science, Hokkaido University. He was awarded the JSPS-Global Center of Excellence (GCOE) scholarship from Japanese Government to do his Ph.D. In 2012, he was rewarded by the excellent researcher award among all international students of Hokkaido University.

His research interests center on understanding the health impacts of the environmental pollution, design, and synthesis of innovative remedial options, mainly through the application of natural polymers and other low cost adsorbents. In the remediation arena, he has developed some effective technologies for the decontamination of both surface and ground water. He has also investigated the similarities, gap and status of surface water with comparative view in  both developed and developing countries. In addition, he has made numerous contributions to Environmental Health, Community Health and Preventive Medicine; and currently he is working on the evaluation of community health status in respect to both communicable and non-communicable diseases. As of 2014, Google Scholar reports over 50 citations to his work indicating him as an emerging researcher in this time. He has given numerous invited talks and tutorials in USA, Italy, Vietnam, Indonesia, Mongolia, Hong kong, and Nepal. He has a good number of healthy and significant publication in some reputed international journals with high impact factor.


Academic info

  • Institute: GSES, Hokkaido University, Japan
  • Period: 2010-2013

 Ph.D in Environmental Science.

  • Institute: Department of Environmental Science, Jahangirnagar Unviersity
  • Period: 2002-2003

M.S in Environmental Sciences.

  • Institute: Department of Environmental Sceinces, Jahangirnagar University
  • Period: 1998-99

 B.Sc. (Hons) in Environmental Sciences.

  • Institute: Notre Dame College, Dhaka
  • Period: 1995-1996

Higher Secondary Certificate (H.S.C)

  • Institute: Rotary School, Khulna, Bangladesh
  • Period: 1994-95

Secondary School Certificate (S.S.C)