Professor Dr. Md Ataur Rahman Miazi
Professor Dr. Md Ataur Rahman Miazi
Designation : Vice-Chancellor
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Professor Dr. Md. Ataur Rahman Miazi, the Vice-Chancellor of America Bangladesh University since 18th August 2022 was born on 09 November 1964. He hails from Gazaria, Munshiganj. Dr.Miazi is offspring of Hussain Ahammad Miazi and Shahidunnesa.

Dr. Ataur Completed SSC and HSC from Bhater Char High School & Dhaka College respectively and obtained 1st Division in both the discipline. Dr. Miazi completed B.A.(Hons) & Masters in the Department of Islamic History & Culture from University of Dhaka and obtained 1st class 1st position in both the discipline.

Professor Dr. Miazi is a distinguished Professor of Grade-1 in the department of Islamic History and Culture, University of Dhaka. He has been teaching there as Lecturer, Assistant Professor, Associate Professor and Professor respectively since July 1991 (almost 32 years) and at present he is in lien from Dhaka University to America Bangladesh University as the Acting Vice-Chancellor since 18th August, 2022.

Dr. Miazi is a devoted researcher who presented a large number of research papers (near about 30 research papers) in National and International seminars. As a prolific writer he proved his writing capacity publishing 46 articles in various research journals. Dr. Miazi wrote two books and is an editor who left indelible imprint by editing 09 books and also wrote Sirat Bishwakosh (Encyclopedia of Sirah).

Most prominent research work was the thesis by which he earned Doctoral Degree. His Ph.D. research was on ‘ Three Luminaries of Muslim Awakening in Bengal: Maulana Akram Khan, Maulana Muniruzzaman Islamabadi and Hakim Habibur Rahaman- A Comparative Analysis of Their Sense of Heritage, History Writings and Social Services’ (April 2004 to March 2008).

In international arena his steps were a remarkable incident, especially for visiting as Senior Research Fellow in the Department of

 

theology in the University of Birmingham,UK. Attended as a Royal guest in Swedish institute, Sweden. Dr. Miazi was member of editorial board of Sirat Bishwakosh (Encyclopedia of Sirah) in Islamic Foundation Bangladesh (6 years 4 months) and Research Fellow of Organization for Social Development and Research-OSDER, Dhaka(1year 3 months). Already 11 Ph D and M Phil degrees awarded to students under his direct supervision and 10 are ongoing. Dr. Miazi is an external Examiner of various Ph.D and M.Phil Theses in home and abroad since 1991.

He has vast experience in administrative side, performed the duty of Chairman (3 years) and student advisor (3 years) separately, Department of Islamic History & Culture, University of Dhaka. He was one of the members (Govt. nominee) of governing body of Birshrestha Munshi Abdur Rouf Riffles College and Birshrestha Noor Mohammad Rifles Public School and College (2 years). Dr. Miazi was also the member (Vice-Chancellor’s. nominee of National University) of the Governing body of Alhaz Mokbul Hossain Degree College, Dhaka (2 years). As a senior house Tutor, he was associated with Muktijoddha Ziaur Rahman Hall Administration, Dhaka University (10 years).

Professor Miazi was also the part time Professor of the Department of Islamic Studies University of Dhaka (4 years 4 months) and Department of World Religion and Culture of the University of Dhaka (2 years). He had excellent Performance in this regard.

As a versatile genius Dr. Miazi earned his name and fame in the electronic and print media. He delivered lectures on various issues in almost all the TV channels of Bangladesh. His Islamic thought and ideas presented on TV have tremendous influence on the Islamic belief of the People of Bangladesh and also in abroad.