Former professor of Dhaka University's Geology department Dr Humayun Akhter has been appointed as the Vice Chancellor on Bangladesh Open University (BOU) for next four years. The education ministry issued a notification in this regard on Thursday.
Dr Humayun previously served as provost of Dr Muhammad Shahidullah Hall of University of Dhaka. He received his B.Sc and M.Sc degrees from Dhaka University.He was awarded Indian Government scholarship in 1980 for post graduate study and earned PhD in 1986 from Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur.
He joined department of Geology, Dhaka University as Lecturer in the year 1987, said a press release.