Thursday, 6 October, 2022
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AUB gets new VC

AUB gets new VC

Prof Dr Shahjahan Khan has been appointed as the vice-chancellor of Asian University of Bangladesh (AUB) recently.

President Abdul Hamid, also the chancellor of the university, gave this appointment in this regard, said a press release.

After serving at the University of Southern Queensland (USQ) in Australia for nearly 30 years as the founding professor of statistics, he decided to return to his native country Bangladesh.

Prof Khan received his PhD and MSc degrees from the Western University in Canada and MSc and BSc degrees from Jahangirnagar University.

He started his academic career as a lecturer of statistics at the University of Dhaka in 1980 and held various academic positions in the Western University in Canada, King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals in Saudi Arabia, University of Bahrain in State of Bahrain and Sultan Qaboos University in Oman.

Prof Khan also served as the president of Islamic Countries Society of Statistical Sciences (ISOSS) from 2005-2011.