This is to announce the sad demise of our favourite Professor and Chairperson Dr. A.A. Ziauddin Ahmad, who retired recently from the Department of Mathematics and Natural Sciences of BRAC University. (Inna Lillah hi wa Inna Illahi Raajeun)
A well known physicist and former Chairperson of Bangladesh Space Research and Remote Sensing Organization (SPARRSO) passed away last night at a local hospital. He was 79. He left behind his wife, a daughter and a son.
Prof. Ziauddin has a Bachelor’s and Master’s degree in Physics from Rajshahi University. He carried out many research work in high energy physics at the Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine, London, UK and obtained his Ph.D degree in 1965.
He had to his credit more than 50 years of research and teaching experience at prestigious institutions both at home and abroad, most significant being Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine, UK, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, USA, Atomic Energy Research Establishments, UK, Institute Laue-Langevin, France, Atomic Energy Centre Bangladesh, Rajshahi University, Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology, Dhaka University to name a few and a host of other institutions and universities.
May his soul rest in eternal peace!