CURRICULUM VITAE 

Professor Dr. Mohammad Mainul Islam

January 2018

 Work

 Department of Population Sciences

University of Dhaka

Room# 4050, Arts Building (3rd Floor)

Dhaka-1000, Bangladesh

Tel: +88-02-9661900/6721, +88-02-9612209

Cell: +88-01720109438, Fax: +88-02-9667222

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http://www.du.ac.bd/faculty/faculty_details/POPS/649  http://www.dpsdu.edu.bd/index.php/profile/faculty-i/dr-mohammad-mainul-islam

BIOGRAPHY

Professor Dr. Mohammad Mainul Islam received his PhD in Demography from the Institute of Population Research at Peking University, China, in July 2009, specializing in Population Health. He got his Bachelor's and Master's degrees in Sociology from the University of Dhaka, Bangladesh, in 2000 and 2002 respectively.

Mohammad completed a Global Health Research Capacity Strengthening Program (GHR-CAPS) Postdoctoral Fellowship at McGill University, Canada, between 2013 and 2014. He also got training at the Johns Hopkins Fall Institute at Barcelona, Stanford University and Brown University, and the University of Bergen in Health Policy and Management (2015), Formal Demography (2014), Population and Development (2012) and the Global Development Challenges (2008), respectively.

Currently he is a Professor in the Department of Population Sciences at the University of Dhaka. Besides teaching, he has held the position of elected Member of the Syndicate -the highest decision-making body of the University of Dhaka - for two consecutive terms between 2010 and 2014. He was awarded the First Prize of Academic Excellence Award of Peking University in December 2008 and later he was named as the Nick Simons Scholar of the New Investigator in Global Health (NIGH) program of the Global Health Council (GHC), Washington, DC, USA in June 2010. He is a two-time winner of the 10 best abstracts of the New Voices in Global Health (NVGH) program, receiving these accolades in 2014 and 2016 at the World Health Summit (WHS) in Berlin, Germany.

His work broadly focuses on reproductive health, child health, urban health and health communication. His research also focuses on understanding population health, with specific interests in global health and population, social demography, population and development, and China studies. Mohammad has attended and presented his research at more than 55 international meetings and academic conferences around the world.

He has contributed to over 35 peer-reviewed publications, including publications of research findings as first author in PLoS ONE, BMC Women’s Health and The Lancet. He has also authored and co-authored conference papers and other publications. He contributes to national daily newspapers including the bdnews24.com - the first online and widely circulated newspaper in Bangladesh (opinion section in Bengali), The Daily Bonik Barta, and The Daily Star on population, health and educational issues.

Mohammad has authored a book (2016) entitled on Communication and Change in Health Behavior in Bangladesh: Realities at the grassroots. He is a reviewer for journals including Asian Population Studies, Population Review, PLoS ONE, BMC Public Health, BMC Women’s Health, and BMC Pregnancy and Child Birth.

Professor Mohammad Mainul Islam is Demography and Population Studies Advisory Board Member of the Cambridge Scholars Publishing, UK. He is also a member of various professional associations including the International Union of Scientific Study of Population (IUSSP), the International Sociological Association (ISA), the Asian Population Association (APA), the American Population Association (PAA), the Canadian Coalition of Global Health Research (CCGHR), the Center for Health Trends and Forecasts (CHTF) affiliate network of the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME) at the University of Washington.  Professor Dr. Mohammad Mainul Islam has been appointed as a member of the Population Expert Group/Committee (PEC) of the General Economic Division's Planning Commission within the Ministry of Planning of the Government of Bangladesh since November 2017.

EDUCATION & TRAINING 

2014

Postdoctoral Fellow in Global Health Research, Ingram School of Nursing, Faculty of Medicine, McGill University, Montreal, Canada under the GHR-CAPS (Global Health Research Capacity Strengthening Program)

Research Project: Use of Reproductive Health Care Services of Urban Migrant Women in Bangladesh (2013-2014)

2009

Ph.D.  in Demography (Population Health), Institute of Population Research, Peking University, Beijing, China (2005-2009) 

Dissertation Title: Childhood Mortality Dynamics in Bangladesh: Trends, Patterns and Survival of Under-Five Aged Children

 2002

Master of Social Science (M.S.S.) in Sociology, Department of Sociology, University of Dhaka, Dhaka, Bangladesh (2000-2001) 

Dissertation Title: Communication and Change in Health Behavior: A Study of Shibpur Thana in Narsingdi District

 2000

 Bachelor of Social Sciences (B.S.S. Honors ) in sociology, Department of Sociology, University of Dhaka, Dhaka, Bangladesh (1996-1999)

 1995

Higher Secondary School Certificate (H.S.C.) in Science , Mirzapur Cadet College, Tangail, Bangladesh (1993-1995)

 1993

Secondary School Certificate (S.S.C.) in Science  Mirzapur Cadet College, Tangail, Bangladesh (1989-1993)

Others

2015

Johns Hopkins 12th Annual Fall Institute in Health Policy and Management, (attended courses are-‘Problem Solving in Public Health’; ‘Introduction to Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, and Public Health’; ‘The Impact of the Financial, Economic and Political Crisis on Health’, ‘Quality of Life and Well-Being of Populations’), Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, the Agència de Salut Pública de Barcelona, with the collaboration of the Universitat Pompeu Fabra, November 9-27, 2015, Barcelona, Spain.

 2014
  • Summer School in Urban HealthGlobal Health Research Capacity Strengthening Program (GHR-CAPS), University of Laval, August 17-21, 2014 Québec City, Quebec, Canada
  • Stanford Workshop in Formal Demography,  Stanford Center for Population Research and the Center for the Demography and Economics of Health & Ageing, Institute of Social Research in the Social Sciences, Stanford University, March 24-25, 2014, Palo Alto, CA, USA
 2013

2013 Summer School in Globalization & Health InequalitiesGlobal Health Research Capacity Strengthening Program (GHR-CAPS), August 19-23, 2013, McGill University, Montreal, Canada

2012
  • Population and Development: New Approaches to Enduring Global ProblemsBrown International Advanced Research Institute (BIARI), The Watson Institute, Brown University, June 9- 23, 2012, RI, USA
  • Summer School in Sex, Gender & Global Health ResearchGlobal Health Research Capacity Strengthening Program (GHR-CAPS), University of Quebec at Montreal (UQAM), Montreal, Canada, 2012
 2008

Global Development Challenges (GDC),   Bergen Summer Research School (BSRS), University of Bergen, Bergen, Norway (Earned 10 ECT-European Credit Transfer Systems), 2008

 2005

Chinese Language Program College of Advanced Chinese Training of Beijing Language and Culture University (BLCU), Beijing, China, 2005

           PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCES/ACADEMIC APPOINTMENTS

2017

ProfessorDepartment of Population Sciences, Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Dhaka, Dhaka, Bangladesh (Since July 12, 2017- )

2013-2017

Associate ProfessorDepartment of Population Sciences, Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Dhaka, Dhaka, Bangladesh (February 16, 2013-July 11, 2017)

2015

Adjunct Faculty, BRAC Institute of Governance and Development Studies (BIGD), BRAC University, Dhaka, Bangladesh, 2015

2013-2014

Postdoctoral Fellow in Global Health ResearchIngram School of Nursing, Faculty of Medicine, McGill University, Montreal, Canada (May 1, 2013-October 31, 2014)

2006-2013

Assistant Professor,Department of Population Sciences, Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Dhaka, Dhaka, Bangladesh (July 28, 2006-February 15, 2013)

2009-2013

Part-Time Faculty, Department of History, Faculty of Arts, University of Dhaka, Dhaka, Bangladesh, 2009-2013

2012

Assistant Professor (Part-Time), Department of Textile Engineering, Faculty of Science and Information Technology, Daffodil International University (DIU), Dhaka, Bangladesh, 2012

2002-2006

LecturerDepartment of Population Sciences, Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Dhaka, Dhaka, Bangladesh (September 24, 2002- July 27, 2006)

2003-2004

Part-Time FacultyDepartment of History, Faculty of Arts, University of Dhaka, Dhaka, Bangladesh, 2003-2004

2002-2003

Guest Lecturer, Department of Sociology, Eden Women University College, Dhaka, Bangladesh, 2002-2003

 AWARDS/CREDENTIALS/ FELLOWSHIPS

2016

Winner of New Voices in Global Health, One of the 10 winners for the New Voices in Global Health initiative 2016, World Health Summit in Berlin, October 9-11, 2016. 

https://www.worldhealthsummit.org/whs-2017/new-voices-in-global-health.html

2013-2014

GHR-CAPS (Global Health Research Capacity Strengthening Program) Postdoctoral FellowshipMcGill University, Montreal, Canada, May 1, 2013 to October 31, 2014 ($55,125, the bursaries are aligned with the Canadian Institute of Health Research, CIHR), 2013-2014

2014
  • Winner of New Voices in Global Health One of the 10 winners (the 10 best abstracts published in The Lancet) for the New Voices in Global Health program 2014, World Health Summit in Berlin, October 19-22, 2014
  • Winner of Global Health Axis 2014 Photo Contest,   Réseau de recherche en santé des populations du Québec (FRSPQ)/ Québec Population Health Research Network (QPHRN),   Canada, 2014  
2014 Academician of the Social Sciences- the highest honor bestowed by the International Academy of Social Sciences (IASS), Palam Beach, Florida, USA, 2014
2012

Summer Residential Fellowship at Brown International Advanced Research Institutes (BIARI) to attend the institute-‘Population and Development: New Approaches to Enduring Global Problems, June 9-23, 2012, The Watson Institute, Brown University, RL, USA, 2012

2010

Nick Simons Scholar of New Investigators in Global Health (NIGH) 2010 of the Global Health Council (GHC), the 37th Annual International Conference on Global Health: Dateline 2010: Global Health Goals and Metrics, June 14-18, 2010, Washington, DC, USA, 2010

2004-2009

 Chinese Government Scholarship (2004-2009) to attend Chinese Language Program at Beijing Language and Culture University (BLCU) and PhD Program in Demography at Peking University, China Scholarship Council (CSC), China, September 2004- July 2009

2008

First Prize of Academic Excellence Award 2008 of Peking University (in recognition of achievements in academic study from 2005-2008), Beijing, China, 2008

2008

Honorary Credential Award 2008, AGD Prize of 2nd DITAN International Conference on Infectious Diseases: Globalization of Infectious Diseases, November 14-17, Beijing, China, 2008

2003

Janata Bank Gold Medal Award 2003 for outstanding performance in the Master of Social Sciences (M.S.S.) Final Examination 2001, Janata Bank, Dhaka, Bangladesh, 2003

 PUBLICATIONS

 (Peer reviewed Journals, Book, Book Chapters, Monograph & Reports)

2017

Islam MMIslam MK, Hasan MS, Hossain MB (2017) Adolescent motherhood in Bangladesh: Trends and determinants. PLoS ONE 12(11): e0188294. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0188294

2018

Mohammad Mainul IslamUse of Reproductive Health Care Services among Urban Slum Women in Bangladesh, Abstract will be published in in the European Journal of Public Health, May 2018 (accepted)

2018

Mohammad Mainul Islam and Tehmina Ghafur. 2017. ‘Population and Governance’ in Global Encyclopedia of Public Administration and Public Policy (live reference ISBN 978-3-319-20799-5, edited by Dr. Ali Farazmand (Section Editor: AKA Firowz Ahmed), Springer (accepted).

2016

Mohammad Mainul IslamMohammad Sazzad Hasan, Mohammad Bellal Hossain and Tehmina Ghafur. 2016. The Prevalence and Determinants of Remarriage in Bangladesh, Contemporary Perspectives in Family Research, Vol.10, Emerald Publishing (Book title: Divorce, Separation, and Remarriage: The Transformation of Family; edited by Giovanna Gianesini & Sampson Lee Blair), October, 2016, ISBN: 978-1-78635-230-9.

http://www.emeraldinsight.com/doi/pdfplus/10.1108/S1530-353520160000010016
2016

Mohammad Mainul Islam, Md. Kamrul Islam, Mohammad Sazzad Hasan and Md. Aminul Haque. Marriage Before 16 or 18 years: The Effect of Marital Age on Women’s Educational Attainment in Bangladesh, The Journal of Population and Social Studies (JPSS), Volume 24, No.2 (published online: July 31, 2016).

http://www.jpss.mahidol.ac.th/PDF/JPSS-v24n2-Islam_Child_marriage_Bangladesh.pdf
2016

Mohammad Mainul Islam and Anita J. Gagnon. Use of reproductive health care services among urban migrant women in Bangladesh, BMC Women's Health.2016, 16:15 DOI: 10.1186/s12905-016-0296-4

http://www.biomedcentral.com/1472-6874/16/15

·         This article has been chosen as suggested Pre-Readings for the 4TH ANNUAL STATE OF GLOBAL HEALTH SYMPOSIUM, 2017 (Urban Evolution: Optimizing Women’s Health  in the World’s Cities, March 22, 2017), Harvard University.

https://www.hsph.harvard.edu/global-health-and-population/suggested-pre-readings/

 2016

Mohammad Mainul Islam,Sayema Haque Bidisha, and Israt Jahan (2016). Effects of remittances on health expenditure and types of treatment of international migrants’ households in Bangladesh, Summaries of Conference Papers: Global Conference on Prosperity, Equality and Sustainability: Perspectives and Policies for a Better World, New Delhi: Institute of Human Development (ISBN: 978-81-88315-56-7)
http://www.ihdindia.org/pesconference/pdf/abstract_book.pdf

 2016

 Mohammad Bellal Hossain, Mohammad Mainul Islam,  Md. Kamrul Islam and Mohammad Sazzad Hasan (2016). Impact Survey on IEC/SBCC Activities 2016, Government of Bangladesh: Directorate of Family Planning, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Dhaka

 2016

Mohammad Mainul Islam2016. Communication and Change in Health Behavior in Bangladesh: Realities at the grassroots. Dhaka: OSDER Publications, May 2016.
http://osderpublications.com/home/bookDetails/47

2015

Alam, N., Merry, L., Mainul Islam, M. and Cortijo, C. (2015) International Health Professional Migration and Brain Waste: A Situation of Double-Jeopardy. Open Journal of Preventive Medicine, 5, 128-131.
http://file.scirp.org/pdf/OJPM_2015032015170591.pdf 

2015

Hossain, Md. Bellal, Tehmina Ghafur, Mohammad Mainul Islam and Mohammad Sazzad Hasan (2015), Trends, Patterns and Determinants of Marriage in Bangladesh, Population Monograph of Bangladesh, Volume 13 (ISBN: 978-984-33-9948-9), November 2015, Bangladesh Bureau of Statistics, Government of Bangladesh. http://203.112.218.65/WebTestApplication/userfiles/Image/PopMonographs/Volume-13_MM.pdf 

2014

Mohammad M. Islam and Anita J. Gagnon. 2014. Child marriage-related policies and reproductive health in Bangladesh: a cross-sectional analysis, The Lancet -19 October  2014 (Vol. 384, Page S8) DOI: 10.1016/S0140-6736 (14)61871-7

http://www.thelancet.com/pdfs/journals/lancet/PIIS0140-6736(14)61871-7.pdf

2014

Mohammad Mainul Islam, Md. Kamrul Islam, Mohammad Sazzad Hasan and Md. Aminul Haque. (2014) Effect of marital age on women’s educational attainment in Bangladesh (Chapter 4), in the State of Bangladesh Population Report 2014 : Child Marriage in Bangladesh: Determinants, Consequences and Policy Implications, Dhaka: Department of Population Sciences, University of Dhaka

2014

 Tehmina Ghafur, Mohammad Bellal Hossain, and Mohammad Mainul Islam. (2014). Overview and Introduction (Chapter 1) , in the State of Bangladesh Population Report 2014 : Child Marriage in Bangladesh: Determinants, Consequences and Policy Implications, Dhaka: Department of Population Sciences, University of Dhaka ( in press) 

2014 

Mohammad Mainul Islam, Mohammad Bellal Hossain, and Tehmina Ghafur. (2014). Conclusions and Recommendations (Chapter 7), in the State of Bangladesh Population Report 2014 : Child Marriage in Bangladesh: Determinants, Consequences and Policy Implications, Dhaka: Department of Population Sciences, University of Dhaka (in press)

2013 

Mohammad Mainul Islam and Sayema Haque Bidisha (2013). Population and Development Issues in Bangladesh, in The Dhaka University Studies, Part-D, Vol.68, No.1, Pp.43-68, June 2011 (published in July 2013).

http://ndc.gov.bd/lib_mgmt/webroot/earticle/1866/Population_and_Development_Issues_in_BD.pdf

2013 

 ডঃ মোহাম্মদ মঈনুল ইসলাম (২০১).শিক্ষা, সুশিক্ষা জাতিগঠনঃ প্রেক্ষাপট বাংলাদেশ’, কলা অনুষদ পত্রিকা, ভলিউম , সংখ্যা , জুলাই ২০১১- জুন ২০১২, ঢাকা বিশ্ববিদ্যালয়  /Mohammad Mainul Islam: Education, Good Education and Nation Building ( in Bengali), Kala Onushod Potrika,Vol.5, No.7, July 2011-June 2012, University of Dhaka (published in July 2013)

2013

Mohammad Mainul Islam (2013). Achieving MDG 4: Is Bangladesh on the right track? In The Arts Faculty Journal, Vol.5, No.7, Pp.155-160, July 2013 (Issue of July 2011-June 2012), Dhaka: Faculty of Arts, University of Dhaka 

 2013

Mohammad Mainul Islam (2013). Differentials in Under-Five Aged Childhood Mortality in Bangladesh by Demographic Determinants: A Review of Demographic and Health Surveys, in Social Science Review, The Dhaka University Studies, Part-D, Vol. 30, No. 1. Pp. 49-58, June 2013, Dhaka: Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Dhaka

 2012

Mohammad Mainul Islam (2012). Trends, Patterns and Socioeconomic Differentials in Under-Five Aged Childhood Mortality in Bangladesh in The Dhaka University Studies, Vol.67, No.2, Pp. December 2010 (published in December 2012), University of Dhaka

 2012

Mohammad Mainul Islam and Jufen Liu (2012). Cross-cultural Marriage in Mainland China: Trends, Prospects and Challenges, The Studia Sociologica IV: Borderlands: cultures, enclaves, epochs,2012 Pp.122-133, 116 Annales Universaties Pedagogicae Cracoviensis, WydawnictwoNaukowe Up, Krakow, PL

http://www.ifis.up.krakow.pl/studia_sociologica/images/pdf/Islam.pdf

 2011

Mohammad Mainul IslamPang Lihua, Chen Gong and Zheng Xiaoying (2011), A Review of Ma Yinchu on Chinese Population, Society and Change, Vol.5, No. 2, April-June 2011, Pp. 28-38, Dhaka: Organization for the Social Development and Research
http://societyandchange.com/uploads/1509362717.pdf

2011

M. Islam (2011). Mortality and epidemiological transition in Bangladesh: lessons and experiences to developing countries in the new millennium, in Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health, August 2011, Vol. 65, Supplement, P. A 116. London: BMJ Publishing Group

http://jech.bmj.com/content/65/Suppl_1/A116.3

http://jech.bmj.com/content/65/Suppl_1/A116.3.full.pdf+html 

 2010

Xiaoying, Zheng, Lihua Pang, Gong Chen, Yubo Liu, Lei Zhang, Mohammad Mainul Islam, Yan Lin, Haitai Wang (2010). Human Capital and Educational Demand in China: 2000-2030. In Investing in Human Capital for Economic Development in China. Edited by Gordon G. Liu, Shufang Zhang, Zongyi Zhang. Singapore, USA and UK: World Scientific Publishing Co. Press Ltd; 2010: 105-122   

URL: http://www.gbv.de/dms/zbw/588041785.pdf

 2010

Mohammad Mainul Islam (2010). 孟加拉]马伊努:北大,不了情, 燕园流云 (Yan Yuan Liu Yun), Peking University Press

 2010

M. Islam (2010). Knowledge of HIV/AIDS, Transmission and Prevention Methods in Bangladesh, in International Journal of Infectious Diseases, Vol. 14, Supplement 2 (July), p. S77 DOI: URL:http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S1201-9712(10)60236-6

2010

Mohammad Mainul Islam (2010). The Development of Population Policies and Consequences in China: A Review from the Perspective of Fertility. Society and Change, 2010. Vol. 4(2): April-June, Pp. 7-26, Dhaka: Organization for the Social Development and Research

http://societyandchange.com/uploads/1509356870.pdf 

2010

M.M. IslamPei Lijun, Song Xingming and ZhengXiaoying (2008). Examining the fourth stage of epidemiological transition in China: Some implications for health and health care provision, Abstract of Second Ditan International Conference on Infectious Diseases in International Journal of Infectious Diseases, Volume 12, Supplement 3, P.S33, November 2008, Official Publications of the International Society for Infectious Diseases, Elsevier  

http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1201971209600941 

 2008

Mohammad Mainul Islam (2008). Gender Differentials in Infant and Child Mortality in Bangladesh: Evidence from the Demographic and Health Surveys (1993-2004), Society and Change, Vol. II, No. 3, July-September 2008, Pp. 27-42, Dhaka: Organization for the Social Development and Research
http://societyandchange.com/uploads/1509345239.pdf

2008

M.M. Islam (2008) Emergence of avian influenza in Bangladesh: Factors, consequences and policy options, Abstract of Second Ditan International Conference on Infectious Diseases in International Journal of Infectious Diseases, Volume 12, Supplement 3, P.S46, November 2008, Official Publications of the International Society for Infectious Diseases, Elsevier

2008

M.M. Islam (2008).  HIV/AIDS and communication for behavior change in rural Bangladesh, Abstract of Second Ditan International Conference on Infectious Diseases in International Journal of Infectious Diseases, Volume 12, Supplement 3, P.S71, November 2008, Official Publications of the International Society for Infectious Diseases, Elsevier

2006

Mohammad Mainul Islam (2006).Trends and Patterns of Mortality in China, Japan and India: A Comparative Analysis, in The Social Sciences, 2006, 1 (2):149-153, Pakistan

http://docsdrive.com/pdfs/medwelljournals/sscience/2006/149-153.pdf
2005

Mohammad Mainul Islam (2005). Grassroots Views on Health Practices, Changes in Health Behavior and Policy Means for Health Communication in Bangladesh, Bangladesh Sociological Studies: A Journal of BISR, 2005, 1(1): 49-60, Dhaka: Bangladesh Institute of Social Research.

URL:http://bisrbd.org/index.php?option=com_pubarticle&Itemid=57

2004

Mohammad Mainul Islam (2004). Health Behaviour and Communication Issues in Bangladesh, 2004. Proceedings of the 17th IAHA Conference (International Association of Historians of Asia), Dhaka, Bangladesh

2003

Mohammad Mainul Islam (2003). Problems and Issues of Health Policy and Health Communication in Bangladesh, Social Science Review, 2003, 20 (1): 157-166, Dhaka: University of Dhaka

2002

Mohammad Mainul Islam (2002). The Perspectives and Issues in Health Communication, Social Science Review, 2002, 19(2): 141-150, Dhaka: University of Dhaka

Publications in the National Daily Newspapers (print and online) and Magazines

2017  

Mainul Islam (2017). Context of Rohinga and Rohinga Camp (in Bengali) in Opinion, bdnews24.com, September 12, 2017/ মঈনুল ইসলাম. প্রসঙ্গ রোহিঙ্গা রিফিউজি ক্যাম্প, ১২ সেপ্টেম্বর, ২০১৭ http://opinion.bdnews24.com/bangla/archives/50637 

2017

Dr. Mohammad Mainul Islam ( 2017). World Population Day 2017 and Bangladesh: 3D can accelerate the development of the country ( in Bengali).  . মোহাম্মদ মঈনুল ইসলাম. বিশ্ব জনসংখ্যা দিবস ২০১৭ বাংলাদেশ-দেশের উন্নয়নকে এগিয়ে নিতে পারেথ্রিডি’, বণিক বার্তা, জুলাই ১১, ২০১৭, http://epaper.bonikbarta.net/index.php?viewdate=2017-07-11

2017

. মঈনুল ইসলাম. বিমানবন্দরে লাগেজ বিড়ম্বনা, সম্পাদকীয়, বণিক বার্তাফেব্রুয়ারি ০১, ২০১৭, http://bonikbarta.net/bangla/news/2017-02-01/

2016

Mainul Islam (2016). Thoughts on Youth: Bangladesh Context (in Bengali) in Opinion, bdnews24.com, August 12, 2016, মঈনুল ইসলাম.যুব ভাবনা: প্রেক্ষাপট বাংলাদেশ, ১২ আগস্ট, ২০১৬, http://opinion.bdnews24.com/bangla/archives/38391 

2016

Mainul Islam (2016). Gulshan Attack and Its Effect (in Bengali) in ‘Editorial’, Daily Bonik Barta, August, 14, 2016. মঈনুল ইসলাম. গুলশান হামলা-পরবর্তী কিছু প্রভাব, সম্পাদকীয়, http://bonikbarta.com 

2016

Mainul Islam (2016). Honorable PM’s Sustainable Remarks on University Teachers and Movement of Status (in Bengali), in Opinion, bdnews24.com, February 4, 2016, মঈনুল ইসলাম. মাননীয় প্রধানমন্ত্রীরবজায়যোগ্য’ (!) শিক্ষকবন্দনা মর্যাদার আন্দোলন, http://opinion.bdnews24.com/bangla/archives/34597

2015

Mainul Islam (2015). Population Thoughts, Government and Future Bangladesh (in Bengali) in Opinion, bdnews24.com, September 16, 2015. মঈনুল ইসলাম. জনসংখ্যা ভাবনা, সরকার আগামীর বাংলাদেশ , ১৬ সেপ্টেম্বর ২০১৫ http://opinion.bdnews24.com/bangla/archives/30790

2015

Mainul Islam (2015). Salaries of Teachers and Environment of Education: Context of the University of Dhaka (in Bengali) in Opinion, bdnews24.com, July 15, 2015. মঈনুল ইসলাম. শিক্ষকদের বেতন শিক্ষার পরিবেশ: প্রেক্ষিত ঢাকা বিশ্ববিদ্যালয়, ১৫ জুলাই, ২০১৫, http://opinion.bdnews24.com/bangla/archives/29434

2012

Mohammad Mainul Islam (2012). ‘The World at 7 billion: Where do we stand?’ in Planners 29, National Academy of Planning and Development, April, 2012, Dhaka, Bangladesh 

2012

Mohammad Mainul Islam (2012). Population Control in Bangladesh: Facts and Reality(in Bengali), Magazine of Dhaka University Journalist Association, May 1, 2012

2011

Mohammad Mainul Islam (2011). The people problem, The Daily Star, July 3, 2011. http://www.thedailystar.net/news-detail-192672

Also available full article in the Forum- A monthly publication of The Daily Star, Volume-5, Issue-7, 2011, http://archive.thedailystar.net/forum/2011/July/people.htm

2011

 Mohammad Mainul Islam (2011). Bangladesh Population Debate), Daily Amaderdesh, August 1, 2011,  http://www.amardeshonline.com

2010 

Mohammad Mainul Islam  (2010). My love for Peking University: A Retrospective and a Panegyric, Peking University Newsletter, Spring 2010, Issue 11, Pp.32-35
http://www.oir.pku.edu.cn:8082/html/News___Event/Column/2012/0227/119.html   http://www.oir.pku.edu.cn/newoir/magz/nl/2010/n1001.pdf  

2010

Mohammad Mainul Islam (2010). My Loving Peking University: A Glimpse across the World, http://www.oir.pku.edu.cn:8082/html/News___Event/Campus/2012/0226/76.html 

2010

Mohammad Mainul Islam (2010). Needs to emphasize on population control in Bangladesh, The Daily Jugantor, July 11, 2010) http://jugantor.us/enews/issue/2010/07/11/news0196.php 

2009

Mohammad Mainul Islam (2009). Population in climate change challenges, The Daily Star, December 16, 2009. http://www.thedailystar.net/news-detail-117994

2009

Mohammad Mainul Islam (2009). Academic Excellence Award Ceremony at Peking University, The Daily Star, Star Campus Magazine, October 18, 2009, http://archive.thedailystar.net/campus/2009/10/03/feature_award.htm

2009

Mohammad Mainul Islam (2009). A Journey to Culture of Peace, The Daily Star, Star Campus Magazine, September 13, 2009 , http://archive.thedailystar.net/campus/2009/09/02/feature_peace.htm

2009

Mohammad Mainul Islam (2009). International Cultural Festival of Peking University: A Journey to Culture of Peace, The New Nation, September 4, 2009 (also published Cooperation and Communication, February, 2007, P.12-13, Peking University) 

2007

Mohammad Mainul Islam (2007). A Journey to Culture of Peace, Praise of Autumn, Pp.86-87, Second International Cultural Festival, Peking University, 2007

2006

Mohammad Mainul Islam (2006). Happiness Depends on Your Mind, Korean International Magazine Insider, Vol.8 (Special Edition), May & June 2006 (also published in On Beijing: Monthly Magazine for Koreans, Vol. 23, September 2006, P. 40-41)

 TEACHING

   COURSES TAUGHT 

University of Dhaka, Department of Population Sciences:
2017-18 POP 508 Global Health 2 Credits 11 Students

Graduate (Regular)

2016-17 POP 508 Global Health 2 Credits 16 Students

Graduate (Regular)

2017 POP 405 Population and Health Policies and Programs in Bangladesh 4 Credits 20 Students

Undergraduate

2016 POP 405 Population and Health Policies and Programs in Bangladesh 4 Credits 14 Students

Undergraduate

2016 POP 401 Population Dynamics in Bangladesh 4 Credits 21 Students

Undergraduate

2017 POP 304 Child and Youth Population 4 Credits  24 Students

Undergraduate

2016 POP 304 Child and Youth Population 4 Credits 21 Students

Undergraduate

2016 POP 202 Population and Development 4 Credits 26 Students

Undergraduate

2015 POP 202 Population and Development 4 Credits 26 Students

Undergraduate

2013 POP 202 Population and Development 4 Credits 21 Students

Undergraduate

2012 POP 202 Population and Development 4 Credits 21 Students

Undergraduate

2011 POP 202 Population and Development 4 Credits 24 Students

Undergraduate

2017 MPS 501 Introduction to Population Sciences 4 Credits 68 Students

Graduate (Regular)

 2016 MPS 501  Introduction to Population Sciences 4 Credits  79 Students

Graduate (Regular)

2015  MPS 501  Introduction to Population Sciences 4 Credits  56 Students

Graduate (Regular)

2015-17 MPS 507 Population and Development 4 Credits  67 Students

Graduate (Regular)

2016-17 MPS 601 Population Dynamics in Bangladesh 4 Credits  63 Students

Graduate (Regular)

2012-13 MPS 608 Population and Development Policies 4 Credits  25 Students

Graduate (Regular) 

2011 MPS 503 Social Science Research Methodology 4 Credits  25 Students

Graduate (Regular) 

2010 MPS 502 Principles of Population, Economy and Society 4 Credits  25 Students

Graduate (Regular) 

2009-13 MPS 507 Population and Development 4 Credits 25 Students

Graduate (Regular)

2002-4 MPS 502 Principles of Economy and Society 4 Credits 25 Students

Graduate (Regular)

 RESEARCH 

Research Discipline Demography, Sociology
Research Areas Population and Public Health, Health Promotion, Social Determinants of Health
Research Specialization Child Health, Reproductive Health, Urban Health, Health Communication, Population and Development
Research Interests Global Health, Reproductive Health, Social Demography, Population and Development, Population and Health Policies, Research Ethics, China Studies

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

Member
  • International Union of Scientific Study of Population (IUSSP)
  • Population Association of America (PAA)
  • Asian Population Association (APA)
  • Center for Health Trends and Forecasts affiliate network, Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME), University of Washington, USA 
  • Canadian Population Society (CPS)
  • Canadian Coalition for Global Health Research (CCGHR)
  • International Sociological Association (ISA) & RC 41- Sociology of Population, ISA
  • Bangladesh Sociological Association (BSA)
  • Global Development Network (GDN)
  • Health and Global Policy Institute (HGPI)
  • International Childhood and Youth Research Network (ICYRNet)
  • International Epidemiological Association (IEA)
  • Editorial Advisory Group Member of the Cambridge Scholars Publishing, UK