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Faculty Fisheries Aquaculture Faculty Members Dr. Md. Sakhawat Hossain

Dr. Md. Sakhawat Hossain


B.Sc. Fisheries (BAU); MS in Aquaculture (BAU); Ph. D in Aquatic Animal Nutrition (Japan); Post-Doc. in Fish immuno-nutrition (Belgium); Post-Doc. in Fish nutrition & Physiology (USA)

Research interests: Aquatic Animal Nutrition, Immuno-nutrition, Low cost sustainable aqua feed development


Dept. of Aquaculture


Dr. Md. Sakhawat Hossain is currently working as a Professor in the Department of Aquaculture, Faculty of Fisheries, Sylhet Agricultural University. Dr. Hossain earned his BSc. Fisheries (Hons.) and MS in Aquaculture degrees from Bangladesh Agricultural University. Later he completed his Ph.D from the United Graduate School of Agricultural Sciences, Kagoshima University, Japan. Dr. Hossian worked as a postdoctoral researcher at University of Namur, Belgium on Immuno-nutrition of fish. He also worked as a post-doctoral Fellow at University of Idaho, USA on Fish Nutrition and Physiology. His key research interests are in any field of Aquaculture Nutrition; with special emphasis on Fish Nutrition & physiology, immuno-nutrition, nutritional biochemistry, nutrigenomics, functional nutrients, dietary supplements, feed processing and manufacturing technology and low cost eco-friendly feed development for aquaculture species. Dr. Hossain successfully completed several university and national donor funded research projects. He has published >65 research articles in international and national peer reviewed journals. He is also a reviewer for a number of international and national journals, made numerous presentations at aquaculture industry and aquaculture professional’s conferences around the world.