Dr Hasibun Naher
She is working as an Associate Professor in mathematics at the Department of Mathematics and Natural Sciences, Brac University (BracU), Dhaka, Bangladesh. She joined BracU in 2007 as a lecturer. Before joining BracU she worked as a Lecturer in mathematics in different private universities of Bangladesh since 2001.
Dr. Hasibun Naher received her PhD from the School of Mathematical Sciences, Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM), Penang, Malaysia. She completed her B.Sc (Honours) as well as M. Sc in Mathematics from the Jahangirnagar University, Savar, Bangladesh and secured first class in both. In addition to her PhD period, she also taught several mathematics courses to the undergraduate students at School of Mathematical Sciences, Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM), from 2011 to 2013.
Her research background is quite commendable. She has published twenty five scientific papers in international journals with ISI (Thomson Reuters) having good Impact Factors, two conference proceedings with ISI and two books. She has been reviewing research papers of forty renowned journals and working as a member of editorial boards of one hundred fifty-five international journals of her field of expertise. She is also serving as an International Scientific Committee with several International Conferences on Mathematics.
She is a life member of: NOAMI (National Oceanographic and Maritime Institute)
She received the OWSD-Elsevier Foundation Award in 2018.
Areas of expertise: applied mathematics, partial differential equations (PDEs), fractional differential equations (FDEs), travelling wave solutions, solitons, women in STEM, active learning, sustainable mathematics education, sustainable development using mathematical modeling, storm surges, tsunami simulation, earthquakes, and energy.
Selected media coverage:
For this scientist, her name was her destiny, Elsevier, March 14, 2018
Women and Girls in Science Podcast Series: Mathematician Hasibun Naher, United Nations Academic Impact, February 13, 2019
2020 recognitions by UN Academic Impact and Organization of Women Scientists for the Developing World on Twitter
The Asian Scientist 100 - 2019
Hasibun Naher Mathematician Interview [on soundcloud], United Nations Academic Impact
Asia’s Rising Scientists: Hasibun Naher, Asian Scientist, September 7, 2018
News in Asia Pacific Region (page 43), Asia Pacific Mathematics Newsletter, December 2018
Black History Month, Center of Science and Industry
Five women scientists in developing countries win 2018 OWSD-Elsevier Foundation Awards, The Elsevier Foundation, February 15, 2018
Elsevier Foundation Awards Female Scientists – International Prize for Research, Amazons Watch, March 2, 2018
BRAC University Faculty and Staff Awards, The Financial Express, November 13, 2016
BRACU awards best researcher, teacher, staff, The Daily Observer, November 13, 2016