Department of zoology

Dr. Munira Nasiruddin

Professor of Zoology Department

B.Sc. Honours in Zoology-1980, M.Sc. (Thesis) in Zoology (Entomology)-1981, Ph.D. in Zoology (Pest Management)(Aberdeen, UK)-1993.

Since 1984 I am engaged in teaching and research at undergraduate and postgraduate levels in the Department of Zoology first as lecturer (1984-1987) and later on as Assistant Professor (1987-1993), Associate Professor (1993-1997) and Professor (1997 to till now). I have supervised 36 M.S. Thesis and 27 M.S. projects; one Ph.D., one M.Phil thesis students and presently supervising one Ph.D., one M.Phil. and nine M.S. thesis students. I have received BTA (British Technical Assistance) Award by British Council in 1989, Research and Teaching Assistantship at Aberdeen University (Scotland) in 1990, FZSB Fellowship award by Zoological Society of Bangladesh in 1998. Attended international seminars at Aberdeen, UK and presented three papers during 1990, 1991 and 1992 on the effects of azadirachtin and analogues upon feeding, midgut histology and toxicology of locusts. I have run the Department of Zoology, University of Chittagong as chairman during 2001-2004.

Office Address

Department of Zoology



Recent Publications

Nasiruddin, M., Azadi, M.A. ,Rashid, T.S. and Chowdhury, M.R. 2014. Efficacy of medicainal plant seed extracts against fish species of Heteropneustes fossilis (Bloch) and Oreochromis niloticus (L.). Bangladesh J. Environ. Sci., 26:103-110.

Chowdhury, R.M., Nasiruddin, M. and Azadi, M.A. 2014. Piscicidal effects of three plant seed extracts on two predatory fish, Heteropneustes fossilis (Bloch) and Channa punctatus (Bloch). Int. J. Int. sci. Inn. Tech. Sec. 3(1):1-7.

Nasiruddin, M., Azadi, M.A., and Reza, M.S. 2014. Abundance and diversity of Aquatic insects in two water bodies of Chittagong University Campus., Bangladesh J. Zool., 42(1): 19-33.

Nasiruddin, M., Azadi, M.A. ,Biswas, K.L. and Ara, S.I. 2014. Toxicological Effects of Tectona grandis (Linn.) on Heteropneustes fossilis (Bloch). Bangladesh J. Environ. Sci., 26:81-84.

Nasiruddin, M. Saha, S. and Azadi, M.A. 2013. Water quality assessment based on aquatic insect communities in hilly stream of Chittagong University campus in Chittagong District of Bangladesh. Bangladesh J. Environ. Sci. 25:76-83.

Nasiruddin, M., Azadi, M.A. and Nely, M.S. 2013. Histopathological effects of extracts of two indigenous plants, Pongamia pinnata (L.) Pierre and Clerodendrum viscosum (Vent.) on the catfish, Heteropneustes fossilis (Bloch). J. Asiat. Soc. Bangladesh, Sci .39(1):105-115.

Nasiruddin, M. and Roy, R.C. 2012. Rice field insect pests during the rice growing seasons in two areas of Hathazari, Chittagong. Bangladesh J. Zool. 40(1): 89-100.

Research Interests

Insect Pest Management, Toxicology, Insect Ecology, Odontology, Plant Piscicides, Fish biology, Ecology, Biotechnology.