Prof. Jahangir did his SSC from Gasbaria NG High School in 1976 and HSC from Chittagong Govt. College in the year of 1978. He did his BSc Engineering in Civil Engineering from the then Chittagong Engineering College (presently CUET) under the University of Chittagong in 1984. Prof. Dr. Engr. Md. Jahangir Alam obtained his M. Engineering in structural Engineering in 1992 & Ph.D. in Civil Engineering in 1994 under the UNESCO Fellowship from Anna University, Madras, India. Dr. Alam did Advanced Studies on Finite Element at Asian Institute of Technology (AIT), Thailand under AIT Fellowship in 1996. Dr. Alam completed Post Graduate Studies on Earthquake Engineering from University of St. Methodius in Macedonia under The Netherlands Fellowship in 1997. Dr. Alam served as the Vice Chancellor of CUET for 4 years from 2012 to 2016 by the order of the honorable President of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh. At present, Dr. Alam is a Professor of Civil Engineering at CUET. He has 35 years of teaching and professional experiences in Civil and Earthquake Engineering. Dr. Alam has published more than 50 journal and conference articles on Civil and Earthquake Engineering. Dr. Alam is a Life Fellow of the Institution of Engineers Bangladesh (IEB) and is a member of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), USA. He is also the member of the New York Academy of Sciences, USA. Dr. Alam was the Senate Member of Bangabhundu SMR Maritime University (BSMRMU) and at present serving as the member of Planning & Development Committee and Syndicate Member of Rajshahi University of Engineering & Technology (RUET). Dr. Alam is listed in WHO’s WHO in the World of Professionals in the year of 2001 in USA and is also listed in OUTSTANDING PEOPLE OF THE 21ST CENTURY and OUTSTANDING SCIENTIST IN THE 21ST CENTURY, 2001 in UK. Dr. Alam is awarded as 2018 Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award, USA and recently Dr. Alam’ Biography is listed in WHO’s WHO in the World 2018 & 2019, USA. Dr. Alam was awarded UNESCO Educational Achievement Award for Bangladesh and Environment Award in 2013. Dr. Alam served as the Academic Partner for German DAAD funded project SEAN-DEE for 8 years at Kassel University, Germany and the Netherlands funded NICHE project at UNESCO-IHE, the Netherlands for 4 yearsto CUET, Bangladesh. Dr. Alam published a book on “Earthquake Resistant Non-engineered Building Construction: Seismic Risk Reduction: Physical Vulnerability and Structural Mitigation”, LAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing, Berlin, Germany, 2017. On 16 June 2019 Prof. Dr. Engr. Mohammad Jahangir Alam has joined as the Vice Chancellor of University of Science and Technology Chittagong (USTC) by the Order of the Honorable President of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh.
Prof. Dr. Engr. Md. Jahangir Alam (Former VC, CUET) and VC, USTC & Chairman, CWASA