JU Begum Khaleda Zia hall gets new provost
Professor Sharmin Sultana of Jahangirnagar University’s (JU) Physics Department has been appointed as the new provost of Begum Khaleda Zia Hall of the university.
A notification signed by the registrar of the university Rahima Kaneez said that the professor has been appointed to the post until further notification is issued in this regard.
According to the notification, the appointment will be effective from the date of joining of the fresh provost of the residential hall.
Professor Sharmin completed her Bachelor of Science degree in 2005 and Master of Science in 2006 from the JU Physics department.
She obtained her Doctor of Philosophy degree in Plasma Physics from Queen’s University in the United Kingdom in 2012.
Later, she began her professional career as a lecturer at the JU Physics department.
The professor has research interest in the fields of nonlinear phenomena, electrostatic (ES) and electromagnetic (EM) waves in the form of localized nonlinear wave packets and solitary waves (solitons), and shock structures in space, astrophysical and laboratory plasmas; relativistic/ultra-
Earlier, Professor Tahmina Akter of Zoology Department served the hall as its provost.