Bangladesh Olympiad on Astronomy and Astrophysics (BDOAA) is a non-profit organization that organizes the regional and national olympiads on astronomy and astrophysics (A&A), hosts the national A&A camp in Bangladesh, and sends students to the International Olympiad on A&A (IOAA). BDOAA is the most prestigious competition on A&A in Bangladesh for school and college students and IOAA is the most prestigious international competition on A&A for students up to the age of eighteen. IOAA is being held annually since 2007 and BDOAA is sending students to the olympiad every year since 2018. BDOAA also organizes workshops, gives career guidance to aspiring astronomers, and hosts events for the popularization of A&A.
The following Executive Committee (EC) of BDOAA is taking effect from 8 February 2022 for a period of one year for organizing the 5th BDOAA (BDOAA 2022/2023) and sending students to the 15th IOAA.
Executive Committee (EC)
|President||Prof. Dr. Arshad Momen||Professor, Department of Theoretical Physics, University of Dhaka.|
|Prof. Dr. Md. Kamrul Hassan||Professor, Department of Physics, University of Dhaka.|
|Prof. Golam Dastegir Al-Quaderi||Professor, Department of Physics, University of Dhaka.|
|Prof. Dr. Syed Hasibul Hassan Chowdhury||Professor, Department of Mathematical and Natural Sciences, BRAC University.|
|Prof. Dr. Md Ashraful Amin||Professor, Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Independent University, Bangladesh (IUB).|
|Dr. Ahmad Mostafa Kamal||Associate Professor and Head, Department of Physical Sciences, IUB.|
|Dr. S. N. M. Azizul Hoque||Physics Instructor, Memorial University of Newfoundland, Canada.|
|Treasurer||Dr. Talal Ahmed||Assistant Professor, Department of Physics, University of Dhaka.|
|General Secretary||Dr. Khan Asad||Assistant Professor, Department of Physical Sciences, IUB.|
|Dr. Lamiya Mowla||Dunlap Postdoctoral Fellow, Dunlap Institute of Astronomy and Astrophysics, University of Toronto, Canada.|
Academic Committee (AC)
The EC is appointing the following Academic Committee (AC), Organizing Committee (OC), and Advisory Committee (AdC) of BDOAA which will take effect from 8 February 2022 for a period of one year.
The academic team members of BDOAA are extremely motivated students and teachers who are experienced in the Astronomy Olympiad (past participant of national and international Olympiads) and Astronomy in general. This team includes academic coordinators, coaching team, test writers, and graders who will oversee the academic responsibilities of BDOAA during the 2022/2023 academic year.
|Coordinator||Dr. Khan Asad
|Assistant Coordinator||Dr. Talal Ahmed
|Fahim Rajit Hossain||3rd year, EEE, Bangladesh Army University of Engineering and Technology, Natore|
|Md Mahmudunnobe||4th year, Data Science and Physics, Minerva University, California, USA.|
|Tunok Mondol||3rd year, Mathematics and Computer Science, University of Waterloo, Canada|
|Arnab Chowdhury||2nd year, Civil Engg., Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology|
|Hasnat Mohammad Nayeem||2nd year, EEE, Islamic University of Technology|
|Muztahid Abrar Shafi||2nd year, EEE, Islamic University of Technology|
|Mahajabin Tabassum Soikey||1st year, CSE, Islamic University of Technology|
|Md. Arman Hassan||1st year, Mech. Engg., Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology|
|Serat Mahmud Saad||1st year, Vanderbilt University, Tennessee, USA|
|Abdullah al Rafi Mahmud||1st year, Villanova University, Pennsylvania, USA.|
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Organizing Committee (OC)
- Ahmad Abdullah Rifat (coordinator)
- Dr. Khan Asad
- Dr. Talal Ahmed Chowdhury
- Fahim Rajit Hossain
- Md. Arman Hassan
- Arnab Chowdhury
Advisory Committee (AdC)
- Mohsinul Kabir, Lecturer, Islamic University of Technology, Bangladesh.
- Tanvir Karim, PhD candidate, Harvard University, USA.
- Syeda Lammim Ahad, PhD candidate, Leiden University, The Netherlands.
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