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 has been held annually since 2007 and BDOAA has been 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 2024 for one year for organizing the 7th BDOAA (BDOAA 2023/2024) and sending students to the 16th IOAA.

Academic Committee  (AC)

Current Working team

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 2024 for one year.



Dr. M Arshad Momen

Professor, Director, Office of Graduate Studies, Research and Industrial Relations, Independent University, Bangladesh

General Secretary

Dr.  Khan Asad

Assistant professor and the founding director of COALab, IUB




Assistant Coordinator,

Team Leader

Fahim Rajit Hossain

Research Fellow, Calmers University of Science & Technology, Graduate, EEE, BAUET

Assistant Coordinator,

Team Leader

Md Mahmudunnobe

Ph.D. student at Wayne State University, USA.


Arnab Chowdhury

4th year, Civil Engg., Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology


Md. Arman Hassan

3rd year, Mech. Engg., Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology


Hasnat Mohammad Nayeem

4th year, EEE, Islamic University of Technology


Serat Mahmud Saad

3rd year, Vanderbilt University, Tennessee, USA


Abdullah al Rafi Mahmud

3rd year, Villanova University, Pennsylvania, USA.


Turja Roy

1st year, ETE, Chittagong University of Engineering and Technology


Imdadullah Raji

Mech. Engg., Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology


Muztahid Abrar Shafi

4th year, EEE, Islamic University of Technology


Mahajabin Tabassum Soikey

2nd year, CSE, Islamic University of Technology





Shahriar Kabir Saaj



Ahnaf Islam Rakin

Mech. Engg., Islamic University of Technology


Tahiatun Nahar Juthi

1st year Material and Metallurgical Engg., Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology

PR Manager

Sadman Shabab Azad

Department of Business Administration – General, Bangladesh University of Professionals (BUP)


Tafhimul Hasan

Institute of Business Administration, University of Dhaka

Organizing Committee (OC)

    • Sadman Shabab Azad
    • 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.

Contact at

Please contact the assistant academic coordinator [ +8801781259313] for inquiries related to IOAA in Bangladesh.

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  • For Public Relations and Management: