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DR. MD. AHSAN HABIB



Ph.D. -Zoology (Arachnology/ Entomology)-Dhaka & Bergen University (under a sandwich program)

M.Sc. (Thesis Group)-Zoology (Entomology)-Jahangirnagar University

B.Sc. (Hons.)-Zoology-Jahangirnagar University

 

Research Experiences:

February 1993 - December 1995: Worked as a Research Associate under the project Integrated pest management of fruit production in Bangladesh of the Department of Zoology, University of Dhaka funded by NUFU (Norwegian Council for Higher Education’s Programme for Development Research and Education).

Title of the Ph.D. research: Ecological studies on selected spider taxa of Bangladesh with emphasis on those associated with mangrove communities

2. Dr. Torstein Solhøy, Professor, Department of Zoology, University of Bergen,  Allegaten 41, N 5007 Bergen, Norway

Professional Training/Courses completed/attended

  1. Attended in the Training on National Curriculum Programme at least 3 times.
  2. Completed an Intensive English Course: conducted by the Department of Zoology, University of Bergen, Norway from July 10-20, 1997.
  3. Completed training course on Entomological Studies: Collection and Preservation of Insects, Spiders and Mites conducted by the Natural History Museum, University of Oslo, Norway from August 01-15, 1997.
  4. Completed regular courses on Biodiversity and Tropical Ecology conducted by Department of Zoology, University of Bergen, Norway during July 1997- November 1997.
  5. Attended the course on Experimental Design and Statistics jointly conducted by the Department of Zoology, University of Dhaka, Bangladesh and Department of Zoology, University of Bergen, Norway under the auspices of NUFU (Norwegian Council for Higher Education’s Programme for Development Research and Education), held in the Department of Zoology, University of Dhaka, Bangladesh. 10-22 June, 1998.
  6. Completed special training courses on Laboratory Techniques and Systematics of Spiders and mites, conducted by the Department of Zoology, University of Bergen, Norway during August - November 1999.
  7. Participated in the Invertebrate Conservation Assessment and Management Plan (CAMP) training workshop held at IUCN Bangladesh Country Office on October 10-11, 20002, organised by the IUCN/SSC South Asian Invertebrate Specialist Group, Zoo Outreach Organisation, India and IUCN Bangladesh Country Office, Bangladesh.

Memberships

  1. General Member, Zoological Society of Bangladesh, C/O. Department of Zoology, University of Dhaka, Dhaka-1000, Bangladesh.
  2. General Member, Entomological Society of Bangladesh, C/O. Bangladesh Agricultural Research Institute (BARI), Joydebpur, Gazipur, Bangladesh.
  3. General Member, Biodiversity Research Group of Bangladesh, C/O. Institute of Forestry and Environmental Sciences, University of Chittagong, Chittagong - 4331, Bangladesh.
  4. General Member, Zoo Outreach Organisation, 29-1, Bharati Colony, Box 1683, Peelamedu, Coimbatore 641 004, Tamil Nadu, India.
  5. General Member, CBSG (Conservation Breeding Specialist Group), C/O. Zoo Outreach Organisation/CBSG, South Asia, Box 1683, 79 Bharati Colony, Peelamedu, Coimbatore 641 004, Tamil Nadu, India.
Visits to Foreign Country

            Photography (with emphasis on spiders, butterflies, dragonflies, other insects, birds, wild flowers, natural scenario, etc.)

 

Publications
  1. Habib, M.A. and Baqui, M.A. 2000. Effectiveness of three granular insecticides against brown planthopper Nilaparvata lugens (Stal) (Homoptera: Delphacidae) in relation to dose of urea fertilizer. Bangladesh J. Zool. 28(1): 13-18.
  2. Habib, M.A. and Baqui, M.A. 2000. Effects of plant age and water-stress on the efficacy of three granular insecticides against BPH Nilaparvata lugens (Stal) (Homoptera: Delphacidae). Bangladesh J. Zool. 28(2): 129-135.
  3. Habib, M.A., Hossain, M.A., Kabir, S.M.H. and Solhøy, T. 2001.Hymenopteran parasites (Arthropoda: Insecta) associated with mango orchards in Bangladesh. Dhaka Univ. J. Biol. Sci. 10(1): 91-101.
  4. Habib, M.A., Kabir, S.M.H. and Solhøy, T. 2001. Kleptoparasitic or commensal spider species in the webs of certain spiders. Dhaka Univ. J. Biol. Sci. 10(2): 197-203.
  5. Habib, M.A., Kabir, S.M.H. and Solhøy, T. 2001. Community structure and associated activities of spiders (Araneae) on ground vegetation in a mango orchard of Bangladesh. Ecoprint 8(1): 21-28.
  6. Habib, M.A., Kabir, S.M.H. and Solhøy, T. 2002. Construction pattern and functions of stabilimenta of certain orb-web spiders (Araneae). Paper presented in the 13th Biennial National Conference and Annual General Meeting 2002. Organized by the Zoological Society of Bangladesh. March 28-29, 2002. p. 42 (Abstract No. 45).
  7. Habib, M.A., Kabir, S.M.H. and Solhøy, T. 2003 (January). Arthropod biodiversity in the canopy of mango (Mangifera indica L.) orchards. Dhaka Univ. J. Biol. Sci. 12(1): 37-47.
  8. Habib, M.A. 2003. Spiders of Bangladesh. Banglapedia. Asiatic Soc. Bangladesh.
  9. Habib, M.A., Begum, H. and Solhøy, T. 2006. Diversity of Oribatid mites (Acarina: Oribatida) in the Sundarbans mangrove forests of Bangladesh. J. Biodiversity and Taxonomy. 1(1): 19-25.

Manuscripts under communication/ready to submit:

  1. Guild structure of spiders (Araneae) in forest communities
  2. Structural variations of the stabilimenta in the webs of Argiope spiders (Araneae: Araneidae)
  3. Construction patterns and functions of stabilimenta in the webs of Cyclosa spiders (Araneae: Araneidae)
  4. Stabilimenta in the webs of Gasteracantha spiders (Araneae: Araneidae)
  5. Web placement and web site used by orb-weaving spiders of Araneidae (Araneae) in forest ecosystems
  6. Web placement and web site used by orb-weaving spiders of Tetragnathidae (Araneae) in forest ecosystems
  7. Web placement and web site used by orb-weaving spiders of Pholcidae, Uloboridae and Theridiidae (Araneae) in forest ecosystems
  8. Diversity of spiders in the Sundarbans mangrove forest communities of Bangladesh
  9. Ecological notes on different spider taxa of Bangladesh
  10. Diversity of oribatid mites (Acarina: Oribatida) in the Sundarbans mangrove forest ecosystems.