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3 Bangladeshis among Asian 100 scientists

Mohammad Nahian
28 Apr 2021 20:27:22 | Update: 28 Apr 2021 21:35:54
3 Bangladeshis among Asian 100 scientists
From left, Salma Sultana, Firdausi Qadri and Samia Subrina

Singapore-based Asian Scientist magazine have included three Bangladeshis in the sixth edition of Asian Scientist 100 list for their outstanding achievements in scientific research.

The Asian Scientist 100 list published the names of three Bangladeshis — Salma Sultana, Samia Subrina, Firdausi Qadri— this week.

Bangladeshi scientist Salma was awarded the 2020 Norman E. Borlaug Award for Field Research and Application by the World Food Prize Foundation for her work with small-scale farmers in Bangladesh, particularly her efforts involving veterinary outreach, treatment and education.

Samia Subrina of Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology is a recipient of the 2020 OWSD-Elsevier Foundation Award for Early-Career Women Scientists in the Developing World for her research on the properties and uses of nanomaterials.

Firdausi Qadri of International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease and Research is a laureate of the 2020 L’Oréal-UNESCO For Women in Science Award for her work on understanding and preventing infectious diseases affecting children in developing countries as well as her advocacy of early diagnoses and global vaccination.

Mohammad Nahian