Mohammad Firoj Jaman is a Professor of Zoology at the University of Dhaka, Bangladesh. He is currently focusing researches on wildlife ecology and island wildlife particularly on amphibians, reptiles, birds and mammals. He is also interested studying primate’s ecology, and behavior and completed his PhD on Primatology from Primate Research Institute at the Kyoto University, Japan in 2010. He is also actively involved in wildlife and protected area conservation and management in Bangladesh.Read less
|Degree Name||Group/Major Subject||Board/Institute||Country||Passing Year|
|Masters||Zoology (Wildlife Biology)||University of Dhaka||Bangladesh||1992|
|Bachelor||Department of Zoology||University of Dhaka||Bangladesh||1991|
|Title||Organization||Location||From Date||To Date|
|Professor||Department of Zoology, University of Dhaka||Dhaka||21, Apr 2014||Currently Working|
|Associate Professor||Department of Zoology, University of Dhaka||Dhaka||25, Mar 2010||20-04-2014|
|Assistant Professor||Department of Zoology, University of Dhaka||Dhaka||21, Apr 2003||24-03-2010|
|Lecturer||Department of Zoology, University of Dhaka||Dhaka||15, Feb 1997||20-04-2003|
|EIA, Wildlife Monitoring, and Protected Area Planning and Management||
Focus on Environmental Impact Assessment, monitoring of wildlife in perticular ecological settings or protected areas. Special interest on Wildlife Monitoring, protected areas Planning and Management
Behavioural Ecology Macaques and Langurs, Primates Socio-biology, Nutritional Ecology, Primate Society, Seed Dispersal behaviour, Human-primates conflict and Co-existance
Diversity and Ecology of Herpeto-fauna, Urban amphibians and Reptiles, Conservation of Threatened amphibians and reptiles
|Environmental and Ecological Research and Protected Species and Protected Area Management||
Environmental Impack Assessment (EIA), Ecological Baseline Survey, Biodiversity Monitoring, Preparation of management plan for Species and Protected Areas.
Conservation of Threatened Animals, Captive Breeding, Management of Zoo Animals, Behavioural Enrichment of Captive Wild animals
Avian Divensity, Bird ecology and Conservation, breeding activities of birds, monitoring of Threatened bird species
|Level of Study||Title||Supervisor||Co-Supervisor(s)||Name of Student(s)||Area of Research||Current Completion|
|Ph.D.||Human-Wildlife Conflict Modeling for the Conservation of Rhesus Macaque (Macaca mulatta) in both Urban and Rural Habitats of Dhaka District||Professor Dr. Mohammad Firoj Jaman||-||Bashir Ahmed||2020|
|Ph.D.||Impact of Rohingya Influx on Wildlife and Society in Teknaf Peninsula in Cox’s Bazar of Bangladesh||Professor Dr. Mohammad Firoj Jaman||Professor Dr. Md. Farid Ashan||Shital Kumar Nath||2020|
|Masters||Involvement of Wildlife in the life of the Nomadic Bengal Gypsies (Bedeys) and their Conservation||Professor Dr Mohammad Firoj Jaman||Md. Mahabub Alam||Umme Habiba Ilma||2020|
|Masters||Wildlife Diversity, Population Status and Conservation aspects in Marjat baor in Jhenaidah district, Bangladesh||Professor Dr. Mohammad Firoj Jaman||Md. Mahabub Alam||Ashikur Rahman Shome||2020|
|Masters||Feeding ecology, Ranging Patterns and Habitat Utilization of Capped Langur (Trachypithecus pileatus) in Madhupur National Park, Tangail, Bangladesh||Professor Dr. Mohammad Firoj Jaman||Md. Mahabub Alam||Md. Afjal Hossain||2019|
|M.Phil||Wildlife Crime in Bangladesh: Intensity, Detection and Prevention||Professor Dr. Mohammad Firoj Jaman||-||Nigar Sultana||
Writing thesis in Wildlife Crime
|Ph.D.||Behavioural patterns of Western Hoolock Gibbon (Hoolock hoolock), Asiatic Black Bear (Ursus thibetanus) and Asiatic Jackal (Canis aureus) at Bangladesh National Zoo||Professor Dr. Mohammad Firoj Jaman||-||Fariya khatun||
Thesis submitted for evaluation
|Ph.D.||Behavioral patterns and conservation of Capped Langur (Trachypithecuspileatus) of Madhupur National Park, Tangail, Bangladesh” submitted by Mr. Shawkat Imam Khan||Professor Dr. Mohammad Firoj Jaman||Shawkat Imam Khan||
Awarded the degree in Primatology (Wildlife Biology)
|Subject||Project Name||Source of Fund||From Date||To Date||Collaboration|
|Biological Science||Ecology, Species Diversity And Conservation Issues Of Herpetofauna Of Northern Region (Greater Dinajpur And Nilphamari District) Of Bangladesh||Ministry of Science and Technology||30-06-2019||30-06-2019||University of Dhaka|
|Biological Science||Ecological and Socio-economical Aspects of Human-langur conflict (HLC) and mitigation measures in Keshabpur and Manirampur, Jessore, Bangladesh||Bangladesh Forest Department, Ministry of Environment and Forest||31-05-2019||31-05-2015||University of Dhaka|
|Zoology (Wildlife Biology)||Establishment of a Museum at the Padma Multipurpose Bridge Project (PMBP) site||Padma Bridge Authority||30-06-2016||University of Dhaka|
|Biological Science||Monitoring of Migratory Birds at the Bibiyana II Gas Power Project Area, Parkul, Nabigonj, Habigonj, Bangladesh||Summit Bibiyana II Power Company Ltd||31-12-2015||31-03-2016||University of Dhaka|
|Zoology (Wildlife Biology)||Biodiversity Baseline Survey, Preparing a Monitoring Plan, Identifying Location of a Protected Sanctuary and development of a Sanctuary Establishment Plan at Padma Multipurpose Bridge (PMBP) area||Bangladesh Bridge Authority||30-04-2015||31-01-2016||University of Dhaka|
|Biological Science||Physical, chemical and Biological aspects of Chalan Beel, Bangladesh||Ministry of Science and Technology||31-07-2013||30-06-2014||University of Dhaka|
|Biological Science||Ecology and Wildlife Diversity of Keshabpur and Manirampur, Jessore||Bangladesh Forest Department, Ministry of Environment and Forest||30-04-2013||31-03-2014||University of Dhaka|
|Biological Science||A socio-ecological study and conservation problems of commensal rhesus macaques (Macaca mulatta)||University Grants Commission||31-07-2012||30-06-2013||University of Dhaka|
|Biological Science||Master plan preparation for establishment of ropeways and aviary in the Russel Aviary Park, Rangunia, Chittagonj||Bangladesh Forest Department, Ministry of Environment and Forest||30-09-2010||31-03-2011||University of Dhaka|
|Biological Science||The effects of environmental differences on behavioral budgets and the feeding behavior of captive Japanese macaques (Macaca fuscata)||Primate Research Institute||30-04-2005||30-06-2010||Kyoto University|
|Biological Science||Species diversity, feeding behavior and niche partitioning of endangered varanid lizards from Bangladesh||Ministry of Science and Technology||31-07-2003||30-06-2004||University of Dhaka|
|Biological Science||Study on Coastal Biodiversity in special reference to Wildlife and Fishes and their Conservation Problems, Bangladesh||Ministry of Science and Technology||31-07-2001||30-06-2002||University of Dhaka|
|Biological Science||Investigation on Status, Distribution and Conservation Problems of Gharials (Gavials genetics) Project in Bangladesh||Ministry of Science and Technology||31-07-2000||30-06-2001||University of Dhaka|
|Biological Science||'Investigation on Crane and Storks of the North - West region of Bangladesh||University of Dhaka||31-05-1997||30-09-1997||University of Dhaka|
|Biological Science||Survey of Fauna NCS Project -1||Bangladesh Forest Department, Ministry of Environment and Forest||31-10-1995||31-12-1996||University of Dhaka|
Special traning Lectures for the Teachers of Colleges under National University of Bangladesh
Visiting Professor and Visiting Researcher at The Primate Research Institute, Kyoto University for 3 months from March 2019 to May 2019
|SL||Collaboration & Membership Name||Type||Membership Year||Expire Year|
|1||JUAB||Life Member||2020||Life Time|
|2||International Primatological Society||Former Annual Member||2010||Life Time|
|3||Former Annual member of Japan Primatological Society||Member||2005 - 2009||Life Time|
|4||Wildlife Society of Bangladesh||Life Member||1997||Life Time|
|5||Asian Primate Society||Member||2015||Life Time|
|6||Zoological Society of Bangladesh||Life Member||1997||Life Time|
M.F. Jaman Behavioural Ecology of Northern Plains Sacred Langur and Human-Langur Coexistence.. Dhaka: Bangladesh Forest Department, 2015 .
M. F. Jaman and M.A. Huffman Behavioral budgets and feeding ecology of Japanese macaques:The effects of natural vegetation of environmentally enriched enclosures on monkeys’ well being. Germany: Lambert Academic publishing GmbH & Co. KG, 2010 .
Jaman, MF, Rabbe, MF, Alam, MM and Shome, AR : Students' perceptions on snake in Northwestern Bangladesh, ASIAN JOURNAL OF ETHNOBIOLOG Y (impact factor:-) , vol.3 , no.2 , pp.62-69 , 2020 .
Rabbe, M. F., Jaman, M. F., Rahman, M. M. and Alam, M. M : Some behavioral aspects on the Hemidactylus species of Bangladesh, J. Biodivers. Conserv. Bioresour. Manag, Journal of Biodiversity Conservation and Bioresources Management , no.Accepted , 2019 .
Khatun, M. T., Jaman, M. F., Rahman, M. M. and Alam, M. M. : The effect of urban and rural habitats on activity budgets of the endangered Northern Plains sacred langur, Semnopithecus entellus (Dufresne, 1797) in Jessore, Bangladesh, mammalia , vol.82 , no.5 , pp.423-440 , 2018. .
Islam, M, Jaman, M. F., Rahman, M. M. and Alam, M. M. : Wildlife diversity and population status of Kashimpur Union, Gazipur, J. Asiat. Soc. Bangladesh Sci. , vol.44 , no.2 , pp.101 - 115 , 2018 .
Rabbe, M. F., Jaman, M. F., Rahman, M. M., Alam, M. M and Sarker, M. A. R : Species Diversity, Composition and Distribution of Herpetofauna in Northwestern Region of Bangladesh, , pp.Under reviewed , 2018 .
Jaman, M. F, Sarker, M. A. R., Rana, A. S., Alam, M. S, Ahmed, S. and Shafi, S. M. : Limb malformation in the skipper frog (Euphlyctis cyanophlyctis) (Amphibia: Dicroglossidae), first evidence in Bangladesh, . . The Herpetological Bulletin , 2017 .
Sarker, M. A.R., Sanders, K. L., Ukuwela, K. D. and Jamam, M. F. : Snakes of Bangladesh: A Preliminary Survey of Cox’s Bazar District With Notes on Diet, Reproduction, and Conservation Status, Herpetological Conservation and Biology , vol.12 , no.2 , pp.384–393. , 2017 .
Rahman, M. M., Jaman, M. F, Khatun, M. T., Alam, S. M. I., Kayum, A. R. M. R and Uddin, M : Substrate Utilization by Bengal Sacred Langur, Semnopithecus entellus (Dufresne, 1797) in Jessore, Bangladesh: Effect of Resource Type on Feeding in Urban and Rural Groups, nter. J. Pure and Appli. Zool , vol.3 , no.2 , pp.162-172 , 2015 .
Jaman, M.F., Uddin, M. M., Alam, M. M., Rahman, M.M., Khatun, M.T and Alam S.M. I. : Species diversity and population status of wildlife in Keshabpur, Bangladesh, Journal of Biodiversity Conservation and Bioresource Management , vol.1 , no.2 , pp.9-21 , 2015 .
Rahman, M. M., Jaman, M. F., Khatun, M. T., Alam S. M. I., Alam, M. M., Hossain, M. S. and Huffman, M. A. : Feeding ecology of the Northern Plains Sacred Langur Semnopithecus entellus (Dufresne) in Jessore, Bangladesh: Dietary composition, seasonal and age-sex differences., Asian Primates Journal , vol.5 , no.1 , pp.24-39 , 2015 .
Jaman, M. F., Majumder, M. S., Hossain, M. S., Rahman, M. M and Uddin, M. : Diversity of Wildlife at Ruhitpur Union, Keraniganj, Dhaka., Journal of Asiatic Society of Bangladesh Science , vol.40 , no.2 , pp.295-308 , 2014 .
Alam, M. M., Jaman, M. F, Hasan, M. M, Rahman, M. M., Alam, S. M. I. and Khatun, U. H. : Social interactions of Honuman Langur (Semnopithecus entellus) at Keshabpur and Manirampur of Jessore district of Bangladesh., Bangladesh Journal of Zoology , vol.42 , no.2 , pp.217 – 225. , 2014 .
|National||Bangabandhu Award for Wildlife Conservation - 2020||2020||Bangladesh||
The Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change, Government of the People's Republic Bangladesh has offered this Award for the Life time achievement of Education and Research on Wildlife of Bangladesh
|International||Best Cited Paper||2016||Japan||Jaman, M. F. and Huffman, M. A. 2013. The effect of urban and rural habitats and resource type on activity budgets of commensal rhesus macaques (Macaca mulatta) in Bangladesh. Primates, 54: 49-59|
|International||Scholarship from Japanese Government (Monbukagakusho)||2004||Japan||
This scholarship was awarded by The Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology of Japan for my Master Course and PhD.
|Local||Dean's Honor Award||1994||Bangladesh||I was awarded by the Faculty of Biological Science for outstanding performance|