Professor Dr. Ahmad Shamsul Islam

Initiated Plant Tissue Culture and Biotechnological research in Bangladesh

Professor Islam is the recipient of 5 prestigious awards within the country: President's Gold Medal in Agriculture (1984), Ekushey Medal (Martyr's Day Medal) in Education (1986), Bangladesh Academy of Sciences Gold Medal in Biology (1987), Gold medal as Eminent Botanist by Bangladesh Association of Botany (1997) And Life Time Achievement Award by GNOBB in 2017.