Info minister to teach oceanography class at DU
Information Minister Dr Hasan Mahmud is set to begin his stint as a part-time teacher at Dhaka University (DU), starting today.
Mahmud, also an environmentalist, will conduct a course titled “Evolution and Earth’s Biosphere” at DU’s oceanography department, said an information ministry press release.
The minister obtained his graduate and post-graduate degrees in chemistry from Chittagong University in 1987 and 1989 respectively.
He completed his master’s on human ecology at Belgium Bridge University in Brussels, and another master’s on international politics at Université Libre de Bruxelles.
Afterwards, he received his PhD from Limburg University of Belgium on environmental chemistry.
This is not Hasan Mahmud’s first foray into teaching. He has also taught environmental science and Bangladesh studies at Jahangirnagar University, East West University and North South University.