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Department of Oceanography

Academic Profile of Md. Sohel Parvez

Md. Sohel Parvez

About Md. Sohel Parvez

Mr. Md. Sohel Parvez is an Assistant Professor at the Department of Oceanography, Noakhali Science and Technology University, Bangladesh.

Currently, he is working as a PhD research fellow in the Doctoral School of Biology and Environmental Sciences at the University of Debrecen, Hungary as a Stipendium Hungaricum Scholarship awardee. Mr. Sohel succssfully completed BSc (Hons) and MS in Marine Science achieving the highest GPA in both of the programs from the University of Chittagong. He also have a second MS in Oceanography from the University of Dhaka, Bangladesh.

Before starting his career in the University, Sohel also worked as a Scientific Officer at the National Oceanographic Research Institute (Currently transformed as Bangladesh Oceanographic Research Institute), Ministry of Science and Technology, Govt. of Bangladesh, and in some other organizations. Throughout the career, he worked broadly on Fisheries, Aquaculture, Environment, Marine Biology, Biodiversity, including fish biology, population dynamics, coastal processes etc.

Mr. Sohel achieved the best trainee award at UNESCO-IOC/WESTPAC training course on Climate Change, held in ODC Center at First Institute of Oceanography, Qingdao, China in 2015. He was also awarded National Science Information and Communication Technology Fellowship, 2010-2011 by the Ministry of Science, Information and Communication Technology, Govt. of Bangladesh.

Mr. Sohel teach the following courses in the Dept. of Oceanography.

  • Fisheries Oceanography
  • Marine Biodiversity & Conservation
  • Marine Environment & Climate Change
  • Coastal Morphology & Estuarine Process
  • Introduction to  Atmospheric Science
  • Physical Oceanography
  • Oceanography of the Bay of Bengal
  • Blue economy and sustainable development
  • Law of the Sea


Researchgate Profile

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Journal Articles:

1. Hassan HU, Siddique MA, Abdel-Aziz MFA, Gabol K, Ahmed AE, Parvez MS. 2022. Assessment of growth characteristics and the survival rate of pacific white shrimp Litopenaeus vannamei (boone, 1931), reared with different stocking densities in the coastal ponds, Sindh, Pakistan. Journal of Animal and Plant Sciences, 32(6). https://doi.org/10.36899/JAPS.2022.6.0583 Link


2.    Kumar, U., Helen, A.M., Das, J., Parvez, M.S., Biswas, S.K. & Ray, S. 2019. Unraveling the hidden truth in a poorly managed ecosystem: The case of discarded species of conservation interest in Bangladesh industrial marine fisheries. Regional Studies in Marine Science, 32: 100813. DOI: 10.1016/j.rsma.2019.100813 Link


3.    Kaiyum, M.A., Zamal, H. & Parvez, M.S. 2019. Evaluation of HUFA enriched Artemia nauplii for the growth, metamorphosis and survival of Macrobrachium rosenbergii larvae. The Journal of NOAMI, 36(1-2): 131-144. Link


4.    Mustafa, M.G., Hossain, M.A., Parvez, M.S. & Ahmed, S. 2018. Fisheries Diversity around Nijhum Dwip Island of Bangladesh in relation to Environmental Parameters. The Journal of NOAMI, 35(1&2): 77-91. Link


5.    Rahman, M.M., Parvez, M.S., Bhuiyan, K.A.  & Rahman, M. 2018. Phytoplankton community structure of commercial earthen aquaculture ponds. International Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Research, 3(4): 31-34. Link


6.    Rahman, M.S., Parvez, M.S., Rahman, M.M., Nabi, M.R.U. & Alam, M.W. 2018. Some Aspects of Reproductive Biology of the Mudskipper Apocryptes Bato from the Coast of Chitagong. J. Asiat. Soc. Bangladesh, Sci. 44(1): 91-100. Link


7.    Kumar, U., Parvez, M.S., Das, J., Nizamuddowla, C.M. & Tarafdar, S.R. 2016. Capture Fisheries Scenario of the Bay of Bengal, Bangladesh in Last Two Decades through Industrial Freezer Trawler. Res. Agric. Livest. Fish., 3 (1): 217-226. DOI: 10.3329/ralf.v3i1.27880 Link


8.    Rahman, M.S., Rahman, M.M., Parvez, M.S. & Nabi, M.R.U. 2016. Feeding habit and Length-Weight Relationship of a Mudskipper Apocryptes bato from the coast of Chittagong. J. Bangladesh Acad. Sci., 40, (1), 57-64. DOI: 10.3329/jbas.v40i1.28325 Link


9.    Parvez, M.S. & Nabi, M.R.U. 2015. Population Dynamics of Coilia Ramcarati from the Estuarine Set Bagnet Fishery of Bangladesh. Walailak J. Sci. & Tech., 12(6): 539-552. DOI: 10.14456/751 Link


10.    Rahman, M.M., Rahman, M.M., Parvez, M.S., Mallik, N. & Nabi, M.R.U. 2015. Population Dynamics of Mudskipper Periophthalmus novemradiatus from Bakkhali River Estuary, Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh. Agricultural Science Research Journal, 5(8): 118-123. Link


11.    Parvez, M.S. & Nabi, M.R.U. 2015. Reproductive Biology of Tapper Tail Anchovy Coilia Ramcarati along the Coast of Chittagong. Suranaree J. Sci. Technol., 22(4):  397-408. Link


12.    Parvez, M.S. & Nabi, M.R.U. 2014. Morphometric and Meristic Analysis of Coilia Ramcarati (Hamilton, 1822) for Racial Investigation from Chittagong and Cox’s Bazar Coasts. J. Bangladesh Acad. Sci., 38(1): 71-74. DOI: 10.3329/jbas.v38i1.20213 Link


13.    Nabi, M.R.U., Parvez, M.S. & Wahid, D.F. 2011. Water Current and Sediment Flux of a Tidal Inlet at Salimpur Coast, Chittagong, Bangladesh. The Chittagong Univ. J. of Sci., 34: 85-97. Link

Experiences and Activities

Professional Experience:

Sep. 2021 – Present

PhD Research Fellow, University of Debrecen, Hungary

Jan. 2018 – Present (on Study Leave)

Assistant Professor, Dept. of Oceanography, Noakhali Science and Technology University (NSTU).

Nov. 2017 – Jan. 2018

Lecturer, Dept. of Oceanography, NSTU.

Jul. 2014 – Nov. 2017

Scientific Officer, National Oceanographic Research Institute (Bangladesh Oceanographic Research Institute), Ministry of Science and Technology, Govt. of Bangladesh



Served as member of the expert team for Review of fish feed Act & Rules and Finalization of fish feed compliance guide. March, 2014. Under ‘BEST Project’, Department of Fisheries, Ministry of Fisheries and Livestock, GoB.


Honors & Awards:

Awarded Stipendium Hungaricam Scholarship for PhD Program in 2021 by the Government of Hungary.

Best trainee award at UNESCO-IOC/WESTPAC training course on Climate Change from 7-18 Sep. 2015, Qingdao, China.

National Science Information and Communication Technology Fellowship, 2010-2011 for MS thesis; Awarded by Ministry of Science, Information and Communication Technology, Govt. of Bangladesh.

Chittagong University Scholarship for the excellence in BSc. (Hons).




CLIVAR-FIO Summer Course on Past, Present and Future Sea Level Changes from June 25 to 30, Qingdao, China.

UNESCO-IOC/WESTPAC training course on Ocean Forecast System from 2-7 July in Qingdao, China.


UNESCO-IOC/WESTPAC training course on Development of Coupled Regional Ocean Models from 12-23 June, Qingdao, China.

Training Course on Oceanography: Principles & Applications, Organized by National Oceanographic and Maritime Institute (NOAMI), Dhaka from 1st April to 24th July.


Nansen-Bangladesh International Centre for Coastal, Ocean and Climate Studies (NABIC)  International Winter School entitled ‘Coastal and ocean processes in the Bay of Bengal in a changing climate and their impacts on society’ organized by ‘Nansen-Bangladesh International Centre for Coastal, Ocean and Climate Studies’  held in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh, 12–18 October.


Marine Data Management course (Meta data mgt., GIS resources & use of satellite data in GIS) organized by Institute of Marine Sciences and Fisheries, 19-23 October.



Joint workshop on “Advancing Ocean Climate Observations and Studies in the Indo-Pacific”, organized by WESTPAC and CLIVAR in commemoration of CLIVAR’s 20th Anniversary, 16 September 2015, First Institute of Oceanography, State Oceanic Administration, Qingdao, China.

Second Blue Economy Conference organized by Ministry of Foreign Affairs, 22-23 November 2017, The Pan Pacific Sonargaon Hotel, Dhaka.

2nd International Symposium on “Sustainable Aquaculture and Fisheries 2019 (ISSAF- 2)” in 24-25 April, 2019 organized by Dept. of Fisheries and Marine Science, Noakhali Science and Technology University.