Professor Afsar Uz-Zaman was a Bangladeshi author, mathematician, professor, chairman of education board, educationist. He was the controller of examination and chairman of Board of Intermediate and Secondary Education, Rajshahi, principal at New Government Degree College, Rajshahi and Rajshahi Government City College, lecturer of mathematics at Chittagong Government College, associate professor at Sylhet Government College. He retired from Board of Intermediate and Secondary Education, Rajshahi on 1987. After his retirement, he worked as a part-time professor at Rajshahi University of Engineering & Technology. He was the author of several mathematics textbooks of higher secondary education of Bangladesh.
Professor Afsar Uz-Zaman was born on 1 October 1930 in Chapainawabganj of the then East Pakistan. He had one brother and one sister. He passed the matriculation exam in 1947 from Harimohan Institute, Chapainawabganj. In 1949 he passed the IESC exam from Rajshahi College. He received the Bachelor of Science degree in 1951 from Rajshahi College and Master of Science degree with first class honor in Applied mathematics in 1953 from University of Dhaka.
His career at a glance
|Teacher||Harimohan Institute, Chapai Nawabganj|
|Lecturer of Mathematics||Chittagong Government College|
|Assistant Professor||Rajshahi College|
|Associate Professor||Sylhet Government College|
|Professor||Sylhet Government College|
|Controller of Examination||Board of Intermediate and Secondary Education, Rajshahi|
|Vice Principal||New Government Degree College, Rajshahi|
|Principal||Nawab Siraj-Ud-Dowla Government College, Natore|
|Chairman||Board of Intermediate and Secondary Education, Rajshahi|
|Part-time Professor||University of Rajshahi|
|Professor||BIT, Rajshahi (Rajshahi University of Engineering & Technology, RUET)|
Afsar Uz-Zaman began his career by teaching in Harimohan Institute, Chapai Nawabganj in 1953. After that, he joined as the lecturer of Mathematics at Chittagong Government College in 1954. After working there for 11 years, he joined as the assistant professor at Rajshahi College. He then worked as the associate professor at Sylhet Government College from 1972. Later he was promoted to professor at the same college.
From 1973 to 1979, he worked as the controller of examination at Board of Intermediate and Secondary Education, Rajshahi. Later he joined as the vice principal of New Government Degree College, Rajshahi in 1978. From 1980, he started working as the principal in Nawab Siraj-Ud-Dowla Government College, Natore. From 1985 to 1987, he worked as the chairman in Board of Intermediate and Secondary Education, Rajshahi. He was very successful in his role as the chairman of education board and earned a lot of fame from his responsible work there.
After retiring from the education board, he worked as a part-time professor at University of Rajshahi. He also worked contractually as a professor in BIT, Rajshahi (now known as Rajshahi University of Engineering & Technology, RUET).
Afsar Uz-Zaman wrote several books based on Mathematics which are still being used as some of the primary textbooks of intermediate education in Bangladesh. He also published his books translated to English which are used as the textbooks for the English version students of Intermediate education.
- Uccho Madhyamik Ucchotor Gonit o Trikonomiti prothom potro
- Uccho Madhyamik Ucchotor Gonit o Calculus ditiyo potro
- Uccho Madhyamik Bolbidya o Bicchinno Gonit
- Uccho Madhyamik Byaboharik Gonit
- Uccho Madhyamik Bijgonit o Trikonominit
- Uccho Madhyamik Jyamiti o Calculus
- Ucchotor Byaboharik Gonit prothom potro o ditiyo potro
- Higher Secondary Mechanics and Discrete mathematics
- Higher Secondary Practical Mathematics
He was awarded the Chapainawabganj Municipality centenary festival honors by the Chapai Nawabganj District Municipality in 2003.
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