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Md. Altaf Hossain
Assistant Professor and Head
Department of Applied Food Science and Nutrition
Faculty of Food Science and Technology


About
Qualifications
Honours
Publications
Funding
Supervision
Collaboration


Md. Altaf Hossain works in the Department of Applied Food Science and Nutrition, Faculty of Food Science and Technology at Chattogram Veterinary and Animal Sciences University (CVASU) as an academic, researchers, consultant, and practitioner in Dietetics and Public Health Nutrition. His areas of research interest are Maternal, Perinatal and Pediatric Nutrition; Metabolic Disorder; Community and Public Health Nutrition; Dietary Bioactive Components; Nutritional Epidemiology and Food Safety.

Hossain gained a BSc (Hons) in Food Science and Technology, an MSc in Applied Human Nutrition and Dietetics at CVASU. His recent work has focused on the impact of Dietary Bioactive Components on Metabolic Disorders, and additionally, the impact of Diet and Environmental factors for Maternal, Perinatal, and Pediatric health. He has been conducting hands-on training to rural dwellers in collaborating with some National and International NGOs, to ensure food as well as the nutritional security of children and women of Bangladesh.



Research Interests



Experience


Teaching
•  Assistant Professor in Applied Food Science and Nutrition, Chattogram Veterinary and Animal Sciences University (CVASU) from July 23, 2017 to Present
•  Lecturer in Applied Food Science and Nutrition, Chattogram Veterinary and Animal Sciences University (CVASU) from April 30, 2015 to July 22, 2017

Administrative
•  Head in Applied Food Science and Nutrition, Chattogram Veterinary and Animal Sciences University (CVASU) from Nov. 29, 2018 to Present


Teaching : Current Courses


Undergraduate
Course NameCourse CodeDepartment
Human BiologyHBL-101Faculty of Food Science and Technology
Nutritional Evaluation of Food ProcessingNFP-202Faculty of Food Science and Technology
Clinical NutritionCLN-301Faculty of Food Science and Technology
Epidemiology and Public HealthEPH-401Faculty of Food Science and Technology

Masters
Course NameCourse CodeDepartment
Primary Health Care and Contemporary Health IssuesPHC-501Department of Applied Food Science and Nutrition
Active Health and Fitness NutritionAHF-501Department of Applied Food Science and Nutrition
Medical Nutrition TherapyMNT-502Department of Applied Food Science and Nutrition
Evidence Based Management of Public Health ProgramEMP-502Department of Applied Food Science and Nutrition

Other
Course NameCourse CodeDepartment
Food Safety and Risk AssessmentFSA-501One Health Institute

Contact

Email:
altaf@cvasu.ac.bd
altaf0810@gmail.com

Cell Phone:   +8801728417530

Location

Floor: 4th, Room No: 509,, Yousuf Chowdhury Building,, Department of Applied Food Science and Nutrition, Faculty of Food Science and Technology ,,
Main Campus, Khulshi-4225..

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Qualifications


Educational Qualifications

Master of Science (MSc)  in  Applied Human Nutrition and Dietetics-April 2017

Department of Applied Food Science and Nutrition 

Chattogram Veterinary and Animal Sciences University (CVASU) 


Bachelor of Science (BSc) (Hons.) in Food Science and Technology- December 2014

Faculty of Food Science and Technology 

Chattogram Veterinary and Animal Sciences University (CVASU)


Honours


Acedemic Awards
  • Chancellor Gold Medal- 2018, For achieving the highest CGPA in session 2009-2010 of FST faculty, CVASU. Bestowed by Chittagong Veterinary and Animal Sciences University (CVASU), Bangladesh
  • Prime Minister Gold Medal-2014, For achieving the highest CGPA in session 2009-2010 of FST faculty, CVASU. Bestowed by University Grants Commission (UGC), Bangladesh

Publications


  • M.A. Hossain, M.M. Haque, M.A. Aziz, K.N. Sharmin (2020).Monosodium Glutamate Level in Kid’s Food and its Dietary Effects on Liver and Kidney Functions in Adult Rats. American Journal of Food and Nutrition. Volume 8, Number 2. http://www.sciepub.com/ajfn/content/8/2
  • Hossain M.A., Haque M.M, Zim A.F.M.I.U, Aziz M.A, Sharmin K.N.(2020). Association of Natural Formaldehyde Level with Quality Attributes of Selected Sea Fish, Collected From Southeast Coast of Bangladesh. Scientific Research Journal (SCIRJ), Volume VIII, Issue IV. http://www.scirj.org/apr-2020-paper.php?rp=P0420757
  • Mohammad Mozibul Haque, Md. Altaf Hossain, A. F. M Irfan Uddin Zim, Md. Abdul Aziz And Md. Ahasanul Hoque. (2020). Quality Analysis of Soy Bread and its Effects on Glycemic Index. Current Research in Nutrition and Food Science. Vol. 08, No. (1) 2020, Pg. 79- 87.https://www.foodandnutritionjournal.org/volume8number1/quality-analysis-of-soy-bread-and-its-effects-on-glycemic-index/
  • Haque, M.M., Zim A.F.M.I.U., Aziz M.A., Ahmed M., Hossain M.A.(2018). Nutritional Status of Adolescent boys and girls at Hatiya Island in Bangladesh. Bangladesh Journal of Veterinary and Animal Sciences: Vol-6, No-1 & 2, https://drive.google.com/file/d/1gH2Ltms0nwkc9q-J9tUMCnye44g-_Asf/view
  • Abdul Matin, Tuli Banik, Md. Rahim Badsha, Md. Altaf Hossain, Mohammad Mozibul Haque, Monsur Ahmad(2018). Microbiological quality analysis of yogurt in some selected areas of Bangladesh: International Journal of Natural and Social Sciences, 5(4): 82-86. http://ijnss.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/10/IJNSS-V5I4-11-pp-82-86.pdf
  • Abdullah Al Mamun, Md. Altaf Hossain, Masuma Afrin Aynee, Dipika Majumdar, Mobashwer Ahmed, Abu Naser Md. Sazzad Hossain, Saeed Mohammad Yeahyea, Khodad Maruf, Ashraf Elahi (2017). Nutritional Status of 7-12 Years Children from Rural Part of Rangpur City, Bangladesh: EUROPEAN ACADEMIC RESEARCH: Vol. IV, Issue 10/ January 2017. https://www.euacademic.org/UploadArticle/2963
  • A. Begum, K. N. Sharmin, M.A. Hossain, N. Yeasmin and T. Ahmed, (2017): Nutritional status of adolescent girls in a rural area of Bangladesh: Bangladesh Journal of Scientific and Industrial Research.Volume:52, Issue:3,pp:221 228.https://www.banglajol.info/index.php/BJSIR/article/view/34158
  • Yeasmin, N., Ali, S., Hossain, S., Hossain, M.A., Sharmin, K. N. and Begum, A.,(2017): Assessment of heavy metal concentration in poultry meat samples collected from Chittagong city: International Journal of Current Multidisciplinary Studies Vol. 3, Issue,04, pp.710-714, April 2017. http://journalijcms.com/sites/default/files/issue-files/0350-A-2017.pdf
  • Nazmul Sarwar, Shireen Akther, Taslima Ahmed, Kazi Nazira Sharmin, Md. Altaf Hossain, Ferdusee Akter, Md. Kauser-ul-Alam, (2016): Determination of Major Constituents in Commercial Brands of Carbonated Soft Drinks: EUROPEAN ACADEMIC RESEARCH: Vol. IV, Issue 5/ August 2016. http://euacademic.org/UploadArticle/2738.pdf
  • Hossain MA., Sharmin KN, Begum A, Sarwar N., and N. Yesmin, (2016): Haemoglobin status of Pregnant women in Island rural Area of Bangladesh: Bangladesh Journal of Veterinary and Animal Sciences: Vol-4, No-1 & 2, July 2016. https://bjvas.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/11/BJVAS-2016-Vol.-4-12-5.pdf

Funding


Current Funding

Effects of Dietary Supplementation of Pro-biotic Food, Vitamin C, and Zinc on Influenza-like Illness Among Young Children: A Randomized Controlled Trial.  2020-2021

Funded by: University Grants Commission, Bangladesh


Project Completed

Determination of Monosodium Glutamate Level in Different Baby Food Products Available in Local Market of Bangladesh. 2017-2018

Funded by: University Grants Commission (UGC), Bangladesh

Development and Quality Analysis of Biodegradable Food Packaging from Food Wastes. 2019-2020

Funded by: University Grants Commission (UGC), Bangladesh


Supervision


Current

  PG (MS)
SL No.Student NameRoll No.Reg No.SessionDegreeSupervisor
1.Trishna Roy773July-December 2019PG (MS)PI

Thesis Title :
Nutritional Value and Therapeutic Dietary Potential of Monkey Jackfruit
Thesis Title : Nutritional Value and Therapeutic Dietary Potential of Monkey Jackfruit
2.Tanjim-E-Jahan763July-December 2019PG (MS)PI

Thesis Title :
Phytochemical, Nutraceutical and Antioxidant Studies on Black Cumin, Fenugreek Seeds and Flax Seed
Thesis Title : Phytochemical, Nutraceutical and Antioxidant Studies on Black Cumin, Fenugreek Seeds and Flax Seed
3.Md. Borhan Uddin764July-December 2019PG (MS)PI

Thesis Title :
Nutritional Analysis and Antioxidant Activity of Palmyrah Palm (Borassus flabellifer L.) Pulp for Potential Use as Food Source and its Preservation Techniques
Thesis Title : Nutritional Analysis and Antioxidant Activity of Palmyrah Palm (Borassus flabellifer L.) Pulp for Potential Use as Food Source and its Preservation Techniques


Completed

  PG (MS)
SL No.Student NameRoll No.Reg No.SessionDegreeSupervisor
1.Kamrun Nahar Mukta0117/24444January-June, 2017PG (MS)PI

Thesis Title :
Comparative Chemical and Microbiological Quality Analysis of Branded and Local Spices Available in Bangladesh
Thesis Title : Comparative Chemical and Microbiological Quality Analysis of Branded and Local Spices Available in Bangladesh
2.Khodadad Maruf0117/16436January-June, 2017PG (MS)CoI

Thesis Title :
Assessment of Nutritional Status & Dietary Diversification of Pregnant Women at Rohingya Camp, Kutupalong, Ukhia, Cox’s Bazar
Thesis Title : Assessment of Nutritional Status & Dietary Diversification of Pregnant Women at Rohingya Camp, Kutupalong, Ukhia, Cox’s Bazar
3.Ishrat Jahan0117/17437January-June 2017PG (MS)PI

Thesis Title :
Comparative Analysis of Caesarean Section and Non-caesarean Delivery with its Associated Factors in Urban and Rural Areas of Chattogram, Bangladesh
Thesis Title : Comparative Analysis of Caesarean Section and Non-caesarean Delivery with its Associated Factors in Urban and Rural Areas of Chattogram, Bangladesh
4.Tabassum Rahman0117/09No.: 429January-June, 2017PG (MS)CoI

Thesis Title :
Nutritional Evaluation, Acceptability and Utilization of Moringa Oleifera (leaves and seeds) as Valuable Ingredient in Bread Preparation
Thesis Title : Nutritional Evaluation, Acceptability and Utilization of Moringa Oleifera (leaves and seeds) as Valuable Ingredient in Bread Preparation
5.Ummee Obaida Alavy0117/19439January-June, 2017PG (MS)PI

Thesis Title :
Nutritional Analysis of Hypnea Musciformis and its Effects on Blood Profile in Adult Rat
Thesis Title : Nutritional Analysis of Hypnea Musciformis and its Effects on Blood Profile in Adult Rat
6.Fariab Hasan0118/14555January-June 2018PG (MS)PI

Thesis Title :
Evaluation of Nutritional Composition, Antioxidant Activity and Antibacterial Effect of Ficus racemosa and Ficus hispida Fruits
Thesis Title : Evaluation of Nutritional Composition, Antioxidant Activity and Antibacterial Effect of Ficus racemosa and Ficus hispida Fruits
7.Md. Abdul Aziz0118/26January-June 2018PG (MS)CoI

Thesis Title :
Nutritional Status and Associated Factors among Pre-school Children at Tow Islands of Bangladesh
Thesis Title : Nutritional Status and Associated Factors among Pre-school Children at Tow Islands of Bangladesh
8.Tahmina Chowdhury0117/05425January-June 2017PG (MS)CoI

Thesis Title :
Assessment of Heavy Metal Contamination in Baby Formulas in Bangladesh.
Thesis Title : Assessment of Heavy Metal Contamination in Baby Formulas in Bangladesh.
9.Mareya Sultana0118/15556January-June 2018PG (MS)CoI

Thesis Title :
Nutritional Composition and Sensory Acceptability of Weaning Food Formulated from Rice gruel, Nut, Corn and Milk Powder
Thesis Title : Nutritional Composition and Sensory Acceptability of Weaning Food Formulated from Rice gruel, Nut, Corn and Milk Powder
10.Md. Akram Hossain Khan0118/17558January-June 2018PG (MS)PI

Thesis Title :
Nutritional Composition, Phytochemical and Antioxidant Activity of Stem of Nymphaea nouchali and Nymphaea rubra
Thesis Title : Nutritional Composition, Phytochemical and Antioxidant Activity of Stem of Nymphaea nouchali and Nymphaea rubra
11.Nilufa Yeasmin0118/27568January-June 2018PG (MS)CoI

Thesis Title :
Perception of Nutritional Status and Personal Hygiene Practices of Female Garments Worker in Chattogram City, Bangladesh
Thesis Title : Perception of Nutritional Status and Personal Hygiene Practices of Female Garments Worker in Chattogram City, Bangladesh

Collaboration


Bangladesh Institute of Research and Training on Applied Nutrition (BIRTAN)-a research and educational institute under the Ministry of Agriculture  

Caritas Bangladesh (CB)-Non-governmental organization (NGO)