Dr. Md Mostafizar  Rahman
Dr. Md Mostafizar Rahman

Associate Professor Contact No :
Department of Animal Nutrition Email : mostafiz@bau.edu.bd
Faculty of Animal Husbandry ResearchGate Google Scholar
Research Interest:   Ruminant Nutrition and Feed Science; Application of Molecular Spectroscopy in Feed Science; Ruminant Digestive Physiology and Metabolism; Sustainable Feeding Management in Climate Change Aspect; Feed Processing and Manufacturing Technologies
Doctor Of Philosophy     - 2016
The United Graduate School of Agricultural Sciences, Iwate University
Master Of Science    - 2008
Bangladesh Agricultural University
Bachelor Of Science (Honours)    - 2006
Bangladesh Agricultural University
Total Number:  3

Processing Induced Changes in Molecular Structure of Feed Nutrients in Relation to Ruminant Nutrition

Nutritional Management of Ruminants Under Heat Exposure

Improving Nutrient Availabilty of Rice Straw Through Unconventional Treatment

Total Number:  7

1.     Achieved and successfully completed a three weeks long (June 10-29, 2013) Research Internship Program at The College of Agriculture and Bioresources, University of Saskatchewan, Canada.

2.     Achieved and successfully completed 1-Year Research Studentship in the title `Nutrient metabolism of sheep in varying environmental condition` under MEXT Scholarship in Iwate University, Morioka, Japan.

3.     Achieved and successfully completed Asian Youth Fellowship Japanese Language Program 2010 offered by Asia Seed and Japan foundation, held The Japan foundation Japanese Language Center, Kansai, Japan from July, 2010 to February 2011.

4.     Successfully completed the course on Foundation Training for University Teachers organized by Graduate Training Institute, Bangladesh Agricultural University, Mymensingh, from March 20 to May 14, 2010.

5.     Successfully completed a six month long Internship Program 2006-07 organized by Animal Husbandry Faculty, Bangladesh Agricultural University, Mymensingh.

6.     Attended a Course on “Scientific Report Writing” in Graduate Training Institute, Bangladesh Agricultural University, Mymensingh, from 04 to 09 May, 2007.

7.    Attended an advanced course on “Communicative English” in Department of Languages, Bangladesh Agricultural University, Mymensingh, from July – September, 2007.

Associate Professor
23 Mar, 2016 -
Bangladesh Agricultural University
Assistant Professor
30 Nov, 2010 - 22 Mar, 2016
Bangladesh Agricultural University
30 Nov, 2008 - 29 Nov, 2010
Bangladesh Agricultural University
Total Number:  14

M. M. Rahman, X. Feng, H. Zhang, X. Yan, Q. Peng, P. Yu. 2019. Using vibrational ATR-FTIR spectroscopy with chemometrics to reveal faba CHO molecular spectral profile and CHO nutritional features in ruminant systems. Spectrochimica Acta Part A: Molecular and Biomolecular Spectroscopy, 214: 269-276. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.saa.2019.02.011.

M. M. Rahman, B. Refat, H. Zhang, W. Zhang and P. Yu. 2018. Detect molecular spectral features of newly developed Vicia faba varieties and protein metabolic characteristics in ruminant system using advanced synchrotron radiation based infrared microspectroscopy: A preliminary study. Spectrochimica Acta Part A: Molecular and Biomolecular Spectroscopy, 206: 413-420. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.saa.2018.08.022

B. Sun, M. M. Rahman and P. Yu. 2018. Determine effect of pressure heating on carbohydrate related molecular structures in association with carbohydrate metabolic profiles of cool-climate chickpeas using Globar spectroscopy. Spectrochimica Acta Part A: Molecular and Biomolecular Spectroscopy, 201: 8-18. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.saa.2018.04.036 (Equal contribution)

M. M. Rahman and P. Yu. 2017. Molecular basis of structural make-up of feeds in relation to nutrient absorption in ruminants, revealed with advanced molecular spectroscopy: A review on techniques and models. Applied Spectroscopy Reviews, 52 (7), 653-677. doi:10.1080/05704928.2017.1295385.


M. M. Rahman, K. Theodoridou and P. Yu. 2016. Using vibrational infrared biomolecular spectroscopy to detect heat-induced changes of molecular structure in relation to nutrient availability of prairie whole oat grains on a molecular basis. Journal of Animal Science and Biotechnology, 7(1), 52.

M. M. Rahman, P. Vinitchaikul, A. Panthee, X. Bi and H. Sano. 2015. Effect of feeding whole crop corn silage as dietary roughage on physiological and digestive response of sheep under heat exposure. Animal Production Science, 57(3), 505-512.

M. M. Rahman, M. A. Akbar, K. M. S. Islam, A. B. M. Khaleduzzaman and A. B. M. R. Bostami. 2009. Nutrient digestibility and growth rate of bull calves fed rice straw treated with wood ash extract. Bang. J. Anim. Sci. 38 (1&2): 42-52.


H. Guevara-Oquendo, D. A. Christensen, J. J. McKinnon, M. M. Rahman and P. Yu. 2017. Potential nitrogen to energy synchronization, rumen degradation kinetics, and intestinal digestibility of blend pelleted products of new co-products from biofuel processing, pulse screenings and lignosulfonate compound in dairy cows. Animal Feed Science and Technology, 236: 196-207. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.anifeedsci.2017.11.011

C. Ji, X. Zhang, X. Yan, M. M. Rahman, L. L. Prates and P. Yu. 2017. Biofunctions and molecular carbohydrate structure association study in forage with different source origins revealed using non-destructive vibrational molecular spectroscopy techniques. Spectrochimica Acta Part A: Molecular and Biomolecular Spectroscopy, 183, 260-266.

P. Vinitchaikul, M. M. Rahman, A. Panthee, X. Liang, X. Bi and H. Sano, 2015. Effects of replacing soybean meal with urea and negative energy balance on ruminal fermentation characteristics, kinetics of plasma glucose and urea in sheep. Res. Opin. Anim. Vet. Sci., 5(6): 247-255.

X. Bi, A. Sato, X. Liang, N. Sekiguchi, D. Harzianti, M. M. Rahman, A.  Tomaru, H. Sano. 2015. Effects of feeding mushroom compost silage on microbial nitrogen supply, plasma glucose and leucine metabolism in sheep. Tohoku Journal of Animal Science and Technology, 65 (1): 22-30. (in Japanese)

M. K. A. Khan, M. A. Akbar, A. B. M. Khaleduzzaman and M. M. Rahman. 2009. Utilization of Leucaena and Sesbania leaf meals as protein supplements in broiler ration. Bang. J. Anim. Sci. 38 (1&2): 123-131.

A.B.M.R. Bostami, R.I. Khan, M. M. Rahman, A. Mondol, N.R. Sarker and M.R. Hasan. 2009. Study on the effect of ensiling with or without urea on physical characteristics, chemical composition and in-vitro digestibility of maize stover.  Journal of Agro forestry and Environment. Vol. 3(1): 167-171.

M. S. Rahman, M. A. R. Howlider, M. Mahiuddin and M. M. Rahman. 2008. Effect of supplementation of organic acids on laying performance, body fatness and egg quality of hens. Bang. J. Anim. Sci. 37(2): 74-81.

Total Number:  5

2nd International Symposium on Innovations in Plant and Food Sciences, September 8-10, 2017, College of Agriculture and Bioresources, University of Saskatchewan, Canada

The 120th conference of the Japanese Society of Animal Science, September 11-12, 2015, Sapporo, Japan

The 119th conference of the Japanese Society of Animal Science, March 28-30, 2015, Utsunomiya, Japan

Joint ISNH/ISRP International Conference 2014: Harnessing the Ecology and Physiology of Herbivores, at National Convention Centre, Canberra, Australia

The 118th conference of the Japanese Society of Animal Science, March 27-29, 2014, Tsukuba, Japan

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Asian Youth Fellowship (AYF) 2010 Embassy of Japan Higher Study 2010
University Prize Bangladesh Agricultural University First position in the B. Sc. A. H. (Hons.) examination of the semester January-June/2006 March 08, 2011
Professor Dr. Abdus Salam Mia Gold Medal Bangladesh Agricultural University Highest marks in the final examination of B. Sc. A. H. Degree of January-June/2006. June 25, 2009
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