Professor Dr Ashik Mosaddik joined as the new Pro-Vice-Chancellor of the East West University (EWU) on Monday.
President Mohammed Shahabuddin, the Chancellor of the University, appointed him for the next four years.
Professor Mosaddik previously served as Pro-Vice-Chancellor of Varendra University, Rajshahi. He was a first-batch student of the Department of Pharmacy at Rajshahi University (RU), where he completed his Bachelor's in 1993 and Master's in 1994.
Afterwards, Mosaddik joined the Department of Pharmacy of Rajshahi University as a lecturer in 1998.
He received his PhD from Southern Cross University, Australia. Later, he completed his postdoctoral research in South Korea from 2008 to 2010.
Meanwhile, he served as the Chairman of the Department of Pharmacy at BRAC University from 2011-2012. Besides, he was a Research Professor in the Department of Clinical Pharmacy at the University of Dammam, Saudi Arabia from 2017 to 2019.
In 2011, he received the 'Young Scientist Gold Medal' for his research contribution from 'Developing Countries and Bangladesh Science Academy'.
Prof Mosaddik has already published over 150 research articles in international journals as an expert in 'Natural Products' and 'Nano Medicine'. Globally renowned publishers Elsevier Science and Academic Press published his three books.
Recognised as one of the world's top 2% scientists consecutively from 2020 to 2023 by Stanford University and Elsevier Science, Prof Mosaddik is also serving as the Chairman of the Pharmacy Affairs Committee in Bangladesh Accreditation Council.