- Bangladesh Chemical Society (BCS)
Bangladesh Chemical Society (BCS) is a non-profit and non-governmental organization of the chemical scientists of Bangladesh. The Society was established in 1972 by a group of dedicated academicians and chemists of the country. It was born by the initiative of the following devoted and notable members – Prof M. H. Khundkar (DU), Prof Mofizudding Ahmed (DU), Prof S. Z. Haider (DU), Prof M. A. Nawab (DU), Prof S.S.M.A. Khorasani (DU), Prof A.Q. Chowdhury (BUET), Prof M. M. Huque (Jagannath University), Prof Kazi A. Latif (Rajshahi University), Prof A. K. Shamsuddin (Chittagong University), Dr. Erfan Ali (BCSIR), and Dr. Shamsul Huque (AEC).
The Society is advancing chemical education, research and services in the country. BCS is common platform of chemical scientists/chemists/chemical technologists for sharing views, interests, thoughts and knowledge with the members. It also works for protecting the professional interests of the chemists and chemical technologists in Bangladesh. BCS organizes a scientific conference annually. It publishes a scientific journal titled “Journal of Bangladesh Chemical Society”.
Bangladesh Chemical Society is a founder member of the Federation of the Biological and Chemical Societies of Bangladesh (FBCS). The Society is also member of International Union of Pure and Applied Chemists (IUPAC), and Federation of Asian Chemical Societies (FACS).
At present, Bangladesh Chemical Society has more than 3,500 members. It includes graduates – in chemistry, applied chemistry, pharmaceutical chemistry, biochemistry, soil chemistry and other relevant subjects to chemistry - as its member. It has nine (9) regional branches across the county. The affairs of the Society are run by an Executive Committee (EC) consists of 31 members elected for a two-year term.
Bangladesh Chemical Society:
10/11 Eastern Plaza, Sonargaon Road
Hatirpool, Dhaka-1205, Bangladesh
Published Date: 17/12/2014