Bijan Kumar Shill
Bijon Kumar Sil
Bonpara, Natore, Rajshahi
|Alma mater||University of Surrey, Bangladesh Agricultural University|
|Known for||Inventor of SARS quick tester|
|Institutions||iCheck, Red Dot, Gono University, Gonoshasthaya Kendra,|
Family[change | change source]
Bijan Kumar was born 1961 to parents Rashik Chandra Shill and Kironmoyee Shill in Baraigram, Natore, Bangladesh. He is the fifth of six born to his parents. He has two children.
Education[change | change source]
He studied in Saint Joseph High School and College, Bonpara, Natore. Bijan then attended Edward College, Pabna, and completed the higher secondary education. He studied at the Bangladesh Agriculture University and earned his Bachelor's degree in Veterinary Science. He also did the postgraduate degree in Microbiology from same university. He then graduated from Surrey University, England, with a Ph.D degree.
Research[change | change source]
When he invented Rapid Dot Blot Kit to detect COVID-19, he comes down to the timeline. On April 25, 2020, his invented kit will detect the coronavirus in less than 15 minutes.
References[change | change source]
- "Bangladesh scientists create $3 kit. Can it help detect COVID-19?". aljazeera.com. 24 Mar 2020. Retrieved April 27, 2020.
- "Gonosasthaya Kendra's kit able to detect coronavirus in 15 minutes: Dr Zafrullah". thedailystar.net. March 18, 2020. Retrieved April 27, 2020.