Jamilur Reza Choudhury

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Jamilur Reza Choudhury (15 November 1943 – 28 April 2020) was a Bangladeshi civil engineer, professor, researcher, and educator. He was an Adviser (Minister) to Caretaker Government of Bangladesh (April–June 1996).[1] He was the vice chancellor of BRAC University from 2001 to 2012 and of University of Asia Pacific from 2012 until his death. He was also the president of Bangladesh Mathematical Olympiad Committee from 2003.

He was awarded Ekushey Padak by the Government of Bangladesh in the category of science and technology in 2017.[2] He was made a National Professor by the Government of Bangladesh in 2018.[3]

Choudhury died on 28 April 2020 of heart attack in Dhaka, aged 76.[4]

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  1. "Create professionals in disaster management". The Daily Star. 15 August 2008. Retrieved 18 December 2013.
  2. "17 named for Ekushey Padak 2017". The Daily Star. 12 February 2017. Retrieved 12 February 2017.
  3. "3 educationists become national professors". The Daily Star. 2018-06-20. Retrieved 2018-06-20.
  4. Jamilur Reza Chowdhury passes away