Mississippi section of American Chemical Society names JSU professor ‘Chemist of the Year’

Dr. Md. Alamgir Hossain

The Mississippi Section of the American Chemical Society has named Jackson State University associate professor of chemistry and biochemistry Dr. Md. Alamgir Hossain “Chemist of the Year 2012.”  This award will be given during the organization’s Awards Banquet on Nov. 29 at Mississippi College.

Hossain has been serving as a faculty member at Jackson State University since 2005. He received his bachelor’s and master’s degrees in chemistry from the University of Dhaka in Bangladesh and a Ph.D. in supramolecular chemistry from Hokkaido University in Japan. He was a recipient of an Alexander Humboldt Fellowship for his postdoctoral work in Germany.

Hossain’s research includes supramolecular and macromolecular chemistry focusing on non-covalent interactions between synthetic hosts and guest species.  His group focuses on the development of new chemical sensors for toxic anions of environmental and biological relevance. He has published numerous peer-reviewed articles and several book chapters. Hossain’s awards include the prestigious NSF CAREER award from the National Science Foundation in 2011 and the JSU HEADWAE award in 2012.

For more information about Hossain’s research, visit http://chem.jsums.edu/alamgir/.


  1. Obaidur Rahman says:

    Congratulations Alamgir! We are proud of you. Obaidur & Daisy

  2. Sharmeen Nishat says:

    Congratulation….We are proud of you.

  3. Sam Alomary says:

    congratulations hopefully higher and higher

  4. Moe Chowdhury says:


    You did it again!!! Congratulations. Now you know what I am expecting from you for the next big thing which will be your greatest achievement in the life.

  5. Debra Buchanan says:

    Congratulations, Dr. Hossain! You are a very impressive scholar.

  6. Md. Mahbubur Rahman says:

    Congratulations for getting prestigious NSF CAREER award !!!!! .

  7. yeakub zaker says:

    may these achievement inspire to reach your goal (noble prize in chemistry). we are proud of you…….

  8. Banani Das says:

    Congratulations Sir ! We are proud of you!

  9. Hasi says:


  10. Md. Anwar Hossain says:

    Congratulation Dr. Alamgir

  11. Bhanu Priya Viraka Nellore says:

    Congratulations Dr. Hossain…

  12. mehedi hasan says:

    Congratulations Dr. Hossain. We are really proud of you.

  13. Abdus Salam says:

    Congratulations… We are proud of you Alamgir bhai.

  14. Lucky Ahmed says:

    Congratulations Sir.

  15. Juganta K. Roy says:

    Congratulations Sir !! We (Bangladeshi Students of JSU) are proud of you ….!

  16. A.B.M. Zakaria says:

    Congratulations and Salute Sir ! We are proud of you!

  17. Md Mhahabubur Rhaman says:

    As a graduate student of Dr. Md Alamgir Hossain, I am proud of him.

  18. Ismet Basaran says:

    Congratulations Dr. Hossain

  19. Khandaker Khalikunnur says:

    Congratulations sir! We are proud of you. You Bangladesh and University of Dhaka proud too. Wish your continued success.

  20. Anwar Ahmad says:

    Congrats Dr. Hossain; May you get all the success!.

  21. Congratulations my Boss. You are a great man.

  22. Congratulations and continued success!

  23. Huey-Min Hwang says:

    Congratulations. You put JSU on the map of the State of Mississippi.

  24. Sam Mozee says:

    Congratulations Dr. Hossain, we are proud of you!

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