Professor Dr Md Nurul Islam was appoiunted as the acting vice chancellor of Eastern University on November 5.
He was appointed as Professor Dr Mohit Ul Alam resigned from the post showing personal reason on November 4.
Professor Islam has over 50 years of teaching and research experiences in various reputable public and private universities home and abroad. He was the former dean of the Faculty of Science, and chairman of the Department of Physics of Chittagong University (CU).
He received his PhD and post doctoral degrees from Glasgow University In 1972.