Dr. Md. Abdul Kader

Position: Senior Lecturer in Soil Science

Phone (ext.): +6857649048

Email Address: mdabdul.kader@samoa.usp.ac.fj

Office: Samoa Campus, University of South Pacific, Apia, Samoa

Educational Background/Qualifications: 

• PhD in Applied Biological Science Ghent University, Belgium, 2012

• Master of Science in Physical Land Resources option Soil Science (Great Distinction), Ghent University, Belgium, 2006

• Complementary Studies in Physical Land Resources option Soil Science (Great Distinction), Ghent University, Belgium, 2005

• Master of Science in Soil Science (A+), Bangladesh Agricultural University, Bangladesh in 2000

• Bachelor of Science in Agriculture (First Class), Bangladesh Agricultural University, Bangladesh, 1994

Expertise

Soil Science

Research Interests

Soil Fertility, N mineralization, C sequestration, Soil organic matter (SOM) quality, SOM stabilization mechanisms, N2 fixation, Greenhouse gas emission, Carbon footprint analysis, Soil Enzyme activities

Awards/Fellowships

USP Research Award 2018 & 2019

Karim memorial Award 2000

VLIR ICP Scholarship 2004

VLIR ICP-PhD Scholarship 2007

Endeavor Post-Doctoral Fellowship 2015

Best publication Award  (BAU, home category) 2018

Publications

Google Scholar:

https://scholar.google.com/scholar?hl=en&as_sdt=0%2C5&q=Md.+Abdul+Kader&oq=

USP research repository:

https://repository.usp.ac.fj/view/creators/Kader=3AMd=2E_Abdul=3A=3A/

https://repository.usp.ac.fj/view/creators/Kader=3AMd=2EA=2E=3A=3A/

Patent:

Eaqub, M; Mian, MJA; Rahman, MM; Kader, MA; Jahiruddin, M; Islam, MR (2017) Soil Testing kit. Application lodged on 06/02/2017 12.38.30 PM