The Association for Information Science & Technology (ASIS&T) is pleased to announce that Md. Anwarul Islam from the University of Dhaka, Dhaka Bangladesh, has been selected as the recipient of the Lois Lunin Award in 2023. This prestigious award acknowledges individuals who have made remarkable contributions to the field of Information Science and Technology through their leadership, mentoring, and innovative work.
Dr. Islam currently serves as an Associate Professor of Information Science & Library Management at the University of Dhaka. He initially began his career in the telecommunications industry and later transitioned to academia. He earned his PhD from the School of Knowledge Science at the Japan Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (JAIST), Japan. His primary research interests revolve around Knowledge Management, Information Behaviour, and Informetrics. Dr. Islam has also been recognized as a VLIR-UOS Fellow in 2012 at the University of Antwerp, Belgium; an ACRC Fellow in 2013 at Nanyang Technological University, Singapore; a DRF Fellow during his PhD program at the School of Knowledge Science, JAIST-Japan (2013-2016); and an ACU Fellow in 2016 at the University of British Columbia, Canada.
Read the full official announcement here.