Sriman Delip Kumar Das
Department of Zoology

Professional Exprience of Sriman Delip Kumar Das

Teaching Experience

Assistant Professor: Department of Zoology, Jagannath University, Dhaka  2016-Present

Lecturer: Department of Zoology, Jagannath University, Dhaka              2013-2016

I teach Animal Diversity, Evolution, Wildlife and Wildlife management to undergraduates and Bioinformatics and Wildlife Research Methodology to Master’s students.

Research Experience

Winter ecology of shorebirds at Nijhum Dweep national park, Hatiya, Bangladesh              2015-present

  • Initiator and Principal Investigator

North-West Australia wader and tern expedition-2019                                          2-24 Feb, 2019

Australasian Wader Studies Group

Conservation of Indian Skimmer in the National Chambal Sanctuary, India            2016-2017

  • Team role: Species expert, data analysis and report writing

Trainee, Hakaloki Haor bird ringing camp by Bangladesh bird club and IUCN           Feb 2015

Trainee, Tanguar Haor bird ringing camp by Bangladesh bird club                             Feb 2014

IUCN Red List Assessor of Birds and Mammalian species of Bangladesh                   2014- 2015

Bangladesh Spoon-billed Sandpiper Conservation Project                                                  2011

  • Conducted Spoon-billed Sandpiper survey
  • Conducted interview surveys with local hunters, village leaders and communities
  • Identified key sites of spoon-billed Sandpipers and key areas of hunters
  • Finding out alternative livelihoods for hunters

Jahangirnagar University, Savar, Dhaka                                                                    2008-2010

Graduate student with Professor Mohammed Mostafa Feeroz

  • Thesis research: Assemblages of birds and mammals in response to fruiting phenology of Ficus variegata in Lawachara National Park
  • Research Project: Species diversity, population density and biomass estimation of birds at Jahangirnagar University campus, Bangladesh
  • Research Project: Evolution and Emergence of Simian Retroviruses of Bangladesh (EESRB)

University of Hawaii                                                                                                            2010

Research assistant with Shimona A. Quazi (Ph.D. candidate)

  • Chief bird identification person
  • Bird survey in north eastern forests of Bangladesh

Participant, Spoon-billed Sandpiper Survey in south coast                                                   2010

WCS, Bangladesh (BCDP)                                                                              2010

Volunteer field researcher           

  • Ecological investigation of freshwater cetacean habitat.
  • Dolphin survey, interviewing fishermen and stakeholders
  • Fish and crustacean identification

Centre for Advanced Research in Natural Resources and Management                            2010

Volunteer field researcher, gharial survey (January 23-25, 2010) at Padma and Jamuna River

Norwegian University of  Science and Technology                                                    2008-2009

Assited field research with Dr. Sajeda Begum during her Ph.D fieldwork on brood parasitism

  • Nest identification and observation of probable host birds of Asian Koel
  • Investigation of eggs in the nest and taking measurement of eggs and chicks

Training Workshop

Capacity building to conserve otters of Bangladesh                                         December 2014

Wildlife Research Group, Jahangirnagar University, Bangladesh

IUCN Red List Assessment Process                                                                            April, 2014

Dhaka, Bangladesh

School of Avian Biology                                                                                      December 2013

Coimbatore, India organized by Department of Science and technology, Government of India.

Bird ringing training workshop                                                                          November 2010

Botanical garden, Jahangirnagar University organized by Bangladesh bird club

Field course in Conservation Biology                                                                      January 2009

Jahangirnagar University Wildlife Rescue Centre, in collaboration with University of Washington

Cetacean Research Training workshop                                                                  October 2008

Bangladesh Cetacean Diversity Project