Department of Nutrition and Food Engineering
Ms. Effat Ara Jahan  Lecturer (Senior Scale)
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Ms. Effat Ara Jahan
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Lecturer (Senior Scale)  
Department of Nutrition and Food Engineering
Faculty of Allied Health Science
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Master of Science in Nutrition and Food Science, 2010
Institute: Institute of Nutrition and Food Science
University: University of Dhaka
Major: Nutrition and Food Science

Bachelor of Science in Nutrition and Food Science, 2008
Institute: Institute of Nutrition and Food Science
University: University of Dhaka
Major: Nutrition and Food Science

1. Attended in a sessions with VC Sir in “Developing DIU teaching-learning center and selecting pioneers/mentors for further advancement of the center’ on Wednesday, 12th February 2020.

2. Organized and participated in a seminar on “Healthy Diet and Safe Food to Build Zero Hunger World” on 19th October 2019.

3. Organizer committee member and participated in 7th BAPA Food Pro International Expo 2019 from 21st to 23rd November, 2019.

4. Participated two sessions with VC Sir on “Questioning Question" on 27th May and 11th June, 2019.

5. Attended workshop on “Use of Scopus and ScienceDirect and Bibliographic Management System "Mendeley" for Research and Publications on 7th July,2019.

6. Attended inaugural Session of “National Nutrition Week 2019” on 23rd April,2019.  

7. Attended seminar on "Prospects of Food Fortification in Bangladesh" organized by Bangladesh Society of Food Engineers and Technologists (BSFET) at Bangladesh Agricultural University|  on 28th  September, 2018.

8. Attended seminar on " Perspectives in Clinical Nutrition: Navigating frontiers of career and role of graduates of Nutrition and Food Engineering at hospital settings in Bangladesh" organized by Dept of NFE, DIU.(29th July,2018)

9. Training on "Blended Learning" by  Professor Dr. Rozhan M. Idrus and Dr. Nurkhamimi Zainuddin, USIM, Malaysia in DIU  from April 16-20, 2018.

10. Participated in training “Pedagogy, Bloom’s Taxonomy, ILO and Lesson plan and Student Centric Education, Investigative Study both Qualitative and Quantitative” organized by IQAC, DIU.

11. Workshop on Review and Update ‘National Communication Framework and Plan for IYCF in Bangladesh “Venue: IPHN Conference Room (403) from February 04, 2018.

12. Participated in  International internship and Volunteering programe from 4th -12th February , 2018 at "Kalinga Institute of Social Sciences(KISS),Deemed to be Universsity and Kalinga Institute of Industrial Technology(KIIT),Deemed to be University, Bhubaneswar,India.

13. Workshop on ‘Technology for Education’; May 26, 2017; HRDI, Daffodil International University.

14. Training on Employability Skills Development (October’2016-June’2017), Scottish qualification Authority; HRDI, Daffodil International University; JOBSBD, Bangladesh Skill Development Institute.

15. Attended  seminar on “Nutrition Communication in Agriculture Extension” Organized by Institute of Nutrition and Food Science,  University of Dhaka, 5th August,2015

16. Participated in Participatory Engaging Teaching Training conducted by DIU.

17. Participated in a training program on  “International training on Agro-based Food Processing” organized by CIRDAP & DIU.

18. Participated a seminar on ‘The Challenges for Professionals in the 21st Century.’

19. Training on SPSS by HRDI, DIU.

20. Attended seminar on  “Promoting Scientific Research in Biomedical Science” organized by ICDDRB, 13th Feb,2013.


  • Dietitian, Chittagong Diabetic General Hospital , Zakir Hossain Road, Khulshi, Chittagong( From August 2011 to September 2011)
  • Analyst , Siddique Food & Agrobase Industries Ltd.  Godhnail,  Chwdhury Bari, Siddirgonj, Narayangonj, Dhaka ( From October ,2011 to   March, 2012)
  • Sr. Officer, Research and Product Development , Nur Foods Ltd, Mizmizi, Mouchak, Siddirgonj, Narayangonj ( From January, 2014 to September 2015)

Nutrition and Food Science, Food Processing& Preservation, Food Microbiology, Food Safety and Hygiene, Baking and Confectionary Technology, Research Methodology.


• Effect of Temperature and Vitamin C content on Varieties of Plum 

• Physicochemical Properties of Red and Green Amaranth.

• Proximate Analysis of Pumpkin & Preparation of Pumpkin Blended Cake with Different Percent of Pumpkin Powder

• Chemical Composition and Acceptability of Pudding Prepared with Coconut Milk and Dairy Milk.

• Microbiological Analysis of Street Sugarcane Juice

• Effect of Temperature on Different Concentration of Guava juice

• Thesis work on “Studies on Major Risk Factors of Breast Cancer in Selected Dietary habits Population of Bangladesh” at the Institute of Nutrition and Food Science , University of Dhaka.( From July, 2009 to March, 2010)

• Thesis work on “Understanding the Experience of Food and  Nutrition Situation in Selected Rural Areas of Northern Bangladesh” at the Institute of Nutrition and Food Science, University of Dhaka(From January, 2008 to June 2008)


Change Together Award on “In Recognition of Engaging Students through Group Assignment and Industrial Visit” on 17th January, 2020