Awards and Press Coverage

Awards, Press Coverage & other Achievements

This page features a list of Awards presented to Dr. Azizur Rahman and a list of News articles covering his works.



  • Top Peer Reviewer Award (International) in 2017

The top Peer Reviewer Award as an expert international reviewer in 2017, see the medal from the Publons Peer Review Awards: 


  • The Best Paper Young Scientists Award from the Ocean’10, Sydney, Australia 


  • Third place award for a poster presentation from the Ocean ’08-MTS/IEEE International Conference, Canada 


  • The President’s Honorary Award from the University of the Ryukyus, Okinawa, Japan (Awarded prizes: Certificate and Medal)
  • Travel Award from the Korean Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (KSBMB), Seoul, Korea 


  • Young Scientists Award from the International Union of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (IUBMB)
  • The Best Paper Award from the International Union of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (IUBMB), International Conference of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Kyoto, Japan
  • Young Investigator Award from the 20th International Symposium on Microscale Bioseparations (MSB2006), Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • Student Award from the 7th International Conference on Systems Biology (ICSB-2006), Yokohama, Japan 
  • Travel Award from the International Society for Reef Studies–European Meeting (ISRS 2006), Bremen, Germany


  • Young Scientist Award from the 7th International Marine Biotechnology Conference, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada 
  • Young Scientists Award from the 3rd International Proteomics Conference at the Grand Hotel, Taipei, Taiwan


  • LOCAP Award from the 10th International Coral Reef Symposium, Convention Center, Okinawa, Japan 

Press Coverage

This document (translated below) recorded the important scientific findings of Dr. Rahman when he was in Japan. In 2008, Dr. Rahman’s discoveries were published in Japanese famous newspaper “The RYUKYU SHIMPO”, Japanese TV, Radio, NHK news with many interviews in the media


In Germany (2011), he led a research team and discovered biomolecules in the mineral which has a very vital impact in Environmental Sciences. This news (press release) was published in more than 100 scientific communities and journal’s news around the world

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