Bangladesh-born Canadian transport researcher wins global award

Dhaka,  Tue,  25 April 2017
Published : 11 May 2016, 22:05:04
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Bangladesh-born Canadian transport researcher wins global award


DHAKA, May 11: A Bangladesh-born Canadian post-doctoral transport researcher won global award of the International Transport Forum, according to a message received here on Wednesday.

Dr Monir Moniruzzaman, a Bangladesh-born post-doctoral research associate at the University of Toronto, Canada, has been named "Young Researcher of the Year 2016” by the International Transport Forum.

He is being honoured by the intergovernmental organisation for his work on helping cities to become more walk friendly able. The award carries a prize of EUR 5,000. It will be presented on 19 May during the 2016 Summit of transport ministers in Leipzig/Germany, in the presence of ministers from the 57 member countries of the ITF, according to a news agency.

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