Profound interest in sustainable agricultural or safe industrial practices to ensure food security and environmental quality through innovative research in environmental biogeochemistry and keen interest in mitigating greenhouse gases & pollutants from soil-water continuum.
Current Project Involvements: 1. Project Director, Spatio-temporal Change Analysis of River Bank Erosion and Accretion in the Greater Barishal Division. UGC funded and University of Barishal Project. 2. Co-supervisor of a M.S. thesis student on “Application of Mg-modified biochar to increase the phyto-available Phosphorus in a coastal saline soil”.
Publications: 1. Piash, M. I., M. F. Hossain and Z. Parveen. 2016. Physico-chemical properties and nutrient content of some slow pyrolysis biochars produced from different feedstocks. Bangladesh Journal of Scientific Research. 29(2): 111-122. 2. Piash, M. I. 2017. Returning life to soil: Converting municipal organic waste to biochar for environmental management and sustainable agriculture. In: Second student conference on science and engineering, Senate Bhaban, University of Dhaka. 3. Piash, M. I., M. F. Hossain, I. N. Anyanwu, S. A. Mamun and Z. Parveen. 2018. Effect of biochar application on soil carbon fluxes from sequential dry and wet cultivation systems. American Journal of Climate Change. 7(1): 40-53. 4. Eva, M. A., M. I. Piash, M. F. Hossain and Z. Parveen. 2018. Fractionation of organic carbon in arial beel wetland soils of Bangladesh. American Journal of Environmental Sciences. 14(2): 86-94. 5. Piash, M. I., M. F. Hossain, and Z. Parveen. 2019. Effect of biochar and fertilizer application on the growth and nutrient accumulation of rice and vegetable in two contrast soils. Acta Scientific Agriculture. 3(3): 74-83. 6. Howladar M. M., M. J. Uddin, M. M. Islam, Z. Parveen and M. K. Rahman. 2019. Interactive effects of arsenic and phosphorus on dry matter yield and concentration of nutrients in rice (Oryza Sativa L.). (In press)