Faculty & Officials

Contact Informations

Mailing Address:
Department of Microbiology, University of Chittagong, Chittagong-4331, Bangladesh.

shumi.mbio@cu.ac.bd wahhida_shumi@hotmail.com, shumi@cu.ac.bd

Dr. Wahhida Shumi

Professor and Chair
Department of Microbiology,
University of Chittagong, Chittagong-4331,
Bangladesh.

Education

PhD in Environmental Sciences and Department (August 2009),
Ewha Womans University, South Korea.
MS in Microbiology, Chittagong University (2002), Chittagong-4331, Bangladesh.
B. Sc in Microbiology, Chittagong University (2000), Chittagong-4331, Bangladesh.

Research Interest

Nanobio-material designing and fabrication.
Operation of microfluidic devices for microbial analysis.
Chemosensor detection for drug delivery system.
Environmental engineering for biofilter operation.
Environmental microbiology.
Enzyme biotechnology and Biofilm study and pathogenesis.

Professional Link/Affiliation

1. General Member, American Society for Microbiology, USA.
2. General Member, Microbiological Society of Korea, Korea.
3. Member, Korean BioChip Society (KBCS), Korea.
4. Member, Bangladesh Society of Microbiologist, Bangladesh.
5. Member, Bangladesh Botanical Society, Bangladesh.
6. Member, Biodiversity Research Group of Bangladesh, Bangladesh.

Publications

1. Sohag Miah, S. M. Sirajul haque, Wahhida Shumi, Mohammad Mosharraf Hossain. Effects of shifting cultivation on biological and biochemical characteristics of soil microorganisms in Khagrachari hill district of Bandladesh. J. For. Res., 2012, (accepted).
2. Wahhida Shumi, So Hyun Kim, Jeesun Lim, Kyung-Suk Cho, Hwa-taik Han, Sungsu Park. Shear stress tolerance of Sreptococcus mutans aggregates determined by microfluidic funnel device (μFFD). J. Microbiol. Meth. 2012, (in process).
3. Wahhida Shumi, Jeesun Lim, Seong-Won Nam, Kangmu Lee, So Hyun Kim, Kyung-Suk Cho, and Sungsu Park. Environmental factors affecting Streptococcus mutans biofilm formation in microfluidic device mimicking the teeth. J. Biochip, 2010 ,Vol. 4(4):257-263
4. Wahhida Shumi, Jeesun Lim, Seong-Won Nam, So Hyun Kim, Kyong-Suk Cho, J. Yoon, and Sungsu Park. Fluorescence imaging of spatial distribution of ferric ions over Streptococcus mutans biofilms formed under the microfluidic conditions. J. Biochip, 2009, Vol. 3(2): 119-124.
5. Wahhida Shumi, Jeesun Lim, Seong-Won Nam, So Hyun Kim, Kyong-Suk Cho, and Sungsu Park. The shear stress tolerance of Streptococcus mutans aggregates determined by microfluidic device mimicking diastema. Lab on a chip, 2009 (In process).
6. SonSongzi Kou, Seong-Won Nam, Wahhida Shumi, Min Hee Lee, Se Won Bae, Jianjun Du, Jong Seung Kim, ong-In Hong, Xiaojun Peng, Juyoung Yoon, and Sungsu Park. Microfluidic detection of multiple heavy metal ions using fluorescent chemosensors. Bull. Korean Chem. Soc. 2009, Vol. 30 (5): 1173-1176.
7. M. M. H. Bhuiyan, K. M. M. rahman, M. I. Hossain, M. A. Naser, Wahhida Shumi. Fused Pyrimidines. Part III: Synthesis and antimicrobial activity of some furopyrimidines and imidazopyrazolopyrimidine. J. Appl. Sci. Res. 1(2): 218-222. 2005.
8. Wahhida Shumi, H. M. Towhid, and M. N. Anwar. Proteolytic activity of a baceterial isolate Bacillus fastidiosus den Dooren der jong. J. Biol. Sci. 4(3); 370-374. 2004.
9. Wahhida Shumi, H. M. Towhid, and M. N. Anwar. Production of protease from Listeria moncytgenes. Intern. J. Agri. Biol. 6(9): 1097-1100.2004
10. Wahhida Shumi, H. M. Towhid, and M. N. Anwar. Protease from Fusarium tumidum Sherbakoff. Chi. Univer. J. Sci. 27(1&2): 79-84. 2003.