Md Safiqur Rahaman Shishir | Feed Processing | Best Researcher Award

Dr. Md Safiqur Rahaman Shishir | Feed Processing | Best Researcher Award

Bangladesh Agricultural University, Bangladesh

Author Profile

Early Academic Pursuits

Dr. Md Safiqur Rahaman Shishir embarked on his academic journey with a Bachelor of Science in Animal Husbandry from the Faculty of Animal Husbandry at Bangladesh Agricultural University, Mymensingh, in 2013. Demonstrating a strong commitment to his field, he pursued a Master of Science in Animal Nutrition from the same institution, graduating in 2014. His academic achievements culminated in a Doctor of Philosophy in Agricultural Sciences, specializing in Ruminant Nutrition, from the Faculty of Veterinary and Agricultural Sciences at The University of Melbourne in 2022.

Professional Endeavors

Dr. Shishir's professional career is marked by a blend of teaching, research, and practical applications in the field of animal nutrition. He currently serves as an Associate Professor in the Department of Animal Nutrition at Bangladesh Agricultural University, where he also holds the position of Officer-in-Charge at the Shahjalal Animal Nutrition Field Laboratory. His earlier roles include serving as an Assistant Professor at the same department from February 2017 to November 2022.In addition to his responsibilities in Bangladesh, Dr. Shishir has an international teaching portfolio. He supervised minor master's research at the University of Melbourne and tutored undergraduate courses in Animal System, System Biology, and Grazing Management System at the Faculty of Veterinary and Agricultural Sciences, University of Melbourne. His research assistantship involved an early career grant project focusing on microwave treatment of pasture soil for weed control, in collaboration with Valley Seed and the University of Melbourne.

Contributions and Research Focus

Dr. Shishir's research interests are diverse and impactful, with a strong focus on feed and forage processing technology, ruminant nutrition, particularly rumen physiology and biochemistry, and animal feeding systems. His work in these areas contributes significantly to the advancement of animal nutrition, aiming to improve the efficiency and sustainability of feeding practices.

Accolades and Recognition

Throughout his career, Dr. Shishir has received recognition for his contributions to the field of animal nutrition. His academic and research endeavors have earned him a respected position within the academic community both in Bangladesh and internationally.

Impact and Influence

Dr. Shishir's work has had a substantial impact on the field of animal nutrition. His research on ruminant nutrition and feed processing technology has provided valuable insights that influence feeding strategies and improve animal health and productivity. His teaching and supervision roles have shaped the careers of many students and researchers, further extending his influence.

Legacy and Future Contributions

Looking ahead, Dr. Shishir is poised to continue his contributions to the field of animal nutrition. His ongoing research and commitment to education are expected to yield new discoveries and advancements. His leadership at the Shahjalal Animal Nutrition Field Laboratory will likely drive further innovations in animal feeding systems and forage processing technologies, cementing his legacy as a pioneer in animal nutrition research.In summary, Dr. Md Safiqur Rahaman Shishir's career is characterized by a profound dedication to advancing animal nutrition through education, research, and practical applications. His contributions have already made significant impacts, and his future endeavors promise to continue shaping the field.


A total of 47 citations for his publications, demonstrating the impact and recognition of his research within the academic community.

  • Citations         47
  • h-index           4
  • i10-index        2

Notable Publications 

Effects of low energy low protein diet with different levels of citric acid on growth, feed intake, FCR, dressing percentage and cost of broiler production

M Sharifuzzaman, F Sharmin, MJ Khan, MSR Shishir, S Akter, M Afrose, ...
Journal of Agriculture and Veterinary Science
Microwave heat treatment induced changes in forage hay digestibility and cell microstructure

MSR Shishir, G Brodie, B Cullen, R Kaur, E Cho, L Cheng
Applied Sciences
Effect of grape marc added diet on live weight gain, blood parameters, nitrogen excretion, and behaviour of sheep

H Wu, P Zhang, F Zhang, MSR Shishir, SS Chauhan, I Rugoho, H Suleria, ...
Measurement and modelling of dielectric properties of different animal feed resources as a function of feed type and moisture content

MSR Shishir, M Jacob, K Leong, L Cheng, B Cullen, G Brodie
Journal of Microwave Power and Electromagnetic Energy