Professor Saleemul Huq, a leading expert in climate change and the founder of the International Centre for Climate Change and Development (ICCCAD) at North-South University in Bangladesh, passed away suddenly on Saturday evening, October 28, 2023, in Dhaka. Let’s explore the details surrounding the heartbreaking demise of Professor Saleemul Huq and his obituary together on Galaxylands.com.vn.
Professor Saleemul Huq Obituary – Death News
Professor Saleemul Huq, a renowned climate change expert and the founding director of the International Centre for Climate Change and Development (ICCCAD) at North-South University in Bangladesh, passed away suddenly on Saturday evening, October 28, 2023, in Dhaka. He was 71 years old.
According to sources from his family, at around 10 pm, Professor Huq suddenly experienced severe chest pain at his residence in the Gulshan area of Dhaka. He was rushed to the hospital immediately but did not survive. The initial cause was determined to be a serious heart attack.
Professor Huq was a world-leading climate scientist, dedicating his life to research and addressing climate change. He authored hundreds of research papers and books on climate change. ICCCAD, which he founded, became a top global research center in this field.
The funeral of Professor Huq will be held at the Gulshan Association Mosque after the Asr prayer. The family is finalizing the burial arrangements and will announce the specific timing of the ceremony soon. The international scientific community mourns the sudden loss of a world-class scientist.
Currently, there is no specific information available regarding Professor Saleemul Huq’s obituary. We will provide updates as soon as the family announces further details.
Who was Saleemul Huq?
Professor Saleemul Huq was a world-leading climate scientist who dedicated his entire life to research and addressing climate change.
Born in 1952 in Bangladesh, Professor Huq displayed exceptional talent from a young age. He completed his undergraduate studies early at Dhaka University and went on to pursue postgraduate and doctoral studies at prestigious universities in Germany, Indonesia, and Kenya.
With over 40 years of dedication to climate change research, Professor Huq published hundreds of scientific papers and reference books. He was the founder and director of the International Centre for Climate Change and Development (ICCCAD), one of the world’s leading research centers in this field.
In 2022, the scientific journal Nature honored Professor Huq as one of the top 10 scientists globally. The government of Bangladesh also awarded him the National Environment Award in 2020 to recognize his significant contributions. Most recently, in 2022, Queen Elizabeth II conferred upon him the Order of the British Empire (OBE) in recognition of his efforts in the fight against climate change.
Professor Huq leaves behind an immensely valuable scientific legacy for the world. The international scientific community has lost a truly world-class scientist.
Remembering Professor Saleemul Huq community
Today, the international scientific community mourns the loss of Professor Saleemul Huq, a world-class climate scientist who devoted his entire life to the cause of protecting our planet.
With the sudden departure of Professor Huq, we bid farewell to a mentor, a revered advisor, and a dear friend of the climate science community. His profound wisdom, far-reaching vision, and genuine concern for future generations will forever be a source of inspiration to us.
Professor Huq dedicated a full 40 years of his life to researching climate change and its impacts on vulnerable communities. His research contributions provided profound insights into the intricate relationship between climate change, poverty, and inequality. He was a pioneer in the field of climate adaptation research in developing countries.
As the founding director of ICCCAD, Professor Huq led generations of young scientists from around the world in researching and addressing the challenges of climate change. He was always passionate about supporting, guiding, and inspiring his students.
We will forever remember and appreciate Professor Saleemul Huq’s contributions to both science and society. While he may have departed, his spirit and legacy will live on in our minds and hearts, as well as those of future generations.
Rest in peace, Professor Saleemul Huq. We will follow in your footsteps, continuing the path you paved to protect our green planet and the lives of humanity.