Raju Ahmmed

Name: Raju Ahmmed

Designation: Asst. Professor (English)

Contact: 01727542624

Email: raju.eng@bsmrmu.edu.bd

Blood Group: A+

Present address: House-906, Rd-12, Avenue-2, Mirpur DOHS, Dhaka-1216

Permanent Address: Village: Gokul Paschim Para, Post: Gokul, Thana: Bogra Sadar, District: Bogra

About: I am a graduate in English from University of Dhaka. My current research interest is teaching English as a foreign language and maritime English in ESP (English for Specific Purpose) context. I teach communicative and English lab courses to the undergraduate and graduate students. Very recently I worked as a Fulbright Foreign Language Teaching Assistant at University of Michigan.
Research Area:

English for Specific Purposes 

Maritime English 

English as a Foreign Language 

Second Language Acquisition 


I teach Communicative English and  English Lab courses at maritime university. 

Academic Qualifications:
Sl Exam Institute Year Result
1 Masters University of Dhaka 2014
2 BA (Hons) University of Dhaka 2013
Professional Memberships:

Fulbright Alumni Member 

Life time member of Bangladesh English Language Teachers' Association

Alumni member of Dhaka University  


Fulbright Foreign Language Teaching Assistant, University of Michigan 

August 2019 - May 2020

Sl Designation Organization From To Remarks
1 Lecturer (English) Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman Maritime University 16-May-2016
2 Lecturer (English) The Millennium University 01-Nov-2015 14-May-2016

Research Grants:

1) 2020 Developing a Corpus of Maritime English in Bangladeshi Context. University Grants Commission, Bangladesh and Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman Maritime University, Bangladesh. Grant number: BSMRMU/PRMTTC-456/Part-2/20/28 dated 28 June 2020. Total fund $4681. 

2) 2018 Identifying English Language Requirements for the Rise of Bangladesh as a Maritime Nation and Developing a Learning Model of Maritime English. University Grants Commission, Bangladesh and Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman Maritime University, Bangladesh. Grant Number: BSMRMU/PG Research-456/18/1203 dated June 04, 2018. Total fund $5000

Journal Publications: 

a. Ahmmed, R. (2020). The discrepancy between standardised communication patterns and the real-life conversations of vessel traffic service: A case study in Chittagong Port, Bangladesh. WMU Journal of Maritime Affairs, 19(4), 509-532. doi:10.1007/s13437-020-00219-7


b.     Ahmmed, R., Sinha, B. S., Khan, R., & Islam, D. M. (2020). A needs analysis of maritime English language skills for Bangladeshi seafarers to work on-board ships. Marine Policy, 119, 104041. doi:10.1016/j.marpol.2020.104041


c.     Ahmmed, R. (2018). The Probable Applicability of Critical Pedagogy in Bangladeshi Classroom. British Journal of English Linguistics, 6(1): 54-69. http://www.eajournals.org/journals/british-journal-of-english-linguistics-bjel/vol-6-issue-1-january-2018/probable-applicability-critical-pedagogy-bangladeshi-classroom/


d.     Ahmmed, R. (2018). The Approaches of Teaching and Learning Maritime English: Some Factors to Consider. Bangladesh Maritime Journal. 2(1), 105-120. https://www.researchgate.net/publication/327890823_The_Approaches_of_Teaching_and_Learning_Maritime_English_Some_Factors_to_Consider


e.     Ahmmed, R. (2017). Peer Conversation for Developing Speaking Skills: Perceptions from Students of a Public University. Crossings: A Journal of English Studies. Vol. 8, 197-205. https://sah.ulab.edu.bd/wp-content/uploads/sites/3/2020/11/Ahmmed.pdf


f.      Ahmmed, R. (2017). The Difficulties of Maritime Communication and the Roles of English Teachers. Bangladesh Maritime Journal, 1(1), 22-34.  https://www.researchgate.net/publication/327890958_The_Difficulties_of_Maritime_Communication_and_the_Roles_of_English_Teachers


g.     Ahmmed, R. (2016). Effectiveness of Reading English Newspapers for Improving Vocabulary and Reading Skills of Students of Dhaka University. The Millennium University Journal, 1(1), 68-76. http://www.themillenniumuniversity.edu.bd/journal/index.php/TMUJ/article/view/8

Conference Presentations: 

a.     Ahmmed, R. (2019). Which Teaching Techniques are Most Student Friendly? Perceptions from the Students of a Bengali Class. Fulbright Midyear Conference, Washington D. C.  12-14 December, 2019. 


b.     Ahmmed, R. (2018). Maritime English Education: Bangladesh Perspectives. 2nd International Conference on Maritime Education and Training, Dalian Maritime University, China, 27-28 October 2018.     


c.     Ahmmed, R. (2018). An Evaluation of Communicative English Course Offered in Undergraduate Level at a Public University in Dhaka, Bangladesh. International Conference on ‘Rethinking Disciplinary Diversity: Challenges of Teaching English in the 21st Century’, Brac University, Dhaka, Bangladesh, 15-16 November 2018. 


d.     Ahmmed, R. (2016). The Probable Applicability of Critical Pedagogy in Bangladeshi Classrooms: A Private University Teachers’ Perceptions. International Conference on Teaching and Learning, Independent University, Dhaka, Bangladesh, 22-23 April 2016.