Mohammad Ali graduated in economics from the Rajshahi University, Rajshahi, Bangladesh, in 1978. He started his professional life as a Research Analyst for the Government of Bangladesh. Lately in 1984, Dr. Ali joined the International Center for Diarrheal Disease Research, Bangladesh (ICDDR, B), Dhaka, Bangladesh, as a Computing Professional. He became involved in health and population data management and analysis and worked with various research groups adopting different disciplines and from various parts of the world. After the completion of an M.S. degree in geographic information sciences at the University of Liege, Wallonia, Belgium, Dr. Ali obtained his Ph.D. degree from the same university in 2000. He researched spatiotemporal patterns of cholera in rural Bangladesh and identified environmental risk factors for the disease in the Ph.D. thesis. Furthermore, Dr. Ali has been working at the International Vaccine Institute, Seoul, Republic of Korea, since early 2001. In addition, Dr. Ali is the author and coauthor of nearly 120 publications, a Reviewer for several peer-reviewed journals, an Adjunct Professor at Seoul National University, Seoul, Republic of Korea, and a Research Consultant at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC, USA.
Biography Updated on 6 December 2013