Dr. Sirajul Hoque has an outstanding academic carrier. He completed his Bachelor and Master’s degree in Soil Science from Dhaka University, holding first-class first positions. He then obtained his Ph. D degree from Aberdeen University, Scotland, United Kingdom. He was the Professor at the Department of Soil, Water, and Environment at the university where he studied. In addition to his teaching carrier, Dr. Hoque works as a consultant for the government as well as the development agencies. Some of his prominent consultancies include; “Impact of Arsenic contaminated groundwater on agriculture and food-chain”. a joint research project of the Dept. Soil, Water and Environment, Dhaka University and the Bangladesh Agricultural Development Corporation and National Baseline Study on Food Security (Soil Fertility Component), commissioned by the European Union and implemented by Soil Resource Development Institute, Ministry of Agriculture, Bangladesh. Dr. Hoque has one hundred sixty eight (168) scientific publications to his credit published in national and international journals. Dr. Hoque is a member of various professional organizations, namely; Bangladesh Association for the Advancement of Science (BAAS), Bangladesh Society of Microbiologists, Bangla Academy, Soil Science Society of Bangladesh, Asiatic Society of Bangladesh and Dhaka University Alumni Association, etc.