Prof.Dr.A.M.Farooque is a Faculty of College of Agricultural Sciences (CAS) at IUBAT. He obtained B.Sc.Ag(Hons.) and M.Sc.(Ag) degree in Horticulture from Bangladesh Agricultural University. He joined as a Lecturer in the department of Horticulture of Bangladesh Agricultural University in the year 1972.
Then advanced his position as an Assistant Professor in the year 1975 and further advancement was in 1984 as an Associate Professor and then Professor in 1991.Finally his position was fixed as Professor (Selection Grade) in 1997.He served Sher-e-Bangla Agricultural University as Vice-Chancellor from 2001 to 2008.
During the course of service he obtained his Ph.D. in Horticulture from the University of Nottingham, U.K under the Commonwealth Scholarship program and later became a Post Doctoral Fellow of the University of London, U.K., under the EC fellowship program. Since 1972 he has taught Horticulture to several thousand graduates. He has produced more than 200 post graduates and 12 PhDs as Supervisor. He is determined to make IUBAT a centre of excellence if proper facilities are provided.