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Dr. Nuran Nabi

Nuran Nabi (born 1949) is a Bangladeshi scientist and author. In recognition of his contribution in language and literature, the government of Bangladesh awarded him the country’s second highest civilian award Ekushey Padak in 2020. He received honorary ‘Fellowship’ from Bangla Academy in 2017.

Nabi was born in 1949 in the village of Khamarrpara in Gopalpur of Tangail of the then East Bengal (now Bangladesh). He graduated in biochemistry from the University of Dhaka and obtained his PhD degree from Kyushu University in Japan. He then received a post-doctoral degree in microbiology from the New York University. Nabi joined Colgate-Palmolive as a researcher. He has more than 50 patents in his name.


Township Committee Member since 2007

Liaison for Department of Recreation and Community Services, Municipal Court

Board Member Plainsboro Free Public Library Foundation

Member of the Planning Board from 2006-2007

Former Member and current to the Human Relations Committee

Retired from Colgate-Palmolive in 2006 as Associate Director after 22 years of service

Author of Bullets of ’71: A Freedom Fighter’s Story