Dr. Nuran Nabi obtained his Bachelor of Science (Honors) in Biochemistry from Dhaka University, Bangladesh; Post Graduate Diploma from Osaka University, Japan; Ph.D. in Cell Biology from Kyushu University, Japan; and did his Post Doctoral research at New York University, USA.
He was a lecturer of Dhaka University in the early 1970’s and a member of the Dhaka University Senate. He has been living in the USA since 1980. He worked for Colgate-Palmolive for twenty-two years and is co-inventor of Colgate Total toothpaste technology. In addition, Dr.
Nabi has more than a hundred patents and publications to his credit.
He retired in 2006 from Colgate-Palmolive before deciding to take public office. Dr. Nabi has been serving as Councilman of Plainsboro Township, NJ, USA since 2007.
He was the President of Student League’s F. H. Hall branch; a dedicated activist during the 1967-1971 Bangladesh Liberation Movement. He was a valiant freedom fighter of the Bangladesh Liberation War of 1971. Based on his heroic contributions to the Bangladesh Liberation War, the Far Eastern Economic Review, referred to Dr. Nabi as “the Brain” of the Tangail Freedom Fighters Forces. He was awarded a special citation by the Commander- in- Chief of Bangladesh Army.
Dr. Nabi has authored 12 books on Bangladesh liberation war namely Janmechi A Banglay, Amar Ekattur Amar Judhdha, Bonn In Bengal, Bullets of’71 – A Freedom Fighter’s Story, Americay Jahanara Imamer Shesh Dinguli, Janma Jharer Bangladesh, Humayun Ahmed- Kacher Manush, Shamsur Rahaman-Shadhinater Kobi, Addapak Kabir Choudhury- Moulabader Nirvik Protibadi, Char Tara Alo, Anibarja Muktijudha, Bangladeshe Pakistanider Judhaparadh ebong Nixon-Kissingerer Daya and Bangabandhu & Turbulent Early Days of Bangladesh. He is the publisher of the first Bengali Book 20 Years after Liberation in the USA.
Dr. Nabi was awarded Bangla Academy Honorary Fellowship 2017 in recognition of his outstanding contribution to the literature on Bangladesh Liberation War.
He is the Founding Co-Convener and current President of Bangabandhu Parishad, USA; Founding General Secretary and Former President of the Bangladesh Society of New Jersey: and a patron of the Bangladesh Association of New Jersey.
Dr. Nabi was also a Founding Member and Former Chairman of the Federation of Bangladeshi Associations in North America (FOBANA); former president of the Society to Help Education in Bangladesh International (SHEBI); and Former President and Editor of the Weekly Probashi, New York.
Dr. Nabi is associated with Muktadhara New York Boimela since it’s inception and serving as an advisor in the executive committee of Muktadhara Foundation. He was the convener of 2017 Boimela.
Dr. Nabi’s wife, Dr. Zeenat Nabi is also a research scientist. They have two sons, Mush Nabi and Adnan Nabi. The Nabi Family is permanently living in NJ, USA.