Shamsuzzaman Khan is the Director General of Bangla Academy in Bangladesh.
The recipient of Ekushey Padak, one of the highest civilian awards in the nation, Professor Khan was earlier the Deputy Director and Chief of Cultural Department, Director of Department of Folklore, Director of Department of Research, Compilation and Folklore Division at Bangla Academy at various time.
Mr.Shamsuzzaman Khan was also the Director General of Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy (Academy of Fine and Performing Arts) and Director GeneralofBangladesh National Museum, in Dhaka.
He received Bangla Academy Literary Award in 2001.
In an interview with Voice of America, Shamsuzzaman Khan spoke about Bangla Academy’s efforts to produce a new Bangla grammar book. Academicians from Bangladesh and West Bengal will work together in this project.