MD Anik Mahmud is a Ph.D. student in the Soil, Water, and Ecosystem Sciences Department at the University of Florida. Anik is working on legacy-P chemistry, bioavailability, and capture under Dr. Jahangir Bhadha’s (PI) and Dr. Jonathan Judy’s (co-PI) supervision. He is working on three types of soils: acidic, organic, and calcareous. For his research, Anik uses advanced analytical machines, such as ICP-OES, NMR, and XANES. Before joining this program, he earned MSc. in Integrated Plant and Soil Sciences from the University of Kentucky, where he worked on selenium oxyanions removal using passive anaerobic bioreactors. Anik also earned BSc. from Soil, Water, and Environment department at the University of Dhaka, Bangladesh.