Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (BUET), Dhaka

Prof. Md. Munsur Rahman

mmrahman@iwfm.buet.ac.bd

Munsur Rahman newProfessor Md. Munsur Rahman, during his 24-year professional career, has conducted research on morphological processes in tidal and non-tidal rivers, growth of char land resources and livelihood strategies, river-bank erosion protection and social response. Currently, he is leading several international collaborative research projects focusing on ecosystem service-poverty alleviation linkages, climate change vulnerability and adaptation in deltaic settings, and disaster prevention/mitigation measures against floods and storm surges, in which the fundamental approach integrated assessment of bio-physical and socio-economic processes.  He is the Principal Investigator and lead for Work Package 5 on DECCMA.

Prof. Mashfiques Salehin

mashfiqussalehin@iwfm.buet.ac.bd

Mashfiques Salehin newProfessor Mashfiqus Salehin has been working in both technical and interdisciplinary research areas, focusing on a variety of issues, including basin scale hydrologic modelling, hydrodynamics of exchange processes between river and groundwater, hydro geologic analysis of coastal aquifers, groundwater and seawater intrusion modelling, flood hazard, vulnerability and risk analysis, harmonisation of multiple uses of water resources, assessment of ecosystem service-poverty alleviation linkages, biophysical vulnerability of coastal hazards and implications to water and food security, and trans boundary river water management.  He is the Deputy Principal Investigator and lead on Work Package 1 for DECCMA.

Md. Anisur Rahman Majumdar

coordinator.deccma.buet@gmail.com

Anisur Rahman MajumdarMd. Anisur Rahman Majumdar is the Bangladesh Project Coordinator for DECCMA. Prior to this, Anis worked in different national and international organisations in administrative sectors and has completed his MBA at the University of Wales, Institute of Cardiff, in International Business.  He is working on Work Package 0 for DECCMA.

 

Prof. Rezaur Rahman

rezaur@iwfm.buet.ac.bd

Rezaur Rahman newDr. Rezaur Rahman is a Professor at the Institute of Water and Flood Management at Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology. He is a Civil Engineer by discipline with a research focus on water and environment. He was involved in the preparation of National Adaptation Program of Action (NAPA), Bangladesh Climate Change Strategy and Action Plan (BCCSAP) and UNFCCC 2nd country communication.  Professor Rahman is acting co-lead for DECCMA’s Work Package 6, which will identify and evaluate feasible and acceptable planned and autonomous adaptations in the three deltas.

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Prof. Anisul Haque

anisul@iwfm.buet.ac.bd

Anisul Haque newProf. Anisul Haque is a Civil Engineer at BUET, Bangladesh specialising in Computational Fluid Dynamics. In his Ph.D from K.U. Leuven, Belgium, he worked on turbulence in stratified tidal medium. His main research interests are marine and estuarine processes, delta dynamics, basic hydraulics and numerical models. At present, he is working as a Professor at IWFM, BUET.  In DECCMA, he is working in Work Package 2 where he is the joint country lead. The main objective of this Work Package is to understand and map biophysical factors affecting vulnerability. Under this objective, Hot Spot maps showing out migration for present day condition and for future climatic scenarios will be developed.

Prof. A Fazal M Saleh

saleh@iwfm.buet.ac.bd

Fazal Saleh.jpgProf. A. Fazal M. Saleh is a water resources engineer with interest in irrigation and water management. He is involved in Work Package 2 which deals with characterising the bio-physical impacts of climate change on agricultural production systems and land-use.

 

Prof. Shahjahan Mondal

mshahjahanmondal@iwfm.buet.ac.bd

Shahjahan MondalProfessor Shahjahan Mondal specialises in climate change and hydrology, agricultural water management, risk-based planning and water governance, has been involved in several national and regional collaborative action research and consultancy projects focusing peri-urban water security, urban vulnerability and adaptive capacity, disaster impact on agricultural value chain, and technical and socio-economic aspects of flood shelters. He has received formal training in IWRM and interdisciplinary field research methodology. Professor Mondal is mostly involved in Work Package 6, which is on adaptation, and currently looking at the adaptation practices in the GBM Delta. He is also involved in the governance component of Work Package 2.

Prof. Mohammed Abed Hossain

abed@iwfm.buet.ac.bd

Abed HossainProf. Mohammed Abed Hossain is an environmental engineer with interest primarily on transport of pollutants in a multi-cascade system and climate change impact on environment. He has been involved in researches on industrial waste treatment, stochastic hydrological modelling, modelling of residual flow and salinity, etc. During his PhD at University of Tokyo, Abed investigated the competitive adsorption mechanisms of heavy metals in soil and sediments. Abed is a co-researcher in DECCMA’s Work Package 6. He is also involved in DECCMA’s Work Package 2 where he will deal with the GAEZ database development and maintenance, and handle meta data for the Bangladesh team. He is also involved in Work Package 1 in limited capacity.

Rashedul Islam

rashed_rakib@iwfm.buet.ac.bd

Rashedul IslamMd. Rashedul Islam has completed his B.Sc. degree in Civil Engineering at BUET. He is currently pursuing his M.Sc. degree in Environmental Engineering in BUET.  He is the project coordinator of the ESPA Deltas for Bangladesh.  Rashed is working as a co-investigator in DECCMA’s Work Package 2 on hotspot map analysis and to quantify vulnerability weightage for various climate change parameter issues.

Momtaz Jahan

momtaz.rumi@gmail.com

Momtaz JahanMomtaz Jahan is a Water Resources Engineer from Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology. She worked on the dumping characteristics of bank protection materials in her undergraduate thesis. She has worked on ESPA Deltas Project and Asian Disaster Preparedness Centre. Currently her main research interest is around different climate change issues in the water related sector.  Momtaz Jahan is a Masters fellow and working for Work Packages 2 and 5.

Rubaiya Kabir

orchi36@gmail.com

Rubaiya KabirRubaiya Kabir is a PhD Civil Engineering from the Military Institute of Science and Technology (MIST), Bangladesh. Her research study was on the Management of Buriganga Watershed as a Bachelors degree thesis. Rubaiya has worked on ESPA Deltas Project in Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (BUET) as a Research Assistant. Her keen interest is to work and research in the water sector.  Rubaiya is a Masters fellow and working onDECCMA’s Work Package 2.

Debanjali Saha

debanjalibuet@gmail.com

Debanjali SahaDebanjali Saha completed her B.Sc. degree in Water Resources Engineering at BUET. She is currently pursuing her M.Sc. degree in Water Resources Development in IWFM, BUET. She is conducting research on the prospect of dry season crops in the south-western coastal area of Bangladesh under climate change scenarios.  Debanjali is working as a co-investigator in DECCMA’s Work Package 6.

Muhammad Shahriar Shafayet Hossain

shahriar.buet08@gmail.com

Muhammad Shahriar Shafayet HossainMuhammad Shahriar Shafayet Hossain is a Masters Student of Water Resources Development in IWFM (BUET). He has graduated in Water Resources Engineering from BUET in 2014. His undergraduate thesis title is “A Study on the Morphological Changes of Rivers Around Vicinity of Chandpur Town & Assessment of Its Bank Protection Works”. His main fields of interest are River Engineering, Hydraulic Modelling and Coastal Zone Management. He is a Research Assistant, working on Work Package 6 for the DECCMA Project.

Rabeya Akter

rabeya343@gmail.com

Rubaiya AkterRabeya Akter is completing her Masters in Water Resource Development at the Institute of Water and Flood Management, BUET. Her research interests lie in the field of climate change related issues, remote sensing and GIS and Hydraulic and numeric modelling.   She has worked as a Research Assistant at Post Graduate Disaster Management Program (PPDM) of BRAC University.  Prior to this, she graduated from the Urban and Regional Planning Department of BUET.  She is working in Work Package 2 of the DECCMA project.

Shanjida Noor

shanjida.noor.auw@gmail.com

Shanjida NoorShanjida Noor is completing her post graduation in Water Resource Development at the Institute of Water and Flood Management (BUET). Prior to this she completed her graduation in Environmental Science from the Asian University for Women. Her thesis work was on ‘Introducing feasible waste water treatment processes in Bangladesh using Trametes versicolor, sugarcane bagasse and water hyacinth“.  She has intense research interest on climate change issues, adaptation strategies, hydraulic and numeric modelling, remote sensing and GIS.  She is working as a DECCEMA research fellow on Fluvio-Tidal Flood and Survey Component (Work Package 2).

Meer Ahemed Tariqul Omar

anjoli3bd@yahoo.com

Tariq Omar newMeer Ahemed Tariqul Omar, PhD Fellow, DECCMA, completed his graduation in Urban and Rural Planning in 1996. He did his masters in Water Resources Management from the University of Adelaide in 2012.  His dissertation was on Urban Water Balancing model for projected urban growth of Adelaide Metropolis for 2008-2038. Mr. Omar completed another Masters in Development Studies.  He is a PhD fellow and involved in Work Package 6 under the DECCMA Project at BUET.

Arif Chowdhury

arifchowdhury065@gmail.com

Arif ChowdhuryArif Chowdhury has completed an honors program from Chittagong University. He is interested in research activities and would like to work in the environmental sectors.  He is the founder co-ordinator of a non-governmental organisation named “Youth Volunteer of Environment” and attends several national and international programs.  He is working as a research assistant on the DECCMA project.

Shamrita Zaman

chowdhuryshamrita@yahoo.com

Shamrita ZamanShamrita Zaman completed her B.Sc in Civil Engineering at Khulna University of Engineering and Technology. She has worked as an Assistant Engineer at a project named ECRRP, LGED, where she observed clearly how the people are distressed because of the naturally made climate disaster. She has an interest in research programs on climate change mitigation and adaptation. Her B.Sc thesis was on finding the degradation rate of organic waste mixing with compost.  She is working under Work Package 1 on the DECCMA project.

Manjurul Hussain Shourov

mmhs013@gmail.com

Manjurul Hussain Shourov newMd. Manjurul Hussain graduated in Civil and Environmental Engineering from the Shahjalal University of Science and Technology, Sylhet, Bangladesh. Currently, he is doing his MSc in Water Resources Development at the Institute of Water and Flood Management (IWFM) of Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology, Dhaka, Bangladesh. His main fields of interest are statistical analysis, GIS, remote sensing and climate change.  Md. Manjurul Hussain Shourov is a Research Assistant, working on Work Package 5 for the DECCMA Project, which will develop methods to assess adaptation choices in deltas, with a strong focus on migration.

Delowar Hossain

delowar.cee@gmail.com

Delowar HossainDelowar Hossain is a Civil and Environmental Engineer from Shahjalal University of Science and Technology. Presently, he is pursuing his M.Sc. degree in Water Resources Development at the Institute of Water and Flood Management, BUET.  His research interests are numerical modelling, GIS, remote sensing and hydrological modelling.  He is working as a research assistant for the DECCMA project on Work Package 2. His main task is to run the flow model and provide information about the fluvio-tidal flooding.

Mahmida Tul Urmi

urmicee43@gmail.com

Mahmida Tul UrmiMahmida Tul Urmi is a Civil and Environmental Engineer from Shahjalal University of Science and Technology, Sylhet. She is currently pursuing her M.Sc. Degree in Water Resource Development (WRD) from IWFM, BUET, Dhaka. Her main fields of interest are River and Coastal Morphology, Climate Change Impact on Water Resources, Hydrology and Climate modelling, etc. Mahmida Tul Urmi is a Research Assistant, working on Work Package 2 for the DECCMA Project, which will examine the vulnerability, environmental stressors and hazards of a range of climate change and biophysically driven scenarios across the four study deltas.

Md. Aminul Islam Khan

aminulislam381@gmail.com

Aminul Islam KhanMd. Aminul Islam Khan has completed his BSc degree in Civil and Environmental Engineering from Shahjalal University of Science and Technology, Sylhet, Bangladesh. Currently, he is doing his MSc in Water Resources Development at the Institute of Water and Flood Management (IWFM) of Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology, Dhaka, Bangladesh. His main fields of interest are rainfall trend analysis, statistical analysis, GIS and remote sensing, climate change, river discharge, contamination source identification and sensor placement in water distribution network, water quality assessment, phytoremediation, etc. Md. Aminul Islam Khan is a Research Assistant, working on Work Package 2 and Work Package 5 for the DECCMA Project.

Anika Tahsin

anika010cee@gmail.com

Anika TahsinAnika Tahsin is a civil and environmental engineer with a research interest in water and environmental sectors. She has completed her graduation from Shahjalal University of Science and Technology, Sylhet. Currently she is pursuing her M.Sc. degree in Water Resources Development at IWFM, BUET. Anika is working on Work Package 2 for the DECCMA Project, which will geographically define the key hazard / environmental stressor components. Her main task is to run the flow model.

Faisal Mahmood

faisal.shovon.007@gmail.com

Faisal MahmoodFaisal Mahmood is a Water Resources Engineer with an interest in understanding how rural and urban communities respond to climate change. Faisal mainly focuses on mitigation and development in subsistence communities in Water Resources Sectors in Bangladesh. River bank erosion, Flood Risk Management and Remote Sensing and GIS is the primary research interest of Faisal. Currently he is ongoing with his M.Sc in (WRD) in Institute of Water and Flood Management, BUET.  Faisal is acting as a researcher on Hydrotrend model in DECCMA project, which is required to predict the sediment flux and discharge of GBM basin. The result analysis further leads to predict the climatic vulnerability and adaption in the catchment areas of the basin.

Sadmina Razzaque

saomisustcee38@gmail.com

Sadmina RazzaqueSadmina Razzaque is a Civil and Environmental Engineer from Shahjalal University of Science and Technology.  Presently, she is pursuing her M.Sc. degree in Water Resources Development at the Institute of Water and Flood Management, BUET.  Her research interests are numerical modelling, GIS, remote sensing and hydrological modelling.  She is working as a research assistant for the DECCMA project on Work Package 2. Her main task is to run the flow model.

Imtiaz Hossain

ihrony.buet@gmail.com

Imtiaz HossainImtiaz Hossain graduated in Civil and Environmental Engineering from the Shahjalal University of Science and Technology, Sylhet, Bangladesh. Currently, he is completing his MSc in Water Resources Development at the Institute of Water and Flood Management (IWFM) of Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology, Dhaka, Bangladesh. His main fields of interest are river and coastal morphology, climate change impact on water resources, hydrology and climate modelling, etc.  Imtiaz Hossain is a Research Assistant, working on Work Package 2 for the DECCMA Project, which will examine the vulnerability, environmental stressors and hazards of a range of climate change and biophysically driven scenarios across the four study deltas.

Tansir Zaman Asik

tansirzaman@iut-dhaka.edu

Tansir AsikTansir Zaman Asik has completed his BSc. degree in Civil and Environmental Engineering from the Islamic University of Technology (IUT), Gazipur, Bangladesh. Currently, he is pursuing his MSc. degree in Water Resources Development in the Institute of Water and Flood Management (IWFM) of Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology, Dhaka, Bangladesh. His main fields of research are remote sensing and GIS, hydraulic and numeric modelling, climate change related issues and mitigation and adaptation policies.  He is working on Work Package 2 of the DECCMA project.