Professional Services

  • Professor, Department of Environmental Sciences, Jahangirnagar University, Dhaka, Bangladesh. From March 2012  to Present
  • Adjunct Faculty, Department of Environmental Science, The State University of Bangladesh, Dhaka, Bangladesh. From January 2009 to Present
  • Chairman, Department of Environmental Sciences, Jahangirnagar University, Dhaka, Bangladesh. (Sep 2007 – Aug 2010)   
  • Associate Professor, Department of Environmental Sciences, Jahangirnagar University, Dhaka, Bangladesh (Dec 2007 to March 2012)
  • Assistant Professor, Department of Environmental Sciences, Jahangirnagar University, Dhaka, Bangladesh. (Jan 2003 to Dec 2007) 
  • Lecturer, Department of Environmental Science, Jahangirnagar University, Dhaka, Bangladesh. (Oct 1999 to Jan 2003)

Additional Services: Deputy Director, Centre of Excellence in Teaching and Learning, Jahangirnagar University (CETL-JU)

Centre for Excellence in Teaching & Learning, Jahangirnagar University (CETL-JU) is a service oriented and research led centre that supports the University to achieve its strategic teaching and learning aims. CETL-JU achieves this objectives through (a) supporting new academic staff in their development as expert teachers (b) helping on matters such as pedagogical design of course, planning a lesson, assessment of student rating of teaching, promoting student learning and profiling student learning preferences, development of e-learning contents etc. tailored to the needs and desire of the faculty members (c) professional learning including workshops and seminars (d) collaborating with other units to bring pedagogical perspectives to join endeavors, (e) offering consultations at all aspects of teaching at the University (f) sharing teaching tools, good practice and guidelines and (g) building a repository of teaching and learning resources.

From January 2017, CETL-JU organised three training workshops:

  • January 3 to January 5: Training workshop on tertiary pedagogy
  • March 12 to March 14: Training workshop on tertiary pedagogy (jointly with IQAC, JU)
  • June 13 to June 15: ToT on pedagogy

Professional Memberships

  • International Association of Hydrogeologists (Membership no. 103723)
  • International Association of Hydrogeological Sciences (Membership no. 9411)
  • Asiatic Society (General member)
  • Bangladesh Society of Environmental Scientists (BSES) (Life Member)
  • Bangladesh Geological Society (544-G)
  • Bangladesh Chemical Society (Life Member, LM-711)
  • Faculty of mathematical and Physical Sciences, Jahangirnagar University, Dhaka, Bangladesh

Administrative Services

  • Senate Member, Jahangirnagar University, Dhaka, Bangladesh. From April 2010 to Present (two terms)
  • Deputy Director, Centre of Excellence in Teaching & Learning- Jahangirnagar University (CETL-JU) (November 2016- Present)
  • Vice President, Jahangirnagar University Teacher’s Association. 2017
  • Provost, Mawlana Bhasani Hall, Jahangirnagar University, Dhaka, Bangladesh. From March 2013 to August 2016
  • Executive Member, Jahangirnagar University Teacher’s Association. 2013

Consultancy

Department of Environment, Bangladesh
I have worked as VIA Analyst in ECCO project of Department of Environment, Bangladesh during 2012-2013 where I have done vulnerability and impact assessment and ecosystem-based adaptation in two potential ecosystems (Hakaluki Haor and Shymnagar, Satkhira) of Bangladesh.
Bangladesh Centre for Advanced Studies (BCAS)
I was engaged in a consultancy service for development and finalisation of context-specific, user-friendly & sustainable water supply and sanitation technologies under the project of ‘Promotion of Water supply, Sanitation and Hygiene in hard to Reach Areas of Rural Bangladesh’ during April-May, 2013.
UNDP short term national consultancy for CDMP II
I have completed UNDP short term national consultancy for CDMP II to review the incorporation of Disaster Management Contents/lessons into NCTB books (Class III to XII) and to suggest proper alternatives (January -March 2014).
Christian Commissions for Development in Bangladesh (CCDB)
I am working as a team leader in an action research on “Creation of artificial aquifer to alleviate portable water crisis” where a new technology has been introduced to mitigate portable water crisis in Nagoan district with the help of Christian Commissions for Development in Bangladesh (CCDB) since 2012.
Water Integrity Network Association e.V. (WIN), Germany
I have completed a consultancy on ‘Country Baseline Assessment on Water Integrity for Bangladesh’ for Water Integrity Network Association e.V. (WIN), Germany from September 2014 to December 2014.