Employee Details



Academic Profile Ph. D. in Urban Engineering (Major – Environmental Engineering) (2013), Department of Urban Engineering, The University of Tokyo, Japan

M. Sc. in Civil and Environmental Engineering (2010), Department of Civil Engineering, Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (BUET), Dhaka, Bangladesh

B. Sc. in Civil Engineering, Department of Civil Engineering (2007), Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (BUET), Dhaka, Bangladesh

 

Professional Experiences Teaching Experiences

  • Assistant Professor, Department of Civil Engineering, The University of Asia Pacific (UAP), Dhaka, Bangladesh (October 2013 – March 2015)

 

  • Lecturer, Department of Civil Engineering, The University of Asia Pacific (UAP), Dhaka, Bangladesh (October 2007 – September 2010)

 

  • Lab in charge and Instructor, Environmental Engineering Laboratory, Department of Civil Engineering, UAP

 

  • Instructor, Computer Lab, Department of Civil Engineering, UAP

 

  • Under grade and Master thesis supervisor

 

  • Advisor for publication of cultural periodical from Department of Civil Engineering, UAP

Research Experiences

  • “Evaluation of Stakeholders’ Relative Positions Regarding their Opinions about Water Issues in Dhaka, Bangladesh” (October 2010 – September 2013) – for Ph. D research under the supervision of Kiyo Hasegawa Kurisu (Assistant Professor, Department of Urban Engineering, The University of Tokyo) and Keisuke Hanaki (Professor, Department of Urban Engineering, The University of Tokyo)

 

  • “Spatio-Temporal Assessment of Drought Patterns in Bangladesh” (October 2007 – September 2010) – for M. Sc. research under the supervision of Dr. Md. Mafizur Rahman (Professor, Department of Civil Engineering, Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (BUET), Dhaka, Bangladesh)

 

  • “Studies on Water Quality in the Peripheral River System around Dhaka City” (2006 – 2007) – for B. Sc. research under the supervision of Dr. Md. Mujibur Rahman (Professor, Department of Civil Engineering, Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (BUET), Dhaka, Bangladesh)

Researches Supervision

Undergraduate research:

Rain water harvesting

Air pollution

Evaluation of alternative water supply location for Saydabad water treatment plant

Postgraduate research:

Municipal solid waste management

Hospital waste management

 

Ongoing research project/s Assessment on Tannery Effluent Quality in Hazaribag area of Dhaka City and Designing an Effective Effluent Management Plan
Courses Offered Undergraduate (BSc in EWCE and CE)

EWC 105 Environmental Chemistry

EWC 121 Ecology, Environmental Pollution and Management

EWC 120 GIS and Remote Sensing Sessional

CE 331 Environmental Engineering I (Water Supply Engineering)

CE 333 Environmental Engineering II (Wastewater Engineering)

CE 433 Solid and Hazardous Waste Management

CE 362 Open Channel Flow Sessional

Postgraduate (MSc in CE)

CE 6304 Theory of Sewage Treatment

Publications Book

Md. Mafizur Rahman and Kazi Shamima Akter (2011), Climate Change Pattern in Bangladesh and Impact on Water Cycle”, International Training Network Centre Bangladesh (ITN, BUET) publication, First Edition, December, 2011, ISBN: 978-984-33-4357-4. Citation available at http://www.buet.ac.bd/itn/

Journal

1. Kazi Shamima Akter,  Md. Mafizur Rahman (2012) Spatio-Temporal Quantification and Characterization of Drought Patterns in Bangladesh. Journal of Water and Environment Technology, 10 (3), 277-288.

Conference Papers

1. K. S. Akter, S. Bhattacharjee, C. M. T. Amin and A. B. Rashid (2015) Efficiency Evaluation for Tannery Effluent Treatment using Activated Carbon and FeCl3. International Conference on Recent Innovation in Civil Engineering for Sustainable Development, DUET, Gazipur, Bangladesh, 11-13 December, 2015. Proceeding pp. 62. ISBN: 978-984-91467-9-7.

2. K. S. Akter, N. M. Shuman and A. H. Samu (2015) Evaluation on Potential Aquifer Recharge Methodologies for Dhaka City. International Conference on Climate Change and Water Security, MIST, Dhaka, Bangladesh, 27 December, 2015. Proceeding pp. 36. ISBN: 978-984-33-9966-3.

3. K. S. Akter, N. M. Shuman and S. H. Rajon (2015) Potential of Polli Brick to reduce Air Pollution and Solid Waste Disposal in Dhaka City. International Conference on Climate Change and Water Security, MIST, Dhaka, Bangladesh, 27 December, 2015. Proceeding pp. 37. ISBN: 978-984-33-9966-3.

4. M. T. Rahman, K. S. Akter, N. Ahsan and S. M Tarek (2015) Climate Driven Impacts on Fresh Water Resources in Southwestern Coast of Bangladesh. International Conference on Climate Change and Water Security, MIST, Dhaka, Bangladesh, 27 December, 2015. Proceeding pp. 38. ISBN: 978-984-33-9966-3.

5. Kazi Shamima Akter, Kiyo H. Kurisu and Keisuke Hanaki (2014) Influence of Water Use Attitudes of Residential People on their Opinion about Water Issues in Dhaka, Bangladesh. The 11th International Symposium on Southeast Asian Water Environment (SEAWE11), Bangkok, Thailand at 26-28 November, 2014.

6. Kazi Shamima Akter, Kiyo H. Kurisu and Keisuke Hanaki (2014) Stakeholders’ Perception Evaluation regarding water use Issues in Dhaka, Bangladesh. IWA World Water Congress and Exhibition, Lisbon, Portugal, 21-26 September, 2014.

7. Kazi Shamima Akter, Kiyo H. Kurisu and Keisuke Hanaki (2013) Water Use and Pollution Recognition from Residential Peoples’ Point of View in Dhaka, Bangladesh. The 5th IWA-ASPIRE Conference and Exhibition, Daejeon, Korea, September 8-12, 2013. 

8. Kazi Shamima Akter, Kiyo H. Kurisu and Keisuke Hanaki (2014) Stakeholders’ Point of Views about Water Use and Pollution Issue in Dhaka, Bangladesh. Water and Environmental Technology Conference, Tokyo, Japan, 21-15-16 June, 2013, Proceeding pp. 46. 

9. Kazi Shamima Akter, Md. Mafizur Rahman (2011) Spatio-Temporal Quantification and Characterization of Drought Patterns in Bangladesh. The 4th IWA-ASPIRE Conference and Exhibition – Toward Sustainable Water Supply and Recycling Systems, 2-6 October, 2011, Tokyo, Japan. Proceeding pp. 239-240. 

10. Md. Mafizur Rahman, Kazi Shamima Akter (2010) Changing Pattern of Meteorological Dryness as Climate Change Impact in Bangladesh. 17th Congress of the Asia and Pacific Division of the International Association of Hydraulic Engineering and Research (IAHR-APD, 2010), Auckland (New Zealand), 21-24 February 2010.

11.  Md. Mafizur Rahman, Kazi Shamima Akter (2009) Changes In Dryness Pattern And Drought Occurrence In Bangladesh. International Conference on Climate Change Impacts And Adaptation Strategies For Bangladesh, BUET, 18-20 February, 2009. Proceeding pp. 279-288, ISBN:984-300-003379-8

12. Rahman, M. M., Akter, K. S. (2008) Assessing Drought Scenario. 4th Conference Of The Asia Pacific Association Of Hydrology And Water Resources, Special Session Of The Asian Water Cycle Initiative, November 3-5, 2008, Beijing, China, Proceeding pp. 147-148.

Poster Presentations 

1. Kazi Shamima Akter, Kiyo H. Kurisu, Keisuke Hanaki (2013) Stakeholders’ Point of Views about Water Use and Pollution Issue in Dhaka, Bangladesh. Water and Environment Technology Conference, Tokyo, Japan, 15-16, June, 2013. (Abstract accepted for oral and poster presentation, also for proceedings)

2. Kazi Shamima Akter, Kiyo Hasegawa Kurisu, Keisuke Hanaki (2012) Analysis on Water Balance and Water Use Conflicts in Dhaka District, Bangladesh. IWA World Water Congress and Exhibition, 16-21 September, 2012, Busan, Korea.

3. Md. Mafizur Rahman, Kazi Shamima Akter (2012) Climate Change Pattern in Bangladesh and Impact on Water Cycle. Fifth GEOSS AP Symposium, 2-4 April, 2012, Miraikan, Tokyo, Japan. 

4. Kazi Shamima Akter, Md. Mafizur Rahman (2011) Assessment on Drought Potential and Damage Parameter in Bangladesh. The 4th IWA-ASPIRE Conference and Exhibition – Toward Sustainable Water Supply and Recycling Systems, 2-6 October, 2011, Tokyo, Japan. (Poster presented, Full paper accepted, Paper no: 00931) 

Professional Development Activities Training/ Workshop attended

1. GCOE Workshop on “Environmental Problems of Mega Cities in Developing Countries”, 3 December, 2012, Sanjo-kaikan, The University of Tokyo, Japan

2. Short Course on “Climate Change Risk and Adaptation in Water Sector”, 10-11 February, 2008. Organized by: Directorate of Continuing Education (DCE), in collaboration with Institute of Water and Flood Management (IWFM), Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (BUET), Dhaka-1000, Bangladesh.

Conference/ Seminar/ Lecture attended

1. A lecture on “Teaching Tips”, by Professor Dr. Ahmed Mustafa, Indiana University, USA. 30 December, 2015, MIST, Dhaka, Bangladesh.

2. A lecture session on “ Career Build Up – Scope of Higher Studies in Foreign Countries”, by Dr. Ruhul Amin Khan, Visiting Scientist, University of British Columbia, 30 December, 2015, MIST, Dhaka, Bangladesh. 

3. The 18th International Conference on Computer and Information Technology (ICCIT -2015), 21-23 December, MIST, Dhaka, BAngladesh

4. 1st International Conference on Advances in Civil Infrastructure and Construction Materials (CICM – 2015), 14-15 December, 2015, MIST, Dhaka, Bangladesh 

Academic Fellowships/Scholarships MEXT (Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science, and Technology) Scholarship (Japanese Government Scholarship Program), (2010-2013), The University of Tokyo, Japan.

University Merit Scholarship, (2002-2007), Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (BUET), Dhaka, Bangladesh.

Department Dean List Scholarship, (2003-2004) Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (BUET), Dhaka, Bangladesh.

 

Professional Affiliation Member, Institution of Engineers, Bangladesh (IEB)