Abidur Khan

M.Sc. Abidur Khan

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Curriculum Vitae

born 1976 in Bangladesh

Academic Education

since 2011
Ph.D. student at the TU Darmstadt
Main emphases: Characterization and modelling of contaminant fate in the Dupi Tila aquifer of Dhaka, Bangladesh

2008 – 2011
Studies in TropHEE at the TU Darmstadt
Main emphases: Tropical Hydrogeology, Engineering Geology and Environmental Management
Degree: Master of Science

2006 – 2008
Studies in Water Resources Development at the Bangladesh University of Engineering & Technology (BUET), Institute of Water and Flood Managemen (IWFM)
Main emphases: Watershed hydrology, Hydrogeology and groundwater, Data management and statistical analysis, Environmental analysis, Survey in water resources project, Integrated water resources management
Degree: Postgraduate Diploma

1995 – 1999
Studies in Urban and Rural Planning (BURP) at the Khulna University, Science, Engineering and Technology School, Urban and Rural Planning Discipline
Main emphases: Geography for planners, Economics, Engineering survey, Construction technology, Transportation planning and engineering, Urban planning, Urban economics, Statistics for planners, Utility and services planning, Environmental studies and planning, Housing, Rural planning, Disaster studies and mitigation planning, Research methods in planning, GIS, Regional planning, Ecology, Agriculture planning and development, Planning law, Tourism, Industrial planning, Natural resources planning, Aerial photo interpretation and remote sensing.
Degree: Bachelor of Science

Professional Development

2009
Research assistant at the TU Darmstadt (Prof. Hinderer)
GPR (Ground Penetrating Radar) survey in Susten (Leuk, Switzerland)

2009
Research assistant at the TU Darmstadt (Prof. Sass)
Measurement of porosity, permeability and thermal conductivity of rock samples

2009
Research assistant at the TU Darmstadt (Prof. Schüth)
Porewater extraction using azeotropic distillation

2006 – 2008
GIS Specialist at the ACE Consultants Ltd, Bangladesh
Secondary Towns Integrated Flood Protection Project

2006
GIS Specialist at the ACE Consultants Ltd, Bangladesh
Environmental and Social Impact Assessment for Coal Transportation

2004 – 2005
GIS Specialist at the SMEC (Bangladesh) Ltd, Bangladesh
Environmental and Social Impact Assessment (ESIA) of Phulbari Coal Mine Development Project

2003 – 2004
GIS Specialist/Programmer at the Development Design Consultants Limited (DDC), Bangladesh
Pilot testing and implementing decentralized EMIS (Education Management Information System) development for DSHE (Directorate of Secondary and Higher Education) under the supervision of Ministry of Education, GOB

2001 – 2003
GIS Specialist/Programmer at the Development Design Consultants Limited (DDC), Bangladesh
S1-CMMU: Baseline and Repeat Survey of Existing Health and Family Welfare Facilities under Bangladesh Health and Population Program Project, IDA Credit No. 3101 BD, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of Bangladesh

2000 – 2001
GIS Associate/Urban Planner at the Development Design Consultants Limited (DDC), Bangladesh
Preparation of Detail Area Plan for Dhaka Metropolitan Development Area, Bangladesh; Location 03 and Location 04

1999 – 2000
GIS Associate/Junior Urban Planner at the Parikalpana Upadesta Limited (PUL), Bangladesh
GIS Based Physical Features Mapping for Dhaka City Corporation (Ward no. 16 & Ward no. 27)

Publications

Conference contributions

Water Policy 2009, Water as a vulnerable and exhaustible resource, Czech University of Life Science

Gain, A.K., Hoque, M.M., Khan, A.R., “Flood risk mapping in the eastern part of Dhaka City using geo-informatics tools”, Proceedings of Third South Asia Water Research Conference, May 24-26, Dhaka, Bangladesh, pp 71-77, 2008.

Kallioras A., Piepenbrink M., Schuth C., Reshid M., Khan A., Koeniger F., Dietrich P., Rausch R., Al-Saud M. (2010). “Investigation of groundwater recharge through unsaturated zone studies”, GeoDarmstadt2010, Conference of the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Geowissenschaften (DGG) and the Geologische Vereinigung (GV), 10-13 October 2010, Darmstadt, Germany.

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