Dr. Md. Mahfuzur Rahman is an Assistant Professor and Coordinator in the Department of Civil Engineering, International University of Business Agriculture and Technology (IUBAT), Dhaka 1230, Bangladesh. He received his Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering (3rd position) from IUBAT in 2014 and then started his academic career in his alma mater in the same year. Prior to joining IUBAT as a Lecturer in 2014, Mr. Rahman worked as a Research Assistant (RA) in the Civil Engineering Department at IUBAT. He obtained his Master of Science in Water Resources and Hydropower Engineering (Hydrology with 85% marks) from Hohai University in 2018 and a Ph.D. in Physical Geography (Hydrology with CGPA 4.00 out of 4.00 scale) from the University of Chinese Academy of Sciences (Ranked one globally based on the Nature Index) in 2021. During his Ph.D. tenure, Dr. Rahman was awarded the outstanding research student award in 2020 from his lab for outstanding publications in top-notch international journals.
Dr. Rahman has published over 40 peer-reviewed papers in prestigious international journals (SCI, EI, and Scopus) and conference proceedings (Scopus) with a cumulative impact factor of 117.275. The significance of his work is evident in his recent publications in three leading peer-reviewed international journals: Journal of Cleaner Production (Impact Factor: 11.072), Journal of Environmental Management (Impact Factor: 8.910), and Geoscience Frontiers (Impact Factor: 7.483). His work is highly recognized in the academic area. In addition, he acts as a reviewer for numerous international journals, i.e., Journal of Hydrology, CATENA, Journal of Environmental Management, Journal of Mountain Science, Stochastic Environmental Research and Risk Assessment, Natural Hazards, Geo-spatial Information Science, Scientific African, Acta Geodynamica et Geomaterialia, Water Resource Management, Sustainability (MDPI), Geoscience (MDPI), Petroleum Science and Technology, Geocarto International, etc. His research interests include advanced remote sensing techniques, hydraulic modeling, machine learning, and deep learning algorithms in natural hazards and statistical modeling. Dr. Rahman is an affiliated member of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) and the American Concrete Institute (ACI).
PhD in Hydrology (University of Chinese Academy of Sciences, China),
MSc in Hydrology (Hohai University, China),
BSc in Civil Engineering (IUBAT).
1. International Training Course on Silk Road Disaster Reduction (2019), Organized by IMHE, CAS.
2. Training on Teaching-Learning, Curriculum and Quality Assurance, Bangladesh (2016), organized by Graduate Training Institute (GTI), Bangladesh Agricultural University (BAU).
- IMHE PhD Fellowship, 2018
- Hohai Masters Fellowship, 2016
- IUBAT Undergrad Merit Scholarship, 2011