PDF Print E-mail


Principal Specialist & Director

Md. Sohel Masud Division : Flood Management Division
E MAIL : This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it
Land Phone : 9842105-6, Ext. 158
Mobile Phone : 01841-930008, 01716 516095
Academic Chronology

Mr. Sohel Masud did his graduation in Civil Engineering from BUET in 1991 and later completed M Sc in Hydraulic Engineering from IHE, Deflt the Netherlands with specialization in River Engineering and River Basin Development. He has obtained advanced hydrodynamic and water quality modeling training during his courses at IHE and also at IWM.

Professional Track Record

Mr. Sohel Masud has a professional career of about 17 years in the design, planning and management of water resources projects in Bangladesh. Mr. Masud has served Bangladesh Water Development Board for more than 8 years working in design offices. Since 2001 he has been engaged in the use of Mathematical Hydraulic Models for improved planning of water and water related environmental studies in Institute of Water Modelling. His professional experience includes computational hydraulics, hydrodynamics, sediment transport, river morphology, river training, flood control, drainage and irrigation management.


Mr. Sohel Masud has attended a number of national and international seminars and workshops. He has participated various research works and owns a few publications on improved water resources planning using mathematical hydraulic models.

Major Project Assignment
  • Mathematical Modelling Support for Integrated Planning for Sustainable Water Management (IPSWAM)
  • Hydrological and Hydraulic model study for Dhaka-Chittagong Expressway Project
  • Hydraulic modeling study for assessment of impact of sea level rise (climate change) on coastal zone of Bangladesh
  • Technical Backstopping for FFWC Supermodel
  • Early Warning System Study of ADB
  • Feasibility for flood control embankment and river bank protection at Nagarpur and Chowhali
  • Hydraulic model study of Rayermahal-Kayabazar Road Project under KDA
  • Feasibility and mathematical model study of approaching and strategy for rehabilitation of Buriganga-Turag-Sitalakhya river system and augmentation of dry season flow in Buriganga
  • Mathematical modeling along with hydrological studies under the Haor Rehabilitation Scheme
  • Loop cut in Minor River in Bangladesh
  • Sundarban Bio-diversity Conservation project


Institute of Water Modelling, Copyright © 2009, All Rights Reserved