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Associate Specialist

Md. Tohidul Islam Division : Flood Management Division
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Land Phone : 9842105-6, Ext. 131
Mobile Phone : 01712-111212, 01841930088
Academic Chronology

Md. Tohidul Islam obtained his M. Sc. in Hydrogeology & Environmental Geosciences from George-August-University of Goettingen, Germany in September 2011 and Bachelor of Science in Water Resources Engineering (WRE) from BUET in June 2005.

Professional Track Record Mr. Tohid has 8 years of work experience in the field of hydrology, 1-dimensional river modeling, floodplain modeling and flood forecasting and warning system.
•    From January, 2014 to present, working as Associate Specialist in FMG division
•    From November, 2011 to January , 2014, worked as Junior Specialist in FMG division
•    From November, 2005 to November, 2011, worked as Junior Engineer in FMG division


•    Member (M-22917), the Institute of Engineers (IEB), Bangladesh
•    Member, German Association for water, wastewater and waste (DWA)


•    “MIKE Hydro River” held in IWM Training Room, 30 March 2014 to 03 April 2014, conducted by DHI Water and Environment.
•    A short course  on “Flood Risk Management” held at UNESCO-IHE, Delft, The Netherlands, 17-29th June, 2013
•    Regional Training on SERVIR Science Applications” held in International Center for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD), Kathmandu, Nepal, 10-14 December, 2012
•    “Environmental Applications of Remote Sensing” through joint collaboration of Tennessee Tech University, USA held at IWM, 19-22 December, 2011
•    “International Summer School 2010: GIS in Water Resources Management” held in Cologne University of Applied Sciences, Cologne, Germany, August 30-03 September, 2010
•    “Mike Basin Application to GBM catchment”, held at IWM, 22-30 October, 2008 conducted by DHI Water and Environment.


•    Bhattacharya, Biswa.  Islam, Md. Tohidul (2014), On using TRMM data and rainfall forecasts from meteorological models in data-scarce trans boundary catchments - an example of Bangladesh.

Major Project Assignment
  • Increase of Flood Forecasting Stations within the Existing Network of Flood Forecasting Model for more Localized Flood Forecast Under Research and Prediction Modelling CDMP-II, Program (June 2013-December 2014)
  • Developing Alternative Risk Transfer Mechanism of Disaster & Climate Vulnerable Communities (June 2012-March 2014)
  • Water availability, demand and adaptation option assessment of the Brahmaputra River Basin under climate change (January, 2012-June, 2013)
  • Upgrading of Flood Forecasting System under CDMP II (June, 2011-June, 2014)
  • “Hydrological and Morphological study for the proposed Itna-Mithamain-Austagram Road under Kishoreganj District” (October, 2011-June, 2012)
  • Support to FFWC for CCA and DRR–Danida (October, 2008-September, 2009)
  • Climate/Flood Forecast Applications for water related disaster mitigation in Bangladesh” (July, 2007-September, 2009)
  • Feasibility study of integrated water resources management of Chalan Beel area including Beel Halti” (July 2006- November 2007)


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