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Deputy Executive Director (Planning & Development)

DR. A.F.M. AFZAL HOSSAIN Division : Planning & Development
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Land Phone : 9842105-6, Ext. 120
Mobile Phone : 01841-930002, 01819-238041
Academic Chronology

Dr. Afzal Hossain obtained Bachelor of Science in Water Resources Engineering from BUET in 1977, Master of Engineering in Water Resources from Asian Institute of Technology (AIT), Bangkok in 1981 and Ph.D. in Civil Engineering from National University of Malaysia in 1989 with high standing in dissertation entitled "Conjunctive use of surface and groundwater in a partially gauged basin, Kelantan, Malaysia".

Professional Track Record

Dr. Afzal has 33 years experience in Modelling, Consultancy, Research and Teaching in different countries like Thailand, Taiwan, Malaysia and Bangladesh. He is a fellow of Institution of Engineers, Bangladesh(IEB), member of AIT Alumunai Association and also member of Bangladesh Professional Engineers Registration Board(BPERB).


Dr. Afzal Hossain has participated in lot of trainings as resource person as well as trainee in country and outside of Bangladesh. He has more than 53 publications both in domestic and international journals/seminars/conferences. He participated in a number of trainings, seminars and workshops. In some of them he was resource personnel. In addition to his fluency in Bengali and English, he is very good in Malay, Urdu and fair in Thai Languages.

Major Project Assignment
  • Mathematical Modelling for Chandpur Irrigation Project
  • Command Area Development: MDIP & PIRDP
  • Shagorkhali Borobeela Drainage Modelling
  • Fourth Water Supply Project
  • National Water Management Plan
  • Command Area development of TBP Phase I
  • Gumti Flood Management Study
  • Groundwater Management Study for greater Dinajpur districts
  • Groundwater Model study for Barind area
  • Groundwater Model study for BMDA unit 2
  • Topographic Survey and Detail Irrigation planning of KIP NU and SU
  • Detail Engineering of KIP NU


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