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Prof. Dr. Monowar Hossain






Executive Director, Institute of Water Modelling (IWM); H- 496, Road 32, DOHS, Mohakhali, Dhaka, Bangladesh (Ph +8801841930000, +8801755574250)
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Dr. M. Monowar Hossain did his BSc Engg (Civil) in 1976 from Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (BUET), Dhaka. He obtained his M.Sc. Engg. (Water Resources), from the same University and Ph.D. in Civil Engg., (Hydraulics), from University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, U.K. in 1985.


Dr. Hossain started his career as Lecturer of BUET and became professor in 1992. He held a number of significant positions while working at BUET, such as Dean Faculty of Civil Engineering, Head of the Department of Water Resources Engineering, Director of Students’ Welfare and Director of Physical Education of BUET etc. He also worked as BUET academic council member, Syndicate member, various selection committee members, and Governing Council members of IWFM, Accident Research Institute etc.


Prof. Hossain conducted a number Research Projects on Water Resources both applied and fundamental and has about 140 technical publications to his credit both at home and abroad. Prof. Hossain published a number of post-graduate lecture notes in the form of books and reports in his area of specialization and supervised 50 post-graduate theses. He has attended a number Symposium, Seminars and Conferences both at home and abroad. He has taught at other Universities as guest lecturer and worked as Resource person for many training programs.


Prof. Hossain is associated with many government and non-government committees on water sectors. He has worked for International Organizations at various capacities. Prof. Hossain has been working as Executive Director of Institute of Water Modelling since March 2011.


Prof. Hossain is a recipient of a number scholarship and awards, mentionable are: Commonwealth Scholarship, UNDP Fellowship, Dutch Government Fellowships, and JICA Fellowship. He received Jalabigyan Purashkar for best technical paper from India and best paper award from Institution of Engineers, Bangladesh. He is a life Fellow of Institution of Engineers, Bangladesh and member of a number of professional bodies including Member of ASCE, IAHR, IAHS.


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