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Senior Specialist

Md. Tarikul Islam Division : Irrigation Management Division
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Land Phone : 9842105-6, Ext. 111
Mobile Phone : 01191-628788
Academic Chronology

Md. Tarikul Islam obtained Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering from Rajshahi University of Engineering and Technology (RUET), Rajshahi in 1998, Master of Engineering in Water Resources Engineering from Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (BUET), Bangladesh in 2009 with great distinction in dissertation entitled "Barind Aquifer – Ganges River Interaction".

Professional Track Record

Md. Tarikul has 13 years of professional experience in the field of Irrigation and Drainage Management, Groundwater Management and Hydrological and Hydrogeological Analysis and has a wide experience in topographic and hydrological survey. He received specialized training in Groundwater Management, Groundwater Hydraulic Modelling and Mathematical Modelling on MIKE SHE, MIKE 11 and MODFLOW and Field Survey & Data Collection. Md. Tarikul started his professional carrier in March 1999 as a Junior Engineer at Development Design Consultant (DDC) Ltd. and then joined Institute of Water Modelling (IWM) in June 1999 as a Junior Engineer. Since then he has been extensively trained in Mathematical Modelling, Geographical Information System (GIS), Project Management, Client handling and now working as modeler and is in the position as Associate Specialist (AS) in this Institute.


Md. Tarikul is a member of the Institute of Engineers, Bangladesh (IEB). He has participated in lot of trainings as resource person as well as trainee in country and outside of Bangladesh. He has 4 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.

Major Project Assignment
  • Groundwater Resource Study and Interactive Information System (IIS) Development of Pabna, Sirajgonj, Bogra, Gaibandha, Rangpur, Kurigram, Nilphamari and Lalmonirhat Districts through Mathematical Model Study
  • Groundwater Resource Study and DSS Development of Rajshahi, Naogaon, Chapai Nawabganj, Pabna and Natore Districts and also remaining Districts (exceptThakurgaon, Panchagarh, Dinajpur and Joypurhat Districts) of Rajshahi Division through Mathematical Model Study for Barind Integrated Area Development Project, Phase-III
  • Strengthening BMDA’s Capacity on Water Resources Management
  • Groundwater Resource Study and DSS Development of Thakurgaon, Panchagarh, Dinajpur, Joypurhat Districts and also Remaining Districts of Rajshahi Division Through Mathematical Model Study
  • Deep Tubewell Installation Programme BMDA Unit-2, Thakurgaon
  • Tubewell Spacing Study
  • Topographic Survey and Detail Irrigation Planning using Mathematical Modelling Technique for Kurigram Irrigation Project (North & South Unit)
  • Calibration of Six Regulators on Teesta Main Canal
  • Command Area Development of Teesta Barrage Project
  • Updating and Validation of General Model and Six Regional Model
  • Panka Narayanpur River Bank Protection Project
  • Jamuna Multi-purpose Bridge and River Bank Protection Project (JMBP)


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