Jakia Akter

Senior Specialist
Contact No.: 01815467438
Email: jakter@cegisbd.com

Career Summary

Ms. Jakia Akter has worked in CEGIS since 2005 under Water Resources, Climate Change Study and Morphology divisions. She has experience in river and coastal morphology along with water related issues. She has been working on river and delta morphology since 2010. Furthermore, she has successfully completed a couple of geo-morphological studies on major rivers and the coastal area of Bangladesh. Out of her completed studies, preparation of a book titled “Rivers of Bangladesh”, morphological study of the haor area, geo-morphological study of the Arial Khan River, and study of the century scale dynamics of the Bengal delta and sediment dispersal process in the Meghna estuary are noteworthy. Some of her works by this time have been published in different books and conference proceedings. She has research potential, analytical and communication skills, creativity, and leadership skills. Prior to joining CEGIS, she had worked at Global Water Partnership and Asia Pacific University.


Education

Ph.D. fellow at UN-IHE and TUDelft (The Netherlands) since 2014. M.Sc. (Water Resources Engineering, BUET) in 2010 B.Sc. (Water Resources Engineering, BUET) in 2003


Area of Interest/Expertise

River morphology, Delta Development, Coastal Morphology, Water Resources, Climate Change, Numerical Modelling


Publications

Evolution of the Bengal Delta and Its Prevailing Processes
Aug 2015

http://www.jcronline.org/doi/full/10.2112/JCOASTRES-D-14-00232.1