Md. Kamruzzaman Akand

Associate Specialist
Contact No.: +8801717561396
Email: kamruzzaman_ju@yahoo.com

Career Summary

Mr. Md. Kamruzzaman Akand has been working as a Associate Specialist in River, Delta and Coastal Morphology Division of Center for Environmental and Geographic Information Services (CEGIS) since 20th February, 2011 to till date. He is proficient in GIS, Remote Sensing, Google Earth Engine, Topographic survey with Total Station & GPS, DSSAT crop modeling, SOBEK (1D /2D) modeling, SDSM (Statistical down Scaling Model), SWAT model and Land Use Scanner Model. He lead/contributed in a number of national and donor aided research projects and gained valuable experiences in regards to project proposal writing, conducting/commissioning professional research projects, undertaking Environmental Impact assessments including baseline surveys, GIS analysis and Map preparation, Hydrodynamic Modeling and presenting/publishing related results.

Being a geographer and working in the interface between man and environment, he has strong field orientation that helped him to understand the physical systems and social processes. This orientation and exposure help him to unearth the roots of the problem.  He use different qualitative, quantitative methods like PRA, FGD, questionnaire survey, statistical methods and spatial analysis techniques like GIS and RS to examine and understand societal/environmental problems. He has received training on Google Earth Engine, IWRM, Disaster Management and GIS/RS technology from different National and International institutes.


Education

M.Sc in Geography and Environment, Jahangirnagar University, 2008; B.Sc in Geography and Environment, Jahangirnagar University, 2007


Area of Interest/Expertise

River Morphology, Climate Change, Disaster Management, Environmental Management, and Advanced GIS and RS.


Publications

  1. Most. Nazneen Aktar*, Farhana Ahmed, Bushra Monowar Duti, Malik Fida A Khan, Saniruzzaman, Md. Kamruzzaman Akand, Assessing Watsan Vulnerability due to Climate Change in Bangladesh and Formulating Adaptation Strategies , 5th International Conference on Water & Flood Management (ICWFM-2015), Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (BUET), 6-7 March, 2015, Dhaka, Bangladesh.
 
  1. Ahmmed Zulfiqar Rahaman*, Malik Fida A Khan, Most. Nazneen Aktar, Bhuiya Md. Tamim Al Hossain, Md. Kamruzzaman Akand and Farhana Noor, Climate Change Scenarios of Bangladesh using Statistical Downscaling Model (SDSM), 5th International Conference on Water & Flood Management (ICWFM-2015), Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (BUET), 6-7 March, 2015, Dhaka, Bangladesh.
 
  1. M. Asaduzzaman*, M. Qamar Munir, Sk. Ghulam Hussain, Malik Fida A Khan, Mohammad Abdur Rashid, Ahmmed Zulfiqar Rahaman, Md. Kamruzzaman Akand, An Action Plan for Adaptation in Bangladesh Agriculture under Climate Change, CEGIS Report. Dhaka, Bangladesh: Center for Environmental and Geographic Information Services, https://ccafs.cgiar.org/publications/action-plan-adaptation-bangladesh-agriculture-under-climate-change#.XUaXEugzbIU .
 
  1. Motaleb Hossain Sarker*, Farhana Ahmed, Engr Md Waji Ullah, Malik Fida A Khan, Most. Nazneen Aktar, Bushra Monowar Duti, Saniruzzaman, Md. Kamruzzaman Akand, Climate Change Vulnerability of Drinking Water Supply Infrastructure in Coastal Areas of Bangladesh, Isbn: 978-984-34-0336-0, IUCN, International Union for Conservation of Nature, Dhaka, Bangladesh.